Alternative medicine - acupressure
The technique of acupressure is based on ancient Chinese theories about energy that permeates the human body along specific channels, called meridians. This technique is a massage of biologically active…

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Special animals: a burden to family or best friends and psychologists?
An animal with a disability. What is your first reaction to this phrase? Pity? Horror? Disgust? "Why is that? You put it down, it has no name." the most common…

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How to collect, dry and store herbs?

On the benefit of herbs known to many. However, the rules of collection, drying and storage known only to the elite. We will try together to understand all the intricacies of this process.

Independently harvested herbs, fruits, bark can easily turn into useless hay, which is no good. To avoid this, and healing potions prepared with medicinal herbs gathered with his own hands, brought maximum benefits to the body, it is important to observe the basic rules of collection, drying and storage.

The kidneys need to collect at a time when they are just about ready to bloom. Leaves when the plant produced buds or blooms. Harvesting leaf crops that do not shed leaves in the winter, and can be produced when fruits ripen.

Gather herbs in dry weather

“Hunting” for the fruits and seeds of medicinal plants is worth to be in the middle of summer and in autumn, when they vyspali. The exceptions are fruits and seeds that fall off quickly: they need to harvest earlier. Continue reading

THE USE OF MEDICINAL HERBS IN THE BATH

Since ancient times in Russia bath was considered immutable attribute of a healthy lifestyle of any person. Indeed, the advantages of the bath is much greater than the disadvantages. And if they properly dispose of — you can achieve amazing results for your health.

As you know, in the bath it is customary to whip people with birch brooms. It increases blood circulation, allows you to remove dead skin cells and stimulates new cell growth and is a great substitute for massage. However, this effect can be enhanced by using herbs.

Wormwood

Herbs in the bath can be used several ways, one of which is “typing” into the skin with a broom. It is known that many of our ancestors used wormwood for such purposes. This requires dried mugwort and grind a thick layer to scatter throughout the body. You can then whipping the man with a broom. Wormwood has a wonderful and healing effect for bruises, ulcers and wounds. Continue reading

Alternative medicine – acupressure

The technique of acupressure is based on ancient Chinese theories about energy that permeates the human body along specific channels, called meridians. This technique is a massage of biologically active points. Acupressure allows you to adjust the vital energy flow and promotes healing of the whole organism. The combination of acupressure with other agents is called shiatsu.

The philosophy of acupressure and shiatsu

Adherents of nontraditional Chinese medicine believe that the physical state of the body affects the strength of the energy flow – qi the vital energy that runs up and down along the meridians, from head to toe. If the stream is moving erratically or is blocked, it leads to the development of various ailments. One of the ways of regulation of qi flow is massage certain points of the body where the meridians are located directly under the skin. Through various pressure to enhance the flow or dissipate, depending on what disease you need to cure it.

In China, acupressure is used for thousands of years, along with acupressure doctors also use the method of acupuncture – acupuncture. In the VI century method of Buddhist monks took over the people of Japan, and at the beginning of last century the Japanese developed a new method of treatment – shiatsu in addition to massage active tokenprimary pressure with the palms and stretching the muscles. Continue reading