Herbs are natural medicines. Some, so strong on the effects that are used for the manufacture of drugs. Every year increases the focus on traditional medicines, mainly containing medicinal herbs that are increasingly valued not only among herbalists and doctors practicing traditional, conventional medicine.
Usually herbs are used externally. (baths, wraps, poultices and lotions) and internal in the form of aqueous infusions, decoctions, extracts, alcohol tinctures, teas and herbs, juice or powder of dried parts of plants. Let us dwell on the methods of cooking for ingestion.
Tinctures are obtained by maceration in water chopped medicinal raw materials. The smaller the crushed raw material – the faster it gives up its substance in the infusion. For preparation of extracts used leaves, flowers and stems. Infusions are prepared in two ways: cold and hot.
In the preparation of infusions cold, measured on volume and shredded vegetable raw materials placed in enameled or glass dish, pour the necessary amount of boiled water at room temperature, close lid and insist from 4 to 12 hours (depending on the initial volume and chemical costabissara). After this mixture has to be filtered and it is ready for use.
When using hot herb brew water temperature is 80-95 degrees, but not boiling water. Measured by volume, and shredded vegetable raw materials put in an enamel or glass( heat resistant glass) bowl and pour the hot water. most often in the ratio of one weight part of raw materials take 10 parts of water. Continue reading
Scientists have proven that animals heal people. According to statistics, the owners of dogs and cats on average live 5 years longer, and horseback riding helps people to overcome mental disorders.
Today zootherapy gaining momentum around the world. In the United States this treatment is used in children’s hospitals, the army and even in nursing homes. Australian scientists have shown that contact with Pets reduces the level of cholesterol in the blood. And British researchers noticed that in those homes where there are Pets, children grow up healthier with great immunity and normal mentality.
Feline therapy available to all
An ordinary house cat can lower blood pressure and get rid of a migraine. It also stimulates the treatment of trauma and various inflammatory processes. That’s why she rests in the place where something bothering him. In addition, it is proven that cats relieve stress, fatigue, help with rheumatism, stomach ulcers and insomnia. Through research, scientists have found that stroking a cat for several minutes helps to normalize pulse, and blood pressure. Also, these Pets help to cure serious mental illness, heart disorders, brain damage.
Wenyuange assume that each breed of cats specializes in a particular disease. Interestingly, the sounds emitted by a cat, calm the mind, relieve pain and enhance the immune system.
Fish treat “nerves”
It has long been proved that observing fish in an aquarium reduces stress. That is why such home residents doctors recommended for people who suffer from depression and neurosis. Also fish are able to cause people joy and well-being, improve the intellectual level of each person. In addition, the aquarium perfectly adjusts the microclimate, and water evaporating from it humidifies the air, making it more useful for human’s health and his breathing. Continue reading
Some animals are beneficial to people’s health and can even cure certain diseases, writes headinsider. Scientists believe that animals can provide medicine with new opportunities and methods of treatment of various diseases, including diabetes, Parkinson’s disease and dementia.
Thanks to the International organization for therapy animals, which actively practices and promotes the treatment of animals around the world, it became known that cats can contribute to the treatment:
neurosis, mental disorder, depression
cardiovascular diseases (after 20 minutes in the company of cats is aligned to the heartbeat and stabilizes blood pressure);
pathology of the respiratory system, including asthma; diseases of the digestive system; functional disorders of the musculoskeletal system; diseases of the joints; alcoholism, drug addiction; disorders of the endocrine system; fractures, injuries; diseases of the reproductive system.
Dogs suggest an active lifestyle — at least, they will have to walk, and maybe run with them for a few miles. Thus, our body gets several positive effects: maintaining weight, regular walks in the fresh air, the lack of depression, prevention of heart disease.
Specially trained dogs help people with many problems: guide dogs are indispensable helpers for the blind and dogs assistants can prevent epileptic seizures, allowing the ward to take the necessary steps to protect yourself. Dogs can smell cancer and can detect it at an early stage. In addition, saliva from dogs has antibacterial properties thanks to the contained the lysozyme — wound-healing substance. Continue reading