Chia seed (Spanish sage). The properties of Chia seeds
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Medicinal properties of Wheatgrass and folk medicine from him

Features of treatment of folk remedies – wheat grass. All fans to grow vegetables on his plot is known as a weed, couch grass. To get rid of it quite difficult due to the long roots which stretch out horizontally under the ground and increase the number of sprouted plants.

But in addition harm the vegetable garden, wheat grass can bring benefit, as it is actively used in folk medicine. To meet this plant is quite easy in all the countries of the Northern hemisphere, who are in the area with a temperate climate.

Scientists were able to establish that the roots of plants can enhance the sandy shores, and breeders have even created hybrid wheat. But in this article we will talk about the useful medicinal properties of this plant.

Useful properties

Of key importance are the roots of the weed, since they contain a lot of useful substances (fatty oils, organic acids and vitamins).

Most often, Wheatgrass is used to treat diseases of the urinary tract (cystitis, nephritis, urolithiasis). He is able to relieve the inflammation and pain.

Infused plants well relieve swelling, including on internal organs, help to relieve pain in gout and arthritis.

From diseases of the respiratory system couch grass is used as an expectorant to help velocitron, tuberculosis or pneumonia.

Enema with decoction of herbs used for the treatment of hemorrhoids.

Not a very strong decoction is able to calm the nerves and fight insomnia. Continue reading

Ancient Chinese and Indian herbs medicine

Many people notice that in the autumn sitting down to work and gather your thoughts it becomes harder. However, it appears that to improve brain work not so difficult and it can be done at home, using a mysterious Ginkgo biloba or drinking tea on the basis of Gotu Kola, rosemary or sage. Look at ancient herb that has been used in traditional Chinese and Indian medicine to improve brain function.

Scientists were interested in methods of preserving the bright mind and good memory for centuries. Two famous medical school: Chinese traditional medicine and Indian Ayurvedic medicine has paid particular attention to the study of natural means of maintaining brain activity.

Gotu-Kola is a traditional Chinese and Indian medicine

The Chinese and the Indians happy to drink tea on the basis of Gotu Kola (Gotu Kola), which increases tone and improves blood circulation in the body. This plant should not be confused with the Cola nut (Cola nitida). It does not contain caffeine. Gotu Kola is also a good antioxidant and helps to improve memory. The active substances in Gotu Kola stimulate the formation of collagen and contribute to saillenard. According to the legend of an ancient Chinese scholar lived for more than 200 years, as actively consuming this plant, which is one of the types of parsley and has no special smell or taste. The plant is rich In vitamins a, b, E, K, and it is a great source of magnesium.

Pure Gotu Cola in Russia we have not seen, but know she is in a Green superfood mix OrganicMe . Continue reading

Medicine of the pharaohs

Knowledge of the human body, internal organs and their functions came to Egypt very early, together with the practice of mummification. Judging by the data, Egyptian doctors were well aware of the ways and first set the function of the heart, which was perceived as the life centre, pumping blood through the 22 major vessels of the body, turning into more branched vessels. “The beginning of the mysteries of the doctor, – said in the text of the famous “papyrus Ebers” (XV century BC Leipzig), knowledge of stroke of the heart, which vessels to all members, for every doctor, every priest of the goddess Sekhmet, every caster, touching the head, neck, arms, hands, legs, everywhere touches the heart: he sent vessels to every member…” in Addition to these vessels, an Egyptian doctor wrote to their counterparts in another body – invisible Ka – “double” of man associated with magic rituals.

Mummification gave rise in Egypt strong surgery. In the “Surgical papyrus of Edwin Smith”, dated XVI century BC, describes 48 types of injuries and their treatment: refers to the technique of the correct reposition of bone fractures, lecaniinae and bruises, haematomas. The author of the text was a practicing physician, most likely related to some major construction.

“Surgeon’s table”. The relief on the temple wall of Harura and Sobek in Kom Ombo. II century BC

From economic documents it is known that, for example, the construction of the great pyramids of Giza, where the injury was understandably very high, fifteen hundred builders had one doctor. His art was obviously far from all the intricacies owned by court doctors, however, and this fact medical Continue reading

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