In Chile, according to different data there are from two to ten thousand traditional healers. These are so different because the official registration they don’t. Among healers there are both men and women. For example, it is logical that only women are midwives. Most experts in the field of aromatherapy are also representatives of women, but among the chiropractors and the chiropractors are male dominated. Folk healers often gather in groups – for the same reasons, why do healers in other Latin American countries, including Bolivia and Ecuador. Also in Chile there is a national Institute, which is developing a traditional medicine called the Division of traditional medicine and other alternative medical practices (Unidad de Medicina Tradicional y Otras Prácticas Médicas Alternativas). The study of traditional medicine in Chile are pharmacists, experts in the field of plant biochemistry and anthropologists. Research is supported by various grants and institutions such as the University of Chile, Catholic University of Chile, University of Santiago, the above-mentioned Division of traditional medicine and other alternative medical practices and other. Support is provided by other countries – for example, Sweden. Continue reading
Medicine is the field of scientific and practical activities for the study of normal and pathological processes in the human body, various diseases and pathological conditions, for the preservation and strengthening of health of people.
There is a division between classical medicine, also called conventional, formal, sometimes Orthodox, or traditional medicine, and alternative medicine, also called unconventional (and sometimes informal or unconventional medicine).
Alternative medicine, also called alternative medicine, unconventional medicine or non-conventional medicine approaches to the prevention and treatment of human diseases, the choice of a particular tactic in which in contrast to generally accepted medical practice is based not so much on the study of the causes and mechanisms of disease, but rather on assessment of its manifestations. Continue reading
Open the reference medicinal plants. St. John’s wort, mint, thyme, Valerian, motherwort, hawthorn, dog-rose, mother-and-stepmother, oregano, plantain, juniper, birch, cornflower, chamomile. All of this list of generous presents in Kyrgyzstan.
The vegetation of the forest-meadow-steppe zone is a real “green pharmacy”. Here you can find Valerian root, equal to the best Thuringian varieties. Strong calming effect, in eight-ten times superior effect of Valerian, Jacob’s ladder has blue— herbaceous plant with upright stems and small bright-blue fragrant flowers with campanulate Corolla. Mother-and-stepmother gets sometimes to the subalpine zone. Decoctions of it are known, it is used for diseases of the lungs and bronchi. Marshmallow, sage, St. John’s wort, rhubarb, series, medicinal thyme is to find them on the slopes and in the canyons is not difficult.
Among medicinal herbs is part of termopsis — low, up to five centimetres, the plant with a creeping rhizome and large yellow flowers. Its decoctions are used for intestinal diseases. However, not in a hurry to end it. Termopsis often causes an allergic reaction, which is accompanied by itching skin, swelling and rash. Continue reading