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15 Jul 2003

Estie hello

Could you recommend something for ringworm?

Thanx :)
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Natural health

01 Jan 0001

Hello Nats

Apply Thursday Plantation Tea Tree Oil to the area three times per day. There are different types of ringworm, from athletes foot to nail ringworm to body to scalp and even beard.

It is a fungus therefore avoid all foods and drinks that contain sugar. Your diet needs to be rich in whole grains, vegetables, raw seeds and nuts and some fruit. Not too much fruit. a little bit of fish or lamb or chicken is fine. Drink lots of water every day.

Molkosan from the A Vogel range also works well to clear this type of problem.

The above products are available from pharmacies and health stores.

Kind regards.



The Appenzeller people know all about cows and milk and cheese. High up in the Swiss mountains they take care of their dairy herds, surrounded by idyllic scenery and fresh air. The Appenzeller cheese is a well known delicacy. To produce this cheese, the solid milk curds must be separated from the golden liquid whey in the alpine milk. The story of Molkosan is all about this whey.

By chance a farmer, carrying buckets of whey to feed his robust pigs, sloshed some of the liquid into his gum boots. Due to his constant wearing of these boots, he had developed Athletes Foot, a troublesome, irritable skin disease
in-between his toes. As the whey covered his toes, he felt a tingling sensation. That night, when he stepped out of the shower, he noticed that the skin
in-between his toes seemed less angry and itchy. He deliberately applied whey daily with this experience and to his delight his skin returned to normal!

As farmers do, he shared this piece of information to whoever wanted to listen. Not before long, other farmers told of their similar experiences while using whey to cure sore throats, scratches, bites and stings. Some even told of how persistent acne, eczema and psoriasis improved when applying this whey.

Very soon they saw the economic potential and opened their homes to accommodate the hundreds of people flocking to Appenzell for a Swiss whey cure! Hotels were hastily built to provide extra rooms and so Appenzell, even today, has many guest houses and hotels high in the Alps. A unique feature which is immediately noticable, are the bells which adorn the roofs of these houses and hotels! Why these bells in Appenzell?

The story goes that each establishment called their guests for a drink or a bath of whey frequently through the day by ringing the different bells! Quite a novel idea. Can you imagine the sound of the bells ringing, echoing through the mountains, with the people hurrying back to drink and bath in whey? It must have been quite a spectacle and different kind of noise. Even today the Swiss refers to people coming to pay a lot of money for what was thought could only be fed to pigs. How the experience of that one farmer, in finding a cure for his Athletes Foot, changed their thinking!

Dr Vogel knew about the benefits of whey. He observed the rapid cures of persistent skin disorders and gave some thought to the people who would want to benefit by using the whey, but could not travel to Appenzell. After many attempts, he finally managed to create a process where the whey was concentrated and bottled, to be shipped all over the world as his now famous Molkosan. Molkosan is four times the strength of fresh whey, with all the good qualities intact. It can be taken internally as a refreshing drink, or to calm and aid the digestion. Externally its uses are legion. Apply it to any skin condition for quick relief.

Molkosan is produced from fresh whey by a special lacto-fermentation, concentration and pasteurisation process which conserves all the goodness and nourishment of the content of the whey. It contains minerals such as magnesium, potassium and calcium in concentrated form, as well as being rich in natural dextrorotatory L (+) acid.

Some useful information:

• Assists in maintaining a healthy digestive function
• Assists in the promotion of healthy bowel flora
• Thrush

• Disinfectant
• Fungal infections
• Thrush
• Athletes foot
• Eczema


Concentrated lacto-fermented whey without protein, (L +) – lactic acid

100ml contains: Lactic acid 8,5g
Lactose 4,5g
Minerals 1,0g
Egg white 0g
Fat 0g

Directions for use:

Add 1 teaspoonful (or 1 tablespoonful) to a glass of spring or mineral water. Molkosan may be used as a substitute for vinegar (eg. In salad dressings) or as a refreshing drink when one tablespoon is added to a glass of mineral water. It also adds a little zest to vegetable juice and soups.

Bottles of 200ml

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