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|Para-Cleanse||General Product Info||Measurements|
Q: How long should I do the Para-Cleanse?
A: First do the 18 days according to the handy chart. Look at those first 18 days as a way for your body to gain tolerance for taking those strong herbs. If you would not gradually increase you could get quite sick after taking a large dose.
The first 18 days deliver only about 10% of the full benefit of the Para Cleanse. You need to do the Mega Dose on an empty stomach as outlined in Dr. Clark’s Para Cleanse Maintenance Program: 7 x Cloves + 7 x Super W + 2 teaspoons Green Tincture of Fresh Black Walnuts.
Take the Mega Dose once per week for a minimum of 4 weeks to gain 80% of the benefits of the Para Cleanse.
NOTE: Other Para Cleanse Programs are also available, including the Dr. Clark Para Cleanse Plus.
Attention: You only get about 10% effects of the Para-Zap cleanse during the first 18 days.
Q: How much do I need of the Black Walnut, Cloves and Super W, for the 18day Para-Cleanse?
A: Black Walnut = 4 tsp, Cloves = 95 capsules, Super W = 70 capsules
Q: How many capsules of the black walnut hull do I take to equal the 2 tsp dose of Black Walnut Hull Tincture?
A: 2.5 capsules for 1 tsp and 5 capsules for 2 tsp
Q: Regarding black walnut, cloves and super W, what size is the pill, 0 or 00?
A: Cloves are 0, Super W are 0, and Black Walnut capsules are 0
Q: Does your Freeze-Dried capsule version of the Black Walnut Hull contain mint leaf?
A: The freeze-dried capsules contain peppermint leaf powder in order to ease the load on the stomach and make it easier to digest.
Q: Are Black Walnut and English Walnut the same?
A: Two major varieties of walnuts are grown in the United States—the English walnut and the black walnut. The English walnut originated in Persia, and the black walnut is native to the United States. Commercially produced varieties are nearly all hybrids of the English walnut. California produces 99 percent of the nation’s commercial English walnuts with almost all production taking place in the Sacramento and San Joaquin valleys.
The black walnut is of high flavor, but due to its hard shell and poor hulling characteristics, it is not grown commercially for nut production. The Northern California black walnut is primarily used as the rootstock for English walnut cultivars. The Eastern American black walnut is grown east of the Rocky Mountains primarily for wood and veneer.
Q: Where can I find grain alcohol?
A: You need to place a special order for it from a liquor store.
Q: What is Niacin used for?
A: This product can be used with the Parazap cleanse. It may help to reduce the side effects (dizziness) of the alcohol in the black walnut tincture.
Q: Would Niacin cause me to flush?
A: Niacin may cause you to "flush", causing temporary warmth and redness in the face. If you are worried about flushing we may suggest Niacinamide.
Q: Why doesn’t your kidney cleanse contain lobelia? Is there something wrong with it?
A: We follow Dr. Clark’s protocols whenever possible. Lobelia is listed with US Government to be hazardous and this is why our insurance company is reluctant to insure us if we include it. We don’t think lobelia is dangerous the way Dr. Clark used it; however we cannot include it in the kit.
Q: Are your products organic?
A: We do not claim that out products are organic. Although we try to source organic or wild crafted raw materials, if a raw material does not pass our testing procedures for potency and purity, we will not use it. Furthermore, our manufacturing facility is not registered by the US government to process certified organic foods, and therefore we cannot claim our products are organic.
Q: Are your products gluten free?
A: Yes, all of our products are gluten free.
Q: Is your rice flour gluten free?
A: Our rice flour is gluten free and does not contain corn. It is a white rice powder.
Q: Are your herbs irradiated?
A: All of our herbs are non-irradiated. (Not having been exposed to radiation.)
Q: Is your parsley Italian?
A: No, our parsley is organic freeze-dried parsley leaf powder fron the “curly” variety.
Q: Has your Soap, Pearl Olive Oil Liquid been saponified, or is the lye actually in the soap? Does this soap leave film?
A: Our Soap, Pearl Olive Oil Liquid is fully saponified and rinses off completely.
Q: Why are some products labeled as “Proprietary Blend”?
A: Some of our herbal supplements are listed as a Proprietary Blend instead of indicating the milligrams of each herb. We do this to keep the price as economical as possible. If we were to state the milligrams for each herb in a single formula, we would routinely have to perform potency testing to comply with GMP regulations. We feel this test is unnecessary because we perform identity testing on every herb that arrives at our facility using HPTLC (high performance thin layer chromatography), the best method possible. Performing this extra test only adds cost. If you would like to know the ingredient proportions for any of our products, please don’t hesitate to ask us. We’re more than happy the tell you.
Q: How many teaspoons are there in ¼ cup?
A: 12 teaspoons = 1/4 cup
Q: What is the measurement in a 1 fl oz?
A: 1 tsp = 5 ml, 1 fl oz = 30 ml = 6 tsp
Q: Which capsule is bigger the 1 or the 00?
A: 00 is the largest, followed by 0, 1, and 4
Q: How many drops are there in 1 cc?
A: There are 30 drops in every cc, making it 900 drops in 30cc.
Q: What does HDPE stand for?
A: High Density Poly Ethylene. This is the plastic that Dr. Clark finds least polluting.
Q: How do you use the dental bleach?
A: The dental bleach is used by people that are following Dr. Clark’s protocols; and want to use it as described in her books, when they go to the dentist. The dental bleach could also occasionally be used as a mouthwash (but not every night).
Q: How do I use the oregano toothpowder?
A: Place a small amount into the palm of your hand, take a wet toothbrush and swirl it in the powder in your palm.
Q: Is it normal for the Oregano Tooth Powder to turn a slight brown color?
A: Yes it is normal due to the oregano, but do try to keep the water away from the container.
Q: How do I take the Iodine?
A: Always start slowly. Start with Kelp, one capsule per day for a few days. If you don’t notice any detox symptoms then move on to taking Lugol’s Iodine, starting with ½ (one-half) drop, and increasing as needed. Remember to also take Selenium, Zinc, and Vitamin C in liberal amounts in order to help prevent detox symptoms from taking iodine, especially if you are depleted of iodine.
Q: How many milligrams are in one drop of Lugol’s Iodine?
A: There are 2.68mg per ½ drop (1.43mg elemental iodine and 2.68mg iodide), or 5.36mg in 1 drop.
Q: What is Lugol's Iodine derived from?
A: Granular iodine (2%) synthetically derived from iodine removed from brine solution. Potassium iodide is synthesized from naturally occurring iodine.
Q: What percentage of iodine is in the White Iodine?
A: 4.3268% in the entire formula. We use potassium iodide and not iodine crystals to make our White Iodine.
Q: How much Vitamin C is present in Rose Hips?
A: 1700–2000 mg of Vitamin C per 100 g in the dried Rose Hips product, one of the richest plant sources
Q: How long does the Vitamin C powder (1 lb.) last?
A: The one-pound container equals approximately 453.5 grams. If the person is taking the recommended 2 grams a day, as stated on website, the container should last approximately 226 days. This is approximately 7.5 months.
Q: Is your vitamin C buffered?
A: It is non-buffered. Buffered vitamins have to be processed more and contain extra ingredients we don’t want.
Q: What is Vitamin D derived from?
A: It is derived from wool. It is still considered vegetarian since the animal is not harmed.
Q: Why are the Vitamin E capsules not converted into IUs?
A: Vitamin E capsules are a special blend of Delta and Gamma Tocotrienols that do not convert into International Units. This special blend is only measured in milligrams.
Q: What are our Gelatin Capsules derived from? Do they contain Porcine?
A: Dr. Clark discovered that capsules made from vegetables are typically polluted with chemicals from the extensive processing required during manufacturing. We use easy to swallow gelatin capsules made from bovine hide and are certified to be BSE free, they do not come from bones.
Our gelatin capsules are:
100% bovine hide gelatin
Beef Hide Gelatin…… 105.95 mg
Purified Water……… 18.72 mg
Q: Are any solvents used in the manufacturing process of the veggie capsules?
A: No solvents are used in the manufacturing process of our veggie capsules. Sources include polymers derived from vegetable sources.
Q: How much calcium does calcium citrate contain?
A: The 760mg represent the total mg of calcium and citrate combined. Each capsule contains 200mg of calcium and 560 mg of citrate. Therefore, two capsules equal 400mg of calcium, and 1,520mg of Calcium Citrate.
Q: What is the percentage of Carvacrol in Oregano Oil?
Q: Pepsin derived from?
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Q: Papain derived from?
Q: Bromelain Derived from?
Q: Trypsin derived from?
Q: What is Glucosamine & Chondroitin with MSM derived from?
A: Glucosamine is derived from shrimp and crab shell. Chondroitin is derived from bovine cartilage. MSM is prepared synthetically with the reaction of dimethyl sulfoxide and hydrogen peroxide.
Q: Vegetable glycerin, source derived from?
A: Vegetable glycerin is derived from 100% palm oil. It does not contain any corn, wheat, or soy.
Q: How often should the charcoal be replaced in the whole house filter?
A: Every 3 to 5 years, depending on use.
Q: Do I have to purchase a gas powered water heater in order to make the Dr. Clark Whole House Filter work?
A: No. If you have access to gas to heat your water in a gas powered water heater then that is preferred but not absolutely necessary. The reason for this is that electric heaters work by heating the water with elements that pollute the water slightly. How you heat your water does not affect the performance of our water filter, it just gives you the additional benefits of not polluting your water with ions of heavy metals emitting from your heating elements. Gas powered water heaters heat the water "slower" and are lined with glass that protects the water from contact with metal. Our filter focuses on taking out organic solvents, such as chlorine, oil and benzene. It takes out some minerals, but not all.
Q: How often do I need to change my counter top/shower filter?
A: The manufacturer recommends every 6 months. If you are following Dr. Clark’s protocols, you need to change the charcoal every month.
Q: How long does the water pitcher filter last?
A: The manufacturer recommends you change it after about 100 gallons of water. If you are following Dr. Clark’s protocols, you need to change it every week.
Q: Is the water pitcher made from HDPE plastic?
A: Water Pitcher is made from Polypropylene plastic. Dr. Clark preferred everyone use the whole house filter, however if that is not possible to use the countertop and pitcher. She approved of this pitcher.
Q: Do you need to turn off the water in your house to change the filters in the Version 3 Whole House water filter?
A: No, simply turn off the Red By-Pass Values that are right behind the filter head. Let the water drain and change the filters.
Q: What type of water do you use when manufacturing products?
A: We use deionized water, which comes from specialized deionized tanks for most of our products. Expect our green black walnut tincture, which is from our Whole House Water filter.
Q: Where can I find a freezer that goes 20 degrees F below zero? (Instructed by Dr. Clark on pg. 374 of CAP)
A: Sears Item# 04603800000 Model# FCCS071FW It goes -20c.
Q: How will my order be shipped if I choose standard shipping?
A: Most orders under $50 are shipped USPS. For orders over $50 our shipping department will use the most economical method between USPS and UPS. There are exceptions, depending on the weight of the products. If order is on the heavier side, it will be shipped with UPS.