Ceska Slov Farm. 1997 Oct; 46(5): 199-204.
[Analysis of the use of medicinal teas in relation to their effects]
UniverzitnÃ¡ lekÃ¡ren Farmaceutickej fakulty Univerzity KomenskÃ©ho, Bratislava.
The paper analyzes the consumption of mass-produced preparations of teas from the viewpoint of the sort and the group of indication. The packed plant drugs and teas were classified into the groups of indication according to Wichtl's pharmacodynamic system and the consumption was expressed in physical and financial indices. It follows from the results that mass-produced teas represent on average 6.6% of total sales of OTC drugs and supplementary assortment per month. The highest average monthly consumption was achieved by packed plant drugs and teas from group VI, miscellaneous teas for external and internal use, group I, diseases of the stomach and intestines, and group II, diseases of the respiratory tract.