Six Wellness and Beauty Routines You Should Think About Adopting

Lately I’ve been doing a lot of research about natural remedies and beauty routines. While I’ve been health-conscious for a long time, I’m always learning and adding new things to my health routine. Here are some new discoveries, as well as some of my old favourites!

1. Smoothies For Breakfast
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(1) Banana
A lot of blueberries
OJ
(1) Tsp Maca Powder
(1/2) Tsp Tumeric
(2) Tsp Coconut Oil
(3) Tsp Chia Seeds
(1) Scoops Trader Joe’s Super Green Drink

This is the smoothie I make every morning. It is packed with vitamins and anti-oxidants. The coconut oil gives me an extra energy boost. 🙂

BENEFITS

Maca Powder:

  • Rich in vitamins B, C, and E.
  • contains zinc, iron, magnesium, phosphorous and amino acids.
  • Balances hormones, increases fertility, and increases libido.
  • Relieves menstrual cramps, and menopause symptoms.
  • Increases energy
  • Helps clear acne
  • Helps to balance mood and combat depression.

Chia Seeds:

  • Contain protein, fiber, healthy fats, calcium, manganese, magnesium, and phosphorous.
  • Good source of vitamins B1,2, &3, zinc, and potassium
  • Boost energy and endurance.

Turmeric:

  • Curcumin, one of the main active ingredients in the spice, protects the body against fluoride.
  • Supports healthy joint function
  • Helps promote radiant skin!
  • Improves digestion
  • Strengthens immune system
  • Aids in digestion
  • Helps keep cholesterol at a normal level
  • Helps promote healthy blood and liver function
  • Rich in anti-oxidants.

2. Tibetan Coffee in the AM

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Fairtrade organic coffee
1.5 tsp grass-fed butter
1 tsp coconut oil
Blend in a blender

The benefits of this are still fairly controversial, but from my own experience, this has actually been a really great addition to my morning routine. The healthy fats are good for your brain, and help kick-start fat burning.

3. DIY Face Mask

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1/4 banana
a bit of lemon juice
1/4 tsp tumeric
1/2 tsp baking soda
BENEFITS:
Bananas have Potassium which moisturises skin, Lectins which fight bacteria/acne, Vitamin A which fades dark spots and blemishes, and reduces appearance of scars. They also have Vitamin B which lightens skin tone, reduces appearance of wrinkles, and prevents ageing, Vitamin E which fights free radical damage, bolsters the skin’s UV resistance, and prevents and reduces appearance of wrinkles.

Lemons have antibacterial properties that help fight acne, and fight against blackheads, they brighten skin tone, and exfoliate by removing dead skin cells.

Baking Soda is amphoteric which means it can act as basic or acidic. It helps to level the natural pH of the skin which helps fight against acne. It also has mild anti-inflammatory properties, mild antiseptic properties, and removes oil.

Turmeric helps fight acne, helps eliminate blackheads, heals and prevents dry skin, slows the ageing process, and helps restore skin elasticity.

4. Rose Ice Morning Facial

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Boil water and put fresh rose petals in a tea cup, pour in and let steep until cooled. Pour water and petals into an ice tray, let freeze.

BENEFITS:

Ice increases circulation and and tones. Rose is good for skin rejuvenation.

After washing your face in the morning, rub a rose ice cube all over the face. Do not dry, but dab your face with a dry hand towel just enough so that the face is still moist and allow the skin to absorb the rest.

5. Apply Sea Buckthorn Oil to Face

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Use sea buckthorn oil in place of a face moisturiser. I really cannot express how much I love this stuff. It leaves your skin glowing and soft.

BENEFITS:

Sea buckthorn oil is abundant in vitamins A, C, E, contains omega 3 and 6, and 7 (which aids in cell regeneration). It helps restore elasticity and moisture to the skin, combats against signs of ageing, heals wounds and helps diminish scars, and is a great remedy for rosacea. It is also great for treating acne as it is an anti-inflammatory and antibacterial.

6. Drink Chaga Mushroom Tea Daily

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Chaga Mushroom Powder
Boiling Water
{Repairs DNA, extremely powerful anti-ageing properties, helps to fight cancer}

BENEFITS
-Extremely high in anti-oxidants
-protects every cell in the entire body from free-radical damage
– promote cellular respiration and proliferation

– helps regenerate cells

– helps regenerate damaged tissue

– promotes the growth of healthy cells

– assist in cellular repair

– slow down ageing

– enhances the immune system

– maintains optimum alkalinity and pH levels

– oxygenates the blood

– builds strong blood

– combats premature ageing

– protects DNA

– helps stabilize blood sugar

– improves disease resistance

– has a anti-inflammatory benefits

– improve neurological function

-improves digestion

– improves the circulation of blood all over the body

– alleviates stress and anxiety

– increases energy and strength

– fights chronic fatigue

– supports normal kidney support

– balances hormones

– manages weight

– helps gain muscles

– improves lymphocyte count

– suppresses allergies

– maintains healthy gums

– reduces muscle and joint pain

– improves memory and concentration

– helps optimize cardiovascular health

– inhibits lipid peroxidation

– supports vision health

– maintains healthy blood pressure and cholesterol levels

– impedes tumor malignancy

– boosts natural cancer-fighting ability

– reduces the toxic effects of chemotherapy and radiation

– helps detoxification of all cells, skin, blood, liver, intestines, colon, kidney, bladder, lymphatic system, lung & respiratory, yeast & fungal, chemicals and heavy metals (including lead and mercury).

– helps overall body stress cleanse.

 

Sources:

http://blog.naturalhealthyconcepts.com/2013/05/28/top-10-uses-of-sea-buckthorn-seed-oil/

http://www.eartherbs.com/index.php?page=83

http://www.womenshealthmag.com/nutrition/bulletproof-coffee

http://www.vegkitchen.com/nutrition/7-top-health-benefits-of-maca/

http://authoritynutrition.com/11-proven-health-benefits-of-chia-seeds/

http://organicindia.mercola.com/herbal-supplements/turmeric.aspx

http://www.thedabblist.com/rose-ice-facial-treatment/

How to Decalcify The Pineal Gland

Hi everyone,

This is a repost (link at the bottom) of an article I found very interesting. The pineal gland is also known as the spiritual Third Eye and controls many functions of our body among them producing our own natural DMT which allows us to dream and have intense spiritual experiences. Hey! I’ve been consuming a LOT of lemon, ginger, and cilantro (coriander) lately, now I know why. 😉 Enjoy!

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The primary goal of decalcifying your pineal gland is so that you can begin the process of pineal gland activation and begin the awakening of your third eye.

There are two parts to pineal gland decalcification. The first is to stop any further calcification of your pineal gland which is caused by any lifestyle habits or environmental factors, e.g. flouride, etc. The second step is to work on reducing and removing the existing calcification and help to further develop your pineal gland.

Below we will go through the methods you can take to achieve these two steps.

STEP 1 – Stop further calcification of your Pineal Gland

The key to stopping further calcification of your pineal gland is to firstly identify what causes calcification, and then secondly stopping these sources. Generally speaking, it is a person’s diet (food/drink) and lifestyle that causes calcification.

Below is a list of the primary causes of calcification:

Halides:

Halides are chemical substances such as Flouride, Chlorine and Bromide. They all seem to have similar effects on the pineal gland, so it’s important to remove these from your diet.

Flouride is the most common and widespread in our diets. It is magnetically attracted to the pineal gland more so than any other part of the body. Here it forms calcium phosphate crystals which accumulate. Fluorideis present in toothpastes and tap water. It’s a heavy duty poison and should be avoided at all costs as it calcifies the pineal tissue and basically shuts the gland down. Switch to a fluoride-free toothpaste and drink spring water or filtered water (see ‘Tap Water’ section below for more information).

Calcium:

Calcium supplements – This is one of the biggest causes of calcification, they don’t really work so if you’re taking them it’s recommended that you stop immediately.

Calcium in food – Pretty much all processed food contains some form of calcium. These forms include calcium phosphate, calcium carbonate and dicalcium phosphate. Many supplements contain these as content fillers also.

Tap Water:

Tap water contains many calcifying substances (including fluoride as mentioned above). The safest and most healthiest choice is spring water as distilled water can be harmful in the long run. Nevertheless, distilled water is still much better than tap water.

For a site that can show you where your nearest natural spring is, please go here: http://www.findaspring.com
Remember, spring water is free and should be respected.

You can also use water filters, for more information on this please go to:
http://thehealingfrequency.com/nuclear-radiation-and-water-purification-tablet-adya-clarity-minerals/

Mercury:

Mercury is very bad for the pineal gland due to its poisonous nature. It should be avoided at all costs. Mercury tooth fillings are pineal toxins and should be removed. Also all medical vaccines are tainted with mercury, e.g. Thimersal (a vaccine preservative made of methyl mercury) is very difficult to get out of the brain once it’s in there. Avoid eating fish and bottom feeders such as shrimps and prawns. Tuna and dolphin meat is particularly bad as it contains higher doses of mercury. Generally speaking, the bigger the fish, the higher the concentration of mercury in its body tissue. Eco light bulbs should also be used with care, as if one is smashed mercury vapour is released into the room and inhaled. The good news is that mercury can be removed from the body by the daily use of chlorella, wheatgrass and spirulina, it just takes time. Cilantro herb taken daily can help remove mercury from brain tissue too.

Pesticides:

Some pesticides are pineal toxins so foods grown using these pesticides should be avoided. Therefore, fresh organic food that hasn’t used chemical pesticides is recommended instead. Organic healthy food with a high ratio of raw foods (Raw Diet) is supportive to pineal detoxification.

Due to the food chain passing these chemical pesticides on, certain meats can accumulate these chemicals. Some people recommend meat free diets also to protect your pineal gland from potential harmful substances.

Other toxins:

If something is toxic and not naturally produced by nature, do not put it in your body. If you can’t say the chemical’s name, it’s most likely bad for you. Other toxins include artificial sweeteners (aspartame K) , refined sugar, phylenanine (in fruit squashes), E numbers, deodorants, cleaning chemicals, dental mouthwashes (saltwater is suffice) and air fresheners.

Sugar, Caffeine, Alcohol and Tobacco (S.C.A.T.):

As a general point, a diet free of Sugar, Caffeine, Alcohol and Tobacco (S.C.A.T.) will not only flush the system, but it will also bring about the “kundalini” rising and ensure you have a great balanced mind/body. The diet must be maintained for at least 2 months. The longer you maintain the diet along with exercise, you’ll find that your energy level will increase and excess pounds will fall away leaving your brain clear from toxins. This gives you the capacity to focus on pineal gland activation.

STEP 2 – Remove existing calcification within your Pineal Gland

Removing the build up of years of toxic build up in your pineal gland can be achieved with some dedication and commitment.

There are a number of ways to decalcify your pineal gland, below is a list of them along with what you would need to do:

Organic Blue Ice Skate Fish Oil:

One of the most powerful natural substances you can take to decalcify your pineal gland. It contains a very powerful substance called “Activator X” discovered by Weston Price. See below for more information about “Activator X”.

SM:

Very powerful for general detoxification. It is also good for your hair, skin, nails and building bones. Start with a comfortable dose and work your way up to around 7,000-10,000mg per day. Generally, MSM starts to work effectively at higher doses, however it is still beneficial to take it at lower doses.

Raw Chocolate:

Raw cacao is a great pineal gland detoxifier in high doses because of the high antioxidant content. It is also good as a pineal gland stimulant too, which can help to activate your third eye. See How to activate your pineal gland section for more information on pineal gland activators.

Citric Acid:

Raw lemon, juiced and consumed is very good at detoxifying your pineal gland. Citric acid also works, but raw lemon juice is recommended. It’s recommended that you take 3 tablespoons of citric acid or 7 organic lemons every day on an empty stomach for three weeks. You can also do this by mixing it with spring water as citric acid isn’t so good for your teeth.

Garlic:

Garlic is amazing for decalcification because it is able to dissolve calcium and acts as an antibiotic. Added benefits are it gives your immune system a kick start. Consume around half a bulb to two bulbs daily (or more if you like). To ensure your breath doesn’t scare anyone off, you can crush the garlic and soak in raw apple cider vinegar or fresh lemon juice to deodorise it. Make sure you put the used lemon juice or vinegar on a salad or re-use it for other foods later. Don’t let anything go to waste.

Raw Apple Cider Vinegar:

Very good for detoxification of your pineal gland, as it contains malic acid. It’s great to put on your food and tastes great. A recommended brand is Braggs apple cider vinegar, and make sure it’s raw. Generally speaking, vinegars should be sold in glass bottles, so if it’s not in one, don’t buy it as you’ll be consuming plastic too!

Oregano oil and Neem extract:

Acts as a natural antibiotic against the calcium shells that nanobacteria create around themselves in the pineal gland.

Activator X (Vitamin K1/K2):

Discovered by Weston Price, it is a super potent detoxifier, especially when mixed with Vitamin A and D3, and has many properties. It can reverse the process of arteriosclerosis, allowing the enzymatic balance to be restored. This then allows for the calcium to be removed from the arteries and other locations (i.e. pineal gland) and placed where it belongs, in the bone. It is also a potent catalyst for vitamin and mineral absorption.

The vitamin occurs naturally in two forms:
K1 (phylloquinone) is found in green leafy vegetables
K2 (comprised of menaquinones) is created by intestinal microflora and also obtained from food sources such as organ meats, liver (goose/chicken are best), egg yolks, fermented dairy products like cheese or butter (from cows eating rapidly growing green grass), Japanese fermented soybean dish Natto (the richest K2 food source), sauerkraut, marine oils, fish eggs and shellfish.

Boron:

Boron is another detoxifier and pineal gland cleanser. It also works well as a fluoride remover. It is present in beets and best consumed by eating organic beets or trying beet powder mixed with spring water or other liquids/foods. You could try adding 1/4 tsp of sodium borate (Borax) to your green teas. An inexpensive source of boron can be purchased in most supermarkets as common borax. Borax should be taken in very small quantities in pure water, with as little as 1/32 to 1/4 of a teaspoon of borax to one liter of water. This mixture should be consumed in small quantities throughout the day has been found to be safe and effective. About 1/8 of a teaspoon with a pinch of sea salt has been found to be effective too. Another alternative to common borax is food grade sodium borate.

Melatonin:

It has not been proven conclusively, but many believe that melatonin helps remove fluoride by increasing decalcification of the pineal gland which helps breakup the existing calcification. In addition to melatonin supplementation, plenty of daytime physical activity and/or exercise, a healthy diet, not overeating and meditation/relaxation exercises all contribute to higher melatonin production from the pineal gland.

Iodine:

Iodine has been clinically proven to increase the removal of sodium fluoride from the body via the urine as calcium fluoride. Most diets are deficient in this vital mineral and it is recommended that people take seaweed foods and iodine supplements that combine iodine and potassium iodide. However, eliminating fluoride with iodine also depletes your supply of calcium. It is therefore recommended that you also take an effective calcium/magnesium supplement. To compliment the intake of iodine, it is recommended that lecithin is consumed too.

Tamarind:

The pulp, bark, and leaves from the tamarind tree can be used to make teas, extracts and tinctures that will help eliminate fluorides through the urine. Tamarind is widely used in Ayurvedic Medicine and has many positive health properties.

Distilled Water:

There is research to say that distilled water can help to decalcifying the pineal gland. For more information, please check out the following site: 24 Doctors with the courage to tell the truth about Distilled Water

The site also takes about drinking urine. I know it sounds crazy, but our urine today is polluted due to our poor diets hence why it smells, etc. The thinking behind it is that clean urine during a raw diet is healthy and acts as a powerful cleansing agent. The link above contains a section about this, just search for ‘dear water based creatures’ within the webpage.

A couple of months doing a number or all of the above will leave your pineal gland decalcified and detoxified in no time!

SOURCE: http://www.wakingtimes.com/2012/12/15/how-to-decalcify-and-detoxifythe-pineal-gland/

Also Referenced here: http://www.spiritscienceandmetaphysics.com/how-to-decalcify-and-detoxify-your-pineal-gland/