Effective Abdominal Massage for Constipation

        January 22, 2022

       Abdominal massage is the most effective method in the complex treatment of constipation in adults, children and pregnant women, which has no side effects. It is used for a wide range of diseases: neurological, diseases of the limbs, spine, digestive and respiratory systems.

       Constipation is a disorder of the intestinal tract. It is characterized by rare acts of defecation, pain during emptying, bloating with flatulence, vomiting, nausea, and difficulty in passing feces through the intestines. Problems with emptying can occur at any age.

New Perspectives for the Use of Potentilla alba Rhizomes to Treat Thyroid Gland Impairments

January 16, 2022                                        

Potentilla alba L. (Rosaceae) is a valuable medicinal plant and has a long tradition of therapeutic use in Europe, especially in the eastern part of the continent. Mainly, the rhizome of this plant have been used alone or as a part of a comprehensive therapy to treat thyroid gland disorders.

Potentilla alba, also known as white cinquefoil, is one of approximately 500 species of the genus Potentilla belonging to the Rosaceae family. 

White cinquefoil is traditionally used in Eastern Europe to treat diseases of the liver, cardiovascular system, and gastrointestinal tract and as a wound healing agent due to its antibacterial activity. Extracts from the aerial parts stimulate the central nervous system, whereas the underground parts of this plant increase diuresis, enhance bile secretion, and improve intestinal function. In folk medicine, an infusion of P. alba roots is prepared for painful menstruation as an antispastic and analgesic agent. A decoction of the roots with rhizomes is used for gout, rheumatism, jaundice, and dysentery. In folk medicine of Belarus, it is recommended to drink a decoction of the aerial parts of white cinquefoil when suffering from prolapse of the uterus.

How to Do Massage for Sinusitis?

January 9, 2022

Massage is the effective method of therapy and prevention of many diseases, including sinusitis.

Pressure on certain points can have a beneficial effect on the body - improving overall well-being and reducing the intensity of the manifestation of unpleasant symptoms. Due to this, massage for sinusitis at home is often prescribed by doctors as an adjunct to drug treatment.

The Use of Potentilla Alba in the Treatment of the Thyroid Gland

January 2, 2022

The composition of Potentilla Alba is rich in vitamins and various microelements (iron, magnesium, zinc and others). But for the thyroid gland, iodine and iodinated acid are important, which are able to normalize and stabilize the functionality of the organ. Herbal medicine will help only at the initial stage of the development of diseases.

The plant also contains tannins, saponins, flavonoids, amino acids. They have a pronounced anti-inflammatory property and at the same time they are able to activate regenerative (restorative) processes throughout the body and to ensure the renewal of gland tissues at the cellular level. The result of this action is a decrease in the size of the organ and the gradual "death" of pathologically altered cells.

Cold-pressed Oil From Lime (Citrus aurantifolia) Inhibits the Proliferation of Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells

December 24, 2021

The abnormal proliferation of vascular smooth muscle cells (VSMCs) plays a major role in cardiovascular diseases like atherosclerosis. VSMCs are found in the vascular wall and responsible for the tone and contractions of arteries, which regulate blood pressure and flow in response to specific metabolic demands.

 It has been reported that natural compounds have a positive effect on cardiovascular diseases and improve some vascular functions. One of the promising novel treatments of vascular diseases in various natural products is essential oils. EOs and their constituents are promising as therapeutic agents as they have been demonstrated to functionally improve cardiovascular disease.

Physiological and Psychological Effects of Lemongrass and Sweet Almond Massage Oil

November 22, 2021

A recent study  was  conducted  to  evaluate the physiological effects of lemongrass massage oil on human vital signs. Lemongrass,  Cymbopogon  citratus (DC)  Stapf., a tall perennial grass, is native to warm regions and grows  in  almost  all  tropical  and  subtropical countries.  It is widely used as an ingredient in Asian cuisines  because of its sharp lemon flavor.

Effect of the Use of Intranasal Spray of Essential Oils in Patients with Perennial Allergic Rhinitis

October 24, 2021

Perennial allergic rhinitis (PAR) is a significant health problem, which can significantly affect patient's quality of life. The main symptoms of Allergic rhinitis are nasal congestion, nasal itch, rhinorrhea, and sneezing. Perennial allergic rhinitis is very common in Western countries, affecting 20–30% of the population, and evidence suggests that the prevalence of the disorder is increasing.

Amosova Pasta: recipe, reviews, how to take

 September 23, 2021

Modern food products in most cases cannot fully saturate the human body with all the necessary substances that are needed for its well-coordinated work and maintaining health. Currently, over half of the US population takes synthetic nutrients like multivitamins. However, there has been much debate over whether synthetic nutrients provide the same benefits as natural nutrients. Some sources even suggest that synthetic nutrients may be dangerous.

The Effectiveness of In-vehicle Peppermint Fragrance to Maintain Car Driver’s Alertness

September 16, 2021

According to the studies there are three factors that cause traffic accidents, i.e. road, human (road users), and vehicles. And human factor is the main factor of traffic accidents. The causes include sleepiness, fatigue, breaking the speed limit, not keeping distance, alcohol or drugs, illness, cell phone or electronic device usage, etc. Among these conditions, sleepiness and fatigue are the most common and unique factors. And studies show that these both factors mainly are caused by human activities which incompatible with the biological rhythm of the human body.

In silico identification of potential inhibitors from Cinnamon against main protease and spike glycoprotein of SARS CoV-2

August 30, 2021

Several representatives of the Coronaviridae family circulate in the human community and typically induce moderate respiratory illness (Corman et al., 2019). In comparison, severe acute respiratory coronavirus syndrome (SARS-CoV) and Middle East respiratory coronavirus syndrome (MERS CoV) are introduced from animals to humans and lead to serious respiratory diseases in affected persons, SARS and MERS, respectively.