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
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.
4.1. THE EMERGENCE OF MEDICAL KNOWLEDGE IN ANCIENT CHINA
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
Phytotherapy is the use in medical practice of herbal medicines.
It is worth noting that the use of herbal medicines covered in this section solely from the point of view of classical medicine and traditional folk medicine and especially to healing any relationship has.
The use of plants for the treatment of certain diseases of mankind began at the dawn of its development. For many centuries the trial selected those plants which either independently, or in combination with other were able to exert a therapeutic effect in specific diseases. This experience has been preserved, expanded, systematized and passed down by many generations. Since the systematization of medicinal herbs for specific diseases actually originated from modern pharmacology. A huge number of modern medicines obtained by chemical synthesis is analogous to the biologically active substances produced by medicinal plants and herbs are very widely available in pharmacies both in the form of monotherapies, and in the form of a multicomponent medicinal mixtures, salves, ointments and other things. Continue reading