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  • n. Plural form of herbalist.


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  • In the square, snake charmers and fortune-tellers compete for attention with herbalists hawking homemade Viagra and self-proclaimed dentists hang out their shingle with rows of teeth and pliers arrayed on a cloth before them.

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  • Doctors Susan Wynn and Barbara Fougere are skilled veterinary herbalists and authors of the textbook, Veterinary Herbal Medicine.

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  • There are nutritionists and herbalists who are prescribing spices instead of medication.

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  • This three day event features workshops given by curanderos (native healers), herbalists, and other native specialists in various traditional practices and beliefs involving alternative or traditional medicine.

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  • Yesterday, I shelved 3 quart jars of elderberry tincture, combining recipes suggested by two friends who are herbalists.

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  • In Queens, there is no shortage of alternatives—from South Asian homeopathic doctors in Jackson Heights to the Latino botanicas that run up and down Roosevelt Avenue to the traditional Chinese herbalists in Flushing.

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  • When the American Medical Association was founded in 1847, a hodgepodge of newly marginalized “irregular physicians” gravitated toward the Eclectic Medicine movement, which embraced everyone from homeopaths to hydropaths, mail-order herbalists to Native American healers.

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  • A recent DAN! conference included exhibits and presentations by mail-order herbalists, energy healers, and purveyors of home purification systems and hyperbaric oxygen chambers.

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  • Consequently, herbalists have come up with standardized herbal supplements such as EcoSlim that combines the active compounds of potent herbs to support the digestive system, detoxify bodily impurities and enhance metabolism-all for a healthy weight loss.

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  • At the Great China Herb Company, herbalists carefully weigh out intriguing-looking bundles of this and that aimed at restoring vitality, restoring digestion and generally curing what ails you.

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