Herbal vs Sneezewort - What's the difference?

herbal | sneezewort |


As nouns the difference between herbal and sneezewort

is that herbal is a manual of herbs and their medical uses while sneezewort is , a hardy flowering plant, poisonous to cattle, sheep and horses, but with various herbal applications in humans.

As an adjective herbal

is made from or with herbs.

herbal

English

Alternative forms

* herball (obsolete)

Adjective

(head)
  • Made from or with herbs.
  • Herbal tea has a nice aroma and is good for a stuffy head.
  • Made from natural herbs specifically as opposed to from synthetic materials.
  • *{{quote-magazine, date=2013-03
  • , author=David S. Senchina , title=Athletics and Herbal Supplements , volume=101, issue=2, page=134 , magazine= citation , passage=Athletes' use of herbal supplements has skyrocketed in the past two decades. At the top of the list of popular herbs are echinacea and ginseng, whereas garlic, St. John's wort, soybean, ephedra and others are also surging in popularity or have been historically prevalent.}}
    People think herbal supplements are safer because they are natural.

    Derived terms

    * herbal body wrap * herbal medicine * herbal tea * herbal wrap

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A manual of herbs and their medical uses
  • * {{quote-news, year=2005, date=January 7, author=Cecil Adams, title=The Straight Dope, work=Chicago Reader citation
  • , passage=It can still be found in herbals and such, which describe it as a sedative and cough suppressant. }}
  • An herbal supplement
  • * {{quote-news, year=2003, date=March 7, author=Jeffrey Felshman, title=The Killer Inside Me, work=Chicago Reader citation
  • , passage=I took a ride to the shopping strip at Belmont and Central and stocked up on herbals at three Polish New Age health stores. }}

    sneezewort

    Noun

    (en noun) (Achillea ptarmica) (Achillea ptarmica)
  • , a hardy flowering plant, poisonous to cattle, sheep and horses, but with various herbal applications in humans.
  • Synonyms

    * (bastard pellitory), (fair-maid-of-France), goosetongue, sneezeweed, (white tansy), (wild pellitory)