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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The herbalist medicinal plants - Althaea officinalis
The Botanical characteristics. Perennial gray-green herb 120-150 cm tall. Rhizome thick, short, branched; woody taproot, fleshy side, gray on the outside, white inside. Stems single or numerous, slightly branched. Leaves…

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Sujok therapy – alternative medicine

In recent years, so-called alternative medicine, unconventional medicine are becoming increasingly popular.

At one time I had a chance to experience first-hand the effectiveness of this method, as Sujok therapy — in one embodiment, a non-traditional medicine. In just a few sessions I get rid of the chronic sinus infection that plagued me at that time for ten years.

Remember, as a doctor who offered treatment to my statements that I do not believe in such methods, said, “Faith certainly helps in any process, but in this case, Sujok therapy is not just theoretical methods, and practical therapy that have proven effective in the treatment of many diseases”.

So what is this method and where they come from?

Sujok therapy is one of the areas of acupuncture, a method which is based on the effects of certain biological active points of the hands and feet. Translated from Korean su – brush, Jok – foot.

This type of therapy was developed by South Korean Professor Park Jae Woo in the eighties of the twentieth century. Continue reading

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

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 the crystal clear dew and rain water that collects in rocky mosses. This determines its unique taste and powerful healing effect.

Cooking

This Chinese variety of tea is recommended to brew and boil. This allows you to go into the water all the useful substances of da Hong PAO. For boiling it is better to use in a glass teapot so you can watch the process in all its details. The dishes selected should fill one third tea and two thirds water. Thus prior to brewing da Hong PAO must be soaked to swell, and impregnated with water.

Before boiling you need to catch the moment when the bubbles start to rise from the bottom to the surface. Continue reading

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Grass Zheleznyak – medicinal properties and contraindications
Since ancient times, the ironstone or sopnic known magical plants, is able to solve many everyday problems. Today, this herb is included in many medicinal charges. It is used to…

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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…

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