On medicinal plants
Since time immemorial for treatment of various illnesses people use medicinal plants. So, during the excavations of the settlement Vratislav, which existed about 2500 years ago, scientists have discovered more…

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Medicine in Ancient Egypt
Traditionally, the ancient Greek art of healing is the "ancestor" of all modern medicine, however, Egyptian healers can be proud of the fact that their ancestors, the worshippers of the…

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What medicinal plants grow in the Altai

A lot of talk about a special, peculiar only to them the properties of the products developed on the basis of medicinal grasses of Altai. About the most valuable native plants, the conditions of their production and pharmaceutical uses said Alexander Sharykin – chief agronomist of “Evalar” – a company that has many years zaseeva more than 1,000 ha of plantations in the foothills of the Altai.

According to him, high quality raw materials – the main component of high quality herbal remedies. Therefore, for the cultivation of selected herbs of ecologically clean areas. One of the rarest of plants – bloodroot white – were brought here from Europe. It is used for prevention of thyroid diseases. Another rare plant, sow “Evalar” – Cimicifuga – a popular tool among German women in their menopause.

There is grass growing only in protected areas of the Altai Rhodiola rosea and Alpine Hedysarum (red root). The last grows only on high mountains, 2000-3000 meters above sea level. Before harvest, the root of Hedysarum, it needs to grow to 15-20 years. Continue reading

What is alternative medicine

Disease has always existed, but medication appeared not so long ago, as its cause, what is alternative medicine.

To medicine people saved from diseases of field herbs, roots. This was the principle of trial and error, and many of them died, but also survived quite a lot.

Today, these methods of treatment are called folk medicine.

Relation to such treatment is very ambiguous, but first we will try to understand what lies under the term “traditional medicine” and what it actually represents.

Traditional medicine is one type of alternative medicine that is based on knowledge about diseases, methods and means of treatment that are passed among the people from generation to generation for centuries.

In most cases, is simply impossible to know who and when invented this or that method of treatment, but few people speak about the complete meaninglessness of the use of traditional medicine.

The term “traditional medicine” appeared in medical works of the German scholars in the first half of the nineteenth century. Continue reading

The healing properties of plantain and use of media based on it

The healing properties of plantain, recipes and readings. Surely, each of us knows about the healing properties of plantain. In the childhood the grandmother was advised to put it to the wounds, cuts and abrasions, so they quickly healed. But it turned out that these useful properties of plants are not limited.

To find plantain almost anywhere, and they appear in may, so the collection of raw materials for the preparation of medicines at home is not difficult. It will be interesting to see what this plant is common throughout our country. Plantain grows in the mountainous deserts of South America, they are found high in the mountains, and in Hawaii there are instances of up to two meters tall.

Medicinal properties

Before to prepare a tincture, a decoction or a poultice of plantain, you should know what diseases it can cure.

Any damage to the skin, whether open wounds or contusions and bruises. This is possible due to the fact that psyllium has the ability to relieve inflammation, stop bleeding, fight bacteria and allergies. Continue reading

Urban shamans
The very phrase sounds ridiculous and contradictory. What can be the shamans in our civilized society, is awash with countless ingenious gadgets and devices? But they do exist. Maybe Carlos…

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The harm and benefit of Salt - treatment of folk medicine
Salt is one of essential products for human life. This was proven by renowned scientists biochemists who found that salt consumption without any living organism will not survive more than…

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