Muira Puama (Muira Puama) – a small tree from the Amazon forest.
In folk medicine of South America, the plant is used as aphrodisiac and as tonic to the nervous system.
The history of the use of Muira Puama in medicine dates back several hundred years. She has always been a venerated Peruvian and Brazilian Indians. She was considered the most powerful means to stimulate male libido and have long been used by the Tupi Indians. VAPE the Indians called this plant “wil-saw-ATA” which means: “what makes soft solid”. Local residents used this tool as a powerful aphrodisiac – improves potency and libido, sexual aphrodisiac for men and women.
Already the first European settlers noted the special properties of Muira Puama and brought it to Europe. The first scientific results were published in 1925. Identified high efficiency Muira Puama in the treatment of sexual dysfunctions. It was later proven its positive effect on the nervous system and a regulating effect on the internal organs and systems.
Currently, the plant extract is widely used by doctors in Europe and the USA as a drug impotence and reduced libido, as well as for relieving stress, optimizing the functions of the nervous system,and especially the part that is responsible for the erotic mood men. As one 89-year-old shaman, “together Catuaba and Muira Puama can make a person young again”. Continue reading
Traditional medicines are very common in everyday life: almost everyone knows that honey, raspberries and garlic help against colds, plantain leaf helps to heal wounds, carrots and blueberries are good for eyesight. Open and traditions of folk medicine and used in medical practice for treatment, disease prevention and rehabilitation during the recovery period.
There are entire handbooks of medicinal plants and herbs used in certain cases, also based on natural done a variety of medicines and homeopathic. Widespread treatment of minerals (e.g., blue clay), seaweed, mushrooms, mineral waters and medicinal mud: this practice is known for many centuries and since antiquity, around the world there are many Spa resorts.
Disorders of the musculoskeletal system, various types of therapeutic exercises and physical therapy, developed by doctors on the basis of traditions of folk medicine. However, unfortunately, among the “healers” offering alternative therapies, a lot of charlatans having no special medical training, but also things like knowledge of anatomy and physiology of the human body. Some pseudoscientific practices, such as urine therapy (urine therapy), have very low efficiency, and in some cases even constitute a danger for health and sometimes for the life of the patient. Continue reading
The ancient Greeks, explaining the action of medicinal plants, they are sometimes endowed with supernatural power. In ancient Greek word “Pharmakon” means both poison and medicine, and witchcraft. From the same word science on medicinal plants is now called pharmacognosy. about drugs in pharmacology. and those who manufacture drugs in the pharmacies are called pharmacists.
At different times and in different countries of poisonous plants prepared potions for criminal purposes. “Insidious”, “harmful”, “plant-enemies” — not once refer to these plants! Many of them from ancient times was known also that they have remarkable healing properties if taken in small doses. The ancient doctors said that the poison, skillfully applied, can serve as a cure. Russian only medicine used more than 160 species of poisonous plants. A lot of them in medicine India, Tibet, China, Africa, and America.
Most poisons are treated, if only to know how and in what quantities to apply them. Small doses of poison contain painkillers, soothing, healing the wounds of drugs, remedies for infections, diseases of heart, liver, kidneys.
In the plant Kingdom, scientists are averaging 10 thousand species of poisonous plants. That’s a lot.
However, most of them dangerous not always, but only in certain periods of their development. Continue reading