When all the medications already tried, miracle formulations studied, and the disease remains unwilling to back down, comes to the aid of so-called alternative medicine. Folk remedies, decoctions, fees, and other drugs often work wonders and help where chemistry is useless. In addition, the recipes known to our great-grandmothers simply indispensable in the complex treatment of many diseases and is extremely effective in prevention. If you have too, there are a few secrets to health – alternative medicine section reviews waiting for your comments.
Alternative medicine: fairy tale and true story
Actually, under beautiful and modern phrase alternative medicine refers to the treatment that was used by our grandparents. In them days every spring and autumn was supposed to gather herbs to make decoctions in reserve, the jars and bottles with healing potions, jams and other delicious and vitamin means. Now all this Arsenal can be easily found on the shelves in the pharmacy, only to have a beautiful and convenient packaging with instructions for dosage and course of treatment. However, in the natural composition of these drugs have legitimate doubts. Most of them are not based on berries and herbs,and powders and vyjimka. In addition, alternative medicine is and obsolete ceremonies, incantations and other superstitions. The last treatment option is often used by charlatans. Continue reading
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
Medicinal herbs are now widely used in folk and traditional medicine for the treatment and prevention of various diseases. The effectiveness of natural medicines based on herbs is confirmed by numerous biological, chemical, pharmacological and clinical studies. The therapeutic effect of medicinal plants on the body in the almost complete absence of side effects allows you to apply them to treat children and adults with virtually no restrictions.
Currently in medical practice are used about two hundred plants. Some of them are used in pure form or in combination with other herbs for making teas and infusions, other processed pharmaceutical industry and thus become components of the various phytochemical drugs. In the production of dry medical fees and drugs are used both wild and cultivated plants.
Despite the fact that many of the substances included in the medicinal plants, scientists have managed to obtain by chemical means, in General the Arsenal of drugs natural drugs still occupy a significant place. They are still a major component for the third industrially produced medicines. This is, primarily, the drugs used to treat diseases of the respiratory, cardiovascular and Central nervous system, gastrointestinal tract,liver, kidneys, etc. Drugs obtained from natural raw materials, have a soft effect on the body of the patient and often for this reason their use is preferred. Continue reading