Treatment herbs — herbal medicine has always attracted the attention of a man. The flora of medicinal plants offers a large number of therapeutic agents that can be used for the treatment of various diseases.
Despite the progress made in pharmacology, medicinal plants and herbs still do not lose their value, and in some cases, herbal treatment (herbalism) remains indispensable. So, in the group of cardiac drugs, about 90% are medicinal plant preparations, in the group of expectorants — 73%, antiparasitic (antihelmintic) — 72%. Such widespread use of drugs based on plants is caused by the healing properties of plants, their low toxicity, activity, lack of side effects.
The whole middle strip of Russia is rich in medicinal herbs. In the forests, meadows, fields, vacant lots, swamps, along roads, rivers, orchards grows more than 100 kinds of wild herbs and cultivated medicinal plants used in medicine.
The magnitude of the collection and harvesting of medicinal plants and herbs every year is steadily increasing. Only pharmacy employees make each year more than 90-100 tons of medicinal plants. Continue reading
The animals who treated the man
Every pet owner is convinced that his pet, caring doctor that can treat the owner and family members. This view also adhere to the scientists who conducted multiple studies and have confirmed the therapeutic properties of animals. Doctors interested in this opening and created a trend in medicine — the animal-assisted therapy. This treatment is used in a variety of physical and mental diseases. Exactly what save animals from diseases?
5 animals that treat people
For the first time the therapeutic benefit of riding noticed by Hippocrates. The ancient Greek physician advised people suffering from depression, horseback riding. In contact with these animals is that man is freed from the sad thoughts, anxiety, apathy. Continue reading
Traditional medicine (hereinafter — N. m.) is a collection of people accumulated empirical knowledge about healing remedies, medicinal herbs and hygiene practices, and their practical application to maintaining health. the prevention and treatment of diseases. Handed down from generation to generation, this information is reflected in folk customs, Proverbs, sayings, legends and enshrined in a number of written sources (physicians, herbalists, etc.).
In primitive folk medicine was the only medicine; primitive people knew how to treat fractures. to straighten the dislocations. had no idea about the plants with analgesic effect, understood curative value of sunlight and water. With the division of society into classes N. M. has spread mainly among the poor, significant impact had on her superstitions, mythical beliefs, opening the road to quackery. Continue reading