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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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  • 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.

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