You see terms like this and "organic" bandied around a lot...
Checking the internet:
What Is Holistic?This site will help you gain some understanding of the the terms and modalities in the field of holistic medicine.
We've canvassed the field of holistic medicine and compiled a glossary of the most popular modalities and remedies available.
A holistic approach to healing recognizes that the emotional, mental, spiritual and physical elements of each person comprise a system. By working with this systems approach the cause of an illness is targeted, rather than just the symptoms.
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