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
Many indoor plants have healing properties. They are used as valuable medicinal plants in their homeland.
It is known that from Sudanese hibiscus raw material for the famous hibiscus tea that improves metabolism, strengthens blood vessels, helps with flu and colds, excretes toxins, has a beneficial effect in the fight against cholesterol.
It’s no secret that the aspidistra has diuretic and anti-inflammatory properties and in many parts of East Asia used in folk medicine. Decoctions of all parts of the plant is used in convulsions, gastro-intestinal diseases, diarrhea, stones in the urinary system.
Medicines of Myrtle are used for the prevention of influenza and treatment of bronchitis, tuberculosis, diphtheria, sinusitis. It is useful in the treatment of diseases of the heart, blood, use it to strengthen the stomach. Extracts from Myrtle are part of many drugs. Continue reading
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