In the heyday of colds and an increasing interest in homeopathic medicines, the message of Dr. B. Barrett et al., Published in a recent issue of the Annals of Internal Medicine last year, about the possible uselessness of using such a common “natural” medicine as tincture of echinance.
This tool is considered an immunostimulant and an effective cold medicine. A study by Dr. Barrett proves the opposite.
At the University of Wisconsin (Madison, USA), the effect of capsules containing echinance with the placebo effect was compared using collegiate colds as volunteers. Continue reading
Oleinikova Ekaterina Vyacheslavovna Hereditary phytotherapist, folk healer
In forest glades, quite often you can find a tall shrub with grayish-brown bark, opposite leaves and small white flowers collected in large inflorescences. In August-September, clusters of small black berries appear on the spot of flowers. It is a grass elderberry. And let the elderberry is not as attractive and beautiful as its closest relatives – viburnum and honeysuckle, but for a person it is no less useful. In many countries, the fruits of different types of elderberry are highly valued. They are eaten raw with sugar, they prepare juices, syrups, mousses. Continue reading
During the period of seasonal diseases, acute respiratory viral infections and with “popular” childhood illnesses, more than half of Ukrainians prefer not to go to medical facilities for help, but resort to alternative methods.
But is self-medication always “working” and why some of the “proven over the centuries” procedures are useless? These and other questions are answered by the anesthesiologist.
Onion juice with a cold
If you drip onion juice into your nose with a runny nose or breathe over garlic – a useless treatment. Continue reading