Treatment practiced outside of the mainstream western medicine is known as Alternative Treatment. Such treatment is part of most cultures and exists as traditional knowledge resource for diseases.
Alternative medicine is practiced across the world in approximately 100 disciplines. Every country has its own expertise and culture in such treatments. India is known for yoga and herbal remedies, china for acupuncture, France for magnetic healing, Japan for Shiatsu, etc. Medical tourism is also done for availing the benefits of such remedies.
Some popular alternative remedies include Ayurveda, Homeopathy, Naturopathy, Yoga, Acupuncture, Acupressure, Magneto therapy, Shiatsu, Meditation, Aromatherapy, Bach Flower Remedies, Chromo therapy, Diet therapy, and Reiki.