herbal medicine


herbal medicine

noun

Definition of HERBAL MEDICINE

1
:  the art or practice of using herbs and herbal preparations to maintain health and to prevent, alleviate, or cure disease
2
:  a plant or plant part or an extract or mixture of these used in herbal medicine

First Known Use of HERBAL MEDICINE

1848

herbal medicine

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of HERBAL MEDICINE

1
: the art or practice of using herbs and herbal remedies to maintain health and to prevent, alleviate, or cure disease—called also herbalism

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