The doctrine of natural therapeutic factors of medicinal plants occupy a special place. Acquaintance with the medicinal properties of plants lalele out in the past and is closely linked with a thousand years history of human development. The names of Hippocrates, Pliny and Dioscorid, collected, compiled and recorded information about the medicinal properties of plants accumulated by the ancient Greeks and Romans, known to every expert in this area. It’s safe to say that will never be forgotten Galen, abbess Hildegard of Bingen, albert the Great, Paracelsus, Sebastian Kneipp and the priest Küntzle, each of which has contributed to the development of herbal medicine. In the late middle ages were very popular herbalists who contributed to the dissemination of knowledge about the healing power of plants.
Herbal medicine today
Over time, the doctrine of the use of medicinal plants for health purposes has grown into science, which became known as phyto (from the Greek. phyton — a plant and therapeia treatment) or herbal treatment. Experts find out why and act on the human body herbs, identify chemical compounds and isolated them in laboratory conditions to establish their properties and features. Continue reading
Habitat and history
Vanilla refers to the vines perennial of the Orchid family. In Latin – pod – vainilla. There are about a hundred species of plants. This is the only type of Orchid that bears fruit.
Vanilla was grown in Central America before the arrival of Columbus. The locals used the vanilla in food as a spice. For example, it was added to chocolate. Vanilla was so popular and valuable that the Aztecs had to pay tribute to vanilla.
Europeans learned about spices, when he visited America in the early 16th century. America, Mexico, Caribbean Islands, Central Africa, Madagascar, India and Sri Lanka, Southeast Asia, China is the country where now spread the vanilla. Continue reading
Altai is the place where Magic lives. It makes itself known through places of Power, using the amazing beauty of Nature through her priceless gifts and unique people who know how to communicate with spirits, the shamans of the Altai.
Shamanism for a long time and seriously studied from different points of view: religious, ethnographic, cultural, philosophical, psychological… it is written lots of books, articles and monographs. Around this phenomenon many disputes, mysteries, legends and questions.
Why are people so interested in shamanism?
The more science develops, the technique, the more complex the world becomes, in other words, the faster your progress, the more destroyed the people are connected with each other and with Nature. But on the unconscious level we feel, how this relationship is important to us, how it fills our lives with power and meaning, and we grieve this loss. And we appeal to those who have managed to maintain that powerful connection. Continue reading