alterative

corrects general body dysfunction

Alterative

• (n.) A medicine or treatment which gradually induces a change, and restores healthy functions without sensible evacuations. • (a.) Causing ateration. • (a.) Gradually changing, or tending to change, a morbid state of the functions into one of health.
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Alterative

Al'ter·a·tive adjective [ Latin alterativus : confer French altératif .] Causing ateration. Specifically: Gradually changing, or tending to change, a morbid state of the functions into one of health. Burton.
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Alterative

A medicinal substance that gradually restores health and the nutritional state of the body.
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Alterative

A term applied in naturopathic, Eclectic, and Thomsonian medicine to those plants or procedures that stimulate changes of a defensive or healing nature in metabolism or tissue function when there is chronic or acute diseases. The whole concept of alteratives is based on the premise that in a normally healthy person, disease symptoms are the externa...
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alterative

alterative 1. Tending to alter or to produce alteration. 2. Tending to cure or to restore to normal health. 3. A medicine or treatment which gradually induces a change and restores healthy functions.
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Alterative

An herb that will gradually restore the proper function of the body and increase health and vitality. Sometimes referred to as blood purifiers. Black Cohosh, Bloodroot, Blue Flag, Blue Violet, Boneset, Buckthorn, Burdock, Cleavers, Echinacea, Fringetree, Golden Seal, Gotu Kola, Kelp, Licorice, Oregon Grape, Pau d'Arco, Pipsissewa, Poke Root, Prickl...
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Alterative

These herbs alter or change a long-standing condition by aiding the elimination of metabolic toxins. Gradually facilitates a beneficial change in the body. These herbs also heal sores, boils, tumors, cancers; reduces fevers; detoxifies the liver, kills parasites and worms; helps in the treatment of infectious, contagious diseases and epidemics, flu...
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