Definition of herbal medicine in English:

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herbal medicine


1The study or practice of the medicinal and therapeutic use of plants; herbalism.
Example sentences
  • He is also a healer, who practices herbal medicine.
  • Its bark also contains valuable pain relieving properties, exploited for centuries in traditional herbal medicine.
  • This useful book aims to make the 3,000-year-old tradition of Chinese herbal medicine accessible to almost everyone.
1.1Remedies and medicines made from plants: traditional doctors prescribe herbal medicine for the prevention and treatment of illness treatment with herbal medicines
More example sentences
  • There is a space for staff to prepare over sixty ayurvedic herbal medicines, using more than eighty herbal ingredients gathered or purchased locally.
  • Herbal medicines have a reputation for being "safe."
  • Plenty of people assume that the pharmaceuticals their doctors prescribe are better than herbal medicines.

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Syllabification: herb·al med·i·cine

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