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Today, about 70% of natural health product license applications are failing due to the changes in government restrictions around the world. Though the majority of these license applications are for single ingredient products, which are generally easier to license than multi-ingredient products, the reason for their license failure is NOT because of effectiveness, side-effects, or other valid arguments. In fact, many natural products have proven effective and are without side-effects including: leigongteng, stevia, herpestis monniera, kawa, and centinaia, among many many others. These products have been removed from most markets without valid explanation other than the fact that they compete against products manufactured by corporations that include white sugar, pharmaceutical products, and chemical additives. Essentially, the percentage of failed license applications will most likely increase as more multi-ingredient natural health products fail the licensing process and become illegal.


Other natural health products are also being removed from the market by other devious means. For example, natural oriental products are sold in the US with a required label indicating "may cause cancer" to dissuade the uninformed population from using them. In addition, many homeopathic treatments have not yet been completely removed from the market, but have been manipulated to become 10 to 100 times less effective, thus discouraging patients to use natural health treatments.


While natural products and herbs are being removed from the market, so are the services that provide them. Recently, in Canada, Bill C-51 and C-52 threatened to remove 70% of Natural Health Products from Canadians, make many other natural products available by prescription only, and reduce safety measures on pharmaceutical drugs. Meanwhile, it wants to add extremely harsh legal punishments for anyone wanting to recommend "unapproved" natural alternatives. Although these Bills were stopped in April 2008, Health Canada is now recruiting new "inspectors" and it is very likely that the issue will resurface with the new government ( Now, while Canadians think the fight is over, the government is trying to sneak in Bill C-6 which is similar to C-52 but even worse!


This has been the ongoing problem in the US with the Food and Drug Administration. Not only does the FDA allow "experts" to violate the rights of nutritional supplement companies and make ridiculous claims of crimes never committed, but the FDA's Consent Decree have increased the amount of criminal extortion currently underway (


Furthermore, the Codex Alimentarius Commission originally created in 1963 by FAO and WHO was aimed at developing food standards and health guidelines. They claim their main purpose is to protect the health of the consumers but its more recent domination by corporate interests, most notably by pharmaceutical, pesticide, biotechnology and chemical industries, implies a much more dismal outcome.  The intended global implementation of the Codex on December 31, 2009, will result in an elimination of almost all natural products available on the market and  even cause such restrictions of privacy and personal security that not even private uses of natural products are possible!


The reason for these changes is two-fold. First, corporations with major interests in health insurance, pharmaceuticals, or in intervention treatments, have infiltrated the ranks of councils responsible for consumer protection. Among these are companies like Bayer, BASF, Monsanto, Wyeth, Archer Daniels Midland, Eastman Chemical, Kemen, and so on. The main priority of these corporations is the financial profits of the pharmaceutical, chemical, biotechnological, and industrial farming industries.


The second reason for reducing natural health alternatives is to reduce the health, strength, and willpower of the population. Between vaccinations that are intentionally laced with toxins, diseases, and chemical poisons, contaminants placed in our water and food supplies, ineffective medications, misinformation about health treatments, current medical problems, and our own inclinations towards poor health practices, the general population is doomed to a life of illness, weakness, and submission to higher powers.



Stop being brainwashed by television news that has been filtered to disseminate wrong, partial, or altered information. Get yourself informed with real information (, and get involved in communities that promote health, well-being, and reciprocity ( or

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