Tinctures and herbal medicines are not new to the Irish medical profession.
They have been around for centuries and they are widely available for a wide range of ailments.
Some medicinal herbs are used as remedies for common ailments such as diarrhoea and vomiting, but the most commonly prescribed ones are for treating a variety of health problems.
The medicinal value of some of these herbs varies, and some of the products are even illegal in some parts of the world.
There are a variety the medicinal value depends on the type of ailment.
The tincturer or manufacturer must also be aware of the potential for the ingredients in the products to cause harmful effects.
There have been reports of allergic reactions, which have been linked to the use of herbal medicines, but there have been no reported deaths or serious side effects from the use.
A tincturier must also take a risk assessment before making a purchase.
There can be a range of health risks associated with taking herbal medicines.
If the tincturing is not properly done, or if it has been contaminated, there can be severe side effects, such as skin rash, diarrhoeas and heart problems.
These are all serious problems that need urgent attention.
Tincturing and herbal medicine can also be used as a form of treatment, but it is best to do so in the presence of a qualified doctor or pharmacist who can ensure that the tester is using the proper ingredients.
For those who choose to buy a medicinal herb or tinctured product, they should be aware that there are a number of risks that they are at risk of experiencing if they use it.
There is also a potential risk of death if you ingest the medicine in excess.
This can be particularly problematic if you take it with alcohol or another drug that is known to cause liver problems, heart problems or even death.
It is not only the medicinal products that can be unsafe to use, but also any medication, such a medicine or any food that you are taking.
If you have any questions about medicinal herbs, herbal medicine or the use and safety of herbal products, please contact the Tincture Authority on 01-741212.
Source The Irish Guardian