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Amber in Medicine

Amber in medicine

- Albertus Magnus (1193-1280)

Amber one of the most important six components of the medicine: other gold / camphor etc.

In the Middle Ages Amber should help the children during the teething. Ariogala (1546): discovered the dry distillation (heating under vacuum) of natural amber

- Amber contains 3-8% of succinic acid
- Amber oil
- Camphor
- Colophony
Positive influence on the human organism
Amber increases the immune system
Robert Koch (Nobel Prize Laureate) states in 1886 the positive influence of amber powder and discovers no side effects with measured insertion
Today: The USA and Russia have actual medicine preparations including succinic acid.

Possible effects:
- Pharmaceutical precaution against the cell ageing
- Precaution against antioxidants and potassium ionic
- Elixir of the youth
- Succinic acid also in today's plants: Rhubarb and gooseberry only contents little doses.
- Amber oil against rheumatism
- Positive influence on negative ions
- Amber improves blood circulation.

Amber in Oriental medicine:

Massage with amber pieces
Bactericidal and electrostatic influence on the organism
Fomentation and inunctions with amber powder (former German patent)

- Micro fragmentation of the amber improves the absorption of the agents by the stress-weak body
- Stimulates the metabolism
- Literature by Nikolai Moshkov, Kaliningrad

Amber effects on the old amber trees: Antibiotic against various viruses; amber is a substance which seals limb demolition and works as a plaster with wounds.

With ethereal oils synergism plays an important role. Besides, the balance of all compounds contributes to the total effect. Hence, synthetic or identical substances are not comparable with natural agents.

In earlier time before the Second World War, mostly in the allopathic, amber was often used as a basic material for drugs. Nevertheless, after the end of the 2nd world war the supplies dried up, so that amber disappeared from the compounds:

Grasping the basics: The remedial effect from amber justifies itself upon two observations:

a) The resin originates in the tree for the protection against the bleeding of the wood: Therefore, it is supposed in the metaphorical sense, that amber protects the skin: so you can understand the application with allergies, eczemas, pimples, pimples, papillae, scale lichen, as a humidity cream (now as a new cosmetics lines), some cremes help in mosquito bites etc.,

b) As already mentioned the old Greeks noted that amber by friction is charged electrostatically and develops magnetic forces: So it is supposed in the transferred sense that amber is able to pull out diseases or pains from the body: So with back complaint, arthritis, joint pains, sore throat (works from my own experience); with children (baby teething necklaces) amber should relieve pain of the teething.

In micronized form amber powder should relieve gastric trouble, fight against gall stones (what appears from my own experience more than doubtfully// Martin Luther received from his king a white amber stone as a remedy against his bilious complaint.

In the medicine of the Holy Hildegard of Bingen/Germany amber is named as a lynx stone (Hildegard believed that his name comes from hardened lynx urine) and is used as precious stone in water and other elixirs against stomach complaints etc.

Also with animals (necklace) amber shall be helpful against skin diseases and ticks.

Amber should prevent, in accordance with respective literature, in the psychic because of of his bright, sunny color (his names are Gold of the North or sun stone) through the limbic system helping for getting a glad mind, to prevent depressions, and generating inspiration and general joy of life.

Amber is also used as incense or a part in mixtures with other resins (incense substitute, because in older times frankincense was not present in Northern Europ / cleaning of the space from spiritual impurities and negative influence).