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ther·a·peu·tics

 (thĕr′ə-pyo͞o′tĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
Medical treatment of disease; the art or science of healing.

ther′a·peu′tist n.
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therapeutist

(ˌθɛrəˈpjuːtɪst)
n
(Medicine) a person skilled in therapeutics or the treatment of diseases and disorders; a doctor
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In Ellingwood's Therapeutist of 1908, it is reported that gelsiminine from Gelsemium sempervirens (yellow jasmine) 'will check the hot flashes that occur during or after the menopause in nervous, plethoric or relaxed women at a dose of 1/250 grain' (Dougherty-Trexler 1908) and elsewhere a single dose of 'ten drops of specific gelsemium, if necessary followed up by 3 drop doses every hour is excellent for the hot flashes that are apt to occur during the menopause' (Henschen 1908).
On the powers of Love as a musical therapeutist, see Austern.