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medicinal

1. relating to or having therapeutic properties
2. a medicinal substance
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medicinal

[mə′dis·ən·əl]
(medicine)
Of, pertaining to, or having the nature of medicine.
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Medicinally, wild ginger has similar properties to the tropical ginger spice we use but is much milder.
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Marijuana has been used medicinally for more than 2,700 years, and continues to be explored for its pharmaceutical potential.
Medicinally, Raspberry leaf is used as a uterine tonic to tighten and tone the structure of the organ, while Hawthorn berries are used as a tonic to the heart and blood vessels.
Research has shown that a colloidal solution is an excellent way to use silver medicinally. A colloid is a solution of ultra-fine particles suspended in a liquid.
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While we are familiar with looking to herbal formulas for medicinal value, spices also have much to offer medicinally. Two common examples are ginger and turmeric.
The oil from the seeds is still used medicinally and in many household commodities including soap.
Medicinally, carobs are currently used for digestion problems including diarorrhea , heartburn and the inability to absorb certain nutrients from food.
SILVER has been used medicinally for thousands of years, and its antibacterial effect is now helping de-pong sports socks and underwear.