herbalism

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herb·al·ism

 (ûr′bə-lĭz′əm, hûr′-)
n.
1. Herbal medicine.
2. The study of the use of medicinal herbs around the world.
3. The business of growing, collecting, and distributing herbal products.

herbalism

(ˈhɜːbəlɪzəm)
n
(Medicine) the study or use of the medicinal properties of plants

herbalism

1. the science or art of collecting and dispensing herbs, chiefly medicinal.
2. Obsolete, botany. — herbalist, n.
See also: Collections and Collecting

herbalism


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The use of certain plants for medicinal purposes, now called phytotherapy. A herb is usually defined as a plant whose stem does not become woody and persistent, but dies down to ground level after flowering.
Translations

herbalism

[ˈhɜːbəlɪzəm] Nfitoterapia f (uso de plantas medicinales)

herbalism

[ˈhɜːrbəlɪzəm] nphytothérapie f

herbalism

nKräuterheilkunde f

herbalism

n fitoterapia
References in classic literature ?
It was idle for me to think of moving from the place until I should have recovered from the severe lameness that afflicted me; indeed my malady began seriously to alarm me; for, despite the herbal remedies of the natives, it continued to grow worse and worse.
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Summary: London [UK], Feb 5 (ANI): Mixing herbal remedies with conventional drugs can result in a wide range of dangers, according to a study.
Recently, scientists have begun to explore the benefits of many of these herbal remedies and are confirming their effectiveness and safety.
The ban comes after UAE health officials said that the products contain undeclared ingredients and as a consequence are a significant risk to people with heart disease, diabetes and dyslipidaemia, as the herbal remedies most commonly target these diseases.
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EXPERTS are warning women who take the morning-after pill that it may interact with some medicines and herbal remedies.
Multi-dimensional Research and Development activities have been taken up by the scientific institutions of the country to tap the potential of the herbal remedies including Ayurveda, Unani and Siddha systems.
retail sales of homeopathic and herbal remedies reached $6.
The most dangerous thing are the unauthorised herbal remedies advertised on TV by untrustworthy companies that employ Islamic slogans.
Q I'D like to use herbal remedies but there are so many on the shelves.
No wonder Iran is so diverse when it comes to the natural herbal remedies it produces.