Coronaviruses are very common pathogens of quite serious diseases (unfortunately, often with fatal outcome) in animals. Coronavirus in cats is known for two diseases that cause these viruses: feline infectious peritonitis and feline coronavirus enteritis. Coronavirus enteritis (feline enteric coronavirus, FECV) and infectious peritonitis virus (feline infectious peritonitis virus FIPV), as we know, are related strains of the same virus. Man they are completely harmless.
FECV infects most often the mucous membrane of the small intestine of cats and can cause diarrhea, diarrhea. Most perceive this virus kittens after one or two months of life. The disease usually starts with vomiting, then in diarrhoea, which lasts 2-4 days, after which recovery occurs. But long cats remain a carrier of the virus, which comes out with faeces and can infect other animal, especially if they have a common toilet.
In veterinary clinics and laboratories identified a sufficient number of techniques to study and identify KVK infection:
IHA and ELISA blood, serum or plasma – determining the presence of antibodies to this virus. The analysis gives a positive result in the presence in the body of pathogens, but it will not give information about where to find this virus, and it can be kishechnike in the soft tissues. 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
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