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How Important is Detox?

I heard an interesting statement recently from a well-respected naturopathic doctor in my sphere. He said it’s pointless to begin any course of treatment before detoxification is accomplished. That’s my philosophy, too, and has been for many years. heavy metals, flame retardants, plastics, pesticides, benzene, and chemicals in the home and environment interfere with every aspect of cell function, injury repair, immunity, and general wellbeing. Removing these toxins, then, are critical to supporting the health and vitality of the body for healing.

Since 2006 I’ve actively used a mineral as an oral chelator, which has not only proven to be effective, but also life-saving! I don’t say this lightly. The year 2006 brought many challenges for me. My beautiful yellow lab, Ginger, who was also diabetic, was diagnosed with hemangiosarcoma – a blood cancer. We almost lost her the day her spleen ruptured. However, we acted quickly and following surgery worked aggressively to detoxify her and get ahead of her symptoms. Without the surgery, we would have surely lost her. However, given no hope from the medical professionals, we chose to follow a detoxification protocol while supporting her immune system. It worked, and we enjoyed Ginger’s company (without cancer) for a long time after that.

In Ginger’s case, detoxification set the foundation for healthy cells to take over. That was in 2006. Now, more than ten years later, it’s still the beginning protocol I use for myself as well as my clients. In addition, please note that though I’m calling what I do a protocol, it’s really a lifestyle. Choosing to incorporate detoxification and immune support every day means that we may never have to face difficult disease challenges such as cancer. Now, I’m greatly encouraged with additional healing resources that aid in detoxification and immune support. Here are a few Nutritional Supplements I use regularly:

Zeolite, very specifically Natural Cellular Defense, is my number one choice. Heavy metals are severely overlooked as a cause of everything from cancer to auto-immune diseases. NCD2 is the best detoxifier for inorganic substances such as heavy metals and radiation.

Vital minerals in crystalloid form (the tiniest), have a profound detoxification effect. These minerals (available for both humans and canines from Valentus as Prevail Max) seep into the bloodstream in less than a minute when sprayed directly into the mouth. The effects can be seen microscopically almost immediately as blood cells “plump” and begin to make circulation more effective. It’s a superior detoxifier and an essential addition to a zeolite detox.

Essential Oils, again – very specifically – Young Living oils, complete the detoxification profile. Use specific citrus oils, for example, to help cleanse the blood and liver. Select Multigreens for the additional detoxification effects of chlorophyll combined with essential oils.

Cancer Detox Protocol for Humans and Dogs

  • Detoxification, as I mentioned earlier, may be the most overlooked aspect of a healing protocol – one that is really a lifestyle of health and wellness. Though supplements I use are great for detoxification, it’s more than just removing toxins that has to be considered. Look for ways to eliminate toxins from the diet, home environment, products you use regularly, vaccinations, and other medications and treatments.
  • Support a healthy body with whole, clean, minimally processed foods. Eliminate carbohydrates, preservatives, and synthetic additives.
  • Detoxify the emotions. Have a positive environment and outlook on healing. Remove emotional obstacles that prevent optimal results.

Emergency Kit for Lightworkers

Though safe travel involves careful planning, little things may come up that require your attention. As a Lightworker – energy healer – you’re already utilizing your gifts and talents to clear space, keep yourself grounded and protected in large groups, and ensure a restful sleep in a strange environment, right? However, if you want to select a few extra tools for your basic emergency kit, I’d like to suggest these as wonderful options to support you and your family as you travel.

Lightworker Care For Pets:

Essential oils* (see below) are a natural option to help in many situations that come up while on vacation.

  • To help protect from fleas and ticks I used Purification on Gracie before going outside in the tall grasses of Central Oregon. Rub one or two drops into your palms and apply by rubbing all over legs, neck, tail, belly, and back. If you have single essential oils, try Tea tree, citronella, or lavender. If a bite or wound does occur, lavender can be applied directly to the skin.
  • Lemon essential oil came in handy when Gracie sat in pine pitch. Instead of cutting away her beautiful fur, or pulling out the pine needles, I applied lemon essential oil directly to the pine pitch and rubbed her fur gently until the pitch was dissolved and her fur was clean.
  • Over-doing the exercise? Muscle aches and joint discomfort can be alleviated with a mix of Raindrop essential oils. (This is a great opportunity to combine your energy healing work – Reiki – with essential oils). Use your customized Raindrop mix along the spine. Also try PanAway directly to sore areas, for example shoulders, and add Copaiba essential oil (high in beta-caryophyllene which is a CBD – cannabinoid compound naturally found in the copaiba tree resin). Copaiba essential oil from Young Living is more than 50% β-caryophyllene.

Tuning forks (sound healing) are surprisingly easy to include in your Lightworker’s emergency kit. I selected these tuning forks and had the occasion to use them several times:

  • OM tuners – after activating the fork, use the stem to apply to trigger points or sore areas. The vibration of OM travels deep into the body, bringing nitric oxide produced by the cells into the bloodstream. (learn more about nitric oxide from my previous article) I used two OM tuners on Bruno, my son’s dog after he had a vigorous time chasing the ball. Oils are applied first along the spine and sore areas. Then use the OM tuners in the same areas.
  • Crystal tuner – with a vibration of 4096 Hz, this small friend to Lightworkers has many uses. Since animals may be sensitive to sound, it’s likely your animal is also sensitive to the energies of previous inhabitants. Use the crystal tuner gently in spaces around the accommodations to clear unwanted energies. Energize food and water by tapping the crystal tuner to a quartz crystal, and sounding over your meal.

Lightworker Care For People:

Of course, all of the above mentioned essential oils and techniques can be used for humans. In addition, see how I enhanced my experiences on vacation. Essential oils are a favorite tool for me. Here are a few ideas for you to include in your energy self-care:

  • Vetiver essential oil is great as a scent and for feeling grounded in large crowds. It’s very thick, loaded with sesquiterpenes that last a long time in your body.
  • Anoint your feet with a drop of ImmuPower blend or frankincense mixed with a dab of shea butter or your favorite lotion. I love ImmuPower essential oil. It feels like the Divine in a bottle to me. While you’re anointing your feet, take the opportunity to state your intentions for the day.
  • Sunburn heals faster when properly cared for. Avoid ingesting citrus essential oils before exposure to sun. Sun exposure that leads to reddened skin can be soothed by lavender and myrrh essential oil mixed with an oil carrier high in antioxidants such as rosehip oil or marula oil. Add a dab of deep penetrating face cream with hyaluronic acid as an assistant to skin care healing. Always avoid additives that aren’t natural (like propylene glycol).
  • Stay clean when using public restrooms. Use a drop of Thieves essential oil to help sanitize, or make a spritzer with water and Thieves oil blend. Have a bottle in the car for easy access while traveling.
  • Sleep easier in a strange environment with your custom blend of essential oils. Try lavender, valerian, frankincense, Ruta, vetiver, and the flower of your choice (geranium, rose, chamomile,  or ylang ylang). Diffuse in the air, spritz, or apply to your feet for easy sleep and renewal.

Self-care may be one of the most important components of your Lightworker’s Emergency kit. Be sure to take time daily for meditative moments, and connecting to nature. If you need more ideas or would like to order products, please ask! I’d love to hear from you.

Rosemary Levesque, D.D.Contact Rosemary@SecondNatureHealing.com

*The essential oils I use are from Young Living since I trust their quality and Seed to Seal guarantee. If you would like more information or to order a Premium Starter Kit please visit my website.

New PrevailK9 – Minerals for Dogs

MInerals are perhaps the most important of all nutritional components for health and vitality. Up until now, we haven’t had the “right” formulation – one specifically made for dogs. I’m delighted to share with you PrevailK9 from Valentus. This product will become available October 1, 2017.  Watch the video. Then click here to order, or call me for a personal consultation about your dog’s health.

K9 Dan Wilson / Dave Jordan

In addition, we’re excited to announce that Rik Deitsch, the formulator of our very best zeolite product, will be taking his original zeolite formulation to Valentus. We expect the new original zeolite to become available by January 2018.  If your dog is in crisis and you are seeking Natural Alternatives beyond veterinary help, please call me. I can help.

Working with Animals for Deep Healing

The Healer’s Journey Webinar series continues with Working with Animals. Learn about Deep Healing, what it means, and which tools to use to facilitate deep healing for animals – Reiki, essential oils, crystals, tuning forks, supplements, and detoxification all work together to change the vibration. The result can bring you closer together as you both become more deeply connected for healing.

Loving Animals – The Emotional Connection

Working with animals requires more than sensitivity. As healers, we have to be sensitive to the subtle signs and find ways to feel confident and filled with hope. Our animals trust us and rely on our choices to support them in their healing. Join us for webinar 20 of the Healer’s Journey as we discuss the human/animal bond and the strong emotions we have for the health and wellbeing of our animal companions.

What are some of the tools we have available to us when working with animals?

Animal Healing

  • Reiki
  • Essential Oils
  • Zeolite

Loving Animals – The Emotional Connection, Webinar #20

Working with Animals

As a healer on the Healer’s Journey, we often have the privilege to not only encounter animals, but also offer our intuitive healing abilities. Working with animals takes sensitivity, practice, knowledge, and understanding. Even as a biologist and biology teacher for many years, I had little understanding back then of actually working with animals in a healing capacity. My knowledge of the physical nature of animals ran deep – to the molecular level. I knew about animal biology, animal anatomy and physiology, and had a good understanding of genetics, evolution and biochemistry of animals. Science was an important part of my education as a healer in today’s world. I was meant to be a biologist to bring that knowledge as a tool for the sensitive nature of working with animals as a healer.

In this episode of The Healer’s Journey, we explore the physical nature of animals, noting the similarities and differences we have with animals.

The Personal Consultation For Your Animal’s Health

special needs dogs335Many people have been asking me about using essential oils for their animals – especially frankincense essential oil for cancer. I’m very happy to help with personal consultations, and to talk to you about how essential oils can be safely used for animals.

What’s involved in a personal consultation for your animal?

Listening to your needs and finding out if we’re a fit for working together is my primary goal. I know it may be an emotional time for you, so I want to be clear on all aspects of your animal’s situation, including everything from diet to environment, medical history, and current diagnosis. Since the help and guidance I offer in my sessions is non-medical, I encourage you to continue to work with your vet.

I also know that you’re looking for hope, “alternatives”, and perhaps complementary methods of dealing with your animal’s health issues. There are many valuable resources, and a lot of conflicting information. It can be confusing and overwhelming. Know that I do not compromise on the products I’ve chosen to use and offer my clients. For example, I would never talk about a product I haven’t personally used with great results. I’ve spent years selecting products and methods that work together and cause no harm when used properly with guidelines.

Many of the products and resources I use are always available on my website or in my book, Heal Together – Natural Health Solutions for Animals and Their Humans. However, I do not recommend ordering substitutes which may or may not be effective – or may be harmful to your animal. You’ll also want to have personal guidance on how to use each product for your particular situation. That is one of my specialties – an intuitive assessment to help guide the way you choose to proceed.

I also have many tools available that help complement the healing process such as Reiki, tuning forks, crystals, and animal communication. If you choose to work with me after your consultation, these may be a part of a holistic protocol we discuss.

Find out what natural healing might look like for you and your beloved furry family member. I’ve put together several healing packages that includes Reiki and animal communication, along with guidance through the entire process. Learn more about Animal Healing and Soul Connections.