kidney energy

Build Strong Teeth From the Inside Out

Wednesday, September 22, 2010 by: Melissa Sokulski
Tags: teeth, kidney energy, health news

eTrust Pro Certified

Most Viewed Articles
Popular on Facebook
Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 now clearly a government cover-up: All evidence contradicts official story
White House admits staging fake vaccination operation to gather DNA from the public
Irrefutable proof we are all being sprayed with poison: 571 tons of toxic lead 'chemtrailed' into America's skies every year
EXCLUSIVE: Natural News tests flu vaccine for heavy metals, finds 25,000 times higher mercury level than EPA limit for water
Russia taking McDonald's to court, threatens countrywide shutdown
Truvia sweetener a powerful pesticide; scientists shocked as fruit flies die in less than a week from eating GMO-derived erythritol
Why does the CDC own a patent on Ebola 'invention?'
Senator who attacked Doctor Oz over dietary supplements received over $146,000 in campaign contributions from Big Pharma mega-retailer and Monsanto
Global warming data FAKED by government to fit climate change fictions
HOAX confirmed: Michelle Obama 'GMOs for children' campaign a parody of modern agricultural politics
Oregon man serving prison sentence for collecting rainwater on his own property
U.S. treating meat with ammonia, bleach and antibiotics to kill the '24-hour sickness'
Ben and Jerry's switches to non-GMO, Fair Trade ice cream ingredients
Ebola outbreak may already be uncontrollable; Monsanto invests in Ebola treatment drug company as pandemic spreads
Battle for humanity nearly lost: global food supply deliberately engineered to end life, not nourish it
Diet soda, aspartame linked to premature deaths in women
Elliot Rodger, like nearly all young killers, was taking psychiatric drugs (Xanax)
Harvard research links fluoridated water to ADHD, mental disorders
Delicious
(NaturalNews) According to Chinese medicine, the Kidneys store essence (jing) and control growth, development and reproduction. In the Five Phase Theory of Chinese medicine they correspond to the Water element and reflect the winter season, cold climate, black color, emotion of fear and the taste of salt. Weak kidney energy will show itself in dental caries, as well as in infertility, growth and maturation issues, weak bones, low back and knee pain, premature gray hair, and ringing in the ears among other things.

Dental health is a reflection of one's kidney essence or jing. Two factors determine the strength of one's kidney essence: Prenatal or inherited jing and post natal jing. Post natal jing means that kidney essence can be built by food and conserved by lifestyle. Kidney essence is naturally depleted as we age, turning into wisdom. Physically it can be conserved by eating right, taking replenishing herbs and having a healthy lifestyle.

Ways to Boost Kidney Energy:

It is possible to boost our kidney energy and improve the health of our teeth. Jing-building foods such as sea vegetables - arame, wakame, hijiki, kelp, and dulse - are beneficial. Herbs such as He Shou Wu (Polygonum multiflorum) also build kidney energy and are especially helpful when we also have signs of graying hair or hair loss. A diet rich in fresh raw fruits and vegetables, nuts and seeds can benefit our kidneys. Finally, consuming unpasteurized dairy foods such as raw milk and yogurt can be very beneficial to our teeth and bone development, according to pioneering dentist Weston Price.

To Conserve Kidney Energy

It is also possible to conserve the kidney energy we have. Specific lifestyle choices can benefit our kidney essence and keep our bodies and teeth strong and healthy.

  1. Do not overwork physically: too much exercise and heavy lifting drains kidney energy.
  2. In men too much ejaculation weakens kidney energy. For women childbirth is taxing on the kidney energy.
  3. Avoid processed foods like white flours, sugar, hydrogenated oils.
  4. Engage in energy building exercises such as Tai Chi or Qi Gung.

Some people are born with ample kidney jing and naturally have strong teeth and bones. Most people in America have an inherited weakness of kidney energy, and the standard American diet and lifestyle depletes it even more. Today dental caries are considered an epidemic problem, and most dentists do not realize that dental health is a reflection of a deeper issue: the health of the whole body. Proper care and cleaning of teeth are essential and rinsing with a baking soda solution can be helpful to keep the mouth from becoming acidic, an environment in which bacteria thrive. Keeping our bodies balanced and strong is the best thing for us to do for our overall health, which includes strong teeth.

References
Weston Price Foundation: http://www.westonaprice.org/
Pitchford, Paul. Healing with Whole Foods. North Atlantic Books. Berkeley, CA.
Shanghai College of Traditional Medicine. Acupuncture, A Comprehensive Text. Eastland Press. Seattle.
Bensky, Dan and Gamble, Andrew. Chinese Herbal Medicine, Materia Medica. Eastland Press. Seattle.



About the author

Melissa Sokulski is an acupuncturist, herbalist, and founder of the website Food Under Foot, a website devoted entirely to wild edible plants. The website offers plant descriptions, photographs, videos, recipes and more. Her new workbook, Wild Plant Ally, offers an exciting, hands-on way to learn about wild edible plants.
Melissa also runs The Birch Center for Health in Pittsburgh, PA, providing the best in complementary health care: acupuncture, therapeutic massage and herbal medicine.



Join over four million monthly readers. Your privacy is protected. Unsubscribe at any time.
comments powered by Disqus
Take Action: Support NaturalNews.com by linking back to this article from your website

Permalink to this article:

Embed article link: (copy HTML code below):

Reprinting this article:
Non-commercial use OK, cite NaturalNews.com with clickable link.

Follow Natural News on Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, and Pinterest

Colloidal Silver

Advertise with NaturalNews...

Support NaturalNews Sponsors:

Advertise with NaturalNews...

GET SHOW DETAILS
+ a FREE GIFT

Sign up for the FREE Natural News Email Newsletter

Receive breaking news on GMOs, vaccines, fluoride, radiation protection, natural cures, food safety alerts and interviews with the world's top experts on natural health and more.

Join over 7 million monthly readers of NaturalNews.com, the internet's No. 1 natural health news site. (Source: Alexa.com)

Your email address *

Please enter the code you see above*

No Thanks

Already have it and love it!

Natural News supports and helps fund these organizations:

* Required. Once you click submit, we will send you an email asking you to confirm your free registration. Your privacy is assured and your information is kept confidential. You may unsubscribe at anytime.