Tag Archives: Detox

Coffee Enema History and Instructions

Enemas are one of the oldest medical treatments known to man. The oldest known medical text, the Egyptian Ebers Papyrus (1,500 B.C.), records the use of enemas. Enemas were in use throughout the ancient world in Samaria, Babylonia, India, Greece, Africa and China. Greek literature is filled with references of the therapeutic use of enemas. … Learn More

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The Benefits of Sauna Therapy

The use of the sauna therapy dates back to ancient Rome. Of the Roman saunas, Sidney Licht writes “Although the baths were used largely for cleansing and pleasure, physicians did prescribe the various forms of available heat for hygiene and in illness.” The Finns understood the healing power of saunas as early as 1112. There … Learn More

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Beet Kvass the Ultimate Tonic

There’s a lot of buzz these days about superfoods. But have you ever found it puzzling that most of what’s being touted as “superfoods” come packaged in plastic containers? An ideal superfood is actually nutrient-dense real food. So let’s talk about beet kvass, the ultimate super tonic. Beet kvass is a probiotic, a liver tonic and … Learn More

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Castor Oil Pack Detox

A castor oil pack is a simple and beneficial way to detox. The castor bean (Oleum ricini) is known principally as a cathartic (strong laxative). As a pack is placed over the abdomen, usually with heat applied, the oil is absorbed into the gut-associated lymphoid tissue (GALT), which is a part of the mucosa-associated lymphoid … Learn More

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Dry Brushing…Is it For You?

So what is dry brushing and why is it important? Actually, it’s simple and there are lots of reasons to dry brush. Let’s start with your skin. Aside from being one of your organs of detoxification, skin is also the second largest organ in your body.  Often times, it appears to be the first to show degeneration or … Learn More

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9 Tips to Address Unwanted Cellulite

As summer is upon us, are you feeling ecstatic about pulling out your swimsuit, wearing tank tops and running to put on your shorts? Or are you reminded of unwanted cellulite and feel a sense of dread wearing any “skin-showing” clothing? Our guess is that the latter resonates more. So, let’s talk about cellulite…what it really is, how it … Learn More

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