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Folk medicine for cold

SARS, influenza, the common cold is the disease, which are exacerbated in the autumn-spring period. Headache, runny nose, joint pain, cough, fever – well-known symptoms and consequences of unpleasant diseases. This can be avoided – the people’s medicine against colds.

Prevention of the disease

Eucalyptus oil is an antiseptic that with regular lubrication of the nasal sinuses during the epidemic of influenza and colds reduces the likelihood of disease.

Horseradish, garlic, onions — are included in the diet and with natural volatile production, improve immunity and therefore resistance to colds

Folk medicine for cold

Tincture of licorice root and Echinacea mixed in equal parts and drink every 2 hours to 2 tablespoons, if you have the first signs of the disease.

Black currant leaves with marigold flowers pour boiling water and infuse for 2 hours. After taking 3-4 tablespoons, with an interval of 2 hours. Continue reading

Medicinal plants of Siberia

Traditional medicine is the accumulated thousand-year experience of knowledge of the healing properties of various plants, some objects animal and mineral raw materials, as well as methods of caring for the sick. For the treatment of various diseases folk medicine uses not only plants, but also combinations of them in the form of so-called teas, or fees. Often these teas contain significant amounts of components of the action sometimes similar, sometimes diverse, and in each case are assigned to the treatment group or family of diseases or very different diseases. In the preparation of the combined funds are often used completely unique methods not routinely applied in scientific medicine.

When collecting information about people’s use of plants often have to deal with the emergence of new folk remedies for the treatment of certain diseases. In the last decades thanks to the emergence of large numbers of immigrants from other parts of the country, in Siberia there are many new tools that had popular application in the European part of Russia or in the republics of Central Asia. Quite often migrants from other areas recommended for medicinal purposes of plants similar in morphology, with the European, but belong to another species, and quite often these plants are among the traditional medicine of Central Siberia. Continue reading

Guarana and its curative properties

Large leaves stacked into bundles. Shoots of the plant are dark, jagged, and oval shapes. Reach 10 meters long, which the plant collection is complicated. Short cuttings formed buds. The flowers are fragrant, white.

The fruit size can be compared with grapes or fruit of the coffee tree. The fruit is yellow, the upper part of vermilion (box). The fruits of guarana rind covers dense. When the fruit is ripe, exposing the black seed oval shape when the skin bursts. Inside the fruit 1 or 2 seed.

In Portugal the fruit is called “guaraná”. In the language of the Indians maue it means “the fruit form the human eye”. The plant was opened by K. Pauli in the 17th century.

Habitat

Guarana grows wild in Peru, Colombia, Venezuela, Uruguay, Brazil. In South America it is grown.

The use and medicinal properties

Medicinally used plant seeds. In the seeds there is a large amount of caffeine. The seeds also have vitamins a, b, E, xantinove alkaloids, polyphenols. In addition, there is guaranine, whose properties are very similar to the effects of caffeine on humans. Continue reading

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