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THYROID GLAND: self-diagnosis

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Experts in the field of endocrinology suggest some simple tests that may hold anyone in the home and to determine whether there are any signs of disturbance of the thyroid gland.

About the thyroid gland and its critical role for the organism is known to many. But, unfortunately, often the diagnosis of diseases of this organ occurs in the later stages, when symptoms are pronounced, and irreversible damage to health already done. It is important to detect thyroid disease at the beginning of its development. In this case, it is possible to achieve a full normalization of organ function, and avoid the serious consequences of hormonal imbalance.

 

Methods of self-diagnosis of thyroid disease

Test # 1: lack of iodine in the body

 

As known, the main elements that the thyroid gland uses to build their hormones is iodine. And that selenium deficiency is the main cause of malfunctioning of the thyroid system.

 

To check whether you have enough iodine in your body, you can perform a fairly simple test.

 

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To do this, on your wrist, apply iodine mesh cotton budsmoistened with an alcohol solution of iodine.

 

  • If after 60 minutes all the iodine is absorbed by the skin, it is likely the body has its disadvantage and it is necessary to consult a doctor for detailed examination.
  • If after that time iodine mesh has the same figure or slightly absorbed, then you’re all right.

 

 

 

Test # 2: thyroid gland is enlarged

To determine that the thyroid gland is enlarged, it is difficult, but for this there is a simple home method.

 

  • You need to stand at the mirror, then dial the mouth a large quantity of water.
  • Lift up your chin and take a few small SIPS.

 

If in the mirror have you noticed that in the place where is located now the thyroid gland that produces swelling means the body is increased.

 

But, in order to verify this, you need to do an ultrasound of the thyroid gland.

 

Test # 3: hair loss

 

In diseases of the thyroid gland in many people begin to lose hair. And this process begins from the head and eyebrows. Thus, in the beginning you can not even notice that something is wrong.

 

  • To verify this symptom, you need to put pencil or pen to the outside corner of the eye. The direction of the pencil parallel to your nose.

 

If the outer line of the eyebrow beyond an imaginary line, it’s all right, but if not, you should smell a rat.published econet.ru.

Ten major uses of magnesium

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Magnesium is second only to potassium in terms of a concentration in individual cells of the body. Functions of magnesium are primarily related to its ability to activate many enzymes.

Magnesium deficiency is extremely common in Americans, especially the elderly and women during the premenstrual period. Such a deficit often occurs on the background of the effects of factors that reduce magnesium absorption or increase its secretion, namely, the administration of large doses of calcium, alcohol, surgery, diuretics, liver and kidney, and oral contraceptives.

Among the signs and symptoms of magnesium deficiency include fatigue, confusion, irritability, weakness, violation the normal functioning of the heart, problems with nerve conduction and muscle contraction, cramps, loss of appetite, insomnia and predisposition to stress.

Below are ten major diseases, the treatment which uses magnesium:

Asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

Magnesium promotes relaxation of bronchial smooth muscle, causing the Airways open and breathing easier. Intravenous magnesium is proven and approved for use in hospitals, a measure that allows to remove an acute attack of asthma, and to mitigate the acute flares of COPD. Unfortunately, long-term oral supplementation with magnesium as a treatment for asthma or COPD has not been fully investigated.

Syndrome attention deficit disorder (add)

Magnesium deficiency may play a role in the emergence of add, because research shows that many children with add have low levels of magnesium. In a preliminary study, magnesium has reduced hyperactivity in children with add combined with hyperactivity. In the study, 50 children with add and low levels of magnesium (which was defined as the levels of magnesium in red blood cells, hair, and serum) received 200 mg of magnesium per day for six months. Compared with 25 other children with add and magnesium deficiency in children who received supplementation with magnesium, there was a significant reduction in the frequency of hyperactive behavior.

Cardiovascular disease

Magnesium is absolutely necessary for the proper functioning of the heart. The role of magnesium in preventing heart disease and strokes is well established. In addition, there is a considerable amount of scientific evidence that the additional intake of magnesium is effective in the treatment of a wide range of cardiovascular diseases, namely:

Angina

It has been proven that the additional administration of magnesium in the body (in most of the studies used intravenous administration) is useful in the treatment of angina because it causes spasm of the coronary artery or atherosclerosis. Beneficial effects of magnesium in the treatment of angina is related to its ability to improve energy production in heart and to expand coronary arteries, which leads to ensure the delivery of a greater volume of oxygen to the heart, reduction in peripheral vascular resistance, which reduces the load on the heart, prevent accumulation of platelets and blood clots, and improve heart rate.

Cardiac arrhythmia

Information about the usefulness of magnesium in the treatment of arrhythmias was obtained in 1935. More than sixty years later, there have been many double-blind studies showing that magnesium is useful in many types of arrhythmias, including atrial fibrillation, premature ventricular contraction, ventricular tachycardia and severe types of ventricular arrhythmias.

Congestive heart failure

Congestive heart failure (CHF) is the inability of the heart to efficiently pump blood. CHF most often occurs because of long term effects of high blood pressure, disturbances of work of a heart valve or cardiomyopathy. Levels of magnesium, appears to be directly associated with indicators of survival in such situations. In one study, 1 – and 2-year levels of survival in patients with CHF and normal levels of magnesium were respectively 71% and 61% compared with 45% and 42% in patients with lower levels of magnesium. In addition to the treatment of CHF, the additional administration of magnesium in the body also prevents the depletion of magnesium caused by traditional drug therapy for CHF based on the use of digitalis, diuretics and vasodilators (beta blockers, calcium channel blockers, etc.).

High blood pressure

In demographic research generated a substantial body of evidence confirming that a high intake of magnesium leads to a decrease in blood pressure. Based on this evidence, researchers have begun to explore the possibility of using magnesium supplements to treat high blood pressure. The results obtained at the end of double-blind studies, have been mixed. Some of researches showed very good effect of lowering blood pressure, and in other studies such an effect has been identified. It seems that magnesium is most useful when a person takes a diuretic or has a high level of renin is secreted by the kidney enzyme, which ultimately leads to the formation of angiotensin and the release of aldosterone. These compounds cause a reduction of blood vessels and increased blood pressure. The degree of reduction of blood pressure when taking magnesium, as a rule, is rather modest (i.e. less than 10 mm Hg. article systolic and diastolic blood pressure).

Diabetes

It is known that magnesium plays a key role in the secretion and effects of insulin. Several studies of patients with diabetes or impaired glucose tolerance have shown that magnesium is useful in the treatment of these diseases. Magnesium supplements (usually 400 to 500 mg per day) improves insulin response and its impact, improve glucose tolerance and membrane fluidity of red blood cells. In addition, levels of magnesium are usually low in diabetics and lowest in those with severe retinopathy. Diabetics have a higher need for magnesium, so they need to take appropriate food supplements to its satisfaction.

Fatigue

Hidden deficiency of magnesium can lead to chronic fatigue and symptoms similar to chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). Low level of red blood cells in the blood, which is a more accurate indicator of the level of magnesium than the usual analysis of blood was discovered in many patients with chronic fatigue and CFS. Double-blind study of people with CFS showed that the additional intake of magnesium significantly increased energy levels, improved emotional state and reduce pain. These later studies confirm the findings in the 1960-ies of the clinical trials patients suffering chronic fatigue. In these earlier studies used oral ingestion of magnesium aspartate and potassium and it was found that 75-91% of the nearly 3000 patients studied experience less fatigue during treatment with magnesium and potassium aspartates. In contrast, the number of patients reacted to placebo, was 9-26%. A beneficial effect was usually observed only after 4-5 days, but sometimes for its manifestation was required 10 days. Patients usually continued treatment for 4-6 weeks.

Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a condition that was recently recognized disease and considered to be a common cause of chronic muscle skeletal pain and fatigue. One study showed that daily supplementation of 300-600 mg of magnesium (in the form of malic acid and magnesium) resulted in a significant reduction in the number of pain points and severity of pain in them.

Kidney stones

Magnesium increases the solubility of calcium in the urine and thereby prevents the formation of kidney stones. The introduction of additives to magnesium in the diet has demonstrated significant effect in preventing recurrences of kidney stones. However, when used in combination with vitamin B6 (pyridoxine), there is an even greater effect.

Migraine and tension headache

There is considerable evidence that low levels of magnesium cause migraines and tension headaches. Double-blind studies have shown that taking magnesium supplements people with a low level of this element brought excellent results.

Pregnancy (toxemia, premature delivery and other complications)

During pregnancy the need for magnesium increases, which is reflected in the increase of the RDA from 280 to 350 mg per day. Magnesium deficiency during pregnancy is associated with preeclampsia (a serious complication of pregnancy associated with high blood pressure, fluid retention and protein loss in the urine), premature birth and slow fetal growth. It was also proven that the introduction in the diet of pregnant women extra magnesium, taken orally, significantly reduced the incidence of such complications.

Premenstrual syndrome

It is suggested that magnesium deficiency is a causal factor in premenstrual syndrome. Although, it has been proven that supplementation with magnesium are effective on their own, even better results can be achieved by combining them with the intake of vitamin B6 and other nutrients. The results of several studies showed that patients with PMS while taking multivitamin and mineral supplements with high doses of magnesium and vitamin B6 experience significant relief of PMS symptoms. During the research of only one magnesium the symptoms of PMS is not attenuated to the same extent.

Available forms

Magnesium is available in several different forms. Absorption studies indicate that magnesium is easily absorbed orally, especially when it is associated with citrate, and glycine, aspartate and malate. Inorganic forms of magnesium such as the chloride, oxide and carbonate of magnesium, is usually well absorbed, but more likely to cause diarrhea at higher doses.

Cautions and warnings

If you suffer from serious heart failure or kidney disease, consult your doctor before taking any supplements with magnesium.

Possible side effects

In General, magnesium is very well tolerated. Magnesium supplements can sometimes cause diarrhea. In particular, we are talking about magnesium sulfate (Epsom salts), epoxide and magnesium chloride.

Interactions with drugs

There are many drugs that seem to have an adverse impact on the level of magnesium in the body. Most notable are many diuretics, insulin and digitalis.

Interaction with food:

Magnesium actively interacts with calcium, potassium and other minerals. High dosages of other minerals reduce the intake of magnesium and Vice versa. High intake of calcium and dairy products fortified with vitamin D reducing absorption of magnesium. Vitamin B6 works together with magnesium in many enzyme systems.

The usual dosage

The usual recommendation of magnesium is a supplementation according to the recommended daily allowance (RDA) of 350 mg per day for adult males and 280 mg per day for adult women. Many nutrition experts believe that the ideal intake of magnesium should be based on body weight (6 mg per 1 kg of body weight). For a person weighing 50 kg, the recommended intake is 300 mg for a person weighing 70 kg 420 mg for a person weighing 91 kg to 540 mg.

Overdose

Usually the overdose leads to diarrhea. In case of accidental overdose, do the following: If the victim loses consciousness or is he having convulsions, immediately call an ambulance. If you’re taking the victim to the emergency room, be sure to bring a bottle or container of the product that caused her disease condition. If the person is conscious, call the local poison control center or health worker. Poison control center may suggest to induce vomiting with syrup meadowsweet (available without prescription in any pharmacy). Do NOT INDUCE vomiting, unless you receive specific instructions to do so.

This article was written by Dr. Michael Murray, one of the leading authorities in the field of natural medicine. Over the past 35 years, Dr. Murray has been compiling a massive database of original scientific studies of the medical literature. He has personally collected over 65000 articles from the scientific literature that provide convincing evidence of the effectiveness of diet, vitamins, minerals, herbs and other natural ways of maintaining health and treating disease. It is from this constantly expanding database that Dr. Murray provides the answers on health and treatment on the website DoctorMurray.com. Visit the iHerb page of Dr. Murray by clicking here.

Healthy homemade gifts for dad

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No need to stand in long queues to shop for father’s Day show your father how much you love him by making him these simple homemade gifts.

Easy to make homemade spice mixes

If your father is the main specialist on the grill in the house, then he can enjoy this fantastic blend of spices for BBQ for father’s Day. Here are recipes of mixes that fathers will be with great pleasure to use when cooking barbecue.

Natural dry mixture to coat meat for BBQ

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 Cup brown sugar;
  • 1/2 Cup red pepper;
  • 2 tbsp ground black pepper;
  • 1 tbsp kosher salt;
  • 1 tbsp chili powder;
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder;
  • 1 tbsp onion powder.

Instructions:

  • Ssypte all the ingredients in a jar with an airtight lid.
  • Shake until the mixture is well blended.
  • Or try to make a special mixture to coat only poultry. The production of this compound, as any other dry mix for rubbing, not difficult. It can be used for cooking chicken on the grill or in the oven.

    Easy to prepare seasoning blend for poultry

    Ingredients:

    • 1/4 Cup dried rosemary;
    • 1/4 Cup chopped sage;
    • 1/4 Cup of dried thyme;
    • 1/4 Cup dried oregano;
    • 1 Cup celery salt;
    • 3 tbsp of ground black pepper.

    Instructions:

  • Ssypte all the ingredients in an airtight jar.
  • Shake until the mixture is well blended.
  • Healthy snacks homemade

    These homemade potato chips are baked, not fried. They are perfect as an alternative product for men who care about the health of your heart. You can also season to taste with your favorite seasonings and spices.

    Natural chips from beets

    Ingredients:

    • 3 small beets;
    • 2 tbsp olive oil;

    Instructions:

  • Pre-heat the oven to 180 ºC.
  • Clean the beets.
  • Slice it with a sharp knife into thin slices.
  • Place sliced beets on a baking pan for baking.
  • Use a brush for baking for greasing the beets with olive oil.
  • Cover the beets with foil.
  • Put another baking tray on beets.
  • Bake for 10 minutes.
  • Remove the top baking sheet. Bake for another 20 minutes.
  • Give beet chips to cool for two minutes.
  • Place them in a plastic bag.
  • You can easily adjust the taste of these chips using salt, pepper, seasonings Kijun or other herbs and spices to suit your preferences.

    Easy to make Apple chips

    Ingredients:

    • 2 apples, the honey crisp;
    • 1 Cup sugar;
    • 2 cups of water.

    Instructions:

  • Pre-heat the oven to 180 ºC.
  • Slice the Apple into thin slices.
  • Bring water and sugar to a gentle boil over medium heat.
  • Remove water and sugar from heat.
  • Dip the Apple slices into the water.
  • Place the Apple slices on a baking pan for baking.
  • Bake them for approximately 60 minutes, until their edges start to curl.
  • Let them cool and then place them in a plastic bag.
  • A pinch of cinnamon is perfect to improve the taste of these chips.

    Home-natural beef jerky

    Ingredients:

    • 900 g of meat for steak;
    • 1 tsp of black pepper;
    • 1 tsp of chili powder;
    • 1 tsp garlic powder;
    • 1 tsp Cayenne pepper;
    • 1/2 tsp of “liquid smoke”;
    • 2 tbsp soy sauce;
    • 4 tbsp wostershire sauce;
    • 1/4 Cup red hot sauce.

    Instructions:

  • Using sharp scissors, trim fat from meat. Cut the meat into
    The 10-centimeter strips.
  • Return the meat, until it is one thickness.
  • Combine all ingredients in a large bowl.
  • Dip meat in mixture.
  • Cover and place in refrigerator for eight hours.
  • Pre-heat the oven to its lowest level.
  • Place the meat in a single layer on the baking tray.
  • Cook for three hours.
  • Turn the meat. Cook for another three hours.
  • Remove the meat from the pan when it has cooled.
  • Put in storage in a plastic bag or container.
  • Homemade shaving cream

    Shaving cream can be a perfect gift for father’s Day. For example, the coconut cream may help to moisturize the skin. These gifts are also incredibly simple to manufacture.

    Natural after shave cream chamomile

    Oil in this natural shaving cream will help to moisturize the skin, while geranium essential oil can promote food dehydrated skin men.

    Ingredients:

    • 1/2 Cup of coconut oil;
    • 1/2 Cup aloe Vera;
    • 10 drops of essential oil of geranium.

    Instructions:

  • Measure out coconut oil.
  • Place it in the microwave. Heat for 30 seconds.
  • Stir the butter and continue to heat it in the microwave until completely melted.
  • Let the oil cool slightly. Place it in a clean plastic container.
  • Stir to it the essential oil.
  • Keep the aftershave in the shower and wait until its transition to liquid form before each use.
  • Easy to manufacture shaving cream from essential oils

    Many fathers will like this shaving cream because the essential oil of tea tree helps to disinfect, soothe and purify the skin, while frankincense can help kill germs. Finally, peppermint can help relieve pain from irritation after shaving.

    Ingredients:

    • 1/4 Cup butter Shea nut;
    • 1 Cup of coconut oil;
    • 3/4 Cup of olive oil;
    • 10 drops of essential oil incense;
    • 10 drops of essential tea tree oil;
    • 10 drops of essential oil incense;
    • 2 tbsp of baking soda.

    Instructions:

  • Mix the Shea butter and coconut oil.
  • Fire oil in the microwave for 30 seconds.
  • Stir and heat again in the microwave until completely melted.
  • Add to it essential oils.
  • Add the baking soda.
  • Use an electric mixer to grind the mixture until light and fluffy consistency.
  • Place in plastic container with airtight lid.
  • Shaving cream must be stored in the refrigerator until it is ready to use.

    Natural homemade after-shave cream

    You can easily prepare for his father’s natural aftershave. He better offer in the shops after shave creams, contain chemicals that can irritate your skin.

    Creams natural after shave with essential oils

    This recipe uses essential oils that can help to kill germs and prevent the appearance of ingrown hairs and also have a pleasant smell.

    Ingredients:

    • 2 tbsp. witch hazel;
    • 1/2 tsp of almond oil;
    • 1/2 tsp. of vegetable glycerin;
    • 1/2 tsp evening primrose oil;
    • 4 drops sandalwood essential oil;
    • 2 drops essential oil of frankincense.

    Instructions:

  • Place oil in a bottle with hinged lid.
  • Add pure essential oils.
  • Shake well.
  • This natural mixture should be used within two months.

    Natural musk after shave cream

    Ingredients:

    • 1/2 Cup witch hazel;
    • 2 tsp Apple cider vinegar;
    • 1 drop of essential oil of sage;
    • 1/2 tbsp fresh Basil;
    • 1/4 tbsp. allspice;
    • 1/8 tsp alum powder.

    Instructions:

  • Put all the ingredients in a jar with an airtight lid.
  • Put the jar in a dark place and leave it there for two weeks.
  • Strain the mixture and pour the liquid into the bottle with a hinged lid.
  • This article was written by staff writer iHerb.

    Coenzyme Q10 is the “spark plug” of the body

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    Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) is a “spark plug” of the human body: just as a car cannot run without starting a spark, the human body can’t do without CoQ10. This is the most important component of mitochondria that produce the energy that cells need to divide, move, shrink, and perform all other functions. CoQ10 also plays an important role in the production of adenosine triphosphate (ATP) — the energy that drives all processes in the body. Moreover, CoQ10 is a very important antioxidant that protects cells from damage.

    Although our bodies can produce CoQ10, it does not always produce it in sufficient quantity. Since the brain and heart are among the most active tissues of the body, CoQ10 deficiency affects them most and can lead to serious issues with these bodies. A CoQ10 deficiency can cause various causes, including poor diet, genetic or acquired defects, for example, increased tissue demand. Cardiovascular disease, including high cholesterol levels and high blood pressure, also require increasing levels of CoQ10 in the tissues. In addition, because CoQ10 levels decline with age, people over 50 may need more of this substance. Many studies have shown that several drugs (especially lipid-lowering drugs such as statins) reduce CoQ10 levels.

    Given the key role of CoQ10 in mitochondrial function and protection of cells, the coenzyme can be useful when you have a number of health problems. CoQ10 can be of benefit if there is such a wide range of diseases that there is no doubt of its importance as nutrients. CoQ10 is an antioxidant not only common actions but also can help in following diseases:

    • Cardiovascular disease: high blood pressure, congestive heart failure, cardiomyopathy, protection during surgical operations on the heart, high cholesterol levels are treated with medications, especially statins
    • Cancer (to improve immune function and/or compensate for the side effects of chemotherapy)
    • Diabetes
    • Male infertility
    • Alzheimer’s disease (prevention)
    • Parkinson’s disease (prevention and treatment)
    • Periodontal disease
    • Macular degeneration

    Research

    Studies on both animals and humans have confirmed the usefulness of CoQ10 for all the above diseases, especially cardiovascular. In fact, studies have shown that 50-75 percent of people with various diseases of the cardiovascular system are suffering from CoQ10 deficiency in cardiac tissues. The elimination of this drawback can often lead to dramatic results in patients with any heart disease. For example, it has been proven that CoQ10 deficiency occurs in 39 percent of patients with high blood pressure. Only this conclusion necessitates supplementation with CoQ10. However, it appears that the benefits of CoQ10 are not limited to the removal of cardiovascular failure.

    A 2009 study, the results of which were published in the journal Pharmacology & Therapeutics, suggests that the effect of CoQ10 on blood pressure is becoming visible in only 4 to 12 weeks after treatment and typical decrease in systolic and diastolic blood pressure in patients with high blood pressure is quite modest — in the range of 10 percent.

    Satinovye drugs such as Crestor, Lipitor and Zocor, act by inhibiting the enzyme that is necessary for liver to produce cholesterol. Unfortunately, they also block the production of other substances necessary for the functioning of the body, including CoQ10. This may explain the most common side effects of these drugs, especially fatigue and muscle pain. In one large study ENDOTACT, the results of which were published in the International Journal of Cardiology in 2005, it was demonstrated that starinova therapy significantly reduces the levels of CoQ10 in the blood plasma, but this reduction can be prevented by supplementation with 150 mg CoQ10. In addition, CoQ10 supplementation significantly improves the function of the lining of blood vessels, which is one of the key goals in the treatment and prevention of atherosclerosis.

    In double-blind studies have shown that supplementation with CoQ10 has been very helpful for some patients with Parkinson’s disease. All patients in these studies were the three main symptoms of Parkinson’s disease — tremor, rigidity and slow movement, and the diagnosis was delivered to them in the last five years.

    In 2005 a study published in the Archives of Neurology, also showed a slower decline in the functionality of patients with Parkinson’s disease who took CoQ10. After initial screening and baseline blood tests, the patients were divided randomly into four groups. Three groups received CoQ10 at different doses (300 mg, 600 mg and 1200 mg per day) for 16 months, while a fourth group received a placebo. The group that took the 1,200 mg dose showed less deterioration in mental and motor functions and ability to perform everyday activities such as feeding or dressing themselves. The greatest effect was observed in everyday life. The groups that received 300 mg and 600 mg per day, the disability developed to a lesser extent than in the placebo group, but the results from members of these groups were less radical than those who received the highest dosage of the drug. These results indicate that the beneficial effects of CoQ10 in Parkinson’s disease can be achieved with the highest doses of the drug. None of the patients were not observed any significant side effects.

    Safety and dosage

    Coenzyme Q10 is very safe. Never reported serious side effects even upon long-term use. Because safety during pregnancy and lactation has not been confirmed, CoQ10 should not be used during these periods unless a doctor determines that the clinical results outweigh the risks. I usually recommend taking 100 to 200 mg of CoQ10 per day. For better absorption of soft gelatin capsules should be taken with food. At higher dosage levels it is better to take the drug in divided doses rather than single dose (preferably at 200 mg three times a day, than all at once 600 mg).

    This article was written by Dr. Michael Murray, one of the leading authorities in the field of natural medicine. Over the past 35 years, Dr. Murray has been compiling a massive database of original scientific studies of the medical literature. He has personally collected over 65000 articles from the scientific literature that provide convincing evidence of the effectiveness of diet, vitamins, minerals, herbs and other natural ways of maintaining health and treating disease. It is from this constantly expanding database that Dr. Murray provides the answers on health and treatment on the website DoctorMurray.com. Visit the iHerb page of Dr. Murray by clicking here.

    7 underrated medicinal plants

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    Learn the basics of herbal medicine that will help to understand how to use the power of medicinal plants.

    Before there was modern medicine and Pharmacopeia of synthetic drugs, there were plants, and ancient civilizations knew how to use them strategically to treat common ailments and even life-threatening diseases. The ancient Egyptian papyrus of Ebers, a scroll Dating back to 1550 BC, a length of more than 100 pages long, details 700 medicinal herbs and methods of their use. The Greek corpus of Hippocrates to the 16th century BC also details the use of herbal medicine. Later, in the 1800s and early 1900s, knowledge about herbal medicine was passed down from generation to generation.

     

    Usually women were well informed about the benefits of herbs for treatment, and not only acted as the family doctor, but also prepared various herbal tonics to maintain health and other medications.

     

    Today, according to the world health organization (who), 80 percent of the population still uses traditional remedies, including plants, as the primary method of treatment.

     

    7 medicinal plants which You can use to benefit your health

     

    The basics of herbal medicine that will help you learn how to use the power of medicinal plants. Of course, this is just a small sample, and as soon as you get a little information, you’ll be inspired for further research.

     

    1. Ginger:

     

    Ginger is the one spice that I recommend to always keep on hand in the kitchen. Not only is it a great addition to your cooking (especially when combined with garlic), it also has enough medicinal properties to write about them in several books.

     

    Ginger is best known as a remedy for nausea, but it also has wide spectrum antibacterial, antiviral, antioxidant and antiparasitic properties.

     

    There are more than 40 scientifically confirmed pharmacological actions. It is anti-inflammatory making it valuable for pain relief in joints during menstruation, headache, and many others.

     

     

    Pain-relieving potential of ginger appears far-reaching. Along with sore muscles and joints, it reduces the severity of migraine as well as the drug Sumatriptan, but with fewer side effects.

     

    Ginger can also fight cancer, zabutom, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease asthma bacterial and fungal infections, and is one of the best natural medicines for motion sickness or nausea (e.g. due to pregnancy or chemotherapy).

     

    One gram of ginger every day will help reduce nausea in pregnant or suffering from migraines. Ginger works better than placebo for morning sickness.

     

    It will also help if you struggle with indigestion, and it not just relieves pain, and contains powerful enzymes that digest proteins and stimulates bowel movement without any negative effect, and it is an antispasmodic remedy that may explain its beneficial effects on your intestinal tract.

     

    Many people regularly drink ginger tea, and this is one of the easiest ways to use it. Cut a couple of inches of the root and let it infuse in hot water for fresh ginger tea.

     

    I would not advise to use it daily, as it may cause allergies, as happened to me about twenty years ago.

     

    You can also clean the root with a knife to Vosa, and then slice it thinly (or grate on a grater or mince) to put it in your tea or dishes.

     

    You can’t go wrong by adding ginger to fried potatoes or even in your favorite homemade chicken soup.

     

    For serious diseases, the herbalist can help you get the most medicinal benefits of ginger.

     

    2. Garlic:

     

    Eat one or two cloves of fresh garlic a day and the doctor really won’t work, in part because it has immune stimulating, antibacterial, antiviral and antifungal activity.

     

    Most of the therapeutic properties of garlic are explained by the presence therein of sulfur-containing compounds such as allicin, which gives it a characteristic odor.

     

    Overall, the advantages of garlic are divided into four main categories:

     

  • Reducing inflammation (reduces risk of osteoarthritis and other diseases associated with inflammation)
  • Improving immune function (antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral and antiparasitic properties)
  • Improvement of cardiovascular system and circulation (protects against clotting, reduces plaque, improves lipids, and reduces blood pressure)
  • Toxic to 14 kinds of cancer cells (including brain cancer, lung, breast, gastric, and pancreas)
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    In addition, garlic may be effective against drug-resistant bacteria, and research has shown that as allicin digests in your body, it produces sultanovoy acid, which reacts with dangerous free radicals faster than any other known compound. This is one of the reasons why I named garlic as one of the seven best anti-aging products.

     

    To bring health benefits, fresh garlic cloves must be crushed or cut to release the enzyme alliinase, which in turn triggers the formation of allicin. As allicin breaks down rapidly, forming a number of different sulfur compounds.

     

    To “activate” the healing properties of garlic, a spoon will crush it fresh slice before you eat it, or pass it through a juicer and add to a vegetable juice.

     

    One or two slices of medium size is usually sufficient, and this dose is well tolerated by most people.

     

    Active ingredient, allicin, breaks down within one hour of crushing the garlic, so garlic pills are virtually useless.

     

    Black garlic, which is essentially fermented and sprouts may contain even more antioxidants than conventional.

     

    3. Peppermint:

     

    Peppermint is useful for the respiratory system, including for coughs, colds, asthma, allergies and tuberculosis.

     

    As for digestive health, capsules of peppermint oil is described as “No. 1 choice” for IBS patients, and it is an effective alternative to drugs like Buscopan for reducing colonic spasms. It can relax the muscles of the internal organs, allowing the gas to pass and relieve pain in the abdomen.

     

    Try adding tea oil or peppermint leaves to relieve high gas formation.

     

    The peppermint aroma improves memory and relieves stress, while the oil acts as an expectorant and decongestant and helps to clear the airway.

     

    Use peppermint essential oil for cold rubbing on the chest or inhale it through a vaporizer to eliminate nasal congestion and relieve cough and cold symptoms.

     

    Peppermint oil can also help relieve headaches from tension.

     

    For headache, try to wipe a few drops to your wrist or flick a few drops on a cloth and then inhale it. You can also massage oil into the forehead and temples.

     

    Peppermint essential oil is ideal for rubbing the muscles and chest, headache, for tooth care and aromatherapy.

     

    You can even add it to homemade cleaners to give them antimicrobial power and natural fragrance.

     

    Choosing peppermint, keep in mind that fresh leaves are much more aromatic than dried (for example in the welding quality for tea). Look for fresh green leaves without dark spots or yellowing.

     

    In addition to using fresh l istlef mint tea, you can add them to soups, fruit salad or gazpacho.

     

    And, peppermint is easy to grow yourself and it acts as insect repellent in the garden or in the house.

     

    4. Lavender:

     

    Lavender oil has a chemically complex structure with over 150 active components. It is rich in esters aromatic molecules with antispasmodic (suppressing spasms and pain), calming, and stimulating properties.

     

    The main chemical in lavender oil is linalyl acetate, linalool (a non-toxic terpene alcohol that has natural germicidal properties), terpinene-4-ol and camphor. Other compounds in lavender oil that are responsible for its antibacterial, antiviral and anti-inflammatory properties include CIS-β-aciman, lavandulyl acetate, 1,8-cineol, limonene and geraniol.

     

    Lavender oil is known for its soothing and relaxing properties and is used in aromatherapy for insomnia, anxiety, depression, anxiety, fear of dentists and stress. It also showed effectiveness in treating almost all kinds of ailments, from pain to infections.

     

    I, in particular, is extremely interested in the potential of lavender oil to get rid of resistant to antifungal drugs infections of the skin and nails. Scientists from the University of Coimbra found that lavender oil is lethal to pathogenic strains on the skin, known as dermatophytes, as well as various types of Candida.

     

    Lavender oil can also be used for:

    Get rid of the pain. It can ease pain or tension of muscles, joints, backs, rheumatism, sprains and lumbago. Simply apply a small amount of lavender oil on the affected area. Lavender oil can also help to reduce the pain after needle insertion.

    Treatment of various skin diseasessuch as acne, psoriasis, eczema, wrinkles. It also contributes to the formation of scars that may be necessary in the healing of wounds, cuts, and burns. Lavender helps relieve itching caused by insect bites (lavender oil can ward off mosquitoes and moths. It is used as an ingredient in some insect repellents).

    Maintaining the health of the hair. It helps to kill lice, their eggs, and nits. Comprehensive database natural medicines (NMCB) says that lavender is possibly effective in the fight against alopecia (hair loss) by increasing hair growth up to 44 percent after 7 months of treatment.

    Improve digestion. This oil stimulates motility of the intestine and the production of bile and gastric juice, which is useful in the treatment of pain in the abdomen, indigestion, flatulence, colic, vomiting, and diarrhea.

    Relieving symptoms of respiratory distress. Lavender oil can help with respiratory problems such as colds and flu, throat infection, cough, asthma, whooping cough, nasal congestion, bronchitis, tonsillitis, and laryngitis. It can be applied to neck, chest or back, or inhale the vapor through the evaporator.

    Stimulate urine production, helping restore hormonal balance, prevent cystitis (inflammation of bladder), to remove spasms and to eliminate other disorders of urination.

    Improving blood circulation. It helps to lower high blood pressure and can be used in hypertension.

     

    5. Thyme:

     

    Thyme – this fragrant herb is a great addition to your cooking, partly because it is rich in antioxidants. Thyme contains health-enhancing flavonoids including apigenin, naringenin, luteolin, and Timonin, and it was shown that it protects and increases the percentage of healthy fats in cell membranes.

     

    As reported in the Fund George Mateljan:

    “In particular, the amount of DHA (docosahexaenoic acid, fatty acid omega-3) in the membranes of the brain, kidney and heart cells increased after consumption of thyme.”

     

    Thyme is also nutrient containing vitamins C and A, iron, manganese, copper and dietary fiber.

     

    When using in cooking, it may block glycation and the formation of dangerous advanced glycation end products in your food, making it a potential predotvratit heart disease and premature aging.

     

    Because of its antibacterial, antispasmodic, Antirheumatic, expectorant, hypertensive, and calming properties, thyme oil, it also has a long list of local applications, including:

    Home remedy – thyme oil is used to relieve and treat problems like gout, arthritis, wounds, bites and ulcers, fluid retention, menstrual and menopausal problems, nausea and fatigue, respiratory problems (like colds), skin diseases (oily skin and scars), athlete’s foot, hangovers, and even depression.

    Aromatherapy oil can be used to stimulate the mind, improve memory and concentration and calm the nerves.

    Hair – it is said that thyme oil can prevent hair loss. It is used to treat the scalp and is added to shampoos and other products.

    The skin – thyme oil can tone aged skin and prevent acne.

    Mouthwash and herbal wash – like peppermint, Wintergreen, and eucalyptus oil, thyme oil is used to improve the condition of the oral cavity.

    Insecticide/insect repellent – thyme oil can deter insects and parasites, such as mosquitoes, fleas, lice, and moths.

     

    6. Daisy:

     

    Chamomile is most often consumed in tea form to soothe an upset stomach and help support restful sleep.

     

    The German Commission E (a governmental organization) has even approved the use of chamomile for reducing swelling of the skin and fight bacteria.

     

    Chamomile is a powerful anti-inflammatory agent that also has antibacterial, antispasmodic, antiallergic, muscle-relaxant and sedative properties.

     

    It is used for the treatment of psoriasis, eczema, chickenpox, diaper rash, slow-healing wounds, abscesses and inflammation of the gums, and, as noted in Herb Wisdom, may be useful in following diseases:

     

    “The oil serves many medicinal purposes, but it is most useful for relaxation. It has a calming effect and can be used to help you sleep, relieve stress, and increase overall feelings of calm and well-being.

    It is perfect for people with problems of nervousness or anxiety. In addition to soothing effect on the mind, chamomile is also good to relax the muscles and joints.

    It can relieve menstrual cramps and back pain, and soothe the digestive system, to cure an upset stomach or problems with digestion. When topically applied to the skin it reduces the redness and irritation. For this reason, it is often present in the media for skin care.

    It also eliminates itchiness and is good for people with allergic reactions. Sometimes chamomile is used for rashes. Due to the anti-inflammatory properties, it can reduce swelling caused by the rash or skin irritation”.

     

    7. Dandelion:

     

    This flowering plant is traditionally used as a tonic for the liver, useful for detoxification and improving its function. Dandelion is known as a stimulant that is commonly used to treat diseases of the kidneys and liver.

     

    It is also traditionally used to reduce the side effects of prescription drugs and to treat infections, problems with the gall bladder, fluid retention and swelling.

     

    Dandelion greens can be cooked balansiruya it in boiling water for 20 seconds to get rid of bitter taste (it can also be added to vegetable juice). It contains many nutrients, including vitamins C and B6, thiamine, Riboflavin, calcium, iron, potassium and manganese. She, in particular, is a good source of vitamin A and fighting cancer.

     

    How to get in touch with your inner healer and use more medicinal plants

     

    I used to think grass is just a safer alternative to drugs, which is useful for relieving symptoms, but not treat the underlying cause. Since then I have radically revised their opinion and now realize that herbs can help to support your health at the most basic level as well as products.

     

    If you want to start using medicinal plants more often, you’ll appreciate these 9 tips:

     

    • Learn to identify three medicinal plants growing in your area, which you do not know find out how to use them.
    • Put at least one of these herbs in your garden or on the windowsill.
    • Make a tincture, tea, syrup or ointment. Or just one at a time!
    • Collect and dry the mint, lemon balm, calendula, nettle or any other plant growing in your region.
    • Locate the plant near which you can sit every morning during the week; draw it.
    • Identify one skill of treatment that you would like to have, and learn —for example, sign up for classes on herbs or aromatherapy.
    • Assemble a herbal first aid kit.
    • Organize in your community the local healers of the emergency response.
    • Learn how to treat the disease, which are fighting with you or someone in your family, using medicinal plants grown in your region.published econet.ru.

     

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    If hearing worsened, weakened kidney: Recommendations Eastern medicine to cleanse the kidneys

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    The kidneys is necessary to protect, maintain their health, periodically clean. The condition of kidney determines the longevity and activity of man, his appearance, mental state and beauty.

     

    The human body is a perfect self-organizing system, designed for years of active life. If you are healthy—the body itself will take care of its purity, in a timely manner will toxins. In our time, when water, earth and air are systematically polluted by human inventing and producing new and new artificial substances that persist in nature for very long, the body has a hard to cope with the increased load. We need to help him be cleansed of harmful and unnecessary substances.

     

    Body cleansing: clean the kidneys and blood

     

    For starters formulate three simple rules:

    • Cleansing should not cause an overload of secretory systems of the body.

    • Cleansing should be carried out in stages, with breaks for recovery and rest of the body.

    • The most efficient way to commence cleansing the body with treatment and restore the normal functioning of the gastrointestinal tract, and then move on to cleaning the liver and gallbladder, blood, kidneys, tidy joints.

     

    Do not seek to carry out a purification of the body one or two times. To preserve health it is advisable to choose gentler ways to the body does not overexert. A large amount of toxins thrown into the blood, it can poison the body, causing damage to the liver and kidneysthat have to work overload.

     

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    Not recommended for quick cleaning of the body (as well as cleaning potent ways—drugs, enemas, etc.) diabetes, gastric ulcer and duodenal ulcer, cholecystitis, pancreatitis, colitis, severe hypertension, heart diseases and kidneys. This cleanse can cause the exacerbation of these diseases.

     

    The most effectively cleanse the body in spring and autumn, at this time there are natural cleaners.

     

     

    Cleansing the kidneys

     

    Beauty and youth to a large extent depend on the state of the kidneys. When they are strong and healthy, the man looks young and attractive, he is cheerful and happy.

     

    When normal kidney function is disturbed, then there are aching pain, fatigue, dizziness, tinnitus, reduced hearing, can appear dark circles under the eyes, insomnia, memory worsens.

     

    The kidneys regulate the growth and beauty of the hairand no tricks and cosmetics will not make the hair so beautiful and shiny look, how healthy kidneys. If the hair is confused, disturbed their structure, deteriorating appearance — pay attention to the kidneys, they are overloaded. It is possible that the food contains many harmful substances.

     

    Many with age and deteriorating hearing, it speaks about the weakening of the kidneys. It is necessary to maintain the energy of the kidney special exercise, nutrition, to carry out their cleansing. Healthy kidneys—healthy bones, healthy bone marrow, the body normally grows and develops. If a person has frequent bone fractures — it is necessary to examine the kidneys.

     

    After the appearance of baby buds develop along with the body and gaining strength and growing at the time, the energy of the kidneys causes puberty (the body responsible for fertility and the reproductive system). The flourishing of human life is a flowering of activity of his kidneys. With the depletion of the kidneys or the damage associated with the aging process.

     

    If a child does not develop or grows poorly, it is necessary to pay attention to his kidneys. Typically, clean-UPS significantly improves health: accordingly, improved memory, accelerated development of the child, it is easier to absorb new information. Sometimes developmental delay is not associated with mental development, and kidney condition.

     

    Quite often, after exposure of the knee in the kidneys begin to form stones. To keep kidneys healthy during the colder days the knees should be kept warm.

     

    The kidneys is necessary to protect, maintain their health, periodically clean. The condition of kidney determines the longevity and activity of man, his appearance, mental state, beauty.

     

     

    Cleansing the blood with infusion of birch leaves

     

    This is a very simple but effective means of cleansing the body with long-lasting effect. Contraindications are unknown to me. Infusion may birch leaves not only purifies the blood but also very well improves metabolism.

     

    Cleaned in the spring, once a year (every five years). If necessary, it is permissible at any time of year, but it will act weaker, it is likely you will need to repeat the course in a month.

     

    When the birch start to blossom and grow leaves with a diameter of about one to two centimeters, they are collected and dried for future use.

     

    To cleanse the blood two small leaf pour a glass of hot water and let it brew. Drink the infusion warm or cold as you prefer. It should not taste bitter (if bitter — brew the leaves add less or more water). Usually drink one Cup of infusion per day. The course duration is 5-30 days. If necessary it can be repeated after a month.

     

    It is permissible to collect the birch leaves size up to three inches, but they are weaker. The collected dry leaves in the shade. Properly dried, the sheet does not lose its color.

     

    Usually ask: when is it better to drink the infusion? You can drink it in the morning or evening, significant differences in the effect will be.

     

     

    Cleansing the blood decoction of burdock

     

    In Japan, burdock (gobo) deserved the honor, it is grown as garden plants and eat every day. Burdock prolongs a person’s life.

     

    Blood one tablespoon of burdock roots pour a glass of hot water and simmer for 30 minutes with frequent stirring. Drain. After the broth has cooled and is warm, take half a Cup twice a day before meals.

     

    The broth is made only for one day. What it fresh, the better the results. Make the broth during the week. Repeated course can be done in a month.

     

    Burdock root should be annual and collected in the autumn, with the skin intact. It can be chopped and dried at a temperature not exceeding 40 °C. published econet.ru.

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    CRY: an Exercise that returns the youthful appearance to the face

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    “Revitalise” is a system of techniques aimed at starting the process estestvennogo rejuvenation of the body through the restoration of its functions. As a result of regular fitness for the face and neck, carrying out lymphatic massage, aligns the balance of the front and back of the body, normalizes lymph flow, relax and stretch previously clenched muscles resulting in tightening, restoring the oval of the face, disappearance of double chin, improve blood supply and skin, to reduce swelling

     

    It is known that the main weapon of women – youth and beauty. But though it may sound sad, over time, youth passes into maturity, and there not far off and old age. The skin on the face loses its elasticity, becomes flabby and wrinkled. Some people accept it, gradually accepting the changes. For others such changes are unacceptable, and to preserve the beauty in the course are all sorts of ways. Start subcutaneous injection, polishing, lotions and even plastic surgery. But there are more loyal methods of rejuvenation. One of the best in this area are exercise Revitalise.

     

    Revitalise: Exercise “the Scream” for tightening of facial contours.

     

    “Revitalise” is a system of techniques aimed at starting the process estestvennogo rejuvenation of the body through the restoration of its functions. As a result of regular fitness for the face and neck, carrying out lymphatic massage, aligns the balance of the front and back of the body, normalizes lymph flow, relax and stretch previously clenched muscles resulting in tightening, restoring the oval of the face, disappearance of double chin, improve blood supply and skin, to reduce swelling.

     

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    The author of the method is Osminina Natalia Borisovna, for more than 20 years of his life devoted to the study of the topic of natural rejuvenation. Revitalise Natalia Osminina is a scientific – empirical method of correction
    appearance and rejuvenation, which has no analogues in the world for their effectiveness and the sustainability of the effect

     

    Exercise “The Scream”

     

    This technique can be performed without getting out of bed in the morning.

     

    Effect:

     

    • Age reduces the lifting of the jaw upward and removes the spasm of the masticatory muscles, providing an even distribution of facial tissues.

    • Returns the “corner youth”, helps to distribute tissue, the masseter muscle, to remove the border “eyelid – cheek” and vigladit canvas cheeks.

     

    Technique:

     

    Consider first take “Cry” for those who have the First type of biomechanical facial aging (the education flews with age):

     

    1. Open your mouth, greatly lowering the lower jaw. Lips stretched into a tube, as if pronouncing the letter “O”. Often people feel pain in this moment at the junction of the jaws.

     

    2. Place the palm in the area of connection of the jaws, ignoring the pain, try to lower the muscle, smoothing out its whole length. This pressing movement of the palms down, starting from the side near the outer corner of your eye, swipe down vertically and on the bias line as shown in the figure. Eyes are wide open. Repeat a few times.

     

    Exercise “the Scream” for those who have the Second type of biomechanical aging facial (lifting the chin up with age) this technique should be performed in the following way:

     

    1. Place the palms on the cheeks. The fingers are located from the chin to the outer corner of your eye. The palm is tightly pressed to the jaw corner and the entire maxillary arch.

     

    2. Slightly pull the lower jaw forward and slightly up, following the already existing deformation, strengthening her. Hold the position for 30 seconds. Load power should not exceed 5-10 grams. Gently bring the mandible to its original position and slide all the way back until it stops, fixing for 5-10 seconds.

     

    The third variant of the exercise “the Scream” is suitable for all types
    biomechanical aging and is performed with a closed mouth:

     

    1. Put your hands on his cheeks from the angle of the jaw to the inner corner of the eye. covering
    hands chewing muscle. The base of the palms of your hands press firmly to the lower jaw to the beginning of the chewing muscles. The fingertips touch the boundary “eyelid-cheek”.

     

    2. Hold the position for a few minutes. Do NOT apply pressure with the palms, the hands have to stick to the muscle.published econet.ru.

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    Body butter, “Summer breeze”

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    Body oils are widely used in many families around the world. This moisturizer helps to reduce the loss of water in the body. It also helps to keep the body in hydrated state and thus provides good health. Application of body oils ensures that the skin of the consumer remains hydrated during the day and evening.

    There are many types of body oils. Try this home remedy which uses natural ingredients to soothe the skin. Base oil such as sweet almond oil, essential for hydration and good nutrition of the skin, while geranium oil helps to cleanse the skin, while bergamot oil helps to improve blood circulation, relax nerves and reduce tension in the body.

    Supplies and ingredients:

    • a small glass jar;
    • 50 ml of base cold-pressed oil such as sweet almond oil;
    • 10 drops of geranium oil;
    • 5 drops of bergamot;
    • 1 tsp rose petals;
    • 1 tsp of lemongrass.

    Instructions:

  • Place the prepared rose petals and lemongrass in an empty glass jar.
  • Pour in a jar of essential oil.
  • Add sweet almond oil.
  • Close the jar and roll it between your palms. The longer the oil will mix, the better will be the results of its application to the user.
  • This jar can be stored in the refrigerator for three months.

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    Alternative health products oral

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    Sarah Baker, CHN

    It seems that any product that only could imagine that today there is a “clean” version. From beauty products to cleaning products — consumers ‘ willingness to purchase an alternative and organic ingredients continues unabated.

    When it comes to alternative products to ensure the health of the oral cavity, take into account the company’s commitment to environmental friendliness and create natural products that do not contain fluoride, sodium lauryl sulfate and triclosan. Instead these substances are used natural ingredients such as bentonite clay and charcoal.

    If you also decided to join the universal craze for healthy foods, these alternative means to care for the oral cavity will help you to be a holder of strong, pearly teeth without the use of harmful ingredients.

    Toothpaste without fluoride

    Many experts in the field of health believes that over time, fluoride can accumulate in the body and cause different health problems. Information about the use of fluoride is controversial, as the substance is added to the water supply system in different countries around the world. However, when it is included in toothpaste, it is possible that the toothpaste also contains other ingredients which would like to avoid fans. To meet the demand for bestride products you can use a variety of effective natural ingredients that are found in alternative toothpastes.

    Charcoal

    Activated charcoal helps to remove toxins or any type of RAID, because he is a strong absorber. Due to its ability effectively to communicate with chemicals, it is known to be well removes any stains and helps whiten teeth. Studies have shown that coal improves the health of the oral cavity, helping to maintain normal levels of acidity (pH), killing the bad bacteria and even preventing the development of caries. There are many toothpastes without fluoride, which as the main ingredients is charcoal. In addition, there are products with charcoal, which are used especially for teeth whitening.

    Bentonite clay

    Like charcoal, bentonite clay also binds chemicals and chemical substances in your mouth that helps to remove plaque from your gums, tongue and teeth. In addition, it has antibacterial properties and helps to destroy germs that may be lurking in your mouth. This clay is widely used in natural toothpastes and as a means for mouthwash. Due to its alkaline properties, it helps to balance the acidity in your mouth.

    Manuka honey

    Manuka honey is not only great for tea! We know that it contains a specific enzyme that helps to create hydrogen peroxide, which has excellent antibacterial properties and helps to maintain the health of the oral cavity. This honey is ideal for improving the health of our teeth, as it helps to prevent plaque and bad breath. Its properties can also help prevent tooth decay and formation of cavities.

    Alternative means for rinsing the mouth

    Some liquids for mouth rinsing can be a strong irritant, as most products of popular brands contain alcohol. Alcohol can cause severe dehydration of the teeth, and also improve the sensitivity of the gums. So many people who need alternative means for rinsing the mouth, used oil extraction and softer natural products. Here are some natural ingredients that are an excellent alternative as a means of mouthwash.

    Coconut oil

    When used as a liquid for mouth rinsing coconut oil helps to wash viruses and bacteria, sucking them into itself when rinsing. Coconut oil also contains natural antimicrobial compounds, in particular, lauric acid. Studies show that oil extraction coconut oil reduce gingivitis and plaque formation, which is a common problem related to oral health.

    Herbal blends

    Did you know that certain herbs can also improve the health of the mouth? When used in the composition of the mouthwash rosemary can have a soothing effect on gums and show antibacterial properties. Peppermint gives a fresh taste and also helps kill germs. Him a popular herb used in Ayurveda, acts as a strong disinfectant when used as a means for mouthwash.

    Other important products for oral health

    In addition to brushing and flossing and rinsing teeth there are many other ways to maintain optimal health of the oral cavity. When you eat foods or take supplements, your mouth is the first point of entry into a complex system of the body — your digestive system. Here are two other important products that you need to keep in your medicine Cabinet.

    Probiotics

    If you know about probiotics, you’ve probably heard about how they can support your microbiome. But did you know that there are specific strains for specific purposes? There is even a specific probiotic strain that improves the health of your gums, tongue and teeth. Probiotics for the mouth can help prevent cavities and gingivitis and fight bacteria of any type that may be lurking in your mouth.

    A tongue scraper

    Popular Ayurvedic procedure scraping off the plaque from the tongue has many advantages. A tongue scraper helps to remove all kinds of bacteria or build-up of toxins in your language. It also removes tongue plaque that may cause bad breath, and can help to restore your taste buds.

    As alternative products for oral care mouth appear everywhere, you can easily replace their traditional products containing harmful ingredients such as fluoride and alcohol. Understanding how natural ingredients improve your health and well-being, will help you decide which organic products are right for you!

    This article was written by Sara Baker, a certified holistic coach in nutrition and health, business consultant in strategic brand development and founder BalancedBabe.com. In between working with clients and the development of its Wellness brand, Sarah spends most of time promoting in the media available and full life.

    Lifting for problem areas: Make the body!

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    Don’t worry! You don’t have traction bars and heavy dumbbells. We’ll sparing bodybuilding.

     

    Meaning bodybuilding laid in the meaning of the words themselves body (body) and build (to build). Bodybuilding – a sport whose goal is the maximum development of all muscle groups and build the reference proportions of the body, and evaluated during the competition. The main principle of bodybuilding – make anyone anything.

     

    Lifting exercises for thighs and buttocks

     

    In the late nineteenth century, the first serious training program developed a recognized pioneer of modern bodybuilding, a native of Germany, Eugene Sandow. The statuette with his picture is the most honorable award in contemporary professional bodybuilding, it be given to the winners of the competition “Mr. Olympia”.

     

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    Personally, I think any professional sport is very harmful. Therefore we are not interested in bodybuilding, sports records, not pumped up muscle, not athletic figure, and the best exercises help you zhirok our problem areas burn and transform into muscles. So we’re going to do white and fluffy bodybuilding – homely.

     

     

    All women are divided into three categories…

     

    Housewives, business ladies and women who combine both activities. Yes, it is a social gradation. And on the theory of bodybuilding women fall into category T And About. For each of these types there are effective exercises. So first determine which type you belong to, and then master exercises.

     

     

    Female “T”

     

    Your features

    • Ageless boyish good looks.

    • Slim body type.

    • A small chest.

    • Relatively broad shoulders.

    • Narrow hips.

    • Inconspicuous waist.

    • You are very well-sitting jeans.

     

     

    Exercise # 1

     

    Objectives

    • To improve the shape of the buttocks.

    • Toning muscles inner thigh.

    How to perform

    • Make lunge right foot forward.

    • Rest your arms at bent at the knee supporting his right leg.

    • Do slow swinging the feet up and down.

    • Run 20-30 of these wobbles.

    • Make lunge left foot and do the same.

     

     

    Exercise # 2

     

    Objectives

    • Tighten the buttocks, to make their shape more clearly.

    • To reduce the volume of the thighs.

    • Toning leg muscles.

    How to perform

    • Lie on your back, arms along the body with palms to the floor, feet together.

    • Tear off the floor legs without bending their knees, lock the angle of 45 degrees to the floor.

    • Perform flexion and extension at the knees of both legs.

    • Perform 10-30 flexion-extension.

    • If you are very hard to keep the legs at an angle of 45 degrees, you can perform a lightweight version of this exercise: lift your legs at an angle of 90 degrees relative to the floor and bend your knees, while straining muscles of the buttocks and thighs.

     

     

    Exercise # 3

    Objectives

    • To make the waist more pronounced.

    • Toning the muscles of the back, hips and legs.

    How to perform

    • Stand straight with feet slightly wider than shoulder width.

    • Right hand bend at the elbow and pull to the shoulder.

    • Left hand pull up.

    • Take deep slopes to the right, the left hand being careful not to bend at the elbow. Bend by stretching the side muscles.

    • Make 20-50 slopes.

    • The same number of slopes, follow to the left.

    Your food

    • Never eat “just so”.

    • Breakfast is required for you.

    • Try not to overeat.

    • Eat little but often.

    • Try to use less sugar.

    • Fiber will help you to achieve the desired results.

    • Canned and semi – finished products- this is not for you.

    • Daily drink 1-2 liters of water.

     

     

    Women “A”

     

    Your features

    • A “pear” body shape.

    • Flabby muscles.

    • Narrow shoulders.

    • Average bust and a noticeable belly.

    • A wide pelvis.

    • The excess fat accumulated in problem areas.

     

    Exercise # 1

     

    Objectives

    • Toning the abdominal muscles, hips and legs.

    • To reduce your waist and hips.

    How to perform

    • Lie on your left side, lean on elbow.

    • Raise right leg as high up as possible, trying not to bend the knee.

    • Lower your leg slowly, straining muscles.

    • Perform 10-25 climbs.

    • Turn over to the other side and do the same lifts his left foot.

     

     

    Exercise # 2

     

    Objectives

    • Toning abdominal muscles, legs, inner thighs.

    • To reduce the amount of waist and inner thighs.

    How to perform

    • Lie on your back, arms along the body, palms abut the floor, feet together.

    • The legs distract from the floor, gradually bending the knees.

    • Fix the position of the legs so that the thigh is at an angle of 90 degrees relative to the floor, the Shin should be parallel to the floor.

    • After fixation in this position, start slowly straighten and lower legs.

    • Perform 5-25 climbs.

     

     

    Exercise # 3

     

    Objectives

    • Toning abdominal muscles, legs, back.

    • To reduce your waist and hips.

    • To improve the shape of the buttocks.

    How to perform

    • Lie on your back, extend hands along the body, palms abut the floor.

    • Knees bent lift feet so that shins are parallel to the floor.

    • Knees bent feet strain and the maximum spread in different directions, then pinch back.

    • Perform these movements for 1-3 minutes.

    Your food

    • Choose the most useful products.

    • In your diet replace beef and pork for chicken and Turkey.

    • Dairy products eat only low-fat.

    • Refrain from fried foods, replacing them with the stew. Simmer meat and vegetables in butter and water or broth.

    • Reduce salt intake and add to your diet more spice.

    • Do not overcook and do not perezhivajte food as long cooking destroys all the beneficial enzymes.

    • Make salads with fresh vegetables: carrots, beets, Chinese cabbage.

     

     

    Female “O”

     

    Your features

    • Overweight visible to the naked eye.

    • A large chest.

    • Complete hands.

    • The stomach is manifestly.

    • Cellulite.

    • Heavy, overweight shape of the buttocks and thighs.

    • You do not exercise and do not watch your diet.

     

     

    Exercise # 1

     

    Objectives

    • To improve the shape of the buttocks.

    • To strengthen the muscles of the legs and inner parts of the thighs.

    How to perform

    • Stand with your feet shoulder width of about 1 m, socks, spread out a little.

    • Put your weight on the right foot. Bending it, scroll down.

    • Slowly rising, move your body weight on the left leg.

    • Do this exercise 3 times a day for 10-20 lunges on each side.

     

     

    Exercise # 2

     

    Objectives

    • Reduce waist size.

    • Toning muscles of the hips, legs and back.

    How to perform

    • Sit up straight, maximum straight spine, lean on bent knees feet.

    • Palm clench into fists.

    • Hands bend at the elbows and secure so that the forearm was parallel to the floor.

    • Slowly rotate the housing maximum first right, then left, without taking your feet and buttocks from the floor.

    • Start to make turns slowly, gradually increasing the pace.

    • Run for 20-40 turns.

     

     

    Exercise # 3

     

    Objectives

    • To reduce your waist and abdomen.

    • Toning the abdominal muscles.

    How to perform

    • Get on all fours, straighten your back.

    • Making slow breath, draw the belly as possible.

    • Hold your breath, the maximum plunging stomach for 10-15 seconds.

    • Exhale and relax.

    • Restore breathing and do the exercise again.

    • Do this exercise 10-15 minutes a day.

    Your food

    • Arrange 1 weekly fasting day.

    • Don’t overeat in the evening.

    • Put yourself on a plate half of what you are going to eat.

    • Replace potato, pasta, rice vegetable garnish on, the best fit for you lettuce and cabbage.

    • Reduce the intake of bakery products.

    • The best “sandwich” for you – it’s a piece of fish low salt, low-fat cheese.published econet.ru.

    Olga Dan “Lifting exercises for thighs and buttocks”

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