Hirudo Therapy Areas of Application II
Areas of application for hirudo therapy
Treatment with medicinal leeches (Hirudo medicinalis / verbana / orientalis) is a traditional therapeutic method that has been known in Chinese medicine for thousands of years. In the meantime, leech therapy has become the subject of modern research, which has long shown that the healing effects of this therapy are not based on medieval superstition. The treatment with culture and breeding gels for human therapeutic use has also become an integral part of Western naturopathic treatment.
The active substances in the leeches are polypeptides and enzymes, the main substance is hirudin, which promotes...
Leech therapy: background, processes and effects
The medicinal use of leeches has an exciting and long tradition. Even the Egyptians of the pharaohs knew about the healing effects of the small animals.
The natural combination of active ingredients in the leech is unique. The saliva ingredients can help with a variety of diseases.
The leeches I use are classified as finished medicinal products and are subject to the same safety, quality and effectiveness requirements that are placed on all medicinal products subject to authorization.
For which diseases could leech therapy be helpful for you (small selection):
From healthline.com :
Since the time of ancient Egypt, leeches have been used in medicine to treat nervous system abnormalities, dental problems, skin diseases, and infections.
Today, they’re mostly used in plastic surgery and other microsurgery. This is because leeches secrete peptides and proteins that work to prevent blood clots. These secretions are also known as anticoagulants. This...
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