Traditional recipes of beauty for healthy hair
Every woman knows the beauty secrets of your hair and skillfully uses them. I would like to share a few beauty secrets healthy and beautiful hair. In addition to regular…

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Medicinal plants Couch grass
Flowering plants of couch grass reach a height of over one meter, and form a continuous thickets. The leaves of couch-grass, flat, dark green, linear with sheaths. Flowers, like all…

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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,…

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Ceremony San Pedro in Peru.

As we were preparing hallucinogenic cactus

In Peru we went to Machu Picchu, the Nazca lines and geoglyphs. The main purpose of our trip was a shamanic ceremony. It is a psychedelic plant changed the life of my husband a few years ago, so it is not surprising that a trip to the homeland of Ayahuasca was his dream. I, though quite a spiritual person and never checked in, but my curiosity won out and a few days ago I took part in the ceremony of San Pedro.

For those who don’t know, San Pedro is a cactus that contains the psychedelic drug mescaline (Mexican cactus Peyote). San Pedro grows mainly in the Andes, so San Pedro was used in the traditional religions of Peru over 3,000 years ago. When the Spaniards came with their Christian religion, they, of course, saw in the ceremonies of San Pedro solely the influence of the devil, although they recognized the healing properties of a magical cactus, the truth is that concerns the body and not the soul – treatment of hepatitis, inflammation of the kidneys and fever. In General, neither the Spaniards nor other religious fanatics are unable to exterminate the shamanic ceremony in Peru. However, somehow sacred knowledge of healing plants were preserved in many other Latin American countries. Continue reading

Vitiligo is a "white spot disease": types, causes, treatment.
Vitiligo or piebald skin, "a disease of old spots" – a violation of pigmentation in human skin. In the literature this disease is denoted by the terms lampetia or PES.…

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Acne treatment methods of Chinese medicine
In traditional Chinese medicine, the etiology of most skin diseases are considered to be common. While it is believed that the lesions skin inflammation indicate ill health of the internal…

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