Jini’s Tried and Tested Natural Allergy Remedies

I grew up in the country surrounded by horses, hay, grass, trees and never had any symptoms of allergies – not even a sniffle.  Then I moved to Tokyo for two years (a very polluted city) and when I returned home in the summer I was struck with hay fever – which plagued me from then [...]

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The Power Of Vulnerability

Vulnerability – the ability to be vulnerable; open, raw, honest, authentic… this is a concept my life’s journey (and Healing Journey) has been leading me to explore for some time now. I even have one of my BFF’s writing a book on it for pete’s sake! But what does vulnerability have to do with healing [...]

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Tips for Pregnant or Breastfeeding Moms

As the mother of 3 healthy kidlets – combined with all my gut knowledge – I often get friends or family members who have become pregnant emailing me to ask for any advice or tips I might have. For myself, my pregnancies were the strictest diet/health times of my life. I was always aware that [...]

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CLA Therapy For Crohn’s Disease and Colitis

A new article has just come out in Science Daily featuring the results of a clinical trial with conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) in treating Crohn’s disease: “In our recent open label study of CLA as a supplement in study subjects with mild to moderate CD there was a marked improvement in disease activity and quality [...]

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How To Gain Weight Using Absorb Plus

There are a few different ways to gain weight using Absorb Plus elemental diet shakes – and the methods differ depending on whether you need to keep the shakes elemental (enteral diet) or whether you can add regular foods and liquids to the shakes (half elemental diet, or just using as a supplement to regular [...]

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Natural Remedy for Anal Stenosis and Stricture

When inflammation has been present for a long time in the rectum or anal canal, it sometimes causes scarring (fibrosis). Repeated ulceration and healing (often from proctitis) can also result in scar tissue. Surgical procedures for hemorrhoids, skin tags, anal dilation, sphincterectomy, etc. all cause scar tissue as the body heals the wound. Scar tissue [...]

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Natural Healing Remedy for Intestinal Strictures

I have GREAT news for you if you suffer from intestinal strictures or bowel obstruction or have been considering testing my new Intestinal StrictureHeal protocol: One of my readers – who is a medical doctor – has been testing my Intestinal StrictureHeal protocol on himself. He has had Crohn’s Disease for 30 years (but has [...]

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Are Cell Phones The New Cigarettes?

How many kids do you know aged 11 and older that have their own cell phone? In my son’s class of 11 year olds, all but 5 have their own cellphone. And in spite of the school policy being no cell phones allowed on school grounds, they text each other back and forth in class [...]

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Jini’s Ranch Dressing and Dip Recipe

Here’s another recipe for you to add more food-based probiotics to your diet. Remember that if you don’t tolerate dairy, yogurt can be made from raw cow’s milk, goat’s milk, or coconut milk. Goat milk yogurt has smaller fat and protein globules than cow’s milk, and the protein is more similar to human breastmilk, making [...]

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Best Lacto-Fermented Mayonnaise Recipe Ever

FOOD-BASED PROBIOTICS: Lacto-Fermented Mayonnaise I did a lot of experimenting to determine which oils provide the best-tasting mayonnaise, whilst providing excellent nutrition – I think this recipe is my fifth variation and I’m finally happy with it! My never-ending thanks to Nourishing Traditions cookbook for providing the lacto-fermentation method whereby the mayonnaise keeps for 3-4 [...]

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Making iPods and iPads Safer For Children

I have 3 kids aged 5 to 11 and yes, like all their peers, they want the latest gadget as soon as it comes out. Unfortunately, all of these devices carry health consequences due to the microwave RF radiation they emit. The World Health Organization has now classed WiFi radiation as a Class 2B carcinogen. [...]

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The Story of The Pencil – Inspiration and Encouragement

This short story is excerpted from Paulo Coelho’s book on short stories and reflections, Like the Flowing River. I think all of us who are on a Healing Journey can especially relate to the Second Quality – something to reflect back on when times get tough, or maybe you’re in a tough time right now. [...]

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Tips for Jini’s Probiotic Retention Enema

Question: Hi. I tried to do the retention enema described in Listen to your Colon, and it was disastrous! This was a few weeks ago. I warmed the water to 90 degrees but could not get all the lumps out. I had called Natren and was told not to warm it more, and not to [...]

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Easy Backyard Composting

Well, believe it or not, we finally got around to setting up our own composting bin in our backyard. And I have to say, don’t wait for summer to do this as that’s when the flies are at their peak! It’s easier to start in colder weather so you can get the hang of it [...]

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Synergistic Healing – Meditation, Prana, EFT

Annabel Fisher and I did a presentation together at the Canadian EFT Gathering a couple weeks ago – where I presented the theory behind combining more than one powerful healing tool together, for a synergistic effect that greatly maximizes the healing possible. Synergy is where 1+1 does not equal 2, it equals 5. So EFT [...]

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TruRoots Organic Sprouted Bean Trio

I am just crazy for this new pre-soaked, sprouted bean/lentil product. Of course, it’s organic, but it’s also available for a great price at Costco! It’s the TruRoots Organic Sprouted Bean Trio and it contains mung beans, green lentils and adzuki beans. Most of us know we should be eating beans and lentils once our [...]

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Do Not Take Other Remedies On LTYG Program

On page 55 of my book about natural healing for digestive diseases, Listen To Your Gut, I give clear directions that you must not use any other supplements on the LTYG program UNTIL you have given the protocols a chance to work and your condition has stabilized. THEN you can go ahead and test other [...]

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Transdermal and Nano-Sized Magnesium

Statistics show that over 40% of Americans are deficient in magnesium. You can’t test for magnesium deficiency using a blood test since only 1 percent of the body’s magnesium is found in the bloodstream. So you have to let your symptoms be your guide.  My friend Dr. Carolyn Dean MD ND has devoted a large [...]

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Hormone Balance After Age 35

Do you remember the teleseminar I did with hormone expert Dr. Wendy Ellis (from Dr. Jonathan V. Wright’s clinic in Washington) on Hormone Balance For Chronic Illness? Well, I’ve brought her back for another really timely topic faced by many: How do you keep your hormones balanced after age 35? Many men and women face [...]

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How To Release and Dissolve Scar Tissue

Before we get into how to treat/heal scar tissue, it’s best if you have a really good understanding of what scar tissue is composed of, the different forms it can take in the body, and how it behaves. In the video below, I ask Mary Cox (physiotherapist) these questions and she gives us a fascinating, [...]

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Radiation Testing for Laptops and Cordless Phones

Now that I have my very own microwave (RF) radiation testing meter (it also tests magnetic and electrical activity), I can actually do my own testing on the various devices in my and my neighbour’s houses. I got an email from a reader asking me: I have a question regarding laptops. Does keeping a laptop [...]

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Absorb Plus Helps Diverticulitis

Every so often I receive emails from readers that either move my heart, or contain good ideas. This one does both: Hi Jini, I have noticed a real difference in the way I feel taking 2 Absorb Plus shakes a day for my diverticulitis.  Before your shakes, I was very weak walking with a cane [...]

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Best Natural Hair Gel and Hairspray

I’ve never used a lot of styling aids with my hair – especially since I’ve been firmly in kid-land for the last decade. But now, my kids are getting older and wanting to try out different hair styles. I’m getting out there more and hooking up with old friends and the old hair-in-a-clip or loose [...]

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Does Adya Clarity Black Mica Extract Work?

If you’re into the raw food movement, you may have heard about a product called Adya Clarity. The people who are selling (and re-selling) this product are making some pretty amazing claims. And perhaps, like me, you’re wondering how much is hype and how much is genuine? Here’s the story behind Adya Clarity and other [...]

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Jini’s Favorite Herbal Teas

I’ve just greatly expanded our Herbal Tea section at the Shoppe to include a number of my favorites – here’s what I’ve added and why I like each of them, or how I use them: Smooth Move Chocolate Senna Tea (Laxative) Oh lord, this tea has saved my life on numerous occasions – until I [...]

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Natural Treatment for Muscle Pain and Strained Back

Natural treatments for muscle, tendon and ligament pain do not involve masking the pain so you can carry on with your day as usual. As renowned chiropractor Dr. Ben Kim says: “Acetaminophen primarily decreases registration of pain in your brain. It doesn’t decrease inflammation outside of your central nervous system (brain and spinal cord). So [...]

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How To Heal Internal and External Hemorrhoids

Since many people with IBD and IBS suffer from internal or external hemorrhoids, finding an effective healing remedy for hemorrhoids has been at the top of my list – especially since I too developed internal hemorrhoids after the birth of my daughter! Those of you who have my Listen To Your Gut book know that [...]

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How To Treat Chronic Nosebleeds

Children are usually more susceptible to nosebleeds than adults. I’m not referring to a nosebleed caused by a sharp blow to the nose – we all know why those occur. I’m talking about nosebleeds that occur when you have not sustained any injury to your nose, or perhaps only a light blow or jostling. Or [...]

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Jini’s Favorite Organic Body Lotions

I don’t care whether you buy them from JPT Holistic Health Shoppe, or not, but you simply must try these moisturizing body lotions from AUBREY ORGANICS. I have stocked 3 different lotions for you (all of which I love – but my favourite is the Collagen & Almond), made of entirely natural, organic ingredients (the [...]

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Moving House With Minimal Stress

Friends of mine with three kids just put their house on the market. They are feeling the crunch financially and selling their house to downsize to a townhouse feels like the best option to them. My friend said, “I realize now (I believe it was God opening our eyes) that this really is our sideline [...]

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Supplements To Detox Radiation Fallout

It’s enough to make you crazy – as if we don’t have enough to worry about with GMO foods, pesticides, pollution, factory farming, industrial waste dumping and WiFi radiation – now we have to deal with nuclear radiation as well! Because, of course, we live in a global community where winds and oceans don’t just [...]

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Stricture Emergency!

QUESTION: Please Help. About 2 months ago my colon constricted and tightened up and I couldn’t have a bowel movement.  I have a home colonic kit and would do one everyday to get the waste out.  This is the only way I could. I was on antibiotics for 12 years that destroyed my gut flora.  From [...]

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How To Have Healthy Shiny Hair

I have added a new line of awesome hair and skin products to LTYG Holistic Health Shoppe! Our old line (Avalon Organics) was bought out by Hain, and as often happens, the ingredient list started to downgrade. So I’ve been looking and testing (lucky me I have 5 guinea pigs in my family to test [...]

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Make Sure Digestive Enzymes Don’t Contain Fungus

Ideally, you should get your digestive enzymes from your food (raw foods, fermented foods, homemade yoghurt, etc) and from your body’s own production. However, for those times when you just cannot get enough natural enzymes, or you need some additional support as your own body’s production is not up to par, I have found these [...]

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Intravenous Vitamin C As Cancer Treatment

If you have a loved one who wants to stick with medical treatment for Cancer, then here is a really good natural therapy that can be done at the same time, which increases the efficacy of the medical treatments AND decreases their nasty side-effects: (OMNS Apr 14, 2011) Scientists have long studied the effects of [...]

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How do Shower Filters Protect Your Health?

Shower filters protect your health by removing chlorine and other harmful elements from your shower water. These chemicals are more toxic in your shower than in your drinking water. Here’s why: Chlorine is re-vaporized in the shower, inhaled into the lungs, and transferred directly into the bloodstream. In fact, the chlorine exposure from one shower [...]

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Living Med-Free With Colitis or Crohn’s

My good friend, Jay Baluk is putting together a free ebook about people’s success stories living medication-free with IBD. As Jay says: “This book is going to showcase the stories of 20-35 med-free people who are now living awesome, healthy, med-free lives. This book will go into details such as: what struggles they endured, what [...]

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DMSO Protocol For Anal Stenosis or Rectal Strictures

We’ve been experimenting with DMSO-based formulas over at JPT Wellness Circle for a couple of years now  – you may have already seen my Quad-Synergy Pathogen Protocol on this blog. DMSO is dimethyl sulfoxide – a natural substance derived from tree bark. But it has some pretty amazing characteristics that make it a potent healing [...]

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How To Measure WiFi and Cell Phone Radiation

As the mother of three children – with thinner skulls, higher water content in their skulls (= higher conductivity) and undeveloped immune systems – it is very important to find out what levels of microwave RF radiation my kids are being exposed to, so that I can take measures to protect them where needed. So [...]

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WiFi Radiation Exposure Safety Limits Per Country

This to me is the most basic question: If European countries – who have examined the same research – set their safe exposure levels for microwave (RF) radiation at 0.1% -1% of ours – how can this be okay for us long-term and especially for our children?? COUNTRY EMR SAFETY LEVELS Austria – 0.10 microwatts/cm2 [...]

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Trial Lawyers Gear Up for Attack on Cell Phone Industry

I DON’T KNOW ABOUT YOU, BUT I FIND THIS VERY ENCOURAGING! Corporate Crime Reporter 14, March 27, 2011 So far, there have been only a handful of lawsuits. Lawsuits alleging personal injury – primarily brain cancers – from cell phone radiation. There are maybe a dozen or so cases pending in DC Superior Court. And [...]

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More WiFi and Cellphone Radiation Worries

All I can say is Thank God Dr. Mercola (with his list of over 2 million) is informed and active on this whole WiFi, cellphone, electromagnetic, microwave radiation debacle! His latest article, estimating that deaths from microwave radiation will surpass deaths from cigarette smoking and asbestos combined, features this latest EXCELLENT video from EMR expert, [...]

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Follow Your Gut And Change Your Life

A reader shared this video with me and it literally lit me on fire! And every one that comes after it in the series is SO inspirational – I watched about 9 in a row: Hope they move you, excite you, inspire you, like they did me! Click here to watch all the episodes. The [...]

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Triphala And Magnesium Oxide For Constipation

After I told my Listen To Your Colon readers about adding magnesium citrate to an Absorb Plus or whey protein shake to buffer it, I received a number of emails from readers who tried it and confirmed that it worked well for them to reduce the pain and spasming that magnesium citrate can cause. As [...]

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Jini’s Health Maintenance Diet

To keep yourself and your children healthy and maintain good bowel health on an ongoing basis, make the following dietary guidelines your normal, regular diet. Everyone in your family should follow these guidelines, whether they suffer from gut issues, or not, since they get the disease-causing elements out of your daily diet and replace them [...]

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Jini’s Low Residue Diet

A low-residue diet can be helpful during an IBD or diverticulitis flare-up, to get rid of common irritants and to help calm the gut. This low-residue diet can also be used as a low-fibre diet (less than 10 grams of fibre per day) before or after surgery to reduce bowel volume. Of course, the best [...]

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Help! My Child’s Stomach Hurts

I had three friends call me up this week for help/advice about their kids’ digestive troubles. This signals to me that many others must be having the same issues and it’s time for a blog post to share the knowledge! First, my friend Cecile called me about her 10-year-old daughter, Megan. Megan had pretty much [...]

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Flushing Intestinal Obstruction With A Liquid Diet

Intestinal obstructions can result from a number of different factors: Strictures or scar tissue that has built up to the point where the intestine is extremely narrowed, or a spasming length of intestine, or a volvulus (twist/kink in the intestine), or a diverticulitis flare-up. It is thought that mechanical blockage of a diverticulum, possibly by [...]

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Why Our Family Is Trying Fluoride Toothpaste

In my continuing quest for cavity-free dental health for my family, I have taken a second look at fluoride. Whilst knowing that fluoride hardens tooth enamel very effectively, we have stayed away from it because of the negative systemic effects (toxicity and fluorosis). As I took a second, more in-depth look at this mineral though, [...]

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Intravenous Hydrogen Peroxide Therapy

Five days after the birth of my third child, Hugo, I was diagnosed with seven different bacterial infections. No one could figure out why/how they occurred, but the most serious involved two bacterial infections in my blood (sepsis) and also a bacterial lung infection (pneumonia). As an aside: I know why they occurred – it [...]

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