International exchange of medicinal plants
The project called "international exchange of medicinal plants" is a new word in the pharmaceutical industry not only in Russia but all over the world, as it encompasses proposals for…

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Alternative medicine
Alternative medicine is not the healers, not healers, and doctors! Only for treatment they use special techniques, which proved their efficiency age-old practice. The philosophical approach of alternative medicine, does…

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Herbs

Used in medicine, medicinal herbs are very diverse. And each plant has its nutrients that help people to get rid of different diseases. But the purpose of all grasses are different, so there are several species that are used to treat diseases.

Herbs that contain hemostatic elements . These include the Burnet, plantain, yarrow, nettle, barberry, shepherd’s purse. These plants successfully stopped lung, uterine, gastrointestinal bleeding, accelerate wound healing and relieve pain.

Diuretic herbs – the fruits of fennel, leaves of bearberry, cowberry, birch buds, flowers of cornflower, curly parsley, elecampane root. Improve the micronutrients in the human body water-salt metabolism, so it does not occur, the swelling is due to the fact that the kidneys can not cope with the load. These plants remove excess fluid from the body.

Choleretic herbs – tansy, Helichrysum, milk Thistle, dandelion, corn silk, calendula, lemon balm, rose hips and other Plants of this species and promote the excretion of bile from the gallbladder, and also prevent its accumulation. Choleretic fees are used for the treatment of gastrointestinal tract, biliary tract, gall bladder, inflammatory processes of the pancreas. The plants used in the treatment of various skin conditions – calendula flowers, burdock root, hop cones, succession, nettle,celandine. The collection of these herbs promotes rapid healing of wounds, effective treatment of pustular and fungal skin diseases. Plants contain various resins, essential oils and other anti-inflammatory micronutrients. 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

What is alternative medicine?

How to live long and be healthy? Look around, nature is everywhere gives us clues.

If a person is in harmony with the environment, and the health he does not complain. But if man moves away from nature, ceases to listen to your body, it is vulnerable to disease, both body and soul. Believing that it will save an expensive tablet, people delude themselves. Having tried the possible and impossible methods of traditional medicine . he is like a drowning man at a straw, grabs are not always clear and understandable tools and methods of folk, or alternative, medicine.

Alternative medicine approaches to diagnosis, prevention and treatment of diseases that for one reason or another have not received universal acceptance among physicians. Most of these approaches has deep historical roots and are based more on an assessment of the manifestations of the disease, than the study of its causes and mechanisms. The so-called folk remedies of medicine of the West and the East complement and enrich modern official medicine.

For alternative medicine are characterized by the absence of clear rules.

In the heritage of folk healers from different countries presented extensive knowledge of alternative medicine, such as:

Aromatherapy — treatment with odours.

Apitherapy — the treatment of produktangebot;

Phytotherapy — treatment with medicinal herbs (receiving infusions of various plants and herbs has a beneficial effect on the work of the whole organism, cleanses the vital organs and blood from toxins, enhances the protective functions of the organism without adverse effects on organs, as it can be when taking chemical preparations); Continue reading