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
In November, the stores appear unsightly to look at, but extremely tasty and flavorful fruit feijoa.
What’s the use?
Feijoa reminds of both pineapple and strawberries. However, contrary to popular opinion, the taste got feijoa from nature, and did not appear thanks to the scientists-breeders. Homeland feijoa – South America. And the unusual name of the plant received in honor of its discoverer, scientist Silva Feijo. It was he who discovered hitherto unknown shrub in the forests of Brazil and feijoa was brought to Europe. The Europeans immediately dubbed the pineapple guava strawberry tree, and then the plant has spread almost all over the planet. It turned out that feijoa feels good in the Caucasus, it grows in Georgia and Armenia, but the best are the fruits from New Zealand. This country is firmly in the world’s leaders in the cultivation and export of feijoa. New Zealand fruit larger than their counterparts on the continent there are no dangerous for feijoa pests, so the farmers no need to water the plants chemistry. However, from whatever profit the fruit of the strawberry tree, doubts in their favor there.
The main advantage of feijoa – the abundance of iodine. The content of this trace element overseas the fruit can compete even with seafood. Only 2-3 berries feijoa meet daily requirement of iodine for the organism. Continue reading
In this article we will talk about the grass, which is included in the fees for treatment are about hundreds of different diseases is St. John’s wort. Is a variegated plant with small yellow flowers the size and the height can reach one meter.
St. John’s wort is one of the most interesting from the point of view of medicine the plant, as it has a rich content of minerals and active substances useful to humans. These include essential oil, ascorbic and nicotinic acid, flavonoids, vitamins E, C, P, PP, etc. In the medical purposes use the leaves and young shoots of Hypericum. The tinctures and infusions. For treating skin inflammations, a decoction of the plant added to the bath. The roots of St. John’s wort is used to treat tuberculosis of the bones, dysentery.
Despite all the nutrients contained in the wort, it contains also poisonous substances that have in a large number of negative effects on the process of perception, increased blood pressure.
Application in the form of tea or decoction. Continue reading