Herbal hepatitis due to use of alternative medicines for Lyme disease
We report a case in which Lyme disease was treated with an herbal mixture due to protracted symptoms despite intravenous antibiotics. This mixture was associated with hepatotoxicity. General providers should be aware of the fact that homeopathic remedies may be associated with hepatotoxicity, and herbalists need better understanding of the safety risks of the individual components in remedy mixtures.PMID:34970053 | PMC:PMC8682861 | DOI:10.1080/08998280.2021.1974272
This study has also shown the synergistic activity of carvacrol, thymol and other active plant metabolites.
Giloy, also known as 'Amrita' or 'Guduchi' in Hindi, is an herb that helps improve digestion and boost immunity. It has heart-shaped leaves that resemble betel leaves. All parts of the plant are used in Ayurvedic medicine. However, the stem is thought to have the most beneficial compounds.
AS CONCERNS about disease spread, a growing body of experts are investigating which unknown health boosters could pave the way to a longer lifespan. In the pursuit of longevity, one lesser-known herb has been shown to be highly effective.
This article discussed the pathophysiology of dementia, as well as a list of herbal medications that can easily cross the BBB and have a therapeutic effect on dementia.PMID:35031512 | DOI:10.1016/j.arr.2022.101560