Alternative medicine: an overview
Alternative medicine uses alternative therapies is opposed to official medicine. The basis of traditional medicine is the diagnosis. For this doctor matches symptoms with the results of the research, and…

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Traditional healers are included in the response to AIDS
African traditional medicine often represents the main and sometimes the only available treatment option for many people living with HIV in Africa South of the Sahara. The first attempts to…

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Quince: the benefits and harms. Recipes of traditional medicine
Useful properties of quince, contraindications to its use Use the quince was known to the ancient Greeks. In other cultures the fruit is also used extensively. Tart, fragrant, it was…

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Folk medicine – Golden mustache, callisia fragrans, treatment of the Golden mustache

Golden mustache (callisia fragrans) – Callisia fragrans. The family commelinaceae.

Callisia fragrans (Callisia fragrans) comes from the tropical forests of South America and belongs to the family commelinaceae (Comemelinaceae). At the same family, which includes more than 500 species and 50 genera of plants includes such well-known plants, as zebrina and tradescantia. Some traditional healers claim that they also have medicinal properties. Callisia cultivated as a houseplant for nearly 100 years.

This is a large plant with two types of shoots, some upright, fleshy externally similar to the young corn, from 70 to 150 cm in height, with normally developed leaves 20-30 cm, width 5-6 cm, the other – horizontal (mustache) with underdeveloped leaves. Mustache, consist of “sustavchikov” at the ends of which are formed sheet metelochka.

Golden mustache in folk medicine

To produce drugs from plants, which already have at least 9 of the mustache, because only in this case kallizii contains a sufficient amount of medicinal substances. Blooms Golden mustache rare. The flowers are small, gathered in paniculate inflorescences. Continue reading

Lemongrass useful properties, application in folk medicine

As a medicinal plant schisandra described in Chinese medical treatises for 250 years before our era under the name “Wu-Wei-zi” which means “berry of five flavors” (sweet peel, sour pulp, seeds have a salty taste, the bark is bitter and astringent, and medicine from berries – salty).

In VI-VII centuries it was called a favorite herb of Chinese emperors. In Ancient China, Schizandra was even in the list of products, mandatory for delivery to the Imperial court.

The berries of schisandra chinensis contains: vitamin C, malic, tartaric, succinic, citric acid, sugar, pectin, essential oils, resins, minerals, titanium and silver, selenium, manganese, zinc, Nickel etc.

Schisandra berry Chinese tone the body, relieve fatigue, improve immunity, performance, help to adapt to environmental conditions.

The Chinese Magnolia vine application

Modern official medicine uses lemongrass in the form of tincture of seeds and fruits. Continue reading

Horseradish: the benefits and harms of the root and leaf for the body

Fuck, this traditional Russian seasoning to a large number of traditional dishes, no wonder very popular in cooking and medicine.

The effect of horseradish on the body is very large. Due to the large number of aromatic substances, volatile oils, bitterness and vitamins it affects almost all organs and body systems.

And to avoid confusion, the useful properties of horseradish need to classify.

What the fuck are useful for the body

1. For digestion .

The use of horseradish for the intestines in that it very strongly activates the intestines and the secretion of various digestive enzymes. This medicinal action he required mineral salts, a mustard oil and a special ingredient – sinigrin. The latter, incidentally, horseradish and gives the peculiar pungent taste. Continue reading

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Horseradish: the benefits and harms of the root and leaf for the body
Fuck, this traditional Russian seasoning to a large number of traditional dishes, no wonder very popular in cooking and medicine. The effect of horseradish on the body is very large.…

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Top 10 myths of folk medicine: being treated without harm
Faced with the malaise, people rarely go to the hospital, relying on pharmaceutical and grandmother's experience. And as the popularity of traditional medicine over the years has not diminished, we…

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