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What the Ancients Knew That Modern Medicine Forgot

Croft talks about the history of opium and it’s medicinal use. And how natural opium is highly illegal while synthetic versions are prescribed legally.

Many other drugs are part of native lore but have been demonized along with the rise of the pharmaceutical industry.

We talk about who Croft Woodruff is:

Over 40 years in the natural health industry
The walking encyclopedia of natural health
Honorary doctorate in philosophy from the naturopathic society of Quebec
Honorary master herbalist designation from Dominion Herbal College
Co-founder and past president of the Health Action Network
Past president of the BC Chelation Therapy Association
15 years as a local radio show host on Natural Health.

Croft talks about Dr. Hoffer and his contribution to natural medicine for mental illness.
Croft brings up the True Hope lawsuit and the damage being done there.

The best way to save the health care system is to embrace natural medicine, according to Croft.

Croft talks about the many, many medical doctors who are doing a great job with both pharmaceutical treatments AND natural remedies in their practices.

Croft also talks about the taxation of natural health products and how they were able to keep natural products exempt from sales tax in BC in the past.

Croft talks about how the native people from around the world knew how to effectively deal with a fever.

Is the Swine Flu as big a deal as the media is making it out to be? Croft talks about what he thinks of all the hoopla.

Croft talks about the 60 Minutes episode where Mike Wallace interviews one of the victims of the Swine Flu during the last pandemic scare.

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. is an outspoken advocate concerned about vaccine safety.

Croft says that vaccines are so safe that insurance companies won’t insure manufacturers.
The US Government passed legislation that protected pharmaceutical companies from lawsuits and set up a fund to cover damages caused by vaccines.

Croft talks about many natural remedies for viral infections including high dose Vitamin C and Vitamin D.

Croft talks about sugar and it’s anti-immune effect. The only sugar that doesn’t have that effect is pure maple syrup according to Croft’s research.

Croft talks about the work of Dr. Wright and how he and Dr. Allan Gabby and how they have uncovered a ton of scientific support for natural medicine.

And much more…

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