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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Shiitake: mushrooms, use, extract, properties, benefits and harms
Shiitake mushrooms are used in cooking consisting of Chinese, Korean and Japanese dishes. Also preparations of shiitake mushrooms are used both in formal and in folk medicine. Most often used…

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The cultivation of medicinal plants in Oman home

Oman high according to ancient Slavic legends, has nine magical force that appears in the folk names of plants. But there is also another version of the origin of names associated with the Latin word Helios which means sun.

Bright, Golden-yellow petals create a sun-like inflorescence of Oman, which resembles a large star, which contributes to life on our planet.

General information

The long-term grassy plant in height about two meters. The leaves are grayish below. lower leaves without petioles, sessile. Golden yellow flowers are collected in inflorescence-basket. Blooms of Oman in July – September. In this period it is well visited by bees, you can collect two hundred or three hundred pounds of honey from one hectare of scrubland or industrial plantations of Oman high.

In Ancient Greece about the medicinal use recalled Hippocrates. The great physician of the Arab East Abu Ali Ibn Sina, or which was known in Europe as Avicenna appreciated this plant and its medicinal properties, well-used them in their practice. Continue reading

Agave Americana

Agave Americana belongs to the tropical plants. His birthplace – South America. In our country the agave is grown as an ornamental plant, it is somewhat like aloe, or century plant.

The main difference is that its leaves are much wider, the size of half a palm.

The agave plant has no stem at the root which rises above the leaves, it is typical for aloe.

In medicine are used as leaves and the fresh juice of the agave. Often the duration of life of this plant is 15 to 20 years. However, the leaves for the treatment is to take only those aged more than 3 years.

According to their chemical and pharmacological properties of agave Americana is the same as aloe. But doctors have no specific research, therefore, it is used only in folk medicine.

The use of agave

It can be used externally (for example, various kinds of wounds or abscesses) and internal (such treatment is recommended for people suffering from zaboleva of the stomach, lungs, liver). These drugs have a beneficial effect on the body, possessing analgesic, anti-inflammatory, antipyretic, disinfectant, and expectorant. Continue reading

Incense from ancient times to our days

The first mention of aromapack appeared several thousand years ago, in Tibet, among the magicians. The basis of their operation is based on the faith of the Tibetans in a magical effect on the world of burning plants. Ancient people. engaged in the magic of the shamans, not only in Tibet but around the world, used the power of fire and smoke in their rituals. They cleansed the energy of the place or premises for conducting rituals, establish a connection with the Universe. In this communication the mages got answers to questions, and received wisdom during meditation, which would then bring the light of truth to ordinary people.

Incense from ancient times used not only in religious and magical purposes, but also in everyday life, medicine. In particular, they were used as a sanitizer when in contact with patients, during epidemics of plague, cholera, etc. had all Started with the fact that the priests were scorched leaves and shoots resinous, strong-smelling plants, then learned how to dry, grind and extrude in incense sticks, for ease of use.

Introduction to incense

Aromatic sticks have different types. They are not only odor components and herbs, but also the quality. Continue reading

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Fortune in Coca leaves
Peru is the most exotic country in Latin America. Local customs harmoniously combine Catholic and Indian traditions. The New year is a good occasion to ask Mother Earth for forgiveness…

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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…

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