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Cancer fighting nutrients become deadly when combined with chlorinated tap water

Some of nature's most valuable and essential anti-cancer and anti-disease phytochemical nutrients which are commonly found in food have been discovered to form deadly cancer causing substances when consumed or combined with chlorinated tap water. This discovery includes familiar foods including soy, fruits, vegetables, tea, many health products, and even some vitamins. Research has proven that these essential nutrients are the exact same families of compounds, that even in infinitesimal amounts have been tormenting the water treatment and chlorine industries for years.

Recently, a joint study was undertaken in Japan by research scientists at the National Institute of Health Sciences and Shizuoka Prefectural University. They determined that natural organic substances originating from foods, including fruits, soy, and green or black tea, react when tap water is chlorinated, forming dangerous cancer causing compounds. These deadly compounds have been named MX, which stands for "unknown mutagen", and are similar to the already well-known and more easily detected cancer causing THMs (trihalomethanes).

The Japanese scientists specifically mentioned that their studies showed that MX is created by the reaction of chlorine with natural organic plant phytochemicals such as catechins, which are contained in tea, and flavonoids which are found in fruit. Since Japan has an extremely high consumption of tea, fruits, and soy products, it is easy to see how high amounts of residues from these foods would end up in their wastewater treatment and water recycling systems.

Earlier studies by scientists in Finland in 1997 determined that MX is 170 times more deadly than other known toxic byproducts of chlorination, and was shown in laboratory studies to damage the thyroid gland as well as cause cancerous tumors.

THMs are known to be created by the reaction of chlorine with humic and fulvic acids, which are the final breakdown products of vegetation, including decayed leaves and organic matter. Humic substances are the same as soil humus, of which the fulvic fraction is water soluble and readily transported into streams and waterways, as well as utilized nutritionally by plants.

Very recent scientific discoveries have identified and clarified the composition of fulvic and humic acids as containing a significant amount of nutritional phytochemical groups including hormones, sterols, fatty acids, polyphenols, and ketones, which subgroups include but are not limited to: flavins, flavonoids, flavones, tannins, catechins, quinones, isoflavones, tocopherols, etc.

These compounds are some of the most valuable and promising anti-cancer nutrients found in our foods and health supplements. Coenzyme Q10 is a quinone, vitamin B-2 is a flavin, vitamin E is a tocopherol, citrus bioflavonoids including hesperidin, quercetin, and rutin are all flavonoids, green tea contains catechins, phenols, tannins, and isoflavones. Potentially all of these substances, and many more, are implicated by chlorination.

Amazingly, is has been discovered that these phytochemicals remain intact, concentrated, and intricately combined within humic substances; which are valuable remnants of nature's protective substances contained within fruits, flowers, pollen, nuts and seeds, as well as vegetative parts including roots, stems, bark, and leaves. Even the plant nucleic acids, RNA and DNA remain intact.

To comply with EPA rulings, water treatment plants have had to develop special techniques to scrub the seemingly dubious organic residues from water prior to treatment with chlorine. There is nothing wrong with the organic substances themselves, it is chlorine that is at fault for turning them into the deadly THM and MX cancer cocktail. Reality is that the organic substances have been shown to be highly beneficial combined with pure drinking water in trace amounts.

The bottom line is this: when water treatment facilities remove these substances, they are throwing the precious baby out with the bath water, and the remnants that remain are turned into cancer causing agents by chlorination. To make things worse, it is certain that the fresh plant foods we eat similarly react with the chlorinated tap water we drink with our meals, creating toxins. This means that fresh fruits and vegetables, green salads, green tea, black tea, herb teas, soy products, vitamin pills and various health supplements, and even some pharmaceutical drugs, all can be implicated in combination with chlorinated water.

The deadly cancer causing agents which are produced are extremely toxic in infinitesimal amounts, so small and obscure that they are extremely difficult to detect. Very little chlorine is required. When the concentrations of phytochemicals are high, such as in concentrated health supplements, or even fruits and vegetables coming from more fertile soils, the deadly combination with chlorination intensifies.

It has been known by the water treatment and chemical industries for many years that chlorine reacts negatively with natural organic compounds. These industries call these compounds DBPs (disinfection by-products) which are known to cause cancer in populations whose drinking water contains them. THM, the most commonly known DBP, is known to cause a high incidence of bladder cancer and also to cause spontaneous abortion of fetuses.

The Environmental Protection Agency has continually tightened their restrictions on THMs in drinking water, and even tighter restrictions are just around the bend. Yet it is interesting to note that the many government agencies and chlorine industries have conveniently neglected to take a serious look at food, health supplement, and pharmaceutical drug consumption, preparation, and production relating to use of chlorinated tap water.

There is good reason for the public to seriously examine and question this entire issue. Many years ago laws were passed making chlorination of water mandatory. Now, the chlorine industry and government agencies must continue their existing policies, because if sudden or drastic changes are made, the legal liabilities would be staggering. Certainly some government or industry personnel have known or theorized about these problems and have been covering them up for many years. However, if anyone were to admit to it, the consequences could be disastrous. This predicament could make the tobacco industry scandal seem insignificant in comparison.

Another area needing thorough scrutiny relates to pharmaceutical drug safety studies normally performed on animals in the laboratory. It would be reasonable to surmise that good laboratory practices and procedures would require that such studies be performed using highly purified drinking water for animals. It would be reasonable to believe that drug companies would not take the chance of jeopardizing clinical studies using chlorinated tap water. Of course chlorinated tap water is a common denominator within the human environment. Educating people to the dangers of chlorine would be admitting to knowledge of the problem, which could invalidate past studies and certainly raise serious legal problems.

This whole chlorine issue should come as no real surprise to any biochemist. During the last century, chlorine has been combined with many other normally safe organic substances to form some of the most powerful deadly toxins known, such as dioxin, DDT, PCBs, etc. The bottom line is that the real culprit is chlorine, not the substances with which it reacts.

Although chlorine has essentially eliminated the risks of waterborne diseases such as typhoid fever, cholera and dysentery, there are many pathogens that are not controlled by chlorine. Other and better methods of water treatment exist. Many alternatives are already used throughout the world. Ever tightening EPA regulations have forced the water supply industry in the USA to look into alternative methods for disinfecting water.

For years, environmentalists have battled the water treatment industry and large chemical companies in an effort to ban the use of chlorine in drinking water. This ongoing battle has been a big source of revenue for both sides. As word of the problem spreads to the general public, something might actually be done about it.

As this message spreads, it will no doubt shake the very foundations of the chlorine and water treatment industries, let alone the government agencies that are implicated along with them. There certainly should be cause for serious alarm within the nutritional supplement and food industries, as well as those segments of the medical industry that might awaken to the dilemma.

This message is of utmost importance to the general public, because chlorine will one day, in the near future, be exposed as a major cause and contributor to cancer and degenerative disease. Chlorine will also be found to be responsible for damaging the body's immune and hormonal systems by mutating the food-based plant estrogens and phytochemicals that support those systems. A healthy immune system should be your first and best line of defense against waterborne disease. xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Fulvic Acid Minerals Information

Cancer is second leading cause of death in the US, humic extracts arrest cancer growth according to medical studies According to the National Cancer Institute, about 1,228,600 new cancer cases were expected to be diagnosed in the year 2000. Since 1990, approximately 11 million new cancer cases have been diagnosed.

In the year 2000 about 564,800 Americans were expected to die of cancer, more than 1,500 people a day. Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the U.S., exceeded only by heart disease.

Patients with cancer causing tumors of the esophagus had 100% success rate in preventing tumor progression into the cancerous state when treated for two years with a humic extract solution.

Yuan, Shenyuan; Fulvic Acid, 4 1988; in Application of Fulvic acid and its derivatives in the fields of agriculture and medicine; First Edition: June 1993

One of every four deaths in the U.S. is from cancer. Since 1990, there have been approximately 5 million cancer deaths. Overall annual costs for cancer run $107 billion per year.

Breakthrough cancer research studies supported by the National Institute of Health clearly indicate that oxygen-containing molecules known as oxidants or free-radicals, play an important role in causing cancer, and that antioxidants or free-radical scavengers help suppress cancer.

In a surprising new development, the study shows that cancerous cells themselves are causing an overproduction of free-radicals. This alone can account for cancers typical runaway cell growth.

Cancer cells have now been shown to produce oxidants that act as messenger molecules and send signals through protein pathways, bombarding surrounding cells uncontrollably with damaging freeradicals.

The study shows that certain super antioxidants work to obstruct the signaling protein pathways, neutralizing the spread of cancer and can potentially prevent it in the first place. Unique protein inhibiting antioxidants block the necessary signals that normally allow adjacent cells to become cancerous. Studies point to antioxidants as new anti-cancer treatment and prevention strategies.

Humic extracts (Fulvic acids) are natures most powerful antioxidants. Pharmacological studies throughout the world have shown that various mechanisms within the humic molecular structure make it both a donor and acceptor free radical scavenger and antioxidant. Also noted are powerful superoxide dismutases (SODs) and metalloenymes of every conceivable kind.

While all humic extracts do not always destroy cancer cells, they generally halt their growth and spread. Sometimes tumors disappear almost immediately and spontaneously. Humic extracts are certainly cancer preventative, and it is certain that the higher the quality of humic extract, the better the ability to reverse and completely cure cancers.

Outpatient medical hospital studies on thyroid tumors, some cancerous, showed that injections with a special humic extract was 90% successful in stopping tumor growth and diminishing size of tumors, with 80% of patients having complete cures.

He, Shenyi, et al; Humic acid in Jiangxi Province, 1 (1982)

It has been found that naturally-occurring humic acid preparations can stimulate the production of cytokines, including interferon-gamma, interferon-alpha, interferon-beta, and tumor necrosis factoralpha. What this means is that a valid mechanism has been discovered, proven, and documented, whereby humic extracts are able to work with the body to selectively seek out and destroy cancer cells. Fulvic acid vital to nutrition

Fulvates are essential and vital to nutrition and are nature's "life force" energy. These water-soluble and fat-soluble organic electrolytes are substances that dissolve in tissues and are capable of conducting an electrical charge. Once complexed with Fulvates, the subcolloidal, ionized minerals and nutrients are delivered to the gastro-intestinal system for easy transportation through the intestinal walls. They are then carried throughout the body in the bloodstream, where they are easily transported through the thin, semi-permeable cell walls.

Inside the cell, ionic minerals are conveyed by cellular fluid known as cytoplasm. Within the cytoplasm, these ionic minerals combine with enzymes to activate them. This activated enzyme is then primed to build proteins-the building blocks of cellular life.

The fulvate mineral complex can now provide a substantial electric charge to sustain cellular life, much like a low-powered battery receiving an additional charge of energy.

After transporting their load of ionized minerals and nutrients to body cells where they can be converted into energy, Fulvates exit the cells. As they exit, they bind to any toxic heavy metals that may exist in the cytoplasm of the cell. Like a sub-atomic subway, fulvates transport nutrients into cells and then remove toxic heavy metals from cells, where they can be eliminated as waste from the body.

Thus, fulvates serve a dual role within the human body. As donors, fulvates deliver life force energy, that is, substantial electrical energy, minerals, and other nutrients to the body. As acceptors, fulvates clear out toxins, energy-depleted nutrients, and exhausted minerals from the cell. Cancer fighting nutrients become deadly when combined with chlorinated tap water Some of natures most valuable and essential anti-cancer and anti-disease phytochemical nutrients which are commonly found in food have been discovered to form deadly cancer causing substances when consumed or combined with chlorinated tap water. This discovery includes familiar foods including soy, fruits, vegetables, tea, many health products, and even some vitamins. Research has proven that these essential nutrients are the exact same families of compounds, that even in infinitesimal amounts have been tormenting the water treatment and chlorine industries for years.

Recently, a joint study was undertaken in Japan by research scientists at the National Institute of Health Sciences and Shizuoka Prefectural University. They determined that natural organic substances originating from foods, including fruits, soy, and green or black tea, react when tap water is chlorinated, forming dangerous cancer causing compounds. These deadly compounds have been named MX, which stands for "unknown mutagen", and are similar to the already well-known and more easily detected cancer causing THMs (trihalomethanes).

The Japanese scientists specifically mentioned that their studies showed that MX is created by the reaction of chlorine with natural organic plant phytochemicals such as catechins, which are contained in tea, and flavonoids which are found in fruit. Since Japan has an extremely high consumption of tea, fruits, and soy products, it is easy to see how high amounts of residues from these foods would end up in their wastewater treatment and water recycling systems.

Earlier studies by scientists in Finland in 1997 determined that MX is 170 times more deadly than other known toxic byproducts of chlorination, and was shown in laboratory studies to damage the thyroid gland as well as cause cancerous tumors.

THMs are known to be created by the reaction of chlorine with humic and fulvic acids, which are the final breakdown products of vegetation, including decayed leaves and organic matter. Humic substances are the same as soil humus, of which the fulvic fraction is water soluble and readily transported into streams and waterways, as well as utilized nutritionally by plants.

Very recent scientific discoveries have identified and clarified the composition of fulvic and humic acids as containing a significant amount of nutritional phytochemical groups including hormones, sterols, fatty acids, polyphenols, and ketones, which subgroups include but are not limited to: flavins, flavonoids, flavones, tannins, catechins, quinones, isoflavones, tocopherols, etc.

These compounds are some of the most valuable and promising anti-cancer nutrients found in our foods and health supplements. Coenzyme Q10 is a quinone, vitamin B-2 is a flavin, vitamin E is a tocopherol, citrus bioflavonoids including hesperidin, quercetin, and rutin are all flavonoids, green tea contains catechins, phenols, tannins, and isoflavones. Potentially all of these substances, and many more, are implicated by chlorination.

Amazingly, is has been discovered that these phytochemicals remain intact, concentrated, and intricately combined within humic substances; which are valuable remnants of natures protective substances contained within fruits, flowers, pollen, nuts and seeds, as well as vegetative parts including roots, stems, bark, and leaves. Even the plant nucleic acids, RNA and DNA remain intact.

To comply with EPA rulings, water treatment plants have had to develop special techniques to scrub the seemingly dubious organic residues from water prior to treatment with chlorine. There is nothing wrong with the organic substances themselves, it is chlorine that is at fault for turning them into the deadly THM and MX cancer cocktail. Reality is that the organic substances have been shown to be highly beneficial combined with pure drinking water in trace amounts.

The bottom line is this: when water treatment facilities remove these substances, they are throwing the precious baby out with the bath water, and the remnants that remain are turned into cancer causing agents by chlorination. To make things worse, it is certain that the fresh plant foods we eat similarly react with the chlorinated tap water we drink with our meals, creating toxins. This means that fresh fruits and vegetables, green salads, green tea, black tea, herb teas, soy products, vitamin pills and various health supplements, and even some pharmaceutical drugs, all can be implicated in combination with chlorinated water.

The deadly cancer causing agents which are produced are extremely toxic in infinitesimal amounts, so small and obscure that they are extremely difficult to detect. Very little chlorine is required. When the concentrations of phytochemicals are high, such as in concentrated health supplements, or even fruits and vegetables coming from more fertile soils, the deadly combination with chlorination intensifies.

It has been known by the water treatment and chemical industries for many years that chlorine reacts negatively with natural organic compounds. These industries call these compounds DBPs (disinfection by-products) which are known to cause cancer in populations whose drinking water contains them. THM, the most commonly known DBP, is known to cause a high incidence of bladder cancer and also to cause spontaneous abortion of fetuses.

The Environmental Protection Agency has continually tightened their restrictions on THMs in drinking water, and even tighter restrictions are just around the bend. Yet it is interesting to note that the many government agencies and chlorine industries have conveniently neglected to take a serious look at food, health supplement, and pharmaceutical drug consumption, preparation, and production relating to use of chlorinated tap water.

There is good reason for the public to seriously examine and question this entire issue. Many years ago laws were passed making chlorination of water mandatory. Now, the chlorine industry and government agencies must continue their existing policies, because if sudden or drastic changes are made, the legal liabilities would be staggering. Certainly some government or industry personnel have known or theorized about these problems and have been covering them up for many years. However, if anyone were to admit to it, the consequences could be disastrous. This predicament could make the tobacco industry scandal seem insignificant in comparison.

Another area needing thorough scrutiny relates to pharmaceutical drug safety studies normally performed on animals in the laboratory. It would be reasonable to surmise that good laboratory practices and procedures would require that such studies be performed using highly purified drinking water for animals. It would be reasonable to believe that drug companies would not take the chance of jeopardizing clinical studies using chlorinated tap water. Of course chlorinated tap water is a common denominator within the human environment. Educating people to the dangers of chlorine would be admitting to knowledge of the problem, which could invalidate past studies and certainly raise serious legal problems.

This whole chlorine issue should come as no real surprise to any biochemist. During the last century, chlorine has been combined with many other normally safe organic substances to form some of the most powerful deadly toxins known, such as dioxin, DDT, PCBs, etc. The bottom line is that the real culprit is chlorine, not the substances with which it reacts.

Although chlorine has essentially eliminated the risks of waterborne diseases such as typhoid fever, cholera and dysentery, there are many pathogens that are not controlled by chlorine. Other and better methods of water treatment exist. Many alternatives are already used throughout the world. Ever tightening EPA regulations have forced the water supply industry in the USA to look into alternative methods for disinfecting water.

For years, environmentalists have battled the water treatment industry and large chemical companies in an effort to ban the use of chlorine in drinking water. This ongoing battle has been a big source of revenue for both sides. As word of the problem spreads to the general public, something might actually be done about it.

As this message spreads, it will no doubt shake the very foundations of the chlorine and water treatment industries, let alone the government agencies that are implicated along with them. There certainly should be cause for serious alarm within the nutritional supplement and food industries, as well as those segments of the medical industry that might awaken to the dilemma.

This message is of utmost importance to the general public, because chlorine will one day, in the near future, be exposed as a major cause and contributor to cancer and degenerative disease. Chlorine will also be found to be responsible for damaging the bodys immune and hormonal systems by mutating the food-based plant estrogens and phytochemicals that support those systems. A healthy immune system should be your first and best line of defense against waterborne disease. Veterinary Medicine Top Humic acids can be successfully used as an additive in animal feed. Various research trials conducted worldwide have all showed positive results concerning the use of humic acids as an organic feed ingredient. Increases in liveweight of animals, improved growth rates, increased feed intakes and food conversion ratios and a stronger resistance against diseases are the common results of these trials. By improving immune function of animals, especially of young animals, humic acids also reduce the incidence of enteric disease and diarrhoea.

Increasing mass production of animal husbandry throughout the globe has had undesired impacts on the nature of animals, i.e. the natural development of animals and their immune systems. First vitamins, then antibiotics and finally hormones have been used extensively as growth promoters in livestock production. Recently, however, the negative effects of such growth promoters on animal and human health has been evidenced through various studies as well as real-life cases. Consequently, at present there is a new search for natural growth promoters without any environmental or residual problems.

As a result of increasing consumer pressure and in particular concerns about increased microbial resistance to antibiotics, a ban on the use of antibiotic growth promoters in animal feed has been already introduced in Germany recently. Already back in 1998, the European Union had banned antibiotics important in human medicine from use as growth promoters in livestock production.

There is considerable evidence that antibiotic arsenals are being depleted due to the development of resistant organisms.The more microorganisms that become resistant to antibiotics, the greater the risk of a resurgence of untreatable infectious diseases. The overuse of antibiotics not only in human medicine but also in livestock feeding is the major cause of antibiotic resistance in food-borne illness.

Almost 80% of antibiotics used in animal husbandry today are not used to treat sick animals, but merely to promote efficient growth of chickens, cows and pigs.

Similar to antibiotics, the use of hormones in animal feed can also have direct impacts on human health through their residues left in animal products. As of today, these effects have not yet been thoroughly studied.

There is quite a number of animal feed additives in the market currently, that do not contain any antimicrobial substances or hormones. These are mainly probiotics, prebiotics, plant extracts and organic acids presently enjoying a resurgence of interest following the EU-wide ban on antibiotics. These substances however present certain deficits regarding their effects on animal health and growth promotion.

Probiotics do not have any activity other than providing beneficial microorganisms to the natural microflora of the digestive system. The benefit of prebiotics is also limited to supporting the development of microflora. Both probiotics and prebiotics do not have any proven effects on the immune system of animals nor adstringent effects on the mucous membrane of the gastro-intestinal

tract. They also do not have any antibacterial or virucidal effects against pathogenes either. Various performance studies have shown that both probiotics and prebiotics fail to show any considerable effects on animal growth.

Plant extracts are believed to be beneficial for the digestive system, but their functioning mechanism is not completely known and should be different for each product under this category. Organic acids give better results as protective agents rather than as growth promoters.

Humic Acids as Animal Feed Ingredient Top The use of humic acids in animal feed produces a number of advantages for animal health and growth. Humic acids inhibit pathogenic bacterial growth and growth of moulds, thus decreasing levels of mycotoxins. They improve protein digestion and calcium and trace element utilisation. Humic acids improve gut health, nutrient absorption, nutritional status and immune response in animals.

Humic acids also improve diet digestibility as a result of maintaining optimum pH within the gut, resulting in lower levels of nitrogen excretion and less odour. By improving digestibility and food utilisation, humic acids improve gastric and intestinal conditions of animals. It follows from this that as well as improving physical and financial performance, humic acids also have a positive impact on the environment by improving digestibility.

Replacing antiobiotics with humic acids as growth promoter in animal feed does not cause any loss in the performance of animals. On the contrary, performance factors (daily liveweight gain, feed intake, food conversion ratio and the level of looseness of faeces - scour assesment - ) of animals are considerably improved.

Tests have shown that the use of humic acids as animal feed supplement leads to increased milk production and increased butterfat percentage in dairy cows. Using humic acids also resulted in improved feed efficiency, decreased feed costs, reduced fly population and reduced costs for insect control. Furthermore, the weaning weights increased and faster weight gains were observed in dairy cows, while problems with scours greatly decreased. On the whole, humic acids increase the animal's resistance against stress factors such as heat.

One of the most beneficial effects of humic acids on animals is the overall immune response increase in animals. By improving immune functions in the animal, humic acids are able to reduce the incidence of diarrhoea and other digestive upsets to a considerable extent as well as to improve the animal's defenses against pathogens such as E.coli.

Observed Effects of Humic Acids on Animals Top Covering mucous membrane and adstringent effects Humic acids are able to form a protective film on the mucuous epithel of the gastro-intestinal tract against infections and toxins. The macrocolloidal structure of humic acids ensures a good shielding on the mucous membrane of the stomach and gut, the peripheral capillaries and damaged mucous cells. As a result of this process, the resorption of toxic metabolites is reduced or fully prevented, especially after infections, in case of residues of harmful substances in animal feed or when it is switched to new feeds. Furthermore, humic acids also help to prevent excessive loss of water via the intestine.

Antibacterial and virucidal effects Humic acids have the ability to influence in particular the metabolism of proteins and carbonhydrates of microbes by catalytic means. This leads to a direct devastating effect against bacteria cells or virus particles.A second mechanism is related to the interionic bonds of highmolecular protein fractions (toxins) of infectious microbes. Their toxic impact on physiological processes of mucous membrane cells can be weakened considerably or even blocked completely.

Antiphlogical effects Dermal, oral or subcutaneous application of humic acids leads to inhibitory effects on inflammation. The ability to inhibit inflammation is believed to be related with the flavonoid groups contained in humic acids.

Antiresorptive and adsorptive effects As high-molecular humic acids remain in the gastro-intestinal tract almost entirely following the enteral application (there is no self-resorption), antiresorptive and adsorptive effects take place where they are needed: in the digestive tract. Primarily cationoid noxes (protein toxins, toxic substances) are fixed, their resorption is reduced considerably or even prevented completely and their elimination through faeces is promoted.As adsorption by humic acids includes not

only physical and chemical reactions, but also complex-formation and ion-exchange, it is more intensive and dynamic compared to pure physical adsorbents.

Effects on the immune system Humic acids stimulate the resistance forces of the body and lead to an increase in the phagocytosis activity. The inducer effect of phenolic components (groups) of humic acids is believed to be responsible for the immunological effects and is the basis for the success of the treatment of the so-called factor diseases in young animals.

Ergotropic effects Humic acids stabilize the intestinal flora and thus ensures an improved utilization of nutrients in animal feed (improved feed efficiency). This leads to an increase in liveweight of the animal without increasing the amount of feed given to the animal.

Humic acids are purely natural. The use of humic acids in animal feed excludes any possibility of antibiotic residue or microbial resistance. Simultaneously, as a result of a higher food conversion rate and enhanced absorption of nitrogen by the animal, nitrogenous wastes and odour are reduced. Robert from Martinez, Ca replies: "Regarding fulvic/humic acids: the general subject of mineral deficiencies are discussed by Dr. Joel Wallach in his book Rare Earths, Forbidden Cures.This was printed many years ago prior to the 'invasion' of colloidal mineral products in the marketplace.Basically the author states that the world has become very depleted of minerals due to many reasons from erosion to poor farming practice.The U.S. for example is approx 85% deficient! Austrailia is approx 57%, etc. I don't know how these studies were tested. The point being that we are severely lacking in bio-available minerals. I have known some that drink clay, or granite dust water,(Hunzas & others),etc. Rudolf Steiner in the early century used granite dust as a soil amendment with amazing results.Another great book titled 'Secrets of the Soil' avail used on Amazon is a good read & I think the author is Christopher Bird. Someone mentioned salt as a cheap alternative & it is important to mention that real salt is air/sun dried & without chemical additives or heavy processing. Grinding of the salt causes nickel to be present in the end product if the mfgr uses such composite metals for grinding.Most 'popular' sea salts are not necessarily quality. Search the net for info & sources. Dr. David Brownstein has written a great book on salt & it is avail used on Amazon.He has researched the topic for many years & recommends in his practice. I am not connected with any of the sources mentioned. The only one mentioned who has a mineral product is Dr. Joel Wallach & this is many years after the book was written due to people asking for sources.The person on EC who recommended wu jin san is most likely selling or associated with it as it has a sales tone & the person is from the same source area in Ore. My chinese sister-in-law is a OMD and never heard of it,not that she has heard of everything. The label states "fulvic acid in PURE

rainwater from the sea".Rainwater "from the sea" sounds odd to me as I cannot imagine how the rain & sea waters are differentiated.Suffice to say there are many claims in the mineral marketplace, so buyer beware.Most of the colloidal sources in the U.S. are in Utah & share the same mining area with private labeling. I used to sell colloidals many years ago & the markup is great.One quart costs about $5-$6.00, wholesales for $12.00 & retails for up to $40.00! Grossly speaking your are getting mined decomposed vegetation that is placed in an acid bath & sold. Of course there are other steps in the process, but this is simplified.We can't eat dirt because we are not plants, so we eat the plants.Make sense? I don't know how we can absorb minerals from clay unless it is taken with an acid, but clay is primarily taken for detox because like charcoal it is highly absorbant of toxins & non-toxins such as minerals, flora, etc. which need to be replenished. If one wants a good cheap magnesium supplement, soak the feet or body in epsom salts. Magnesium is best absorbed through the skin.A Dr. Sircus has plenty of free info on the subject of transdermal magnesium application. Thank you EC for this forum. Hugs!" Can someone please advise me on how safe is it to use shilajit everyday? It is one of the ingredients in a green food powder I am considering to take and I do not know much about shilajit. Is it an herb that is suggested to be used for a period of time only? I think I read somewhere that in texts it has been suggested for use for one year at the most.

Thanks!"

Replies02/22/2010: Lisa from Thousand Oaks, Ca, Usa replies: "Hi Jen, Shilajit is completely safe and is highly revered in Aryuvedic medicine. It helps to re-mineralize the body and a host of many other benefits. It is to some, the ideal fulvic acid. It is safe to use it everyday and is very good for you. You can find lots of detailed information about it online. It is really coming to the forefront in the alternative medicine world.

Still, as with all things, I like to give my body a rest after a week or two of anything. So, for instance, if I am taking herbs, I'll go for a full week or maybe even two and then stop for a day or two before I return. That is a protocol embraced by many. That way the body does not become completely dependent upon something to stay healthy. Hope this helps you. Lisa" 02/19/2011: Wee Kiong from Kg Cham, Cambodia replies: "It has been many years ago when I got to know about shilajit from an ayurvedic practitioner friend. Very good indeed but it was a purified form and coloured like milk. Two years ago, he gave me the unpurified type which is dark reddish brown in colour and smelled urine which turned me off. Can someone who might be familiar with fulvic acid tell me if the urine smell is normal? Thank you." 02/20/2011: Ernesto from Paramus, Nj replies: "Fulvic Acid is yellow in color, however it shouldn't have any taste whatsover. If it does, then most likely it is not pure and chemicals have been added. Pure

Humic is Black in Color and should also be tasteless if its pure. There's a company Regeneration USA that sells Humic & Fulvic Minerals which are I believe the purest available and aid in dealing with a host of issues from acid reflux, digestion problems, it also re-mineralizes the body and assits in removing toxins from the body. Hope this helps" 08/07/2011: Sarah from London, Uk replies: "Re: silajit, though it may be harmless in its pure form, at least one Indian manufacturer on the UK market has been done because their product was full of added heavy metals. Six months later: product still being quietly sold on the UK market via various websites. It's one of those things I'd love to try if I could find a guaranteed pure source for it, but as things stand, I'm very wary - it may just make things worse.

I've found fulvic acid products a bit too strong in the past, though I seem to tolerate them better now. One alternative is moor mud, dug out of an Austrian bog and pasteurised. Absolutely delicious, but criminally expensive, at least in the quantities that I am drinking it. The moor mud sold for baths is a quarter of the price, but I have to figure out how to replicate the effects of pasteurisation without just boiling it to death (part of the goodness of the moor mud is in the bacteria, so I'm reluctant to kill the lot) - any bright ideas on this front?"

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01/06/2010: Anonymous from Anywhere, Usa: "could someone please tell me if fulvic and humic acid are the same? i am very confused.which is for the phneumatic flu? is liquid as good as powder? thank you"

EC: Fulvic acid redirects to humic acid on Wikipedia...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Humic_acid

"It is important to note, however, that no sharp divisions exist between humic acids, fulvic acids and humins. They are all part of an extremely heterogeneous supramolecular system and the differences

between the subdivisions are due to variations in acidity, degree of hydrophobicity (content of aromatic and long-chain alkyl molecules) and entropy-driven self-associations of molecules."

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[YEA] 03/22/2009: Dave from Friend, Ne: "Fulvic acid fertilizer: Contrary to what some believe, I have been using humic/fulvic acids in my fertilizer program since 1994. I balance the soil with the help of these fine products to help Mother Nature build a healthy soil> Then I have a healthy crop, and Bovines eat it and they become healthy etc."

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02/21/2009: Dave from Friend, Ne.: "I use humic acid in the soil. It is "hydrogen" or digestor of the soil. If the digestor is weak or missing, what do you suppose will happen to all that fertilizer that American Ag producers use? And could that be one reason that there is Nitrates in our water? Please read articles from The Albreght Papers (google search ) and you will learn just like this wonderful place @ Earth Clinic Thank you..."

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10/29/2007: Robert from Independence, OR: "I wanted to point out the difference between so called colloidal minerals, leached brown coal and real medical grade fulvic acid called Wujinsan in China. Wujinsan means black gold medicine and has been in the Chinese medical literature since the Ming

dynasty of the 14 century. It is a popular and valuable medicine in modern China. It has to pass quality control criteria and be free of toxic elements. Fulvic acid makes the cell membranes more permeable and also ionize minerals allowing the minerals into the cells. This is a very bad situation if toxic metals or chemicals from the raw materials. It must be very pure and the process is slow and involved. There is only one true Wujinsan Lab in the U.S. It involves fermentation with specific beneficial microbes as true fulvic acid is fungal derived. The product is free of any detectable metals other than necessary one like zinc. Products called "colloidal minerals " are a witches brew of what they claim is 74-84 elements. The problem is we only need maybe 26 of those and the rest are either toxic or useless. You never want to intentionally take a product that contains Aluminum, mercury, lead, cadmium, etc.in any form. leading alternative doctors buy real medical grade wujinsan from ____product made near the Oregon coast. The analysis is provided as required by state law. check out ____ or ___ for the real facts on the real and proven product made in the U.S with U.S raw materials that even the Chinese consider to be better than the Chinese humates."

Replies09/15/2009: Joeycary from Southern Pines, Nc replies: "What is the only one true Wujinsan Lab in the U.S.?"

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08/10/2005: Nguyen from Vietnam: "I am 35years old, living in Vietnam. As you know, VN is an agriculture country (80% of population) and there are many peat-area. I am looking for technology, equipments that can help me to extract humic acid from peat - this is a good target in business and support my peasants in VN for better life. Please kindly contact me with my above email address. I do hope to be advised from you how to extract humic acid. Thank you in advance."

RepliesTed from Bangkok, Thailand replies: "The amount of humic acid in peats are so small you cannot do it. Most humic acids and fulvic acid are extracted from near ancient prehistoric deposits on top of coal. In coal mining they resemble a very low grade for heating purposes only, bituminous coal deposits.

However, humic acid are softer than bituminous coal deposits for which they are extracted with humic acid. You cannot do it from extracting from peats, it takes many tons of peat just to get only a handful of fulvic acid or humic acid. The best way to make money from fulvic acid is to mix them into fertilizer to improve the uptake of minerals by the plant.

It causes fertilizer chemical to be biologically available. To date there is no fertilizer chemicals using this process, but it works well."

11/15/2009: Carl from Nottingham, England, Uk replies: "i have been looking at suppliers here in england for fulvic acid in 32oz quantities and still require adding to water yet advertised on here in 2oz "concentrated" amounts is concentrated "natural" any advice on buying the real deal, thanks."

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MULTIPLE CURES

Ratings: 4 YEA

[YEA] 06/03/2010: Fringed_lunatic613 from Plano, Texas, Usa: "fringed_lunatic613@yahoo.com

About two years ago I tried a humic supplement (black water) and the wide spectrum of benefits that I observed was nothing short of phenomenal! Everything from remission of long-term sleep disorders, alleviation of severe, long-term depression, tobacco cravings virtually eliminated, physical and mental energy in abundance ... it was unforgettable!!!

Mind you, this was a HUMIC substance, and it was completely black. When you would add it to your water, it would mushroom-cloud (like chlorophyl does) and turn it completely black. This is a product

that is no longer being made, so perhaps I will have permission to list the brand? It was by Dr. Lamar's products, they stopped making it over 2 years ago.

Alot of people talk alot about how great fulvic acid is, and it really is good, but fulvates are derivatives of humates, and in my experience, humic supplements are vastly superior. I NEVER responded like that to ANY one supplement I had ever taken in my life, and I've been popping supplements and cures for almost 30 years!

Humic substances are not given the fanfare that they rightfully deserve (at least not outside the gardening community). Instead most companies produce fulvic substances. I highly reccommend trying a black water HUMIC supplement, and it should indeed change your water black, not brown or gold like the fulvates do. There are several companies that produce a true HUMIC product, just do a bit of Scroogling and you should find them. Some of them offer fulvic AND humic acids in seperate bottles. This is a great idea. Feel free to write me with any thoughts, questions or comments! Needless to say I am a bonafide believer in the black water humics!

JD"

Replies06/03/2010: Joe from Wpb, Fl replies: "JD Can you email me directly some of the companies contact info for a good humic acid source ? Thanks JP" 06/04/2010: Gean from Salina, Ks replies: "Please tell me where you get the humic acid, and the dosage you take. I tried to do a search but it is very difficult and confusing. Thank you." 06/05/2010: Marcia from Minnetonka, Mn replies: "JD

Could you please advise where I can go to get humic acid you are referring to? Thanks!" EC: You might try writing Fringed_lunatic613 at the email address noted at the beginning of the post.

11/05/2010: Lovin Life from Grand Rapids, Mi replies: "I have been using a product called fulvia which is a combination of fulvic acid and resveratrol and it had done a wonders for me."

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[YEA] 01/18/2010: Scott from Pen Argyl, Pa: "I ran across fulvic acid quite by accident and started using it as a preventative supplement for various conditions. I noticed that I had more energy, better concentration and a general sense of better health but found another interesting effect. Fulvic acid is a chelator that helps detox the body. I think it took the nicotine and other pollutants from smoking out of my body so that I no longer had the strong cravings. In fact, sometimes I found the cigarettes distasteful so I just quit. The one problem I had with quitting was the physiological reaction of my lungs still wanting that feeling of being filled by the smoke. I solved that just by inhaling and exhaling as if I was smoking without the smoke and it reduced those cravings. I've been off cigarettes for two weeks now. As Samuel Clements aka Mark Twain said, quiting smoking is easy, I've done it hundreds of times. Well so have I. I have a feeling though, this time will be my last time quitting. I just am not having the cravings I had the other hundreds of times I tried quitting and it's just been so darned easy. If this isn't detoxing, I don't know what is.

I use a concentrated form of fulic, 350 times in liquid form. I add 12 drops to to juice or tea. It seems to react to milk so don't use that. Also, as it is a chelator it's highly reactive so don't buy it in any kind of plastic container, only glass. Plastic is also now found to contain a chemical that might contribute to erectile disfunction so stay away from it as much as possible. I won't even use a plastic cup with fulvic acid because of how reactive it is.

EarthClinic won't let us post specific products but maybe they'll let these key words through so you can find it on your own if you do a search. Fulvic Acid, Optimally, Organic. If they let this through then you'll find a supplier that provides several reports on the site that tells of the many other benefits of fulvic acid and one that offers the best value I've found so far in a quality product in a glass container."

Replies01/18/2010: Cindy from Ch, Wi replies: "will you allow product names for this? thank you" EC: Yes, just know a good # of recommendations will end up coming from the manufacturers!

01/18/2010: Rena from Mineral Bluff, Georgia, Usa replies: "Hi Scott from Pen Argyl, Pa.

I don't know if you are aware, but the brand you are using isn't just fulvic acid, it's ionic minerals in a fulvic acid base. Not that you may care, just to let you know. I also bought this brand first, then I realized

what it was, so then I bought the other from bioag which is just fulvic acid, and am currently using both. The kind you have in the morning and the other in the evening.

May I ask how old you are, and how long have you been using it? Also, what conditions are you using it for? It is wonderful stuff isn't it, Peace, Rena."

01/19/2010: Rob from Manhattan, New York replies: "EC, thanks for not printing brand names. Allowing so would bias the information. Still, I suspect the rare post is a clever spam." EC: Actually, recently we mentioned that we would allow name brands on fulvic acid because a few of our regular readers keep requesting it! However if it looks like it's out of control, we'll go back and delete the names. We deleted a name from a post a few months ago after one fulvic acid company (a competitor) complained!

01/19/2010: Cindy from Ch, Wi replies: "thank you earth clinic, if it helps at all i only want to hear from the couple people who have just recently posted on this."

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[YEA] 12/27/2008: Bronwyn from LA, USA: "For years I've suffered severe neck and back pain, diagnosed as fybromyalgia. 7 days on fulvic acid has relieved 90% of the pain! I haven't felt this good in years! I've gained vitality, clarity, hope and concentration. I can't recommend it enough."

Replies12/15/2009: George450 from Cerritos, Ca, USA replies: "I would truly appreciate it if someone can email me privately to let me know where to obtain fulvic acid/humic acid? Thank you so much" EC: Hi George, Please include your email address in your comments if you want our readers to email you directly!

12/15/2009: Rena from Mineral Bluff, Georgia, Usa replies: "Hi George450 from Cerritos, Ca.

I am currently taking fulvic acid. Like you, I had no guidance in which one is the best to take. I am only on week 2, way to soon to report anything. I am planning on reporting after 3 months use.

My health complaint at this time is bursitis in my left shoulder, which runs all the way down past my left elbow. For some reason I have very weak tendons. About 7 years ago, I had tennis elbow in my right arm, and it took about 5 years for it to completely recover. I am trying to speed up the progress using fulvic acid, because like most health issues I know it is due to some kind of deficiency.

I am a long time Earth Clinic reader, a big fan of this site. I will report my results, good or bad, but only in due time, unless of course the ailment recovers before hand. Peace, Rena."

03/06/2010: Rena from Mineral Bluff, Georgia, Usa replies: "It's been 3 months for my experiment with Fulvic Acid, as promised here is my report on my experience. First a brief history for why I chose fulvic acid. I had another bought of tendonitis, this time in my left shoulder, left elbow, left wrist. At first it wasn't that bad, not until my co-worker and I were in the warehouse where I work, and a rake handle knocked a box above our head off the shelf above us. Out of reflex action, I through my left arm up to keep the box from falling on our heads. I heard and felt a pop, and then I almost passed out from the pain. I had to stand there for a few minutes holding my arm, taking deep breaths and trying not to black out, that's how bad it was.

I heard about fulvic acid speeding the recovery of many ailments, tendonitis included, so I thought I would give it a go, I had nothing to loose, and my left arm was now practically useless. I had trouble getting dressed, couldn't raise my arm even high enough to shave, couldn't even put my hand on my hips, it just dangled there. I am happy to report that it is now nearly recovered, and I am shocked how far it has come in such a short amount of time. I can now do anything with it that I need to without noticing any pain. I still need to rebuild strength in it for lack of use all these months, but that should come in time. The only time I do feel a slight twinge of pain is when I reach back to undo my bra, but I feel even that is only slight, and in a short amount of time I will not feel that anymore either.

Other pluses about taking fulvic acid was that my left eyebrow grew back in. For years I've had a bald spot about 1/4 inch on my left eyebrow, that I just penciled in, I have hair there now, blows my mind. My eyelashes are longer too. I have so much hair on my head, that I can't tell if it is fuller or not (sorry), this would be worth a shot for those who have thinning hair and could afford to test fulvic acid for this condition, might take longer than 3 months to test though. Toe nail fungus is gone. Although I didn't have it very bad, just a little on 2 toes on my right foot, but it is gone now. Three black heads I have on

my face, the smallest one is gone, and the 2 larger ones are much smaller now. All these little pluses tell me I am healing from the inside out.

Other supplements I took on a daily bases with weekends off (I always rest my body of any supplements on weekends). These I took before tendonitis. 1.)Greens drink )My multi vitamin/mineral.) 2.)Vitamin E (to keep from having hot flashes) 3.)Cod liver oil (twice a week) 4.)Magnesium oil 5.)Vitamin D3 (twice a week) 6.)Extra virgin coconut oil When I got the tendonitis, I still took all the above, but took some additional sups as well, all fresh herbs I cap myself. All for inflamation and pain reasons. 1.)Turmeric with fresh grated black pepper 2.)Ginger root powder 3.)Yucca root powder.

Now this is the part you are going to hate, because I can't tell if one is better than the other, but I took 2 different kinds of fulvic acid. In the morning mixed in my greens drink, I took the fulvic acid minerals 300X strength 12 drops from optimally organic. In the evening I took one ounce in 8 ounces of water of the Wu Jin San Fulvic acid from Bioag.

The fulvic acid from Optimally Organic was bitter that's why I hid the taste in my greens drink, but the Wu Jin San has no taste at all, so I could take that in water.

Just a few more things I want to add before I close is the amount of energy I had. It did not seem to matter if I had 2 hours sleep or 9 hours sleep, I always had the energy to make it through the day. I also found myself happier, laughing so much more, I just feel better all way around. I still get my monthly, and it has been steady for these 3 months. Exactly 31 days cycle, like I did when I was young. This past year and a half, my period became irregular, sometimes it would come every 3 weeks, sometimes I

would miss a month, never knew when it would hit, but these 3 months have been right on Q. I hope I covered everything, and was clear enough for everyone. Writing is not my best feature, Peace, Rena.

P.S. BTW 49 year old female"

EC: Fantastic feedback, thank you Rena!

03/07/2012: Ronit from Byron Bay, N.s.w Australia replies: "Hi Rena from Mineral Bluff, Georgia, Usa. Thank you for your detailed post from 3/6/2010, I would like to obtain information from you regarding purchasing the fulvic acid you were using, Can you please send me a private email and let me know where you buy your fulvic acid? I would really love to know. Thank in you advance Ronit

ronirobbaz(at)gmail.com"

04/29/2012: Cazroid from Ogallala, Ne, United States replies: "Rena, If you're still involved with this process I'd love to hear from you and the direction things have gone for you with Fulvic Acid. I was curious about your using Bioag's Wujinsan vs. Optimally Organics products and what your results were. Also is it a problem that the Wujinsan comes in a plastic bottle? Any and all information you might have to share if greatly appreciated, I'm just embarking on the dirt eating/drinking pathway! Thanks! Caswelldoug(at)hotmail.com" 04/30/2012: Rena from Mineral Bluff, Georgia, USA replies: "Hi Cazroid, If I had to choose between the two, I would have to say Optimally Organic. I still have some because when I was cured of the tendon problems I had in that whole arm, I stopped taking it. As a matter of fact, I don't take any supplements anymore, except my greens. It will keep in my cupboard for if I ever need it again.

I was in correspondence with a wonderful lady from that company. She got a few emails from people from this site telling her that I said the taste was bitter. I told her it was bitter and that I took it according to the instructions of maximum dosage it suggested. It was kind of funny, after that time, they changed the recommended dosage.

Thank you Earth clinic for the notification, I may have missed this post if you did not notify me. Blessings to all, Rena."

EC: You're welcome, Rena. The notification feature for registered Earth Clinic members is definitely a handy tool!

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[YEA] 09/30/2008: Candice from Walker, Louisiana: "Fulvic and Humic Acid: This stuff is abosolutely the most amazing natural cure i've tried yet. I have some kind of hormone or thyroid condition and the doctors were never able to find anything wrong with me. It's caused all kinds of problems. Irregular periods, forgetfullness, weight gain, dry cracked feet, no energy, hair loss, dry brittle hair etc. I have taken humic and fulvic acid for 18 days and have so much energy (like drinking 5 cups of coffee) Also I can finally remember things. It was so bad I would forget what I was talking about in a conversation. I have stopped losing so much hair and am losing weight. We will have to see if if helps the irregular periods and cracked feet. But thing stuff is absolutely amaging. I got it from _____. Contains 72 minerals and vit c, a and e."

Replies10/23/2009: Regina from Miami Beach, Fl replies: "Can you please send me a private email and let me know where you buy your fulvic acid? I would really love to know. Thanks" EC: Please include your email address inside your text comments, otherwise it won't appear on the site. Thanks!

11/20/2009: Lonnie from Houston, Tx replies: "would like to know where to find this humic /fulvic acid here in usa....where did you get yours...would be greatly appreciated....thanks lonnie" 01/07/2010: Joe from River Ridge, La. 70123 replies: "I would like to know were i can get the humic acid Ted is talking about.

Thanks, Joe" 01/07/2010: Cindy from Cochrane, Wi replies: "dear earth clinic,

i would also like to know of sources for humic acid.internet searches are confusing. don't know if you are spending on a good product or not.would you be willing to e-mail good product and sources. thank you so much for earth clinic,i found this site a year ago and thankful i did!"

EC: Sorry, never bought or researched humic acid! We'll open the door on this one and let people post product names that they like.

01/08/2010: Merryanne from Orange City, Florida, Usa replies: "Hello Cindy, this is Merryanne in FL,,I purchased Fulvic Acid from ebay.com there is humic also but I purchased the Fulvic acid powder,,I have not used it yet, I have been trying to solve some fungus infections, I do plan on using it soon, unless I resolve this problem soon...good luck,,and for most of my other vitimins and mineral I use purebulk.com, good health and happy days, Merryanne" 02/10/2011: Paula from Oakland, Ca, Usa replies: "Hi all,

I am looking for the best source of fulvic (or humic acid) for humans and pets. Would you please email me your sources?

Thank you so much!

Paula" 02/11/2011: Joyce from Lansdowne, Pa replies: "Supreme Fulvic" 02/11/2011: Raj from Princeton, Usa replies: "www.bioag.com"

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WHERE TO BUY INFO

04/14/2012: Dr R.k.khatri from Mumbai India, Maharashtra: "Dear Members, Best source of Fulvic/ Humic acid is Leonardite based. And this is in colour of dark brown to black and acitic Ph 2 to 3. This should used with non-chlorinated water and should be free from any heavy metals and becteria before use.

Regards, Dr R.K.Khatri"

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10/22/2011: Dr R.k.khatri from Mumbai India, Maharashtra: "Dear Members,

I being the doctor don't prefer to have non-organic and food grade fulvic acid. I get it from natural sourcefrom Europe Fulvic Acid in 100% powder form and dilute here in India for my pateints to get best results if anybody interested more about Fulvic acid please contact me at rajuk_7(at)yahoo.com

Regards WHERE TO BUY INFO 08/13/2011: Sarah from London, Uk: "After going round in circles like everyone else on this forum, reading loads of dodgy fulvic acid sellers' claims, I've finally decided on a way forward after reading this:

http://healthyfixx.com/plan/5/heavy-metal-detox

Crucially he recommends two competing brands, which are much cheaper than some of the other websites mentioned and also come from established healthcare companies with a notable absence of hysterical marketing: I find this very reassuring. Just tried a bit of Brand A - broke open the capsule and took the powder in water - and feel uplifted but not frenetic. Early days: I will give it a month or so and report back."

Replies08/15/2011: Zaf from London, Uk England replies: "hi I have seen your link but has no information about where to buy the fulvic acid can u please tell me if this new product is any goood http://www.amazon.co.uk/s?ie=UTF8&search-type=ss&index=drugstore&field-keywords=Liquid Zeolite I have been reading about zeolite and many say beware im very confused is there any uk seller selling fulvic acid :( HELP ( TO CURE MY ACID REFLUX HAD FOR 2 YEARS :(! )" 08/21/2011: Sarah from London, Uk replies: "Hi Zaf,

It's down at the very bottom of the article - it suggests either Enzymatic Therapy's complete metal cleanse (which is made from fulvic acid concentrated from a Hungarian bog) or Morningstar Minerals product (it has a few on iherb). I'm experimenting with the former - I want to give it a bit longer before I really comment, but so far I'm very pleased and think it's actually working - both more energy and less stressy. Just don't take it last thing at night, I'm finding I don't sleep well and have very weird dreams if I do. Zeolite stuff is a whole other can of worms - exactly like fulvic, lots of manufacturers with wild claims and attacking each other - very difficult to find anyone who has done research with their own product. Good luck! - and do tell me if you try either of the products above, interested to compare notes..."

08/21/2011: Rob from Manhattan, Ny replies: "I've tried both the expensive liquid (Wairora) and powder (Zeoforce)..

It is hard to measure their effect but both seemed to help with brain fog, clarity... I experienced a slight cramping with the powder and both would give a slight headache from dehydration... important to drink lots of water taking it..

I won't buy the Wairora brand anymore because it is multi-level marketed which explains some of the aggressive selling tactics on the web... The Zeoforce is probably a better deal... It does seem to help when my system feels off or acidic... However I don't take it too often as I am waiting for more science to back it up... proceed with caution is probably the best advice on this..."

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WHERE TO BUY: AUSTRALIA 03/06/2010: Cally from Melbourne, Victoria, Australia: "My search for fulvic acid was endless. It was very difficult to find which fulvic acid was the best. Could you please tell me where I cay buy a high quality fulvic acid. I would prefer it to be in Australia but in the end if the quality is good I am willing to buy it elsewhere as well. Thanks a lot."

Replies04/24/2011: Angel from Anaheim, Ca replies: "Hi , I found the best fulvic/humic/zeolyte and other trace minerals and the whole family is using it even my Mom and my Dad. It does wonders. Even my friends are now using it. If you are still interested to know where I buy it from pls provide us with your contact info. I am buying it from outside US and they mail it to me directly for my personal use. " 07/27/2011: Leonie from Canberra, Australia replies: "Hi Angel, Can you please let me know where you purchase the product you mentioned in your post, and what the name of the product is ? This would be greatly appreciated. Thank you in advance. Sincerely, Leonie in Australia -

my email is my first and last names all in one word and the address is bigpond (NO 'au' on the end of it)"

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WHERE TO BUY: INDIA 12/01/2011: Sumanta from Kolkata, India: "My UC detected 6 months back. I had colonoscopy and also have Asacol, Mesacol and Steroid Wysolone. But it didn't work. I still have diarrhea. Loose stool and stomach pain after eating. I would like to know if I found Humic Acid in India / Singapore. Also is there any chance to get it from California?"

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WHERE TO BUY: INTERNET 08/09/2011: Dmitriy from Toronto, Ontario Canada: "if anyone interested in humic acid in bulk form you can go to kelp4less.com I just bought it from them but never used it yet."

Replies02/17/2012: Linda from San Francisco, Ca, Usa replies: "Hi Dmitriy, I got mine from the same place. Have you used it yet? I'm still formulating, but will post when I do.

Linda"

04/12/2012: Pete from Austin, Tx replies: "I tried kelp4less humic & fulvic acid mix. I mix a liter of pure water to a teaspoon of mix and drink about 20 oz. a day.

My results so far is that I feel like it helps me hydrate when I'm thirsty. It counteracts acidity I noticed too. Also, when you feel run down for no reason, it seems to neutralize the toxins inside of you and makes you feel better. It's supposedly great for counteracting radiation."

06/11/2012: Linda from San Francisco, Ca, Usa replies: "Hi Peter from Austin :-), I am writing to thank you so much for posting this; I have actually posted this very question just now, before I found this. Now, thanks to you, I am able to extrapolate from your post what I should do, and I feel that I have enough information to proceed.

BTW my Fulvic/Humic came from the same place ( :-) great people :-) ), except that it sounds like you might have got it as a mix, whereas I got the powdered Fulvic and granulated Humic acids separately.

Once I get my stuff blended and tried out and have an experiential opinion on it, I will post back here; I do not know how long that will take though. I do want to put some safeguards into my blend which will not impair the Humic/Fulvic activity, yet will be precautions for sanitizing things in case it is necessary because of processing, etc...

Thanks again for posting Peter :-). I would be interested in hearing your further thoughts on this BTW, if you have any further experiences to add to it by now...

Stay well, Linda"

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WHERE TO BUY: SOUTH PACIFIC 10/20/2009: Jennifer from Sydney, Australia: "hello!! Can anyone please tell me where I can get hold of humic /fulvic acid in Australia please???

Thank you jennifer"

Replies04/14/2011: Loulou from Sydney, Nsw, Australia replies: "I'd love to know where to buy pure organic fulvic acid to use as a gusha tool please email me at laurengrifoni[at]hotmail[dot]com"

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03/02/2007: Jane from Wellington, NZ: "Could someone from New Zealand or Australia tell me where to buy Fulvic and Humic Acid please!"

Replies10/23/2008: Catherine from Wellington, New Zealand replies: "Reply to Jane..for shaljit try www.shaman.co.nz (they are currently out of stock but I'm hoping to get some soon too)"

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WHERE TO BUY: USA

Ratings: 2 YEA

08/15/2011: Julia from Mays Landing, Nj: "Where can I purchase Humic Acid? I am steriod dependent with Ulcerated Colitis and saw your remedy but I don't know where to purchase the Humic Acid. Is it the same as Fulvic Acid?"

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10/05/2010: Terri from Lehigh Acres, Fl: "Would someone e-mail me directly for a quality humic/fulvic acid supplement @sozo_me_lord@yahoo.com"

Replies12/08/2010: Stephani from Shreveport, La, Caddo replies: "I buy avirol a humic/fulvic acid. Have you found any yet? I have only used it 3 times, but have had great luck. I'm just a little concerned because I don't really know whats in it, or if its safe. Please email me and let me know what u think Stephanig(at)msn(dot)com" 02/21/2011: Mike from Baltimore, Maryland, Usa replies: "I don't know the rule here but love reading on this site and I've tried several cures so far, including oil pulling.

I discovered fulvic acid a couple years ago and buy mine (I won't name the product) from morningstar minerals in new mexico, usa. There is supposedly a big deposit in new mexico.

I love to grow my own organic vegatables and they sold me a huge bag, maybe 25lbs for like $12. Hec, it costs more than twice that cost to ship it across country to maryland where I live. I sprinkle the humic acid pieces.... Which look like big, poor ground chunks of coffee beans..... In my garden every winter. I "very litely" sprinkle it around my lettuces, beets, tomato plants, etc..... So it dissolves in the soil and the roots of the plant uptake it..... And I eat it and the veggies should have a higher mineral content.

The fulvic acid supplement is supposed to give energy and be an amazing electrolyte. It also has amino acids in it. I don't take it daily but occasionally I add some to distilled water.

I'm more interested in getting higher mineral content to my veggies.

I'm hooked on making green smoothies and every day I bottle up chopped up organic beet roots and leaves, kale, spinach, brocolli, carrots, swiss chard..... Apples, pineapples, peach, orange, kiwi, banana and more. I vary the recipe but its NOT juiced where the pulp is removed. I am full and don't eat as much and booming with energy.

I think the fulvic minerals add to the energy.

Do a web search on fulvic deposits in new mexico, usa and you should find out more about it. I am only ending my first full year of using it as a soil additive to my garden. In theory, its going to help recondition the soil and make my veggies way more vitamin and mineral rich." 01/26/2012: Dr R.k.khatri from Mumbai, Maharashtra India replies: "Dear Forum Members, I can supply regular best product of Fulvic/humic acid (Organic European Origin) for human consumption. This is one of the best product for detoxification of body and gives more energy. It is also the best product to treat many body disfunctions and diseases.

Regards,

Dr R.K.Khatri

Contact - 91 09619921951"

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07/30/2010: Isabelle from Garden Grove, Ca Usa: "Hello everybody! I was researching on humic/fulvic trying to find a way to differentiate between all the product offer on the net. I did find a site selling to organic growers that keep it sale pitch moderate and give good explanations on the different sources and vocabulary of humus (ex: Terminology of Humus-related Materials Humus--product resulting from decay of organic matter. Contains both humic and non-humic material. Humin--the alkali-insoluble fraction of leonardite. (The usage of this term does not correspond exactly with the usage by other workers. ). Humic substances--(plural) the collective name for the acid radicals found in humic matter. Typically separated from humic matter by alkaline extraction. Humic acid--(singular) the acid radical found in humic matter which is soluble in alkali but insoluble in acid, methyl ethyl ketone, and methyl alcohol. Humate--the salts of humic acids, collectively, or the salts of humic acid specifically. (The usage must be determined from the context. )

Fulvic acid--the acid radical found in humic matter which is soluble in alkali, acid, methyl ethyl ketone, and methyl alcohol. Fulvates--the salts of fulvic acid. Leonardite--a soft brown coal-like deposit usually

found in conjunction with deposits of lignite. Lignite--a type of soft coal. ) so humic is NOT soluble in acid but fulvic is. That important if we mix it with apple cider vinegar! And if you browse well the site you'll find pics of the different layers of soil in monuments valley and it seem that for legal purpose the same product is name differently in ca and or than the rest of the states. We don't have to buy from them but their site help with the understanding.

The site is bioag if ec allow the mention. If it was not for Ted's remedy I would have used it only for plants but now, I am going to get it for myself and for the pets. I hope this help someone. PEACE!"

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[YEA] 03/18/2010: Pr from Houston, Texas, Usa: "I have found a fossilized plant humic acid and the company sells the liquid form as food grade; but not for human consumption. After much research I have found out the powdered form is the same source sold by other companies for double or triple the amount. I know I cannot give a name but if you will type in food grade humic acid in the google search I think you should find it. The company is a gardening company. Hope this helps."

Replies12/13/2010: Gean from Salina, Ks replies: "Does anyone know of a place in the U.S. to order fulvic acid powder for human consumption? Thank you very much."

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01/21/2010: Donna from Midland, Tx: "Someone please email me @ donnalfoster@aol.com the best fulvic acid product to use. The search is endless!"

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01/03/2010: Anna from Austin, Texas: "I am interested in knowing what the best humic fulvic acid is. I have found some with just humic and just fulvic and some with both. Ted mentioned a powder form but all I can find is for animal use and fertilizer and you have to buy a ton of that at a time. Please send any info to Anna at amenpi@gmail.com"

Replies06/19/2010: Ruselrones from New York, NY replies: "As per my knowledge Organically grown foods must have a humic soil base composed of degraded organic compounds and soil. Farmers who grow crops with chemical fertilizers and pesticides destroy the humus beds and microorganisms of the soil. A century ago, our farm lands boasted a foot of humic and Fulvic soil whereas today it is less than four inches. The amount of organically viable land fertile enough to produce nutritious and healthy foods diminishes each year as does the health of those eating the nutritionally deficient plants."

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11/24/2009: Tina from Denver, Colorado: "Could you please send a private email and let me know where I can buy the granulated humic acid/fulvic acid. I want to be able to make my own mixture as Ted does. I don't want to spend alot of money on the Fulvic Acid products that I've found online. And my local health food store has no idea what I'm talking about when I ask for fulvic acid.

I want to take it as a mineral supplement as my family has no known illnesses. I simply want to get the amount of fulvic acid that one would get if our soil wasn't depleted.

Thank you!"

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11/18/2009: Alain from Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: "I checked the fulvic acid page http://www.earthclinic.com/Supplements/fulvic_acid.html

All the product names or web site addresses have been removed from the posts. I understand EC's policy of not advertising products. But humic acid powder is not easy to find like ACV or Vitamin C. It seems to be sold in agriculture as fertilizer. So I think this is a case where the removal of product/web site names is very unfortunate.

IMO I now think that this policy could be relaxed.

Thanks

Alain"

Replies01/02/2010: Cerv22 from Baltimore, Maryland replies: "I would like someone to email me the site where the fulvic acid can be brought cerv22@yahoo.com

thanks"

01/04/2010: Cindy from Ch, Wi replies: "i would also like to know of a source to purchase this, i have not had any luck anywhere.thank you." 01/05/2010: Rena from Mineral Bluff, Georgia, USA replies: "Go to the Fulvic Acid Supplements link here on Earth Clinic, and read what Robert From Independence has to say, he gives you a big clue. Also if you know who Dr. Gabriel Cousens is, he also recommends this product. He sells it on his site, but you can order directly from the company. Peace, Rena." 11/10/2010: Thomas Seay from Palo Alto, Ca replies: "Could someone please email me the name of a good place to buy Fulvic/Humic acid? Good= Good Quality AND Reasonable Price. My email address is: thomas.seay@xip.net Thanks, Thomas"

[YEA] 01/26/2011: Wendy from Orillia, Ontario Canada replies: "I've been trying a fulvic/humic combo and cannot believe the results! After 9 years of being pregnant or nursing I've got my mojo back with a vegence- this is a wonderful thing for my marriage believe me LOL I am happier, I have tons more energy, I am laughing and joking and getting so much accomplished it's not funny LOL After years of trying every lotion and potion out there, this (next to mineral drops) this is hands down the best thing EVER! I found a raw food family in British Columbia that sell real raw food that started carrying it. I hear not all sources are created equal ;-( It's been amazing with my kids, they are playing for hours on end without bickering (we homeschool so they are together all the time)... Amazing stuff!" 01/28/2011: Maria from Comox Valley, British Columbia replies: "Hi Wendy I was reading up on fulvic acid and found your post. You've mentioned, that you found a raw food family in British Columbia selling it. I was wondering if you could pass the information onto me as I would really like to try out fulvic acid. It sounds so promising." 01/28/2011: Bess from Calgary, Alberta, Canada replies: "Hi Maria - In case Wendy doesn't see your question, this may be the supplier she uses for fulvic/humic acid (all organic I believe) - Real Raw Food located in Naramata, BC. The Web site is www.realrawfood.com.

I haven't ordered from them yet but, after reading about Wendy's great results, I've added it to my wish list!

I don't know if it's Wendy's supplier but it sure sounds similar. Cheers, Bess" 06/12/2011: Wendy from Orillia, Ontario replies: "Hi there, yes that is where I got mine ;-) I know EC doesn't usually let you post websites or supplier names. They are an awesome company!

So update June 2011. So as with anything you begin to wonder what is making you feel great and if it is truly just 1 thing. Well I ran out of the fulvic/humic solution a few months back. I didn't really understand that much about it and that it could help with colds and flus and allergies etc. In the spring one of my kids got sick and coughed for 2 months and I tried everything to help her from a holistic standpoint (finally got an ND to help with chinese tinctures etc. And we have indoor air quality issues. )

Sooooo long story short, I've been exhausted, cranky, tired, unmotivated, argumentative, not interested in sex AT ALL etc. I GOT MORE OF THIS SOLUTION. BUT I started taking 2 ounces a day, then sometimes 4 and even 6 ounces. I'm not sure if this is ok, I can't find any information on 'taking too much' so if someone does if they could post that, I'd appreciate it. BUT I FEEL BEYOND INCREDIBLE. I homeschool my 3 kids, my youngest is 2 and our life is VERY busy and my hsuband works ALOT. I am not feeling SO

amazing I am doing karate 5 days a week (2 hours a class), I am as mentioned before - laughing, and having fun, going out on dates with my husband, feeling AWESOME, jumping on the trampoline for an hour a day (that is btw NOT an easy feat and is extremely intense), roller skating for 2-3 hours straight several times a week with my kids, buying new clothes because I feel so great!!! Wearing makeup for the first time in years, caring what I look like etc. The kicker is I find my husband EXTREMELY attractive again which is bonus for him! LOL We both did the master cleanse for 10 days and that was a good kick start before I started taking the fulvi/humic mix again. My friend still had one I had given her before so I took it and am awaiting more- until then I have only been giving my husband and kids a little bit because I've been taking the larger amounts!!! As someone mentioned above it is like drinking a bunch of cups of coffee- the energy, the mental clarity, the happiness- it's pretty cool that is for sure! I'm getting up at 6 am in the morning for the first time in years and years and I'm roaring around on 5 hours sleep (up vaccuming at 1am after the kids and hubby are all asleep so I can lay in the sun for a half hour each morning LOL). I've spent thousands and thousands of dollars on supplements over the last 10 years, transdermal magnesium, zapping, hydrogen peroxide, b vitamins, greens, powders, chlorella, barley, grown my own wheatgrass and sprouts, vega, homeopathics, herbs for teas, tincutres, fish oils, concentrace drops, essential oils etc. And it's been SO SO SO MUCH WORK (if you are a mom with little kids you know how much work it is to be changing your diet and doing all things healthy to feel betterwhich usually means spending ALL day in the kitchen!!! ) This is one EASY addition to my day that makes me feel better and more amazing then any of the other things in my life that I've ever take.

** note though, I also take lots of ______ vitamin c a day too, but I always have and I'm a big believer in high c. It gives me energy but the 2 products are night and day. I don't make any money or anything from recommending the fulvic/humic solution or vitamin c, but you can email me at holisticparents at yahoo dot com if you want anymore information or to prove I'm legit and just a mom getting awesome results!!! ** also worth noting is that the only reason I bought this to try was because this family doesn't carry a whole lot of things on their site other then food so I thought hmmmm I've heard of that stuff- if they are using it, maybe I should too LOL They don't advertise or push their stuff - in fact I couldn't really get much information out of them on it verbally so I just read the articles on it on their website. Hope this helps someone!!!"

02/09/2012: Marika from Stanthorpe, Qld replies: "Hi I am a really tired mum like you were, I have raised 8 kids and feel washed out constantly. How much fulvic acid do you take daily and how much vit c powder? Thanks- I need to make a difference of more energy in my life."

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11/02/2009: Dianna from Citrus Heights, Ca: "I've submitted this question previously with no response. I know Ted is busy but I am really hoping for some guidance. I've found a few websites selling it but the ingredients differ so it is confusing for a layperson such as myself to determine which is the best and/or what to look for in a fulvic acid product.

Some sites include: http://www.fulvic.org/ http://www.vitalearth.net/ http://herbnhenna.com/Shilajit-Anti-Aging-Fulvic-Acid-by-Baithyanath-P215005.aspx http://www.supremefulvic.com/ http://www.fulvarex.com/ http://www.omicaplus.com/ http://www.healthylivingintl.com/minerals/index.htm

Any assistance would be greatly appreciated."

Replies11/03/2009: Louise from Temecula, Ca replies: "question... I too would like some info on which product to purchase here in the US. There are so many different companies, each with different ingredients, all claiming to be the one to get." 10/25/2010: Marcus from Grand Rapids, Mi replies: "I take Pure Fulvic Minerals from http://www.purefulvicminerals.com It is rich in fulvic acid with trace minerals. Very potent and pure stuff."

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09/04/2009: Doug from Show Low, Az: "OK Ted where can we get some granulated humic acid in the U.S.???"

Replies03/08/2011: Jeff from Orland, Ca. replies: "Hi just wanted to share an amazing product it is called mineral force and contains up to 40% fulvic acid. It is distributed buy a company called nurtrilink in northern california.. This product contains 25 subtle energy patterns( sub atominc) and Zeolites.. I have to to say it it flipping amazing and has changed my life..." 05/01/2012: Betty189 from Niagara Falls, Ny, Us replies: "Hi all, I'm very confused, can anyone please tell me, is the fulvic acid inside the humic acid? If I buy humic acid will that be better than just fulvic acid? thank you for any response." 05/02/2012: Bill from San Fernando, Philippines replies: "Hi Betty... Humic acid, Fulvic acid and Humin are the natural constituents of the natural substance. Fulvic acid is derived from Humic acid in a man made separation process. So humic acid is the better, more natural form because it contains more active ingredients. Humic acid is exactly the same as humus fertilizer, except that it is found embedded as a layer in rock formations that are 75 million years old. The unique complex crystalline nature of humic acid, formed by natural enzyme action and thermodynamic influences, makes it the smallest molecule yet most complex natural organic elment which still has most researchers stumped as to its action on humans. Further differences between humic acid, fulvic acid and humin are:

Humic acids - the fraction of humic substances that is not soluble in water under acidic conditions (pH < 2) but is soluble at higher pH values. They can be extracted from soil by various reagents and which is insoluble in dilute acid. Humic acids are the major extractable component of soil humic substances. They are dark brown to black in color.

Fulvic acids - the fraction of humic substances that is soluble in water under all pH conditions. They remains in solution after removal of humic acid by acidification. Fulvic acids are light yellow to yellowbrown in color.

Humin - the fraction of humic substances that is not soluble in water at any pH value and in alkali. Humins are black in color.