Global Journal of Traditional Medicinal Systems


Traditional medicine comprises knowledge systems that developed over generations within various societies before the era of modern system of medicine. Traditional ways of healing illnesses originating in ancient societies are called complementary medicine today. Many of the traditional medical systems are based on sound fundamental principles and centuries of practices by healers. Practices known as traditional medicines include Ayurveda, Siddha medicine, Unani, ancient Iranian medicine, Islamic medicine, traditional Chinese medicine, traditional Korean medicine, acupuncture, traditional African medicine, and other traditional knowledge and practices all over the globe.

The World Health Organization (WHO) defines traditional medicine as:

"the health practices, approaches, knowledge and beliefs incorporating plant, animal and mineral-based medicines, spiritual therapies, manual techniques and exercises, applied singularly or in combination to treat, diagnose and prevent illnesses or maintain well-being."

Global Journal of Traditional Medicinal Systems is a quarterly journal that publishes reviews, research, short communications, case reports in the field of traditional medicinal systems.

This journal gives a great opportunity to the researchers and scientists in the field of traditional medicinal systems to express and share their ideas related to this field. Articles in Hindi and Sanskrit also will be published.

Vol 3, No 2 (2013): -

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Deepak Jain