Physiotherapy (from the Greek. phýsis nature and therapéia — concern, care, treatment), a branch of medicine studying medical properties of physical factors and develops methods of their use for therapeutic and prophylactic purposes. In a number of foreign countries the term “physical Therapy” mean only medical gymnastics; on the other hand, the terms “fisiatria”, “physical medicine”, used in modern literature as synonyms of physiotherapy, therapeutic physical cover all means and methods, including gymnastics and massage. The great Soviet encyclopedia
The procedure involves brief exposure to your skin very low temperature (don’t worry — it’s safe within reason).
The skin represents the boundary between our body and the external world contains an incredible number of various receptors. In addition to information about the outside world, our receptor apparatus of the skin are connected in parallel with the internal organs, and, therefore, affecting the skin, we may in some way affect the function of internal organs. Extreme impact on our senses may enter the body in a state of stress (stress is a normal reaction to severe exposure). Continue reading
Homeland of the Incas is rich in mysterious places: Cuzco and Machu Picchu, lake Titicaca and the Nazca lines, the canyon Tinajani and the fortress of Sexwoman, Tukum area and Huaringas – shamanic Peru’s capital city .
Shamans – healers all over the world, establishing harmony, striving for dynamic integrity in the health and space. They appreciate and revere the spirit of the Earth, understand the importance of a harmonious and organic relationship of man with the animal and plant worlds.
Huaringas area is located in the province Huancabamba, at the height of 1953 above sea level and 214 kilometers from Piura. Here also is the sacred Lagoon of the Inca – Black lake, the water of which is considered magic and possessing magical power, used by local shamans in various magic rituals. The shamans of Peru have a special, Magical Knowledge, which they draw from power plants – Ayahuasca, are preparing a ritual potion:
Centuries ago people lived in various, often opposite points of the globe – Siberia, far East, South America, Southeast Asia or Africa – believed in the same thing: the ability to communicate with the shaman in a state of ritual ecstasy, spirits. The inhabitant of the modern world, not fond of esoteric literature, such will seem absurd, but for ancient tribes in lwhich the wilds of the Amazon, shamanism is still very much alive. Continue reading
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 (Dominic.Rep.), achiot (Colombia), arnotto, Bixa acuminate, Bixa Urucurana, Bixa acuminata, Bixa Americana.
The name orellana is derived from the name of the Spanish conqueror of the 16th century Francisco de Orellana. He participated in the conquest of the Inca Empire. In 2000, about 1540 the Spaniards went to the jungles of Brazil and Peru in search of gold and spices. Most of these people died. Orellana with a small detachment went to the East and almost accidentally discovered the Amazon. So the scientific glory of the pioneer fell to him almost unfairly. His tales of female warriors(possibly Orellana made a mistake assuming a distance dlinnopolyh men for great warriors) and gave the name to the river.
Description . Evergreen shrub or small tree(1.5 to 15 m) with one-piece large ovate leaves with reddish veins. The flowers are pink or white, greatest (3-6 cm in diameter), bisexual. Fruit-capsule, red, scarlet, yellow, or reddish-brown, covered with long spines. Young shoots covered with scales of citarabina that disappear with age of the tree. The plant needs a large amount of bright sunlight and pinched on young shoots at the beginning of the growth (for best branch). Lives up to 50 years. Continue reading