herbal medicine


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herbal medicine

n.
1. The study or use of medicinal herbs to prevent and treat diseases and ailments or to promote health and healing.
2. A drug or preparation made from a plant or plants and used for any of such purposes.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.herbal medicine - a medicine made from plants and used to prevent or treat disease or promote healthherbal medicine - a medicine made from plants and used to prevent or treat disease or promote health
medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine - (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
2.herbal medicine - the use of medicinal herbs to prevent or treat disease or promote health
alternative medicine - the practice of medicine without the use of drugs; may involve herbal medicines or self-awareness or biofeedback or acupuncture
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Although not permitted to market unsafe products, the manufacturers of herbal medicines currently do not have to prove that their products are safe and effective.
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He uses Chinese herbal medicines in addition to drugs for biochemical-modulation and apoptosis-inducing and cancer-vessel treatment, as well as sophisticated methods of applying tumor marker combination assay, heat therapy and immunology.
Indonesia has 30,000 of 40,000 species of herbal medicines found in the world.
In mid-August, Mohammad Asayee Ardakani, an advisor to the Iranian Health Minister, told a conference on Wednesday that Yazd Province's Ardakan City and China plan to share experiences in the field of traditional and herbal medicine.
He can also direct DRAP to keep prices of herbal medicines lower than regular medicines, and no higher prices of foreign brand pharmaceuticals to be allowed anymore.
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Removal of naturopathy and Western herbal medicine from private health insurance refundable status is of particular concern to the NHAA, primarily due to the anticipated impact on public safety.