Herbal medicine – Clinic HEADQUARTERS-Honey
Phytotherapy is the use in medical practice of herbal medicines.
It is worth noting that the use of herbal medicines covered in this section solely from the point of view of classical medicine and traditional folk medicine and especially to healing any relationship has.
The use of plants for the treatment of certain diseases of mankind began at the dawn of its development. For many centuries the trial selected those plants which either independently, or in combination with other were able to exert a therapeutic effect in specific diseases. This experience has been preserved, expanded, systematized and passed down by many generations. Since the systematization of medicinal herbs for specific diseases actually originated from modern pharmacology. A huge number of modern medicines obtained by chemical synthesis is analogous to the biologically active substances produced by medicinal plants and herbs are very widely available in pharmacies both in the form of monotherapies, and in the form of a multicomponent medicinal mixtures, salves, ointments and other things.
Herbal medicines can primeresearch in all diseases and in all stages of the pathological process, is an absolute contraindication for the technique may serve unless allergic reaction to the components of the phytocomplex. Herbs unlike chemical drugs have one distinct advantage, they are created by nature and when properly used have no pronounced negative side effects and contra-indications that cannot be said of drugs obtained by chemical means. Of course such a rapid therapeutic effect from the use of herbs, both from chemically synthesized drugs to gain hardly possible, and their use in the acute phase of the disease as the sole means of therapy is not justified, still we do not live in the middle ages and has a huge Arsenal of highly advanced drugs.
The use of herbs in the treatment of most diseases it is advisable to start together with chemotherapy, in this case it is possible to achieve a faster therapeutic effect, in subsequent doses of chemotherapy may be reduced or they are cancelled altogether. The use of herbal medicines in chronic diseases always takes a long time, it can be weeks, months or even years, but when used properly assigned to finished pharmaceutical drugs or tailor-made fees the effect of their use is difficult to overestimate, none of the medicinal substance chemical synthesis are not capable of.
Of course, in addition to the use of medicinal herbs the patient should follow all recommendations given by the doctor with regards to regime, diet, eliminate all factors that can exacerbate illness, struggle with addictions, but also the use of medicinal plant remedies that can prevent the exacerbation of chronic process due to the normalization of metabolic processes in the body.
The purpose of herbal medicines should be performed by a doctor and only a doctor who is responsible to the patient for the prescribed therapy. We should always remember that herbs are the same drug as any other medication and self-application or nomination for use by person with no medical training in the best case will not lead to any effect and at worst can exacerbate other diseases or an imbalance in the body.
The purpose of herbal remedies is based upon the same data of laboratory and functional examinations, or any other medicines after a detailed history taking of the patient, establishing a definitive diagnosis and identify all comorbidities and contraindications.
This section reflects only those diseases and pathological changes in which there is an experience of effective clinical use of herbal medicines.