TAG: Herbal medicine

How Technology is Helping Herbal Medicine

Herbal medicine

Herbal medicine often conjures feeling of ambiguity in people who, despite realizing its expansive history, question its curative powers. While it is easy to think of newer, synthetic drugs as superior, the healing potential of plants should not be limited to supplemental medicine. In fact, certain plants have positive effects that cannot be replicated by synthetics. For example, milk thistle promotes the growth of liver cells. This is crucial for liver protection in cases of damage from alcohol consumption, among other ailments, and remains beyond the efforts of artificial development. So technology’s presence comes not as a rival to make herbal medicine obsolete. On… read more