gemmotherapy


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gemmotherapy

(jem″ther′ă-pē) [L. gemma, bud, gem + therapy]
Any form of herbal or plant-derived therapy that consists of or is made from the buds and sometimes other very young parts of plants.
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In gemmotherapy embryonic parts of plants (Young shoots buds) are collected in growing season (spring) of plants, as at this stage metabolic activities of plants are very fast so their defense system is also very active, producing a large number of compounds.
Recent interest in gemmotherapy prompted this research work to explore the antimicrobial potential of gemmo-modified extracts of two indigenous medicinal plants.
The anti-wrinkle and anti-aging active is derived from the concept of "gemmotherapy," a medical science that uses buds for therapeutical goals.
Gemmotherapy is a new form of herbal medicine using extracts of embryonic tissues from fresh plant, such as young buds, shoots, leaves and rootlets.
This new kind of treatment (gemmotherapy) was applied on neem in the current study.
Blake also has had some luck with gemmotherapy, which uses herbal extracts from the buds and emerging shoots of plants.
Massage, homeopathy, and gemmotherapy (plant) remedies are examples of effective drainage techniques.
A chapter on gemmotherapy introduces a type of phytotherapy based on maceration of plant buds and shoots.
Before introducing the primary thirty-four most common plants currently-being macerated to produce gemmotherapy extracts, it might be helpful to have a quick general review of what chemical analysis reveals a plant.
The plant bud remedies used in gemmotherapy, whose manufacturing methods resemble those of homeopathy, are said to stimulate the body's excretory organs and systems and promote detoxification.