How to detoxify the body with gemmotherapy
In gemmotherapy there is much talk of drainage. Draining means increasing the overall physiological functions of body purification in a balanced way and determining a deep detoxifying action at ground level.
By "soil" we mean "the set of factors that pre-exist at the onset of the disease and which can favor its onset and prognosis". The reason why it is advisable to work on the "ground" explains Dr. Valnet (1976): "the great physiological laws influence everyone, but their manifestations have a personal character in each individuality. It is clear that the soil, being the physiological center proper to each one, must be the major concern of every true therapy ".
The state of health depends on the balance between individual terrain and environmental stresses, which, if too strong or persistent, may be able to alter internal homeostasis and lead, therefore, to a state of illness.
What is drainage and what is it for?
The "drainage" is a particular technique that consists in the mild stimulation, through an appropriate dosage, of one or more organs with elimination functions (that is, to increase the diuresis, the coleresis, the intestinal transit, the secretion of the sweat glands etc.) in order to free the body from metabolic waste (improperly called toxins) that have accumulated by overloading the organism.
A good drainage allows the elimination of toxins by the organism through what are considered the natural excretors: liver, kidneys, intestines and skin, putting the organism in the condition to recover an altered balance and to respond better to a therapy.
Drain with bud extracts
Bud extracts can perform, thanks to the presence of tissue biostimulins (auxins and gibberellins) and to the low dilution with which they are used, a draining action at the level of the excretory organs and a stimulus action at the level of the reticulo-endothelial system as are able to enhance both the anti-inflammatory and detoxifying action (action highlighted by the Halpern test).
The endothelial reticulum system, whose elements are present in the lymphatic nodules, in the spleen, in the liver, in the bone marrow and in the lungs, plays an important role in the defense against pathogens, together with the white blood cells: this function is accomplished thanks to phagocytic activity and an active reproduction able to block the ways of diffusion of the same.
How to use bud extracts for drainage
The recommended dosage for a mild stimulation of the excretory organs is 20-30 drops of gemmoderivato (M.G. 1DH) in a glass of water in the morning on an empty stomach and in the evening before going to bed.
If the drainage is carried out before a therapeutic cycle, of whatever nature it is, it will be prescribed for 20 days in order to prepare the organism for the following therapy. If, on the other hand, it is carried out, by necessity, at the same time as the basic treatment, it will be able not only to limit possible side effects, but also to enhance the body's response to therapy.
Different types of drainage
Drainage can be undifferentiated or "soil" or organ-specific. The specific drainage, as mentioned above, can precede or be concomitant or follow the basic therapy.
a) undifferentiated or "soil" drainage: this type of drainage is usually carried out with gemmoderivati which act mainly on the hepato-renal apparatus and on the Endothelial Reticulum System and guarantees an optimal rebalancing of the whole organism; it can be implemented at any time, even as an act of prevention to maintain good health. This drainage must be carried out at least 2-3 times a year, for cycles of 20 days. Here are the electro-derivative gems for this type of drainage:
- Birch bud extract (Betula pubescens gems): it is the excellence for the general drainage. This gemmoderivate manifests a particular tropism for the endothelial reticulum system and "exerts a tonic-stimulating drainage action that prepares the organism for the action of other gemmoderivati" Pol Henry (1959);
- juniper bud extract (young jets): excellent for hepato-renal drainage. Juniper acts at the level of the liver, and in particular at the level of the hepatic cell, where it exerts a stimulating and regenerative activity and on the kidney of which it solicits the function. It is advisable to take it during the prevention phase (preterapeutic drainage) to restore the internal balance (homeostasis) in subjects affected by allergies of various kinds and during drug therapy (intrathetic drainage) as it would be able to counteract the effects side effects of any medicines used;
- birch sap: birch sap, we specify, it is neither a glyceric macerate nor a gemmoderivato: the lymph in fact is not an embryonic tissue and also the methods of preparation are different from those used to prepare gemmoderivati.
Birch sap, a general draining agent for the body, is the ideal purifying, diuretic, anti-cellulite treatment that can also replace any other remedy at the beginning of the winter weight reduction treatments. In its natural state, the lymph contains about fifteen trace elements (0, 5 g / l) which, among other things, are present in the lymph in the ionized form and therefore they both have a total absorption by the organism. The most abundant in addition to potassium are calcium, magnesium and manganese, but there are also chromium and selenium, whose anti-radical properties are well known. Amino acids determine a tonic action that contributes to the state of general well-being determined by the purifying and draining properties.
The great indication of Birch sap is that concerning the treatment of cellulite where it clearly reduces kneading and the algic component, as well as contrasting, thanks to the increase of diuresis, almost always present water retention. Because of these peculiarities and for the hypocholesterolemic activity that characterizes it, it is part of the therapeutic schemes of the treatment of overweight.
The antalgic action is supported by the presence of two heterosides which, by hydrolysis, release methyl salicylate with analgesic and anti-inflammatory activity.
- blackcurrant bud extract (gems): blackcurrant stimulates the activation of the Endothelial Reticulum System and increases the potential of the body's immune response. According to Piterà: "Great systemic anti-inflammatory, adrenal and immune stimulant, Ribes nigrum is mainly used as a universal drainage, but in particular to prevent or inhibit inflammatory states and all allergic disorders in various clinical aspects; generically fights inflammation and the etiology is this mechanical, chemical, immunological or infectious. In practice, Ribes nigrum can be prescribed whenever an inflammation is present ".
Specific drainage of the excretory organs
The specific drainage "plays a complementary role in relation to other therapies in the treatment of various diseases" (Brigo, op.cit., 1997): Thanks to an adequate drainage of the organ it would be possible, in fact, to optimize the therapeutic intervention as the drained organ is put in the best conditions to receive the actual therapeutic treatment.
- Hepato-renal drainage: with rosemary and juniper bud extracts. Useful, for example, in subjects who, as a result of food shortcomings, exhibit, in addition to signs of "small hepatic insufficiency", an altered lipid trim;
- renal drainage: birch sap, juniper bud extract, of birch (betula pubescens) internal root rind, of cranberry bud extract (Vaccinium vitis idaea);
- intestinal drainage: cranberry bud extract (Vaccinium vitis idaea), which in addition to being a specific remedy in the treatment of recurrent cystitis, it is also of all the disturbances that affect the colon, such as irritable colon, spastic colitis, meteorism;
- lymphatic drainage: The gems of Chesnut (Castanea vesca) manifest an elective organotropism towards the lymphatic vessels at the level of which they exert drainage action. The bud extract acts effectively at the level of the lymphatic circulation of the lower limbs, where it helps to eliminate the lymphatic stasis responsible for the edema and the consequent sense of heaviness. In the treatment of venous-lymphatic insufficiency of the lower limbs and in the treatment of cellulite, it is generally associated with Sorbus domestica bud extract, draining of the venous vessels, and completing its action. It is recommended to take Chesnut bud extract in the evening, before the night's rest (Brigo B., op. Cit., 2004).
Specific drainage of the excretors: when and how to do it
Specific drainage may precede, concomitant or follow basic therapy:
- Pre-therapeutic drainage: it is carried out no more than two weeks before starting the actual therapeutic treatment (pharmacological or implemented with other drugs) and serves to prepare the subject for the main therapy. The choice of the gemmoderivato can be aimed at the pathology to be treated (to gently stimulate the organ or apparatus to cure) or it can be directed to generically stimulate the hepato-renal filter.
- Intra-therapeutic drainage: it is carried out during a therapeutic cycle: it will serve not only to limit the possible side effects of the current pharmacological treatment, but possibly to enhance the body's response to therapy.
- Post-therapeutic drainage: it is done for 2-3 weeks at the most, at the end of a therapeutic treatment of whatever type it is. The gemmoderivati will be chosen that have similar properties to the remedies used during the actual therapeutic cycle and obviously will change the dosage that will be the peculiar one of the drainage: it is then researched purifying but also maintenance activity with respect to the therapeutic cycle just ended.
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