Definition of 'medicinal'

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Rather than continuing what's a purely ideological opposition, the government should legalise the production and use of medicinal cannabis. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She won a prize for the dissertation of the year with her essay on medicinal plants. Times, Sunday Times (2008)There is also a library and garden where monks still grow medicinal herbs. Times, Sunday Times (2007)These elements all have medicinal and industrial uses. Richard Fortey THE EARTH: An Intimate History (2004)Some medicinal drugs aid potency but others may compromise it. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But medicinal herbs are not the only reason why hitting the flower beds can be good for your health. The Sun (2006)On some stalls, medicinal plants to cure a variety of embarrassing ailments are piled high. Times, Sunday Times (2009)That said, there has been some research into its potential medicinal uses. Times, Sunday Times (2014)An important medicinal herb, known for its sedative properties. Stickland, Sue Planning the Organic Herb Garden (1986)Her father was a deeply religious man who had an extensive knowledge of the medicinal use of herbs and natural methods of healing. Campbell, Eileen & Brennan, J. H. Dictionary of Mind, Body and Spirit (1994)A large number of plants qualify as medicinal. Orton, Christine Eczema Relief - the comprehensive self-help plan (1990)Each is supposed to have a slightly different medicinal quality - and there are ten more along the valley. Times, Sunday Times (2010)All you need do is choose your weapons: the terraces are planted with medicinal herbs that are pounded for your treatment. Times, Sunday Times (2008)They will be put to the test in a new TV series that examines their true medicinal value. The Sun (2013)Studies in Berlin and Italy have also found medicinal products. Times, Sunday Times (2008)More than 1,000 companies worldwide make medicinal plant products worth more than $60 billion a year. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Uses - a deliciously pungent culinary herb; also of some medicinal value. Stickland, Sue Planning the Organic Herb Garden (1986)In ancient China, rhubarb was valued for its medicinal qualities. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Plants are starving, and the nutritional value of edible plants decreases, as does the medicinal potency of plants. Thompkins, Peter, Bird, Christopher Secrets of the Soil (1990)Uses - a very useful and versatile medicinal herb; its white frothy flowers make it a pleasing garden plant. Stickland, Sue Planning the Organic Herb Garden (1986)

Synonyms of 'medicinal'

therapeutic, medical, healing, remedial

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Translations for 'medicinal'

British English: medicinal ADJECTIVE
Medicinal substances or substances with medicinal effects can be used to treat and cure illnesses.
...medicinal plants.

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