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Rhubarb — the benefits and harms, recipes of traditional medicine.

Rhubarb is a perennial, quite voluminous herbaceous plant of the family Polygonaceae. In appearance the plant is similar to burdock, and the taste of sour Apple. It is unpretentious, accustomed in absolutely any ground conditions. In addition, it does not take much space in Your garden or summer cottage, but will bring You many benefits. The stalks of rhubarb need to be watered at least once in ten days. You should also know that the plant was poorly stored, so try to use it as soon as possible. In addition, it is not recommended to store raw materials in iron and copper containers.

Maturation of rhubarb is in early spring, exactly the time when the human body needs vitamins. And then the plant will be more than ever.

Harvesting of medicinal raw materials

In folk medicine used mainly the root of the plant. Do not use too young roots, wait a couple of years. More useful will be the plant that is not less than four years. Procure raw materials recommended in late summer, early autumn period. It is not advisable to apply for therapeutic purposes, the roots were collected in November or even later. The later You decide to collect the roots of plants, the greater the likelihood that it already does not have great medicinal properties. Continue reading

Treatment methods of traditional medicine.

In terms of excessive use of chemotherapy drugs, unpredictable consequences which threaten people’s health, it is useful to recall the old methods of traditional medicine based on the use of healing medicinal plants and home remedies available. Drugs from medicinal plants have the advantage over chemical dosage forms that when consumed in the human body received a whole complex of related biologically active substances.

Infusions, tinctures, decoctions, oils and ointments from vegetable raw materials of traditional medicine acting on the body is milder, better tolerated by patients, is much less likely to cause adverse allergic reactions.

Medicinal herbs and plants have strong, useful and healing properties, which gives the opportunity to cure a huge number of diseases with them. The founder of the ancient methods of treatment was Hippocrates. He used his recipes of traditional medicine in the most ancient times, thereby healing people. The practice of treatment in folk medicine was used until the mid-nineteenth century. In Russia since ancient times was used the methods of treatment of natural origin, but, unfortunately, science has invented other lekarstvennih treatment, synthetic, sometimes made worse or even negative impact on the patient’s body. In ancient times, and now – the people’s medicine the best treatment method and treatment of many diseases. Continue reading

Herbs for weight loss

Herbal medicine since ancient times came to the aid of the person in the treatment of many diseases, and helped in solving various problems with the appearance, including associated with obesity.

It is therefore natural that today, herbs are used not only for health, but also in the struggle for a beautiful slender figure.

Herbs for weight loss can be used as an independent means for gaining slimness, as well as in combination with various other methods of getting rid of extra pounds – fasting, diets and fitness.

When this herb will help not only lose weight, but will rid the body of toxins, normalize the work of intestines and the digestive system.

Types of herbs for slimming

Conventionally, all herbs for weight loss can be divided into several types depending on their action and effect, through which is discharged the extra pounds:

herbs that reduce appetite and suppress hunger: these include Flaxseed, marshmallow root, spirulina algae, fucus vesiculosus, Dong Quai, etc.;

herbs that normalize the digestive system and helps cleanse the bowel: this group includes parsley, anise, dill, fennel, buckthorn bark, zhostera laxative, finchely etc.; Continue reading

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