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
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
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