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HOLISTIC, NATURAL AND THERAPEUTIC TREATMENTS FROM EDGAR CAYCE


Holistic, natural and therapeutic treatments from the Edgar Cayce readings for some common health concerns

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Neither the information in this chart, nor the database itself, is intended for self-diagnosis or self-treatment. The information on these webpages should not be regarded as a guide to self-diagnosis or self-treatment. The cooperation of a qualified health care professional is essential if one wishes to apply any and all of the principles and techniques from the Edgar Cayce readings.

 

Health Issue Possible Causes
(This list is not all-inclusive)
Nutrition Physical Mental/Spiritual Other
Aphonia
(loss of voice)
Pressure on spinal nerve centers (thoracic 2 & 3) Poor eliminations Psychological factors General diet When eliminations are problematic, juices (perhaps citrus) until cleansing is underway Castor oil packs Epsom salt packs Spinal manipulation (osteopathy or chiropractic) Hypnosis as last resort Read specific chapters in John and Deuteronomy. Stay in the open and be close to nature.
Asthma Pressure on spinal nerve centers (lower cervical & upper thoracic) Poor eliminations Environmental & psychological triggers Heredity Basic Cayce Diet to keep proper alkaline/acid balance, including drinking 6 - 8 glasses of water daily Restrict sugars & starches Spinal manipulation (osteopathy or chiropractic) Hydrotherapy Castor oil packs Atomidine Calcidin Review your ideals each day and apply them in your lifestyle.  
Breast Cancer Chronic irritation Poor eliminations Injury (e.g., bruising) Low vitality Heredity Stress   Basic Cayce Diet to keep proper alkaline/acid balance, including drinking 6 - 8 glasses of water daily Iodex and animated ash Beef juice Ultra-violet light Spinal manipulation (osteopathy or chiropractic) Castor oil packs Colonic irrigation Review your ideals each day and apply them in your lifestyle. This is complementary to the conventional medical approach and does not require you to stop other forms of treatment. Work closely with your physician in developing a treatment plan that is best for you.
Coronary Heart Disease Liver dysfunction Colon dysfunction Pressure on spinal nerve centers Basic Cayce Diet to keep proper alkaline/acid balance, including drinking 6 - 8 glasses of water daily Restrict sugars & starches   Electrotherapy(radio-active appliance) Massage Spinal manipulation (osteopathy or chiropractic) Castor oil packs Colonic irrigation Laxatives (as needed) Review your ideals each day and apply them in your lifestyle. Moderate daily exercise is recommended. Walking is excellent.
Cystitis
(inflamed bladder)
Disturbances in the hepatic circulation (heart, lungs, liver, kidneys) Infection Sluggish liver Pressure on spinal nerve centers Basic Cayce Diet to keep proper alkaline/acid balance, including drinking 6 - 8 glasses of water daily Watermelon seed tea Spinal manipulation (osteopathy or chiropractic) Massage Castor oil packs Colonic irrigation Glyco-thymoline Hot epsom salts packs on lower back Review your ideals each day and apply them in your lifestyle.  
Depression "lapse in nerve impulse" in the brain between gray matter and white matter Glandular dysfunction Toxicity Psychological factors (especially self-condemnation) Basic Cayce Diet to keep proper alkaline/acid balance, including drinking 6 - 8 glasses of water daily Spinal manipulation (osteopathy or chiropractic) Fume baths Massage Electrotherapy Castor oil packs Colonic irrigation   Bibliotherapy -  Study Deuteronomy 30, John, 14, 15, 16, 17 Service to others   Walking or other moderate exercise is recommended. Be outdoors in the open as much as possible.
Diabetes
(Type II)
Pressures on spinal centers (5-10 thoracic) Disrupted nerve impulse to digestive system (particularly pancreas and liver) Poor diet Basic Cayce Diet to keep proper alkaline/acid balance, including drinking 6 - 8 glasses of water daily Restrict sugars & starches Spinal manipulation (osteopathy or chiropractic) Colonic Irrigation Jerusalem artichoke Review your ideals each day and apply them in your lifestyle. Moderate exercise Walk for at least several minutes do stretching exercise twice daily.
Dysmenorrhea
(painful menstruation)
Pressure on centers along the lower spine (12th thoracic, lumbar, sacral, and coccyx) Disrupted nerve impulse to reproductive system Poor eliminations Basic Cayce Diet to keep proper alkaline/acid balance, including drinking 6 - 8 glasses of water each day Spinal manipulation (osteopathy or chiropractic)  Electrotherapy (Radio-active appliance) Castor oil packs Colonic irrigation Review your ideals each day and apply them in your lifestyle. Sitz baths and hot Epsom salts packs over the lower abdomen and/or lower back for acute menstrual pain
Epilepsy Adhesions in abdominal lymphatics Trauma or  childhood fevers Spinal injuries (particularly to the lower spine) Pregnancy complications Birth trauma Basic Cayce Diet to keep proper alkaline/acid balance, including drinking 6 - 8 glasses of water each day   Castor oil packs Abdominal massage Spinal manipulation (osteopathy or chiropractic) Hydrotherapy Herbal tonic (mild sedative) Review your ideals each day and apply them in your lifestyle.  
Hypertension Poor eliminations in G.I. tract Pressure on spinal nerve centers (lumber, sacral) Disrupted nerve impulse to the large intestine Backpressure to the circulatory system produces hypertension Basic Cayce Diet to keep proper alkaline/acid balance, including drinking 6 - 8 glasses of water each day Electrotherapy Massage Spinal manipulation (osteopathy or chiropractic) Lemon juice Castor oil packs Colonic Irrigations Review your ideals each day and apply them in your lifestyle. Moderate daily exercise is recommended. Walking is excellent.
Kidney Stones Hepatic system (heart, lungs, liver, kidneys) incoordination Systemic toxicity Spinal injury Dysfunctional attitudes and emotions Basic Cayce Diet to keep proper alkaline/acid balance, including drinking 6 - 8 glasses of water each day Massage Watermelon seed tea Spinal manipulation (osteopathy or chiropractic) Turpentine stupes Mullein stupes and tea Review your ideals each day and apply them in your lifestyle.  
Migraine Food allergies Intestinal irritations Pressure on spinal nerve centers Basic Cayce Diet to keep proper alkaline/acid balance, including drinking 6 - 8 glasses of water daily Avoid foods known to trigger migraines such as chocolate Colonic irrigations Spinal manipulation (osteopathy or chiropractic) Castor oil packs Laxatives (as needed) Electrotherapy Prayer and meditation for spiritual attunement to the Divine within Moderate physical exercise each day (such as walking)
Multiple Sclerosis Glandular deficiency associated with right lobe of liver Inability to assimilate gold Spiritual karma Basic Cayce Diet to keep proper alkaline/acid balance, including drinking 6 - 8 glasses of water daily Seafood, carrots, and gelatin sprinkled over the grated vegetables Electrotherapy (wet cell battery) Spinal massage Applied spirituality (kindness and consideration of others)  
Muscular Dystrophy Glandular dysfunction Karma Basic Cayce Diet to keep proper alkaline/acid balance, including drinking 6 - 8 glasses of water each day Electrotherapy (wet cell battery) Massage Spinal manipulation (osteopathy or chiropractic) Applied spirituality (kindness and consideration of others Do regular exercise including general exercise (such as going for a walk) and specific exercises (as recommended by your physician).
Obesity Diet (excess starches) Poor eliminations Glandular Imbalance Nervous system incoordination Basic Cayce Diet to keep proper alkaline/acid balance, including drinking 6 - 8 glasses of water each day Restrict sugars & starches Grape juice before meals Electrotherapy(Radio-active appliance) Atomidine Spinal manipulation (osteopathy or chiropractic) Steam/Massage Colonic irrigation Apple diet Review your ideals each day and apply them in your lifestyle. Moderate physical exercise each day (such as walking) Laxatives if constipation is a problem
Osteoarthritis Poor eliminations Chemical imbalance Poor assimilations Basic Cayce Diet to keep proper alkaline/acid balance, including drinking 6 - 8 glasses of water each day Massage Atomidine Epsom salts bath Spinal manipulation (osteopathy or chiropractic) Castor oil packs Colonic irrigation Spiritual focus of caregiver as well as patient is important. Moderate physical exercise each day (such as walking)
Parkinson’s Disease Deficiency in glandular secretions Nervous system incoordination Toxicity (mercury poisoning, medication) Infection Basic Cayce Diet with emphasis on foods high in calcium Electrotherapy (wet cell battery) Spinal massage Internal cleansing Visualization of the results to be obtained during treatment sessions Use of medications depends on response to the treatment plan. Beef juice may be helpful for fatigue and general debilitation
Prostatitis Infection Aberrant nerve impulse from spinal centers to lower abdomen Poor eliminations Basic Cayce Diet to keep proper alkaline/acid balance, including drinking 6 - 8 glasses of water each day Spinal manipulation (osteopathy or chiropractic) Prostate massage Sitz baths Electrotherapy Colonic irrigation Castor oil packs Fume bath/Massage Review your ideals each day and apply them in your lifestyle. Occasional use of a senna-based laxative such as Fletcher's Castoria may be appropriate
Psoriasis Pressure on spinal nerve centers (mid-thoracic) Thinning of intestinal walls (leaky gut syndrome)  Toxins from gut end up in skin producing lesions Basic Cayce Diet while avoiding red meat, fried foods, carbonated and alcoholic beverages, and nightshade vegetables Hydrotherapy Spinal manipulation (osteopathy or chiropractic) Herbal teas (slippery elm bark and yellow saffron) Maintain an attitude of desiring and expecting to be healed is essential ("right thinking").  
Rheumatoid Arthritis Systemic toxicity Poor eliminations Basic Cayce Diett to keep proper alkaline/acid balance; no fried foods; meat should be fish, fowl, or lamb; vegetable juices; no carbonated drinks Atomidine Epsom salts baths Massage with peanut oil Internal cleansing (colonics and laxatives as needed) Osteopathic manipulations Prayer and meditation for spiritual attunement to the Divine within Wet cell battery with gold may be helpful in some cases. Beef juice may be helpful for general debilitation.
Scleroderma Endocrine dysfunction Poor assimilation Incoordination between superficial and lymphatic circulation to the skin Basic Cayce Diet to keep proper alkaline/acid balance, including drinking 6 - 8 glasses of water daily Electrotherapy (Wet Cell Battery) Massage Atomidine Spinal manipulation (osteopathy or chiropractic) Keep optimistic. Pray often; seeing, feeling, asking, desiring, expecting  help from the Divine within. Regular exercise each day based on your physician’s recommendations
Sinusitis Pressure on spinal nerve centers (upper spine) Poor circulation Poor eliminations Poor assimilations Improper acid/alkaline imbalance Environmental irritants Basic Cayce Diet to keep proper alkaline/acid balance, including drinking 6 - 8 glasses of water daily Eucalyptus inhalant Glyco-Thymoline Atomidine Electrotherapy Colonic irrigation Castor oil packs Steam/Massage Spinal manipulation (osteopathy or chiropractic) Review your ideals each day and apply them in your lifestyle.  
Stroke Systemic toxicity Poor eliminations (especially in the colon) Glandular dysfunction Basic Cayce Diet to keep proper alkaline/acid balance, including drinking 6 - 8 glasses of water daily Electrotherapy (Wet Cell Battery) Massage following electrotherapy Spinal manipulation (osteopathy or chiropractic) Colon Irrigation Strong emphasis on spirituality, particularly with regard to grace and knowledge prior to physical treatments Moderate exercise such as walking outdoors in the open The head and neck exercise for sensory system impairment
Tinnitus
(noise or ringing in the ears)
Pressure on spinal nerve centers (upper thoracic & cervical) Systemic toxicity (often linked to liver and kidney problems) After-effects of cold or flu Basic Cayce Diet to keep proper alkaline/acid balance, including drinking 6 - 8 glasses of water daily Head and neck exercise Electrotherapy (Violet Ray Appliance) Spinal manipulation (osteopathy or chiropractic) Colonic Irrigation Castor oil packs Review your ideals each day and apply them in your lifestyle.  
Ulcerative Colitis Viral infection in colon Improper digestion Toxicity and hyperacidity in  colon Pressure on spinal nerve centers Basic Cayce Diet to keep proper alkaline/acid balance, including drinking 6 - 8 glasses of water daily Ginseng herbal tonic. Spinal manipulation (osteopathy or chiropractic) Abdominal and spinal massage Alum root for diarrhea Abdominal grape packs Review your ideals each day and apply them in your lifestyle.   Beef juice may be helpful for fatigue and general debilitation.