phytotherapy


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phytotherapy

(ˌfaɪtəʊˈθɛrəpɪ)
n
(Complementary Medicine) the use of plants and plant products for medicinal purposes

phytotherapy

From the Greek “phyton” meaning “plant” and therapeuein” meaning “to take care of, to heal,” this is the term used to describe medical herbalism.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.phytotherapy - the use of plants or plant extracts for medicinal purposes (especially plants that are not part of the normal diet)phytotherapy - 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"
Translations

phy·to·ther·a·py

n. tratamiento basado en sustancias vegetales.
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A recently published study in Phytotherapy Research (July 2017) examined the effectiveness and safety of an herbal plus lifestyle intervention against lifestyle alone in overweight women aged 18-44 with PCOS.
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Kerry has written six popular, award-winning textbooks on herbal medicine, including his latest with Simon Mills, the second edition of Principles and Practice of Phytotherapy.
Synopsis: Anna Rosa Robertsdottir studied medical herbalism at the College of Phytotherapy in the UK and is a member of the National Institute of Medical Herbalists.
Dry and combination skin can benefit from its unique formula of plant extracts and oils, as well as its ties to phytotherapy.
Phytotherapy has a high potential in the fight against communicable diseases.
PHYTOTHERAPY is the study of the use of extracts of natural origin as medicines or health-promoting agents.
Major clinical uses in modern phytotherapy (herbal medicine) focus on its anti-inflammatory effects in the treatment of joint diseases and back pain.
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Gurib-Fakim is currently director of the Mauritius-headquartered Centre for Phytotherapy Research (CEPHYR), which carries out research on plants for use in cosmetics, nutrition and therapy.