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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How relevant is traditional medicine in our days.
What is traditional medicine? When we can neglect the achievements of modern medicine and to turn to millennial experience of our ancestors? Should sort out this issue. Why in the…

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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…

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Medicinal properties of watermelon and their use in folk medicine

Today we talk about the watermelons. No, the subject of nitrates in early the fruit we have at the moment not interested in you will often hear in the news, at least for another month. Talking about the wholesome and healing properties of this miracle berry in its original form, in the absence of any kind of chemicals as fertilizers.

Homeland of watermelon — Central and southern Africa, the ancient Arab cultural type of watermelon has been known for 15 centuries before our era, in Russia, the melons appeared by Royal decree in the 17th century.

The sugar content in watermelon (fructose, sucrose, glucose) reaches 12%, and in addition they include pectin, fiber, vitamins b and C, iron salts, magnesium, potassium, etc.

Watermelon acts as a diuretic, antitoxic, and tonic remedy, and in addition, is an excellent dietary product.

In fever use the following composition, to lower the temperature of:

— “watermelon milk”. Grind watermelon seeds (fresh) with cold water in a ratio of 1:10 and give drink 1 tsp. every 2 hours. If you wish you can add honey or sugar.

For the diuretic effect you need to eat in a day 2-2,5 kg of watermelon pulp. If the stones in the bladder are dissolved salts under the action of the watermelon, as if drinking urine selecively bezboleznennyy and dissolved salts from the body. Continue reading

Osteoarthritis of the knee: treatment of folk remedies

Egg balm . made from fresh egg yolk, mixed with Apple cider vinegar and turpentine in the proportions of 1:1. Made liquid are thoroughly mixed. At night she rubbed the affected joint. Then moderately warm and wrap a warm woolen scarf. The procedure is performed using uniform time intervals 2 – 3 times a week.

The rubbing of oil of celandine is one of the most effective means of providing effective treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee. For the manufacture of rubbing the kneaded three tablespoons of chopped fresh celandine (leaves, stems). Ready weight pour vegetable oil (preferably olive) and zakuporit in the bottle, leave in a dark place for a couple of weeks. Then, carefully strain the mixture nastoyaschaya, use it as ointment for daily massages (course duration – 1 month).

The steamed compresses of burdock . For carrying out the same procedure using 5 – 6 leaves of medium size: folded in a pile, cover it with a pot of hot water for rasparki. Before you attach the leaves are steamed, the affected joint is lubricated with vegetable oil. For one procedure you need to take 5 – 7 leaves of burdock (medium size). Sverhusiliya a plastic bag or plastic wrap, insulate with a warm scarf.

Herbal tincture designed for internal and external use (rubbing). The extracts exerted the therapeutic effect in deforming arthrosis of the knee joint are those which consist of: Continue reading

MEADOWSWEET

MEADOWSWEET, spirea in Atlanta, meadowsweet V Atlanta, berosini; meadowsweet Filipendula ulmaria, a synonym of Spiraea ulmaria is a perennial herbaceous plant of the rose family. Has creeping woody rhizomes without tubers. Stem 50-200 cm tall, erect, not branched, leafy. Leaves interruptedly-pinnate; lateral leaflets (2 — 5 pairs) cherokeecasino, nadezhnosti, from below belovojlochnye. The flowers are small, bisexual, regular, 5-lobed (rarely 6-lobed), autowall, fragrant, in dense paniculate inflorescence. Petals with long claw. Fruit — listyanka. Blooms in June — July.

Distribution . Grows throughout the territory of Ukraine (in the South is less common) in moist meadows, river banks and swamps, in boggy woods. Harvesting and storage are all the way in the article Pit six petals. The plant neoficialni.

Chemical composition . The herb contains tannins, dyes, salicylic and ascorbic acids, glycosides and haultain spren. In all parts of the plant are methyl salicylic essential oil.

Pharmacological properties and use . The plant has diaphoretic, diuretic, anti-inflammatory, analgetic and Antirheumatic properties. Inside in the form of infusions or decoctions of the herb or roots (the roots more actively by action) G. W. vykorystovuyutsia diaphoretic with flu and fever, gout, rheumatism, hysterical seizures, severe pain in the stomach and intestines, accompanied by inflammation, with hemorrhoids, as diuretic in diseases of the bladder Continue reading

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Traditional medicine
The healing properties of plants and folk medicine amazing and inexhaustible. Unfortunately, we often forget about this wonderful gift of nature and not use the recipes of folk medicine fully…

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