Every people knows that the witch doctor is a healer . with a rare knowledge, a special power and gift. The healer heals with herbs and has a special books-manuals that are enclosed all the wisdom of their craft. This so-called “herbalists”, “manual” or “flower beds”. The medicine men collect herbs, and then prepare from them a special drug that cures various ailments and diseases. After all, only healers know what grass is, what ailments it helps. They know, for example, that wormwood relieves fever and fever, and St. John’s wort need to give those who are “suffering the stomach”.
Healers heal everyone: child, adult, and livestock or poultry. Those who are treating animals, kindly called “Konovalov.” But not only horses and cows free from various diseases folk healers. They don’t refuse and people. They also removed the damage in all its guises: the evil eye, the slander, the spell. Sometimes just helping with good advice.
Live healers on the edge of the village in a small clean house. Housing all of them full of herbs, twigs, bundles of mushrooms and bunches of dried berries. Here they can and guests to take, and treat. From people healers not hiding, but create around themselves mysterious halo, worrying and scaring people. Most often, the sense of deep mystery occurs when the witch doctor begins to whisper to pronounce strange words, making it confusing for the patient gestures or baptizing him. However, all these movements need only to spoken words was reinforced, and the disease is quickly gone. Continue reading
Contradictions between folk and traditional medicine appear more and more often. It so happened that the majority of Russians distrust of traditional methods of treatment. This is undoubtedly connected with low quality of medical services in public (and also private) agencies.
The average Russian began to trust doctors much less, as doubts in their professionalism. Because of this more and more the population uses alternative medicine.
In the treatment of folk remedies, no pills should not be drunk, it is widely believed that they contain only chemicals that are harmful to health. Don’t need to comply with any of the modes, so objectionable to the patient. Should drink some kind of grass, which will help to get rid of all diseases.
As a rule, the disease after this healing herb continues to evolve. Can still happen the exacerbation and the patient’s condition worsens significantly. And then a careless patient recovers to a qualified medical doctor or it will be brought there by ambulance. So trust there every fortune-teller and sorceress. Continue reading
As you know, in the bath it is customary to whip people with birch brooms. It increases blood circulation, allows you to remove dead skin cells and stimulates new cell growth and is a great substitute for massage. However, this effect can be enhanced by using herbs.
Herbs in the bath can be used several ways, one of which is “typing” into the skin with a broom. It is known that many of our ancestors used wormwood for such purposes. This requires dried mugwort and grind a thick layer to scatter throughout the body. You can then whipping the man with a broom. Wormwood has a wonderful and healing effect for bruises, ulcers and wounds.
St. John’s wort
Also used in powdered form, scattered throughout the body. It is important not to forget about such things as the impact on birch twigs twigs of Hypericum. The essential oil of this plant have a positive effect for gout, and for the treatment of skin diseases and healing of minor wounds. Continue reading