Practical medicine from the earliest times uses medicinal plants for their own purposes. Starting from the times of primitive communal system, the first people used the medicinal properties of plants to treat their diseases. In our days relevant is the use of medicinal plants for the treatment and support of people’s health.
The percentage of medicines based on plant raw materials relative to synthetic drugs – great. For example, in Russia it is about 40% of the total weight. In Europe and Asia it is much higher. In the US, where preference is given to preparations of synthetic origin, 26.2% of drugs have in their composition substances of medicinal plants.
In the last decades significantly increased the use of drugs, which are active ingredients derived from medicinal plants. One of the reasons that led to such a turn of events has been the emergence of drug disease. Drug disease was the result of increased use of medicines of synthetic origin. The main advantages of medicinal plants are: the absence of significant side effects, they are suitable for long-term use, low toxicity and good performance with complex effects.
It is necessary to take into account that today, a lot of valuable medicinal preparations made only from serialising plants. There are differences between some drugs of natural origin and their synthetic analogues. For example, the synthetic Camphor is used externally only, as obtained from the Laurus camphor can be used for injection. Continue reading
Production and commercial company “VITAFARM” (LLC) – the heart, the “motor” of the entire company, which occupies a worthy place among the other Russian enterprises manufacturing medicines from raw materials of vegetable origin. The company has a Federal license for production of medicines from plant material and produces 117 titles of medicines: fees and monotropy, medicinal teas and medicines based on plant components. Daily in 12 regions of Russia and the near abroad leave vehicles with our products.
A considerable source of income PKF “FITOFARM” is the preparation of vegetable raw materials for further sales of pharmaceutical, cosmetic and even food companies, enterprises and foreign partners. Production and commercial company “FITOFARM” is an active participant of foreign trade activity: in 15 countries it has its counterparties. Successfully work “FITOFARM” with the companies of neighboring countries – Belarus, Ukraine, Lithuania.
Fruitful cooperation of the company been established with companies of far-abroad countries: Bulgaria, Poland, Albania, Egypt, China, and even such exotic for Russia countries as Indonesia and Vietnam.
The geography of cooperation is due to the fact that the majority of enterprises, materiaaleista the Soviet Union medicinal herbs on an industrial scale, after the collapse of the Soviet Union found themselves outside of Russia. Many successful last production are unable to adapt to new market relations and ceased to exist. Because of the lack of raw materials for Russian pharmaceutical factories today is compensated at the expense of foreign partners. Continue reading
Residents of this amazing Crimean village not sick. Even banal colds are a rarity, age and ailments catch up with people later than usual. The secret is in the special local dining. It is no coincidence that the village is called Drug. It is located in Crimea, in a protected area, away from busy roads, big cities and large enterprises.
Around 500 ha of grow solely medicinal plants – more than 30 different species (sage, chamomile, motherwort, mint, lemon balm, marshmallow, Echinacea, etc.).
The secret of vigor
“Even if the morning Wake up with a headache or blocked nose, standing out on the porch – all ailments removes a hand”, – tells the inhabitant of the village of Anna Solodkin . For the past 55 years she has been the most hard work – planting, weeding, collection and processing plants. But in spite of this, a pension out only 75 years, still continues go out in the field teaches the intricacies of working youth.
These sprightly pensioners in Drug – mass. They worked all life on earth, in their native state farm, the largest enterprise for the production of medicinal plants in Europe. Established in
1944, this farm has not only survived in difficult times, when agronomist received a salary of $ 5.5. but grew into a thriving enterprise. Today its products buy pharmaceutical plants in Germany, Bulgaria, Poland, France,Spain, the Baltic States. “In Europe, already tired of the chemicals, there is now the fashion for organic products, – says Sergey Kutko, candidate of biological Sciences, head of the LLC “Philosophos “rainbow” . And nothing natural there. Therefore, our raw materials are in demand by manufacturers of drugs”. Continue reading