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Grapefruit Seed Extract (GSE) (Triple Strength) “Medicine Chest in a Bottle”
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● General Information on GSE
● Uses for Triple Strength Grapefruit Seed Extract (GSE)
General Information on GSE
♦ Triple strength GSE (Also known as Citricidal®) is used worldwide as a natural antibiotic, antiseptic and disinfectant tosafely treat or cure numerous ailments – When compared to 30 effective antibiotics and 18 proven fungicides, GSE was proven to perform as well as any agents tested.
|● Broad Spectrum germ killer
||● Non toxic
||● Powerful and effective
|● Derived from natural sources
||● Well researched
||● Long-term use has no negative side effects
|● Supplies vitamins and minerals
||● Minimal short-term impact on beneficial bacteria
|● Alkalizes blood
♦ What is Citricidal®? – it is a natural chemical compound synthesized from the seed and pulp of certified, organically-grown grapefruit. The manufacturing process converts grapefruit bioflavonoids into an extremely potent compound (active ingredient naringenin is a flavanone, a subclass of flavonoids) that has been proven highly effective in numerous health applications used by healthcare professionals worldwide.
♦ No other known antibiotic exhibits such safety and versatility – GSE is highly active against many disease-causing pathogens, including protozoa, bacteria, yeast and some viruses. GSE can be administered for up to several months,which may be necessary for some stubborn, chronic infections. GSE is also being used to benefit pets and animals of all sizes. Its uses are only limited by ones imagination.
♦ Relative Potency of Anti-Microbial Agents – This Minimum Inhibitory Concentration Study was used to evaluate the relative potency of Citricidal® compared to other antimicrobial agents. It demonstrates Citricidal® to be a minimum of ten times(10X) to one hundred times (100X) more effective than other agents tested against the organisms used in this study.
Effectiveness of GSE Compared to other Biocides
♦ GSE shown effective in treating hundreds of different microorganisms organisms (both gram-negativeand gram-positive) - including Shigella, Staphylococcus, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Giardia lamblia,Streptococcus pneumonia, Haemophilus influenzae, Mycobacterium species, Campylobacter,Candida albicans, Escherichia coli, Salmonella, Klebsiella, Proteus, Vibio cholerae, Chlamydia trachomatis (obligate intracellular bacteria), Trichomonas vaginalis (protozoa), Legionella pneumophila, Helicobacter pylori, Herpes simplex 1, Influenza A2, and measles virus.
♦ How Does GSE Destroy Bacteria? – using Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopy (STEM) it was evident that GSE disrupts the bacterial cell membrane, releasing its cytoplasmic contents within 15 minutes of contact. At 1:256 dilution GSE is bactericidal and toxic, but at 1: >512 dilution GSE is bactericidal, but also completely nontoxic.
Heggers JP et al, The Effectiveness of Processed Grapefruit-Seed Extract as An Antibacterial Agent: II. Mechanism of Action and In Vitro Toxicity, J. of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 2002.
♦ Does GSE harm beneficial intestinal flora in the intestines? – One study found that GSE significantly inhibited E. coli (a normal inhabitant of the GI tract), but left the important and beneficial Bifidobacteria unchanged, and only slightly reduced the Lactobacilli species. The conclusion is that typically recommended doses of GSE do not significantly affect intestinal and urogenital flora, while massive GSE doses are likely to compromise beneficial flora. GSE may actually assist the growth of the beneficial bacteria by inhibiting pathogenic microbes which compete with the beneficial flora.
The Healing Power of Grapefruit Seed by Shalila Sharamon and Bodo J. Baginski.
The Authoritative Guide to Grapefruit Seed Extract, by Allan Sachs, D.C. C.C.N
♦ If used long-term, it may be necessary to take a Probiotic with GSE - just as synthetic antibiotics can kill off the naturally occurring flora in the body, so might GSE if it is used long-term in the treatment of a chronic infection, in which case it may be necessary to take a good probiotic supplement.
Take GSE between meals, and probiotics 20-30 minutes before meals - As with anything, consistency and persistence are the keys to success.
♦ GSE is used against Immunodeficiency related diseases – to defend against fungi, bacteria, viruses, parasites or secondary infections that are common in those suffering from immunodeficiency diseases such as HIV positive (Aids) and Chronic fatigue syndrome. GSE’s broad spectrum anti-pathogenic activity relieves the immune system of an enormous burden.
♦ GSE is successfully used against Mold and Yeast Fungus – which are just as disease-causing as bacteria and viruses. An estimated 50% of those who are sick have some type of fungal disease. Fungal diseases in the body are more likely with an impaired immune system, which is caused partly by overuse of strong antibiotics and CORTISONE, stress, environmental toxins, unbalanced or insufficient nutrition, food additives, steroids, birth control pills, chlorinated water, etc., which provide an opportunity for fungal growth by offsetting the natural balance of intestinal bacteria. Molds and yeast fungi assist in the development of cardiovascular disease, rheumatism, arthritis, gout, asthma, allergies, sinusitis, gastritis, tuberculosis, cancer, and more.
♦ Avoid mycotoxins – Mold fungi by-products produce some of the strongest poisons known, called mycotoxins. Many of these molds can be found in food or damp musty areas.
If sick, you should avoid foods containing mycotoxins – which can further weaken your immune system and actually feed Candida Albicans. In Germany, it is estimated that 7-12 thousand people die annually of fungal infections.
Some of the more common mycotoxins include:
- Aflatoxin – one of the most potent carcinogens known; in beer, peanuts, brazil nuts, bulk grains, bread more than a few days old and overripe fruit. A large dose of aflatoxin can debilitate the liver for years, reducing it’s ability to detoxify.
- Patulin – deadly mycotoxin associated with cancer; in overripe apples and other overripe fruit
- Zearalenone – a corn mold which occurs in brown rice, popcorn and corn chips.
- Ergot – associated with cancer and occurs in whole grain products, processed honey and alcoholic beverages.
♦ GSE is one of the best non-toxic remedies for Candida – According to worldwide reports from holistic physicians and thousands of their patients. In addition, GSE can simultaneously detoxify the system of other fungi, bacteria and parasites that often go hand-in-hand with Candida.
CANDIDIASIS – Candida Albicans/Yeast Infection
♦ Can germs become resistant to Grapefruit Seed Extract as they can to antibiotics?
There is no evidence that any type of microorganism has ever developed a resistance to Citricidal®.
♦ How long can I safely take grapefruit extract? – You can safely take GSE over a long period, if needed, without any worry of toxicity. People have taken GSE every day for years (as a preventative) without side-effects of any kind. An example of a need for long-term use is for a long- standing parasite infection, which could take quite some time to overcome.
♦ Does GSE interfere with High Blood Pressure Medication? – There are no reports of any drug interactions or contraindications of any kind. Drinking fresh grapefruit juice or eating grapefruits when taking certain medications has increased medication absorption, but GSE contains 0.1% or less of the compounds that cause this phenomenon.
Uses for TRIPLE STRENGTH Grapefruit Seed Extract (GSE)
♦ Professional, triple strength GSE is the most potent form of GSE available (60 Grapefruit compound : 40 Glycerin) - It is 3 times the potency of the GSE usually sold in retail outlets (E.g. Nutribiotic GSE) .Average dose is only 3-5 drops; a 1 oz. bottle of GSE contains ~1000 drops.
● Human Uses
General systemic uses
Gastric / Intestinal Disorders
Human Ears / Nose / Throat
Human Bladder / Yeast Infections
Oral Care / Dental Uses
● Household / Miscellaneous Uses
● Horticultural uses
● Pets, Animals, Birds and Livestock
|♦ Always prepare GSE according to dosage recommendations.♦ Any mixtures that are used for spraying should be mixed very thoroughly before spraying and between sprayings - GSE has a tendency to settle to the bottom after sitting for long periods of time thus making it stronger towards the bottom of container.
♦ Never take GSE full-strength! – Always dilute with water or juice.
♦ If GSE gets into the eyes, flush them out immediately with plenty of water (warm if possible) - for 15 minutes.
♦ After an excessive ingestion of GSE, drink plenty of water – Consult a physician if necessary.
♦ If you have ulcers or a sensitive stomach take GSE after meals – until stomach adjusts to the extract and then you can take it independent of meals. Note: Ulcers are very sensitive to irritation, caution must be taken when using GSE if irritation persists discontinue use, as ulcers can be a very serious condition.
♦ If you are allergenic, a patch test is recommended to be sure.
♦ If your water source is heavily mineralized or chlorinated slightly increase dosages.
♦ Individual doses are subject to increase or decrease – according to individual tolerance, severity of condition, and results of previous doses. It is best to increase frequency of dose rather than increase the size of the dose by more than 2-3 times.
♦ To overcome bitter taste - mix GSE with vegetable, fruit and citrus juices, citrus is especially good. Best way is to add it to your daily green drink – you won’t even taste it in there!
♦ Herxheimer Reaction -The dosages of GSE can be continued for 1-3 months or longer, according to the intensity and extent of the disease. It is advisable to start with smaller doses of GSE and increase slowly. When bacteria, fungi, or other pathogens begin to die, toxins are set free, which can possibly cause headaches, nausea and fatigue that can last several weeks. If such a reaction occurs, it is recommended that you decrease the dose or keep it low and increase it very slowly, adjusting as necessary to reach a maintenance level.
|GENERAL SYSTEMIC USES
|MAINTENANCE DOSE for GOOD HEALTH
||3-5 drops mixed in ½ cup water, juice or daily “Green” drink (E.g. Greena Colada), 2-3 times daily, with or without meals.To prevent immune system becoming lazy on maintenance dose, stop treatment one week out of every three weeks.
|ALLERGIES (Food sensitivity/hay fever)
||2-4 drops in ½ cup water or juice 2-3 times daily with or without meals
||5-10 drops in 1 cup water or juice 3 times daily. (Drink before meals) Dose can be increased / decreased as necessary.
|CANDIDA YEAST / FUNGI INFECTION
||Before taking GSE, see CANDIDIASIS – Candida Albicans/Yeast Infectionfor instructions on the recommended 1 week cleansing diet prior to treatment, and other information.1st week: 3 drops twice daily in 6 oz of water, diluted, unsweetened fruit juice or vegetable juice.2nd week: 5 drops twice daily in 6 oz of water, diluted, unsweetened fruit juice or vegetable juice.3rd week: 5 drops three times daily in 6 oz of water, diluted, unsweetened fruit juice or vegetable juice.
|CHRONIC INFLAMMATION(Indicates weak immune system)
||1-5 drops in 1 cup water or juice. 2-3 (or more) times daily.
|COLDS / FLU
||Mix 2-4 drops in 1-cup water or juice; 3 times daily, at the first sign of a cold or flu. Alternatively, mix 8-16 drops to 1 qt fruit or vegetable juice and sip throughout day.
|CHRONIC FATIGUE SYNDROME / EPSTEIN BARR VIRUS
||Mix 3-5 drops in 1-cup water. Drink 3 times daily
|CYSTS / POLYPS / BENIGN TUMORS / LIPOMAS / WENS
||Mix ¼ tsp. or 30 drops GSE in 1 TBSP. of olive oil. Rub on 2 or 3 times daily, especially if the growth is increasing in size. If this mix is irritating to the skin, add a little more oil.
|LUNG / BRONCHIAL / RESPIRATORY INFECTION
||Add 50 drops GSE to a home-made cough remedy: 1 ½ oz each raw honey and raw apple cider vinegar and ½ oz vegetable glycerine. Shake before use. Take 1 Tbsp. 3 times daily at the onset of chronic bronchitis. Cough should clear up within a few days. GSE has been successfully used in a nebulizer to heal lung and bronchial infections. Some have had symptoms unaffected by doctor-prescribed antibiotics, disappear in less than a day. Use 1 drop GSE in 1 oz saline water in nebulizer.
||3-5 drops in 1 cup water or juice 2-3 times daily. (Doesn’t kill all parasite species).
|PHLEGM / MUCOUS REMOVAL
||Mix 1-3 drops in 1-cup water and gargle deeply using very little water mixture at a time, repeat several times and drink the rest slowly.
||People undergoing surgeries at hospitals are at considerable risk for getting an infection. It is advisable to go on the maintenance dosage for at least 3-4 days prior to surgery and for a week or so following to lessen your chances of getting a bacterial infection
|HUMAN GASTRIC / INTESTINAL DISORDERS
|DIARRHEA / DYSENTERY (Caused by contaminated food or water)
||Mix 2 -5 drops in 5oz of water or juice 1-2 times daily. Some experts say that many people diagnosed with colitis or crohn’s disease are actually infected with parasites, for which GSE is very effective.
|FLATULENCE / GAS
||Mix 3-6 drops in 1 cup water or juice 3 times daily, before or after meals. Take a probiotic to help replenish beneficial bacteria in the digestive tract. Taking raw apple cider vinegar or digestive enzymes before meals is also helpful. Consult physician if symptoms persist.
|GASTROINTESTINAL DISORDER (From contaminated food, water etc)
||Mix 1-3 drops in 1 cup water or juice; 2 times daily. If cause seems to be unknown you may actually be infected with parasites (See above).
|GASTRITIS / GASTRIC / DUODENAL ULCERS
||Helicobacter pylori is a bacteria that is now believed to be the cause of up to 50% of peptic and duodenal ulcers. When helicobacter is removed, the sufferer usually finds permanent relief. Mix 1-3 drops to 1-cup water. Drink ½ hour before a meal on an empty stomach 2 to 3 times a day until the symptoms have disappeared. If your stomach is sensitive start off with 1 drop and increase slowly or take with or after meals. Note: (Ulcers are very sensitive to irritation, caution must be taken when using GSE. If irritation persists discontinue use and consult a physician, as ulcers can be a very serious.
|HUMAN EARS / NOSE / THROAT
|COUGHS / HOARSENESS / LARYNGITIS
||Mix 2-3 Drops in 1-cup lukewarm water. Gargle several times a day.
|EAR RINSE / EARACHES
||Mix 1-3 drops with 1 oz. vegetable glycerin or alcohol (or 50/50). Apply 1-2drops of mixture in affected ear, as often as needed. Do Not use full strength in ears.
|SINUSITIS / NASAL RINSE
||Mix 1 drop with ¾ -cup water. With the head tilted back fill each nostril with an eyedropper full of mix. Drop head forward and down (head is upside down) to force solution up into nasal passages. Return head to normal position and allow nasal passages to drain. Do not inhale during this process. Always Dilute.
|SORE THROAT / TONSILLITIS / STREP THROAT / SWOLLEN GLANDS (Lymph inflammation)
||Stir 2 drops in 3oz or more of water and gargle several times, or as often as needed. Always Dilute. Increase dose if necessary.
|HUMAN BLADDER / YEAST INFECTIONS
|BACTERIAL CYSTITIS / INCONTINENCE(Frequent, urgent, burning, painful urination)
||As soon as you feel the symptoms, take 3-5 drops of GSE and 1 tsp. baking soda in 1-cup water. Drink 3 times daily.
|INTERSTIAL CYSTITIS / CHRONIC URETHRITIS(Pain goes away during urination & immediately returns, cloudy urine with foul odor)
||Mix 3-5 drops in 1-cup water. Drink 3 times daily, for one month.
|CANDIDIASIS / YEAST INFECTION / VAGINAL DOUCHE
||Mix 1-2 drops in 1 cup water. Douche once daily for 1 week. Always Dilute. For persistent cases, take internally as per Candida Yeast instructions.In a study done by the Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon in Mexico, 20 women douched using GSE every 12 hours for 3 consecutive days. 15 patients were cured after the first treatment. Four patients received treatment twice to become symptom free and receive negative laboratory results and 1 patient repeated the treatment 3 times until the lab report came back negative.
|TOXIC SHOCK SYNDROME
||As a precaution after tampon use, which can trigger a staph/strep infection, douche with 3 drops in 1qt. water.
(Exposure to some germs is natural and will stimulate the baby’s immune system)
BOTTLE / NIPPLE / PACIFIER STERILIZERMix 6 drops in 2 cups water. Soak in the solution for 20 minutes then rinseDIAPER / CLOTHING WASHAdd 10 (20) or more drops to the final rinse cycle to a small (large) load. Hot water doesn’t always kill germs. DIAPER RASHMix 1-2 drops in 2-4oz almond, olive, sesame, avocado or vegetable oil and gently rub it into the skin.THRUSH (A yeast fungus seen as a whitish coating in the mouth)Thoroughly mix only 2 drops in 1 cup water and rub solution with your finger around baby’s mouth. First try a small patch test area, allowing mixture to take effect for about 10 minutes. Older children can swish with the mixture. Adding fruit juice helps neutralize the bitter taste. Sterilize baby bottles, nipples and pacifiers.TOY DISINFECTANTLeave baby toys in a solution of 6 drops in 1 qt water for 10 minutes; allow to air dry.BOTTLE / NIPPLE / PACIFIER STERILIZERMix 6 drops in 2 cups water. Soak in the solution for 20 minutes then rinseHUMAN ORAL CARE / DENTAL USESBAD BREATH (Can be caused by bacteria inside the mouth, tooth decay, or putrefaction in the lower digestive track).Rinse the mouth and gargle with 3-5 drops in 1 cup of water several times daily. If the cause is in the digestive track then take internally, 2-5 drops GSE mixed in ½-cup water or juice, 2-3 times daily. GSE is a very effective and long lasting breath freshener. CARIES (Tooth Decay) / GINGIVITIS / GUM DISORDERS / BLEEDING GUMS (Caused by plaque bacteria)Use 1 drop on moist toothbrush; Brush well 3 times daily. After brushing rinse mouth using 1-3 drops in 1 cup water, or add 1-3 drops to water pick reservoir. For severe cases place cotton pad soak in a mix of a few drops in2oz water on the gums, for several minutes daily. DENTAL RINSE / ANTISEPTIC MOUTHWASH (For healthy gums and fresh breath / to eliminate harmful germs & bacteria) – Stir 1-3 drops in 1 cup water. Vigorously swish a small amount of this dilution for 10 seconds or more, 1-2 times daily. Also add 1 drop GSE to the reservoir of “waterpik” type devices. Only for adults and children over six years old. PLAQUE (A bacterial coating of the teeth that causes Caries and the progressive gum disease Periodontitis)Put 1 drop on moist toothbrush, brush extensively 3 times daily. Also put 1-3drops in 1 cup water and rinse mouth thoroughly. THRUSH (Fungal infection of the mouth region)Thrush appears as a whitish coating in the mouth and is caused by the Candida Albicans yeast fungus. Rinse the mouth well about 3 times daily with 3-5 drops in 1-cup water. TOOTH ACHESGargle with mix of 3-4 drops in 1 cup water several times daily. In addition, place cotton pad soaked in a mix of 1 drop in 2-4oz water directly on the aching tooth. TOOTH EXTRACTION(To prevent infection and relieve pain)Gargle using 3 drops in 1 cup water. ULCERATIVE STOMATITIS (A contagious disease that causes the tongue and throat to become red, swollen, ulcerated, and very sore. May affect the lips, palate, and insides of the cheeks and produce swollen gums that bleed easily)Put 3 drops in 1 cup. lukewarm water, mix well, and rinse out the mouth andgargle several times a day. This will promote healthy gums and fresh breath. Precautions: Sterilize toothbrush to keep from spreading. (See Miscellaneous Uses)
HUMAN SKIN USES (topical use)
- See warnings Above
Note: If skin is irritated, add more oil or water, or less GSE to the recommended amounts. Stay just below the irritation level.
ACNE / PIMPLESAdd 2 drops to your regular liquid cleaner to make a superior solution or use the facial cleaner (see below). Chronic acne may require internal cleansing as well: Mix 1-3 drops GSE in 1 cup water. Drink 3 times daily.ATHLETE’S FOOTMix 20 drops in 2 cups water in a spray bottle. After bathing, liberally spray2 times daily for 3 weeks. Also add 20 (or 40) drops to a small (or large)load of laundry’s last rinse when washing socks or stockings and allow to soak to avoid re-infection, or hang socks in sun. Also spray inside shoes thoroughly. Also moisten feet with water and rub in 3-4 drops GSE with wet palm .Rub entire foot to a lather.BLISTERSApply 1 drop on the blisters to disinfect. BODY WASHAdd a few drops to a sponge or cloth and wash entire body. Do not get in eyes, see warnings above.CALLUSES (Hard Skin)Take a 10 minute footbath in 10 drops GSE per ½ gallon warm water to remove hard skin.COLD SORES (Herpes Simplex)Mix 2 drops with vegetable glycerin (sold in health food / drug store) or olive oil. If it irritates cut back, if it doesn’t try a little stronger for quicker relief. Herpes can be stimulated by eating foods rich in arginine (in chocolate and nuts), too much sun, and stress.CORNSPut 1 drop full strength GSE on the corn 1-2 times daily.CRACKED / SUNBURNED LIPSApply 2-3 drops mixed in 1 Tbsp. of oil.CUTS / WOUNDSSpray wound liberally and often with a mix of 1 tsp. GSE in ½ cup distilled or cooled, boiled water in a clean spray bottle. A deep wound requires a more diluted solution. See a physician for severe wounds.ECZEMA / DERMATITIS(chronic itchy skin disease caused by food or chemical allergies, usually appearing on the inside of the elbow and knees and on the face or wrist)Try to eliminate offending foods or chemicals. Do not use soap. Mix 3 drops GSE with ¼ cup olive oil and rub into affected area twice daily. FACIAL CLEANERThoroughly moisten face with warm or cool water. With wet hands apply 1-2 drops to fingertips and gently massage facial area with circular motions. Rinse thoroughly and pat dry. A slight tingling indicates the deep cleaning properties. FIRST AID (Abrasions and scratches)Mix 1-3 drops in 1 Tbsp. water. Apply the mixture 2 times daily directly to affected area of skin. For large areas mix 16-32 drops per cup distilled or cooled, boiled water and spray on affected areas. Do not get in eyes, see warnings above.HEAD LICEMix 1 tsp. GSE in 2 tsp shampoo and spread evenly over the entire scalp and hair. Cover the hair with plastic and leave for 30 minutes. Repeat after 3days. Do not get in eyes, see warnings above.IMPETIGO (A skin infection usually affecting children. An itchy rash-type outbreak recognized by a clear to yellow pus-like discharge that keeps the area wet. Usually caused by Streptococcus or Staphylococcus)Mix 1 tsp. GSE to 3oz water and spray several times daily. Adding 1 tsp.Calendula Officianlis (Marigold) to the solution. Attention to hygiene prevents recurrent episodes of impetigo. To help decontaminate towels, linens, etc, add1 tsp. of GSE to the wash or rinse cycle and allow them some soak time.INSECT BITES / STINGSApply GSE in an undiluted form. If the skin is sensitive, mix with a little bit of water or olive oil.ITCHY SCALP / DANDRUFFAdd 2-4 drops to shampoo (mix in hand or on head with shampoo). Massage into scalp and leave on for at least 2 minutes. Rinse thoroughly. May be used without shampoo: 2-4 drops per cup of water rub into scalp and let dry. A spray bottle is useful for this. Do not get in eyes, see warnings above.NAIL TREATMENT / FUNGI (Deformed discolored soft or brittle nails)Mix 1-3 drops in 1 Tbsp. water, grain alcohol (vodka). Apply the solution on the surface of the nail and along the cuticle, or soak nails 2 times daily. Nail fungus is particularly resistant; Several months of regular use may be necessary. For stubborn cases add more drops or even use full strength if necessary.NETTLE RASH / CHICKEN POX / SHINGLES / HIVES(Varicella- Zoster virus)Mix 3 drops with 1 Tbsp. olive oil and apply to skin, or mix 3-5 drops in 1 cup water and spray affected area, as needed.POISON OAK / IVYMix 2 tsp. GSE to 5oz (10 Tbsp.) water in a spray bottle and apply to a small area of the skin. If a burning sensation results, add a little water. Spray liberally over affected areas; repeat every 2 hours as needed. Shake mixture between sprayings.PSORIASIS (Itchy red patches on skin with silvery white scales)Rub affected area twice daily with a mix of 2-4 drops in ¼ cup olive oil.RASHES (Cracking, dry flaky and scaly skin)Mix 3 drops with 1 Tbsp. olive oil and apply to skin 2 or 3 times daily.RINGWORM (Ring shaped fungi) / SKIN FUNGI(Moist weepy red patches)Mix 1 tsp. GSE to 2 ½ oz. water in a spray bottle. Spray affected area. If burning sensation is felt add a little more water. Alternatively use olive oil instead of water and rub into affected area. Use twice daily and continue for a while after symptoms have disappeared to ensure skin fungi has died. Prevent spreading by treating all areas simultaneously. Expose skin to fresh air and sunshine. Do not get in eyes, see warnings above.SHAVING RASH (usually caused by a fungus)Add 1-3 drops to shaving cream or use facial cleanser (see above) as an aftershave. Disinfect razor and blades before and after using (See toothbrush / razor sterilizer instructions below).TICKS / LEECHESPut GSE directly onto the tick or the leech, then remove and put another drop on the bite to disinfect.If in infested area, check for deer ticks which can transmit Ehrlichia, a serious pathogen that causes HGE (human granulocytic ehrlichiosis) which can be fatal. As a precautionary measure, drink 5-10 drops mixed in 8 ozwater 3 times daily for 1-2 weeks.UNDERARM DEODORANT (non-toxic)Spray underarms with 10-20 drops in 2 cups water mixed / shaken in a spray bottle.Or add 1 drop GSE to moistened fingertips and apply to each underarm.VARICOSE VEINSSoak a clean cotton pad in a mix of 10 drops to 2-4oz cooled, boiled water and place in the effected area. Keep moist and renew often.WARTSRub 1 drop of full strength GSE directly onto the wart. Cover with Band-Aid to keep wart moist. Apply 2 times daily, for 3 weeks. (Warning: Warts are highly contagious viruses and can spread if picked, trimmed, or even touched). If trimming excess skin off wart, sterilize clippers before and after and dispose of clippings appropriately.
|HOUSEHOLD/ MISCELLANEOUS USES
- Keep Out Of the Reach of Children
|ALL-PURPOSE CLEANER AND SURFACE DISINFECTANT
||GSE is a superior disinfectant that has been proven to be 10 times more effective at killing household germs than Chlorine Bleach, Iodine and Colloidal Silver! Many hospitals are using GSE to effectively disinfect linens, carpets and furnishings. It is even being used to sterilize surgical instruments. GSE is totally Non-Toxic! For convenience add GSE to a16 oz. spray bottle filled with water. Keep one in the kitchen and one in the bathroom or even in the car to be used for an all purpose cleaner, surface disinfectant, and as a hand disinfectant , no need to rinse off. GSE will attack algae in the bathroom.. Allow GSE 15-30 seconds to kill germs before rinsing.
| REGULAR STRENGTH
||This mix will very effectively kill Staph, Strep, Salmonella, E-Coli, etc… and can be sprayed on all surfaces around the home or office. Mix 15drops in 2 cups water. For larger quantities mix 1 tsp GSE per gallon of water or ½ tsp per ½ gallon of water. The 1 oz. size bottle of GSE makes 5 2/3 gallons of Cleaner/Disinfectant at a cost of $1.40 per gallon.
||Used for more extreme jobs. Mix 30 drops in 2 cups water. For larger quantities mix 2 tsp. GSE per gallon of water or 1 tsp. per ½ gallon. The 1 oz. Size bottle of GSE makes 2 ¾+ gallons of mix at a cost of $2.80 a gallon.
|FLOOR CLEANER (KITCHEN / BATHROOM)
||Use either Regular or Super Strength mixes above.
|CUTTING BOARD CLEANER
||Apply 5-10 drops to board and work in with a wet sponge. Leave 30 minutes then rinse. This will effectively kill Salmonella, E-coli and bacteria, etc.
|VEGETABLE / FRUIT / SALAD / MEAT / POULTRY / FISH WASH
||Add 20+ drops to sink filled with cold water and briefly soak food. Or add15-25 drops to a 16 oz spray bottle filled with water and spray on. It kills multiple viruses, bacteria, funguses and parasites within 15-30 seconds of applying and extends life of all vegetables and fruits (especially berries) by 3 to 4 times.
|TOOTHBRUSH / RAZOR STERILIZER
||Mix 2-3 drops in cup water. Submerge toothbrush for 10-15 minutes, (or leave in between uses) rinse toothbrush before using. Change water and re-mix every few days.
||Mix 5-10 drops in 2 cups water or mix 40-80 drops per gallon, for sparkling clean glass.
||Used by hospitals in the final rinse to sterilize linens. Add 20 (or 40) or more drops to a small (or large) wash load or it may be added to the wash cycle, but not as effective as when added to the rinse cycle.
|DISHES / UTENSILS DISINFECTANT
||Add 5-10 drops to sink dishwashing water or add 10-15 drops to dishwasher detergent.
||Stop traveler’s diarrhea, dysentery and kill dangerous pathogenic organisms in water. Put 10-15 drops (up to 30 depending on water quality and storage time) per gallon of water. Shake vigorously and let stand 30 minutes before using. This will kill all the pathogens. In extreme cases can add up to 5-10 drops per cup. Can also be taken as a prophylactic, 3-5 drops in 4oz water, 2-3 times daily. For emergency use or long term storage water should be filtered, or at least, drawn off after suspended particles have settled.
|AIR CONDITIONERS / AIR PURIFIERS
||40 drops in 2 cups water. Spray filters once every week and allow to dry before using. Used regularly, it helps reduce the dangers of airborne mold, mildew and bacteria.
||Add 3-10 drops per gallon to greatly increase resistance to microorganisms (more than 10 drops / gallon may soften the coat slightly). Use with: Primer and Finish Coats, Deck Stain, and clear sealers and more. Very effective in high humidity areas & exterior paint jobs. Can also be added to caulking or filling.
|LIQUID SOAP ADDITIVE
||Add and mix 7-10 drops GSE to 100ml liquid hand or dish soap, shampoo, etc for disinfecting purposes.
||Mix 5-10 drops per gallon of water. To prevent microbe contamination or the growth of algae.
GSE is used against fungus, bacteria and pests.
It works without killing all the useful microorganisms in and on the soil
|APHID (SOFT BUG) KILLER
||Thoroughly spray and soak plant leaves (including underneath) 2consecutive days with a well mixed and shaken 20 drops in 4 cups room temperature water. Repeat 2 weeks later.
|BOTRYTIS FRUIT ROT(“Gray Mold” ofStrawberry, Raspberry and Blackberry)
||Mix 15 drops in 2 cups water. For large amounts Mix 1 tsp. per gallonwater. For super strength use 2 tsp per gallon water. Spray twice 2weeks apart between the first blossoming and the beginning of the second fruit ripening. to kill this fungus.
|BOTRYTIS (TOMATO STEM ROT)
||Seeds must be soaked overnight in a mixture of 7 drops in 1 cup water. Soak seeds overnight.
|FRUIT and BERRY PRESERVER
||Spray fruit with a mix of 15 drops in 2 cups water. Extends shelf life 3-4 times, particularly good for berries.
||Spray plant and nearby soil with a mix of 15-30 drops in 2 cups water (Or mix 1 tsp.(2 tsp. if necessary) in a gallon of water) to kill fungus, or use as a preventative.
||Reduce pathogens and fungi and make leaves clean and shiny, by spraying plants with 5-10 drops per gallon of water.
||Use 5-10 drops per gallon water to help stop algae and molds.
||Spray slugs with a well mixed 20 drops in 4 cups room temperature water
||Mix 5-10 drops per gallon of water and spray on or mix into seedbeds, potting soils, fertilizers etc to reduce fungus, algae and soil pathogens.
|CUT FLOWER PRESERVER
||Mix 5 drops in medium sized vase before arranging flowers. Keeps the water sweet smelling
|PETS, ANIMALS, BIRDS AND LIVESTOCK
|GSE proves to be an excellent and safe remedy for skin diseases, external injuries, fungal infections, internal diseases caused by bacteria, viruses or fungi.The animal’s intestinal flora (essential to its immune system) is often damaged by antibiotics, but GSE has been shown to be less damaging. Some animal owners give a preventative dose on a regular basis. In acute cases, the dosage can be increased dramatically without ill effects, but it is wise to increase the dosage frequency rather than increase the size of dose by more the 2 or 3 times. GSE is extremely good for speedy healing and disinfecting cuts and scrapes. If in doubt, consult a veterinarian.Animal Weight / GSE Internal Use Dosage Chart
Add dose to animal’s food or 1 cup of their water.
Give a non-sick animal the maintenance dose once per day. If treating animal for a disorder, then give the maintenance dosage 3 times per day. Doses can be increased up to 5 times per day in acute cases.
To prevent immune system becoming lazy on maintenance dose, stop treatment one week out of every three weeks.
¼ tsp. = 30 drops
|2 to 20
|MAINTENANCE / PREVENTATIVE DOSE
||For a non-sick animal, give the maintenance dose for the animal’s size once per day to protect against infectious diseases. If your animal has been treated for a disease or condition, then give a dose half as much as for the treatment for the disease or condition to prevent its return. Promotes good coat and skin health. See Dosage Chart above.
|ANTIBIOTIC / DISORDERS caused by BACTERIA, VIRUSES, PARASITES or FUNGI
||Give the animal the maintenance dose for its size in its food or into 1 cup of water, 3-5 times daily. (See Animal Weight / GSE Internal Use Dosage Chart above).
|PARASITES / WORMS
||Give dose recommended for parasites to animal every day for a week.Repeat after 2 weeks and again after 4 weeks, then put animal on half the treatment dosage to prevent parasites from returning. (See Dosage Chart above).
||Mix 3-4 drops in 1 cup water and spray into the animal’s mouth 2 times daily. Expect a dramatic improvement after a few days. Also allow pet to drink the water.
|FUNGAL DISEASE of the MOUTH
||Mix 7-10 drops in 1 qt of water and spray directly into the mouth 2-3 times daily. Also put pet on maintenance dose above.
|DIARRHEA / BLADDER INFECTION / INCONTINENCE
||Often caused by spoiled food, worms (parasites) or harmful bacteria. Put the animal on a 24-hour liquid diet (vegetable broth and lots of water). Use maintenance dosage in Animal Weight / GSE Internal Doses chart above. Repeat in 2-3 hours, then put pet on maintenance dosage above.
||Give recommended maintenance dose 3 times daily between meals. If arthritis is related to germs, making GSE an appropriate solution, then you should see improvement in 4-8 weeks, after which give half dosage for a few more weeks, then put animal on maintenance dose. Giving probiotic cultures with meals to improve good bacteria levels in the intestines will help prevent recontamination. (See Animal Weight / GSE Internal Use Dosage Chart above).
Doses can be increased/decreased as necessary
|Warnings – Any mixtures that are used for spraying should be mixed very thoroughly before spraying and between sprayings. GSE has a tendency to settle making it stronger at the bottom of the container, which may irritate, swell or burn an animal‘s tongue, if licked.If GSE gets into the animal’s eyes, flush them out immediately with plenty of water (warm if possible) for 15 minutes and consult a veterinarian if necessary.
||Mix 10-16 drops to 1 qt. of water for cleaning cages, feeding bowls/ troughs, baskets and blankets, etc.
|FISH TANK ALGAECIDE
||Mix 1-2 drops WELL in 2 cups water before adding to tank. Allow a day to evaluate algae decrease and repeat if necessary, increasing number of drops by 1 each day if necessary, according to results. Since GSE is very powerful, don’t add more drops than needed or you will kill the fish. GSE is also good for keeping fish healthy from diseases, parasites and fungus.
|FLEA / MITE SHAMPOO
||Shampoo fur thoroughly with a mix of 3-10 drops per Tbsp. and leave on for several minutes before rinsing well. Repeat the process after 3 days. For stubborn cases rub in a few drops added to a little olive or vegetable oil 2 times daily. Do not allow animal to lick this highly concentrated mixture, which may irritate or burn animal’s tongue.
|EAR MITES / INFECTIONS
||To clean ear thoroughly mix NO MORE THAN 1 drop in 1 oz. (1/8 cup) water or vegetable glycerin. Use 2 times daily until problem is gone, then clean once a month. Very effective for cat’s fungal ear infections.
|MANGE / FUNGAL INFECTION
||Use flea / mite shampoo mix above OR rub a mix of 3 drops in 1 Tbsp.vegetable or olive oil on affected area every 2-3 days until condition improves.
||Spray body with a mix 3-5 drops in 1 quart water. Effective. Do not to get it in the animal’s eyes-see warning above.
|RINGWORM (A fungal infection)
||Spray a mix of 1 tsp. GSE to 5 Tbsp. water or rub a mix of 1 tsp. in 5 Tbsp.olive or vegetable oil on affected area 3-4 times daily. Do not get it in the animal’s eyes, see warning above.
|CUTS / WOUNDS
||Spray wound liberally and often with a mixture of 1 tsp. GSE in ½ cup distilled or cooled, boiled water in a clean spray bottle. A deep wound requires a more diluted solution. See a veterinarian for severe wounds.
||Thoroughly Mix 1 drop into ½ cup drinking water to eliminate internal parasites. For health maintenance add 1 drop thoroughly mixed in 1 cup of drinking water. All birds including chickens, turkeys, parakeets.
|SKIN FUNGI or BACTERIAL DISEASE
||Spray affected area with a well mixed solution of 10-15 drops GSE in 2 cupswater. Do not get it in the animal’s eyes, see warning above.
|TURTLES / REPTILES / AMPHIBIANS
||These pets can harbor Salmonella. To disinfect cages and hands etc., spray them with a thorough mix of 8 drops in 2 cups water. If you think pet is ill and possibly suffering from parasites, salmonella etc. then try adding GSE to their water according to the fish tank recommendation above. Or use 1 drop per cup water.
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