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Synonyms for phytotherapy

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

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Therefore, it is imperative that rational phytotherapy remove nonscientific elements from traditional herbal medicine and make medicinal herbs accessible to modern research trends in pharmacology, analytical chemistry, medicine, and molecular biology.
Phytotherapy as distinct from homeopathy and antroposophic medicine, avoids mixing plant and synthetic bioactive substances.
If a doctor worked years abroad and learns some medical procedures that are practiced and popular, this does not mean that when he returns to his country he is entitled to practice what he learnt -- to use leeches, phytotherapy, aromatherapy etc," he said.
MartinSaravia hosted the book launch of 'Sacred Remedies - Ayurveda, Unani & Phytotherapy Cures for Common Ailments' by Vaidya (Dr.
The second edition of Principles and Practice of Phytotherapy has been extensively revised and updated, includes thousands of relevant references and is significantly larger than the now thirteen year old first edition.
But a clinical study, published in the journal Phytotherapy Research, showed that the supplement Pycnogenol, an antioxidant extract from the bark of the French maritime pine tree, could reduce these symptoms.
It includes exercise therapy, hydro-/thermotherapy, lifestyle-regulative therapy, dietetic therapy, and phytotherapy.
Phytotherapy offers a potential therapeutic modality for the treatment of many differing conditions involving cytokines.
Chapter 1 attempts to place phytotherapy in context by briefly reviewing the history and origins of herbal therapeutics and includes a discussion on the development of herbal medicine as a practice.
This study reports a literature review aimed to analyse various studies related to the use of phytotherapy in diabetes mellitus in Turkey in order to provide additional information for healthcare professionals.
Homeolab USA offers a complete line of more than 200 prime quality natural products in the homeopathy, phytotherapy, aromatherapy and trace mineral categories.
A chapter on gemmotherapy introduces a type of phytotherapy based on maceration of plant buds and shoots.
All that is set to change on January 1, 2012, when new legislation will come into effect, forcing providers of compulsory health insurance to cover the following alternative therapies: homeopathy, anthroposophic medicine, phytotherapy, traditional Chinese medicine and neutral therapy.
Phytotherapy in paediatrics: handbook for physicians and pharmacists: with reference to commission E monographs of the Federal Department of Health in Germany: includes 100 commission E monographs and and 15 ESCOP monographs.
The main focus of this concept will be on phytotherapy, the use of organic herbs as the main healing component.