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
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