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June 7, 2009

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Fulvic acid’s diverse spectrum of immune responses
Immune defense mechanisms
Controlling a fragile balance
Clinical effect of Fulvic acid on incurable virus
Transfer Factor and Fulvic Factor relationships
Phytosterol connections

One of the most exciting aspects of fulvic acid is the powerful and diverse spectrum of immune system responses it stimulates in the human body. It increases the body’s ability to go after viruses, pathogens, and bacterial infections of all kinds. It not only bolsters immunity, it also regulates the immune system.

Fulvic acid has been shown to increase the size of the thymus gland. The thymus gland is most prominent at puberty, after which it disappears or shrinks as we age. Such an increase corresponds directly with immunity, youthfulness and longevity.

Immune defense mechanisms

Fulvic acid contains and encourages an array of many powerful defense mechanisms. It stimulates the thymus gland’s ability to produce lymphocytes, which in turn produce antibodies which are intimately involved in the body’s immune response.

Fulvic acid also activates and increases the body’s production of macrophages and killer T-cells. Macrophages consume foreign invaders, while killer T-cells seek out and destroy them.

Human studies show that fulvic acid stimulates granulocytes, and the production of cytokines, including interferon-gamma, interferon-alpha, interferon-beta, and tumor necrosis factor-alpha.

Controlling a fragile balance

The various defense mechanisms produced by the body are both stimulated and controlled by fulvic acid. It is unparalleled in its ability to act as a natural immunomudulator, providing balance. Fulvic acid gives the human body the tools it needs to supercharge the immune system or suppress it as needed.

Certain diseases are not caused by outside invaders, but by immune system’s defense mechanisms attacking the body itself. This is what happens with the autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, fibromyalgia, and Graves disease.

Scientists have determined that to successfully treat many serious diseases, including some incurable diseases caused by viruses, the immune system needs to be controlled selectively. Amazingly, it has been discovered that fulvic acid is able to do this naturally, suppressing certain immune responses, while increasing others. Fulvic acid’s ability to selectively, inhibit/complement the body’s immune response is one of the reasons it has documented success in treatment and even cure of normally incurable disease.

Clinical effect of Fulvic acid on incurable virus

Until recent there had not been any cure for Epidemic Hemorrhagic Fever. The drug cyclophosphamide, an immune inhibition agent, has recently proven to be a promising cure. Doctors have learned to use it to carefully control the immune system. It is also commonly used as a therapy for certain cancers. However, cyclophosphamide can have serious side effects.

Therapies described in the Material Medica, an ancient book on Chinese pharmacological and medical procedures, gave modern-day doctors hope that fulvic acid may hold promise as a cure for hemorrhagic fever. Because of that, the doctors undertook a comprehensive clinical study on infected patients.

Fulvic acid was compared to cyclophosphamide in two parallel hospital clinical studies. There were a total of 178 patients ranging in age from 4 to 78 years old. 100 patients were treated with fulvic acid, while 78 were given cyclophosphamide.

Due to the serious nature of hemorrhagic fever, some patients went into shock, or had difficulty urinating, were hydrocephalic, or underwent kidney failure. Appropriate emergency treatments were applied to such individuals.

Patients were carefully monitored, testing for body temperature, breathing and pulse patterns, blood pressure, level of toxicity, degree of hemorrhage, change in urination habit and platelet count. Some patients were given EKG, brain vertebrate fluid tests, liver function tests, and blood tests.

Study results: Average performance of the fulvic acid group in each category tested outperformed that of the cyclosphosphamide group by one-half day. Various symptoms took from 2 to 8 days to return to normal. The categories tested include body temperature, urination, platelet count, and final cure upon disappearance of all symptoms. Only one out of the 100 fulvic acid patients died, and 99 were cured. Two of the 78 cyclosphophamide patients died, and 76 were cured.

Study conclusion: The study concluded that fulvic acid is able to cure epidemic hemorrhagic fever by regulating the immune system. The comparison of its overall therapeutic effects indicates that fulvic acid meets and even slightly exceeds cyclophosphamide.

Laboratory studies performed by the doctors showed that fulvic acid was able to regulate and strengthen the immune systems in cells and in the body fluid, thus normalizing or enhancing immune function. The weakening of the immune system at the cellular level when patients first contracted the epidemic hemorrhagic fever could be rectified by the use of fulvic acid. Fulvic acid enhanced the cellular immune system by preventing the inhibiting T-cells from lowering their activity. This in turn reduced the chance for B-cells over-producing antibodies. The immune systems in the body fluids were strengthened and the sedimenting of the immune complex was reduced. The damage done on the blood vessel walls was less severe because the formation of brittle and permeable blood vessel walls were prevented. The disease could therefore be controlled.

The study showed that cure of hemorrhagic fever by fulvic acid was a result of the cellular immune system being able to control and eliminate virus toxins. Fulvic acid acted as an inhibitor for the transparent acidic enzyme, and prevented the lowering of its viscosity. The spread of bacterial toxin in the intercellular fluid was therefore curtailed.

Transfer Factor and Fulvic Factor relationships

Not to be confused with commercial products of similar name, the scientific term “transfer factor” was added to dictionaries in 1956. Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary defines “transfer factor” as “a substance that is produced and secreted by a lymphocyte functioning in cell-mediated immunity and that upon incorporation into a lymphocyte which has not been sensitized confers on it the same immunological specificity as the sensitized cell”.

What this all means, is that when immune system cells have battled with specific disease invaders, they produce a substance that transfers a message of warning on to other immune cells. The newly alerted immune cells “remember” the warning message, producing the same substance, alerting other immune cells. Once alerted, the immune cells always “remember” who the specific enemy is, and how to attack it.

Because scientists were unable to actually identify this unknown immune stimulating substance, they coined the simple term “transfer factor” to describe it. Even to this day scientists still don’t fully understand this substance. What they do know is that every mother (human or mammal) that breast feeds her baby, passes all of the immunity gained throughout her lifetime on to her infant. This immunity is “transferred” through her first milk, called colostrums. The most valuable “immunity weapon” in colostrum is called “transfer factor”.

Transfer factor has been studied for decades by scientists from all over the world, and thousands of studies exist. Yet to this day science still knows very little about its makeup or the mysterious ways in which it actually works. But they do know that it works and can be the difference between life and death when disease invaders attack.

When scientists remove every larger and identifiable component from colostrum, including milk, whey, individual cells, etc., what remains last of all is the ultramicroscopic transfer factor. Transfer factor has been best described as tiny fragments of molecules, possibly DNA fragments, that somehow remain functional. These fragments seem to be energized with some unknown mysterious power of self-replicating communication.

Interestingly, in many ways the scientific studies on the mysteries and mechanisms of fulvic acid parallel exactly the studies on transfer factor. So far as we know, no other scientists have actually put the two together. Scientists working with fulvic acid know that it also is an ultramicroscopic substance that has a most unique messaging relay system that is activated when it comes into contact with living organisms. Just like transfer factor, fulvic acid sensitizes cells, passing on unique information related to immunity. It also has been shown to assist in activating protection and defense mechanisms that are able to be passed on and remain with the organism for life, even with just one contact.

All living organisms produce immune stimulating substances that help with protection from infectious disease. This includes humans, plants, animals, and microorganisms. When you understand that fulvic acid is the end product of decomposition of all once living matter, it is easy to understand how it would carry similar transfer factor-like substances. Every plant, animal, and microscopic organism involved in the process of decomposition, developed its own transfer factor-like substances while fighting off microscopic invaders, infections, and viruses. Each cycle of decomposition allows more such substances to be created. Fulvic acid is the sum total of all of this, and in that sense is Mother Nature’s “first milk” or “colostrum”, meant for giving defense protection messages to all living creatures. It also has the ability to pass up the food chain from one organism to the next, just like a mother’s first milk passes transfer factor to her offspring.

Are they one in the same? As you study the miracles of fulvic acid, and the miracle of transfer factor, you will discover that they have a tremendous amount in common. In fact, you will find that their effects are far too similar to be coincidental. And because the production cycles of fulvic acid involve such a diverse spectrum of living organisms, it would account for its unusual immune stimulating powers that exceed even those of transfer factor. Science needs to look deeper, because there is a definite and very important connection.

Phytosterol connection

Studies have shown that humic substances contain highly refined and complexed phytosterols, which are generally waxy insoluble substances. Numerous plant sterols and other related substances have been discovered in humic matter….. Article Under Construction – To Be Continued

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Shenyuan Yuan, Fulvic Acid, 4 (1988); in: Application of Fulvic acid and its derivatives in the fields of agriculture and medicine; First Edition: June 1993

Inglot, AD; Zielinksa-Jenczylik, J; Piasecki, E; Arch. Immunol. Ther. Exp. (Warsz) 1993, 41(1), 73-80)

Blach-Olszewska, Z; Zaczynksa, E; Broniarek, E; Inglot, AD, Arch. Immunol. Ther. Exp. (Warsz), 1993, 41(1), 81-85).

Jingrong Chen et al, jiangxi humic acid, 2 (1984); in: Application of Fulvic acid and its derivatives in the fields of agriculture and medicine; First Edition: June 1993

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Ling, W.H., and P.J.H. Jones. 1995. “Dietary phytosteroils: A review of metabolism, benefits and side effects.” Life
Sciences 57: 195-206.

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1. A form of hemorrhagic fever endemic to northeastern Asia that is caused by a hantavirus and characterized in its later stages by hemorrhage, shock, and kidney failure. Also called Korean hemorrhagic fever. Back to Article

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June 4, 2009

ABOUT HUMIC & FULVIC

SUBSTANCES (MEDICAL ASPECT)

Note : The information contained herein is for informational  purposes  only.

You should also consult with a healthcare professional before starting any diet, exercise or supplementation program, before taking any medication, or if you have or suspect you might have a health problem.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

ASTHMA AND LUNG INFECTIONS ON THE RISE IN ALL AGE GROUPS ………………………………………… 3

ARTHRITIS RELATED AUTOIMMUNE DISEASES INCLUDING LUPUS, FIBROMYALGIA, AND

RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS; HUMIC SUBSTANCES OFFER HOPE ……………………………………………………. 4

CANCER IS SECOND LEADING CAUSE OF DEATH IN THE US, HUMIC EXTRACTS ARREST

CANCER GROWTH ACCORDING TO MEDICAL STUDIES ………………………………………………………………… 5

CELLULAR REGENERATION ATTRIBUTED TO FULVIC ACID ELECTROLYTE………………………………. 7

COMMON VIRUS SHOWS LINK TO BRAIN CANCER IN CHILDREN…………………………………………………10

COLON, PENILE, UTERINE, CERVICAL, LIVER, AND NUMEROUS OTHER CANCERS ARE ALSO CAUSED BY VIRUSES

…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………10

FIBROMYALGIA ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….11

FULVIC ACID AND HUMIC EXTRACT TOPICAL USE AND BATH THERAPIES SHOW AMAZING

CLINICAL RESULTS……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………11

GLOBAL PRESENCE OF DIABETES MELLITUS NOW EPIDEMIC, HUMAN CLINICAL STUDIES

SHOW FULVIC ACIDS OFFER SIGNIFICANT HELP …………………………………………………………………………..12

DIABETES MELLITUS RESPONSIBLE FOR ENORMOUS WORLD ECONOMIC BURDEN ………………………………………12

DIABETES MELLITUS STEMS FROM DIETARY DEFICIENCY OF PROTECTIVE HUMIC SUBSTANCES, ESPECIALLY

FULVIC ACIDS ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..13

HUMIC SUBSTANCES ARE NATURE’S MOST POWERFUL ANTIVIRAL ………………………………………….14

NEW STUDIES CONTINUE TO SHOW VIRUS – CANCER CONNECTION…………………………………………………………….14

HUMIC AND FULVIC SOIL SUBSTANCES HOLD TUBERCULOSIS SOLUTIONS…………………………….16

TUBERCULOSIS IS DECLARED A GLOBAL EPIDEMIC WITH INCURABLE STRAINS SPREADING

THROUGHOUT THE U.S. …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….18

DRUG RESISTANT TUBERCULOSIS FOUND IN 42 STATES OF THE USA ……………………………………………………….18

AN URGENT CALL TO ACTION TO REDUCE INCURABLE TB STRAINS…………………………………………………………….19

GLOBAL EMERGENCY: ONE THIRD WORLD POPULATION TB INFECTED ………………………………………………………19

NEW THERAPIES NEEDED AGAINST TB, THE MOST LETHAL OF ALL INFECTIOUS DISEASES ……………………………19

TB REPORT “INDICTMENT OF OUR PUBLIC HEALTH SYSTEM” SAYS CONGRESSMAN ………………………………….. 19\\

INCURABLE HIV OR AIDS VIRUS IS DESTROYED BY HUMIC EXTRACTS, EPIDEMIC NOW HAS

OVER 33 MILLION PEOPLE INFECTED………………………………………………………………………………………………20

TREATING THYROID TUMOR WITH FULVIC ACID REPORT ON TEN CASE STUDIES …………………..20

CLINICAL DATA:………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….21

DIAGNOSIS: ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….21

STANDARDS FOR EVALUATION OF THE THERAPEUTIC EFFECTS: ……………………………………………………………….21

METHODS OF TREATMENT:…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..21

SOURCE OF MATERIAL: ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….21

ANALYSIS OF THERAPEUTIC EFFECT:…………………………………………………………………………………………………….21

SUMMARY: …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………22

Case studies:………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………22

Case 1……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..22

Case 2……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..22

Case 3……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..22

Case 4……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..22

Case 5……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..22

Points of understanding: ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………22

MEDICINAL VALUE OF THE HUMIC EXTRACT KNOWN AS FULVIC ACID IS ASTOUNDING AND VERY WELL-DOCUMENTED ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………….23

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HOSPITAL PATIENTS WITH RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS HAD 92% SUCCESS RATE WHEN TREATED WITH HUMIC EXTRACT BATHS. ……………………………………………………………………………………….26

OBSERVATIONS ON THE USE OF FULVIC ACID AS A BLOOD COAGULANT………………………………..26

SOURCE OF FULVIC ACID, TYPES OF REAGENTS, METHODS OF USAGE…………………………………………………….26

Source:………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..26

Types of reagents: ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..26

Methods of usage: ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..26

CLINICAL DATA …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..27

Fifteen cases of bleeding and stoppage of bleeding:……………………………………………………………….27

Bleeding mucous membrane:…………………………………………………………………………………………………….27

Hematuria:…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..27

Coughing blood:…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………27

TREATMENT RESULTS …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………28

DISCUSSION AND SUMMARY…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………28

Examples…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….28

RENOWNED LONGEVITY AND HEALTH OF ISOLATED HIMALAYAN CULTURES IS LINKED TO

FULVIC ACID EXTRACTED FROM FOSSIL-LIKE HUMIC SUBSTANCES………………………………………….29

STIMULATE, NOURISH, AND REPAIR THYROID FUNCTION WITH NATURE.S REMEDIES WHILE

RELIEVING DEADLY SYMPTOMS; FULVIC ACID OFFERS HOPE ……………………………………………………32

NATURAL THERAPIES CAN PREVENT AND TREAT THYROID DISEASE, INCLUDING HYPOTHYROIDSIM

(UNDERACTIVE THYROID), HYPERTHYROIDISM (OVERACTIVE THYROID), GRAVES DISEASE AND WILSON.S

SYNDROME, WHICH ARE THE UNDERLYING CAUSES OF MANY SERIOUS ILLNESSES.…………………………………….32

THE THERAPEUTIC EFFECT OF FULVIC ACID ON KERATITIS AND HEMORRHAGIC EYE

DISEASE………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………35

FULVIC ACID TREATMENT GROUP: ………………………………………………………………………………………………………….35

THE CONTROL GROUP: ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..35

EYESIGHT EXAMINATIONS:……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………36

CASE STUDIES: …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..36

The keratitis group……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..36

The hemorrhagic eye group ……………………………………………………………………………………………………….36

The control group ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………36

ANALYSIS AND DISCUSSION:…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………36

SUMMARY: …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………37

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Asthma and lung infections on the rise in all age groups

Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disease of the airways. When not diagnosed or properly treated, asthma can lead to a host of social and financial problems.

Hospital studies show that the common cold and related bronchial asthma and respiratory illnesses from infection, can be rapidly cured when patients are treated with fulvic acid.Especially pleasing to parents is the powerful and

immediate effect this therapy has on young children.

Source: Erchuan Wang et al, Humic acid, 3 (1991)

New research by Dr. David L. Hahn of Dean Medical Center, Madison, Wisconsin, shows that pneumonia related respiratory disease and acute bronchitis caused bychlamydia pneumoniae appear to be the cause of most asthma. His recent studies show that asthma patients have been found to have a high level of antibodies for chlamydia pneumoniae, which seems to be a common denominator among asthma sufferers. Dr. Hahn believes that chlamydia antibody detection can be an effective tool in diagnosing asthma.

In hospital studies, profuse otherwise unstoppable bleeding of the mucous

membranes of the nose, mouth, throat, bronchial and lung areas, related to acute

respiratory and viral infections in patients with tuberculosis, heart failure, leukemia, and other serious diseases, were successfully stopped with fulvic acid therapy.

Source; Suchen Cao, Jiangxi Humic Acid, 3 (1993)

Extensive research of HMO studies conducted from 1967-1987 showed that “prevalence of asthma increased steadily and significantly…in both males and females in all age ranges.” These findings were reported in the April 1998 issue of the American

Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. Although the data in those studies does not go beyond 1987, the researchers found that “more recent national data suggest that these increases are continuing.” The weight of the evidence for an ongoing rise in asthma, they conclude, “is growing steadily.”

Hospital studies showed that serious and acute cases of chronic bronchitis were better treated and cured with fulvic acid (96.77% cure rate) that worked significantly better than conventional drug therapy. Symptoms of inflammation, coughing, sputum and asthma, were also much better alleviated.

Source; Jingrong Chen et al, jiangxi humic acid, 2 (1984)

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Speaking for the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, Dr. Gary Rachelefsky said: “Despite the fact that we have a real understanding of the disease and medications to treat it, we still have increased asthma.” About 7% of the children in the US have asthma. The prevalence has increased 40% between 1982 and 1993. It is the most common childhood disease and is the top reason for pediatric hospitalization, accounting for up to 300,000 admissions a year. Asthma is the cause of 10-30 missed

school days per asthmatic child per year. Asthma effects over five million U.S. children and adolescents, and accounts for 28% of all direct medical expenses totaling nearly $5 billion in spending per year.

References:

Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 2000;84:227-233.

Am J Respir Crit Care Med 1998;156:36-42.

Johns Hopkins, PR Newswire, and Reuters news services; Summaries of interviews and meetings of the AAAAI; April and May,1998

Arthritis related autoimmune diseases including Lupus, Fibromyalgia, and Rheumatoid Arthritis; Humic substances offer hope

An estimated 40 million Americans have some form of arthritis or other rheumatic condition. That number is expected to climb to 59.4 million, or 18.2 percent of the population, by the year 2020.

In a recent issue of Annals of Rheumatic Diseases, doctors found that people with rheumatoid arthritis have lower levels of common antioxidants in their blood in the years before the disorder is diagnosed. A new study suggests that the same may be true for

another autoimmune disease, systemic lupus erythematosus. It is not certain if the lower level of antioxidants is a cause or the effect of the diseases, or indirectly related to the disorders.

According to Dr. George Comstock, of the Training Center for Public Health Research

in Hagerstown, Maryland, antioxidants in the blood are possibly being used to mop up damaging free radicals, byproducts of inflammation related to the diseases. “Or

perhaps low antioxidant status, whether because of decreased intake, absorption, or transport, increases the potential for oxidative damage,” he wrote.

Humic extracts, especially fulvic acids,when administered both topically and orally are proven to regulate the immune system as powerful immunomodulators,and to work as potent antioxidantsand anti-inflammatory agents.

In studies with hospital patients with rheumatoid arthritis, an autoimmune

disorder, humic extract bath therapy treatment had a 92% success rate. Several hundred similar studies have been performed in China showing that fulvic acid and humic extracts are proven highly successful.

Source; Yuan, Shenyuan; Fulvic Acid, 4 1988; in Application of Fulvic acid and its derivatives in the fields of

agriculture and medicine; First Edition: June 1993

Ghosal, Shibnath. Chemistry of shilajit, an immunomodularory Ayurvedic rasayan. Pure & Appl. Chem.,

vol. 62, 1990, No. 7, pp. 1285-1288.

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Rheumatoid arthritis is more prevalent in women than in men and generally strikes between the ages of 20 to 40. It is believed to be caused by an abnormal immune reaction in which the lining of the joints are attacked and destroyed, leading to pain, inflammation, swelling, and eventually deformity of the joints and disability.

Approximately 1 percent of U.S. adults have definite rheumatoid arthritis, an autoimmune disease occurs more frequently in women than in men. The prevalence of rheumatoid arthritis is approximately 2.1 million people: 600,000 men and 1.5 million women.

The estimated U.S. prevalence of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA), which occurs in children ages 16 and younger, is between 30,000 and 50,000.

For the new study, Dr. Comstock and colleagues looked at thousands of blood samples donated in 1974, and specifically tested those from 21 people who were diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis 2 to 15 years after giving blood. They also identified another six people who developed systemic lupus erythematosus 3 to 13 years after giving blood. Lupus is also thought to be due to an abnormal immune reaction in wich the body attacks connective tissue and numerous organs. The disease is 10 times as common in

women as men, and most often occurs between ages 13 and 45. Comstock mentioned in the article that the trend does match that of an earlier small study which suggests that low concentrations of antioxidants may in some way be related to the development

of rheumatoid arthritis, either directly or as associates of another disease-causing factor. “Although the number of cases is too small to allow definitive statements about the association of serum antioxidants with systemic lupus erythematosus, it is hoped that this report will stimulate others to see if our results can be replicated,” he wrote. Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE or lupus) is a chronic autoimmune disease in which the body harms its own tissues and can lead to inflammation and damage to joints, skin, kidneys, heart, lungs, blood vessels, and the brain. Reports estimate SLE to affect at least 239,000 Americans: 4,000 white males, 41,000 white females, 31,000 black males, and 163,000 black females.

The autoimmune disorder, Fibromyalgia, affects an estimated 3.7 million Americans age 18 and older. Prevalence is much lower in men than in women. A chronic condition, fibromyalgia is characterized by widespread pain, greater sensitivity to pain, sleep

disturbances, fatigue, and multiple tender points. Johns Hopkins News Services; A report published as a collaborative effort between the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Arthritis Foundation, and the American College of Rheumatology; May, 1998.

Source; Annals of Rheumatic Diseases (1997;56:323-325).

Canceris second leading cause of death in the US, humic extracts arrest cancer growth according to medical studies According to the National Cancer Institute, about 1,228,600 new cancer cases were expected to be diagnosed in the year 2000. Since 1990, approximately 11 million new cancer cases have been diagnosed.

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In the year 2000 about 564,800 Americans were expected to die of cancer, more than 1,500 people a day. Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the U.S., exceeded only by heart disease.

Patients with cancer causing tumors of the esophagus had 100% success rate in preventing tumor progression into the cancerous state when treated for two

years with a humic extract solution.

Source; Yuan, Shenyuan; Fulvic Acid, 4 1988; in Application of Fulvic acid and its derivatives in

the fields of agriculture and medicine; First Edition: June 1993

One of every four deaths in the U.S. is from cancer. Since 1990, there have been approximately 5 million cancer deaths. Overall annual costs for cancer run $107 billion per year.

Breakthrough cancer research studies supported by the National Institute of Health clearly indicate that oxygen-containing molecules known as oxidants or free-radicals, play an important role in causing cancer, and that antioxidants or free-radical scavengers help suppress cancer.

In a surprising new development, the study shows that cancerous cells themselves are causing an overproduction of free-radicals. This alone can account for cancer.s typical runaway cell growth.

Cancer cells have now been shown to produce oxidants that act as messenger molecules and send signals through protein pathways, bombarding surrounding cells uncontrollably with damaging free-radicals.

The study shows that certain super antioxidants work to obstruct the signaling protein pathways, neutralizing the spread of cancer and can potentially prevent it in the first place. Unique protein inhibiting antioxidants block the necessary signals that normally

allow adjacent cells to become cancerous. Studies point to antioxidants as new anticancer treatment and prevention strategies.

Humic extracts (Fulvic acids) are nature.s most powerful antioxidants. Pharmacological studies throughout the world have shown that various mechanisms within the humic molecular structure make it both a donor and acceptor free radical scavenger and

antioxidant. Also noted are powerful superoxide dismutases (SODs) and metalloenymes of every conceivable kind.

While all humic extracts do not always destroy cancer cells, they generally halt their growth and spread. Sometimes tumors disappear almost immediately and

spontaneously.Humic extracts are certainly cancer preventative, and it is certain that the higher the quality of humic extract, the better the ability to reverse and completely cure cancers.

Outpatient medical hospital studies on thyroid tumors, some cancerous, showed that injections with a special humic extract was 90% successful in stopping tumor growth and diminishing size of tumors, with 80% of patients having complete cures.

Source; He, Shenyi, et al; Humic acid in Jiangxi Province, 1 (1982)

It has been found that naturally-occurring humic acid preparations can stimulate the production of cytokines, including interferon-gamma, interferon-alpha, interferon-beta, and tumor necrosis factor-alpha. What this means is that a valid mechanism has been discovered, proven, and documented, whereby humic extracts are able to work with the body to selectively seek out and destroy cancer cells.

References:

Statistics from the National Cancer Institute.

Irani, K; Xia, Y; Zweier, JL; Sollott, SJ; Mitogenic Signaling Mediated by Oxidants in Ras-Transformed Fibroblasts; Science; 1997

March 14; 275 (5306):1649., Pennisi, E; CELL BIOLOGY: Superoxides Relay Ras Protein’s Oncogenic Message; Science; 1997;

March 14; 275 (5306):1567.

Reactive oxygen and cell proliferation; Science; 1997; March 14; 275 (5306):1541.

Visser, S.A; Effects of humic substances on higher animals and man; the possible use of humic compounds in medical treatments;

1988; which was presented at the International Humic Substances Society meeting in Sevilla, Spain.

Yuan, Shenyuan; et al; Application of Fulvic acid and its derivatives in the fields of agriculture and medicine; First Edition: June 1993

Inglot, AD; Zielinksa-Jenczylik, J; Piasecki, E; Arch. Immunol. Ther. Exp. (Warsz) 1993, 41(1), 73-80)

Blach-Olszewska, Z; Zaczynksa, E; Broniarek, E; Inglot, AD, Arch. Immunol. Ther. Exp. (Warsz), 1993, 41(1), 81-85).

Cellular regeneration attributed to Fulvic acid electrolyte Living cells are single bipolar mechanisms, meaning they have a positive and negative composition, and work similar to batteries.

Cells are made up of a positively charged acidic central core or nucleus, which is surrounded by the negatively charged alkaline cytoplasm. The components are separated by semi-permeable membranes. Each cell is a single structural unit that functions as a member of the total living organism.

Once a cell dies, and eventually in the natural scheme of things, comes into contact with the appropriate soil microbes, it will ultimately break down and turn into a humic substance.

Over 50% of hospital patients treated with humic acid for various chronic diseases noticed that they were able to sleep more & relaxed.

Source; Bingwen Su, Jiangxi Humic Acid, 3 (1985)

Research has shown that two very important components of humic substances are nucleic acids and amino acids, which are remnants from the nucleus, cytoplasm, and protein building blocks of once-living cells. Nucleic and amino acids are absolutely essential to all living things.

There are potentially thousands of individual nucleic and amino acids in humic substances.

These nucleic and amino acids are preserved intact within humic substances, where they are believed to remain stable indefinitely. The nucleic acids consist of negatively charged DNA from the breakdown of the nucleus of cells, and positively charged RNA from the cytoplasm of cells, which also remain stable in humic substances.

Of interest here, are the nucleic acids and amino acids which are major constituents of the fulvic acid fraction of humic substances. Since fulvic acids are of low molecular weight, and water soluble on both sides of the pH scale, they are readily absorbed through semi-permeable membranes, and function actively in association with living cells.

Complexed into the fulvic, nucleic, and amino acid team, are innumerable essential minerals and rare earth elements.

Complexed into the fulvic, nucleic, and amino acid team, are innumerable essential minerals and rare earth elements.

Fulvic acid contains literally hundreds of complex minerals which include traces of virtually every element listed in the Periodic Table ! !

Together, all of these components function in unison, as fulvates (salts of fulvic acid), making fulvic acid an extremely powerful electrolyte.

Hospital studies show that patients with normally incurable epidemic Hemorrhagic Fever were able to be successfully treated with humic extracts, which stopped bleeding,restored circulation, removed clots, was anti-viral, and significantly bolstered and regulated the immune system.

Source; Yinzhang Cui, Humic Acid, 1 (1991)

Because of itsmany nutritional components and electrolytic power, fulvic acid has instant cellular revitalizing, replenishing, and nourishing characteristics unlike anything else. Fulvic acid’s electrolytic value also has been shown to increase permeability of bio-membranes,which means that it can sensitize cell membranes for better absorption or assimilation of other things in its presence.

It is essential that the electrical potential of all cells remain balanced and “charged”.

A high quality electrolyte is essential for proper cellular function. An electrolyte is a substance that dissolves in water or other suitable medium, that will conduct electrical current.

An electrolyte is essential to cells because in molecular processes it permits electrons to be set loose, transferring electrical current, by allowing the flow of ions.

Fulvic acid is a polyelectrolyte which means “much electric.”

The value of an electrolyte can be shown by an experiment that was done by researchers on a giant amoeba, which is a microscopic single cell animal.Under a microscope the electrolytic potential of the amoeba, which is normally 20 millivolts, was depressed to zero. The researchers then noticed astonishing changes as the amoeba become disfunctional, the outer membrane then ruptured in several places, and internal components began to flow out into the surrounding fluid. At that point researchers visually concluded that the form and structure of the amoeba had disintegrated and it was for all purposes dead. Upon increasing the electrolytic charge, the form of the

amoeba reconstructed and became active and healthy again. This same test was

repeated many times with the same results.

“The cell is immortal. It is merely the fluid in which it floats which degenerates.

Renew this fluid at intervals, give the cells what they require for nutrition and, as far as we know, the pulsation of life may go on forever.”

–Dr. Alexis Carrel, Nobel Prize in Medicine

Although plant and animal cells have slightly different makeup, leading scientists agree that their metabolic functions, components, and requirements are exactly the same. For instance; in plants there are chlorophyll molecules which are the light receptors responsible for the photosynthesis process. These chlorophyll molecules are very similar in structure to the “heme molecule” of human red blood cells (hemoglobin).

Extensive hospital eye clinic studies using humic extracts showed 100% success in curing eye diseases caused by virus, bacteria, or fungus ,also healing ulcerous wounds, relieving inflammation, and stopping hemorrhaging, without side effects.

Source; Guofan, Tang, Jiangxi Humic Acid, 3 (1984)

The physical health of all organisms, both plant and animal, can be expressed in terms of electrical potential. It is essential that the electrolytic potential of all organisms be maintained at optimum levels, otherwise weakness, degenerative disease, and eventual death will result.

Fulvic acid has been proven to be one of nature.s most perfect and powerful organic polyelectrolytes.

Because many of fulvic acid.s constituents where once involved in photosynthesis, the fulvic retains that latent energy potential stored inside its solar charged molecular structure, which can balance cell life on the molecular level, providing regulated positive and negative charges as needed, acting as both a donor or acceptor.

Within the complexities of fulvic acids, the individual molecules are similar but not identical. This variation in makeup allows a variety of possible reactions, positive or negative, or in some cases alternating, to assist the balance.

Because of its unique polyelectrolytic properties, fulvic acid can influence the formation or transmutation of new species of metal ions.

This means fulvic acid can convert existing minerals into new minerals.

References:

A Bipolar Theory Of Living Processes; G. Crile, (1926); McMillan, New York; and, The Phenomenon Of Life; G. Crile, Unpublished.

Jackson, William R., PhD. Humic, Fulvic, And Microbial Balance: Organic Soil Conditioning, 1993, Jackson Research Center, Evergreen, CO.

Williams, Dr. Roger J. Nutrition Against Disease, (1980), Bantem Books (leading scientist, discovered the B-vitamin pantothenic acid)

Baker, W. E. (1973). Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 37, 269-28.

Rashid, M.A. (1985). Geochemistry of marine humic substances. New York: Springer-Verlag.

Senesi, N., Chen, Y., & Schnitzer, M. (1977b). The role of humic acids in extracellular electron transport and chemical

determination of pE in natural waters. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 9, 397-403.

Shnitzer, M., & Dodama, H. (1977). Reactions of minerals with soil humic substances. In J. B. Dixon & S. B. Weed (Eds.), Minerals

in soil environments (Chap. 21)). Madison, WI: Soil Science Society of America.

Kervran, C. Louis. Biological transmutations, and their applications in chemistry, physics, biology, ecology, medicine, nutrition, agriculture, geology. 1972, Swan House Publishing Co.

Christman, R.F., & Gjessing, E. T. (1983). Aquatic and terrestrial humic materials. The Butterworth Grove, Kent, England: Ann Arbor Science. Also: Prakash, A. (1971). Terrigenous organic matter and coastal phytoplankton fertility. In J.D. Costlow (Ed.), Fertility of the sea, 2, 351-368. (Proceedings of an International Symposium on Fertility of the Sea, Sao Paulo, Brazil, London, and

New York: Gordon and Breach Science).

Common Virus Shows Link To Brain Cancer In Children Colon, penile, uterine, cervical, liver, and numerous other cancers are also caused by viruses February 21, 2002

A new study appearing today in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, shows that the JC Virus (JCV) which infects about 65% of children by age 14, likely plays a role in the development of the most common type of malignant brain tumor found in children.

This finding is consistent with many other recent reports linking viruses to cancer. The JC Virus is named after a patient, John Cunningham, from whom the virus was first isolated in the 1970’s. According to the senior author of the study, Dr. Kamel Khalili, the JC Virus “is very common,” and he went on to say that “sixty-five to 70 percent of human populations worldwide get infected with this virus by age 14, so we all basically

have this virus in our bodies.” Twenty specimens of brain tumors taken from children showed evidence of the JC Virus. Dr. Khalili says that “the presence of the virus… is suggestive of a biological role for this virus in the development of these tumors.” Khalili, who is a cancer researcher at Philadelphia.s Temple University, said that earlier lab studies show that the JC Virus causes cancer in rats, mice, and brain tumors in certain monkeys.

The JC virus comes from a viral group called Neutropic Polyomaviruses. It usually infects the upper respiratory system by inhalation of airborne particles just like the common cold. Polyomavirus caused respiratory infections are very common in children.

The virus causes no serious disease unless a person’s immune system is weak. In patients with very weak or destroyed immune systems (such as AIDS patients, or those who are taking organ anti-rejection drugs), according to Dr. Khalili, the JC Virus can cause progressive Multifocal Leukoenchephalopathy (PML), a fatal brain disease. Dr.

Khalili says that evidence suggests that JC Virus also plays a role in the development of themost common brain cancer in children, medulloblastoma.

This type of cancer is diagnosed annually in about one out of every 200,000 children under the age of 15. It is a very aggressive cancer that is difficult to treat and often is fatal. Dr. Khalili says that if

it can be conclusively proven that JC virus does play role in the brain cancer, then it may be possible to develop a vaccine that could help in treating the tumor or preventing its spread.

Studies by Dr. L. Laghi and associates have shown that JC Polyoma Virus also causes colon cancer. In other extensive research Dr. Richard C. Hunt, at the University of South Carolina, has documented many other viruses as the cause for colon, penile,

uterine, cervical, liver, and numerous other cancers.

This information provides support for the idea that humic substances (fulvic acids) are a little-known and important missing link throughout the food chain.

Modern agricultural practices have eliminated the humic substances from farm soil, which parallels increases in viral plant, animal, and human viral infections. Common to rich organic soil humus, fulvic acids have been shown to have unequalled value in defending plants, animals, and man against viruses of all kinds, and also in significantly increasing and balancing immunity. Of interest is also the fact that hospital studies in China showed that children with serious respiratory infections responded exceptionally well to humic – fulvic extracts when nothing else seemed to work.

http://www.med.sc.edu:85/lecture/RETRO.HTM

http://www.pnas.org/cgi/content/full/96/13/7484

http://www.temple.edu/biology/faculty/khalili.html

http://member:vault@fulvic.com/vault/healthalert/virus.htm

Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia, is a syndrome rather than a specific disease.

As such there are a complex of symptoms which may or may not be present in any particular clinical instance of fibromyalgia. The most common symptoms, however, can all be helped by fulvic acid complexes as fulvic acid has been shown to beeffective in reducing muscle

and joint pain, improving sleep, and decreasing fatigue.

Generalized muscle stiffness should also be reduced. Taking the liquid mineral/vitamin complex will be more effective if accompanied by the capsules (dietary supplement). Research also has shown the following to be of great assistance in reducing the effects of fibromyalgia:

[1] Light, ongoing aerobic exercise, such as a walking programme, coupled with stretching exercises.

[2] A raw vegetarian diet. This diet, in one study, produced great improvement of up to 70% reduction in symptoms in the people involved in the study over a seven week period.

A change in diet such as this, presuming that the person is not already on this diet, and the exercise programme would probably be best undertaken after the liquid mineral/vitamin supplement has been taken for at least a month and has produced some benefits. Any large change should also be performed

Fulvic acid and Humic extracttopical use and bath therapiesshow amazing clinical results

Fulvic acid and humic extract water solutions can safely be applied as skin treatments. Directly applied or as bath therapies, fulvic and humic extracts are safe in amounts as high as 10 percent weight-by-volume. Medical doctors have found that extended

saturation of the skin by direct application, or use as a bath therapy can be highly successful in treating many external and internal conditions. Clinical studies show that ulcerous skin problems and various skin diseases can be eliminated.

Studies by a U.S. doctor have shown that fulvic acid or humic extract bath treatments can cure the

common cold or flu in just one or two session, stopping them dead in their tracks.

Hospital patients with skin ulcers had 92.2% success rate when treated with fulvic acid and humic extract baths.

Source; Yuan, Shenyuan; Fulvic Acid, 4 1988; in Application of Fulvic acid and its derivatives in the fields of

agriculture and medicine; First Edition: June 1993

Medical doctors in Europe, China, and even the United States, have discovered that clinical bath treatments using specially prepared humic and fulvic extracts have unparalleled healing power with many serious diseases.

Patients with severe rheumatoid arthritis and other bone, joint, tendon, and muscle autoimmune disorders, exhibit healing effects that are unrivaled. Often after a few weeks of daily bath sessions, patients are significantly relieved of pain and inflammation, and are restored to health.

Medical test results indicate that humic extracts enhance the human immune

system, which results in the cure of viral diseases.

Source; Jingrong Chen et al, jiangxi humic acid, 2 (1984)

Literally hundreds of well documented clinical studies exist from hospitals, medical schools, and doctors from around the world.Internal use of fulvic acid also works well

for many of these same conditions including the various rheumatoid and autoimmune disorders.

Bath treatments, or lengthy periods of moist localized saturation, are extremely potent therapies for many conditions. Such treatments are remarkable effective. Extensive clinical studies support the exceptional safety of both topical and bath therapies.

Global presence of Diabetes mellitus now epidemic, human clinical studies show Fulvic acidsoffer significant help Diabetes mellitus responsible for enormous world economic burden

A December supplement to the British Diabetic Association journal, Diabetic Medicine, warned that the prevalence of diabetes worldwide is expected to nearly double in the next twelve years. Dr. Paul Zimmet and colleagues for the International Diabetes Institute and the World Health Organization report that diabetes mellitus “appears to be epidemic in many regions of the world” and will double and could even triple by the year 2010.

With fulvic acid,diabetes patients became more energetic and the tingling,

painful feeling and numbnessexperienced in the nerve endings disappeared or were reduced.

Source; Yuan, Shenyuan; et al; Application of Fulvic acid and its derivatives in the fields of agriculture and medicine; First Edition: June 1993

Related reports were quoted as saying that “The corresponding burden of complications and premature mortality resulting from diabetes will constitute a major public health problem for most countries.” Dr. George Alberti, Vice Chair of the British

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Diabetic Association says, “In the short term, it is vital that attempts to change lifestyles are stepped up and that investment in finding a cure is increased. In the longer term, it is equally important that we ensure that we have the medical infrastructure in place to deal with the problem.”

Scientists found that fulvic acids show significant success in preventing and combating free radical damage to pancratic islet B cells, which is the widely accepted cause for diabetes mellitus. What they discovered was that the Fulvic acid preparation significantly increases superoxide dismutase (SOD)activity. Their clinical studies show that fulvic acids diminish the development and progression of diabetes, and assisted in the treatment.

Source; Bhattacharya, S.K. Activity of shilajit on alloxan-induced hyperglycemia in rats.

Fitoterapia, Volume LXVI, No 4, 1995, pg. 328.

The American Diabetes Association (ADA) recently concluded that “The economic burden of diabetes mellitus in the US is enormous.” In their February 1998 issue of Diabetes Care, the ADA estimated that total direct and indirect costs reached $98

billion in 1997, which is now about 8% of all healthcare costs. The ADA wrote in their report that the prevalence of diagnosed diabetes in the US is now about 3% of the population. This relates to $10,071 per capita in medical expenses for diabetics compared with $2,669 for non-diabetics. According to Dr. Richard Kahn and the

Alexandria, Virginia, based ADA, any advances that can “delay the onset or slow the progression of diabetes” are needed to “mitigate the associated clinical and cost repercussions.”

Diabetes mellitus stems from dietary deficiency of protective humic substances, especially fulvic acids

Most medical doctors and diabetes associations do not know that scientists in less conspicuous parts of the world are making significant inroads into the treatment and prevention of diabetes mellitus with fulvic acid humic extracts and herbs. In fact, Fulvica BioScience’s studies have identified a missing dietary link as likely a major cause for the disease. However, the valuable research may be entirely overlooked because the solution does not necessarily have the huge profit potential that is standard to the pharmaceutical industry.

For centuries people living in isolated villages in the Himalayas and adjoining regions have used preparations made from a rare fulvic acid containing humic substance known as Shilajit, to prevent and combat problems with diabetes. Diabetes is quite

uncommon in the isolated mountain villages, yet a brisk trade in these rare fulvic acid containing preparations has expanded in recent years to the traditional doctors in surrounding regions.

Due to the historical and recent expanding success of the diabetes treatments in the Himalayan region, medical researchers have taken a more serious interest in determining if the claims have scientific merit. Dr. Salil K. Bhattacharya and scientists from the Neuropharmacology Laboratory, Department of Pharmacology, Institute of Medial Sciences, at Banaras Hindu University in India, undertook extensive clinical studies on the subject.

What they proved was that it was the fulvic acid fraction in

Shilajit, and other closely associated humic compounds, that were responsible for the anti-diabetic activity and long reputed historical success of that preparation. Dr. Bhattacharya recognized that the fulvic acids showed significant success in

preventing and combating free radical damage to pancratic islet B cells, which is the widely accepted cause for diabetes mellitus. What he discovered was that the fulvic acid significantly increases superoxide dismutase (SOD) activity. Dr. Bhattacharya.s clinical studies showed that fulvic acids diminished the development and progression of diabetes, and assisted in the treatment.

Studies going on in other countries confirm the work of Dr. Bhattacharya regarding fulvic acid SOD activity and effectiveness of diabetes. Studies in China take the research even further.

Extensive human clinical studies carried out in various medical schools and hospitals in China have shown significant success in treatment of diabetes patients. Studies show that patients become more energetic. The tingling, painful feeling and numbness

experienced in the nerve endings disappear or are reduced. In China, the pharmaceutical use of fulvic acids have now been approved for both internal and external use, because they have shown that they are both

safe and effective.

References:

Diabet Med 1997;14:S7-S85.

Diabetes Care 1998;21:296-309.

Yuan, Shenyuan; et al; Application of Fulvic acid and its derivatives in the fields of agriculture and medicine; First Edition: June 1993

Source; Tiwari, V.P., Tiwari, K.C., Joshi, P. J. Res. Indian Med. 8, 53 (1973)

Bhattacharya, S.K. Activity of shilajit on alloxan-induced hyperglycemia in rats. Fitoterapia, Volume LXVI, No 4, 1995, pg. 328. Halliwell, B., Gutteridge, J.M.C., in “Free Radicals in Biology and Medicine”, 2nd Ed., Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1989, p. 310.

Humic substances are nature’s most powerful antiviral New studies continue to show virus – cancer connection

The relationship of viruses to cancer is not too surprising, considering the mounting evidence that shows that there is a missing link in our food chain that is allowing viruses to run rampant in their attack on humans, animals, and even our food crops. What may surprise you most is that drug companies have sponsored extensive secret studies for the purpose of profiting from this dire situation, when in fact inexpensive and effective natural solutions exist. This entire website documents the relationships.

Of immense interest is the fact that medical hospital studies show that difficult viral respiratory illnesses common in children are readily resolved with fulvic acid dietary supplementation. Fulvic acid is a humic extract common to rich organic humus soil and also certain ancient plant deposits.

Many medical studies show that humic substances, especially fulvic acids, have the power to protect against cancer AND the related cancer causing viruses.

Studies often show reversal of deadly cancers and tumors using special humic substance therapies.

Many studies and extensive references exist, a few of which are referenced below. Search keywords: respiratory, tumor, virus, cancer.

Also see the following articles for more information:

Common Virus Shows Link To Brain Cancer In Children

Incurable HIV or Aids virus is destroyed by humic extracts, epidemic now has over 33 million people infected Fulvic acid’s diverse spectrum of immune responses

Cancer is second leading cause of death in the US, humic extracts arrest cancer growth according to medical studies

Research on the development of the medicinal applications of Fulvic acid in China

References:

R. Ansorg, et al; Studies on the Antimicrobial Effect of Natural and Synthetic Humic Acids; Arzeimittelforschung 1978, 28(12), pp. 2195- 2198.

Treatment of HIV Infection with Humic Acid; WO95/08335 – PCT; Mar. 30, 1995.

K.D. Thiel; et al; Comparison of the in Vitro Activities of Ammonium Humate and of Enzymically Oxidized Chlorogenic and Caffeic Acids Against Type 1 and Type 2 Human Herpes Virus; Pharmazie 1981, 36(1), pp. 50-53.

H. Schultz; Investigations on the Viricidal Effects of Humic Acids in Peat-Mull; Dtsch Tierarztl Wochenschr Jul. 1, 1965. 72(13), pp. 294-297.

R. Klocking, et al; Antiviral Properties of Humic Acids; Experientia May 15, 1972, 28(5), pp. 607-608.

G. Sydow, et al; The Effect of Phenolic Polymers on Retroviruses; Pharmazie Dec. 1986, 41(12), pp. 865-868.

R. Klocking and M. Sprossig; Experientia 1972 28(5)–pp. 607-608.

R. Klocking, et al; Antiviral Activity of Phenolic Polymers Against Type 1 Herpesvirus Hominis; Pharmazie Aug. 1978, 33(8), p. 539.

F. Schiller, et al; Results of an Oriented Clinical Trial of Ammonium Humate for the Local Treatment of Herpesvirus Hominus (HVH)

Infections; Dermatol Monatsschr Jul. 1979, 165(7), pp. 505-509.

R. Klocking; Interaction of Humic Acids and Humic-Acid-Like Polymers with Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1; Humanic Substances in the Aquatic and Terrestrial Environment, Berlin 1991, pp. 408-412.

K.D. Thiel, et al; In Vitro Studies of the Antiviral Activity of Ammonium Humate Against Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1 and Type 2; Zentralbl Bakteriol (Orig. A) Nov. 1977, 239(3), pp. 304-321.

J. Schneider, et al; Inhibition of HIV-1 in Cell Culture by Synthetic Humate Analogues Derived From Hydroquinone: Mechanism of Inhibition;Virology 1996, 218(2), pp. 389-395.

R. Mentel, et al; Effectiveness of Phenol Body Polymers Against Influenza Virus A/KRASNODAR/101/59/H2N2; Biomed Biochim Acta 1983, 42(10), pp. 1353-1356. J. Hills; et al; Inhibition of Several Strains of Influenza Virus Type A and B by Phenolic Polymers; Biomed Biochim Acta 1986, 45(9), pp. 1173-1179.

K.I. Hanninen, et al; Synthesis and Characterization of Humic Acid-Like Polymers; The Science of the Total Environment 1987, 62, pp. 201- 210. R. Klocking et al.–Interaction of Humic Acids and Humic-Acid-Like Polymers with Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1 Humic Substances in the Aquatic and Terrestrial Environment New York; Springer-Verlag 1989, pp. 407-412.

D. Schols, et al; Selective Inhibitory Activity of Polyhydroxycarboxylates Derived From Phenolic Compounds

Against Human Immunodeficiency Virus Replication; Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes 1991, 4(7), pp. 677-685.

M. Cushman, et al; Synthesis and Anti-Hiv Activities of Low Molecular Weight Aurintricarboxylic Acid Fragments and Related Compounds; Journal of Medicinal Chemistry 1991, 34(1), pp. 337-342.

M. Robert Gero, et al; Biochemical Study of Humus Action of a Proteolytic Enzyme on Natural and Synthetic Humic Polymers and Those of Microbial Origin–Ann Inst Pasteur (Paris) Dec. 1967, 113(6), pp. 903-909.

M. Jakubiec; et al; Comparison of the Effect of Natural and Synthetic Humates and EDTA on the Growth of Escherichia coli; Abstract not available.

R. Ansorg; et al; Studies on the Antimicrobial Effect on Natural and Synthetic Humic Acids; Arzneimittleforschung 1978, 28(12, pp. 2195- 2198.

M. Cushman, P. Wang, S. H. Chang, C. Wild, E. De Clercq, D. Schols, M. E. Goldman, and J. A. Bowen, J. Med. Chem. 1991, 34(1), 329-337

M. Cushman, S. Kanamathareddy, E. De Clercq, D. Schols, M. E. Goldman, and J. A. Bowen, J. Med. Chem. 1991, 34(1), 337-342D. Schols, P. Wutzler, R. Klocking, B. Helbig, and E. De Clercq, J. Acquir. Immune Defic. Syndr. 1991, 4(7), 677-685 S. Loya, R. Tal, A. Hizi, S. Issacs, Y. Kashman, and Y. Loya, J. Nat. Prod. 1993, 56(12), 2120-2125

J. Schneider, R. Weis, C. Manner, B, Kary, A. Werner, B. J. Seubert, and U. N. Riede, Virology 1996, 218(2), 389-395

Humic and Fulvic soil substances hold Tuberculosis solutions

An obscure and highly technical U.S. Government report shows that there is a direct correlation between natural soil substances (humus, humic, fulvic) and the absence of tuberculosis in humans. This report and many other studies reveal that certain humic

extracts, particularly fulvic acids, contain a magnificently powerful spectrum of natural micronutrients, phytochemicals, anti-viral and antibiotic-like agents that directly inhibit and destroy disease pathogens, while fortifying and regulating the immune system, increasing overall health. In the report, these extracts, although undetermined at that

time, are described as being as potent as penicillin in equally small amounts.

“The present form of agriculture, to which our biological agriculture is opposed, leads to the ruin of soil and health and will eventually bring about the death ofhumanity.” –Professor Louis Kervran

Professor Louis Kervran was Minister of Health for France and a member of the New York Academy of Sciences

This report, a U.S. Govt. Information Circular from the U.S. Dept. of Interior, Bureau of Mines, shows a direct correlation between exposure of coal miners to humic substances and their complete absence of tuberculosis. Ancient plant deposits that

were buried but never turned into true coal still remain organic in form, and are commonly referred to as humic, humates, fulvates, lignite and leonardite, and are found

in close proximity above coal. These humic compounds are identical to the black and brown humus found in the very richest soils.

This government report discusses the fact that these same anti-pathogenic substances have also been traced by biochemists into many plant species, and function the same as protective mechanisms found in various plant parts, especially the coats of seeds.

Also of interest is the fact that scientists insist that the activity and function of humic matter in fresh humus soil works identically to that found in ancient humic deposits, although the ancient deposits contain substances that are much more highly concentrated.

Many scientists have shown that these various anti-pathogenic substances are produced by beneficial microbes common to rich humus soils. The microbes concentrate and convert higher plant matter forming soluble compounds (fulvic acids) that are readily transported to a new plant.s roots and on into the entire plant, often

accumulating in specific areas of the plant.

The government report discusses the curious fact that a high concentration of still-living microbes were discovered to be dispersed throughout the interior of all raw humic substances, with the ratios, types, and species consistent with the various types of humates.  Many of the strains of microbes were identified to be from the very same families responsible for some of the pharmaceutical industry.s most well known, latest, and highly respected drugs and antibiotics, which interestingly are all found in healthy topsoil.

Although the various studies in the government report showed that scientists knew and identified the different species and types of microbes and were familiar with the antibiotic substances they produce, the powerful anti-pathogenic substances they were

successful in isolating from humates could not themselves be identified.

The speculation is that these substances encompass nature’s entire spectrum of known and yet to be discovered antibiotics.

The extracts isolated from humic substance had an activity comparable to or better than that of penicillin at similar or even higher dilution rates.

The various studies showed that besides preventing tuberculosis among miners, the unique and varied disease fighting substances were found to have activity against many other human disease pathogens, and activity against plant-pathogenic bacteria as well.

Recent scientific research is gradually unraveling the mystery, and is showing that one of the reasons why individual humic related antibiotic substances are hard to identify is because such an immense and diverse spectrum exists, which have all become

combined together molecularly, and also modified and inter-linked with one another.

One area of immense interest that has been identified is the quinoid groups, consisting of quinonoids, quinolones, quinones, etc. Pharmacologists are finding that these substances are some of the most powerful antibiotics ever, and also that some of them

fortify and increase overall health by increasing resistance to disease. The quinoid groups are very common to high quality humic extracts, especially certain fulvic acids.

References:

United States Department of the Interior: Bureau Of Mines, Information Circular 8075, Microbiology of Coal, Martin H. Rogoff, Irving Wender, Robert B. Anderson, 1959.

Coalminers Pneumokoniosis, W.D. Evans, Coll. Eng., vol. 27, 1951, pp. 513-518 Antibacterial Substances in Seeds, L. Ferenczy, Nature, vol. 178, 1956, pp. 639-640

Raphanin, an Antibacterial Principle the Radish, G.Y. Ivanovics and I. Horvath, Nature, vol. 160, 1947, pp. 297-298

Antibiotic Substances From the Heartwood of Thuja plicata III. The Constitution of g-Thujaplicin, J. Gripenberg, Acta Chem.

Scandinavica, vol. 2, 1948, pp. 639-643

Humic, Fulvic, And Microbial Balance: Organic Soil Conditioning, William R. Jackson, PhD., 1993, Jackson Research Center,Evergreen, CO.

Pay Dirt; Ingrid Wickelgren; Popular Science, March 1996

Tuberculosis is declared a global epidemic with incurable strains spreading throughout the U.S.

The World Health Organization has declared tuberculosis a global emergency and epidemic. One-third of the world population is now infected with tuberculosis. More people died worldwide last year from tuberculosis than in any other year in history. This year over 8 million people will contract tuberculosis, which kills 3 million people annually. Multi-drug-resistant strains of tuberculosis have now been identified in 42 states in the U.S. Large numbers of people are now infected without knowing it, and any of them could eventually develop the disease. Incurable drug-resistant strains are easily passed on, and currently 50 million people are at serious risk worldwide.

Drug resistant Tuberculosis found in 42 states of the USA

Reports from various Centers for Disease Control show that drug-resistant tuberculosis is showing up across the U.S., now in 42 states, according to William Bishai, M.D., Ph.D., a Johns Hopkins immunologist. Various CDCs report that this is a big increase

over past years. Dr. Lee Reichman, executive director of the New Jersey Medical School National Tuberculosis Center in Newark, says that the states with the most significant increases are not the 14 states where this epidemic started 10 years ago. It is not the states we would expect, he said, which would normally include New York, New Jersey, Texas and

California. He said it is actually the Southern and Midwest states which are reporting multi-drug-resistant tuberculosis.

“there’s a lot of people out there in 42 states infected”

Dr. Lee Reichman, National Tuberculosis Center

“The hidden thing there, is when you are looking at multi-drug-resistance (MDR), you are looking at actual cases of tuberculosis – but only 10% of people ever infected get to be a case,” said Dr. Reichman, “So that means there.s a lot of people out there in 42 states infected with MDR who haven.t yet gotten TB – they may or may not (develop the disease).”

Dr. Reichman says that there are many serious medical concerns associated with treating TB. “These things are saying we.ve still got problems to solve and we better solve them. Otherwise, in three to four years people are going to be saying .there.s another TB epidemic, my God, we.ve got to do something about it,.” Reichman said.

An urgent call to action to reduce incurable TB strains

“Alarming” rates of multi-drug resistant strains of tuberculosis are appearing in every country, with some “hot zones” appearing where tuberculosis has become virtually incurable, according to Dr. Ariel Pablos-Mendez of New York City.s Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, the lead author of a new study.

He went on to say that people with resistant strains can pass an incurable infection on. Representatives from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, said that “the stage is being set for substantial increase in the incidence of drug-resistant tuberculosis in many countries… They also said that “the findings should be interpreted as a call to action to reduce this threat.”

Global emergency: One Third world population TB infected .

One-third of the world.s population is infected with tuberculosis bacterium, with eight million people developing the disease every year.

Tuberculosis is epidemic and has been declared a global emergency and major public health threat. According to World

Health Organization official, Levon Arevshatian, “It is estimated that TB kills some three

million people per year, representing more than five percent deaths globally.”

New therapies needed against TB, the most lethal of all infectious diseases Worried by the fact that tuberculosis has become epidemic, and kills more people each year than any previous year in history, the World Health Organization sent a warning to the international community to apply new therapies with greater rigor. They say that currently 50 million people are at risk of infection with drug-resistant strains, which raises the cost of the usual treatment from $2,000 to an average of $250,000 per patient. Tuberculosis is currently the most lethal of all infectious diseases for both children and adults. Between two and three million people die from tuberculosis each year.

TB report “indictment of our public health system” says congressman

A congressional report describes efforts to combat TB as being complicated because of the emergence of strains resistant to anti-TB drugs.

In the report, congressional analysts describe how new cases of tuberculosis are increasing at an alarming rate. Representative Ed Towns, D-N.Y., chairman of the House Governmental Operations subcommittee on human resources, said: “This is a chilling report; it is an indictment of our public-health system.”

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Report from Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, October 13, 1997

The Journal of the American Medical Association, September, 1997, #278: pp. 833-837, 838-842, 843-846, 865-867

New England Journal of Medicine, June 4, 1998.

Xinhua News Service, March 24, 1998, World TB Day reports

Tuberculosis Not Beaten Yet; Inter Press Service (IPS), Geneva; February 19, 1998.

The Associated Press, October 8, 1993, as quoted in American Medical News, February 14, 1994

Incurable HIV or Aids virus is destroyed by humic extracts, epidemic now has over 33 million people infected

According to the Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS, the epidemic currently infects over 33.4 million people worldwide. An estimated 14 million people have died since the epidemic began.

An extensive number of studies show that Humic extracts, specifically Fulvic acids,

effectively and safely kill the HIV/Aids virus.

In fact, one pharmaceutical company has patented a humic based drug that purifies blood for transfusions, killing the HIV virus without damaging blood cells.

Humic extracts are the most effective natural treatment against viruses of all kinds.

Comprehensive studies show that humic extracts are effective against common cold and flu viruses, including respiratory tract viruses, retroviruses, influenza viruses, herpes simplex viruses, just to name a few.

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M. Cushman, P. Wang, S. H. Chang, C. Wild, E. De Clercq, D. Schols, M. E. Goldman, and J. A. Bowen, J. Med. Chem. 1991,

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J. Schneider, R. Weis, C. Manner, B, Kary, A. Werner, B. J. Seubert, and U. N. Riede, Virology 1996, 218(2), 389-395

Treating thyroid tumor with Fulvic acid Report on ten case studies

Thyroid tumor, a commonly seen ailment, has been treated by thyroidectomy surgical procedure (thyroid gland removal).

From March 1977 to April 1980, Dr. Shenyi He and his coworkers treated 10 patients with fulvic acid.

The results were successful. Follow up visits with the patients showed that in eight cases the tumor disappeared without relapse. Details are listed below:

Clinical data:

Number of patients: 3 cases male and 7 cases female patients

Age: 17 to 36 Size and location of the growth: 3-4 cm x 4-5 cm, next to the narrow band of the thyroid gland; 7 cases leaning left, three leaning right. Time lapse between first detection of the tumor and when treatment began: 1 week to 10 years.

Treatment: 1 case study: fulvic acid syrup; 6 case studies: fulvic acid tablets and fulvic acid injections; 3 cases: fulvic acid tablets, fulvic acid injections, and fulvic acid injection applied into tumor growth.

Diagnosis:

The female patients with thyroid tumor were under 40 years of age. Tumors of all sizes and shaped round or oval were observed and had a firmer texture than the normal gland. Its shape was better defined and slow growing. There was no pain when pressure was applied. It went up and down when food was being swallowed. Patients rarely experience any discomfort and thyroid functions were all tested normal.

Standards for evaluation of the therapeutic effects:

Cured: After three courses of treatment, the tumor disappears; Effective: After three courses of treatment, most of or part of the tumor shrinks; Not cured: After three courses of treatment, the tumor remains the same size.

Methods of treatment:

1. The regimen consisted of 20 days of three times a day intake of 10 ml syrup containing 50% fulvic acid. The same regimen is repeated another two times.

2. The regimen consists of 20 days of intramuscular injection with a 2 ml dosage containing 0.20% fulvic acid twice daily.

3. One injection in the tumor region, 4 ml of 4% fulvic acid.

4. The regimen consists of 20 days of taking fulvic acid tablets (0.3 x 4#), three times a day.

Source of material:

The preparation room of the Humic acid purification factory at Ruichang School prepares the fulvic acid syrup. People.s Hospital in Ruichang County manufactures fulvic acid tablets and the solutions for fulvic acid injections.

Analysis of Therapeutic effect:

Within this case study group: Two patients after one course of treatment found their tumor to have disappeared; four patients found their tumor to have disappeared after two courses of treatment; two found their tumor to have disappeared after three

courses of treatment; one patient did not complete the treatment; one patient after one course of treatment found the size of the tumor reduced, it was followed by surgically removing the growth.

Summary:

The thyroid tumor is a follicular adenomas. It is shaped like a pocket with the inner wall as shrunken follicles, some appear solid, arranged randomly, partially fiber-like, possibly due to the action of fulvic acid. Complete cure: 80%; effective: 10%; no effect: 10% (The patient treated with surgical procedures was not included in these statistics.)

Case studies:

Case 1: Ms. Wang, 34 years old, is a married factory worker. In March 1977 she

experienced soreness in her elbows and discomfort in her neck . A growth the size of a ping-pang ball was found in her neck. She was examined as a outpatient and diagnosed as having a thyroid tumor. After being treated with fulvic acid syrup for two months, the tumor shrank and eventually disappeared. Follow-up visits showed there was no recurrence.

Case 2: Ms. Zhou is a 36 year old peasant, married. In October 1978 she discovered a growth in the front of her neck. Examination showed that the tumor had a size of 4 x 5 cm, detectable near the left side of the narrow band. It was soft to the touch. It had a defined shape and did not hurt when pressure was applied. It went up and down when food was being swallowed. She was diagnosed as having thyroid tumor. After a month.s treatment using fulvic acid injection together with fulvic acid tablets, the lump disappeared.

Case 3: Ms. Tan, 22 years old, is a teacher in a private school. In April 1977, a lump

as big as an egg was found in her neck area. She felt inhibited when breathing. After three regimens with fulvic acid intramuscular injection, the lump was reduced in size.

There has not since been a relapse. 

Case 4: Mr. Liang, 17 years old, is a student. The growth in his neck was discovered 6

years ago. It was located in the center leaning towards to the right, its size 3 x 3 cm. Treatment started on April 2, 1979, consisting of fulvic acid injection together with Fulvic acid tablets. One month later the lump began to shrink and two months later it disappeared. Follow-up visits showed there was no recurrence.

Case 5: Ms. Luo is a 30 year old married woman. For over a month she felt there was a lump in her neck and her throat felt itchy. A tumor with a size of 3 x 3 cm was detected upon examination, detectable near the left side of the narrow band. It had a medium firmness to the touch and when pressure was applied, it did not hurt. It moved up and down when food was being swallowed. After two regimens of fulvic acid treatment beginning on December 20, 1979, the lump disappeared.

Points of understanding:

1. All 10 cases were out-patient treatments. Before and after treatment, no other medicine was used. The disappearance of tumor is without doubt the results of using fulvic acid.

2. According to related reports, fulvic acid has a anti-viral effect. It heals cancer and allows the thyroid gland to be normal again.

3. The disappearance of the thyroid tumor may be related to the inhibition towards thyroid tumor cells, relating to the inhibition of its uncontrollable growth.

4. Patients feel fine during treatment, free of any discomfort.

5. The treatment is simple and the cost of medicine is low. The patients are freed of suffering from surgery and its related complications. Patients do not need to lose work time.

6. Based on limited case study, injections with syrup together with tablets give fast results.

7. To ensure best result, the patient is required to take the whole course of treatment without interruption.

Reference:

Source; Shenyi He, et al; Humic acid in Jiangxi Province, 1 (1982). In: Application of Fulvic acid and its derivatives in the fields of agriculture and medicine; Chapter 34; First Edition: June 1993.

Medicinal valueof the Humic extract known as Fulvic acid is astounding and very well-documented.

Many reports on the beneficial use of humic substances, especially fulvic acid, for human health and medicine have been published. These include reports documented in the Chinese Materia Medica pharmacological compendium, dating back to the 15th century Ming Dynasty. During that period, a very famous medical doctor, Li Shi Zhen, used “Wujinsan”, meaning“golden medicine”, containing humic and fulvic acids as the active ingredient in the treatment of infectious ulcerous growth and female hemorrhage

diseases. These studies showed humic and fulvic acids to be efficient anti-inflammatory and blood coagulating agents.

Hospital eye clinic patients with ulcerous cornea infection had 94.2% success rate when treated with fulvic acid eye drops and injections.

Source; Yuan, Shenyuan; Fulvic Acid, 4 1988; in Application of Fulvic acid and its derivatives in the fields of agriculture and medicine; First Edition: June 1993

In China, prior to 1978, humic and fulvic acids had been used in hospitals and among the general population for the treating of a wide range of diseases with success. Up to that point there was verylittle research conducted on the pharmacology of its therapeutic mechanism. Because of lack of clinical data, doubt and misconceptions

remained as to therapeutic use !.

Hospital patients treated for chronic ulcerous colon infections had 92.6% success rate when treated with fulvic acid enema.

Source; Yuan, Shenyuan; Fulvic Acid, 4 1988; in Application of Fulvic acid and its derivatives in the fields of agriculture and medicine; First Edition: June 1993

Since that time, many medical schools and hospitals in China have engaged in extensive studies on the toxicology and pathological aspects of humic and fulvic acids and their clinical applications. Hundreds of research papers have now been published nationally in China, and some have appeared in international journals and have been presented at various meetings outside of China.

Hospital patients with acute upper gastroenterological bleeding had 95.6%

success rate when treated with fulvic acid oral medicine and injections.

Source; Yuan, Shenyuan; Fulvic Acid, 4 1988; in Application of Fulvic acid and its derivatives in the fields of agriculture and medicine; First Edition: June 1993

Pharmaceutical companies in Da Tong, Shanxi, in Gongxian, Henan and in Kunming, Yunnan are manufacturing humic acid medicines which are approved by the

Chinese Drug Administration. Because of their non-toxicity, the humic extract fulvic acid is approved for internal as well as external use.

Clinical medical studies using humic and fulvic acids were performed on thousands of hemorrhoid patients, which were so successful that the Chinese government had a special pharmaceutical preparation developed for treatment of this condition.

Source; Yuan, Shenyuan; Fulvic Acid, 4 1988; in Application of Fulvic acid and its derivatives in the fields of agriculture and medicine; First Edition: June 1993

Chinese doctors now use fulvic related medicines to 1) reduce inflammation, 1.1) Increase circulation and control bleeding, to 2) regulate the immune system and

hormone systems, to 2) heal digestive tract disorders, and as an3) anti-cancer and 4) anti-tumor therapy.

German companies have a number of humic and fulvic based products. These Include the following healing bath additives: Moorbad Saar N, Humopin N, Leukona Sulfomoor-

Source: Bad N, Salhumin Rheuma-Bad, Salhumin Sitbad N, Salhmin Teilbad N, Contrheuma- Bad L,

Mostly for the relief of rheumatism and arthritis. Huminit is used internally for the treatment of stomach hyperacidity and other gastric disturbances, gastric ulcers and gastroenteritis in humans. Veterinary medicines include, Kalumin, Sulumin, Salhumin and Kalumat for the therapy and prevention of diarrhea and enteritis.

Studies of patients with gastric and duodenal ulcers showed that 91.1% had condition improve when treated with fulvic acid.Treatment showed no side effects, substantially diminished pain, with few relapses, with 61.1% of patients being completely cured.

Source; Xinsheng Zhu, Fulvic Acid, 9 (1991)

Studies show that humic, and especiallyfulvic acids do occur naturally in the human diet. Waters from streams and rivers running through forested land contain dissolved humic and fulvic acids. Humic and fulvic acids occur in living plants grown in organic humus containing soils, and humic and fulvic acids have been isolated from live plants.

Humic and fulvic acids have been found in the gastrointestinal tract of humans and animals and are absorbed. They circulate with the blood and are metabolized in the liver.

In 1988, Dr. S. A. Visser reviewed the medicinal value of humic substances in an article entitled: “Effects of humic substances on higher animals and man; the possible use of humic compounds in medical treatments”, which was presented at the International Humic Substance Society meeting in Sevilla, Spain. His findings showed that the medicinal applications of humic and fulvic acids can beexternal as well as internal.

Hospital studies in China show that elderly patients, ages 60-90, when treated with fulvic acid, regained appetite, slept better, and became more energetic.

Other hospital studies coming from India show that fulvic acids are considered to be a powerful anti-aging therapythat also able to help with symptoms of dementia.

Source; Erchuan Wang et al, Humic acid, 3 (1991)

Dr. Visser stated that external applications of humic and fulvic acids are based on their use as antiphlogistic (antiinflammatory), analgesic (pain relieving),

hyperemic (blood flow increasing), anti-rheumatic, anti-microbial,

anti-fungal,antiviral and anti-cancer agents. Humic and fulvic acids have also been used externally in the treatment of hematoma (localized accumulation of blood), phlebitis (inflammation of veins),

desmorrhexis (rupture of a ligament), and myogelosis (hardening of a muscle), as well as for the treatment of patients with contusions, distortions, cervical (neck) complaints, lumbago (pain in the lower back), ischias (pelvic pain in the hip joint), arthrosis (noninflammatory arthritis), polyarthritis (arthritis of multiple joints), osteoarthritis (arthrosis deformans), and with osteochondrosis (ossification of cartilage).

With respect to internal use, humic and fulvic acids have been shown to be particularly useful in theprophylaxis (prevention), therapy and metaphylaxis

(after-care) of a variety of stomach and intestinal troubles such as, hyper-acidity, diarrhea, gastric ulcers, dysentery, gastroenteritis and colitis.

They can also act as a detoxifying agent, and have been used against bacterial and viral infections. They have

been found to be useful in the treatment of anemia (deficiency of red blood cells, hemoglobin or total blood volume) and as a stimulator of the body.s immune system

and of detoxifying liver functions. By counteracting certain kinds of cancerous growth, humic acids may also have a potential as an anti-carcinogen.

Many of these effects can be attributed to the activity of humic and fulvic acids by themselves, and are the result of their surface activity, chelating properties, power of

absorption, their polyacidic nature, their polyphenolic structure, their interaction with other organic molecules including polysaccharides, proteins, enzymes and lipids, as well as of their redox properties and fee radical content.

No unfavorable side effects have so far been noticed with the administration of humic or fulvic acids. Dr. G. Davies summarized the effects of humic acids in the Nucleus, Feb. 1996,

in a monograph titled “Properties and functions of humic acids.” He stated that oral doses of humic acids reduce heavy metal absorption in animals and also decrease pesticide

toxicity. Humic acids can be administered preventatively and therapeutically in animals, including pregnant animals, without apparent risk. Some humic acids control uterine cancer in rats and humic acids markedly reduce the mutagenic effect of benzopyrene, 3-aminoanthracene, 2-nitrofluorene and 1-nitropyrene. The anti-mutagenic effect

depends upon the adsorption of these dangerous chemicals onto the humic acid surface. Since fulvic acid is humic acid, the bioactive component, all data applies to fulvic acid as well.

Recent research articles by Dr. Senesi and Dr. Miano clearly link humic and fulvic acid properties with human health.

Hospital patients with rheumatoid arthritis had 92% success rate when treated with humic extract baths

Source; Yuan, Shenyuan; Fulvic Acid, 4 1988; in Application of Fulvic acid and its derivatives in the fields of

agriculture and medicine; First Edition: June 1993

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Observations on the use of fulvic acid as a blood coagulant

Since February, 1979, Suchen Cao and associates, of the Medical University in Zhejiang Province, China, had begun using fulvic acid in treating bleeding diseases.

Until August of that year they had treated 15 cases, all giving satisfactory results, although only a small number of patients were involved.

Source of Fulvic Acid, Types of Reagents, Methods of Usage

Source:

Fulvic acid was extracted from humic peat in the hospital preparation room in the Shaoxing area.

Types of reagents:

(a) Fulvic acid 0.2% injection solution, 5 ml per injection, used intravenously or intramuscularly.

(b) Fulvic acid in powder form, taken orally.

Methods of usage:

(a) Cotton swabs dipped in 0.2% fulvic acid solution were placed at the bleeding area in the mucous membrane.

(b) For treating patient coughing blood or hematuria patients (blood in urine), twice a day 5 ml of 0.2% fulvic acid solution injected intramuscularly, or once a day 40 ml of 0.2% fulvic acid solution added to glucose solution injected intravenously.

(c) Patients suffering from bleeding from mucous membrane, coughing blood or hematuria were given fulvic acid therapy when other treatments failed.

Clinical Data

Fifteen cases of bleeding and stoppage of bleeding:

Six had mucous membrane bleeding problem (4 with different degrees of severity of nasal membrane bleeding triggered by chronic kidney infection, uremia, pulmonary cardiac disease, leukemia, and cirrhosis; one had festered surface of the tongue

caused by a lymph tumor; one had aplastic anemia causing gum bleeding); three hematuria patients (one each of acute bladder infection or cardiac hepatitis or leukemia); six patients coughing up blood (4 caused by bronchiectasis, one caused by tuberculosis, one caused by heart failure).

Bleeding mucous membrane:

1. Nasal bleed caused by uremia, pulmonary cardiac disease, leukemia, and cirrhosis.

Four cases studied. Treatment as described above required one hour for blood coagulating. Treatment result was apparent cure with no relapse.

2. Festered surface of tongue caused by lymph tumor, brain membrane, leukemia. One case studied. Treatment as described above required wet cotton swab layering-over 2

or 3 times. Treatment result was apparent cure with no relapse.

3. Bleeding gum caused by aplastic anemia. One case studied. Treatment as described above required one hour for blood coagulating.Treatment result was apparent cure with no relapse.

Hematuria:

1. Acute bladder infection, one case studied. Treatment was as prescribed above. The following day no blood found in urine, routine urine testing negative.

Treatment result was apparent cure with no relapse. 2. Leukemia, blood shot eye, and hematuria (red cell ++), one case studied. Treatment was as prescribed above. Patient was getting better by the following day with no blood found in urine, no blood shot eye. Patient had relapse. 3. Cirrhosis, one case studied. Treatment was as prescribed above. Patient was getting better, with blood coagulating by the 4th day. Patient had no relapse.

Coughing blood:

1. Bronchiectasis, four cases studied. Treatment was as prescribed above. Three cases were getting better with blood coagulating by the 5th day, with no relapse. In one of the four cases, treatment showed no effect.

2. Tuberculosis, one case studied. Treatment was as prescribed above. Patient was getting better, with blood coagulating by the 3rd day. Patient had no relapse.

3. Heart failure, one case studied. Treatment was as prescribed above. Apparent cure by the 3rd day, with no relapse.

Treatment Results

Six patients suffering from mucous membrane bleeding all showed apparent positive results. Five of them received localized layering-over treatment once and one received

the same treatment 2 ~ 3 times. No relapse was observed in any case. Two out of three hematuria patients were found with no blood in their urine the day after the treatment. The routineurine test was negative. The treatment was effective with one patient and no relapse was observed. The other two patients had relapses. The routine urine test showed that the presence of red cells (++++) was reduced to (++).

Continuing treatment did not show apparent improvement.

One out the six patients who coughed blood showed an apparent response to the treatment; one did not get better; the other four showed signs of improvement. Within 3 to 5 days treatment, five patients stopped coughing blood. One of them stopped

coughing blood but later started again.

Discussion and Summary

From the above case study, it is clear that fulvic acid indeed can stop bleeding. Patients with more serious illness, for example, suffering from aplastic anemia, chronic kidney infection uremia, after receiving treatment, except for one, had their bleeding stopped to a certain degree.

Examples: In 4 cases of nasal bleeding the patients were initially treated with gauze containing Anluoxue and Vaseline and in one case of gum bleeding the patient after initially treated with gauze containing coagulate agent, Anluoxue, Zhixueming, vitamin

K, did not show obvious results. However, following one treatment by layering a cotton swab dipped in fulvic acid solution over the bleeding area, bleeding stopped.

For one of the three cases of hematuria patients (caused by acute bladder infection), following 1 day treatment by intravenous injection, there was no blood in the urine on the following day.

Three out the four cases of bronchiectasis patients were obviously better. On the 5th day the coughing of blood was gradually reduced, however, traces of blood

were still found in the sputum.

According to reports in the literature, the therapeutic feature of fulvic acid resembles Yunnan Baiyao. Experimental results indicated that 30 minutes following intravenous injection of dogs with 160 mg of fulvic acid, the dog thrombus elasticity diagram showed the reduction of the reaction time R and the coagulation time K.

The blood clotting process was accelerated yielding advantageous blood coagulation.

When this medicine was taken orally, there were two incidents showing nausea and vomiting, a condition hard to bear. The remainder did not have any bad reaction.

Although we have not collected numerous data of the usage of this medication, the initialresults show it to has the ability to stop bleeding.

Source; Suchen Cao, Jiangxi Humic Acid, 3 (1993) In: Application of Fulvic acid and its derivatives in the fields of agriculture and medicine; Chapter 35; First Edition: June 1993.

Renowned longevity and health of isolated Himalayan cultures is linked to fulvic acid extracted from fossil-like humic substances

For centuries traditional medical doctors in remote areas of the Himalayas have claimed that “shilajit”, a rare humic substance high in fulvic acid, can “arrest the aging process” and “induce revitalization”. Historical documentstestify to the amazing

longevity and health of these people who often live well beyond 100 years of age. Now the physiological functions behind these claims are being substantiated by leading medical hospitals and pharmacologists around the world.

Fulvic acid extracts from the rare humic substances found on the high mountain slopes of the Himalayas, have been used for centuries by the isolated inhabitants of that region as a “rejuvenator, a class of drugs reputed to arrest the aging process and to induce revitalization”, according to quotes from leading pharmacologists studying them.

The traditionalmedical claims of “rehabilitation of muscles, bones and nerves”, treatment of “geriatric complaints including arthritis,

diabetes and allergic manifestations,dementia, etc., are now being proven, along with their mode of action, by pharmacologists and many other medical doctors and scientists.

The various pharmacological studies reveal that the fulvic acids exhibit results” sufficiently impressive”, and “more effective” than several

currently available immune system regulators. The fulvic acids “produced significant effects”, as an anti-stress agent, in relieving stomach ulcers, preventing allergic

reactions,  and in activating the immune system against tumor cells.

“The results support the use” of fulvic acids “as an adjuvant [assisting in the prevention, amelioration, or cure] in the therapy of diabetes”, to quote leading pharmacologists.

In recent years, leading scientists, doctors, and pharmacologists from major hospitals and universities in India, Russia, and China have become more conscious of the purported anti-aging and health claims associated with the rare fulvic acids,  and have been looking deeper into the assertions coming from traditional health practitioners of the region. The inhabitants and areas of the Himalayan belt that are mentioned in the many and growing number of scientific and medical studies documenting this research include: The Tibetans of the Tibet region of China, the Georgian Russians  living in the Caucasus Mountains of Russia, the Hunzas of Pakistan and Afghanistan (Hindu Kush

and Karakoram Mountains), the Sherpas in Nepal, the people of the Kashmir region, and the Indians living in the Kumaon, Himalayas, Vindhyas and Aravallis Mountains of India.

It is a well-known fact that a large number of individuals in the Himalayan belt live to well over 100 years of age, and often are reported to live to 120-140 years or more, maintaining excellent health throughout their entire lives. People of the region that use

fulvic acid preparations made from the rare humic substance not only report significant health benefits for themselves, but for their animals as well, and most people lack the degenerative diseases common to other cultures today.

Scientists researching these matters determined that the prized shilajit health preparation esteemed for centuries throughout the region was indeed organic humic

matter of ancient plant origin, and they spent time tracking down and checking the authenticity of the very best supplies. Rather than simply studying the people and their

livestock, which had already shown significant health benefits historically, the scientists undertook extensive clinical, medical, pharmacological, and laboratory studies to identify the active constituents and analyze their physiological functions.

In a scientific world that as a whole still knows very little about humic substances, these researchers went far beyond.

They accurately identified and quantified the water soluble fulvic acid fractions. This in itself is an amazing feat considering

that fulvic acids, for the most part, are virtually unknown to medical science and undetectable through standard testing procedures.

These scientists proved that the water soluble fulvic fraction was the primary active constituent. They even recognized that the fulvic, along with its

associated organic metal ions, as made up of numerous other and even more obscure active constituents.

They identified and isolated extremely valuablefunctional groups within the  fulvic acid spectrum that were also shown responsible for the protective, regenerative, and healing responses of cells. They did this for the most part ”independent from the rest of the scientific world.”

What the researches discovered is fascinating.From one clinical study to the next, scientists were able to prove not only that many of the medicinal remedies and health benefits are completely justified by scientific fact and medical results, but they also identified mechanisms responsible.

Their studies opened up an entirely new picture into the amazing functions and values of fulvic acids in relation to man and medicine. After years of scientific research, other pharmacologists determined that not all fulvic  acids are the same !, and that they vary in quality from one source to the other.

These pharmacologists came up with methods for determining and quantifying the medicinal value. They perfected their extraction processes. The pharmacologists performed

extensive chemical analysis, metal ion analysis, microbiological analysis, pathogen analysis, and mycotoxin analysis.

They went to great lengths to identify the presence of any harmful substances, which were proven absent at any toxic level. The pharmacologists used extremely advanced pharmaceutical techniques to standardize the natural extract, to the quality of the finest pharmaceutical preparations in the world today, while retaining all of the natural organic principles in an unadulterated “herbal” form.

The pharmacologists recognized that although the rare humic substance was rock-like and seemed inert or fossilized, it had all of the

organic characteristics of the natural botanicals they had been working with for years.

In other words, although it was ancient and looked like dead rock, it was in actuality a natural organic herbal substance, and they used extreme care in preserving the fulvic extracts so that they would retain their organic form.

Traditional medicine throughout the Himalayan belt lists the indigenous humic substance and resultantfulvic acids as a “rasayana” or rejuvenator, a class of drugs reputed to arrest the aging process and induce revitalization of attenuated physiologicalfunctions. The special endurance

attributed to the Sherpas, including their ability to survive extremely cold conditions and high altitudes has also  beenlinked to these substances during the medical studies.

Clinical studies in pharmacology have shown significant value in treatment of diabetes mellitus (attenuates the development and progression), stomach ulcers (antiulcerogenic and anti-stress activity), allergies and anti-allergic action (mast cell protection), hormonal control and regulation of immunity (immunomodulatory functions), and tumor and cell growth factors relating to activated white blood cells and immune system (splenocytes and peritoneal macrophages).

Traditional medicine of the region prescribes the local rare fulvic acid extract in genitourinary diseases, diabetes, jaundice, gallstones, enlarged spleen, digestive disorders,

epilepsy, nervous diseases, elephantiasis, chronic bronchitis, dementia, arthritis, and anemia. The humic extract has been shown to accelerate the process of

rehabilitation of muscles, bones and nerves, and is used to treat many geriatric complaints including memory loss, and is believed to increase cerebral functions.

It has alsoproven useful as an aphrodisiac, rejuvenator, alternative tonic, stimulant, internal antiseptic, diuretic,lithontriptic, and is used for treatment of respiratory problems, worms, piles, adiposity, renal and bladder stones, nervous diseases, amenorrhoea, dysmenorrhoea, menorrhagia, eczema, anorexia, and fracture of bones.

Historically, fulvic acids from the Himalayan region have been shown effective for treatment of cold stress, diabetes, tumors, skin diseases, rheumatic pain, kidney stones, heart ailments, leprosy, and many other ailments. Fulvic acids are also a

panacea of oriental medicine, where they continue to be used extensively.

These discoveries are most significant, considering the fact that the various cultures of these remote Himalayan regions have used organic farming practices for centuries, which promote soil and crops already rich in natural humic/ fulvic substances. Yet these people still find that additional fulvic acid supplementation and medication proves highly beneficial to their health, and alleviates

disease problems when they arise. This shows that the ancient vegetation, which was the source for the rare fulvic acids, has exceptional properties that may even surpass those of vegetation found anywhere on Earth today.

The rare humic deposits of the region were exposed at the time of uplift of the Himalayas, and are normally found from about 5,000-15,000 feet of elevation.

These humic deposits are exposed by landslides, excavation or road-cutting. It is important to note that similar high quality humic substances found in various other regions of the

Earth show similar results. However, the fulvic acids from the shilajit humic have some most unusual characteristics.

References:

From notes by: D.B.A. Narayana, Ph.D., manager of research and development for Dabur Research foundation, and also member and past president of the Indian Pharmaceutical Association, and also is a member of the Research Advisory Council of CSIR.

Salil K. Bhattacharya, Gautam Dasgupta, Joydeep Bhaduri, Mita Mukhopadhyay, Raj K. Goel, Radharaman Dey Department of Pharmacology, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi-221005, India; Mast cell protecting effect of shilajit and its constituents; Phytotherapy Research, Vol. 3, No. 6, 1989.

Shibnath Ghosal, Jawahar Lal, Sushil K. Singh, Yatendra Kumar, Radheyshyam Srivastava, Pharmaceutical Chemistry Research Laboratory, Department of Pharmaceutics, Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi-221005, India; Antiulcerogenic activity of Fulvic Acids and 4-mehtoxy-6-carbomethoxybiphenyl isolated from Shilajit; Phytotherapy Research, Vol. 2, No. 4, 1988

Salil K. Bhattacharya, Neuropharmacology Laboratory, Department of Pharmacology, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi-221005, India; Activity of shilajit on alloxan-indusced hyperglycaemia in rats; Fitoterapia, Volume LXVI, No. 4, 1995.

Application of fulvic acid and its derivatives in the fields of agriculture and medicine; First Edition: June 1993, China.

Stimulate, nourish, and repair thyroid function with natures remedies while relieving deadly symptoms; fulvic acid offers hope

Natural therapiescan prevent and treat thyroid disease, including hypothyroidsim (underactive thyroid), hyperthyroidism (overactive thyroid),

Graves Disease and Wilson.s Syndrome, which are the underlying causes of many serious illnesses.

A prime objective for anyone with a thyroid problem is to eliminate intake of all toxins, while removing toxic buildup within the body. Thyroid malfunction, both overactive and underactive, is generally due to autoimmune response by the body. This is where the

body’s immune system produces antibodies which attack the gland because the tissues seem foreign to the body. Normal hormone production is upset. Generally,

the cause is due to buildup of dangerous toxins, chlorinated substances, viruses, pathogens, infections, pesticides, altered enzymes or hormones, etc., in the tissues of the thyroid gland. Such conditions can also cause lumps, tumors, and cancer.

Outpatient medical hospital studies on overactive thyroidhad 90.9% cure rate

within a six month period when patients were treated with a fulvic acid medication.

Source; Yuan, Shenyuan; Tongren Hospital, Beijing; Fulvic Acid, 4 (1988)

Your first line of defense is to start supplementation with an appropriate high quality fulvic acid preparation. Fulvic acid is a natural water soluble substance

of plant origin. It contains many healing phytochemicals and enzymes which readily disperse throughout the body, even to the interior of cells. Clinical medical school and hospital studies show that specially prepared fulvic acid extracts regulate abnormal thyroid hormone secretion as a result of their ability to regulate RNA and DNA (cyclic nucleotides) at the cellular level. Similar studies also show that fulvic acids act as immunomodulators, regulating immune system function.

Fulvic acids are one of the safest and most powerful antiviral substances known. Although they are not antibiotics in the technical sense of the word, as prescription drugs are, their antibiotic-like effect is comparable to

the power of penicillin in equally small amounts. Unlike antibiotics, fulvic acids may be used indefinitely without creating any antibiotic resistant strains of disease

which are common problems with pharmaceutical drugs.

Humic extracts, especially fulvic acids, provide a natural chelation therapy.

They detoxify the body, the liver, and the digestive tract, by attaching to toxic buildup, including heavy metals, chlorination byproducts, etc.,where they disarm, neutralize, and remove them as waste products.

Fulvic acids also work as nature’s most powerful antioxidants, neutralizing dangerous free radicals, as well as supplying hormone stimulating micronutrients.

Outpatient medical hospital studies on thyroid tumors, using fulvic acid,had a 90% success rate, with 80% having complete cures.

Source; He, Shenyi, et al; Humic acid in Jiangxi Province, 1 (1982)

The underactive thyroid gland requires sufficient organic iodine to function properly.

Organic means that it must come from a plant source, as part of a carbon molecule. High quality, safe, and readily available

iodine is found in fulvic acid. Another safe and effective supplemental source of iodine comes from kelp. A dose even as high as 2,000 to

3,000 mg of kelp daily is safe and effective. Avoid chlorine and fluoride like the plague, including fluoride found in toothpaste and added to drinking water.

The phosphoric acid used in soft drinks can also contain fluorine, which is equally implicated. Chlorine, Flourine, and fluoride are chemically related to iodine, and compete with it, blocking iodine receptors in the thyroid gland.

Thyroid hormone is made from tyrosine, an amino acid that the body readily converts from phenylalanine, an essential amino acid.

The body breaks down proteins, turning them into these and many other amino acids.

Poor quality protein intake or conversion problems during digestion

and metabolism can limit tyrosine intake.

This is especially true with people that have PKU (phenylketoneuria), a condition where their body cannot

properly convert phenylalanine to tyrosine.

Low blood plasma levels of tyrosine have been associated with low thyroid. Tyrosine is best taken on an empty stomach, with purified water or fruit juice. Adult daily dosage for thyroid supplementation is about 1,000 mg, taken independent of milk or other protein foods, preferably an hour before meals.

It is a well-known fact that an excess of one mineral can cause a deficiency in another. A high amount of copper in the body is common to reduced thyroid function. Too much copper can inhibit the function of zinc, which is essential to the thryroid conversion process along with manganese, iodine, iron, and selenium.

Fulvic acids in the diet assist with maintaining proper balance. They  chelate and remove excess copper (or other minerals or heavy metals), and help to nourish by supplying safe natural organic plant forms of minerals in the proper balance as nature intended.

Studies have shown that guggulsterone extracts from the Indian herb Commiphora mukul can increase the concentration of thyroid hormones in the blood. The herb is especially effective in increasing the ratio of the active T3 form of thyroid (triiodothyronine) to T4 (thyroxine). A corresponding and significant decrease in normal liver damage by free radicals was noticed, which is most interesting considering the fact that the liver is the principal site where T4 thyroid is stored and T3 thyroid is generated.

Due to the natural increase in thyroid hormone function, and possibly other factors, guggulsterones have been used to treat overweight patients. During those double-blind clinical studies, a significant fall in serum cholesterol was noticed. Thryroid hormone

studies with forskolin extract of the Indian herb Commiphora mukul, have shown increased thyroid production.

Other studies on patients with low thyroid have shown that body DHEA levels are below normal. DHEA (Dehydroepiandrosterone), is a naturally occurring steroid secreted from the adrenal gland. Some researchers believe that supplementation with DHEA might assist in stimulating thyroid production and alleviating symptoms.

Another highly successful approach for underactive thyroid conditions, or hypothyroidism, is to supplement with a natural desiccated thyroid glandular. This is best obtained from a source other than pharmaceutical, because most thyroid replacement drug therapies are synthetic. The best natural glandulars come from

livestock raised organically in New Zealand, where extremely careful control against animal diseases is maintained. Studies show that when used properly, these natural glandulars can help revive the body’s thyroid function. With the use of natural glandulars, reduction, or even possible eventual elimination of the need for

supplemental thyroid may be achieved.

Scientific and medical studies show that there is hope to naturally repair and restore

proper thyroid function. When the body has been cleansed and has accumulated proper levels of nutrients, the thyroid has a chance to begin working again. In many cases, nutritional therapists have seen that thyroid function resumes after only a few months, evident as body temperature begins to rise. A careful and cautious nutritional approach, with low levels of natural thyroid glandular supplements and the nutrients and procedures outlined in this article will provide the best and safest treatment possible.

Reference:

Yuan, Shenyuan; et al; Application of Fulvic acid and its derivatives in the fields of agriculture and medicine; First Edition: June 1993 Tripathi YB; Malhotra OP; Tripathi SN; Thyroid stimulating action of Z-guggulsterone obtained from Commiphora mukul; Planta Med. 1984 Feb;(1):78-80.

Panda S; Kar; Gugulu (Commiphora mukul) induces triiodothyronine production: possible involvement of lipid peroxidation; Life Sci 1999;65(12):PL137-41.

Satyavati, GV; Plants and Traditional Medicine, Academic Press Limited; 1982;5:47-82.

Wilson, Denis E., MD; Wilson’s Syndrome : The Miracle of Feeling Well; 1988; Cornerstone Publishing Company.

Ealey PA; Kohn LD; Marshall NJ; Ekins RP; Forskolin stimulation of naphthylamidase in guinea pig thyroid sections detected with a cytochemical bioassay; Acta Endocrinol (Copenh) 1985 Mar;108(3):367-71

Tagawa N; et al; Tamanaka J; Fujinami A; Kobayashi Y; et al; Serum dehydroepiandrosterone, dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate, and pregnenolone sulfate concentrations in patients with hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism; Clin Chem 2000 Apr;46(4):523-8.

Biamonte, Michael, DN, CCN; The New Approach To Low Thyroid Conditions. The New York Center for Clinical Nutrition,

Manhattan. Balch, James F., MD, and Phyllis A; Prescription for Nutritional Healing; second edition, 1997; Avery Publishing Group.

The therapeutic effect of Fulvic acid on keratitis and hemorrhagic eye disease

Keratitis is characterized by inflammation of the cornea of the eye,

while a hemorrhagic eye condition is characterized by profuse bleeding caused by hemorrhage or burst of the blood vessels of the eye.

Fulvic acid is an anti-inflammatory agent. It is also a blood coagulating and analgesic agent, capable of healing open wounds. From 1977 to 1981, Guofan Tang and his coworkers performed extensive studies in the area of ophthalmology and presented many reports with summaries. From March, 1981 to the end of July, 1982, they used fulvic acid in the treatment of 60 patients with eye diseases (total number of diseased eyes: 64). Control studies were conducted using other drugs on 30 randomly selected patients with similar eye problems.

Fulvic acid treatment group:

This group was treated with fulvic acid extracted from humic peat in the People.s Hospital preparation room in the Shaoxing area. Chemical analysis of the fulvic acid

showed that the molecular weight was lower than 500, which fulfills the standard set by

the National Fulvic Acid Symposium. It showed a stronger affinity toward the elemental mineral Beryllium, and was free of any radioactive material. Two forms of reagents were available: an eye drop containing 0.5% fulvic acid in 10 ml bottles and an intramuscular injection reagent containing 0.5% fulvic acid solution in 2 ml ampoule.

The latter was also able to be injected underneath the conjunctiva of the eye; or when mixed in 10% glucose solution, could be used as an intravenous injection. For outer eye illness such as keratitis, 0.5% fulvic acid was used as an eye drop 4 times a day or every 2 hours; or, additionally, intramuscular injection using 2 ml of 0.5% fulvic acid

twice a day.

For patients suffering from hemorrhagic eyes, intramuscular injection was performed with 2 ml of 0.5% fulvic acid, twice a day.

Whenever either the eyedrops or the injection containing fulvic acid was used, the dilator Atropine was applied. However, antiseptics and blood coagulating agents should be avoided.

The control group:

Patients with various ailments were selected at random. Multiple medications were used in order to speed up the healing and to relieve patients from pain. Eye drops containing Chloromycetin and ointments containing Tetracycline were used along with antibiotic injections. Some patients were also treated with intravenous injections of Chloromycetin and Tetracycline. Viral infections were given Anti-herpes eyedrops,

Vitamin C and K, and Novacain, among other treatments and injections. For the hemorrhagic control group’s conditions, intramuscular and intravenous injections were given using the common drugs for this purpose.

Eyesight examinations:

Prior to the treatment, patients in the fulvic acid and the control group were examined for their eyesight. Their eyes were examined externally and the back of their eyes were observed. When the treatment was in progress, examinations were conducted daily or every other day. Then results were compared and analyzed. Eyesight examinations were taken into consideration in the final analysis.

Case studies:

Thekeratitis group treated with fulvic acid consisted of a total of 26 cases. Four of the hypo-keratitis cases were treated with end result being 50% effective. Eleven keratitis cases were caused by external injury and had a 90.9% success rate. Three keratitis cases were caused by viral infection and had a success rate of 100%. One keratitis case was caused by fungal infection and had a 100% success rate. Six cases were considered to be simple forms of keratitis with an end success rate of 83.33%. One case was caused by bacillus bacteria and treatment was 100% effective. The combined

success rate for all fulvic acid treated keratitis cases was 84.61%.

The hemorrhagic eye group treated with fulvic acid consisted of a total of 34 patients. Twenty had blood accumulated in the anterior chamber of the eye, six were caused by

previous surgery and fourteen from external injury. Treatment for that group was 85% successful. Another ten patients had blood accumulated in the lens of the eye, two

were from vein retinitis, two were caused by previous surgery,four from external injury, one was related to diabetes, one was related to high blood pressure. Total effectiveness for the second group was 60%. In the final group, four patients had hemorrhaged retina of the eye, with two caused by vein retinitis, one related to diabetes, and one from central venous thrombosis. Success rate for the last group was 75%. Total overall effectiveness of the fulvic acid treated hemorrhagic group was 76.5%.

The control group consisted of 30 patients with similar ailments that were selected at random. They were treated with a variety of all the best known drug therapies and antibiotics. Thecontrol keratitis group was rated at 83.33% total effectiveness, and the hemorrhagic group at 91.7%.

Analysis and discussion:

The above treatment shows that fulvic acid is an anti-inflammatory agent, and able to significantly enhance healing of ulcerous wounds and coagulate blood. Based on the treatment results of the two groups, together with data taken

from extensive charts, literature, and vision tests, the final analysis and discussion are presented below:

Extensively documented and detailed results show that the control group, in general, uses medications consisting of more than 3 leading drugs, sometimes for a combination of treatments, for example: caused by localized burns, penetrating the anterior

chamber, and antiseptics injected below conjunctiva. The final overall results are in no way better in comparison with the solitary treatment with fulvic acid.

From complex statistical studies, the therapeutic effectiveness of both groups shows no significant difference. Thus the therapeutic effectiveness of fulvic acid is not inferior in comparison with a combination of anti-bacteria and antibiotic treatments.

The effectiveness of the control group using more than 2 or 3 medications for treating hemorrhaged eye diseases is in no way better than those treated with fulvic acid as the only drug.

For patients with various ulcerous cornea ailments, the number of treatment days is equally effective for both fulvic acid and the control groups.

Summary:

The effectiveness of fulvic acid as an anti-inflammatory agent and as a coagulant is nowhere less efficient compared with various anti-bacterial agents, antibiotics, or other blood coagulants. In addition, contrary to other anti-inflammatory drugs, fulvic acid does

not have any side effects and in many cases is actually superior in effectiveness.

Further advantages are availability and low cost of fulvic acid. Economically, fulvic acid has a uniqueness with these characteristics, and fulvic acid warrants further study and observation.

Source; Guofan, Tang, Jiangxi Humic Acid, 3 (1984). In: Application of Fulvic acid and its derivatives

in the fields of agriculture and medicine; Chapter 36; First Edition: June 1993.\\\\

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Table of Contents

Introduction…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..3

Fulvic Acid Major Attributes…………………………………………………………………………………………  4

One of Nature’s Most Powerful Organic Electrolytes ………………………………………………………….. 4

Promotes Electrochemical Balance As Donor Or Receptor …………………………………………………..5

One Of The Most Powerful Natural Free Radical Scavengers & Antioxidants Known………………..5

Complexes & Dissolves Minerals & Trace Elements……………………………………………………………..6

Enhances Nutrients …………………………………………………………………………………………………………6

Transports Nutrients ………………………………………………………………………………………………………..6

Catalyzes Enzyme Reactions…………………………………………………………………………………………….7

Increases Assimilation………………………………………………………………………………………………………7

Stimulates Metabolism……………………………………………………………………………………………………..7

Detoxifies Pollutants ……………………………………………………………………………………………………….7

Dissolves Silica     ………………………………………………..8

Synthesizes Or Transmutates Minerals………………………………………………………………………………8

Enhances Cell Division and Elongation………………………………………………………………………………….8

Enhances the Permeability of Cell Membranes…………………………………………………………………………9

Increases Metabolism Of  Proteins……………………………………………………………………………………..9

Catalyzes Vitamins Within The Cell…………………………………………………………………………………….9

Chelates All Monovalent & Divalent Elements To Which It Is Exposed…………………………………… 9

Fulvic Acid, Origin and Overview ……………………………………………………………………………………9

In the Beginning …………………………………………………………………………………………………………….10

Humic Deposits ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 10

Fulvic Acid……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..10

Microbial Action……………………………………………………………………………………………………………..10

Fulvic Acid is Lacking in Food Crops…………………………………………………………………………………11

Science & Medicine ……………………………………………………………………………………………………….11

Benefits of Fulvic Acid ……………………………………………………………………………………………………11

Fulvic Acid Mineral Complexes are Better than True Colloidal Minerals…………………………………12

Hidden Treasures…………………………………………………………………………………………………………..12

Fulvic Acids Further Defined ………………………………………………………………………………………..13

Unknown Fulvic ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………..13

How Are They Formed?…………………………………………………………………………………………………..13

What Humic Substances Do in the Soil ……………………………………………………………………..,,,,,,,,14

The Fulvic Plant Miracle……………………………………………………………………………………………………14

Who and What Are We? …………………………………………………………………………………………………15

The Body Cellular ………………………………………………………………………………………………………….16

Growth & Maintenance Nutrients ……………………………………………………………………………………..16

Nutritional Deficiencies …………………………………………………………………………………………………..16

Sick Soils, Sick Plants, Sick People ………………………………………………………………………………….16

Gone Are The Minerals……………………………………………………………………………………………………17

Unsafe Foods ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..17

Can Good Foods Be Found?……………………………………………………………………………………………17

The Vitamin Connection………………………………………………………………………………….17

The Enzyme Connection…………………………………………………………………………………………………17

Free Radicals & Antioxidants…………………………………………………………………………………………..18

Super Antioxidants ………………………………………………………………………………………………………..18

Fulvic Acid and the Free Radical Connection……………………………………………………………………..18

Who Wears the White Hat? …………………………………………………………………………………………….18

Antioxidants and Beyond ………………………………………………………………………………………………..18

The Human Experience…………………………………………………………………………………………………..19

Human Experiences With Fulvic ………………………………………………………………………………20

The Healing & Regenerative Influences of Low Molecular Weight Humic Substances (Fulvic Acid) On Human Tissues and Cells…20

Animal Experiments With Fulvic ………………………………………………………………………………….20

Information Concerning Possible Toxic Minerals………………………………………………………….21

Aluminum, Friend or Foe?……………………………………………………………………………………………23

False Information…………………………………………………………………………………………………………..23

Healing Clays……………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 23

Where Did It Start?………………………………………………………………………………………………………..23

Iron Toxicity …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………24

Animals Studies ………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 24

Poison From the Garden………………………………………………………………………………………………..24

The Alzheimer’s Myth ……………………………………………………………………………………………………24

The Team ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………25

To Be, Or Not To Be (Natural & Unnatural)……………………………………………………………………….25

Colloidal Minerals vs. Complex Minerals……………………………………………………………………….26

Definition of Colloid and Colloidal……………………………………………………………………………………..26

Fulvic Acid and Colloid Questions and Answers…………………………………………………………………26

Myths ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….28

Analysis of Fulvic Acid…………………………………………………………………………………………………28

Structure Problems……………………………………………………………………………………….28

Mineral Affinity……………………………………………………………………………………………………………….29

Cellular Action……………………………………………………………………………………………………………….29

Radioactive Reactions with Fulvic and Humic Substances…………………………………………….30

According to Szaloy, radioactive elements react with humic substances and require only a brief time until equilibrium is reached………30

Reported Claims of Effective Treatment of Symptoms……………………………………………………31

Fulvic Acid & Vegetal Silica ………………………………………………………………………………………….32

Most Calcium Supplements Don’t Seem To Be Effective …………………………………………………….32

Fulvic Acid & Vegetal Silica……………………………………………………………………………………………..32

Vegetal Silica Transmutates Into Calcium………………………………………………………………………….32

Professor Louis C. Kervran’s Research …………………………………………………………………………….32

Absence Of Silica In Conjunction With Degenerative Disease ……………………………………………..33

Vegetal Silica Vs. Mineral Silica ……………………………………………………………………………………….33

Noted Observations Concerning Fulvic Acid, Vegetal Silica, & Arthritis …………………………34

Science Has A Lesson To Be Learned …………………………………………………………………………..34

The Wisdom of Man, and the “Theory” of Chemical Fertilizers ……………………………………………..34

The Story of Justis von Liebig…………………………………………………………………………………………..34

Introduction

Fulvic acid is rapidly being recognized as one of the key elements in many outstanding health and scientific breakthroughs of the 21st century. Scientists and doctors throughout the world are beginning to discover fulvic acid, and are starting to recognize its extraordinary potential, Interest in the medical community has been escalating rapidly. We have no doubt that this will increase dramatically as our ongoing findings are released to the world.

We are now receiving many requests for fulvic acid information and resources from prestigious

scientists and research clinics in the United States and abroad. The growing interest and excitement is simply amazing.

Until recent only very small amounts of fulvic acid have been available for scientific testing. Most of the studies to date have been done on plant cells. In reviewing and evaluating these reports, it is important to bear in mind that leading scientists like Roger J. Williams, recognize and agree with the following fact;

‘the building blocks present in the metabolic machinery of human beings are, in the great

majority of cases, exactly the same as the building blocks contained in the metabolic

machinery of other organisms of extremely different types.”

Roger J. Williams

Although the majority of research and experimentation that has been done on fulvic acid is in relation to plants; it is important to realize that human beings have been ingesting fulvic acid complexes regularly for over 60 years in supplemental form, and for thousands of years from natural food and plant sources. The new discoveries involving fulvic acid are very similar in nature to the recent important discoveries of valuable phytochemicals in vegetables that have always existed, but were hitherto unknown. Fulvic acid has always occurred naturally in organic plants and soils, yet its recent discovery and tremendous value is now just beginning to be recognized.

Accumulating testimonials from regular users, continue to substantiate the fact that the same

beneficial properties related to plant studies and cells, hold true in relation to animals and humans as well. Clinical studies on animals and humans are beginnings, and updated information will be

forthcoming. Preliminary findings show that the most prominent diseases and health problems of our day have been dramatically effected in positive ways by supplementation or treatment with fulvic acid and other preparations enhanced, extracted, or chelated using fulvic acid.

Uses beneficial to humans are not the only focus here either. The known agricultural benefits have enormous potential to heal soils of the world. Yet the majority of the agricultural community is virtually unaware of the implications. Industrial use for treatment of sewage and landfill wasted,

neutralization of radioactive and toxic wastes, and a myriad of other uses are just beginnings to be realized. Fulvic acid has already been found to have tremendous potential.

Fulvic Acid Major Attributes

One of Nature’s Most Powerful Organic Electrolytes1

Fulvic acid is an organic natural electrolyte that can balance and energize biological properties it

comes into contact with2. An electrolyte is a substance that is soluble in water or other appropriate medium that is capable of conducting electrical current3.

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References:

1. Senesi, N. (1990). Analytica Chimica Acta, 232, 51-75. Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Elsevier.

2. Vital electrolytes – Baker, W.E. (1973). Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 37, 269-281.

3. Gamble, D.S., & Schnitzer, M. (1974). Trace Metals and Metal-Organic Interactions in Natural Waters.Ann Arbor, Mi: Ann Arbor Science.

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The power of an electrolyte has been shown in repeated tests on animal cells (giant amoebae), to be able to restore life in what researchers termed “a beautiful demonstration” and “astonishing.”

When the electrolyte potential was taken away during the test, the cell ruptured and disintegrated into the surrounding fluid causing death. Upon reintroducing electrical potential the cell reconstructed and became active and healthy4!

It was also determined from these same studies, that similar results could be expected of the

progressive weakness among humans that results from unchecked hemorrhage, overwhelming emotional stress, uncontrolled infections, unbalanced diet, prolonged loss of sleep, and surgical shock.

These examples are all accompanied by a steady decrease in electrical potential that can eventually be reduced to zero at death. These studies show convincingly that the physical well being of plants, animals, and humans is determined by proper electrical potential5.

Fulvic acid has proven to be a powerful organic electrolyte, serving to balance cell life. If the

individual cell is restored to its normal chemical balance and thereby in turn its electrical potential, we have given life where death and disintegration would normally occur within plant and animal cells6.

Fulvic acid has the outstanding ability to accomplish this objective in numerous ways7.

Promotes Electrochemical Balance As Donor Or Receptor

Fulvic acid is available at times as an electron donor and at other times as an electron acceptor, based on the cell’s requirements for balance8. One of the reactions that occurs is always an oxidation reaction in which the chemical species loses electrons as a donor. The other reaction is a reduction in which the active species gains electrons as an acceptor9. A recent study of the binding of a donor molecule to fulvic acid in solution revealed direct evidence for donor-acceptor charge-transfer mechanisms.10 Trace minerals in the fulvic acid electrolyte could also be beneficial in this process by serving as electrodes.11

One Of The Most Powerful Natural Free Radical Scavengers & Antioxidants Known12

Free radicals of fulvic acid behave as electron donors or acceptors, depending upon the need for balance in the situation.13 Fulvic acid can in the same way take part in oxidation-reduction reactions

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References:

4. Power of an electorlyte – Crile, G. (1926). A bipolar theory of living porcesses. New York: McMillan.

5.  Decrease in electrical potential- Crile, G. (1926). A bipolar theory of living porcesses. New York: McMillan

6.  Powerful electrolyte – Jackson, William R. (1993). Humic, Fulvic and Microbial Balance: Organic Soil Conditioning, 329. Evergeen, Colorado: Jackson Research Center.

7. New Electronic Encyclopedia. (1991). Photosynthesis. Grolier Electronic Publishing.

8.  Donor and acceptor – Jackson, William R. (1993). Humic, Fulvic and Microbial Balance: Organic Soil Conditioning. Evergreen, Colorado: Jackson Research Center.

9.  Donor and receptor – Rashid, M.A. (1985). Geochemistry of marine humic substances. New York: Springer-Verlag.

10. Donor, receptor- Sposito, G., Holtzclaw, K.M., LeVesque, C.S., & Johnston, C.T.(1982). Trace metal chemistry in arid-zone field soils amended with sewage sludge. II. Comparative study of the fulvic acid fraction. Soil Science Society America Journal, 46. 265-270.

11.  Mineral complexes in fulvic may serve as electrodes – Rashid, M.A. (1985). Geochemistry of marine humic substances. New York: Springer-Verlag.

12.  Free radical – Senesi, N. (1990) Analytica Chmica Acta, 232, 51-75. Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Elsevier.

13.  Free radical – Senesi, N., Chen, Y., & Schnitzer, M. (1977b). The role of humic acids in extracellularelectron transport and chemical determination of pH in natural waters. Soil Biology and Biochemitstry, 9,397-403.with transition metals.

14. (See the detailed report on free radicals and antioxidants beginnings on page 21)

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Complexes & Dissolves Minerals & Trace Elements15

Fulvic acid is especially active in dissolving minerals and metals when in solution with water. The metallic minerals simply dissolve into ionic form, and disappear into the fulvic structure becoming bio-chemically reactive and mobile. The fulvic acid actually transforms these minerals and metals into elaborate fulvic acid molecular complexes that have vastly different characteristics from their previous metallic mineral form. Fulvic acid is nature’s way of “chelating” metallic minerals, turning them into readily absorbable bio-available forms. Fulvic acid also has the unique ability to weather and dissolve silica that it comes into contact with.

Enhances Nutrients16

Fulvic acid enhances the availability of nutrients and makes them more readily absorbable. It also

allows minerals to regenerate and prolongs the residence time of essential nutrients. It prepares

nutrients to react with cells. It allows nutrients to inter-react with one another, breaking them down

into the simplest ionic forms chelated by the fulvic acid electrolyte.

Transports Nutrients17

Fulvic acid readily complexes with minerals and metals making them available to plant roots and

easily absorbable through cell walls. It makes minerals such as iron that are not usually very mobile, easily transported through plant structures. Fulvic acids also dissolve and transport vitamins, coenzymes, auxins, hormones, and natural antibiotics18that are generally found throughout the soil, making them available. These substances are effective in stimulating even more vigorous and healthy growth.19 These substances are produced by certain bacteria, fungi, and actinomycetes in decomposing vegetation in the soil. It has been determined that all

known vitamins can be present in healthy soil20. Plants manufacture many of their own

vitamins, yet these from the soil further supplement the plant. Upon ingestion these nutrients are easily absorbed by animals and humans, due to the fact that they are in the

perfect natural plant form as nature intends. Fulvic acid can often transport many times

its weight in dissolved minerals and elements.21

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14. Oxidation reduction – Senesi, N., Chen, Y., & Schnitzer, M. (1977b). The role of humic acids in extracellular electron transport and chemical determination of pH in natural wastes. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 9, 397-403.

15. Dissolves metals and minerals – Ong, H.L., Swanson, V.D., & Bisque, R.E. (1970) Natural organic acids as agents of chemical weathering (130-170). U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 700 c. Washngton, DC: U.S. Geological Survey.

16. Enhance and transport nutrients – Christman, R.F., & Gjessing, E.T. (1983). Aquatic and terrestrial humic materials. The Butterworth Grove, Kent, England: Ann Arbor Science.

Also: Prakash, A. (1971). Terrigenous organic matter and coastal phytoplankton fertility. In J.D. Costlow (Ed), Fertility of the sea, 2, 351-368. (Proceedings of an International Symposium on Fertilty of the Sea,Sao Paulo, Brazil, London, and New York: Gordon and Breach Science)

17. Enhance and transport nutrients – Prakish, A. (1971). Fertility of the Sea, 2, 351-368.

18. Williams, S. T. (1963). Are antibiotics produced in soil? Pedobiologia, 23, 427-435.

19. Stimulate growth- Konovona, M.M. (1966). Soil organic matter. Elmsford, NY: Pergamon.

20. All known vitamins in soil – Konovova, M. M. (1966). Soil organic matter. Elmsford, NY: Pergamon.

21. Many times its weight- Deb, B. C. (1949). The movement and precipitation of iron oxides in podzol soils. Journal of Soil Science, 1, 112-122.

Catalyzes Enzyme Reactions22

Fulvic acid has close association with enzymes.23 It increases activity of enzymes, and especially influences respiratory catalysts. Fulvic acids increase the activity of several enzymes including alkaline phosphates, transaminase, and invertase.

Increases Assimilation24

Fulvic acid metal organic complexes are of a low molecular weight25, and because of this they are also of low molecular size, and are capable of a high degree of penetration into cells. Fulvic acid complexes and chelates are able to readily pass through semi-permeable membranes such as cell walls. Yet it is important to note that it has also been determined that fulvic acids not only have the ability to transport nutrients through cell membranes, they also have the ability to sensitize cell membranes and various physiological functions as well.26

Stimulates Metabolism27

Fulvic acid appears to cause the genetic mechanism of plants to function at a higher level. It has been concluded that any means by which plant cells are exposed to fulvic acid can improve growth.28

Oxygen is absorbed more intensely in the presence of fulvic acids.29 Fulvic acid aids in penetrating roots and then quickly transports to the shoots of plants.30 Fulvic acid relieves oxygen deficiency and increases the vital activity of cells. Fulvic acids change the pattern of the metabolism of carbohydrates, resulting in an accumulation of soluble sugars. These soluble sugars increase the pressure of osmosis inside the cell wall and enable plants to withstand wilting. Fulvic acid enhances growth and may stimulate the immune system.31

Detoxifies Pollutants32

An important aspect of humic substances is related to their sorptive interaction with environmental chemicals, either before or after they reach concentrations toxic to living organisms.

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22. Catalyzes enzyme reactions – Khristeva, L. A., Luk’Yanonko, M.V. (1962). Role of physiologically active substances in soil-humic acids, bitumens and vitamins B, C, P-P A and D in the life of plants and their replenishment. Soviet Soil Science, 10, 1137-1141.

23. Fulvic and enzymes – Pardue, H.L, Townshend, A., Clere, J.T., VanderLinden (Eds.), (1990, May 1). Analytica chimica Acta, Special Issue, Humic and Fulvic compounds, 232 (1), 1-235.

(Amsterdam, Netherlands: Elsevier Science Publishers)

24. Increase assimilation- Buffle

25 low molecular weight, Aiken, G.R., McKnight, D.M., & VacCarthy, P.1985). Humic substances of soil, sediment and water, New York: Wiley-Interscience.

26. Sensitize cell membranes- Rashid, M.A. (1985). Geochemistry of Marine Humic Substances. New York: Spriner-Verlag.

27. Stimulte metabolism-Rashid, M.A. (1985). Geochemistry of Marine Humic Substances. New York: Springer-Verlag.

28.  Genetic and growth-Jackson, William R. (1993). Humic, Fulvic and Microbial Balance: Organic Soil Conditioning, 538. Evergreen, Colorado: Jackson Research Center.

29. Oxygen is absorbed – Kononova, M.M. (1966). Soil organic matter. Elmsford, NY: Pergamon.

30. Rapid transport to shoots- Kononova, M.M. (1966). Soil organic matter. Elmsford, NY: Pergamon

31.  Immune system – Syltic, P.W. (1985). Effects of very small amounts of highly active biological substances on plant growth. Biological Agriculture and Horticulture, 2, 245-269; and, Research reports and studies, Appropriate Technology Ltd. Dallas, TX: Murray Sinks II of ATL (Publisher).

32. Modify damage by toxic compounds – Christman, R.F., & Gjessing, E.T. (1983). Aquatic and terrestrial humic materials. The Butterworth Grove, Kent, England: Ann Arbor Science. Also: Prakash, A. (1971). Terrigenous organic matter and coastal phytoplankton fertility. In J.D. Costlow (Ed.), Fertility of the sea, 2, 351-368. (Proceedings of an International Symposium on Fertility of the Sea, Sao Paulo, Brazil, London, and New York: Gordon and Breach Science)

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The herbicide known as Paraquat is rapidly detoxified by humic substances (fulvic acids).34 Fulvic acids have a special function with respect to the demise of organic compounds applied to soil as pesticides.35 It has been established that fulvic acid is vital in helping to form new species of metal ions, binding with organic pollutants such as pesticides and herbicides, and catalyzing the breakdown of toxic pollutants. Radioactive substances react rapidly with fulvic acid, and only a brief time is required for equilibrium to be reached.36 All radioactive elements are capable of reacting with fulvic acid and thus forming organo-metal complexes of different adsorptive stability and solubility.

Dissolves Silica

Fulvic acids are especially important because of their ability to complex or chelate metal ions and interact with silica.37 It has been shown that these interactions may increase the concentrations of metal ions and silica found in water solutions to levels that are far in excess of their assumed dissolution ability38.

Synthesizes Or Transmutates Minerals39

Fulvic acid complexes have the ability to bio-react one with another, and also inter-react with cells to synthesize or transmutate new mineral compounds. The transmutation of vegetal silica and magnesium to form calcium in animal and human bones is a typical example of new synthesis of minerals.40 (See Fulvic Acid & Vegetal Silica beginning on page 40.)

Enhances Cell Division and Elongation41

Fulvic acid stimulates and balances cells, creating optimum growth and replication conditions.

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References:

33.  Enviromental chemicals –

34.  Paraquat – Fisher, A.M., Winterle, J.S., & Mill, T. (1967). Primary photochemical processes in

photolysis mediated by humic substances. In R.G. Zika & W. J. Cooper (Eds). Photochemistry of

environmental aquatic system (141-156). (ACS Symposium Series 327). Washington DC: American Chemical Society.

35. Pesticides – Aiken, G.R., McKnight, D.M., & MacCarthy, P. (1985). Humic substances os oil, sediment and water. New York: Wiley-Interscience.

36. Radioactive properties – Szalay, A. (1958). The signifiicance of humus in the geochemical enrichment of uranium. Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on the Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy, 2, 12-186 (London: Pergamon)

37.  dissolves and weathers silica- Huang, W.H., & Deller, W.D. (1970). Dissolution of rock-forming silicate minerals in organic acids; simulated first-stage weathering of fresh mineral surfaces. American Mineralogical Journal, 55, 2076-2094.

38. Dissolves silica- Kodama, H., Schnitzer, M., & Jaakkimainen, M. (1983). Chlorite and biotite

weathering by fulvic acid solutions in closed and open systems. Canadian Journal of Soil Science, 63, 619-629.

39. Transmutate or synthesis of new minerals – Shnitzer, M., Dodama. H. (1977). Reactions of minerals with soil humic substances. In J.B. Dixon & S.B. Weed (Eds.), Minerals in soil environments (Chap.21)). Madison, WI: Soil Science Society of America.

40. See “The Fulvic Acid, Vegetal Silica Miracle” later in this report, and further documentation of Kervran, Louis C., Biological Transmutations.

41. Cell clongation – Poapst, P.A., & Schnitzer, M. (1971). Fulvic acid and adventitious root formation. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 3, 215-219.

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Enhances the Permeability of Cell Membranes42

Fulvic acids act as specific cell sensitizing agents and enhance the permeability of the cell

membrane.43

Increases Metabolism Of Proteins44

Fulvic acid intensifies the metabolism of proteins, RNA, and DNA.45 It has been found that fulvic acid definitely increases DNA contents in cells46, and also increases and enhances the rate of RNA syntheses.47

Catalyzes Vitamins Within The Cell48

Fulvic acid has the ability to complex vitamins into its structure, where they are presented to the cell in combination with complexed minerals. In this perfect natural condition, they are able to be catalyzed and utilized by the cell. In absence of adequate trace minerals, vitamins are unable to perform their proper function.

Chelates All Monovalent & Divalent Elements To Which It Is Exposed

Fulvic acid has the power to form stable water soluble complexes with monovalent, divalent, trivalent, and ployvalent metal ions. It can aid the actual movement of metal ions that are normally difficult to mobilize or transport.49 Fulvic acids are excellent natural chelators and cation exchangers, and are vitally important in the nutrition of cells.

Fulvic Acid, Origin and Overview

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References:

42. Enhance permeability of cell membranes – Christman, R.F., & Gjessing, E.T. (1983). Aquatic and terrestrial humic materials. The Butterworth Grove, Kent, England: Ann Arbor Science. Also: Prakash,A. (1971). Terrigenous organic matter and coastal phytoplankton fertility. In J.D. Costlow (Ed.), Fertilityof the sea, 2, 351-368. (Proceedings of an International Symposium on Fertility of the Sea, Sao Paulo, Brazil, London, and New York: Gordon and Breach Science) low molecular weight, Aiken, G.R., McKnight, D.M., & VacCarthy, P. 1985). Humic substances of soil, sediment and water, New York: Wiley – Interscience.

43. Sensitizing agent – Prakash, A. (1971). Terrigenous organic matter and coastal phytoplankton fertility. In J.D. Costlow (Ed.), Fertility of the sea, 2, 351-368. (Proceedings of an International Symposium on Fertility of the Sea, Sao Paulo, Brazil, London, and New York: Gordon and Breach Science)

44.  Increase metabolism of proteins – Christman, R.F., & Gjessing, E.T. (1983). Aquatic and terrestrial humic materials. The Butterworth Grove, Kent, England: Ann Arbor Science. Also: Prakash, A. (1971). Terrigenous organic matter and coastal phytoplankton fertility. In J.D. Costlow (Ed.), Fertility of the sea, 2, 351-368. (Proceedings of an International Symposium on Fertility of the Sea, Sao Paulo, Brazil, London, and New York: Gordon and Breach Science)

45.  Proteins, DNA, RNA – Khristeva, L.A., Soloche, K.I., Dynkina, R.L., Kovalenko, V.E., & Gorobaya, A.I. (1967). Influence of physiologically active substances of soil humus and fertilizers on nucleic acid metabolism, plant growth and subsequent quality of the seeds. Humus et Planta, 4, 272-276.

46. Proteins, DNA, RNA – Jackson, William R. (1993). Humic, Fulvic and Microbial Balance: Organic Soil Conditioning, 569-570. Evergreen, Colorado: Jackson Research Center.

47.  Synthesis of RNA and DNA – Khristeva, L.A. (1968). About the nature of physiologically active substances of the soil humus and of organic fertilizers and their agricultural importance. In F.V. Hernando (Ed,), Pontifica academec scientarium citta del vaticano (701-721). New York: John Wiley.

48. Catalyst to vitamins within the cell – Williams, Dr. Roger J. (1977). The Wonderful World Within You. Bio-Communications Press. Wichita, Kansas.

49. Transport metal ions – Schnitzer, M., & Khan, S.U. (1972). Humic substances in the environment New York: Decker.

In the Beginning

In the beginning the Earth was blessed with optimum organic growing conditions. The soil had a wealth of minerals, trace elements, and rich humus soil teaming with microbes. The Earth’s minerals had not yet leached and eroded into the seas, and because of that, the soil was exceptionally fertile.

The vegetation was very lush and abundant, as is evidenced by ancient remains that we know were formed into coal and oil deposits.

Humic Deposits

But there have been found other most unusual remains that geologists call humic deposits. They also came from that ancient lush vegetation. These humic deposits never did turn into oil or coal, because they were not exposed to the same tremendous pressures, and were very near the surface where there was abundant microbial activity. These deposits are quite rare and can be found in various areas of the world. Some of these deposits are exceedingly rich in a little known substance called fulvic acid.

Fulvic Acid

Fulvic acid has been discovered to be one of the most important natural miracles related to life itself. Fulvic acid is part of the humic structure in rich composting soil It is an acid50 created in extremely small amounts by the action of millions of beneficial microbes, working on decaying plant matter in a soil environment with adequate oxygen.51 It is of low molecular weight52 and is biologically very active. Because of its low molecular weight, it has the necessity and ability to readily bond minerals and elements into its molecular structure causing them to dissolve and become mobilized fulvic complexes. Fulvic acid from humic deposits usually carries 60 or more minerals and trace elements dissolved into its molecular complexes. These are then in ideal natural form to be absorbed and interact with living cells.53 Plants roots and cells readily absorb high amounts of fulvic acid, and maintain it in their structure.54 In fact it has been discovered that these fulvic acid complexes are absolutely essential for plants to be healthy.55

Microbial Action

We know that ancient plant life had ample fulvic acid as is evidenced by the exceedingly rich and

unusual deposits that are located in various areas of the world. This fulvic acid in these deposits came from massive amounts of vegetation and its further decomposition by microbes. Fulvic acid is then a naturally occurring organic substance that comes entirely from microbial action on decomposing plants, plants themselves, or ancient deposits of plant origin.

References:

50. Acidity of fulvic acid – Schnitzer, M. (1977). Recent findings of the characterization of humic

substances extracted from soils from widely differing climatic zones. Proceedings of the Symposium on Soil Organic Matter Studies, Braunsweig (117-131).

51. Environment with adequate oxygen – Schnitzer, M. (1977). Recent findings of the characterization of humic substances extracted from soils from widely differing climatic zones. Proceedings of the Symposium on Soil Organic Matter Studies, Braunsweig (117-131).

52. Low molecular weight – Aiken, G. R., McKnight, D.M., & MacCarthy, P. 1985). Humic substances of soil, sediment and water, New York: Wiley-Interscience.

53. Absorption by cells – Azo, S. & Sakai, I (1963). Studies on the physiological effects of humic acid. Part1. Uptake of humic acid by crop plants and its physiological effects. Soil Science and Plant Nutrition,9(3), 1-91. (Tokyo)

54. translocation of trace elements to leaf tissues – Aiken, G.R., McKnight, D.M., & VacCarthy,P. 1985). Humic substances of soil, sediment and water, New York: Wiley-Interscience.

55. Important for the health of plants – Christman, R.F., & Gjessing, E.T. (1983). Aquatic and terrestrial humic materials. The Butterworth Grove, Kent, England: Ann Arbor Science. Also: Prakash, A. (1971). Terrigenous organic matter and coastal phytoplankton fertility. In J.D. Costlow (Ed.), Fertility of the sea, 2, 351-368. (Proceedings of an International Symposium on Fertility of the Sca, Sao Paulo, Brazil, London, and New York: Gordon and Breach Science)

Fulvic Acid is Lacking in Food Crops

It seems obvious that most of the agricultural and food crops of today would also contain adequate amounts or at least some fulvic acid and its related mineral complexes, but few do. As human beings it would be reasonable to assume that we should be consuming fulvic acid complexes in the plants we eat, and consequently have fulvic acid in our systems. It is obvious that this is the way nature intended it. But this not the case, nor has it been for a long time.

Our soils are sick from poor agricultural practices, pesticides, chemical fertilizers (see page 43 for the most revealing story of the “Father of N-P-K”), erosion, and mineral depletion,56 as well as sterile conditions brought on by these practices, that prohibit microbial activity. Because of this our plants are sick, containing very little nutrition, especially minerals. For generations adequate fulvic acid that should have been contained in the plants we eat has been missing from our diets, yet it is essential for our cell metabolism. Scientists have found that nutritionally we need 90 different nutrients in our diets. Over 60 of these are minerals and trace elements. We are simply not getting them today from the plants we eat.

Re-mineralization of soils would be of little benefit without fulvic acid and return to better farming

practices. Re-mineralization of our bodies without the fulvic acid that should be contained in the

plants we eat, has proven just as useless. People are sick with degenerative and deficiency related diseases now more than ever. With fulvic acid supplementation and return to proper diet and farming practices these situations have the potential to be reversed.

Science & Medicine

Fulvic acid is still not well known or understood by most of the scientific57 or medical community.

Fulvic acids have not been able to be synthesized by chemists58, and are unable to be clearly defined59 because of their extremely complex nature. This perplexity warrants little opportunity for science or medicine to exploit fulvic acid, or profit from new patents. Accumulating claims of encouraging health benefits by the public have been simply remarkable (see testimonials beginning page 45).

Many of these health assertions have also shown that they could be disease preventative in nature and dramatically increase longevity. This demonstrates that fulvic acid could potentially pose a substantial long range threat !! to the future of pharmaceutical companies, medical doctors, and health professionals. It is good news for the public and the alternative health industry. Yet until now, fulvic acid has been entirely overlooked or misunderstood by the majority of alternative health concerns as well.

Benefits of Fulvic Acid

Some scientists have recently been studying fulvic acid, and have come up some amazing facts. They tell us that fulvic acid is one of the finest natural electrolytes known to man. It helps with human enzyme production, hormone structures, and is necessary for the utilization of vitamins. It has been found to be essential to living cells in carrying on metabolic process. It maintains the ideal.

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References:

56. depleted minerals in soil – Senate Document #264.

57. Impossible to define- Vaughan, D., & Malcolm, R.E. (1985b). Soil organic matter and biological activity. Plant and soil Science, 16, 1-443. (Dordrecht, Netherlands: Martinus Nijhoff/Dr.W.Junk)

58.  unable to be synthesized – not clearly defined. Murray, K., & Linder, P.W. (1983). Fulvic acids: Structure and metal binding. I. A random molecular model. Journal of Soil Science, 34, 511-523.

59. Unable to define – Senesi, N., Chen, Y., & Schnitzer, M. (1977b). the role of humic acids in

extracellular electron transport and chemical determination of pH in natural waters. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 9, 397-403.

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environment60 for dissolved mineral complexes, elements, and cells to bio-react electrically with one another causing electron transfer, catalytic reactions, and transmutations into new minerals.61 It is also one of the most powerful natural antioxidants and free radical scavengers known. It has the unique ability to react with both negatively and positively charged unpaired electrons and render free radicals harmless. It can either alter them into new useable compounds or eliminate them as waste.

Fulvic acid can similarly scavenge heavy metals and detoxify pollutants. Fulvic acid helps to correct cell imbalances.

Fulvic Acid Mineral Complexes are better than true colloidal minerals62

You may have heard all the excitement about colloidal minerals lately. But actual true colloidal

minerals don’t really work (see further information beginning page 31). It is the fulvic acid in

conjunction with the minerals that works! Colloidal minerals themselves are not readily useable by

cells. Until now, the alternative health community has praised the virtues of colloidal minerals. Most so called colloidal mineral preparations have fulvic acid in them, yet it may be of low or inconsistent volume or stability, and are usually incorrectly labeled as colloidal by suppliers. These dealers are obviously totally unaware of fulvic acid or its values.

Buyers beware! Some dealers are marketing highly diluted or counterfeit preparations. It has been determined that some preparations may have had sulfuric acid or other acids added to the extraction vats to help them increase the dissolved solid content. Some of the preparations, especially those coming from certain ancient lake beds could be very unsafe. True colloidal minerals are still in metallic form only smaller in size. To discern if a preparation is truly colloidal you can obtain a laser penlight from Radio Shack for about $20. A simple laser test will show a beam of light as visible in passing through a colloidal mineral solution (unless it has nothing in it), because the light is reflecting

off of solids. A solution with an adequate level of stabilized fulvic acid containing the very same

minerals shows no visible beam because the minerals are dissolved into a molecular fulvic complex.

In fact the solution can contain much higher mineral concentration63 when dissolved64 into fulvic

acid.65 It is most important to realize that fulvic acid is the perfect vehicle provided and intended by nature for transport of minerals to living cells.66 If a product has fulvic acid in it you can usually tell by the unusual acidic taste that is unique only to fulvic acids.

Hidden Treasures

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60. Effect on total Earth environment – Buffle, J. (1988). Complexation reactions in aquatic systems: An analytical approach. Chichester: Horwood.

61. Transmutate or synthesis of new minerals – Shnitzer, M., & Dodama, H. (1977). Reactions of minerals with soil humic substances. In J.B. Dixon & S.B. Weed (Eds.), Minerals in soil environments (Chap. 21)). Madison, WI: Soil Science Society of America.

62. See further studies on colloids in later sections of this report/

63. complex more metal – Rashid, M.A. (1971). Role of humic acids of marine origin and their different molecular weight fractions in complexing Di-and Triavalent metals. Soil Science, 111, 298-306.

64. Dissolves more metal – Hoffman, M.R., Yost, E.C., Eisenreich, S.J., & Mairer, W.J. (1981).

Characterization of soluble and colloidal phase metal complexes in river water ultrafiltration. A mass balance approach. Environmental Science Technology, 15, 655.

65. Mineral levels in excess of their assumed dissolution ability – Kodama, H., Schnitzer, M., &

Jaakkimainen, M. (1983). Chlorite and biotite weathering by fulvic acid solutions in closed and open systems. Canadian Journal of Soil Science, 63, 619-629.

66. Penetration of fulvic into plant cells – Prat, S., Smidova, M., & Cincerova, A.L. (1961). Penetration and effect of humus substances (fractions) on plant cells. International Congress of Biochemistry, 5th (Abstract Commun. 329). (Moscow)

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Good quality fulvic acid from humic deposits has over 60 different mineral and trace element

complexes that naturally occur along with the fulvic acid. These complexes are hidden treasures of the past, in the perfect plant form, just as nature provides. These trace minerals are an additional bonus to the miracle of fulvic acid. These fulvic complexes are hundreds of times smaller than living cells, and are amazingly absorbable by them. It is most important to know that fulvic acid has the unique ability to enhance, potentiate, and increase absorption of many other compounds such as vitamins, herbs, minerals, tinctures, and foods with which it is combined. Fulvic acid is one of natures miracles of unparalleled proportion!

Fulvic Acids Further Defined

Fulvic Acids: What are They? Where Do They Come From? What Can They Do? Why Do We

Need Them?

Though virtually unknown to the layman, there is perhaps no substance more vital to life, (with the

possible exception of oxygen and water) than the biologically derived compounds known as HUMIC and FULVIC ACIDS. Fulvic acids enter into all life processes within plants and animals and as such wears many hats. When necessary; they act as “free radical”67 scavengers, supply vital electrolytes, 68 enhance and transport nutrients,69 make water wetter,70 catalyze enzyme reactions,71 increase assimilation,72 stimulate metabolism,73 chelate and humanize essential major and trace elements,74 and demonstrate amazing capacity for electrochemical balance.75

Unknown Fulvic

Despite the fact that scientists worldwide have published thousands of papers relative to “fulvic acids” and their effect on living matter, they have received limited public exposure because of the inability to produce and commercialize these substances. Researchers consider water extracts of 30 parts per million (ppm) as being a high concentration. For obvious reasons the knowledge of fulvic acids have been confined primarily to a small specialized sector of the scientific community.

How Are They Formed?

Fulvic acid is a derivative of microbial degradation of humic substances. Microorganisms are

essential to the process.76 Each gram of healthy top soil has in excess of four billion microorganisms that participate in manufacturing bio-chemicals essential to healthy plants77 and animals. If they were to fail our lives would cease. A better perspective of their importance can be gained by looking at the

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Reference:

67. “free radical” – Senesi, N. (1990) Analytica Chimica Acta, 232, 51-75. Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Elsevier.

68. Vital electrolytes – Backer, W.E. (1973) Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 37, 269-281.

69. Enhance and transport nutrients – Prakash, A. (1971). Fertility of the Sea, 2, 351-368.

70. Make water wetter – Rashid, M.A. (1985). Geochemistry of Marine Humic Substances. New York: Springer-Verlag.

71. Catalyze enzyme reactions – Rashid, M.A. (1985). Geochemistry of Marine Humic Substances. New York: Springer-Verlag.

72. Increase assimilation – Buffle, J. (1988). Complexation Reactions in Aquatic Systems: An Analytical Approach. Chichester: Horwood.

73. Stimulate metabolism – Rashid, M.A. (1985). Geochemistry of Marine Humic Substances. New York: Springer-Verlag.

74. Chelate…major and trace elements – Rashid, M.A. (1971). Soil Science, 111, 298-306.

75. Capacity for electrochemical balance – Senesi, N. (1990) Analytica Chimica Acta, 232, 51-75.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Elsevier.

76. Essential to the process – Christman, R.F., & Gjessing, E.T. (1983). Aquatic and Terrestrial Humic Materials. The Butterworth Grove, Kent, England: Ann Arbor Science.

77. Essential to healthy plants – California Fertilizer Association. (1985). Western Fertilizer Handbook.Danville, II: Interstate.

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work they do. Microorganism activity in preparing one acre of top soil, expends the equivalent energy of 10,000 people doing the same amount of work in the same amount of time.78

What Humic Substances Do in the Soil

Scientists claim organic substances stimulate plant cellular growth and division, including auxin type reactions.79 They enhance plant circulatory systems and promote optimum plant respiration80 and transportation systems.81 They decrease plant stress and premature deterioration.82 They dramatically improve seed germination and promote greater fibrous root growth.83 They increase the size and numbers of legume root nodules and increase resistance to drought and insect infestation.84

The Fulvic Plant Miracle85

In addition to duplicating many of the positive functions of humic acid, fulvic acid will:

  • Stimulate plant metabolism
  • Give positive effect on plant RNA & DNA
  • Act as a catalyst in plant respiration
  • Increase metabolism of proteins
  • Increase activity of multiple enzymes86
  • Enhances the permeability of cell membranes
  • Enhance cell division and cell elongation
  • Aid Chlorophyll synthesis
  • Increase drought tolerance, and prevent wilting87
  • Increase crop yields
  • Assist denitrification by microbes
  • Buffer soil pH
  • Contribute electrochemical balance as a donor or an acceptor
  • Synthesize new minerals
  • Chemically weather inorganic substances88
  • Decompose silica to release essential mineral nutrients89)

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References:

78. Same amount of time – Greenland, D.J., (1965). Soils and Fertilizers. 35(5), 415-532.

79. Auxin type reactions – Wilkins, M.D. (Ed.). (1984). Advanced Plant Physiology. Marshfield, MA: Pitman.

80. Plant circulatory systems – Rashid, M.A. (1985). Geochemistry of Marine Humic Substances.

New York: Springer – Verlag.

81. Transpiration systems – Kononova, M.M. (1966). Soil Organic Matter. Elmsford, NY: Pergamon.

82. Deterioration – Rashid, M.A. (1985). Geochemistry of Marine Humic Substances. New York: Springer-Verlag.

83. Fibrous root growth – Kononova, M.M. (1966).Soil Organic Matter. Elmsford, NY: Pergamon.

84. Insect infestation – Salk, P.L., & Parker, L.W. (1986). A New Agricultural Biotechnology: Potential Applications in Arid and Semi-Arid Zones. American Association for the Advancement of Science and the Government of LaRioja, Argentina.

85. The Fulvic Miracle list – Jackson, William R. (1993). Humic, Fulvic and Microbial Balance: Organic Soil Conditioning. Evergreen, Colorado: Jackson Research Center.

86. Increase enzyme activity – Malcolm, R.D., & Vaughan, D. (1979). Comparative effects of soil organic matter fractions on phosphatase activities in wheat roots. Plant and Soil, 51, 117-126. Also: Mato, M.C., Gonzales-Alonso, L.M., & Mendez, J. (1972). Inhibition of enzymatic indoleacetic acid oxidation by fulvic acids. Soil Biology and Biochmistry, 4, 475-478.

87.Prevents wilting – Rashid, M.A. (1985). Geochemistry of marine humic substances. New York:

Springer-Verlag.

88. Chemical weathering, Simonson, R.W. (1959). Outline of a generalized theory of soil genesis. Soil Science Society America Proceedings, 23, 152-156.

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Detoxify various pollutants (pesticides, herbicides, etc.)

The Energy Continuum (illustration)

Sunlight

Plants (Photosynthesis)

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↓                                               ↓

Animals                                              Bio Mass

Coal                        (Stored energy for

Oil and Gas Future Use)

Peat

Microbes (Humification – microbial decomposition)

humic and Fulvic Acids (Final energy product sustaining both plants            and animals)

Note: THE TWO MAJOR LIFE FUNCTIONS WHICH CANNOT BE DUPLICATED BY MAN ARE

PHOTOSYNTHESIS AND HUMIFICATION !!

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89. Dissolves silica, Ponomareva, V.V., & Ragim-Zade, A.I. (1969). Comparative study of fulvic and humic acids as agents of silicate mineral decomposition. Society Soil Science, 1, 157-165. (Trans. From Pochvovedenic. (1969), 3, 26-36)

90. Who and What Are You? – Williams, Dr.Roger J. (1977). The Wonderful World Within You. Bio-Communications Press. Wichita, Kansas.

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Who and What Are We?90

Biologically as humans we consist of varying amounts of the following major and minor elements;

1) Calcium

2) Iron

3) Oxygen

4) Carbon

5) Iodine

6) Phosphorus

7) Chlorine

8) Magnesium

9) Potassium

10) Hydrogen

11) Sulfur

Plus traces of 12) aluminum, 13) bromine, 14) cobalt, 15) copper, 16) fluorine, 17) manganese, 18) nickel, 19) silicon,      20)sodium, 21) zinc,and all the additionl (as yet) undiscovered trace element needs being added to the list as our

knowledge increase.

The Body Cellular

The elements we are composed of (plus or minus a few billion) are components of approximately 60 trillion cells.

An average cell contains about 1 quadrillion molecules, which is about 10,000 times as many molecules as the Milky Way has stars.

Individual cells when properly nourished, are capable of producing many of their own amino acids, enzymes, and other factors necessary for all metabolic processes.

Each cell, in addition to other processes, 1) burns its own energy, 2) maintains itself, 3) manufactures its own enzymes, 4) creates its own proteins, and 5) duplicates itself.

It is essential to understand that the total metabolism of the body is the sum of the metabolic operations carried on in each individual cell.

Growth & Maintenance Nutrients

Scientists have identified at least 90 growth and maintenance nutrients which must be continuously supplied to the body to sustain healthful life. These growth and maintenance nutrients include amino acids, major and trace minerals, vitamins and other nutritional factors.92 When these factors are supplied to our cells, the cells then create the building blocks for the total metabolic machinery of our life process. The building blocks present in the metabolic machinery of human beings are (in the great majority of cases) the same as the building blocks contained in the metabolic machinery of other organisms of extremely different types.93

Organisms vary in their capacity to produce some of these building blocks internally. Some

organisms are capable of producing all amino acids within their cells. Humans can produce all but

eight. Some organisms can produce many of the vitamins within their cells. We can only produce

one.94 The very complex processes of all metabolic functions are carried on within the cell. If we fail to supply the cell with the essential growth and maintenance nutrients we will experience a breakdown of these functions. When this breakdown is substantial we have the onset of disease or the manifestation of some related defect.

Nutritional Deficiencies

Total deficiencies in one or more of the growth and maintenance nutrients which human cells need for healthful metabolism is now a rare occurrence, but substantial deficiencies in the growth and maintenance nutrients is a common factor to every degenerative disease we experience.95

Sick Soils, Sick Plants, Sick People

All naturally fertile soils contain adequate amounts of humic and fulvic acids produced by resident

microbes within the soil. Humic and fulvic acids assist the plant in obtaining its complete nutrition.

Our modern agriculture aims at one goal (with few exceptions) which is market. Food quality is

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References

91. And duplicates itself – Williams, Dr.Roger J. (1977). The Wonderful World Within You. Bio-

Communications Press. Wichita, Kansas.

92.other nutritional factors – ibid.

93. extremely different types – ibid.

94. can produce only one – ibid.

95. Disease we experience – ibid.

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sacrificed for food quantity. Since the farmer is paid by the bushel, yield is paramount to nutritional content. In his frantic effort for yield, he has succumbed to the Pied Pipers of agro-chemical companies with products to sell. He is further decoyed by bad advice from county agents and higher schools of learning that protect the “grant” status of moneys received from these same agro-chemical companies, who advocate the application of excessive amount of nitrate fertilizers to the soil. Such practices stun and destroy the indigenous microbial life within the soil. When microbial life is inhibited or destroyed, vital humic and fulvic acids are exhausted.

Gone Are The Minerals

When microbes are depleted from the soils, they are no longer present to convert inorganic minerals into organic minerals needed by plants. Excessive use of nitrate fertilizers inhibits the formation of normal plant proteins and stimulates an over-abundance of unused amino acids that attracts insects.96

Since pests were created to eat diseased plants this introduces the ideal environment for increased infestation because of increased insect food supply. The farmers reaction is more pesticides and fungicides to save his infested crop. This in turn inhibits or destroys even more vital microorganisms that are essential to mineral conversions to plant nutrients.

Unsafe Foods

These deficient, pesticide laden products are turned into “cash” which the farmer thinks is the bottom line. Lacking in organic trace elements and other nutritional factors, but long on chemical residues from pesticides, insecticides, herbicides, these nutritionally hollow products end up on the tables of America. Without taste, and deficient in organic minerals and nutrients, we pee, boil and overcook what remains and ask, “Why do I hurt?”

Can Good Foods Be Found?

A very small percentage of the agricultural lands of America are fertile enough to produce nutritious and healthy foods. An honest effort in attempting to select a healthful diet from grocery shelves may be a nutritional disaster. Unless you are fortunate enough to organically grow your own foods, supplementation is a necessity.

The Vitamin Connection

In this century common vitamin deficiency diseases have been reduced dramatically due to our

awareness of the role of vitamins in nutrition. New breakthroughs are just beginning to emerge in the use of increased dosages for treatment of some ailments. It should be noted however that vitamins cannot complete their function in the cell’s metabolism without the presence of certain minerals. This may explain the fascinating effects of humic and fulvic acids at work in living organisms. Fulvic acid chelates and binds scores of minerals into a bio-available form use by cells as needed. These trace minerals serve as catalysts to vitamins within the cell.97 Additionally, fulvic acid is on to the most efficient transporters of vitamins into the cell.

The Enzyme Connection98

An enzyme is a catalyst that does not enter into a reaction but speeds up or causes a reaction to take place. Enzymes are complex proteins. The burning of glucose in cells for instance, requires the action of several enzymes, each working on the substrate of the previous reaction. Each cell of the body (when properly nourished) is capable of producing the enzymes needed for complete

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References:

96. amino acids that attract insects – Chaboussou, F. (1980). Les Plantes Malades des Pesticides – Bases Nouvelles D’une Prevention Contre Maladies et Parasites. (Plants made sick by pesticides – New basis for the prevention of diseases and pests). Paris.

97. Catalyst to vitamins within the cell – Williams, Dr. Roger J. (1977). The Wonderful World Within You. Bio-Communications Press. Wichita, Kansas.

98.  Mader, S.S. (1990). Biology (3rd edition). Dubuque, Ia: William C. Brown.

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metabolism.99 Research has shown that fulvic acid improves enzymatic reactions in cells and

produces maximum stimulation of enzyme development.100 The fulvic acid molecule often contains within its structure coenzymes and important factors which the cells may utilize in stimulation of enzyme reactions and the manufacturing of, and formation of enzymes.101

Fulvic acid will in all probability, be found to be one of the key factors of enzyme reactions with all

living cells.

Free Radicals & Antioxidants

Free radicals are highly reactive molecules or fragments of molecules that contain one or more

unpaired electrons.102 They circulate through the body causing great mischief in bonding to and

injuring the tissues. In addition to destroying tissue, they magnify the probability that injured cells will become susceptible to a great many infections and disease, or mutate and cause cancer.

Super Antioxidants

In recent years frantic efforts have been make to locate and isolate compounds with extraordinary

affinity for free radicals. Entire industries have evolved around such efforts, with nearly every vendor of health food products offering suitable solutions. Because of the limited public knowledge concerning the great contribution fulvic acid plays as a bi-directional super antioxidant, we need to consider certain facts.

Fulvic Acid and the Free Radical Connection

To gain knowledge of how antioxidants tie up free radicals we must understand their workings, and explode a general misconception. For antioxidant to bind a free radical the antioxidant molecule must have unpaired electrons of equal and opposite charge to that of the unpaired electrons of the free radical. In a sense the free radical scavenger is its self a free radical or it could not mate and neutralize the destructive effects of free radicals.

Who Wears the White Hat?

We have found that fulvic acid is a powerful, natural electrolyte that can act as an acceptor or as a donor in the creation of electrochemical balance. If it encounters free radicals with unpaired positive electrons it supplies an equal and opposite negative charge to neutralize the bad effects of the free radicals. Likewise, if the free radicals carry a negative charge, the fulvic acid molecule can supply positive unpaired electrons to nullify that charge.

Antioxidants and Beyond

Being a bio-available chelated molecule that can “also” chelate, fulvic acid wears the white hat. As a refiner and transporter of organic minerals and other cell nutrients, it has the ability to turn bad guys into good guys by chelating and humanizing free radicals. Depending upon the chemical makeup of the free radical, they can be incorporated into and become a part of life sustaining bio-available nutrients. They may become an asset instead of a liability. In the event that the chemical makeup of the free radical is of no particular benefit, it is chelated, mobilized, and carried out of the body as a waste product.

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References:

99. for complete metabolism – Williams, Dr.Roger J. (1977). The Wonderful World Within You. Bio-Communications Press. Wichita, Kansas.

100.  Maximum stimulation of enzyme development – Jackson, William R. PhD. (1993). Humic, Fulvic and Microbial Balance: Organic Soil Conditioning. Evergreen, Colorado.

101. Enzyme reactions and formation – Jackson, William R. PhD. (1993). Humic, Fulvic and Microbial Balance: Organic Soil Conditioning. Evergreen, Colorado.

102. Free radicals, Senesi, N. (1990). Molecular and quantitative aspects of the chemistry of fulvic acid and its interactions with metal ions and organic chemicals: Bari Italy. Analytica Chimica Acta, 232, 51-75. Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Elsevier.

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Bibliography to Fulvic Free Radical Data

Mowrey, Daniel B., Ph. D. (1993). P.34 Herbal Tonic Therapies. Keats Publishing Inc.

Todd, Gary Price, M.D., (1985)., p.20-24, 113-118, Nutrition Health & Disease. Whitford Press.

Steelenk, C.A., & Tollin, G. (1962). “Biochimica Biophysica Acta”. p.59, 25-34.

Senesi, N., Chen, Y., & Schnitzer, M. (1977). Soil Biology & Biochemistry.

Vaughan, D., Malcolm, R. B., & Ord, 13. G. (1985). Soil Organic Matter & Biological Activity. Dordriecht, Netherlands: Martinus Nijhoff.

Jackson, William R., Ph D. (1993). p. 261-282. Humic, Fulvic and Microbial Balance: Organic Soil Condition. Evergreen, Colorado.

The Human Experience

The following public statement was made by the late Dr. Clyde Sandgrin prior to the discovery and naming of active ingredients in humic extract solutions later found to be fulvic acid mineral

complexes:

“If I had to chose between the liquid mineral and electricity, electricity would

have to go.”

Reported claims of benefits are little short of astonishing. For internal use they are:

  • Increased energy
  • Alleviates anemia
  • Chelates body toxins
  • Reduces high blood pressure
  • Potentizes vitamin & mineral supplements
  • Magnifies the effect of herbal teas and tinctures
  • Chelates all monovalent and divalent metals
  • Is a powerful natural electrolyte
  • Restores electrochemical balance
  • Stimulates body enzyme systems
  • Helps rebuild the immune system

Reported claims of external beneficial use:

  • Treating open wounds
  • Healing burns with minimum pain or scarring
  • Eliminating discoloration due to skin bruises
  • Killing pathogens responsible for athletes foot
  • Acting as a wide spectrum anti-microbial and fungicide
  • Treating rashes and skin irritations
  • Helping to heal cuts and abrasions
  • Helping heal insect bites and spider bites
  • Neutralizing poison ivy and poison oak.

Human Experiences With Fulvic

The Healing & Regenerative Influences of Low Molecular Weight Humic Substances

(Fulvic Acid) On Human Tissues and Cells

Tests103 were conducted by Dr. W. Schlickewei104 and five associates105at the University Hospital in Freiburg, German, on human patients requiring transplantation or replacement of bone during surgery.

The transplantation of bone tissue is required in about 15% of all cases of replacement surgery of the locomotor apparatus, and it is generally applied to reconstitute and repair actual defects in bone.

Human donor tissues have become scarce due to special legal requirements and necessary additional testing because such tissues have a high danger of transmitting the HIV virus and hepatitis. There are also obvious disadvantages to using bone grafts from other areas of the same patient’s body because they require a second operation and prolong the length of time in surgery. The only other known substitute source available in large enough quantities for clinical use, was animal bone in the form of inorganic calcium compounds (bovine calcium hydroxyapatirte), and although these were well tolerated by the body, they showed no signs of being resorbed.

Remarkable bone regeneration and resorption characteristics were identified when the animal bone implants were impregnated with a low molecular weight humic substance (fulvic acid) prior to transplant in to patients. The bone implant then became highly osteoconductive, and served the host

tissue as a “guide-line” for the deposition of newly developing bone tissue. The same transplant procedure without the fulvic acid showed no signs of regeneration during the course of the experiment.

While on the lookout for a new group of active agents with the ability to promote wound healing, the doctors came across the humic substances. The doctors said that the bone resorption is most easily explained by the known ability of humate to induce the activation of leucocytes. They said that previous experiments had established that the humic substances are able to bind to calcium-containing compounds, stimulate granulocytes, and block the infectivity of the HIV virus.

Summary: In this clinical test and previous experiments, fulvic acid has been shown to activate and stimulate white blood cells, promoting healing, turn inorganic calcium into an organic bio-active cellular regenerative medium conducive to new bone growth, stimulate cellular growth and regeneration, and inhibit the HIV virus.103

Animal Experiments With Fulvic

Early studies with livestock animals were conducted by Dr. Charles S. Hansen, D.V.M. in the state of California from the early 1960’s through 1967 on an experimental basis. Dr.Hansen’s tests included a blend of fulvic acid and humic acid used as a geed additive. He also used fulvic acid alone as a treatment for specific ailments in livestock. The results of supplement feeding and treatment included.

103. Schlickewei, Dr. W., (1993). Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 112:275-279, Influence of humate on calcium hydroxyapatite implants.

104.  W. Schlickewei, Dept. of Surgery (Traumatology), University Hospital, Freiburg, Germany

105.  U.N. Riede, Dept. of Pathology, University Hospital, Freiburg, Germany. J. Yu, Dept. of Pathology,University Hospital, Freiburg, Germany. W. Ziechmann, Ground chemistry Research Group, University of Gorringen, Germany. E.H. Kuner, Dept. of Surgery (Traumatology), University Hospital, Freiburg, Germany. B. Seubert, Weyl Chemicals, Mannheim, Germany

Dairy Cows

  • After 2 months on supplement no bacterial or viral infections.
  • Herd of over 300, after 3 months on supplement, increased butterfat production by 15%
  • Herd on supplement cut back on high protein rations with no decrease in production.
  • All cows on supplement experienced more complete digestion.
  • Cows with bacterial infection (mastitis) treated with 1 pint of fulvic acid solution recovered to full production in 12 to 24 hours.
  • When using antibiotics to treat mastitis the recovery was only 50%-70% after 2-3 weeks.

Hogs

  • Animals on the supplement experienced better and more complete digestion.
  • The free choice supplement in 36 hrs acted as an excellent vermifuge (deworming agent).
  • The supplement completely eliminated Necro, a bloody diarrhea in hogs.

Mink

  • Animal on the supplement experienced more complete digestion.
  • When on the supplement were less vicious, more docile.
  • Supplemented animals ceased fur chewing.
  • Successfully eliminated most diseases common to mink herds.

Poultry

  • Supplementing to feed acted as a vermifuge.
  • Pullets given supplement were free of most diseases.
  • Pullets on supplement experienced more complete digestion of other feeds in diet.
  • Pullets on the supplement produced eggs of superior shell hardness and quality.

The results of these early tests support the known benefits which fulvic acid provides to all living

systems, plant or animal. They indicate that fulvic acid may very possibly become the most important factor in health management in the future.

Information Concerning Possible Toxic Minerals

“Poisons in small doses are the best medicines, and the best medicine in too large doses are poisonous.”

A famous quote by Wm. Withering

1. Consumption of plant derived mineral fulvic complexes by humans for many years has shown that they will not build up in the body tissues as do metallic minerals. The following observations and theories describe the reasons why:

a) Cells have the ability to accept of reject minerals, including aluminum, lead, arsenic, mercury, etc.,at their discretion when presented as organic fulvic complexes. It should be considered that these minerals may not necessarily be present to “nourish” cells, but are needed to act as “electrodes” in the fulvic electrolyte solution. In that capacity they are probably most essential for bio-reactions, electron transfer, catalytic reactions, and transmutations.

b) Fulvic acid carries complexed minerals in “trace” amounts only, at similar levels as is commonly found in healthy plants grown in mineral rich soil under optimum organic growing conditions. These “trace” mineral complexes should not be confused with metallic minerals.

c) Fulvic acid has the ability to complex and remove toxic metals and other minerals from the system. Fulvic acid mineral solutions have been ingested by people for many years, yet have never been shown to cause toxic mineral build-up in humans.

d) It is obvious that when metals, minerals, and trace elements become complexed into fulvic acid, they take on an entirely new property of availability, unlike their original form.

e) It is when fulvic acid is not present that one should seriously worry about toxic build up from any source. This could account for the health problems that are causing concern today in our “fulvic starved” society.

2. Aluminum makes up 12% of the Earth’s crust, and is the most abundant metallic element

a) Aluminum is found in biological quantities in most plants grown in soil. Most of our food crops

contain 20-200 ppm or more of aluminum. In crops today this concentration would normally be in the absence of fulvic acid.

b) Known biological function of Aluminum is to activate the enzymes succinic dehydrogenase. It

increases survival rate of newborn infants, and according to professor Gerharkt Schrauzer, head of the department of chemistry at UCSD, is an essential mineral for human nutrition.

c) The Harvard University newsletter recently published a statement that none of the scientific reports regarding the relationship between Alzheimer’s disease and aluminum stated what form the aluminum was in.

d) In a study that appeared November 5, 1992 in the science journal, NATURE, Frank Watt, ct al

(University of Oxford) used a highly accurate laboratory technique to quantify the levels of aluminum in the brains of Alzheimer’s patients. To their great surprise, they found the same levels of aluminum in the brains of non-Alzheimer’s control as they did in Alzheimer’s patients. Watts believes that aluminum contaminated stains gave faulty results in the early studies that highlighted aluminum as a health risk.

3. Science is just learning about other supposedly toxic minerals

a) It is now generally accepted that arsenic is in fact, in trace levels, and essential element for optimal health and longevity. The levels of arsenic that most people ingest in food or water are not usually considered to be of health concern.

b) Despite all the adverse health effects associated with arsenic exposure, there is some evidence that low levels of exposure may be beneficial to good health. Test animals maintained on a diet deficient in arsenic did not gain weight normally, and they became pregnant less frequently than the control animals maintained on a diet containing a more normal (but low) concentration of arsenic. Also, the offspring form the deficient animals tended to be smaller than normal, and some died at an early age.

c) Arsenic has been found to be essential for survivability of newborn babies and also neonatal

growth. Arsenic has been shown to promote the growth rate in animals.

d) Like most plants, tobacco contains trace amounts of cadmium and lead. It is interesting to note

that people that smoke tobacco have about twice as much cadmium in their bodies as do non-smokers. Higher levels of lead are also found in smokers. It would stand to reason that burning converts the natural organic plant forms of these metals.

e) The metabolic antagonism between mercury and selenium results in the protection from selenium poisoning by mercury and the protection against mercury poisoning by selenium. A mutual antagonism between the two exists.

f) Taking in too little zinc is at least as important a health problem as taking in too much zinc.

Without enough zinc in the diet, people can experience loss of appetite, decreased sense of taste and smell, slow wound healing, and skin lesions. In severe cases in children, too little zinc can cause poorly developed sex organs and dwarfism.

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References:

Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Public Health Statements: Arsenic,

Aluminum, Mercury, Zinc, Selenium, Cadmium, Lead.

Kehoe, R.A., et al.: Manganese, Lead, Tin, Aluminum, Copper and Silver in Normal

biological Material. J. Nutr. July, 1940. Pages 85-98.

Aluminum, Friend or Foe?

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False Information

Undocumented information bring disseminated throughout the health food industry regarding

aluminum toxicity has caused undue concern to health conscious individuals everywhere. Because of the persistence of such claims it would be well to examine the issues form the standpoint of documented evidence and reason. Aluminum is one of the most abundant elements on Earth, with one seventh of the Earth’s crust being made up of that element. It is never found in its pure form but is always combined with other elements, silica being one of the most common.

Healing Clays

Aluminum combines with oxygen and silica, to make up the major elements in montmorillonite clays; which people have beneficially used (externally and internally) for thousands of years. Any clay compound found in health food stores contains very high levels (tens of thousands of parts per million) of aluminum. Aluminum is a major component in all soils and enters the food chain at every level, be it plant or animal. If natural compounds of “organic” aluminum were toxic or hazardous to human health, life as we know it on planet Earth would cease.

Where Did It Start?

Aluminum received a bad rap when a foundry worker in England who pulverized aluminum pellets

into powder, died of aluminum toxicity. Without goggles, mask or protective clothing he continued

his occupation until he became dysfunctional. At his death an autopsy revealed abnormal quantities of aluminum in his lungs, cells and tissues, all of which contributed to his untimely death. Health advocates immediately manned the torch and spread the word that aluminum is a toxic poison which should be banned in any form from contaminating food, drink or medicine.

Iron Toxicity

Any major or trace element used under identical circumstances to that of the English foundry worker would produce toxicity. Essential trace elements are “essential” only when used in trace amounts. When used in excess they become toxic (poison). The same is true with the “major” elements such as iron. When used in excess they become toxic. The fact that most natural compounds of aluminum are inert and pass through the system without harm…coupled with the fact that aluminum is never found in nature in the pure form, points to the absurdity of the claims that all forms of aluminum are toxic (poison).

Animals Studies

Controlled studies on rats receiving high levels or aluminum in the form of potassium aluminum

sulfate, revealed no appreciable differences between the control groups receiving the aluminum-free diet and animals receiving the “high” aluminum diets. The researchers reported;

“Minute traces of aluminum were found in the various tissues on all of the diets. The

aluminum-containing diets were fed for four generations, with no noticeable differences from the

animals on the normal diet in behavior or in growth curves beyond a slightly greater initial growth in the rats receiving aluminum.”

An investigation similar to that above was conducted on dogs. As was the case with rats, smaller

amounts of aluminum were found in the tissues of the normally fed dogs, and these amounts were not appreciably changed except in the liver, following prolonged ingestion (three months) of aluminum in amounts of 230 ppm and 1550 ppm daily (6 and 2 animals respectively). No detrimental effects were noted in the health of the animals.

A few analyses for aluminum in human autopsies are reported. These in general are in accord with the figures reported for the rat and dog, with the exception that the figures for the liver are lower and for the heart and brain higher.

Poison From the Garden

Most food crops contain 20-200 parts per million of aluminum; with beans testing 1640 parts per

million106 (46.5 mg Per ounce). The internationally recognized, Oregon State University scientist, Dr. Melvin N. Westwood, states; that of the thousands of analysis of plant and fruit fibers which he has tested…not one sample has ever shown the absence of aluminum. Nor does he believe that samples run in an “aluminum-free” culture could be grown without the presence of aluminum… since all seeds contain that element.

All green-leafy vegetables used in salads and green-drinks contain “high” levels of aluminum. Onions are especially high in aluminum, and the strawberry receptacle is loaded with natural compounds of “organic” aluminum. Reported in parts per million; mint leaves contain 160 ppm…plantain leaves 56…beets 28…beet leaves 72…with various marine algae 40-98 ppm of aluminum. Even our good friends such as spinach contain 102 ppm of aluminum. If natural forms of aluminum are toxic… why do we classify most of the above as health foods? And here again what of the question of build-up in the body?

The Alzheimer’s Myth

Beans and other legumes are especially high in aluminum (1640 ppm) which simply stated, means that if natural forms of aluminum contributed in any way to Alzheimer’s disease, all ethnic groups eating

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References:

dry beans – Bertrand, G. & G. Levy. The Content of Plants, Notably Food Plants, in Aluminum Compt. Rend. Acad. Sci. (Paris), 192 (1931), No. 9 pp. 525-529; Compt. Rend. Acad. Agr. France, 17 (1931), pp 235-238, (E.S.R.) 66, p.193.

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legumes as a staple part or their diet would manifest epidemic numbers suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. We would suggest that anyone believing that all forms of aluminum are toxic should use extreme caution in eating anything from the garden.

The Team***

Nutrients always work as a team. When there is an abnormal concentration of one element, it results in an upset metabolic balance. Human effort to produce super concentrates of any nutrient with total disregard to the overall systems ability to deal with the same element in high concentration is a deadly poison. Organic arsenic in trace amounts is essential, yet in higher concentrations is a poison. We should not mistakenly assume that because certain elements are lethal in high concentrations, that they are also harmful in “trace” amounts. Such concentrates, results in harm to the user. Selenium in trace amounts is absolutely essential. The same element in high concentrations is a deadly poison. Organic arsenic in trace amounts is essential, yet in higher concentration is a poison.

To Be, Or Not To Be (Natural & Unnatural)

All trace elements found in organic beds of ancient origin must be assumed to be of importance. These elements have been placed there by nature and not by man. Because we find natural forms of aluminum in all our food chains we cannot assume that “plant derived” aluminum is non-essential. To refine out aluminum, arsenic and other trace elements from minerals extracted from naturally occurring organic beds, is to change from a “natural” to an “unnatural” state.

To refine out aluminum, arsenic and other trace elements from minerals extracted from naturally

occurring organic beds, is to change from a “natural” to an “unnatural” state.

Since organic aluminum is in all plant foods without exception…one of the surest methods of determining whether a product is natural in the presence (or absence) of aluminum. If there is no aluminum it cannot be natural. All we need to clear our vision concerning the essential nature of trace elements is to review the literature with respect to trace-elements **once considered non-essential and see the surprising number of those same elements that have since been discovered to be “very” essential. To be “slow-learners” is better than to be “no-learners” even if we do have to eat humble pie.

In all likelihood, Aluminum (as contained in plants) may yet prove to be one of our closest friends.

(Especially in the complex with fulvic acid.)

Colloidal Minerals vs. Complex Minerals.

Definition of Colloid and Colloidal

”A colloid is: A state of matter in which the matter is dispersed in or distributed throughout some

medium called the dispersion medium. The matter thus dispersed is called the disperse phase of the colloid system. The particles of the disperse phase are larger than the ordinary crystalloid molecule, but not large enough to settle out under the influence of gravity.”107

“Colloids as defined in physical chemistry are: A. a colloidal system, one which a finely divided soled is suspended in a liquid: such colloids range from solutions to gels B. a colloidal suspension. C. a substance that when suspended in a liquid will not diffuse easily through vegetable or animal membrane.”108

According to Remington’s Pharmaceutical Sciences: “colloidal mineral particles each consist of

many aggregates and each aggregate contains many molecules.” Thus it stands to reason that

colloidal minerals exist in particle sizes many times larger than some other mineral forms.

Because of their size, colloidal minerals are not absorbed by the body.109

“A colloidal mineral is one hat has been so altered that it will no longer pas through cell walls or

other organic membranes.”110 Dr. Royal Lee

Fulvic Acid and Colloid Questions and Answers

Q. What is a colloid?

A. Colloids are solid particles of extremely small size that (when mixed with a liquid) will not settle

out. If the particles dissolve they are no longer colloidal but are dissolved solids. Undisclosed

colloids or particles will always reflect light to a greater or lesser degree. Depending on the number & size of the particles present.

Q. How can the ordinary person determine if a solution contains colloidal minerals?

A. All colloids in suspension reflect light. Using a laser pen-light a person can direct its beam through

a solution supposedly containing colloids. If colloids are present the beam will be distinct and very

visible, depending upon the strength of the solutions. If there are no colloids present there will be no visible beams. Any product claiming to be colloidal minerals…but which produces no visible beam with a laser, is falsely labeled colloidal.

Q. Do plants produce & use colloidal minerals?

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References:

107.  definition of a colloid – Dorland’s Illustrated Dictionary, 24th Edition.

108.  definition of colloids – Random House Dictionary of the English Language, Current Edition

109.  colloids and their size – Max Motyka, M.S., Albion Laboratories.

110.  colloids – Lee, Royal, D.D.S. The Mineral Elements in Nutrition. The writings of Dr. Royal

Lee. (Accredited as being one of the most respected men in the area of nutritional knowledge to have ever lived.)

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A. Plants do not produce or use colloidal minerals.

Q. How then, do plants get needed minerals?

A. Plants do not produce nor use colloidal minerals but are supplied dissolved mineral complexes

from soil microorganisms that can and do use colloidal minerals. Though photosynthesis, plants

manufacture sugars and exude some of these mucopolysaccharides at the root level. Being slippery the mycopolysaccharides lubricate the soil and help the roots enlarge and grow. Microorganisms relish polysaccharides and rapidly increase in numbers. In return, the microorganisms supply soluble, organo-complexed minerals that plant need for health and vital growth.

Q. What happen when the microorganisms that supply essential organo-complexed mineral are

destroyed?

A. The plants lose their flavor, nutrition and vitality, and humans develop deficiency diseases in

epidemic proportions.

Q. Has the microorganism-produced bio-chemical been identified that is responsible for complexing and mobilizing minerals for assimilation by plants, and in turn animals and humans?

A. Yes, this extremely complex substance has been isolated. It is called fulvic acid and is produced in extremely small amounts in organically rich soils teaming with vital microorganisms.

Q. Can, or has Fulvic acid ever been synthesized?

A. No, nor is it ever likely to be, considering the extremely complex nature of the material.

Q. Has Fulvic acid ever been extracted commercially?

A. Yes, but beware of counterfeits.

Q. How is it extracted?

A. It is extracted from ancient composted material from once living matter and contains all the major and trace elements present when these organically rich deposits were laid down. Fulvic acid chelates, solubilizes and complexes all monovalent and divalent minerals into bio-nutrients of the highest degree of absorbability for both plants and animals. It is the strongest natural electrolyte known, and is capable of potentizing and enhancing the beneficial effects of the various nutrients, herbs or tinctures with which it may be combined. Without it life would cease to exist as we know it.

Q. In what amounts can it safely be used?

A. Since it is a catalyst as well as a cell nutrient and an extremely effective anti-oxidant, it should be used with all prudence and reason.

Q. Does Fulvic acid contain colloidal minerals?

A. No, Fulvic acid does not contain colloidal minerals (suspended particles) but contains complexed and dissolved minerals and trace elements in the some form our Nature intended for us to use them.

Q. When Fulvic acid is used to complex or dissolve other metals or minerals, will it then respond to the laser light?

A. When Fulvic acid is used to complex other metals or minerals, they become complexed and

dissolved…becoming a part of the life-giving molecule of which Fulvic acid is composed. Therefore metals and minerals complexed with Fulvic acid will not respond to the laser light; hence a Fulvic solution containing thousands of parts per million (ppm) of dissolved metal or minerals will not respond to a laser light. There are no suspended particles in solution to reflect light.

Myths

Myth: Plant roots turn metallic minerals into colloids.

Truth: Fulvic acid created by microbes turn metallic minerals into molecular complexes, which in

turn are available to plant roots.

Myth: Extracts from ancient humic deposits contain colloidal minerals.

Truth: Extracts from ancient humic deposits contain fulvic acid mineral complexes in varying ratios and concentrations.

Myth: Colloids are readily absorbable by human or plant cells.

Truth: The term “colloids” was incorrectly used by some confused individuals, and the industry has continued to build upon it. True colloidal minerals are not readily absorbable, except for a low

number in some samples that have been reduced to ionic size. These would still be metallic in form and not good for the body. The term colloids is being mistakenly used to refer to fulvic acid

complexes, which are readily absorbable and in the perfect electrolyte form to react with cells.

Myth: The T.J. Clark, Rockland Mine, and related small claims in Emery Count, are the only ones of their kind to have ever been discovered.

Truth: There are considerable other deposits far richer than these claims. Fulvic acid is continually being formed wherever substantial amounts of humic material, microbes, and suitable culture conditions exist. It can be found worldwide.

Analysis of Fulvic Acid

Structure Problem

An accurate evaluation of the trace minerals and elements in the chelated structure of fulvic acid is complicated by the fact that no scientific attempts to identify its molecular structure have succeeded to date.111

It is known that fulvic acid is a substance that is continuously formed by microbes from decaying plant and animal matter.

Many of the beneficial effects of fulvic acid to plants and animals are also known and the list is increasing dramatically.

Still only the **microbes that formed fulvic acid knows how to make it and how it is structured. Every human attempt to either duplicate it or unmask its structure has failed.

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111.  Murray, K., & Linder, P.W. (1983). Fulvic acids: Structure and metal binding. I. A random molecular model. Journal of soil Science, 34, 511- 523

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Mineral Affinity

Though fulvic acid is usually found having a molecular weight of less than 700, it is capable of

complexing or chelating 2 to 6 times more metals than other higher molecular weight complexing

agents.112

Russian scientists conducted some comparative studies on weathering which involved the chelation of inorganic minerals into the fulvic acid complex. The fulvic acid was brought to a neutral solution by the 100th day of the testing but continued to actively chelate through 200 days. Another 200 days were added to the experiment and the chelating action still continued. The experiment was concluded without knowing how long the action would continue.113

Cellular Action

It is known also that fulvic acid is readily admitted into living cells. This may be in part to its low

molecular weight, its electrical potential, its bio-transporting ability or factors yet to be discovered. It is known however that once inside the living cell it participates in selective trading or supply of

minerals and other nutrient factors inside the cell.114

In addition to supplying essential nutrients to the cell it has been shown that the fulvic acid can chelate toxins reducing them to a harmless state.

The fulvic and humic acids are effective in neutralizing such a wide range of toxic materials from heavy metals, radioactive waste, petro-chemicals and industrial waste that tests are soon to be conducted on a new system designed to compost land fill refuse using the fulvic and humic acids to safely render all toxins harmless.

On the cellular level fulvic acid is superior for neutralizing toxins, heavy metals and other harmful substances and carrying these intruders out of the body.115

Conventional Testing Approaches

Having established the ability of fulvic acid to chelate or complex with minerals and other micronutrients, and its ability to carry these factors into the cells while picking up harmful substances in exchange for safe disposal out of the cell, let us now turn to the challenge of finding out what the fulvic acid had chelated with. Reports from a distributor of a mineral solution which contained an unknown amount of fulvic acid reveled that conventional Mass Spec tests submitted to several laboratories resulted in large variations for the same samples of the material. The variances in the total minerals shown were from under 40 to over 50 and this on the same sample. The variance in the amounts of each mineral present in the analysis ran from 50% to 60% difference in detected amounts.

These kinds of results were of no value at all. This experience is not unusual with any conventional testing of fulvic or humic acid. Whether one used 1) Mass Spec, 2) Atomic Absorption, 3) Fire Assay or other conventional detection approaches to find out what is complexed into these natural organic acids, and in what specific amounts, you will never come up with a uniform result.

There are obvious factors in both the fulvic and humic acid complexes which at times mask elements from view and at other times show such high readings as to be totally out of reason. The key to unlock this riddle is yet to be discovered or announce to the scientific community. It may be reasonable to assume that this discovery will appear upon the heals of the discovery of the molecular structure of fulvic and humic acids.

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References:

112. Rashid, M.A. (1971). Soil Sciences, 111, 298-306. Hoffman, M.R., Yost, E.C., Eiscncich,S.J., & Maier, W.J. (1981) Environmental Science Tecnology, 15, 655.

113. Ponomarcva, V.V., & Ragim-Zadc, A.I. (1969). Comparative study of fulvic and humic acids as agents of silicate mineral decomposition. Society Soil Science, 1, 157-165. (Trans. From Pochvovedie. (1969), 3,26-36)

114.  Rashid, M.A. (1985) Geochemistry of Marine Humic Substances. New York: Springer-Verlag.; Vaughn, D., Malcolm, R.E., & Ord, B.G. (1985) Soil Organic Matter and Biological Activity. (p. 77-108) Dordrecht, Netherlands: Martinus Nijhoff; Vaughn, D., Ord, B., & Malcolm, R.E. (198) Journal of Experimental Botany, 29,1337-1344.

115. Rashid, M.A. (1985). Geochemistry of Marine Humic Substances. New York: Springer-Verlag.

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Radioactive Reactions with Fulvic and Humic Substances

According to Szaloy, radioactive elements react with humic substances and require only a

brief time until equilibrium is reached.116

F.W. Pauli stated that the solubility, migration, and accumulation of uranium are influenced by humic and fulvic acids. The fuel discharged from the light water reactors is contaminated with substantial

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116. Szalay, A. (1958). The significance of humus in the geochemical enrichment of uranium. Proceedings of the 2nd International conference on the Peaceful Uses of Atomic energy, 2, 182-186. (London: Pergamon)

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amounts of plutonium and uranium. These ions react with humic compounds at a much more rapid rate than do copper, nickel, lead, or cadmium ions.117

Pillai and Mathew agreed that it would not be unrealistic to presume that the geochemical behavior of plutonium and uranium is influenced by humic substances. They reported the presence of plutonium in purified organic material extracted from coastal sediments and indicated the possibility of the accumulation of plutonium on organic surfaces because the concentration of plutonium increased over time. As they confirmed that the organic matter solubilized the plutonium, they discovered that the addition of organic matter inhibited the hydrolysis and precipitation of the added plutonium. It was further reported that this scenario duplicates the action with uranium and other radioactive elements.118

Rashid stated that nuclear reactor wastes contain unused uranium, the basic fuel, and long-lived

fission product nuclides and actinides, including plutonium, strontium-90, zirconium-95, iodine-129, cesium-137 and cesium 135, all in abundance. Activated metals such as cobalt-60, iron-59, and manganese-54 also are present in reactor waste. He states that the basic reactions of these materials with humic substances are parallel to those of other transition and trace metals.119

Radioactive elements have an affinity for humic and fulvic acids. They form organo-metal complexes of different adsorptive stability and solubility. Uranium and plutonium are influenced by humic substances as are other polluting metals, each being solubilized and absorbed, thereby annihilating that specific radioactivity.”120

Reported Claims of Effective Treatment of Symptoms

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References:

117. Pauli, F.W. (1975). Heavy metal humates and their behavior against hydrogen sulfide. Soil Science, 119, 98-105.

118. Pillai, K.C., & Mathew, E. (1976). Plutonium in the aquatic environment: Its behavior, distribution and significance. In Transuranium nuclides in the environment (pp. 25-45). Proceeding of the Symposium, International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna.

119. Rashid, M.A. (1985). Geochemistry of Marine Humic Substances. New York: Springer-Verlag.

120.  W.R. Jackson PhD. (1993) Humic, Fulvic, and Microbal Balance: Organic Soil Conditioning (pp. 762-763).

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Fulvic Acid & Vegetal Silica

Most Calcium Supplements Don’t Seem To Be Effective

It has become obvious that calcium supplements are not working properly. People continue to suffer deficiency and degenerative diseases in spite of efforts from the medical profession to remedy the problem. People that have had large amounts of calcium in their water supply, milk, and other mineral sources, show no improvement either.

How is the human body meant to obtain calcium? It is a well known fact that the human body was

meant to eat a diet high in fresh fruits, vegetables, and grains. In that knowledge is the answer and key to the problem.

Fulvic Acid & Vegetal Silica

Fresh food crops grown in balanced organic soil, high in compost and teaming with microbes would contain ample fulvic acid and vegetal silica. Yet today our crops are grown in near sterile soil with few microbes, little fulvic acid, and are picked, refrigerated and stored until they are often not very fresh anyway. Yet how would vegetal silica and fulvic acid help with calcium?

Vegetal Silica Transmutates Into Calcium

The public will be interested to learn that major calcium benefits are best derived from vegetal silica and not from calcium. As more and more information is discovered about the profound importance of silica in the human diet, noted researchers are suggesting that silica should be listed as an “essential” element. Among those researchers is Professor Louis C. Kervran, a former Minister of Health in France. Aided by the official laboratories of France, Kervran and associates concluded that the calcium needed by animal cells seldom is derived from mineral calcium, rather, it is the product of “biological transmutations” from silica and other elements.

Professor Louis C. Kervran’s Research

They found that chickens totally deprived of calcium produced soft shelled eggs. When “mica” was added to their diets, the hens’ ability to lay calcium rich, hard shelled eggs was restored. Mica contains no calcium; but, it does contain potassium and silica, both of which can be biologically transmutated into calcium.

Kervran found that an analysis of incubated chicken eggs revealed that hatched chick’s contained 400% more calcium than did the egg from which they came. Examination of eggs prior to incubation, revealed the yoke and the white to be separated from the shell by a membrane rich in organic silica.

After incubation, the membrane was no longer present. The silica had transmutated into calcium,

which accounted for the four fold increase of calcium in the hatched chicks.

These same researchers conducted other controlled animal experiments. When vegetal silica was added to the diets of animals with broken bones, the bones healed much faster and stronger than the bones of a control group of animals deficient in vegetal silica but rich in mineral calcium.

Absence Of Silica In Conjunction With Degenerative Disease

Patients with degenerative diseases nearly always show a considerable ***deficiency of silica in their bodies. It has been found that geographical areas rich in vegetal silica have lower cancer rates, while the opposite is true of locales with high calcium intake and low soluble silica.

It becomes obvious then, that fulvic acids complexed with vegetal silica, which is in nature perfect

organic plant form, can provide components necessary for ***transmutation to calcium in our bodies.

Fulvic acid has been found to be especially good at dissolving organic silica.

Fulvic acid also provides the perfect electrolyte to allow bio-reactions associated with transmutations of minerals to take place in the cell.

It is believed through observations, that vegetal silica complexed with fulvic acid has the unique ability to help dissolve metallic minerals in diseased tissue and transmutate and relocate useable new mineral complexes to other areas needed by the body.

Vegetal Silica vs. Mineral Silica

Professor Kervran also found that vegetal silica transforms to mineral silica as plants age or over

mature. Experiments showed that the mineral silica became more harmful because it decalcifies the body.

So it is important to realize that only young fresh rapidly growing plants contain soluble

vegetal silica. And it is important to know that this form of silica in conjunction with natural enzymes and bio-factors found in fulvic acid, most likely maximizes benefits essential to production of calcium in our bodies.

It is also important to understand that most commercial sources of vegetal silica are unreliable as to the age and maturity of plants, and often contain mature mineral silica.

Farmers and suppliers will often sell whatever they can get to meet market demand.

They don’t really understand the implications. It is important to bear in mind that it is imperative to have a very reliable source to obtain high concentrations of helpful vegetal silica. It must be harvested from actively growing young plants to be of proper benefit.

Ultimately the answer to the calcium crisis lies in the human consumption of crops grown under optimum organic conditions with abundant natural fulvic acid and trace minerals that would be high in soluble vegetal silica. In the mean time supplementations with fulvic acid complexed with vegetal silica extract will accomplish similar results.

Noted Observations Concerning Fulvic Acid, Vegetal Silica, & Arthritis

Fulvic Acid and vegetal silica appear to have the unique ability to interact positively with degenerative calcium deposits and unhealthy bone structures in the body.

Arthritis sufferers taking a combination of fulvic acid and vegetal silica have noticed an immediate

and marked increase in discomfort, and this has continued for 1 to 2 weeks or sometimes longer after beginning of use.

This ***discomfort is believed to be due to the breakdown of calcium deposits in the joints and its

on going and subsequent mobilization, dissolution, and removal.

It is further believed that these calcium deposits react with the fulvic acid minerals, and silica and

transmutate in to more suitable forms that become beneficial to the body.

After the painful period, the discomfort begins to diminish and noted relief of symptoms begins.

Some arthritis sufferers notice the beginning of relief in 2 to 3 weeks. Others may take longer, yet

show signs of relief after several months of use.

Some people notice significant relief of arthritis symptoms in about 30 days.

A significant number of people report total relief in 1-5 months.

Science Has A Lesson To Be Learned

The Wisdom of Man, and the “Theory” of Chemical Fertilizers

The Story of Justis von Liebig

The man that is given credit for being responsible for the origin of chemical fertilizers is Justis von

Liebig. You might call him the “Father of N-P-K” (nitrogen, phosphorus, potash), because of his agricultural studies and discoveries with regards to the use of these three elements. He lectured before the British Association fro the Advancement of Science. His reasoning was that one could analyze the produce of an acre and return the nutrients removed, along with adding a little extra. He argued that man and animals received nourishment and support from plants, whereas plants derive their means from only **inorganic substances. These lectures took place in about 1841. Eventually he was convincing enough that they accepted his “build up program.” Agricultural science went on from that day to build their entire basis on his premise, and has continued to this day in these practices without ever looking back.

In 1843, Justis von Liebig recorded the following observations concerning his previous work, but it

was too late, few listened: “I had sinned against the wisdom of our creator, and received just punishment for it. I wanted to improve his handiwork, and in my blindness, I believed that in this wonderful chain of laws, which ties life to the surface of the earth and always keeps it rejuvenated, there might be a missing link that had to be replaced by me-this week powerless nothing.

“The law, to which my research on the topsoil led me, states, ‘On the outer crust of the earth, under the ***influence of the sun, organic life shall develop’. And so, the great master and builder gave the fragments of the earth the ability to **attract and hold all these elements necessary to feed plants and further serve animals, like a magnet attracts and holds iron particles, so as no piece be lost. Our master enclosed a second law unto this one, through which the ***plant bearing earth becomes an enormous cleansing apparatus for the water. Through this particular ability, the earth removes from the water all substances harmful to humans and animals-all products of decay and putrefaction, of perished plant and animal generations.

“What might justify my actions is the circumstance that a man is the product of his time, and he is

only able to escape the commonly accepted views if a violent pressure urges him to muster all of his strength to struggle free of these chains of error. The opinion, that plants draw their food from a solution that is formed in the soil through rainwater, was everyone’s belief. It was engraved into my mind. This opinion was wrong and the source of my foolish behavior.

“When a chemist makes mistakes in rating agricultural fertilizers, don’t be too critical of his errors,

because he has had to base has conclusions upon facts which he can’t know from his own experience, but rather, he has to take from agricultural texts as true and reliable. After I learned the reason why my fertilizer weren’t effective in the proper way, I was like a person that received a new life. For along with that, all processes of tillage were now explained as to their natural laws. Now that this principle is known and clear to all eyes, the only thing that remains is the astonishment of why it hadn’t been discovered a long time ago. The human spirit, however, is a strange thing; ‘Whatever doesn’t fit into the given circle of thinking doesn’t exist’.”

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References:

1. Liebig, J. v. 1841. Organic chemistry and its application to agriculture and physiology. Translated by J.W. Webster and Owen J. Cambridge.

2. Liebig, J. v. 1843. Translation and observations from family members; Available 1992, Switzerland. Provided by David Larson and Charles Martin. Translated to an unpublished memo.

3. Liebig, J. v. 1856. On some points of agriculture chemistry. Journal of the Royal Agriculture Society, 17, 284-326.

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Subject : Organic Germanium and ATP’s Fulvic Acid

August 1, 2008

ATP Blog –Series 001
Dated   :April 22, 2008 (Hrs 2300)
Subject : Organic Germanium and ATP’s Fulvic Acid
Discussion :

1) Similar Therapeutic Effects of Germanium compared to  ATP’s  Zeolites & Fulvic Acid. (Which is distributed FREE to the POOR Patients of ATP)
2)  Natural Therapy Perfected by Germanium (Carboxy Ethyl Sexquioxide) and ATP’s FULVIC ACID ! (Free- in the Philiuppines!)

Dear GUEST / SPONSORS/ DONORS…TERMINALLY ILL PERSON/ GOVERNMENT / PRIVATE HOSPITALS…

The undersigned would like to quote materials from  : Source: http://www.positivehealth.com/permit/Articles/Nutrition/Germanium/chapter1.htm

which highlights the efficacy of organic germanium as Natural Therapy.

The Video Testimonials of ATP patients regarding the use of ATP Products Bio Minerals and Bio Energizers (whose formulation is composed of ZEOLITES & FULVIC ACID) attest to the same efficacy of curing almost “every” illnesses.

ATP Products Certificate Chemical Analysis was issued by UPLB- Biotech last August 23, 2006. Which certify the organic nature of the ATP Powder substance. And this was immediately distributed by ATP Multi Purpose Cooperative to various indigent communities, specially the poor residents of the municipality of Obando, Bulacan.

A press released was issued last January 2007 under Obando Newsletter, which highlight the immediate recovery of severe illness like CANCER, Diabetes, High Blood, Thyroid Imbalances, Arthritis, Eye Defects, Pulmonary Disease, Mental Disorders, Malaria cases  and many others.

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Hereunder is the related material on Germanium indicating its therapeutic effects to various illnesses which ATP have similarly encountered with its patients from August 2006 up to the present.

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  1. Source: http://www.positivehealth.com/permit/Articles/Nutrition/Germanium/chapter1.htm

    Chapter 1:

    Historical Sketch – from Element to Organic Compound


    Germanium the Element

    Germanium as an element was identified in 1886 by a German chemist Clemens Winkler. The existence of an element with Germanium’s atomic structure was actually predicted by the Russian chemist Mendeleev, who left a space in his periodic table for an element which he named ‘ekasilicon’. Winkler isolated this element during an analysis of the ore argyrodite, a silver mineral, from the Himmelsfurst mine, St. Michaelis near Freiburg in Saxony and named it Germanium after his homeland. Germanium belongs to family four of the periodic table, along with carbon, silicon, tin and lead, and is usually classified as a semi-metal, or said to have semiconductor properties.

    Germanium is not that rare in the universe, with estimates ranging from 10-55 parts per million (ppm) (92). On the earth’s crust its concentration is approximately 6 ppm therefore being more abundant than gold, silver, cadmium, bismuth, antimony and mercury, and in the same range as molybdenum, arsenic, tin, boron and beryllium. Germanium rarely forms its own mineral deposits. In most cases, Germanium is found in small (ppm) levels in the sulphidic ores of lead, zinc and copper, although occasionally levels of 100 ppm have been found in deep thermal deposits of zinc. Germanium is highly concentrated in some coals, about 500 ppm. The highest reservoirs, worldwide, of Germanium are found in Tsumeb (formerly German South West Africa) and Kipushi (Zaire), with concentrations reaching 1000 ppm.

    Technological Applications of Germanium

    Several investigators studied microbial, medicinal and botanical effects of Germanium during the 1920’s and 30’s, but until 1948, Germanium was mainly relegated to the status of a rare element. Radar engineering prior to the second World War had led to the use of crystal detectors based upon the use of germanium crystals, and in 1948, Germanium was plucked from obscurity into the limelight by Bell Laboratories researchers Brattain, Bardeen and Shockley, who utilized its semiconductor properties for the development of modern electronic devices, transistors and diodes.

    During the seventies, Germanium was replaced by silicon in the semi-conductor engineering field; however new areas of application opened up for this mineral. For Germanium ‘Metal’ these include: semi-conductor photodiodes, rectifiers and solar cells; special alloys for electronics and dental engineering; mirrors, optical systems and radiation divisors for laser engineering; and infra-red engineering devices. Technological applications for Germanium dioxide include the production of polyester chips, fluorescent tubes, special glass and in the pharmaceutical industry, the production of therapeutically beneficial organic Germanium compounds.

    The Birth of an Idea – Organic Germanium as Medicine

    The events leading to the synthesis of an organic Germanium compound with therapeutic properties are an inspiring tale, like many scientific discoveries, involving a mixture of serendipity, intuition, persistence and faith. The figure of the now deceased Japanese researcher, Kazuhiko Asai, looms prominently in this story. For without Dr. Asai’s steadfast belief and ability to persist despite great personal hardship, it is hard to imagine how organic Germanium could have made such a rapid leap from idea to actuality as a therapeutic compound.

    Once something is created and exists in reality, it can be analysed, tested and perhaps improved. However, the creative process, stemming from the conception of an idea and carried through to the birth of a tangible entity, is somewhat mysterious and awe-inspiring, which often provokes in the humble person gratitude to whatever forces which inspired his insight. We owe great tribute to discoverers like Asai, who make great sacrifices and commitments to follow their curiosity to completion. The story of Dr. Asai’s synthesis of the first organic Germanium compound bears at least a brief telling. His book ‘Miracle Cure – Organic Germanium‘ is highly recommended (2).

    The connection between semiconductors and organic Germanium is germane (no pun intended) to this saga, for Asai, upon reading about semiconductor properties of electrons of Germanium, pondered over the effects such a substance might have in the body.

    “Germanium atomic number 32, has 32 electrons, four of which are constantly moving unsteadily along the outermost shell of the atom. These four electrons are negative (-) electrical charge carriers and if approached by a foreign substance, one will be ejected out of its orbit. This famous phenomenon is known in electronics as the ***positive-hole effect*** which is so ingeniously utilized in forming transistors and diodes. When one of these four electrons is ejected, a positive-charge hole is created and the remaining three, seize electrons from other atoms in order to maintain balance.” (1)

    Asai was specifically thinking about the process of dehydrogenation, and whether Germanium might be effective in removing toxic hydrogen ions from the body. More about this later.

    Research: Germanium Content in Plants

    In 1945, Asai helped to establish the Coal Research Foundation in Japan, from which came most of the early work on Germanium. Research and painstaking analysis, in those days without sophisticated equipment, established the existence of Germanium in Japanese coal, predominantly in the woody section, or vitrit.Asai intuited that the source of Germanium in coal was from the plant matter, and not from the surrounding soil, which led to a whole series of experiments investigating Germanium content in plants traditionally known to be therapeutic in Chinese medicine, such as Shelf fungus, ginseng, Wisteria gall, and other health promoting foods including Aloe, Comfrey and Garlic (2).

    Asai found high Germanium content in these plants and hypothesized that Germanium plays important roles in the photo-electrochemical process of photosynthesis, the metabolism and self-defence (protection from invading viruses) process of these plants. These questions regarding the role of Germanium in plant metabolism and protection are undoubtedly important research topics for rigorous investigation.

    At Last – An Organic Gemanium Compound

    Inorganic forms of Germanium had been extracted from coal and for use by the electronics industry. It now remained for Asai’s group to do the reverse – convert the extracted inorganic Germanium into an organic form. This turned out to be a laborious and daunting exercise which consumed more than a decade of painful, unfruitful failures. Concurrently, with the decline of the coal industry in Japan and Dr. Asai’s source of research funds, times were hard and Asai endured poverty with the exhaustion of his personal finances. Finally, a water-soluble organic Germanium compound, carboxy ethyl sesquioxide of Germanium, a white powder, was synthesized in November 1967. Asai, by this time suffering from severe rheumatoid arthritis, tested the Germanium on his condition which, within ten days, had disappeared.

    In his book “Organic Germanium Miracle Cure” (2), Asai condenses his more than twenty years of experience into a rather short volume, containing insights, hypotheses and convictions, interspersed with experimental data. The incredible interest and research energy which has been expended over the decades is a testament to the courage, foresight and intuition of Dr. Asai,for rigorous research has come far to date in documenting the scientific basis for Dr. Asai’s originally intuitive ideas of organic Germanium’s therapeutic properties.

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    Chapter 2:

    Organic Germanium Compounds And What They Do


    Therapeutic Properties Of Organic Germanium

    Twenty years have passed since the original synthesis of an organic Germanium compound. During that period, organic Germanium has been used clinically in many parts of the world to treat a wide spectrum of illnesses, and has been the subject of extensive research in many disciplines: pathology, biochemistry, pharmacology, immunology, oncology and neurochemistry.

    Organic Germanium has been used in a broad spectrum of regimes – on its own, with diet and stress counselling, and as a drug in cancer trials, in conjunction with chemotherapy, radiation therapy and surgery. Drawing these sources of information together gives quite a solid overview of the fundamental aspects of organic Germanium.

    The safety of organic Germanium has been well-documented, as has its health promoting effects in many diseases, including cancer and arthritis. Case histories, and in some instances, clinical trials, have documented Organic Germanium’s therapeutic effects in treating the following conditions:

    • Rheumatoid Arthritis And Rheumatism
    • Cancer – Colon, Prostate, Breast, Lung, Ovarian, Cervical
    • Leukemia
    • Asthma
    • Diabetes
    • Malaria
    • Senile Osteoporosis
    • Mental Disorders -Depressive Psychoses, Schizophrenia,
    • Pain
    • Digestive Disorders -Gastritis, Ulcers
    • Influenza
    • Cardiac Disorders – Angina, Hypertension, Arteriosclerosis, Apoplexy, Cardiac Infarction
    • Circulatory Disturbances – Raynaud’s Disease,
    • Parkinson’s Disease
    • Cerebral Sclerosis
    • Skin Eruptions – Warts, Corns, Eczemas, Burns, Herpes
    • Epilepsy
    • Old-Age Infirmities
    • Amyloidosis
    • Myelo-Optico-Neuropathy
    • Eye Diseases – Glaucoma, Black Cataracts, Detached Retinas, Inflammation Of The Retina And Optic Nerves, Behcet’s Disease

    Double-blind, controlled studies have been carried out on several of the above conditions, particularly in cancer. Although individual case histories are not in themselves sufficient proof to the scientist of a substance’s effectiveness, positive results obtained with organic Germanium over many years with large numbers of patients with many disorders, certainly provides a basis for more rigorous testing of organic Germanium’s therapeutic properties.

    Organic Germanium Compounds

    Ge-132: Carboxyethyl Germanium Sesquioxide

    The organic germanium compound carboxyethyl germanium sesquioxide or Ge-132 was synthesized by Asai’s group in 1967. Details of its synthesis and crystal structure were published in 1976 in the ***Journal of the American Chemical Society (108).

    The synthesis is carried out by the hydrolysis of an organogermanium trichloride. Of the four Germanium electrons, three are bonded with an oxygen atom; the fourth electron is a free radical. A regular symmetrical lattice network is formed, as shown in diagram . The biochemical significance of this ***crystalline structure will become apparent, in discussing organic Germanium’s ability to scavenge free radicals, protect against radiation, enrich the body’s oxygen supply and rid the body of heavy metals.

    Sanumgerman

    Sanumgerman, chemical name, lactate-citrate-germanate, is an organic Germanium product manufactured by ***Sanum-Kehlbeck in West Germany. This company has had a close association with Dr. Asai, and has been developing and researching formulations of organic Germanium for more than a decade.

    The development of the organic Germanium compound Sanumgerman grew out of the cancer research findings of oncologist ***Dr.Seeger of the ***Robert-Koch Institute, Berlin dating from 1938. Dr. Seeger had been investigating electro-chemical metabolic processes at the cellular level which caused normal cells to become cancerous. In his search for electronic acceptors which would cause cancer cells to revert to normal, he tested Dr. Asai’s organic Germanium compound, which he found to be highly effective.

    The close relationship between Dr. Seeger and the founder of the firm Sanum-Kehlbeck, Heinrich Kehlbeck, deepened, with extensive research aimed at developing an effective organic Germanium at Sanum’s laboratories. After many years and variations of organic ligands, the compound germanium-lactate-citrate was found to be optimum.

    Sanumgerman has been extensively used by practitioners throughout Europe for about 10 years. The safety and research data compare and confirm the results obtained with Ge-132, although no studies comparing the two formulations have as yet been done.

    Spirogermanium

    Spirogermanium, synthesized by Rice et al (83), is an organic germanium compound, belonging to a class of azaspirane compounds. Spirogermanium has been evaluated for its anticancer and antiarthritic activity by Smith Kline & French Laboratories. Its patent rights are owned by Unimed Inc., USA. The research data on this organic Germanium’s mode of action corroborate results obtained with Ge-132 and Sanumgerman; however, this compound has been developed and treated as a drug rather than as a nutritional supplement, and exhibits some transient neurological toxicity. Spirogermanium is not currently available on the market.

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    Chapter 3:

    Organic Germanium And The Immune System


    Life Without Any Defences

    For a moment, imagine that you have been reduced in size to a microscopic speck of dust, and that you inhabit the world from this perspective. The air, which before had been a gentle, caressing breeze, now threatens to knock you over like a gale-force wind. Floating through the air, you are, in fact, a “sitting duck” for bacteria, viruses, fungi, protozoans and countless other minuscule creatures which you may have previously ignored or thoughtlessly trampled. You are seemingly naked and vulnerable to attack and engulfment. Pollutants, in the form of chemicals, acid rain, heavy metals, and radiation, natural and man-designed, all bombard you, and you are overwhelmed by the intensity of the onslaught. Your life is exceedingly shortlived.

    This is not a dream or illusion. This is reality. We are, in fact, immersed in an atmosphere of potentially hostile chemicals and organisms which could literally wipe us out in short order. What prevents this from happening in the great majority of instances is our extraordinary defence network, the immune system. Even the word system does not do justice in conveying the intricately and coordinated degree of orchestration that occurs between the many cells, organs and products of the immune system, which do such a masterful job of maintaining our biological, health-full integrity.

    The media have reported about the tragically circumscribed lives of children born with deficient immune systems who needed to live their lives in an artificial environment, a plastic sterilized bubble. Heart transplant patients, who receive immuno-suppressive drugs to minimize rejection, are kept in aseptic environments due to their susceptibility to opportunistic infections. And perhaps the most pervasive and generally life threatening of all immune diseases is AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome), caused by the HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) virus, which destroys key components of the immune system, leaving a person open to attack by organisms and infections that would normally be successfully countered by a properly functioning immune system. Contracting the HIV virus, which destroys a key component necessary to initiate defence against infection, is tantamount to living naked without an immune system. However, as will be seen in this and other sections of the book, organic Germanium is one of a variety of immune enhancing substances which can, by empowering the various components of the immune system, restore balance and thereby health to the individual.

    Defence Network – The Germanium Connection

    The immune system is not simple. It is not just one organ, in one part of the body. It is an inter-connected network of many types of specialized cells, primary and secondary organs, situated throughout the body, under hormonal control from the endocrine system, and open to modulation by the mind. Much scientifically detailed information has accumulated over recent years about the workings of the various components of the immune system. Our growing understanding of the inter-relationship between the Mind (thoughts), Emotions, the Immune system and body health has come about partly as a result of research developments in the now inter-related fields of psychology, neurophysiology and biochemistry (96).

    Organic Germanium is an immune modulator and enhancer.

  2. Elegant immunological research at the molecular level in Japan, has elucidated the basis for organic Germanium’s anti-tumour activity. This has been found to be the coordinated interplay and expression of components of the immune system – interferon, macrophages, T suppressor cells and natural killer cells. There may be other immune components which may be modulated in other ways in other diseases, which have yet to be uncovered.

    Germanium’s immuno-modulating properties are probably one of its most significant attributes, along with its oxygen enrichment and anti-oxidant properties, which explain its extraordinary effect in restoring health in so-many types of illness. The immune system acts at a fundamental level of the body. Empowering the immune system is literally strengthening the basic building blocks or the foundation of a building. Strengthening the immune system will have far-reaching effects on every part of a person’s body. Knowledge of the various cell types and overall functioning of the immune system may be critical to an individual, especially in view of the preponderance today of immune-type diseases, including cancer, AIDS, rheumatoid arthritis and lupus erythematosa. An overall understanding of the immune system will enhance an individual’s ability to assess the attributes of various immune modulating substances and intelligently cooperate with the health practitioner.

    Cells Of The Immune System

    Just as organs are composed of various tissues, which are in turn composed of various cells, so the immune system is comprised of various tiers of organs and cell types, distributed all over the body. The main immune cell types are found among the so-called ***white cells, or ***leukocyte cells, which are distinct from ***red, oxygen carrying cells of the blood.

  3. The main ***immune cells consist of ***B cells, T cells and Macrophages. ***B and T cells, also called ***lymphocytes, begin life in the liver of a nine-week foetus, migrate to the bone marrow, where they begin to specialize and develop along certain lines relating to their future function.
  4. The B cells remain and mature in the bone marrow, and hence are called B-cells, for bone marrow derived, while the T cells (thymus-derived) migrate to the thymus gland where they mature.

  5. One type of B cell is the plasma cell, which produces antibodies against foreign invaders called ***antigens.

  6. There are a number of antibodies, designated IgG, IgA, IgM, IgE, and IgD, which specialize in fighting different types of invaders to the body. Another type of B cell is the ***memory cell which helps to develop rapid antibody response to antigens to which the individual has previously been exposed. B cells are involved in ***humoral immunity.

    There are a number of types of T cells, which, together with Macrophages, are involved in cell-mediated immunity.

  7. These include ***T helper or ***T4 cells, which stimulate B cells and other T cells to activate an immune response to antigens. ***T4 cells are infected and destroyed by the HIV virus. Because they are one of the first in a chain reaction of responses to infection, decimation of these cells by the AIDS virus leaves the individual vulnerable to attack from normally innocuous organisms.

  8. ***T suppressor or ***T8 cells, provide an immune feedback inhibitory mechanism, to keep the immune response in balance. T suppressor cells prevent B cells from being turned on by antigen, and inhibit T4 response. These cells have been found to inhibit expression of the HIV virus in HIV seropositive men who are healthy and do not show symptoms of AIDS (110). The induction of T suppressor cells by organic Germanium is correlated with its antiarthritic activity. Other T cells are the Natural Killer or T cytotoxic cells which combat foreign cells directly with toxin.

  9. ***Macrophages are produced in the bone marrow. They surround and gobble up (phagocytosis) antigens, processing them for easier recognition by T cells.

    One class of substances produced by ***white cells and which plays a vital role in the whole interplay of immune cell types are the ***interferons, which possess potent antiviral activity. As we shall see, organic Germanium stimulates the production of interferon which plays a key role in immune modulation and anti-cancer activity.

    Organs Of The Immune System

    The 1) primary organs of the ***immune or ***lymphatic system are the ***thymus and ***bone marrow. The ***thymus gland, pyramid-shaped with many lobes, each with an outer cortex and an inner medulla, is located ***beneath the breastbone. The T cells mature in the cortex, then migrate to the medulla for release during immune challenge. The ***bone marrow, site of ***red cell and ***macrophage production, and ***B cell maturation, is the soft material found in long bones of the arms and legs.

    One of the 2) ***secondary organs of the immune system is actually a network of ***lymph nodes, situated throughout the body and interconnected via vessels which drain the organs served. ***Lymph nodes are compartmentalized with ***B cells, ***T cells and ***Macrophages.

  10. The 3 ***spleen, located on the left side of the abdomen between the stomach, kidney and ribs, facilitates the interaction of B cells, T cells, macrophages and antigen-reactive cells, and aids in the recirculation of white cells. Another secondary organ, the ***tonsils also contain B and T cells.

  11. The 4) other secondary immune organs are the ***appendix, ***Peyer’s patches and ***intestinal nodes, which serve as drainage points of the lymphatic system. They are also the site of B cell maturation and antibody production in the intestines.

    Organic Germanium’s Immune-Enhancing Properties

    Elegant research at the molecular and clinical levels has reproducibly demonstrated that organic Germanium has significant immune-enhancing properties in animals and humans. Furthermore, the mechanism of organic Germanium’s anti-tumour activity has been proposed as the coordinated modulation of immune components. The following is a list of organic Germanium’s known actions on the immune system; it is indeed possible that organic Germanium influences other immune transmitters that remain to be investigated.

    1. Organic Germanium stimulates the production of immune (gamma) interferon.
    2. Organic Germanium activates resting macrophages and converts them to cytoxic (killer) macrophages.
    3. Organic Germanium stimulates Natural Killer (NK) Cell activity.
    4. Organic Germanium stimulates the production of T suppressor cells.
    5. Organic Germanium augments decreased immunity and restores impaired immunoresponse in aged mice.

    The detailed published research studies which document the above statements are fully cited at the end of the book (3,4,72,87,99-104,106). Many of these have been done by Japanese researchers with Ge-132. However, reports of Sanumgerman’s augmentation of Natural Killer cells and Spirogermanium’s induction of T suppressor cells would seem to indicate that all these organic Germanium compounds are immuno-modulatory in similar fundamental ways.

    Organic Germanium Induces Interferon With Anti-Viral Activity

    United States Patent No. 4,473,581, entitled “Organogermanium Induction of Interferon Production” (44), describes in detail immune properties of Ge-132, in particular those related to the production of interferon:

    1. The anti-viral activity, or ability of the induced interferon to inhibit viral replication was investigated. Viral infection inhibitory activity, which was dose-dependent and species specific, was detected in the serum of mice 25 hours after administration of Ge-132.
    2. From the physical and chemical analyses, it was concluded that the interferon induced was immune (type II) gamma interferon.
    3. Ge-132 induced the formation of activated macrophages in mice cells.
    4. Ge-induced interferon displays marked anti-tumour activity, through the activity of activated macrophages.
    5. Ge induces interferon and activated macrophages in humans as well as in mice.

    Organic Germanium Enhances Activity Of Natural Killer (Nk) Cells

    1. Administration of Sanumgerman to mice significantly enhanced the cytolytic activity of Natural Killer (NK) cells, in a dose-responsive manner (31).
    2. These stimulatory effects were seen as early as day 2, peaked at about day 4, and by days 6-8, returned to normal.
    3. Compared to controls of 10% cytolysis, the activity of NK cells of Germanium-treated mice reached 27-33% cytolysis.

    Antitumour Activity Of Organic Germanium Via Immune Modulation

    The unravelling of how organic Germanium works in inhibiting cancer growth, as it reads in the published literature, is like an exciting mystery novel. I would like to excerpt one small example from this scientific saga, without intending to slight the many other contributors along the way. The researchers are

    Suzuki, Brutkiewicz and Pollard, collaborating scientists from Japan and the USA. Up until then, the following was known:

    1. Ge-132 exhibited antitumor activity against certain cancerous tumours.
    2. T-cells and Macrophages were involved in anticancer protection.
    3. The protective effect could be transferred to tumour-bearing mice either by Ge-sera (Interferon) or Ge-Macrophages.
    4. Macrophages from Ge-treated mice could inhibit tumour growth in vitro.
    5. Interferon was present in Ge-treated mice. When the interferon was inactivated, the antitumour activity was abolished.

    The foregoing suggested that T-cells, Macrophages and lymphokine(s), or Interferon, all played a role in the expression of the antitumour effect of Ge-132. The scientists then set about to determine the cooperative role of the Macrophages and the lymphokine (or Interferon) in Ge-132’s antitumour activity. The results of these experiments were published in 1986 in the journal Anticancer Research. The title of the paper is “Cooperation of Lymphokine(s) and Macrophages in Expression of Antitumor Activity of Carboxyethylgermanium Sesquioxide (Ge-132) (104). The sequence by which organic Germanium inhibits tumour growth occurs is via the following coordinated immune modulations:

    1. Ge stimulates T-cells to produce circulatory lymphokines (most likely gamma Interferon).
    2. These lymphokines (Interferon) generate activated Macrophages from resting Macrophages.
    3. The tumours are inhibited by the activated Macrophages.

    The conclusions drawn from this work illustrate the fine detail in understanding that has evolved from research on the immunological modulations effected by organic Germanium. Further fine details are added here, but it is almost certain that research has far outstripped the published literature from 1986.

    1. Ge requires T-cells to produce its antitumour effects, but T-cells themselves are not required in the host for the antitumour effect. It is suggested that Ge needs T-cells to produce the gamma Interferon, which plays a role in antitumour activity.
    2. Ge activates Macrophages, antitumour activity of Ge is expressed in conjunction with Macrophage functions, and Ge requires activated Macrophages for expression of antitumour activity.

    Relationship Of The Immune System To The Entire Organism

    When focusing on the fine microscopic details of scientific research one frequently can’t see “the forest for the trees”. The individual components of the immune system, the T cells, Natural Killer cells, Macrophages, etc. are the tools by which we are healed. There is an organic process, encompassing the Mind emitting thoughts and emotions, involving the food and chemicals we ingest, our genetic makeup, our general physical condition, all of which activate various neuro and immuno transmitters which then travel to the various organs and call into effect the “foot soldiers”, the immune cells, which actually attack and destroy the foreign invaders.

    Organic Germanium, with its potent immuno-stimulatory effects, can be a powerful healer, especially when supported by other ***health-supporting practices, such as ***mental relaxation, ***proper nutrition, and ***exercise. These facts should be especially borne in mind with respect to the most challenging and pervasive disease of the immune system – AIDS.

    Organic Germanium and AIDS?

    In AIDS, the HIV virus infects and destroys T4 or T-helper cells, which are the cells which help to turn on the entire immune response process (28,29). The gradual result of this is an almost total immune vulnerability of the individual to any foreign antigen. Approaches to AIDS are several-fold:

    1. Develop a vaccine which stimulates the production of antibodies which kill the virus thereby conferring immunity on the individual.
    2. Apply substances which either prevent HIV from infecting T4 cells, such as AL-721, or inhibit its replication, like AZT.
    3. Work with the body’s own immune-enhancing mechanisms of keeping the virus in check, such as T-suppressor cells, which appear to prevent the expression of the virus, as reported by researchers in California in 1986 (76,110).
    4. Strengthen the immune system using all means available – meditation, stress reduction, diet, nutrition, exercise, emotional and spiritual fulfillment.

    All of these strategies are valuable, and should be pursued concurrently. The bulk of research money is currently devoted to the development of a vaccine, and the majority of media coverage ignores other treatments which may be less spectacular, but in the end may save many lives without adverse side effects or huge sums of money. It would appear to make good scientific as well as common sense that by strengthening all aspects of the immune system, an individual with HIV infection could manage to keep healthy and prevent the development of AIDS. Publications detailing results of various alternative treatments of HIV infection are appended at the end of this book (5,113).

    There is no scientific literature published to date regarding the effects of organic Germanium on AIDS or on the HIV virus. However, in view of organic Germanium’s effects on stimulating Interferon, enhancing Natural Killer Cell activity, and activating Macrophages and T-suppressor cells, it would appear eminently plausible that organic Germanium could have invaluable therapeutic properties in the treatment of AIDS, without any of the toxic side effects accompanying so many of the present drug treatments. Germanium has been discussed as a potentially promising anti-AIDS agent at a conference held in Japan in 1987 (93).

    Several preliminary anecdotal case reports have been communicated about the successful use of organic Germanium in clearing Kaposi’s sarcoma and other lesions. With a view to scientifically establish the possible therapeutic value of organic Germanium, and to stimulate interest in organic Germanium AIDS research, the author is presently planning a double-blind trial with organic Germanium with AIDS patients in the UK.

    The immune system is not an isolated part of the body – it is integrally linked to the whole organism, and is therefore amenable to enhancement by many practices. Organic Germanium appears to enhance and restore balance at a fundamental level and therefore supports health in a thoroughly natural way.

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    Chapter 4:

    Organic Germanium – Oxygen Enricher And Antioxidant


    Oxygen – The Vital Link

    Oxygen – breath of life, prana, universal life energy and fuel. Without oxygen we die. Pollution of the atmosphere with toxic chemicals, degradation of the ozone layer by fluorocarbons, destruction of the tropical rain forests with its plethora of life forms, all ultimately affect that which we breathe in which fuels life. In addition to food, raw materials, splendour and spiritual enrichment derived from the many forms of plant life, our lives depend on our green co-inhabitors of this planet for oxygen which is evolved from photosynthesis.

    A person can live for perhaps months without food, perhaps several days to a week without water, but within about five minutes of stopping breathing, irreversible damage occurs to brain cells. Many health-enhancing practices are centred around increasing our supply of oxygen. Aerobic exercise is known to benefit the immune system as well as the heart; hence today’s emphasis on fitness, in activities ranging from walking and swimming to dancing and running. The breath is used in meditation practices as a means of focusing one’s concentration, in rebirthing to help people re-live and more positively integrate experiences which they may have blocked from consciousness. Breathing deeply is an effective way of easing pain and fear, and in certain clinical practices, hyperbaric oxygenation is used therapeutically to increase the body’s oxygen supply. Life saving emergency procedures of rescusitation stress the importance of starting and maintaining a person’s breathing, and hence their oxygen connection. From the most ancient to the most modern practices, the breath and oxygen perform vital roles.

    Oxygen is a vital as well as a precious substance; oxygen supports our life; it is the substance which is required to drive our cellular metabolism. Cells deprived of oxygen simply cannot sustain normal metabolic functions. A condition known as hypoxia (low oxygen) invites cellular vulnerability which may lead to cellular degeneration, ageing and cancer. Our primary mode of metabolism is oxygen-driven. The nutrients we ingest are digested via biochemical pathways, in which complex molecules are broken down into simpler substances, and ***energy is generated and stored as molecules of ***Adenosine Tri-phosphate (ATP). Oxygen is required to provide to fuel this process. If there is not an adequate supply of oxygen, non-oxygen (anaerobic) biochemical pathways go into operation. An anaerobic environment in our bodies encourages the proliferation of pathogenic microflora, such as candida; it also supports cancer cells, which are thought to revert to an anaerobic form of metabolism.

    Oxygen is literally a life-sustaining substance to our bodies.

    A few of the oxygen-requiring processes that are constantly going on are: digestion and absorption of nutrients we ingest; detoxification of poisonous substances we inhale from the air we breathe, ingest in the food we eat, and absorb from toxic heavy metals such as mercury which are placed in our mouths as dental fillings. When we stress our bodies through consumption of caffeine, excess sugar, meat, alcohol, drugs, lack of sleep, mental and emotional pressure, oxygen is needed to repair the damage done to our cells, tissues and organs. The immune system requires oxygen to protect the body from foreign attack; the phagocytic white cells which engulf and destroy foreign invaders, actually “zap” their targets with a dose of toxic superoxide (63,64).

    Reactive Oxygen Toxic Species (ROTS)

    For all of oxygen’s vital, life-giving properties, there is also a negative side: this is in the form of certain toxic oxygen species generated during metabolic process, which are extremely reactive and are now thought to be the primary cause of cellular degeneration, ageing and many diseases including cancer. These reactive oxygen toxic species (ROTS) include ***superoxide, ***hydrogen peroxide, ***hydroxyl radical and ***singlet oxygen. These oxygen species are toxic because they have acquired an extra electron which makes them extremely unstable. They are “free radicals”, are incomplete by themselves, and are extremely reactive and damaging to cells. (Hydrogen peroxide is not, strictly speaking a free radical, but is an incompletely reduced form of molecular oxygen). A more comprehensive discussion of ROTS and their role in many diseases is outlined in an elegant and articulate book entitled “Oxidology”, by Bradford, Allen and Culbert, published by The Robert W. Bradford Foundation, 1985 (10).

    The body has managed to put some of these ROTS to practical uses in bodily processes, for example, the use of superoxide by phagocytes to kill their target cells as mentioned above. The body also has developed natural ways of neutralising or destroying these ROTS; substances which can detoxify ROTS are called anti-oxidants, free radical scavengers or oxidative scavengers. For example, a natural anti-oxidant of superoxide issuper-oxide dismutase (SOD); catalase and glutathione (GSH) are anti-oxidants of hydrogen peroxide. Certain nutrients, including vitamins C and E, are dietary anti-oxidants of hydroxyl radical and singlet oxygen respectively, while the trace mineral ***selenium, is an anti-oxidant of hydrogen peroxide, through its intimate association with the glutathione enzyme system.

    Organic Germanium – Oxygen Enricher And Antioxidant

    Organic Germanium enriches the body’s oxygen supply and is also a potent antioxidant, properties which contribute to this trace element’s widespread beneficial effects upon many inter-related metabolic process in the body (63,64). Although organic Germanium’s properties of oxygen modulation are not yet precisely elucidated, there is sufficient clinical research evidence to lay the groundwork for more detailed cellular investigation.

    Organic Germanium Enriches Oxygen Supply

    1. Organic Germanium lowers the requirement for oxygen consumption by organs in culture and increases the life span of animals under oxygen stress.

    Experiments conducted with mice in a biochemical laboratory of Tohoku University, investigating the effects of organic Germanium upon oxygen consumption in the liver and diaphram, indicated a decline in oxygen consumption. Dr. Asai has postulated that organic Germanium plays the same role as oxygen in the body, thereby increasing the body’s oxygen supply. There is a relationship between oxygen supply, blood viscosity and blood flow. When more oxygen is available, blood viscosity decreases, thereby increasing blood flow to all organs.

    2. Organic Germanium protects against carbon monoxide asphyxiation, stroke and Raynaud’s disease, conditions linked with oxygen starvation.

    Upon taking therapeutic doses of organic Germanium, there is often a warm, glowing, even a tingling feeling, that has been attributed by Dr. Asai to its oxygenation effect. Individuals suffering from diseases of the circulatory system, such as Raynaud’s disease, which may lead to gangrene and limb amputation, have shown significant improvement to their condition taking organic Germanium.

    3. Organic Germanium is beneficial in treating eye diseases and wounds, especially burns.

    Organic Germanium has been successfully used to treat various eye diseases, including glaucoma, black cataracts, detached retinas, retinal inflammation, and burns. It is not yet known which therapeutic properties of organic Germanium effected these improvements; however, it is a reasonable supposition that the oxygenation effects of organic Germanium contributed to the healing of these conditions.

    4. Organic Germanium, in conjunction with hyperbaric oxygen treatment (66), can bring about significant improvement in cases of multiple sclerosis and other degenerative conditions.

    The naturopath Jan de Vries writes about the beneficial effects of increased oxygenation in treating cases of multiple sclerosis in his book “By Appointment Only” (18). Dr. de Vries actually met Dr. Asai in 1975 (17), and has been using organic Germanium in his practice. He is currently compiling many of his case histories of Germanium treatment in cancer and leukemia, to include in a book. He writes ….“hyperbaric oxygen treatment, in combination with Germanium, can improve the condition of a patient beyond belief… Eyesight often improves when a Multiple Sclerosis patient has hyperbaric oxygen treatment, because good eyesight depends on a good supply of oxygen in the blood”.

    5. The structure of organic Germanium, a crystalline lattice network extensively bonded with negative (-) oxygen ions, is said to actually substitute for oxygen, and to enable the attraction and elimination of acidifying hydrogen ions, which detoxifies the blood.

    In the electron transport scheme during ***oxidative metabolism, ***electrons are transferred along a set of ***electron acceptors, ending up, ultimately with the combination of ***hydrogen and ***oxygen to form water. However, when there is an oxygen deficiency, the loss of electrons can result in the accumulation of positive hydrogen ions, which lead to blood acidification. Ge-132 has negatively charged oxygen ions, which can clear away these hydrogen ions, and thus detoxify the blood.

    6. Organic Germanium’s ability to fascilely transfer electrons permits it to act as an electron sink during oxidative metabolism, thus enhancing the body’s generation of energy without the intake of extra oxygen.

    The electron transport system can be likened to a fire bucket brigade. If there is a shortage of electron acceptors, the entire process can grind to a halt, just as if one person is not in position, the bucket of water cannot get passed to put out the fire. Organic Germanium has been shown to be an excellent electron conductor, and thus can significantly contribute to the efficiency of the entire process of oxidative metabolism, which, ultimately generates energy for the body.

    Organic Germanium Is An Antioxidant

    1. Organic Germanium (Ge-132) protects against the accumulation of amyloid, a free-radical oxidative endproduct, in mice (98).

    A disease called amyloidosis results from an imbalance in the process of protein breakdown, resulting in the accumulation of amyloid. Amyloidosis may be associated with chronic inflammatory diseases, immune amyloidosis with plasma cell disorders, localized amyloid deposition in neuroendocrine organs, or congenital deficiency of enzymes which break down amyloid precursors. Reports in the clinical literature report that amyloidosis can be induced by immunosuppressive agents. In a laboratory study in Japan, organic Germanium significantly inhibited (50% of the untreated group) the induction of amyloidosis in mice. The mechanisms of this suppression remain to be elucidated.

    2. Organic Germanium (Ge-132) protects cystein, a sulfhydryl amino acid, from becoming oxidized in solution (105).

    Cystein is a sulfur-containing amino acid. Solutions of cysteine have been found to have favourable effects upon eye conditions, notably corneal ulcers, corneal burns and sicca syndrome. However, water solutions of cysteine are rather rapidly oxidized to form an insoluble product, necessitating the constant preparation of new solutions. Germanium was found to stabilize solutions of cysteine and inhibit its oxidation; preparations remained water soluble for up to one week. This demonstrates one therapeutic application of Germanium’s anti-oxidant properties.

    3. Organic Germanium (Sanumgerman) has significant activating effects upon superoxide dismutase (SOD) and glutathione-related enzyme systems in rats (38). The dose-related dynamics of activation are different for the two enzyme systems.

    Several doctoral dissertations from the Institute of Physiological Chemistry in Hanover (23) deal with the effects of organic Germanium compounds (Sanumgerman and variants of the formulation) upon glutathione-related enzyme systems as well as superoxide dismutase in rats. These results are herein consolidated:

    i. Cytoplasmic and microsomal glutathione-S-transferase were activated.

    ii. Glutathione peroxidases (GSH-Px) were activated, the concentration of reduced glutathione (GSH) increased, whereas total glutathione (TG) levels were affected according to the particular organic ligand of Germanium used.

    iii. Activation of superoxide dismutase (SOD) activity was biphasic, dose-dependent, as well as affected by the particular type of Germanium organic ligand used.

    iv. Catalase activity of liver mitochondria and peroxisomes is modulated according to dose and Germanium substance used.

    The ability of organic Germanium to ***modulate the activities of known anti-oxidants Glutathione (GSH), superoxide dismutase (SOD) and possibly catalase, provides solid evidence of organic Germanium’s anti-oxidant properties.

    Can Structure Be The Key?

    Central to organic Germanium’s oxidizing and anti-oxidant properties lie in its structure, which is noted in Chapter 2, is a crystalline lattice network, extensively oxygen bonded. Germanium has 4 electrons, three of which, in Ge-132, are bonded to oxygen, the other being a free radical, able to interact in diverse reactions, which has implications for properties in addition to oxygen modulating, including protection from radiation and analgesia. Sanumgerman (Germanium citrate lactate), has a different structure, but similar oxygen-enriching properties and rigorously documented anti-oxidant effects. Therefore, it may be this ***electronic fascileness which enables organic Germanium to give and take so freely, electronically speaking, which is central to its oxygenation and antioxidant properties.

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    Chapter 5:

    Protection From Heavy Metal And Radiation Poisoning


    The Hazards Of Being Alive Today

    The least expected and hence the most insidious dangers to life come on silent wings – in the air we breathe, the water we drink and the food we eat. When we are in a car crash or explosion, at least we know where the the broken limbs or burns were sustained. However, silent deadly killers like heavy metals (mercury, lead, cadmium) and radiation (atmospheric fallout, industrial waste, medical and dental procedures), exert a cumulative toxicity upon living organisms.

    Thanks to considerable pressure exerted by environmental groups upon governmental bodies, there has been a growing awareness in all sectors of society of the dangers to life and health caused by heavy metal and radioactive contamination. The pollutants are myriad in numbers – carcinogenic organic chemicals, acid-rain causing fuel stacks, teratogenic (causing deformities to embryos) chemicals in the plastics industry, leaching of phosphates from fertilizer application, lead from automobile exhausts, mercury in fish and algae, radioactive fallout from Chernobyl, to name but a very few.

    The industrial workplace can be exceedingly hazardous in many occupations – coal and asbestos mining, chemistry laboratories, dental practices and nuclear medicine departments. Awareness of the dangers of these substances has led to greater safety precautions – the wearing of gas masks, lead aprons, clinical monitoring of blood and urine. However, it would be naive to think that we can escape these silent but lethal poisons anywhere on this industrialized planet. Simply being alive and breathing, we are inevitably exposed to numerous toxic substances.

    The Dangers Of Heavy Metal Poisoning

    One of the most lethal poisons known is mercury, which is put into our mouths as dental amalgam for fillings (97,119) and is found in common household products, such as thermometers and batteries. Some of the the toxic effects caused by mercury poisoning include headaches, limb tremors, tingling, depression, heart and other organ problems, which sometimes appear decades after exposure to the poisonous substance. Lead, also a lethal poison ever-present in paints, pipes, automobile and industrial exhausts, has been insinuated as a factor in the decline of the Roman Empire, and more recently, as a source of poisoning of slaves and slave owners in sugar plantations in the Caribbean. Cadmium, also found in batteries, is yet another toxic heavy metal.Heavy metals, such as mercury, lead and cadmium, are not easily discharged from the body – they linger and accumulate while exerting their toxic effects.

    No Safe Limit Of Radiation

    The threat posed to our very existence by radiation is widely known and reported; fear of nuclear war is considered to be a major factor in the psychological profile of a signficant number of young people alive today. Yet, leaving aside the gross dangers posed by threat of nuclear war, or the melt down of a nuclear power plant, there are still the exposures that result from simply living in today’s world – atmospheric fallout, medical and dental procedures, and industrial uses of radioactive products, such as the irradiation of food to prolong its shelf-life (112).

    Recently, a programme aired on British television documented the radioactive contamination of drinking water in the Southeast, including London region, by Amersham, a manufacturer of radioactive isotopes for medical and research purposes. Once radioactivity, or any other poison, gets into the atmosphere, the water or the earth, it enters the food chain, and affects a myriad of organisms, including microbes, insects, plant life, animals and humans. Radioactivity decays; however, some isotopes have half lives of hundreds of years or longer, contaminating a site for many generations.

    There have been standards established by the International Commission on Radiological Protection (ICRP) of a so-called “acceptable” dose of radiation exposure. In 1957 this was set at 5 rem per year for a worker or 0.5 rem for a member of the general public. Also, dose levels for each organ part of the body have been established. Since that time, it has been realized that this is an unacceptable level of risk, and that “acceptable” doses should be below 1 rem. These risk levels have been calculated on a probability that 1 in 10,000 workers will die each year, or that over a lifetime, 1 in 200 workers will die from an radiation-related accident at work. These risks do not take into account non-fatal damage such as cancer, damage to developing foetuses and the general debilitating effects of exposure to radiation. It is a generally accepted working premise by most informed researchers that there is no risk free dose of radiation; we just may not be able to quantify the damage which occurs over an extended period of exposure to radiation (112).

    Awareness And Personal Commitment

    What can be done to maintain optimum health is to minimize, as far as is practically possible, our exposure to industrial toxins and atmospheric pollutants, by carefully choosing where we live, refusing to permit aerial spraying of toxic substances such as insecticides, the building of polluting power-generating stations and by taking measures which enhance the body’s natural mechanisms for dealing with poisons – the immune system, anti-oxidants and other natural detoxifiers found in various herbs, seaweeds and minerals (16).

    Japan – Natural Choice For Mercury And Radiation Research

    Organic Germanium was first developed and tested in Japan, where the first atomic bomb was exploded at Hiroshima, and where thousands of people suffered the hideous effects of eating fish poisoned with mercury, a disease called Minamata disease. Out of the horrors and misery of radiation and mercury poisoning has come awareness and, hopefully, more alertness to the consequences of our actions upon our environment. For example, when I was a graduate student, the best methods available for analysing the structure of nucleic acids was ***electrophoresis with ***methyl mercury. Because of the known toxicity of methyl mercury, and indeed, most of the other chemicals we were using, great attention was paid to safety measures to prevent exposure to such substances. However, great vigilance is required to safeguard our health. It was because of the shocking reports from the Minamata sufferers in the Japanese population that Dr. Asai undertook some research into organic Germanium’s effects upon mercury in the body.

    Organic Germanium Captures And Discharges Mercury (2)

    In one experiment, mercury chloride was intravenously injected into a rat and induced the formation of a calcareous deposit in the cortex and medulla regions of the kidney. After ten days’ treatment with organic Germanium, most of the calcareous deposits had disappeared, and within a further twenty days, no trace of calcium could be observed. Dead cells were found to be dispersed, in the tissue interstices. After thirty days of organic Germanium treatment, the dead cells had been replaced by healthy cells.

    Another experiment, again in rats, described how the administration of organic Germanium at the same time as mercury protected against the development of any toxic symptoms, thus apparently preventing mercury poisoning.

    Similar types of experiments were also performed using cadmium, another heavy metal toxin, which indicated that organic Germanium could discharge this poison from the body.

    How Organic Germanium Discharges Heavy Metals

    The toxicity from mercury is thought to arise from the interaction of mercury with free organic radicals, causing electromagnetic disturbances, affecting cells and organs possibly quite distanct from the port of entry (97). The most effective way of avoiding mercury poisoning is to prevent its accumulation, through discharging. Dr. Asai has theorized how organic Germanium may accomplish this – again, through the unique structure of this molecule.

    “The organic Germanium compound has a cubic structure with three negative (-) oxygen ions around Germanium. The negative oxygen ions are at the base of the cubic triangle. Two cubic triangles whose bases face each other make a molecule. (See diagram). Any heavy metal accumulated in a living body is in a state of positive (+) ions which would jump into and be trapped in the mesh structure of the negatively-charged oxygen ions of the organic Germanium compound taken into the body.”

    This would explain organic Germanium’s apparently beneficial effect of “capturing” other heavy metals, such as cadmium. Although there are no published data on Sanumgerman or Spirogermanium’s application in this regard, since they also have lattice structures, extensively oxygen bonded, it could be predicted they would act in a similar way. Other trace minerals such as selenium have been shown to enhance the discharge of heavy metals; however the mechanisms may be quite distinct. This is certainly an area open to research, not only for mercury, but for lead, cadmium and other toxic heavy metals.

    Organic Germanium: Antimutagen Against Radiation & Chemicals

    Japanese researchers Kado et al have published the results of microbial genetic research documenting Germanium’s potent ability to protect bacterial cells from mutation due to gamma irradiation and to a known chemical mutagen Trp-P-2 (3-amino-1-methyl-5H-pyrido(4.3-b)indole). In carefully controlled experiments subject to rigorous controls, Ge-132 was shown to reduce mutations in E. coli due to gamma radiation by twenty-fold (73). In a discussion of the possible mechanisms for this antimutagencity, it was suggested that Ge-132 may improve the fidelity, during DNA synthesis, of DNA polymerase III, a DNA-replicating enzyme. This has been shown to be the case with cobaltous antimutagen. Germanium oxide was shown to reduce the mutation rate in Salmonella typhimurium induced by Trp-P-2, by 40-67 fold (45). The mechanism for this mutation protection was also suggested to occur through amplifying the fidelity of DNA repair systems of the cell, not resident on a plasmid (extrachromosomal DNA).

    These experiments at the molecular level offer solid evidence of organic and inorganic Germanium’s ability to significantly protect against genetic mutations from gamma radiation and a known chemical mutagen.

    Organic Germanium Protects Against Radiation Damage In Humans

    The administration of Spirogermanium to rats induces the production of radiation resistant (2000 Rad) T suppressor cells, as described in Chapter . Administration of organic Germanium to patients undergoing radiation therapy for cancer offers protection against radiation-induced killing of white and red blood cells. What is needed most to fight cancer is a strong immune system; chemotherapy and radiation therapy are often toxic to “normal” and cancerous cells alike, thereby wiping out the white cells of the immune cells, leaving the patient extremely vulnerable to infection. The ability to irradiate and kill cancer cells while leaving the immune system intact would offer a significant advantage to any cancer patient, and would provide a magnificent example of using holistic and allopathic medicine in a complementary manner for the optimum health of the patient.

    An excerpted case history illustrating the radiation-protecting effects of organic Germanium follows, summarized from Dr. Asai’s book (2):

    The patient, male, age not disclosed, had suffered amputation of the lower left leg, due to a cartilage tumour in the left heel. Several years later, due to the development of a cartilagenous tumour in the right lung, a lobectomy of the middle and lower lobes of the lung was performed. However, a thumb-sized tumour had started to develop in the remaining portion of the lung.

    The man then started to avail himself of various natural medicine therapies – herbs, cold and hot stimulation therapy, Demiger therapy, fasting, photo-therapy, finger-pressure therapy, electric vibrator and a strict macrobiotic diet. He then tried ozone therapy, acupuncture and vacuum blood purification therapy, but the tumour continued to grow.

    At this point the man began taking organic Germanium – 120 ml liquid solution and 200 mg powder per day. At the advice of the doctors of the Germanium clinic, cobalt radiation to kill the malignant cells was initiated. A large dose of 1000 mg organic Germanium was administered to reduce the damaging effects of the radiation.

    During 47 almost consecutive daily cobalt radiation treatments, the man’s physical strength and growing appetite was sustained. There were hardly any changes to the blood data as is shown in the following table:

    Blood Data Before And After Cobalt Radiation

    Start

    After 47th Radiation

    White blood cells

    3,100

    3,000

    Red clood cells

    507

    513

    Blood platelets

    10.2

    9.6

    T.P.

    7.4

    7.4

    A/G

    1.5

    1.55

    GOT

    37

    35

    GPT

    28

    30

    During the angiographic examination, the man experienced no pain, in sharp contrast to an agonizing experience two years earlier. A tumour, weighing about 2 kilograms was removed. Following the operation, the man’s appearance was much improved upon from the previous surgery. He began to eat solid foods on the third day, to walk on the fourth. The stitches were removed on the 10th day and he returned home on the 18th day. He then returned to field work as a farmer.

    How Does Organic Germanium Protect Against Radiation Damage?

    The precise mechanisms describing how organic Germanium can protect human cells from radiation damage have not been elucidated. However, Dr. Asai, in his book “Organic Germanium Miracle Cure”, referred to data indicated that “atoms of organic Germanium securely fasten to red blood cells and shelter the cells from oncoming electrons by diverting them around the atom”.

    In the absence of further data, one could postulate various means by which organic Germanium could have an affinity for blood cells, possibly by electronic attraction. And given Germanium’s extended network shape and its ability to conduct electrons efficiently, the foregoing certainly appears to be a reasonable possibility.

    The above data certainly indicate the lack of destruction of blood cells following a course of cobalt radiation treatment. These data, in conjunction with the Spirogermanium data of the generation of radiation resistant T cells, offer evidence of this protective effect of organic Germanium – one that certainly could be further investigated.

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    Chapter 6:

    Neurotransmitter Modulation & Analgesia


    ***Psychoneuroimmunology –
    The Mind/Body Link

    A profoundly fertile interdisciplinary field of research probes the intimate connections that exist between the mind, the brain, the nervous system and the immune system. The phrase that describes the interaction of the central nervous system and the immune system is “psychoneuroimmunology” (96). Whereas western scientific’s previously simplistic and mechanistic world-view of matter, including the body, would ***dissect and ***describe each individual organ, tissue, and cell and ascribe a specific cause and effect to it, it has become obvious that the chemicals in the body, and the body systems, are inter-related. And, although the interactions of the mind, the nervous system and the immune system cannot be termed simple, the emerging complexity inter-weaves with a rather elegant wholism, in which ***simple molecules are ***modulators and ***effectors in both the ***nervous and the immune system.

    Pain Perception And Response

    This inter-relation of the mind, the body and the immune system is fascinatingly embodied in the phenomenon of pain perception and response. In a simple example, pain is a warning signal conveyed from cells at the site of injury via nerves to the brain. More complex is the ***phenomenon of phantom limb pain, in which pain apparently emanates from an amputated limb. The Gate Theory, proposed by pain expert Ronald Melzack, suggests that there is a certain threshold of pain, influenced by a variety of neuro-physiological and psychological factors,

    Thus, how strongly the pain is felt, and what physical and emotional responses are evoked, are determined by a myriad of parameters, ranging from the context of the situation, our psychological state, and our general physical and mental fitness.

    In life-threatening situations, such as in war, natural disasters such as flood or earthquakes, or traumatic catastrophes such as mine disasters, nuclear accidents or hostage incidents, individuals have been known to become endowed with an almost “superhuman” degree of strength, courage and a seeming ***lack of pain until well after the events when they can afford the luxury of being in pain. There have been many inspiring tales of victims trapped for extended periods of time in seemingly hopeless situations, who have virtually willed their way to survival. The body seems to focus attention on the most life-threatening stimulus – a headache seems to fade when one is knocked on the head.

    Our response to pain can be modified by our moods – somehow, pain feels worse when we are depressed, hopeless, alone and unloved. When we are happy, fulfilled and free from stress, even severe pain can be accepted with equanimity and not lead to a downward spiralling of emotional depression. Pain can be modulated by a variety of mechanisms, including simply distracting the focus of attention and becoming absorbed in something else, by altered states of consciousness achieved through breathing, exercise, meditation and hypnosis.

    Components Of The Nervous System

    The nervous system is a massive network which reaches to almost every part of the body. Within different sites of the brain are control sites for many body functions. The cortex, the outer “grey matter” is the site where vision, hearing, calculations occur. Deeper into the brain is the limbic lobe, site of emotions, such as anger, fear, love, joy, stress. Still deeper is the hypothalamus, interface between the brain and many peripheral regulatory functions. The hypothalamus regulates many of the body’s automatic or autonomic functions which continue whether we are awake or sleeping, such as breathing, digestion, heartbeat. The ***hypothalamus, highly concentrated with neurotransmitters, communication molecules of the nervous system, also sends ***neurohormones to the ***pituitary, which is the body’s ***master gland, which, in response to messages received by the hypothalamus, sends hormones to specific organs throughout the body.

    Chemical Messengers Of The Nervous System

    There are various molecules which act as messengers to facilitate the transmission of information throughout the body. These are termed neuroendocrines, neurotransmitters and neuropeptides. Amino acids, in addition to being the building blocks of protein, are also the precursors to small molecules which modulate the nervous system by acting as neurotransmitters. For example, acetylcholine, which stimulates nervous system function and also immune functions, is a general transmitter between neurons, including nerve endings of skeletal muscle fibres.

    A group of neurotransmitting molecules collectively called catecholamines, includes dopamine, noradrenaline and adrenalin. Deficiencies in ***dopamine have been noted in Parkinson’s disease, leading to ***muscular tremours. Yet another neurotransmitter is serotonin, which is an inhibitory neurotransmitter involved in cognitive functions and sleep cycles. Paradoxically, although ***serotonin exerts calmative effects on the nervous system, it is overall an immuno suppressant. Another group of molecules called ***neuropeptides, include the ***opioid (morphine-like) peptides beta-endorphins and ***enkephalins. These ***peptides, which appear to be the body’s natural pain-relieving molecules, are released by the hypothalamus in response to pain, and can profoundly modulate reactions of the nervous system. Although their immune effects are not yet completely known, it has been shown that ***beta-endorphins increase T-cell proliferation and enkephalins enhance active T-cell rosettes (5).

    Organic Germanium’s Effect Upon Pain

    One of the most widely appearing “anecdotal” report in case histories of patients treated either in Dr. Asai’s Germanium clinic, or with European physicians, is the alleviation of pain with the administration of organic Germanium. This includes terminal cancer victims, sufferers of arthritis, and angina patients. Dr. Asai himself described the virtual absence of pain and the improved sense of well-being associated with cancer surgery with taking large doses of organic Germanium. One man with a cartilagenous tumour of the lung, underwent an angiogram, which previously has been excruciating, without pain.

    Since pain is also subjectively modulated by mood, belief, hope, stress, etc., these reports of lessening of pain, might be attributed to psychological factors rather than organic Germanium. However, recent neuropharmacological data attained through laboratory animal studies, has demonstrated concrete results attesting to organic Germanium’s neuro-modulatory and analgesic properties.

    Organic Germanium’s Modulation Of Neurotransmitters

    The effect of Sanumgerman upon the central nervous system in mice has been investigated (51-52), and has been found to influence both the catecholaminergic and the serotoninergic systems. Sanumgerman reduces levels of noradrenaline and dopamine and inhibits their utilization in the brains of mice, while stimulating serotonin and serotonin-turnover rates. Therefore, overall, Sanumgerman has been found to exert an inhibitory effect upon the catecholaminergic system and a stimulatory effect upon the serotoninergic central system. These actions would explain some of the transient side effects sometimes seen with Spirogermanium, such as lethargy, drowsiness, defective vision. The stimulation of serotonin, which exerts a calming effect, can explain the positive effects of feeling better which are consistently observed with patients taking organic Germanium.

    Organic Germanium’s Analgesic Effect Via Neuropeptides

    Ge-132, administered to rats orally or by intraperitoneal injection, enhanced the effects of morphine analgesia (37); the analgesic action was completely blocked by naloxone, which is a stereospecific opiate antagonist. This suggests that Ge-132 may activate the analgesic system through an opioid receptor in the brain, activate dopaminergic or serotonergic neurons in the analgesic pathway operated by morphine, and release endogenous enkephalins or other neuropeptides.

    Further elucidation of organic Germanium’s analgesic effects by Komuro et al, 1986, showed that derivatives of Ge-132 inhibited the degradation of endogenous opioid peptides (enkephalin-degrading enzymes) (56). In this report, twenty-eight species of Ge-132 derivatives were examined for their inhibitory effects on these enkephalin-degrading enzymes, purified from a number of animal and human organs and tissues. Several derivatives inhibited the activity of dipeptidylcarboxypeptidase from longitudinal muscle tissue, aminopeptidase from human cerebrospinal fluid and dipeptidylaminopeptidase from monkey brain and bovine small intestine longitudinal muscle. This evidence strongly suggests that organic Germanium’s analgesic effect comes about through preventing the degradation of enkephalins, one of the body’s natural class of pain-relieving molecules.

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    Chapter 7:

    Germanium’s Action Against Cancer


    Cancer – A Philosophical Treatise

    We must go back to basics to answer the question “what is cancer?”. We are so conditioned to going into a state of shock at the very mention of the word that we hardly think rationally of just what cancer is. It is, stated very simply, the uncontrolled proliferation of cells. Normally, our immune system can handle foreign cells, toxins, and abnormal, cancerous cells. However, due to a multiplicity of factors, perhaps genetic predisposition, poor diet, toxic environmental attack, recreational abuse, negativity and depression, our “resistance” weakens, abnormal cells multiply and start to spread, somehow oblivious to normal control mechanisms.

    Nowhere is the split between allopathic and holistic medicine more pronounced than in diseases such as cancer. Western science, stuck in the notion “one disease, one cause”, spends billions of dollars in many highly focused races to find a cure for a “dis-ease” of a body. Hence the “search and destroy” methodology of chemotherapy, radiation therapy, radical surgery, all in the sincere desire that to be healed, the cancer must be destroyed.

    A holistic approach to healing considers all factors of the individual: psychological/spiritual, emotional, environmental as well as physical. Where is the cancer? What in that person’s life has caused him to create a cancer in that part of the body? What is the physical and genetic disposition of the person, his parents? What has been his diet? How stressful is his work? Is he fulfilled emotionally and spiritually? Does he exercise?

    Diagnosis and treatment of cancer would ideally utilize, in a cooperative fashion, the most appropriate techniques of modern medicine and/or complementary therapies, with the patient playing an active role in his treatment and healing (9). This type of treatment would use to maximum advantage technological advances of modern medicine as well as the accumulated wisdom of traditional healing practices.

    The approaches used with Germanium in the East and West exemplify almost perfectly the dichotomy between the two healing traditions. On the one hand, the Asai Germanium clinic prescribes organic Germanium, along with a non-acid forming diet and stress counselling for its cancer patients. On the other extreme, North American oncology groups administer Spirogermanium in intravenous drips to cancer patients (117), who have already undergone every other option before being admitted to the Germanium clinical trial.

    Chapter 13 compares and evaluates in detail, the philosophy and practice of each of these approaches, as well as those more in the middle. This chapter summarizes the scientific research which documents organic Germanium as a therapeutic agent in cancer treatment.

    Germanium – Advantages Of Being A Food And A Drug

    There are normally several distinct stages whereby a potential cancer drug is tested before it can be made available. If the substance demonstrates anticancer activity in a number of in vitro (in the test tube) assays, then studies on animals will be conducted. If these studies demonstrate promising results, then experiments and trials will be conducted with actual human cancer patients. Because organic Germanium is a natural substance with virtually no demonstrated toxicity (see chapter on Safety), Germanium is classified as a food supplement and not a drug, which has enabled faster progress in establishing its therapeutic action in humans for many serious illnessess, including cancer. Thus, treatment of human cancer patients over almost two decades has occurred in parallel with the careful scientific studies in animals, establishing its anticancer action, resulting in a wealth of documentation from the human side, as well as laboratory data. There are business and philosophical issues deriving from this question of “food or drug”, which will be addressed in Chapter 12.

    Putting together the cancer research studies of the three organic Germanium compounds, Ge-132, Sanumgerman and Spirogermanium, at the cellular level, in animals and human cancer patients, the evidence for organic Germanium’s anticancer properties is solid and reproducible. This chapter will highlight the research results in these various areas.

    Cellular Level

    1. The Allium test uses actively dividing plant cells to measure the anticancer or oncostatic activity of a potential anticancer substance. Sanumgerman, when analyzed by this procedure, showed the characteristics of an active compound (36,54,62).
    2. Tests with various laboratory cancerous cell lines demonstrated that Spirogermanium significantly inhibited DNA, RNA and protein synthesis of these cancer cells at very low concentrations (88,118).
    3. Further characterization of organic Germanium’s mode of action at the cellular and molecular level, showed that Germanium compounds inhibited viral (HSV-1) replication in vitro and blocked the synthesis of DNA in hepatoma 22A and ovarian cancer cells (39,40,68).

    Animal Studies

    1. Sanumgerman’s antitumour activity with several types of cancers has been documented in mice. In one study, the group of mice which received Sanumgerman had a 20% incidence of tumours, compared to 50% in the control group (13). Also, Sanumgerman administered to mice with carcinoma of the colon survived longer (61). In other studies, Sanumgerman showed positive results against colon, lung and Myeloma type cancers (60).
    2. In studies with rats, Spirogermanium was shown to increase the lifespan by 500% of animals with Walker type carcinoma (115).
    3. Ge-132 has shown significant antitumour activity against a wide spectrum of tumours (53,58,71,101), which has been elegantly shown to be mediated by activation of immune mechanisms, including macrophages, natural killer cells, interferon and T-suppressor cells (see also chapter 3).

    The above-cited animal studies with organic Germanium compounds were conducted by a variety of established scientific groups around the world, in accordance with scientifically accepted protocols, such as those set down by the National Cancer Institute, USA. The results have been published in learned refereed scientific journals, attesting to the fact that the methodology and data analysis were subjected to controls associated with scientific metholody. Although this in itself is no guarantee of a substance’s efficacy in humans, it does attest to the fact that organic Germanium compounds demonstrate significant anticancer activity in laboratory animals infected with a wide range of different cancers.

    Human Cancer Patients

    Clinical Trials

    1. Clinical trials on lung cancer showed a statistically significant effect of Ge-132 upon life prolongation, tumour regression and overall improvement in performance status and immunological parameters. A double-blind controlled study for unresectable lung cancer was commenced in 1980 (71). The patients were divided into classes, depending on the type of cancer. The treatments consisted either of chemotherapy plus Ge-132, or chemotherapy plus a placebo, administered double-blind, meaning that neither the patient nor the doctor knew whether the individual was receiving Germanium or the placebo. Interim results to date revealed a significant difference between the placebo and Ge-132 in the proportion of partial and complete responses to treatment with organic Germanium.
    2. A technical document issued by the Asai Germanium Research Institute, compiles clinical and research data on the pharmacological, immunological and toxicological properties of Ge-132 (30). The long list of studies, trials and investigators in the Appendix attests to the intense research activity ongoing in Japan, to “evaluate strictly the therapeutic efficacy of Ge-132”.
    3. A clinical study of Sanumgerman’s effectiveness against ovarian malignancy was conducted with 6 women, aged 44-64, who had been operated for malignant tumours of the ovaries and uterus (85). The well-being of all these patients improved considerably, and they experienced considerable relief from pain. The remarkable analgesic (pain-relieving) properties of organic Germanium are reviewed in chapter . In five out of the six women, there was no exudate formation in the abdominal or inner pelvic cavity; a slight exudate was observed in the sixth woman.
    4. A Phase I clinical trial was conducted with 35 patients with a variety of cancers, with intravenously administered Spirogermanium (88,89). This trial was conducted in order to define a tolerated dosage and to determine anticancer activity. Several of the patients experienced mild and transient side effects such as dizziness which were all resolved within a few minutes to several hours. There was no evidence of cumulative toxicity, nor of bone marrow depression. One patient showed a partial response in the palpable lymph nodes for 2 months.
    5. A Phase II trial for patients with lymphoma-proliferative disease (non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and Hodgkin’s disease) was conducted with Spirogermanium. Out of 17 patients, 5 (30%) demonstrated an objective response, including 2 complete responses. No hematological toxicity was observed (88).

    Excerpted Case Histories

    1. Reduction in the size of a splenic tumour was achieved after 3 week’s Sanumgerman, orally administered to a 62 year old woman with myeloproliferate syndrome (55).
    2. An 18-year old male with embryonal cancer of the testicles and lung filae, undergoing a variety of therapeutic regimes, including Sanumgerman, recovered, with no metastases up to the present (1985) (85).
    3. A 55 year old woman who had been operated on for Sigmcarcinoma, developed metastases in the stomach, kidney, mesenterium and liver. Following cytostatic (chemo) therapy, she received Sanumgerman treatment. Dark-field analysis of her red blood picture was closely monitored. After 3 months of treatment with Sanumgerman, there was a significant decrease in erythrombic development, with considerable improvement in cell respiration. Four years after the operation, there was NO trace of liver metastases, although the size of the tumour and lymphatic ganglion slightly increased (77).
    4. A 78 year old male with colon cancer and liver metastases was operated on in 1978 and again in 1979. Liver metastases were discovered in 1982, upon which biological therapy, a strict cancer diet and Sanumgerman therapy was initiated. After 1 year, there were no metastases in a clinical examination, which was the same situation a further 3 years later (120).
    5. A 54 year old man with a large bean-size cancerous growth on the right lung, after taking anticancer drugs lost his appetite and was losing his strength. Five weeks after taking 500 mg daily Ge-132, X-rays showed absolutely no trace of cancer, the dry cough had disappeared and his overall condition improved to his former state of good health (2).

    These few case histories represented a small fraction of the “anecdotal” evidence that has accumulated, attesting to organic Germanium’s therapeutic effectiveness in treating cancer. Not all cancer patients receiving organic Germanium have been cured; minimal therapeutic effect has been noted in several clinical trials with intravenously administered Spirogermanium. As is discussed in in Chapter 13, this may in part reflect the trial selection and administration procedures.

    However almost invariably a general overall improvement in the quality of life occurs, due in large part to organic Germanium’s ability to relieve pain. Anecdotal case histories are not considered by scientists to be proof of a substance’s efficacy, because it cannot be rigorously proved that the patient was cured by the particular substance in question. Greater agreement about methodology in clinical testing must occur if an integration between western science and holistic medicine can occur. Holistic medicine takes as a given that the true healer is the individual himself, who, in taking whatever treatment he does, is enabling his body’s own healing powers to restore him to health. Combining scientific rigour with holistic compassion will increase an individual’s course of therapeutic progress.

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    Chapter 8:

    Germanium And Arthritis


    Arthritis The Enigma

    Recently, a programme in the BBC series “Wider Horizons” compiled a compelling documentary of the search for the cause and ultimately a cure for one of the most debilitating diseases, rheumatoid arthritis. It included archeological data from skeletal remains to make the point that this form of arthritis was unknown until comparatively modern times which implicates factors of our present civilization in this disease. The course of this tale took us through searches for a bacteriological and viral agent, psychological, dietary and environmental contributors, as well as malfunctioning genes, all the while poignantly demonstrating our pitiful inability to offer sustained relief for the millions of arthritis sufferers. Maniacal excitement first generated by the “miracle cure” cortisone eventually gave way to despair, as the severe side effects of steroids became manifest. Today, treatment for arthritis is still empirical at best, with patients having to cope, day by day, with the painful effects of this illness.

    Arthritis is a disease of the immune system, commonly referred to as an “autoimmune” disorder. The synovium, the membrane surrounding a joint, becomes inflamed, resulting in a buildup of lymphoid cells, resulting in the degeneration of bone, cartilage, ligaments and tendons. Some agent, perhaps the Epstein-Barr virus, may trigger the initial joint inflammation, resulting in the production of antibodies. Now this is where the gene factor comes in. The product of a congenitally defective gene then alters this antibody so that it is recognized as foreign to the body. The immune system then mounts a massive defense against this factor. This immune response gone awry results in the painful swelling and inflammation characterized by arthritis. Due to the autoimmune characteristics of rheumatoid arthritis, immunosuppressive measures usually help to alleviate the pain, although sometimes with drastic effects. Interestingly, doctors have long observed that during pregnancy, women’s arthritis often subsides, presumably due to immunosuppressive factors that may be involved in preventing her body from “rejecting” that of her foetus.

    Metals have been used since the 1920’s to treat rheumatoid arthritis. These include gold, platinum, ruthenium and metallocene. Organic Germanium has been used in animal and human clinical studies. In addition to the encouraging results emerging is a growing understanding of the mechanisms underlying the success of organic Germanium. Thus, again, scientific progress has proceeded synchronously with holistic use, with the result that we have some insight into how Germanium works.

    Animal Studies Point Out Immune Parameters Of Germanium

    The immunology group of Smith Kline and French Laboratories, directed by Michael DiMartino, has been conducting studies to evaluate the anticancer and antiarthritic properties of Spirogermanium (21). The arthritis studies have used rats, in which arthritis is experimentally induced by a single injection of a bacterium (Mycobacterium butyricum) into the left hindpaw footpad of male rats. The primary lesion is the inflammation induced in the injected leg; the secondary lesion is the inflammation in the noninjected leg 16 days later. The results are as follows:

    1. The development of both primary and secondary lesions isinhibited (17% and 27%, respectively), by oral administration of Spirogermanium.
    2. Spirogermanium administered during a 27 day period, significantly suppressed hindleg lesions on established hindleg inflammation. Furthermore, the injected hindleg lesions remained significantly suppressed for the 17 days following the drug treatment. The non-injected inflammation tended to increase in the postdrug period.
    3. Spirogermanium restored enhanced levels of IL-1 to normal levels. IL-1, present in the synovial fluid of patients with chronic inflammation, is a product of activated macrophages involved in immunoregulation and the stimulation of synovial cells to produce collagenase and prostaglandins.
    4. Spirogermanium can induce or enhance suppressor cell activity in vivo in both nonarthritic as well as arthritic rats. These induced suppressor cells are radiation resistant (4). Defective suppressor cell activity has been implicated in the pathogenesis of autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis.

    These studies suggest mechanisms to explain organic Germanium’s antiarthritic activity. First of all,organic Germanium may work on arthritis through modulating macrophage functions, which are involved in inflammation and immunoregulation. The inhibition of macrophage functions could interfere with antigen presentation to helper T-cells which could lead to the induction of suppressor cells. Also, the inhibition of IL-1 production in the inflamed joint could result in the reduction of local inflammation and tissue destruction.

    Clinical Trials

    Seventeen patients with rheumatoid arthritis were treated with either Ge-132 alone or with small doses (under 5 mg per day) of prednisone (1). Immune parameters were monitored, including circulating lymphocytes, T and B lymphocytes, natural killer (NK) cell activity, interferon and antibody dependent cell mediated cytotoxicity (ADCC). The results of this study were as follows:

    1. Clinical improvement of joint pains and morning stiffness were observed in fourteen out of seventeen patients.
    2. Ge-132 treatment normalized reduced T lymphocytes, ADCC, NK cell activity as well as interferon activity.

    The conclusions reached in this study were that “Ge-132 is useful in …rheumatic disorders as an immunomodulator of immunosuppressive treatment”.

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    Chapter 9:

    Germanium – Wholeness Imparted In Mental Illness


    Each human organism represents a sum total of genetic, physical, spiritual and environmental potential; every individual is a unique expression of life. The tremendous explosion of knowledge over the past few decades in the fields of psychology, neurochemistry, physiology and immunology has revealed what sages have been saying for millenia, and which modern physics corroborates – that every particle of matter, every cell, every system, is intrinsically connected to every other bit of matter. The body’s functioning, which includes our physical and mental state of health, is intricately influenced by thoughts of the mind, emotions and a complex chemical transmitter network of the brain, endocrine and immune systems. In fact, mystics and now physicists and neuro-physiologists also say that the world as we perceive it is illusory, that we are dreaming, and that all that is needed to wake up is a shift in awareness or perception. It becomes difficult to define mental illness, when so many components contribute to our actions.

    The behaviours we adopt, although sometimes bizarre and self-destructive or violent, can often be understood from an archetypal psychological perspective (6). We harbour illusions of who we are, preferring to acknowledge the “light”, the good, the strong, the nice, the unselfish. We are repelled, refuse to or are unwilling to admit to, experience, and own the “shadow”, the bad, the vulnerable, the anger, the jealousy, all the “nasty” elements that are also part of the human psyche. To protect ourselves from painful or traumatic experiences, we may defensively fabricate an artificial shield around our darker feelings and impulses. We may become polite, good and compliant to authority, rather than expressing our anger, resentment or jealousy. However, for every action there is an opposite reaction, or stated another way, we harbour a memory for every thought, feeling or action that we experience.

    Sometimes these memories become locked in the body. We become “uptight” with a stiff neck, back and posture. Or we develop stomach ulcers from anxiety, or we have a heart attack from compulsive competitiveness and stress, or get cancer from an internal judgment of our unworthiness to be alive. The mediabombards us with stories of people who suddenly go beserk and kill innocent people in a rampage. If we are truly honest with ourselves, and ask “could I ever do such a thing”, the answer probably emerges that under conditions of incredible stress, there is probably a trigger in all of us that could do unspeakable things. Witness the atrocities of our civilization – biblical wars, Ghengis Khan, Julius Caesar, Napoleon, Stalin, Hitler, Viet Nam, etc.

    Often we develop unconscious, ritualistic forms of behaviour which we cannot control – we overeat, vomit, become addicted to tobacco, alcohol, promiscuity, fear commitment and intimacy, become chronically depressed, or even develop and live in a fantasy world of our own creation (116). These types of behaviour, which we all exhibit to greater or lesser degrees, are certainly reflections of a less than balanced mental state, but the steps necessary for restoration will probably involve changes in all aspects of our life – the food we eat, our psychological conditioning, physical care of our body, as well as any “treatment” rendered by a health practitioner.

    Mental illness is, therefore, not an isolated condition caused by a single factor. It is the manifestation of disturbances to the entire organism which can be due to many factors, such as genetic, biochemical, nutritional, psychological, etc. Therefore, approaches to these conditions must be multi-faceted, and aimed as restoring balance. However, not all “mental” conditions require complex or esoteric techniques for dramatic improvement. In recent decades, extensive research has revealed biochemical and nutritional connections in various mental disorders, namely depression and schizophrenia (81).

    For example, excessive copper levels in the body, derived perhaps from water passing through copper pipes, copper cooking utensils, the contraceptive pill, Vitamin C or B3 deficiency, can induce paranoia and hallucinations. Many depressed and schizophrenic people, severely deficient in zinc and Vitamin B6, experience a multitude of symptoms including blinding headaches, nervous exhaustion, hypersensitivity to normal daylight and nausea. Autistic children respond well to zinc and Vitamin B6 therapy, and skin infections such as acne, eczema and herpes may also improve. Cerebral allergies, a possible cause of some types of schizophrenia, respond to methionine (an amino acid), calcium, zinc, manganese, B6 and Vitamin C (81). Mood swings can be caused by allergies to common foods like wheat and to imbalances in blood sugar levels, which can be alleviated through nutritional means. It is, in all likelihood probable that many forms of destructive and violent behaviour may have a nutritional and biochemical basis.

    Organic Germanium has been successfully used to treat chronic psychosis, depression and epilepsy, and several case histories from the Asai Research Clinic follow (2).

    1. A 15-year old girl, diagnosed as being schizophrenic, became autistic, started to distrust everything and began to be absent from school. After one month of taking organic Germanium, her menstrual pains disappeared, her facial expression brightened, and her personality became cheerful. She returned to school after one year’s absence.
    2. A 27-year old female suffered from depressive psychosis following an appendectomy. Her eyes appeared vacant, were full of tears. Within 2 days of taking 80 mg organic Germanium per day, her eyes became alert. Two days later her complexion returned to normal and hardly any speech impediment remained. Ten days later she sat for her annual university examination. After 25 days, treatment was discontinued. There have been no recurrence of symptoms seven years later.
    3. A 38 year old male experienced a second seizure of depressive psychosis. His eyes appeared vacant, and he did not speak; he had been taking the drug Tofranil. He took 100 mg. organic Germanium twice per day. After one week, his eyes appeared brighter, although he still complained of lethargy. He reduced the Tofranil dosage to a half. Two weeks later, his eyes had returned to almost normal, and after another month he returned to work. He continued to take organic Germanium for almost one year. No recurrence of symptoms has been observed for three years.
    4. A 58-year old woman had repeated periods of depressive psychosis at six monthly intervals, initially lasting for up to three months and becoming progressively worse, culminating in her attempted suicide. Within two to three days after beginning taking 10 mg organic Germanium twice per day, her persistent insomnia lifted, and the symptoms of depressive psychosis virtually vanished. She continued to take organic Germanium for three years. Over the last eight years (at time of writing), no recurrence of symptoms had been observed.
    5. This 69-year old woman had a 30-year history of depressive psychosis, seasonally coinciding with cold weather. She begain to take 70 mg organic Germanium twice per day. After three years of no symptoms, she discontinued organic Germanium treatment. Following a cataract operation, she experienced a relapse into her former symptoms, and resumed organic Germanium about five months later. She improved soon, was able to sleep through the night and experiences good health today.”

    The physiological and biochemical basis of how organic Germanium acts to effect improvement in these various disorders has not been rigorously established. However, a careful appraisal of organic Germanium’s properties provides reasonable grounds toinfer why this substance can be so effective for “mental” illness.

    1. First, and perhaps, foremost, is organic Germanium’s oxygen enriching effect (see also Chapter 4). Oxygen is absolutely vital for life, and brain cells, deprived of oxygen for only three minutes, will die. The effect of increasing the brain’s oxygen supply in itself is probably a great factor in organic Germanium’s therapeutic effects upon “mental” disorders.
    2. Organic Germanium is also a powerful anti-oxidant (see also Chapter 4), which enables this substance to neutralize toxic free radical species, which helps to prevent peroxidation damage to lipid membranes and has a cleansing effect on the blood quality. This over-all purification effect, with the elimination of toxins, would certainly improve many so-called “mental” disorders.
    3. Organic Germanium’s ability to capture and discharge heavy metals (see also Chapter 5), such as mercury and cadmium, which have known severe neurological effects provides another explanation for this trace mineral’s salutory effect in improving mental illnesses.
    4. Another presumably major contributory factor is organic Germanium’s immuno-enhancing properties (see also Chapter 3). The immune system, as we have seen, is actually a complex web of organs and hormones distributed all over the body. The enhancement of immune functions – interferon, natural killer cells, macrophages and T-suppressor cells would have a profound influence on many other biochemical and neurochemical chemicals, which would also be positively and naturally affected, since it is the body’s own natural immune mechanisms that have been stimulated.
      Because of organic Germanium’s therapeutic properties which seem to act at a fundamental life-enhancing level, it has been useful in treating autoimmune illnesses which also demonstrate psychiatric symptomology, such as lupus erythematosis, and possibly AIDS. Improved hormonal and immune function would certainly have a positive effect on an individual’s mental health and behaviour.

    Much remains to be learned about organic Germanium’s metabolism, biochemistry and indeed, its essentiality to the body. Detailed nutritional research into organic Germanium’s connection, on its own and in combination with other nutrients, with “mental” illness could reveal even more therapeutic aspects of this trace element.

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    Chapter 10:

    Therapeutic Effects On Other Conditions


    Can Germanium “Cure” Every Illness?

    The clinical literature contains case histories in which organic Germanium has been therapeutically successful in treating a wide range of illnesses and conditions. This literature spans reports from the Asai Germanium Clinic in Japan, clinical practitioners throughout Europe, and scientists and clinicians in the US.

    Within the scientific and medical tradition, case histories are regarded as anecdotal evidence of a substance’s efficacy, due to the lack of a controlled study, and therefore an inability to rigorously ascertain that the particular substance in question was responsible for the patient’s improvement. Although rigorous, controlled studies are invaluable and perhaps indispensable in determining the therapeutic value of a substance, there is little sense in ignoring the information obtained from case studies, which can often provide the basis for more detailed research in an area.

    Because of the relatively recent discovery of organic Germanium as a therapeutic agent, and the major research emphasis upon its cancer-healing attributes, information for many of its other therapeutic effects is still primarily contained in laboratory research and clinic case studies, which still constitute preliminary evidence. However, at this time, controlled clinical trials are ongoing in Japan for many types of illnesses, which hopefully can more fully document organic Germanium’s effects on other conditions.

    In view of organic Germanium’s action at a fundamental body level which acts to restore homeostasis by a variety of health-enhancing effects – oxygenation, immune modulation, free radical scavenging – it is not surprising that this trace element can exert such a powerful effect in so many serious conditions. This chapter highlights Germanium’s efficacy in treating a variety of conditions not already covered in this book.

    Antifungal And Antimicrobial Activity

    Organogermanium compounds, particularly trialkylgermanium acetates have demonstrated significant antifungal and antimicrobial activity in research studies (95). Bacteria which were inhibited by organic Germanium included Streptococcus lactis and Mycobacterium phlei.

    At fairly low concentrations (100 ug/ml), organic Germanium inhibited growth of a variety of fungi, including Candida albicans, the proliferative yeast organism which can cause thrush. Yeast infections often follow courses of antibiotic treatment, due to the disruption of the body’s microbial flora balance, and systemic yeast infections often occur in AIDS patients. The application of non-toxic organic Germanium as an antifungal agent would present a most promising therapeutic alternative to drugs such as nystatin, which are not always effective.
    The basis of this antimicrobial and antifungal activity is most likely organic Germanium’s oxygenation properties. Yeast organisms thrive in low oxygen (anaerobic) environments and are killed by oxygen. Organic Germanium augments metabolic oxygen levels which discourages the growth of pathogenic fungal organisms such as Candida.

    Malaria

    Malaria, a disease caused by various strains of the protozoan Plasmodium and transmitted by the Anopheles mosquito, has plagued huge areas of the world, including Africa, South America and the Asian continent. The symptoms of malaria involve sweats, fever and delirium, which correlate with the timing of each release of a new generation of parasites in the victim’s bloodstream. The massive spraying of mosquito breeding grounds during the 1950’s with DDT and other insecticides did temporarily appear to have “eradicated” malaria. However, the development of resistant strains of the parasite to these various chemicals has resulted in the re-emergence of malaria throughout the world. Developing a vaccine has proved to be a tricky problem, due to the parasite’s successful strategy of evading the body’s immune system. The traditional anti-malarial drug is chloroquine; however the parasite has developed resistance to this chemical.

    A paper published in 1983 by Mrema et al in the International J. Clin. Pharmacol. Ther. and Tox (74) documented the antimalarial activity of Spirogermanium. The abstract from this paper is herein excerpted:

    “Spirogermanium…..has revealed significant in vitro activity against chloroquine-resistant (FCB,FTA,FVO) and sensitive (FSL, FUI, FH) strains of Plasmodium falciparum. Inhibition of the growth and maturation of parasites after 36-h exposures to Spirogermanium started at concentrations ranging from 2.48 to 9.9 nM/ml. These concentrations appear to be within the range of Spirogermanium plasma levels reported in clinical studies with this drug. Since its clinical toxicities are unusually low in comparison with other anticancer drugs, our results on its in vitro activity against Plasmodium falciparum indicate Spirogermanium is an antimalarial drug of entirely novel structure, active in resistant strains.”

    The rights to Spirogermanium are owned by a New Jersey based company, Unimed, who are continuing research of Spirogermanium in several areas, including tropical medicine. There have been no other reports in the published literature about organic Germanium’s therapeutic effects in malaria since the above-quoted study. In view of the devastating impact, worldwide, of malaria, developing a non-toxic and effective anti-malarial drug is an area certainly deserving thorough study and research.

    Senile Osteoporosis

    Senile osteoporosis, shrinking of the total bone mass, ischaracterized by bone fragility and increased incidence of fracture. Bone is composed essentially of collagen, calcium and phosphate and is in a dynamic state of constant resorption and formation. Bone mass is positively correlated with blood levels of the hormones estradiol testosterone and active cholecalciferol (previously called vitamin D3)and inversely related to levels of parathyroidhormone (PTH).

    A 12 month study of patients with senile osteoporosis was conducted at Tokyo University, using a bone mineral analyzer to determine bone mineral content (71). Bone mass decreased in the control group of patients, while with those individuals given 1500 mg Ge-132 daily, bone mass increased with significant differences seen in 1 to 3 months from the start of taking Ge-132. The researchers considered that Ge-132 prevents bone mass decrease with aging. Usually, serum levels of PTH are high in senile osteoporosis patients; however, Ge-132 significantly reduced serum PTH levels. Therefore, the researchers postulate that organic Germanium’s therapeutic effect in preventing bone mass decrease is exerted by decreasing serum levels of PTH.

    This study demonstrates that organic Germanium exerts both a therapeutic and preventive effect upon senile osteoporosis, which can be of significant positive value for all aging people prone to this condition.

    Heart Disease and Angina Pectoris

    The following are summaries of case studies from Dr Asai’s book:

    1. A 66 year old man suffered from sclerotic heart disease, with chest pains, bradycardia and slow pulse. Upon administration of Ge-132, the patient felt relief from the chest pains, and although still had difficulty walking, was able to climb a slope without frequent rests.
    2. In one case of angina pectoris, where coronary dilators were not effective, organic Germanium relieved the pain within a couple of days, and reduced the frequency of attacks from two or three times per day to almost nil. Attacks resumed upon stopping the administration of organic Germanium.
    3. One case of cardiac infarction involved a 45 year-old male, suffering an attack of sharp chest pain. A large dose of organic Germanium was administered; the pain subsided within a few minutes, and he fell asleep. ECG’s taken over a period of three days showed “astonishing” improvement by the third day. The man recovered and was able to work normally.

    Circulatory Problems – Raynaud’s Disease

    Raynaud’s disease is a disease of the circulation, in which gangrene develops in the limbs, sometimes requiring amputation. Several successful cases treated with Ge-132 are reported from Dr. Asai’s clinic, describing how following the administration of organic Germanium, gangrene was markedly reduced, and rosy colour restored, denoting good blood circulation (2).

    Eye Diseases

    Organic Germanium has been successfully used to treat eye diseases including glaucoma, black cataracts, detached retinas, inflammation of the retina and optic nerves. It is stated in Dr. Asai’s book that “germanium rejuvenates retinal vessels, and is therefore effective in treating glaucoma and amaurosis”. This area certainly is a fertile one for rigorous study.

    Epilepsy

    There are reports both of Ge-132 and Sanumgerman having success with epilepsy in children. In a report with a 16-year old boy taking Sanumgerman, there was an initial dramatic improvement in which for ten days there were no fits. Then after a fortnight a fit occurred, and gradually became as frequent as before the treatment. Increase in the dosage resulted in some improvement, but the initial success was never achieved (43).

    Due to the difficulties involved with epilepsy, and the severely toxic effects of most of the available medication, this certainly points to yet another area to investigate more closely.

    The Common Cold?

    Organic germanium’s anti-viral and immuno-enhancing properties enable speculation as to its possible preventative and therapeutic effects upon the common cold. This is certainly an area open to clinical research.

    Other Diseases

    Conditions which have responded to treatment with organic Germanium include chronic gastritis, influenza, Parkinson’s disease, cerebral sclerosis, burns and multiple sclerosis.

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    Chapter 11:

    Safety Of Organic Germanium Products


    The Exemplary Record Of Organic Germanium’s Safety

    There is a long and drawn-out process of testing required in order for a substance to be marketed as a drug. This involves efficacy tests in animals, elaborate toxicity studies in animals, teratogenic studies in animals, testing on human volunteers, then a tier of clinical trials in humans. These requirements, in addition to providing the public some assurance of safety, also contribute to the long lead time and enormous expense of new product development.

    All the Organic Germanium compounds discussed here – Sanumgerman, Ge-132 and Spirogermanium – have been subjected to rigorous testing, including all the above steps, and have been found to be virtually non-toxic, except that Spirogermanium has been found to cause transient nervous side-effects. At present, Spirogermanium is being developed for use as a drug, while Sanumgerman and Ge-132 are available as nutritional supplements. This may change in the future; it is possible that organic Germanium may become classified as a prescription drug at higher doses.

    Organic Germanium is also somewhat unusual, although by no means unique, in that its creator, Dr. Asai tested the initially synthesized product on himself, cured his arthritis, and distributed it to others who also were therapeutically helped. Then extensive testing was carried out, which confirmed the empirical and insightful determinations that this substance was non-toxic. That organic Germanium is a naturally-occurring substance and could be regarded as a food supplement, made this approach feasible and probably accelerated the research and clinical findings many-fold. If organic Germanium had been initially viewed as a new drug, it probably would have had to undergo years of animal tests before being given to humans for testing.

    What Happens To Organic Germanium In The Body

    Organic Germanium compounds are rapidly absorbed and eliminated from the body without undergoing metabolic alteration. Studies have been performed which trace the route that organic Germanium follows in its “trip” through the body (59,71). The studies performed with the various compounds have yielded essentially similar data with respect to absorption, distribution and elimination rates from the body, and the following incorporates the data from all the compounds.

    Within one hour of administration, 50% of the compound is in the gastrointestinal tract; after twelve hours, only 5% is there. Organic Germanium is resorbed by the vena portae. One hour after administration, 50% is in the vena portae; after 8 hours, this figure rises to 85%, and by twelve hours, it is quasi complexed. Serum plasma levels reach a maximum two hours after administration; in eight hours, Germanium is reduced by 80% of the maximum.

    Organic Germanium, administered orally, has also been shown to be absorbed by about 30%, distributed evenly throughout the body, leaving almost no residual concentration after twelve hours. It is excreted, unchanged metabolically, in the urine in twenty-four hours. Germanium is ubiquitously distributed in all organs – there are no specific taget organs, and no differences in distribution patterns detected between sexes.

    Organic Germanium is also eliminated at quite a rapid, linear rate, of approximately 8% of the dose per hour, during the first eight hours. It is completely eliminated after three days, mainly via the kidneys (85%). Germanium is soluble in the interstitial fluids, and is not protein-bound. Germanium does not accumulate in any organ (see, however, below) – no Germanium can be found in animals one week after their removal from treatment.

    Animal Toxicity Studies

    Animal toxicity studies measure doses and effects of a substance administered and determine levels at which damage, or indeed death occur. Sanumgerman and Ge-132 and were both found to be totally nontoxic when administered orally, up to 3.4 g/kg and 10g/kg respectively in mice and rats (2,86). This is a huge amount of organic Germanium, which was not found to cause any abnormal effects which could be detected.

    Chronic toxicity studies were carried out in rats for 6 months with both Ge-132 and Sanumgerman (2,86), with the animals receiving varying doses of the respective organic Germanium compound. At the termination of the study, an extensive range of parameters was measured, to assess whether the administration of organic Germanium over a protracted period caused any abnormalities. These parameters included general condition, appearance, behaviour, motor activity, appetites, body weight, biochemical assays of blood serum, hemoglobin, red cells, leukocytes, platelets, weight of internal organs, macroscopic and microscopic appearance of internal organs, respiration, blood pressure, intestinal tonus and contractility. In totally independent studies, performed in different parts of the world, with both these organic Germanium compounds, no abnormalities in any of these parameters were found.

    Human Toxicity Studies

    In human clinical trials with healthy volunteers, as well as patients who have participated in all the studies described throughout this book, the toxicity of the particular organic Germanium compound was assessed (70). One of the outstanding features of organic Germanium is its virtual nontoxicity and its ability to be tolerated, in contrast to most highly toxic drugs. Even Spirogermanium, which seemed to generate mainly neurological symptoms, was remarked to be well tolerated. However, it is difficult to directly compare Spirogermanium to Ge-132 and Sanumgerman, because it has mainly been administered intravenously in human patients.

    In the large number of case histories and clinical trials reported, there are very few reports of any symptomology developing as a result of oral organic Germanium administration.
    Taken orally, organic Germanium is highly safe.

    Teratogenic Studies

    Teratogenic studies assess any damage to developing foetuses that is cause by administration of a substance to pregnant mothers. Ge-132 has been assessed for teratogencity with mice, rats and rabbits; Sanumgerman (an older formulation) with rats. For both these organic Germanium compounds, there were no noted abnormalities to the pregant females. With some doses of both these compounds, there were some differences in the weight of fetuses and the ratio of absorbed fetuses, and skeletal abnormalities were observed (2,22). Skeletal malformations also occurred in the control group.

    It is difficult to accurately extrapolate between animals and humans. In teratogenic studies, animals are often given rather high doses of a substance, higher than a human would probably ingest. However, despite Dr. Asai’s assertions of the benefits of taking organic Germanium during pregnancy, the demonstration of even slight teratogenic activity in animals should be borne in mind when considering taking any substance during pregnancy.

    Toxicity Of Contaminated Organic Germanium Compounds

    There is a single report in the literature of a woman who had been taking a Germanium compound over a protracted period, who died of renal failure (75). This woman had been taking 600 mg per day of a Germanium compound for over eighteen months as an elixir. Following her death, analysis of the compound revealed mainly Germanium dioxide (GeO2), with some organic Germanium compound. An autopsy revealed gross cellular abnormalities of kidney tissue and an increased accumulation of Germanium in several organs. It was not possible to determine whether the Germanium compound had caused renal failure, or whether renal failure had caused the accumulation of the Germanium, since Ge is eliminated mainly by the kidneys.

    Study of the older toxicity literature, spanning the 1920’s to the 1950’s which investigated the toxicity of mainly inorganic Germanium (42,84,90-91,114), reveals that, properly buffered and administered in sub-lethal doses, inorganic Germanium is not always damaging; however, in some cases, shock and death occurred to animals administered inorganic Germanium. This Japanese woman had been taking a compound composed mainly of inorganic Germanium, and had suddenly taken ill and died. Although this is the only reported case ever of the accumulation of Germanium, it should not be dismissed necessarily as coincidence; it should be borne in mind that inorganic forms of Germanium may be toxic in high doses.

    Organic Germanium Is Safe

    The rigorous tests described above demonstrate the safety of taking even very large doses of organic Germanium. Doses of more than 10g/kg body weight produced no damaging effects in rats. A very large therapeutic dose, administered for cancer patients may be 1g per day, obviously much less than that given the rat.
    Many of the most common substances we ingest, including aspirin, and even some supplements, such as selenium, have toxic properties. It is said that if many of our older medications were forced to undergo the rigours of present-day testing, they would fail. In light of this, apart from the suggested caution during pregnancy, organic Germanium, even taken at high dosages, is certainly safe.

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    Chapter 12:

    Issues Of Interest To The Consumer Of Organic Germanium


    Why Hasn’t Germanium Been Heard Of Before Now?

    Many individuals outside the nutritional and clinical research fields may never have heard of Germanium before, except perhaps as the material that transistors used to be made of. I had not heard of the therapeutic effects of this trace element until I began to delve into the literature that has accumulated over the last decade. I have been puzzled by the fact that information about this substance had not been more generally available before the present time. A combination of factors, including the following, are probably responsible:

    1. Researchers in the various clinics, companies and laboratories have been pre-occupied in their research, developing their product or testing of the substance. Much of this research has been performed in Japan, where organic Germanium has been more widely available and familiar to the public. Their research results were, however, published in the scientific literature, which is in the public domain;
    2. Individuals doing corporate research for propriety purposes maintain a fairly high degree of confidentiality in their research;
    3. There is usually a lag time before information in the scientific journals gets “translated” into the more general literature. It is simply a matter of time before a certain “critical mass” of information accumulates to enable people to put together the various pieces of individual research.

    The “pieces” of the Germanium puzzle started to come together at the First International Conference on Germanium, organized by Sanum-Kehlbeck and held at Hanover, West Germany in October 1984, which brought together researchers from Japan, Europe and the US to discuss the various aspects of organic Germanium. Since then, North American nutritionists have formed the Germanium Institute of North America (GINA) to disseminate information and further clinical research with organic Germanium (48,50).

    This international cooperation of scientists, clinicians and nutritionists in the field of organic Germanium research has had a synergistic effect in furthering clinical researh and disseminating information to the public about the health-enhancing effects of this substance (32-34,46,49).

    Germanium Content In Food

    In 1967, Shroeder and Balassa published a paper (92) which documented that Germanium is biologically ubiquitous. They surveyed all manner of biological material, from seafood (oysters, clams, shrimp, salmon, tuna, etc.), meat (pork, chicken beef, lamb), dairy products, grains (rye, wheat, rice, oats), vegetables (beans, carrots, broccoli, cauliflower, tomato, etc.) nuts, beverages (tea, coffee, cocoa), oils, even cat food and cigarettes (Turkish and Canadian!). The data showed that Germanium was present in trace amounts in most foods. Only clams, canned tuna, baked beans (the highest content with 4.67 ppm) and Welch’s tomato juice contained more than 2ppm. Daily Germanium intake varied according to diet, with ovo-vegetarian and high protein diets containing 3.2 and 0.866 mg respectively.

    Later analyses, using more sophisticated technology, revealed merely trace amounts of Germanium in plants used for Chinese Medicine (69). This paper published by Mino et al in 1980 has vital bearing on all of the Germanium work. These researchers used flameless atomic absorption spectrometry (AAS) combined with solvent extraction, which is a much more sensitive technique than used by either Asai or Schroeder. Some of the same medicinal plants were assayed by this procedure.

    “Germanium contents in medicinal plants, e.g. Ginseng radix, selected on the basis of Asai’s report, were less than 6 ppb in every case. The results obtained indicate that medicinal plants in general contain small amounts of germanium, and suggest that there may be no connection between the pharmacological effects of the medicinal plants and their germanium contents……The analytical values in this experiment were much lower than those of Asai’s report and even than those given in Schroeder’s report. The method used by Asai was not clear. The measurements of Schroeder were ……with phenylfluorone as a color-forming agent. This colorimetry (detection limit, 0.5ppm) has such low sensitivity that the values obtained 0.1-1.0 ppm must be considered as unreliable. Therefore the germanium contents in other biomaterials should also be reinvestigated by the present procedure using flameless AAS.”

    Reports of high Germanium content in certain plants and herbs, including garlic and ginseng, have started to appear in magazine articles (46). The original results obtained by Asai have been superceded by more sensitive methods, and attention should be made to not perpetuate erroneous figures in the literature. The suggestion to reevaluate Germanium content in biomaterials should be heeded, in light of the above-quoted report. In any case, even the values obtained by Asai do not constitute therapeutic doses, which he himself acknowledged (2).

    Is Germanium An Essential Mineral?

    The average daily human intake of Germanium, in the mg range, is not a minute quantity. However, Germanium’s essentiality as a mineral to the body’s metabolism has yet to be established; thus, it cannot be ascertained what if any disorders may arise from a Germanium deficiency. Also, there is considerable ignorance about Germanium’s metabolic role in the body (111).

    It was not so long ago that we were ignorant of the essential role of vitamins, minerals and trace minerals, DNA, the substance genes were made of, how genetic information is translated into proteins, the existence of elementary particles such as quarks, gluons, mesons etc., etc., etc. Recognition of ignorance is often a vital first step to the establishment of any intelligent plan to find out the answer to a question.
    Research such as that reported herein about the modulation by Sanumgerman of the glutathione enzyme complex is a tangible step towards answering this question, as would be research assessing pathologies resulting from Germanium deficiencies as well asthe basic metabolism of Germanium by humans and animals.

    An entire area open to research investigation is the potential therapeutic effects of organic Germanium on livestock. Supplementation of livestock feed with trace elements such as selenium have achieved significant effects in alleviating many serious disorders. Investigations of abundance of Germanium in soils would provide much useful information that would cross fertilize the human clinical research information.

    Natural Sources Of Germanium

    As stated above, Germanium is a ubiquitous trace element, and is present in almost all foodstuffs in micro trace amounts in the ppm or ppb range. However, in order to obtain enough Germanium to exert a therapeutic effect, one would have to consume enormous quantities of foods. It is this realization which drove Dr. Asai to labour for almost two decades to develop a synthetic form of organic Germanium, in which task he succeeded in 1967. Therefore, in order to obtain organic Germanium in supplemental or therapeutic dosages, one will have to use organic Germanium supplements.

    Food Supplement Or Drug

    Organic Germanium is virtually nontoxic and is presently being sold as a food supplement in Europe, the UK and the US. Organic Germanium’s therapeutic properties might lead it to be classified as a drug in the future, depending on the complex factors and regulations governing nutritional supplements, therapeutic claims, and profits which stand to be made by organic Germanium manufacturers. Were this to happen, organic Germanium could be marketed more lucratively as a drug, and not be confined to the less profitable vitamin market.

    If this were to happen, it would definitely benefit manufacturers of organic Germanium; however, consumers would lose out on their ability to purchase, over-the-counter, this safe and therapeutically beneficial trace mineral.

    With more information being disseminated about the uses of organic Germanium, consumer and practitioner pressure could probably stop organic Germanium from being designated purely as a drug. This would not, of course prevent practitioners from prescribing organic Germanium to patients on prescription.

    Patent And Trademark Issues

    The Asai organization does not make any Ge-132 available for export. Therefore any Ge-132 used outside of the Asai Germanium Clinic is manufactured from other sources. There are three patented processes for the manufacture of Ge-132 in Japan, all of which have expired in Japan. However, there is still an extant American patent for the manufacture of Ge-132, which is also the trademarked name for the Asai form of Germanium sesquioxide. Therefore, any Germanium imported into the United States which uses the Asai process is infringing upon this patent (67). However, neither of the two suppliers of organic Germaniumin the UK, Global Marketing, which obtains its supplies from Sanyo, and Inpa, with its stock from Sanum-Kehlbeck, are in violation of this patent. The tradenames Ge Oxy-132 and Germanooxyd are both registered trademarks.

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    Chapter 13:

    Regimes For Taking Organic Germanium


    The Asai Germanium Clinic Regime

    Dr. Asai believed that there are three vital elements which greatly facilitate healing: 1. The individual must be firmly convinced that he/she will get better;                                                                                                                          2. Strict attention must be paid to diet to maintain a proper acid/alkali balance;                                                                                                                      3. Great attention, including positive measures of stress reduction, be devoted to the promotion of a healthy oxygen supply, crucial to a healthy cell metabolism.

  12. Well-Balanced Diet

    According to the Oriental dietary system, which classifies foods according to their acid or alkali-forming qualities, a healing diet is one which maintains the pH of the bodily fluids slightly alkaline at pH 7.2 to 7.4.

    For those acquainted with other types of dietary regimes which may advocate seemingly contradictory advice, it is advisable not to mix different healing systems. Each healing tradition works within its own frame of reference, and as long as one is faithful to that particular frame of reference, positive results are likely to be obtained. The oriental classification of foods according to their acidity or alkalinity is difficult to rationalize with western biochemical notions of nutrition. This is a classic example of the dichotomy separating holistic and reductionist world views. Regardless of one’s adherence or otherwise to this system, Oriental healing diets, such as Macrobiotics, have been some of the most effective against even “terminal” illnesses such as cancer and more recently, AIDS.

    Acid-forming foods tend to acidify the blood, while alkaline foods do the reverse. In order to maintain a slightly alkaline pH, highly acidic foods should be avoided, as should excessive intake of animal fats and proteins. In general, one’s diet should be centred around whole natural vegetable foods, such as grains, vegetables, fruits, etc, with an emphasis upon balance. The following table is extracted from “The Book of Whole Meals” by Annemarie Colbin (14)

    Acid Forming Foods

    Alkalizing Foods

    Sugar/Honey

    Fruit

    Oil

    Potatoes

    Nuts

    Raw vegetables

    White flour

    Cooked vegetables

    Fish

    Sea vegetables

    Fowl

    Kuzu

    Eggs

    Fresh beans

    Meat

    Sea salt

    Milk

    Regular salt

    Butter

    Shoyu

    Cheese

    Miso

    Oxygen Supply/Stress Reduction

    As discussed in Chapter 4, oxygen is not a substance to be taken for granted. An oxygen deficiency can have far-reaching toxic consequences; healing is inestimably facilitated by oxygen promoting practices. At the Asai Germanium clinic, an attempt is made to bring into balance the entire lifestyle of the individual, so as to maximize the natural healing abilities of the individual, which are also enhanced by organic Germanium.

    Stress, anxiety, fear, all can promote oxygen deficiency within the body. Practices which induce relaxation can create a glow, a harmony, an expansiveness of positive hope, a sense of fulfillment and contentment, which greatly enhances healing. Therefore, practices such as yoga, meditation, walking, breath awareness, in fact anything which is relaxing, would absolutely support any therapeutic programme.

    Organic Germanium

    The dosages prescribed by the physicians at the Asai Germanium Clinic vary according to each individual. For serious illnesses such as cancer, high doses of organic Germanium, in the range of between 500mg to 1 gm daily are often prescribed. This may be in combinations of liquid and/or powder forms.

    The Asai Germanium Clinic does not export organic Germanium. In order to receive Ge-132 treatment at the Asai Clinic, it is necessary to visit there in person. The following is excerpted from a letter sent from the Asai Clinic regarding Ge-132 treatment:

    “………..The doctor in charge will diagnose the present condition of the patient and examine, in detail, any previous illnesses, complications and associated conditions. The patient’s age, height, weight and nourishment, ingestion, urination, defecation and sleep conditions, etc. are also checked. And if necessary, the samples of patient’s urine and blood are taken for serological hematological analyses and other examinations. According to the results obtained, the daily dosage and number of doses of Ge-132 considered to be most effective for each patient are determined.

    In this way, Ge-132 is to be administered to the patients themselves with medical instructions necessary for the course of treatment. If the patient is not examined in detail, the daily dosage and number of doses cannot be determined and effective treatment cannot be expected. One hundred patients afflicted with the same disease have to be given completely different dosage of Ge-132 per day according to the conditions mentioned above…………..”

    European Clinical Regimes

    Each practitioner is different and may emphasize different treatment practices. However, in examining case histories from practitioners in several European countries, several common features emerge in the course of Germanium treatment of the patient.

    The European practitioners prescribing organic Germanium have also been practising a variety of alternative medical therapies, including oxygen/ozone therapy, vitamin, mineral, and natural therapies, dietary therapies, acupuncture, homeopathy. Patients encompass a broad spectrum, ranging from cancer patients diagnosed as “terminal”, already having had one or more operations, and perhaps other anti-cancer treatments, to aged victims afflicted with arthritis and other debilitating diseases.

    In the majority of case history reports which I viewed, the practitioner has usually added organic Germanium to the regime of other therapies prescribed, therefore making it difficult to compare dosages of Germanium prescribed, and, indeed, to attribute any observed therapeutic effects solely to organic Germanium. However, the practitioners with extensive experience with organic Germanium have prescribed doses ranging from 200 to 1200 mg daily, depending on the individual. Because of the variety of treatments employed, it has therefore been difficult to assess rigorously the effects of organic Germanium in many instances.

    US Clinical Trials With Spirogermanium

    Several oncology groups in North America have performed Phase I and II clinical trials with Spirogermanium on patients suffering from a variety of cancers. While the in vitro, animal studies and Phase I data with Spirogermanium are comparable to those of Ge-132 and Sanumgerman, it is interesting to note that in many of the trials, Spirogermanium frequently had limited effects on the course of the cancers (8,11-12,19-20,24-26,47,57,82,94,107,109).

    While it can be reasonably argued that these clinical trials are actually more scientific and rigorous than the clinical experience from Japan, and that they represent “real” and “unbiased” clinical situations, there are several factors worth noting in relation to overall clinical trial management practice employed in western medicine in general and with the Spirogermanium trials in particular, which may contribute to the seemingly “inactive” results of this drug.

    Patient Eligibility Criteria

    Many patients participating in the Spirogermanium trials had been “heavily pre-treated”. This means that these individuals had already received other forms of treatment for their cancers, including possibly surgery, chemotherapy and radiation therapy regimes, and that they had failed to respond to these other treatments. In view of the highly cytoxic effects of some of these regimes, and the frequently devastating effects of chemotherapy and radiation treatment upon the immune system, it is hardly surprising that the Spirogermanium treatment failed to elicit a positive response.

    The Spirogermanium was administered to the hospitalized individuals intravenously. This is in stark contrast to the Japanese regime where the individual is responsible for and takes an active role in his Germanium treatment. The western clinical trial procedure places a patient in a passive, virtually non-participatory role, receiving yet another treatment for his/her cancer. For an individual’s belief that he will get better to play a role in the healing process, studies must be designed to enable the person to marshall the powerful healing forces of his mind. Western clinical trials whereby individuals are admitted on the basis that every other treatment has failed, hardly provide a basis for positive hope for that particular treatment.

    There are currently three double blind randomized clinical trials ongoing in Japan with Ge-132 with lung, gastrointestinal cancers and shingles. The results from these studies, if positive, may contain a wealth of information not only about organic Germanium, but also regarding the entire treatment model in the West, which makes the individual a passive spectator to the treatment of his own illness. In such cases, the objectives of scientific enquiry may be satisfied, but at the cost of the patient dying. The ultimate objective of any treatment or study must be the life and health of the individual, not the establishment of the efficacy of a particular treatment. It may be necessary to sacrifice some “objectivity” in order to save lives; since when is this out of step with the most sacred vows of the Hippocratic oath?

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    Chapter 14:

    Esoteric And Speculative Aspects Of Organic Germanium


    Transcending The Mind – Entering Spiritual Realms

    The esoteric traditions of East and West tell us that we, as conscious entities, are more than the mind. In fact, one of the fundamental illusions that has been stamped upon our brains is that the physical is all that is real. So-called transcendental or altered states of consciousness connect us with other dimensions available to us, that we can relate to with senses other than simply the logical mind. These types of experiences are not as rare or weird as often thought – most of us have felt uncommonly moved by the awe of a violent storm, the silence of a beautiful sunset, the might of a roaring river, exhilaration of speed in skiing or running, those times when so totally relaxed that we just seem to “melt” and time stands still. These “peak experiences” have been felt by most of us. What we may not have realized is that this experience of reality is probably more “true” than our usual fear-dominated everyday mode of trials and tribulations which keeps us on an endless wheel of mental gymnastics and regurgitation.

    The upsurge in interest in phenomena which are not easily understandable by ordinary logic has led to the active participation by many in meditation and spiritual practices which attune and access qualities which have been named psychic, intuitive, feminine – those parts of our being which can foretell disaster many miles away, which can “feel” the breeze, marvel at the sunset, and intuit what is “going on” in another person. To develop and pay attention to the intuitive, the spiritual, is not to refute science or logic. Rather, all of these aspects of consciousness represent the sum total of our developed awareness.

    When physicists in this century were confronted with a paradigm which didn’t conform to currently respected dogma, they literally had to declare ignorance – what had appeared to be simply could not be so, according to the rules of physics. This had led physicists to adopt a position more familiar in the past to that of the philosophers or mystics – that much of the way we view reality is an illusion. Much of western science is based upon the premise of an objective observer – this premise has been shown to be untrue. There is no such thing as an isolated, objective observer. Every particle, action, person, thing, is interconnected to the rest of the universe. This has led to the development of what has been called the holistic paradigm, a way of looking at things in their entirety – remembering that the whole is not simply the sum of all the separate parts.

    Men of vision who have spanned the worlds of vision and science have always been with us and we benefit from the legacy of their ability to “see” beyond the obvious, to “imagine” things that simply could not be explained. In their time, Copernicus and Galileo were ridiculed for postulating that the Earth was not the centre of the universe. Leonardo da Vinci had the vision to design a flying machine centuries before this marvel became a reality. Kekule literally “dreamed” the vision from whence came the resonance theory in chemistry. Even the discovery of penicillin can be partly attributed to the farsightedness of Alexander Fleming not throwing away the fuzzy petri dish with the white mould growing on it. Almost all the great discoveries were probably thought impossible at the time they were proposed. This simply reflects the limited capacity of our left-brain to go beyond what is known into the unknown. Science at its essence is a great leap into and exploration of the unknown. True expansive science, which utilizes all our faculties, is at one with magic, alchemy, the historical pursuit of great art and creation.

    The Healing Abilities Of Organic Germanium Defy Normal Logic

    Organic Germanium appears to be able to effect therapeutic benefit in almost every illness imaginable. This in itself makes this substance highly suspect to our sceptical mind – it almost seems too good to be true, and therefore could be considered to be yet another phoney “miracle” cure. However, in this case, the rigorous scientific evidence to date of its efficacy pinpoints properties which are proven and understandable scientifically. Therefore we have measured and can verify organic Germanium’s immune-enhancing, oxygen-enriching, free radical scavenging, and analgesic properties. Good. But, what if we go beyond the purely logical, measurable entities and entertain speculation about other non-physical properties about this element Germanium which may help to explain some of its “elixir”-like qualities? It is not necessary to believe in esoterica to entertain speculation – merely to suspend disbelief. The truth is that we don’t really know all there is to know about Germanium – perhaps in speculating we will come closer to the truth and discover more of its secrets.

    Is Organic Germanium An Elixir?

    Dr. Asai had the original insight and conceived the idea of organic Germanium being of therapeutic value in the body, and also worked for decades as a researcher to actually synthesize the organic form of this element. Dr. Asai says in his book about this substance:

    “…my connection with germanium started by chance, certainly, but I cannot help perceiving there a working of some supernormal inevitability….when I review the seventy-odd years of my life, I seem to find a consistent thread or a command from some outside source that transcends my own will which has determined my continued research of this amazing compound….it is a substance understandable only through high level meditative deliberations with a highly sharpened mind….

    ………..when I gaze upon the single crystal of germanium with its silver-grey sheen, I have the illusion of seeing my whole life crystallized in this substance; I also feel, on the palm of my hand, the touch of a substance I am tempted to describe as the fountain of life that fills the universe.”

    The notion of an elixir is as old as man himself. It is the much sought-after quest for the philosopher’s stone, of transmuting base metals into gold, of the substance which if drunk, could grant eternal youth and life. Is there substance to this quest, or are these mere fairy tales? The alchemical formulae for the philosopher’s stone are well-guarded secrets granted only to those initiates entitled to the knowledge; however, certain principles have come down to us through the ages which offer a useful point of departure when attempting to discuss organc Germanium as a potential elixir.

    One criterium for the elixir substance is that it be from the 1) earth, an 2) ore, a 3) metal. Germanium certainly fulfils this property. Also, that during its transmutation it be “fired” to be purified. Germanium is extracted during the smelting of zinc and copper ores. Continuing on in this vein, that during an intermediate stage it be a white, crystalline substance, soluble in water. Organic Germanium is a white crystalline substance, water soluble. Not being an accomplished alchemist, I cannot talk with great authority of organic Germanium being an elixir; however, I point out these qualities which bear a striking resemblance to the age-old alchemical mysteries and thus perhaps inspire contemplation of this element’s ultimate potential.

    What Does Number 32 Represent?

    Dr. Asai consulted several noted religious and spiritual experts on divination systems, all of whom independently asserted that of number 32 “the substance is the origin of all creatures and substances and forms the centre of all things in the universe and performs miracles”.

    In the Quabala, the western esoteric tradition of magic (27), the numbers 3 + 2 add up to 5, which represents the sphere of Gevurah, of precision and strength on the pillar of form of the Tree of Life. Also, 32 represents four 8’s, or 8 in the four worlds of the Quabalistic system. The number 8 represents the sphere of Hod, which represents the mind, the will, the magician, the healer, also upon the pillar of form of the Tree of Life.

    In the Chinese esoteric tradition, the numbers 3 and 2 represent the heaven and earth, and the energy moving and joining them together could represent a great healing substance.

    Germanium Is A Crystal

    Crystals embody energies which can be effectively channelled for insight and healing. The healing properties of crystals are becoming well known, and many people are learning to attune and utilize these healing energies for personal and planetary healing. The healing nature of crystals is thought to be derived from “energy” fields, which ultimately are a consequence of electrons creating these energy fields (7). Organic Germanium in its solid form is a crystal, and, of course, one of the most fundamental properties of Germanium is its semi-conductor nature, its ability to donate and receive electrons easily. Many of organic Germanium’s healing properties may be due to its intrinsic electronic qualities.

    Germanium And Energy Fields

    When attempting to rationalize how a substance can actually work to alleviate the symptoms of many diverse illnesses, I have over and over again returned to the concept of somehow altering the electric potential, the energy field of an individual. In Chinese medicine, chi or ki is the energy field. When an individual is sick, his energy is “blocked”, and treatments such as acupuncture can “unblock” and bring his energy into alignment, or balance, where healing can occur.

    Could it be that organic Germanium is actually working at a fundamental energy level of the body, helping to restore balance to a system out of balance?

    Recently some experimental results were communicated to me by an electro-acupuncturist from Germany, who has been using methodology according to Dr. Reinhold Voll, which has intricately calibrated settings on the electrical scale with corresponding conditions. In these reported electro-acupuncture experiments, various foods, flour, grain and bread caused severe pain and allergic reaction. When the grain and flour were soaked in Germanium water, the points were no longer painful and appeared to reach equilibium. If, in addition to being soaked in Germanium water, the bread, grain, flour and water were also placed in a magnetic field of 40 hertz, the substances not only were not painful, but also insecticides could no longer be detected.

    Other experiments documenting organic Germanium’s biophysical properties have been performed (55), pointing to this substance’s ability to influence energetic and magnetic properties.

    It is intriguing, albeit still premature, to link Germanium’s action with those of energetic healing phenomena which work with the “subtle energy fields” of the body.

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    Chapter 15:

    A Practical Guide To Holistic Living


    Organic Germanium – Enhancing Our Health And Our Lives

    This book has attempted to bring together the many aspects currently known regarding the therapeutic uses of organic Germanium. The topics covered span a wide range of issues and illnesses, including environmental pollution from radiation and heavy metals, modulation of the immune and nervous system, and some of the presently not-understood and esoteric properties of organic Germanium, which suggest that its healing abilities may work at levels beyond the physical.

    Organic Germanium as a substance seems to enhance and enrich our health, and restore balance to whatever system is “dis-eased”. Really, in a nutshell, this is what holistic living is all about – learning and knowing about ourselves and our fellow earthly creatures, attuning to and attempting to realize our innate potential at every level. This particular element, for reasons not entirely discernable, appears to embody and promotemovement toward what we seek during our life.

    Holistic Health Practices

    There are a plethora of different health-enhancing substances and practices available to us in this “New Age”. We don’t have to be expert clinicians or practitioners to have access to the wisdom of the ages that has been “rediscovered” and re-introduced to us at this time. These include the many dietary therapies, Chinese medicine and herbs, essential oils, homeopathy, acupuncture, crystal and colour healing. We can certainly benefit from the information available on the various techniques and avail ourselves of these therapies when the need arises.

    This chapter is an attempt to discuss and bring together, at a commonsense level, some of the many practical ways in which we can significantly enhance our health. The following sections review the current wisdom from orthodox and alternative perspectives concerning factors we can control in our lives, namely what we eat, the amount of exercise we take, and our attitudes to living and relating.

    Diet

    Of all the factors in our daily life, choosing what we eat is one of the simplest and most effective ways in which we can profoundly influence our health and our attitude toward living. There are many dietary systems. Some of the more well-known include Macrobiotics, Raw Food such as the Gerson Diet, Vegetarian and the Rainbow Diet, in which different colour foods are eaten with an awareness of their correspondences to different Chakras. Each dietary system usually encompasses a universal philosophy, which goes beyond merely the physical or nutritional basis of foods. Each dietary system embodies truth and wisdom – it is for each of us to choose whatever diet resonates with our being.
    During our lifetime, we may go through many changes in our eating practices – after many years of being Macrobiotic, we may find that we wish to now incorporate more raw food into our diet. Or, after years of being Vegetarian, we may feel comfortable with occasionally eating fish or chicken. Holistic living includes a flexible approach and respect to our growth and needs. What we eat represents more than simply ingesting ingredients – if we take nourishment with awareness and gratitude for its sustenance, then cooking and eating become part of an entire outlook on life that harmonizes with good health.

    Irrespective of whichever diet chosen, there are several common principles which embody good health practice. These include:

    1. Choose whole and natural foods and avoid foods and products which have been chemically adulterated. This includes white flour and its products, white rice and packaged convenience foods.
    2. Centre the diet on fruits, vegetables and whole grains, supplemented with other foods such as fish, poultry or dairy products.
    3. Avoid sugar in all forms, including white and brown sugar and honey.
    4. Avoid red meat, eggs, and high fat dairy products.
    5. Avoid immune-depressant substances such as coffee, tea, tobacco, alcohol and recreational drugs.

    Nutritional Supplements

    In an ideal world with balanced agricultural practices, equal distribution of soil nutrients, no atmospheric or industrial pollution, radiation, no stress – perhaps sitting atop the rarified atmosphere of the Himalayas – we could, if we led a simple, hard-working life, get all that we needed from our natural diet. And, indeed, an extremely healthy active person may not need to supplement his diet all the time. However, in view of the reality of “civilized” life, with its pollution, radiation, exhaust fumes, etc., we all could probably benefit from nutritional supplementation from time to time.

    Again, as in all things, commonsense and discrimination should be operative words in choosing what supplements to take. There are a myriad of brands available at most health food stores, and stocking up on everything is extremely expensive and results in “popping” many different capsules every day, which somehow doesn’t feel very natural. Accordingly, learn about the various vitamins and minerals and their therapeutic properties (15,41), and be sensible about your choices. Read the label carefully and don’t buy brands with sugar (sucrose, fructose). For a generally healthy person, a multi-vitamin and mineral tablet may provide an adequate boost to the daily diet; to a person very ill with cancer or AIDS or with a heart condition, then it may be advisable to take mega doses of immune-enhancing vitamins, minerals and other extracts.
    The most important vitamins and minerals which have known therapeutic properties by virtue of being immune-enhancers, free radical scavengers, blood sugar or neuroendocrine modulators include (5,113):

    Vitamins: A, B6, Folic Acid, Pantothenic Acid, C, E.

    Minerals: Iron, Magnesium, Chromium GTF, Zinc, Selenium, Organic Germanium (2,32,35,65,79,81).

    In addition to these main supplements, there are many additional health food supplements, such as herbs (ginseng), amino acids and substances such as seaweeds, algae and royal jelly. Again, trust your intuition and discrimination and read the literature carefully to ensure that these products will be of benefit to you.

    Exercise

    Every tradition encourages exercise. From the age-old and contemporary practices of yoga, the oriental martial arts, running, swimming, dancing, skiing, or just plain walking, exercise is good for mind and body. At the mental level, exercise provides a focus for our concentration, and an outlet for expressing pent-up emotions. Exercise when practised as an art can be an exquisite meditation, the ultimate harmonization of mind and body. At the body level, movement benefits the immune system, strengthens the cardiac system and can increase flexibility, agility and coordination.

    We all know the above, and yet many of us, including myself, do not exercise as optimally as we could. Any programme of exercise, no matter how limited, is of great benefit, because movement can provide one of the greatest sources and inlets to transcendent feelings of calmness, well-being and even ecstasy. Vide the “highs” experienced by long-distance runners.

    To make it easy and practical to exercise, determine to spend at least five minutes each morning for some form of exercise. This could entail anything from stretching, yoga, dancing or walking to the corner and back. A five minute commitment is not too great for any person, yet can produce great benefits.

    The most important thing to remember about exercise is that it ought to be enjoyable. Embarking on a fitness routine that is painful or loathesome defeats the entire purpose, which is to enjoy the sheer action of moving the body. Also, choose practices which harmonize with your age, physical condition and body needs, and which don’t torture old injuries or inflict new ones. Be very practical – if the nearest swimming pool is half an hour away and lacks hairdryers, then perhaps swimming should not be your daily exercise.

    This is not to deter anyone from following an exercise plan which may be challenging and present difficulties. The advice on choosing simple and short is merely a device to cajole lazy and/or forgetful and unmotivated people from starting to get moving. Any regime which is relished should be indulged in and utilized to full advantage.

    Environmental Factors

    Our environment has a profound effect on the immune system and our entire outlook to living. Environment includes such things as sunlight, which stimulates immune function, radiation, water and air quality. Exposure to sunlight, even five minutes per day (without glasses), is an excellent boost to overall good health. The air we breathe and the water we drink, may all contain poisons such as heavy metals and carcinogens, and may severely limit our oxygen supply, so vital for good health. While it is not always possible to vary where we live, it is possible to make choices about the location of our home based on priorities which support optimum health.

    Relating To Healthcare: Commonsense And Discrimination

    As consumers, we are fortunate indeed to be able to benefit from the knowledge of the orthodox and alternative medical healing professions. However, all too often, due to our unwillingness or inability to take responsibility for our own health, we place ourselves passively into the hands of the “men in the white coats”, expecting them to make us well. This is not to disparage the intent or expertise of the medical profession – modern medicine has achieved much that is invaluable to our lives – rather, this is more a comment on our incredible gullibility and inexplicable faith we have for the mortals in whose care we entrust our bodies. We as health care consumers, sometimes surrender our personal power to another person, in whom we invest the authority to heal us.

    When we wish to purchase a car, house, stereo, or even a suit or dress, we may spend hours, days or even longer researching what is available, discussing the merits of the available products, doubting and being sceptical about what the sales(wo)men tell us, trying it, asking the opinions of our friends or lovers, before making a final decision. However, when we take ourselves or our children to the doctor, dentist or any other practitioner, we are often handed a prescription which we have dispensed at the chemist without even knowing what has been the diagnosis or what medication has been prescribed. Of course, in theory, these things should be discussed at the time of treatment. However,in the absence of such information, how often do we “interview” the practitioner about the various kinds of treatments available, what types of side-effects they may have, what will happen if we don’t take any medication, etc. etc.

    Ultimately, we must decide which treatment we choose, ideally in a cooperative and mutually-enriching relationship with the practitioner. The qualities of discrimination, compassion, wisdom and understanding are all essential ingredients in healing. These should be exercised by the consumer as well as the practitioner. Practitioners have a responsibility to inform and take the utmost care in treating and advising their clients, acting in a manner that serves the highest ideals of their profession. We as consumers have the responsibility to be fully informed and cooperate in an active way with the course of treatment. In this symbiotic fashion, both parties will gain the most.

    We are our only healers. Doctors, practitioners, therapists, can and do certainly help us to heal ourselves, however, it is ultimately we who have the illness or condition, and no one can know more about all the details of ourselves than we can. There are definitely times to go to the doctor, take certain medications, undergo surgery, etc. etc. There are also times when less radical procedures, or perhaps simply relaxing and taking better care of ourselves will work, without having to subject our bodies to drugs, or to needlessly waste our time and that of the practitioner.

    Well-Being At The Emotional And Spiritual Level

    Taking steps to view our life from a holistic perspective has certain inevitable consequences, which all lead to change. First and foremost, the choice to take responsibility for our life puts us squarely in the driver’s seat – we control and create our life. We have always been in control, but may not have been aware of it. Additionally, viewing and experiencing life from a holistic perspective means exploring all angles – positive, negative, logical, intuitive, sensible, irrational. This may be threatening to our beloved sense of security and perhaps result in major explorations outside of narrow career goals, but will ultimately result in heightened awareness, personal development and spiritual maturity. And, despite our very real and human feelings of inadequacy, hopelessness and despair, there is nothing more exhilarating and challenging in life than a sense of adventure engendered by knowing that we are our own potential instrument of change.

    As we progress further along the path of self-discovery, there comes a point at which we glimpse some fragment of who we are, and perhaps why we are here or what out true inner essence is. In my view, if life has any “purpose”, it is to enable us to realize the fulfilment of our truest potential. This is not spoken of from an outwardly ambitious viewpoint of money and career, but rather from a perspective of finding deep enriching satisfaction in our lives.

    Each of us is unique, and we are always moving towards the attainment of our individual paths. Within each of us is our own inner wisdom, intuition and knowing which can guide us in our individual quests toward self-realization and fulfillment. Dr. Asai found deep spiritual satisfaction and realized many insights with his discoveries and development of organic Germanium. For each of us, this search and discovery will take many different forms. Only our inner voices can guide us to the treasures contained within. Good health and life-enhancing practices are invaluable assets which we should strive to maintain in order to arrive at our destinies.

    Fun And Self-Acceptance

    In conclusion and above all else, fun and enjoyment is of principal importance. “Seriousness” can become a number one disease. Fun means giving yourself permission to be yourself – not some good little child. We can all benefit from being in touch with our mischievous side, remembering a few good jokes, not being so boringly predictable. For, no matter how well we plan things, or how careful we may be, we never know for certain for how long we will be around. The best recipe for a happy life is to enjoy every moment to its fullest. To relish everything, the bad, the sad along with the happy, to experiment and not be afraid of making mistakes, because there are no such thing as mistakes, only lessons.

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ATP’s Natural Therapy by Fulvic Acid- Welcome Remarks

May 9, 2008

Welcome !! Guest /Sponsors/ Donors/ ATP Patients/ Terminally ILL Person/ CANCER Patients/ NGOs/ FOUNDATIONS/ Private & Government Hospitals/ Medical Doctors/…

<< Brief History of ATP Medical Missions >>

ATP started distributing the Food Supplements (Bio Mineral & Bio Energizers, Plus & Fortified) for FREE to its poor recipients from September 2006. Just right after the Chemical Analysis was issued by UPLB Biotech, certfiying to the effect its organic properties (100% Electrolyte, Non Toxic, Bio Active, Bio Available, meaning readily accepted by the body)

Some of ATPs beneficiaries are recognized indigent DSWD recipients and residents of the Municipality of Obando, Bulacan, under the leadership of mayor Zoylito Santiago, who is also one of ATP’s major sponsor.

Last March 17, 2007 ATP concluded an agreement with “SALAMAT DOK” TV program of ABS CBN to provide free ATP Products to Salamat Dok patients every Saturday  (6-7AM) and Sunday (7-8AM). This has been on-going up to the present.

ATP have witnessed miraculous healing received by people who are afflicted by diseases like cancer, diabetes, high blood, kidney dialysis, nephrotic syndrome, carpenters syndrome, arthritis, asthma, eye diseases, tuberculosis, hemorrhoids, thyroid imbalances, deaf and other illnesses. These people have been healed immediately in just a very short period of time. (Please view Testimonials)

ATP are now documenting this miraculous healing by collecting the testimonies of the cancer patients, diabetic patients, hyper thyroid patients, high blood patients, dialysis patients and other dying patients.

ATP are motivated by the belief that the spirituality of the person in believing to someone divine (his creator)  will help him/her receive healing of their illmess.

Our group continuously provide the present adopted communities with the Bio Minerals and Bio Energizers through the help of kind hearted sponsors/donors, namely former mayor of Obando- Zoilit Santiago, former judge – Cesar Peralejo and anonymous sponsors.

While, we only request the poor communities “to please help us in prayer”……… that someone (specially like you – SPONSOR/ DONOR…..) will support ATP’s mission in serving the poor who are in need of physical and spiritual healing.

ATP are hopeful that kind SPONSORS/ DONORS will participate and share the same vision and mission in helping the poor Filipino communities who are in need of . .  .“a share of GOD’s divine plan to all of mankind”.

The SPONSOR’s/ DONOR’s kindness and willingness to support ATP’s Medical Mission will pave the way for the dawn of the new and healthy Filipino people.

We need your HELP ! ….

Your assistance in any of the following will be greatly appreciated:GOD Created Men From MINERALS, From MINERALS He Shall Return,

1. Volunteer works ( Health Care Practitioner, Social Workers, Nurse Aide, Medical Doctors)

2. Volunteer works in ATPs field  office administration.

3. Sponsorhsip for indigent patients of “Salamat Dok” TV Program (ABS CBN) with the partnership of Adenosine Triphosphate (ATP) Corp.

4. Sponsorship of  ATP research programs and special projects.

5. Sponsorhip of ATP’s present HEALTH scholars.

6. Your HELP is a rasy of HOPE to many poor Filipino communities.

We  (ATP) will value your finnacial support and extend it to daily beneficiaries/ patients of Adenosine (ATP) Global Foundation located at Bohol Mansion Condo., no 43 E.LOpez Ave., corner Sgt Esguerra St., Barangay South Triangle, QC. Philippines (landmark- in front ABS CBN audience entrance) tEL#S 4143701; 4742097; 3872238

” MAY THE SPIRIT OF THE LORD BE WITH YOU ALWAYS . . . ”

GOD Created Men From Dust, From Dust He Shall Return,
henceforth,

Respectfully yours,

Danny M. Tijing

Specialist- Research & Development (R&D)
ATP Staff, Fund Generation Committee
Email- atp.corpp@yahoo.com
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