medicinal medicinal  /mə ˈdɪ sə nəl/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) having the properties of medicine

Usage(s):

  1. She's had particular luck with the neem tree, whose medicinal properties are so great it's known as the village pharmacy in India.
  2. It comes from an ancient medicinal recipe of the Unani tradition akin to a Muslim Ayurveda.
  3. If that makes you squeamish, consider this: the FDA this year also allowed the marketing of medicinal maggots to eat away dead tissue from wounds.

News

  1. The past 100 years, June 22, 2013

    Posted: Friday, June 21, 2013 7:00 pm | Updated: 12:17 am, Sat Jun 22, 2013. June 22, 1913: Washington, D.C. — A constitutional amendment to prohibit the “sale, manufacture and importation of distilled liquor containing alcohol, except for mechanical, scientific and medicinal purposes,” was proposed by Senator Works.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Santa Fe New Mexican

  2. PuraMed BioScience® Announces Science Behind LipiGesic® M Migraine Treatment

    SCHOFIELD, Wis., June 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PuraMed BioScience ® , Inc., (OTCBB:PMBS), a researcher, developer, and marketer of over-the-counter (OTC) medicinal and healthcare products, announced the ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Medical pot cultivating center proposed in Huntley if bill signed

    HUNTLEY — A Batavia business owner told village board members he’d like to open a medicinal cannabis cultivating center in Huntley if and when Gov. Pat Quinn signs the state’s recently passed medical marijuana bill. Samuel Franzmann, who identified himself to the village board Thursday night as a “small business owner,” said he came to “extend the olive branch by offering an opportunity” to the ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Beacon News

Quotes

  1. O'Connor said the court was over-stepping it's authority "making it a federal crime to grow small amounts of marijuana in one's own home for one's own medicinal use."
    on Jun 6, 2005 By: Sandra Day O Connor Source: About - News & Issues (blog)

  2. "In Central and West Africa primate meat ...... is a luxury item for the elite," Mittermeier told Reuters in a telephone interview from Cambodia. "Here it's even more for medicinal purposes, with most of the more valuable species going to...
    on Oct 27, 2007 By: Russell Mittermeier Source: St George & Sutherland Shire Leader

  3. "Medicinal cannabis must become a regular registered medicine," Health Minister Ab Klink said in a statement, adding he wanted to give the development of a cannabis-based medicine by a Dutch company a serious chance.
    on Jun 21, 2007 By: Ab Klink Source: Ninemsn

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