Growing medicinal plants at home can turn your windowsill into a living pharmacy.
The nutrients and antioxidants in herbs help to strengthen the immune system, protect heart, improve brain function and soothe the nerves.
Start with the cultivation of five herbs: they are low maintenance and can grow well as house plants in your kitchen.
Has antispasmodic and is very effective in cough. Sage essential oil helps relieve pain in case of sore throat and other throat disorders.
How to grow?
The seeds or shoots of plants are planted in early spring. Sage is often necessary to pour and keep on a Sunny windowsill.
How to use?
Place 6-8 sage leaves in a mug, mash them, add hot water. Wait until the leaves begin to isolate the essential oil. When the infusion has cooled, remove the leaves. To alleviate the cough, drink in small SIPS.
Rich in antioxidants and has antiseptic effect. Studies have shown that adding essential oils of Basil in drinking water is known to kill the parasite Giardia lamblia. Basil also helps to reduce stress, ease stomach pains and strengthen the immune system. Continue reading
In China inhabited by 56 different nationalities. So traditional medicine in unprecedented diversity.
Many residents of European countries believe that folk medicine is something close to quackery, or at best, a cultural relic of the past. However, in recent years more and more patients for whom Eastern medicine was the only hope of a cure. Where is the truth between these two opposing views? Perhaps a review of traditions of folk medicine of some Chinese ethnic groups will shed light on this question. Let’s start with the medicine peoples Sheng, Shui and Miao.
The representatives of the nation she live mostly in the mountainous regions of China, where flora and fauna are relatively scarce. People mainly live in villages and houses located far from each other, so in the event of illness or accident help you have to wait quite a long time.
That is why each family is a small subsistence farming, and medicinal herbs and roots are available in almost every home people prepare them for the future, in order to make an exchange with neighbors.
Often medicines are used in combination with such traditional for the entire Chinese treatments such as acupuncture. banks and various medical ointments.
The Shui nationality
Representatives of ethnic Shui resettled in the South-West of the country in the Sanshou-Soiskatelei County in Guizhou province. This region is rich in fish, rice, flowers and fruit. Fertile soils and a temperate climate with abundant rainfall ensures a huge variety of medical raw materials. Continue reading
Although pharmacology and very well developed in our day, herbal teas remain in the Arsenal of all Housewives as a healing tool. Medicinal herbs of the Crimea is much closer to the human body than drugs. Their therapeutic effect, though proceeding slowly, but with almost no side effects and is much longer.
In Crimea grows a lot of medicinal plants, name and purpose of which we list below in alphabetical order.
Adonis spring is used when failure of the cardiovascular activity and for repairing the nervous system.
Astragalus slackenerny in folk medicine recommended for cataracts of the respiratory tract, bloody diarrhea, gastro – intestinal disorders.
The Berberis vulgaris is used in the diets. The juice is used in inflammation of lungs, fever, coughing. Reveals anti-inflammatory, choleretic and diuretic effect.
The herbaceous periwinkle exhibits hypotensive and hypoglycemic basis.
Pimpernel saxifrage used in bronchial asthma, chronic gastritis, rheumatism, kidney stones. Juice removes dark spots.
Black henbane is applied with cramps, as an analgesic and a sedative.
Blocotenol Black is used as tonic. Continue reading