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 following dosage forms shiitake: tincture and dry extract.
Shiitake mushrooms are used in cosmetics in the composition of anti-aging cosmetics.
Contraindications and side effects
Shiitake mushroom is contraindicated for children up to 12-14 years of age, pregnant and nursing women, and people with a diagnosis of bronchial asthma (due to potential allergens). If you are hypersensitive to mushrooms possible allergic reaction.
In the shiitake mushroom, like all mushrooms contain indigestible substances, so the mushrooms should be consumed in moderation.
Before consuming shiitake you should consult with your doctor.
Wood-shiitake mushrooms have an average of mushroom flavor and rich aroma, with a slight admixture of the odour of radish, which is amplified under the influence of temperature. Continue reading
Sometimes it seems that traditional medicine has gotten to all that is organic in nature. Has not bypassed it and little sour lemons. If you believe the folk medicine, this non-hybrid citrus assists in critical moments sweet life.
There are dozens of ways to use lemon, which help from a number of diseases and ailments. Citrus is useful for hypertension, diabetes, hypotension, migraine, hemorrhoids, the consequences of heart attacks and worms.
Lemons give us on application of all: the rind, juice, pulp and seeds.
For example, lemon juice in a solution of water and honey recommended for the relief of excess weight. The formula is very simple: first day – 3 lemon, the second day – 5 lemons, third and fourth 7, fifth 5, sixth 3 lemons. Juice of one lemon you need to squeeze in a glass, pour the brim with warm water and add honey to taste.
And this is just one of the useful applications of this citrus. Lemon juice is useful in diseases such as lobar pneumonia, anaemia, colitis, hypertension, angina, and gout, and the peel and seeds will help the body rid itself of worms.
Of course, not to mention organically produced vitamin C. It makes the popular recipes, which include lemon with different ingredients:raw eggs, garlic, onion, honey, olive oil, cognac. Different combinations of all this have a positive impact on the human body. Continue reading
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 wounds, tar as a disinfectant, cowberry, cloudberry, Rowan in scurvy, etc.
Many of the customs and Proverbs of the Russian people promote hygiene measures: “Live by the mind and the cure must not”, “From walking in lasino (soap) body pure lives”, etc. Prohibitions, clothed in Rus in the form of “sin”, and many people in the form of “taboos” often expressed hygiene. So, the custom of eating apples only after the “consecration” in their feast of the Transfiguration essentially warns against eating unripe fruits; the idea of the “evil eye” of the newborn contributed to the prevention of hypothermia or infection of the child when considering his outsiders. Russian customs and sayings, collected by V. I. dal in the collection of “Proverbs of the Russian people”, where a separate section “Health and illness”.
During the centuries of accumulated knowledge of healing has allowed Russia to pass for bilingual in herbal treatments, and borrow this experience sought by many foreign doctors. Already in the IX in Novgorod from prediluvial abroad larch sponge (TB medium). A decoction of the bark of ash trees, has long been used abroad as an antimalarial drug, initially gained recognition among the Russian people. About the decoction of the shoots of wild rosemary, Continue reading