Navigation Links
Butterbur does wonders

A team of Swiss researchers found that butterbur extract is an effective antihistamine without any side effects. Mr John de Carpentier said,presumably it contains an active biochemical agent,// otherwise it would not work - and therefore it is possible that this might react with other medications.

It was used in treating hayfever The researchers gave 154 hayfever patients either butterbur extract tablets or the usually used non-sedating antihistamine called cetirizine. After three weeks, the treatments had achieved similar effects.

Butterbur is a perennial shrub, found throughout Europe as well as parts of Asia and North America, that has been used medicinally for centuries. During the Middle Ages it was used to treat plague and fever. In the 16th century its use was noted in treating cough, asthma, and skin wounds.

Currently, it is used in the treatment of migraines. It has also been used successfully in preventing gastric ulcers, and in treating patients with irritable bladder and urinary tract spasms. Extracts are prepared from the rhizomes, roots, and leaves.


Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Persistent Childhood Wheeze Probably Inherited
2. Twins Taste Trend Inherited – Research Say
3. Pre Implantation Genetic Haplotyping to Identify 6,000 Inherited Diseases
4. Gene Therapy Technique for Inherited Heart Problems in The Pipeline
5. Uterine Cancer May be Clue to Inherited Syndrome
6. Fight Back Against Inherited Sudden-Death Heart Condition
7. Facial Expressions are Inherited: Study
8. Stroke Due to Inherited Reasons Strikes Women More
9. Inherited Ischaemic Stroke More Common in Women Than Men
10. Understanding Inherited Cancer Genes
11. Antidepressants-important role
Post Your Comments:

(Date:11/27/2015)... Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) , ... November 27, 2015 , ... ... new study carried out by the University of Toronto and the University of British ... number of hospitalizations for head injuries. The article explains that part of the reason ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... ... November 27, 2015 , ... An ... way to dispense prescription medications at home, so he invented the patent-pending ELECTRONIC ... and dispense prescription medications. In doing so, it could help to prevent potential ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... ... November 27, 2015 , ... ProSidebar: Fashion is a set ... With ProSidebar: Fasion, video editors can easily add an informative sidebar to any ... opener. Utilize presets featuring self-animating drop zones, lines, bars, and text with the ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... ... November 27, 2015 , ... A simply groundbreaking television series, "Voices in America", ... delves into an array of issues that are presently affecting Americans. Dedicated to providing ... this show is changing the subjects consumers focus on, one episode at a time. ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... ... November 27, 2015 , ... The men and ... nonprofit healthcare organizations in the country. They have overseen financial turnarounds, shown commitment ... advance the healthcare industry as a whole through their advocacy and professional efforts. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:11/26/2015)... -- ) has announced the ... Viscosity Drugs" report to their offering. ... of the "Self Administration of High Viscosity ... Research and Markets ( ) has ... of High Viscosity Drugs" report to their ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... ) has ... Market by Type (Reagents & Kits, Analyzers), ... Diagnostic Labs), Application (Research, Clinical Diagnostics), and ... report to their offering. --> ... the "Radioimmunoassay Market by Type (Reagents ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... , Nov. 25, 2015 ... addition of the "Global Brain Monitoring ... offering. --> ) has ... Brain Monitoring Devices Market 2015-2019" report ... and Markets ( ) has announced ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: