Fairly complete data on the history of herbal medicine survived in one of the most ancient countries in China. Representatives of traditional medicine of China was used mainly for medicinal plant resources.
The history of Chinese medicine, based on documentary data, has 4,000 years history, but in fact it originated much earlier.
The emergence of medical science in China refer to 3216 BC, when the legendary Emperor Shen-nun finished his work in medicine. The main medicinal substances in this work were of plant origin and it was named “Ben Cao” which means in translation into Russian language herbalist. (All subsequent books on medicinal plants in China were called herbalists.)
At that time in China was not literature and according to legend, the Emperor presented information about his work with the help of straight and broken lines in a certain combination.This work has not survived, and its existence is known only by later authors.The first Chinese book on medicinal plants, in which descriptions of the 900 species of plants, Dating to 2500 BC In 695, the Chinese scientist Li Di together with other specialists reworked the earlier released book about medicinal plants and wrote “Xin-Xiu Ben-Cao”. It describes 844 species of rastitelnost. This work is actually the world’s first state Pharmacopoeia, compiled by the team. Continue reading
Traditionally physiotherapy is an important component in the prevention and treatment of a huge number of diseases. To date, there is virtually no sphere of medical practice, wherever it has been used as an auxiliary or the main method of treatment. In some diseases physiotherapy is often the only method of treatment.
Recently, however, increasingly questions are asked about the presence of contraindications to the use of methods of treatment physiotherapy. Traditionally, most of the questions in respect of gynaecology. So let us talk about it separately.
Myoma of the uterus. Physical therapy contraindicated?
Many women, given the long history of the disease and age, burdened with concomitant diseases. Today we have accumulated extensive experience of application of physical factors to treat women with such problems. Based on the principle of “do no harm” selection of individual programmes for treatment of such patients requires special attention. Continue reading
CACTUS SAN PEDRO.ANCIENT SHAMANS – A CONVERSATION WITH GOD.
PERUVIAN MOCHICA – A CONVERSATION WITH GOD OR ONE OF THE FIRST PSYCHOTHERAPISTS OF PRE-COLUMBIAN AMERICA.
We are still amazed, discovering new and new secrets of ancient cultures. Mochica – one is the name sounds for the historian and researcher of Latin America as an invitation to open the door to a fabulous Past, in the distant ancient Peru, which is known not only for its unique pottery (SEE the ARTICLE “EROTIC POTTERY”), but also by the priests who were soothsayers and witch doctors.
They are the first on our planet began to use hallucinogenic plants and coke (SEE the ARTICLE “COCA”). The mochicas were a people of warriors and shamans, so all pondy, building and navigation in advance they “agreed” with his many gods. Continue reading