The Priceless Healing Powers of Medicinal Gold
For millennia, human beings have coveted the precious metal of gold.
From the infamous lady Pharaoh, Cleopatra, to the revered Incan emperor, Atahualpa, royalty, the rich and famous, and powerful figures have claimed this hard-to-come-by precious metal as a symbol of status, wealth, power and beauty.
In addition to using it for adornment, currency, and prestige, brilliant ancient civilisations also knew that it held a secret of potent ‘medicinal’ and healing properties!
The common expression, ‘as good as gold’, alludes to the fact that beyond its glittery allure, this delicate, earth-created substance, also contains a ‘gold mine’ of other useful beautifying and restorative health qualities.
What is medicinal gold?
Medicinal gold refers to the use of gold particles and compounds for physical health, healing and medical purposes.
Gold is a totally natural, elemental mineral that is not only inert to body chemistry, but also non-toxic and causes no reactions or allergies.
Ions contained within the molecular structure of gold stimulate the cells, nerves, joints and veins in the human body, which can trigger healing responses, through improved blood circulation, an increase in metabolism, cell renewal and other biochemical processes.
It is important to use the purest form of gold, known as '24 Karat', in order to achieve best results. Although only recently ‘rediscovered’ in 1929, when a French Doctor noticed that it soothed the symptoms of Arthritis, gold has actually been used for thousands of years in traditional Ayuverdic medicine as well as by the ancient Egyptians, Romans and even in the Orient.
What can medicinal gold be used for?
Gold compounds with their inherent natural anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties have been scientifically studied and are effective to treat and ease symptoms of the following ailments:
- Autoimmune diseases
- Cervical & prostate cancer
- Chrons & Colitis
- Heart disease
Medicinal gold can be very effective (available in food-grade edible flakes), at relieving symptoms relating to many ailments including these, when prepared as an elixir and ingested.
One such way to prepare it is by adding edible medicinal gold flakes into Aloe Vera juice and drinking it as a 'shot' to assist the healing process, just like we've done in my product called Joule of Thor, where we also added a hint of organic cinnamon.
Thanks to its innate ‘warmth’, which helps to dilate tissue and relax injured parts of the body, medicinal gold is also useful to speed up the healing of complaints and injuries such as:
- Cold sores & Ulcers
- Muscular Aches & Inflammation
- Insect bites
- Skin lesions & Sores.
This is why we add medicinal gold flakes to essential oils to prepare a soothing pain relief oil called, which is great for all of the above and when applied to the back of the neck, it can also Golden Relief relieve headaches and respiratory congestion and quickly soothe all kinds of musculoskeletal complaints.
Beauty For Gold!
Gold is also known for its anti-ageing and beauty enhancing properties, which is why Cleopatra slept in a gold mask every night to further enhance her captivating beauty!
Due to its ability to slow down the depletion of collagen in skin cells, ladies in particular today are again waking up to the beautifying benefits of medicinal gold. This is why we've made it one of the secret ingredients in my Immortelle Beauty Booster. It really can assist in making the skin on your face firmer, tauter and younger-looking.
It's why we also infuse my RENEW salt scrub gentle exfoliate product with medicinal gold as well.
In terms of electrical conductivity, few substances are as efficient as gold. As a result, having gold nano-particles in your body system can facilitate the smooth flow of energy from one meridian point to another as per the philosophies of reflexology and acupuncture.
24K Gold Treatments hydrate, firm and moisturize the skin, claiming reduced fine lines and wrinkles and resulting in smooth and radiant skin. Gold leaf put on the face naturally rejuvenates skin and reduce wrinkles.
Top Benefits of Gold for your Skin:
- Collagen Depletion Is Slowed Down
- Stimulates The Skin Cells
- Premature Aging Of The Skin Can Be Prevented
- Wrinkles, Fine Lines, Spots Can Be Reduced
- Gold Can Lighten The Complexion
- Sun Damage Can Be Treated
- Inflammation Can Be Treated
- Elasticity Of The Skin Can Be Increased
- Glowing Skin
Gold helps in improving the blood circulation, hence it helps hydrate and maintain the skin’s moisture level. The small particles of gold get absorbed into the skin imparting a rich glow. This makes the skin healthy, fresh and radiant.
Egyptians also believed that gold has medicinal properties that can help in healing a few diseases. The antioxidant properties present in gold helps in increasing blood circulation which leads to a reduction in acne and other skin allergies! It's pretty awesome.
Thankfully these days, gold is no longer just reserved for the elite, so beyond its glittery allure, you too can now also benefit from its seemingly magical nature for your health and wellbeing.
Tolman Self Care.