Folk medicine in Bessarabia the end of XIX – beginning of XX century
Objectives of the study are as comprehensive study of the phenomenon of folk medicine, societal attitudes about health and illness, the role of traditional healers in society, symbols, beliefs and…

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Alternative medicine cryotherapy
Cryotherapy it's not medicine, it is alternative. So say many practitioners, yet there is a perception that some methods still help treatment. And even if from a scientific point of…

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Medicine of Ancient Egypt: from the first dynasties (3500-3000 years)
Beginning with the first dynasties (3500-3000 BCE) in Ancient Egypt there were the "houses of life", which along with mathematics, astronomy, architecture, and other Sciences studied "necessary art" of medicine.…

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Plants of the Orenburg region against infections

World’s first OSU scientists suggested to create antibacterial drugs from medicinal plants against the chemical communication between organisms.

The project of Anna Tolmacheva “Resource potential of medicinal plants of the Orenburg region as the source of a new class of compounds — inhibitors of the system, the quorum-sensing bacteria” was supported at the regional level. As the scientist explains, bacterial cells exist in the community like myself and use a complex system of intercellular chemical communication – Quorum sensing (QS) — to better adapt to changing environmental conditions.

QS controls a variety of important processes of vital activity of microorganisms, including such important for Biomedicine, such as the development of factors of virulence (ability to infect) antibiotic resistance and formation of biofilms (microorganisms attached to each other on any surface).

— A group of young scientists experimentally investigated medicinal plants of the Orenburg region as the source of a new class of compounds that suppress the course of physiological and physicochemical processes of bacteria, — says Anna . Were selected 20 medicinal plants that grow in the Orenburg region and used in traditional folk medicine of gleichenia and prevention of infectious diseases: yarrow, bearberry, birch, succession, marigold, celandine, Continue reading

Star anise

Star anise (Illicium) – evergreen trees and shrubs of the genus limonnikova, seeds and oils which are used in cooking and alternative medicine. The plant grows in China, Cambodia, Vietnam, North America and Abkhazia.

In nature, there are 32 species of star anise, the most common are the true star anise, anise star, star anise and anise star anise lanceolate.

The use of anise

In alternative medicine star anise is used to treat respiratory tract infections, bronchitis, swine and bird flu, increasing sexual desire (libido) and treating symptoms of male menopause. Inhalation with the use of stars of anise is effective in the treatment of diseases of the throat.

Also, star anise is used in the treatment of the digestive tract, including indigestion and colic in infants.

Star anise is used for:

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The cultivation of medicinal plants as a business

The South of Ukraine, and especially Crimea, due to climatic characteristics are prone to the cultivation of medicinal herbs. Today, people are beginning to understand that drugs and preventive tools based

chemical compounds are not so much useful, how many harmful. In this regard, the direction of medicinal herbs is of particular relevance. This organic, natural product of nature. This aspect is little developed. The production facilities are today can’t cover the needs of the market, today demand exceeds supply.

The attractiveness of the cultural cultivation of medicinal plants relevant for the South and the fact that irrigation is not a prerequisite: the grass will grow without it. But if you increase watering, the yield will increase several times. The profitability of growing some herbs (for example, stevia in a greenhouse) exceeds the profitability of strawberry.

Collecting medicinal herbs is considered our Project as well as a business resource in the fight against poverty. For families who have no money to invest in a greenhouse, vegetables or berries, the opportunity to go and pick wild herbs – exit from the economic deadlock. Can do this people of all ages, women, children. Continue reading

Therapy Osho. 21 story from renowned healers about how mystic was inspired by their work
In this book renowned therapists and "meditators" share their knowledge and experience, showing how transformed their work and lives under the influence of the ideas of the enlightened mystic Osho.…

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100% beauty recipes – homemade facial masks
If the cosmetic mask aims nutrition, cleansing, whitening, and, as a consequence, the rejuvenation of the skin, this therapeutic mask is a targeted therapeutic procedure where it is not necessary…

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