The use of medicinal herbs for weight loss
Since ancient times, people passed their knowledge about the medicinal properties of plants from generation to generation. Herbal medicine have always come to the aid of the person in the…

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Useful properties of Brazil nut
Useful properties of Brazil nut is very important for all organ systems of the human body. The Brazil nut grows in countries such as Guinea, Bolivia, Peru, and certainly in…

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Mother-and-stepmother in folk medicine Your home doctor

Mother-and-stepmother

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

The cultivation of medicinal plants — a gain or loss?

Despite the fact that in the world today are intensively developing chemistry, nanotechnology and other branches of science, most pharmaceutical companies still creates their products based on natural components. The proportion of plant substances exceeds 60% of the total funds. This is understandable, because nature is the source of medicine from any disease. This applies not only to medicinal herbs and plants, but also health resorts. They owe their development of medical tourism in Russia .

Make in nature

Some drugs are created solely on the basis of such components. And it’s not just about different kinds of teas. The most severe diseases of the cardiovascular system treatment plant strophanthus and digitalis, which are part of drugs. But, despite this demand, the growing and harvesting of these drugs for a long time were not a profitable business. So most herbs and plants for pharmacology purchased abroad, while the local acreage steadily decreased.

Today there is the prospect that the situation will change. This was possible due to the growth of demand for herbal remedies that have: Continue reading

Popular beauty recipes — ice cleanser

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Traditional recipes of beauty — it is primarily homemade beauty recipes that do not require large financial costs, but very effective. No wonder some of them are called grandma’s beauty recipes our grandmothers once applied face masks, were passed from mouth to mouth the most effective and tested recipes of potions, recipes masochek, baths, home creams.

There are many women’s secrets left to us by inheritance from grandmothers, Queens, noblewomen and other women, who lived during the time when there weren’t the tools that we see today in abundance on the shelves of fashion and cosmetics stores.

One of those women secrets – an ice cube in the morning, which will help you to Wake up, to feel cheerful, and your skin acquires a beautiful shade and remains young longer. Washing the ice strengthens blood vessels. This prevention of rosacea (but do not overdo it, watch the reaction of the skin). You can alternate types of frozen concoctions. To wipe a face, neck, décolleté. It is better to use mineral water, non-carbonated. Continue reading