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
Features healing folk remedies — wheat grass. All fans to raise vegetables on his plot known weed such as couch grass. To get rid of it quite difficult because of the long roots, coie stretch horizontally under the ground and increase the number of sprouted plants.
But in addition harm the vegetable garden, wheat grass has the ability to bring and use, as it is vigorously used in folk medicine. To meet this plant quite easily in all the countries of the Northern hemisphere, coye are in a zone with a temperate climate.
Luminary scientists to establish that the roots of a plant can pin the sandy shores, and breeders have even created hybrid wheat. Although in this article we will talk about the medicinal properties of this plant.
Of key importance are the roots of the weed, because they contain a lot of useful agents (fatty oils, organic acids and vitamins). Often only Wheatgrass is used to treat diseases of the urinary tract (cystitis, nephritis, kidney stone disease). He is able to relieve the inflammation and pain. Infusions on the base of the plants well relieve swelling, in the quantities and on the internal organs, help to relieve pain in gout and arthritis. From respiratory diseases wheat grass is used as an expectorant to help treat bronchitis, tuberculosis or pneumonia. Enema with a decoction of herbs primenjajutsja healing of hemorrhoids. Not a very strong decoction is able to calm the nerves and fight insomnia. Continue reading
Goose fat is an ancient remedy that was used by our ancestors to treat various diseases. It is known that the goose fat was used not only as medicine but also as a cosmetic, and on its basis prepared prophylactic drugs to prevent colds, eczema, psoriasis, and other afflictions.
But history knows many cases when relevant once the tool was not only useless but harmful. So before you learn from the experience, you need to know whether goose fat, and this can only be done with the help of analysis of its composition.
The composition and properties of goose fat
Animal fats have always been considered a storehouse of nutrients that are easily assimilated by the human body. Is no exception and goose grease, which has no contraindications, except one – when the internal use of this remedy is undesirable for people who are overweight and elevated cholesterol .
Domestic goose is mentioned in the ancient sources – the Bible, ancient Roman, ancient Egyptian, and also in the documents of Ancient China. This means that the goose was one of the first birds that people made, and the wisdom of centuries has confirmed the great importance and benefit to the goose to humans. Poultry meat is used in cooking, the feathers in the home, and the fat in traditional medicine. Continue reading