Shamans: lookbook new collection by Natalia Valevskaya
We have the first images of the lookbook of the collection autumn-winter 2015/16 Natalia Valevskaya. The inspiration for the creation of these outfits served as Yakutia - a mysterious Northern…

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Growing seedlings of medicinal plants
Since the end of January begins the busy season gardeners – growing seedlings. Celery, leeks, peppers and, of course, tomatoes. But what about medicinal cultures? It is no secret that…

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Alternative medicine

Is it right to classify osteopathy complementary and alternative medicine . Not quite. This direction arose in the nineteenth century, while in Russia, indeed, was officially recognized only in 2003.

The basic premise from which come healing by the appropriate methods experts, is that the body system is not only complex, but also a priori indivisible. Accordingly, to treat it comprehensively is much more effective than “piecemeal”.

The body, properly debugged and tuned, and debugged clock mechanism, works flawlessly. The doctor’s task is to debug this to hold. Another important point for the professionals of this area is the diagnostics and treatment using only one tool – their own sensitive hands. This is really while unusual, this is probably why the concept of “alternative medicine” osteopathy and applied.

Inside direction is allocated a number of narrower trends. In particular, this manual therapy osteopathic techniques (working primarily with musculoskeletal disorders), therapy visceral (internal organs) and – separately – therapy cranial (head). Sometimes separately isolated as gynecologists-osteopaths and even experts in beauty. Continue reading

Herbs

Based on vast experience in the treatment of untimely death left the oldest herbalist of the Altai Yuri Vladimirovich Nikiforov.

The tradition of careful and respectful attitude to the most unprepossessing plant, search new – well forgotten old knowledge in the sense of our work and tribute to the Teacher.

We are not loggers in the full sense, but are willing to share our herbs. All the herbs collected in the area of lake Aya, Seminskii pass, and the village is the rural. Turning, you can count on expert help and understanding.

Here’s what he told the oldest herbalist of Altai Nikiforov Yu. V. on the formation of the Altai folk medicine:

In the seventh century of our era, the Chinese Emperor ticzon began to restore order in the country and as a result of this mess (630 year) okatannyj “small” Turkic Khan Chebi was forced to flee with her subjects number more than 100 thousand to the Altai mountains. This Horde settled in the valley of the river Katun, it is natural to assume that the Horde had healers who have received a good education in China.

So Chinese medicine has roots in the Altai. But after twenty years this nation is headed Chebi Khan was returned to China. Some people Chebi Khan did not return, founded in the Altai mountains mingling with the local population.

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The history of the use of medicinal herbs

With the appearance of writing data on the healing properties of plants began to write, which significantly expanded their application in practical purposes. Quite herbal treatment is widely used in India, Egypt, China, Greece. A lot of interesting herbal remedies mentioned in the writings of ancient thinkers and healers: Hippocrates, Pliny, Dioscorides, Galen, and others.

In the middle ages, the healing properties of medicinal herbs has become even more important. A talented scholar of Central Asia, Avicenna, in his brilliant book “Canon of medicine”, talks about the characteristics of more than nine hundred medicinal plants, among them many who came later from India and Asian countries, and until then were not used in ancient Mediterranean countries.

The medicinal plants were popular among ancestors of Slavs who lived on the territory of ancient Rus’, the inhabitants of Armenia and Georgia. With the advent of Christianity and the emergence of monasteries, the practice of treatment by using medicinal herbs has increased significantly.

Applying information, herbalists of Ancient Greece, monks used not only dried imported herbs and local vegetable raw materials. Continue reading