The Shocking Story of How Aspartame Became Legal

You know how I am always ranting about the dangers of fake sugars and how nobody in their right mind should ever use them? Part of that is a deep gut feeling that it is bad, seriously bad; a health-hazard, and part is from reading a lot of reports. Problem is that it is FDA-approvedContinue reading “The Shocking Story of How Aspartame Became Legal”

FOODS and some basic truths

Truth number one: EAT CLEAN. This means: Cook from raw materials (saves you a ton of money 🙂 ) Don’t eat prefabricated stuff Stay away from anything that is not natural; fake sugars, weird taste-enhancers, low-fat and/or manipulated dairy-products (milk that lasts forever…), margarine, manipulated vegetable oil (usually called cooking or frying oil). Avoid sugaryContinue reading “FOODS and some basic truths”

Medicine – science, nature or both?

Over the years I have seen how closely body and mind works together; If you can balance one part, the other usually follows, sometimes followed by “miraculous healing”. We are biology and as such, we are part of a whole. If we could not heal “miraculously”, we would not exist as a species today, weContinue reading “Medicine – science, nature or both?”

Essential oils – therapy or perfumery?

Aromatherapy is basically an empirical knowledge handed down and perfected through the centuries. Certain empirical traits of essential oils have later been correlated by science. Perfumery is the twin of aromatherapy where scents are used to enhance, seduce and heighten awareness. Essential oils are both medicines and perfumes. At one time the line between theContinue reading “Essential oils – therapy or perfumery?”

Essential oils as medicines

This is the editorial comment in Medicinal & Aromatic Plants, Vol. 1 issue 1 2012. The editor is Paul Schnitzler,  Department of Infectious Diseases, University of Heidelberg Medical School, Germany. “Plants produce primary and secondary metabolites, which have been exploited by humans for many different beneficial purposes. Many secondary plant metabolites, e.g. terpenes, terpenoids, alkaloidsContinue reading “Essential oils as medicines”

TIME FOR HEALING and we’re a lot stronger than we think

Healing takes time, yes but we don’t allow for time. We try to cut time with the help of different interventions such as medication, operation, pain-killers…Anything to speed up the process, preferably without pain. We believe ourselves to be weak and fragile, susceptible to any disease or accident. If this were the case we, asContinue reading “TIME FOR HEALING and we’re a lot stronger than we think”

PLACEBO and what it reveals

Placebo is “a simulated or otherwise medically ineffectual treatment for a disease or other medical condition intended to deceive the recipient. Sometimes patients given a placebo treatment will have a perceived or actual improvement in a medical condition, a phenomenon commonly called the placebo effect.” Wikipedia By the way; placebo is latin and means IContinue reading “PLACEBO and what it reveals”

Pediatricians warn about seizures from energy drinks, but not vaccines

Very readable article. Food for thought, especially for all you parents out there. It is good to get informed on stuff before you use it… http://www.naturalnews.com/031330_energy_drinks_seizures.html

BASIC ENERGETICS

(Yogin with six chakras, India, Punjab Hills, Kangra, late 1700s National Museum.) We are more than just physical matter; as the proverbial iceberg, there is even more of us “under the surface”, or surrounding our physical bodies as it were; this is what I call the energetics. The physical body is energy as well, onlyContinue reading “BASIC ENERGETICS”