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
Traditional medicine in Thailand is based on phytotherapy (herbs), but not only. Any plant affects the body in different ways. The recipes depend on the energy balance of the patient and his disease, because people with the same diagnoses doctors may receive different treatment.
Besides drugs, you can use the services – acupuncture, Thai massage, diet therapy, meditation. Herbal medicines are widely used for compresses, steam inhalation, at the time of adoption of the baths and saunas. Proved to be excellent in treating all kinds of diseases: body lotions, balms for joints, massage the pouches of herbs, bitters for cleansing vessels. Traditional medicines can be found in the pharmacies of the country .
Recipes folk remedies stored and transmitted dedicated.It is, as a rule, the descendants of Thai healers or monks living in temples deep in the mountains. In these places people are coming from all corners of Thailand and beyond. They do not advertise and find out about them only to locals.
Sometimes folk remedies look very unusual for foreigners. Dried snake, snake tincture of viscera, the infusion of special species of scolopender centipede. Tincture of scolopendra is added to the micro – doses in other funds. Helps to improve digestion, treat tumors. Warm oil rubbing nastoikas with this terrible insect — helps with pain in joints and muscles, and colds and coughs, and headaches (massage a little oil to certain points on the head).
Collection of herbs with the addition of tincture of black Scorpions — increases male strength, normalizes blood pressure and relieves muscle spasms.
Now, many traditional medicines are studied in large Medical institutions of Thailand. Some medications that can be bought at Thai pharmacies — based on the recipes of folk medicine.
Important point — the treatment of drug addiction and alcoholism in a Thai monastery. Continue reading