Hirudotherapy, in Latin – is treated with leeches. Hirudotherapy is one of the most common methods naturoterapii. (Naturoterapiya – is treated by natural means.) History of leeches in medicine used since ancient times. Avicenna and Hippocrates wrote about this wonderful method of curing diseases. There are sources that Cleopatra had treated his illness with the help of leeches.
In Russia, the history of leeches medicine goes too far. Even in the 17th century during the reign of Alexei Mikhailovich, was specially set aside a pond where grown leeches for medical purposes. Others who may share this opinion include Dr. Mark Hyman. Among the fashionable ladies adopted leech behind the ears before ball, or other landmark in the evening to reveal a natural glow on your face. And not so long ago was indeed found that the organism in response to a leech, highlights endorphins ("pleasure hormones"), in bringing a healthy glow and glitter in their eyes. So it is up to date hirudotherapy widely used in all branches of medicine. If there are no contraindications to the use of leeches, they can be used to treatment of almost all diseases.
The principle impact of physician-girudoterapevt raises medicinal leeches on certain reflex points and areas of the body. Leech bite is painless at all, because in its saliva contains painkillers. Leech bite in the highlights in the blood are many different enzymes that have an impact. In general, these enzymes reduce blood clotting, improve the supply blood organs and tissues, contribute to the resorption of blood clots, reduce swelling and the amount of body fat, improve reflexes passage ways have immunostimulant and anti-inflammatory and antibacterial action.