Chicory: the benefits and harms of chicory
Chicory is a beautiful plant with blue flowers that grows near the roads. Some people consider it a weed, but it's not. Chicory can be divided into wild and cultivated,…

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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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The use of medicinal herbs.
The vegetation of our Russia is very diverse - from tundra in the far North, to the deserts of the southern borders of the country. An important reason for this…

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Best beauty secrets – grandmother’s

Mom gave me the best advice is: “don’t crassa!” And still to me it is much nicer not to use decorative cosmetics, you might call my approach to skin care. It is no secret that creams, powder, blush not allow the pores to breathe, ink spoils eyelashes, eye shadow, however light, still heavy for delicate eyelid skin. Otherwise I am a supporter of the people’s money, try to use the experience gained by our grandmothers. Folk recipes are not only efficient, you can be sure that no chemical additives.

Expressive face

– I usually only slightly emphasize the eyes, apply a light shade under the eyebrow, the inner corners of the eyes draw the white pencil. The only thing I love the brightness and saturation, is lipstick. I love red, hot pink shades. Before I made the mistake of applying makeup – tinted skin bronze powder, I liked how the face looked tanned. But it “eats” the texture of the face! Now apply bronzer or blush only on the cheekbones, making an oval. Continue reading

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

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 to show excessive independence, and to do something without consulting with a specialist.

But homemade, homemade mask is very good, especially because almost does not require additional costs, as usually constructed improvised. My mother, for example, never missed an opportunity to RUB the face with a strawberry or a cucumber. In the family it was an occasion for jokes, but my mother’s skin many envy.

However, it is important to know what effect vegetables and fruits on the skin. For example, a banana will smooth the skin, hydrates and softens, and if the skin is dry, and inflamed, there is an indispensable raw zucchini. Some still advise to try eggplant, but I, remembering how from dark blue hands, I will not advise you of this. Grape and raspberry are also good humidifiers, in addition, they will provide your skin comprehensive health benefits. just like cranberries, which, moreover, closes the pores.

The same effect can be achieved with the help of currants, red, black, white, and cherry, but lemon juice should not be abused, it is better for the droplets add to the composition of the various masks. Continue reading

The benefits and harms Brazil nut
As often happens, the hero of our today's conversation is called a nut not because it is in a biological sense, but because in appearance, taste, texture and smell it…

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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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