The principles of traditional Chinese medicine largely coincide with my personal worldview of health, its value, perception of human — not as a mechanistic set of organs and tissues of a single organism, which is necessary to affect in General, in order to achieve health.
Traditional Chinese medicine is an ancient system of philosophical Outlook on human life, its relationship with nature and the environment. People in TCM is perceived in the totality of relations of the mind, body and emotions. The ancient Asians would prefer to anticipate the disease, and at the slightest signs of beginning to recognize her, than, in an advanced stage long and tedious to treat.
Not to say that Eastern people — poets in the most common sense of the word, but how great it is said:
“Decoctions (teas ) — is the smile of medicinal plants, pills (a traditional Chinese medicine in the form of large balls for the reception inside) is a view of plants and Tibetan herbal is the soul of plants.” Continue reading
There is no better way to use extra space in your home than the area of the garden where you can grow medicinal plants. And even if you live in an apartment, you can create a garden on the windowsill.
So what are useful medicinal plants you can grow in your garden?
If there is a medicinal plant with a hundred and one, that Aloe.
If one of your household burned, you can use a stalk of aloe Vera as a soothing remedy for burns.
In addition to treating minor cuts, burns and wounds, aloe is also good for treating eczema and reducing inflammation.
Did you know that this medicinal plant can even be taken internally? This plant grows well in the sun, so it is best suited for outdoor gardens.
Also called edible burdock or Lappa burdock, this medicinal plant is often used as a root vegetable. In traditional medicine burdock is used as a means for cleaning the blood, as a diuretic and diaphoretic. Continue reading
Many refuse fatty foods, foods rich in preservatives, dyes, flavor enhancers and switching to a healthy diet, which can not be imagined without fresh juices and herbal teas. First place in the ranking of the components of the invigorating and healthy drinks to keep mint and lemon balm. They are easy to grow even on the window sill. How to do it correctly, says researcher at the regional Botanic garden of Love Kruglov.
And mint, and lemon balm are very useful, contain a lot of vitamins, possess medicinal properties. By the way, mint is a great addition to many dishes and cocktails, such as the famous Mojito. Due to the fact that the leaves of these plants look similar, they are often confused.
Lemon balm, aka Melissa – one of the major honey plants garden. In Greece its even called bee weed.
And Melissa is called heart’s delight, lady’s happiness, bee mint, liquor, a censer. Continue reading