Egyptian medicine
Egyptian health cannot be characterized by one word – good or bad. Generally speaking about the medical system in this country, it works well, but if you try to analyze…

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Folk remedies treat
An increasing number of people, despite the General recognition of traditional methods of treatment, use of traditional medicine. This popularity is due to the fact that therapeutic agents and their…

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Five animals that are able to treat people

An international team of experts conducted a number of studies that were aimed at studying the impact of some fauna, on the human body and its recovery. Through observations and research, experts were able to understand what type of fauna can help a person in recovery, and sometimes complete healing from our physical ailments, and mental.

In addition, the researchers were able to prove that his ability to heal people, animals open new possibilities for medicine, in the treatment of such serious diseases as Parkinson’s disease, dementia, diabetes, serious disorder and more.

For example, according to the experts, cats are just a source of health. Thanks to these cute fluffy lumps, people can cure many ailments. The first is of course the mental disorder, neurosis, depression, stress, mental disorders. In addition, a well-known fact that 20 minutes with a cat vyrovnat the heartbeat and stabilizes blood pressure. The list of diseases that can cure the cat is very long, it includes: pathology of the respiratory system, including asthma, diseases of digestive system, functional disorders of the musculo-dvigatelnogo, joint diseases, alcoholism, drug addiction, fractures, injuries, diseases of the reproductive system. And it’s great, because almost any person will tell you with one hundred percent certainty, it’s nice to pet the cat and as immediately becomes easy, even just in her presence.

Dogs, according to scientists – trained person to a healthy lifestyle. After all, it should at least go for a walk, and maybe even to do Jogging, but still not once a day. Thus, dogs help to maintain a slim figure, walking in the fresh air lead to the absence of depression, in addition to preventing cardiovascular disease is provided to You. It should also be noted that the dog can sniff cancer at an early stage. And its saliva has anti-bacterial properties. And what can we say about dogs – the dogs that replace his master’s eyes or while you can recognize an attack of epilepsy in his master, thereby saving his life. Continue reading

Herbs and medicinal plants

Plants containing pharmacologically active substances and which have different therapeutic effects on the body, are called medicinal plants. In the world there are about 500 thousand species of herbs and plants, but only about 5% of them have more or less investigated for pharmacological activity and are medicinal plants.

Our country has enormous wealth and diversity of plant species. Only higher plants contains more than 21 thousand Of them each year for medical purposes is grown and harvested slightly more than 200 species of medicinal herbs and plants.

There is a vast reserve of still unexplored new drug rastenii, herbs and drugs from them. In recognition of new therapeutic agents is often of great importance has rich experience of traditional medicine.

Chemical compounds isolated from medicinal plants often serve as a model for industrial synthesis of similar or even more effective drugs. Basically the same medicinal herbs and plants – all levels of responsibility of the source medicinal plants for isolation of active ingredients and intermediates for the synthesis of such effective remedies, corticosteroids, sex hormones, etc.

Currently, more than 30% of medicines medicinecabinet prepares from medicinal vegetative raw material, obtained from medicinal herbs and plants. On the basis of medicinal plants produced about 80% of drugs used in cardiovascular diseases and diseases of the gastrointestinal tract. However, the demand for medicinal plant raw materials of many species are not yet fully satisfied.

The study of medicinal plants has been addressed by many research institutions in the country, including the all-Russian research Institute of medicinal plants (VILAR), pharmaceutical and medical institutes etc. Continue reading

Introduction and cultivation of medicinal plants.

Introduction of medicinal herbs provides an introduction to the culture of wild plants both within the area and in new areas where these species do not occur. It includes two main aspects:

— the study of biologic peculiarities of plants in new conditions;

– development of a system of farming cultivation of medicinal plants;

The term “introduction” is closely linked to the notion of “acclimatization”, “naturalization” and “cultivation”.

ACCLIMATIZATION – adaptation of plants to new climatic conditions.

NATURALIZATION – the highest degree of acclimatization, during which the plant not only grows well, grows and reproduces independently, without compromising the cenoses of other species in the struggle for existence.

CULTIVATION – cultivation of medicinal plants (RL) to industrial scale according to the recommendations of agrotechnics of cultivation in the circumstances for the purpose of obtaining high quality raw materials.

Introduction is a complex process. The biological aspect includes the following questions:

– the limits of endurance of introducint;

– adaptive features (response to light, temperature, humidity soil, air, etc.); Continue reading