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♦ Earth… our home… our legacy! ♦ Green living begins with you!
♦ Ah-h-h spring! Ah-h-h choo! ♦ How to prevent seasonal allergies
♦ Is Get Clean special? You bet! ♦ What’s in YOUR cupboard?
♦ Affordable, preventive “health care” from Shaklee!
♦ Shaklee’s natural product ingredient philosophy
If we listen to nature, we will get along a lot better in this world.
~ Dr. Forrest C. Shaklee, Sr.
For decades now, environmental issues have been a lightning rod for opinion and controversy with people polarized on each end of the spectrum… those who believe that the earth and its rich resources exist to service humankind in any way we wish to exploit it… and those who want to reverse all progress in order to restore our planet to its primal state.
Isn’t it amazing that so many years ago, Dr. Shaklee was a pioneer in environmental forethought. From the beginning, he understood that protecting the earth, while utilizing its vast resources for technological advancement, was a moral as well as practical imperative. He honored Nature as a treasured gift he that he’d been given, and never took it for granted!
So, no matter where you stand on the issues of global warming, planetary deforestation, species extinction, etc., ask yourself this: “As a resident of this beautiful, wondrous planet, what environmental legacy do I want to leave? How much do I love this Earth?”
Green living begins with you!
Think about the ways you can help heal and protect the environment:
⇒⇒ Don’t litter! Instead… clean up wherever you go.
⇒⇒ Recycle and reuse… everything you can.
⇒⇒ Grow your own… organic fruits and veggies.
⇒⇒ Use public transportation… or carpool whenever possible.
⇒⇒ Conserve and protect our water.
⇒⇒ Support companies like Shaklee, a leader in environmental conservation.
⇒⇒ Use Get Clean products.
⇒⇒ Teach your children to love the Earth!
Ah-h-h spring! Ah-h-h choo!
Yes… spring has sprung! And… so have your allergies! It’s true… the advent of spring is thrilling. The grass is green once again, trees are leafing out, birds are singing and flowers are blooming everywhere… a time to celebrate!
But for many people, spring also means sneezing, runny noses, red eyes,,, symptoms of allergies.
This year, try building your immunity against allergies with these supplements:
Long one of the favorite supplements to fight spring allergy symptoms, Alfalfa Complex contains a wealth of valuable minerals including calcium, phosphorous, iron, and magnesium, as well as bioflavonoids, trace minerals, protein, vitamins, and chlorophyll. This nutrient-rich supplement alleviates allergy symptoms for many who try it.
One of the most powerful formulas ever developed for strengthening the immune system, NutriFeron has a unique, synergistic blend of plant extracts including pumpkin seeds, plantago seeds, safflower flowers and Japanese honeysuckle flower buds. Take NutriFeron daily as a preventative measure and to build long-term immunity. If you start to feel those allergy symptoms kicking up, some people suggest up to 6 NutriFeron per day to thwart the sniffles.
Sustained Release Vita-C
An all-natural sustained release C with no shellac (often found in time release products), Sustained Release Vita-C’s powerful antioxidant properties protect the body against free radicals. A natural antihistamine, Sustained Release Vita-C increases capillary strength in nasal passages and helps the body ward off airborne allergens.
This antioxidant protects against cell damage and increases circulation, both necessary to ward off allergens. Vitamin E also protects lungs from air pollution and promotes healing.
Vita-E is in a natural d-alpha form and is more biologically active than synthetic vitamin E. It provides the full spectrum of tocopherols found in nature.
Defend & Resist Complex
Keep this important supplement in your medicine chest to take at the first sign of allergies. Defend & Resist Complex activates the immune system, promotes production of white blood cells, enhances resistance to infection, and reduces mucus. Defend & Resist works best when started at the onset of symptoms.
A natural decongestant and antibiotic, Garlic Complex has two-way odor control with a gentle, temperature-controlled drying process and a pleasant blend of spearmint and rosemary extracts to maintain high potency. Historically, garlic has been used for congestion, asthma, sinusitis and allergies, colds, flu and pneumonia, sore throat and bronchitis. With both anti-fungal and anti-bacterial properties, garlic is also effective against yeast infections (Candida).
How to prevent seasonal allergies
While there isn’t a cure for seasonal allergies, there are many ways to prevent them. One way is to increase your intake of essential fatty acids. Increasing your intake of fish and flaxseeds, along with Shaklee OmegaGuard can help prevent allergic reactions during the peak allergy seasons.
You may also want to increase your intake foods rich in vitamin C, like fresh fruits and vegetables to reduce the levels of histamine in your blood.
Another way to avoid allergic reactions is to simply stay inside. While this method isn’t practical for those with careers and busy schedules, it’s the easiest way to avoid pollen and other allergens. Check local weather alerts for pollen levels. If they are high, you might want to stay indoors during these periods to lessen your exposure.
If you absolutely must go outside, cover your nose and mouth with something thick to prevent yourself from inhaling any irritants. Make sure to change your clothes as soon as you get inside, since pollen can cling to the fabric and cause a reaction if you don’t change right away.
Particles can cling to strands as small as your hair, even if you have been outdoors for a few minutes. A quick shower is the best way to ensure that you’ve rid yourself completely of contaminants.
Is Get Clean special? You bet!
Here’s why Get Clean products are so unique:
This little 16 oz. bottle creates an unbelievable 48 gallons of super-safe, super-powerful, double-concentrated, all purpose cleaner. We challenge you to use it up any time soon to clean everything from spilled milk, to bugs smashed on the window, to splattered spaghetti sauce. Now go, get cleaning!
⇒⇔ For all-purpose cleaning: Add 1/4 tsp. to 16 oz. of water.
⇒⇔ For windows and mirrors: Add 1-2 drops to 16 oz. of water.
⇒⇔ For degreasing: Add 1-1/2 tsp. to 16 oz. of water. For bigger jobs, add 2 oz. to 1 gallon of water.
Germ Off Disinfecting Wipes
Kills odor-causing bacteria* found on hard, non-porous household, kitchen, and bathroom surfaces. Great for cleaning around the toilet. Leaves your bathroom and kitchen fresh and clean. It’s the smart way to clean and disinfect.
*Salmonella choleraesuis (Salmonella) and Escherichia coli (E. coli)
Here’s an exclusive scouring cleanser that sets a new standard. It’s a paste, so it doesn’t form dust clouds. It cleans stuck-on messes. It even cleans burnt-on food in your oven. And it doesn’t burn off your nose hairs in the process.
Hand Dish Wash Concentrate
If we hesitate to mention that fresh-scented Hand Dish Wash is soft on hands and the earth, it’s only because you might think it’s soft on grease. But trust us. You need only a few drops to tackle a pile of greasy dinner dishes.
Dish Washer Automatic Powder
With Dish Washer Automatic Powder you’ll never have to wash a dish before you put it in the dishwasher or use earth-adverse chemicals to get your dishes clean. Just use a little of this patented, super-concentrated formula for a whole load of sparkling dishes.
Nature Bright Laundry Booster and Stain Remover
Babies. Grass. Mashed potatoes and gravy. Some really nice things can cause some really nasty stains. Some really nice things can also get them out. Instead of noxious chlorine, natural enzymes and active oxygen in Nature Bright re-brighten laundry, de-stain upholstery and way more. Nice.
Fresh Laundry Liquid Concentrate
Use this powerful two-for-one concentrate to pre-spot and wash your laundry. It doesn’t just outperform leading detergents… it also out-removes big-name spot removers. And it does it while protecting natural resources.
Fresh Laundry is also available in a powder concentrate.
Nothing’s more inherently good than soft, fresh bed sheets. Except, maybe these innovative dryer sheets. They’re veggie-based. They won’t clog your dryer screen with waxy chemicals or microfibers. They’re biodegradable. And they even split in two in the dryer for fair and just distribution of soft, static-free goodness to every last humble pillowcase. (Also available in a liquid concentrate.)
Go to your cupboard right now. Pick a cleaner, any cleaner. Does it contain sodium hydroxide, phenol, ammonia or formaldehyde? These… and hundreds more… are highly toxic! Toxic as in dangerous, as in harmful, as in not clean at all! Home is no place for stuff like that. So start by getting rid of those troublemakers. Responsibly, of course. Then call in Get Clean.
When you use biodegradable Get Clean Household Cleaning Products, you don’t have to worry about VOCs, APEs, phthalates, butyl cellosolve, chlorine, ammonia… or any other toxic chemical!
Get Clean won’t trigger asthma or allergy attacks.
Get Clean won’t cause rashes or chemical irritations.
Even if, for some reason, you mixed all of the Get Clean products together, you would get no toxic reactions… no gas or fumes. Your new mixture would still be perfectly safe!
When you welcome Get Clean into your home, none of those hazardous things come with it. So you can be sure you’re letting in products that care as much about your family’s safety as you do. You’ll know… absolutely… that your house is safe for your family, pets, plants, and… the earth!
Affordable, preventive “health care” from Shaklee!
According to the Healthcare Blue Book, the cost for a 2-day hospital stay if you suffer a moderate cardiovascular “event” (heart attack) is between $6,000 and $10,000! It’s enormously expensive to be sick in the U.S. In fact, health care costs in this country are the highest in the entire world!
Even prescription medications are very costly. Sometimes just a 30-day supply of one drug can cost hundreds of dollars!
Compare the cost of treating illness with the cost of staying healthy. Even if you…
♦♦ join a health club for exercise
♦♦ buy only fresh, organic foods to prepare at home
♦♦ drink only Get Clean Water
♦♦ consistently take a wide range of Shaklee food supplements
♦♦ visit a holistic health practitioner
… you still won’t even come close to the cost of one hospital stay and the resulting plethora of prescription medications. And… you’ll be healthy instead of sick! What a deal!
Just order Life Plan (Strip and Shake) or Vitalizer with Energizing Soy Protein to get started. Both Life Strip and Vitalizer contain a wide range of health-building nutrients.
But don’t wait to “stay healthy”… start today!
Shaklee’s natural product ingredient philosophy
Shaklee founder Dr. Forrest C. Shaklee Sr., developed his philosophy in order to offer products that were perfectly balanced within nature and good health. Shaklee holds onto two important principles when ingredients are selected for the products:
1) Shaklee products must be as natural as possible.
2) The ingredients must match the most recent advances in scientific research and technology.