Since the advent of the first man on the planet takes calculus treatment of diseases of folk remedies. It’s safe to say that thanks to mankind, folk medicine has been and will be the most popular in the world. The fact that most plants have medicinal properties, recognized in ancient Egypt and China. Herbal treatments were used by the ancient Greeks and Romans.
For centuries, the popularity of folk remedies has grown rapidly, and thus reached our days. At the present time a very large number of people after asking for help to medical institutions, the disappointment in the traditional methods of treatment and are forced to turn to folk medicine, which is a perennial form of healing, an incredible amount of ailments.
Treatment of folk remedies
The popularity of traditional medicine
Progress tends to be in constant motion forward. Humanity continues to evolve, and with it comes the development of science, medicine and all other fields. Every year people attack new viruses, diseases become more aggressive. To counteract such practices, the scientists developed new treatments, new drugs, the number of items which
is growing exponentially. Continue reading
Relatively recently in this regard in Russia spoke about the so-called Superfoods (superfood). This is a group of natural products, combining the fruits of the plants, karenia, sprouts, seaweeds and seeds. It is believed that the prefix “super” they are indebted for their nutrients, the concentration of which they are much more than in all other products.
Marketers left and right tell us that with regular use in combination with the General principles of good nutrition, Superfoods erase the traces of improper lifestyle, unbalanced diets and even the negative impact of bad environment. However, to date, there is no global medical research proving the therapeutic effects of such food.
But it is known that almost all products from the group of Superfoods used for thousands of years. Say at once that they never replaced the normal nutrition, Superfoods always went in addition to it.
But, as usual, in the pursuit of fashion people often forget to understand what actually are these natural food additives.
Varieties of Superfoods there are many. In Russia very popular so far acquired five products. We will understand in order that they represent.
In recent years interest towards small coral-red fruits of a Bush of Goji is marketed as a “cure-all”, having allegedly unique concentration of microelements and antioxidants. 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