The best option for removing harmful toxins from the body is ciscombe oil. If you are a patient of Dr. Cox, you will probably have purchased your own pack of castor oil. The beans of the ricinus communis plant are used to make castor oil.
Castor Oil Packs were the number one treatment prescribed by Edgar Cayce and a favorite prescription of Naturopathic Doctors and nature cure practitioners everywhere due to it’s gentle yet powerful action on optimizing the natural function of the liver and gallbladder. The liver is responsible for a multiplicity of functions in the body including detoxifying medicines, bacteria and other harmful substances – including environmental toxins; transforming cholesterol to carry fats through the body; synthesizing proteins for blood plasma as well as bile for supporting digestion; storing and releasing glucose; processing hormones, bilirubin and hemoglobin; regulating blood clotting; producing lymph for immune support. Research studies have shown castor oil’s main constituent ricinoleic acid increases the levels of T-11 lymphocytes in the top layers of the skin augmenting normal immunity. This component has been shown to reduce acute and subchronic sensory neuropeptide-mediated neurogenic inflammation This same unsaturated omega-9 fatty has been researched as a generally safe labor induction method within 24 hours of oral intake, due to its binding of the EP3 prostanoid receptor resulting in uterine contractions. That same proper binding increases prostaglandins E2 which are essential for functional ovulation. The heat from a castor oil packs increases blood flow and may improve oxygenation to target tissues increase the lymph flow throughout the body, which eliminates toxins and helps reduce swollen lymph nodes.
The liver does a lot of good things for us. Give your body some love, in return.
This weekend is the most important spring self-care therapy, and you can give a castor oil pack a try today. Here is how.
Castor Oil Pack
The following materials are needed to make a pack.
- Flannel cloth
- The hot water bottle is made from vinyl.
- Warm water for a bottle.
- Castor oil
- There are bath towels, hand towels, and other bedding materials.
A soft flannel cloth should be made from undyed organic wool or cotton.
The treatment area should be prepared with an old towel, sheet, or pillowcase.
If you want to expose the treatment area, position self or patient on the left side of the body. If you want to shift the focus of the treatment to the specific organs, place the packs over the uterus or the intestines.
Make sure the cloth is wet but not dripping with oil, and apply the pack to the indicated area of the body. The area of the body can be easily cleaned with a solution of baking soda dissolved in water if desired.
The flannel pack can be kept refrigerated for several months if it becomes discolored or rancid.
The pack should be used from 3 to 7 days a week.
If possible, after every 3 treatments, up to 2 ounces of cold-pressed extra virgin olive oil can be consumed.
It’s a good idea to apply castor oil to your body prior to a warm bath. Are you short on time? We have a roll-on that is perfect to apply just before a bath.
Dawn liquid detergent and distilled water can be mixed to spot clean your handmade castor oil pack holder. To remove stains, spray on the stains. Placket should be cleaned and wiped down with a dry towel or a sprinkle of baking soda. Warm water and dawn liquid are what you should use to soak in. To dry, hang to dry.
This is not medical advice, but use considerations. Many women avoid using cacciatore oil pack and heat during the flow of the menstruation cycle or near fertility based sexual activity because of the possible increase in blood flow from cacciatore oil pack and heat. If you are pregnant, you should avoid packs of castor oil and use mouth to eat it. Check with your physician to determine what is right for you, as this or any new health practice can be dangerous and harmful.
Adding a nice cleansing tea such as dandelion or burdock root will give you a boost to your body. Yogi Detox Tea is one of the most popular mixed teas. Another option is to make your own roasted breakfast drink with dandelion, burdock, chicory, and date or figs. Do you want to learn more about the foods that help the body detoxify itself? We have more tips like this coming soon, so look for our seasonal subscription plan.
The coffee recipe is called Dandelion Coffee.
- 2 tbsp dandelion
- 2 tbsp burdock root
- 1 tbsp chicory
- 2 tons of nuts (almond, hazelnuts, etc.).
- Dates or figs can be thinly sliced to taste.
- There are either powdered cinnamon or cardamon.
- 2 cups water
Roast the roots and nuts at 350 for 10 minutes, stirring halfway through, if you want to use them. The darker the roast of your coffee, the longer your roast.
The roasted roots should be added to 2 cups of water for a few minutes. If you want, you can add dates, figs, and powdered herbs after you strain the coffee.
Come back next week for our spring fun recipes for sprout and dandelion.
One of our supplement providers which allows patients to pick up their supplements at their leisure has provided generalized suggestions for managing liver health concerns.
The oil pack holders can be purchased directly through theAlberta Orchard Wellness.
There is an item called the Castor-oil-pack-holder in the store.
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