One of the most unique plants known to man for centuries, is epilobium angustifolium. Hearing this name, not many would guess that we are talking about one of the most…

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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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Physiotherapy in Germany
Pain and limitations in movement are often the unfortunate consequences of the operations of orthopedic diseases, arthrosis, rheumatism, neurological and other diseases. Physiotherapy in Germany is aimed at recovery and…

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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

Traditional healers, psychics, herbalist

And when I say to you: please refer to the summoners of the dead, and to wizards, to whisper and lip-synching, then answer: should not a people consult their God? ask dead for the living?

An appeal to bio-energy – there is an appeal to the enemy of God and therefore nothing good should not wait.

Archimandrite John (Krestiankin) (1910-2006).

Magic black – magic outright evil, magic, which purposefully is so much evil and harm to people – illness, loss, death. “White” magic is evil, disguised under the guise of good. But in that are one and the same force. In black magic a demon is his own person, and in white, according to the word of the Apostle Paul, is transformed into an angel of light (2 Cor. 11, 14).

Archimandrite Raphael (Karelin) (b. 1931).

Think, brethren and sisters, that does not relieve you from diseases warlocks, wizards and sorcerers, but only make a great and grievous sin. Continue reading

Cossack folk medicine

Ancient knowledge possessed by and possess the Cossacks, had knowledge on traditional medicine. Despite the fact that, like all ancient arts, the healing was surrounded by all sorts of mysteries and superstitions, much was widely known about and lived up to our days.

Being constantly in the saddle, constantly on military service and war, the Cossacks had a unique knowledge in manual therapy, that is, the ability to straighten the joints and vertebrae.

Not only ordinary dislocations, but also all sorts of “disruptions”, “olizy”, “octupi”, “failures” and dozens of other injuries, which invariably accompanies military life of a cavalryman, most often it was treated right in the hundred. There were always older Cossack, who owned many popular “kostopravstva”. Techniques massage owned almost everything.

So, the Cossacks of the guards regiments, going into the Palace guard, the regimental tailors were literally sewn into the uniforms (maybe hence the word “swamped”, i.e. in a hurry), and after a few hours standing still in the halls of the Palace; they were “down in the sleigh and drove to Cossack baths trample numb body on a hot shelf”. Continue reading

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