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Complementary and Alternative Medicines Market to Reach $271.8 Billion by 2024

Published Date:   August 2019

The global complementary and alternative medicines market is expected to generate $271.8 billion revenue by 2024, advancing at a CAGR of 6.0% during the forecast period. Factors, such as increasing number of conferences and seminars, risk of side-effects associated with allopathic medications, unhealthy lifestyle, and rising usage of traditional medicines and therapies, directly pose a positive impact on the market, according to P&S Intelligence.

Insights into Market Segments

On the basis of type, the complementary and alternative medicines market is classified into nature-based, mind-body intervention-based, manipulative body-based, and energy-based. Among these, nature-based complementary and alternative medicines (CAM) held the largest share in 2018, and the category is further expected to hold 39.9% share by 2024. This is attributed to low side-effects of homeopathic medicines, increasing demand for the prevention and management of medical conditions, and inexpensive nature of CAM products.

In the complementary and alternative medicines market, the nature-based CAM are further categorized into Ayurveda, homeopathic, mud therapy, and others. Of these, Ayurveda is expected to be the fastest growing category during the forecast period, mainly due to its health benefits, including reducing stress, maintaining body weight, curing insomnia, reducing inflammation, preventing diabetes, and improving high-blood pressure. Moreover, Ayurvedic medicines are non-invasive and inexpensive in nature.

On the basis of application, the complementary and alternative medicines market is classified into depression and anxiety, pain management, chronic diseases, neurological disorders, infertility, skin disorders, and weight loss. Among these, CAM are frequently used in the management of depression and anxiety, owing to the hectic life schedule and increasing work and societal pressure. This category held the largest revenue share, with a contribution of 41.9%, in 2018 and is further expected to reach 43.0% by 2024.

Asia-Pacific (APAC) Complementary and Alternative Medicines Market to Witness the Highest Growth in the Coming Years

The complementary and alternative medicines market in APAC is expected to witness lucrative growth, with a CAGR of 6.8%, during the forecast period. This is mainly due to increasing usage of traditional medicines and therapies, side-effects associated with allopathic medicines, rising prevalence of chronic diseases, and growing geriatric population.

Browse report overview with detailed TOC on "Complementary and Alternative Medicines (CAM) Market Research Report: by Type (Ayurveda, Homeopathic, Mud therapy, Yoga, Meditation, Tai Chi, and Qigong, Biofeedback, Guided Imagery, Hypnosis, Chiropractic, Physiotherapy, Massage, Acupuncture, Reiki, Electromagnetic Therapy), Application (Depression and Anxiety, Pain Management, Chronic Diseases, Neurological Disorders, Infertility, Skin Disorders, Weight Loss), Geographical Outlook (U.S. Canada, Germany, France, U.K., Spain, Italy, Russia, Denmark, Poland, China, Japan, India, Australia, Singapore, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Thailand, South Korea, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Colombia, South Africa, Saudi Arabia, U.A.E., Israel, Egypt, Kuwait) – Global Industry Analysis and Forecast to 2024" at:https://www.psmarketresearch.com/market-analysis/complementary-and-alternative-medicines-market

Complementary and Alternative Medicines Market Competitive Landscape

The global complementary and alternative medicines market is fragmented in nature. Cipla Limited, Boiron, Dabur India Ltd., Novartis AG, Weleda AG, Arya Vaidya Pharmacy, Pekana-Naturheilmittel GmbH, and Biologische Heilmittel Heel GmbH are some of the major players engaged in the CAM industry.

In February 2019, Dabur India Ltd. launched two new Ayurvedic products, Ratnaprash and Hridayasava, to enhance its Ayurvedic healthcare product portfolio. Similarly, in October 2018, Weleda AG announced the expansion of its product line of Weleda Skin Food by launching new body butter, lip balm, and lightweight moisturizer.

COMPLEMENTARY AND ALTERNATIVE MEDICINES MARKET SEGMENTATION

Market Segmentation by Type

  • Nature-Based
    • Ayurveda
    • Homeopathic
    • Mud therapy
    • Others
  • Mind-Body Intervention-Based
    • Yoga, meditation, tai chi, and qigong
    • Biofeedback
    • Guided imagery
    • Hypnosis
    • Others
  • Manipulative Body-Based
    • Chiropractic
    • Physiotherapy
    • Massage
    • Acupuncture
    • Others
  • Energy-Based
    • Reiki
    • Electromagnetic therapy
    • Others

Market Segmentation by Application

  • Depression and Anxiety
  • Pain Management
  • Chronic Diseases
  • Neurological Disorders
  • Infertility
  • Skin Disorders
  • Weight Loss
  • Others

Market Segmentation by Mode of Service

  • Therapy Classes
  • Direct Consultation
  • E-Learning

Market Segmentation by End User

  • Yoga and Meditation Centers
  • Therapy Centers
  • Home Care
  • Hospitals and Clinics
  • Others

Market Segmentation by Geography

  • Europe CAM Market
    • By type
    • By application
    • By mode of service
    • By end user
    • By country – Germany, France, U.K., Spain, Italy, Russia, Denmark, Poland, and Rest of Europe
      • Germany CAM market
        • By type
        • By application
        • By mode of service
        • By end user
      • France CAM market
        • By type
        • By application
        • By mode of service
        • By end user
      • U.K. CAM market
        • By type
        • By application
        • By mode of service
        • By end user
      • Spain CAM market
        • By type
        • By application
        • By mode of service
        • By end user
  • Asia-Pacific (APAC) CAM market
    • By type
    • By application
    • By mode of service
    • By end user
    • By country – China, Japan, India, Australia, Singapore, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Thailand, South Korea, and Rest of APAC
      • China CAM market
        • By type
        • By application
        • By mode of service
        • By end user
      • Japan CAM market
        • By type
        • By application
        • By mode of service
        • By end user
      • India CAM market
        • By type
        • By application
        • By mode of service
        • By end user
        • By mode of service
  • North America CAM Market
    • By type
    • By application
    • By mode of service
    • By end user
    • By country – U.S. and Canada
      • U.S. CAM market
        • By type
        • By application
        • By mode of service
        • By end user
      • Canada CAM market
        • By type
        • By application
        • By mode of service
        • By end user
  • Latin America (LATAM) CAM Market
    • By type
    • By application
    • By mode of service
    • By end user
    • By country –Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Colombia, and Rest of LATAM
      • Mexico CAM market
        • By type
        • By application
        • By mode of service
        • By end user
      • Brazil CAM market
        • By type
        • By application
        • By mode of service
        • By end user
  • Middle East and Africa (MEA) CAM Market
    • By type
    • By application
    • By mode of service
    • By end user
    • By country –South Africa, Saudi Arabia, U.A.E., Israel, Egypt, Kuwait, and Rest of MEA
      •  South Africa CAM market
        • By type
        • By application
        • By mode of service
        • By end user
      • Saudi Arabia CAM market
        • By type
        • By application
        • By mode of service
        • By end user
        • By mode of service