Chinese Remedies As Withdrawal Help

The fight against alcoholism is difficult away from the bottle. And often relapse after a successful withdrawal. Drugs helped here not only because they were often characterized by serious side effects. As reported the private insurance portal, an ancient Chinese remedy now but was discovered in an American study, sparks may be new hopes. The herbal active substance of the kudzu plant, Daidzin, has been used for over 1000 years in Chinese medicine. Researchers at the University of California examined now, whether the means in the alcohol withdrawal could be put. Experiments with rodents showed that reduced the average alcohol consumption, as well as recidivism rate of animals.

Also, no side effects usual for addiction medication occurred there. According to information of the researcher, clinical tests on humans are planned in future. Generally, so far used active ingredients such as disulfiram prevent the breakdown of alcohol in the blood by the ALDH enzyme. Daidzin, however, blocked only the functionality of the enzyme, without impeding other metabolic processes. Compared to other means, it distinguishes itself by a significantly higher impact. However, the appropriations referred to in the action resembles other addiction medications.

Through the interruption of the degradation process of alcohol in the acetaldehyde is created, significantly decreases the levels of this substance in the blood. This leads to the symptoms, commonly referred to popularly as hangover. Thus, the request is of course significantly reduced after alcohol. Because the active ingredient of favorably affects the level of dopamine in the brain, it also reduces the likelihood of recurrence. More information:… Contact: Lisa Neumann University first media GmbH barefoot streets 12 04109 Leipzig Tel: + 49/341/49288-240 fax: + 49/341/49288-59

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