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
The advantages of physical factors:
a) physical factors are elements of the natural environment and not add to the organism is nothing alien.
b) physical factors have sanogenic (health-improving) and homeostatic (balancing) action and have a coaching effect for prophylactic use.
b) complete lack of sensitization of the organism and toxicity.
d) good compatibility with drugs. In some cases, physical therapy potentiates and multiplies the effect of drugs.
d) has the effect of aftereffect. The specific effect of physiotherapeutic procedures is the prolonged aftereffect: long-term results of physiotherapy in most cases better immediate results.
e) treatment of physical factors does not cause pain or discomfort.
Applied therapeutic effects:
1) low-Frequency magnetotherapy
• hypotensive, smooth muscle relaxation due to the muscle walls of the blood vessels and relieve cramps as a result of the normalization of neurohumoral regulation; Continue reading
Taraxacum officinale – (ordinary) belongs to the family Asteraceae and is a perennial. Distributed throughout the former Soviet Union, except the Arctic. It grows in meadows and fields, groves, roads and near dwellings, as the well-known weeds.
Dandelion contains a bitter substance, taraxacin, insulin, saponin and vitamins A and C, so it is no wonder that this plant has a wide therapeutic use, especially in traditional medicine.
In scientific medicine used only dandelion roots, and even then, only to restore appetite, for relieving constipation, or as a cholagogue.
In folk medicine used as the roots and leaves of dandelion. In the spring, when the shortage of vitamin, consumed in the form of salads fresh young dandelion leaves.
In pulmonary diseases drugs on the basis of the dandelion are used as a good expectorant.
Dandelion heals the effects of diseases of the liver and stomach in particular hemorrhoids all inflammatory processes of the intestines and stomach. Continue reading