The Truth About Cancer Documentary: Update

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The TTAC series is finished but you can purchase individual videos or all nine here. I watched them all and planned to post daily recaps, but it didn’t happen. My body told me to take care of myself and rest. I had the energy to watch the videos but I wasn’t inspired to write about anything this week, so instead of forcing myself, I chose to listen to my “inner” guidance and honor its wishes (needs).

Moving to the country took a lot out of me. There were problems that I won’t get into and I think I’m still recovering from the stress and unnecessary drama. Before cancer, I would have pushed through and done what I felt obligated to do, but nowadays I know, my only obligation is to take care of myself.

After watching the video series, I want to learn more about essential oils and herbs. I know about eating healthy foods and the importance of emotional/spiritual health, but not much about essential oils or herbs. The menu in the header of this blog will include cancer survivor stories, links to alternative and integrative cancer therapies, and essential oils and herbs. I feel inspired to write more about these topics (maybe it has to do with me living in the country and wanting to be more self sufficient, and wanting to live more earth friendly).

So… today I am posting the recap links from the episodes of TTAC that I found on the website Cancer Tutor. They did an excellent job and I think you will find their information helpful.

Be well and be inspired!

Ingebird

 

Truth About Cancer: A Global Quest Documentary Series

The Truth About Cancer documentary series starts tonight! I watched the first series last year and learned a lot. I signed up for this one too. If you’re interested in learning alternative and integrative ways to fight cancer or keep from getting it, I suggest watching it…and it’s free!

Watch the introductory video here and sign up today!

Be well!

Inge

 

Frankincense Used in Cancer Treatment

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My sister-in-law sent me an article from her chiropractor that I thought you might find interesting.  The author writes that frankincense is being studied to treat cancer. The use of essential oils, like frankincense, has been used in Ayurvedic medicine for centuries.  I don’t know much about them except that I kept a bottle of lavender close to my bed when I went through cancer treatment. It helped calm me and was the only scent that did not make me sick to my stomach.

Several studies were done over the years using the oil and it’s supplement form, Boswellia serrate and has shown promising results, especially for osteoarthritis. The gummy part of the frankincense plant seems to reduce inflammation (the culprit responsible for so many diseases). Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center  is one of the hospitals who studied its affects.

Since I never heard of Boswellia serrate, I looked it up online.

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From what I could find, the majority of people who take the supplement claim it helps with arthritis pain. I didn’t find testimonies from cancer patients, however a few medical journals claimed the herb was used instead of steroids, for patients who had brain surgery. It helped reduce inflammation without the side effects that steroids can cause.

When it comes to my own healthcare, I choose alternative medicine whenever possible. Healthy food, herbs, and supplements are my medicine. When I was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer back in 2010, my body was so trashed, I had to go with conventional treatment. As soon, as I was more stable, I researched other less invasive treatments, like a change of diet and added it to my wellness plan. I am positive that eating healthy, unprocessed foods, drinking a shot of Tahitian Noni juice daily, along with other supplements and meditation helped me get well faster.

Be well and eat healthy,

Inge Scott