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Blood Purifier

Definition

A wrong diet, constipation, overeating, eating a combination of food at the same meal that causes fermentation, or devitalized foods, improper breathing, bedrooms not properly ventilated, and lack of exercise, drinking impure water and other harmful drinks, such as: tea, coffee, liquor, soft and drinks. Worry, fear, anger, unhappiness, and hate generally hinder the circulation of blood. A stagnant condition of the skin, overloading the various organs and causing congestion and various diseases.
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Symptoms

All of the following conditions and complaints: pimples, boils, discolorations of the skin, jaundice, headaches, drowsiness, wrinkles, premature aging, nervousness, irritability, continually frowning when we should be smiling, loss of hair, loss of eyesight, loss of hearing, stiff joints, and pain in various parts of the body.
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Treatment

Eliminate all harmful articles of food and drink (tea, coffee, alcoholic drinks, soft drinks, white flour products, cane sugar products, and the liberal use of fats and grease. Keep bowels open by proper diet, take herbal enemas, drink plenty of water, take regular outdoor exercise with deep breathing and get plenty of sleep in a well-ventilated room.
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Nutrients

Chlorophyll, tablet form as directed on the label, or put in juice, cleanses the blood and helps the immune system.
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Herbs
  • Alder-buckthorn bark
  • Alfalfa
  • Ash, American mountain
  • Ash, prickly
  • Barberry
  • Barley
  • Beet, juice
  • Beriberi Couch grass roots
  • Bitter-orange peel
  • Blackberry
  • Burdock
  • Centaury, European
  • Chamomile
  • Cleavers
  • Clover, red
  • Coltsfoot
  • Cowslip
  • Dandelion
  • Dock, yellow
  • Echinacea
  • Elderberry flowers
  • Eyebright, aerial parts
  • Garlic
  • Gill-over-the-ground
  • Golden seal
  • Hibiscus
  • Horsetail
  • Lavender flowers
  • Lemon balm leaves
  • Lobelia
  • Madder
  • Mother-of-thyme
  • Orange flowers
  • Oregon grape
  • Pau d’arco
  • Peppermint
  • Radish, black
  • Raspberry
  • Rec clover
  • Ribwort
  • Rice
  • Rose hips
  • Saffron
  • Sandalwood, red
  • St. John’s wort
  • Sarsaparilla, wild
  • Sassafras
  • Senna
  • Sorrel
  • Speedwell
  • Sycamore
  • Valerian
  • Watercress
  • Wheatgrass
  • Winter cress
  • Yarrow

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Recommendations

This is a 3-5 day cleansing fast that purifies the blood. Use distilled water, fresh lemon juice, beet juice, carrot juice, and dandelion teas and extract. Quality water is important. Drink at least 8 glasses per day to help in cleansing and to carry toxins out of the body. Fresh lemon juice and distilled water are excellent purifiers.

Go on a raw vegetable diet for a few weeks, and include “green drinks”. Lots of chlorophyll is needed in fresh juice and tablet form. Wheatgrass or barley juice is good for the colon and for added chlorophyll. Alfalfa liquid is very good.

To purify the blood, avoid white flour and all sugars. Also leave heated fats and oils out of the diet for a month.
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Bibliography

Buy It! Back to Eden, by Jethro Kloss; Back to Eden Publishing Co., Loma Linda, CA 92354, Original copyright 1939, revised edition 1994

Buy It! Eastern/Central Medicinal Plants, by Steven Foster and James A. Duke., Houghton Mifflin Company, 215 Park Avenue South, New York, NY 10000

Buy It! The Healing Plants, by Mannfried Pahlow, Barron’s Educational Series, Inc. 250 Wireless Blvd., Hauppauge, NY 11788, 1992

Buy It! The Old Herb Doctor, by Joseph E. Meyer, Meyerbooks, publisher, PO Box 427, Glenwood, Illinois 60425, copyright 1984, sixth printing 1994.

Buy It! Indian Herbalogy of North America, by Alma R. Hutchens, Shambala Publications, Inc., Horticultural Hall, 300 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, 1973

Buy It! Planetary Herbology, by Michael Tierra, C.A., N.D., O.M.D., Lotus Press, PO Box 325, Twin Lakes. WI 53181., Copyright 1988, published 1992

Buy It! The Herb Book, by John Lust, Bantam Books, 666 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY. copyright 1974.

Buy It! Prescription for Nutritional Healing, Fifth Edition: A Practical A-to-Z Reference to Drug-Free Remedies Using Vitamins, Minerals, Herbs & Food Supplements, by James F. Balch, M.D. and Phyllis A. Balch, C.N.C., Avery Publishing Group, Inc., Garden City Park, NY

Buy It! The Nature Doctor: A Manual of Traditional and Complementary Medicine, by Dr. H.C.A. Vogel; Keats Publishing, Inc., 27 Pine Street (Box 876) New Canaan, CT. 06840-0876. Copyright Verlag A. Vogel, Teufen (AR) Switzerland 1952, 1991

Buy It! The Yoga of Herbs: An Ayurvedic Guide to Herbal Medicine, by Dr. David Frawley & Dr. Vasant Lad, Lotus Press, Twin Lakes, Wisconsin, Second edition, 1988.

Buy It!The Magic of Herbs, by David Conway, published by Jonathan Cape, Thirty Bedford Square, London, England. (Out of print)

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