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therapeutic (adj) capable of curing illness/designed to cure an illness/having the property of curing; helping you to relax.
A therapeutic substance is capable of curing diseases. Herbs have therapeutic effects. That is, they have the effect of curing diseases. Therapeutic also means making you feel calm and relaxed.
- The therapeutic properties of the new drug have not been fully proved. Its ability to cure the illnesses that it is claimed to cure has not been completely proved.
- Swimming is therapeutic exercise. It has the effect of feeling relaxed and calm.