Synonyms for healthful

Synonyms for (adjective) healthful

Synonyms: healthful

Definition: conducive to good health of body or mind

Usage: a healthful climate; a healthful environment; healthful nutrition; healthful sleep; Dickens's relatively healthful exuberance

Similar words: helminthic, anthelminthic, anthelmintic, parasiticidal

Definition: capable of expelling or destroying parasitic worms


Similar words: antimicrobial, antimicrobic

Definition: capable of destroying or inhibiting the growth of disease-causing microorganisms


Similar words: carminative, flatus-relieving

Definition: relieving gas in the alimentary tract (colic or flatulence or griping)


Similar words: psychotherapeutic, cathartic

Definition: emotionally purging


Similar words: sanative, curative, alterative, healing, remedial, therapeutic

Definition: tending to cure or restore to health

Usage: curative powers of herbal remedies; her gentle healing hand; remedial surgery; a sanative environment of mountains and fresh air; a therapeutic agent; therapeutic diets


Similar words: drugless

Definition: without the use of drugs

Usage: drugless therapy


Similar words: salutary, good

Definition: tending to promote physical well-being; beneficial to health

Usage: beneficial effects of a balanced diet; a good night's sleep; the salutary influence of pure air


Similar words: medicative, medicinal

Definition: having the properties of medicine

Usage: medicative drugs; medicinal herbs; medicinal properties


Similar words: organic

Definition: simple and healthful and close to nature

Usage: an organic lifestyle


Similar words: orthomolecular

Definition: designating or relating to a form of treatment of mental disorders that seeks to restore biochemical balance in the body with large doses of vitamins and minerals

Usage: orthomolecular medicine; orthomolecular therapy


Similar words: prophylactic, preventative, preventive

Definition: preventing or contributing to the prevention of disease

Usage: preventive medicine; vaccines are prophylactic; a prophylactic drug


Similar words: recuperative, restorative

Definition: promoting recuperation

Usage: recuperative powers; strongly recuperative remedies; restorative effects of exercise


Synonyms: sanitary, healthful

Definition: free from filth and pathogens

Usage: sanitary conditions for preparing food; a sanitary washroom

Similar words: hygienic, hygienical

Definition: tending to promote or preserve health

Usage: hygienic habits like using disposable tissues; hygienic surroundings with plenty of fresh air