Wild chamomile is an annual herbaceous plant of the Asteraceae family. Baskets of white flowers. Wild chamomile blooms in may — August
Used flower baskets chamomile (without stems, with residue length of the pedicels not more than 3 cm), collected at the beginning of flowering, when the marginal ligulate flowers in baskets are arranged horizontally.
In the flower baskets chamomile contains essential oil (0,1-0,8%), which consists of chamazulene, kadinen; flavonoids, nicotinic and ascorbic, Caprylic, antemisova, isovaleric, salicylic acid, coumarin, choline, phytosterols, carotene, bitterness, slime, gum, sugars, proteins and glycoside spasmolytic, relaxing smooth muscles and anesthetic intestinal spasms, glycoside sweatshop action, apigenin, apiin, herniarin, matricin.
The properties of chamomile
Chamomile essential oil has disinfectant and diaphoretic action, reduces the formation of gases, relieves pains, reduces inflammation, normalizes impaired function of the gastrointestinal tract, stimulant effect on the Central nervous system: enhances and speeds up breathing and increases the heart rate, dilates the cerebral vessels. Large doses of essential oils cause headache and General weakness. Continue reading
Sources for studying medicine of the ancient Egyptians are the archaeological materials (human remains and animals, a large number of mummies), the written landmarks, papyrus, architectural landmarks, with its many inscriptions on them.
Among the papyri with medical information is the most important Ebers papyrus found in the ruins of Thebes in 1873. This is a roll 20 m long, 30 cm wide, the third of its purely medical content. In the papyrus Ebers, as in all others, there is no authors ‘ names, contents served as a revelation of higher forces.
About the skillful application of methods of research of patients gives an idea a typical Entry: “If you’re observing the patient, who suffers, suffers constipation, you think he is: he feels well, he eats, his stomach expands, the heart gets tired when walking, as the person who is sick with inflammation of the anus. Offer the patient to lie down and experiences it. If you find that his body is hot, and the belly is hard, tell him you have a disease of the liver, make him a laxative. After this work, you will find that the right side of the abdomen is hot and the left cold, tell the patient: your illness is in the way of curing. Visit the patient again. If you find all his body cold, tell me this: your liver is separated and purified, medicines come to you”. Continue reading
Herbs have become one of the favorite tools in the home of cosmetology. Still, the face and body, nails and hair – perhaps, there will be areas where it would be impossible to successfully apply the healing power of herbs.
It also refers to such common problems as acne.
In comparison, for example, with alcohol herbs have a more gentle effect on the skin, which makes their use for any skin type.
At the same time, the effect of herbs is more obvious in comparison with the cleansing of the skin with soap and water or simple cleansing milk.
For oily and problematic skin to enhance the effect, use alcohol infusions of herbs, which can combine the properties of alcohol and herbs. And already these few lines to come to the conclusion that getting rid of acne with herbs – an effective and optimum method, requiring, however, a certain commitment and time. After all, external applications of herbal decoctions does not give instant results, but this is not the reason to doubt their effectiveness.
Using herbal teas and tinctures regularly, after a few weeks You will notice the first results. Continue reading