The use of medicinal plants in everyday life
Every family probably has a home first aid kit containing the drugs and medicines necessary for rendering medical first aid in case of some acute diseases and accidents, as well…

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The use of medicinal plants in everyday life
Every family probably has a home first aid kit containing the drugs and medicines necessary for rendering medical first aid in case of some acute diseases and accidents, as well…

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Medicinal plants and their use

Practical medicine from the earliest times uses medicinal plants for their own purposes. Starting from the times of primitive communal system, the first people used the medicinal properties of plants to treat their diseases. In our days relevant is the use of medicinal plants for the treatment and support of people’s health.

The percentage of medicines based on plant raw materials relative to synthetic drugs – great. For example, in Russia it is about 40% of the total weight. In Europe and Asia it is much higher. In the US, where preference is given to preparations of synthetic origin, 26.2% of drugs have in their composition substances of medicinal plants.

In the last decades significantly increased the use of drugs, which are active ingredients derived from medicinal plants. One of the reasons that led to such a turn of events has been the emergence of drug disease. Drug disease was the result of increased use of medicines of synthetic origin. The main advantages of medicinal plants are: the absence of significant side effects, they are suitable for long-term use, low toxicity and good performance with complex effects.

It is necessary to take into account that today, a lot of valuable medicinal preparations made only from serialising plants. There are differences between some drugs of natural origin and their synthetic analogues. For example, the synthetic Camphor is used externally only, as obtained from the Laurus camphor can be used for injection. Continue reading

Several unusual methods of treatment of tinnitus — noise or ringing in the ears

Judging by the popularity of my articles about tinnitus, this issue is a concern for many people website visitors. Here’s a previous article with tag tinnitus .

But as an official, trusted and working method of treatment of tinnitus just isn’t there, then today I publish several methods, which are described on the Internet and from my point of view can help in noise and ringing in the ears.

Describe things as they are, and give links to the original sources. If You have specific questions regarding techniques, it is best to contact them and not me.

Acupressure (finger massage)

Please note that when exercising acupressure is always done in a circular motion and often only at low pressure.

Below are effective techniques that should be carried out with noise in the ears:

First press 7 seconds on the index finger the point in the dimple above the upper lip, directly under his nose. Then, with medium force, push the dot at the end of the root of the nose, near the eyebrows is also 7 seconds. Repeat these techniques several times a day.

The following method of acupressure helps to improve blood circulation in the ear. Continue reading

Medicine of Ancient China: through the prism of time…

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