I have tried both General A.J. Pleasanton's therapy recently, and the more modern Dinsha Ghadiali "Color Therapy" now used by Dr. William Campbell Douglass. (His booklet, Color Me Healthy available from Second Opinion).
After reading your online Gen. A.J. Pleasanton book, I immediately sought some blue glass but had to settle for painted glass and then blue transparent sheets wrapped around glass.
I am fighting a 2-1/2 year Zoster shingles PHN virus infection, and though there has been no immediate improvement in my condition, I am going to pursue this because of the extreme pain and the fact that pain medications do not stop pain, but do make me dizzy.
For explanation, Dr. Douglass (following Dinshah's method) uses different colors with light from either a flashlight or lamp, and uses different colors (and combinations) for different diseases.
I have used both methods, but have used Gen. Pleasonton's only twice, and will email you when I see some definite improvement.
It is not easy to find colored glass; such glass is all 1/4" thick, and of a rather small size. Only for Gen. Pleasanton's method have I used the sun for energy, but I think sunlight is necessary. (Both Dinshah and Dr. Douglass have had success, however, using flashlights and lamps.)
EC: Geraldine, thank you so writing in about this remedy. We are thrilled (to say the least) that someone is testing it! Hopefully many more people will try the blue glass and sunlight therapy so we can eventually get a feel for whether this is an effective remedy.
P.S. If anyone finds an online source for blue glass, please let us know.
(Garden Grove, Ca Usa)
Blue Glass & sun Therapy: I'm not familiar with this particular one but I think it may be a spin off from something in one of Mary Summer Rain's books (I think the title is "Earthway" and is called color therapy. which mentions filling different colored bottles, (color depending on the problem you want to treat) sitting the bottled water in the sunlight all day and drinking it. I think she also mentioned that it would be next to impossible to commercialize because it had to be drunk immediately since the healing properties of the water didn't last long (don't remember the exact timing but think it was probably 30 minutes to l hour after preparation).
I don't know about the blue light therapy you mentioned. Ray Peat PhD told me that fluorescent light has light in the blue range which is somewhat toxic. He said incandescent bulbs have light in the red range which is healing. I had changed my lights to fluorescent and then switched them back to incandescent.
I put my straggling geraniums from outside on the sunny kitchen window this fall, hoping they could be resuscitated. I found an old cobalt blue vase, and have been filling it with tap water, putting in sunlight for a day and then watering all the indoor plants this winter. I have never had such success with my plants. Most recently, we were away for several days and I forgot to water the basil plant, which was just that thing you buy at the grocery store, in a little plug, that's usually mean for instant consumption. It had thrived all winter, but when I neglected it like this I came home to a desiccated "thing." I thought I'd toss it and buy another basil plant and couldn't find one, so I started to water it frequently with the cobalt blue vase water. This poor plant, which really seemed like a goner, has come back to life. I have no idea why this works, but it seems to. I have never tried the blue light in any other way.
Here is an inexpensive way to get all the Blue Glass you will ever need!
(1). Go to your nearest fabric store and purchase the sheerest (light in weight) cotton fabric in the appropriate color (Cobalt Blue?)
(2). At your local Walmart or other grocery store, purchase a bottle of liquid starch.
(3). Cut the fabric to fit your window pane/panes.
(4). Completely wet the fabric with the starch.
(5). Apply the starched fabric to window pane/panes.
(6). Use a sponge to apply more liquid starch as needed to spread the fabric seamlessly over the window pane/panes.
(7). Bubbles and creases can be burnished (pressed)out by applying pressure to the wet fabric with the sponge and stretching it out completely flat.
The fabric will dry and stay in place indefinitely! If it starts to detatch, just apply more starch to that area that is detatching and wa-lah, good as new! When dirty, just remove, wash and reattatch the same way. Hope this helps. You can use this technique to cover just about anything with fabric.
Where to Buy Blue Glass
For the blue window glass, I might try the car window tinting kit. It is supposed to repel heat, and you can cut it with an exacto knife to fit a window pane. It is about $30 a roll (for one car) but that could be for 2 windows of a midsize.
Where to Buy Blue Glass
Google "stained glass suppliers" and you will find hundreds of companies that will ship blue glass. Appears to be quite cheap to buy a decent sized piece of glass. Cobalt blue is the color of the glass that our family used in the mid-1900s for the blue glass and sunlight therapy.
(Warner Robins, Georgia)
(Maineville, Oh, Usa)