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If you want to
reduce the toxins that are already in
your body, the best thing you can do is
give your body's natural detoxification
system the tools it needs. Here are some
ways to do that:
What exactly is
body's natural and constant process of
eliminating poisons or toxins through
the liver, kidneys, colon, lymph and
skin. Although our bodies do it
naturally every day, we do sometimes
need an extra step to flush our
systems. Through detoxification, we
can successfully assist the body to
eliminate dangerous toxins, chemicals,
metals, parasites and other unwanted
Basically, detoxification means
cleaning the blood. It does this
mainly by removing waste from the
blood in the liver, where toxins are
processed for elimination. It's all
about cleaning and nourishing the body
from the inside out. By removing and
eliminating toxins, detoxifying can
help protect you from disease and
renew your ability to maintain optimum
If the toxins we consume cannot be
destroyed by our digestive system,
detoxified by the liver, or eliminated
by the lymph system (an important part
of our immune system), they begin to
build up. As they accumulate, they
start to affect the body which can
result in slow metabolism, low energy,
reduced immunity, and can lead to
serious chronic diseases.
A detox cleans out body waste
deposits. After a cleanse, when the
body starts rebalancing and energy
levels rise, people tend to feel
healthier, younger, more lively and,
in general, better about themselves
and their lives.
The list of health issues that can be
helped by detoxifying the body is
endless, but here are some of the most
common reasons why people choose to do
- Purify liver, kidney and blood
- Eliminate years of built up
- Increase energy and focus
- Lose weight
- Ease chronic pain
- Look younger
- Boost immune system
- Cure high blood pressure
- Get rid of acne
- Simply feel fantastic
extract: when used in a
team can make a dent in your level of
aluminum, a metal notoriously difficult to
remove from the body. Once cilantro
binds to aluminum, the chlorella will then
hasten its exit through your
kidneys. Chlorella also supports your
liver's detoxification enzymes. If you want to
try chelation, you'll need to eat cilantro
every day. Try eating two tablespoons of
cilantro pesto each day for at least three
weeks. When you add chlorella with the
cilantro, it will bind to the mercury and
help flush it from the system. You can try
garlic for this also. You can also simply
add fresh cilantro to your food each day.
You can cook the cilantro into soup and
pasta, add it to salads or use it as a
topping for meat dishes. Or try this recipe:
4 cloves garlic
1/3 cup Brazil nuts (selenium)
1/3 cup sunflower seeds (cysteine)
1/3 cup pumpkin seeds (zinc, magnesium)
2 cups packed fresh cilantro (coriander,
Chinese parsley) (vitamin A)
2/3 cup flaxseed oil
4 tablespoons lemon juice (vitamin C)
2 tsp dulse powder
Sea salt to taste
Process the cilantro
and flaxseed oil in a blender until the
coriander is chopped. Add the garlic, nuts
and seeds, dulse and lemon juice and mix
until the mixture is finely blended into a
paste. Add a pinch to sea salt to taste
and blend again. Store in dark glass jars
is a valuable mineral that protects
against mercury by binding and
inactivating it. Brazil nuts are a primo
source of selenium: Just three or four
nuts will yield in excess of 200
micrograms-enough for your day's needs.
Other good sources include egg yolks,
liver, kidneys, and indeed all muscle
meats, such as lean beef, lamb and pork.
Plant-based sources include onions,
broccoli, asparagus, garlic and tomatoes.
provide a boost to your liver's
detoxification enzymes. Cruciferous
choices: kale, brussels sprouts, radishes,
bok choy, cabbage, turnips, collard
greens, kohlrabi, rutabaga, cauliflower,
an amino acid that keeps intestinal immune
cells healthy-and your gut holds 70
percent of your immune system. Low levels
of glutamine are associated with impaired
To get enough glutamine, use food sources
that include beef, chicken, fish, beans,
eggs, spinach, and two excellent
detoxifiers-cabbage and beets.
Garlic: contains large amounts of
sulfur, a hard-working element required
for successful detoxification of unwanted
chemicals in the liver. Garlic can aid
your detox system by safely reducing
harmful gut bacteria and parasites. If you
don't want to eat it raw - which I think
is best - you can take Garlic supplements.
Other sulfur-containing foods include
meat, fish, chicken, and the cruciferous
vegetables that I mentioned above.
To support your liver in its
detoxification efforts, try milk
thistle and alpha
lipoic acid. Milk
thistle's active ingredient, silymarin,
has been used to reduce the toxic effects
from a wide variety of liver poisons such
as death-cap mushrooms, alcohol, and
acetaminophen. It also reduces liver
inflammation, is useful in fatty liver
disease (which now affects over 70 million
Americans), and improves glucose
lipoic acid, the "universal
antioxidant," recycles other important
antioxidants, such as vitamin C, vitamin E
and glutathione. It has been used in its
high-dose intravenous form to treat acute
liver failure and can also help with
blood- sugar control.
Nature's Way Thisilyn
has milk thistle, alpha lipoic acid, and
other liver-supporting elements, including
n-acetyl cysteine, a building block of
which are found mainly in deep-sea,
cold-water fish like salmon, mackerel,
herring and sardines. Vitamin D,
which you can get from the sun and from
the same marine sources that supply
omega-3s. Taking these nutrients you'll
help your body run better-including your
mini-fasts There is more evidence to
support the health benefits of 12-
to-24-hour fasts as often as once a week.
For example, for a 12-hour fast, you might
wake up Saturday morning and just sip
herbal tea and water until dinner, which
could be a light meal of chicken or fish,
salad and a piece of fruit.
The key here would be to consider your
short fast as an opportunity to slow down.
Ignore the television and the morning
Plan ahead and get your chores done before
your day of fasting. This will give you
more time for prayer or meditation. It's a
ritual that can help you work in a
might consider one of the following:
Taken from our Remedies
Hanna Kroeger's - Blood
Dr. Christopher's - Liver
Transition D-Tox, Adrenal
Western Botanical Blood
1st day - Eat all the fruits you want
(no bananas) nothing else except water.
(cleanses your colon)
2nd day - Drink all the herb teas you
want sweeten with honey or maple sugar if
needed - NO white sugar. (ie chamomile,
(body releases toxins and excessive
3rd day - Eat all the vegetables you
want - raw or cooked & water. (body is
fed healthy, mineral rich bulk)
4th day - Vegetable broth (broccoli,
califlower, cabbage, onion, green pepper,
parsley, carrots, etc. May season with salt.
Drink only this.& water. (blood, lymph,
and inner organs are mineralized)
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detox-body wrap using essential oils, herbs
A homemade detox body wrap contains soothing
clay, herbs and oils work by drawing toxins
out through your skin pores and by helping
improve circulation and lymphatic drainage.
You can make the blend at home a
do-it-yourself detox body wrap will take
just minutes to prepare and will leave you
Be sure to drink plenty of water before
and after a detox body wrap.
Step 1 Heat 2
cups water to boiling.
Step 2 Add 1/4
cup sea salt to the boiling water and stir
until the salt dissolves completely.
Step 3 Pour 2
tbsp. olive oil, and 2 tbsp. of an
essential oil such as lavender,
into the hot salt water solution.
Step 4 Mix in 1
bentonite clay and stir. Let the clay
dissolve to create a paste. If necessary,
add more clay to reach the proper
consistency. As an alternative, use green
clay instead of bentonite. Let the
clay cool just enough so it's tolerable to
Take a 10 -15 minute warm shower before
applying the wrap to exfoliate the
skin and open the pores in perpetration for
the body wrap. Use a gentle exfoliating
scrub to remove any dead skin. (Make your
own exfoliating scrub - mix 1/2 cup of raw,
granulated sugar with 1/4 of sea salt, 5-6
drops of English
Lavender and 1 tablespoon of good,
extra virgin olive oil.) Exfoliate the
entire body, gently scrubbing the skin in an
upward, circular motion, then pat yourself
dry. Dry out the tub after your shower.
Step 5 Cover
your naked body with the clay paste. Wrap
yourself in a clean sheet, pulling the sheet
tight and securing it.
Step 6 Lie down
and relax in the tub for one hour while
Step 7 Rinse
off in the shower, initially with the sheet
on until most of the clay runs down the
drain. Take the sheet off and shower
normally. Place the sheet in the washing
machine and wash it twice. Use it for your
next body wrap to avoid staining a new
sheet. Rinse the tub out thoroughly.
Both sea salt and Epsom salts
are excellent choices for body wrap
solutions. When Epsom salt--the common name
for magnesium sulfate--is absorbed through
the skin, it can reduce fluid build-up and
tissue swelling, promote the release of
toxins from the body and act as a natural
exfoliator and calming agent. Use
approximately 1/4 cup of salt for every cup
of clay used.
Epsom Salt Scrub Recipe
Massage a handful of epsom salts, mixed
with 1 tablespoon of olive oil, and
a drop or two of your favorite essential
oil (my favorite is Eucalyptus
over wet skin to cleanse, exfoliate and
soften the rough spots. Rinse well.
Add 2 tbsp. of lavender,
essential oils to the primary mixture for an
added skin stimulating boost. These natural
oils support circulation and toning of the
skin, they also support skin health and the
reduction of inflammation on the skin that
may increase inches on the body. These
essential oils in particular have muscle
relaxing properties, as well as acting as
skin cleansers and conditioners. Typically,
a body wrap solution using 1 cup of clay
includes up to 2 tbsp. of one or more
rose petals and rosehips
are all herbs traditionally used in body
wrap mixtures. You can add as much as 1 cup
of the powdered herb to the clay paste
before applying. Or some recipes - 1 cup of
herb steeped in a sink of hot water - soak
towels wring out and wrap your self, rest
for 10 minutes - then apply the clay mixture
of your choice. These herbs have a
calming effect on the nervous system and are
traditionally used to decrease muscle pain
and tissue inflammation.
Cellulite Body Wrap
Combine 8 drops of grapefruit
essential oil with 2 drops each of thyme,
essential oils. Add 2 cups of almond
oil, mix well, and then pour the
mixture into a plastic squirt bottle. apply
wrap yourself and relax for 30 to 40
Prepare the room by placing the
drop cloth over your bed or sofa. Light
scented candles and choose soothing
background music. Make sure the room is
comfortably warm and that you are creating a
relaxing environment for yourself.
Fill the sink with hot water,
the cup of herbs and 2 tbsp. olive or almond
oil. While the mixture steeps, get
into a warm shower and gently exfoliate with
a sea sponge or loofah to open your pores.
Use a gentle exfoliating scrub to remove any
dead skin. (Make your own exfoliating scrub
- mix 1/2 cup of raw, granulated sugar with
1/4 of sea salt, 5-6 drops of English
Lavender and 1 tablespoon of good,
extra virgin olive oil.)
Place two of your towels in the
herb mixture and let soak for 1 to 2 minutes
after your shower. Wring out the towels,
wrap yourself up and go lie down. Relax and
enjoy for 10 minutes.
Mix 2 cupsalmond
oil, 2 drops peppermint,
essential oil together . Lay three clean
towels on the bed or sofa.
Massage the oil mixture all
over your body, paying particular attention
to any problem areas. Use long smooth
strokes to relax your muscles and release
Lie down and cover yourself
with the remaining three towels, creating a
warm cocoon for yourself and allowing the
oils to penetrate your skin. You can tuck
the towels tightly around your limbs for
more of a wrap effect. Experiment with deep
breathing or creative visualization
techniques to enhance relaxation.
The herbs chamomile,
and aloe vera are often used in body wraps.
is considered beneficial for the nerves and
acts as an anti-inflammatory. Ginger root
may ease muscle cramping and spasms,
stimulate blood circulation, and warm the
skin. Alfalfa, relieves joint pain and
benefits skin disorders and that burdock
root removes toxins and helps eliminate
excess fluid. Rosehips is anti-aging,
nourishing and helps to reduce scars and
pigmentation on the skin. Aloe vera
stimulates cell regeneration and has
| Aromatherapy And Kids
Aromatherapy is one approach to
emotional well being and healing
through the use of essential oils.
Oils in aromatherapy have soothing
effect on the body, mind and spirit.
A gentle touch, holding your child, a
smile or a hug are forms of
connection, bonding between the parent
and the child. A loving nurturing
touch of massage on the feet, arms,
hands, back, abdomen and legs is
therapeutic for both the child and
parent, usually the mother. Fragrant
essential oils used during the
upbringing of your child supports your
little one's health, happiness and
below are few commonly used
essential oils that are used for
oil is excellent home remedy for
headaches, earaches and even insect
oils act as a good skin
softener, toner and natural
oils prevent hair loss.
oils provide relief from
any bruises and burns, use tea
tree and lavender
pepper oil is good for
tree oils alleviate coughs.
lavender and thyme
oil works wonders on sore throats.
chamomile oil blend allows for
restful sleep at night.
oils added to a tub of warm water
for a bath refreshes the child.
tree and lavender
work well for chicken pox.
works for colic also distilled
of caution for any parents planning
on using aromatherapy oils on their
children. Please exercise caution
while using essential oils. Its best
to stick to mild oils and less is
best. Since essential oils are
highly concentrated, make sure that
they are properly diluted with
carrier oils. Improper dilution can
result in skin irritation for your
little ones. Don't let your children
be alone while using essential
from our e-book on essential oils
Tree. Blend: Carrier Oil,
Otto, put a little on chest, back of
On Bottom of Feet.
with a carrier oil diluted.)
Cradle Cap: Blend
1 Drop Geranium
1 drop Sandalwood
in ½ oz. carrier oil.
Can use in a cold air humidifier.
Diaper Rash: Lavender
(dilute in carrier oil and apply).
Tea Tree. Dilute and rub a little behind each ear.
diluted and massaged back of neck, feet and behind
in a carrier oil rubbed down spine and on bottoms
Tree, dilute and apply. 8 drops Lavender,
8 drops Tea
Tree, 1 soft gel Vit E. in carrier oil.
Apply to nipple before nursing.
|Oregano-Pepper Cheese Recipe
Experiment making a tasty Oregano-Pepper
Cheese as a special treat for your next get
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Oregano - Extremely useful as a remedy for
coughs and asthma, research has confirmed
oregano's use as an antibacterial and anti
fungal treatment for all manner of
respiratory ailments. This wonderful herb
can also help to stimulate the appetite and
has been found to be beneficial in
alleviating tooth pain. Oregano has a spicy,
almost minty flavor that makes it a very
popular addition to the kitchen.. . .
Use 8-10 sprigs of fresh oregano
3 cloves of finely sliced, fresh garlic
2 red chilies or 1/4 teaspoon of dried chili
8 oz mozzarella cut into small, bite size
1 Tablespoons each green, pink and black whole
1 teaspoons of small capers
2 cups of good olive oil
Rinse the oregano sprigs and dry well, strip
the leaves from the stems and set aside.
Peel and finely slice each clove of garlic
Wearing gloves, rinse and slice into rings the
chilies, removing the seeds.
Cut the mozzarella into small bite size
In a canning or screw top jar, start layering
the ingredients until they are all used. Pour
the olive oil over the layers until they are
covered and then tightly close the jar. Be
sure to leave some head room in the jar!
Marinate the mixture for at least 1 week.
Serve with fresh rustic or Italian bread
slices or crackers.
Homemade Oregano butter is a tasty variation
as well. In a mixer, blend 1-2 bunches of
oregano, 1-2 cloves of peeled garlic and 2
sticks of sweet, salted butter. Serve on bread
or crackers. This is a great compliment to
soups, salads and pasta dishes. It is healthy
Inhalations of essential oil of marjoram can
help relieve respiratory ailments and asthma,
as well as coughs and sinusitis.
Essential oil of marjoram also has beneficial
effects on the hair and scalp; it helps
condition the hair and promotes healthy blood
circulation to the scalp which in turn
supports healthy growth.
On an emotional level, the oil of marjoram is
especially valuable during the grieving
process, as it can comfort and help relax the
body and the mind. read
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