Physiotherapy is the branch of medicine that studies the effect on the human body natural or artificially produced physical factors.
This highly advanced area of science and practice . which is constantly being improved. Being the most adequate for the body stimuli in the external environment, physical factors have a stabilizing effect on various organs and systems . enhance the body’s resistance to adverse influences, it enhances the defense mechanisms, enhance the effectiveness of other therapies and reduce the side effects of drugs.
Of course, all this must be applied properly and efficiently. Today in the treatment of patients use many medications in various combinations. Physiotherapy is one of the ways in which medication can be delivered to the specific diseased area . without affecting other healthy organs, when it is possible to avoid the use of medication . This is especially true for people with allergies. The possibilities of physiotherapy is very large. It is difficult to name a branch of medicine in which physiotherapy techniques could not be applied for the benefit of the patient. They are universal, physiologic, does not have toxicity, do not cause side effects and sensitization of the organism, is well compatible with other therapeutic agents and have a long delay, in some cases up to 4-6 months.All this makes physiotherapy a decent, affordable and popular form of treatment. Continue reading
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
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