Holistic healing - Hippocrates!
There must be less concerned about the doctor's remuneration, but rather to ensure the good reputation. "Hippocrates (460 BC Kos - Larissa 377 BC) was an ancient Greek physician and consid .. .
Hippocrates (460 BC Kos - Larissa 377 BC) was an ancient Greek physician and is considered a leading figure in the history of medicine. Referred to as the father of modern medicine in recognition of his contribution to the field of medical science as the founder of the Hippocratic School of Medicine. Wider and medical patently clear intellect, the creator of scientific medicine, the first to systematically classified medical and attempted a methodical treatment of diseases. His father was the 18th grandson of Asclepius. Hippocrates lived in Greece during the golden age. Toured as said in Thessaly, Thrace, Thasos, Scythia, and possibly even the Middle Egypt. Be the first founded scientific medicine as confirmed Galen. His works are products splendid observation, experience and rare rationality. Essentially constitute the largest station in the course of Greek medicine.
O Hippocrates considers everything from the 4 elements, each of which meets the capacity of the cold, the dry, the hot, the liquid. The solid components of the body predominates earthy and the aqueous liquid. Coherent essence of everything is spirit, and warm innate in humans, based on the heart. Fundamentals body fluid is blood, phlegm, yellow and black bile. Of balance and imbalance depends on health or disease. In the body resides a particular animal power, the nature. From this force depends on the maintenance, development, and treatment of the body and resuming from pathology to normal. This is the megalofyesteri capture the mind of Hippocrates, who vindicated today by modern conceptions of health and balance of the bio-energy potential of the organization. Besides Hippocrates does not detect the disease in organs. He believes that the body is diseased or treated as a whole and thus the patient is treated with a completely different light and perspective. Is that true holistic therapist who singled medicine from religion and magic. In his theoretical concepts was based on thorough observations made over the patients. Argued that diseases caused by pathological disorders such as juices made to the body. Found that, for as long as there is a normal relationship between the fundamental body fluids, the body works normally being healthy ("temperateness"). In contrast, where the balance is disturbed, the disorders in normal operation. the body is diseased ("dyscrasias"). Investigating every habit of the patient, particularly dietary habits and mental condition. The Hippocratic methodology has three fundamental principles: clinical observation, experience and rationality. And based on pathologic triadic principle: ill, illness and doctors. To this end, Hippocrates believed that rest is crucial. Watched the various epidemics that appeared during each year and made serious remarks that amaze today doctors studies.
The projects are the Hippocratic Collection is 59 in number, were written in the Ionic dialect is the most ancient monuments exact scientific medicine. They are divided into sectors.
General nature are:
• The Oath,
• On Ancient Medicine,
• on doctors,
• About Art
• About Efschimosynis,
Anatomy and physiology are:
• On anatomy,
• About Heart
• About flesh
• On gland
• About osteo nature
• About gonad,
• On the Nature Child,
• On food,
• About Diets,
• About Diet Health.
• On Airs, Waters and Places,
• About Juice,
• About Crisis
• On critical
• On the seventh,
• About whiffer.
In predictive medicine belong:
• Koakai prognosis.
In the special nosology:
• On Epidemics,
• About Passion
• About Disease
Home • About the Passion
• On the Sacred Disease,
• About Types of according to man.
In Therapeutic belong:
• On Acid Diet,
• About Liquid useful.
• At the clinic,
• On Ulcers,
• About Aimoroidon,
• About syringe
• About of the head trauma,
• On Agmon,
• On article. Molchikos.
In ophthalmology Owns On Demand.
In obstetrics and gynecology to:
• On virgins
• On Feminine Nature,
• About Women's A, B,
• On touching
• About Epikyiseos,
• About seven months and eight months,
• About Egkatatomis fetus.
The 147 herbs Hippocrates for many women's diseases
THESSALONIKH. Ekaton forty-seven drugs of vegetable (including oregano, fennel, cumin, bay leaves, star anise, saffron, licorice, St. John's), used the "Father of Medicine" to cure women's diseases.
H activity of dozens of plants (which today have a wide range of use) described by Hippocrates in his writings "On ladies' title which is the title of a recent issue of the Hellenic Society for the History of Medicine conference on the occasion of Thessaloniki.
In this version several confluent researchers-not only doctors but also historians, philologists, pharmacists-show work on "Maieftiki and Gynecology, from antiquity to today," but Hippocrates and the ancient Greeks as doctors noted emeritus professor Maieftikis-gynecologist AUTH Mr. Mantalenakis continue to impress us.
O Hippocrates, as noted in the work of Mr. Al. Kleidaras been using these herbs in medicines as pessaries, as poultices, fumigation, grout, ointments, infusions, etc. and experiencing inflammation of the genital organs, cure uterine bleeding, soothe the pains of his patients.
Other than these constituted as emmenagogue for discharge stillbirth even in the face of infertility. For the supply of plant drogue worked with botanists, who were called "rhizotomy" and in his time regarded as an excellent rhizotomy someone "Kratefa" from the sourcing herbs.
O Hippocrates dealt carefully with the Maieftiki and Gynecology. Ekane fairly accurate anatomical description of the female genitals, distinguish the male from the female diseases and doctors blamed those who followed in both cases the same treatment.
According to Mr. Kleidara, "the Hippocrates weighing the benefits and risks of the side effects of drugs drew the attention of physicians to use and polypharmacy condemned."
The 147 herbal drugs of which were the main means of treatment of Hippocrates is in alphabetical order are:
Avrotono, agriokydonia (as emmenagogue, uterine pain reliever and fumigation), wild olive (for washing genitals) agrioselino (as emmenagogue to expel the placenta or stillbirth), wild fig (for cases of inflammation of the uterus), ergot the heady , the Egyptian acacia, bitter almonds, immaculate, anemokladi, anemone, a dill varyosmon, anthemic chloro, flower vine (as an antiseptic wound), purslane, rue, juniper, tamarisk, arum, wormwood.
Bakkari, blueberries against bleeding, buttercup, acorn, wild amaranth, voanthemo, voukeras, voupristi, rush, black mustard, sea moss, moss, moss white.
Thistle, spurge, gerouli, anise (a vaginal suppository), licorice.
Parsnips, bay leaf, burning bush, tarragon, dryopterida.
Elenio, olive, hellebore, erpylos, evanthemo.
Ippomaratho, ipposelino, iris, willow.
Kalami aromatic kalaminthi, cinnamon, cardamom, nut, cassia, cedar, KIKIDI, rock rose, ivy, safflower, pumpkin, gum konyza, elderberries, krithmo, krinanthemo, quince, cyclamen, caraway, kynoroda, nutsedge, hemlock.
Poplar, incense, flax, lupine, wicker, lotus.
Manna, Magkouta, marjoram, fennel, Melanthio, honey, misy, mallow, mulberry, myrtle.
Paionia Paloura, cloth poppy Parthenio, pefkedano, pikroriza, polio, Polycarp, polyknimo, maidenhair, prasio, leek, promalo.
Pigani, white root, madder, ervil rhodium.
Sapounochorto, saffron, Seselj sinavro, Sisera, skarochorto, garlic, skyllovrouva, myrrh, wild spinach, asparagus (as scavenger) seed round stafrovotano, stafylinos, mastic tree, rope.
Tilefeio, tragio, thistles.
Yperiko, ypokystida, hyssop.
Sage, fidochorto, filistio, pennyroyal, mullein.
The 140 herbs Hippocrates
Was used for the manufacture of drugs
Pigani, fennel, cumin, bay leaves, star anise and about 140 other herbs had the "pharmacy" of the Hippocrates to manufacture ointments, poultices and infusions and treat various gynecological diseases. In versions of the Hellenic Society for the History of Medicine, based on the Hippocratic writings "On Women" lists the drugs of plant and its application is described in cases of inflammation and uterine bleeding, to treat infertility or even to expel dead fetuses.
Egyptian papyri 17,000 years reveal that garlic and other herbs have been known for their healing properties for 4000 years. For the treatment of various diseases Homer's doctors used drugs that offer them the products of the earth. Asclepius suggested empirically medications and herbal plasters for exterior use. Hippocrates used mainly vegetable and animal drugs. General physicians attending medical Hippocrates believed that: "Goods medicament scratch ferein medicine '. Namely, "the best medicine is no medicine." As the practice of medicine preceded the scientific medicine, so the empirical pharmacology preceded science.
Herbs and Remedies
Nature is the biggest pharmacy. The flora hides the secrets of the most brilliant beauty and health, proposing to every problem the optimum solution ...
The secret of health and beauty is well hidden in the herbs, native plants that particularly those that grow in cultivated fields and used as medicines for various diseases. In Greek nature thrive crowd herbs but with great taste and others with their fragrance to give us benefit and make our mood.
Let's get acquainted with the most beneficial
Lime or Linden
Ornamental plant with fragrant leaves and flowers with diuretic, antispasmodic, emollient, soothing and efidrotikes properties. Its wood ash is used for rheumatism and arthritis. Still, the linden proposed against arteriosclerosis, as has the ability to relax blood vessels and heals vascular walls, in the sciatica, tetanus and freckles.
The mallow or ampelocha was known to the ancients of whom used both as a medicine and as a vegetable.
Pliny the Elder (77 BC), says of mallow that "whoever swallows every day half a cup of juice, will have immunity to all diseases" ...
The use of mallow in preparing pharmaceutical compositions are known, thanks Joined soothing and softening properties of the plant. It is diuretic, relieves and cures coughs, ulcers of the stomach and duodenum.
Spearmint (Menta viridis)
Mint is found native in damp, mountainous places but often grown in gardens or pots to be used in cooking as a seasoning.
All parts of the plant are particularly pharmaceutically sheets, used for the treatment of dermatoses. Plant is considered an antispasmodic, digestive and soothing. Recommended even in cases of rheumatism and tetanus.
The famous mountain tea found in all Greek mountains and fallow sites. It is very widespread and popular drink in Greece and answered several local species, such as tea or tea Parnassus Velouchi, Peloponnesus, on Mount Athos and the Aegean.
Since antiquity, Dioscorides used it as a healing of wounds and is believed to be beneficial for the blood vessels of the heart.
Mountain tea has digestive, heating, toning and detoxifying properties. Recommended against colds, diseases of the respiratory and urinary tract. The healing properties even help to combat diseases of capillaries and heart, thanks to so-called flavonoid substances it contains. Finally, the concoction with lemon and honey is antiseptic and soothes the throat.
Exalted = Ocimum basilicum
The well-known to all of us Basil (Okimon Basilica) is aromatic plant of the tropics. It is known from ancient times for its medicinal properties, as reported by Dioscorides. Includes many types some of which is grown only in Greece. And these are the basil leaved, the curly, the megalofyllos and melanofyllos.
Although most of us know the basil as an ornamental plant, has such properties that can be used for beverage and for essential oil with important therapeutic properties. The best known are: improves blood circulation, helps headaches, it is ideal for memory problems and finally improves wrinkles.
Rosemary = Rosmarinus officinalis
The Rosmarinos the pharmaceutical. The tea of rosemary are fainting and dizziness of. Even in combination with wine is insomnia. Considered that purifies the blood and is beneficial in breathing problems and asthma. It also stomach, tonic, antiseptic and anti-rheumatic. By washing bathrooms are beneficial skin.
Type audience Greek flora, also known as lasmari, dysomarini and livanodentro. Found in ancient medical form preparation against tetanus, and the seeds for the treatment of paralysis.
As a medicinal herb has tonic and antiseptic properties. Is ideal for combating anemia, insomnia and dizziness. It is also extremely useful for increasing attention because improves perfusion of the brain. Nowadays also studied its contribution to the fight against Alzheimer's disease and diabetes.
As a cosmetic can be used in the form of steam for deep cleansing and skin enhancement. The compress of rosemary helps puffy eyes while recommended for oily hair and gives shine, improves dark color and works against dandruff. For the body can be used as a refreshing infusion in the bathroom, as well as refreshing and deodorising foot baths. Externally as a lotion even helps in hair growth and stops hair loss and the leaves and flowers produced essential oil useful in pharmaceutical, perfumery and soap making.
Diktamno = Origanum dictamnus
Origan the diktamnos or Amarakos the diktamnos. The famous diktamno of Crete is well known for its vernacular names diktamos, ditamos, erontas, adichtamos, stomatochorto, stamatochorto, woolly. Many names, many properties. The diktamno drink is excellent, especially known for its aromatic and therapeutic properties. Considered an antispasmodic and tonic. In Crete they call and healing of the gods because of the healing effect.
TOAST endemic to Crete with medicinal properties have been known since antiquity. Used as a medicine in the form of usually beverage. Used as an antispasmodic, tonic, antidiabetic and healing of wounds (so described since the time of Theophrastus).
= Eucalyptus Eucalyptus
The tree is native to Australia and came to Europe in the early 19th century. In Greece the first tree was planted in the botanical garden of Athens in 1864 and subsequently spread throughout the state because of the consolidation properties. The leaves are used to prepare a beverage and antipyretic properties for aromatic baths. Its use as either a beverage or as an essential oil is mainly antiseptic, germicidal, disinfectant and helpful for the respiratory system.
= Thymus vulgaris Thyme
The common thymus. The smell often accompany us on our excursion exploring, but few of us know that thyme is a stimulant and general tonic. Used as an antiseptic, disinfectant, sedative in bronchitis and strong cough.