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
Our century is considered the century of modernity, discovery and good living. In terms of medicine we have made great progress. Treated a huge number of diseases that were previously considered fatal. We have many drugs, it is possible to do various operations. And all this, of course, wonderful. But in ancient times too it was the medicine. Otherwise all the people died out. How are they treated? We tell the ancient sources, but often we don’t believe it, this is what we call “alternative medicine”.
Alternative medicine was founded on other principles and concepts. What it consisted of? First, people know that movement is life. They moved most of their time, thereby not allowing the body to stagnate. Their movement always made the blood move around the body and updated. Secondly, they are used as medicines only natural plants and herbs that impact positively on the man, because man is part of nature, though distinct and public. Thirdly, it was the realization that thoughts and words have a huge value and unprecedented power. They knew the idea or the word could materialize and lead either to recovery or to death. 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