Orthomolecular medicine proponents believe that many diseases are caused by molecular imbalances that can be prevented or corrected by administering the "right" nutrient molecules at the right time. Orthomolecular medicine as an alternative therapy employs vitamins, minerals and amino acids to create optimum nutritional content for the body and it targets a wide range of conditions. The goal is to bring all of the natural substances of the body into balance.
Herbalism or herbal medicine, herbology and phytotherapy, is based on the use of plants and plant extracts. Medical herbs can be found and used in various forms such as herbal teas, coffee, herbal tinctures, fluid extracts, solid extracts, herbal poultices, powdered herbs and tablets, herbal ointments, essential oils and herbal supplements. If you have special knowledge or are interested in biological therapies, you are more than welcome to join this forum.