botanical medicine

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Noun1.botanical medicine - the use of plants or plant extracts for medicinal purposes (especially plants that are not part of the normal diet)botanical medicine - 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"
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The authors appear to have made this over-the-top proposal because the actions adaptogens refer to are too complicated to fit into a reductionist pharmacological paradigm where single molecules act on single receptors, and it is rather inconvenient to the scientist that botanical medicine is too complex to squeeze into these small boxes.
But traditional herbal systems, including Chinese botanical medicine, provide more parameters such as a tissue's hydration and energy production in the case of abnormal cholesterol levels.
Students who graduate from the program's bio-analytical track can work in botanical medicine, and those on the entrepreneurial path might start their own medical marijuana facility.
The Vietnamese Academy of Science and Technology is brimming with scientists, old and young, steeped in a rich 4,000-year tradition of botanical medicine. There are ample opportunities for companies to engage in mutually beneficial business development.
Dafydd Monks of Snowdonia Botanical Medicine, with a selection of his herbal remedies on display at this year's fair
Greg Tilford is the author of five books on botanical medicine for animals, including the acclaimed Herbs for Pets, the Natural Way to Enhance your Pet's Life (7-5 Publications, 2nd ed.
For 15 years his clinical practice has largely centred upon utilising botanical medicine and nutritional therapeutics to support patients with cancer.
Today, Tracy Gibbs, PhD, draws on the history of herbal and botanical medicine along with tried-and-true remedies in this new book!
Herbal medicine also called botanical medicine or phytomedicine refers to using a plant's seeds, berries, roots, leaves, bark, or flowers for medicinal purposes14.
Instead of focusing on pharmaceuticals and surgery, NDs work with natural medicine approaches including therapeutic nutrition, botanical medicine, lifestyle modification and physical medicine to stimulate patients' innate healing capacity.
For those who wish to provide cannabis botanical medicine to patients, the essential geographic challenges are first to make contact with the plant genetic resource, and second, once maturated and prepared, to deliver cannabis across space to meet qualifying patients who have themselves traveled to seek out such care.
HERBAL MEDICINE or Botanical Medicine is the utilization of herbs (plants) for their therapeutic or medicinal value.