Definition of Officinal. Meaning of Officinal. Synonyms of Officinal

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Definition of Officinal

Officinal
Officinal Of*fic"i*nal, a. [F., fr. L. officina a workshop, contr.fr. opificina, fr. opifex a workman; opus work + facere to make or do.] 1. Used in a shop, or belonging to it. [Obs. or R.] --Johnson. 2. (Pharm.) Kept in stock by apothecaries; -- said of such drugs and medicines as may be obtained without special preparation or compounding; not magistral. Note: This term is often interchanged with official, but in strict use officinal drugs are not necessarily official. See Official, a., 3.

Meaning of Officinal from wikipedia

- Officinal drugs, plants and herbs are those which are sold in a chemist or druggist shop. Officinal medical preparations of such drugs are made in accordance...
- universal formulary: containing the methods of preparing and administering officinal and other medicines. The whole adapted to physicians and pharmaceutists...
- Joseph R. Buchanan; R.S. Newton (1854). Wm. Phillips and co. (ed.). "Officinal preparations". The Eclectic Medical Journal. Wm. Phillips and co. Lambert...
- illustration of the genus Cinchona :comprising descriptions of all the officinal Peruvian barks, including several new species, Baron de Humboldt's Account...
- as apothecaries) delivered lectures on the Mediterranean "simples" or "officinals" that were being cultivated in the grounds. Student education was no doubt...
- Breynia vitis-idaea, the officinal breynia, is a perennial tree-like species of Phyllanthaceae (Euphorbiaceae s.l.), found from India east to Taiwan and...
- Tunisie in sales turnover in hospitals, clinics and pharmacies. On the officinal market it supplied doctors and pharmacies with an 8.4% market share. The...
- (in [Shandong] ...). The flowers, the fruit (seed) and the leaves are officinal. The leaves and the fruit are said to be poisonous, but not the flowers...
- restricted to the manufacture of pharmaceutical specialities, master formulas, officinal preparations, homeopathic strains and research.  Sweden Illegal Illegal...
- known as the Queen Doctor, promoted a botanical expedition searching for officinal plants. 1200 BCE: The Mesopotamian perfume-maker Tapputi-Belatekallim...