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
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
Alternative medicine: benefit or harm?
If you look around, you can see how many plants, berries, flowers nature gives us. Since ancient times nature called “the green pharmacy” . Even in ancient times people noticed that using herbs and berries to cure various diseases. When pain in the stomach, for example, drinking a decoction of plantain and pain took place. If you put on a bleeding wound. plantain leaf or nettle, then after a time, the blood stopped. And if a cold drink a decoction of the berries, the man become better. So people and opened non-traditional methods of treatment . using herbs and berries, which he gave by mother nature.
As time went on, and tested recipes of alternative medicine were transmitted from generation to generation. And now, in our modern time, people began increasingly to seek help from nature, taking infusions and decoctions from herbs and berries to treat various diseases. But unconventional methods of treatment applies not only herbal medicine. that is, herbal therapy, and apitherapy – treatment of bee products.
What is different from traditional medicine, modern traditional medicine? Continue reading