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Oil Pulling: A Healing Therapy For Dozens of Diseases
Oil pulling is an age old Ayurveda process which works on the root cause of symptoms and helps the body in its healing process, hence takes significant amount of time in giving you the desired results. The cost is the price of a daily spoonful of coconut oil–cheaper than even a vitamin tablet. Yet it is one of the most powerful forms of therapeutic techniques available.
Oil pulling or oil swishing involves swishing oil in the mouth Ayurvedic literature describes oilpulling as capable of both improving oral health and treating serious and systemic diseases such as diabetes mellitus or asthma. According to Dr. F. Karach, M.D, oilpulling is very simple, completely harmless, and inexpensive therapy which totally heals head-aches, bronchitis, tooth pain, thrombosis, eczema, ulcers and diseases of stomach, intestines, heart, blood, kidney, liver, lungs and women’s diseases. It heals diseases of nerves, paralysis, and encephalitis. It prevents the growth of malignant tumors, cuts and heals them. Chronic sleeplessness is cured.
The oil is “worked” in the mouth by pushing, pulling, and drawing it through the teeth for a period of 15 to 20 minutes. It is done one to three times a day on an empty stomach. The best time is in the morning before eating breakfast, but can be done before any meal. The used oil is discarded and the mouth rinsed out with water. The oil is never swallowed because it is loaded with bacteria, toxins, pus, and mucous.
Oil pulling works the same way as cleaning soaps. Soaps are basically fats that attract germs in order to clean. Oil pulling attracts germs and bacteria to ‘pull’ them out of your mouth. It cleans your gum line without damaging your gums. It has been known to cure problems with bad breath, and helps with gum inflammation. It can also help prevent and reverse tooth disease.
Scientific validations of the Ayurveda dental health practices could justify their incorporation into modern dental care. Publicity of these techniques using appropriate media would benefit the general population by giving more confidence in the ancient practices, thus preventing tooth decay and loss.
Oil pulling therapy can be done using oils like sunflower oil or sesame oil. The sesame plant (Sesamum indicum) of the Pedaliaceae family has been considered a gift of nature to mankind for its nutritional qualities and desirable health effects. Sesame oil is considered to be the queen of oil seed crops because of its beneficiary effects. However, coconut oil is the most pleasant inside the mouth and many suggest the most effective.
Release your fear-based limitations in just moments with free Tapping techniques! This ancient technique of stimulating the body’s meridians and speaking affirmations will give you powerful transformational results in trouble areas of your life. Tapping helps neutralize unconscious, fear-based limiting beliefs quickly and efficiently.
Begin by doing the more ‘formal’ Tapping protocol. Most subconscious fears can be released this way. For stubborn fears, use these free complementary techniques that subtly dig deeper into the more hidden recesses of the subconscious.
These are variations that will supercharge your practice by involving both hemispheres of the brain and both sides of the body for a very powerful holistic approach to internal problem-solving.
Emotions, Beliefs, and Hiding Places
ALL of your experiences are stored in your body (not just your brain). Tapping sequences performed with the opposite hand and in different physical positions can help uncover habitual emotional material that might be hiding under habitual physical actions. Essentially, your thought habits have their own ‘traditional’ hiding places and unless you introduce different physical actions, these hiding places may go unnoticed.
Free Tapping Techniques
The following free Tapping techniques are interesting ways to mix up your routine. Some of these tips are so simple you may be tempted to dismiss them – but remember that sometimes, the best solutions are the simple ones!
1. Mix it up! Tap with the opposite hand. If you’re right-handed, use your left hand for a day when you do your tapping exercises. This helps integrate the emotional material by engaging the entire brain and both sides of the body.
Another variation of this is to do cross-over tapping, so that you are tapping with both hands at the same time, but each hand taps on the opposite side of the body.
Experiment with fun new ways to integrate Tapping into your day. Try Tapping standing up; lying down; while walking; or on your side. You might notice new material coming to the surface to be released as you change your physical position.
Remember, you may have to go about uncovering your hidden fears in unusual ways so that you don’t allow the habitual hiding places to go unnoticed and unexcavated.
2. Refuse to let go. This might sound counter-intuitive but it works. Your subconscious has been programmed by the influence of people important to you, throughout your life (and perpetuated by you). So to get over the emotional resistance of letting go of your programming, do one full round of Tapping where adamantly refusing to let it go (you are acknowledging that you have been refusing to let go of this belief for a very long time). Then, move on to releasing the belief.
3. See yourself Tapping. Tapping in front of the mirror has some interesting and effective results: you get a visual of yourself as the technique creates subtle changes in your body. You’ll notice changes in skin color, muscle tone, even the sparkle in your eyes. Take note of these – they are physical manifestations of a change in your inner atmosphere!
You have a strong connection to yourself when you see yourself in the mirror. You can smile at yourself while you perform your Tapping exercise and see the physical changes of releasing your fears.
4. Tap and Sing. Singing your affirmations helps activate the right brain hemisphere for a more effective imprinting process.
5. Thank You Tapping: this is a powerful way to release blockages! Don’t underestimate the power of a simple “thank you” to release something you’ve been holding on to. If you can give heartfelt thanks for the difficulties in your life by learning from them, you can thank them and release the emotional burden of hanging on to them.
6. Photo Tapping: Tapping while looking at old photos helps unearth old emotions you may have thought were dealt with. In particular, Tapping while looking at pictures of yourself in high school can help uncover and resolve many repressed emotions. The teen years are often huge sources of emotional turmoil and the rise of many self-limiting beliefs.
These are just a few examples of how you can creatively use free Tapping techniques to suit your needs.
(NaturalNews) One of the biggest health myths is the idea that a person can get all the nutrition s/he needs by simply eating a balanced diet. The truth is that it is next to impossible to get even the minimal RDA amounts of the limited number of vitamins and minerals on the RDA list, much less the amounts of all the many nutrients needed for optimal health from diet alone.
Decades of over-farming has left the world’s top soils severely depleted of essential minerals. For the most part, the only minerals replaced have been those needed for optimal growth and not vital minerals such as magnesium which are needed for optimal health.
Foods on our grocers’ shelves frequently have had true nutrition processed out (and often harmful additives processed in to enhance shelf life, taste, color and texture). In many instances most of the claimed nutrition comes from added synthetic petrochemical vitamins and crushed rock minerals – which are vastly inferior to natural vitamins and minerals found in food.
This author has repeatedly challenged balanced-diet proponents to devise a weekly 2000 to 2500 calorie a day diet plan which provides all of just the measly nutrient amounts on the limited RDA chart. Thus far no one has come close. Keep in mind that in many instances RDA amounts of vitamins and minerals are merely the theoretical amounts needed to prevent deficiency-related illness. Besides the fact that RDA amounts are often far below the optimal amounts, the RDA list does not include literally hundreds of other valuable nutrients which we have evolved and adapted to utilize.
If it is so easy to get all the nutrition needed from diet alone, why is it that up to 95% of us are deficient in magnesium? For that matter, why is it that most of us are deficient in other vital nutrients as well – even those of us who regularly eat a so-called balanced diet?
Another related myth is the idea that doctors are good sources of information and advice about diet and nutrition. In most instances, mainstream doctors are woefully deficient in information about diet and nutrition. Doctors are taught in medical schools where the primary funding source is the pharmaceutical industry and where curriculum is controlled by the AMA. Not surprisingly, doctors are taught that the way to treat illness is to prescribe drug company medications and to perform mainstream medical treatments. What they are not taught is the vital role that diet and proper nutrition play in our health.
One longtime doctor turned naturopath told this author that during his entire mainstream education he had but one single lecture on diet and nutrition. Other doctors, including more recent graduates, confirmed that their educational experience was much the same when it came to diet and nutrition.
In the world of mainstream health misinformation about vegetable and fruit servings, a serving of a fortified “fruit drink” is considered equal to a bowl of fresh organic blueberries and an order of french fries is equal to a bowl of fresh organic spinach.
A good plan for obtaining plenty of nutrition to insure a maximum of good health and a minimum of illness is:
1. Eat a healthy and varied nutrient-dense diet with as many fresh organic items as possible.
2. Avoid junk foods, processed foods and inorganic meats – especially processed meat products.
3. Utilize supplemental items such as organic superfood powders and whole food derived nutrients to insure that you get all the vital kinds and amounts of nutrition needed.
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Diet Soda Can Increase Your Waist Size By Up to 500 Percent | Dr. Joseph Mercola on Natural Health Products and Articles
Because of its high sugar content, soda is known to be one of the unhealthiest beverages you can drink. But if you believe that drinking sugar-free diet soda is better, here’s something for you to think about: a recent study presented at an American Diabetes Association meeting revealed that people who drank two or more diet sodas daily had a 500 percent greater increase in waist size!
Researchers at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio followed 474 diet soda drinkers for almost a decade and found that their waistlines expanded by 70 percent compared to non-diet soda drinkers. Those who drank two or more diet sodas a day had the biggest waistlines. (Link)
Why Diet Soda Does Not Support Weight Management
In 2005, a team led by study co-author Sharon Fowler found that each can of diet soda you drink in a day increases your obesity risk by 41 percent.
Diet soda contains the artificial sweetener aspartame, which may contain zero calories but can’t fool your body and brain. When your body detects that you’re consuming something sweet, it expects that it contains calories. Since artificial sweeteners don’t provide calories, they can cause distortions in your biochemistry that may result in weight gain, Dr. Joseph Mercola explains.
Your brain knows the difference between sugar and an artificial sweetener, which tends to increase activity in your brain’s pleasure center even though it provides lower actual satisfaction. This causes your body to crave more artificial sweeteners – as well as real sugar – because your brain is not satisfied at the cellular level by the sugar imposter.
Diet Soda and Cardiovascular Disease
Another study presented earlier this year at the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference 2011 suggested that diet soda can increase your risk of stroke.
Researchers from the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and Columbia University followed more than 1,000 volunteers for over nine years. About 900 of the participants said they did not consume any diet soda, while about 160 drank one or more diet sodas daily. (Link)
At the end of the study, the researchers noted that diet soda consumption and salt intake increased the risk of heart attacks, strokes, and other deadly vascular conditions.
How to Quit Your Soda Habit
Eliminating your diet soda consumption is easier said than done – artificial sweeteners are addicting and have “positive reinforcing effects,” according to Dr. Martin Paulus, one of the authors of a study that compared the taste pathways of sugar and artificial sweeteners. “Humans will work for it, like for other foods, alcohol, and even drugs of abuse. Whenever you have that, there is a potential that a subgroup of people … will have a chance of getting addicted,” he says.
Your soda cravings may have an underlying emotional component. Dr. Mercola recommends the Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT), particularly Turbo Tapping, an EFT tool that allows you to resolve emotional aspects of an addictive problem in a short period of time.
After you have addressed your diet soda addiction, you can use the natural sweetener stevia, which is 300 times sweeter than sugar, has zero calories, and does not cause a spike in your blood sugar levels. Dr. Mercola uses liquid stevia that comes in flavors like English Toffee and French Vanilla, which can be added to seltzer water to produce a healthy soda alternative.