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The effectiveness of Homeopathy: Warts and all

If homeopathy proves one thing, it's that no illness is local. Not even a wart.

Let's begin with a few case histories that illustrate this concept and highlight the effectiveness of homeopathic treatment for warts.

Case #1:

I recall a case from early in my career as a homeopathic physician. A mother brought her young son to me for treatment of his warts. It was immediately apparent that the child was out of sorts. He was quite irritable and the mother acknowledged that this was nothing unusual. It was his typical ornery demeanor.

I remember being unable to get a look at him because he refused to look at me. He averted his gaze and covered his face with his hands each time I tried to make eye contact. I asked the mother if he was sensitive to being touched. She confirmed that he disliked being touched and would often recoil when approached. With this information in hand, I prescribed a homeopathic remedy called Antimonium crudum, which is a sulfide compound made from antimony, an element on the periodic table (Sb: Atomic number 51).

Health

Sodium benzoate may preserve your food but not your life


Sodium benzoate
You've seen the words a hundred times, but your brain may not have registered them, although your wallet did. It's often listed near the middle of the ingredients list on jars, cans and packaged foods, with one of the following phrases: "As a preservative," or "to preserve freshness." It's sodium benzoate, and it has the ability to not only stave off mold, bacteria, fungus and yeast in foods, but also to deprive human cells of oxygen, all while it breaks down the immune system and causes blood cancer. Synthesized in a laboratory using chemicals, the sodium benzoate listed on a food product label is not the same thing as benzoic acid, which is found naturally in low levels in many fruits.

Derived from a reaction of combining benzoic acid with sodium hydroxide, sodium benzoate is actually the sodium salt of benzoic acid, and is a known carcinogenic additive, that gets transported to the liver, where it begins inflicting its damage first. At the cellular level, sodium benzoate deprives mitochondria of oxygen, sometimes completely shutting down the "power station" of your cells. It's programmed cell death, and when cells are deprived of oxygen, they cannot fight off infection, and that includes the infection known as cancer - the mutation and uncontrolled division of cells. Plus, when sodium benzoate is combined with vitamin C or E, benzene is formed, which is also a known carcinogen that causes leukemia.

Beaker

Black swan events: Scientists have no idea how GMO proteins interact

A basic premise of the official biotechnology narrative is that genetically-modified (GM) food crops contain genes that affect only specific proteins in isolation, and that the rest of the organism functions as normal and is substantially equivalent to its natural counterpart. But this is hardly the case, as the genetic blueprints of individual organisms are vastly complex and operate from a basis of interconnectedness rather than specificity, as is claimed by the biotech industry.

An extensive, four-year research effort pioneered by the United States National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) proved this back in 2007, demonstrating that individual genes function much like the individual load-bearing beams in a house or other structure. Each one relies on all the others to hold the building up and keep it from collapsing - or in the case of organisms, to keep them functioning as they should.

Comment: These scientists are treating the world like one gigantic laboratory and the full ramifications of their hellish experiments remain to seen.


Handcuffs

FDA wants to jail Amish man for selling herbal remedies

Sam Girod, an Amish farmer from Kentucky, has been running his small business selling natural salves made from herbs such as chickweed (which seem to help relieve many skin conditions, including allergic rashes, psoriasis, poison oak and even skin cancers) for 15 years. He has no criminal record, is 56 years old and the father to 12 children and yet the FDA wants to put him in jail- for up to 48 years. Yet another story that I couldn't make up...

A simple search on Amazon (I did this myself) will bring up pages of products using chickweed and may of those products contain testimonials from users about its benefits, even how it cured their skin cancer. BUT, the cancer industry is a profit machine and the FDA has been cracking down on people and businesses who use language to suggest cancer can be cured naturally. About 12 years ago, the FDA did just that with Sam- they went after him for stating that his salve for effective for skin cancer, so he removed "skin cancer" from the label and anything else it was on. He renamed his salve, "Chickweed Healing Salve".

Comment: Why Selling Natural Products is Such a Dangerous Business


Life Preserver

Sleep and the circadian rhythm of life

Not being able to fall asleep when you need to can be a frustrating experience. This is a spiralling problem as the more you become frustrated, the more you may become anxious, therefore your condition will be even more detrimental to falling asleep. There are many reasons for this. The human body is the most complex system we know of in the physical universe. As Eastern philosophies meet Western science, we can begin to understand the problems we are encountering and begin to heal them holistically.

To fully understand the body we need to look at the three aspects of the body: the physical body, the energy body and the spiritual body, or consciousness. These three bodies are connected and are all important to well being and being able to sleep properly. The Chinese realised the importance of the energy body when they discovered the meridian lines across the body and the Indians realised this with the Chakra system.

The Circadian rhythm - The rhythm of life

Circadian rhythms are our natural rhythms which are physical, mental and behavioral. These rhythms follow a 24-hour cycle, approximately, responding to light and darkness in the environment. Research now shows that virtually all living organisms go through these cycles. The study of these rhythms is known as chronobiology.

Comment: For more information on the importance of quality sleep and techniques to overcome insomnia, see:


Top Secret

Exposure to Monsanto's RoundUp linked to numerous health problems

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Monsanto invented the herbicide glyphosate and brought it to market under the trade name Roundup in 1974, after DDT was banned. But it wasn't until the late 1990s that the use of Roundup surged, thanks to Monsanto's ingenious marketing strategy. The strategy? Genetically engineer seeds to grow food crops that could tolerate high doses of Roundup. With the introduction of these new GE seeds, farmers could now easily control weeds on their corn, soy, cotton, canola, sugar beets and alfalfa crops—crops that thrived while the weeds around them were wiped out by Roundup.

Eager to sell more of its flagship herbicide, Monsanto also encouraged farmers to use Roundup as a dessicant, to dry out all of their crops so they could harvest them faster. So Roundup is now routinely sprayed directly on a host of non-GMO crops, including wheat, barley, oats, canola, flax, peas, lentils, soybeans, dry beans and sugar cane.

Comment: It is obvious that the active ingredient in RoundUp, Glyphosate, is inflicting human misery on a slow yet steady scale. While industry and government agencies studiously ignore that Monsanto's glyphosate is carcinogenic. Monsanto continues to deny, obscure and belittle the carcinogenicity of their evil product! Additional health problems attributed to the exposure of Roundup is not included in the list above, but should be noted because this evil product also messes with DNA:


Attention

Behemoth polluters: Tyson Foods accused of dumping more poison into waterways than Exxon, Dow & Koch

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The environmental advocacy group Environment America has released an analysis that concludes meat manufacturer Tyson Foods is a bigger polluter of American waterways than Exxon, Dow, Koch and pretty much anyone else - with the sole exception of AK Steel Holding Corp (and AK Steel only wins by a hair).

The animal-slaughter mega-power is the world's biggest processor of chicken, beef and pork, and is said to be the second largest meat producer in the world. While Tyson Foods' website maintains it "[works] with thousands of family farmers every day to provide safe nutritious food for people all over the world," animal rights and environmental groups paint a different picture of the company entirely.

Pills

British Medical Journal study exposes frightening facts about anti-depressant drugs & big pharma companies

The title of this article might give you the impression that my aim is to frighten you. I assure you it is not. The realities of the pharmaceutical industry are admittedly difficult to swallow, but this is important information given the fact that so many people are taking anti-depressant drugs. While these details may be disturbing, especially if you or someone you know takes anti-depressant drugs, it is important to move past the fear of information and really look at what has happened with the modern day medical industry and the pharmaceutical stranglehold that plagues it today.
"The medical profession is being bought by the pharmaceutical industry, not only in terms of the practice of medicine, but also in terms of teaching and research. The academic institutions of this country are allowing themselves to be the paid agents of the pharmaceutical industry. I think it's disgraceful." - (source)(source)Arnold Seymour Relman (1923-2014), Harvard Professor of Medicine and Former Editor-in-Chief of the New England Medical Journal

Comment: Yet another example of Corporate crimes by Big Pharma!


Ambulance

Sociopaths in the medical field

Doug Casey, one of the most enlightened writers in economics and finance I know, recently published an extensive essay about sociopaths. Casey writes:
  1. Sociopaths completely lack a conscience or any capacity for real regret about hurting people. Although they pretend the opposite.
  2. Sociopaths put their own desires and wants on a totally different level from those of other people. Their wants are incommensurate. They truly believe their ends justify their means. Although they pretend the opposite.
  3. Sociopaths consider themselves superior to everyone else, because they aren't burdened by the emotions and ethics others have - they're above all that. They're arrogant. Although they pretend the opposite.
  4. Sociopaths never accept the slightest responsibility for anything that goes wrong, even though they're responsible for almost everything that goes wrong. You'll never hear a sincere apology from them.

Comment: Beware the Sociopaths
This is what we have come to in medicine. It is not just fascism in medicine, and it is not just arrogance. The medical field has attracted the worst elements of society - psychopaths and sociopaths both. Modern medicine kills and maims a lot of people each year because of psychopathic guiding philosophies and practices that direct some specialties.
English doctors who may be ambivalent about vaccines are being weeded out of the profession by the 'revalidation' process, where they have to renew their license to practice. Around 8,500 doctors have already left the profession after failing to meet the requirements of the process, and this includes doctors specializing in environmental medicine and others who may hold any 'alternative' views. The two most obvious specialties that are abominations to Hippocratic principles are pediatrics and oncology.



Bacon n Eggs

Our genes are influenced by the nutrient content of the food we eat

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"The classical view is that genes control how nutrients are broken down into important molecules, but we've shown that the opposite is true, too: how the nutrients break down affects how our genes behave," explains Dr Ralser.
Almost all of our genes may be influenced by the food we eat, suggests new research published today in the journal Nature Microbiology. The study, carried out in yeast -- which can be used to model some of the body's fundamental processes -- shows that while the activity of our genes influences our metabolism, the opposite is also true and the nutrients available to cells influence our genes.

The behaviour of our cells is determined by a combination of the activity of its genes and the chemical reactions needed to maintain the cells, known as metabolism. Metabolism works in two directions: the breakdown of molecules to provide energy for the body and the production of all compounds needed by the cells.

Knowing the genome -- the complete DNA 'blueprint' of an organism -- can provide a substantial amount of information about how a particular organism will look. However, this does not give the complete picture: genes can be regulated by other genes or regions of DNA, or by 'epigenetic' modifiers -- small molecules attached to the DNA that act like switches to turn genes on and off.

Comment:
More important than our collection of genes, it now appears, is how those genes are controlled by both internal and external factors - our thoughts, stress, social connections, what we eat, our level of physical and mental activity, and our exposure to microbes and environmental toxins. These factors are switches that turn genes on and off and determine which proteins are expressed. The expressed proteins, in turn, trigger signals of disease or health.

The most important thing you do to control your genes every day is eat well. Food; and the combination and quality of macronutrients (protein, fat, carbohydrate), micronutrients (vitamins and minerals), fiber, and phytonutrients (plant-based bioactive compounds); all wash over your DNA every day turning on or off, up or down signals from your genes. This field, called nutrigenomics,(iii) offers a powerful way for you to control your destiny.

Why Your Genes Don't Determine Your Health
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