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– My Magic Powder

My concoction has earned the name of “Magic powder” because even though I am supposedly immune-suppressed, I have not gotten a cold or flu in the last six years I have been taking it… even when I was undergoing chemotherapy. In fact, as everyone around me has gotten sick, I have had to take care of them, exposing myself to the bacteria and viruses afflicting them but not succumbing.  The only times I have gotten sick were when I didn’t take it with me while travelling. While I do take occasional holidays from all my treatments, I no longer travel without it, as that is when I need its protection most. I have to think it played a role in my survival of the intensive chemo and radiation regimen I endured and is also playing a role in my being NEAD (No Evidence of Active Disease) since May, 2014, against all odds.

Many of the cancer-killing and immune-boosting supplements were expensive in pill form. Wanting affordability and more control of the sourcing, I ordered bulk powder from wholesalers. I pre-mix a month-or-so supply and mix a small spoonful or so with my juice in the morning before eating to maximize absorption. I am a big believer in our bodies, our higher healing selves if you will, knowing on a sub-conscious, intuitive level, what we need to heal. When mixing, I ask my body through muscle testing what proportions of which substances are needed for the next month or so. The default is equal parts and I vary from there. Each morning I ask my body how large the spoonful should be.

Five years ago, when I was given weeks to live, I didn’t have a lot to lose. I couldn’t wait for clinical trials that hadn’t been conducted yet. I decided to try anything that a credible source said could work to detoxify me, boost my immune system, and kill cancer. I asked my oncologist and researched to ensure nothing would interfere with my chemotherapy and radiation. For example, some chemos are deadly when grapefruit is ingested and supplemental anti-oxidants can interfere with the efficacy of chemo.  So you want to be sure to talk to your oncologist before taking any of these things. Warning: some oncologists will simply say no to taking anything besides western medicine. You must determine their credibility and do your own research. I fired one and my subsequent oncologists have been naturopathic, integrative, or osteopathic oncologists and are very well educated on complementary therapies.

Magic Powder Ingredients

Detoxification(including radiation)…

  • Organic wheat grass
  • Organic barley grass
  • Organic spirulina
  • Matcha green tea
  • Zeolite

Immune boosting…

  • Medicinal mushrooms — including Reishi, Maitake, Lions mane, Chagas, Turkey tail, Cordyceps, Shitake, Oyster, Tuckahoe, Royal sun agaric*
  • Astragalus** — adaptogen, boosts immunity, fights tumor growth
  • Vitamin C — anti-oxidant. Note: may reduce efficacy of chemotherapy.

Killing cancer…

  • Terminalia chebula fruit — anti-oxidant, anti-cancer
  • Andrographis Paniculata — anti-inflammatory, anti -cancer
  • Japanese knotwood** (resveratrol) — anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer
  • Curcumin, or turmeric — anti-inflammatory, kills cancer
  • Alpha lipoic acid — anti-oxidant nutrient with anti-cancer properties
  • Moringa – anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer

Is high in nutrition or increases nutritional absorption…

  • MSM sulphur —increases efficacy of chemotherapy and absorption of nutrients that chemotherapy can block.
  • L-glutamine — amino acid, levels the playing field, protects against cachexia , muscle-wasting, and chemo-induced neuropathy (taxane-based chemos)
  • Maca** — adaptogen, anti-oxidant booster, cancer-inhibiting compounds. Note: research further if your cancer is hormone-receptor positive.
  • Mesquite — high protein, high fiber, high in nutrients

* I buy the Immune Blend powder in bulk from www.mycoformulas.com. Capsules also available.

** Possibly contra-indicated with estrogen-receptor positive cancer.

 

Disclaimer: Nothing contained on this website should be construed as medical advice. I am not a doctor. I am a Stage IV breast cancer thriver who is currently NEAD and simply sharing what I did, and do, and why. Please research anything I share to determine if it is a good path for you. Bless you all on the path you choose.

All original content contained on this web site, What I did and do and why, is copyrighted, 2015,2016,2017,2018 Kaiulani Facciani.

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