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Chinese Magnolia: the medical properties and application

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

Folk medicine in the treatment of migraine

Migraine attacks can lay in bed for a long time to unsettle. To cope with a painful headache help available recipes of traditional medicine.

A migraine is a attacks of painful headaches in one half of the head (hemicrania) or around the skull.

Pain syndrome should immediately, not much until my head hurts. To alleviate the first symptoms of migraine folk medicine (as well as traditional), offers to take a horizontal position, to relax, to dim the lights and remove all the annoying factors (light, noise).

It would be useful to ventilate the room or open the window.

First aid for migraine

If you feel the first signs of an upcoming migraine, you need to take action. Perhaps a strong attack can pass. Apply one of these methods.

Can help cold compresses on the head, rinsing the face with cold water or a cool foot bath. The compresses should not be ice cold, so as not to cause vasospasm.

Someone, on the contrary, help warm headbands and mustard baths for the feet – they reduce the blood pressure in the brain area. Sometimes help General warm baths with the addition of Valerian, mint or lemon balm.

Migraine can be applied to head cabbage leaves, pre-laminated with a rolling pin. Continue reading