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Common Cold, Cough, Fever, Tonsils, Sinus, Allergy, Asthma, Bronchitis, Eosinophila, TB, Pneumonia

Even though these are not dreaded diseases, but they are not properly understood and treated so they have become the biggest enemies of mankind. The real common cold causes headache, coughing, sinusitis, tonsillitis, fever, bronchitis and when neglected may result even in deadly pneumonia, asthma.

Role of Water and Heat in Body

We are all aware that our body consists of about 72% of water. Heat and cold have the same effect on the water inside our body as on the water outside. Our body has an air-conditioner as well as a heater. In summer, even when the outside temperature is 110°F or in winter it is 20° or 30°F below zero; our body maintains the same temperature of 98.4°F (about 37°C). The water in our body gets heated during the day due to activity and due to outside temperature, while during the night; it cools down, creating moisture in the lungs or head. Secondly, the water in the blood and body is controlled by heat. The heat of the body depends upon one’s digestive power.

Why we get Common Cold

Our human body is programmed to maintain balance if given a chance. Our body tries to throw out the excess water (toxic water) out by sneezing or running of the nose. Therefore, sneezing in the morning is considered to be a good sign of health. During the year in a healthy person, the body tries to throw out such excess water twice through sneezing and running nose, which is known as common cold. This phenomenon lasts for three to four days each time. We need not worry about such cold or try to stop it. It is jokingly remarked that in common colds if you take medicines you will get cured within six days but if you do not take medicines, you will be alright within four days.

Root Causes of Long term Colds leading to other Serious Diseases

We have learnt that real common cold is natural. But there are times when the common cold is more frequent and serious. The reason for this that if body cannot get rid of unwanted toxic water due to following mentioned reasons, then it is bound to cause other diseases like: Tonsillitis, Sinus problems, Bronchitis, Asthma, Pneumonia, Fever, and Congestion in the lungs, chest, and throat. In other words, the root cause of above mentioned diseases are either: Cold due to excess water OR Cold due to heat.

  1. Cold Due to Excess of Water(Real Common Cold): When water content in body increases the cold persists. The excess of water content in the body could be because of the following reasons:
    1. Suppression of Common-Cold: When an attempt is made to subdue cold, this toxic water dries down temporarily. And when our body becomes normal, again it tries to throw out this water from the system. We again subdue it by taking heavier doses. Consequently, there is an increase in water content in body and it starts depositing in various areas and later on it is declared as an allergy, asthma and other serious problems like collection of mucus around nose, sinus, lungs etc. This all leads to disturbance of various endocrine glands including the glands responsible for maintaining the body heat.
    2. Weakened Digestive System: Water in the blood and body is controlled by body’s internal heat. And body’s internal heat depends on one’s digestive power. So, when the digestive system weakens (wrong foods and habits), the internal temperature goes down. This reduces the evaporation of water and gathering of excess water in body. In turn this excess water reduces the heat, resulting in congestion in the lungs, chest, and throat. This cycle leads to tonsillitis, sinus problems, bronchitis and fever. The excess of water is aggravated by cold drinks, heavy foods, and sour things like curd (yogurt), buttermilk, lemon and by exposing the body to cold winds or coldness through air-conditioning. All these add to the prolongation and aggravation of the disease.
    3. Effects of Moon: The moon is the satellite of earth and it has great effect on water on the earth and then obviously on human body (we are more than 70% water). The proof of this is that at the time of high and low tides changes daily along with the moon day. On 4th, 5th, 8th, 11th, 14th, 15th, 19th, 23rd, 26th, and 29/30th moon days, the earth and body come directly against the moon. At that time the water level in the sea and our body rises. Therefore, it is advisable to eat less on those days.
  2. Cold Due to Excess Heat: This is one of the most common reasons in modern world and the reason is sluggish Liver. Liver is mostly damaged by unwise use of medicines (antibiotics). Due to sluggish liver, less bile is produced; consequently the acidic food of stomach is not neutralized in intestines. This leads to more acidity in intestines, further leading to warmer air in stomach. This heated air occupies the empty spaces in the head and the face. Now during the day, whenever this heated air is cooled due to cold wind, overhead fan or sitting in an air-conditioned room, it turns into moisture and becomes water. This cooled water contracts the nerves, leading to headaches and sinus troubles. When accumulated, the cold starts coming down. It irritates the throat and the nose. This in turn also leads to other diseases. In such a cold, the chest is clear. It has been observed that this type of cold aggravates in summer and autumn.

Diagnosis and Cure of Cold

Cold due to Excess Water (Real Common Cold)

Diagnosis

If there is a pain/tenderness on points: 27 + 30 + 34, then it is Real Common Cold. There will be additional pain on point no. 6 in case of congestion of throat.

Treatment

  • Press cold points: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 30, and 34.
  • Press tips of fingers and toes, in case of sinusitis.
  • Gargle with lukewarm water with salt and turmeric added to it.
  • Avoid constipation.
  • Keep fast (or take light food) and drink lukewarm boiled water.
  • In case of congestion of throat and chest drink at-least one glass of hot water with little salt and half teaspoon of turmeric powder added to it.
  • Drink two glasses of Gold/Silver/Copper/Iron charged water reduced from eight glasses of water. This is a very effective tonic for lungs.
  • In case nostrils and/or sinuses are blocked, practice "Exercise for Opening Nostrils and Sinuses – Relief of Head Congestion".

Cold due to Excess Heat

Diagnosis

If there is a pain/tenderness on points: 22 + 23 + 28 + 34, then it is Cold due to excess Heat. There will be additional pain on point no. 6 in case of congestion of throat; and on points 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 in case of congestion of head.

Treatment

  • Press cold points: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 30, and 34.
  • Press points of adrenal gland, liver, gall bladder, stomach and solar plexus i.e 28, 23, 22, 27, 29.
  • Take formula to “Remove Excess Heat from Body”.
  • Give treatment for “Worms in Intestines”.
  • Drink two glasses of Gold/Silver/Copper/Iron charged water reduced from eight glasses of water. This is a very effective tonic for lungs.
  • In case nostrils and/or sinuses are blocked, practice "Exercise for Opening Nostrils and Sinuses – Relief of Head Congestion".

Cure for Serious Diseases

Diseases like Asthma, Eosinophila, TB, Tonsillitis, Sinus problems, Bronchitis, Pneumonia, Fever, and Congestion in the lungs, chest, and throat can be completely cured with the above mentioned treatments. IT IS NECESSARY to first diagnose if the cold is due to excess of water OR due to excess of heat. One can determine that as per the above mentioned procedure and follow the treatment accordingly.

Asthma Patients, in addition to above mentioned treatment, can add one more exercise as follows: Rub from the middle of the chest to the sides for a few minutes. Also give treatment for a minute on the point shown below the neck.

Eosinophilia: Sometimes due to continued cold (either due to excess of water or heat), the percentage of Eosinophilia in the blood increases. In that case, in addition to treatment of cold (Excess Water or Heat), take the following treatment for 15-20 days: After sunrise, take a half tablespoon of half ground Bishop seeds (Ajwan), soak them in lemon drops and keep them for at-least 2 hours before eating it, latest before sunset. It should be noted that when you start the treatment, the body will be empowered and will start throwing out all the subdued cold-toxins from the body and it will look as if the cold has aggravated. This is a sign of recovery.

 


List of Formulae/Procedures under this Therapy

Formula to Remove Excess Heat from Body (Dr. Vohra)

If there is pain on point no. 28 then it denotes excess heat in body and the following treatment should be taken. The following treatment takes 55 days to complete as follows:

  1. First 10 Days: Take as first thing in the morning 1 teaspoonful of haritki churna (Terminalia chebula retz) plus Half teaspoon of crystal sugar for 8 to 10 days continuously, then twice a week during the following. This will also keep the bowels clean.
  2. Next 25 Days: Soak powder of 15 black pepper plus 2 teaspoonful of (preferably crystal) sugar in One-And-Half glass of water at night. Blend them and sip all as first thing in morning for 15 days. After 15 days, add 5 almonds to the mixture at night and drink it for further 10 days in the morning. This is very useful even in jaundice, psirosis, sunstroke, etc.
  3. Next 10 Days: Take 5 black pepper plus 10/12 black dried raisins plus 1 teaspoon of Saunf. Soak them in a glass of water in the evening. Next day, blend them and drink it in the afternoon. A useful drink in summer.
  4. Next 10 Days: Take an equal quantity of Cumin seed powder (Jera), Black pepper, Saunf, Amla powder, Crystal sugar, and Ginger powder (Saunth). Grind them into powder and keep it in a bottle. Take 1 teaspoonful of this powder with water anytime in the morning and evening.

Buttermilk/Lassi (Mixture of Curd/Yogurt and Water) is also very useful for digestion and removal of heat from the body.


Gold/Silver/Copper/Iron Charged Water (Dr. Vohra)

This charged water is found useful for good health and is helpful in many diseases. But it is a must for the treatment of any problem connected with the improper flow of the current of bio-electricity. If you want to use tap water it is advisable to first boil the water and then use it for charging; otherwise use distilled water if possible.

  • Copper: Useful for all diseases and problems connected with the nervous system i.e. High Blood Pressure, Arthritis, Polio, Tension and Leprosy.
  • Silver: Useful for the diseases of the organs connected with digestive system and the urinary system.
  • Gold: Useful for disorders of the breathing system, lung, heart, brain and is a general tonic.
  • Iron: Proper quantity of iron in the blood is utmost necessary because they carry oxygen and supplies it all over the body and thus increases stamina.

Method

The charged water can be prepared as shown below: Take a pot of Pyrex glass, if possible; otherwise take a copper vessel, if readily availabe. In that case copper is not to be included while boiling. Otherwise stainless steel vessel or even earthen pot can be used. Do not use Aluminium or brass vessel.

  • Copper charged water : Put 60 grammes of pure Copper plate/ingots/wire or 6 to 8 copper coins in 4 glasses of water and boil it.
  • Silver charged water : Put 30 to 60 grammes of silver-pure bullion or pure coins (.999 purity) in 4 glasses of water and boil it. Do not use silver ornaments.
  • Gold charged water : 15 to 30 grammes of gold pure bullion gold coin or ornaments (chain or bangles not enameled of 22 carat gold in 4 glasses of water and boil it).
  • Iron charged water : (In case of deficiency of iron in blood, anaemia or during pregnancy) Put 60 grammes of unrusted/non-galvinized piece of iron (nails, etc.) in 4 glasses of water and boil it.
  • Copper/Silver/Gold/Iron charged water: All these metals can be put together in water, in the "proportion of gold 15 to 20 grams /silver 30 grams /copper 60 grams/iron 60 grams. It should be borne in mind that all metals put in the water are thoroughly cleaned and do not contain any dust or rust.

Boil away 25% of water i.e. retain 3 out of 4 glasses of water after boiling. Filter this water, keep it in a thermos if possible and drink it lukewarm/hot during the day. Drinking of ;l glass of such water the first thing in the moming is very beneficial. When this water is reduced by 50 %, it becomes medicine-best antibiotic and is a MUST in treatment of all serious diseases. In acute cases, this water may be boiled down to 1 glass or even half a glass. When you drink such {soncentrated water (i.e. when more than 60% water is boiled away e.g. 3 glasses of charged water reduced from 8 glasses) avoid sour things like lemon, sour buttermilk, etc.

Quantity : The above quantity is for all above 12 years. For children over 2 years 50 % of the quantity is to be given. For children below 2 years give only half quantity.


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Exercise for Opening Nostrils and Sinuses – Relief of Head Congestion

This exercise is very good for opening the sinuses and nostrils and to relieve that stuffy feeling in head colds. The factors that produce it are first: The pumping action of the hip joints and muscles stimulating the sacral center and fluids reacting upon the medulla oblongata and the cerebellum. The caduceus from the brain (the serpent force of the Sun and the Moon Energies) are activated at the negative pole, which open the breathing centers in the head. The other point is the fact that the feet in the motion of crossing each other cut the electro-magnetic lines of force emanating from them, acting like a Dynamo in producing a muscular tone effect on the body.

The position is face down with the legs flexed and the feet swung outward as far as possible until sacroiliac articulation. Then swing the feet past each other medially, and outward again. Repeat this for 5 or 10 minutes, several times and the head will clear and the nostrils will open.


Sources:
  • Health in your Hands Volume 1 by Devendra Vora
  • Health in your Hands Volume 2 by Devendra Vora

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