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
Among the plants that grow in fields, forests, meadows huge number of pharmaceutical or medicinal herbs. In this natural green pharmacy you can find remedies for the common cold and cough, diseases of the heart and nervous system, stimulates healing of wounds and ulcers, and curing other skin diseases. Many of them are used as hemostatic, improve appetite and normalize the stomach, liver, kidneys, heart, blood vessels.
The healing properties of medicinal plants depend on active substances that are synthesized by plants from inorganic substances of soil, water, carbon dioxide, air, under the influence of light energy. These biologically active substances are produced in the process of life the plants and accumulate in the organs of his body. They are chemical compounds that have on the animal organism specific physiological and pharmacological effects that can restore and normalize the patient one or another pathological process, to enhance its overall resistance, to return the patient to active status and normal life.
The healing power of plants is known since ancient times. In folk medicine, herbal medicine has been and remains the main treatment. In our age of increasing industrial pollution of the biosphere, the frequent use of antibiotics,drugs of hemicelluloses led to the growth of allergic diseases, medical complications, decreased immunity of a person. 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