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Synonyms for medicine

an agent used to restore health

a substance used in the treatment of disease

Synonyms for medicine

the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques

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(medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease

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punishment for one's actions

treat medicinally, treat with medicine

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Folk medicine, just like conventional medicine, has several diagnostic methods, therapeutic treatments, and practitioners.
About one in 12 Latinos born in the United States uses folk medicine, compared with one in 20 of those born in other countries; 11 percent of those of Cuban ancestry are more likely to obtain such care than other Latino groups.
Nonetheless, this database is quite a good resource for following tendencies in herbal folk medicine.
In little more than a decade, resveratrol has advanced from an obscure constituent of Oriental folk medicine to a wonder drug that, according to the authors of the 27 chapters in this volume, inhibits carcinogenesis as well as actual tumors; protects against cardiovascular, neurodegenerative, and anti-inflammatory diseases as well as radiation damage; and displays antibacterial, antifungal, and antioxidant properties.
Queen's University Belfast academics have found a way to give hope to sufferers around the globe - and it is all down to African folk medicine.
Feverfew (Tanacetum parthenium), a member of the sunflower family, has been used for centuries in European folk medicine as a remedy for headaches, arthritis and fevers.
Salmonella arizona infections in Latinos associated with rattlesnake folk medicine.
Dr Lowe said: "Garlic has been used for many centuries, as both a flavouring and a folk medicine.
Instead, manufacturers rely on folk medicine and testimonials from people who have had dramatic improvements.
The animal is a cuddly companion for millions of children, but in Peru guinea pigs are sacrificed to gods, used in Andean folk medicine and eaten.
Metallic mercury plays a major role in ethnic folk medicine.
When Lake Michigan Leaves" begins with this succinct description of an odd woman whose love for the lake compels her to sleep next to it, covering herself with birch leaves and driftwood: "An expert on aquatic folk medicine and cowslip salads, Sage Francis likes to wear colors that complement the flowers of the season .
Witches and werewolves play a major role in the way folk medicine is practiced in the Caribbean island-nation of Dominica, says Marsha Quinlan, professor of anthropology.
In Lia's case, her parents practiced folk medicine that included sacrificing animals and administering herbs.
On the folk medicine side of this extraordinary history, Thai massage has been handed down through the generations of families by word of mouth.