Track Categories

The track category is the heading under which your abstract will be reviewed and later published in the conference printed matters if accepted. During the submission process, you will be asked to select one track category for your abstract.

Natural products are small molecules which are produced naturally by primary and secondary metabolites. They include tiny molecules like urea and complex molecules like Taxol. As the can be isolable only in small quantities, they have an interesting biological activity and chemical structures. The production of natural products is a challenge in organic chemistry.

 

 

  • Track 1-1Biotic Materials
  • Track 1-2Bio-Based Materials
  • Track 1-3Organic Chemistry
  • Track 1-4Medical Uses

Traditional medicine is concerned with the practices of health, approaches, knowledge and beliefs that includes medicines based on plant, animal and mineral, spiritual therapies, techniques that are manual and exercises, which can be applied singularly or in union to treat, diagnose and prevent illnesses and also to help maintain well-being.

 

  • Track 2-1Health Practices
  • Track 2-2Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Track 2-3Home Remedies
  • Track 2-4Chiropractic And Osteopathic Medicine

 Herbal medicines are employed since ancient times for innumerable health conditions. It is the oldest and most immensely used medical system in the world. There are different kinds of herbal medicines and supplements employed across the world. The World Health Organization (WTO), according to the National Centre for Biotechnology Information, 2015, reported that about 70% to 80% of people globally depend on herbal sources for treatment purposes. Therefore, the increase in the demand of products that are herbal for healthcare basis is likely to improve this market during the prediction period.

 

  • Track 3-1Clinical Research
  • Track 3-2Modern Herbal Medicine
  • Track 3-3Herbal Remedies
  • Track 3-4Essential Oils

The system of Siddha medicine is one of the earliest systems of medicine in India. The Fundamental Principles of Siddha are theories of Five Elements (Aimpootham) and Three Forces/Faults (Mukkuttram). There are Eight Methods of Examination (Envakai Thervukal) that are employed to decide diagnosis, etiology, treatment and prognosis. Siddha possesses safe herbal and herbo mineral remedy for psoriasis, , diabetic ulcer, eczema, alopecia, pemphigus, pompholyx, leprosy, warts, vitiligo,  and various other common and rare diseases.

 

 

  • Track 4-1Traditional Treatment
  • Track 4-2Vaadham, Pittham And Kapam
  • Track 4-3Diagnostic Methodology
  • Track 4-4Recent Trends

Ayurveda is the earliest form of health care tradition that is being practised in India for not less than 5,000 years. Its principle states that everyone has a specific constitution, or prakruti, which helps to determine his/her physiologic and mental character, physical and disease vulnerability. There are three fundamental doshas, Pitta, Vata and Kapha. Researchers who study Ayurveda accept that understanding a patient's doshas will help determine the risk development of the patient for certain diseases or health conditions.

 

 

  • Track 5-1Alternative Medicine
  • Track 5-2Holistic Approach
  • Track 5-3Plant Based Treatments
  • Track 5-4Body Massage

Unani medicine originated in Greece and is primarily based on the principles propounded by the ancient Greek practitioners Hippocrates and Galen. It employs the humoral theory which presupposes the presence of four akhlaat (humours) in the body – dam (blood), balgham (phlegm), safra (yellow bile) and sauda (black bile).

 

  • Track 6-1Elements In The Human Body
  • Track 6-2Body Massage
  • Track 6-3Bloodletting
  • Track 6-4Aromatherapy

Homeopathy can be explained as a natural form of medicine used by about 200 million people around the globe to treat acute and chronic conditions. It is established on the principle of ‘like cures like’ which means that intake of a substance in small amounts will cure the same symptoms it causes if taken in large amounts. As they rarely cause side-effects, Homeopathic medicines are safe to use.

  • Track 7-1Dynamization
  • Track 7-2Proving
  • Track 7-3Isopathy
  • Track 7-4Natural Ingredients

Acupuncture is a complementary practice of medicine that requires stimulating specific points on the body, most commonly with a needle transfixing the skin, to relieve pain and to treat various health conditions. It was developed millennia ago in China. Researchers are also administering studies to determine if acupuncture is constructive at treating anxiety, depression and a variety of cancer and cancer treatment-related traits.

 

  • Track 8-1Body Acupuncture
  • Track 8-2Electro Acupuncture
  • Track 8-3Acupressure
  • Track 8-4Heat Treatments

Pharmacognosy deals with the study of crude drugs acquired from plants, animals and minerals and their constituents. It has been the subject of tremendous development during the 20th century. Pharmacognosy is deemed as the promising approach to accommodate future requirements in molecular biology, biotechnology and analytical chemistry of natural medicines and medicinal plants. 

 

  • Track 9-1Biochemical And Biological Properties
  • Track 9-2Crude Drugs
  • Track 9-3Ethnobotany
  • Track 9-4Ethnopharmacology

Holistic Medicine is said to be the concept of medicine which treats the patient as a whole. In a holistic approach to medicine, our well-being relies not only on what is going on in our body physically regarding illness or disease but also on the close inter-relation of this with our emotional, psychological, spiritual, social and environmental state. All these different states can be equally important. They must be managed together so that a person is treated as a whole.

 

  • Track 10-1Psychotherapy
  • Track 10-2Holistic Nutrition
  • Track 10-3Herbal Remedies
  • Track 10-4Chiropractic Therapy

Traditional Korean medicine’s foundation was originally started in Korean mythology about 5000 years ago. It has developed distinctive medical theories and numerous methods to treat various diseases which includes neurological disorders such as epilepsy, stroke and Parkinson's disease. Korean Traditional Medicine highlights the balance between the mind and body and is the key necessity to sustain good health. The diagnostic methods in Korean Traditional Medicine are performed by pulse diagnosis, tongue and facial inspection and extensive questioning.

 

  • Track 11-1Edible Medicine
  • Track 11-2Herbal Medicine
  • Track 11-3Acupuncture
  • Track 11-4Moxibustion

Traditional African medicine is said to be an aboriginal form of healing that is practised all over Africa. A chief therapeutic intention in the treatment of illness in TAM is the emotional stress diffusion. According to the traditional belief of Africans, human beings are made up of physical, social, spiritual and moral aspects. When these aspects perform together harmoniously, a person will remain in good health. Illness is not viewed as only a physical disorder, but could also be a spiritual, social or moral disorder. Similarly, an ill person’s treatment involves not just aiding his/her physical being, but also the spiritual, moral, and social components as well.

 

  • Track 12-1Indigenous Herbalism
  • Track 12-2Medicinal Plants
  • Track 12-3Herbalists
  • Track 12-4Treatments

Japanese traditional medicine called Kampo has distinctive theories and therapeutic methods initially based on traditional Chinese medicine. The basic idea of Kampo is that the human body and mind are inextricable and a balance of physical and mental conditions is essential for human health. Kampo is reevaluated for its likelihood for a much greater benefaction to modern medicine. Currently in Japan Kampo finds extensive application not only in the fields of medical treatment and preventive medicine but also in daily healthcare and fitness regimens.

 

  • Track 13-1Traditional Chinese Medicine
  • Track 13-2Medicinal Herbs
  • Track 13-3Ancient Native Herb Formulas
  • Track 13-4Cancer Treatment

Nutraceutical is a wide term that is used to relate any product obtained from food sources with additional health benefits along with the basic nutritional value found in foods. They can be considered as non-specific biological therapies that are used to advance general well-being, manage symptoms and prevent malignant processes. Often they are classified in the following categories: dietary supplements, functional food and medicinal food. They chiefly show disease-modifying indications regarding allergy, Alzheimer's disease, cancer, cardiovascular diseases, eye conditions, obesity and Parkinson's diseases.

 

 

  • Track 14-1Dietary Supplements
  • Track 14-2Functional Food
  • Track 14-3Medicinal Food
  • Track 14-4Organic Or Exotic Ingredients

Yoga therapy involves employing a variety of practices to try to enhance a health condition or to simplify a natural process. Among the yogic tools used therapeutically, asana (the physical postures), Pranayama (breathing exercises), meditation and guided imagery are very much used. Most people in the West live stressful lives, and yoga therapy is perchance the best stress reduction system ever invented.  In clinical trials, many patients with asthma, type II diabetes or high blood pressure who started a regular practice of yoga were able to either lower their drug dosage or eliminate some pills entirely.

 

  • Track 15-1Asanas
  • Track 15-2Aerobic Exercise
  • Track 15-3Meditation
  • Track 15-4Sports Medicine

Naturopathy is known as the system of healthcare with a rooted history of traditional philosophies and operations, trained medical practitioners and a range of natural treatment options to benefit patients. The naturopathic principles taught in most countries are: First, Do No Harm (primum non nocere), Healing Power of Nature (vis medicatrixnaturae), Treat the Cause (tollecausam), Treat The Whole Person (tolletotum), Doctor as Teacher (docere), Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Wellness.

 

  • Track 16-1Herbalism
  • Track 16-2Acupuncture
  • Track 16-3Applied Kinesiology
  • Track 16-4Safety Of Natural Treatments

Natural products’ dietary sources are assumed to have anti-cancer benefits which include vegetables, fruits and spices yielding biologically active constituents such as cucurbitacins, curcumin, isoflavones, resveratrol, saponins, lycopene, phytosterols and many others. The drug discovery based on plant showed the development of anticancer agents including plants (vincristine, etoposide, vinblastine, camptothecin,  paclitaxel, topotecan and irinotecan), marine organisms (cytarabine and dolastatin 10) and micro-organisms (dactinomycin, bleomycin and doxorubicin). Beside this, there are numerous agents identified from fruits and vegetables which are used in anticancer therapy. Plants have a long history of use in the treatment of cancer and it is notable that over 60% of currently used anti-cancer agents come from natural sources.

 

  • Track 17-1Therapeutic Constituents From Plants
  • Track 17-2Chemotherapy
  • Track 17-3Research Of New Anticancer Agents
  • Track 17-4Anti-tumor Antibiotics

Medicinal plants are the plants that possess therapeutic properties or exert beneficial pharmacological effect on the human or animal body.  Plants have been used for medicinal purposes long before prehistoric period. Ancient Unani manuscripts Egyptian papyrus and Chinese writings described the use of herbs.  Evidence exist that Unani Hakims, Indian Vaids and European and Mediterranean cultures were using herbs for over 4000 years as medicine. According to WHO, around 21,000 plant species have the potential for being used as medicinal plants.

 

  • Track 18-1Dietary Supplements
  • Track 18-2Herbal Medicine
  • Track 18-3Medicinal Plants
  • Track 18-4Herbal Formulations

Integrative medicine focuses on the entire person with evidence that makes use of all medical procedures and healthcare professionals to achieve optimal conditions for healing and wellbeing. Integrative Medicine Therapy is the treatment of mind, body and spirit used in traditional medicine. According to the Integrative Medicine studies which offers an in-depth analysis of the $45 billion U.S. integrative medicine industry, as well as the $2 billion practitioner channel supplement market, Schools of Integrative Medicine have huge demand.

 

  • Track 19-1Mind Body Medicine
  • Track 19-2CAM education
  • Track 19-3Functional Medicine
  • Track 19-4Music therapy

The employment of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is increasing swiftly. The World Health Organization (WHO) classifies 65–80% of the healthcare services around the world as Alternative Medicine. Thus, from the population ratio’s point of view , many people use CAM compared to modern western medicine. Complementary medicine courses accept the challenge to overcome ill health and various conventional therapies.

 

  • Track 20-1Tai chi
  • Track 20-2Track 20-2 Yoga
  • Track 20-3Diet-Based Therapies
  • Track 20-4Aromatherapy
  • Track 20-5Physiotherapy