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Glossary

These are terms that are used frequently in the holistic, natural and eco-friendly community. Special thanks to our reference-checked Professional Members for researching and providing these definitions.

Herbalism

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Term Definition
Herbalism

The study and practice of using plants to treat illness and promote health. Herbal medicines include herbs, herbal materials, herbal preparations and finished herbal products that contain as active ingredients parts of plants and/or other plant materials, including flowers, fruit, seed, stems, wood, bark, roots, rhizomes or other plant parts.

Find a local herbalist by clicking here to search our HCC Member Directory.

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