Noun(1) a medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain
Adjective(1) tending to cure or restore to health(2) relating to or involved in therapy
(1) There are very sound therapeutic reasons for docking lambs' tails that certainly do not apply to dogs.(2) When the signs and symptoms of progressive disease appear, therapeutic intervention is necessary.(3) Jo told me to close the lid and turn off the lights as soon as I felt comfortable, to get the full therapeutic benefits.(4) Botox was meant as a therapeutic drug, dealing with a number of unusual disorders and aiding stroke victims.(5) Perhaps it is the therapeutic effect of chocolates that is driving sales.(6) More is known about the adverse effects and therapeutic uses of marihuana than about most prescription drugs.(7) Some brands of yogurt contain sufficient quantities of viable organisms to have a therapeutic effect.(8) There is no justification for banning a drug which has a beneficial therapeutic use.(9) Allicin is a bioactive compound from garlic with a number of therapeutic effects.(10) Nevertheless, a number of drugs of major therapeutic potential have resulted from these investigations.(11) These drugs could be promising therapeutic options in an era of rapidly growing antibiotic resistance in all parts of world.(12) Paradoxically it is this smell that contributes to the therapeutic effect of garlic on the body.(13) It banned a drug which had considerable therapeutic value and was far less harmful than many other medicines.(14) The drug and its intended therapeutic use never get mentioned in the same ad.(15) Apart from the renowned medicinal value of the water, the air itself may be therapeutic .(16) Although many hold the view that drawing and painting can have a therapeutic and calming effect, Morris feels otherwise.
2. curative ::
3. remedial ::
4. medicinal ::
5. restorative ::
6. salubrious ::
7. health-giving ::
8. tonic ::
9. reparative ::
10. corrective ::
11. beneficial ::
12. good ::
13. salutary ::
14. cure ::
15. curative ::
16. remedy ::
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I've heard it's very THERAPEUTIC.
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