Bearberry, or UVA URSI is a small evergreen shrub, native to Europe and the USA, which for many centuries was treated for bladder infections and kidney, urolithiasis. For medical purposes use the leaves, which contain glycosides (arbutin, methyl-arbutin), flavonoids (quercetin, isoquercetin, hyperoside, myricetin, myricetin), tannins pyrogallol group, organic acids (Gallic, ellagic, ursolic, malic, formic and protocatechuic and others).
Leaf extract has a therapeutic effect due to containing (10%) in the glycoside arbutin, which, under the influence of the enzyme arbutus is hydrolysed (decomposed) in the body to hydroquinone and glucose. Hydroquinone has an antiseptic effect and also as a result of irritation of the renal tissue has a diuretic effect. Another glycoside methyl-arbutin in the hydrolysis cleaves the methyl ester and hydroquinone.
The antibacterial effect of hydroquinone especially pronounced against Staphylococcus aureus (Staphylococcus aureus) and E. coli (Escherichia coli) .
Arbutin causes mild diuretic effect. The plant also has anti-inflammatory and astringent properties due to tannins (tannins).
The use of bear ears helps cleanse the urinary tract from bacteria and products of inflammation. Continue reading
You have the opportunity to swim in the azure sea, take a NAP in the shade of palm trees, jet skis and offers exciting diving!
Vietnam is a kaleidoscope of impressions: mysterious places, exotic nature, unique architectural complexes, ancient cultural and religious monuments, mouthwatering Oriental flavor and slowly over time, primitive tribes, spectacular festivals, most delicious exotic national dishes, the best white sandy beaches of the South China sea, pristine turquoise water. The Vietnam climate is warm and tropical. Here you can swim and sunbathe all year round. In recent years, Vietnam is rapidly gaining momentum of economic development, one of priority directions of which is the tourist business.
The country’s potential is huge few of the currently existing tourist destinations can boast such a complex of recreational resources.
Vietnam attracts harmonious combination of different cultures and diversity of natural resources: white sand beaches, mighty cliffs, tropical forests and mountain valleys, sand dunes and wild jungle, unusual plants and colorful birds and, of course, the warm South China sea with izumrudnie water.
According to ancient legend, the Vietnamese were born a Dragon and a Fairy. And in the modern world is one of the favorite places of rest of the Europeans. Continue reading
The latest medical technologies and a high level of medical care available in the best clinics of Germany, attracting patients from all over the world, including from the CIS countries.
Clinics in Germany, clinics and medical centers we work with are equipped with the most modern (in some cases even unique) diagnostic and therapeutic equipment.
German hospitals are recognized leaders in the field of organ transplantation. Every 5th liver transplant in the world, every sixth heart transplant, one in eight kidney transplant performed in Germany. There is the possibility of three-dimensional diagnostics of heart and vessels without the introduction of a catheter, cure prostate cancer, designed for the preservation of potency after surgery, prenatal (fetal during pregnancy) surgery with the most minimal intervention — the very best of modern, efficient and with the maximum the result.
The cost of treatment in Germany
Treatment in Germany is one of the most efficient in Europe, while its cost is less than, for example, treatment in Switzerland or the UK, but the quality is not inferior to the above-mentioned countries.
Prices for tests in clinics of Germany are formed on the basis of the DRG system (Diagnostic Related Group – a system of calculating health services). Takasima of payment has been implemented in Australia, Sweden, Italy. Since 2003, the DRG system introduced in Germany.When applying this system the price of the service depends not on the number of patient-days of treatment and not the cost of supplies actually consumed and the manipulation of, and from which diagnostic group the patient belongs to – given his diagnosis, age, comorbidities and several other criteria. Continue reading