Acid is part of our body. We require acid to do many things including digest our food. If someone feels that they have an overabundance of acid, perhaps they should consider that they don’t consume enough water. Dr. F. Batmanghelidj coined the phrase, “You’re not sick, you’re thirsty.” I quote from his website (www.watercure.com): “Water is the basis of all life and that includes your body. Your muscles that move your body are 75% water; your blood that transport nutrients is 82% water; your lungs that provide your oxygen are 90% water; your brain that is the control center of your body is 76% water; even your bones are 25% water. Our health is truly dependent on the quality and quantity of the water we drink.”
We’ve seen many health issues clear up by simply following Dr. B’s recommendation and adding a few drops of essential oils to help facilitate moving toxins out of your body.
Drink ½ your body weight in ounces of pure water daily. For added health benefits, add 3 drops of LYMPHATIC CLEANSE to each quart of water.
Once you determine the amount of water you should be drinking a day, pour it up every morning into glasses or quart jars and add essential oils if desired. By the end of the day, any water remaining will stand as a witness against you and remind you that you need to work harder the next day to be sure you get your body adequately hydrated.
1. I experienced acid reflux for years before I heard about using essential oils and drinking more water. I used a drop of LEMON in a glass of water, and after about ½ an hour, it went away. From then on, with each use, it went away faster and faster. I think the key is to drink more water. - Tammy
2. You can’t say enough about drinking more water. This definitely works!
3. I have only experienced this when pregnant, and this last pregnancy it was very bad. I decided to try your suggestion for drinking ½ my body weight in ounces of water daily. I also added a drop or two of LEMON to each glass, which makes the water more pleasant in my opinion. TANGERINE is even better! Once I was consistent with this, all the acid “heartburn” disappeared.
4. Anything carbonated is going to make acid reflux worse. Carbonation shuts down the digestive enzymes among other things.
5. Denise wrote: PLAGUE DEFENSE works great to resolve my acid reflux issues. It dissolves excess mucous, attacks inflammation and dissolves and digests intestinal acids. My favorite protocol is:
1 cup water
1 TB Raw Apple Cider Vinegar
1 TB Raw Honey (local honey is best)
2 drops Plague Defense essential oil
6. I suffered from Acid Reflux for a few years and took medication every day to control it. I hated being on medication and was worried about potential side effects, so I decided to try PEPPERMINT essential oil as a way to ease the symptoms. I added one drop of oil to a cup of hot water and found that after a few days of doing this, I didn't need to take my medication every day. I continued drinking this “tea” for about two weeks and have been off my medication now for over 7 months. I feel great, and am seeing more and more how simple it can be to deal with health issues with these beautiful, God-given essential oils.
7. I was troubled by acid reflux as a teenage and throughout my college days. I was “addicted” to Zantac, Rolaids and Pepto-Bismol. One day I met a lady who was shocked at how I popped the Rolaids all day long. She asked me if I’d be willing to try something different, and I said sure. She told me to put about 5-10 drops of DIGESTION SUPPORT essential oil blend in my hand and rub this onto my stomach where it ached. To my utter amazement, my pain and indigestion symptoms were gone in less than 10 minutes! Since then I have found that it’s even simpler to put a drop of Digestion Support on the back of my hand and lick it, which is a bit easier to do in public and when I’m on the go. Over the years I’ve made strides in taking an overall look at how I eat, how much I drink, the quality of the food and water I consume, the products I use on my skin and to clean my home, and I believe incorporating very simple changes in my lifestyle has paid huge dividends in my health.
8. I had problems with acid reflux for many years. I ate Tums and Rolaids like candy to help control the burning in my esophagus. Acid backed up into my esophagus and caused scar tissue to form, which made swallowing difficult. I was on anti-acid prescriptions for while, but didn’t care for the side-effects. I tried altering my diet, which helped a little, but I still ate Rolaids like candy. Then I heard about essential oils. The “cure” seemed too simple, but I told my well-meaning friend that I’d give it a try. I drank a glass of water first thing every morning with a few drops of PEPPERMINT and LEMON in it. I didn’t take a Rolaid all day – didn’t feel a need to take one. This really grew on me, and now I try to drink this throughout the day. I’ve increased water intake and never have any acid issues to speak of. I feel great!
9. I wanted to tell you that I absolutely love the DIGESTION SUPPORT blend. I have had heartburn, reflux, bloating, etc for years. I have been taking Nexium, but I have recently noticed that it just isn't working as well. I've had severe issues with the heartburn and reflux in spite of the Nexium. In fact, I was having to take Tagament 1-2x a day on top of the Nexium. I ordered your Digestive Support and began taking it internally 4-6 drops per capsule x 2. My symptoms have disappeared, and I am hoping to be able to stop taking the Nexium soon. I don't know if I'm taking too much of the Digestive Support, but it hasn't seemed to bother me so far. I just wanted to let you know my success so far. - M.W.
10. My husband, has been on every medication available for acid reflux. He even had surgery to widen his esophagus and other remedies to no avail. He started putting a few drops of DIGESTION SUPPORT in a glass of water at night, and he no longer has problems with acid reflux! This stuff is amazing! He did it every night for a couple of weeks, and now he only does it about once a week as a maintenance/preventative measure. -L.W.
11. My husband has had GERD (bad for of acid reflux) for years. He was on a very expensive medication that was not covered by insurance. He is now 100% off of it due to using DIGESTION SUPPORT from Heritage Essential Oils. He takes it at night before bed with water. He also has Keifer on hand if he has a bad flair up. I have been AMAZED at the difference!!! - Bekah
12. DIGESTION SUPPORT is a great blend. I love it! It helps so much that I have not had to take my Zantac since my first application. My MD told me to put 3 drops in a little bit of water and drink it. [HEO suggests that a drop on the tongue works as well.] I also apply it to my tummy when I can't drink it. Both methods work to alleviate gas and heartburn. - Susana F.
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