The history of the concepts "traditional" and "folk" medicine
Traditional medicine - the concept is quite broad and historically more ancient. It includes a set of tools and techniques of folk healing, developed as a result of empirical experience…

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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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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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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

Medicine in the mirror of history

The emergence of medicine in Ancient China in the middle of the III Millennium BC tell the legends and Chronicles. Methods of treatment developed by Chinese doctors, have influenced medicine Japan and Korea, Tibet and India. Teaching about life channels and active points on the surface of the human body is one of the foundations of reflexology is a modern method of diagnosis and treatment of diseases. The art of healing in Ancient China, as in other countries included knowledge about the many medicines of plant and animal origin.


One of the first Chinese doctors who lived about five thousand years ago, is considered the mythical Emperor Shen Nong, who used to treat all kinds of herbs. According to legend, it was the description of about 70 poisons and antidotes, died at the age of 140 years and was after the death of the deity pharmacists. He is considered the author of one of the world’s oldest “Canon on roots and herbs” containing a description of 365 medicinal plants. Continue reading

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…


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…