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Alternative Healthcare Market Assessment 2010


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Published Date :
April 2010find similar
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12 Chapters

Table of Contents

The table of contents below is for Alternative Healthcare 2010

Executive Summary

1. Introduction

Reasons For Updating The Report

Definition

Sources Of Information

2. Strategic Overview

Market Dynamics And Segmentation

Factors Driving Or Affecting Alternative Healthcare

Health Factors And Belief In Alternative Therapies And Remedies

Regulation Of Therapists And Remedies

Regulation Of Herbal Remedies

Licensed And Unlicensed Products

The Directive On Traditional Herbal Medicinal Products

Progress Of Traditional Herbal Registrations In The Uk

Safety Of Complementary Medicine

Integration Of Alternative Healthcare Within The Nhs

Economic Trends

Population

Table.1: Uk Resident Population Estimates By Sex (000), Mid-years-

Gross Domestic Product

Table.2: Uk Gross Domestic Product At Current And Annual Chain-linked Prices (£m),-

Inflation

Table.3: Uk Rate Of Inflation (%),-

Unemployment

Table.4: Actual Number Of Unemployed Persons In The Uk (000),-

Household Disposable Income

Table.5: Uk Households' Gross Disposable Income Per Capita (£),-

Market Size — Herbal And Homeopathic Remedies And Aromatherapy Oils

Table.6: The Uk Market For Herbal And Homeopathic Remedies And Aromatherapy Oils By Value At Current Prices (£m At Rsp),-

Distribution

Competitive Structure

Major Manufacturers And Suppliers

Advertising

The Consumer

Table.7: Medicines Taken In The Past Months By Sex And Age (% Of Adults Taking), April-march

Market Forecasts

3. Market Analysis

Background

Alternative Healthcare Associations And Authorities (general)

Types Of Therapy

Acupuncture

Associations

The Alexander Technique

Associations

Aromatherapy

Associations

Chiropractic

Associations

Herbal Medicine

Associations

Homeopathy

Associations

Osteopathy

Associations

Reflexology

Associations

Other Alternative Therapies

Market Size

Herbal Remedies

Table.1: The Uk Herbal Remedies Sector By Value At Current Prices (£m At Rsp),-

Figure.1: The Uk Herbal Remedies Sector By Value At Current Prices (£m At Rsp),-

Homeopathic Remedies

Table.2: The Uk Homeopathic Remedies Sector By Value At Current Prices (£m At Rsp),-

Figure.2: The Uk Homeopathic Remedies Sector By Value At Current Prices (£m At Rsp),-

Aromatherapy Oils

Table.3: The Uk Aromatherapy Oils Sector By Value At Current Prices (£m At Rsp),-

Figure.3: The Uk Aromatherapy Oils Sector By Value At Current Prices (£m At Rsp),-

Market Shares

Herbal Remedies

Table.4: Estimated Market Shares In The Herbal Remedies Sector By Value At Current Prices (£m At Rsp And %),

Homeopathic Remedies

Table.5: Estimated Market Shares In The Homeopathic Remedies Sector By Value At Current Prices (£m At Rsp And %),

Aromatherapy Oils

4. Advertising And Promotion

Main Media Advertising Expenditure

Table.1: Main Media Advertising Expenditure On Herbal And Homeopathic Remedies (£000), Years Ending December-

Exhibitions

5. Distribution

Retail Sales By Outlet Type

Table.1: Retail Sales Of Herbal And Homeopathic Remedies And Aromatherapy Oils By Value By Outlet Type (%),

6. An International Perspective

European Markets

7. Pest Analysis

Political Factors

Economic Factors

Social And Demographic Factors

Technological Factors

8. Consumer Dynamics

Overview

Table.1: Summary Of Survey Findings Concerning Alternative Healthcare (% Of Respondents), January

Herbal And Homeopathic Remedies

"i Believe That Herbal Or Homeopathic Remedies Are Effective For Ailments Such As Muscle Pains, Stress, Colds And 'flu, Migraines, Depression Or Insomnia"

"i Would Be More Likely To Use Herbal Or Homeopathic Remedies (or Use Them To A Greater Extent) If They Were Officially Registered As Safe And Effective For Particular Ailments"

Table.2: Belief In The Effectiveness Of Herbal And Homeopathic Remedies, And Likelihood Of Using Them More If They Were Officially Registered As Safe And Effective (% Of Respondents), January

"i Regard Herbal Or Homeopathic Remedies As Being Safer Than Conventional Medicines, With Few, If Any, Side Effects"

"i Think That Herbal Or Homeopathic Remedies Should Be Treated With The Same Amount Of Caution As Conventional Medicines"

Table.3: Attitudes Towards The Safety Of Herbal And Homeopathic Remedies (% Of Respondents), January

Acupuncture

"i Believe That Acupuncture Can Be Effective For Ailments Such As Arthritis And Muscle Pain, Asthma And Hay Fever, Migraines Or Stress"

"i Would Be More Likely To Consider Having Acupuncture If All Practitioners Were Government Regulated"

Table.4: Belief In The Effectiveness Of Acupuncture, And Likelihood Of Considering Having It If All Practitioners Were Government Regulated (% Of Respondents), January

Aromatherapy And Reflexology

"i Believe In The Benefits Of Aromatherapy As A Treatment For Problems Such As Stress, Muscle Pains, Migraine And Headaches, Asthma Or Insomnia"

"i Believe That Reflexology Can Be Effective As A Treatment For Problems Such As Stress, Insomnia, Headaches And Migraines, Muscle Pains Or High Blood Pressure"

Table.5: Belief In The Benefits And Effectiveness Of Aromatherapy And Reflexology (% Of Respondents), January

The Alexander Technique, Chiropractic And Osteopathy

"i Believe In The Benefits Of The Alexander Technique For Back And Shoulder Pains, Muscle Strains Or Breathing Problems"

"i Believe That Chiropractic Or Osteopathy Can Be Effective In The Treatment Of Problems Such As Muscle Pains, Insomnia, Headaches Or Migraines"

Table.6: Belief In The Benefits And Effectiveness Of The Alexander Technique, Chiropractic And Osteopathy (% Of Respondents), January

Alternative Healthcare Treatments Versus Conventional Medicines

"i Prefer To Use Alternative Healthcare Treatments Whenever Possible Instead Of Taking Conventional Medicines"

"my Doctor Has Sometimes Suggested The Use Of Alternative Healthcare Treatments Instead Of Conventional Medicines"

Table.7: Use Of Alternative Healthcare Treatments Versus Conventional Medicines (% Of Respondents), January

Non-users Of Alternative Healthcare

"i Have Not Used Or Been Treated Using Any Of These Alternative Healthcare Techniques In The Past Months"

Table.8: Those Who Had Not Used Or Been Treated Using Any Of These Alternative Healthcare Techniques In The Past Months (% Of Respondents), January

Attitudes Regarding The Role Of The Medical Profession And The Nhs

"i Don't Think That Doctors Or Medical Specialists Support Or Have Sufficient Knowledge Regarding Alternative Healthcare Treatments"

"i Think That More Alternative Healthcare Treatments Should Be Available On The Nhs"

Table.9: Those Who Think That Doctors Or Medical Specialists Do Not Support Or Have Enough Knowledge Regarding Alternative Healthcare Treatments, And Those Who Think These Should Be Available On The Nhs (% Of Respondents), January

Effectiveness Of Alternative Medicines Versus Over-the-counter Products

"i Believe That Alternative Medicines Are As Effective As Otc Medicines"

Table.10: Belief That Alternative Medicines Are As Effective As Over-the-counter Medicines (% Of Respondents), October

9. Company Profiles

Introduction

Herbal And Homeopathic Remedies

Bee Health Ltd

Profitability

Bioforce (uk) Ltd

Profitability

Table.1: Financial Results For Bioforce (uk) Ltd (£000), Years Endingst December-

Chefaro Uk Ltd

Profitability

Table.2: Financial Results For Chefaro Uk Ltd (£000), Years Endingst December-

Diomed Developments Ltd

Profitability

Table.3: Financial Results For Diomed Developments Ltd (£000), Years Endingst May-

Klosterfrau Healthcare Group

Profitability

Gr Lane Health Products Ltd

Profitability

Table.4: Financial Results For Gr Lane Health Products Ltd (£000), Years Endingst July-

Natures Aid Ltd

Profitability

A Nelson & Co Ltd

Profitability

Table.5: Financial Results For A Nelson & Co Ltd (£000), Years Endingst December-

Neutrahealth Plc

Profitability

Table.6: Financial Results For Neutrahealth Plc (£000), Years Endingst December-

Table.7: Financial Results For Brunel Healthcare Manufacturing Ltd (£000), Weeks Endingst December And Years Endingst May And

New Nordic Ltd

Profitability

Table.8: Financial Results For New Nordic Ltd (£000), Years Endingst December-

Potters Ltd

Profitability

Table.9: Financial Results For Potters Ltd (£000), Years Endingst December-

Schwabe Pharma (uk) Ltd

Profitability

Seven Seas Ltd

Profitability

Table.10: Financial Results For Seven Seas Ltd (£000 And $000), Years Endingst December-

Weleda (uk) Ltd

Profitability

Table.11: Financial Results For Weleda (uk) Ltd (£000), Years Endingst December-

Other Brands, And Retailers' Own Labels

Aromatherapy Oils

10. The Future

Future Trends

The Economy

Population

Table.1: Forecast Uk Resident Population By Sex (000), Mid-years-

Gross Domestic Product

Table.2: Forecast Uk Growth In Gross Domestic Product In Real Terms (%),-

Inflation

Table.3: Forecast Uk Rate Of Inflation (%),-

Unemployment

Table.4: Forecast Actual Number Of Unemployed Persons In The Uk (million),-

Herbal And Homeopathic Remedies And Aromatherapy Oils

Forecasts To

Table.5: The Forecast Uk Market For Herbal And Homeopathic Remedies And Aromatherapy Oils By Value At Current Prices (£m At Rsp),-

Herbal Remedies

Figure.1: The Forecast Uk Herbal Remedies Sector By Value At Current Prices (£m At Rsp),-

Homeopathic Remedies

Figure.2: The Forecast Uk Homeopathic Remedies Sector By Value At Current Prices (£m At Rsp),-

Aromatherapy Oils

Figure.3: The Forecast Uk Aromatherapy Oils Sector By Value At Current Prices (£m At Rsp),-

11. Further Sources

Associations

Publications

General Sources

Government Sources

Major Manufacturers And Suppliers

Key Note Sources