Goddess, thank you for those! That sounds so much more appealing than powdered cheeses and butter!
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8/21/06 at 4:16pm
Originally Posted by Goddess3_2005
Is anyone interested in doing an organic food co-op for food preps? http://www.maryjanesfarm.org/pfoshop/dept.asp?dept_id=1 It would be 40% of retail. They even do large 50lb bags on some items for those of you who wwould like to vaccum pack or can large quanities. They are close to me so I can pick up the order to save shipping. LMK if you all are interested and I'll start up one.
I also can order Bioron homepathics at wholesale too, but I won't do a co-op just a couple orders at a time, they are no good at keeping a large order straight.
|Grapefruit Seed Extract Uses
Grapefruit seed extract is a marvelous creation from Mother Nature that is in need of more respect and is an underrated treasure. It cleans us, protects us, preserves our delicate foods, and so much more. Outlined here are some of the greatest uses for grapefruit seed extract and a list of very simple to administer recipes.
*** Internal (never use full strength extract)***
Dental Rinse: (For healthy gums and fresh breath)
Stir 1-2 drops of extract into 2 oz or more of water. Vigorously swish the water around your mouth for about 10 seconds. 1-2 times daily .
Stir 1 drop of extract into a small glass of water (3 oz or more) Gargle several times and use as often as needed.
Thoroughly mix 1-3 drops of extract into 1 oz of vegetable glycerin or alcohol. Apply 1-2 drops of this solution into the ear 1-2 times daily. Use as often as needed
Mix 1 drop of extract with 6 oz of water. With head tilted back, fill one nostril at a time with an eyedropper full of mixed solution. Bring head up and down in a forward motion to force mixture into passages. Return head to normal position to allow the solution to drain. Do not inhale this mixture.
Mix 1-2 drops of extract in 8 oz of water. Douche once daily for about a week.
Thoroughly splash, or moisten face with water (either cool or warm is fine).
With hands still wet apply 1-2 drops of extract to your fingertips and massage into skin using a circular motion. Rinse thoroughly after use and pat dry. You may notice a minor tingling sensation afterwards. This is the deep cleansing properties of the grapefruit seed extract.
Skin Rinse (For very minor skin irritations)
Dilute extract with water (about 1-2 drops per tablespoon). Apply this solution directly to irritated area of the skin twice daily. If additional irritation continues discontinue immediately and seek the advice of your physician.
Dilute extract with water or alcohol (1-3 drops per tablespoon).
Apply this solution directly on the surface of the nail along the cuticle and underneath the front of the nail. Or soak nails twice daily for as long as needed
Add 2-3 drops of extract to each shampooing. Massage into scalp and leave on for a minimum of 2 minutes. Rinse of thoroughly and be cautious not to get in eyes.
This may also be used without shampoo.
*** Household Use ***
Stir 2-4 drops of extract into a glass of water. Immerse toothbrush for 15 minutes. Be sure to rinse toothbrush before using. Change water and remix every 2-3 days.
(Sink Washing) Add 20 or more drops of extract into a sink full of cold water. Briefly soak any vegetables, meats fruits, or poultry.
(Spray Washing) Add 20 drops per 32oz bottle of water with sprayer pump. Shake thoroughly and spray on any vegetables, meats, fruits, or poultry. Rinse when done.
Dish & Utensil Cleaner
Add 10-20 drops of extract to sink dishwashing water or to final rinse. You may do the same for dishwashers.
Cutting Board Cleaner
Apply 5-10 drops of extract to cutting board and work into entire board with a wet sponge or dishcloth. Leave on for at least 30 minutes. Rinse with water before using.
All Purpose Cleaner
Add 15-30 drops of extract to any 32 oz pump sprayer filled with your favorite cleanser or this can be added just to water. Use on all surfaces of the house.
Do not put in eyes and do not use in its undiluted form.
Originally Posted by Annikate
WOW! I didn't know you could use GSE for *all* those things.
Oh, and I got thinking about our stockpile . . . I'm going to toss in some fun stuff - - paperbacks, magazines, deck of cards, whatever. Just in case we need to take it and flee we'll have some entertainment. Oh, and we'll need a few little things for dds.