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Phytotherapy – What is it?

Phytotherapy

Phytotherapy is the knowledge about the use of medicinal plants as a medicine and considered one of the oldest and most important therapies. Used are not only the isolated active ingredients but also whole plants or part of plants (flowers, leaves, barks, roots, seeds) The main active ingredient determines the medical field of application.

 

Effect

The whole effect is based on a complex interplay of many different substances such as essential oils, bitter substances, tannins, minerals, trace elements and vitamins. Today’s herbal medicine is a part of the scientifically oriented medicine, which is valued and applied by naturopaths, doctors and pharmacists.

 

When to use

Phytotherapy can be used for the  following conditions:

  • Respiratory diseases
  • Cardio-vascular disorders
  • Gastro-Intestinal disease
  • Liver and biliary disorders
  • Urinary infection
  • Menstrual cramps
  • Varicose vein
  • Wound and skin diseases
  • Rheumatic disorders
  • Fatigue and depressed mood
  • Nervousness and sleep disorders

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