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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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It is taxation at its crudest and cruellest - a levy which inevitably takes its toll on those who can least afford to pay - not least our long-suffering shopkeepers who were clobbered last year by a 15% hike in rates.
It may be 35 years since the original film hit the silver screen but the Rocky Horror Show remains the crudest, campest musical on the circuit.
He refused to be evacuated and insisted upon completing his task with nothing more than the crudest of first aid.
The dialogue is razor-sharp, the action fast-paced but for me the movie belongs to Ferrell who is the cinematic equivalent of pure genius when it comes to this type of comedy - his totally dry delivery of the funniest and crudest dialogue I have heard in ages is the real delight.
TYNESIDE'S crudest comic made it to the walls of one of the country's most respected arts institutions yesterday as part of a celebration of Rudeness in the UK.
They pass all kinds of remarks at them, stare at them in the crudest of ways and ask them whether they would like to be "dropped" somewhere, probably thinking that all girls are call girls.
Rob Corddry gets the crudest - and most unfunny - lines, though Craig Robinson (from the US Office) is comedy perfection.
Even within this group, nearly 40 per cent of respondents did not account for shortfalls with respect to liabilities, and those who did typically used but the crudest methods, ignoring techniques for optimising the risk/return trade-off and extreme risks.
In the crudest sense, you can go to Google and type in "XYZ Credit Union" (with quotation marks).
Pointing to a Fox News headline that blared "Al Qaeda Holding Recruiting Conference at Chicago Hilton" as ah example of the tone of the reporting, Gruen opined: "This is like a bizarre game of 'Telephone' in which the nature of the threat has been distorted from one media report to another, until the message has been distilled to the crudest level.
Some of the crudest manifestations of 'untouchability' continue.
This is what stability and traction control is all about - demonstrated in its crudest form for maximum impact on a disused airfield.