Diverticulitis is a serious disease
that afflicts many Americans causing not only great abdominal distress
and pain but health risks from possible perforation of the colon.
It, simply speaking, is a blistering or bubbling of the colon wall from
an over stressing of the muscles of the colon trying to evacuate a sticky
fiberless stool. Actually, that condition is diverticulosis.
It only becomes diverticulitis when it becomes inflammed and infected which
even further decreases the tissue integrity making it more prone to perforation.
The modalities most commonly
recommended by Edgar Cayce include castor oil packs, colonic enemas, osteopathic
manipulations, and violet ray therapy. These collectively alleviate distressing
symptoms and aid in bringing the body back to balance. Thyroid replacement
and/or Atomidine was recommended for underactive thyroid which might aggravate
or cause constipation.
1. Castor oil packs: (See
Recommended Reading) These may be used for three to four hours at a
time daily for acute symptoms, then one-and-a-half to two hours at a time
three days a week (same days and times if possible) after improvement is
noted. Olive oil, one-half teaspoon every two to three hours initially
for one to two days, may be helpful. For subacute or chronic cases, one
to two tablespoons of olive oil after the third day of castor oil pack
(i.e., once a week) may be used.
2. Colonic irrigations: These
should be gentle and would be most beneficial after the third day of castor
oil packs. The recommended frequency would be one or two treatments per
week initially for two to three weeks, then one monthly for the next two
to three months.
3. Gentle or mild laxatives
as necessary to keep the bowels open, e.g., Fletcher's Castoria, Sulfiax,
4. Osteopathy: Manipulations
once or twice per week for three to four weeks with two-week rest periods
before repeating for three or more series.
5. Total body massage with emphasis
along the spine, using a combination of equal parts of peanut and olive
oils. This again should be once or twice a week, if possible, for a five-
to six-week period. This may be repeated as often as necessary.
6. Correct underactive thyroid
by using thyroid hormones (dosage dependent on severity) and/or Atomidine.
Suggested program of Atomidine:
One drop daily for seven
days, rest five days
Two drops daily for seven
days, rest five days
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