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Is it possible in Belarus earn on medicinal herbs?

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

Herbs in epilepsy

In centuries past, herbal medicine was applied very widely; and many drugs used nowadays, is based on herbs.

As medicines that can be useful in epilepsy, was used Valerian, passionflower or passion flower ( Passiflora incarnate ) (native to North and South America), Kava Kava ( Piper methysticum pepper intoxicating, a plant of the family pepper, black pepper ( Piper nigrum method of traditional Chinese medicine), and Withania somnifera ( Withania somnifera ; synonyms: Physalis flexuosa . solnechnyiy physalis, winter cherry, Indian ginseng — a means of Ayurveda).

In the analysis of herbal medicine in the Renaissance herbals found 2.220 kinds of greens used in the context of treatment of epilepsy. However, pharmacological data obtained in vitro and/or in vivo less than 5% of these plants. Less than 7% of vegetable origin, used for the treatment of epilepsy included in the manuscript writings of Dioscorides “On medicinal substances” ( lat. De materia medica ) developed in the beginning of the VI century in Constantinople.

Be aware that randomized controlled trials assessing the effectiveness of medicinal herbs in epilepsy has not been conducted, and the effectiveness of this method is certainly not proven.

Epilepsy herbal medicine in any case should not serve as a replacement therapy, anti-epileptic drugs (AEDs) — AEDs and efficacy of herbs comparable, and herbs can only be used as an additional method in a patient receiving treatment with anti-epileptic drugs. Unlike medicinal plants, the efficacy of AEDs in epilepsy was confirmed by means of evidence-based medicine. Continue reading

Kidney disease

Kidneys hurt at 3.5 % of Russians. More often affects women, but in men cases of kidney disease more than running, so harder to treat.

Suspected kidney disease causes the following symptoms: blood in the urine, or blurred, back pain, high blood pressure, morning facial swelling, General weakness, decreased appetite. If you experience at least some of these conditions should immediately contact a urologist. Modern medicine has a significant Arsenal of means and methods for the diagnosis and effective treatment of kidney diseases

Most common renal disease such as pyelonephritis. hydronephrosis, nephroptosis, urolithiasis. renal failure.

Pyelonephritis is a very common infectious disease. The microorganisms that cause the infection penetrate into the kidney and purulent-inflammatory process. Chronic pyelonephritis occurs in waves, periodically sharpening because of lower immunity. fatigue or hypothermia.

Urolithiasis – the formation of kidney stones. Most frequently occurs because of excessive eating spicy and salty foods, hard water. Also kidney stones can occur due to diseases of the stomach and intestines, injuries of bones, dehydration Continue reading

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