The correspondent of Agency “Minsk-news” to find out whether in Minsk to take herbs and make a profit.
Old-timers say that in Soviet times pharmacies took herbs for money, because in the country there was a shortage of such raw materials. And some claim that know a lot of the herbal gifts nature has managed to cobble together this integer.
To accept such materials could not all pharmacists, but only those who have passed special training, – says the pharmacist with 45 years of experience of Alina capris. – Know warehouse with medicinal plants were Timiryazev street, where we have already packaged plant material. We manufactured decoctions, infusions and the like.
In those years people could pass, for example, chamomile, oak bark, John’s wort, horsetail, red bilberry. And in some cases took only flowers, other stems, in the third – sheets. In dried form to pass them was not desirable, as this stage of preparation is full of wisdom – for example, in the light to dry it is impossible. Continue reading
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 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