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 than 20 species of medicinal plants. Among them were and still are widely used in medical practice herbs: Valerian, St. Johns wort, water pepper, nettle, oak bark, etc. in Altai, the famous Pazyryk burial mounds, more ancient than Biskupinskie hillfort, archaeologists have found medicinal and food plants — hemp, coriander, wormwood, etc. as well as special dishes for grinding and cooking.

Man in its development, after a long journey from a wild ancestor, feeding on roots, leaves and fruits of wild plants, to our contemporaries, not only learned how to use plants, but use them for the treatment of many diseases. Use of modern scientific medicine therapeutic drugs more than one-third are obtained from vegetable raw materials, and in the treatment of certain diseases the proportion of herbal drugs reaches 90%.

To meet the needs of the population in the drugs of plant origin in different geographical zones of Russia created more than 20 specialized farms for growing medicinal plants. Great attention paid Russian scientists to identify, study and introduction of new species of medicinal plants, coloratovillosus in natural habitats. Continue reading

Folk remedies for treatment of diarrhoea, diet.

For diarrhea

consult your doctor for diarrhea treatment in case the symptoms are serious.Quick medical help is also needed in case of diarrhea in infants and young children. Treatment of diarrhea will depend on the reasons for the Treatment of diarrhea may also involve treatment of the underlying disorder, such as Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis or infections.

There are also some popular ways of treating diarrhoea. Some common home remedies for diarrhea include:

• Herbs such as chamomile, thyme, known to help relief from diarrhea. You can use them in tincture form or as a tea and infusions or decoctions.

• Turmeric helps to destroy the bacteria and so helps cure infections.Add one teaspoon of turmeric to warm water and drink.

• To treat dehydration caused by diarrhea. add a little salt in the pumpkin juice and drink.

• To reduce abdominal cramps arising from diarrhea, you can use this home remedy. mix half a teaspoon of lemon juice and ginger juice, and ground black pepper. Consume the mixture three times a day. 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

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