Bolivia . on the Altiplano Catholicism coexists with the cosmovision of the Andean Indians.
The language of the Maha Huay evolved over many centuries, is a “secret language” which is spoken today only a few families of traditional doctors, herbalists, calavia . living in the Andes of Bolivia. Language Kallawaya is a means of transmission of ancient knowledge . are now under threat of extinction.
Calavia, herbalists Wanderers from the province of Bautista Saavedra, Department of La Paz, over many centuries have developed a “family language” of the tribes (ayllu), within which from generation to generation, passed on holistic healing knowledge. This language received the name mahah Huai or “language people”. Today, it is spoken of calavia eight families in the province, where the language of everyday communication is Quechua.
For the first time this language became interested in the colonies, administrators, and chroniclers, as mestizos, and Spaniards, testified to his “rarity”. Starting from the XVII century, it was widely distributed information about the existence of a special language healers-herbalists, who prepare medicine for the Inca kings and their entourage. Continue reading
In the days of our grandmothers illness tried to heal yourself — with the help of a conspiracy, herbs or folk remedies. In this area the excellent authority was considered either as a neighbor who knew “how it was treated Kum”, or, those who enjoyed great respect, — of a white witch. Their homes always smelled of grass. Folk healers know when and what herbs you need to collect to maximize the effect.
Despite the development of pharmacy and medicine, herbal medicine in high esteem to this day. It is relevant and relative to such ancient problems of mankind, as alcohol dependence. Only now for the first aid and in search of the recipes do not appeal to the neighbors. The Internet has become the repository of knowledge that not only explain what alcoholism is, and will tell you how to treat it.
Not all and not all councils are perceived as a panacea for every optimist is a skeptic. You can open any website and see the reviews. That’s what reviews are opened for the request:
Margo: grandpa long suffered, could not overcome alcoholism: what is only tried, nothing can deter. Maybe herbs to try?;
Julia.R: alcoholism – seriesname probably use herbs, as an incidental component of treatment;
Andrey: if the person himself does not want, no one will. Continue reading
Nanopreparation, beauty treatments and laser hardware, scrubs, wraps and other achievements of science and technology in recent years of course effective. But do not forget that for many centuries women maintained their beauty. And in addition new-fangled recipes there are ways to care for face and body proven for centuries.
Women, by nature, very curious. And know it’s not just me. This is a very well know cosmetic company. Should receive the new drug or method, as a huge amount of beauties in a hurry to try the new-fangled wonders of science and technology. But there are time-tested recipes that do not yield new products on its effectiveness. Moreover, they are often better because they use natural ingredients and their effectiveness is time-tested.
Take a bath, rejuvenated
Before our era ancestors knew, that the bath is not only a good way to wash away dirt and dust from the body. It is also a rest for the soul, and health. Hot and cold water, steam room and massage, incense, fragrant herbs and brooms. It is clear that all this was used not only for simple ablution of the body. In our time, the offered range has expanded considerably. In baths and hamams, belarusskie and Finnish dry sauna and ofuro. Continue reading