7. Treatment successes with plant extracts
Improvements found with combined preparation St. John's wort - sideritis scardica
In many patients, (though not in all), there was a clinical improvement, (reduction in symptoms), by 6 – 9 months. This means that symptoms that have arisen in the last 6 – 9 months can be reversed. Patients can be stabilized for the long term at this stage.
Especially in patients with frontal lobe symptoms. This is characterized, for example, by behavioral difficulties or that relatives can no longer be recognized. If such symptoms have occurred in the last 6 – 9 months, the chances are good that they can be reversed by treatment with the combined preparation. Short-term memory cannot be restored. The longest patient has been stable for 11 years.
The patient reports in detail about an improvement in sleep and staying asleep. Communication and language could be improved as well as language comprehension and language production. The drive has also been improved, the patients are more active again. The anti-depressive effect of St. John’s wort also improves the general mood.