The Holistic Medicine Chest*
How to Use:
1: look up your Condition, and see if you have any of the suggested supplements
2: look up the supplement(s) in Medicine Chest Therapies, and follow the dosage instructions
3: call us or your doctor for follow-up as soon as you can
IMPORTANT: These suggestions are not the only way to deal with these conditions. Rather, these are uses for supplements that you might already have on hand. Further, these are emergency suggestions, and are not meant as complete therapies. We highly recommended that you ask Pati to test for seasonal supplements that are specific to you and your family, and keep them in stock for your home Medicine Chest.
Allergy symptoms – Antronex, Histoplex or Histoplex AB, Slippery Elm, Mullein, Fen-Gre, Parotid, Echinacea Premium, Broncafect, PulmaCo, Cyruta Plus and Cataplex C
Asthma attacks – often respond quickly to magnesium. Celtic Sea Salt in water. Adrenal supplements. Cataplex C.
Bladder infection – Add cranberry. Reduce other supplements to reduce burden on the kidneys and bladder. Albaplex, Albizia Complex, Nephrazyme, UT Complex, D-Mannose. Less specific but helpful: Cataplex A-C, Cyruta Plus, Congaplex, Herbal Biotic. Slippery Elm. Parsley tea. Belly Button Push.
Bleeding/Bleeding gums – Cyruta Plus, Cataplex C, Cayenne pepper directly in wound to stop bleeding.
Bowel flu – (with general gut malaise, possibly diarrhea or vomiting) – Cataplex A-C, Cyruta Plus, slippery elm or Fen-Gre, Bio A Forte. Always do the Hiatal hernia massage after vomiting.
Brain/Head injury – Neurotrophin PMG, Vital Brain Powder, Acetyl-CH, Inositol, B12, Folic Acid, Cataplex G, Nuclezyme Forte, Ribonucleic Acid, Magnesium Threonate, Fish oil, Arnica Montana for first 24 hours, Brain Integration Exercises.
Breast infections/sore breast – Iodine topically, Congaplex, Echinacea Premium, Parotid PMG, Cytozyme Parotid, Bio FCTS, Andrographis Complex
Burning chapped lips – Parotid, USF ointment
Cancre sores – Cyruta Plus, Bio FCTS, Cataplex A-C, Liquid Iodine on the sores, L- Lysine, Congaplex, calcium, Cataplex F tablets
Chemical exposures – Bentonite Clay, Porphyrazyme, Calcium, Chlorophyll perles, Milk Thistle/Silymarin, Chlorophyll, Parotid PMG
Colds – Vitamins A & C, Cal Amo or Apple cider vinegar, Congaplex, Cataplex A-C, UltraVirX, ViraCon, Echinacea Premium, Andrographis Complex, colloidal Silver, Cyruta Plus, BioFCTS, Herbal Biotic, Neutrophil Plus, Elderberry, Berry Well, Olive Leaf, ImmuZyme, Garlic, Pneumotrophin PMG, BroncaFect, Thieves, ImmuPower, Bone broth.
Constipation – Magnesium, Collinsonia Root, Aloe Vera Gel, increase thyroid supplements, increase fluid intake
Cramps – calcium plus Cataplex F tablets, magnesium, potassium, tonic water
Croup – Congaplex, Calsol, Echinacea Premium, Andrographis Complex, Mullein
Diarrhea – Bentonite Clay, Slippery Elm, Cataplex A-C, Cyruta Plus. Activated Charcoal, Cataplex A-C, canned pumpkin
Earache – Slippery Elm, Mullein, Fen-Gre, Antronex, Histoplex, nasal silver, Hydrogen Peroxide, Allerplex, PulmaCo, Broncafect, also see Colds
Eye Infections/Pink Eye/Conjunctivitis– Cataplex A-C, Cyruta Plus, Congaplex, Echinacea Premium, Bio FCTS, Herbal Biotic, Antronex, Histoplex, Calcium, Colloidal Silver in the eye itself and orally
Fever – do not stop this immune response! Use Calcium Lactate, Calsol, or Barley Water in continuing doses until the fever is reduced. Read article on Fevers. Other suggestions: Vitamins A & C, Cal Amo or Apple cider vinegar, Congaplex, Cataplex A-C, UltraVirX, ViraCon, Echinacea Premium, Andrographis Complex, colloidal Silver, Cyruta Plus, BioFCTS, Herbal Biotic, Neutrophil Plus, Elderberry, Berry Well, Olive Leaf, ImmuZyme, Garlic, Pneumotrophin PMG, BroncaFect, Thieves, ImmuPower, Calcifood, calcium + Cataplex F, Bone broth.
Flu/Viruses – see suggestions for Colds
Food Poisoning – Bentonite Clay, Cataplex A-C, Activated Charcoal, Chlorophyll, Fen Gre, Choline, magnet on liver area (right ribs)
General Malaise/Overtired – Congaplex, Echinacea Premium, ViraCon, UltraVirX, Adrenal support
Hiccups – Gastrex, Chlorophyll, Activated Charcoal, bentonite clay, Hiatal hernia massage
Hives/Itchy rash – Cataplex F tabs, calcium, Vitamin D + A, Antronex, Histoplex
Indigestion/Heartburn/Gas – Gastrex, Aloe gel, Slippery Elm, Fen-Gre, Chlorophyll, baking soda in H2O, Castor Oil Compress on belly, Okra Pepsin E3, Hiatal hernia massage
Insect bites – Parotid, Calsol, Calcium Lactate, wet clay and/or Activated Charcoal as paste on the bite.
Lymph swellings – Iodine topically, Congaplex, Echinacea Premium, Parotid PMG, Cytozyme Parotid, Bio FCTS, Andrographis Complex
Nausea– Slippery Elm, Cyruta Plus, Colloidal Silver, Echinacea Premium, Nux Vomica homeopathic, Phosfood Liquid or tablets, Salt in water, Ginger.
Nosebleeds – Cyruta Plus, food oil or USP ointment inside nostrils
Parasites/Protection from parasites while traveling – Wormwood Combination or Wormwood Complex
Poison Ivy/Oak – Congaplex, Calsol, Calcium Lactate + Cataplex F tablets, Rhus. Tox. Homeopathic
Protection while flying – Parotid PMG (2/hr of airtime), Cataplex E2 (2/hr of airtime), Magnets, Q-Link Ally, see Colds for other suggestion
Radiation exposures – Iodine, Cataplex F tablets, Flax oil perles
Shingles – St. John’s Wort, B12, Inositol, also see suggestions for Colds
Sinus infections/Runny nose – Slippery Elm, Mullein, Fen-Gre, Antronex, Histoplex, nasal silver, Hydrogen Peroxide, Allerplex, PulmaCo, Broncafect, also see Colds
Sore throat/Swollen glands– hydrogen peroxide as gargle and in ears, Congaplex, Echinacea Premium, Cyruta Plus, or others in Colds section, MediHerb Herb Throat spray, slippery elm in tea, magnets, Thieves oil on feet and/or glands
Sprains/Strains – Arnica Montana, Rescue Remedy, Pan-Away, Topricin, magnets, Cayenne Pepper Pack
Stones, Gall bladder – A-F Betafood or Betafood, Beta TCP or Plus, Disodium Phosphate, Beet Kvass, Taurine, Phosfood Liquid, Gall Bladder Flush
Stones, Kidney – Kidney stones of calcium can be dissolved with Phosfood liquid, or even Classic Coke, which is high in phosphorus. My clients can ask me about this flush.
Sunburn – Aloe gel, calcium lactate, Cataplex F tablets or perles, extra oils, Cyruta Plus
Toothache – Congaplex, Calcium Lactate, Calsol, Parotid, clove oil, Inositol (if it’s nerve related.) Toothache can derive from elsewhere on the meridian of that tooth, so please call me ASAP to determine needs to prevent nerve death or further infection.
Topical boils/Infections – Slippery Elm mixed with Charcoal and applied as a wet paste. Cayenne paste. Hydrogen Peroxide. Silver Gel. Iodine. Goldenseal tincture or powder in wound.
Ulcers in stomach or intestine – Gastrex, Gastro ULC, Slippery Elm, Aloe, GI Repair Powder or Nutrients, Fen-Gre, Okra Pepsin E3, Chlorophyll, Ulcer Diet
Vomiting – Slippery Elm, Cyruta Plus, Colloidal Silver, Echinacea Premium, Nux Vomica homeopathic, Phosfood Liquid or tablets, Salt in water, Ginger. Always do the Hiatal Hernia Massage after vomiting.
Medicine Chest Therapies
These are adult doses. Reduce for children by age and weight. Tbsp = tablespoon, tsp = teaspoon
Acetyl-CH – support for head or brain injury. Take 1 capsule 3x/day.
Activated Charcoal – poison detoxifier/ food poisoning. Take 5 every 20 minutes for severe poisoning/symptoms.
A-F Betafood or Betafood – for gall bladder issues, or liver congestion. 5 tabs 3x/day
Albaplex – for bladder, kidney, liver. 6-8 capsules daily.
Albizia Complex – for bladder or kidney issues. 1 tablet 3x/day.
Allerplex – for allergies, sinus and lung infections, ear infections. 3-5 capsules 3x/day.
Aloe gel – for indigestion, heartburn, ulcers, irritable bowel, and for general immune support. Sometimes acts as laxative. Take 1-2 capfuls in liquid on empty stomach 3x/day.
Andrographis Complex – herbal blend to support vitamin supplements for acute phase of infections/fevers. Take 6-10/day for 3 days.
Andrographis Complex – immune support. 6/day
Antronex – liver enzyme which acts as an anti-histamine and decongestant. Take 4 every 15 minutes until congestion clears, then 4 again as symptoms return throughout the day. 30-40/day is not unusual for the 1st few days – then the amount can decrease to maintain relief.
Apple Cider Vinegar – systemic acidifier during illness: 1-2 tsp in fluid, eg. bone broth, every 2 hours. For heartburn: take 1-2 tsp in water mid-meal.
Arnica – for crisis or injury such as bruises and strains. Take 1 dose every 15 minutes until acute phase is relieved
B12 – for head and brain injuries, take any form in an emergency. Methylcobalamin preferred. 5000 mcg/day.
Barley Water – to add calcium during fevers, or counteract general achiness of illness. Directions for making are in my article on fevers.
Bentonite Clay – for adsorbing toxins in the gut, food poisoning. 1 Tbsp, wet clay dissolved in water 3-6x/day. Add fiber while taking clay.
Berry Well and Elderberry – bioflavonoids, immune support. Take at least 3 tsp at a time .
Beta-TCP or Beta Plus – for gall bladder or liver congestion. 2 tabs 3x/day.
Bio Ae mulsion Forte – 8 drops per day at onset of illness, continuing until acute phase and/or fever are resolved.
BioFCTS –source of whole C for immune support of thymus and spleen. 6-10/day.
Brain Powder [Vital] – for brain injuries. 1 tsp in water 3x/day.
Broncafect – for allergies, sinus and lung infections, ear infections. 1 tablet 3x/day.
Calcifood – bioavailable calcium which can be used during infection or illness. 1 Tbsp 4-8x/day or 3 wafers 4-8x/day.
Calcium Citrate or Lactate – for fevers or to reduce cramping: take 1000 mg. every 30 minutes until the fever is reduced; then maintain calcium levels with 600 – 1000 mg. 3x/day until acute phase is complete. For pain following injury and surgery or to reduce toxins: take 2000 – 4000 mg. for symptoms.
Calsol – to support fevers or reduce cramping: take 5 every 30 minutes until the fever is reduced; then maintain calcium levels with 3-5 tabs 3x/day until acute phase is complete. For pain following injury and surgery or to reduce toxins: take 10-20 for symptoms.
Cataplex A-C – for bowel flu/diarrhea/cramping: 10/day for 1 week. To rebuild from flu/illness: 6/day
Cataplex E2 – increases blood and tissue oxygen levels. Use for flying or high elevation activities. 6 per hour of need.
Cataplex F – for calcium transport during infections; also hives, skin rashes, leg cramps. 4 tabs 4x/day.
Cataplex G – for brain injury. 2 tablets 4x/day.
Charcoal capsules – for poisonings or food poisoning. 5 capsules hourly for acute poisoning, until diarrhea or vomiting stop.
Choline – B vitamin to help combat bacterial food poisoning. Take 3 every hour with Bentonite clay.
Cogniquil – for brain injuries, aids nerve repairs. 1 – 2 capsules 2x/day.
Collinsonia Root – for constipation, liver congestion, gall bladder congestion. Take 4 capsules 3x/day.
Colloidal Silver – for sore throats, burns, wounds. 1 Tbsp 3x/day, orally, for systemic infection. Make at home for 30 PPM. Spritz topically on burns, wounds, or sore throats, liberally, many times daily.
Congaplex – for cold/flu symptoms, especially sore throat, headache, fever, bacterial issues such as strep. Take 6 immediately when symptoms begin, then 1-2 every 15 minutes, up to 20/day. Chewable available.
Cyruta-Plus – for cold/flu symptoms, toxin clearing, bruising/injury, bleeding issues, viruses. Take 20/day.
Disodium Phosphate – liver and gall bladder congestion. Take 6 capsules at onset, and 3 capsules more as needed.
D-Mannose powder – bladder and urinary tract infections. Take 1-3 Tbsp To relieve symptoms.
Echinacea Premium – for immune support: Take 3-9 along with other immune supplements. For children, 1-3/day.
Fen-Gre – for mucus or digestive symptoms. 6-10/day.
Fish oil – for brain injury, take high doses as tolerated.
Folic Acid – for brain injury, take 800 mcg 3x/day.
Garlic – 3 per day, or fresh crushed garlic cloves swallowed. Place on back of tongue to reduce residual mouth odor.
Gastrex – for indigestion, heartburn, ulcers, irritable bowel. Take 5 every 15 minutes for acute symptoms, or 3x/day on empty stomach for ongoing issues.
Gastro ULC – for indigestion, heartburn, ulcers, irritable bowel. Take 3 tablets on empty stomach 2-3x/day for acute phase, take 1 tablet 3x/day to maintain.
GI Repair Powder / Nutrients – for indigestion, heartburn, ulcers, irritable bowel. Take 3 capsules or 2 tsp of powder in water on empty stomach 2-3x/day for acute phase, then 1 capsule 3x/day to maintain.
Herbal Biotic – herbal antibiotic especially for bacterial or gut disturbances. Take 6-10/day.
Histoplex or Histoplex AB – decongestant and anti-histamine. Take 6-10/day.
Hydrogen Peroxide 2% – gargle for sore throats, tooth infections, sinus or ear infections, general malaise, swollen glands. Also, pour ½ tsp into the ear and hold it there until the bubbling stops to kill germs in the ear canal anytime you suspect an illness coming on, or after onset.
Immuplex – for immune support. 4 caps 3x/day during illness. 4/day for prevention.
ImmuPower oil blend – immune support. 1 drop bottom of each foot several times per day; or to glands in the neck/underarm/groin. Take a 20-30 minute hot bath with 15 drops.
ImmuZyme – immune Support. During illness take 2 capsules 4x/day.
Inositol – for brain injury and tooth pain, nerve repairs. Take 2000 mg 3x/day.
Iodine Forte, Liquid – for radiation poisoning or chlorine toxicity from pools. Before and after swimming, or before and after X-rays, take 2 droppers-full. Take 2 droppers-full 6 times/day for environmental radiation. Can be used for food and water purification.
Livton/LivCo/Liver Support/Livotrit – for help with detoxing poisons or for potential liver damage. 3-6/day.
Milk Thistle/Silymarin – for liver congestion, toxin exposures. 1-2 tabs or capsules 2-3x/day, as needed for symptom relief.
Mullein – for upper respiratory congestion and infection. Use as tea, tincture, or ear drops, until mucus thins and flows freely.
Nephrazyme – for bladder, kidney, and urinary tract infections. Take 6 tablets/day.
Neurotrophin PMG – for brain injury. Take 2 tablets 3x/day on an empty stomach.
Nuclezyme Forte – for brain injury. Take 3 capsules/day.
Okra Pepsin E3 – for indigestion, heartburn, ulcers, irritable bowel. Take 3 capsules 2-3x/day on empty stomach as needed.
Opti-Mag Neuro – for brain injuries. 1 tsp 3x/day.
Pan-Away – essential oil blend for pain. Apply 1-2 drops directly to painful area 3-10x/day.
Parotid PMG or Cytozyme Parotid– for immune support or clearing toxins. 6-10/day.
Phosfood liquid or Phosphozyme tablets – for nausea: ½ dropper in water, as needed. For migraine: 1 full dropper in water every 15 minutes. To dissolve calcium kidney stones: 1 full dropper in water every 15 minutes for 3 hours.
Porphyrazyme – detoxifies mercury, chemicals, air pollution, etc. Take 4-6 on an empty stomach 1-2x/day.
Prolamine Iodine – for detoxification from radiation or chlorine: take 3 before and after X-Ray or swimming in pools. Breast lumps: 3/day until consultation. Protection from radiation exposure: 1 tab 3x/day.
PulmaCo – for allergies, sinus and lung infections, ear infections, asthma. Take 1 tablet 3x/day.
Rescue Remedy – for crisis or injury. Take 1 dose every 15 minutes until acute phase is relieved.
Ribonucleic Acid – for brain injury and immune support. Take 3 tablets 3x/day.
Slippery Elm – to relieve mucus conditions throughout the body: sinus, ears, throat, stomach/gut (diarrhea, vomiting, irritation), bladder, colon. Take 4-8 capsules, or 3-4 tsp of “powdered” bark per day, with plenty of water. The powder blends best with warm fluids.
St. John’s Wort – anti-viral, helpful for liver congestion. Take 6/day
Thieves oil blend – for immune support. Put 1 drop on bottom of each foot several times per day, or to glands in the neck/underarm/groin. Take a 20-30 minute hot bath with 15 drops.
Ultra VirX – immune support, especially viral issues. Take 6-10/day.
UT Complex – for bladder, kidney, and urinary tract infections. Take 6 capsules/day.
ViraCon – for immune support, especially viral issues. Take 6-10/day.
Viragraphis – Immune support. Take 6/day.
Vitamin A – for onset of illness, take 100,000 iu daily continuing until acute phase and/or fever are resolved.
Wormwood Combination or Complex – for parasites. Take 6 capsules/day of Wormwood Combination, or 3 caplets/day of Wormwood Complex.
* This Holistic Medicine Chest is for clients of Pati Thomas, CN, and The Mountain Centre for Healing, Inc.
Do not use unless you’ve been educated about the supplements and therapies that are listed here.