herbal

[ur-buhl, hur-]
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, or consisting of herbs.
noun
2.
a book about herbs or plants, usually describing their medicinal values.
3.
a herbarium.

Origin:
1510–20; < Medieval Latin herbālis of, belonging to grass or herbs. See herb, -al1

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herbal (ˈhɜːbəl)
 
adj
1.  of or relating to herbs, usually culinary or medicinal herbs
2.  informal (Austral) interested or participating in activities relating to esoteric philosophies, traditional remedies, etc
 
n
3.  a book describing and listing the properties of plants

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Example sentences
The collector has dried all the plants in his herbal, but he has lost weight
  and humor.
She has studied herbal and alternative medicine and worked as a landscape
  artist and gardener.
And then the toddlers can be soothed by a hot drink from the herbal tea bar.
It could illuminate new mechanisms for some metabolic disorders and perhaps
  explain how some herbal and modern medicines function.
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