Nasturtium is a great plant Pharmacopoeia and is not used official Russian medicine, but because of its healing properties is widely used in traditional and non-traditional medicine of other countries (in some European countries, South America, New Zealand, etc.).
In folk medicine for therapeutic purposes, usually used all parts of the nasturtium. They make water infusions, decoctions, alcohol tinctures, rubbing and squeeze the juice. These drugs nasturtium indicated for metabolic disorders, kidney and gallstones, inflammatory diseases of the lymph nodes. nervous diseases (with increased irritability and excitability) and depression and viral diseases as cold and flu remedies, in diseases of the lungs and upper respiratory tract, chronic bronchitis.
Contraindications and side effects
If you frequently use a large amount of greens nasturtium may occur irritation of the intestines and stomach, so people suffering from stomach ulcers and gastritis should use the herb with caution. Also not recommended to use tinctures, bitters and freshly squeezed juice of nasturtium children, pregnant women, lactating women, lizums individual intolerance and a tendency to allergic reactions. Continue reading
Acorus calamus .
Perennial herbaceous plant. Used to improve digestion in the gastro-intestinal diseases.
Althaea officinalis .
Perennial herbaceous plant. Used as an anti-inflammatory, expectorant.
The Berberis vulgaris . Branching shrub. Used in cholecystitis, cholelithiasis, chronic hepatitis.
Black henbane . Biennial winter plant. Used as an antispasmodic and pain relievers. Black henbane is poisonous.
Birch. Deciduous tree. Used as a diuretic and cholagogue. Preparations of the fungus (mushroom) is used for gastritis and malignant tumors of the stomach, lungs and other organs.
Hawthorn croviana red . High shrub. Preparations of hawthorn (tincture of the flowers, the fruit extract) is used as a cardiotonic agent, in functional disorders of cardiac activity, heart failure.
The elder black. Shrub. The flowers have diaphoretic, diuretic, astringent, and mild disinfectant properties. Infusion of flowers is used for colds, as a diaphoretic. Externally they are used for rinsing with inflammatory diseases of the oral cavity and throat.
Cornflower blue . Odnoletnego biennial plant. Used as a mild diuretic means at diseases of kidneys and bladder. Continue reading
Physiotherapy — what it is and what purpose it is prescribed? The word “therapy” comes from the Greek word physis — nature and therapeia — treatment. Today physiotherapy is an area of medicine that studies the therapeutic effect of various physical factors. They can be natural: climate, air, sun, mineral water, dirt or artificially created electromagnetic fields, ultrasound, laser radiation.
What are the benefits of using physiotherapy?
Advantages of physiotherapy:>
security; availability of treatment; a complex effect on the body; prolonged therapeutic effect; beneficial effect on the nervous system; natural immunity strengthening.
Using therapeutic physical factors are activated mechanisms that increase the body’s resistance to adverse external environment, but also to various diseases. As a result of application of physiotherapeutic procedures diminished pain attacks, normalization of secretory and motor functions of the organs, decreases activity of inflammatory processes, increases fabrics regeneration.
When using physical methods is very rare there are allergic reactions and lack of drug dependence. Modern physiotherapy enhances tastierista of drugs that reduces the treatment time patients. Physiotherapy treatments are painless, have no side effects on organs and tissues. The use of physiotherapy increases the period of remission of chronic diseases, reduces the frequency of recurrences. Continue reading