The 'Traditional European Natural Medicine' with the acronym TEN describes an autonomous, rational comprehensible and teachable medical system, which links the traditional roots of medical science with 'modern' insights and hypotheses and further integrates diagnostic and therapeutic developments that are compatible to the TEN system. It is less de ned by the diagnostic and therapeutic methods used, but by the underlying thinking and working model, which basic elements and characteristic aspects will be outlined in the following. TEN is the in Europe originated and further developed correlate to TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine), for example, or to Ayurveda, and is mainly practiced by natural health professionals in Central Europe, but more and more by naturopathic-oriented physicians as well.



Variety of Treatments

Today there are over eighty different complementary methods and alternative treatments. This also includes independent healing systems from different cultures and traditions. A common basis and unifying link throughout is holistic thinking.


For a Free and Healthy Europe

While the foundation for European legislation is under the control of the national states, together our states work to promote the free choice of therapy, choice of practitioner, and the option for self-care and self-help/improvement in both the public and private market.


Who We Are and What We Do

As a European umbrella organization, ANME works on behalf of the common interests of citizens, patients, therapists, and manufacturers in the field of remedies and natural healing methods. We build capacity and raise awareness about the scope and versatility of and for natural medicine.

Press Release: Ayurveda day at European Union Parliament

Delayed by Brexit, on 28th January 2020, All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) – Indian Traditional Sciences hosted Ayurveda Day 2019 colloquium supported by Geoffrey Van Orden CBE MEP and Her Excellency the Ambassador of India to the Belgium, Luxembourg and the European Union Ms Gaitri Issar Kumar in the European Parliament at Brussels.

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