Thursday, October 30, 2014

What the kids want for Christmas? Glow in the Dark!



Phosphorescent properties charge and absorb light during the day and by most light sources, then glow in the dark.

Sleek and chic, with a dual-tone design, this beveled-edge triangle has two distinct sides, each making a unique statement. It can be worn by both men and women as a signature piece, dressed up or down. Designed by internationally acclaimed designer Neville Brody and powered by our next-generation SRT-3.

SRT-3 Pendant comes standard with a black, cord lanyard or can be upgraded to a black chain (upgrade cost $8.95) with a call to Natural Healing Tools! 


Our QLink SRT 3 Pendant is available in a variety of colors - but the Phosphorescent is going on our teen holiday gift list! The kids want glow in the dark - the parents want EMF protection.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Electric Blues - Rare Allergy Drives Tech Guru Into Seclusion

amara Bailey, Gleaner Writer | GUTS RIVER, Manchester:

IF TWO years ago this young lad, who lived for computers and application creation, was told he would become extremely sick from being around everyday gadgets, Wi-Fi and cell towers, he probably would have had a hearty laugh and thought, 'oh, that's a good one' . But what he may have thought was a joke, is now his reality.

Twenty-one-year-old Joel Dean, a trained software engineer, had to move from urban living nine months ago to being ensconced in a hut by the river after being diagnosed with electrical sensitivity.

Electrical sensitivity is as an extreme allergic reaction to electromagnetic forces from mobile phones, computers and other wireless appliances. One may experience symptoms of headaches, burning or tingling sensation in the face or body and a rash while in the presence of these gadgets.

Dean first noticed this allergic reaction to technology last year after borrowing a 4G modem from a friend and fell asleep with it on. He woke up with unusual tingling sensations on his skin. He immediately researched the symptoms online.

Purely psychological

"At first, the doctors I visited and my close friends thought it was purely psychological and I went on using cell phones, Wi-Fi and my computer, but in December of last year my life changed forever when the symptoms reappeared," Dean told Rural Xpress.

He fell ill and was forced to quit his job, leave his family and friends, and take several trips with his father, Herve, across the island to find an environment conducive for his well-being.

"My father has an electromagnetic field metre that helps to tell us where electromagnetic forces are present and absent, and in February of last year, we found this location - Guts River."

The former user of all social media networks and owner of several pieces of gadgets is now reduced to using fishing, swimming and playing with reptiles as means of entertainment, and writing letters (mostly to his girlfriend) as means of communication.

"Having graduated with a bachelor of science degree in computer science, won the Digital Jam 2.0 mobile app competition for creating a pothole positioning system, worked with Grikly - a business partnership with Microsoft, being sent to Chile as a delegate and developed the Aerion student management system for Northern Caribbean University, it's hard to be reduced to this life, to just simply leave my passion, but I am convinced there are better days ahead," a hopeful Dean told Rural Xpress.

Dean's sister, Danielle, who along with some of his friends collect the handwritten letters with information for social media posts and for keeping people informed, says it is no easy task.

Faith in God

"I felt sad knowing my brother with whom I'm so close had this unexpected turn after doing so well, but I have faith in God, and I'm leaning on His faith that things will get better," Danielle said.

With the ability to still read his programming books and write down ideas for future coding, Dean is still firm in the notion that he will be able to have a normal life if he receives a low radiation computer.

"There is someone in Hawaii by the name of Richard Conrad who makes these special computers and these computers are basically a system with little or no electromagnetic fields. They consist of an electromagnetic field mouse, keyboard, shielding, monitor and projector," stated Dean.

"If I had one of these, I would be a software engineer again. I would first create a 'thank you' app. I would be empowered with the tools needed to be an ambassador for electrical sensitivity and lobby proper guidelines for wireless distribution because about 2.5 per cent of the population has this illness, but I need your help," he added.

With a minimum cost of US$10,000 (J$1.1 million) to build and ship this special computer, Dean had his family and friends launch a campaign where donations can be made and more information on his status be received. Persons may go to electrosensitiveman.com to make contributions or email electrosensitiveman@gmail.com for other details.

rural@gleanerjm.com

Monday, October 27, 2014

New at Natural Healing Tools! Probiotic Deodorant!

This Probiotic Deodorant is a concentrated, alchemical blend of the most effective deodorizing ingredients available. This is the best natural deodorant out there, in that it works with the body's natural processes, not only preventing odor, but balancing the body, removing toxins, and improving skin and health.

A little goes a long way! Unlike other natural deodorants where you have to reapply continuously because they are mostly alcohol, or butters or waxes, this probiotic deodorant is powerful and concentrated. This precious bottle will last and provide great protection.
Everyone is different and has different levels of odor protection needs, but a general recommendation is to start with 2 - 4 sprays per underarm, depending upon how much protection you need, and see how you do. Use more if needed.

What makes this deodorant so special?

Chemical deodorants, antiperspirants and perfumes work by:
  1. Killing all bacteria that lives on the skin, including all the beneficial bacteria. Our bodies are then left defenseless against bad bacteria. Bad bacteria is responsible for much of the odor that we are trying to prevent with deodorants.
  2. Coating the skin in synthetic chemicals and metals, like aluminum, that are toxic to your health.
  3. In the case of antiperspirant blocking the sweat glands, which is very harmful. Many toxins in the body are flushed out through sweat.
But what if, instead of these three harmful activities, there was an alternative that worked with the body’s natural processes? Something that promoted the growth of healthy bacteria on the skin, and used the by-products they produced as an ingredient to co-create a natural, intoxicating scent? Here it is!

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Iodine: As a dietary supplement

Iodine: A Misunderstood, Multi-Purpose Nutrient

For many, this is probably the first time you’ve heard of iodine as anything other than part
of a first aid kit. When it comes to mainstream medicine, this is certainly not a commonly prescribed or even suggested remedy despite its vital role in the human body. So, you may be surprised to learn that iodine plays a crucial part in hormone regulation… which in turn is responsible for something many of us struggle with daily.

How many of you have tried to lose weight -- feel like you have done all the right things -- but still have nothing to show for it?  I know it sounds hard to believe, but your problem might just be due to a hidden nutritional deficiency. That’s right: Iodine. And in today’s environment it’s nearly impossible for your body to get sufficient amounts let alone hold on to it.

In addition, Dr. Guy Abraham, one of the world’s foremost experts on iodine, discovered that you most likely need to take 100 to 400 times the RDA to keep your body in balance. The fact is that iodine does a lot more than assist in losing weight.  More than 90% of us are low in iodine.  Dr. David Brownstein, who has written books on the subject, is convinced that whole body iodine insufficiency is the cause of numerous health problems ranging from hypothyroidism to fibromyalgia.

Iodine is more commonly recognized for its role in thyroid function - often being placed into the category of "emergency radiation intervention" - but it is responsible for so much more. This simple nutrient is utilized throughout the entire body and assists in normalizing a number of biological functions.  It is found in breast tissue, ovaries, testes, parotid glands, and salivary glands (to name a few).

Water containing halogens such as chlorine, fluoride, and bromine, utilized internally or externally, interferes with iodine molecules and causes your body to excrete the iodine it so desperately needs.  Since chlorine exists in most city water supplies, unless you dechlorinate your water, you are exposed to thyroid-lowering gases whenever you bathe, shower, or have a drink of water.  For those of you who have a hot tub or whirlpool spa, you most likely use chlorine or bromine as water purification agents, which both affect you in the same way.

Bromine is used as a flame retardant, in pesticides, as a gasoline additive, as a developing agent in photography, and in numerous pharmaceuticals. It might also interest you to know that many carbonated beverages (a.k.a. cola, soda, pop, etc.) contain bromide in the form of brominated vegetable oils.  Although manufacturers say the amount is negligible, some practitioners have observed that drinking sodas with bromide generated low thyroid function in some of their patients. 

Here is a brief list of critical functions iodine is responsible for throughout the body:

- Normalizes hormone receptors.  These receptors need to have iodine attached to them for optimal function.  A shortage of iodine, and your hormones do not work at their peak.

- Regulates the thyroid.  Your thyroid gland needs iodine whether it is working normally, underactive, overactive or enlarged.

- Diminishes fibromyalgia in people with low thyroid function.  This could be because an overabundance of bromide often displaces iodine.  Since iodine removes bromide from the body, the fibromyalgia is improved.

- Breast protection.  When bromide gets into breast tissue, it displaces iodine, which is critical for breast health.  Some women with fibrocystic breast tissue find their cysts and tenderness disappear after using iodine.

- Supports the adrenal glands and stress.  Our adrenal glands require sufficient iodine to function properly and boost your natural ability to deal with stress and stressful stimuli.

- Assists in generating HCI in our stomach.  Low hydrochloric acid production is often caused by iodine insufficiency.  Without enough HCI, we cannot digest protein, or use calcium, magnesium or iron efficiently.

- Auditory function. Recent studies have shown a correlation between iodine defiency, impaired hearing, thyroid dysfunction.

- Cognitive development and function. In randomised trials, both children and mothers who were supplemented with iodine showed advantage over those that were not in cognitive development and function (primarily in non-verbal domains of cognitive function such as reasoning).

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Where does iodine come from?

Although compounds of iodine occur in a variety of places in nature, only two sources are currently utilized for commercial production*. Chile is the largest producer of iodine, currently, due to their extensive mining of caliche desposits (Caliche is a sedimentary rock of hardened calcium carbonate), which is what we utilize.


The other commercial source of iodine is from iodine-containing brines of oil and gas fields sourced primarily from Tokyo and Oklahoma.

Any impurities are ultimately removed as iodine is isolated into its elemental form.

*Although sea-derived iodine sources such as kelp may have been used [commercially] in the past, they were abandoned long ago due to lack of economic viability.


Nascent Iodine

Nascent Iodine (available here) is a consumable iodine in its atomic form rather than its molecular form. It is an iodine atom that has an incomplete number of electrons. It is paramagnetic. What does that mean? Well, it means that the iodine atoms can hold an electromagnetic charge. While this all might sound a little like a flashback to chemistry class, the most important thing to understand is that Nascent Iodine has a huge energy release when consumed. This “charged” state is held by the atom until diluted in water and consumed, whereby it gradually loses energy over a 2-3 hour time span. During this time, Nascent Iodine is recognized by the body as the same iodine that is produced by the thyroid and is absorbed effortlessly by the body.


What separates our iodine even further from other supplements on the market?
Well, the most significant difference is that our alcohol base has been upgraded and exchanged for something we feel to be much more synergistic to the product and delivery system as a whole: Demeter Certified Biodynamic Grape Alcohol.

What is "Biodynamic"?
The principles of biodynamic farming are based on the view that nature as a whole is interconnected and cyclical, and this belief and concept is what drives each and every practice from seed to harvest. The avoidance of pesticides, recycling of organic materials, efficient use of water, maintaining of biological diversity, observation of the lunar phases, and minimal dependence on imported materials (self sufficiency) are what set this class of farming above even the strictures of organic certification and into a class all their own.

Along with this innovative formula upgrade, we have also improved upon the droppers in order to ensure that the corrosive nature of alcohol does not negatively effect the rubber dropper. Our new droppers will prevent any degradation over time.

Friday, October 24, 2014

Thought Dental Fillings Were Bad? This Food Has Even More Toxic Mercury!

Dr. Walter Crinnion discusses mercury toxicity and how we are exposed. Find out the difference between mercury in your dental fillings and a common food source. You may be surprised at what is giving you the greatest exposure to the toxin!



Thursday, October 23, 2014

Decreased Survival of Glioma Patients with Astrocytoma Grade IV (Glioblastoma Multiforme) Associated with Long-Term Use of Mobile and Cordless Phones

From the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (Link Here):

Received: 11 September 2014; in revised form: 8 October 2014 / Accepted: 11 October 2014 / Published: 16 October 2014


Abstract: On 31 May 2011 the WHO International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) categorised radiofrequency electromagnetic fields (RF-EMFs) from mobile phones, and from other devices that emit similar non-ionising electromagnetic fields, as a Group 2B, i.e., a “possible”, human carcinogen. A causal association would be strengthened if it could be shown that the use of wireless phones has an impact on the survival of glioma patients. We analysed survival of 1678 glioma patients in our 1997–2003 and 2007–2009 case-control studies. Use of wireless phones in the >20 years latency group (time since first use) yielded an increased hazard ratio (HR) = 1.7, 95% confidence interval (CI) = 1.2–2.3 for glioma. For astrocytoma grade IV (glioblastoma multiforme; n = 926) mobile phone use yielded HR = 2.0, 95% CI = 1.4–2.9 and cordless phone use HR = 3.4, 95% CI = 1.04–11 in the same latency category. The hazard ratio for astrocytoma grade IV increased statistically significant per year of latency for wireless phones, HR = 1.020, 95% CI = 1.007–1.033, but not per 100 h cumulative use, HR = 1.002, 95% CI = 0.999–1.005. HR was not statistically significant increased for other types of glioma. Due to the relationship with survival the classification of IARC is strengthened and RF-EMF should be regarded as human carcinogen requiring urgent revision of current exposure guidelines.

5. Conclusions

The study strengthens the proposed causal association between use of mobile and cordless phones and glioma [21]. Elevated HR (decreased survival) for the most malignant glioma type, astrocytoma grade IV, was found for long-term use of mobile and cordless phones. HR increased slightly for increasing cumulative use. Highest HR was found for cases with first use before the age of 20 years. These results indicate a survival disadvantage for use of wireless phones in that patient group. In contrast decreased HR (improved survival) was found for low-grade astrocytoma indicating survival benefit from wireless phone used. This may be explained by the fact that tumour volume was larger in exposed than in unexposed cases which would cause earlier detection and surgery. Surgery is a determinant for prognosis in this patient group. However, it should be noted that we have reported increased risk for both low-grade (grade I–II) and high-grade astrocytoma (grade III–IV) associated with use of mobile and cordless phones [22].

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

RAW MILK SYMPOSIUM WILL EXPLORE RAW MILK SAFETY ISSUES


Live Stream of Symposium Free for the Public and Government Officials


Washington, DC -- October 21, 2014 -- [ Globe Newswire ] -- The Raw Milk Symposium  will feature raw milk experts and activists, including Mark McAfee, owner of the largest raw milk dairy in California and chairman of the Raw Milk Institute, Pete Kennedy, president of the Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund, and Sally Fallon Morell, founder of A Campaign for Real Milk.

The session will be held Monday November 10, 2014 from 9:15 to 4:00 PM, Eastern Time.

To access the session on November 10 or anytime after, go to: http://www.fleetwoodonsite.com/wise/2014annual/live_raw_milk

SCHEDULE

09:15 - 10:30 - Raw Milk Legal Updates for Canada and the U.S., Karen Selick, LL.B and Pete Kennedy, Esq.

10:45 - 12:00 - Producing Safe Raw Cheese, Sally Fallon Morell

Cheese is a processed product, and whether raw or pasteurized, it needs to be produced under strict sanitary conditions. Sally Fallon Morell will share her experience as a cheese maker on sanitation, plant maintenance and record keeping, and will provide tips on how to pass your FDA inspection.

1:15 - 2:30 - RAWMI Progress and Lessons from the Listed, Mark McAfee

RAWMI food safety success; creating a bright and safe future for raw milk.

2:45 - 4:00 - A New California Raw Milk Dairy, Cynthia Daley, PhD

This session will focus on the steps required to pass through the grade A permit and licensing process, including all state and county agencies that are involved and their associated costs. We will also cover the details of the on-farm Risk Analysis & Management plan to meet & exceed the needs of state standards as we work toward safe production methods for raw milk.

The Raw Milk Symposium is being held immediately following FOCUS ON FOOD, the Fifteenth International Conference of the Weston A. Price Foundation, which is Friday, November 7 - Sunday, November 9 in Indianapolis. Click here for conference details, to register or call (540) 722-7104.



The Campaign for Real Milk is a project of the nutrition education nonprofit, The Weston A. Price Foundation. Based in Washington, DC, WAPF is the leading advocacy group promoting broader consumer access to safety-tested raw milk. Contact info@westonaprice.org or visit realmilk.com and westonaprice.org

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

New at Natural Healing Tools! Aromatherapy Misters & ExiScential Oils


On a recent excursion to Sedona, Arizona - our mission was to relax and enjoy the vortex. 

What we found instead was a very interesting person - Vyktoria. She has such an interesting story and outlook on life that we found ourselves entranced with her Aromatherapy oils and misters - and had to add to our Natural Healing Tools store. 

We are working on the actual product pictures but the Aromatherapy Misters scent selections are here and the Aromatherapy Oils blends are available here.  


ExiScentials Aromatherapy Oils