Ancient Russia had developed a healing tradition, which was based on conspiracy and herbal medicine. Currently preserved ancient medical reference, and herbalists tselebniki containing knowledge of the pagan period of Russian history. Ancient traditional medicine represents a sorcery and witchcraft, which owned the magicians, nymphs, and healers. Nymphs, use spells, charms, talk. They were based on the belief in the mysterious forces of nature, personified in the Slavic deities, such as Perun, Hors, Yarila and others.
Slavic ancestors practiced animistic ("anima" — soul) view of human life, that is, the idea of reincarnation.
After death, the soul left the body and went up to heaven, or mytarstvovala in near space. Great importance was given to the power race. Magicians and wise men — people with secret knowledge and wisdom, was the link between humans, gods and spirits of nature. Their plots, sounded like poetry, worked through their unique vibrations that drive out the disease and ailments. In addition to the conspiracy, healers have used in their medical practice and methods of direct impact on the physical body of the patient. They are saved from sprains, strains and injuries.
Popular method of treatment were baths and water treatments, in which a kind of sound therapy, like singing bowls. The disease is banished, "sweeping" broom of twigs of certain plants. Blessed also used water. Another method of treatment has been cut hair and nails, as they were carriers of the disease. They were destroyed, burned or fed to animals and birds. Thus, the disease left the man and went over to the animal.
In the culture of the ancient Slavs special place was given to a woman. Granted with the mystical healing powers. It is not surprising that even the disease were female names: cholera, smallpox, fever, colds, etc. tryasuha
Ancient Slavs viewed the world as a totality and interaction of three levels: the right, Reveal and Navi. In man, they showed how the spirit, soul and body. Healing involves work on all three planes. Thus, the rule method to solve problems with disease on the level of consciousness. By denying the laws of Svarog, strong emotional involvement in the passion of life, defiance spiritual orientation, a person loses the main thing — the harmony with its divine. As a result, it affects the integrity of coordinated work of all three principles, weakening Reality and Nav, and causing disease. Slavic system of knowledge about health says that factors that lead to disease, are seven Navey that can not be tolerated. These include: pain, lack of food and water, lack of sleep, cold, negative emotions (especially offense) and natural needs. In addition, there are seven opposing Navey — Yavey who can not indulge. This is pleasure, excess heat, excess sleep, excessive drinking and eating, flattery and uncontrolled follow their natural inclinations. Thus, methods of Navi called Slavs deliberately limit their desires and soul. They practiced for a number of techniques to restore the energy balance in the body through a healthy diet, regular exercise and a bath. Reveal methods aimed at the development of the body and increase its energy potential.
The ancient Slavs had a coherent system of knowledge about the structure of human body energy. The man had three kingdoms of consciousness. Lower realm called Silver, its center or "table" was his stomach, there was accumulated all the life force. Average or Copper localize in the heart of the kingdom, home to the strength of our heart and soul. In ancient times it was called Snaga. Superior, or the Golden Kingdom, located in the forehead or benevolent. It was the abode of strength of mind.
The traditions of the ancient Slavs for many years have been lost and forgotten, but has now started their revival. Some appeared cents Slavic gymnastics specialists in Slavic medicine that help us to remember and learn the culture of our ancestors.
Author holistic physician IM Tyutyunik on the book B. Meshalkin E. Barantsevich "Slavic gymnastics"