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Folk healers of China: Sheng, Shui and Miao

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.

People shes

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

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

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