It seems that the legendary Nefertiti and other government officials of ancient Egypt, considered to be of became the founders of so much spectacular eye makeup, used makeup not only to emphasize their beauty. Researchers from France suggest that such an unusual eye make-up was also used to fight infections that could get into your eyes.
The Amateur Christian, Philippe Walter and colleagues argue that thousands of years ago the ancient Egyptians used substances on the basis of lead as a cosmetic, including to create the effect, which is now called “smoky eyes”. Some Egyptians believed that this makeup also had the magical power of the ancient gods of the Mountains and RA were supposed to protect the holders of such makeup. However, modern scholars have long been denied such a belief, because the substances on the basis of lead can be very toxic. Previously, scientists analyzed 52 samples from containers of Egyptian makeup, which are in the Louvre, Paris. Scientists have discovered four different types of substances make lead-based. During the research it was found that these substances increased the production of nitric oxide up to 240% in human skin cells.
Modern scientists believe nitric oxide is a key agent-signaling in the body.Its functions include stimulation of the immune system, making the body better fights the diseases. Continue reading
Clinic of the Siberian state medical University are pleased to offer You modern and efficient methods of alternative medicine:
Reflexology is a technique of physical effects on spot areas of the surface of the body (acupuncture points). Due to this influence there is an impulse that is transmitted to the corresponding nerve centers, and those in turn transmit the signal in the affected organ, activating the self-healing system
Reflexology is used to treat various severity of diseases ranging from back pain, migraines, digestive problems, stress and ending heart disease, hypertension. Among a variety of methods to most effectively impact needles.
An integrated approach helps to accelerate metabolism, activate the organs and systems associated with active points, improves resistance to stress, relieve pain, improve sleep.
Hirudotherapy. Continue reading
Therapeutic properties and use of schisandra in Chinese folk medicine
Greetings, dear readers of a medical blog ” Recipes of traditional medicine “. Today we talk about the healing properties and use of schisandra chinensis in traditional medicine.
Chinese schisandra |Schizandra chinensis|Limonnikova
● Woody vine Chinese Magnolia vine reaches a length of up to 15 meters. The plant grows wild in the North-Eastern regions of China and the far East of the Russian Federation.
Oval leaves with pointed tip and petiolate with a length of 5-10 cm Flowers are five-petal concentrated hanging down in racemes.
The petals and sepals are pink. The fruit is a juicy berry team. Small amazing flowers schisandra chinensis emit a delicate aroma.
“Chinese Schizandra has a special place in folk medicine of China, in which a certain taste corresponds to certain important body: salty – kidneys, spicy – light, sweet – spleen, bitter – heart, acute – liver. For a comprehensive action plant is valued highly not only in Chinese medicine”.
Parts used and active ingredients of Chinese Magnolia vine. Continue reading