The Gerson Therapy requires a significant financial and lifestyle commitment. It can cost more than $15,000 to start and must be followed for a minimum of 2 years.
The Gerson diet is a strict low salt, organic fruit and vegetable diet. Each day you will need to: drink 20 pounds (about 9 kilos) of crushed fruit and vegetables (one glass of juice hourly, 13 times each day) have 3 or 4 coffee enemas and perhaps also castor oil enemas.
Listen to pronunciation. (GER-sun THAYR-uh-pee) A diet plan that has been claimed to be a treatment for cancer, migraine, tuberculosis, and other diseases. It is a vegetarian diet that includes eating organic fruits and vegetables and 13 glasses of fresh juice each day.
The Gerson Clinic , located in a coastal town of Tijuana, Mexico is licensed to provide the popular Gerson Therapy for patients beginning their healing journey. The cost of the clinic is $5,500 per week, and there is a two-week minimum stay required for most patients.
The key parts of the Gerson therapy are a strict diet, dietary supplements, and enemas (see Question 1). The theory is that disease can be cured by removing toxins from the body, boosting the immune system, and replacing excess salt in the body’s cells with potassium (see Question 3).
Steps of a coffee enema Brew 2 tablespoons of coffee in a 1-liter mixture of distilled water. Allow sufficient time for the coffee mixture to cool to room temperature. Place towels down on a bed, couch, or other area where the person can lie on their left side to instill the water.
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