Chia seeds possess tonic, antioxidant, tonic effect.
Chia seeds are very popular with vegetarians, flour of toasted seeds is used in making nutritional drinks, and the seed oil is used for the manufacture of paints.
The content of a large amount of fiber in the Chia seeds to absorb the liquid in ten times its own weight, promotes healthy digestive system and removing constipation, better absorption of intestinal nutrients and normalize the microflora.
Polyunsaturated fatty acids are essential for normal growth, development and functioning of our body, and the Chia seeds can fully cover this need. Also Chia seeds have beneficial effects on the cardiovascular system and help reduce cholesterol and blood sugar, reduce blood pressure, eliminate the tendency to form blood clots and are recommended in diets.
Chia seeds help to strengthen the physical and General condition of the body, normalize electrolyte balance, cleanse the body of toxins.
The amino acid tryptophan promotes good mood and sound sleep, so Chia seeds can in small amounts be consumed before going to bed. Continue reading
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Today herbal medicine . the use of nutraceuticals and parapharmaceutics received a new impetus in the development. There are many new research institutes in bioengineering, working to develop dietary supplements, nutraceuticals, effectively restoring human health study of properties of plants and herbs and their effects on the human body. It plays a crucial role in our society, taking into account global environmental disaster and the impact of this on the health of everyone. Today in the world there is no absolutely healthy people. Virtually everyone has a chronic disease and with age they become more and more bright character, added new diseases on the background of gradual poisoning with pharmaceutical drugs, antibiotics, painkillers, etc.
Phytotherapy is the real means of maintaining health and Wellness of all mankind. The closer we get to nature – the less we will be sick! To be healthy you need to live in harmony with nature and yourself. In an effort to meet their needs, we in most cases do not notice that we lose more than gain in the survival and existence in the modern world.
A healthy lifestyle . as a concept covers most aspects of our daily activities, including:correct and varied diet, full harmony with the surrounding world, a close fellowship with the flora and fauna, public activities ( communication with people ), active spiritual activity ( creativity ) and of course self-improvement, self-reflection and ongoing spiritual development. Continue reading
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