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
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
Some Pets are beneficial to human health. An international team of experts conducted a number of studies and has identified five of the most prominent representatives of the animal world, which has opened up new opportunities for medicine. According HeadInsider, zootherapy, you can even treat diabetes, Parkinson’s disease or dementia.
Naturally, the first animal that comes to mind when it comes to animal therapy cat. These furry Pets – just an inexhaustible source of health. It is known that cats can contribute to the treatment of neuroses, depression, mental disorders. After 20 minutes in the company of your whiskered friend is aligned to the heartbeat and stabilizes blood pressure. Also practiced therapy cats when the pathologies of the respiratory system (e.g. asthma), disorders of the musculoskeletal system, endocrine system, reproductive system, joint diseases, fractures, injuries and even alcoholism and drug addiction.
The presence in the house dogs, according to scientists, involves an active lifestyle. She needs to walk, not once a day. In this case we get such “bonuses”, as keeping your weight normal, to be in the fresh air, the lack of depression and prevention of cardiovascular diseases. Note also that scientifically proved the ability of dogs to smell cancer zabolevaniy an early stage. The saliva of these animals has antibacterial properties. And not to mention the dogs-the dogs that replace human eyes. Continue reading