As I understand it,the question of whether to harm MEDICINAL folk remedies that offer not doctors,and people who engage in treatment without medical education ?If so,then first understand what it is folk medicines.Include ALL herbal and natural remedies to this group incorrectly.Folk remedies are only those funds that are not studied in scientific medicine but used to treat .The doctor will never use(or recommend) an UNTESTED drug.But this does not mean that folk remedies need to declare “enemy of the people” and to prohibit their use.These tools need to learn ,and it’s done.In 1976, when the who (world health organization established a working group and its activities are focused on the study of traditional medicine).
Therefore, I am convinced that unexplored folk remedy MAY cause harm ,and considerable.In my practice there were such cases.Can you give an example.The person with liver problems have become dramatically worse,the disease worsened .The reason was “treatment” of vegetable oil on an empty stomach (upon the recommendation of the “healer”)Vegetable oil on an empty stomach, well not linked with liver problems.In another case, a cancer treated aviation kerosene than usugubliaetsia patient.(Kerosene and folk remedies can not be attributed,in the 19th century)was the precedent and the treatment of fungi causing harm. 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
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 of the treats that nature gives us, is the honey. Thanks to the hardworking bees we have natural healthy product. Depending on what the bees collect the nectar makes the honey of various types: floral, Linden, buckwheat, chestnut, acacia, peppermint, etc.
Buckwheat honey is a monofloral honey collected during the flowering period of buckwheat, dark-brown, sometimes with a reddish tinge. Honey from the flowers of buckwheat has a very distinct pleasant persistent fragrance and delicate taste. To buy buckwheat honey in liquid form is usually in July, when the buckwheat fades, but in some regions and in early August.
Unlike light honey, buckwheat contains more iron and protein. In the composition of this honey contains many different nutrients: calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, iron, etc.
The honey from buckwheat is known for its toning and anti-inflammatory properties. Continue reading