Pottenger’s Remedy for Respiratory IllnessUpdated: September 28, 2017Drinks and Tonics, Natural Remedies, Recipes
Dr. Francis Pottenger MD is most well known as the researcher and author of the groundbreaking studies on cats that demonstrated that critical nutrients in meat and raw milk are lost through cooking and pasteurization.
What is less well known is that Dr. Pottenger also operated a sanitorium for patients with tuberculosis, asthma, allergies, and other respiratory diseases.
At his hospital, Dr. Pottenger served his convalescing patients liberal servings of liver, butter, cream, and eggs. This is in sharp contrast to the food served in hospitals and nursing homes today which almost exclusively consists of highly processed, sugar filled foods loaded with additives, extenders, and MSG.
Dr. Pottenger knew well how to cure respiratory illness, relying heavily on the Traditional Superfoods as his main remedies.
Unfortunately, folks today typically have no idea how to cure respiratory illness. A trip the doctor’s office yields no help either as a prescription for strong allergy meds or antibiotics is the only solution offered in most cases.
While plant based antibiotics can help tremendously, sometimes a boost in nutrition is required as well.
One of Dr. Pottenger’s tonics for respiratory illness was a Liver Cocktail that is beneficial for its stamina and lung building properties in athletes and asthmatics alike. He knew that organ meats are the most nutrient dense foods on the planet. Even the best combination of plant superfoods does not compare gram for gram.
If you or someone in your family has a cough that won’t go away or some other respiratory illness that is not responding to either conventional or alternative treatments, try this tonic for 3-5 days in a row and watch your health quickly return!
If you are an athlete training for any type of sporting competition, you will find this tonic of incredible stamina building benefit as well!
Respiratory Remedy Recipe
Dr. Francis Pottenger MD's famous and highly effective respiratory remedy that is a nutritional powerhouse unlike no other.
- 2 tsp raw liver from beef, buffalo or lamb
- 6 ounces fresh tomato juice must be fresh pressed
- dash tobasco sauce or cayenne pepper
- 1 Tbl liquid whey
- 1 squeeze fresh lime juice
Finely grate the liver and mix well with the remaining ingredients.
Make fresh each time.
Adaptation from Nourishing Traditions Cookbook, Tonics and Superfoods
Per USDA guidelines, use raw liver frozen for a minimum of 14 days to eliminate risk of parasites.
Sarah, The Healthy Home Economist
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