Russian folk medicine: herbal medicine in Russia
Russia has always been rich in medicinal herbs and therefore herbal medicine in Russia was widespread. In Russia, wormwood was used for fever, birch SAP for the treatment of purulent…

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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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Coriander seed (cilantro)

The scientific name of the genus comes from the Greek words korios — bug and anison, anise. Local names: Calandra, cilantro, bug-infested, Calandra to help regain a loss kinji.

Herbaceous plant height of about 50 centimeters. Basal leaves on long petioles. Lower cauline ones short — petiolate, upper — sessile, vaginal. The flowers are white or pale pink, collected in small umbrellas. Petals directed from the center of the umbrella have a length of 5-6 mm, directed inwards – 1-3 mm.

Cilantro was brought from southern Europe and Asia Minor. Widely grown in Ukraine, in Central black earth region and South-Eastern regions of European Russia, in the North Caucasus. In wild form it is found in the Crimea, Central Asia, the Caucasus and South of European part of Russia.

The plant likes light, fertile soils with neutral or slightly acid reaction. On marshy, sour, clay soils that easily form a crust, does not grow well. Plants need moisture at different periods of growth and development varies. At the beginning of the growing season when the leaf surface is small, it requires a little moisture, but during the formation of the stem, in the period of intensive growth of vegetative mass and formation of the reproductive organs and this need is greatly increased. The greatest sensitivity to the lack of vlahov soil during the flowering period. Less is required at the time of ripening, when the umbrellas and the fruit has formed and natural drying of the plants. But an excess of moisture during the growing period is harmful to growth and development of coriander. Continue reading

The fight against heartburn at home

Heartburn is an unpleasant condition, which have experienced everyone. The fight against heartburn at home surrounded by a multitude of methods and myths. Let’s deal with the causes and effective treatments.

Causes of heartburn

This condition is accompanied by discomfort in the chest, burning sensation in the esophagus. Why there is heartburn? A sphincter separates the esophagus from the stomach. In fact, he plays the role of a checkpoint, because all the time closed and open only to skip entering the stomach the food. The sphincter closes immediately after contact with food, in order that the gastric juice did not go into the esophagus. Sometimes the sphincter may involuntarily opened, and the gastric juice enters the esophagus, accompanied by a burning sensation and heartburn.

The most common cause of inadvertent opening of the sphincter is weakening his muscles or hernia of the esophagus. His opening can lead to tightening the abdominal garment, for example, the belt on the pants, which raises intra-abdominal pressure, which leads to heartburn. Sometimes heartburn may indicate the development artrita, mental illness or diabetes.

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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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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…

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