HEALTH 1 LESSON 4 complementary and alternative health care modalities
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the practice of using herbs as treatment for various diseases
herbal plants approved by DOH
medicinal uses of ampalaya
.headache, insect bites, rheumatism
medicinal uses of bawang
medicinal uses of coconut
.diarrhea ans stomachache
.natural antiseptic for wounds
medicinal uses of bayabas
medicinal uses of ipil-ipil seeds
fever and cough
medicinal uses of lagundi
.antiseptic, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, antibiotic
.gas pain and cough
medicinal uses of luya
preparation of medicinal plants
done by boiling the roots, stems, and leaves of a plant to extract its medicinal properties
prepared by allowing the stems, flowers, and leaves to remain in a hot or cold liquid
hot infusions (dried chopped leaves)
cold infusions (fresh leaves)
2 types of infusions and differentiate
made by heating fresh leaves or flowers, then applying it like an ointment directly onto the wound or affected area
alternative health care modalities
involves piercing the skin with thin long needles at specific anatomical points to relieve pain or illness
uses cups that form a vacuum on the skin to promote blood circulation
this recognizes the hands and feet having reflex points that when manipulated could produce a physical effect on the body
system that employs a wide range of natural means to restore health.
sanskrit word meaning "the science of life." it is an ancient philosophy based on a deeper understanding of the eternal truths about the human body, mind, and spirit.
system based on the theory "like cures like", substances that can cause symptoms in healthy people can also cure symptoms when given in very dilute amounts.
directs a healing force from an outside source and into the client's body through laying on of hands
involves manipulation of the spine, joints, and soft tissues to relieve musculoskeletal symptoms associated with nerve dysfunction that affects general well-being.
Application of touch and movement to muscles and joints without further manipulation. Relaxes and eliminates waste products from the muscles. Improves blood circulation and metabolism.
Use of ozone gas to increase the amount of oxygen in the body in order to fight certain diseases.
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