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English definition of “folk medicine”

folk medicine

noun [U]    
traditional medicine that is based especially on the use of plants instead of modern scientific principles Alternative and traditional therapies
(Definition of folk medicine noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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