herbal herbal  /ˈɜr bəl/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) tea-like drink made of leaves of various herbs
  2. (adj) of or relating to herbs

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Taking an herbal supplement can sometimes do more harm than it does good.
  2. Another herbal supplement scare has American scientists begging for government oversight.
  3. After 16 weeks of treatment, the two groups that received herbal medicines had fewer symptoms and less pain than the placebo group.

News

  1. Herbal extract boosts fruit fly lifespan by nearly 25 percent

    The herbal extract of a yellow-flowered mountain plant long used for stress relief was found to increase the lifespan of fruit fly populations by an average of 24 percent, according to researchers.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Science Daily

  2. Herbal extract boosts fruit fly lifespan by nearly 25 percent, UCI study finds

    ( University of California - Irvine ) The herbal extract of a yellow-flowered mountain plant long used for stress relief was found to increase the lifespan of fruit fly populations by an average of 24 percent, according to UC Irvine researchers.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

  3. Herbal Magic Announces Spring into Summer Weight-loss Tips

    With wedding season well underway, Herbal Magic’s Spring into Summer promotion helps Canadians get in shape. (PRWeb June 13, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/Herbal_Magic/Spring_into_Summer/prweb10787689.htm
    on June 13, 2013     Source: PRWeb

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Quotes

  1. "It is estimated that the global market for traditional and herbal medicines is worth $62 billion, of which China's share is $19 billion. India still has a long way to go to increase its share and the establishment of the pharmacopoeia commission...
    on May 13, 2010 By: Ambika Soni Source: The Hindu

  2. "The difference from herbal medicine is that chemists are talking about pure active ingredients, precisely defined at the molecular level, as opposed to crude, multi-component mixtures of compounds contained in herbal medicines," said Nicolaou.
    on Sep 2, 2008 By: Kyriacos Costa Nicolaou Source: Biology News Net (press release)

  3. "The ancient Chinese believed the number five had curative powers, and ...... [five-spice powder] probably began as an herbal medicine," Martin Yan writes in his "Culinary Journeys Through China."
    on Sep 17, 2008 By: Martin Yan Source: Chicago Tribune

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