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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Serotonin and Melatonin: Their Functional Role in Plants, Food, Phytomedicine, and Human Health
We invite all the herbalists, alternative and complementary medicine practitioners, researchers in the field of Herbal and Traditional Medicine, Acupuncturists Phytomedicine, Pharmacognosy, Ayurveda, Naturopathy, people who believe in natural remedies to explore their research, case studies and practitioners of natural medicine at Herbals and Traditional Medicine 2017 in Osaka, Japan.
On the other hand, the solutions suggested by phytomedicine are often underestimated, and, therefore, they meet healthy skepticism but deserve thorough and peer evaluation by the experts.
Bettina Vinson, Medical Affairs and Clinical Research Manager Phytomedicine, Bayer Consumer Health division, said: For over 55 years, those who suffer from functional gastrointestinal disorders have turned to Iberogast as a natural, proven source of relief for both, intermittent and chronic gastrointestinal pain.
According to a study recently published in the journal Phytomedicine, this amazing change is simple: Just increase your intake of flavonoids and polyphenols.
PS-extracts are a very promising lead for the development of the first scientifically validated phytomedicine against HIV-1.
Results of a study to this effect were published recently in the Phytomedicine Journal.
Another study last year in the journal Phytomedicine tested Kaloba against a range of infections, and found it effective against virtually all of them except bird flu: (3)
They were also effective on Alzheimer's disease and other causes of dementia, the study in the journal Phytomedicine said.
The ancient Chinese remedy could also play a vital role in protecting the body against cancer, a Newcastle University study, published today in academic journal Phytomedicine, suggested.
And a June 2010 study performed by Italian researchers in the journal Phytomedicine found improvement in CVI symptoms, such as ankle swelling, with Pycnogenol.
These studies are conducted and the results published in leading Indian and international journals including European Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, Alternative Medicine, Asian Medical Journal, Phytotherapy Research, Phytomedicine, The Antiseptic and The Indian Practitioner.