Alternative Cancer Treatment
A treatment center in Thailand specializing in the use of natural healing methods and herbs to treat cancer.
American Indian Traditional Medicine in Treating Chronic Illness
Dr. Lewis Mehl-Madrona at Beth Israel's Center for Health and Healing presents research on how Native American traditional practices can integrate with traditional medicine to treat chronic illness. Includes comparison and demographic charts.
Curanderismo: Folk Healing in the Southwest
Radio documentary describing traditional healing with herbs, aromas, massage and rituals. Requires Real Player.
Folk Belief and Folk Medicine
An overview of folk medicine and its types, elements, and origins.
Plant drawings, common ailments and remedies by a Newfoundland fifth-grade class.
Folk Medicine in Hispanics in the Southwestern United States
Treatise prepared by a Baylor College of Medicine assistant professor outlining some Hispanic folkloric beliefs and the importance of considering such beliefs during standard medical treatment.
Folk Medicine, Amish and Swiss-Pennsylvania German
Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia article describing 18th and 19th century remedies and the proliferation of folk healing among Amish and Mennonite cultures.
Handbook of Texas Online: Folk Medicine
Referenced article describing beliefs and practices among the Anglo, Mexican and Black cultures in Texas.
Health 911 - Folk Remedies
Alphabetical listing of ailments, their causes and cures.
Home Remedies Web
Provides information on natural cures for a variety of common illnesses.
Home Remedies for Common Ailments
Information on causes, symptoms and diet conditions for common ailments and diseases. Also provides information on health benefits from common ingredients like honey, garlic, aloe vera and other items.
India Parenting: Home Remedies
Cures for common childhood ailments and link to information about traditional Indian Ayurvedic medicine.
Lithuanian Folk Medicine
Includes sections describing the concept of health and illness, determination of illness, doctors and cures.
Writer Carolina Carlessi discusses growing up in Peru's culture of folk medicine and faith healing and how it affected her perception of modern medicine.
Midwives and Maternity Care in the Roman World
Comparisons between folk treatment and professional midwifery in Greco-Roman society, primarily based upon the writings of Pliny and Soranus. Includes references.
My Home Remedies
A forum where readers can submit their own home remedies as well as rate and comment on others' submissions.
Natural Cure Reviews
Visitor-rated folk remedies and cures. People can submit their favorite remedy and share it with others.
Ozarkian and Haitian Folk Medicine
Monograph with references describing the similarities between folkloric beliefs in Haiti and mid-western America.
Herb drying, storage and preparation descriptions and alphabetical list of tips for easing common complaints.
Russian Folk Medicine
Traditional treatments for ailments ranging from cancer to upset stomach.
RussianFoods.com - Folk Medicine
Includes suggestions for colds, constipation, toothache, insomnia, headache and breakdown as well as links to the full Russian cooking archive.
Traditional folk remedies and ideas to treat common and not-so common ailments. Generated by readers of Simplitudes.com.
The Vinegar Website
Folk uses, medicinal qualities, home remedies, history, and beauty and household uses of vinegar.
Toenail Fungus Remedies
Lists several easy and inexpensive ways to get rid of toenail fungus.
Traditional Health, Medicine and Healing
Describes the practices of the Alaska Native people and their applicability today. Includes reports, articles and resources.
World Health Organization fact sheet outlining the place of traditional healing practices in modern society.
Archived article from the east Texas weekly newspaper column All Things Historical. Describes remedies the author experienced in childhood and lists cures for warts.