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
Currently more and more people begin to study medicinal plants — a priceless gift of nature. The use of medicinal plants and herbs to treat a variety of diseases and ailments gives great results. Therefore, herbal treatment (herbalism) is widely used in traditional medicine traditional folk medicine.
Every year is improving care for the population of our country. The quality of the treatment population is only possible through the satisfaction of human needs in effective drugs.
Up to 40% of the total number of drugs used in the treatment of cardiovascular, nervous system and gastro-intestinal tract and liver are the drugs of plant origin, that is created from medicinal plants and herbs. The most important source of medicinal raw materials used by the medical industry, and also in folk medicine (herbalism) are wild plants and wild herbs. Continue reading
Herbal medicine is a branch of medicine and pharmacology, dealing with the treatment drugs of natural or processed plant material, obtained from medicinal plants. Herbal medicine is a concept from the field of alternative medicine. Work with medicinal herbs in Russian culture for centuries was a natural thing.
Worldwide, there are over twenty thousand species of plants used in medical purposes. Appear newer and newer products for body care based on various components, such as fresh tomatoes or pineapples, able to remove dead skin cells, chamomile and rhubarb, which can be successfully used for lightening hair, henna is used to paint in warm red color.
Herbs gladly used in folk medicine. The variety of herbal drugs creates the possibility of treating almost all diseases. The use of herbs is a safe and effective method when it is approved by your physician. The abuse of some herbal drugs can be just as dangerous as an overdose of medicines available with a prescription. Continue reading