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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

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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
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Summary: Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir)[India]Mar 10(ANI): In an effort to boost the cultivation of the aromatic plants like lavender, rosemary and lemon grass and medicinal plants like ashwagandha and satavar, Prime Minister, Narendra Modi launched 'The Aroma Mission'.
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The Philippine Institute of Alternative and Alternative Health Care (PITAHC) in a bid to raise awareness and educate the Filipino people about medicinal plants-their usage and proper preparation-has published books that brilliantly provides substantial information about the medicinal plants of the Philippines.
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