Cayce Health Database
VIOLET RAY APPLIANCE
The violet ray appliance is
a high voltage, low amperage source of static electricity. The
appliance derives its name from the violet color of the electrical
discharge that emanates during use. The appliance was recommended
in over 900 readings for a wide variety of problems requiring a stimulation
to the nervous and circulatory systems.
The device consists of a cylindrical base which is
held in the hand. A glass tube in inserted into the end which makes
contact with the body. Originally, a diversity of tubes were sold
for various applications on almost every portion of the body. Currently,
the appliance usually comes with a simple bulb vacuum tube which can be
used almost anywhere on the body.
Here are some guidelines for using the violet ray
- Obtain a series of four to six spinal adjustments prior to using
the violet ray appliance.
- Follow all instructions included with the appliance and use common
sense to avoid electrical shock. For example, do not use the
appliance in close association with water (such as a sink or tub).
- Begin with short sessions (two or three minutes) and gradually
increase to four or five minutes total session time.
- Make contact with the glass bulb before turning the appliance
on. In other words, place the glass bulb on the skin and then
turn it on. Otherwise you will receive an unpleasant tingling
upon contact with the skin.
- Turn the appliance off before removing it from the skin.
Again this will prevent the unpleasant tingling.
- Use the appliance as directed for your condition. See research
protocols or circulating files for specific instructions for your
- To prevent sticking on damp skin, sprinkle a small amount of corn
starch or other fine powder on the skin first. This would only
apply to areas of bare skin such as the neck or back.
- Abstain from alcoholic beverages on days when you use the violet
Typically, the violet ray was recommended in conjunction
with other therapies such as spinal adjustments. Spinal manipulation
was often recommended before beginning the violet ray sessions.
Note: The above information is not intended for self-diagnosis
or self-treatment. Please consult a qualified health care professional
for assistance in applying the information contained in the Cayce Health