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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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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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, servants and slaves who were buried together with the owner. The day also was divided into 12 hours. Ancient Egyptian doctors to treat various ailments, and also using. Egyptian doctors were considered the best in the world. This inscription has managed to decipher the French scholar Jean-françois Champollion. Doors were built and houses, but they were destroyed,the Priests of the memorial services gone,Their monuments covered with mud,and their Tombs are forgotten,But their names are pronounced when reading these books. Kachanski papyrus 1850 BC.
Maat the God of the desert and sand storms the Goddess of truth, the God of darkness God of sun Goddess of heaven God of earth God of wisdom Goddess of fertility and motherhood the God of the sky and sun God is the patron of the dead God of the underworld and judge of the dead patron Goddess of wives and mothers Answers: a b C D e e g h and l m 4 7 11 8 1 10 3 5 6 12 9 2 3. Thus the prescription of some medications contain up to 40 components. In the condition of one of them said about 7 homes, about 7 cats in each house, about 7 mice eaten by each cat, about 7 spikes, eaten by each mouse, about 7 measures of grain, which gives each ear. 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

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