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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.
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herbalism

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

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

herbalism

[ˈhɜːbəlɪzəm] Nfitoterapia f (uso de plantas medicinales)
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herbalism

[ˈhɜːrbəlɪzəm] nphytothérapie f
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herbalism

nKräuterheilkunde f
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herbalism

n fitoterapia
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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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Drugs can even interact with substances such as vitamin supplements and herbal remedies so that the overall effect is greater than desired, like ginseng and warfarin, the anti-blood clotting drug.
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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Herbal remedies are a subset of herbal products and are the most commonly used complementary and alternative medicines (CAM) by adults in the United States (US) [1, 2].