For three millennia (from the end of the 4th Millennium BC) in the valleys of the Tigris and Euphrates (Mesopotamia), as well as in the coastal areas of the Mediterranean sea and the mountainous areas of the Central part of Asia Minor arose the centers of ancient culture – the early slaveholding States: Sumer, Akkad, Babylon, Syro-Phoenicia, Assyria, the Hittite States, Urartu, and others.
West Asia can be called a kind of cradle of world civilization. Diverse peoples living in these States, as in contact with the Asian mainland and South East Asia, and Cretan-Mycenaean world.
In the art of southwest Asia have developed the same kinds of art, and in Egypt: monumental architecture, round sculpture, relief, small plastic, jewelry art. But the unique environmental conditions determine whether features of the architecture of Mesopotamia: the erection of buildings on elevated locations, use of less durable material – mud brick, simple cubic volumes, etc., the Underdevelopment of the mortuary cult in Mesopotamia led to the lack of monumental sculpture. However, statues of deities and rulers significant. In the reliefs of Mesopotamia born topics related to victorious wars, acts of rulers. Continue reading
HERBAL MEDICINES USED IN EASTERN MEDICINE
The great popularity of Eastern medicine among medical workers and population and the successful application of its best advances in modern healthcare have resulted in the need for its further study and possible use in medical science and practice.
Many generations of the Korean people for thousands of years been used to treat illnesses and to maintain health methods of Eastern medicine, due to ancient traditions and the rich variety of medicinal plants with diverse medicinal properties.
Medicinal plants used in Eastern medicine, contain large quantities of diverse substances with a wide spectrum of biological activity, providing a restorative and tonic effect and contributes to maintaining a physiological balance the body and improve metabolism.
It should be noted that medicinal plants used in Eastern medicine, very rarely have unwanted side effects.
In this regard, currently the world is experiencing a constantly growing interest in Oriental medicine techniques and notes the extension of experimental research in this area.
With the broad use of highly efficient and previously well-established drugs from the Arsenal of Eastern medicine is not always achieved Continue reading