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
To have a beautiful smile everyone dreams, but often we forget about the factors that affect its beauty. Smoking, alcohol, excessive consumption of black tea, coffee or sweets – all of us cherished these habits prevail and the dream of a Hollywood smile is shattered. Teeth turn yellow, decay, the gums become inflamed, bleed, and eventually we run to the dentist in hopes to get rid of “new problems”.
Actually the health and beauty of our teeth is not the result of treatment, and proper care and prevention of all kinds of “dental diseases”. The basis for the health and beauty of our teeth, of course, is primarily a proper diet.
To make the tooth enamel strong . you need to eat more raw vegetables and fruits, and dairy products and fish.
For healthy gums it is recommended to chew pine, currant and Rowan sprigs-the shoots, it would not hurt to purchase a stick of Miswak .
To bacteria multiply in the mouth, after meals is recommended to eat a piece of Apple or cheese.
Surprisingly, even with today’s modern drugs and treatment methods, many people prefer folk remedies.
In unconventional medicinemedicine and breastfeeding are perhaps the main procedures for the care of teeth and gums. Especially when the problem is known or not to visit the dentist.
Strengthen teeth and improve salivation. During the morning the cleaning type of mouth cold boiled water and rinse for 3 minutes, then slowly swallow in 3 SIPS. Continue reading
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 adults in the home. Sometimes trying to grow medicinal plants and residents of large cities, but their opportunities are limited. Many people use for growing medicinal plants in their plots. The Amateur gardeners achieve wonderful results not only in the aspect of harvesting medicinal plants, but also in the decoration of the suburban area with beautiful flowers and herbs that is planned in advance.
Growing in the garden for healthy plants, people practiced for many centuries. The history of the cultivation of medicinal herbs is very ancient. However, in recent decades the population of our country a bit away from this useful and fascinating traditions, and only a few years ago, the interest in the pharmaceutical kitchen gardens began to increase sharply. Let’s look at how to properly plant, place and care for medicinal herbs. the bushes and trees.
Usually for beginners in this case just two or three not too large or obychnym beds for flowers. It is recommended not to plant medicinal herbs mixed in with vegetables and fruit, and to dedicate to them a separate planting area that is to be placed near to the dishes, it is not for nothing Apothecary garden sometimes, people call or aromatic kitchen. It’s really very convenient, when all the necessary herbs are at some moment at hand.
Land for medicinal plants it is necessary to prepare since autumn. First, the earth dug up, removed the weeds and roots of weeds, after which you can already lay out the beds. Most effort requires the preparation of the soil for perennial crops, which greatly simplifies the care of plants in future years. Continue reading