1998
DOI: 10.1001/archderm.134.11.1373
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The Philosophical, Cultural, and Historical Aspects of Complementary, Alternative, Unconventional, and Integrative Medicine in the Old World

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“…One method he discovered was the "Hindiba", (chicorium intybus) an herbal compound drug which Ibn al-Baitar later identified as having anticancer properties and which could also treat other tumors and neoplastic disorders [6,[11][12][13][20][21][22].…”
Section: And It Was Told By One Of the Predecessors That A Physician mentioning
confidence: 99%
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“…One method he discovered was the "Hindiba", (chicorium intybus) an herbal compound drug which Ibn al-Baitar later identified as having anticancer properties and which could also treat other tumors and neoplastic disorders [6,[11][12][13][20][21][22].…”
Section: And It Was Told By One Of the Predecessors That A Physician mentioning
confidence: 99%
“…For the next 700 years, Arabic became the most important scientific language of the world and the repository of much of the wisdom and the sciences of antiquity [6,[11][12][13]. During this golden age of the Arab-Islamic civilization, numerous scientific and medical innovations were introduced: The discovering of the immune system, the introduction of microbiological science, the Introduction of scientific methods to medicine, including animal tests, clinical trials, and quantification and the separation of medicine from pharmacological science.…”
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“…3 Many of our conventional therapies are derived from these so-called alternative medicines. Even with increasing technology, a refinement of research techniques, and the development of evidence-based medicine, many individuals seek alternative choices in all aspects of medicine.…”
Section: Discussionmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…Further studies are needed to understand and use this type of medicine [47]. In addition, the medical/ nursing education is critical to convey confidence to patients who wish to use complementary treatments [47][48][49][50].…”
Section: Introductionmentioning
confidence: 99%