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 civilization and technological progress of the so-called “traditional Chinese medicine”.
It has an ancient history and includes the knowledge accumulated through experience of thousands of doctors and therapists that currently attracts increasing attention. In China, traditional Chinese medicine is not considered something unusual. On the contrary, created a special institution, teaching even foreigners and tourists.
Traditional Chinese medicine is a comprehensive patient monitoring system. Its essence is that it does not attempt to treat only a sick stomach, kidney, depression, or menstrual pain, and seeks to understand the context and occurrence of diseases, which can much easier to cure. Continue reading
The meadows are treeless areas of varying humidity, are covered by vegetation. The meadows are upland, lowland, floodplain, flood.
The beauty of our meadows have been praised in folk art. In summer, the meadows are like a wondrous carpets, embroidered with patterns of grasses, or the waves huge multi-colored pond. While gazing on such beauty, involuntarily becomes a poet. Perhaps that is why the soul of Russian people so prone to dreams, reflections, beauty.
But in addition to the discreet charm of the meadow plant life inhabiting meadows plants give people health and longevity. From them prepare a variety of drugs for the treatment of many ailments. Medicinal plants and herbs of the meadows are many species, different in their medicinal properties.
Most of the plants we all know and familiar. Here are some of them:
Taraxacum officinale – a well-known yellow flower. It has a wide range of therapeutic action. Contribute to the normalization of work, heal the liver, gall bladder. Folk medicine uses dandelion for anemia, insomnia, hypertension, to remove warts, calluses. The young leaves of the plant are used for making spring salads, as remedies for beriberi. Continue reading
To brew a love potion, take a bunch of dead mice, a little purple mold. Skeptical grin? Actually known vegetable and animal substances, capable to create, improve, enhance sexual desire. For example, amber or musk components of animal origin that is added to spirits. Oriental fragrances (they put more musculocutaneus substances) dope and right still attract men. Where to find these substances? In the kitchen! For example, alcohol in moderation increases libido (due to the removal of the brakes – i.e. social taboos).
To increase sexuality, or simply to arouse sexual desire are capable of such spices as nutmeg, saffron, cloves, cinnamon, red pepper, cardamom, vanilla. Among the plants best known Chinese lemongrass, celery, parsnips, Rhodiola rosea, oplopanax, leuzea, Siberian ginseng, lungwort.
And here are some recipes for love potions . not only increase scoilnet, but also eliminates excessive shyness and modesty, to relieve stiffness, tension. They invigorate, excite, not forcing however, to lose one’s head.
Boil 3 cups of water, sprinkle a mixture of 1 tsp dried raspberry leaf, 1 tsp dried marigold flowers and 1 tsp. of dried leaves of rose hips, bring to a boil, remove from the heat and leave for 30 minutes to draw. Continue reading
A valuable medicinal plant Sophora japonica, in natural conditions it grows in many regions of South, South-East Asia and the Pacific Islands. Some of its species can be found in Australia and South America. There are 45 species of Sophora japonica, in the southern regions of Russia can grow only a few cold-resistant varieties.
The plant can be found in the Botanical gardens of the Caucasus and the Crimea, as well as in front gardens flower growers. All varieties Sophora japonica, as a rule, it can not tolerate frost, but otherwise this plant is quite undemanding.
In nature, Japanese Sophora is a powerful and high-branched tree of the legume family. You can tell by the large pinnate leaves and characteristic a smooth brown-gray trunk. The flowers of the Sophora japonica of irregular shape, grayish-white blossoms in July. After flowering, fruits are formed – large, greenish-brown pods that ripen by the end of September.
The healing properties of Sophora japonica is extremely broad, as all parts of the plant are rich in minerals, vitamins, bitterness and rutin. Because rutin makes the plant so useful. For example, in the flowers of Sophora – concentrated up to 30% of rutin from total amount of raw materials. Continue reading
Beauties in Russia has always been not to consider.
It is quite possible that our great-grandmother secretly visited healers to get prescription of unearthly beauty. And it quite succeeded, because the phrase “Russian beauty” is today one of the world’s recognition of the originality and charm of Russian women.
What type of secrets shared by the medicine men with girls in those days?
First, they were certainly uncover the secrets of rejuvenation using very ordinary and affordable dairy products – yogurt, sour cream, sour milk.
Secondly, they learned the secrets of the acceptance of such funds as brewer’s yeast (from acne and blackheads reception on an empty stomach 2 teaspoon every morning – an indispensable tool).
And third, of course – herbs and herbal infusions for ingestion and for healing laying on the skin.
Here are some of those old recipes we are with you now and share.
In the old days there was no protective creams, and the expression “herbal mask” also did not exist. Therefore our recipes are somewhat modernized. Continue reading