Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Is CBD For Your Pet?






By now, most people have heard about the many health & wellness benefits of CBD hemp oil.  CBD and the other naturally occurring cannabinoids found in the hemp plant have been shown to provide people with relief for a variety of debilitating ailments, but did you also know that CBD is good for your dogs, cats and other household pets?


CBD for your Pet


More and more people are discovering the myriad benefits of sharing pure CBD hemp oil with their four legged family members.  How exactly does CBD work for your pet?  The same way it works for you. CBD activates receptors in the endocannabinoid system (ECS).
Did you know, all mammals have an ECS?
In fact, a recent study conducted by the University of Oxford found that- “CBD binds to these receptors for a longer duration (in dogs), and evokes long-lasting therapeutic response without causing toxic effects.”
The ECS plays a role in nearly every physiological system in you and your pet’s body.  Although the ECS affects a wide variety of biological processes, many experts believe its overall function is to regulate homeostasis.  It is for this reason that thousands of pet owners are using CBD. It is helping them to manage a broad spectrum of health and behavioral issues affecting their pets.

A few of the reported benefits of giving pure CBD hemp oil to your pet include: assisting with hip and joint mobility, aiding their digestive tract, supporting their immune system, increasing appetite and soothing pets that suffer from separation anxiety.


Not just CBD that your Pet needs


Receptra Naturals also includes MCT oil in our pet products.  This combination of MCT oil and full-plant hemp extract offers an excellent source of Omega 3 and 6 fatty acids for your pets.  These are essential fatty acids, meaning your dog or cat cannot produce them naturally and must obtain from other sources.  A good balance of these fatty acids is critical for the health & wellness of your pet.  According to a recent article in PetFoodIndustry.com, “After years of research, Purina experts have discovered that fatty acids derived from MCT oil can be used as an energy source for the brain.”

Currently the benefits of giving CBD hemp oil to household pets remain largely anecdotal. The strong safety profile of CBD should put the concerns of most curious pet owners at ease.  The most common side effect of CBD is that your pet may get a little drowsy.  Whether your pet suffers from a specific ailment or you simply want to improve their overall health and wellness, give them the quality of life they deserve with CBD.

If you have an anxious pet that runs away every time someone comes to visit you or hides under the bed when thunder storms pass through,  consider trying this non-toxic and safe plant to calm their nerves.

 Read more about CBD oil on their website, Receptra Naturals.  

Friday, February 9, 2018

Get Through the Cold and Flu Season With the Master Tonic

         "Let your food be your medicine and your medicine be your food"
                               ------ Hippocrates



What if I told you that you could easily make an inexpensive, powerful, immune-boosting, modern day plague tonic on your kitchen table from herbs and vegetables readily available at most food markets? This tonic is an effective remedy for inflammation, fevers, flu, colds and infections. Plus it is antiviral, antibacterial, anti-fungal and anti-parasitic.

After unsuccessfully using the Neti Pot to clear my sinuses of what I thought at the time was a sinus infection, I finally visited my local clinic and learned it was some sort of allergy.   However, what they prescribed, a steroid nasal spray, which I took for 2 weeks, made me very sick to my stomach, so I stopped taking it. Then I received a brochure in the mail from Dr. Schulz, whom I have been following for awhile.  The brochure mentioned the Master Tonic.  Dr. Richard Schultz is an authority on natural healing and herbal medicines, teacher, clinician (over 20 years), author and herbal formulator. He founded clinics in New York, Southern California and Europe.  

Dr. Schultz explains, "This tonic is extremely powerful because all the ingredients are fresh. Its power should not be underestimated. This formula is a modern day plague tonic and when added to an incurable routine it can cure the most chronic conditions and stubborn diseases. It stimulates maximum blood circulation, while putting the best detoxifying herbs into the blood."

Schultz emphasizes, "This formula is not just for the sniffles, it has helped to turn around the deadliest infections like some of the new mutated killer viruses that defy conventional antibiotics."

I have been taking this concoction once daily in the morning for about 2 months and while the stuffy nose isn’t completely gone, it is 99% better.  My guess it probably won’t completely go away till I move, which I am planning.  However, my energy is back and my little brain cells feel more alive and clear.  But, so far I have not been disappointed in the results and realize that anything that is taken systemically will probably take about 6 months to a year to fully see how it is changing my health. 


Ingredients
1 part fresh chopped garlic cloves (antibacterial, anti-fungal, antiviral, anti-parasitical)
1 part fresh chopped white onions, or the hottest onions available ( similar properties to garlic)
1 part fresh grated ginger root (increases circulation to the extremities)
1 part fresh grated horseradish root ( increases blood flow to the head)
1 part fresh chopped cayenne peppers, or the hottest peppers available, i.e., habanero, jalapeno, African Bird or Scotch Bonnets etc. (a great blood stimulant).

Here is a helpful blog link that offers photos on how to prepare the Master Tonic exactly. https://goingforwardblog.wordpress.com/2012/08/29/diy-dr-schulzes-super-tonic/

Preparation
Fill a glass jar 3/4 of the way full with equal parts of the fresh chopped or grated ingredients.  Fresh herbs are best.  Cover completely with raw unfiltered, unbleached, non-distilled apple cider vinegar. Turns out apple cider vinegar is good for your feet too.  I have been having problems with my left foot and since I’ve been drinking this concoction- the pain is diminishing...
http://www.top10homeremedies.com/home-remedies/home-remedies-for-foot-tendonitis.html

Close and shake vigorously and top off the vinegar if necessary.  Keep the jar in a cool, dark place for 2 weeks or longer.  (Can be stored with the drinking glasses so that you will see it and remember to shake daily. Shake the tonic daily a couple of times. 

Usage
Strain liquids from solids after steeping about 2 weeks or however long you let it sit.  Filter the mixture through a clean piece of cotton (coffee filter or colander) bottle and then label.

May puree the solids and add honey or lemon juice as a sort of dijon or make a salad dressing or marinade for meats.  Master Tonic lasts indefinitely at room temperature, after straining.  I froze my solids after blending it as is will also last indefinitely in the freezer.

Dosage
Drink 1/2 to 1 ounce two or more times daily (1-2 tbsp.) as a tonic. Gargle and swallow. Don't dilute with water. For ordinary infections, 1 to 2 tbsp. taken 5-6 times a day will deal with most conditions.

It can be used during pregnancies, is safe for children using smaller doses and as a food is completely non-toxic.

"I do believe that everyone can be healed of any disease." - Dr. Schultz

Friday, December 29, 2017

This One Ingredient is Probably Killing You

Hi again, 

What if I were to tell you that a very common ingredient in your food is very likely contributing to you having an early death?

And not only is this one ingredient common – it is everywhere!

In fact you can’t escape it.

Yet reams and reams of scientific research shows it to be unbelievably dangerous.
This single ingredient
  • is more addictive than cocaine
  • feeds cancer cells
  • triggers weight gain
  • contributes to cardiovascular disease
  • upsets the mineral balance in your body
  • causes emotional problems
It should be illegal, and yet we innocently give it to children as a sign of affection.

What am I talking about?

Sugar.

Yes, sugar is everywhere.

We all love sweets, yes?  But too much of a good thing is very, very, very bad.

What about the substitutes?  Turns out, they are even more lethal to your health.

What can you do?

Starting January 2nd, 2018, there is a program organized by my friend Marjory Wildcraft called the “7 Day Sugar Challenge” which will help you conquer your sugar habit and get control of your health.
This 7 Day Sugar Challenge will help you kick the sugar habit and start off the New Year creating a whole new you.  Here is what Marjory will deliver during the 7 days:
  • How to handle your family if they don’t participate
  • Dealing with cravings
  • Managing detox symptoms
  • How to get back on track if you slip
  • Plus lots and lots of encouragement and inspiration
Join the thousands of people who are taking the 7 Day Sugar Challenge starting January 2nd, 2018.
And get back in control of your health.


See you on January 2nd!
Sharron Calvin

PS:  Go ahead and sign up now while you are thinking about it.  It’s free, click here to sign up for the “7 Day Sugar Challenge”

Thursday, December 28, 2017

Did You Over-indulge?

Hello!

Oh boy!  Did I eat too much this holiday season!  But my sister-in-law brewed some magnificent home made elderberry wine and my nephew's chocolate cake was not to be missed.

Then there was a glazed ham, the pumpkin pie, and I just couldn’t say “no” to the Girl Scouts’ boxes of cookies (it was for a good cause, wasn’t it?).

Hmm, and the New Years celebration is coming up…. So there will be more.

I know that I need a course correction soon or I’ll end up gaining about 15 pounds.

I just heard about – and signed up for – Marjory Wildcraft’s “7 Day Sugar Challenge”.  Thankfully, it starts just after the New Year on January 2nd.  It runs for a week and I know I’ll need it.

Want to join me in this challenge?

Marjory is probably the only person who didn’t gorge herself on sugar this holiday season – she is quite amazing in how she has conquered sugar.  She told me she doesn’t even see those brightly colored packages at the checkout chute anymore and family gatherings don’t tempt the way they used to.

Her 7 Day Sugar Challenge will help you get not only on track, but get you to kick off the New Year creating a whole new you.  Here is what Marjory will deliver during the 7 days:
  • How to handle your family if they don’t participate
  • Dealing with cravings
  • Managing detox symptoms
  • How to get back on track if you slip
  • Plus lots and lots of encouragement and inspiration
Don’t waste time feeling guilty about the past, and certainly enjoy yourself during the New Years celebration.  But do go sign up now for the “7 Day Sugar Challenge” and get ready to start 2018 on the right foot.

DO it right now while you are thinking about it.  Marjory will send you friendly reminders and then she will help you really make a huge difference in your life starting January 2nd, 2018.

Talk soon,
Sharron Calvin

PS:  Getting control of your sugar intake will not only help you recover from this holiday season, it will take your health to a whole new level.  Go sign up for this right now – it is a life changer.  Click here for free registration in  the “7 Day Sugar Challenge”

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

How to Dramatically Improve Your Health in 2018

When a gigantic 747 loaded with hundreds of passengers and thousands of gallons of fuel takes off from JFK in New York, what determines which direction it will go?

The destiny of London or L.A. is determined by very small flaps on the wings.  And those flaps are controlled by simple hand movements of the pilot in the cockpit.

What if the destiny of your entire bodily health was determined by something so equally small?

Surprisingly, it is.

Have you ever heard of Pareto’s principle?  It is sometimes called the 80/20 rule, the 90/10 rule, and I’ve even seen it referred to the 95/5 rule…  It is a business principle that just a small number of clients provides the bulk of sales.

The idea is similar to a massive 747 being maneuvered by simple wing flaps.

The butterfly effect is another example that takes this idea to the extreme.  The butterfly effect is the concept that the movement of a butterfly in Africa can affect the air and winds enough to ultimately create a massive storm on the coast of Florida.  But a storm does start somewhere, doesn’t it?

So what are the 747 wing flaps or butterfly movements that affect your health so dramatically?

Sugar.

Sugar has been linked to so many problems, I am surprised it is still legal to consume it.  Here is just a quick list:
  • Diabetes
  • Chronic inflammation
  • Heart disease
  • Tooth decay
  • Arthritis
  • Poor vision
  • Cancer
  • Painful joints
  • Mood swings

If you can cut out sugar from your diet, chances are your health will improve dramatically.
My friend Marjory Wildcraft has been a champion for health for a long, long time.  Marjory knows first hand that conquering sugar is the biggest hurdle in the journey to optimal health.  Marjory is so passionate about this she is sponsoring a free “7 Day Sugar Challenge” starting right at the beginning of this new year on January 2nd, 2018.


Your are challenged to cut out sugar from your diet for just 7 days.  It can be tough, but you won’t be alone…  Marjory will share with you her best tips and techniques including
  • How to handle your family if they don’t participate
  • Dealing with cravings
  • Managing detox symptoms
  • How to get back on track if you slip
  • Plus lots and lots of encouragement and inspiration
What really makes this challenge special is Marjory has done it – she has conquered sugar – and she is the living example of vibrant health.  Marjory will be sharing real life stories of her own journey and Marjory is such a great story teller, the stories alone are worth signing up for the challenge.
Make 2018 your best year ever – start out with the 7 Day Sugar Challenge!
It’s free, it’s fun, and you’ll be in the company of several thousand people making big changes in their lives.

To your best health,

Sharron Calvin 

PS:  The 7 Day Sugar Challenge starts Jan. 2, but sign up now so you don’t forget!  Click here to get enrolled in the free 7 Day Sugar Challenge.

Friday, December 15, 2017

How Strong is Your Intuition? It Might be the Highest Form of Intelligence

Did you know we are leaving the Information Age and are now entering the Intuition Age?  This is according to Penny Peirce's book, "Frequency, the Power of Personal Vibration".  And then I came across this article from Waking Times that is so timely, that I need to share it with you now. 





Intuition is our first instinct; it’s what we feel right away before the mind has time to come in and consciously analyze.


Alanna Ketler, Collective Evolution
Waking Times Media
This article was inspired by one published in Forbes with the same title. Who would have ever expected to see Forbes, a finance publication, post something about intuition? This is a surefire sign that times really are changing.

So, if you’re thinking, intuition has nothing to do with intelligence, then you’re not alone. Because intuition is so difficult to measure and observe. The dictionary definition of intuition is as follows: 

“1. the ability to understand something immediately, without the need for conscious reasoning.”


Intuition is our first instinct; it’s what we feel right away before the mind has time to come in and consciously analyze. Often times we hear of people who are near death, and everything becomes clear and they just instinctively know exactly what needs to be done to get themselves out of the situation; there is no time to hum and haw and weigh options, and intuition takes over, if we let it.

Where Does Intuition Come From?

You know when you get that “gut feeling” that maybe something isn’t right? That is your intuition, and while we feel it in our gut or stomach area, many people often argue it comes from the heart. I recently watched an incredible documentary on Gaia called The Power Of The Heart  that explained how this feeling is actually coming from the heart, and the heart is always the first to react to any given situation. The heart intuitively knows what’s up.

Why Does Forbes Call Intuition the Highest Form of Intelligence?

Gerd Gigerenzer, a director at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development and author of the book Gut Feelings: The Intelligence of the Unconscious, claims to be both intuitive and rational:
In my scientific work, I have hunches. I can’t explain always why I think a certain path is the right way, but I need to trust it and go ahead. I also have the ability to check these hunches and find out what they are about. That’s the science part. Now, in private life, I rely on instinct. For instance, when I first met my wife, I didn’t do computations. Nor did she.
Intuition itself doesn’t equal intelligence, but intuition with action most certainly can be intelligent. You’ve probably said it to yourself before, I knew that was the answer; I should have went with my first instinct. You see, this is an example of how your intuition often knows what your conscious mind does not. But just as Gigerenzer says, he tests his first instinct to see if it was correct and often time it is. So, intuition does hold some form of intelligence.

Below is a nice little bit from Dean Radin, Chief scientist at the Institute of Noetic Sciences.




Trusting Your Intuition
So, despite often having that great idea, do you find that you have a difficult time trusting this answer or path is correct? The amazing thing about intuition is that it can be thought of as a muscle. Every time you use it and trust it, it becomes stronger. So, if you feel your intuition isn’t very clear, try strengthening this muscle. Next time, act on the first idea that comes your way. For example, I had plans to meet a friend, but her phone died, and I had to go home to grab something before I picked her up. I was circling the area in which I was supposed to meet her, but she was nowhere to be found. My intuition kept saying, Go to Green Cuisine, she’ll be there, but my mind was telling me, Don’t go there, it’ll be a hassle to find parking, and it’s doubtful she’ll even be there. By the time she got her phone charged and gave me a call, I found out that she too had an intuitive feeling to go to the restaurant and that’s where she had been waiting. Had I trusted this feeling right off the bat, I could have saved myself a lot of time and stress.

Try acting on the first thought you have, and see how often it leads you where you need to go, or gives you the right answer. You may be pleasantly surprised.

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This article (How Strong is Your Intuition? It Might be the Highest Form of Intelligence) was originally created and published by Collective-Evolution.

Saturday, December 2, 2017

Tips for Healthy Gums and Teeth for the Holidays and Beyond

Safe and Easy Methods You Can Do At Home

I had a scare awhile back now. Within a period of 24 hours my top right of my mouth became very sore, then an abscess appeared on my top gums. It was so painful, I could hardly eat!

Gum disease has been known to be called the Silent Killer. And with good reason. You don't always know what's going on till you have a disaster. Like I did.

Since my late 30's, I've been told I was having gum issues. I did the typical scaling and root planing. Which only helped for awhile. However, my gums continued to get worse, sometimes better, depending on my stress level. Another dentist told me I would need surgery. I had no intention of following that advice! At one point, I'd purchased an irrigator tool that worked wonders but my partner and I were traveling a lot, so I opted to try and do it manually. Turns out it wasn't a good idea.

Anyway, back to my abscess. Ironically, before the pain took over, just the day before, my little voice was telling me I need to get another irrigator. I jumped onto the internet and looked into alternative health for dental information and came across David Snape. He had what I was looking for. I called and bought a Hydro Floss Irrigator the next day. It was delivered within 2 days!

Within a week of using this irrigator the abscess had cleared out and now my gums are back to normal. Well, hopefully healthier because they aren't bleeding anymore. To speed up the process of this horrible problem, I squirted Colloidal Silver into the pocket. Colloidal Silver is a natural antibiotic and won't give you symptoms of needing a pro-biotic afterwards. At first, the hole was so tender and stung, but after about a week, it all cleared. I can even use the irrigator now at a higher speed to continue to clean out my gum pockets.

The other part of this healing crisis is the mind/body connection. Every day or as many times as I could remember, I repeated what Louise Hay said about abscesses. "I allow my thoughts to be free. The past is over. I am at peace." This became my mantra for about 5 days. Furthermore, I also firmly believe that because I have been drinking green smoothies for over 6 years, my immune system is strong and I was able to combat this infection within a short time. I feel so blessed.

Now that I am feeling much better, I want to share with you my approach to natural dental care. Some of the tips listed below were already implemented before my problem, which may have helped me heal that much quicker.

*** Supplements - I put a teaspoon of Ascorbate C Powder in hot water. I drink it first thing in the morning instead of tea. Vitamin C tightens the gum tissues almost immediately. CoQ10 is another excellent supplement that improves your immune response in gum tissues and may reverse the diseased gum conditions as well as strengthen your heart. Furthermore, I have also learned about the benefits of Equisetum Hyemale (horsetail).  Horsetail has silicia which strengthens our gums and our teeth! Plus, it is abundant plant that loves water that you might be able to harvest in your area.  Click here to learn more about this dentist alternative.

*** Affirmations- Louise Hay has a book out titled, "You Can Heal Your Life" This stuff works! You have to be and stay in the right mind set.  Or you could try one of Dr. Joe Dispenza's many meditations on healing from his book, "You Are the Placebo- Making Your Mind Matter."  Both these people offer wonderful, fresh insights to heal our mind, body and soul.

***Green Smoothies - I love them and I know this is why this latest healing crisis remedied itself so quickly because my immune system is strong. Here is short list of foods to consider incorporating into your daily diet that helps keep your teeth and gums healthy.  Green tea, strawberries and kiwi, onions, shitake mushrooms, apples and celery. (All organic, please.) 

*** Colloidal Silver- A natural antibiotic that is safe, non-toxic and without side effects. Below is an easy and quick method to make a colloidal silver toothpaste.





*** Hydro Floss Oral Irrigator - This is a must! Especially if you are having some of the problems I have been experiencing. The only way to safely and effectively clean out pus or stuck food is to irrigate your gums.

*** Remove all silver fillings from your teeth. I visited American Bio-Dental Center in Mexico about 5 years ago. They were professional, caring and way less expensive than dentists in the United States. I know you really can't do this at home, but it is definitely a procedure worth checking out!

One more thing I need to mention is that you may still need to visit a dentist. If only to see how things are improving.

Hope your holiday season is filled with lots of love, laughter, and delicious food. Just remember to brush after you eat.

And let me know how any of this works for you.....