herbal therapy


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Noun1.herbal therapy - the use of plants or plant extracts for medicinal purposes (especially plants that are not part of the normal diet)herbal therapy - 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 American Urological Association currently doesn't recommend any herbal therapy for managing BPH.
Coverage under the pet insurance policy includes all illnesses and injuries, including but not limited to, bite wounds, foreign body ingestion and patella luxation; and all conditions one's breed may be prone to (hereditary and congenital), including cherry eye, diabetes, hip dysplasia thyroid disease, diagnostic tests, surgeries, hospital stays, medications, veterinary supplements, herbal therapy, prosthetic devices and carts.
The four pillars of TCVM are: 1) acupuncture, 2) herbal therapy, 3) food therapy (diet), and 4) tui na, which is massage/acupressure therapy.
If the infection or injury doesn't respond quickly to herbal therapy, you should consult a licensed health practitioner.
The differences (allopathic less herbal therapy) in disability-adjusted-life-years; and utility-to-cost-ratio of therapies were: 1,025.18 yrs.; 6.66, 145,869.42 yrs; -1.55 and 82.91 yrs; 24.45 for common cold, depression and trauma, respectively.
The Khomba brand has the unique distinction of an unbroken leadership position in the herbal segment for more than seven decades, an achievement none of the local personal care brands can claim.' 'Khomba contains natural Kohomba oil which has been used for generations as an ayurvedic herbal therapy' she added.
Medical marijuana refers to the use of cannabis or marijuana, including constituents of cannabis, THC and other cannabinoids, as a physician-recommended form of medicine or herbal therapy.
The leading forms of TCAM used by the patients were spiritual therapy (56.49%) and herbal therapy (36.64%) (Table 3).
Alternative medicine such as acupuncture, chiropractic and herbal therapy are on the rise as well as people are looking for an natural alternative to all the hype.
The company's other products include FlexxSonic Restless Leg Relief--a drug-free herbal therapy with a proprietary blend of powerful ingredients to provide long-lasting relief from leg restlessness.
Massage parlours draw on the panchkarma herbal therapy and also tap into the herbal wealth of Kashmir.
A copy of a report from a Chinese naturopathy hospital, which specializes in treating kidney disease, said a combination of traditional Chinese herbal therapy and western medicine could help him.