Cold sitz bath (or hip bath)

Fill a sitz bath with suffiecient cold water so that when you sit in it, the water reaches your belly button (umbilicus). Sit in the bath for 3 minutes maximum, while hanging your legs over the side. Rub yourself dry vigorously with a large, warm towel and go straight to bed.

Caution: Women should not take a cold sitz bath while menstruating. In the acute stage of a bladder infection a cold sitz bath will not be beneficial.

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Varicose Veins
(Varicosis)

BODY ORGANS

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bulletlungs

bulletliver

SPINAL ADJUSTMENT

bulletlower lumbar

VAGUE SYMPTOMS

bulletfatigue

Varicose veins are hereditary. If either of your parents had varicose veins, there is a reasonable chance that you will also be a sufferer. Treatment can but slow down the onset of this degenerative process.

Prevention

bulletDo not allow yourself to become constipated. Ensure that you have 1-2 bowel movements a day.

bulletDo not sit cross-legged. This position tends to block the blood flow.

bulletbulletEat at least lOOg of uncooked beetroot a day.

bulletDrink buckwheat water with juniper berries or 2-3 cups of buckwheat leaf tea a day.

bulletHave a cold sitz bath for 3 minutes before going to bed. Dry yourself vigorously with a warm towel.

FRESH JUICE RECIPE

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

bulletcelery

bulletspinach

bulletwatercress

bulletmustard cress

bulletgreen pepper

Add 125ml of buckwheat water.

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