How to Use BONGERS™

Bongers! Yes, you heard right, BONGERS™ are the traditional massage tools of Japan. They’re good for breaking down muscle tension,  Soothing sore muscles, getting rid of headaches, and stimulating circulation to revitalize and “turn-on” the body.  Bongers™ have also been used to improve and lift moods, diminishing depression and anxiety while promoting a sense of well-being and positive energy.  Always be sure to bring a pair to a sick friend in the hospital, and when visiting parents, grandparents,  aged friends and relatives, and be sure to leave them as a loving gift of fond remembrance.

Most people store tension in their neck and shoulders, and that’s usually where BONGERS™ are most effective. However, they feel good all over (except the kidneys!).  Use Bongers™ to  give an invigorating, Shiatsu-like massage or a softer, comforting cupping or tapping massage. Remember to let the  flexible shafts do all the work, so that you can BONG indefinitely without tiring.

Here’s an instructional video on how to use them:

The Japanese call them Magono Te (“grandchild’s hands”). Imagine tiny little hands not strong enough to knead strong muscles, but able to “chop and cup” the large muscles of their elders.

In Japan, children traditionally have BONGED their elders when they’ve come home after a hard day in the rice fields. Bongers™ massage improves communication skills required for personal growth!

BONGERS™ can also act as a wonderful proprioception tool, while strengthening your arms and shoulders. You can hold the BONGERS™ straight up vertically and wobble the ball left to right while holding your arm rigid to exercise your shoulders. You can also wobble the ball toward you and away from you to exercise your triceps and arms. If you stare at the ball while wobbling the ball it helps train your brain to remember where your hand is in space; thus improving proprioception. This helps with hand-eye coordination and is extremely useful during recovery from stroke, Muscular Dystrophy, Dementia, or Parkinson’s.

Bongers™ are a fun, effortless, and easy way to massage your self or anyone, anytime  and anywhere without having to remove clothes.

We are proud to present our latest model of Bongers™. We have effectively solved the issues of our previous design thanks to the
suggestions of our customers. The improved features are as follows:
·      Eliminated metal collar
·      Slightly softer ball for massaging sore muscles with ease
·      Longer handle to reach more places
·      Ergonomic handle to reduce hand fatigue and improve grip
·      New shaft design that allows for more flexibility as well as durability
·      Adjustable strap to allow Bongers™ to be hung and worn
·      Multiple colors available: Blue, Purple and Rose. ROSE IS LIMITED EDITION  & in Classic Style Bongers (Blue Only)
·      Rose model has the words “love” imprinted on one ball and “healing” on the other

We have the new Design Bongers in: Rose, Blue, Purple.

How are these different than the Classic Style Bongers?
No Metal Collar Cuff- Slightly softer ball for massaging sore muscles with ease- Longer handle- shaft design that allows for more flexibility- Adjustable strap.

Have you ever used this technique? Did it work for you?

How to Open a Young Thai Coconut

It feels like summer is right around the corner and warm weather will be here soon! With warm weather comes tropical fresh fruit. What nicer raw food than the meat of a young Thai coconut? Tricky part is how to get them open. Here’s a video that explains and demonstrates how to do just that.

After a few tries you get the hang of it. It is rather satisfying to be able to open one of these yourself, however, the scraping of the meat is a bit cumbersome.

Easier yet, we do offer Young Thai Coconut meat in various sizes:
Single 1lb bag
Case of 11 1lb bags

Also, we offer Young Thai coconut water in various sizes:
–  Single 32oz bag
Case of 5 32oz bags

The coconuts/water are certified organic, unpasteurized, raw, and vegan.

Note: This is a frozen product. Priority Shipping MUST be chosen if you would like your order to be processed for delivery. The other option is for Pick Up (see left side menu for Pick Up location and details). This product is not applicable to any free shipping offers that may be in effect.

Top 10 Reasons to  buy our frozen certified organic raw Young Thai coconut water and coconut meat:

1. There are no issues with mold.

2. An almost unlimited shelf life if the products are kept frozen.

3. Recipe ready coconut meat and coconut water, all you have to do is thaw.

4. The coconut water and coconut meat have not been pasteurized therefore still containing all the valuable nutrients and enzymes.

5. Superior product and taste than other coconut products in the market. The closest it can get to a freshly harvested young coconut.

6. It is certified organic.

7. As nature intended. There are no artificial colors, sugars, fats, preservatives, and chemicals of any kind.

8. Coconut water is very high in electrolytes. It is a hydrating beverage.

9. Coconut meat comes vacuum sealed to ensure quality and freshness.

10. Our coconut water comes from a variety of young coconut called the Fragrant Variety. This Fragrant Variety is grown only in Thailand; it is naturally sweeter than any other variety of the young coconut in the market.

Hope you enjoy your coconuts and open them in a safe way. They are great in green smoothies and straight from the source with a straw. We’d love to hear how you enjoy your coconut meat/water!

Movie Review: BURZYNSKI the movie (DVD)

Burzynski is the story of a medical doctor and Ph.D biochemist named Dr. Stanislaw Burzynski who won the largest, and possibly the most convoluted and intriguing legal battle against the Food & Drug Administration in American history.

His victorious battles with the United States government were centered around Dr. Burzynski‘s belief in and commitment to his gene-targeted cancer medicines he discovered in the 1970’s called Antineoplastons, which have currently completed Phase II FDA-supervised clinical trials in 2009 and could begin the final phase of testing in 2010—barring the ability to raise the required $150 million to fund them.

When Antineoplastons are approved, it will mark the first time in history a single scientist, not a pharmaceutical company, will hold the exclusive patent and distribution rights on a paradigm-shifting medical breakthrough. Antineoplastons hold the first cur*es in history – dozens of them.

Burzynski takes the audience through the treacherous, yet victorious, 14-year journey both Dr. Burzynski and his patients have had to endure in order to obtain FDA-approved clinical trials of Antineoplastons.

Dr. Burzynski resides and practices medicine in Houston, Texas. He was able to initially produce and administer his discovery without FDA-approval from 1977-1995 because the state of Texas at this time did not require that Texas physicians be required to adhere to Federal law in this situation. This law has since been changed.

As with anything that changes current-day paradigms, Burzynski‘s ability to successfully treat incurable cancer with such consistency has baffled the industry. However this fact has prompted numerous investigations by the Texas Medical Board, who relentlessly took Dr. Burzynski as high as the state supreme court in their failed attempt to halt his practices.

Likewise, the Food and Drug Administration engaged in four Federal Grand Juries spanning over a decade attempting to indict Dr. Burzynski, all of which ended in no finding of fault on his behalf. Finally, Dr. Burzynski was indicted in their 5th Grand Jury in 1995, resulting in two federal trials and two sets of jurors finding him not guilty of any wrongdoing. If convicted, Dr. Burzynski would have faced a maximum of 290 years in a federal prison and $18.5 million in fines.

However, what was revealed a few years after Dr. Burzynski won his freedom, helps to paint a more coherent picture regarding the true motivation of the United States government’s relentless persecution of Stanislaw Burzynski, M.D., Ph.D.

Antineoplastons are responsible for curing some of the most incurable forms of terminal cancer. Various cancer survivors are presented in the film who chose his treatment instead of surgery, chemotherapy or radiation – with full disclosure of medical records to support their diagnosis and recovery.

One form of cancer – diffuse, intrinsic, childhood brainstem glioma has never before been cured in any experimental clinical trial in the history of medicine.

Disclaimer: This documentary film is not directly affiliated with Dr. Stanislaw Burzynski MD, PhD, The Burzynski Clinic, or the Burzynski Research Institute, Inc. This film and this web site is not intended to replace professional medical advice

Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

Valentine’s Day is coming and to show your partner how much you adore them – why not celebrate your union with a few gifts and ideas from the heart?

1. Make a romantic dinner
Forget the crowded restaurant, forget the hard to get reservation, forget feeling like you’re unoriginal. Perhaps make a replica of the first meal you shared? As long as you prepare something you both enjoy, why not set the mood with candles and scented oils?  Make it a night to remember and enjoy.

2. Perfume
Tried, tested and true, perfume is a sentimental gift that will make your partner think of you every time they put the scent on.  Scents are unsaid reminders of great memories.

3. Chocolate
Who can resist a sweet treat? Especially Sacred Heart chocolate! Why not indulge your partner with something you can both share and enjoy.

No matter what your gift selection may be, your heart is in the right place and that’s what counts!

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