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Vinotherapie

Wine and related products have been used in the antiquity in different forms internally and externally as one health promoting agent and used against diseases. Wealthy women used Grapeseed oil to keep your skin soft and supple. Already the Greek doctor Hippocrates (460-377 BC) recommended wine as a remedy for various ailments and pointed to the health aspects of wine consumption out. He was followed by many others like the mystics Hildegard von Bingen (1098-1179), who praised with many recipes the purifying effect of wine on the blood, juices and vessels of man.

The chemist Dr. Friedrich Hoffmann (1660-1742) from the Saale-City Halle was one of the most famous physicians of his time. He not only invented the named after him "Hoffmanns drops" (3 parts alcohol, 1 part ether), but also developed a special wine cure. To this he wrote: "But what do we have among all the Arzneyen for a better and more appropriate means of nature to refresh and increase the movement of the blood - than the wine - and especially the Rhine wine?" In France was in Bordeaux The first wine hotel in the world opens and develops in cooperation with the University of Bordeaux a so-called Vinotherapie.

Today, many spa facilities and wellness hotels offer services to promote well-being, beauty and health. The range includes various therapies with regard to cardiovascular diseases and the positive effect of the wine on the immune system, lipid metabolism, infection control, blood formation, memory, osteoporosis and psyche as well as targeted weight loss and purification. An external application takes place in the form of baths, grape seed oil massages, scrubs or pomace packs, For older or very dry skin, the treatment has a regenerating and preventive effect against skin aging and cell damage. This is made possible by the enjoyment of grape products grape juice, Pastries made from grape seed flour, salad with grapeseed oil dressing and tea from dried grapes and also added wine. Known is the positive effect of resveratrol as antioxidant (radical scavenger).

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