herbal therapy

Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Wikipedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Synonyms for herbal therapy

the use of plants or plant extracts for medicinal purposes (especially plants that are not part of the normal diet)

References in periodicals archive ?
The most common ailments for which herbal therapy may be used (but are not limited to) include morning sickness, swelling of the feet and ankles, inability to sleep, cold symptoms, and fatigue.
The use of substances derived from plants in treating diseases is known as herbal therapy.
Lau said that he and his colleagues have demonstrated that, reassuringly, the herbal therapy does not affect LDL levels in patients on statins.
People with MS who are considering herbal therapy need to educate themselves.
Proponents of herbal therapy applauded the FDA's decision to reclassify herbs as non-drugs, insisting that years of folkloric use are an adequate substitute for clinical testing and that the benefits outweigh any potential risks.
The kelp supplement was the only herbal therapy taken regularly throughout the course of her illness.
There is no evidence of benefit of acupuncture, magnet therapy, stress reduction, exercise, progressive muscle relaxation, or traditional Chinese herbal therapy on menopausal symptoms.
Herbal therapy is a safe and effective way to assist a child through the healing process.
Herbal users were defined as subjects that were currently using or had used an herbal therapy or a combination of herbal therapies in the past year.
Complementary therapies include acupuncture, herbal therapy, homeopathy.
But herbal therapy, broadly including all digestibles (even if derived from shark cartilage), is of particular concern for the life underwriter.
All participants used at least one type of CAM with lifestyle changes, relaxation techniques, diet therapy, and herbal therapy, the most common choices.
It is a complete medical system that is capable of treating a very wide range of conditions and includes herbal therapy and acupuncture.
Alternatives include herbal therapy, homeopathy, acupuncture, energy healing, yoga and therapeutic touch, just to name a few.