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Health in the New Age

‘Prevention’

BUILDING THE BODY’S IMMUNE SYSTEM

PREVENT VIRUSES FROM TAKING OVER YOUR BODY compiled by Dee Finney Legal Disclaimer: This content is not intended to replace conventional medical treatment. Any suggestions made and all herbs listed are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease, condition or symptom. Personal directions and use should be provided by a clinical herbalist or other qualified healthcare practitioner with a specific formula for you. All material contained herein is provided for general information purposes only and should not be considered medical advice or consultation. Contact a reputable healthcare practitioner if you are in need of medical care. Exercise self-empowerment by seeking a second opinion. Example of immunodeficiency (underactive) include a group of diverse conditions caused by one or more immune system defects and characterized clinically by increased susceptibility to infections… Read More

1999: The (Antibacterial) Vinegar of the Four Thieves More Nontoxic Cleaning Solutions

Inspired by Better Basics for the Home, by Annie B. Bond (Three Rivers Press, 1999). During the time of the Black Plague a family of perfumers robbed the dead. As perfumers they knew well the antiseptic essential oils, and they infused them in vinegar and rubbed them on their bodies; by doing so they protected themselves from certain death. The doctors of the time used the same herbs and essential oils to to protect themselves while tending so many who were contagious. They wore big cloaks over their heads that reached down well below their shoulders. Attached to the cloak over the nose and mouth was a 10” long canoe-like shaped beak full of antiseptic herbs and essential oils. You can make natural antibacterial products like those that they used at home… Read More

Thieves Oil

equal amounts of eucalyptus, rosemary, cinnamon, clove and lemon. Mix with base of olive oil. I usually put a tablespoon of each in a 2 oz. bottle and then fill the rest with olive oil. you can make a larger batch in a quart jar following the same proportion method. Same ingredients, but measured out in different strength’s. Clove Bud Oil 200 drops, Lemon Oil 175 drops, Cinnamon Oil 100 drops, Eucalyptus Oil 75 drops, Rosemary 50 drops. Theives Oil Courtesy of Caroline Rogers founder of Nutrition Naturally and co-owner of The Tidewater Companion- A Holistic Health Directory and Resource Guide! SUGGESTIONS FOR COLDS According to the People’s Desk Reference For Essential Oils, (The PDR) the following single oils are suggested: lavender, lemon, marjoram, frankincense, eucalyptus, melaleuca and rosemary. Young Living produces quality blends; recommended… Read More

What to Do About SARS and Rampant Infections

My friends in Asia asked me what they can do about SARS, and here’s the advice I gave them. The only reason I’m qualified to write about this is because I have a degree in nutrition, know Chinese medicine and western herbs, and because I have been researching and writing a book called Antibiotic (and Antiviral) Alternatives for Doctors and Their Patients. When I was in nutrition school several years ago and told my classmates I wanted to write this book as a national public service even though I didn’t expect it to make money. I wanted to do it anyway because I said that antibiotics would soon lose most of their effectiveness and therefore to have this book was a national security issue. Naturally they thought I was crazy, but if… Read More

6 Natural Ingredients for Cleaning Your House Without Making It Toxic

Non-toxic, inexpensive and eco-friendly: This is the sensible, healthy and easy way to clean your home. Most store-bought cleaners contain chemicals that can cause not just eye and skin irritations but even cancer, asthma and birth defects. They can be accidentally ingested by children and pets. According to the EPA, household cleaners can contain an array of hazardous chemicals, “including carcinogens, persistent bioaccumulative and toxic (PBT) chemicals, endocrine (hormone) disrupting chemicals, and volatile organic compounds (VOCs) that may pose risks to human health and the environment.” But these products aren’t just dangerous inside the home. “Cleaning products are released to the environment during normal use through evaporation of volatile components and rinsing down the drain of residual product from cleaned surfaces,” the agency says. The nitrogen in window cleaner, for example, forms dangerous… Read More

Things You Can Do To Support Thyroid Health

The thyroid is responsible for secreting hormones and keeping your energy levels right where they should be; basically, it acts as the “leader” of the endocrine system. So, it goes without saying, if you keep your thyroid healthy, your body will thank you. But, remember the thyroid is vulnerable to environmental toxins like BPA and pesticides, among other nasties. 4 Tips for Supporting Your Thyroid While there are some endocrine disruptors in our environment that you absolutely can’t avoid 100% of the time, there are a few measures that you can take to stack the deck in your favor. Here are just a few of the simple steps you can take to protect your thyroid health. 1. Drink Fluoride-Free Water Fluoride was once prescribed as a remedy for an overactive thyroid. [1]… Read More