The use of medicinal plants
Medicinal plants in folk medicine used fresh, but most often they are pre-dried. Drying plants helps them to keep and use for example in winter, thereby preserving the therapeutic properties.…

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Alternative medicine
Alternative medicine is the restoration of health, using methods that are alternatives to formal medicine. To alternative medicine include traditional medicine of various peoples, methods that are not used in…

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Grow medicinal plants on the windowsill

For all of these in this note of plants, in addition to aloe Vera, you can use any all-purpose soil from your nearest garden shop

Reduce muscle pain with ginger

Use Eat 2 grams of raw ginger before strength training. According to the results of a study published in the Journal of Pain, this dose by 25% reduces muscle pain after intense exercise.

Grow Take the ginger root and cut it into pieces of length 2.5 to 5 cm so that each piece was the kidney (it is similar to the “eye” of a potato). Two pieces will suit round pot with a diameter of 25 cm. Bury the plant material in the soil 2.5 to 5 cm and don’t forget to water sometimes. The crop can be removed from the ground after 6-10 months.

Beat athlete’s foot with garlic

Use Grind in a blender with 6 cloves, dissolve the resulting mass in 500 ml of hot water and let brew for 1 h. pour the Infusion into a bowl with hot water and par feet in it for 15 minutes. Do this procedure every day during the week. As reported the scientists from the Eastern University of Venezuela, for such term as contained in the garlic ajoen able to cope with athlete’s foot.

Bury the cloves to grow into the soil to a depth of 2-3 cm distance between the slices is 10 cm. Dig the crop in a couple of months when the leaves will start to dry up.

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The experts identified 5 animals that treat people

For anybody not a secret that some Pets are beneficial to human health. In order to study all the healing power of fauna, an international group of experts conducted a number of studies.

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Through observations, it was possible to distinguish five of the brightest representatives of the animal world, which has opened up new opportunities for medicine. According HeadInsider, zootherapy, you can even treat diabetes, Parkinson’s disease or dementia.

Naturally, the first animal that comes to mind when it comes to animal therapy cat. These furry Pets – just an inexhaustible source of health. It is known that cats can contribute to the treatment of neuroses, depression, mental disorders. After 20 minutes in the company of your whiskered friend is aligned to the heartbeat and stabilizes blood pressure. Also practiced therapy cats when the pathologies of the respiratory system (e.g. asthma), disorders of the musculoskeletal system, endocrine system, reproductive system, joint diseases, fractures, injuries and even alcoholism and drug addiction.

The presence in the house dogs, according to scientists, involves an active lifestyle. She needs to walk, not once a day. With that we get such “bonuses”, as keeping your weight normal, to be in the fresh air, the lack of depression and prevention of cardiovascular diseases. Note also that scientifically proved the ability of dogs to smell cancer in its early stages. The saliva of these animals has antibacterial properties. And not to mention the dogs-the dogs that replace human eyes. 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

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