Focus on Health

Physically at a distance—Socially connected

Because of the coronavirus, people around the world are being called upon by their governments to exercise “Social Distancing”. However, the expression is wrong. What is meant is that we should keep a distance physically to prevent the virus from spreading. So the correct expression for what is now asked of us, would be “Physical […] Read on...

Wild garlic – the healing herald of spring

Especially at this time of year in Europe, it is again spreading its unmistakable garlic scent in the forests – wild garlic, which belongs to the onion family (Alliaceae). Wild garlic is not only appreciated by many people for its pungent, fresh taste in the kitchen, but it is also used as a remedy. Its […] Read on...

SAGE – The herb, that is said to give eternal life

Sage (garden sage – Salvia officinalis) belongs to the labiate family / lamiaceae. Sage is derived from the Latin “salvare”, which means “to save/heal”. This is why sage was also called the salvation of the world and was believed to give eternal life. It is said that the sage gave life to at least four […] Read on...

Plant antibiotics

Plants protect themselves against various enemies (bacteria, fungi, viruses, herbivores) with secondary substances and use a whole range of active ingredients, e.g. mustard oils, allicin, iridiodes, terpenes or polyphenols. As a result, plants have an antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral and anti-inflammatory effect – they are a natural antibiotic. Such antibiotic ingredients include: Essential oils (e.g. in […] Read on...

STOP SMOKING NOW

Why? There are many good reasons to quit smoking, but in the context of the current corona situation there is one more reason, because smokers automatically belong to the risk group. Not only are they more prone to fall ill through the coronavirus, but it is also highly likely that the course of the disease […] Read on...

How to reduce radiation exposure in the home office

Are you among the many thousands of people who all of a sudden have to work or learn from home? Or is it rather a “may” for you? As we have already pointed out earlier, the best prophylaxis against illness is a strong immune system. However, high-frequency radiation from smartphones, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth headset etc. weakens […] Read on...

Household remedies for strengthening

Our ancestors knew much more about the forces that lie dormant in nature, and they used, for example, wild herbs or honey for various preparations such as soups or teas. We can use this knowledge even today to strengthen our body or to help it back on its feet at the first signs of an […] Read on...

Schuessler Salts for Colds

The founder of this method was the German homeopathic doctor Dr. Wilhelm Heinrich Schüßler (1821 – 1898). His aim was to simplify homeopathic treatment. Dr. Schüßler found out that functional organ disorders are often caused by a lack of one or more minerals. To treat the disorder, these minerals are supplied in homeopathic potency to […] Read on...

Leisure time – A major challenge

Possibly, our children and youths are going to spend (even) more time than usual in front of a screen in the next few weeks. Although many of them have received homework from their school, e-learning platforms have been and are still recommended to the vast majority. Educational TV has also expanded its range. On the […] Read on...

Flu prevention and treatment with homeopathic remedies

At present we are still in the middle of the annual flu season, which is currently dominated entirely by the coronavirus. While authorities and the media come up with new reports every day and everyone hopes for a new vaccination, hardly anyone talks about the extremely diverse possibilities that naturopathy, especially homeopathy, has to offer […] Read on...