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
Athlete’s foot is popularly known as the more famous word – fungus. This disease most often occurs on the legs. First, it is manifested by flaking between the toes with possible itching or burning, and from there moved to the nail, eventually destroying it.
The fungus can be obtained from the distributors of the virus (for example, public bath, swimming pool, etc.), and can also develop as a result of wearing unsuitable footwear, for permanent stay of the foot in a moist environment, to be a consequence of diabetes, and even just a sharp decline in immunity. As you can see, the victim of this insidious disease. And therefore it is necessary to know in advance than to encounter illness, not to give him the slightest chance to parasitize on our skin and nails.
First of all, should indicate that any ointments, creams, and lotions are applied on a steamed foot. Here are the recipes disinfectant baths for feet, designed to fight the fungus.
A decoction of celandine. Take 4 tbsp of grass celandine, pour 1.5 liters of water and boil for 3-5 minutes. When the broth has cooled slightly – lower back legs.
Help us to fight the fungus can act as salt and soda. Take 1 tbsp. spoon these ingredients and dissolve in warm water. Keep in this bath foot about 5-7 minutes.Then wash your feet with plain water. After these procedures, it is desirable to put on the socks soaked in wine vinegar. 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, but a cult plant. In ancient Greece the amaranth served as the emblem of immortality.
Amaranth (Amaranthus) of the amaranth family, or never-fading flower, his second name was for the fact that really never fades: in the form of its dried inflorescences can stand all winter in a vase, for which it is also called “winter people”.
Amaranth is an extraordinary flower. Decorative form of this plant was introduced to Europe in 1596. In the mountainous areas of India and Nepal, amaranth seeds cooked a special dish, which was the only permissible food.
In our country the amaranth brought N. And.Vavilov. It was the upturned amaranth (Amaranthus retroflexus), common or amaranth. Amaranth is known as a pernicious weed, on the one hand, and as one of the best forage crops, on the other. On the territory of Russia there are 15 species of amaranths.
There are about 90 species of amaranths, common in tropical and subtropical areas of America, Africa and Asia. Annuals, rarely perennial trojanstrasse with powerful, erect, branched, succulent stems up to 180 cm tall. Continue reading