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herbalist

(ûr′bə-lĭst, hûr′-)
n.
1. One who grows, collects, or specializes in the use of herbs, especially medicinal herbs.

herbalist

A trained person who administers or prescribes herbal medicines.

herb·al·ist

(ĕr'băl-ist)
A sometimes trained, but uncertified, healer who provides nonprescription therapies often derived from the classic treatments of Europe, Asia, Africa, and in Native American traditions.
See also: naturopathic medicine
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