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
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