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BODY ORGANS: lungs, colon, kidneys

SPINAL ADJUSTMENT: thoracic 3-4-5-6 and 10-12


DISCOMFORT: constipation

DIS-EASE: pimples

DISEASE: pustules, boils

Acne usually starts out as a mild rash accompanied by discomfort followed by itching and the appearance of pustules. These are followed by white heads of pus. Squeezing these white heads precipitates spots, which are further worsened by various soaps and creams, often leaving the area infected.

The sebaceous glands in the skin are affected by hormonal disturbances, bad breathing habits and problems with the colon. The colon is the principal cause of skin infection as a result of incomplete elimination.

Once this manifests as acne, it is generally only the symptoms that are treated, not the cause. Treatment needs to be directed to the lungs, colon and kidneys.

The kidneys can disturb the hormonal balance when they malfunction, or the hormones themselves can behave erratically, perhaps as a result of fear. The lungs and colon can fail to function properly through the incomplete elimination of stale air from the lungs and the retention of waste products in the colon. The latter case is often the result of a modern 'junk food' diet.

If you focus on the proper functioning of these organs and maintain a 'clean' body, acne can be made to disappear. But remember, you are treating the whole person, not just the acne symptoms.

The skin

Despite the fact that the skin is the largest of our organs, we tend not to think of it as an organ at all. A key function of the skin is to maintain the temperature of the body. It is also connected directly to the brain. Any waste products which are not eliminated in sputum, urine or faeces are eliminated through the skin.

As an aside, if the skin were completely covered, with paint for instance, a person would live no longer than 3-4 hours. What is also not often realized is that some 90 per cent of the dust in most rooms is skin that has been shed.

Skin manifests a range of characteristics in response to various emotions:

blue: fear

goose pimples: happiness

red, goose pimples: joy

flushing, heat: anger

sweat, grey (in chronic cases): apprehension

green: gall bladder problems, excess bile

blue, goose pimples: cold

raised hair: anger and fear

The skin absorbs whatever we apply to it: cosmetics, shampoos, make-up, perfumes. Hydrocortisone is a steroid used to treat inflammatory dermatological conditions such as dermatitis and eczema. It is absorbed via the skin and enters the bloodstream, making its way into various body organs and causing imbalance and damage.

To keep the skin clear, clean out the system regularly with the following juice:


Mix together equal amounts of the following juices to make 375ml.





raw potato (with skin)

Add 125ml of spring water, a pinch each of salt, black pepper, cumin powder and paprika. Sip slowly on an empty stomach 3 times a week.

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