Removing Environmental Toxicants

At the 23rd annual AANP conference in 2009, Dr. Erin attended a lecture on which botanical agents have been proven to help clear fat-soluble toxins from the body.  Given these are the most problematic chemicals in our environment, contributing to all sorts of illness, see the highlights of that lecture here. A fundamental message from 

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The Six Homeostatic Systems

Basic Supplementation: “Doctor! How do I know what to take? Self-Cure = Self-Regulation = Homeostasis “What functions properly and what does the organism need?” If you are out of balance, or have multiple health problems, you must first correct your diet and your capacity to eliminate, which is what drainage is all about: intervening on lifestyle. After 

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Constitution

The notion of “Constitution” represents the core of a person-or the structure of his inner being. In drainage homeopathy (as Guéniot taught it), “constitution” is not a notion that can be diagnosed in daily contact, or through observable behaviors, but rather are traits that only reveal themselves in unusual and unimaginable confrontations with life or 

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Temperament

Balancing the temperament in natural medicine means to balance the social aspects of an individual in order to affect their physical symptom picture. In this regard, natural medical practitioners, such as naturopathic doctors and homeopathic physicians, understand that behavioral problems such as mood and social difficulties are often a reflection of the innate aspects of 

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Diathesis

Diathesis describes a person’s predisposition or tendency. The early homeopaths used another word for this type of classification: miasm. The founder of homeopathy, Samuel Hahnemann, originally described three classic miasms or diatheses: Psoric (SORE’-ICK), Sycotic (SIGH-CAH’-TICK), and Syphilitic (SI-FA-LI’-TIC), known in Europe as Luetic (LOO-E-TIC). Today, we add a fourth that is thought to have developed in the late 19th and 

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Terrain

From the perspective of natural medicine, the terrain of a human being is made up three things: what is inherited (i.e. what he came with), an individual’s personal history (i.e. nutrition, personal events and intoxifications) and finally, what suppressive medical therapies he has had, such as vaccination, antibiotic therapy or other ongoing drug treatment. This 

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Philosophy

Naturopathy, a termed coined around 1901, is the combination of the nineteenth century European practice Nature Cure with the principles and concepts of homeopathy. Nature Cure was a tried and true method of using various forms of water (hydrotherapy), fresh air, diet and hygienic principles formulated by several key figures in the 18th and 19th 

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Pecan Pancakes

Butter, Ghee or Coconut oil Egg Pecans Baking soda Almond or vanilla extract Milk- any milk will do! 1 cup pecans -FIRST grind in a small Cuisinart TURN THE HEAT ON LOW WHEN YOU START GRINDING/MIXING INGREDIENTS TOGETHER AND THE PAN WILL BE PERFECTLY HEATED WHEN READY TO SCRAPE the mix ONTO THE PAN. then 

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Chia Seed Recipes

Chia Seed Breakfast/Snack Soak : Walnuts, goji berries, currants or other dried fruit over night Make a combo of chia seeds and warm water with soaked nuts/fruit Add cinnamon, cardamom, cocoa or any combo to your liking Add stevia Chia seed pudding : 1/2 cup chia seeds 1 1/2 c. almond milk (or other nut 

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