Matricaria recutita
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…

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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…

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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…

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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

Medicine and health Indonesia

Medical care is provided by state and private medical institutions, under the overall guidance of the Ministry of health. In 1995 there were about 7 thousands of inpatient hospitals and outpatient clinics, 20 health posts thousands of full profile.

There is also a network of mobile medical centers. In addition, 250 thousand points combine the functions of medical aid and consultation centre of the national programme of family planning. There is a shortage of nurses (the total number of doctors is about 30 thousand, 100% of them practicing in the major cities).

Trained physicians are 24 medical University (the annual output is over 1 thousand people). Persist sharp differences in the level of medical care, in particular, between the medicine of the island of Java and other regions, between urban and rural areas, social layers and groups, religious communities.

There have been occasional outbreaks of epidemics of cholera, diphtheria, various types of fever, elephantiasis disease, whooping cough. More than 25 million children are controlled by the special health programme that has contributed to the dramatic reduction in child mortality. Continue reading

Traditional medicine
The last time folk medicine is given great attention. And for good reason. This is for many reasons. Many people think that folk medicine is an alternative, so to say,…


Types and use of medicinal herbs
Medicinal herbs are considered as having at least one substance with therapeutic effect. Typically, they are used in addition to the basic treatment or prevention of various diseases. The Pharmacopoeia…