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There is an increasing interest in treating health problems via alternative medicine, complementary therapies or homeopathy. Many of these treatments can be used in conjunction with conventional therapies. Follow the links below to find BootsWebMD's comprehensive coverage about alternative medicine and complementary therapies, what the studies show, which therapies are covered on the NHS and much more.

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Thumbnail: Smelling rosemary 'may improve memory'

Can smelling essential oil from the herb rosemary improve memory? Yes, according to some research.

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    Thumbnail: The benefits of vitamin C

    Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) is a water-soluble vitamin. We can’t store it in the body, which means we need it from our diet every day. What are the health benefits if vitamin C?

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