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Replace Celebrex With Alkalime & Lemon Water


Author: Sharon T.
Skill: Healer
Date: 05-29-2008
Views: 9,077
Word Count: 254
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 2898-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 8

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My left lumbar facet joint presses against a ruptured disk at the base of my back, resulting in radiating pain down my left leg. The intuitive thing would be to treat the leg, right? The problem, however, is at my spine, even though it doesn't hurt there. There is noticeable inflammation.

Steroids, anti-inflammatory medication such as Celebrex, is aimed toward lowering the inflammation that makes pain signals race to the brain. If one increases the alkalinity of the blood pH, the same benefit is achieved.

It's helpful to add Lemon essential oil to your drinking water, a couple of drops per 16 ounce glass bottle and continue to sip during the day as its alkalinity helps bind acids in your digestive tract, thus bringing a more alkaline balance to your pH.

But if your system is very acidic like mine is, that's not enough. I don't like Alkalime, it tastes chalky and isn't a pleasure to drink -- but I do take one teaspoon in water every morning and night. I also take 4 capsules of ComforTone per day. We have a family history of cancer of the colon. I feel that I am not only being pro-active in self-care, but am also addressing the problem at the base of my spine.

Since I started taking Alkalime faithfully, the inflammation reduced significantly. My allopathic doctors note it with surprise . . . I haven't converted them and don't expect to. I only aim to change myself, and model what is possible. It has been an effective practice.


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Additional keyword(s) assigned by the editor: acidity, alkalize, backache, backaches, disc, discs, disks, flexibleness, herniated, inflamed, limber, osteoporosis, spinal, suppleness.

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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: acidic-/-alkaline-/-pH-balance — "Gastroprotective effects of Lemon essential oil: In ethanol model, CL (citrus lemon) and LIM (limonene) [component of Lemon] demonstrated 100% of gastroprotection.... In the indomethacin model, CL and LIM offered effective gastroprotection...."Link
2.Associated topics: spine — "We examined the evidence regarding the effect of herbal medicine on pain in people with non-specific low-back pain (LBP).... Lavender essential oil applied by acupressure appeared effective in reducing pain and improving flexibility compared to conventional treatment."Link
3.Associated topics: colon-/-gut-/-intestines-/-bowel — "Lavender, mint [peppermint], orange, rose, chamomile, rosemary, and sage were used.... Depression levels in the touch-music-aroma therapy group... showed a larger decrease than in the... control groups [that did not include aromatherapy].... [FMS] symptoms such as restless sleep, headache, morning fatigue, exhaustion, feeling like crying, and bowel complaints were also significantly reduced."Link
4.Associated topics: colon-/-gut-/-intestines-/-bowel — "Peppermint oil is harmless and acts locally to inhibit GI [gastrointestinal] smooth muscle contraction.... Peppermint oil solution administered intraluminally can be used as an antispasmodic agent with superior efficacy and fewer side effects than hyoscine-N-butylbromide...."Link
5.Associated topics: colon-cancer — Frankincense and myrrh showed anticancer effects.Link
6.Associated topics: colon-/-gut-/-intestines-/-bowel — "A 4 weeks treatment with peppermint oil improves abdominal symptoms in patients with irritable bowel syndrome.... The symptoms evaluated were: abdominal bloating, abdominal pain or discomfort, diarrhea, constipation, feeling of incomplete evacuation, pain at defecation, passage of gas or mucus, and urgency at defecation."Link
7.Associated topics: colon-cancer — "D-limonene is one of the most common terpenes in nature. It is a major constituent in several citrus oils.... Being a solvent of cholesterol, d-limonene has been used clinically to dissolve cholesterol-containing gallstones. Because of its gastric acid neutralizing effect and its support of normal peristalsis, it has also been used for relief of heartburn and gastroesophageal reflux (GERD). D-limonene has well-established chemopreventive activity against many types of cancer. Evidence from a phase I clinical trial demonstrated a partial response in a patient with breast cancer and stable disease for more than six months in three patients with colorectal cancer."Link
8.Associated topics: colon-/-gut-/-intestines-/-bowel — "In traditional folk medicine, tarragon [Artemisia dracunculus L. (Asteraceae)] has been used for treatment of pain and gastrointestinal disturbances.... This study reported the peripheral and central antinociceptive activity of the EOAD [essential oil of A. dracunculus] and rationalized the traditional use of the plant in the treatment of different painful conditions."Link

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