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Otitis media treatment at home effective folk remedies
Otitis – ear disease, especially inflammatory nature, caused by the penetration of microorganisms from the throat into the Eustachian tube and then into the middle ear. To treat it by…

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Who is the healer?
It is known that healing, as a non-traditional way to cure various ailments, not one hundred years. In ancient times, when the notion of official medicine was not yet in…

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Self-medication using medicinal plants

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

Potatoes – the benefits and harms

Most often we are looking for information about the benefits of any unknown exotic fruits and vegetables. And we forget those who are always there.

Potatoes or simply potatoes, not only our “second bread”, it can replace some cosmetics, and first aid kit. Potato benefits and harms.

The Motherland of potato is South America, European countries, the potato became known in 1573, and then spread throughout the earth. In Russia, the potato came through Peter I in the XVIII century, and now many of the potato is considered a traditional Russian dish.

Potatoes – use. Potato is considered as a useful vegetable because it contains: water (75%), starch (17.5 percent), carbohydrates, fibre (1%), a small amount of protein and fat. As well as vitamins: B1, B2, B3, B6, B9, C, K; minerals: potassium, phosphorus, magnesium, calcium, sodium, iron; organic acids: malic, citric, oxalic.

Along with the usefulness of a potato — simply delicious vegetable, which is cooked many dishes. Also in folk medicine, there are recipes with potatoes, which help from ailments and diseases. Continue reading

Reiki – healing hands

Reiki is one of energy healing which treats any disease of man from the point of view of life energy, or rather its shortage or excess in the organs and systems of the physical body. This spiritual practice of Reiki came from Tibet, then spread to Egypt, Rome, Ancient Greece, India and further East. The system of Reiki was kept in great secret and was available only to the initiated. This doctrine was re-established in 1922 by Japanese Buddhist Mikao Usui. This practice uses a technique of “healing hands”.

Why we put your hand to the sore spot

Reiki is the name given to the healing energy that nature has to offer. Everyone has access to this energy. If a person accidentally hits something or just feels pain, he did not hesitate, apply to this place hand and hold it there. In doing so, he sends his healing energy into the affected area. Continue reading

Useful properties of nutmeg and used in folk medicine

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Nutmeg grows on the Islands of Java, Sumatra, Borneo, South America and Indonesia. This spice helps digestion and food assimilation. Adding in different dishes for celebrations, banquets and feasts – a guarantee that the guests will not have heaviness in the stomach.

Thanks to nutmeg nut in the human body easy to digest and fatty pork, and lamb. and high-calorie cream cakes and cakes.

Nutritional value of nutmeg

First let’s talk a little about the nutritional value of this amazing spice. Due to the content of a large number of useful substances, including many antioxidants, nutmeg has so many useful properties.

It contains volatile oil trimyristin and several other important essential oils, which give a sweet and spicy aroma of the nutmeg nut. This is myristicin, eugenol, elemicin, safrole, terpineol, pinene, camphene, linalool, cineole, dipenta and Sabine. Continue reading

To remember them all. Ancient manuscripts help to study medicinal herbs

This discovery would not have become a revelation for the doctors of Ancient China. Artemisinin used to treat malaria back in the early 70’s but the plant on the basis of which manufactured the drug, was used in febrile States already in III–IV centuries.

The residences identified properties of artemisinin, studying traditional Chinese treatises on the use of medicinal herbs. The way this discovery was complicated by a vast array of information, the need to conduct hundreds of experiments and political situation in China of the 70s. fortunately, persistence paid off, and now artemisinin is a key anti-malaria drug.

Artemisinin is not only derived from plants, the compound that is used in modern medicine. For example, another medicine for malaria – quinine comes from the bark of a tropical South American Cinchona tree Cinchona officinalis L. analgesic morphine from the opium poppy Papaver somniferum L, and the poison strychnine – from the tree Strychnos nux-vomica L. These plants were used for thousands of years before chemists were able to extract their active ingredients. Continue reading

Bags and dark circles under the eyes: the beauty recipes
Why do I get bags and dark circles under the eyes? Large role is played by the anatomical features. "Say, if you have a thin skin and the blood vessels…

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Medicine Of Ancient Egypt
Ancient Egyptian medicine — the oldest documented medical systems. With XXXIII century BC until the Persian invasion in 525 BC she has not undergone any special changes in terms of…

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