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Wine cure

See under vinotherapy.

Wine and products from grapes were already used in ancient times in various forms internally and externally as a health-promoting agent and against diseases. Wealthy women used grape seed oil to keep their skin soft and supple. The Greek physician Hippocrates (460-377 BC) recommended wine as a remedy for many ailments and pointed out the positive aspects of drinking wine. He was followed by many others such as the mystic Hildegard von Bingen (1098-1179), who praised the purifying effect of wine on the blood, juices and vessels of humans with many recipes.

Vinotherapie - Caudalie-Shop, Traubenkerne, Traubenkernöl

The chemist Dr. Friedrich Hoffmann (1660-1742) from Halle (Saxony-Anhalt in Germany) was one of the most famous physicians of his time. He not only invented the "Hoffmanns Tropfen" (3 parts alcohol, 1 part ether) named after him, but also developed a special wine cure. He wrote: "Of all the medicines, what better and more natural remedy is there to freshen and increase the movement of the blood than wine - and...

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