Phytotherapy OR Plants, Medicinal


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Phytotherapy OR Plants, Medicinal    Phytotherapy OR Plants, Medicinal

Plants whose roots, leaves, seeds, bark, or other constituent possess therapeutic, tonic, purgative, or other pharmacologic activity when administered to higher animals.

Medical Subject Heading (MeSH) Information

MeSH Term: Phytotherapy

Scope Note: Use of plants or herbs to treat diseases or to alleviate pain.

MeSH Synonyms:
  • Phytotherapy
  • Herbal Therapy
  • Herb Therapy
Applicable MeSH Subheadings:
  • adverse effects
  • classification
  • contraindications
  • economics
  • epidemiology
  • ethics
  • history
  • instrumentation
  • methods
  • mortality
  • nursing
  • organization and administration
  • pharmacology
  • psychology
  • standards
  • statistics and numerical data
  • therapeutic use
  • therapy
  • trends
  • utilization
  • veterinary
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MeSH Term: Plants, Medicinal

Scope Note: Plants whose roots, leaves, seeds, bark, or other constituent parts possess therapeutic, tonic, purgative, curative or other pharmacologic attributes, when administered to man or animals.

MeSH Synonyms:
  • Plants, Medicinal
  • Medicinal Plant
  • Plant, Medicinal
  • Medicinal Plants
  • Pharmaceutical Plants
  • Pharmaceutical Plant
  • Plant, Pharmaceutical
  • Plants, Pharmaceutical
  • Healing Plants
  • Healing Plant
  • Plant, Healing
  • Plants, Healing
  • Medicinal Herbs
  • Herb, Medicinal
  • Medicinal Herb
  • Herbs, Medicinal
Applicable MeSH Subheadings:
  • administration and dosage
  • adverse effects
  • analysis
  • anatomy and histology
  • antagonists and inhibitors
  • biosynthesis
  • blood
  • cerebrospinal fluid
  • chemical synthesis
  • chemistry
  • classification
  • cytology
  • drug effects
  • embryology
  • enzymology
  • etiology
  • genetics
  • growth and development
  • history
  • immunology
  • isolation and purification
  • metabolism
  • microbiology
  • organization and administration
  • parasitology
  • pharmacology
  • physiology
  • poisoning
  • radiation effects
  • standards
  • therapeutic use
  • therapy
  • toxicity
  • ultrastructure
  • urine
  • virology
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