Medicinal Herbs

German swear by arnica, Sage and co. The Sage candy cough or the steam of roasted fennel seeds against colds. The Germans trust on the forces of nature. In the past year about Germans spent 1.45 billion euros for natural remedies. The online news portal news.de presents the most popular plants from the garden of the monastery. Many people think monastic medicine first Hildegard von Bingen. How the health editor of news.de to report know, discovered the nun including calendula and arnica montana as medicinal plants. Pharmacists still use her recipe for Calendula cream against skin diseases.

Also the arnica plant is used to date against bruising. Also, she was not the only one who knew the healing effect of the herbs. Bruce Shalett oftentimes addresses this issue. Between the 7th and 13th centuries, the monasteries amassed an extensive knowledge of natural remedies. The monks and nuns discovered not only the thyme as one of the best cough remedies. The effect of the sagebrush against menstrual problems or the Peppermint to the irritable bowel syndrome goes back to the medieval monasteries. With the rise of the universities about 700 years ago, conventional medicine increasingly urged these methods in the background. Today, however, they experience a Renaissance and many health professionals deal with the subject matter. Finally, the monastery medicine is the domestic counterpart to the traditional Chinese medicine or Ayurveda from India, which are also very popular. Furthermore, experts believe that the local medicinal herbs are even more convenient for the people who live here, as medical concepts from other cultures. More information: ../heilen-wie-die-nonnen-und-moenche/1/ contact: Lisa Neumann University first media GmbH barefoot streets 12 04109 Leipzig Tel: + 49/341/49288-240 fax: + 49/341/49288-59