His birthplace — South America. The pineapple is the representative of the bromeliad family. In the territories of tropical countries, the plant is considered to be one of the important fruit crops. As an ornamental plant and it is found in the countries of cold climate. Today, there are eight varieties of pineapple. They are common in Africa and South America, Indonesia and Thailand. However, the main industrial producer is the United States.
The plant is characterized by numerous roots, scaly stem, fleshy leaves. They store moisture. The pineapple is propagated by self-pollination. After a three-week flowering in the barrel formed a strong stem with many ovaries.
Harvesting and storage
For the Europeans harvesting of pineapple is its purchase in the supermarket. And if from the fruit you are going to cook fruit salads, cocktails or other desserts, you must select the Mature fruit. And in its maturity indicated by the orange yellow, dark skin without streaks.
If you just buy the product in advance to use it fresh, then you need to wrap it in a bag and place in the refrigerator on the bottom shelf. The second method of saving fruit — preservation. It is cut, pour sugar syrup and sterilized. Canned pineapple stored for two years. Can fruit and dry, but in practice this rarely occurs,because it is a long process. Continue reading
Well, what woman does not dream of a pure and elastic skin, thick and shiny hair? The fair sex are making sacrifices to achieve these results. But there are folk remedies originating from Thailand that help to achieve the desired results much easier and faster. What is so good Thai medicine: traditional recipes of beauty.
The Procedure Of “Wrapping”
It consists in wrapping the body mask based on marine algae (fucus vesiculosus, kelp or sphacelaria broomcorn). Algae make the skin taut and level. Seaweed is full of trace elements (magnesium, potassium, sulphur, iodine and others) that they “pass” the skin while wrapping. In addition, the algae nourish the skin with moisture, making it supple and fights cellulite.
In Thai medicine, there are cold and hot wraps. Cold seaweed for 2 hours soaked in water with a temperature of 19-20 degrees. For hot – 30 minutes at 36-38 degrees. After that you need to wrap the seaweed skin.
Exfoliation helps the skin get rid of dead skin cells, gently removing them. Continue reading
Pneumomassage of the limb
Pneumomassage is quite rare, but very effective procedure. It is recommended not only people with severe symptoms of varicose veins, but also for those who are bothered by various kinds of oedema (venous, lymphatic).
Pneumomassage can be used as a regenerative therapy after sclerosis and surgery, as well – as a separate type of therapy.
For example, the doctor may prescribe only pneumomassage, if there is no indication for more radical treatment. In some cases the procedure can even avoid surgery. In addition, it is a good opportunity to eliminate the symptom of “tired legs” when the end of a busy day You feel the pain and heaviness in the legs.
The essence of the procedure of pneumomassage: the full length of the leg to the groin area put on special cuffs, in which at certain intervals the air is supplied. An air-filled cuff pressure sequentially on different parts of the feet. This creates a wave, which drives blood and lymph upwards, activating the processes of circulation.
The positive effect of the procedure is noticeable almost immediately, felt lighter on my feet, energized. Continue reading