herbal therapy

Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Wikipedia.

herb·al ther·a·py

(ĕr'băl thār'ă-pē)
The use of herbs and other plants for their medicinal qualities.
Synonym(s): phytomedicine, phytotherapy.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
References in periodicals archive ?
As with any herbal therapy, the earlier one recognizes the symptoms and employs the remedy, the more effective the cure.
It was hypothesized that herbal therapy was more beneficial in terms of efficacy and less cost than the allopathic therapy.
On the other hand, the type of commonly used TM in the present study was spiritual therapy followed by herbal therapy. A similar pattern was shown by a study done in Ghana where herbal therapy was the most frequently used one by 70% of the TM users.
This includes traditional chiropractic (force and non-force/gentle techniques) as well as many traditional acupuncture and herbal therapy applications.
(31) However, not all studies have shown consistent and promising results with respect to the role of herbal therapy in IBD.
Surgery and Herbal therapy: Essential guideline on Bleeding, Skin Reactions and wound healing.
For patients taking herbal therapy lessons from aristolochic acid nephropathy.
Herbal therapy continued to attract new consumers in 2012, and the quest for natural products prevailed in France.
The number of pregnant women using herbal therapy versus prescription pharmaceuticals for common, uncomfortable symptoms of pregnancy multiplies each year (Holst, Wright Haavik, & Norgeng, 2009; Kuczkowski, 2006).
Dr Fateha said the approved specialities included acupuncture, Ayurveda, siddha, massage therapy, chiropractic, herbal therapy, homoeopathy, naturopathy, osteopathy, traditional Chinese medicine, traditional Japanese medicine, traditional Mongolian medicine and Unani medicine.
Ayurveda, which originated in India, aims to restore balance in the mind and body through herbal therapy, diet and massage.
Activities of the forum included three lectures that touched on practices and beliefs related to child health since the era of the blessed renaissance till now, as well as herbal therapy and its impacts on the child health.