Alcoholism is a pathological addiction to alcoholic beverages. Excessive use leads to disruption of metabolism and damage to many organs. There are also changes in the psyche of the sick, as well as personality changes. In alcoholic disease, there is an irresistible attraction (mental dependence) to alcohol and it can only be talked about in the presence of withdrawal symptoms.

What are the main signs?

The main signs are: an irresistible attraction to alcohol (psychological dependence), the loss of control over the amount of alcohol taken, loss of memory functions when intoxicated, loss of the vomiting reflex when using large quantities of alcoholic beverages, permanent mental and physical disorders, as well as disorders in social functions. Chronic alcoholism creates mental and physical dependence on alcohol.

"Zdravnitza" has selected several herbal recipes that can help people addicted to alcohol.

Recipe 1

Pour 10 g of dry bearberry leaves with 1 tea cup of boiling water and boil over low heat. The decoction is filtered. To regulate the metabolism, take 1 tbsp decoction 5-6 times a day. In addition to alcoholism, it helps with diabetes and inflammatory problems of the kidneys and urinary tract.

Recipe 2

In Russian folk medicine, a recipe using lemon juice is offered. The use of alcoholic beverages is stopped, and the patient begins the treatment with the juice of 1 lemon (can be taken with 1/2 - 1 tsp of linden honey, or can be drunk together with 1/2 tsp of green tea). Every day, the number of fruits increases until it reaches 8-9 lemons, after which the reverse reduction of the amount by 1 pc. The entire course of treatment usually lasts 18-20 days.

Recipe 3

An alcoholic can turn off vodka if given 1 tsp or more alcohol in which the roots of lovage (Levisticum officinale) and 2 bay leaves have been soaked. After half an hour vomiting starts.

Recipe 4

Traditional healers recommend taking equal amounts of Wormwood (Artemisia absinthium) and Centaury (Centaurium erythraea). A decoction is prepared and given to the patient. After a while, this mixture causes a permanent aversion to alcohol.

Recipe 5

A tea is made from 4 parts Thyme, 1 part Wormwood (Artemisia absinthium) and 1 part Centaury (Centaurium erythraea). Drink 1 tbsp 3 times a day for 2-3 months.