botanical medicine


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Noun1.botanical medicine - the use of plants or plant extracts for medicinal purposes (especially plants that are not part of the normal diet)botanical medicine - the use of plants or plant extracts for medicinal purposes (especially plants that are not part of the normal diet)
plant life, flora, plant - (botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion
therapy - (medicine) the act of caring for someone (as by medication or remedial training etc.); "the quarterback is undergoing treatment for a knee injury"; "he tried every treatment the doctors suggested"; "heat therapy gave the best relief"
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Lamson has served on the boards of directors of the Washington Association of Naturopathic Physicians, the Botanical Medicine Academy, and the Naturopathic Academy of Primary Care Physicians.
An internationally respected authority on botanical and functional medicine for women and children, with 30 years of clinical experience, she is the author of 7 books on natural medicine, including Botanical Medicine for Women's Health, and winner of the American Botanical Council's James Duke Award.
For 15 years his clinical practice has largely centred upon utilising botanical medicine and nutritional therapeutics to support patients with cancer.
Today, Tracy Gibbs, PhD, draws on the history of herbal and botanical medicine along with tried-and-true remedies in this new book
In Asia Pacific, the long-standing tradition of using botanical medicine, the current economic development, and increasing urbanization are some factors driving the increasing demand for botanical supplements.
In the 1980s, when the modern herbal medicine movement was experiencing a revival and consumer awareness and exposure to natural medicine was slowly increasing, ABC Founder and Executive Director Mark Blumenthal saw the need for an authoritative, science-based source of information on botanical medicine to act as a touchstone for herbal education and quality for all aspects of the herbal industry including consumers.
Instead of focusing on pharmaceuticals and surgery, NDs work with natural medicine approaches including therapeutic nutrition, botanical medicine, lifestyle modification and physical medicine to stimulate patients' innate healing capacity.
For those who wish to provide cannabis botanical medicine to patients, the essential geographic challenges are first to make contact with the plant genetic resource, and second, once maturated and prepared, to deliver cannabis across space to meet qualifying patients who have themselves traveled to seek out such care.
A follower of Galen, he emphasized the connection between the physical, mental and spiritual entities, and developed a system of botanical medicine.
Vinson B'Development of Iberogast: Clinical Evidence for Multicomponent Herbal Mixtures' cited in Botanical Medicine from Bench to Bedside, Eds.
I see radical changes when my botanical medicine students take classes learning how to care deeply for self and family--from herb and food gardens to homegrown apothecaries--they begin to feel very secure and healthful.