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The use of herbs for health

The use of medicinal herbs without special chemical treatment so effectively that led to the emergence of a whole section of cosmetology, called “phytocosmetics”. Phytocosmetics is a cosmetic herbal drugs, according to

The abundance growing literally under our feet valuable medicinal herbs opened up broad prospects for phytocosmetics.

Until the beginning of XX century the absolute majority of traditional means of Facials, hair and body were fitokosmetiki.

Used to this day recipes packs, facial masks from berries, fruits, vegetables, various extracts from seeds, flowers, herbs, leaves, on the one hand, have their roots in antiquity, and on the other hand, modern makeup put on a strictly scientific basis and now apply a lot of drugs, among which a prominent place occupied by medicinal plants.

Herbal ingredients have a beneficial effect on the skin: improve metabolism, have anti-inflammatory, tonic, astringent, disinfectant action, prevent premature aging of the skin. Continue reading

The most useful poisons in the world

Consider the use of poisons and poisons of plant animal origin. Some people uses since ancient times, and some still being studied in laboratories. Among these poisons are the most useful and popular in medicine.

Useful poisons of animal origin

As is well known, poisons of animal origin are those used by animals, wanting to kill or paralyze the enemy. Such poisons produced by some species of lizards, snakes, insects, toads, close shellfish and fish. Poisons of animal origin, man has learned to use for medicinal purposes, making of them medicines. Used active substances derived from such poisons.

The venom of the yellow Scorpion

To fight cancer helps the venom of the yellow Scorpion. Of toxic substances this Israeli Scorpion, a group of researchers from Cambridge have managed to separate the protein and used it when creating the poison of artificial origin. Continue reading

The best recipes for herbal medicines

Pocket herbalist

Herbal medicine (the therapeutic use of medicinal plants) is still relevant, despite the abundance of potent synthetic drugs. Because of the five thousand medicinal substances, that uses modern medicine, about 2/5 are extracted from medicinal plants. Herbal medicines have a number of benefits compared to synthetic: they possess high biological activity, low toxicity and the mildness of the action.

However, it would be erroneous to oppose drugs of plant origin chemical credstar: for the effective treatment of important diseases and those and others. In some cases, the disease can be cured by herbal medicines alone, while other herbs can be only auxiliary means.

Treatment with medicinal herbs, medicinal roots, mushrooms, berries, parts of shrubs and trees has always attracted man. People have long noticed that everything that grows in nature has amazing healing properties. Continue reading