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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

[hur′bəlist]
1 a person who specializes in the study of herbs.
2 a dealer in 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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TO THE EDITOR: As a practicing naturopath I have been following the issue of registration of naturopaths and herbalists closely.
Herbalists treat people as individuals and believe that it is this approach that gets the best results.
However FitzSimmons said " As a Medical Herbalist it is my job to look after people's health and this ban does just that.
Dee Atkinson of Napiers Herbalists gives the alternative solution MEDICATION will make the migraines more manageable but will not remove the triggers that lead to a migraine.
It was an incredibly inspirational experience, not only were there naturopathic physicians contributing, but also an Aboriginal bush medicine woman speaking, a lady from the US who was not only a herbalist but also a midwife and psychologist, an industrial chemist/herbalist, and several GPs who are also all qualified herbalists.
Mary, who graduated from the College of Phytotherapy as a herbalist in 2000, will look at the history of herbal medicine in England, what happens at a consultation and the contents of an average kitchen cupboard.
Karyn Sweet is a certified herbalist who is currently participating in the clinical internship at the North Carolina School of Holistic Herbalism.
A qualified herbalist will take a full case history to determine this.
The researchers at Southend Hospital concluded: "The vast majority of Chinese herbalists and practitioners of other traditional medicines are responsible, professional and caring.
8 /PRNewswire/ -- Herbalist Angela Hall has been named Medical Consultant for the McNay Settlement Group, one of the nation's most prestigious structured settlement companies.
I'm an herbalist, not a gardener,'' she said, rubbing a stalk of mint between her hands and savoring the scent left behind.