Kerosene in folk medicine. The benefits and harms of kerosene
In the people medicinal properties of kerosene has long been known. The list of therapeutic properties ranging from anti-inflammatory and disinfectant effects, before the destruction of pathogenic bacteria and fungi,…

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Oregano - herb, medicinal properties
Oregano has several names in English, such as: dusmanca, brass color, phallus, motherboard, peppermint forest, zenovka, amulet, bone crunching upland grass. The name of the herb comes from its smell.…

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Awara: description, useful properties and contraindications
Awara (lat. Astrocaryum vulgare) is a woody plant height of 10-15 meters from the family of Palm. The spread of the Avars Native plants considered to be North-West of the…

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Treatment of depression folk remedies

Constant nervous tension, insomnia. apathy and loss of appetite. Every second inhabitant of our planet suffers from these symptoms of depression. Even worse, when people cease to pay attention to these signs and accepting them as inevitable, justifying the constant problems and stresses at work and at home. Medicinal herbs and folk recipes to combat depressive state that was passed from the older generation, it is a safe and effective way to banish the Blues and lift your mood. The effectiveness of the treatment depends on your healthy, healthy lifestyle, proper use of herbs and aromatherapy. When all conditions have been met, the body will identify the necessary reserves, strengthen the immune system and get rid of the Blues.

Natural antidepressants:

St. John’s wort – is a unique medicinal plant, its healing properties were recognized even in ancient times. Today, medicine has recognized the medicinal herb is a natural antidepressant. Wonderful healing herb has a positive effect on the human nervous system, uspokaivali struggling with mood swings associated with the change of season, helps those suffering from giperosmolarnosti. Proven, impact of Hypericum on the body. After its use changes the level of serotonin and melatonin, the substance that produces the brain. The fact that these substances directly affect the person’s mood, his energy. Continue reading

Traditional medicine – alternative medicine

Traditional medicine is one of the oldest methods of treatment. It is part of alternative medicine. What is the difference between traditional medicine from non-traditional? From the moment I became interested in the theme of “traditional medicine”, that was the first question which wanted to understand, because some say that it is one and the same, others argue that these are two different things.

I read a lot of literature, leafing through reference books on folk medicine, reached their conclusion. Still, it is a bit of a different direction in medicine, for example about alternative medicine you can not say “grandma’s recipe”, as it is more complex and broad area. But, everything in order!

Let us consider the detailed descriptions of these methods.

What is alternative medicine

A generic name of methods that claim to cures or prevention of disease. But scientifically not proven the effectiveness and safety of such methods. It approaches to the prevention and treatment of various diseases on the specific tactics that, in contrast to generally accepted medical practice, are based not so much on the study of the causes and mechanisms of disease, but rather on assessment of its manifestations. Continue reading

Properties of medicinal plants

We know that drugs of vegetable and animal origin, by its nature closer to the human body than synthetic drugs, their action is milder, and they seldom give adverse reactions. Why drugs from plants and natural products have always been so popular.

Each plant has special properties that act differently on the human body. The world of medicinal herbs is a kind of living laboratory, which synthesizes and secretes substances that have the ability to restore a person’s energy to strengthen his physical health, nervous system and psyche.

How wisely and well we use plants contain healing substances and power of the sun, properties of medicinal plants depends on the condition and the quality of our life.

Agree, the people and sickness in all the times were close, but humanity survived. So, there is a system of healing the body, which can relieve disease, restore health. And this system of traditional medicine known since ancient times, proven over many years of therapeutic practice. The plant Kingdom is a source, from which in ancient times people drew the precious balm from any diseases.

On the Earth there are many raznoobraznymi that have roots, stems, leaves, flowers, fruits capable of exerting a therapeutic effect on the human body and animals. They can be found everywhere: in forests, steppes, swamps, mountains, gardens and orchards. Continue reading

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Medicinal plants - Medicinal plant
For more convenient use of the Handbook of medicinal plants are arranged in alphabetical order their Russian names. Description of plants is given under the scheme: name — Russian, Latin,…


Medicinal plants
The section will be given descriptions of medicinal plants. Listed the birthplace and locus of the plants. Their therapeutic properties and used in folk medicine for the treatment and prevention…