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The benefits and harms from drinking watermelon peels

Many believe that the main value of watermelon is a juicy scarlet flesh, which is so loved and the little tooth, and adults. Despite the fact that the main component of watermelon is water, in the fruits with a green rind, contains up to 13% of sugars, dietary fiber and pectin, proteins, organic and amino acids. The sweet pulp of watermelon contains a number of important for the human body vitamins and macronutrients, antioxidants and other nutrients.

Thus about the properties and benefits of watermelon peels, the majority of consumers of huge berries or forget, or not know at all. But almost all of the bioactive substances present in the pulp, there are in this part of the watermelon. In crusts less moisture and sugar, but significantly more fiber and chlorophyll, amino acids and certain other active components.

Sampling the watermelon, no need to hurry and discard remaining peel, in folk medicine used as an excellent diuretic, cleansing, analgesic, cholagogue and expectorant.

In the recipes of folk medicine peels used to make juice, infusions and decoctions, and medicinal effect and raw, and dried rinds, which are easy to maintain and apply throughout the year.

The use of raw watermelon peels in folk medicine

The juice of the bright part of the peel sposobstvuyuschyy the urine, it is used for edema, inflammatory diseases of urinogenital sphere and include in diet for weight loss. Use watermelon peels becomes obvious if to drink the juice of 100 ml on an empty stomach. Raw peel of watermelon useful in migraine pain, you feel unwell with colds. exhaustion and overstrain. In this case, slices of watermelon rinds is applied to the temples. Continue reading

PHILOSOPHY BASIS OF THE MEDICINE OF ANCIENT CHINA

One of the most important areas of Oriental medicine is cgen-jeou therapy or acupuncture and moxibustion.

The basis of acupuncture and moxibustion contains the main principles of Oriental medicine:

1. Man is studied as a whole;

2. Man corresponds to heaven and earth. It identifies itself with the concept of YIN-YANG;

3. Human life is governed by the concept of the Five Elements.

According to the first principle of thinking, feeling and the human body are interrelated and in close connection with each other. Every organ and function is associated with the other; from the point of view of continuous development and transformation of man is a unified whole.

The second principle – the person meets the sky and the earth – based on the provisions of Oriental medicine and philosophy, in which man viewed not in isolation from nature, and as its integral part, as an integral whole with the environment. This principle asserts that the human influence on the climate, the seasons, the radiation of the Sun, moon and Earth, which reflected the structure and movement of the Universe, i.e. the state changes under the influence of various cosmic phenomena. Moreover, the structure and movement of the Universe reflected in the human body completely, especially in CSO vital functions.According to the canons of ancient philosophy and medicine, people, like all objects on the Earth’s surface, is subjected to the action of the “Big dual universal law of alternation and additions” – YIN – YANG. Continue reading

Ethical principles of the ancient medicine

Historical sources tells us the information that for the first time some of the social function of the doctor introduced a social reformer Pharaoh Akhenaten of Egypt (15th century BC). He took some social functions of the priests and gave them to the doctors. That he exalted doctors and the fact that it appeared international medical sign – bowl entwined snake. The token can be decrypted so: be wise as a serpent and draw knowledge from the Cup of the universe. The ruins of some cities in Egypt bears witness to order the sequence of surgical operations, treatment of physical and mental disorders. After Akhenaten’s death the priests asserted his authority over the doctors, directing them to their rituals.

It’s been hundreds of years (the Millennium), and only with the advent of Hippocrates (C. 460-377 BCE) there were clear outlines of social medicine, which can be seen in the Hippocratic oath, where special attention is paid to moral and ethical characteristics of the doctor. Important socio-psychological step was the allocation of Hippocrates temperament types (sanguine, choleric, phlegmatic, melancholic). Today apply the concepts of Hippocrates mask, headband – hat of Hippocrates.

Hippocrates worshipped the God of healing Asclepius (the Roman name Aesculapius) and put forward the position that Asclepius is stronger than death. From here developed the position that the doctor should never stop fighting for the life of the patient, and fight for it until biological death – the onset of lividity, which is preceded by respiratory arrest and cardiac activity, set on pulse. Continue reading

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