Holistic Therapy: Lupus (Systemic Lupus Erythematosus) - Ted's Q&A

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Mother with Lupus

Posted by R (Canada) on 09/30/2007

Hi Ted, My mother was recently diagnosed with Lupus. The doctors say there is no cure. The doctors had first assumed that she suffered from an unknown type of arthritis. They kept switching her medication yearly, but her pain never lessened. She has suffered from this pain for approximately 6 years. She has severe flare ups, they occur at random. The wellings are very red, painful, and ususally occur in the joints of her hands, elbows, knees, shoulders, wrists, etc. It is very difficult for her to move her limbs when these flares occur. After a recent visit to the rheumotologist, it was determined that she has Lupus. While researching we came across your page on Lupus on the earthclinic website. We are hoping that you will be able to provide us with a way to help our mother. Many people seemed to have benefitted from your assistance. She is in her late 40s, average build, not overweight, but she does have high blood pressure. Her skin appears to be pale, and she is very weak. After reading your page, we have decided to start providing her with baking soda and borax as you consistently mention. What dose should we give her? What other types of vitamins should she take? Can you please provide us with some recommendations as to what steps we should take, and what medications or remedies we should use to help her and eventually make this Lupus dissapear.

Thank you soo much for your time, it is greatly appreciated.

Replied by Ted
Bangkok, Thailand
385 posts

The remedy posted, in a more serious cases which is about 1/4 teaspoon of borax per liter of drinking water is drank usually everyday for about 5 days out of a week. (Usually starting small such as 1/8 for a couple of days is usually best so the body can get used to it.) The baking soda basically is taken 1/2 teaspoon taken twice a day in 1/2 glass of water on an empty stomach.

For woman's dose the need for borax appears less than men in some cases, but those age groups are usually 50 or 60 age or above. Other supporting remedies were just as important, which is dietary control. Basically fatty foods must be avoided, vegetable oils of all kinds, steak, cheese, white bread, and other acid forming food. Although fish is o.k. There seems to be heavy metals involved in all this and some have actually benefited from taking chlorella supplements just to remove the heavy metals, which I find were usually mercury, but sometimes cadmium.

The chlorella supplements are often taken only 4 days (or possibly 5 - I could never figure that out) with 2 or 3 days rest period. Borax needs two day's rest, and so is the baking soda. Most of the pain comes from the mycoplasma which thrives in mercury and high metal environment, hence the need for removal of heavy metals, anti-fungal remedies such as borax, and the dietary fish and salads (NO VEGETABLE OILS, maybe some coconut oil mixed in food, but not too much).

The other source of sickness comes from acidosis, where the urine pH I found to regularly be below 6 (actual figures are lower) and the optimum urinary (and salivary pH) is seen to be around 7. Vitamin C sodium ascorbate are also helpful, frequent zinc gluconate supplements (50 mg, 2 times a week, and then pare off later in the month). Magnesium citrate 250 mg taken 5 days out of a week with plenty of water should reduce the pain, or joint pain. Both the boron and the magnesium are synergistic.

Most of the pain are sometimes opportunistic bacteria hidden in the ligaments. Magnesium, zinc, and boron (from borax) will usually handle most of the problems. It is important that calcium be avoided, otherwise the condition get worse. If weakness is indicated I will usually add 3-6 drops of 3% H2O2 in one glass of water plus 1/4 teaspoon of baking soda. However if baking soda were already taken, then just 3 drops of 3% H2O2 in a glass of water should suffice. Autoimmunity is a misnomer, at least for lupus, the problem is really the mycoplasma or the mycobacterium, they usually have their existence from the vaccinations, or in some cases from atmospheric contaminants, which some people call it "chemtrails".

Many people I found were working near metals, such as shipyard, mechanical engines, valves, and or even water with very high heavy metals, such as mercury that I have found to be quite high. So high the tap water practically goes bad overnight in room temperature. People ecovering from lupus quite continue with the remedies. Other remedies helpful against the lupus is selenium (displaces mercury), kyolic garlic, and other similar anti fungal natural therapies.

Still, the basics are borax and the baking soda, as an emergency measures.

As a sidenote, the most effective alkalizing remedies may be the 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda plus 1/4 teaspoon of citric acid, in 1/2 or 1 glass of water taken twice a day. Citrates are actually a more effective form of alkalizing, being more compact and longer lasting on alkalizing of the body,and it also reduces excess serum calcium that is responsible for some of the joint pain.

p.s. most softgel or liquid multivitamins will do. However twice a weeks should be enough since they tend to be acid forming. Starting does is usually 1/8, the buildup to 1/4 if no problems. Vitamin C sodium ascorbate is very important and I think I would take it 5 days out of a week. It has antifungal properties. Green tea reduces free iron metals from the body. I might consider 500 cc green tea (no milk, no sugar) twice a day at least. It's quite diuretic, if you got a good quality one, should have catechins.