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herb(erb) (herb) any leafy plant without a woody stem, especially one used medicinally or as a flavoring.her´bal
A general term for a plant or part thereof that is used to produce a medicine, which may include roots, bark, stems, leaves, flowers, fruit and seeds.
herbPharmacognosy A generic term for a plant/parts–roots, bark, stems, leaves, flowers, fruit, seeds, or others which can be used for its medicinal value. See Chinese herb, Herbal medicine, Pharmacognosy.
- any seed-bearing nonwoody vascular plant whose aerial parts do not persist above ground at the end of the growing season.
- any of various plants, such as rosemary that are used in cookery and medicine.
Ledum palustre; parts used: leaves, flowers; uses: bowel evacuation, diuretic, perspiration, tissue contraction, pain sleep induction, appetite stimulation, asthma, colds, cough, stomach pain, wound healing; precautions: can induce premature expulsion of a fetus; kidney irritation, urinary tract irritation, and gastrointestinal irritation. Also called
bataklik biberiyesi, labrador tea, marsh labrador-tea, marsh labradortea, marsh tea, and
Patient discussion about herb
Q. What herbs are known to be helpful against Arthritis acceleration?
Q. Is there any natural herb for a sluggish thyroid My uncle is suffering with thyroid for the past 8 months and the treatment he underwent is not successful. Is there any natural herb for a sluggish thyroid?
Q. I’m very much confused. I need some suggestion. Can I try with Chinese herbs? I’m 56, man. I’m a regular smoker and drinker. I had two heart attacks with in 5 years. Now, often my chest is paining heavily. I’m very much confused. I need some suggestion. Can I try with Chinese herbs?