Understanding the Science behind Orthomolecular Medicines and its Benefits on Overall Health

Orthomolecular medicine is a branch of complementary and alternative medicine that emphasizes the use of natural substances, particularly vitamins, minerals, amino acids, and other nutrients, to maintain and restore optimal health. Linus Pauling, a Nobel Prize-winning chemist coined the term “orthomolecular” in the 1960s, which means that providing the body with necessary molecules in proper doses can assist in preventing diseases.