Healing, quackery
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Folk medicine, herbal treatment

We will tell You about the so-called non-traditional, folk medicine, proven by many generations of our ancestors. For millennia, these recipes are changed, perfected, and saved many, many lives, because until the beginning of the last century, the official medicine existed only in the cities. In the Outback all hope was at grandmothers-the wise woman, who all the pain held in my head hundreds of different recipes, carefully preserved folk memory. And city doctors often asked for help to Mother nature.

1. Be sure to consult with your doctor. His word must be the deciding factor when choosing a prescription.

2. Choose a recipe, carefully read the descriptions of the properties of the plants included in it, and especially contraindications. After all, if You hypotension, you chose to treat atherosclerosis recipe Japanese Sophora (which lowers the pressure), then Your treatment will take place according to the battered expression “one we treat, another hurt”. Choose the best suitable to You only the recipe to include herbs that meet the parameters of Your health.

3. Selecting a prescription, strictly follow the dosage, because even a slight overdose of the herb can turn the cure into a poison. It is, on this basis, we do not publish recipes containing poisonous plants (milestones, mushroom, Hemlock, etc.), although many of them really work wonders. Less toxic (celandine, cocklebur, etc.) occur in the recipes, but in their descriptions be sure to mention this. So again – read carefully all contraindications, and if you chose this recipe, in any case do not exceed the dose and duration of reception. Continue reading

How to harvest medicinal plants

Before starting the harvesting of medicinal plants . we must learn to recognize them. Books that contained drawings of plants and their descriptions. Relevant information can be obtained at the pharmacy.

About where and when to collect medicinal plants, there are many beliefs and traditions. Some of them based on centuries-old folk experience and have a rational basis. For example, according to the Lithuanian folk traditions, are encouraged to collect medicinal plants where not hear the cry of the cock, that is away from populated areas.

Indeed, it is not necessary to collect medicinal plants near their houses, in parks and city squares, on roadsides, on agricultural land, subject to the application of pesticides and herbicides. Plants in such places, dusty, dirty. In grasses, growing along the ditches of the highways and the rail road bed is usually elevated concentrations of lead, zinc, sulfur and many microelements, so collect them here. Unfit for these purposes and grasses affected by diseases and pests.

To medicinal raw materials effectively, it is important to observe the timing of its collection.

You should not focus only on the calendar date, materiaaleista usually in the manuals. Often they do not coincide with the optimum for collecting the phases of plant development depending on geographical area, soil and climatic condition-

conditions of terrain, meteorological peculiarities of the season of harvesting and other factors. Therefore more correctly to determine the time of collection of certain plants by the phases of their development. Most herbs, for example, collect at the time of flowering, when the stems, leaves, flowers accumulating the highest number of active ingredients. Continue reading

Traditional medicine of China: Goji berries in Minsk

Goji berries in USA, no problem – the main thing is to know where to look. The article will tell you where to buy Goji berries what are they useful for humans and what properties they have.

Currently, more and more people refuse medical treatment, giving priority to herbal treatment. This is not surprising, because all known one fact: drugs always have side effects.

If you explore the history of ancient peoples, it is clear one important point. In every nation there were people who were well versed in herbs and treated many diseases. One of the Nations where it is still highly valued by herbalists, is China. In this country is widely developed in traditional medicine, so this field has its specialists. One of the widely used berries in China is the Goji berry. There is often referred to as “red diamond”, “heavenly berry” or “berry of longevity”. At the moment, can Goji berry be bought in Minsk, Gomel and other cities of Belarus. And in any country.

According to verified data in China they used it for medicinal purposes for several centuries. At the time there was considered a berry that can give longevity. But nowadays due to the fact that medicinale develops, it becomes more apparent how useful the Goji berry. According to the latest figures from Goji berries grown in Tibet and the Himalayas, is unsurpassed. Although there are many varieties of it, only those berries that are grown at home have a real healing power and all the full composition of beneficial vitamins. Therefore, in order to ensure need to buy berries grown in those places. Continue reading