Fungi are very diverse in their properties. They can be fatal to humans, and to have a curative effect.
Traditional Chinese medicine and native American healers in South America are familiar with a lot of different species of fungi. Already for thousands of years they turn to their healing power. In modern Western medicine mushrooms have also been increasingly used as a therapeutic agent, which homeopaths administered in the form of capsules. More and more patients in the world have resorted to the so-called mesoterapia, that is, treatment of mushrooms.
The spectrum of diseases that can be overcome with the help of fungi, a very wide – from cough and asthma to thrombosis and elevated blood sugar levels. Mushrooms can also help to strengthen the immune system and is suitable even for anti aging.
Chinese medicine and mushrooms
In traditional Chinese medicine mushrooms are an integral part of for over three thousand years. Even here their use for combating cancer. Treatment mushrooms are also becoming more popular in Western countries. 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
Summary. The combined use of traditional Chinese and Western medicine could lead to new schemes of anticancer treatment
By combining the most effective approaches of traditional Chinese and Western medicine could be an encouraging Foundation for the development of innovative treatment regimens for patients with cancer of the liver, lung, colorectal cancer and osteosarcoma.
Specialists from the Medical school of Cardiff University (Cardiff University’s School of Medicine), Wales, UK, has joined forces with Chinese scientists from Peking University (Peking University) the study the strengths of traditional Chinese medicine.
A group of scientists has set itself the goal to explore the possibility of improving the treatment of cancer patients by combined application of the techniques of Chinese medicine with Western established standardized methods of treatment, such as chemotherapy, and the creation of new schemes of anticancer therapy.
Therapeutic agents used in Chinese medicine, is a biologically active substance, made from extracts of natural products or plants that are used for several centuries in folk medicine of China, Korea, Japan and other Asian countries. Continue reading