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100 ml Blend. Dose 20 drops 3 times daily in water: $58
(At the recommended dose, this Blend will provide 6 weeks of continuous treatment)
Very many cancer patients come to me seeking input into their decision whether to enter into or continue with a program of chemotherapy as part of their cancer treatment.
In orthodox medical terms it is not a question whether or not to use Chemo or Radio Therapy it is simply a discussion on which or what combination of these to use. Orthodox medicine simply does not have any other options.
Cancer patients are often under a great deal of pressure to make decisions about this sort of thing both from their doctors and from their family at a time when they are shocked and frightened over a diagnosis and probably feeling unwell in addition. I always sympathise with them in this predicament as they are on possibly the steepest learning curve of their life and besides all the pressure, fear and uncertainty they are most likely working very hard to help their loved ones cope with the shock of the diagnosis as well.
Nowadays with earlier and earlier diagnosis there is rarely a huge rush to make binding decisions about therapy and I advise every patient to take some time before committing to anything at all.
Most people coming to me for advice are either recommended by friends or find me during their own personal research over the internet and I always respect their predicament and try to provide advice individually suited to the patient and their own particular health history and circumstances as well as to their particular cancer.
My first advice, whatever the cancer or the circumstances, is to immediately start on a course of a powerful antioxidant and there is no possible reason for not doing so. A collapse of aspects of the immunity is the fundamental cause of all cancers and it is important to reverse this as soon as possible to offer the best chance of healing.
The place for chemotherapy is to directly attack the rapidly growing cancer cells using chemical agents that target such cells. These agents are basically strong poisons and they quite quickly put a serious strain on your metabolism and your immune system as your body tries to break these poisons down and get rid of them. See my detailed article on the subject.
The herbal Chemotherapy Support formulation which I make up to assist the body to deal with the poisons is described in detail in the article above and the herbs I have found to be most helpful are; Chamomile, St Mary's Thistle, Alfalfa, Rosehips, Thuja, Parsley, Fennel, Blue Flag, Ginger and Liquorice. I also include the Bach Flowers; Rescue Remedy, Walnut, Wild Oat, Scleranthus, Honeysuckle and Crab Apple.
You will appreciate the reason for the choice of these ingredients and how they compliment one another once you have a chance to read the article above. You should also appreciate why these herbs cannot possibly do any damage to your health or be detrimental to the effectiveness of the chemotherapy itself which is suggested by a few oncologists nowadays who feel that anything which makes you healthier might somehow work against the poisons. The fact is that the poisons do their work and the herbs assist your body by minimising the side effects.
All my patients find that they cope with Chemotherapy better while taking this tonic. The other advice I give these patients is that just because you find yourself able to cope so well with Chemo does not mean to say you should necessarily take more and more.
I work with each patient through the decisions about how long one should continue with Chemotherapy as we go along as Chemo is certainly not a case of "If a little of the medicine is good for you then more of the medicine must be better".
Most Oncologists nowadays are supportive of a joint (orthodox/ herbal) approach to treating cancer, as they know that current Chemo and Radio Therapy protocols are crude at best.
This information is not intended to replace medical diagnosis or treatment.
Herbal descriptions are examples of combinations of herbs and should not be interpreted to mean that this combination is for this condition.
Further information on Herbs and Healing: Does a Herbalist need a Medical Diagnosis?
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