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Humic Substances are Nature’s Best Medicines

Humic substances are nature’s own best medicines, a hidden treasure trove unearthed

It seems beyond belief that anything as simple as a lowly soil substance could clean up the Earth’s environment, neutralize radiation and deadly toxins, heal the agricultural lands, fuel the spark of life in living organisms, disarm and kill infectious pathogens, destroy the deadliest viruses, prevent most, if not all diseases, and even cure and restore diseased and damaged tissues and organs in plants, animals, and man.

Sound too good to be true? All of those claims are legitimate and proven by scientists, medical doctors, and pharmacologists from all around the world. Tragically, the politics of greed have repressed the message, which as it expands to the public, will shake the very foundations of conventional science, medicine, and agriculture.

It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to see and understand the power and potential of humic substances. Common sense and reason are all that are needed. As the never before all-assembled pieces of this magnificent puzzle come together, the whole picture becomes crystal clear.

What are humic substances? They are the sum total of all once living organisms, mostly plants, disassembled by nature’s brilliant decomposition and recycling processes, then highly refined by millions of species of beneficial soil-based microorganisms. Ultimately, microscopic plants such as yeast, algae, mold, fungi, etc., finish up the process. These tiny beneficial plants refine, purify, combine, and re-refine, until tons of once-living matter are converted to pounds and ounces.

Yet miraculously, when it is all said and done, the end product is not inert basic "dead" mineral elements, but is transformed into the world’s most complex and ultra-compact molecules. Even the nucleic acids, RNA and DNA, of the earlier life-forms remains intact. The molecules are ultra-condensed and highly functional, rolled up into tight little balls that are supercharged biochemical and phytochemical powerplants, similar to storage batteries or fuel cells.

Where did this supercharged power come from? It is sunshine light energy captured during plant photosynthesis, and through decomposition it is converted and stored within the interior of the world’s most refined and complex molecules.

Buckminster Fuller, one of America’s best known thinkers of the 20th century, helps us to understand plant energy accumulation from photosynthesis. Visualize if you will, a log burning in the fireplace. When asked "what is fire" Buckminster explained, in a rather lengthy discourse, that fire is the Sun’s radiation unwinding, each growth-ring of the tree’s log representing a year. He explained that many years of the Sun’s flame winding through the sky, absorbed by the tree through photosynthesis, is now unwinding in the burning log.

With a log of firewood, lump of coal, oil, natural gas, or gasoline, all of which are remnants of once living plants, it is easy to see and understand solar energy storage and release. With the humic substances, it is not so clear to see because they don’t readily burn.

"It so often happens that our vision of search is toward the horizon, little realizing that what we are seeking lies at our own feet" 

Dr. D. Bastra, M.D. Royal College of Surgeons

Humic substances are found in rich humus soil in trace amounts. They are also found in massive ancient plant deposits, never truly fossilized, still remaining completely organic. What makes their stored solar energy so different? The key is found in nature’s decomposition and refining process. The energy is converted into a different form.

Coal, oil, tar, natural gas, and uranium deposits, all are "dead" inorganic remnants of ancient plants. Uranium mines, just like coal mines and tar pits, also have fossilized trees, leaves, and dinosaur bones, all remnants of ancient life turned to rock.

Uranium ore is rock, and doesn’t burn, or does it? Ponder how a few pounds of seemingly inert refined uranium ore has the power to fuel the reactor in a nuclear power plant, or become an atomic bomb. Where is all of that energy stored? The power is deep within complex molecules, and is released through nuclear fission, the splitting of the atom’s nucleus.

Could there be a similarity to the seemingly inert humic substances? Humic substances are not radioactive, but quickly and effectively neutralize radiation. This is well established and extensively documented. Where does that nuclear energy go? Could it be that controlled nuclear fusion is taking place, the joining of atoms’ nuclei?

It is certain that a different form of equally intense latent solar light energy is found deep within the humic substance molecules. The many rare earth superconductor elements that humic substances contain may provide some clues.

Humic substances have the amazing power to molecularly bond with, and transform, other molecules and substances, liquefying them, making them smaller, more condensed, and energizing them. A tremendous, well controlled fusion or fusing power certainly exists.

Recent advances in new laboratory instruments and testing procedures has given us Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) analysis. With NMR, scientists can, in a sense, see and untangle complex organic molecules, categorizing similar portions of the highly complex molecules into Functional Groups, which relate to more commonly known substances. This allows us to discover the many valuable components hidden in the complex humic molecular structures.

The varieties of smaller, more recognizable, molecules found within the highly complex humic molecules, read like the "who’s who" of the many pharmaceutical and nutritional breakthroughs of the last century. Many of the substances are the current focus of the most promising ongoing medical and health research studies.

In a nutshell, humic substances consist of an immense arsenal and array of powerful phytochemicals, biochemicals, supercharged antioxidants, free-radical scavengers, super oxide dismutases, nutrients, enzymes, hormones, amino acids, antibiotics, antivirals, antifungals, etc.

Many of the substances that make up humic matter have yet to be discovered and catalogued among the known and documented organic chemicals. The diagram below begins to tell the story, and shows but only the tip of the iceberg.


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