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
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
In order to straighten hair, women resort to the original methods and the most popular use of masks for smooth hair . Such masks are difficult to straighten hair but also make it more silky and manageable and they can easily fit in almost any style. Interestingly, make your hair smooth dream of not only those women who are by nature rebellious and stubborn curls, but those curls just slightly curly.
It usually starts from the middle of the hair and on the tips of stubborn curls going into strange shapes. This is especially evident in the strands of medium length and short curls . so if you want in whatever was to make the strands more direct, need to use special masks and styling products as we said in the article “Spectacular styling diffuser straight hair “.
Very effective and salon treatments, for example, lamination of hair, which can be done at home using the simplest means available in every household, as it is written in the article “hair Care after laminating and features of the procedure.” You can also by simple procedures while cleansing and moisturizing to smoothen the surface of the hair to make them look more manicured and beautiful.
Burdock oil in masks
For those who dream of straight and soft curls, we can recommend a mask for the hair smooth on the basis of burdock oil. This unikalnych able to smooth the hair texture and make it visually brilliant. Continue reading