Sugar Apple (Hanun scaly): useful properties and calorie
Read about the exotic fruit called sugar Apple (Hanun scaly) or on the Thai – Noi Na. How to eat, useful properties and calorie content. Also the damage from overeating…

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The therapeutic effect of the pearls of Chinese medicine - tea da Hong PAO
The invigorating effect of tea da Hong PAO Da Hong PAO is one of the most popular Chinese teas. It grows in the mountainous Northern regions of the country, absorb…

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The use of medicinal herbs in cosmetics. Phytocosmetics

Today cosmetic companies have come to understand that all production of cosmetics based on artificial ingredients it is not fashionable and prestigious. To increase sales of shampoos, conditioners, creams, lotions, tonics and scrubs, they need to be made on the basis of natural components. Phytocosmetics is the cosmetics created on the basis of herbal extracts, the medicinal properties of which is enhanced artificially.

Phytocosmetics combines traditional medicine and the latest discoveries in the field of research studies in chemistry and biology. The concept of phytocosmetics is rather arbitrary. Because fitokosmetiki tool can be called not only a cosmetic preparation, produced on an industrial scale, but also masks, lotions, compresses and creams made at home. Herbs, vegetables, fruits, berries can serve as the source material. The advantage of phytocosmetics, cooked at home is the lack of preservatives and artificial fragrances, but the downside is their short shelf life. They should be used immediately after preparation.

Cosmetics . prepared on the basis of medicinal herbs, much closer to our body, because they are recipes passed down from generation to generation, so they combine as healing recipes and beauty secrets. Continue reading

Medicine of Ancient Egypt: part I

Ancient Egypt – a mysterious and fascinating country, covered with a thin trail of legends and myths. Scientific study of ancient texts is a relatively recent development, after the French scientist J. F. Champollion solved the mystery of hieroglyphic writing. The report of this discovery was done on September 27, 1822, before a gathering of scientists in France, and it was the discovery of an officer of Napoleon’s army, the Rosetta stone.

The study of ancient written sources allowed us to make conclusion about the high level of knowledge of the Egyptians in many scientific fields, including in medicine. It is incorrect to assume that all of the therapeutic procedures was reduced at that time to various shamanistic rites or reading spells. On the contrary, such behavior of the doctor was a rarity. According to different treatises to the magic formulas used only in the treatment of 48 diseases, and in other cases in the case were drugs with a complex formulation, as well as various surgical operations. with high accuracy described by the experts of those days. Continue reading

Traditional medicine and treatment of diseases of folk remedies

Stomach pain, nausea, heartburn – help folk recipes

Folk medicine is part of alternative medicine, which conceals the knowledge about all the diseases, methods of treatment and means of treatment of various diseases, from generation to generation, from mouth to mouth was passed the people. Before traditional medicine was not separated from traditional medicine the term “traditional medicine” appeared, and then described all the actions of the population in relation to their healthy lifestyle.

Folk medicine has absorbed all representation of the people, the treatment of diseases of folk remedies. Concepts such as “folk medicine” and “medical superstition” – it was, and still is, two identical concepts. In modern medicine is counted only two hundred species of medicinal plants, at the same time in Russia, and especially for the folk treatment of diseases, there were twenty-five thousand species! After all, there’s a difference between pharmaceutical medicines and folk treatment?!

At the moment, absolutely healthy people do not. Allergies, chronic diseases, internal diseases neurological diseases and disorders – it is already in the body since childhood. Continue reading

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Traditional Chinese medicine: alternative medicine
Traditional Chinese medicine China is the cradle of many discoveries and inventions that we use today (though often in expanded form). The only area that has remained virtually untouched by…

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Shamanism in Africa
Indigenous Africans shamans perceive as divine messengers. They believe that sorcerers can both help and hurt the whole tribe. In their power to control the weather, to punish enemies, to…

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