These herbal medicines help
The indication area of the passion flower includes nervous restlessness, agitation and irritability in combination with difficulties in falling asleep. Passionflower extract contains flavonoids which, like the ingredients of valerian, modulate the GABAA receptor and enhance the inhibitory effect of the neurotransmitter. In addition, the retention time in the synaptic cleft is prolonged because the resumption via the GABAB receptor is inhibited. Both together have a relaxing effect, but do not make you tired. The passionflower herb is available as a tea or in the form of various ready-to-use medicines. To treat nervous sleep disorders, it is often combined with lemon balm, valerian or hops. A combination with St. John’s wort is also possible.
The lavender oil preparation Lasea® is considered to be a well-researched phytopharmaceutical against restlessness in combination with anxiety and sleep disorders. There is no fatigue or attention deficit during the day, but there may be increased unpleasant belching after taking it. Taking it with food and cold liquid reduces the discomfort. The preparation is approved for adults over 18 years of age, but should not be combined with benzodiazepines.
Rose root extract can also be recommended from the age of 18. Rose root belongs to the so-called adaptogenic plants. It increases the body’s resistance to stress factors and improves mental performance in demanding, stressful situations. In addition, there are indications that it also strengthens physical resilience.
|Ätherisches Öl||essential oil|
|Melissenblätter||lemon balm leaves, melissa leaves|
|Passionsblumenkraut||passion flower herb|
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Regulating the digestion
Various functional disorders can be responsible for digestive problems. The medical term for this is »dyspepsia«.the patient can usually treat himself well with over-the-counter preparations under the guidance of PTA or a pharmacist.
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Stand up to runny noses
What works for colds
Even with a Corona pandemic, there is a good chance that the tingling in the nose is a normal cold. Statistically speaking, adults in this country get it two to four times a year.
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The best therapy options
Aus der Serie »English Lesson«: Bladder infections (cystitis) are in most cases uncomplicated, chronic disorders can, however, substantially reduce the quality of life.