3rd Degree Scientific Researcher, PhD., “C.S. Nicolăescu-Plopşor” Institute for Research in Social Studies and Humanities from Craiova, of the Romanian Academy;
The present study, based onthe information provided by the performers from Oltenia, resulted from our personal field research, intends the identification of some particularities specific for the traditional medicine, by using wine as a remedy in treating most of the diseases.
In the introductory part, there was accentuated the special importance that the viticultural products have in the human life, which, through the wide variety of the substances they contain, have been utilised in diets and therapies for thousands of years. In the investigation part, the wine is described and recommended, along with the vineyard products, simple or mixed, as remediesused in the prophylaxis and the treatment of the diseases, as it results from the field information. The traditional experience of the dwellers from the investigated area, in the domain of the traditional medicine, can bring some contributions to the acknowledging of the wine-making culture and civilisation.
traditional remedies, wine remedies, Oltenia, the prevention and the treatment of the illnesses, nutritious qualities.