In one word we focus in this blog on “purification” the process of ridding your body and brain of the thousands of industrial chemicals in our air, water and food supply. We have 3 main ways to do this Cleansing: People have felt the need to cleanse and purify themselves since ancient times using streams, natural geysers and hot baths. Detox They also added the use of healing plants to help us detox the liver and other organs with herbsContinue reading… 3 Steps to Purification: Cleanse, Detox, Chelate
There is a large and rising number of Detox articles, diets and products nowadays so awareness and practise of detoxification is increasing. But to me a Naturopath using Detox as a normal part of everyday treatment, most of it appearing confused shallow and often totally wrong. Time to ask some questions about detox and the first one is where does it fit when compared against Natural treatments and remedies. Natural therapies have been all that we have had to turnContinue reading… The Rise of Detox and Its Role in Natural Therapies
Many people greet the New Year with a burst of enthusiasm and a new resolve to start their health and fitness on a new footing. That's why Gyms start their year jam packed and only in February see who is there for the long run. For some it's the Gym and for others their focus is on…the bathroom! Colon cleansing has received lots of attention over the last few years and has spread from circles of Naturopathy and herbal geeksContinue reading… 7 Detox Tips for Successful Colon Cleansing
Castor Oil has a big reputation as a home remedy and very long usage in India where the Castor plant grows and from there spread to the West. In time, healers, Naturopaths and herbalists all picked up on the power of Castor Oil to help healing along in many different ways. All the same there are many misconceptions about the oil and I graduated from several professional level Natural Health trainings without any lessons or even mention of Castor OilContinue reading… Castor Oil Magic For Detox and Healing
What smells sweet, is as colourless as water, burns like gasoline and may give you cancer? Well the clue is in the title – it's benzene. Being part of crude oil and used in gasoline as an anti-knocking agent to make petrol engines work better, there's a lot of it about. It's not just in the oil industry where you can have exposure either. Naturally any occupational connection to transport will provide opportunity for exposure – truck drivers, mechanics, logisticsContinue reading… Benzene Poisoning: What To Do if You Are Exposed to Benzene
There's lots more to detox than smoothies and diets, although you wouldn't know it from the avalanche of pseudo detox drivel on the Internet. Before detox can really begin you must get the body into Healing mode and that means getting good at relaxation. Here is a very nice Relaxation process with the excellent Sonia Choquette talking you through it. Get comfy this takes 12 minutes and is very soothing. And if you want to learn just how toContinue reading… Stress is a Toxin Too!
Max Gerson developed his healing approaches from his daily experience of helping many of his patients heal from chronic deseases such as TB – a disease which is now associated with third world countries and is retreating as development spreads and poverty and malnutrition are tackled. But it was common and very serious throughout Europe only a hundred years ago so there were plenty of patients coming to Gerson and plenty of time to experiment with different cures. He developedContinue reading… Is Gerson Therapy the Ultimate Detox System?
The Newspaper headline was clear – "Facts don't support Detox diets"! Apparently the thousands of people reading Natural Detox Blog are wrong and the people buying my wonderful Detox Books on Kindle – they are wrong too! Yes it's the usual story. A slow news day prompts a journalist to publish something that really belongs in the waste paper basket….. The opening sentence is a sweetie, "The desire to rid the body of fat and suspected toxin so often endsContinue reading… Detox Myths and Detox Facts