alternative medicine

This page is about the collocation alternative medicine

collocation pattern: adjective + noun


medical treatments using natural substances and traditional knowledge instead of pharmaceutical drugs and modern surgery

For example

  • A practitioner of alternative medicine gave me some Chinese herbs.

  • Modern medicine's best for serious illnesses, but alternative medicine can improve your general health.

Related collocations include "alternative treatments" and "alternative therapies"

Quick Quiz

Which is an example of alternative medicine?

a. heart surgery

b. acupuncture

c. psychiatry

Contributor: Matt Errey