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 Re: Questions on Supplements for SIBO

Wed, 04 Mar 15 16:56:21 -0500
Posted by Mama To Many (Tennessee) on 03/04/2015

Dear Bernard,

Well, sorry to hear you have been dealing with this for so long!

You asked for suggestions on supplement brands of herbs. I have been using herbs from Mountain Rose Herbs for years. I find them to be of excellent quality and have seen them to be effective. For ready made herbal tinctures, I like Herbpharm. I have used Now essential oils for years and many of their other things and have found them helpful. They may not be the absolute best quality, but they have worked and so I continue to use them.

When you refer to allicin, do you mean using garlic? We have found it to be an excellent anti-biotic in a variety of ways.

Others here have a lot more knowledge on the digestive system, so I will leave more counsel to them. I hope you feel much better soon!

~Mama to Many~

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 4 Year Old has been Coughing for Months

Wed, 04 Mar 15 16:19:34 -0500
Posted by Mama To Many (Tennessee) on 03/04/2015

Dear Julie,

What a blessed grandson to have you watching out for him in so many ways. It is surely an uphill battle!

We have dealt with many different coughs over the years. The good thing is that coughs can be treated even when little ones aren't cooperative about taking stuff. Garlic Salve or Garlic Oil is great for most coughs, and it can be rubbed on the back or chest several times a day, or even more often. I rarely have it to fail. Here are some recipes:

Garlic Oil: I minced a lots of garlic and covered it with olive oil. I let it set for 10 days. I strained out the garlic. I massaged the oil into the back of the coughee and especially at night the coughing would stop and garlic will help with killing infection, too. Store the oil in the fridge. It should keep for several weeks. You can use the oil before 10 days, it just won't be as strong.

Here is a recipe for Garlic Salve, which can be used right away:

Garlic Salve

If he really hates that, you can add make an oil with Eucalyptus and Peppermint Essential Oils, which smells better and often works very well. 1 Tablespoon Oil with 3 drops of Eucalyptus and 2 drops of peppermint essential oil. (You could make up several Tablespoons worth and just massage some into his back and chest several times a day. Definitely a more socially acceptable smell than the garlic. J )

But it sounds as if the root of the problem is a weak immune system. Some things you can try are astragalus root, elderberry and Vitamin C. These things can be given daily.

Astragalus is very mild tasting and a food, so very safe to consume. If you get the powder form, you can add ½ teaspoon to some yogurt or applesauce each day and it may not even be noticed.

Elderberry Syrup is easy to make and quite tasty. You can buy a syrup but it is expensive. I have made my own. Here is a recipe:

Elderberry Syrup

Vitamin C powder could be added to juice. Electro C by Nutribiotic is quite tasty. I would try and get 500mg into a 4 year old several times a day. If it should give him diarrhea, cut back a bit.

Giving him a warm bath with Epsom Salt or Baking soda (1 cup of either) for 20 minutes several times a week may help with overall health. Epsom Salt before bed may help to calm him and help him to sleep well.

We found kefir to help very much with a child who had chronic health problems. You can buy milk kefir, or it is not hard to make yourself. I would make kefir smoothies each day. Kefir, raw cacoa powder, raw sugar, a bit of vanilla, half a banana. (Astragalus root powder could be added to this.) Drinking this daily did so much for my daughter. She and I had it for breakfast almost daily for a long time.

If your grandson does have allergies, nettle leaf would be great, if you can get him to take it. Nettle leaf tea is quite mild, or a nettle leaf tincture could be added to juice.

Well, I do have more thoughts on cough solutions, but these are the easiest and least expensive. Please keep in touch and let us know how you and your grandson are doing.

~Mama to Many~

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 Re: Questions on Supplements for SIBO

Wed, 04 Mar 15 15:41:28 -0500
Posted by Bernard (New York, US) on 03/04/2015

I have been having SIBO problems for the last two years. I have been hospitalized a few times, and have gone to the Mayo Clinic. My issue is stomach dumping (my stomach does not open fully and food is dumped directly into my small intestine). My small intestine is working at 28% the normal speed and I get the bacteria overgrowth. Causes me great pain, bloating, diarrhea, and vomiting.

Finally I am going for a Breath test next Tuesday. I have been reading and listening to "experts" declaring the benefit of Berberine, Allicin, Neem, and Peppermint. The question is which brands to trust? With the recent report out of NY that numerous manufacturers do not even have the active ingredient contained in the supplement is making me nervous.

I need to figure out a solution. I am already gluten free, avoid high fructose corn syrup and try to stick to the FODMAP diet. Yet my attacks are often and brutal.

Anyone have any suggestions on the effective use of Berberine, Neem, Allicin and Peppermint? Also, what brands have you used that you think are effective. I totally lost faith in brands like Natures Bounty, GNC, Walmart, Target, etc. 90% of me believes supplements and herbs are a giant scam but I have reached rock bottom. I am willing to try anything at this point.

Thanks, Bernard

Could I Have Overdosed on Borax?

Wed, 04 Mar 15 15:39:52 -0500
Posted by Pinch (London, England) on 03/04/2015

[SIDE EFFECTS]  Hi everyone,

I have to say this site is very enlightening! I have been using Borax 20 team Mule for about 8 weeks now. Dosage 1/4 tsp in a pint of distilled water with 7 drops of Lugol's iodine and a splash of apple cider vinegar. Consumed each day.

Right now I am in a lot of pain, actually I am finding it hard to write, otherwise I would be far more polite.

I am 52 going on 53, male. 6'2", weigh about 90kg, I don't carry a lot of fat. Around 3 years ago I started to experience a lot of pain around my joints, shoulders and back.

I am a landscape gardener and sometimes the work is extremely physically labour intensive as I do a lot of garden construction. I live in London and a lot of the gardens are inaccessable to machines, diggers and the like, so it's all by hand.

I have noticed that after a hard day at the office that the morning after my body feels like its on fire and the pain is everywhere. My body is also very stiff all over and takes about 2 hours to limber up. I am inclined to believe that I have fibromyalgia like symptoms.

Since taking Borax I have noticed improvements in finger joints, knees and elbows. They feel stronger and less sensitive.

Right now though I have developed extreme pain in my right hip and I think it is the joint itself, also my right leg is numb along its length. I am not able to walk more than a few steps as the pain is unbearable. I have also developed a chest infection which seems to be clearing somewhat but this morning I was coughing up a disgusting green sputum.

Over the last 2 months or so I have been working hard on my house in preparation to sell it and move lock stock and barrel's to South West France where we own a very old farm which needs restoring from top to bottom. Part of my prep has been to try and rid myself of these physical ailments so that I will be fit and healthy for the work ahead which is considerable.

I have never had problems in my hips and if this problem persists then I will be fit for nothing. I have 2 sons aged 15 and 7 and we had daughter last September so you see I need all my strength most importantly for them and the wife. I think I might have overdosed on the Borax.

Any advice would be much appreciated. Kind regards, Julian

4 Year Old has been Coughing for Months

Wed, 04 Mar 15 15:31:56 -0500
Posted by Julie (Sw Fl., US) on 03/04/2015

My grandson, who lives with us 6 days/week, is ALWAYS sick, and I'm at a loss.

He started preschool this year, so I expected him to get sick, but not THIS much! He's had fevers on and off, between 100-102. The cough switches from wet to dry, accompanied with and without a runny (occasionally stuffed) nose. No other symptoms.

His mother is young and ignorant, she doesn't eat well or take care of herself, nor did she while pregnant. The pregnancy was very stressful, which definitely affected the baby (he hardly spends any time with her, but he acts so much like her: everything's a disaster! We're doing affirmations with him and EFT on his behalf to help with that.)

I made the red onion/honey but he wouldn't even TRY it b/c it smelled like onions. Ditto with pickle juice and ACV. We've been giving him Hylands 4 Kids Cough & Cold with Honey (Day & Night formulas), Manuka Honey, Echinacea/Goldenseal tincture, Throat Coat.

His mother insisted we take him to the dr last week, but they were useless as usual. They gave her some kind of allergy medicine, Idk which. She kept it.

Please, does anyone have any ideas? He's suffering, miserable and not sleeping properly which means WE'RE suffering, miserable and not sleeping, either! Mama? Anyone? Thoughts, please!!! . Sorry for the length ?

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 Re: Side Effects From Food Grade Hydrogen Peroxide Treatment

Wed, 04 Mar 15 15:27:16 -0500
Posted by Sheryl ><> (Plaucheville, Louisiana) on 03/04/2015

Brendan, I was told to start with one drop for first week. Then two drops for second week & so on. Could you please tell me where you received your information?

Thanks for you help, Sheryl><>

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 H202 Food Grade Questions - Response

Wed, 04 Mar 15 15:26:41 -0500
Posted by Sheryl ><> (Plaucheville, Louisiana) on 03/04/2015

I read Fppf Grade Hydorgen Peroxide must be kept refrigerated. Is this true?

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 Re: Apple Cider Vinegar for Ringworm

Wed, 04 Mar 15 15:25:34 -0500
Posted by Robert Henry (Ten Mile, Tn. ) on 03/04/2015

HI U KIT, , , , , , cover the spot with tincture of walnut and the game is over. Read, read, read.

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 Re: ACV, Coconut Oil and Probiotics for Jock Itch

Wed, 04 Mar 15 12:52:59 -0500
Posted by Thewind777 (Mesa, Az) on 03/04/2015

[YEA]  I have mentioned that, after killing extensively on the skin, it should be repopulated with probiotics just like your colon is. It should also be acid, not alkaline.

The way I do that is...

1. I use ACV with Mother for a few days after any bleach soak, then dry with a hair drier.

2. To repopulate, I mix about 1 Tablespoon of Organic Coconut Oil in a little empty cold cream jar (buy an aloe-vera cream at the dollar store, then throw out the contents) with Nature's Way Primadophilus - Optima. Then I just dab the end of my finger in it and wipe it over my balls and butt crack.

Do this every day. You'll find that any remaining itchiness will go away. Oftentimes the reason one is feeling itchy after a bleach soak is the extreme dryness that occurs after alcohol or bleach has been used. The coconut oil acts as both an anti-candida/anti-fungal AND carries the probiotics to the area.

Do probiotics that are supposed to live in the colon live there afterwards? Seems like some do, or at least the time period that they do live seems to help the situation. I think way too little is still known about probiotics to really know. I think they like to think that these bacteria don't ever live outside the colon - when many of them just might.

It definitely seems to help, that I will have to say. Is it scientifically sound? I don't have a clue how many live, and how long they live outside the colon, or even if they survive the coconut oil; maybe it is the powder base that they pack the stuff in encourages the right sort of bacteria to regrow on your skin.

Anyways, I would suggest it as a final treatment after you have done all the killing and possible alkaline treatments which imbalance both the pH and healthy bacteria levels in your pores and on your skin.

Husband was Diagnosed With Hep-C and Wants Natural Remedies

Wed, 04 Mar 15 12:40:17 -0500
Posted by Mel (Houston, Tx) on 03/04/2015

My husband was diagnosed with Hepatitis C. He is very old school and wants to try natural remedies. I have no idea where to start. Can this be treated naturally or does it need to be RX. Please help!

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 Re: Liver Damage Remedies

Wed, 04 Mar 15 12:34:52 -0500
Posted by Sammy (Georgia, US) on 03/04/2015

I'm currently taking milk thistle and Lotrel for high blood pressure. Will this interfere if I start on the BHT regimen? Thanks

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 Re: Apple Cider Vinegar for Ringworm

Wed, 04 Mar 15 12:20:52 -0500
Posted by Kt (Usa) on 03/04/2015

Hi Sandra, A nurse practitioner advised me Miconazole Nitrate Cream works too. Years ago our daughter had one appear after taking swimming lessons at the Y. Until I got a handle on problems with yeast, I had all these little tubes of the cream that I had saved. I purchased the generic brand at a dollar store because it was cheaper. Anyway, it worked great. In addition, just FYI, the NP advised me the cream was also used for athlete's foot...same fungus.

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 Re: Blackstrap Molasses for Grey Hair

Wed, 04 Mar 15 12:19:20 -0500
Posted by Sandy (Usa) on 03/04/2015

My question is for EC and also to those who knows answer for this.

If the grey hair is the result of deposit of hydrogen peroxide, then how it is recommended by some to put it around the eyes as a remedy for wrinkles around the eyes. Will it not get deposited near your eyes and then your lashes can become grey? any views?

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 Re: Apple Cider Vinegar for Prostate Issues

Wed, 04 Mar 15 12:18:51 -0500
Posted by Edward Fontaine (Denver, Co) on 03/04/2015

Please do not try White Vinegar, it's great to clean with, it is not good to take. You can buy organic unfiltered ACV at any health store. At first it is very harsh to take straight up, you can take it with 8 oz. or so of warm water with honey, the honey will dissolve. Start with a tablespoon and work your way up to 2 tablespoons a day of acv.

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 Re: Apple Cider Vinegar, Blackstrap Molasses for Ovarian Cyst

Wed, 04 Mar 15 12:11:11 -0500
Posted by Moondrops (Philippines) on 03/04/2015

Hi Pearl. Has the ACV and BSM drink helped a lot in maintaining the Endometrial Hyperplasia Atypical Complex? I was also into Megace but was asked by my doctor to stop it coz it greatly thinned the uterus lining. Want to try this drink as a substitute for Megace. Please respond soon. Thanks!

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 Re: Benefits of Juicing

Wed, 04 Mar 15 12:09:26 -0500
Posted by Sandy (Usa) on 03/04/2015

Hello Amanda and Steve,

Did you add any fruits to your juicing? Or it was only the one your mentioned? I would avoid celery because, it creates gas for me. Since as per Ayurveda, I have a 'vata' (gas) dominant issues.

Question About Developing Drug Resistance with Oscar's BHT Treatment

Wed, 04 Mar 15 11:37:58 -0500
Posted by Wannabefree (Lagos, Nigeria) on 03/04/2015

Hi Oscar, I am an HepB patient (-ve Hbeag, +ve Hbcab) and I have been seeking a total cure. I have minimal symptoms but still discharge my office work well... I have headaches occasionally and feel fatigued too.

My HBV load is low <20.

I have been following this thread for a long time. I have purchased BHT through a friend who got his goods freighted ( I must admit It took several effort to finally succeed through this route). I however became skeptical about using the drug with the fear of DRUG RESISTANCE, by the time a pharmaceutical drug is released.

Please what would you advice as touching my concerns.

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 Re: Acid Reflux Tip

Wed, 04 Mar 15 11:35:22 -0500
Posted by Samir Pokharel (Kathmandu) on 03/04/2015

Hi I gave try with ACV but it doesn't improve my GERD and breathing problems. Is there any alternative for this?

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 Re: Using Hydrogen Peroxide to Heal Sinus Issues

Wed, 04 Mar 15 11:24:50 -0500
Posted by Mack (Denver, CO) on 03/04/2015

I use a 16 oz Neil Med bottle, two packets of the additive, and just enough 3% hydrogen peroxide to cover the bottom of the bottle. I will never go back to the Dr. for a sinus infection again; works WAY better than antibiotics, and quicker too; costs almost nothing. This and some HP dropped in my ears along with the expanding foam earplugs, & I get over infections and colds MUCH more quickly. I drain it after about 15 minutes. No stinging or pressure. I have tried it with just 3% HP, and that is a bit harsh; but it DID attack the infection. I'd use it the new way about 5-6 times a day; It's less time than it takes to go to the Dr.'s office!

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