Traditional medicine

Use this domain for words related to traditional medicine. There may be no distinction in terminology between 'modern medicine' and 'traditional medicine.' In that case this domain should be ignored. (Our purpose here is not to judge the value of traditional medicine, but to collect and describe the words used for it.)

OMC Codes: 
754 Sorcery
755 Magical and Mental Therapy
  • What words refer to the practice of traditional medicine?
    traditional medicine, natural medicine
  • What words refer to the types of treatment?
  • What words refer to a person who practices traditional medicine?
    medicine man, herbalist, shaman,
  • What words refer to the medicine used in traditional medicine?
    potion, herb