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heal·er

(hē'lĕr),
1. A physician; one who heals or cures.
2. One who claims to cure by prayer, mysticism, new thought, or other form of suggestion.

healer

(hē′lər)
n.
One that heals or attempts to heal, especially a faith healer.

healer

Alternative medicine
A person (e.g., a faith healer) who alleges to manipulate a person’s internal forces to effect therapy.

Ethnomedicine
A healer (curandero) is one who uses various plants, concoctions (potingues), rites and rituals to treat various diseases or to rid the sufferer of various culture-bound syndromes.
 
Mainstream medicine
See Physician.

healer

Mainstream medicine A romantic synonym for physician. See Traditional healing.
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The probability of a healer to employ imported modern physiotherapy machine, equipment for bloodletting (2), water therapy and locally made physical exercise equipment depends on a healer's financial ability to afford the materials, their exposure to foreign countries and their commitments to practice traditional medicine.
The shetani in this episode is depicted by the healer as having moral qualities: it claims that it possessed the girl because it wanted to protect rather than harm her.
The healers wait until the next Ash Wednesday before they start gathering the herbs.
Table-2 shows that significant difference was found between participants' occupation and their first visit to spiritual healers (p < 0.
In studies of master healers and healers in training, the author and his colleagues examined the effects of various healing activities such as reiki, johrei, qigong, and others.
This study, Unfolding the Local Folk Healer (Sorhano), explored the local folk healers' views of their healing power, their medicines, and remedies.
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Glenis Mark (Ngapuhi, Ngai Tahu) has explored the views of Maori about rongoa Maori healers in primary health care (PHC) as part of a Health Research Council Maori health postdoctoral fellowship through Whakauae Research Services.
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Healer said she hopes Miriam will be herself and let others learn from her.
Following the 1989 release of Cry of The Eagle, a book tracking Willier's life as a traditional healer and his treatment of 10 patients afflicted with psoriasis, the duo this time enlists botanist Robert Rogers to provide commentary on folk uses and the explicit properties of 61 plants in Willier's repertoire.
After peering into her eyes with a little flashlight, Lisa says the healer told her, "Oh wow.