Lymphatic Cleansing Tonic

Lymphatic Cleansing Tonic

Cut one organic lemon in quarters, which includes the rind and seeds, put in blender.

Add 1 ½ cup of orange juice or fruit juice or water. (I use 1 fresh squeezed organic orange with added water to make the 1 ½ cup required.

Optional: Add 1 Tbsp of cold pressed Extra Virgin Olive Oil. (I add this to mine)

Blend at high speed for two minutes

Pour juice through a strainer and discard pulp. The remaining juice may be taken in all at once or divided into 2 or 3 portions throughout the day. Make fresh daily and consume all in the same day. Discard what is not used the day it is made.

The whole lemon drink can quickly bring tangible benefits to the user that can improve the quality of their lives.

Prevention ~ First Defense

 

Application of herbs – treatment

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APPLICATION OF HERBS FOR TREATMENT

Respiratory System

Colds and Flu States

Carrot Syrup

2 medium carrots
4 table spoons of brown sugar
Start by peeling the carrots. In a bowl or cup, cut carrots to very thin slices and cover

the bottom of the bowl, then add a spoon of sugar and continue the process alternating carrot slices and sugar until finish the carrots. Wait a few hours until the carrots begin to pour its juice. One to two tablespoons every day is holy remedy for the cough to go.

 Flu

Infusion of Mullein White + Horehound + Herb-bear + Coltsfoot+ Veronica: 1 pinch of each plant to a pint of water. Boil for 2 minutes and leave to infusion for 15 minutes. Take 3 to 4 cups daily.

Headaches

Infusion of Lemon Balm: 20g of leaves for 1 liter of boiling water. Leave to infuse for 15 minutes. Drink 2 cups a day sweetened with honey.

Infusion of a preparation containing 10 g of each plant: Queen of the Meadows (Flowers) + Willow Bark (bark) + official Valerian (root) + Lavender (flowers) + Butter Rose (primula elatior) (flowers): Use 1 or 2 pinches of the above mixture in a cup of water. Boil and let steep 10 minutes. Drink 2 or 3 cups per day

Infusion of Valerian + Butter Rose (primula elatior) + Thymus serpyllum+ Thistle + Verbena: 1 or 2 pinches of each plant in 1 liter of water. Boil for 1 minute and allow to infuse 15 minutes. Drink 2 or 3 cups per day.

Laryngitis

Infusion of Elecampane (inula helenium) + Escabiosa + Agrimonia + Hippophae rhamnoides: 1 pinch of each plant to a pint of water. Boil for 2 minutes and infuse for 15 minutes. Take 2 to 4 cups daily.

Infusion of 15g ginger rhizome in 1 liter of cold water. Leave for 15 minutes to infuse. Drink 2 cups a day.

Gargles of Large Malva infusion (leaves and flowers): 20 g for 1 liter of cold water. Boil for just 1 minute. Leave to infuse for 10 minutes. Gargle 5 times daily.

Gargles of sauge (sheets): 20 g for 1 liter of cold water. Boil for 15 minutes. Leave to infuse for 10 minutes. Gargle 5 times daily.

 Bronchitis

Infusion of Eucalyptus: 10g of dried leaves for 1 liter of water. Leave to infuse for 10 minutes. Take three cups per day.

Coltsfoot Infusion: 10g of leaves or flowers to 1 liter of boiling water. Leave to infuse for 10 minutes. Take three cups per day.

Infusion of Pansies: 10g of roots for 1 liter of cold water. Boil 3 minutes and infuse for 15 minutes. Take 2 hot cups a day.

Infusion of pine shoots: Let to macerate in cold and then boil 3 minutes and allow to cool. Take three cups per day for 8 to 10 days.

Asthma

Infusion of Coltsfoot flower: 10g of flowers for 1 liter of boiling water. Leave for 15 minutes to infuse. Filter and take four cups per day.

Circulatory System

Regulation of blood pressure

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How To Use Plants

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From theory to practice – How To Use Plants

How to use the plants and how to consume or apply them on the body. Many home remedies are better when fresh ingredients are used, although some medications may be stored for some weeks in suitable containers, often in cold weather.

There are different forms of preparation which vary according to the intended purpose and are also conditioned by the characteristics of the products:

Infusion: water is heated to boiling and then poured on top of the plant material in a container that can be a cup, sometimes is left to stand for a few minutes and finally it is drunk.

Decoction: In the process of decoction, the herbs are boiled with water to extract the active ingredients from the plant. Generally, this method is used for tougher parts of the plant such as root, stem and the shell. During preparation, the herb is mixed with water in a container that is brought to the boil. The mixture is boiled for a few minutes, normally less than 5 minutes, but can reach 15 minutes, with the container partially capped. After boiling strain the material and is ready to drink.

Juices: are obtained from fresh plant material squeezing the fruit, leaves or roots, and must be consumed immediately.

Cooking and bathing or washing: it is a prolonged cooking of the plant material (during several minutes, far more prolonged than the rapid boiling of tea) and then with the water wash up the affected area or allow to cool slightly this water then dip the affected area in this lukewarm water.

Gargle: do a prolonged cooking of the plant material (as above), allow to cool a little and then make up the throat gargle with this water.

Application of soaked rags: make a long cooking of the plant material (as above), then soak up cloths / wipes (some people refer linen cloths) in that hot water and apply these cloths on the affected area. Keep soaking the cloth in the hot water when they cool down.

Vapors: do a long cooking of the plant material (as above), then this water is placed in a container (bowl, bucket, bowl), and the person places the affected area over it and receives the vapors released by the hot water.

Poultice or plasters: the plant material is applied directly to the affected area and kept there with a patch, a cloth, handkerchief or a bandage.

Direct application: the vegetable material is applied directly to the affected area, but unlike the above, the application is not too long and not is bind.

Syrup: The plant material is typically boiled for a while with honey or sugar resulting in a thick liquid which is usually taken with a spoon (soup, tea, one or a few tablespoons per day, often before eating). It can be stored in a container to consume until is gone.

Maceration: the plant material is placed in a liquid (water, alcohol, spirits) that is put up to stand for a while; in some cases when using alcohol or spirits the solution can be stored in a container (jar) for many months or even years; often the resulting liquid is used to frictions in which the liquid is placed and rubbed into the affected area.

Smokehouse: the plant material is burned (in the fire or coals), the vapours of the burn are allowed to spread around the house, or the person or its cloths are placed to receive these vapors.

Raw Honey

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RAW HONEY

Honey contains about 200 substances, including amino acids, vitamins, minerals and enzymes, has bactericidal activity against many microorganisms, accelerates wound healing, has anti-inflammatory and protective effect on gastrointestinal infections caused by bacteria and rotavirus. Honey has been commonly used for treating wounds before the advent of antibiotics but even today, despite the variety of existing antibiotic creams, in some cases, honey may be more effective in treating poorly healing wounds that resist to conventional treatments. By removing moisture from the wound through its high sugar content, honey inhibits bacterial growth and proliferation and blocks the passage of harmful external contaminants. And, as is inexpensive, can be the ideal choice in countries without access to modern medicines for the treatment of wounds. Studies have shown that burns covered with honey heal faster and with less pain and scarring than the burns treated with conventional medicines. There are already on the market curative solutions honey-based for wound care.

Healing Herbs

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CORIANDER (Coriandrum sativum)
Stimulates appetite and combats indigestion, have anxiolytic activity, has anti nociceptive effect, improves memory, and also reduces cholesterol.

DAIRY THISTLE (Silybum marianum)
Liver protector helps the liver cells to regenerate more rapidly, has essential oils and in poultices reduces pain associated with varicose veins and facilitates healing of leg ulcers.

 

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PEPPERMINT (Menta x piperita officinalis)
Peppermint contains Vitamin A and Vitamin C, is used as a topical analgesic, has anti- inflammatory and soothing properties, helps relieve stomach and normalize gastrointestinal activity, increases the bile levels and their solubility, inhibits the growth of micro-organisms (Candida albicans, Herpes simplex, Staphylococcus aureus, Pseudomonas aeruginosa and influenza A and other viruses, etc.), prevents congestion of blood in the brain and stimulates circulation.

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OREGANO (Origanum vulgare)
Relieves diarrhoea and flatulence, its essential oils fight stomatitis and pharyngitis, reduce cough, relieve sore throats and reduce toothache.

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PARSLEY (Petroselinum crispum)
Prevents kidney stones, has diuretics and anticonvulsants effects, stimulates appetite and the production of saliva and gastric juices. In poultice relieves pain and swelling associated with sprains. 15g a day ensure the needs of important vitamins. In high doses can be toxic.

 

 

Olive Oil

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OLIVE OIL

  1. Olive oil is a widely used product in the culinary of various countries, is extracted from the olives, grown mainly in the Mediterranean region. Since thousands of years ago that the oil is present in food and is also from antiquity that the medicinal properties of this miraculous oil are recognized. Egyptian women realized that olive oil was an excellent emollient for skin. In turn, the Greeks used the oil extracted from the olives to massage, believing that it had effects on the health of the body and the mind.Today we know that our ancestors were right. In addition to serving as a spice, leaving other foodstuffs tastier, olive oil has many medicinal properties derived from its composition because it has vitamins A, D, K and E, and antioxidants, which slow the aging of cells. The most striking is that even though is a food rich in fat and calories, the oil contributes to the reduction of blood cholesterol levels and also for the reduction of fat accumulation in the abdomen area.
    These benefits occur for its richness in monounsaturated fats, helping to reduce bad cholesterol. Studies published by the American Diabetes Association showed how the regular consumption of olive oil helps prevent fats that accumulate in the belly. It’s not just an aesthetic issue, but also a health issue because fat cells that stick to belly hinder the productio5n of insulin by the pancreas, causing diabetes. Other diseases are also related to the accumulation of fats, such as high blood pressure and cardiovascular problems. Therefore, olive oil intake is highly recommended by medical doctors and nutritionists.

To take advantage of these properties, experts recommend consuming 2 tablespoons of olive oil daily. It is important to remember that olive oil cannot be subjected to high temperatures, as with heating it loses its main properties unless turmeric is added to keep it stable.

 

Lemon – Citrus limon

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LEMON (Citrus limon)
Lemon has a high level of Vitamin C (which increases the immunological activity), stimulates appetite and has a slight antibacterial and antiviral effect and is particularly important during colds and flu because its mucolytic qualities allow anti-inflammatory effect. It helps to increase the resistance of the veins and arteries and regulate blood pressure, and it is also effective in reducing calcium deposits (kidney stones or bladder).

According to Dr. Reams a 9:1 ratio for lemon water medicinally shoud be taken daily.

Note: 9 parts pure filtered water to 1 part organic lemon

Garlic – Allium sativum

GARLIC (Allium sativum)

Clinical evidence of the value of garlic, both on the prevention and the treatment of many diseases, is justified both by its content of minerals and vitamins and for its therapeutic effects as well as by the presence of some substances capable of reducing the levels of lipids and blood cholesterol. Garlic also functions as a hypotensive agent that helps control blood pressure without causing side effects. It has Selenium – a mineral that protects the heart, preventing the formation of atheroma, which leads to clots, and normalizing blood pressure.

The garlic also has allicin, alina, both with antibacterial and anti-inflammatory effects.

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Athletes Foot – Natural Remedy

MANAGE HEALTH NATURALLYATHLETES FOOT – NATURAL ALTERNATIVE

Have you or someone you know suffered from athletes foot? There is a natural remedy that works wonderfully, and it’s called, “MesoSilver Topical Cream.” I know first hand this can clear up athletes foot and if it is coupled with spraying of your footwear with a MesoSilver spray there is double protection to stop the fungus in its tracks. Of course, if you have a problem with athletes foot then you have an over-growth of fungus of candida and probably should consider taking steps to cleanse your internal terrain. This cream is topical only and not for internal use. I do not profit from this product it is just one that I use for many skin condition and have given to family and clients to use as well because it works. I purchase mine from Purest Colloidals.

MesoSilver Topical Cream

Ginger Tonic Smoothie

Ginger Tonic Smoothie

½ C full fat coconut milk
½ C almond milk
2 tsp. fresh grated ginger
2tsp. tumeric powder
2 tsp sweetener of choice: coconut sugar, honey, etc.
½ C ice
Blend well and enjoy!

Recipe by Tonya Judd

PREVENTION ~ FIRST DEFENSE