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 the days of our grandmothers illness tried to heal yourself — with the help of a conspiracy, herbs or folk remedies. In this area the excellent authority was considered either as a neighbor who knew “how it was treated Kum”, or, those who enjoyed great respect, — of a white witch. Their homes always smelled of grass. Folk healers know when and what herbs you need to collect to maximize the effect.
Despite the development of pharmacy and medicine, herbal medicine in high esteem to this day. It is relevant and relative to such ancient problems of mankind, as alcohol dependence. Only now for the first aid and in search of the recipes do not appeal to the neighbors. The Internet has become the repository of knowledge that not only explain what alcoholism is, and will tell you how to treat it.
Not all and not all councils are perceived as a panacea for every optimist is a skeptic. You can open any website and see the reviews. That’s what reviews are opened for the request:
Margo: grandpa long suffered, could not overcome alcoholism: what is only tried, nothing can deter. Maybe herbs to try?;
Julia.R: alcoholism – seriesname probably use herbs, as an incidental component of treatment;
Andrey: if the person himself does not want, no one will. Continue reading
The daily life of the Indians of Bolivia and their material culture have many features preserved from ancient times. Quechua Indians live in small houses made of Adobe, windowless, with earthen floor and roof, covered with grass capital. Near the houses, behind a low fence of stone, usually located arable land. On the foothills and hills to hold the precious water is used terracing and conduct of the transverse grooves.
Clothes in Quechua in our day are basically in factory production, but they wear homespun and things. Primary affiliation outerwear men-Quechua is the cloak — poncho, made of two rectangular panels of heavy wool. In cold weather the men wear knitted woolen beanie hats, chullo. The women are of Quechua on top of a long shirt, several wide and long skirts, one shorter than the other, so that a bright fringe bottom skirt is visible from under the top. Conventional women’s hat — the bowler hat.
The spinning and weaving of wool fabrics is one of the main crafts of the Quechua people. The Indians, following a caravan of lamas or to the mine, behind the brightly-striped scarf hangs often child, and in front of belt almost always sticks out the flyer with wool and sometimes cotton, which is braided thread. The resulting yarn is dyed before making fabric. Fabric with beautiful and bright combinations of colors are woven from the Indians Quechua, and Aymara,by hand on primitive horizontal machines with wooden or bone pegs. They are produced for own consumption and for sale. Continue reading