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Lemon balm, also known as Melissa officinalis, is an essential herb for calming the nerves—in particular, those involved with digestion. Nerves play a role in much of the digestive distress we experience in this day and age. If someone’s stomach or intestines are irritated for no identifiable reason, it’s usually due to sensitive nerves.
Lemon balm has soothing properties that make it a gift from God and Mother Nature to deal with our frazzling world. It has bioactive phytochemicals such as undiscovered alkaloids that calm the nerve receptors at the digestive tract so that the nerves become less sensitized and inflammation reduces. This makes lemon balm a valuable herb for stress assistance.
Lemon balm helps countless health problems, with a high contribution factor to almost every part of the body.
Extremely high in trace minerals such as boron, manganese, copper, chromium, molybdenum, selenium, and iron, lemon balm also has large amounts of the macromineral silica.
Lemon balm is a B12-conserving herb—which means that it monitors your stores of this vitamin and keeps your body from using it all up.
Anti-parasitic, antiviral, and antibacterial throughout the body, lemon balm helps fight the Epstein-Barr virus, shingles, and other herpetic bugs such as HHV-6, which are behind countless chronic illnesses, symptoms, and conditions.
Lemon balm is an amazing herb for tonsillitis, which is inflammation caused by strep bacteria.
Lemon balm detoxifies the liver, spleen, and kidneys, and helps reduce bladder inflammation, which makes it a star for helping to alleviate interstitial cystitis and urinary tract infections (UTIs).
How To Use:
Lemon balm is most therapeutic when taken as an alcohol-free tincture or as herbal tea. Check out Cleanse To Heal for specific supplement and dosage recommendations for over 200 symptoms and conditions.
For more information on the healing properties of lemon balm and which symptoms and conditions it can help with, check out the New York Times best-selling book, Life-Changing Foods, and the other books in the Medical Medium series.
This item posted: 18-Feb-2021 - Disclaimer
Either emotional injury or toxic heavy metals such as mercury, aluminum, and copper, or many times, both causes create the symptoms of OCD in combination with each other. In some extreme cases of OCD, electrical impulses that travel down neurons in certain specific areas of the brain where there are mercury and aluminum deposits then collide with those deposits. Each time, this can cause a tiny “explosion” that temporarily sends a signal back the other way.
OCD can show up in many ways. Some common examples include:
• Feeling like you need to repeat yourself because you’re worried the person you’re speaking to didn’t understand you properly
• Repeatedly locking doors
• Repeatedly checking that the stove is turned off
• Tapping surfaces a certain number of times
• Counting cracks in the sidewalk
• Turning light switches on and off repeatedly
Find out how you can heal OCD by addressing the root cause in the New York Times best-selling book, Medical Medium Cleanse to Heal: Healing Plans for Sufferers of Anxiety, Depression, Acne, Eczema, Lyme, Gut Problems, Brain Fog, Weight Issues, Migraines, Bloating, Vertigo, Psoriasis, Cysts, Fatigue, PCOS, Fibroids, UTI, Endometriosis & Autoimmune. You’ll discover how to cleanse your body, remove toxic heavy metals from your brain and body, the foods to eat and the foods to avoid, and even which supplements to take and at what dosage in order to heal from OCD and hundreds of other chronic illnesses, symptoms, and conditions.
This item posted: 16-Feb-2021 - Disclaimer
This group of troublemakers is extremely toxic to the central nervous system. Anybody with neurological sensitivities and symptoms will be especially sensitive to them.
It’s impossible to avoid all of these toxins, but we can understand what we are up against so we can minimize our exposure to these toxins when possible and take the steps to heal and cleanse our bodies of the rest. Knowing what we are up against is a critical step to being empowered to heal and support and bodies with what they need. If we turn a blind eye, we can cheat ourselves of the opportunity to heal and even prevent future sickness.
Let's take a brief look at a few of these troublemakers. Read more about each of them in Liver Rescue.
Exhaust fumes: Exposure comes from walking down the street, grabbing a package at a delivery person’s truck while the truck is still running, getting stuck in traffic on your way to work, passing a lawn that’s being mowed or mowing your own, walking up to a restaurant for lunch just as someone fires up a car a few feet away, and so on. Although carbon monoxide is deadly if someone is poisoned by it when there isn’t enough ventilation for exhaust fumes, it’s not the poison in the liver. The petrochemical particles in the exhaust itself are what end up in the liver.
Dioxins: Imagine a world coated with a dust too fine to see that’s inhaled and eaten by every creature on the planet. That’s our world, and dioxins are the “dust.” These pollutants, a byproduct of over 100 years of chemical factory malfeasance, find their way into air, water, and food. Modern life is generalized dioxin exposure.
Carpet chemicals: These include the chemicals used to treat new carpets during manufacture, the chemicals released from old carpets when they’re cleaned, and the carpet cleaning chemicals themselves. We inhale carpet chemicals and also get them on our skin and clothes when we sit on carpets or walk on them in bare feet.
You can read more about the petrochemical troublemaker group in Liver Rescue, along with critical information on how to cleanse these toxins out of your body and heal from chronic illnesses, symptoms, and conditions in both Liver Rescue and Cleanse to Heal.
This item posted: 08-Feb-2021 - Disclaimer
Medical Medium Raw Garlic Therapy is a very helpful tool to help fight off colds, flus, bacteria, and viruses and is especially effective to use right away at the first signs of getting sick.
Garlic is antiviral, antibacterial, antifungal (including anti-mold), anti-parasitic, and rich in the phytochemical allicin, a sulfur compound that helps prevent disease. It’s a perfect food to help fight colds, flus, throat infections, pneumonia-causing bacteria, and more.
What to do:
At the first signs of a cold, flu, or sore throat:
For more information on the healing benefits of garlic, check out Medical Medium Life-Changing Foods: Save Yourself and the Ones You Love with the Hidden Healing Powers of Fruits & Vegetables
This item posted: 06-Feb-2021 - Disclaimer
These fluid-filled cysts on the ovaries are often caused by one or more of the over 60 varieties of Epstein-Barr virus combined with a variety of toxins and poisons. The EBV frequently creates injuries to cells in the ovaries and sometimes weakens the ovaries overall. Viruses and toxins are in relationship: a virus in the body consumes toxins there, and then releases more destructive chemical compounds that denature and injure healthy cells. As this pattern repeats itself, injured cells form into living scar tissue, with the virus trapped inside.
The cyst formation process is how a healthy body protects itself, making sure this activity happens within the cyst and not outside of it, in other places in the body. While trapped, the virus works to survive. Blood vessels develop out of the cyst in order to draw nutrients and fuel back inside to feed these injured, unhealthy cells and viruses and keep them alive. The fuel that the cyst draws in makes the difference in whether it continues to grow or starts to reduce.
Troublemaker foods such as eggs rapidly worsen the condition, and a high-fat/ high-protein diet, especially one that includes eggs, milk, cheese, and butter, impedes the healing process of PCOS. Eggs are a leading fuel that can make cysts grow larger over time, because eggs feed viruses, which means that more unhealthy cells grow and develop inside the cysts.
Find out how you can heal PCOS by addressing the root cause in the New York Times best-selling book, Medical Medium Cleanse to Heal: Healing Plans for Sufferers of Anxiety, Depression, Acne, Eczema, Lyme, Gut Problems, Brain Fog, Weight Issues, Migraines, Bloating, Vertigo, Psoriasis, Cysts, Fatigue, PCOS, Fibroids, UTI, Endometriosis & Autoimmune. You’ll discover how to cleanse your body, the foods to eat and the foods to avoid, and even which supplements to take and at what dosage in order to heal from PCOS and hundreds of other chronic illnesses, symptoms, and conditions.
This item posted: 24-Jan-2021 - Disclaimer
The chemical neuroantagonists listed below are some of the heinous troublemakers that we come into contact with on an often daily basis in one way or another. You don’t have to be using them in your home to be exposed. They can drift in the air from surrounding homes, parks, and neighborhoods, or be inside or outside your work place or come via other means.
Let's take a brief look at a few of these troublemakers. Read more about each of them in Liver Rescue.
DDT, other pesticides, and herbicides are the major underlying cause of suppressed immune systems—they weaken people’s bodies so that pathogens and contaminants can take advantage. Generation after generation, DDT can make family members susceptible to the same illnesses, so that what’s really a condition that could be healed through detoxification is passed off instead as a genetic problem about which much can’t be done.
While DDT may be in history books now, it is still preying on us—for example, by making our livers hypersensitive (viruses are the other cause of major liver distress), instigating diabetes, enlarging spleens and hearts, causing poor digestion, triggering migraines and chronic depression, creating skin disorders, and disrupting hormones. We are still exposed to DDT because it remains in our environment and gets into our food chain.
Fungicides are being used more and more everywhere, sprayed on new clothing and manufactured goods, from jeans to dresses to underwear to outerwear to socks to shoes to furniture to mattresses to blankets. Originally created for mold remediation in applications such as fungus on crops and in hospitals, since hospitals are a breeding ground for fungus, fungicides now have a broad usage. Fungicides have a perfume-y scent to them that sizzles the nose if you pay attention. Whenever you can wash or wipe down an item after you’ve bought it, do so.
Fluoride is an aluminum byproduct that is highly toxic to the liver, causing liver cell damage.
Chlorine is highly toxic to the liver, it lowers the organ’s immune function.
You can read more about the chemical neuroantagonists troublemaker group in Liver Rescue, along with information on how to cleanse these toxins out of your body and heal from chronic illnesses, symptoms, and conditions in both Liver Rescue and Cleanse to Heal.
This item posted: 19-Jan-2021 - Disclaimer
Today we face a large variety of different bacteria and microbes which are troublemakers for our health. These include:
Different strains of bacteria are the culprit behind many different symptoms and conditions today, including small intestnal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO), acne, yeast infections, UTIs, sinus infections, chronic sinusitis, food poisoning, sties, bladder infections, lung infections, most ear infections, and more.
Mold is a not a cause of illness like bacteria is. But it is a trigger. What this means is that mold exposure can drop your immune system so that any underlying viruses or bacteria that do cause illnesses, symptoms, and conditions can thrive and prosper. When these pathogens proliferate, new symptoms or conditions can develop or existing health problems can worsen.
Parasites are a very real troublemaker, but they’re frequently misdiagnosed and misunderstood. If someone genuinely has contracted a parasite, they will be in a fight for their life situation. A parasite will either win, meaning someone can lose their life, or the person will conquer it. If someone is battling chronic health symptoms and conditions for an extended period of time, it’s likely they are caused by underlying viral and bacterial infections, not parasites.
The way to support your body is to kill off and starve the bacteria, feed your body the right foods and supplements, strengthen your immune system, cleanse and heal your liver, and cleanse out the bacteria and microbes. Liver care is the real key to creating health in the rest of your body, and cleansing is the ultimate liver care.
Find out how to heal your body in the New York Times best-selling book, Medical Medium Cleanse to Heal: Healing Plans for Sufferers of Anxiety, Depression, Acne, Eczema, Lyme, Gut Problems, Brain Fog, Weight Issues, Migraines, Bloating, Vertigo, Psoriasis, Cysts, Fatigue, PCOS, Fibroids, UTI, Endometriosis & Autoimmune.
This item posted: 05-Jan-2021 - Disclaimer
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