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Current Traditional Medicine


ISSN (Print): 2215-0838
ISSN (Online): 2215-0846

Review Article

History of Phytotherapy in Moscow and Contemporary Uses of Phytotherapy in Treating Psoriasis

Author(s): Elena Vladimirovna Korsun*, Vladimir Fedorovich Korsun and M.A. Malyshko

Volume 4, Issue 2, 2018

Page: [82 - 92] Pages: 11

DOI: 10.2174/2215083804666180406152207


This article, by foremost Russian specialists of phytotherapy, surveys traditional medicine and phytotherapy in Moscow from its medieval origins down to the present time. It confirms the scientific foundation and contemporary relevance of phytotherapy by focusing on the treatment of Psoriasis and complications of this disease with cocktails of botanicals that can be prepared at home as well as the application of commercial products made from botanicals. The botanicals sometimes are used alone or in conjunction with other therapies. Clinical studies and case studies cited confirm the effectiveness of phytotherapy for the treatment of Psoriasis. Bibliography provided in the text details research on the effectiveness of phytotherapy for treating other diseases and medical problems.

Keywords: Medicinal botanicals, Moscow, monasteries, Russian government, botanists, Russian pharmaceutical industry, Psoriasis.

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