Medicine ancient Egypt
The Egyptians knew of major organs: heart, vessels, kidneys, intestines, muscles, etc. the first part discusses the creation of the pyramids, which were tombs of the dead pharaohs, their wives,…

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Alternative medicine, alternative therapies
It is possible to allocate such forms of alternative medicine like: phytotherapy (treatment with medicinal herbs, in which the reception of infusions of various plants and herbs has a beneficial…

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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

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 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

Type 2 diabetes: national treatment

Type 2 diabetes: national treatment is possible? Yes, if the disease has mild or moderate severity. Do not think that the use of folk remedies fully heal from the disease – mostly, their effect relates to the prevention of complications. It is strongly recommended not to ignore the treatment of diabetes mellitus prescribed by an endocrinologist – it can be dangerous to life and health.

What methods of folk treatment of diabetes of the second type are the most popular?

Treatment of bee products

Traditionally, honey for diabetics is not useful, because it has a high glycemic index. But the use of propolis reduces the level of blood glucose and strengthening the immune system.

The use of herbs for the treatment of type 2 diabetes

Cinnamon – a product that is extremely useful for diabetics. It normalizes carbohydrate metabolism and enhances the action of insulin. Produced special Supplements on the basis of cinnamon, as well as popular recipes from its use – for example, a cocktail of cinnamon and kefir. It is used not only by those who have symptoms of diabetes, but also people who want to lose weight.

Another folk remedy that not only reduces the amount of sugar in blood and reduces cholesterol level – turmeric. Continue reading