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Prolonged and intensive Smoking (nicotine) negatively affects the nervous centers located in the spinal cord that regulate sexual activity. Regular consumption alkoholittomia drinks for a long time leads to the…

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10 questions for physiotherapist
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…

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Useful properties of macadamia oil

Macadamia belongs to the proteaceae family is a fairly common in South Africa and Australia. Proteaceae species are plants, well adapted to life in arid climates, so they have hard leaves, but underground they have special bodies that can retain moisture.

Just macadamia is native to Australia. It is a small tree that reaches 15 meters in height, and having rigid leaves, as in most proteaceae. Many believe the fruit of this plant is nuts. Now they can be found not only in Australia. They are grown in other countries, for example, in South America. Australians regard the macadamia sacred, because I know about the many healing properties of this plant. Outside of Australia, the macadamia fruits are considered very expensive compared to other nuts, so the technology of their Assembly and workpiece is very complicated.

They have a rounded shape, with a diameter of about two cm and very hard surface.

This nut was named after a friend of one Australian scientist Muller – John Mac – Adam. The Australians call it, of course in his own way, using the names of different medicinal properties of this plant.

Since the nuts were growing previously, only in Australia in 1970 in Queensland planted the first trees, and nut business began to flourish, so these nuts are also called Queensland.

Originaldatei are very expensive – over $ 30 per kilogram, because, in spite of attempts to develop this activity, nuts are still grown quite a few. Their production on an industrial scale has not yet mastered, they are very difficult to grow and purify. But the main thing is that they are expensive – large amount of valuable, natural ingredients.

These nuts contain proteins, fats, carbohydrates, natural sugars, mineral substances, vitamins and minerals – potassium and calcium. Continue reading

Inhabitants of Altai taught responsible harvesting of medicinal herbs

WWF and charitable project “World around you” summed up the results of the programme for the sustainable harvesting of medicinal herbs in the Altai. One important outcome was the creation of a network of responsible suppliers.

The healing properties of herbs Altai is known far beyond the borders of the region: today the Altai teas, cosmetics enriched with herbs and various balms can be found not only on the shelves of Altai, but also in shops of most Russian cities.

High demand is known, creates and offer: thousands of local people involved in the process of harvesting medicinal herbs. For many, this work is the main source of income. However, few people know about the consequences of uncontrolled harvesting of plants: irresponsible collectors mercilessly destroy many rare species.

WWF and charitable project “World around you” the Corporation “Siberian health” was launched in the Altai program on responsible harvesting of medicinal plants by the locals. The main goal of the project was to teach the population the correct harvesting herbs: what types, in what terms, in what ways and in what quantity can be procured, as well as their properly dried and processed.

“A positive outcome from these programs is huge, — says project coordinator of the Altai-Sayan division of WWF Elena Repetunova. — With the right approach and careful attitude to plants, such procurement can become a significant legal and quite sustainable source of income for the local population, and most importantly, this alternative method will not harm the unique ecosystems of the Mountain Altai”. Continue reading

Medicinal plants of the Krasnodar region, Kuban

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

Inhabitants of Altai taught responsible harvesting of medicinal herbs
WWF and charitable project "World around you" summed up the results of the programme for the sustainable harvesting of medicinal herbs in the Altai. One important outcome was the creation…

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Folk remedies - treatment of diseases at home
Today proved that the treatment of folk remedies safer and more efficient pharmaceutical chemical drugs. With the development of medicine, pharmaceuticals and chemistry, many began to forget about traditional medicine…

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