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Three Gifts of Nature

Here are three unique, healthy gifts from nature.   Each makes a wonderful holiday present.

  • Frankincense
  • Myrrh
  • Vitality

This is the season for giving and what gift can be better than improved natural health?

What could be a more traditional gift than Frankincense and Myrrh.

This is a wonderful union… the season’s ancient tradition and some excellent scientific facts that  Frankincense and Myrrh are wonderful gifts for improved health.

Relieve Stress with Aromatherapy.   WebMD.com shows ten stress related health problems that can be overcome including heart disease, asthma, obesity, diabetes, headaches, gastrointestinal problems, alzheimer’s and even accelerated aging.

A Webmd.com article “10 fixable stress related health problems” says:  There’s actually evidence that stress can affect how you age. One study compared the DNA of mothers who were under high stress — they were caring for a chronically ill child — with women who were not. Researchers found that a particular region of the chromosomes showed the effects of accelerated aging. Stress seemed to accelerate aging about 9 to 17 additional years.

Premature death.  A study looked at the health effects of stress by studying elderly caregivers looking after their spouses — people who are naturally under a great deal of stress. It found that caregivers had a 63% higher rate of death than people their age who were not caregivers.

There are many ways to dissolve stress include meditation, listening to certain types of Baroque music and exercise.  Anther great stress reducing tool is aromatherapy.

This is why I am pleased that our friend (and writer’s course delegate) Candace Newman has published a report “Aromatherapy for Stress” at Amazon.com.


You can read this book on your Kindle or Kindle reader app FREE. I highly recommend it.   Click here www.amazon.com/Aromatherapy for Stress

Beyond the book, you can give your loved ones the gift of Frankincense and Myrrh.

Healthy Gift #1: Frankincense Essential Oil

Frankincense has bell known, since before the time of Christ, for its healing and anointing powers and was used to treat every conceivable illness known.  It increases spiritual awareness, uplifts spirits, improves attitudes, and promotes meditation.

What a wonderful gift, so precious it’s what the wise men brought Jesus.  This is a gift of good health.  Frankincense is anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, sedative, astringent, an expectorant, respiratory aid that is also good for skin care.

Apart from being used as a cosmetic and a fragrance, frankincense oil has numerous medicinal uses. It has many amazing health benefits such as reducing stress, boosting immunity, fighting cancer, improving skin health, and promoting memory.

Improves Memory and Relieves Pain

Frankincense oil has traditionally been used to improve memory. A study showed that young rats whose mothers were given this oil during gestation showed more focused brain activity and increased memory.

Frankincense oil also relieves pain associated with rheumatism and arthritis. It helps to heal boils, infected wounds, acne, circulatory problems, insomnia, and various types of inflammation as well.

Since Candace retired from the business of providing essential oils, I have used Young Living oils.   They are therapeutic grade.  Our daughter Cinda Scott DVM, a veterinarian who specializes in natural health for pets, uses acupuncture and aromatherapy.


Cinda celebrates here 20th year in practice and although she is solidly grounded in western veterinary medicine, she grew frustrated that some animals couldn’t be helped by this approach.

Many times during a physical exam she would notice subtle changes that weren’t easily addressed by modern approaches. Sensing that a piece of the puzzle was missing, she received training through the International Veterinary Acupuncture Society in classical Chinese veterinary acupuncture and added aromatherapy.

Using these complementary approaches from both modern and classical disciplines – western and eastern Cinda has been able to help many animals regain a higher quality of life and return to health.

She gets her oils from Young Living oils and you can order Frankincense and Myrrh essential oils through her.


Get details about Frankincense oil here

Healthy Gift #2: Myrrh Essential Oil

Myrrh essential oil can be attributed to its properties as an antimicrobial, astringent, expectorant, antifungal, stimulant, carminative, stomachic, anticatarrhal, diaphoretic, vulnerary, antiseptic, immune booster, circulatory, tonic, anti-inflammatory, and an antispasmodic substance.

Myrrh acts as stomachic and is beneficial for the all-around health of your stomach.  These oils promote good digestion.

We often suffer from indigestion due to big holiday meals.  Frankincense and Myrrh oil are better than antacids. They offer digestive stimulation without any side effects.  These oils improve digestion the way medicines should, unlike antacids which only suppress the symptoms. These oil speed up the secretion of digestive juices (gastric juices, bile, and acids) in the stomach and facilitates movement of food through the intestines by stimulating peristaltic motion. This means an all-around improvement in the digestion of food.

Both Frankincense and myrrh also help relieve the body of gases, that can result in embarrassing situations in public and are detrimental to long term health.


Get details about Myrrh essential oil here

Gift #3: Vitality every morning.

Below are a few reasons why every day I take the Vitality Force food supplement and recommend it as a holiday gift.

When your body produces plenty of nitric oxide, it does many incredible things for your health. For example, it…

► Tells your arteries to relax so they open wider and blood flows freely—promoting healthy blood pressure and slashing your heart risks!

► Fuels your body with a long-lasting energy surge, boosting your stamina and performance!

►Helps your brain send and receive signals more quickly, so you can think faster on your feet and feel more alert!

►Boosts the formation of bone while slowing down bone breakdown, so your bones can stay strong and healthy!

► Promotes healthy cholesterol levels to keep your arteries clear and support heart health!

► Signals your immune system to kill bacteria, viruses, and other dangerous invaders!

► Lifts your mood and sense of well-being, so you get more joy out of life!

► Allows your muscles and joints to recover faster, so you can keep active and move freely!

► Enhances blood flow to your sexual organs!

You can see how having plenty of nitric oxide is so crucial…and so life-enhancing.  The Athlete’s Best Vitality Force food supplement is 100% all natural with bio-available nutrients, without synthetic ingredients or artificial flavors.

Details are below.

Beyond Chelation

Vitality Force provides a simple (and incredibly low cost) amino acid that can help improve cardiovascular systems, increase memory, improve vision, enhance vitality, expand energy and extend lifespan.

A delegate at one of our courses was a doctor in his eighties but who had the energy and looks of a much, much younger man.  When asked about his secret of youth he said his vitality was based on several factors.  A few of them you would expect, such as good diet, sufficient exercise and plenty of activity in a strong, purposeful life.  Then he explained another secret of his youth and energy: chelation.

This youthful doctor told us he had been running the largest I.V. chelation center in the United States from Hawaii. Hardening of the arteries is such a huge problem in our modern world that he was making a fortune.

Then, he said, he had learned about a vitamin-mineral formula that was so effective that he shut down his clinics and exclusively used this simple formula which he felt had better results than I.V. chelation therapy.

Years of research are behind this comprehensive cardiovascular nutritional supplement, designed to maintain and promote vascular health, mental and physical well being.

That client and doctor friend gave us a month’s supply of this formula.  He thought it would be excellent for us and would help us with traveling also.  Merri and I tried this product ourselves and felt better and better.

We have made it a point to take heart healthy supplements since.  We love the savings we enjoy with the mixed supplement we use.   It is so much less expensive than all the numerous other vitamins and minerals that we had been taking.  We actually were spending less!

The system we use is so convenient.  Everything is in one simple scoop of powder we take daily.  Especially when we travel we just bring along a packet for each day we are on the road.  No more loading up pill boxes or bringing bottles (or suitcases full of bottles) of vitamins and stuff.

As is so often the case when we like something we start talking about it and pretty soon, a batch of friends were taking Vitality Force and telling us great things about their experiences.  They reordered so much of it through that I decided to make it available to all my readers.

Let me begin by saying that Vitality Force has not been evaluated by the FDA.  This product is not intended to diagnose, cure or prevent disease and should only be taken as a food supplement.  Having said this, I share information about Vitality Force below.

This supplement combines over two dozen ingredients, known to have beneficial effects, into one total cardiovascular support program.

Vitality Force’s main ingredient is L-arginine.  Studies have shown that L-arginine is a precursor to nitric oxide, an important cardiovascular signaling molecule.

What is L-Arginine?

L-Arginine is the biological precursor of nitric oxide.

The medical establishment has known about the benefits of nitric oxide as nitroglycerine and amyl nitrite which creates a flood of nitric oxide have been used in medicine for over a century.

Nitric oxide is an important signal and effector molecule made by the blood vessels’ lining. The endothelium is exquisitely sensitive to the physical and chemical conditions inside our blood vessels. When the endothelium senses heart-healthy conditions, such as physical activity and low cholesterol, it releases more nitric oxide.  That’s good because nitric oxide expands the blood vessels, increasing blood flow and decreasing plaque growth and blood clotting.

In 1998, three research scientists won the Nobel Prize in medicine when they discovered the natural nitric oxide cycle in our cells.  Nitric oxide is essential to a vital natural cycle at the cellular level.  It is so  important in neuroscience, physiology, and immunology, that one year it was named “Molecule of the Year”.   Research into its function led to a Nobel Prize for discovering its importance as a cardiovascular signalling molecule. The nitric oxide cycle especially helps the heart.

Nitric oxide is the simple molecule that improves the flow of blood to the heart body and brain, It also increases energy and stamina, relieve  stress, strengthens the immune and digestive system, plus improves clarity of mind.  Nitric oxide improves the health of the inner wall of a blood vessel, keeps vessels pliable and elastic, dilates blood vessels keeping blood flowing smoothly, relax blood vessels, keep platelets and white blood cells calm and prevent them from sticking to the vessel wall, prevent oxidation, slow plaque growth, suppress atherosclerosis and melt away plaque that already exists.

There are many benefits from removing plaque from the body:

  1. Helps to prevent arteriosclerosis (Hardening of the arteries)
  2. Helps to rejuvenate your cardiovascular system
  3. Helps to improve conduction in all degrees of A-V heart block
  4. Helps increase American life expectancy
  5. Reduces blood pressure and blood cholesterol
  6. Improves circulation
  7. Improves vision and hearing
  8. Improves liver function
  9. Improves skin texture and tone
  10. Helps prevent abnormal cross linking of molecules that age tissue
  11. Helps to relieve symptoms of senility by increasing circulation to the brain
  12. Helps to relieve pain, hypoglycemia, phlebitis and scleroderma
  13. Dissolves fats in plaque lined arteries
  14. Helps make blood slippery and prevents abnormal blood clotting
  15. Helps to increase tissue oxygenation

Anti-Aging, Longevity, and Preventative Medicine are the Future!

With our knowledge of alternative medicine doubling every three years and our technology advancing exponentially, we are entering an age where we are able to probably turn our biological clock backwards!  Instruments are now in use that can measure the functioning of each of our physical organs and new high potency nutritional supplements, hormonal balancing, and advanced oral chelation products have become available which can enhance the functioning of our organs and help prevent heart attacks and fight many of the auto-immune and degenerative diseases that are plaguing modern society.

There is one more benefit.  That is the savings and convenience.  Vitality Force is much more than just an all natural solution for cardiovascular health.

The formula includes the highest quality arginine, vitamins, minerals, and other immune boosting ingredients. It works by dilating the blood vessels to allow more oxygen and nutrients to flow freely throughout the body.  This helps improve the  bio-availability of all nutrients and helps enhance your other supplements that you may already be taking.

I like the powdered form because research suggests that consuming liquid nutritional products provides significantly improved absorption, (80% vs. 20% from tablets).

Vitality Force supports:

* Cardiovascular health

* Healthy immune function

* Anti-aging properties

* Improved energy levels

*  Dilated blood vessels to deliver more oxygen and nutrients to muscles and the cardiovascular system

* Increased efficiency of oxygen utilization for energy production

* Enhanced numbers of mitochondria to actually produce energy

The Vitality Force formula includes:

  • L-Citrulline
  • Vitamin D3
  • Vitamin C
  • B1 (thiamine)
  • B2 (riboflavin)
  • B3
  • B5 (pantothenic acid)
  • B6 (pyridoxine)
  • B12 (methylcobalamin)
  • Folate
  • CoQ10
  • Omega 3
  • Resveratrol
  • Potassium
  • Chromium Polynicotinate
  • Magnesium
  • Selenium
  • Fulvic Minerals
  • AstraGin™
  • Fructooligo Saccharide
  • Stevia


(Click on image to read the label.)

I get all these ingredients in Vitality Force from one daily scoop of powder!  I take mine first thing each morning and can feel a big positive difference in my vitality.

The Ultimate Key to Vitality

Taking Vitality Force provides almost every vitamin and mineral that we were previously taking in separate form.

Merri and I have actually reduced our spending on vitamins and minerals.  The powder is tasty, easy to use and one container has a month’s supply, which at $44.95 makes this a very inexpensive way to get most of the vitamins and minerals you already take as you gain the chelation benefits.

Vitality begins with activity including physical activity.  Many factors in modern living inhibit our physical activity.  There is a lot of stress to maintain a lifestyle.  Modern conveniences like the computer, electricity and car make it easier not to exercise.  There is also a difficulty in obtaining vitamin filled and rich, healthy food.  All of this saps vitality and can lead to a negative health spiral.  We feel badly so we eat comfort food and sit.  This makes us feel worse and the negative spiral deepens.

One way to break bad habits and a negative health spiral is to generate more nitric oxide.

One way to generate more nitric oxide is simply by taking a scoop of Vitality Force each day!


Learn more or order the food supplement Vitality Force.  The price is $44.95 when you order one container.  I recommend ordering two. The price drops to $37.95 and two months’ supply will give your vitality kick start a better chance.

This special offer provides a 10% discount for our readers.  Simply add the code SAVE10GS

To order Vitality Force click here


Webmd.com on stress

Three Gifts of Nature

Here are three unique, natural gifts from nature. 

  • Essential Oil
  • Pure Water
  • The Galapagos

Unique Natural Gift #1: Organic Frankincense Essential Oil Gift Set that contains:

Organic Frankincense Essential Oil (10 ml) for inhaling directly from the bottle or use drop by drop on a cotton ball for your pocket, use in a room diffuser, steam tent, bath, or combine in base oil to rub on skin.

  • Organic Frankincense Hydrosol (4oz) for misting head, face and back of neck anytime to refresh and restore. This is a great facial toner-mist.
  • Organic Frankincense resin crystals.
  • Olive Wood Teardrop Dish.  Each piece is a Size: 3” x 5”, hand-carved from the wood of Mediterranean Olive Trees and hand-rubbed with Organic Olive Oil.  Each is one of a kind due to the hues & designs of the natural grain.

An entire Tunisian village is supported by the wood bowl carving activity. 

The Frankincense Boswellia Frereana species is believed to be the species of frankincense carried by the Wise Men.  This is special organic frankincense from Somaliland, where Frankincense trees are a highly prized heritage.  Only the families inheriting the trees are permitted to go through the holy ritual of “farming” the resin for essential oil.  Due to the growing world demand and diminishing supply of many precious oils, these families are paid a bit extra not to over-farm their trees.  Thus these trees are sustainable and honored.  Happy people make the right incision in the bark at the right time, and gather the amber crystals of resin for distillation.

The resin heals the trees making the process sustainable as it provides essential oil medicine for people.

What a wonderful gift, so precious it’s what the wise men brought Jesus.  This is a gift of good health.  Frankincense is anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, sedative, astringent, an expectorant, respiratory aid that is also good for skin care.  This is a fair trade gift that helps support workers in Tunisia and Somalia with an organic, sustainable, fair trade, hand crafted product.

Candace only has 50 sets of the Organic Frankincense & Olive Wood Gift Set so this limited edition is only available while the supply lasts.


Get more details on the Organic Frankincense gift set here.

Unique Natural Gift #2: Pure Water

Little in life is as important as water.


One of numerous spring fed creeks on our farm. Merri and I are really lucky in North Carolina. We have dozens of springs from which water bubbles forth-cool, fresh and clean.

In Florida and in Ecuador we’re not so blessed and use extensive filtering and purification systems for our water.  See a complete report on Ecuador water here.

There are a lot of harmful contaminants in the drinking water in many parts of the US as well as Ecuador.  Municipal drinking water can be downright dangerous.

The “Water Quality Testing Results” from a Florida municipality shows the types of contaminants to be concerned about.  This is verbatim from the report showing the inorganic contaminants and likely source of contamination.

Arsenic – Erosion of natural deposits; runoff from orchards; runoff from glass and electronics production waste

Barium – Discharge of drilling wastes; discharge from metal refineries; erosion of natural deposits

Fluoride – Erosion of natural deposits; discharge from fertilizer and aluminum factories. Water additive which promotes strong teeth.

Lead – Residue from man-made pollution such as auto emissions and paint; lead pipe, casing, and solder.

Nitrate – Runoff from fertilizer use; leaching from septic tanks, sewage; erosion of natural deposits

Stage 1 Disinfectant

Chlorine – Water additive to control microbes

The President’s Cancer Panel states, “Filtering home tap or well water can decrease exposure to numerous known or suspected carcinogens and endocrine-disrupting chemicals”. It’s a known fact that the water we drink today is not the same as our ancestors drank due to the seepage of smoke, bacteria, acid rains, phosphates, animal wastes, herbicides and other contaminants we have placed on the earth and into the air over generations recently. All of this has seeped into the aquifer causing contaminants to enter our water supply.

One way to purify water is with the Alkaway Ultrastream Water System.

water filter

The Alkaway Ultrastream Water System is far beyond just a regular water filter, it’s a complete health system. The eight step filtration process naturally filters bacteria, fluoride and heavy metals while alkalizing, ionizing, and hydrogenating water.

The system purifies water just like our North Carolina mountains returning it to a pure clean state. It works like a natural aquifer. No power or high voltage is required and it is very easy to install and use.  The Ultrastream costs about 20 percent of more expensive machines but does much more.

Gary Scott readers receive a $150.00 discount with the code GARYSCOTT150

To learn more click here.

Gift #3:  A Unique Natural Galapagos Cruise

Our friend Kjetil Haugan of Haugan Cruises announced that there brand new yacht the M/C Petrel has arrived made the journey safely to Galapagos and is now providing Galapagos cruises.

galapagos cruises

Petrel is Galapagos’ newest and finest luxury catamaran to date. Named after a common sea bird in the Galapagos, the slogan Genuine, Swift & Timeless, stands true to its namesake. Elegant, swift and silent at sea, the motorized catamaran is designed for ultimate comfort and stability. Throughout the vessel’s quarters are spacious cabins.

galapagos cruises

The lounge and dining hall with modern and modest designs, are the first of their kind.

galapagos cruises

With an emphasis on the remarkable Natural History of the Galapagos, the Petrel has carefully selected guides who are knowledgeable in all aspects of biology, geography, and ecology. And of course each guide has excellent language skills and many years of experience.

Ecuador Living club members receive a 10% to 15% discount.  If you would like more details please send me a note at gary@garyascott.com