The system of scientific knowledge and practical measures used to detect, treat and prevent disease is called medicine. Conventionally, the medicine can be divided into two areas: traditional and non-traditional (alternative, non-classical).
Alternative medicine uses the knowledge accumulated by people for many centuries experienced by. The main difference between these two directions can be called that the approaches of alternative medicine are based on the assessment of the manifestations of the disease, and conventional medicine studies the mechanisms of diseases.
It is possible to allocate following kinds of alternative medicine: phytotherapy (treatment with medicinal herbs), urine therapy (external or internal application of urine of man or animals), aromatherapy (treatment using scents), acupuncture (acupuncture, acupressure), apitherapy (treatment with honey), manual therapy (a complex of biomechanical techniques performed by hand), hirudotherapy (leeches latch) and more. Continue reading
Characterizing Golden (Rhodiola rosea) is known in folk medicine for over 400 years. Studies have revealed its stimulating, antisepticheskoe properties, the ability to enhance the body’s resistance to adverse influences. It grows in Alpine, subalpine zones. Altai carefully concealed places of growth of this plant. They have a saying: “those who will find the Golden root, will be until the end of his days lucky and healthy, will live two centuries”. Still preserved the custom of giving a wedding groom Golden root and maral horn – “in order to multiply your race”.
Red root (Hedysarum forgotten) – a plant with a high content of tannins. It grows mainly in the subalpine and Alpine meadows. In folk medicine it is used as digestive, haemostatic, restorative, tonic. Mostly used the roots of the plants. According to legend, when they came to Altai old believers in belovodiya, dark forces sent upon them pestilence and sickness. Came to the Master of the mountains – a big brown bear and became a huge herbal shrub with succulent leaves and a red root. So he saved people, and they say that the bravest of them reached Belovodie, and those who have not enough forces, had settled in the Altai.
Maral root (leuzea carthamoides). Continue reading
Milk is good for everyone! As previously stated the doctors. Later came to the conclusion that people after 30 years of age are not recommended to consume cow’s milk. You can not say about the goat! Goat’s milk, scientists believe, helpful for all at any age. So what is so valuable in goat’s milk?
Many centuries ago, goats were bred mountain peoples of Central Asia, Caucasus, Europe. There is even a myth that is goat suckled Zeus. Knowing about the healing properties of goats milk Hippocrates and Avicenna had treated them. Goat milk is often used in the treatment of gastric and lung disease.
Cheese made with goat’s milk, rich in calcium and vitamin D, so in the middle ages this cheese-fed children suffering from rickets, as rickets develops from a lack of vitamin D.
Only in the early twentieth century, medicine focused on the study of goat milk – its amazing healing properties. Scientists have noticed that babies, for various reasons, deprived of mother’s milk, it perfectly replaces a goat, which is in many respects not inferior to the parent.
In 1900, the Paris medical Academy officially recognized unanimously goats milk product diet. Adults and children with weakened immunotherapeutical this milk to support the body. Continue reading