Homegrown medicine: Local yarrow from the Middle East shown to have gastroprotective properties — Dr. Eddy Bettermann MD

Gastric or stomach ulcers are open sores that develop along the lining of the stomach. When they occur in the first part of the small intestine, they are called duodenal ulcers. Gastric ulcer is the most prevalent gastrointestinal disorder in the world, affecting about 5 percent of the world’s population. Gastric ulcers can be caused by […]

Homegrown medicine: Local yarrow from the Middle East shown to have gastroprotective properties — Dr. Eddy Bettermann MD

Survival medicine basics: How to use sugar to treat wounds — Dr. Eddy Bettermann MD

Sugar isn’t known for a lot of health benefits, but they are quite useful as a home remedy. Before commercial antibiotic and antiseptic creams, it used to be a popular homemade treatment for wounds. Moreover, it can be applied on humans and animals alike. (h/t to AlphaSurvivalist.net) How does sugar treat wounds? Sugar has specific qualities […]

Survival medicine basics: How to use sugar to treat wounds — Dr. Eddy Bettermann MD