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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 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

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

Folk remedies of treatment of cervical degenerative disc disease

Treatment of osteochondrosis of the popular methods involves the use of natural remedies and techniques tried and tested for centuries, which brought relief to the patient in the most difficult moments, but will not eliminate the need to undergo treatment of cervical degenerative disc disease. Currently, medicine has developed quite well, and in the Arsenal of doctors – the newest and most effective products and equipment, traditional medicine was relegated to second place. But still it continues to be used at every opportunity, and methods such as bonesetting in Kiev are unique.

Medical spine specialists “Clinic doctor Ignatieff” is recommended to the patients to seek help from professionals, especially in the acute phase of cervical degenerative disc disease – because it could lead to serious complications.

Expert advice you can pass in a convenient time for the patient, after prior appointment.

The simple but effective traditional methods that do not conflict with traditional medicine, it is:

Daily walks and adequate exercise.

Use during a night’s sleep, hard mattress and a low pillow.

The formation of correct posture is necessary to monitor the position of the back during exercise static and dynamic nature, to cultivate children good habits with the most Ranikhet.

A complete, balanced diet, disposal of excess weight.

In the old days the stiffness and spastic contraction of the muscles of the neck area was removed using normal household rolling pin. This was carried out by light tapping of the impact on the shoulders, shoulder blades and the area of the spine. Repeated exposure in this way helped to improve blood flow to the diseased area and remove excess muscle tension. Sometimes the patient could lie down on the rolling pin and roll her back up and down. This more intensive treatment was used, of course, in the absence of acute pain in the neck. Continue reading