Herbs, flowers leaves and teas made from three are taken by thousands in every larger Yugoslav town to cure every ailment - many successfully, many no.
Herbs, flowers leaves and teas made from three are taken by thousands in every larger Yugoslav town to cure every ailment - many successfully, many no. The traditional folk medicine is finding new takers every time - and things in small Yugoslav public markets as for some big firms and Supermarkets. Belgrade firm Bilnje Apoteka take has begun to work is scientifically - it has employed several doctors an pharmacologists to pro note herbs as real medicines. It sells about 45 different teas that promise, and work too, relief for everything from swollen joints, diabetes, artheriosclerosis, bronchitis, anemia etc. Last year Bilnja Apoteka sold 200,000 boxes of such teas. Customers come from all walks of life, artists, singers, farmers. In some Yugoslav towns even largest supermarkets began selling Binka Apoteka teas. And some are busily exporting them to the world that is disappointed over synthetical medicines and those hopeless people. It had also become a fashion - back to nature. Many these herbs do help, many not. On the other hand some herbs had long scientifically accepted as medicines as camomile flowers, digitalis for heart cures, buhacas fantastic and absolutely harmless substitute for DDT power as insecticide, arnica, alder blossom, lime blossom, and rye cornicles as unique medicine for stopping of deep bleedings. Rye cornicles are sold at very high price.