"Holy healers"
From the series of informal educational talks "Heavenly citizens of the earthly Fatherland" For our contemporaries the most burning and pressing issues are health, disease, transition from nazdrovia to healing.…

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Buckwheat honey: the benefits and harms
What is buckwheat honey? The difference of buckwheat honey from other varieties. The use of buckwheat honey in folk medicine, cosmetology. The harm possible from the use of honey. One…

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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

SPA treatments in Vietnam

What each of us known Vietnam? We know something about him from the news, something seen in the movies, something I read somewhere… However, not everyone knows that in Vietnam you can take a course unique SPA treatments. In our country, these courses can be found only in the most elite salons of luxury . But SPA treatments in Vietnam available to anyone who visited this amazing country.

The nature of this country has about four thousand medicinal plants, among which many are rare. In numerous stores and shops of the country are sold medicinal plants, raw materials and medicines. Therapeutic agents based on the venoms of various snake species is recognized as one of the most effective methods in the treatment of many serious diseases: disorder of the reproductive function in men; reduce muscle, joint and vascular diseases.

The skillful use of all the techniques of Vietnamese medicine – acupuncture, acupuncture, tinctures, made from snakes, birds ‘ nests, marine life and rare herbs can work wonders.

SPA treatments in Vietnam – the best way to relax

The concept of anti-stress SPA treatments in Vietnam made up of 3 harmonically of acetawminophen:

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Pepper – a vegetable native to South America

The pepper belongs to the same nightshade family as the tomato . And he also came to us from South America. Already 6 thousand years ago it was cultivated by the Indians as a cultivated plant. And grow the peppers in their homeland in the form of a perennial shrub. The appearance of pepper in Europe associated with the name of Christopher Columbus, who met with this plant in Haiti. The first mention of it in Europe is dated 1493, which coincides with the return of the great Navigator from America to Spain. Assumed that brought them to the plant will replace a very expensive then black pepper. And although these hopes were dashed, green pepper called “Spanish”, too, suited the taste of the Europeans. In the mid-nineteenth century, the pepper came to us. First, we only used as a spice. And over time, especially in the southern regions, was first cultivated peppers as vegetables.

In taste pepper is conventionally divided into sweet and spicy .

Sweet pepper, or a vegetable (it is also called Bulgarian ), widely used in fresh, stewed, fried, stuffed, pickled and marinated.

To sweet peppers peppers also belong . dried fruit prepare vitamin powder — paprika . 100 g of this spice only ascorbic acid contains more than 1,000 mg% 100 g mass. Continue reading