The ABC of Herbs: the ABC of medicinal plants and herbs
Medicinal plants 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…

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The Ural businessmen could get rich on medicinal plants
The cultivation of medicinal plants can be a profitable business Ural scientists believe that one of the breakthrough industries in the region could become a medicinal crop. According to analysts,…

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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