In the midst of the season of gathering medicinal plants. But, it turns out that the most popular herbs of those that we brewed in tea or taken in the form of teas have side effects that can harm the health.
Do not confuse phyto-teas and herbal teas with normal tea. It is at least natural, but all the same medication, each of which has its indications, contraindications and side effects.
So whip cups as refreshing teas of mint or chamomile is not worth it. Safe dose – no more than 200 grams of broth per day. Try to stick to that.
Included in the top five of the sedative herbs. Relieves anxiety, irritability, increases efficiency, helps to focus. Is a mild antispasmodic. 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
Alternative medicine is a system of scientific knowledge and practical measures that are grouped for the purpose of detection, treatment and prevention of diseases, preservation and strengthening of health and working capacity of people, of life extension. Traditional medicine is the totality of people accumulated empirical knowledge about the healing medicine, medicinal herbs and hygiene practices, and their practical application of methods of alternative medicine to maintain health, prevent and treat disease.
Alternative medicine includes a wide range of treatments and practices. Some are from North America nineteenth century, such as chiropractic and naturopathy, some mentioned I roll my eyes, arose in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries in Germany, such as homeopathy and hydrotherapy, others are originated in China or India. These examples include some of the most common used methods. Most therapies can be considered as a part of five major classes: a biological approach, energy therapies, alternative medical systems, muscle and joint manipulation and treatment methods of the body through the mind. Continue reading