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of·fic·i·nal

(ŏ-fis'i-năl),
Denoting a chemical or pharmaceutical preparation kept in stock, in contrast to magistral (prepared extemporaneously according to a physician's prescription); an officinal preparation is often, although not necessarily, official.
[L. officina, shop]

officinal

/of·fic·i·nal/ (o-fis´ĭ-nal) denoting pharmaceutical preparations that are regularly kept at pharmacies.

officinal

(ə-fĭs′ə-nəl, ô′fĭ-sī′nəl, ŏf′ĭ-)
adj.
1. Readily available in pharmacies; not requiring special preparation.
2. Recognized by a pharmacopoeia: an officinal herb.

of·fic′i·nal·ly adv.

of·fic·i·nal

(ŏ-fis'i-năl)
Denoting a chemical or pharmaceutical preparation kept in stock.
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In officinal medicine of Russia rhizomes only are claimed as haemostatic, astringent, anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial agents.
Antimicrobial activity of Calendula officinal is petal extracts against fungi, as well as Gram-negative and Gram-positive clinical pathogens.
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Ginger is an underground rhizome of plant Zingier officinal belonging to the family Zingibeaceae, and now is available world wide (Elshater et al.
Magnolia (Magnolia officinal is) was studied in a randomized, parallel, placebo-controlled study in overweight premenopausal women and resulted in a decrease in transitory anxiety, although salivary cortisol levels were not significantly reduced.
The role of ginger (Zingiber officinal roscoe) as antioxidants has been comprehended (Borek, 2001).
cardiaca after extraction in RPE were similar to that in officinal ethanol tincture of L.
1996): Officinal plants for the development of sustainable agriculture (Round Table: cultivation and quality of officinal plants).
The latter fact is of great importance since Russia has been traditionally using wild plants alongside the cultivated plants for obtaining raw materials for medicinal purposes, with wild plants constituting at least half of all the officinal kinds of medicinal plants.
Aloe vera products have long been used in health foods for medical and preservative purposes from community and officinal medicine for an array of ailments (Hu et al.