Poisonous medicinal plants
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…

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Berries cranberries:useful properties and traditional recipes
Cranberry berry useful, sweet taste with a tart bitterness, becomes especially good after a frost. Those blueberry bushes that had grown, live for 100-200 years: old plants die, they are…

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Homeopathy and alternative medicine

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.

Homeopathy is a type of alternative medicine. It’s a Greek word composed of two words: homoios – similar, similar, similar and pathos – disease. Homeopathy involves homeopathic Materia Medics and clinical observations.Materia Medica – medical monograph devoted to descriptions of drugs and their applications – a treatise on the drugs. Clinical observations describe the development of the disease, its stages and their characteristics, the order of appearance and disappearance of the symptoms, peculiarities of treatment at each stage that characterises homeopathy as a practical science.

The basic principle of homeopathy is like cures like. Diseases are treated by small doses of substances that in large doses is harmful (may be toxic) and may induce these diseases in healthy people. As medicines in homeopathy uses ingredients of natural origin – plant extracts, animal venoms, etc. They do not have bactericidal or bacteriostatic properties and acts on the body in General.

It is considered that, unlike traditional medicine, homeopathic medicines stimulate the body his own strength and direct them to treatment.

"Cranberry mountain dumps"
Kuzbass pharmacists propose to grow medicinal plants on recultivated lands Kemerovo scientists pharmacists and pharmaceutical manufacturers have developed a program of revival of industrial plantations of medicinal plants in the…

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Gout (growths of bone) - treatment of folk remedies of the bones on the legs
Methods of treatment folk remedies Gout (Dr. Henry) Causes of gout Very few exceptions, hereditary tendency, gout is a typical disease of civilization, caused by disorders of metabolism (uric acid).…

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