Leech Therapy in all its Versatility

Leech Therapy in all its Versatility

Therapy with the medicinal leech, Hirudo medicinalis, is an ancient, highly effective therapeutic method that has been tried and tested for centuries. In particular, joint diseases and complaints related to varicose veins can be treated effectively.

After being placed on the skin, the leech secretes an abundance of active ingredients through the bite into the tissue. These have anti-inflammatory, analgesic, blood stimulating and immune stimulating effects and can therefore have a special effect on a multitude of complaints.

Leeches are used for:
rheumatism
Herpes zoster (shingles)
Varicosis (varicose veins)
Tinnitus
Thrombosis
Boils and carbuncles
Sinus infections
Testicular inflammation
phlebitis
hypertension
Osteoarthritis (e.g. knee or thumb)
arthritis
Leg Ulcer
Tendon / tendonitis (tennis, golf arm)
apoplexy
Thrombophlebitis

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