Traditional medicine and alternative therapies in our time.
Traditional medicine and alternative therapies is now so urgent that to cite all kinds of examples about whom and how in our lives they have helped, and perhaps saved a…

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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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What are the benefits of Brazil nuts?

One of the exotic types of nuts is the Brazil nut. It is most common in South America, mainly in Brazil and Peru, Colombia and Bolivia, and a number of other countries. The most productive is Bolivia, despite the fact that Brazil is the birthplace of these nuts, and the name was borrowed from there. These nuts are grown and culturally – plant the plantation, then gather the nuts, and in the wild, i.e. harvesting takes place in plantations and natural areas.

By the way, that the wild plots the yields of Brazil nuts is much higher. This is motivated by the fact that pollination by bees occurs more in such areas than in specially cultivated areas. The trees of Brazil nuts is truly impressive, as their sizes can reach 40 meters in height, and of such size, harvesting is substantially more difficult. However, this tree has a long period of life, and therefore their fertility is also high.

The fruit of the Brazil nut is very interesting. So, grow on trees the nuts are of round shape, the size of the palm (by the way, looks like a coconut). And inside this fruit is fully Packed already a little nuts, which, in fact, after cleaning and are productcompare. 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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Acupuncture in China
Chinese reflexology . with great effectiveness, is a worthy alternative to medical treatment. Based on the use of internal resources of the body, this practice can significantly reduce the list…

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Treatment of diseases of the heart: recipes of folk medicine
The treatment of heart disease: the recipes of traditional medicine. Since ancient times people noticed the wonderful properties of some plants to treat diseases of the heart and blood vessels.…

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