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Nature's Pharmacy

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A friend recently sent me an email that I thought was wonderful. I'm not sure who wrote this originally, so I'm unable to credit the original author:

A sliced Carrot looks like the human eye The pupil, iris and radiating lines look just like the human eye...and YES science now shows that carrots greatly enhance blood flow to and function of the eyes.

A Tomato has four chambers and is red. The heart is red and has four chambers. All of the research shows tomatoes are indeed pure heart and blood food.

Grapes hang in a cluster that has the shape of the heart. Each grape looks like a blood cell and all of the research today shows that grapes are also profound heart and blood vitalizing food.

A Walnut looks like a little brain, a left and right hemisphere, upper cerebrums and lower cerebellums. Even the wrinkles or folds are on the nut just like the neo-cortex. We now know that walnuts help develop over 3 dozen neuron-transmitters for brain function.

Kidney Beans actually heal and help maintain kidney function and yes, they look exactly like the human kidneys.

Celery, Bok Choy, Rhubarb and more look just like bones. These foods specifically target bone strength. Bones are 23% sodium and these foods are 23% sodium. If you don't have enough sodium in your diet the body pulls it from the bones, making them weak. These foods replenish the skeletal needs of the body

Eggplant, Avocados and Pears target the health and function of the womb and cervix of the female - they look just like these organs. Today's research shows that when a woman eats 1 avocado a week, it balances hormones, sheds unwanted birth weight and prevents cervical cancers. And how profound is this? .... It takes exactly 9 months to grow an avocado from blossom to ripened fruit. There are over 14,000 photolytic chemical constituents of nutrition in each one of these foods (modern science has only studied and named about 141 of them)

Figs are full of seeds and hang in twos when they grow. Figs increase the motility of male sperm and increase the numbers of Sperm cells to overcome male sterility.

Sweet Potatoes look like the pancreas and actually balance the glycemic index of diabetics.

Olives assist the health and function of the ovaries.

Grapefruits, Oranges , and other Citrus fruits look just like the mammary glands of the female and actually assist the health of the breasts and the movement of lymph in and out of the breasts.

Onions look like body cells. Today's research shows that onions help clear waste materials from all of the body cells They even produce tears which wash the epithelial layers of the eyes. 

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sandandsilk
May. 20th, 2008 05:14 pm (UTC)
I think I saw something like that in the most recent Vegetarian Times but I can't be sure. I think it also has something to do with Chinese medicine... maybe.
chalkhorse
Aug. 9th, 2008 01:59 pm (UTC)
Wonderful stuff! The "Doctrine of Signatures" formulated by herbalists of antiquity (I forget who specifically) took this a step further and linked the shapes, colors and benefits of various plant foods and herbs to the planets and deities they are linked to in astrology (which used to be the basis for medicine in the old days). So, beautiful, tasty, fragrant fruits under the auspices or rulership of Venus (goddess of love, sex and beauty) include fruits that promote clear skin, strengthen reproductive organs and boost the sex drive (through hormone production and various other functions), and promote general vitality and improvement of body odor, such as peaches, berries, apples, tomatoes ("love apples"), pineapple, mangoes, etc.

(Anonymous)
Aug. 19th, 2008 06:30 pm (UTC)
God's Menu is Perfect
God does have a wondeful way of peparing a menu for his children who can otherwise be rather forgetful at times.... :-)

http://www.fundable.com/groupactions/groupaction.2008-08-09.3996883327
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