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The skin as a therapeutic absorbent

The skin as a therapeutic absorbent
The skin is an absorbent organ of nutrients, medicines and essential oils that can be used with therapeutic purposes.
The skin absorbs many chemicals, such as hormones and analgesics. The use of essential oils to therapeutic advantage isn’t something new, nor magical. Reports on  the use of essential oils on the skin date over 3,565 years ago.
The use myrrh, for example, is extracted from the cortex of a tree named Commiphora Myrrha (Africa, Arabia and Turkey) it’s documented in Egypcian Papyrus where physicians would spread them on wounds and heal. Romans used myrrh extract to prevent wine from turning to vinegar (elimination the Acetobacter bacteria). 
In the XVII century, bacteria is discovered by Leeuwenhoek and in 1860 Pasteur discovers that bacteria are the main cause for infections. In 1920 the Australian chemist Arthur Penforl published an article on the In Vitro use of Tea Tree Oil extract as an antimicrobial and treated infected wounds on sold…

Carbohydrates and Cancer

Carbohydrates and Cancer
How good is it to go on diet with no carbohydrates, if you have cancer?
Our body requires nutrition that contains balanced quantities of carbohydrates, fat and protein. If we stop consuming carbs, the body will produce them based on fat and protein reserve. So at the end, this “transformed product” is not an original and will cause deficiencies in all the new tissue formation.
By using fat and protein reserves to produce carbohydrates, our body stops reacting adequately, there is a sign that says “reduce the processes”, and looses even more body weight, causing the immune system to not function properly. Carbohydrates are the fuel that normal and cancer cells need to function.
Yes, we need to consume carbs derived from natural foods; fruit, vegetable and grains, avoiding at all cost those which come from processed foods, which are the one’s that truly cause unbalance and contribute to the development of the cancer.
Nutrition and diets programs are not for curing, t…