“Since the beginning of the twentieth century ethnologists used to not too accurate use of concepts such as shaman, medicine man, magician or a wizard to define some entities, endowed with magical-religious powers and found in all “primitive” society. Since then, this terminology has extended to research in the field of religious history of “civilized” peoples. Say, for example, about Indian, Iranian, German, Chinese, and even Babylonian shamanism, meaning “primitive” elements in the respective religions. If the word “shaman” to indicate every magician, sorcerer, healer or mystic, mentioned in the history of religions and religious Ethnology, we eventually get a very complex and at the same time, an imprecise concept, the benefit of which is questionable because there is already the terms “mage” and “warlock” to refer to concepts as diverse as it is vague, such as magic or primitive mysticism.
Magic and magicians we see are almost all over the world, whereas shamanism is a particular magical “profession”, which we highlight in particular: “the taming of the fire”, a magical flight, etc. For this reason, though the shaman is, among other things, also a magician, not every magician can be defined as a shaman. The same applies to shamanic healings: each witch doctor is a healer, but the shaman has its own special methods. As for simanskiene of ecstasy, they do not exhaust all varieties of ecstatic experiences, recorded in the history of religions and religious Ethnology. Therefore, each ecstatic cannot be considered a shaman: the shaman is a specialist in trance during which his soul, as is commonly believed, leaves the body to ascend to the Sky or descend to Hell. Continue reading
Folk medicine is not a panacea from any illness. However, it can provide substantial help in therapy if it is combined with traditional methods of treatment.
To folk remedies in osteochondrosis are mainly various lotions, ointments and other “medications” for external use. However, there are those that are used inside. The material from which are made these remedies, mostly plant – herbs, flowers, roots and So on are widely used and non-plant components – fats, bee products, etc.
It is necessary to remember always that only by means of traditional medicine to get rid of degenerative disc disease cannot. If you experience a deterioration of health it is necessary to consult a doctor. And it is impossible to apply non-traditional methods of treatment, if you have Allergy or individual intolerance to any of the ingredients means.
Local traditional medicines with osteochondrosis
Local means of treatment of osteochondrosis include ointments, compresses and rubbing. Recipes there are so many. The most effective ones are the following:
You need to take 1 tablespoon of flowers of wormwood and fill it with 300 ml of water (90-100°C). Infuse 1.5-2 hours. Then drain. The resulting infusion is liberally applied to gauze, previously prepared by the size of the patient area of the back. Twist to keep the liquid from dripping. The gauze was put on the back, cover it with oilcloth (can be cut from any package) and wrap a scarf, towel or any other warm improvised material. They compress need 2 hours minimum, but better to leave overnight. The course of treatment – up to 14 treatments. Repeat if necessary after 2 weeks. Continue reading
Laminaria is a seaweed, known as kelp, belongs to the brown algae. Particularly appreciated her for all the vitamins and nutrients contained in the seaweed easily digestible. The content is more than 40 vitamins in cabbage taken from the sea, helps to rejuvenate the body and prolong life. Regular consumption of seaweed slows down the development of sclerosis.
The healing properties of laminaria are prized in many corners of the globe. About its beneficial effects on the human body were known in Ancient China and Japan. Today, this exotic product is on the menu for everyone, who wants to be healthy.
Maritime occupant to 20 % consists of fructose, rich in polysaccharides. If we talk about the side effects from taking seaweed, they are not, if properly prepared and consumed seaweed in moderation. Famous seaweed antibacterial properties, its composition similar to the composition of medicinal mud, and is therefore suitable for the treatment of inflammatory processes of female bodies. Sea Kale can be bought in dried form, pickled and frozen in blocks, in this case it retains all its natural qualities, the less useful it is in the form of canned food.
Green or brown algae grows in the Northern seas and the sea of Japan large belts, reaching a length of 13 meters. Not everyone likes the taste of morganaposted, she smells of sea water, in this case, instead of salt sprinkle food powder from it. The scent becomes less noticeable, and the benefits are invaluable. In the kelp contains almost all essential amino acids (alanine, aspartic and glutamic amino acids) are not connected, they are well assimilated by the human body. Continue reading