A couple of months ago in Feldman Ecopark has a new pet. A horse named Natasha was purchased by the employees from the former owner and thus rescued from the unenviable fate at the slaughterhouse. The animal is already caught in the Ecopark, undergoes special training and is prepared… to Treat children.
Adaptive horse riding or hippotherapy is a modern and rapidly growing method of treatment. “Communication” with a patient and kind animal calms the nervous system, sets a peaceful mood. And while riding on a horse work almost all the muscles of a person. In Feldman Ecopark with horses plan to treat children with special needs, particularly children with cerebral palsy, autism and abnormalities of the musculoskeletal system.
The first such session was held on November 22. On the same day on the territory of Feldman Ecopark opened specialized indoor riding arena for hippotherapy lessons. The celebration was attended by pupils of the specialized center for children with developmental disabilities and neurological problems “Lado”. Continue reading
Good to know Malaria is not in sight, since sleeping in a pile of sagebrush
Knowledge about folk medicine came to us from the dawn of mankind. Already at the earliest stages of man, guided by the instinct of self-preservation, was forced to give himself medical aid for various injuries and diseases. And, of course, means that he was looking for in the natural environment. The plants were not only a source of food, but also helped him to get rid of diseases. Over the years people have accumulated and enriched their knowledge in herbal medicine and passed them from generation to generation.
In Russia in each house hung herbs: chamomile, St. John’s wort, nettle, fireweed. Five to seven herbs and people are not sick as often as now.
Traditional medicine at all times was and still is for people accessible and understandable method for the treatment and prevention of disease. Because it uses the funds that it is easy to find. And one of the oldest drugs are the fees different herbs, which our ancestors personally sought and treated. Continue reading
The plant Mother and stepmother
The plant is widespread in Europe, Asia, and North and South America, where it was introduced by settlers as a medicinal product. Mother-and-stepmother can often be found in the debris, mess, and roadsides and trails. In some areas it is considered a weed.
The plant is used medicinally for cough. The name “Tussilago” means “cough”. Historically, the mother — and — stepmother is used in diseases of the lungs such as asthma, as well as various types of cough, caused by Smoking. Crushed flowers supposedly cured skin conditions, and the plant itself is also eaten. Detection of toxic alkaloids makes it possible to use the mother-and-stepmother in liver disease.
Mother-and-stepmother has also become a popular ingredient in confectionery products, for example, the pez candy is manufactured using extract a mother and stepmother. Hard candies soothe sore throats and reduce coughing breast, the recipe of which was developed in the UK. Now they are a popular medicinal candies, known worldwide under the name “Coltsfoot rock”. Continue reading