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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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They may feel forced to rely on cruder measures like export bans and import subsidies.
For the uninitiated this stands for Journalist I'd Like to Fondle - or the cruder alternative F which I mustn't name in a family newspaper.
Onboard, "Wall-E" turns into a different, more cartoonish movie, with a cruder look and a frenetically unexciting chase scene.
film lies in the almost saint-like image that the simple, inarticulate Tony maintains despite sharing the permissive sexual play of his cruder buddies and their bloody conflict with a Puerto Rican faction.
Author Leonard Richards, a professor of history with roots in the Golden State, enjoyed himself in putting together this story of crude politics and often cruder men, clever maneuvering and outright chicanery, all spiced with a heady mixture of gold miners, entrepreneurs, outlaws and vigilantes.
An even cruder display of their power is that the existing legal restraints on their operations are so poorly enforced.
Fans are ruder and cruder but not as loud as in the '90s.
Buzzy on motorways, cruder than the Panda but good fun.
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.