It turns out that animals positively affect human health, and some can even heal people.
Medical edition “HeadInsider” published the results of research conducted by international team of scientists. It turns out that animals positively affect human health, and some can even heal people. Below is the top five most “useful” in this respect the animal world.
Scientists say that cats can help their owners get rid of the neurosis, depression, various mental disorders, and even from alcohol and drug addiction. Communication with cats also promotes proper digestive system and to normalize blood pressure and heart rate, it is enough to spend in the company of these animals for only 20 minutes.
Dogs help their owners to lead an active lifestyle, allowing you to burn a lot of calories and get rid of excess weight. Communication with dogs is also helps prevent cardiovascular disease, getting rid of depression. By the way, the saliva of these animals has a bactericidal effect, therefore, if you regularly lick the owner, the latter reduces the risk of getting a cold.
Communication with horses is beneficial for children, it is particularly useful for those who tradespaces disorders and autism. In the company of these animals is useful to spend time to those people who need rehabilitation after injuries or wounds. Continue reading
The herbal treatment originated in ancient times. Information about human use of the healing properties of medicinal plants were found in the most ancient written monuments of human culture, the state-owned Sumer existed on the territory of modern Iraq 3 thousand years BC. Treatment with medicinal herbs has passed a test of centuries and preserved in the Arsenal of therapeutic agents to our time. Each plant contains an infinite number of living plant cells, these cells — storage and pharmaceutical factory. Many substances produced by plant cells, to have medicinal properties. Taken orally or used topically, they help the patient the body cope with the disease.
The activity of medicinal plants varies. It depends on their types, places of growth, time of collection, methods of drying and storage of medicinal raw materials.
Medicinal plants are used in the form of powder, juice of herbs, water infusions and decoctions, alcoholic tinctures and extracts.
The healing properties of medicinal plants due to the presence of pharmacologically active substances: alkaloids, glycosides, saponins, tannins, enzymes, vitamins, hormones. Continue reading
Acupuncture with bloodletting
In traditional Eastern medicine are used so-called small bloodletting, which has some significant differences from the usual bloodletting, conducted by venesection or venipuncture superficial veins of the extremities. Show full profile… It features a wider range of indications, ways and methods of carrying out the procedure, a clear systematization of the anatomical regions of the body where it is held, low volumes of output of blood and a fairly stable clinical effect. In the Chinese version, the bloodletting — drip. It is conducted by injection of different combinations of active points of the meridians. In the Tibetan cupping — vessels are opened on a system of “inert channels” (the superficial veins) by placing small incisions on their front wall.
The choice of points and their combinations, as well as the selection of vessels for dissection based on theoretical concepts of Oriental medicine.
The features of traditional Oriental phlebotomy detect the presence of other, otlichnyh European, mechanisms of therapeutic action, due to the nature of the applied irritation and the methods of procedure. Continue reading