It’s no secret that people have long argued that many animals are able to treat a person. Take a pet such as a cat. An avid cat owner I must say that the presence of cats, at least, comforting.
And as recently became known, a group of international scientists is finished having a number of interesting studies which have tried to figure out what exactly the animals are capable in some way to improve human health. Zehlicka also helps to improve health.
Naturally, the first place of the rating “therapeutic animal” was a cat. As noted by the researchers during carrying out a number of experiments they found out that these Pets will help get rid of the neurosis, depression, and even improve the digestive system. In addition, but this fact hardly anyone was expecting, cats can become great helpers in the process of treatment as drug and alcohol dependence, as, having spent at least 20 minutes in the company of cats, in humans, normalizes heart rhythm and pressure. Continue reading
Traditional Chinese medicine views a person both physically and mentally. It approaches health from the nature in all its complexity and multidimensionality. Enhancement of natural healing, Central China’s traditional medical practices. The basic concepts underlying all Chinese medical therapies Taoist teachings of “Yin” and “Yang” (theory of opposites); the five elements (metal, wood, water, fire and earth); and “qi” (pronounced Chi), the vital energy of life that circulates in the body through a system of paths.
Traditional Chinese folk medicine has a different paradigm from Western Biomedicine. Chinese medicine treats the body as a microscope that follows macrocosmic laws and factors, such as the seasonal patterns created by the combination of sun, moon and stars. It defines health as a recycling process of the human body, cultivating vital and spiritual forces, as well as maximum utilization of physiological functions.
Doctors trained in Biomedicine . regularly prescribe antibiotics, and traditional folk healers often treated treatment herbs.
Herbal medicine (Zhong Yao).
The earliest treatment with Chinese herbs appeared as early as 100 years BC, Most Chinese traditional medicines of plant origin, mineralia animal parts are also included in the “Zhong Yao”. Continue reading
Valerian creates a light and pleasant air to breathe. This property of Valerian is due to the presence in it, first of all, essential oils. In the composition of the roots was found a large number of alkaloids, tannins, organic acids. In Ancient Greece the roots and dry grass in the water and infusions in wine used by suffocation, as a diuretic and in chest illnesses. It was considered a way to control thought and to excite thought.
The healing properties of elecampane has long been known. Avicenna recommended it for inflammation of the sciatic nerve and pain in the joints in the form of all types of medicinal roots and leaves. The Russian name “nard” was because it was attributed with magical powers from nine diseases. In the middle ages about its medicinal properties described in the poems. In modern medicine as medicinal raw materials use the rhizome and roots. Substance contained therein has expectorant, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antihelmintic action. It is used in diseases of the respiratory tract, the gastrointestinal tract, is recommended for irregular painful menstruation. Decoctions and infusions of roots and rhizomes act favorably in diseases of the kidneys, liver, hemorrhoids. Continue reading