The alternative medicines that actually work, according to the world’s leading expert

Professor Edzard Ernst (inset), the world's foremost expert in alternative medicine, says research has suggested glucosamine (top left), meditation (top), St John's wort (top right), TENS (bottom left) and melatonin (bottom right) could all be beneficial for a range of medical conditions

When people think of ‘alternative’ medicine, they often associate it with charlatans, quacks and pseudoscience. But research suggests some remedies once written off as bunk may in fact help treat a range of conditions, from pain to depression, and even cancer. Last week, a US study claimed to show for the first time that mindfulness meditation …

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