From tradition to phytotherapy
Phytotherapy is a medical practice based on the use of plants. It is the oldest medical practice used by man. Even animals instinctively use plants to cure themselves.
From the 19th century, scientists identified active substances present in plants and isolated them to obtain chemical medicines with increasing numbers of active ingredients, but increasingly less respect for our body’s balance.
Phytotherapy in the 21st century must offer solutions which are both gentle and effective and which meet the needs of patients, doctors and pharmacists.
The main active ingredient is the substance in the plant which has the required properties.
To do good without doing harm
As well as their now widely demonstrated effectiveness, plants offer the tremendous advantage of a gentle action, with minimum side effects. This characteristic of phytotherapy gives it a privileged place in the treatment of many modern ailments.
Plants are used in many ways