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(Complementary Medicine) the use of plants and plant products for medicinal purposes
From the Greek “phyton” meaning “plant” and therapeuein” meaning “to take care of, to heal,” this is the term used to describe medical herbalism.
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|Noun||1.||phytotherapy - the use of plants or plant extracts for medicinal purposes (especially plants that are not part of the normal diet)|
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"
n. tratamiento basado en sustancias vegetales.