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Covid-19: A Materia Medica for the Self-Reliant


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The pictures I have seen of this virus on the news, well it seems like a spiky ball, bigger than a coconut. I think it won't get through a letter box, but don't fully open your upstairs windows, and keep an eye on the catflap. - Mr Pin, Governor, Steak & Kidney Islands


Whether or not we are entering a time where we can no longer depend upon our medical services, the following strategies are applicable to and efficacious for everything from bronchitis to acute asthmatic response to sudden onset catastrophic pneumonic syndrome. Though it may appear daunting it's really only two recipes and two emergency remedies with some extra mental meanderings stuck on at the end. Immediately below is a list of every remedy ingredient. I will address each in more detail below the list.

To Build up Immunity:

Fire Cider
Switchel
Garlic in any way, shape or form you can neck down, liberally and with gratitude
Carrier Oils: Cold-pressed Castor oil, Virgin Coconut Oil
Volatile Oil: Oil of Oregano
Volatile Powders: Mustard, Cayenne Pepper, Ginger
Miraculous Things: 1. Garlic and 2. Unpasturised Apple Cider Vinegar with the Mother
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Homeopathy
Meditation
Prayer

Your Immune System

It may not act as immediately as tunnelling under the reactor at Chernobyl, but the daily, insidious ingestion of processed white sugar devastates your immune system over the long term, as well as turning your body into a petri dish for everything you never want to encourage, like parasites, fungi, cancer and diabetes.

We are at our most alkaline when we are born. Every year after puberty we become increasingly acid, not a place you want your body to be. The recipes below will encourage an alkaline environment, thus discouraging any and all invasive entities whether bacterial, fungal or viral. What's more, it will heal your entire digestive tract.

Fire Cider

1 medium onion
10 cloves garlic
2 hot chili peppers
zest and juice of one lemon
1/2 cup ginger powder
1 tblsp turmeric
1/4 tsp cayenne
2 tablespoons dried rosemary
1 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/2 cup horseradish powder (or fresh horseradish. Do not use horseradish cream in a jar. If you simply cannot fresh get horseradish, up the cayenne to a heaping teaspoon and the chilies to four rather than two.


Chop everything choppable and spoon everything spoonable into a quart (liter+) snap-lid Kilner jar, then top up with apple cider vinegar. Let sit in the dark for a month, shaking it several times a week, then strain out the big bits and discard them. Stir one-half cup of the best honey money can buy into the concentrated essence and keep it in the fridge. Then make a new batch ready for next month. Take it neat if you are the gimme the hottest vindaloo ya got type. For normal people, dilute several tablespoons of fire cider in as much water, warm or cool, as you like and drink it down every morning.


Hillbilly Pimms

One organic cucumber, peeled then washed. Discard the outside peelings, then keep going until you have a pile of paper-thin slices. Put them in a large glass pitcher and fill with clean, filtered water. Set it in the fridge to bask overnight.

Get a funnel and a quart bottle with a grolsch-style cap, or a big pickle jar with a tight lid, or whatever works. Get your funnel if you are working with a bottle and put in 1-2-3… 

1 tablespoon organic powdered ginger
2 tablespoons organic live apple cider vinegar
3 tablespoons real honey

Finish filling the bottle or jar with clean, filtered water and shake it up well to dissolve the honey then let it sit while the cucumber steeps.

In the morning get a pint glass and fill half full with cucumber water, shake up the honey ginger mix and finish filling up your glass. Refreshes, hydrates, nourishes and acts as one of the best anti-inflammatories in the world.

Garlic or 'Russian Penicillin'

Garlic is your best friend, along with turmeric, ginger and cayenne. All are the most effective and bio-available internal anti-inflammatories you can take, along with Virgin Coconut Oil. Garlic above all, though. Garlic is a gift from God.

I have had a grumbling wisdom tooth for decades. It flares up every three or four years—two nights ago it came alive again. I took a garlic clove, crushed it with the flat side of a cleaver and peeled it (my dad used to say, "Look at that garlic shed its clothes like head cheerleader on prom night.") 

I popped the clove in my mouth, pushed it into place with my tongue, then paced the floor for ten minutes while it burned. I spat it out and in thirty seconds I felt no more pain. I brushed my teeth and went to bed. Woke up and all pain and swelling were gone. That is the power of garlic.

My mouth tasted like a large bird had pooped in it but it was worth it.

Oil of Oregano

Must be treated as a corrosive which could blind you. That said... it kills everything bad. Take a rag, pour a line of vodka down the centre, then sprinkle the line with ten drops of oil of oregano. Wipe down whatever you like, it will kill anything on contact and is excellent at sterilising anything you do not want to use chlorine bleach on, such as children's cots, bedding and toys, books, post and parcels, hands, feet, door handles and steering wheels. Keep away from cats, dogs and birds, fine wood furniture and delicate membranes. Use sparingly, it is that powerful.

For all other uses, dilute with Castor Oil.

Two Remedies In Extremis

Cayenne+Water: a scant quarter teaspoon in 8oz of water. Depending upon the Scoville rating, either more or less water, as you please. I have personally witnessed two people brought back to full functionality after suffering heart attacks from the timely application of cayenne+water, sipped until the spasms eased and the ambulance arrived. Once tested, they showed minimal signs of heart muscle scarring and made a complete recovery within weeks. Cayenne feeds the heart and scours the arteries of fatty deposits over time.

Cayenne also delivers an immediately bio-available max-dose of Vitamin C, as well as the alkanoid compound capsaicin. They are also amongst the richest vegetable sources of Vitamin A and antioxidant flavonoids such as carotenes, lutein, zea xanthin and cryptoxanthin.

Cayenne is also rich in minerals: even if consumed in small quantities every day in water or fruit juice, it provides sufficient levels of iron, copper, zinc, potassium, manganese, magnesium and selenium—the manganese in particular acts as a co-factor for the antioxidant enzyme superoxide dismutase. The selenium is an antioxidant trace element required by the human body for smooth heart and liver functions and is responsible for the miraculous calming of heart muscle in spasm. It is also rich in potassium, a master soother of any muscle cramp.

A quarter teaspoon of Cayenne powder is nature's vitamin pill.


Mustard Plaster: 1 teaspoon dried mustard (Coleman's is great and very patriotic) two teaspoons flour, enough water to make a paste. First, cover the chest with cold-pressed Castor Oil to prevent burning the skin, then spread the plaster paste over the patient's chest in the area of the lungs. Cover the plaster with a rubbish bag, then place either a direct heating pad or a hot water bottle on top. People who are drowning in their own fluids tend to thrash around in their panic to draw a good breath, so either tie them down or have other people attend to calm them.

I have brought four people around with this remedy, two children suffering from croup, one adult in the throes of extreme asthmatic seizure and one elder with pre-pneumonic edema. In the case of the asthmatic all catastrophic symptoms were lessened in fewer than five minutes and all signs abated within half an hour, whence they could breathe deeply and easily once more. 

Within twenty minutes, the other three brought up more lung gunk in several productive coughs than I had ever seen or suspected a human could carry. The volume was so great that it appeared more like they were vomiting. I had never seen anything like it. It was remarkable.

Afterward, when they were calm, I put them over a steaming bowl with a drop or two of castor oil floated on the surface of the water, cautiously inhaling with their eyes closed to knock out further infection. The next day after restful sleep I repeated the plaster application to break up and expel up any remaining mucus. There was none, the first application brought it all up in one go.

Aspirin is first cousin to White Willow Bark and is one of the rare cases of the compound being superior to the raw and natural bark because Aspirin is buffered to avoid stomach upset. It is indicated when the fever poses more of a danger than the illness the fever is battling. Danger signs include glassy eyes, incoherence, extreme heat coming off all parts of the body.

Full of Sound and Fury, Signifying Trillions in Profit

By the time a doctor racks up the debts incurred by four years of university and a further four to six of medical school and internship to be licensed to practise, they are invested for life in the narrative they have bought and paid for and suffered to attain accreditation in. Subsequently, they find it near-impossible to admit that The Medical Machine which now employs them may be flawed or in error or—Heaven forbid—run purely for profit. The Machine disallows doctors to speak out on an ever-lengthening list of non-corporately-endorsed matters, and Doctors comply lest they are reported and struck off and lose years of life effort. These days, it's a perilous employment.

General practitioners do not heal anything, they only prescribe palliatives from an ever-growing product list of compound medicines designed, distributed and advertised by giant pharmaceutical companies more interested in their shareholders than in you, the suffering consumer.

What surgeons do on the other hand, and do very well, is nothing short of miraculous. When it comes to digging out a bullet, stitching a knife wound, setting a broken bone and performing emergency surgery—all under the true gift of our age, general anaesthesia, modern medicine shines. I am filled with gratitude for the work they do.

Between prescribed drugs and major surgery there is tremendous scope for the self-reliant to heal themselves and prevent future illness. All it requires is the will and determination to take the parts of modern medicine that serve you and discard the rest.

The general rule is GPs do not heal you. Only you can heal you. The rest is mechanics doing what mechanics do.

. . .

People think Trump Derangement Syndrome is bad but it's not a patch on the reactions I have seen from some at the mention of Homeopathy. Since the Enlightenment, science has resolutely turned its face towards chemistry and what was to become the modern corporate laboratory, to our loss. For what it's worth, the 'elite'—including the royals of Britain—never gave up on the old ways and retain the services of a team of homeopaths. We, the plebians, are stuck pretty much with chemistry rather than alchemy, having witnessed a lifetime of media ridicule and sneering by corporate general practitioner drones. It's up to us alone then to rediscover that

Pharmaceutical drugs are about chemistry. Homeopathy is about physics.

We are many bodies: the physical, the electro-magnetic, the etheric, the subtle, the mind. Drugs are a macro-intrusion on the physical body, a hammer. Homeopathy is a precision instrument that addresses them all in concert.

I recommend the following two remedies: Hepar Sulph and Arnica. If you have those two on hand you have nearly all. Hepar Sulph is the 'antibiotic' of Homeopathy. Arnica is the number one go-to for any shock, accident or sudden onset illness. Arnica provides a rocket boost to the inherent healing capacity of the body. Hepar Sulph works on a longer, deeper timeline.

Homeopathic remedies require special storage and handling: Dark, cool and as far away from electro-magnetic fields and frequencies, and volatile oils as possible. When dispensing, do not touch the pillules, rather,  tip them in the lid of the container and then tip them into your mouth or the mouth of the patient where they can be shifted under the tongue for sublingual absorption. Then replace the lid. You may also purchase remedies in special dispensers designed to release one or two pills at a time.

Mine are ordered directly from

https://www.helios.co.uk/

The fourteen gram bottles of number 6 pills at 30C strength normally clocks in at one-third the cost of high street pharmacy stock and you have the peace of mind knowing they are dispensed with care and right attitude and scrupulous attention to detail.

Meditation:

If you watch tv, if you attended taxpayer-funded school, if you once had faith in your government and major media, then it’s guaranteed your mind has been chopped up, stamped on and re-formed like a chicken nugget. Finding deliverance and freedom from that level of mindfuckery is entirely up to you. This is when you would be well-advised to start thinking like a sculptor and begin to chip away the parts that no longer serve you.

The practice of meditation exposes and discards every ingrained thought form imposed upon you by your mother, the military, the media, the monastery... every human or institution bent on making you think a certain way has done so for one reason: to compel you to quickly and efficiently do their will and not yours. Taking a daily deliberate interval of meditation develops your skill at pressing the pause button on the bullshit barrage of life.

In the west, the practice of meditation has endured massive amounts of subtle and not-so-subtle ridicule … why?

Because it’s bad for business.

Close the curtains and dim the room. Kill the phone. Minimise any electrical fields and high-frequency buzzing noises by turning off your computer and television. Don’t skimp—no matter how long your rope is, you’re not actually sailing if you’re still tied to the dock.

Volumes have been written about meditation, and down through the centuries many teachers would have you believe it takes a lifetime to achieve mastery, but every version boils down to this:

for a space of time you will aim to allow the same state of physical relaxation you achieve naturally every time you go to sleep, yet maintain total awareness throughout.

That’s it. Just find somewhere comfortable, lie down, breathe regularly, relax completely and stay awake. That is meditation.

Prayer:

The best one I know for beginners is this:

Help. Thanks. Wow.

About me:

I was raised and educated in the Trivium to age ten and the Quadrivium to age fifteen. I number amongst my relatives three generations of chiropractors, herbalists, reflexologists, nutritionists, homeopaths and one or two open-minded licensed medical doctors. You pick up a thing or two from decades of dinner table conversation.

I am responsible for the fourth gathering in four centuries of a respected Tudor/Jacobean Herbal. It is one of the proudest achievements of my life. Plus, sales keeps the lights on around here. Though I am a passionate Spagyricist, math is not my strong suit. Nevertheless, my tinctures, distillations and fermentations are still more effective than commercially-produced products.

I believe The Creator has placed within this earthly realm every answer to health that we could ever need, unbent by corporate greed, natural and good. Short of surgery, it is up to us to break free from needing any doctor to 'fix us' and instead, seek to discover these answers ourselves.

And while you are waiting for the apocalypse, I love this guy:

https://www.youtube.com/user/jastownsendandson

Take a look at that fried chicken.

Shopping:

Carrier Oils:

Cold-pressed Castor oil
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Naissance-Castor-Oil-100ml-to-5-Litres-Natural-Vegan-No-GMO-DIY-Skincare/272314796963

Virgin Coconut Oil
https://www.realfoodsource.com/product/organic-extra-virgin-cold-pressed-coconut-oil-2-5-litre-tubs/

Volatile Oil:

Oil of Oregano
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Oregano-Essential-Oil-Pure-Natural-Aromatherapy-Origanum-Vulgare/352516222033

Volatile Powders

Mustard
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Mustard-Powder-100g-SALE-Chilli-Wizards/183369383291

Cayenne Pepper
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Organic-Cayenne-Pepper-Certified-Organic/262417019809

Ginger
https://www.realfoodsource.com/product/organic-ground-ginger-250g/

Turmeric

https://www.realfoodsource.com/product/organic-turmeric-powder-250g/

Miraculous Things:

Garlic, the best, the brightest, the purplest, the bulgiest, the ones that make your hands buzz with its life force

Apple Cider Vinegar with the Mother
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Apple-Cider-Vinegar-25-litre-Organic-unpasteurised-with-The-Mother/272284813551

Homeopathy
https://www.helios.co.uk/

Clear spirits, highest proof you can get. In America you canbuy Everclear, 95%. I miss that. So useful.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Everclear_(alcohol)

Thanks for listening.

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I have de-merged it. Apologies!

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If anyone thinks there are too many coronavirus threads in general then what do you think about adding a separate health subforum for them - feedback requested.

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@Conniption

I have de-merged it. Apologies!

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If anyone thinks there are too many coronavirus threads in general then what do you think about adding a separate health subforum for them - feedback requested.

It would blow up your server, as many here are hypochondriacs.

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8 minutes ago, spunko said:

@Conniption

I have de-merged it. Apologies!

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If anyone thinks there are too many coronavirus threads in general then what do you think about adding a separate health subforum for them - feedback requested.

You want us to self isolate? 

Have you run some tests? Should I be worried about something?

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3 minutes ago, Boglet said:

Got as far as 'homeopathy'

Fuck sake.

Yes, that's a trigger word for me to click away or close the book/piece of paper too.

Not against natural remedies etc but that's a different thing - homeopathy is utter bollox IMO.

 

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Just now, Long time lurking said:

Now i know why TMT is missing ,he`s looking for the ingredients 

I've already had a spicy curry, made of ingrediants.O.o

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Democorruptcy

I just put some apple cider vinegar in my pea & ham soup. Very nice.

26 minutes ago, spunko said:

@Conniption

I have de-merged it. Apologies!

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If anyone thinks there are too many coronavirus threads in general then what do you think about adding a separate health subforum for them - feedback requested.

Prepper's World?

Stick the health stuff, virus stuff, living in the wild etc etc.

Could get new members via searches?

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6 minutes ago, swiss_democracy_for_all said:

Yes, that's a trigger word for me to click away or close the book/piece of paper too.

Not against natural remedies etc but that's a different thing - homeopathy is utter bollox IMO.

 

He inb4's that response further down

"People think Trump Derangement Syndrome is bad but it's not a patch on the reactions I have seen from some at the mention of Homeopathy. Since the Enlightenment, science has resolutely turned its face towards chemistry and what was to become the modern corporate laboratory, to our loss. For what it's worth, the 'elite'—including the royals of Britain—never gave up on the old ways and retain the services of a team of homeopaths. We, the plebians, are stuck pretty much with chemistry rather than alchemy, having witnessed a lifetime of media ridicule and sneering by corporate general practitioner drones. It's up to us alone then to rediscover that"

:wanker:

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20 minutes ago, Boglet said:

Got as far as 'homeopathy'

Fuck sake.

 

15 minutes ago, swiss_democracy_for_all said:

homeopathy is utter bollox IMO.

It's not for you, that's fine. You won't be force-fed sugar pills, so no problem (unlike what might occur with vaccines some time in our near dystopian future). It's not for me really, either, though mostly because I don't understand it. But I do like to keep an open mind.

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1 minute ago, LC1 said:

 

It's not for you, that's fine. You won't be force-fed sugar pills, so no problem (unlike what might occur with vaccines some time in our near dystopian future). It's not for me really, either, though mostly because I don't understand it. But I do like to keep an open mind.

Open minds still have to have some kind of filter on them, or rather like empty laybys on country roads, some pikey will come along and try to fill them with trash.

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7 minutes ago, swiss_democracy_for_all said:

Open minds still have to have some kind of filter on them, or rather like empty laybys on country roads, some pikey will come along and try to fill them with trash.

I'm very much OK with meditation and, even though I'm not personally religious, I'm fine with prayer too as I'm sure that it has beneficial psychological effects for believers.

Homeopathy though is demonstrably utter bollocks.

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10 minutes ago, swiss_democracy_for_all said:

Open minds still have to have some kind of filter on them, or rather like empty laybys on country roads, some pikey will come along and try to fill them with trash.

I don't think this thread should become a discussion of homeopathy. But suffice to say that I get what you're saying, and that filter is a personal choice. Some might say "science" should be that filter, but science is far from a value-free enterprise, and is always a work in progress. Others might be more inclusive with their filter, at risk of allowing in things that turn out to be spurious further down the road. But maybe not. Closing off thoughts and matters for contemplation limits opportunities for learning, imo. So better to keep the door ajar! ;)

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Just wondering about your thoughts that inhaled oil of oregano may be a useful treatment for covid19?

Was thinking of the old steaming bowl of water, with a few drops of oregano oil in it, towel over the head and inhaling. Done it with tea tree (for acne) and Eucalyptus (cold), but as you say oregano is very different!

Do you think it may work, and how much to use?

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16 minutes ago, inactionman said:

@Conniption

Just wondering about your thoughts that inhaled oil of oregano may be a useful treatment for covid19?

Was thinking of the old steaming bowl of water, with a few drops of oregano oil in it, towel over the head and inhaling. Done it with tea tree (for acne) and Eucalyptus (cold), but as you say oregano is very different!

Do you think it may work, and how much to use?

Oil of Oregano is profoundly—what's the word?—eye-wateringly painful in the form of vapour, to the point of discomfort. Where eucalyptus and—to a lesser extent—tea tree offer a cooling menthol hit along with the sensation of the lungs 'opening' to admit more oxygen, the first drops of OoO to hit the hot water tend to make a person choke up.

Tea tree and eucalyptus offer a feeling of relief in the presence of congestion.

OoO will kill bacteria on contact and—since virii more closely resemble mechanisms than organisms—renders them inert for a time, hopefully long enough to expel them from the lungs

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Thanks for the advice. Given your description earlier, i thought so, something only in extremis then!

I'll stick to the ventilin inhalers i obtained online then. Plus the tea tree/Eucalyptus!

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We're born alkaline and get increasingly acidic from puberty onwards which is apparently a bad thing. To prevent this, we should be ingesting, amongst other things, apple cider vinegar which in food terms is highly acidic?

Have I missed something?

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22 minutes ago, LC1 said:

And this could crossover with the kefir thread...

It seems that glycosophate (Roundup) disrupts the shikimate pathway of our gut biome (we can't synthesise shikimic acid by ourselves) which is essential for producing essential amino acids and things for human health (and I would also speculate that this also has an antiviral component, but I'm no biologist).

So, don't drink glycosophate, I guess...

https://www.globalresearch.ca/glyphosate-roundup-proven-disrupt-gut-microbiome-inhibiting-shikimate-pathway/5697512

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23 minutes ago, Carcassion said:

We're born alkaline and get increasingly acidic from puberty onwards which is apparently a bad thing. To prevent this, we should be ingesting, amongst other things, apple cider vinegar which in food terms is highly acidic?

Have I missed something?

It's in the way ACV is metabolised:

"A confusing aspect of raw apple cider vinegar is that it helps to alkalize the body. This is counter intuitive because everyone knows that vinegar is acidic even if they aren’t aware that its pH is about 3. However, raw apple cider vinegar improves mineral balance and digestion in the body, while it helps to alkalize the body. This is one of the most important balancing acts that apple cider vinegar performs. An acidic body is much more at risk for sickness and takes longer to heal. Over acidity of the body has been linked to many health problems including cancer."

https://earthclinic.com/remedies/apple-cider-vinegar-uses-health-benefits-faq/

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