Feline aristocracy, dogs who treat people sapindus and other Kipsala
Spring comes, the nature revives and brings good news for those who love our little brothers — 21st and 22nd March in Kipsala will host an exhibition of Pets and…

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The attributes of folk healer
Any people that come into the office folk healer, expect to see bunches of herbs hanging on the walls, various sized bottles of drugs, and various mysterious objects, like pendulums,…

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Folk and alternative medicine

Treatment with medicinal herbs. Herbal medicine is one of the oldest ways of dealing with illnesses. The method is based on accumulated knowledge about plants, their impact on the human body. The herbal medicine includes such modern trends as phytotherapy and aromatherapy.

Prayers, incantations, bioenergy, Many people are skeptical about this type of treatment. But this method is a symbiosis of work with the chakras, self-suggestion and hypnosis, and sometimes the higher unconscious person – according to your faith be it unto you. It can have a significant beneficial effect in some cases.

Homeopathy. It is a method of treatment based on the principle of using small doses of drugs that cause an action similar to the action of the disease itself. Treatment of diseases by the method of “like with like”.

Modern medicine can cure many diseases, to do complex operations, there were vitamins, hormones, various prophylactic and therapeutic drugs. And, it would seem, to alternative medicine would not be necessary. However, a large number of people prefer natural remedies, instead of artificial medicines. Continue reading

Ophthalmologists Ancient Egypt

Ophthalmology is the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of diseases of organs of vision — in Ancient Egypt was a specialized branch of medicine.

In 1926 during excavations near the pyramid of Cheops was discovered a funerary stele. Hieroglyphic inscription indicates that it depicts a court physician of Iran, known from surviving historical documents as ophthalmologist, gastroenterologist, pharmacist and proctologist. The creation of this monument, scientists determined quite accurately — the middle of III Millennium BC, Therefore, already in Egypt there was a system of specialization of physicians in certain areas, including ophthalmology.

Information about the achievements of eye physicians of the Nile Delta reached the scientists of the pharaohs was found correspondence with the Hittite kings. So, Ramses II in his letter to the ruler of the Hittites Hattusili III reports that due to illness of the eye the latter sends him “good medicine”.

The famous document of the XV century BC the so-called Leiden papyrus (named after the town in Germany where he is now kept), suggests that the treatment of eye diseases, along with rational actions, included the recitation of certain magical spells, addressed to the God RA. This confirms the close connection of healing with the religious ideas of the ancient Egyptians.

Scientific knowledge, lakopenicescoe luminaries of Ancient Egypt, widely seen in the famous papyrus Ebers, the creation date of which is 1550 BC Historical document contains a total of 431 ophthalmic recommendation. Continue reading

Folk medicine: myth or salvation

Among our generation is now much less healthy people than it was ever before. Today many chronic diseases, including related diseases. They accompany us from an early age, and we are not to blame, it’s the way we were born. But there are those who believe that all the fault of civilization with its progress that is destroying not only us but also our environment. They believe that the main problem is the medication, namely the abuse of them.

Folk medicine — that is to say, the industry of scientific medicine, which contains a lot of knowledge about different diseases and their treatment methods. They were gathered for centuries, from generation to generation by our ancestors.

Before traditional medicine was no different from the traditional one as now. The term “traditional medicine” was invented by German doctors and scientists. They noticed the relation to the health of the population, and the treatment that they are subjected to. This includes the sorcery, and even magic. It was, so to say, treatment of natural resources and beliefs. Also used hygiene, and standard and traditional medicine. Hence, the term “traditional medicine” meant to represent the population of all diseases and their treatment. But traditional medicine scientists and was not accepted, because they were adherents of the scientific approach, and the fact that they could not explain – was considered abnormal. And eventually this term began to be perceived as something questionable,not credible.

Currently no one recommended to refer to traditional medicine and to self-medicate because it is considered unsafe and ineffective or almost ineffective. Studies have shown that almost all healers no medical training, and some are even thought to be mentally deranged. Continue reading