List of people in alternative medicine

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This is a list of people in alternative medicine who are notable for developing, founding, inventing, promoting, practicing, marketing, commentating or researching on alternative medicine.


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  • Edward Bach - Founder of flower essence therapy and the Bach flower remedies.
  • William Horatio Bates - Founder of the Bates Method alternative approach to eyesight improvement.
  • Henry G. Bieler - American physician and author of Food is Your Best Medicine, known for diet-based healing and treatment of Hollywood celebrities.
  • Paul Bragg - Known for the Bragg Health Crusades, the Bragg Healthy Lifestyle, deep breathing, water fasts, organic foods, juicing and listening to one's body.

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  • Charaka - One of the founders of Ayurveda.
  • Deepak Chopra - Endocrinologist and Ayurvedic Medicine Practitioner, author of popular books on health and spirituality.
  • Nicholas Culpeper - English physician, author of the early seventeenth century Culpeper's Herbal.

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  • Irene Gauthier - One of the founders of the field of Myomassology.[1]
  • Sylvester Graham - Known for Graham Crackers and founded Grahamism.
  • Stanislav Grof - One of the founders of the field of transpersonal psychology and founder of Holotropic Breathwork.

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  • Stan Jones - Promoter of colloidal silver, which has permanently turned his skin a blue-gray color.
  • Adolf Just - Late 19th/Early 20th century German naturopath. Advocate for the "Nature Cure" movement.

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  • Samuel Thomson - 19th century herbalist, founded Thomsonian Medicine.
  • Mabel Todd - Founded Ideokinesis, a form of somatic education, in the 1930s.
  • Mohammad Ali Taheri - founder of two complementary medicines Faradarmani and Psymentology.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Gray, Ellyn. "Celebrating a Michigan Pioneer!". Healing Garden Journal (May/June 2010).