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Descriptor English: Phytotherapy
Descriptor Spanish: Fitoterapia
Descriptor Portuguese: Fitoterapia
Descriptor French: Phytothérapie
Entry term(s): Herb Therapy
Herbal Therapy
Tree number(s): E02.190.755
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008517
Scope note: Use of plants or herbs to treat diseases or to alleviate pain.
Annotation: coordinate IM with disease / drug ther (IM) + specific plant (IM) + PLANT PREPARATIONS or specifics / ther use (IM or NIM)
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
MO mortality
MT methods
NU nursing
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
Public MeSH Note: 2002; see MEDICINE, HERBAL 1981-2001, see HERBALISM 1963-1980
History Note: 2002(1963)
Entry Version: PHYTOTHER
Related: Drugs, Chinese Herbal MeSH
Ethnobotany MeSH
Ethnopharmacology MeSH
Flower Essences MeSH
Pharmacognosy MeSH
Plant Extracts MeSH
Plants, Medicinal MeSH
DeCS ID: 8682
Unique ID: D008517
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/06/23
Phytotherapy - Preferred
Concept UI M0013261
Scope note Use of plants or herbs to treat diseases or to alleviate pain.
Preferred term Phytotherapy
Entry term(s) Herb Therapy
Herbal Therapy



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