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medicinal

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of medicinal

  1. 1 tending to cure disease or restore health even in Roman times the hot mineral springs of Bath, England, were believed to possess medicinal properties Synonyms curative, healing, officinal, remedial, restorative, therapeutic Related Words healthful, healthy, salubrious, salutary, sanative, wholesome; alleviative, corrective, tonic Near Antonyms insalubrious, noisome, noxious, unhealthful, unhealthy, unwholesome; deleterious, injurious, pernicious; infectious, poisonous, toxic; adverse, bad, baleful, baneful, damaging, detrimental, harmful, hurtful, ill; insanitary, unhygienic, unsanitary

  2. 2 beneficial to the health of body or mind if gin and tonic is the medicinal potion that he claims, then he's done a lot of self-medication of late Synonyms good, healthy, healthful, restorative, salubrious, salutary, salutiferous, sanative, tonic, wholesomeRelated Words alleviative, corrective, curative, recuperative, refreshing, rehabilitative, rejuvenating, rejuvenescent, remedial; advantageous, useful; antiseptic, aseptic, clean, hygienic, sanitary; nourishing, nutritional, nutritious; nonpoisonous, nontoxicNear Antonyms damaging, deleterious, harmful, injurious, pernicious; infectious, poisonous, sickening, toxic; insanitary, unhygienic, unsanitaryAntonyms insalubrious, noxious, unhealthful, unhealthy, unwholesome


medicinal

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of medicinal

  1. a substance or preparation used to treat disease the discovery that the plant is a potent medicinal once it has been refined Synonyms cure, drug, medicament, medication, medicine, pharmaceutical, physic, remedy, specificRelated Words cure-all, nostrum, panacea; botanical, patent medicine, prescription, prescription drug; cordial, potion, tonic; miracle drug, wonder drug; cap, capsule, pill, tablet; injection, shot; embrocation, liniment, lotion, ointment, potion, poultice, salve; syrup (also sirup), tincture; antibiotic, antiseptic, serum; cathartic, purgative


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