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1. That which relieves or cures a disease; any medicine or application which puts an end to disease and restores health; with for; as, a remedy for the gout.

2. That which corrects or counteracts an evil of any kind; a corrective; a counteractive; reparation; cure; followed by for or against, formerly by to. What may else be remedy or cure To evils which our own misdeeds have wrought, He will instruct us. (milton)

3. The legal means to recover a right, or to obtain redress for a wrong. Civil remedy. See Civil. Remedy of the mint, a small allowed deviation from the legal standard of weight and fineness; called also tolerance.

Synonym: cure, restorative, counteraction, reparation, redress, relief, aid, help, assistance.

Origin: L. Remedium; pref. Re- re- _ mederi to heal, to cure: cf. F. Remede remedy, remedier to remedy. See Medical.

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Surrey University Interview

... heavily in the diet of a pregnant woman, to avoid neonatal meningitis in the baby. With homeopathy becoming more and more popular, with 'natural remedies' becoming very popular - much to my frustration - I figured this would be an interesting investigation. Here's the problem. I'm not exactly ...

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by Squirrell
Wed Feb 15, 2012 2:29 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Surrey University Interview
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... aspirin is taken excessively, but thats true for every drug. However, i do believe that chinese medicine can help many people a great deal. Some remedies may even have positive pharmacological effects, which could be from great value in modern medicine as well. A positive thing in TCM is that ...

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by DanielSan
Sat Oct 22, 2011 11:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Traditional Chinese Medicine in China
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Traditional Chinese Medicine in China

... research on natural and traditional drugs. The extraction of Qinghaosu from Chinese drugs was seen as a breakthrough in research on anti-malarial remedies. Researches on Qinghaosu and treatment of urinary system with Chinese drugs have been awarded the Albert Einstein World Science Award. With ...

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by acherb
Thu Apr 14, 2011 1:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Traditional Chinese Medicine in China
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... by now. Or is it gullibility as offered by skeptic, which covers again quite a wide array of very different behaviour. One can buy homeopathic remedies without being ready to kill his neighbour just because the president told him so. So yes it is a very clean and define notion, fully understood ...

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by canalon
Thu Mar 24, 2011 11:20 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Blind faith
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Re: freckles and pimples

For pimples you can do natural treatment...pimples home remedies are... *Rubbing garlic on the affected area several times in a day is one of the most effective though smelly natural home remedies for Pimples. For quicker results, garlic should also ...

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by Rigoberto
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