Wild Macaws Eat Clay

WILD MACAWS EAT CLAY Several years ago, National Geographic published a photo essay featuring large flocks of scarlet and blue macaws (the largest parrots in the world) mobbing a clay deposit on a riverbank in Peru. The parrots were obviously eating the clay, but why? Charles Munn, a researcher for the College of Agricultural and Life

Continue reading »

Cat Litter: Is Yours Toxic?

CAT LITTER: IS YOURS TOXIC? What’s in your favorite brand of cat litter? For the sake of your pet’s health, you ought to find out. Most of the leading  brands of cat litter contain two potentially deadly substances: silica gel and sodium bentonite clay. Silica (silicon dioxide) is commonly used a desiccant, since it absorbs

Continue reading »

Nature and Artifice

NATURE AND ARTIFICE For about sixty years, a “Back to Nature” movement has taken firm root in American life. Born partly out of environmental concern, the movement addresses what it considers our highly artificial modes of living. We are estranged from Mother Earth, we are told. Our vehicles run on polluting chemicals, our food is

Continue reading »

ADVICE FROM MYSTICS

ADVICE FROM MYSTICS You’ve often heard: “If you can’t dazzle them with brilliance, baffle them with… baloney.” Actually, the original term is not ‘baloney’, but something far more pungent, and wholly unsuited for this website. Some vendors in natural medicine seem to have taken this advice to heart. Very often, their advertising leans heavily on

Continue reading »

Personal Account

PERSONAL ACCOUNT: MY OWN USE OF CLAY THERAPY Personal testimonies are not the only evidence we should seek regarding the efficacy of a health care regimen, but they can help to clarify what we can expect. At any rate, I thought you might find it helpful to know about my own results with clay therapy.

Continue reading »

Cancer: Can Clay Therapy Help?

There is almost nothing you would dread more than a doctor’s diagnosis: “You have cancer.” What is cancer, then? Officially, it is defined as an “abnormal growth of cells caused by multiple changes in gene expression, leading to a dysregulated balance of cell proliferation and cell death…”*** Put more simply, it is rapidly reproducing, positively charged

Continue reading »

Radical Life Extension

RADICAL LIFE EXTENSION Is radical life extension possible? We don’t know for certain, but we have tantalizing hints from science and literature that a human could live for several hundred years. In fact, the current average American life expectancy of about 80 years is itself a huge leap from what used to be the norm.

Continue reading »

Health Without Obsession

HEALTH WITHOUT OBSESSION What are the keys to vibrant health? What do you have to do to be as strong, as fit, and as resistant to illness as possible? If you visit websites extolling one natural remedy or another, the subject can become awfully confusing. Some merchants try to convince you they are selling magic

Continue reading »

Holidays with Clay

HOLIDAYS WITH CLAY With several holidays coming up in quick succession, this is a good time to explore how calcium bentonite clay can enhance them. You may be thinking: “What? I know clay therapy is important to my health, but what does it have to do with the holidays?” You may be surprised, then, at

Continue reading »
Pages:123»