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
According to statistics, 1 out of 10 people have side effects from taking medications (in particular, antibiotics), which harm the digestive system. And 1 out of 15 people is allergic to antibiotics.
With the steady increase in drug-resistant bacteria, scientists are increasingly “looking to nature” during the development of new drugs. Some natural substances have antibacterial properties and are safe to use.
Here are seven natural antibiotics that have formed the basis of many scientific studies. Continue reading