Traditional Chinese medicine is in some aspects similar to the European one, but there are radical differences. Analog of pharmaceuticals in the European sense of Chinese medicine is a herbal medicine – natural (natural) drugs of animal and plant lineages.
Surgery, in a sense, replaces therapeutic massage (although it usually has a therapeutic effect).
The most significant difference between traditional Chinese medicine from a Western analogy is the frequent use of acupuncture, in relation to the points of the “motion of life energy”. Sometimes, Chinese medicine is perceived as a separate activity – acupuncture and acupuncture. The truth is, similar treatment of European medicine did not know until the direction of reflexology.
From all these parts of traditional medicine of China, the least mistrust, on the part of the West, exposed section of phytotherapy. It is likely that this is due to the mechanism of action of herbal medicines, more understandable, as natural products were used in Europe much earlier synthetic medicines.
Traditional Chinese and other alternative medicine
Sometimes the concepts of “traditional” and “popular” when it comes to medicine confused. Most importantly their razlichie that the second has any written sources (descriptions, instructions, recipes, treatises, collections), and folk medicine lives in the oral tradition of knowledge. Written sources convey the methods and formulations to more accurately and fully. Continue reading
In Russia two types of state certification: Ministry of health issuing a permit for traditional medicine and the System of voluntary certification of ROSSTANDART certification the following specializations: psychology, esoterica, parapsychologists, psychics, mediums, magicians, yoga therapists, biological energy therapeutist, energocorrectors, the experts of Energo-information interactions, hypnology, chiromantists, spiritual healers, militarity, astrologers, shamans, gerontologists, master Reiki, space energetic, valeology, tarology, chiropractors, practitioners of complementary medicine, practices, alternative medicine, the practice of Oriental medicine, practices, alternative medicine. Services are carried out under codes of all-Russian Classifiers: OK 034-2007: 93.05.12.150 ; of the nice classification: class 41,44; OCF 010-93: gr 324; OKVED: 74.8, 85.14, 85.32, 93.0; 93.05. members, in accordance with clause 1 of article 15 of the Federal Law “On technical regulation” of 27.12.2002 N 184-F3 in the National System of standardization, which establishes their legitimacy as permitted in the Russian Federation.
After the approval of Federal Law No. 323-F3 “On fundamentals of health protection in the Russian Federation” dated 21.11.2011, the activities of associations of traditional medicine practically became impractical, as in accordance with article 50 of this law, all services are divided into narodowego (healing) and the esoteric (occult-magical and religious rites). Continue reading
World of plants – the greatest miracle of nature, the realm of beauty and healing our wealth. In the structure of the biosphere the entire animal world can be considered as the consuming organs, and vegetable – as energostrategia producing. Thus, the role of plants in human life is difficult to overestimate. In General it is a powerful component of physical and mental health of humans and animals. It is known that since ancient times plants were used as therapeutic and prophylactic agents. For thousands of years in every region of the selected plants for these purposes, created a healing and preventive recipes (India, Tibet, China, Mongolia).
The interest in medicinal plants and preparations from them is determined by the entire lifestyle of humanity. The harmful effects of chemicals found in the environment, synthetic drugs, to which man is not adapted evolutionary, chemical food additives lead to allergic diseases.
In connection with the above, it is highly relevant to the issues of resource discovery and extraction of these drugs, possessing tonic, adaptive, antioxidant and other activities. They are necessary for rehabilitation, prevention, protection from stress, for correction of some physiological functions in Oncology, geriatrie etc. As shown by experimental studies, many of medicinal plants used in folk medicine for allergic conditions, have a pronounced antihistamine activity, such as the common cowberry (Vaccinium vitis-idaea) . Essential oils and terpenoid fractions of wild rosemary (Ledum palustre) in acute inflammatory conditions hinder the development of vascular abnormalities and associated exudative phenomena. Continue reading