Sea buckthorn benefits and harms.

Use of sea buckthorn have been known since ancient times in Ancient Greece, its leaves and young twigs were used to treat soldiers and horses. But then it gradually forgotten. And only in the last three to four decades buckthorn again became widespread.

Medicinal raw are the fruits, leaves and seeds of plants. The fruits harvested in the period they reach technical maturity. The collection is produced by obsidiane with branches or truncation of the branches immediately after ripening berries. Lounging around the fruit can be produced in winter in areas with sustained frost, without thawing. The best time for gathering berries – morning or evening hours when the air temperature is not below -15°C. In Sunny weather, the berry is better not to collect, since the thawing of shell can be easily separated from the pulp. Frozen fruits, you can save up to half a year.

The use of sea-buckthorn berries contain vitamins b, large amounts of vitamin C. Due to the lack in the fruit of ascorbicacid vitamin C is well preserved and after processing of the fruit. They contain Apple acid, carotene, fatty oil, minerals, iron and other substances. Continue reading

Physical therapy in Moscow

Physiotherapy is a therapeutic and preventive direction in medicine are used for a long time and has proved itself from the best side, because the treatment process is important not only result, but also safety. Many doctors prescribe physical therapy as part of a comprehensive treatment for various diseases.

Methods of physiotherapy based on the effects of different factors: heat, cold, magnetic and electric fields, ultrasound, various radiations, mud, water, etc. Physiotherapy awaken the inner reserves of the body, enhance immunity, reduce the period of recovery, and are an excellent prevention of various diseases.

The indication for physiotherapy

Readings can be very different, many diseases treated with success using this method. The reason for the appointment can be diseases of the heart and blood vessels, musculoskeletal system, gastrointestinal tract, respiratory system, urogenital system, various inflammatory processes. Continue reading

Catalogue of medicinal plants and herbs

With a deep, even ancient peoples knew about the healing power of medicinal plants and in the treatment of patients they were used everywhere. In Kievan Rus from the first half of the 11th century the names of medicinal plants began to be recorded in writing and forming herbalists. By decree of Peter I in the early 18th century in Moscow, St. Petersburg and Lubny were formed “Apothecary gardens”, where strictly necessary and grown plants.

But today, the popularity of medicinal plants is large and they occupy in the life of a person significant niche. They help in the treatment of certain diseases, increase efficiency, improve our quality of life.

Among 500 000 plant species known to date, is widely used in modern medicine only a small part of them. There is a list of the major medicinal plants and herbs, suitable for use in medical practice.

A particularly popular medicinal plants, such as: rose hips, St. John’s wort, yarrow, nettle, Golden mustache, elecampane, Valeriana officinalis, Helichrysum, calamus, aloe and many other plants.

The use of medicinal herbs and plants

To apply herbs should be used with caution, only after consultation with your doctor. Otherwise, to actually cause the body irreparable harm, as some plants may be poisonous,or not to carry healing properties. Continue reading