Many herbs can be grown at home in a box or a pot on the windowsill, the balcony or loggia. For many centuries people ate different herbs as seasoning and in various diseases. Modern research confirms the role of herbs for the promotion and maintenance of health.
Many herbs are very easy to grow at home. It’s cheaper than buying them at the pharmacy and will always have fresh herbs on hand.
Most herbs are rich in antioxidants, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic and carminative properties. Another plus – green plants always decorate the house, it heals a great hobby, which is a very beneficial effect on health. After caring for houseplants is always reassuring.
Top 10 medicinal herbs that can be grown at home
Basil. Basil is widely used in the preparation of many dishes. And Basil has healing properties. Basil has antioxidant, antiseptic, anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties. In the composition of Basil contain vitamins A, C, K, micro and macro elements manganese, copper, calcium, iron, magnesium and omega-3 fatty acids.
Basil can be used to treat flatulence, lack of appetite, increased gas separation, headaches, coughing, kamnjah the kidneys, nausea. Can with Basil to make a mask for acne, applied to cuts. Continue reading
Years helps point longevity TSU-San-Li
Acupuncture area on the body that is responsible for the longevity of the body,in Japan is called “the point of a hundred diseases”. In Chinese medicine this point is called “TSU-San-Li” or “point of longevity”.
How to find the point of longevity
How to find the point of longevity?
It can be found as follows:
place your hand on the knee so that the fingers were pinned to the tibia
the tip of the ring finger points to the longing of longevity
it is located just below ( three CUN), from the outer edges of the patellas, in a small cavity
Tsun-the smallest unit of measurement in China,equal to about 3.33 cm, But still the point TSU – San – Li each person individually,so it is necessary to determine the width of four fingers(except large). The width of your four fingers is three tsunyami.
Point TSU San Li
Point TSU San Li is the classification of the E36.
The name of the point zu San Li can be translated as follows: “TSU” is “foot”, “San” is “three”; “Li” — “a settlement, located on carriageways ways.” Tszu-San-Li — a “village”, located on the foot is three CUN below the knee. Continue reading
Medicinal plants is a huge treasure which people have used for thousands of years in its history. Even now, in the era of rapid development of chemistry and biotechnology, medicines from plants is about half of all drugs used in medicine. And despite notable advances achieved in recent times by the pharmaceutical industry, medicinal plants occupy an important place in the medical Arsenal.
There are the following types of herbs: official medicinal plants and plants used in folk medicine. The first type includes plants used as raw material for the manufacture of drugs. The second group is part of a huge list of medicinal plants, not recognized by official medicine, but is widely used to treat ailments around the world.
Especially actively use recipes from medicinal plants in poor countries where conventional medicine is simply not available to the broad masses of the population.
The history of medicinal plants
The human use of herbal medicines has a long history. Probably, people started to use plants for healing ailments and wounds another before he began to use them for food. Our ancestors began to use the healing properties of medicinal plants, relying not on knowledge and experience, and on cutey animal intuition.
Studying sites of ancient people, archaeologists often find special tools for the preparation of medicines from plants. The first written evidence of the use of medicinal properties of plants found in Ancient Assyria. Most active medicinal plants used by the physicians of Ancient Egypt. Continue reading