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ASSORTED HERBAL RECIPES & RECOMMENDATIONS
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For more detailed information contact your health care provider
about options that may be available for your specific situation.
HOME REMEDIES - A FEW DIETARY SUGGESTIONS
ALMONDS: Eat a handful of Almonds for your daily dose of Vitamin E. An immune-strengthening antioxidant, studies have found that Vitamin Edeficiency causes major problems in the integrity of the immune system.
CRAB: A Zinc deficiency can zap your immune system. Zinc acts as a catalyst in the immune system's killer response to foreigh bodies, and it protects the body from damage from invading cells. It also is a necessary ingredient for white blood cell function. Eat 3-ounces fresh or canned crab and you have got 1/3 of recommended daily allowance (RDA) of this enhancing nutrient.
NAVY BEANS: Everyone needs a little Folic Acid (it is the most common nutrient deficiency in the U.S.). A deficiency can shrink vital immune system fighters like your thymus and lymph nodes. It is especially important for women of childbearing age since a deficiency of this vitamin in the mother's diet can be linked to neural tube defects in babies. To make sure you are getting your fill of Folic Acid, try a can of Navy Beans with dinner. One cup gets you half of your recommended daily allowance.
GUAVA: Get more than twice your daily Vitamin C needs with a little tropical tasty fruit. Vitamin C acts as an immune enhancer by helping white blood cells perform at their peak and quickening the response time of the immune system.
CHICKEN: Selenium is a trace mineral that is vital to the development and movement of white blood cells in the body. A 3-ounce piece of chicken will give you almost half of your daily needs.
PORK: Not getting enough Vitamin B-6 can keep your immune system from functioning at its best. Eating 3-ounces of lean roast pork will provide you with 1/3 of most adults daily requirements for this immune helping vitamin.
WINE: Have a glass of red wine and you may help your body take out a few potentially harmful foreign bodies. Certain components in wine seem to be helpful in killing infectious bacteria, such as salmonella. But be careful. Drinking too much alcohol can cause your immune system to become depressed, leaving you more open to infection. A glass a day should do the trick.
YOGURT: Yogurt seems to have a marked effect on the immune system. It strengthens white blood cells and helps the immune system produce antibodies. One study found that people who ate 6 ounces of yogurt daily avoided colds, hay fever, and diarrhea. Another study found that yogurt could be an ally in the body's war against cancer.
ECHINACEA: Research has shown Echinacea to boost the body's immune response. It is particularly effective at fighting viral infections, such as cold and flu, helping your body heal faster. Take 1 or 2 capsules or tablets up to 3 times daily. You can buy dried Echinacea and brew it into a tea. Simmer 1 to 2 teaspoons in 1 cup boiling water for 10 to 15 minutes. Drink up to 3 cups daily.
CARROTS: Carotenes, like the Beta-Carotene found in Carrots and other red, yellow, orange, and dark green leafy vegetables are the protectors of the immune system, specifically the thymus gland. Carotenes strengthen white blood cell production, and numerous studies have shown that eating foods rich in Beta-Carotene helps the body fight off infection more easily.
GARLIC: Garlic is well-known for its antibacterial and antiviral properties. It is even been thought to help prevent cancer. Researchers think these benefits stem from Garlic's amazing effect on the immune system. One study found that people who ate more Garlic had more of the natural killer white blood cells than those who did not eat Garlic.
KALE: A cup of Kale will give you your daily requirement of Vitamin A. Vitamin A is an antioxidant that helps your body fight cancer cells and is essential in the formation of white blood cells. Vitamin A also increases the ability of antibodies to respond to invaders.
SHIITAKE MUSHROOMS: Throw a few Shiitake Mushrooms in your stir fry and you may prevent your yearly cold. Scientists have discovered that specific components of Shiitake Mushrooms boost your immune system and act as antiviral agents.
THINGS TO AVOID & THINGS TO DO
Skip The Sugar: Sugar may keep your white blood cells from being their strongest. Keep the sweet stuff to a minimum if your immune system is not working like it should.
Forgo The Fat: Polyunsaturated fats in vegetable oils such as corn, safflower, and sunflower oil seem to be a deterrent to an efficeintly running immune system.
Lose Weight: Being overweight has a major effect on your immune system. One study found that the white blood cells in overweight people were not as able to fight off infection as those of their healthy weight peers.
Try To Relax: If stress causes you to lose your cool, you could be impairing your immune system. Chronic stress can even shrink your thymus gland, crating major problems in your ability to fight off infections. This is probably why you get a horrible cold after you finish a big project at work.
Add Some Exercise: Exercise is a proven immune system booster. Do not overdo it, though. Too much can wear you down and create immune system problems.
APPLE CIDER VINEGAR
The healing power of Apple Cider Vinegar, also called Cider Vinegar, was first touted by Vermont health care provider D.C. Jarvis, who believed it prevented illness in pets. He then extended the use of this vinegar to people, suggesting that regular doses of cider vinegar and honey could increase longevity.
Apple Cider Vinegar is produced when bacteria naturally present in the air convert the small amount of alcohol in apple juice to acetic acid, which gives vinegar its tangy taste. All types of natural vinegar are made this way, but cider vinegar is preferred for medicinal uses because it is less acidic than wine vinegar and so is easier to digest.
Apple Cider Vinegar is high in Potassium, which is needed for the proper functioning of the heart and muscles, and in Apple Pectin (a type of Fiber). A few tablespoons of cider vinegar a day help clear the body of toxins. It can also be used in a compress to reduce swelling and pain.
CIDER VINEGAR: THE HEALER
Apple Cider Vinegar contains many key vitamins, minerals, amino acids and enzymes, as well as, valuable fruit acids. Its unique properties make cider vinegar superior to other kinds of vinegar. In fact, anyone suffering from excess stomach acid and heartburn should avoid wine vinegar and use cider vinegar to season food. Just make sure to choose vinegar that is certified organically grown, since only organic cider vinegar is guaranteed to be pure and to contain all the vital elements.
THERAPEUTIC EFFECTS OF CIDER VINEGAR
Apple Cider Vinegar is a germicide and thus helps fight infection and inflammation when administered internally or externally. It helps prevent blood clots and stimulates the excretory organs. It is therefore an important elimination-promoting agent and blood purifier. The Vitamin C and Beta-Carotene in cider vinegar destroy free radicals that weaken the immune system and increase the risk of various diseases. The acids in cider vinegar control the proliferation of yeast in the intestine. Apple cider vinegar is used for burns, digestive and intestinal problems, weak muscles, sunburn, itchy skin, insect bites and stings, reducing fatigue and lowering blood cholesterol. Use apple cider vinegar at the onset of a cold, sore throat, relieve asthma, control blood sugar, address nighttime leg cramps, decrease mild depression, stop hiccups, lower blood pressure, treat indigestion, address arthritis or use as a daily tonic.
INTERNAL BENEFITS & TREATMENTS OF APPLE CIDER VINEGAR:
- Reduces Lactic Acid buildup: muscle cramping.
- Reduces inflammation of joints: arthritis.
- Maintains bone mass: osteoporosis and post-menopausal bone loss.
- Restores pH levels: colds, coughs, reduces headaches, indigestion, nasal congestion, ulcers, reduces yeast infections, promotes digestion and underweight conditions.
- Adds Fiber via Pectin to body: lowers cholesterol, treats constipation and diarrhea, controls blood sugar levels.
- Cleanses and detoxifies liver: treats mild depression, helps with weight loss.
- Contains antioxidants: protects eyes from cataracts and slows aging process.
- Antiseptic and disinfectant properties: kills harmful bacteria in the digestive tract related to food poisoning.
EXTERNAL BENEFITS OF APPLE CIDER VINEGAR:
- Promotes healing of skin: burns, cuts, rashes, sores from herpes, athlete's foot.
- Controls ear infections.
- Reduces foot odor.
- Controls itching of skin, scalp: insect bites, dandruff, ringworm, herpes/cold sores, poison ivy and poison oak.
- Prevents acne and blemishes on the face.
- Decrease appearance of varicose veins (wrap legs in apple cider soaked cloth for 30 minutes twice a day shrinks veins in 6 weeks).
- Brightens blond and dark hair (vinegar and water rinse).
NUTRIENT COMPONENTS OF CIDER VINEGAR
Apple Cider Vinegar contains many nutrients, such as beta-carotene, potassium, magnesium, calcium, iron, sulfur, phosphorus, riboflavin and thiamin, vitamins B, C and E, and fruit acids, enzymes and pectin. Of these, beta-carotene, potassium and pectin are especially important for the heart, skin and digestion.
HEALTHY HERBAL VINEGAR BATH RECIPE
1 Quart Apple Cider Vinegar 1/8 Cup Rosemary (Whole) 1 Tablespoon Fennel Seeds (/li> 1 Tablespoon Rose Petals 2 Bay Leaves (Shredded) 1 Pinch Genuine Saffron (Optional)
Put ingredients in a bowl one at a time, empowering each herb as you go along. Pour the Apple Cider Vinegar into a jar larger than the original one it is already in. Add the herbs. Tightly cap the jar, shake and let stand for 1 to 3 days. Strain the resulting liquid through a coffee filter. Bottle, label and add 6 Tablespoons to every bath to speed healing.
HEALTHY HERBAL RECIPES
French Healing 'Tea Recipe Immunity Booster Tea Recipe Rosemary Tincture Recipe The Garlic Recipe Tonic Mix Recipe Antibacterial Hand Spray Recipe Ginger Root Immunity Tea Recipe Heavy Duty Hand Cleaner Recipe Tea Tree & Thyme Healing Tonic Recipe Herbal Blood Tonic Recipe Travel-Size Germ Killer Recipe Improve The Immune System With Essential Oils Recipe Honey & Cinnamon For The Immune System Recipe Healing Garlic Soup Recipe Grandma's Healing Soup Recipe Ginger Garlic Tincture Recipe Garlic Potato Healing Soup Recipe Immune Soup Recipe
FRENCH HEALING TEA RECIPE
1 Cup Boiling Water 1/2 Teaspoon Dried Thyme (1 Teaspoon Fresh)
Place Thyme in cup and cover with boiling water. Cover and allow to steep for 10 minutes. Strain and serve, with honey and/or Lemon, if desired.
Makes one serving.
IMMUNITY BOOSTER TEA RECIPE
2 Parts Echinacea Root
1 Part Hyssop
1 Part Peppermint Leaf
1 Part Thyme
Steep 2 tablespoons in 1 cup of boiling hot water. Drink 3 cups daily during cold or flu.
ROSEMARY TINCTURE RECIPE
Rosemary tincture is good to take internally to prevent colds or to fight infections. Because of the antibiotic nature of this tincture, it is also good to use when cleaning cuts and scrapes. It removes bacteria and prevents infection.
Add 4 ounces of Rosemary needles to 1 pint of vodka and allow to sit for 2 weeks.
Strain and use a half a dropperful every 2 hours for a couple of days. Then cut back to 2 times daily for about 2 weeks to treat infections and colds.
THE GARLIC RECIPE
This recipe, if taken 2 times daily, will eventually kill all parasites in the body. It will kill bacteria and viruses too. It makes one feel very good, and clear minded.
Juice approximately 2 fresh Garlic cloves with a vegetable, like Carrot, Cucumber or Tomato.
If you do not have a juice, you can grate the Garlic very small with a metal grater, then add yogurt and oat flakes to help hide the burning sensation.
Try 2 Garlic cloves to one cup of vegetable juice. It depends on your weight and size as to how much "heat" you can take from the juiced Garlic. Some Garlic cloves are small so use more. You want your nose to run and your head and chest to feel very warm. This "hot" effect is very important, 2 times daily.
You will have severe diarrhea one time within 24 hours. Be near a toilet. You can start on the weekend for this reason. You will see worms, and maybe flukes too, come out of you after a day on this recipe. Not all die at once. They can take a long time to kill.
If you are ill with a flu virus, take this recipe every hour if you want to feel better. Then go back to 2 times daily. Afternoon and before bedtime are good times. You can take it to work with you. You will smell like fresh Garlic for a little while, but then it goes away. Eat a mint, if necessary. The benefits of the Garlic in this twice daily high dose are amazing. The Garlic recipe is inexpensive and easy. Garlic tablets or capsules will not have the same effect.
TONIC MIX RECIPE
Mix together 1 ounce of each of the following dried herbs:
Add 2 pints of water. Simmer until the liquid is reduced by 1/4. You should have about 1.5 pints of the tonic. Strain and dose with 1/2 cup of the liquid every couple of hours for 1 day of every week for a month. This tones up the respiratory tract and also stimulates and nourishes the Adrenal Glands.
ANTIBACTERIAL HAND SPRAY RECIPE
According to the EPA, this spray mixture is an effective way to kill MRSA. No need to rinse.
In a four ounce spray bottle mix:
3 ounces isopropyl alcohol (rubbing alcohol)
1 ounce Witch Hazel astringent
1 teaspoon Vanilla extract or 2 to 3 drops of Vanilla Essential Oil.
GINGER ROOT IMMUNITY TEA RECIPE
Ginger helps fight influenza virus and increases the immune system's ability to fight infection.
1 Teaspoon grated fresh Ginger Root
1 Cup Boiling Water Pinch Cayenne
Add Lemon Juice and Honey to taste.
Steep 10 minutes. Drink as little or as much as you choose throughout the day.
HEAVY DUTY HAND CLEANER RECIPE
This simple formula gets dirty hands clean without drying or harming the skin. Perfect for gardeners, but a must-have for all of us, since this cleanser pampers our hands while ridding grime of all kinds.
1/2 Cup Almond Meal
1/8 Cup Orris Root, Rice Flour, or Oatmeal
1/8 Cup Liquid Castile Soap 10 Drops Essential Oils of Choice (Clove, Bergamot, or Neroli for a traditional scent)
In a bowl, combine ingredients thoroughly. Dampen hands and scoop up some of the formula, scrubbing gently and adding water as needed to make a lather. Rinse thoroughly. This formula will keep for a week in a jar with a screw top. Be sure to use pure essential oils and if you are pregnant, nursing or have a serious medical condition, consult a health care provider before using them.
TEA TREE AND THYME HEALING TONIC RECIPE
This is a simple to make, all-natural tonic used to help purify your home and workplace, and get rid of germs. This recipe makes for a very strong infusion of Thyme combined with Tea Tree. The resulting formula has antiseptic, antibacterial, antifungal and antiviral properties and makes a good preventive skin tonic to use when living or working around people who have a cold or the flu. Pour it into a small, plastic spritzer bottle and keep it with you at all times so you can periodically spay it on your hands or face, the telephone, and directly into the air to help purify the surrounding environment.
In a small saucepan, bring the water to a boil, remove from heat, add the herb, cover, and steep for 30 minutes. Strain and pour the liquid into a storage container. Add the essential oil. Shake vigorously to blend.
Due to the Tea Tree essential oil's potent properties, this tonic will keep unrefrigerated for approximately one week. Please make a fresh batch every weekend so that you are prepared to natually combat the upcoming week's exposure to germs. Using a cotton cleansing pad, apply approximately one teaspoon to the face or more as necessary for other parts of the body. Avoid the eye area. Be sure to use only pure essential oils, not perfume fragrances. If you are pregnant, nursing or have a serious medical condition, please check with your health care provider before using essential oils.
HERBAL BLOOD TONIC RECIPE
3 ounces Anise seed (pimpinella anisum)
3 ounces Blue Violet (viola odorata)
3 ounces Burdock Root (arctium lappa)
3 ounces Chaparral (larrea tridentate)
3 ounces Dandelion Root (taraxacum officinale)
3 ounces Fennel (foeniculum vulgare)
3 ounces Licorice Root (glycyrrhiza glabra)
3 ounces Oregon Grape (mahonia aquifolium)
3 ounces Poke Root (phytolacca Americana)
3 ounces Red Clover (trifolium pretense)
3 ounces Yellow Dock Root (rumex crispus)
40 ounces Honey or Black Strap Molasses (your choice)
16 ounces Vegetable Glycerin
4 tablespoons of Citric Acid
5 gallons Distilled Water or Quality Bottled Water
Purchase dried whole herb, cut root and cut leaf) instead of the powdered herb if you can. The reason is that the powder absorbs more water leaving you with less liquid, the powder takes longer and is harder to strain. Make sure your herbs are organic.
Cooking tools you will need include 2 stainless steel or glass 20 quart pots with lids, a large strainer, a candy or water thermometer, cheesecloth. For bottling you can use regular canning jars. If using pint jars, you will need about 24 to 28 jars. If using quart jars you will need about 14 jars. This is a large recipe that will provide one years worth of tonic for a cancer patient. If using for a preventative go together with friends and family and share it. Store this finished tonic for up to a year in a dark cool closet. To keep tonics fresh, prevent them from exposure to extreme temperature fluctuations. Do not let them freeze and do not let them sit in temperatures above 75 degrees.
In one pot add Anise Seed, Burdock Root, Chaparral, Dandelion Root, Fennel, Licorice Root, Oregon Grape Root, Poke Root, Yellow Dock Root and add 3 gallons ofDistilled Water. Cover with lid and set on stove on warm heat overnight so that the roots can be softened for extraction. In the morning turn up the heat and bring to a boil for 15 to 30 mintures. After boiling turn off heat and stain the liquid into a clean container by laying a layer of cheesecloth over your strainer.
In another pot add Blue Violet, Red Clover and add 1.5 gallons of Distilled Water. Set on counter and let soak in water over night. In the morning place the pot on the stove on warm to medium heat to steep (not boil) the herbs like you would making a cup of tea. Let them steep for at least 4 hours then strain the liquid by laying cheesecloth over the strainer. Compost the strained herbs in the garden.
Mixing The Pots: Once the liquid is strained from both pots, mix it together in one of the 20 quart pots and let it simmer for about 30 minutes. Then add the Glycerin, Honey or Black Molasses (for those allergic to honey) and Citric Acid. Stir and let the mixture mingle for about 15 minutes.
When ready to bottle, use a candy thermometer to check the temperature of the liquid. You want the temperature between 185 and 190 degrees to prevent any bacteria from growing in the tonics. Maintain this heat temperature throughout bottling. While waiting for the liquid to reach accurate bottling temperature prepare your canning jars. Sterilize jars and lids. Once your bottles are sterilzed and your herbal liquid is at the right temperature add the tonic liquid to the hot jars. Fill to 1/2 inch from the top of jar and cap. Let cool overnight. Check to make sure all the jars are sealed properly then store them. Once you open a jar of tonic for use you must refrigerate it. The tonic will last for a month in the refrigerator once it has been opened. Sediment in the bottom of the jars is normal. Give the jar a little shake or stir to mix the sediment before taking.
Adult dosage 2 tablespoons twice daily for cancer, tumors, liver, viral and bacterial infections. Take for at least a year and then drop to a maintenance dose of once a day for another year. For cancer prevention use a bottle of this tonic every 3 months taking 1 tablespoon twice a day. Do not use if you are pregnant. Do not use if you are taking blood thinning agents like warfarin (coumadin, jantoven, marevan and waran).
This information is provided for educational purposes and is not intended as a substitute for advice from your health care provider. Do not use this information for self-diagnosis or to replace any prescriptive medication. Always consult with a health care provider before starting any diet, exercise, or supplementation program, before taking any medication, or if you have or suspect you might have a health problem, suffer from allergies or are pregnant or nursing.
TRAVELSIZE GERM KILLER RECIPE
In a small spray bottle add
4 ounces Purified Water
50 drops Lavender Essential Oil
30 drops Clove Essential Oil
20 drops Peppermint Essential Oil
Shake well and spray area to be sanitized.
IMPROVE THE IMMUNE SYSTEM WITH ESSENTIAL OILS RECIPE
Ways in which Essential Oils support the immune response.
1. Contain antiviral, antibacterial, antifungal and antiseptic properties and directly battles the threatening micro-organisms. These oils creat an environment in which disease, bacteria, virus, and fungus cannot live.
2. Stimulates the activity of the organs and cells of the body.
3. Has the ability in its chemical structure to penetrate the cell wall and transport oxygen and nutrients inside the cell. These oils are created to help bring oxygen and nutrients to the tissues whild assisting to remove carbon dioxide and other waste products produced by cell metabolism.
Best Essential Oils For Immune Response Are:
- Eucalyptus Essential Oil
- Lavender Essential Oil
- Tea Tree Essential Oil
- Frankincense Essential Oil
- Myrrh Essential Oil
- Cinnamon Essential Oil
- Thyme Essential Oil
Whether they are inhaled or rubbed on the body topically (always properly dilute all essential oils before applying to skin surfaces), these oils are a great benefit to help strengthen your immune system, and obtain high level of resistance from illness or disease. Anoint yourself with some oils, and you may experience the surprising health benefits that many enjoyed in centuries past.
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HONEY & CINNAMON FOR IMMUNE SYSTEM RECIPE
Daily use of Honey and Cinnamon powder strengthens the immune system and protects the body from bacteria and viral attacks. Scientists have found that honey has various vitamins and iron in large amounts. Constant use of honey strengthens the white blood cells to figh bacteria and viral disease.
HEALING GARLIC SOUP RECIPE
3 whole heads of Garlic
2 tablespoons Vegetable Oil, preferably Peanut Oil
1 medium Onion, sliced thin
8 cups Vegetable Stock
1-2 dried or canned Chipotle Chiles
1/2 teaspoon Salt, or more to taste
1/2 teaspoon Cumin Seeds, toasted and ground
Juice of 1/2 to 1 Lime
Toasted thin Flour Tortilla strips and sliced Avocado for garnish
Preheat oven to 400°F.
Coat garlic with a thin film of the oil, reserving the remaining oil. Place garlic in a shallow pan and bake it until very soft, about 45 minutes. When garlic is cool enough to handle, peel all the cloves and reserve them.
Pour 1 tablespoon of the oil into a large saucepan or dutch oven and warm over medium heat. Add the onion to the oil and saute until it is softened and lightly colored. Transfer the mixture to a blender and add the reserved garlic. Puree, adding a little stock if necessary to blend the mixture.
Add remaining oil to the saucepan and warm it over medium-high heat. Pour in the blender mixture, being careful of splatters and saute it until it just begins to dry out and color. Add the rest of the stock, the chipotle, salt and cumin, and reduce the heat to medium. Simmer the soup for 25 to 30 minutes, remove it from the heat and add the lime juice.
Divide the tortilla strips and avocado between the bowls and pour the hot soup over them. Serve immediately. Serves 6 to 8.
GRANDMAS HEALING SOUP RECIPE
1.5 tablespoons Olive Oil
1 large Leek, well-washed, white parts only, chopped
1 large Carrot, peeled and diced
1 large Potato, diced
1 Parsnip, peeled and diced
4 Cloves Garlic, minced
5 cups Vegetable Stock
Salt to taste
Handful fresh Parsley leaves, chopped
Large handful fresh Spinach leaves (about 4 ounces) rinsed and coursely chopped
Freshly ground Black Pepper, to taste
In a soup pot, heat the olive oil and add the leeks, carrot, potato, parsnip, and garlic. Cook, stirring occasionally, over medium heat about 5 minutes. Add stock and salt to taste, then bring to a simmer. Simmer soup, partially covered, for about 5 minutes, then stir in parsley and spinach. Simmer, partially covered about 5 more minutes. Add pepper to taste and serve hot. Serves 4 to 5.
GINGER AND GARLIC TINCTURE RECIPE
Ingredients: Ginger, Garlic, White or Red Wine and 70% alcohol Vodka.
Method: Take equal amounts of garlic and ginger. Clean and chop garlic. Similarly slice ginger. Place them in container and pour wine just to cover the ingredients. Cover the container. Note the amount of wine used. Leave it for 2 weeks. After 2 weeks, add vodka. Similalr volume as wine. Leave it for another 24 hours. Strain the liquid. Now it is ready to use. Use it as an antibiotic. For adults, 1 tablespoon 3 times daily 30 minutes before meals. Also this tincture (diluted) can be sprayed on plants as a fungicide. Follow the procedure hygienically.
GARLIC POTATO HEALING SOUP RECIPE
1 teaspoon Caraway Seeds, crushed with a mortar and pestle 2 cups chopped Potatoes
7 cups Vegetable Stock or Water
1 teaspoon Salt
4 cloves Garlic, crushed
1 tablespoon Butter
Croutons for garnish (optional)
Simmer potatoes and caraway seeds in stock or water for 20 minutes, or until potatoes are very soft. Add crushed garlic and butter, stirring to combine thoroughly. Serve hot with croutons on top, if desired. Serves 2.
IMMUNE SOUP RECIPE
Good enough for dinner any night, this soup is of special benefit for those in the midst of chemotherapy or radiation treatments. Variations on this soup are a regular part of my anti-cancer lifestyle.
Serves 6 to 8.
2 cups Beet roots or tops, sliced (Parsnips are good too)
2 cups Water (spring or filtered water)
1 cup dried Seaweed (2 cups after soaking)
6 cups Cabbage, thinly sliced
3 Onions, sliced from top to bottom like crescent moons
4 tablespoons Olive Oil
1 teaspoon Sea Salt
10 to 20 cloves Garlic, sliced
1 thumb's worth Ginger sliced
4 ounces fresh Shiitake, Reishi, or Wild Mushrooms or 1 ounce dried Mushrooms
2 cups Carrots, sliced
8 to 12 cups Spring or Filtered Water
1 ounce dried Siberian Ginseng root, whole or cut
Organic Chicken, any amount (Optional)
1 cup cooked Brown Rice (Optional)
Cover beets with water, cook until tender, about 20 minutes. Meanwhile, soak seawee in hot water. On a low heat, saute the cabbage and onion in olive oil until limp, 5 to 10 minutes. Add salt, garlic, ginger, mushrooms, carrots, cooked beets, and their cooking water, seaweed and its soaking water (watch for grit at the bottom), and siberian ginseng. Stir well. Add chicken and/or rice. Add water. Cover the pot tightly and raise the heat to high. As soon as the soup boils, reduce the heat. Simmer for 1 hour. Let it rest for several hours or overnight. Reheat before serving. Do not worry about leftovers. The taste of this soup improves as it ages.
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AROMATHERAPY: ESSENTIAL OILS DESCRIPTIONS & USES
Allspice Leaf Oil Angelica Oil Anise Oil Baobab Oil Basil Oil Bay Laurel Oil Bay Oil Benzoin Oil Bergamot Oil Black Pepper Oil Chamomile (German) Oil Cajuput Oil Calamus Oil Camphor (White) Oil Caraway Oil Cardamom Oil Carrot Seed Oil Catnip Oil Cedarwood Oil Chamomile Oil Cinnamon Oil Citronella Oil Clary-Sage Oil Clove Oil Coriander Oil Cypress Oil Dill Oil Eucalyptus Oil Fennel Oil Fir Needle Oil Frankincense Oil Geranium Oil German Chamomile Oil Ginger Oil Grapefruit Oil Helichrysum Oil Hyssop Oil Iris-Root Oil Jasmine Oil Juniper Oil Labdanum Oil Lavender Oil Lemon-Balm Oil Lemongrass Oil Lemon Oil Lime Oil Longleaf-Pine Oil Mandarin Oil Marjoram Oil Mimosa Oil Myrrh Oil Myrtle Oil Neroli Oil Niaouli Oil Nutmeg Oil Orange Oil Oregano Oil Palmarosa Oil Patchouli Oil Peppermint Oil Peru-Balsam Oil Petitgrain Oil Pine-Long Leaf Oil Pine-Needle Oil Pine-Swiss Oil Rosemary Oil Rose Oil Rosewood Oil Sage Oil Sandalwood Oil Savory Oil Spearmint Oil Spikenard Oil Swiss-Pine Oil Tangerine Oil Tea-Tree Oil Thyme Oil Vanilla Oil Verbena Oil Vetiver Oil Violet Oil White-Camphor Oil Yarrow Oil Ylang-Ylang Oil Aromatherapy
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AROMATHERAPY: HERBAL & CARRIER OILS DESCRIPTIONS & USES
Almond, Sweet Oil Apricot Kernel Oil Argan Oil Arnica Oil Avocado Oil Baobab Oil Black Cumin Oil Black Currant Oil Black Seed Oil Borage Seed Oil Calendula Oil Camelina Oil Castor Oil Coconut Oil Comfrey Oil Evening Primrose Oil Flaxseed Oil Grapeseed Oil Hazelnut Oil Hemp Seed Oil Jojoba Oil Kukui Nut Oil Macadamia Nut Oil Meadowfoam Seed Oil Mullein Oil Neem Oil Olive Oil Palm Oil Plantain Oil Plum Kernel Oil Poke Root Oil Pomegranate Seed Oil Pumpkin Seed Oil Rosehip Seed Oil Safflower Oil Sea Buckthorn Oil Sesame Seed Oil Shea Nut Oil Soybean Oil St. Johns Wort Oil Sunflower Oil Tamanu Oil Vitamin E Oil Wheat Germ Oil
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