herbal therapy


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Noun1.herbal therapy - the use of plants or plant extracts for medicinal purposes (especially plants that are not part of the normal diet)herbal therapy - 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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Medical marijuana refers to the use of cannabis or marijuana, including constituents of cannabis, THC and other cannabinoids, as a physician-recommended form of medicine or herbal therapy.
Alternative medicine such as acupuncture, chiropractic and herbal therapy are on the rise as well as people are looking for an natural alternative to all the hype.
The company's other products include FlexxSonic Restless Leg Relief--a drug-free herbal therapy with a proprietary blend of powerful ingredients to provide long-lasting relief from leg restlessness.
Massage parlours draw on the panchkarma herbal therapy and also tap into the herbal wealth of Kashmir.
A copy of a report from a Chinese naturopathy hospital, which specializes in treating kidney disease, said a combination of traditional Chinese herbal therapy and western medicine could help him.
Instead, we usually evaluate them on a risk-benefit basis: We compare the potential risks associated with a medical condition (as well as the available therapies) and compare them to the potential benefit of herbal therapy.
Herbal therapy continued to attract new consumers in 2012, and the quest for natural products prevailed in France.
It traces the historical development and cultural influences of the application of herbal therapy from Greco, Roman and Arabic, through the ages to 18th and 20th century herbalists and 21st century approaches.
The number of pregnant women using herbal therapy versus prescription pharmaceuticals for common, uncomfortable symptoms of pregnancy multiplies each year (Holst, Wright Haavik, & Norgeng, 2009; Kuczkowski, 2006).
Dr Fateha said the approved specialities included acupuncture, Ayurveda, siddha, massage therapy, chiropractic, herbal therapy, homoeopathy, naturopathy, osteopathy, traditional Chinese medicine, traditional Japanese medicine, traditional Mongolian medicine and Unani medicine.
Ayurveda, which originated in India, aims to restore balance in the mind and body through herbal therapy, diet and massage.
Activities of the forum included three lectures that touched on practices and beliefs related to child health since the era of the blessed renaissance till now, as well as herbal therapy and its impacts on the child health.