Herbal medicine treats and prevents illnesses with plants, their parts, and plant-based preparations.
The plants used in herbal medicine contain numerous substances such as saponins, tannins, flavonoids, alkaloids, essential oils, bitter substances, mucilage, mustard oil glycosides, and salicylate. The substances specific medicinal effect determines how medicinal plants are used in phytotherapy.
Herbal medicine is particularly suitable for guiding metabolic processes, detoxification and purification.
Plant preparations based on Western and Chinese herbal medicine can treat the following:
- Respiratory tract
- Digestive organs
- Weakened immune system/ susceptibility to infections
- Cardiovascular system
- Efferent urinary tract and prostate
- Nervous system disorders