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Herbal medicine
adjective Pertaining or referring to a herb that is prepared by drying, without any other form of manipulation or derivitisation.

crude

(krood) [L. crudus, raw]
Raw, unrefined, or in a natural state.
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Fans are ruder and cruder but not as loud as in the '90s.
Buzzy on motorways, cruder than the Panda but good fun.
In cruder terms it's a time to kick ass and seek out unions which feed and nurture that passionate nature of yours.
Made in Columbia, South America, the casting and overall workmanship is much cruder, the capacity is less, it's slower .
The function of schools: subtler and cruder methods of control.
We could have been spared some of the cruder language and the (obligatory?
He delights in linking some of the cruder forms of folk religion (cargo cults, shamanic tricks, divination) to their more cultivated descendants by postulating "hypnotizability" as the key ingredient in both.
RUDER, lewder and cruder ( not to mention longer ( version of Joel Gallen's 2002 spoof of the cliches and conventions of one of cinema's most popular genres.
There are parallels in eastern and central Europe, where parties are weak and dependent on strong personalities and financial backing, and sometimes cruder forms of influence.
Brewers] have trended cruder and cruder," Professor Williams said.
Past efforts to artificially replicate the shells' architecture have typically stalled after a few microlayers or generated cruder laminations than those in the real stuff, says team member Eduardo Saiz (SN: 6/21/03, p.
We had a finish, they were cruder, and the combination has become the signature of Pilobolus.