Azerbaijan Medical University, Azerbaijan
Sevinc Huseynbala qizi Maharramova is working as a Assoc.Prof. of Pharmacology Department, Azerbaijan Medical University.
Introduction. Homeopathic remedies are prepared according to special technology, used in small doses, and the advantage of their use is that they make it possible to eliminate not only the symptoms of diseases, but the causes of diseases as well resulting in almost complete recovery of patient. The main effect of homeopathic medicines is aimed at restoring adaptation mechanisms boosting the immune system, the final effect is realized not only via immune system, but endocrine, cardiovascular, nervous systems as well.
Purpose of study. The aim of the present study was to prepare homeopathic sugar granules and drops based on licorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra) as well as other medicinal plants used for the treatment of respiratory tract diseases in children and the elderly and for strengthening the immune system.
Study design. To obtain the homeopathic remedy first, the extract from fresh collected licorice and appropriate medicinal plants using 70% ethyl alcohol was prepared. The final phytopreparation was prepared in the form of drops and granules in 6D dilution. For this, the freshly harvested roots and herbs were crushed to obtain the mushy mass, poured with 70% ethyl alcohol in a ratio of 1:5, kept for 30 minutes, squeezed well. The resulting parent extract was potentiated with demineralized water to a pure potency of 6D. Then, depending on the target form, the resulting extract was added to the sugar granules, or to 25% ethyl alcohol to obtain the drop form.
Discussion. The benefits of the newly developed homeopathic composition compared to known ones are as follows: this composition of herbal origin exhibits a pronounced immunomodulatory effect and is harmless to newborns. Lack of contraindications and side effects, convenience of admission for patients of all age groups and the possibility of using in combination with allopathic drugs makes it an indispensable tool for treatment diseases of the upper respiratory tract of an inflammatory nature.
Conclusion. The essence of the developed invention is that treatment with the obtained remedy in children and the elderly leads to improvement of the general condition and relief of cough, increases immunity and has an effect in the treatment of the upper respiratory tract diseases without creating an allergy background.