Medicinal herbs and their use for skin care.
Herbs in cosmetics Aloe tincture from the fresh leaves is used for washing of the skin with pustular rash. It is also used in the form of a preparation "Biostime"…

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Clinic alternative medicine medical center of Hadassah, Israel
In 1990, Hadassah became the first institution in Israel, which in response to the demand for new medical services and opened a clinic of complementary (alternative) medicine. The clinic practices…

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The basics of Chinese traditional medicine

Chinese medicines are created on the basis of a combination of different kinds of herbs, many of which are found in Europe.

The basis of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) are the means and methods of treatment of diseases, developed in China more than 2 thousand years ago. In addition to medicine of TCM belong to and the various methods of psycho-physiological practices (Wushu, qigong, daoyin), special techniques in nutrition, as well as elements of martial arts.

First, TCM was practiced only in East Asia, especially in countries such as Vietnam, Korea or Japan. In each of these countries then developed their own traditions, each of which is, however, one way or another relied on the basis laid of TCM, the most important role in which plays the careful observation of the functioning of the human organism and the subsequent systematization of these observations.

Traditional Chinese medicine considers man as an integral part of nature and a certain organic whole, Central to which is “dense” and “hollow” organs, and internal communication is provided by a “system of meridians” or “channels” of movement of vital energy “qi”. Continue reading

The benefits and harms of red Rowan

This plant is well known as decorative. Fresh fruits are food for livestock and poultry, and berries are processed and used as raw material in confectionery industry, for the production of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.

In folk medicine have long used ordinary red mountain ash, but it may hurt in certain diseases.

The composition of the red mountain ash

Harm and good fruit makes them rich composition. Be contained in the berries: citric, tartaric, succinic, malic acid, sugar, sorbose, pectin and tannins, sorbic acid and ascorbic acid, amino acids, carotene, triterpenic compounds, flavonoids, dietary fiber.

Thanks to this composition, it is used as a means to better digestive process, the elasticity of blood vessels, stimulates metabolism, astringent, antibacterial, choleretic and diuretic effect.

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Ten animals that we treat

Cats, dogs and even lizards is not only mimimi, but the real “er”

Cats, dogs, hamsters and even lizards is not only. nyashki and really cute, but the real “er” for the person. They are hundreds of years save us from different diseases, demanding nothing in return. Is that a little kindness and food.

American medical journal JAMA Pediatrics has just published the results of research scientists from Finland. which prove that the communication of babies with dogs reduced the risk of developing in children of diabetes of the 1st type. The results of the study more than 3 thousand children in two hospitals was struck by the researchers themselves. Thus, unexpectedly it was found that dogs possess therapeutic properties that prevent the onset of this terrible disease. How exactly they impact on kids is not exactly known. While there is only speculation, but scientists continue research.

Facts the medicinal properties of the animals were so numerous that in the 70-ies of the last century there were an independent branch of medicine — the animal-assisted therapy, therapy with animals. Continue reading