Herbalist vs Herbologist - What's the difference?

herbalist | herbologist |


As nouns the difference between herbalist and herbologist

is that herbalist is a person who treats diseases by means of medicinal herbs while herbologist is one who studies herbology.

herbalist

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A person who treats diseases by means of medicinal herbs.
  • Synonyms

    * herb doctor

    herbologist

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • One who studies herbology.
  • *{{quote-news, year=2009, date=April 26, author=, title=Angie Kim and Daniel Keh, work=New York Times citation
  • , passage=His mother retired as a concert pianist; she is a herbologist and acupuncturist in private practice in New City. }}