Holistic medicine is the art and science of treating a person as ‘whole’, it considers a person’s body, mind, spirit and its surrounding. It incorporates all safe and appropriate techniques of diagnosis and treatment. It includes analysis of physical, environmental, nutritional, emotional, spiritual and lifestyle elements. It emphasizes upon patient education and in the healing process. Holistic medicine treats manifestations however it additionally searches for fundamental reasons for these side effects. One way of explaining this is by looking for 'the story behind the story'.