Parts used: fruits and leaves.
Pharmacy name: the fruits of Laurus Lauri fructus (previously: Fructus Lauri), Laurel oil - Lauri oleum (earlier: Oleum Lauri), Bay leaf - Lauri folium (previously: Folia Lauri). Botanical description. The…

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Folk medicine in Bessarabia the end of XIX – beginning of XX century
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How relevant is traditional medicine in our days.
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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

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

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