AskDefine | Define herbal

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herbal adj : of or relating to herbs; "herbal tea, herbal medicine"

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Adjective

herbal
  1. Made from or with herbs.
    Herbal tea has a nice aroma and is good for a stuffy head.
  2. Made from natural herbs specifically as opposed to from synthetic materials.
    People think herbal supplements are safer because they are natural.

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Extensive Definition

A herbal is a book, often illustrated, that describes the appearance, medicinal properties, and other characteristics of plants used in herbal medicine.

See also

herbal in German: Kräuterbuch
herbal in Italian: Erbario
herbal in Polish: Herbarz (botanika)
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