Indigenous Systems

Some articles on systems, indigenous systems:

Mind-body Exercise - History - 19th Century Onwards
... Alternative medical systems, however, can only be said to exist when there is an identifiable, regularized and authoritative standard medical practice, such as arose in the West during the nineteenth-century ... A distinction was being made between western scientific medicine and indigenous systems ... An example is given by an official report about indigenous systems of medicine in India, including Ayurveda, submitted by Mohammad Usman of Madras and others in 1923 ...

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