Hippocrates, who is considered the father of modern medicine, explained the importance of phytotherapy, that is, natural herbal medicines, 2500 years ago by saying “let your food be your medicine and your medicine be your food”. This field of therapy, which is prepared under the name of phytotherapy and uses plants of natural origin, forms part of modern pharmacology.

These medicines are produced to certain standards, quality controlled and standardized. They are used in the treatment of diseases and in preventive medicine. At the same time, we have a wide culture of phytotherapeutic medicines prepared and used in ancient and traditional areas in our country. Our healers and physicians have made extensive use of phytotherapeutic medicines in the fight against diseases in history.

Phytotherapy is used today in the treatment of many common diseases. Although the emergence of chemical drugs with scientific studies has reduced the use of phytotherapeutic agents, they are still drugs that increase the power of treatment and accelerate recovery in many diseases.

Especially in our time when the side effects of chemical drugs are growing like avalanche, phytotherapeutic drugs are preferred with appropriate dose and indication choices.

Of course, phytotherapeutic drugs may have side effects. Prescription drugs must be used under expert control.

The duration of application, which varies depending on the person and the disease, is related to the effect of the patient on the treatment, especially if the treatment is used. Therefore, the duration of the treatment is determined entirely according to the patient. Different types of treatment are preferred for different diseases. In this way, if it is applied within the appropriate period of time, the patient will get positive results. Treatment methods to be applied with herbal medicines can be especially preferred in chronic problems

The main thing in phytotherapy applications is the patient’s condition. After the doctor’s examination, phytotherapeutic treatments are used alone or in combination according to the patient’s needs.

  • In eye diseases,
  • Gastroenterology,
  • Gynecology,
  • Endocrinology and metabolic diseases,
  • Skin diseases,
  • In neurodegenerative diseases,
  • In oncology,
  • Phytotherapeutics with immunomodulatory effect,
  • Symptomatic treatment with phytotherapy, Their use in the field of phytotherapy is still continuing.

It is a very effective method especially in preventive treatment. As a field requiring expertise, training programs are also available. In Europe, it is among the most popular alternative medicine practices. However, phytotherapy support should only be obtained from experts in the field. This is very important for the success of the results. People specialized in this field are also called phytotherapists.