Season sauerkraut: benefit, harm I.
About the benefits of sauerkraut can talk a long time. It is known that she has a tonic, anti-inflammatory, analgesic, antibacterial, anticarcinogenic effect. However, in some cases, this food can…

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The method of constructing medical devices Moves further than medical science in understanding the nature of cancer, the more complicated and razvetvlenii understanding of its specific manifestations. Therefore, you should…

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Types of alternative medicine

For the average person disease. Because of the pain and suffering experienced in an unhealthy condition, people try to avoid illness. That’s why we have so many pharmacies, clinics and hospitals. There are three main ways of prevention or treatment of disease: Western medicine, Chinese medicine and Qigong (improvement).

Western medicine is currently the most basic and popular method of treatment of diseases. Western medicine consists of a range of clinical theories and treatment strategies, including: injections and tablets of drugs, surgery, radiation therapy, etc. Western medicine, engaged in elimination of diseases, offers direct and sometimes mechanical treatments to patients. For example, the strays antipyretic fever, infection — antibiotics, but the tumor is often removed with a scalpel.

Chinese medicine, on the other hand, after flourishing in ancient times and recession in recent times, is again on the way to recovery. It does not cure the symptoms as Western medicine does, Chinese medicine considers the human body as an integrated system, using such traditional knowledge as the Meridian system, the theory of Yin and Yang and the doctrine of the five elements. Taking into account the systemic and complex approach to the human body, doctors of Chinese medicine highlight the fundamental principles: isnew harmony with nature, the relationship between consciousness (soul) and body. Continue reading

The benefits and harms of turmeric, used in folk medicine and cooking

Turmeric: unknown properties of known spices

Turmeric, also known as yellow root, zarkava, turmeric, is a plant which belongs to the ginger family and came to us from South-Eastern India. Thus, it is possible to say, turmeric is a type of ginger. Over forty known varieties of this spicy plant, but in the food industry and cooking use:

homemade turmeric (tumeric). Favorite Eastern spice, without which it is difficult to imagine the cuisine of Central Asia;

round. Prepare kurkumoy starch;

turmeric zedoaria. Characterized by a bitter pungent taste. Used for the production of liquor;

fragrant turmeric. Used in cooking.


Turmeric has a positive effect on digestive processes and skin condition

Turmeric, which is irrefutable, has a rich composition and contains the B vitamins, vitamin K, calcium, iodine, phosphorus and iron. Continue reading

From the history of Chinese traditional medicine

The history of Chinese traditional medicine goes back many centuries. In ancient times there were developed various methods of treatment of Chinese medicine.

In the East, in the area of modern Shandong province, has been treated with needles of stone; the West had used herbs; on the location of the modern province of Hebei — cautery; in the centre, in the area of today’s Hubei province, used a metal needle and the site of the present Henan province massage.

More than two millennia ago in China was published the treatise “nei-Ching”. It provides a synthesis of clinical experience accumulated by generations of Chinese physicians, outlines the theory of the art of healing, the basics of medicinal therapy, acupuncture and moxibustion.

Already in ancient times, Chinese physicians used in surgical operations for anaesthesia. To achieve full anesthesia was used narcotic drugs. And surgeon and a specialist in acupuncture, Hua tuo, who lived in the II century used for anesthesia tea blend “Mafeisan”. Continue reading

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