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
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
Tincture of flowers chestnut
From the flowers of chestnut else prepare the tincture. It is used in the treatment of varicose veins of the lower extremities, hemorrhoids, thrombophlebitis, thrombosis.
100 gr of dried flowers take a liter of alcohol or good vodka. Infuse for 10-14 days in a dark dry place. Take 25 drops (a little less than a teaspoon) three times a day before meals during the month. In severe cases tincture drink 2 months, then a month break and again repeat the course.
Tincture also helps with arthritic, rheumatic pain.
From the flowers of chestnut still squeeze out the juice . grinding only the flowers themselves are without “candle bars” in a meat grinder, mix with alcohol (as it can so medicinal raw materials). They consume mainly when varicose veins in all its manifestations.
Contraindications to the use of chestnut
Treatment chestnut is contraindicated in the propensity to bleeding, thrombocytopenia. Continue reading