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Manfred Mueller Interviewed by Alan Smith

Alan Smith, author of “How to Unbreak Your Health” , went on a crusade to help educate folks about alternative medical choices after the conventional medical establishment left him with little hope of recovery from a chronic digestive complaint. It was alternative treatments that restored his health and got him well!

In January 2011, Alan interviewed Mr. Mueller to give his audience an overview on homeopathy – what is homeopathy and what can it do. In September 2016 we updated this post by adding a video presentation of the interview, as well as the audio file (which you can access below).

This is a great introductory to homeopathy – the perfect presentation

for those who are looking for solutions,

but may not have heard of homeopathy, nor understand what it can do.


Listen to Interview by clicking here

Or you can watch the video of the Interview below!

Alternative Health Suggestions for an Aging Brain, Part 1 of 4

We’ve become so concerned with the visible effects of aging that most of us are overlooking the decline of the most important organ that is truly aging before its time – our brain!


Do you suffer from any of these complaints:

  • Slower comprehension
  • Confusion
  • Difficult concentration
  • Easily distracted
  • Weakness or slowness of memory
  • Cannot remember what you were about to do or say
  • Forgetfulness for short term events
  • Forgetfulness for long term events
    Just because it has become commonplace doesn’t mean it’s good health!
  • Lack of or poor focus
  • Short attention span
  • Saying the wrong word or phrase
  • Getting left and right confused
  • Speaking words in the wrong order
  • Garbled speech or thoughts

If you are suffering from one or more of these symptoms, then you have some degree of brain aging! These types of “brain malfunctions” have become so commonplace that many think of them as normal. It’s now so “normal” that children, teens and twenty-somethings are showing these symptoms. Just because it has become commonplace doesn’t mean it’s good health


In clinic, we hear these complaints from nearly all of our clients. In response, with Mr. Mueller’s help, I have compiled this list that will help you identify/remove/change things in your life which cause your brain to age prematurely.


There’s No Shame

First, I feel it’s important to mention that many people feel ashamed at admitting they have memory issues. No one wants to think of themselves as “weak minded”, “mentally ill”, mentally sick or even brain damaged, right? But that very shame you may feel, or even that denial you may have about just how bad your symptoms have become is …JUST A SYMPTOM! A homeopath would use this to help find a remedy to help you…hmm, shame coupled with memory problems and perhaps denial… the homeopathic remedy Lycopodium comes to mind!

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Make Your Own Hand Sanitizer: Recipe

Hand sanitizers are, in principle, a good idea. But the ingredients in most commercially available ones contain a toxic soup of chemicals, fragrances, dyes and preservatives. Why put harmful, immune lowering chemicals on your skin – the very same skin which so readily absorbs toxins into your blood stream?! After all, the purpose of hand sanitizer is to help boost your immune system, not burden it!

Essential Oils Are Medicines

With some many “natural” and “organic” varieties of hand sanitizers available now, why would I want to make my own? Because I have been unable to find one that meets both criteria: 1) has nothing in it that I don’t approve of, 2) is reasonably priced and 3) is unscented. I, for one, don’t want any fragrances on my hands, even if they are “natural”! People have become addicted to fragrances in their everyday lives. Most people do not realize HOW scented their households and lives have become until something snaps in their own health and they become chemically sensitive like I did 12 years ago.

Every fragrance can cause symptoms, seen and unseen. For example, Lavender essential oil, which is in SO MANY products these days, has been the subject of a homeopathic proving (like a drug trial or test). What does that mean? it means that people have noticed symptoms when using lavender and the homeopathic proving set out to find out EXACTLY what kinds of symptoms this substance could elicit!

Lavender, as with most essential oils, is a medicine. Reactions to any substance are dose dependent. The larger the dose, the more symptoms. And, as my final injection of homeopathic tennets goes – everyone has their individual sensitivities. Some people are more sensitive, some people are more robust! And then let’s not forget people’s peculiar sensitivities…all of these things – dose, sensitivities and peculiarities – will determine if and when someone reacts (get symptoms) from a peculiar substance. Read more

Hidden Sources of Monosodium Glutamate (MSG)

If you are suffering from one of the following conditions, you should pay attention to hidden sources of monosodium glutamate (MSG) in your diet:

  • Those sensitive to MSG
  • Chronic constipation or diarrhea
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) or Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
  • Crohn’s Disease
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Seizures / Epilepsy
  • Food allergies and food sensitivities
  • Idiopathic abdominal swelling (of unknown origin)
  • Cancers
  • Multiple Chemical Sensitivity
  • Electro-hypersensitivity
  • Epstein-Barr syndrome (EBV) or human herpesvirus 4 (HHV-4)
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Autoimmune diseases like Dermatomyositis, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Rheumatoid arthritis, Sjögren’s syndrome and Multiple Sclerosis.
  • Any Arthritic syndrome like Osteoarthritis or Inflammatory Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Metabolic Syndrome (which includes: abdominal (central) obesity, elevated blood pressure, elevated fasting plasma glucose, high serum triglycerides, and low high-density lipoprotein (HDL) levels); aka metabolic syndrome X, cardiometabolic syndrome, syndrome X, insulin resistance syndrome, Reaven’s syndrome or CHAOS
  • High Blood Pressure, Hypertension, arterial hypertension
  • Non-specified aches and pains
  • A host of other named and unnamed conditions

The following information comes directly from one of the most
reputable websites for MSG names

The risks associated with ingestion of (or even contact with) monosodium glutamate and other ingredients that contain MSG are simple and straightforward:

  • Brain damage/injury
  • Endocrine disorders (obesity and reproductive disorders)
  • Behavior disorders
  • Adverse reactions
  • Neurodegenerative disease.
  • Obesity
  • Retinal degeneration
  • Migraine
  • Seizures
  • Headache
  • Cancer
  • Heart irregularities
  • Asthma
  • Names of ingredients that contain processed free glutamic acid (MSG)1

    (Last updated March, 2014)

    Everyone knows that some people react to the food ingredient monosodium glutamate. What many don’t know, is that more than 40 different ingredients contain the chemical in monosodium glutamate (processed free glutamic acid) that causes these reactions.  The following list has been compiled over the last 20 years from consumer reports and information provided by manufacturers and food technologists. Read more

    Clean Living Tips – Unscented Laundry Alternatives

    Avoiding synthetic or artificial fragrances will go a long way towards improving your health. These implicitly harmful petroleum-based fragrances have been implicated in a host of chronic diseases. They are categorized as neurotoxic, excitotoxic and some are even carcinogenic (cause cancers)!

    They also contain “scent suppressors” (think of products like “Febreeze”). Scent suppressors inhibit and reduce your ability to smell and taste, which in turn, limits your ability to “smell” when something is harmful and should otherwise be avoided!


    Going UNSCENTED is easier &

    more important than you may think

    START SMALL! Today, make a promise to yourself to


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    Safe and Effective Deodorant Choices

    body odor

    Sweat stinks! But it is an essential part of the body’s toxin elimination routine. Commercial deodorants, such as those found at your local drug store, work by suppressing or stopping the body’s sweat, thus keeping all those toxins inside. In addition, they all contain chemicals like artificial fragrances, aluminum and parabens – the latter two have been shown in studies to cause cancer, neurological problems and Alzheimer’s. These toxins are absorbed into the body through the tiny pores in the skin (remember, the skin acts like a permeable membrane on the body). In other words, these chemicals may not be something you want to put onto your body!


    Make Your Own Deodorant


    We have long been making our own natural deodorant. I have tried, with success, the following two methods of homemade deodorant:

    1. Bottle Organic Lemon Juice – moisten a tissue or cotton ball and apply liberally to armpits. Avoid using directly after shaving as it may sting a little! Lemon’s natural antiseptic and antioxidant properties are a perfect fit to fight pit odors! The nice thing about lemon juice is that if your pits have gotten a bit odoriferous, the addition of more juice GREATLY reduces the stench, leaving you fresh for the next round of chores!
    2. Baking soda & starch mixture -Mix 50% aluminum-free baking soda and 50% either organic cornstarch or organic tapioca starch.
      Baking soda, or sodium bicarbonate absorbs and deodorizes, while the starch absorbs, cools and buffers the sometimes harsh feeling of the baking soda. Wanna learn more about how Sodium bicarbonate works to deodorize? Click here. Apply liberally to the underarms. Just put a pinch or so on your fingertips to powder each underarm. Whatever falls to the floor, just rub your feet into it before you put on your shoes to help keep your shoes and feet fresher, too. On hot days, you may find a need to reapply by lunchtime. As with the lemon juice, if your pits have gotten a bit odoriferous, the addition of more powder also GREATLY reduces the stench, leaving you fresh for the next round of chores!

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    Agrohomeopathy: Natural Alternative Treatment for Plants & Crops

    What’s better than ORGANIC or BIODYNAMIC farming alone? Why, AGROHOMEOPATHY, of course!!

    What is Agrohomeopathy?

    Agrohomeopathy is the specialized area of homeopathic practice used to treat your garden and agricultural. Agrohomeopathy is the most chemical free, non-toxic method of growing food and other crops that you can get. Agrohomeopathy makes your plants resistant to disease and pests by strengthening them from the inside out. In nature, it is the weakest of organisms that are attacked and destroyed. Agrohomeopathy helps build up the plant’s basic structure and gives it optimum health, thus reducing and sometimes even eliminating it’s susceptibility. And the skeptics can’t blame THESE effects on placebo, can they?!

    More benefits of Agrohomeopathy

    One of the reasons crops are fertilized is to make them absorb more nutrients. However, we never consider that the plants may need additional help being able to absorb the nutrients already present. A properly selected homeopathic remedy can do just that – help increase the nutritional absorption of the plant making them stronger and making them produce truly nutritious food – the way it was meant it to be!

    Farming without Pesticides Read more

    Toilet Hygiene – Personal Bidet, Commentary, Solutions

    Oh, he went there alright!

    In the spring of 2011, Dr. Joseph Mercola (you know the guy, had a daily blog post about the most personal of the personals- toilet hygiene! That’s right, he talked about our cleanliness on the toilet, and what we could do to improve it. An honorable endeavor that we have shied away from until now, but I figured, if he can talk about it, so can we!

    In Mercola’s article, he takes the “convincing” approach and gets, uh, graphic about it (see link below). Of course, he has a product to sell. But I have to say, what he’s come up with is a good solution. He is selling a toilet-mounted bidet!

    What is a bidet? Well, even if you know the answer to this question, this is still an interesting article from Wikipedia (an outfit we don’t usually promote- but that’s a topic for another post!). Read more

    All-Natural Weed Killer vs. Round-Up/Glyphosate


     The Problem

    So you want to kill some weeds, eh? Go into any mainstream lawn and garden center and you’ll find many chemical herbicides for sale, the most common ones contain the active ingredient Glyphosate. They all work pretty much the same way – application of a poison that kills the weeds. But what are the consequences of applying that poison to your lawn?

    • There are serious health concerns associated with even just a little exposure (see below). Exposure comes from touching the liquid, from simple inhalation, and from eating foods grown in the soil treated with it (any food not organically grown can fall in this category).
    • You are going to inhale and maybe touch the spray when you apply it.
    • Your children and pets are going to inhale it and possibly tough it when they are near it or playing in that area. It’s still active for weeks after spraying…
    • Wildlife is going to inhale or touch it, too.
    • A 2011 study shows that the active ingredient in the popular herbicide “Round-Up” (glyphosate), is readily flowing into the ground water under the areas where it is being applied. Read more

    Chickens Stopped Laying


    I am chicken farmer and I produce organic eggs. I met Mr. Mueller at the local farmer’s market where I sell my eggs. One summer, I found myself in a tough situation – I had to move my flock to a new location on the farm during the hottest days of summer. They stopped producing due to the stress and excessive heat. Mueller gave me a remedy and said I should put it in their water. He never even charged me for the remedy. The chickens started producing right away. The same thing happened the next year. I had forgotten what the remedy was and had to ask him. He told me the name of the remedy, about a mile long, and this time I got a whole vial of it from him. Once again it saved the day. Thanks Mr. Mueller.

    – Pat