To begin, let, synthetic vinegar was invented by the German scientist K. Hoffmann in 1898. However, this product, only natural, was known to ancient Slavs. In “Domostroi” stated his recipe: “After the wort syrup to make sour four weeks, or longer, on the stove, and put in the vinegar honey molasses with gribenko or more, Yes peas a little bit of wheat to add a little, and also put cranberries and oak bark, and sometimes iron.”
The most acidic
Avicenna wrote that the vinegar in the East they make from grapes, raisins, sugar, dates, honey, rice and other products. This natural elixir is a storehouse of vitamins, mineral salts, trace elements. I must say that the vinegar is the acid. It was used by the ancient Greeks, and the word in Greek means “sour”. He was a dear and valuable product: even Cleopatra prepared a special drink of vinegar, dissolving pearls in it and thus obtaining the elixir of youth.
So what is vinegar? It is the result of fermentation lactic acid bacteria and depending on the raw material is alcohol, wine, fruit, beer, honey. In stores we see vinegar in 3-, 6 – and 9% interest, this means that vinegar in 100g contains 3 g of uksousnokisloy, double vinegar — 6 g, triple — 9 g acid.
Earlier alchemists vinegar was extracted by dry distillation of wood (bark, branches, sawdust). Now, in addition to acetic acid, you get wine, lactic, malic, citric and other acids. So, tartaric acid is produced from special salt deposited on the surface of wine barrels, milk — sugar waste molasses, lemon from. sugar and synthetic malic is from coal. Continue reading
The farmer Valery Snigir for more than ten years of experience troublesome thing — the cultivation of medicinal herbs. It Novogrudok economy “Arnica Montana” is known to many people:
— Of course, I get satisfaction from work, but sometimes I wish I’d got in touch with herbs. For example, wheat or corn are always in demand in the market and does not need special care. And the grass requires more weeding. It is necessary to wash, to dry, to bring to the desired condition, to grind. And all handles. Try to mechanize all the process, purchased a mower, a shredder, but modern equipment is worth a lot of money (200 thousand euros). And, you can grow Valerian root, to harvest, but to interfere with the technology, and is raw no one will.
The farmer grows 200 acres of more than 20 species of medicinal and aromatic herbs (lemon balm, mint, sage, Catnip, hyssop, coriander and others), has a return of about 15-20 percent. Said that can live. Its products are bought by our company. The interest of the poles and the Russians. But they are asking for amounts to 20-30 tons, to recoup transportation costs. And at such volumes to go easy. Not everything depends on the willingness and diligence of the farmer.
Of the 22 farms that virascivanie herbs, 14 are farmer. And largely depends on how successfully the government will develop this industry. However, it remains the largest producer (about 50 percent of the total) is CSEA “state Farm “Big Mozheikovo”. Continue reading
Deputies of the state Duma in the autumn will contribute to the lower house of Parliament amended an article about folk medicine of the law “On fundamentals of protection of health of citizens of the Russian Federation”. The bill will provide for mandatory certification of folk healers, including homeopaths, herbalists, specialists in Chinese medicine and so on, explained the Chairman of the Duma Committee on health protection Sergei Kalashnikov. It is assumed that to test healers will be self-regulating organization (SRO). They will provide specific specialists licenses and to monitor their activities.
“In these organizations, the professionals will examine each and will be held responsible for every certified healer. If it will cause harm to the patient, such realites will have to exclude from the community and deny a license,” explained Kalashnikov.
The operation of such works will be strictly regulated, he said. Its members will include experts in each area of folk medicine, which, according to Kalashnikov, and will be authorized to issue a license in their field. It and the Chinese medicine, Indian Ayurveda, as well as the Russian national, for example, Buryat traditionalmedicine. “We are working and homeopaths, and herbalists, and even those who treats bee honey, – said the MP. – Folk medicine is now legally permitted, because it does exist, there is experience all over the world. But there is a need for stricter regulation of this activity”. Continue reading