DOI: https://doi.org/10.15587/2313-8416.2015.57215

Relevance of preparing homeopathic medicines from vegetable-based raw materials

Світлана Валентинівна Олійник

Abstract


Homeopathic medicines affect human body comprehensively. Many people in Ukraine and abroad have come to appreciate the effectiveness of homeopathic medicines due to lack of toxicity, economic cost, possibility of prolonged use. Besides, homeopathic medicines are made from raw materials of natural origin, which reduces the possibility of side effects.

Many different plants grow on the territory of our country and many of them have medicinal properties. We know that over 35 % of all medicines are made from plants and homeopathic medicines are no exception. Thus, medicinal plant that is called European Cyclamen is of great interest for development of new homeopathic medicines that contains many biologically active compounds and is poorly studied.

Aim. Aim of our research is to study quality criteria of dried extract from medicinal plant European Cyclamen which is suggested to be used for further development of homeopathic medicines.

Methods. For achieving this objective, physical and physicochemical researches of developed dry extract of medicinal plants were conducted.

Results. As a result of research work organoleptic criteria were studied, physicochemical research of dry extract of Cyclamen plant was conducted and the main biologically active substances were identified.

Conclusion. The obtained results emphasize urgency for the national pharmacy of further research of received extract from medicinal plant European Cyclamen and development on its basis of homeopathic nasal drops for the prevention and treatment of chronic inflammatory diseases of the nasal cavity


Keywords


European Cyclamen; homeopathy; homeopathic medicines; dry extract; antibacterial; anti-inflammatory action

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