herb doctor

noun
a person who practices healing by the use of herbs.
Also called herbalist.


Origin:
1850–55

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herb doctor n.
One who practices healing with herbs. Also called herbalist.

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According to folklore, it was named after an herb doctor who used it to treat fevers.
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