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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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Soldier's [sic] Pay" has obvious crudities and many loose ends of the plot are left but the story, as a whole, is intensely interesting.
A crudities plate is always a colorful, informal appetizer, particularly when served with creamy Dubliner Dip, made of a mixture of spinach, fresh parsley, watercress or dill.
The period covered ranges from the political triumph of the National Party in South Africa in 1948, through the crudities of apartheid, the Sharpeville massacre of 1960, the Sowere Revolt of 1976, into the final collapse of the system of racial oppression in the 1990s.
05am Saturday) and the Marx Bros' anarchic Duck Soup - with an extra helping of crudities.
Think instead of it being a surprisingly warm, sweet, happy go lucky, coming of age drama with a steady stream of chuckles, a smattering of crudities and visual gags.
The Peter Serafinowicz Show is a festival of absurdities and crudities.
Simple things like cutting raw veg into finger food makes it more attractive tolittle ones, so cut things like peppers into strips and serve crudities.
In 1608 one Thomas Coryate - rector's son, part-time scholar and full-time wannabe courtesan - followed up a five month tour of Europe with Coryats Crudities, an account 'Hastily gobled up in five monthes travells in France, Savoy, Italy, Rhetia commonly called the Grisons country, Helvetia alias Switzerland, some parts of high Germany and the Netherlands'.
The writing here is beautifully formal, Purdy refusing to opt for crudities of expression.
He has remarked that his first two novels, ``The Dark Arena'' and ``The Fortunate Pilgrim,'' were written and acclaimed as literary works but failed to sell, while the crudities of ``The Godfather'' made him rich and famous.