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Medicine and pharmacology in Ancient Egypt

The idea of the structure of the human body, the Egyptians received from the practice of embalming, also testified about the achievements in the field of chemistry (I assume that the word “chemistry” comes from the ancient name of Egypt is “Kemet” or “Kemet” which means “Black land”).

Knowledge of the ancient Egyptians in the field of the body structure were quite high for its time and can only be compared with the achievements of Indians, with the reservation that the Egyptian texts date back to the II Millennium BC. and Indian medical treatises – the first centuries of our era.

In the middle of the II Millennium BC the ancient Egyptians described the major organs: brain, heart, vessels, kidneys, intestines, muscles, etc. However, they are not subjected them to special study, which is due, in all probability, to the influence of the dogmas of religion.

The Egyptians belongs to the first extant description of the brain. It is given in the Edwin Smith papyrus (CA. 1550 BC, is a treatise on surgery), in which the brain moves in the open wound is compared to “a boiling copper”. The ancient Egyptians noticed that brain damage causes painful condition of other parts of the body (for example, paralysis of the limbs), and thus, laid the natural-scientific ideas about the brain. Continue reading

Treatment of folk remedies

Inflammation of the facial nerve: symptoms and traditional methods of treatment of the disease

Now, probably everyone knows that an inflammation of nerve on the face is a very unpleasant and rather painful for the man. Usually the disease appears in people in old age. Inflammation of the trigeminal facial nerve may occur due to different pathological processes. But you should know that factors which contribute to this huge amount.

In this disease these are the symptoms: suddenly the person has severe pain in the face, jaw and nose. This can be compared to shock. It hurts that people can’t even touch the place. It usually appears on the face in the mouth area. Of course, the resulting pain in the face may for a while to leave, but she again occurs and may increase. But some patients experience persistent pain.

Some are wondering, who most often this disease occurs in men or in women? Most often it affects our dear ladies.

How to treat inflammation of the facial nerve?

The symptoms of inflammation of the trigeminal facial nerve and further complication may be only in the case where a nerve, which is located on your face gets swollen and highly inflamed. Half of the face can look distorted, your smile becomes ugly and curve. The eyes of man can not fully open. Here is all nativedatatype of the facial nerve on the face. Continue reading

Hypericum perforatum

St. John’s wort (Hypericum perforatum) is a perennial herb, St. John’s wort family (Hypericaceae). Height to meters. Has a branched rhizome. The stem is two-sided, dense.

The flowers are small, single or numerous bright yellow (Golden), with terpkovatyj, but pleasant smell, are collected in paniculate, corymbose inflorescences. Blooms in June-August. Gives the bees a lot of pollen. The leaves are opposite, dotted with translucent glands. Propagated by seeds. Seeds cylindrical, numerous, winged, small, oval, villous, or cellular. The plant has a bitter taste and balsamic odor.

In the post-Soviet space there are about 50 species. In folk medicine, along with St. John’s wort common St. John’s wort is used tetrahedral (Hypericum quadrangulum), but the healing properties and the external differences between them are insignificant. In Russia it is extended everywhere, except the far North. Grows in mixed and deciduous forests, on rocky slopes, meadows, among shrubs, prefers dry soil, above sea level rises up to 2300 m.

The name of the grass was due to the toxicity to animals, causes rasshirennoi of the pupils, vertigo and General dullness. Particularly susceptible: cattle, horses, sheep. For people slobotkin. Common names – punctured,pierced, blood grass, grass wounds of Jesus, hard hay, healer of wounds, hare blood and kovanica for his ability to paint hands red bloody color. Continue reading

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