Phytotherapy, also known as herbal or botanical medicine, is the use of plants and plant-derived substances for the treatment or prevention of diseases. It’s a common form of alternative medicine that has been used for centuries in many different cultures around the world. In many different cultures, herbs and plant-derived substances were used as a primary form of medicine and were often passed down from generation to generation.Schedule a Conversation
There are various potential benefits of phytotherapy. The most important being that it is completely natural and safe. Many herbs and plant-derived substances have a long history of safe-use and are generally well-tolerated with little to no side effects. Phytotherapy is known to treat many conditions such as inflammation, stress and anxiety, menopausal symptoms, digestive disorders, insomnia, and many more.
Herbal medicine is also known to relieve or ease symptoms of cancer with the help of the catechins they contain. Catechins are a type of flavonoid that are distributed in high concentrations throughout certain foods, specifically in tea. These catechins have been shown to have a variety of health benefits including antioxidant properties, cardiovascular health, weight loss, cancer prevention, and cognitive function.
Many people can benefit from phytotherapy including:
The length of time it takes to benefit from Phytotherapy can vary depending on a number of factors including the specific condition being treated, the severity of the condition, and which treatment plan is being utilized. In some cases, the effects can be felt almost immediately, while in others it could take several weeks to see improvement. The full benefits of Phytotherapy may not be realized until the course of treatment is completed.
Phytotherapy does not have to be difficult. By taking a customized approach, we at Nuceria Health can help. Call us today at (305) 398-4370 to schedule an appointment or learn more about our services.