Examples of medicinal in a Sentence
This drug is to be used only for medicinal purposes.
even in Roman times the hot mineral springs of Bath, England, were believed to possess medicinal properties
Recent Examples of medicinal from the Web
The San Diego County Board of Supervisors has long opposed marijuana, both for medicinal and recreational use.
Educators will share the various medicinal properties of herbal garden plants and the health benefits of tea.
More than half of the 50 states now have laws legalizing marijuana for recreational or medicinal uses.
Modern Health, a separate entity for medicinal marijuana, is not part of the transaction and neither is the real estate, Smith said.
Marijuana is legal here for both medicinal and recreational use.
In Canada, marijuana for medicinal purposes is already legal in every province and the country’s lawmakers are on the verge of doing the same thing for recreation use, effective July 2018.
India has its own concerns, including over regulatory barriers faced by its producers of generic medicinal drugs.
Humans have used marijuana, or Cannabis sativa, for thousands of years, for religious purposes, medicinal remedies or simply getting high.
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First Known Use of medicinal
Synonymscurative, healing, officinal, remedial, restorative, therapeutic
Antonymsinsalubrious, noxious, unhealthful, unhealthy, unwholesome
Related Wordshealthful, healthy, salubrious, salutary, sanative, wholesome; alleviative, corrective, tonic
Near Antonymsinsalubrious, noisome, noxious, unhealthful, unhealthy, unwholesome; deleterious, injurious, pernicious; infectious, poisonous, toxic; adverse, bad, baleful, baneful, damaging, detrimental, harmful, hurtful, ill; insanitary, unhygienic, unsanitary
MEDICINAL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of medicinal for English Language Learners
: used to prevent or cure disease or to relieve pain
MEDICINAL Defined for Kids
Definition of medicinal for Students
- medicinal ingredients
- The plant is used medicinally.
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