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  • n. The use of plant extracts for medical purposes.

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  • n. the use of plants or plant extracts for medicinal purposes (especially plants that are not part of the normal diet)

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Examples

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  • This approach is best called phytotherapy and uses one remedy for one condition based on proper scientific testing.

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  • Falling under the definition of "allied health professions" are practitioners of ayurveda, Chinese medicine and acupuncture, chiropractice, homeopathy, naturopathy, osteopathy, phytotherapy

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  • Comparison of phytotherapy Permixon with finasteride in the treatment of benign prostate hyperplasia: A randomized international study of 1,098 patients.

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  • The first section, Introduction to Herbalism and Local Medicinal Plants, is an introduction to phytotherapy, Ayurveda, and traditional Chinese medicine.

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  • The part of pharmacognosy focusing on use of crude extracts or semi-pure mixtures originating from nature. Phytotherapy is probably the best known and also the most debated area in pharmacognosy.

    February 29, 2016