Annatto (Lipstick tree) oil
Synonyms . Bix, galuga(Arab.), chiote, rocouyer(FR.), Bixa katangensis Delpierre, L., Orellana americana Kuntze, Orellana, annato or achiote(North.Amer.), changuarica, K u-zub, and pumacua (Mexico), annato or urucu (Brazil), urucum/l (de.), roucou…

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Medicinal plants in the history of medicine, properties and applications of medicinal herbs
Since time immemorial, scientists believed that plants contain a special substance, which they called "active principles". For use in medical practice, Galen K. was extracted from plants active principles with…

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Genius of folk medicine: healers or charlatans?
They say our ancestors were much healthier and stronger than us. And no wonder, we have to live in less comfortable for our health climatic situation. Before was much better…

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Cumin: the benefits and harms

Cumin is a plant that was already known to ancient Egyptians, so its seeds have been found in the pyramids. Now gourmet spice grown in the Mediterranean and Central Asia, and the annual harvest of cumin around the world is 35 tons. This spice is considered to be a relative of parsley, has a pleasant, slightly sharp taste and piquant aroma, and its seeds resemble caraway seeds. Oriental Housewives think that without cumin in the kitchen doing nothing!

Jeera: useful properties and contraindications

Jeera (cumin) is very useful for digestion — it relieves colic and stomach cramps, reduces diarrhoea and flatulence, improves appetite and digestion. Cumin tea helps with morning sickness and improves lactation, alleviates insomnia, tones, strengthens the memory and is an effective aphrodisiac. For cough treatment in folk medicine used a tea of cumin, coriander. fennel and cardamom. The same tea with the addition of cumin is recommended for removing toxins from the body and normalize the functioning of your kidneys. Medicine has long recognized the benefits of cumin, and the damage is mostly due to contraindications, which include stomach ulcer and duodenal ulcer, and inflammatory diseases of the gastrointestinal tract. Continue reading

Angelica - medicinal properties and use in medicine
Angelica (Angélica sylvestris) is a herbaceous biennial or perennial plant belonging to the family Umbelliferae. Root thick, short, stalky, stem erect, fistular, hollow. The leaves are pinnate, to 80 cm…

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In dysentery folk medicine recommends
- Before treatment, clean the stomach, laxative, and then take an antiseptic, soothing the intestines. - Can't drink anything cold, since it exacerbates the process. - In the acute period…

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