The preparation and use of medicinal drugs

Purchased from the pharmacy or self-harvested vegetable raw materials at home you can prepare only those medicaments that does not require special equipment.

Preparation of raw materials: Raw materials must be ground, as small particles of active substances are extracted faster and more completely. Leaves, grass and bark can be cut with scissors; roots and rhizomes – a knife or crush in a mortar; fruits and seeds on the ground resembles or leave whole.

Integral parts of medicinal mixtures are ground separately and then measure them in the amount indicated in the recipe and mix on a sheet of paper or in a glass jar until a uniform mixture

Preparation: For the preparation of pharmaceutical preparations hot should only be used enamel, glass, porcelain or ceramic dishes, which must tightly closed lid. It should be remembered that aluminum and other metal cookware to cook grass cannot avoid reaction with metellus!

For straining of ready-made preparations should be used folded in several layers of gauze, wrapped in a layer of cotton gauze or loose cotton cloth.

Methods for preparing the most common in narodnozabavni drugs:

Juices are the most rational means in most cases medicinal plants.

Juice obtained from fresh plant with the help of a grater, grinder or juicer. If the SAP has an irritant effect, then added 1-2 teaspoons of honey (rice broth or jelly). Continue reading

Drugs of plant origin

Among all traditional medicine drugs of plant origin are the most popular, especially drugs derived from plants . Eastern wisdom says that “there is no such plant that was not medicinal, there is no disease that cannot be cured by the plant.”

The first record of medicinal plants belong to the Sumerians, who lived in Asia for 3000 years BC. The treatment plants was widespread in Ancient Egypt, there for 4000 years BC, were well known medicinal properties of castor bean, acacia, henbane, Flaxseed, Maca, mint, plantain, willow and many other plants.

In depth of centuries history out of herbal treatments in China, India, Japan, Korea, Laos, Vietnam, the Arab East, Central Asia and America. Traditional medicine is not an isolated phenomenon in one country or one continent, it is the product of the wisdom of all mankind. But due to different climatic conditions, the plant world each nation has accumulated its own experience of healing and its own set of medicinal plants.

In Russia herbs were used long ago. The study of many written monuments shows that the herbal treatment on the territory of Russia led by the Scythians, who lived in the Northern black sea from the Dniester to the don (VII century BC – I century ad).The experience of the Scythians through the generations of ants took over the Magi. With the introduction of Christianity herbal treatments have become involved clergy, who catered mainly for wealthy people, but the people treated healers, herbalists. Continue reading

Chinese medicine

In this article I want to tell you about the treatment methods of Chinese medicine.

Chinese medicine is one of the ancient systems, which consists of various techniques. It includes the following areas: acupuncture, herbal medicine, qigong, acupressure, massage. Chinese medicine aims to prevent, treat various diseases, based on restoring balance, harmony of all vital energies of the body.

Traditional medicine deals with the treatment of certain parts of the body, the organs that are affected by the disease, and Chinese medicine practiced completely different methods of treatment of diseases.

It is more global because it treats the whole body. If we consider the human body as a complex ecosystem in which all processes are interrelated, Chinese medicine believes that disease is an imbalance in this system.

According to Chinese experts (doctors), people are part of nature, man – nature itself. Doctors of Chinese medicine believe that the human body, as in nature, all subject to movement, the flow. Disease is the disturbance in the flow of internal currents Qi, the imbalance of States of Yin (dark, quiet, cold) and Yang (heat, movement, light).

As it is written in the ancient writings of Chinese medicine, Qi citiesalive fundamental matter. Qi represents the vital force that cannot be measured, it’s invisible. Qi itself cannot be observed, but to feel its presence. Qi flows in the human body (blood flow) (via invisible meridians, vessels). Man is healthy, if the movement of qi is correct, no difficulty. According to Chinese medicine, this is an important health condition. Continue reading

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…

Continue reading →

Cultivated cousin of amaranth, amaranth, was known in South America several thousand years ago. The ancient peoples valued it as gold, and he was not only the main grain crop,…

Continue reading →

Folk medicine in a person's life
In modern society most people are in varying degrees faced with medicine and different means of treating diseases. From the first attempts to treat the person used for these purposes,…

Continue reading →