The most ancient medicines in the world, medicinal plants are difficult to enumerate and classify — so a lot of them. But today, the problem of such regulation becomes even more complicated due to the fact that plants from different regions and countries can be easily transported around the world and are applied even where they’ve never heard before.
In addition, each specialist depending on the task or the desire to categorize all kinds of medicinal plants as on the part used for medicinal purposes, and the diseases that plants are treated. And it is clear that used today, the term “herb” is not quite correct: as “herbs” in many cases use parts of shrubs and trees, but tradition is tradition.
So let’s understand the order, what types of herbs there are and how they are used in medicine.
Types of medicinal plants
1. Herbaceous medicinal plants. Continue reading
Last week it became known about the death of a popular healer of June Davitashvili. She died at the age of 65 years, departed this life virtually in obscurity, forgotten and the media, and the public.
Where and what are the other prominent Soviet psychics and healers?
First of all — whether to believe that psychics and healers have special powers? Question of faith — intimate, everyone decides for himself what to believe. However, it should be recalled that the Foundation of James Randi for many years is looking for a real psychic, ready to show their abilities in front of the cameras or the inhabitants, and before the skeptics-scientists, who can properly set up an experiment. Looking to pass $ 1 million in that case, if the existence of psychic abilities will be confirmed. So far unsuccessfully, though tried to take the money many, says Vitaly Klapkowski in “Delfi.lv” (Latvia).
But back to the great Soviet psychics, which was the belief of millions. Where are they now? Continue reading
Baldness is often associated with problems that only affect men: hair loss accuse the male hormone testosterone. This male hair loss is a specific type of disease and is called “androgenic alopecia”.
Scientists from the University of Granada believe that early hair loss should be to men a Wake-up call: it suggests the possibility of prostate enlargement, and hair loss after 50 years is directly related to BPH.
However, women hair loss suffer can too, but in their case, it indicates the presence of hormonal disorders and need to seek help from an endocrinologist.
Hormone imbalance is exacerbated by heredity. You should pay attention, at what age have started to lose hair your close relatives. In 2010 scientists at Columbia University published an article in the journal Nature, in which told about first discovered the genes that cause hair loss. The researchers were able to establish that the same genes affect the emergence of other diseases, such as arthritis or diabetes. Continue reading