Healing: treat yourself.
Healing is one of the oldest forms of medicine. Its roots are found in all world religions, in magic, in folk healers. Almost all inhabitants of the planet believed, believe…

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The cultivation of medicinal plants in our own garden
Every year the population's interest in traditional medicine is constantly increasing. Accordingly, there is a growing popularity of medicinal herbs that are frequently used for the treatment of children and…

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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

Nasturtium large: a medicinal plant

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

What is alternative medicine?

How to live long and be healthy? Look around, nature is everywhere gives us clues.

If a person is in harmony with the environment, and the health he does not complain. But if man moves away from nature, ceases to listen to your body, it is vulnerable to disease, both body and soul. Believing that it will save an expensive tablet, people delude themselves. Having tried the possible and impossible methods of traditional medicine . he is like a drowning man at a straw, grabs are not always clear and understandable tools and methods of folk, or alternative, medicine.

Alternative medicine approaches to diagnosis, prevention and treatment of diseases that for one reason or another have not received universal acceptance among physicians. Most of these approaches has deep historical roots and are based more on an assessment of the manifestations of the disease, than the study of its causes and mechanisms. The so-called folk remedies of medicine of the West and the East complement and enrich modern official medicine.

For alternative medicine are characterized by the absence of clear rules.

In the heritage of folk healers from different countries presented extensive knowledge of alternative medicine, such as:

Aromatherapy — treatment with odours.

Apitherapy — the treatment of produktangebot;

Phytotherapy — treatment with medicinal herbs (receiving infusions of various plants and herbs has a beneficial effect on the work of the whole organism, cleanses the vital organs and blood from toxins, enhances the protective functions of the organism without adverse effects on organs, as it can be when taking chemical preparations); Continue reading