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 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.
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
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