Conners Modified Gerson – Basic 901

Helpful Hints

CHAMOMILE TEA ENEMA FOR UPSET INTESTINAL TRACT—Place 4 tbsp. dried chamomile flowers in 1 quart water. Boil 5 minutes and sim- mer for 10 minutes. Strain. Use it when it has cooled to body temperature. Use full strength, and give just before a regularly scheduled coffee enema. Retain the tea for about 5 minutes. Upon releasing it, start the coffee enema. In severe cases, chamomile con- centrate can be added to all coffee enemas.

Here is how to make chamomile concentrate:

Mix 1 cup dried chamomile flowers in 2 cups (1 pint) distilled water. Simmer 30 minutes in covered saucepan. Strain and press the flowers to extract all the liquid. Add enough distilled water to bring the total again to 1 pint. Keep in closed glass jar not longer than 3 days. To use it: Pour 4 oz. concentrate into enema bucket; then fill with distilled water.


Another helpful tip is to add 2 tbs. potassium com- pound to each enema bucket. This will help relieve spasms and help promote bile flow. But it should be discontinued after 10 to 14 days.


The dissolving of the tumor causes a toxic buildup. As efforts are made to detoxify the body, reactions occur. Sudden, stronger reactions—known as flare-ups—may occur. It is encouraging to know, when these happen, that they are signals that the body is gradually throwing off the poisons. Here is a description of some of them:

Aches, pains, sore muscles and joints, nausea, and sometimes vomiting. There may be diarrhea, pain, chills, fever, foul odors, depression, and/or jaundice. Using our modified Gerson Approach can greatly aide in side effects from detox and chemo.

Here are a few suggestions; more are to be found in The Gerson Primer, pp. 14-15, and A Cancer Therapy, pp. 201-203. (If a person is serious about going on the Gerson program, he should either go to the Gerson Institute and/or consider purchasing those two books. At the back of the Primer are 35 pages of recipes.)

Aches, pains, sore muscles and joints: Use clay packs, castor oil packs, hydrotherapy, the pain triad, and bed rest. Usually not over 24-48 hours.

Nausea: Increase intake of peppermint tea and oatmeal. Possibly reduce the intake of other solid foods or exchange them for grated and mashed food. May last several days.

Vomiting: Greatly increase peppermint tea in- take to as much as a gallon or more. Substitute oatmeal for regular meals. Generally less than 24 hours.

Diarrhea: Potassium gluconate (1/8 tsp. in tea every 2-4 hours), and clay (1/4 tsp. in tea every 3-6 hours). Usually not over 24-48 hours.

Pain: Increase the number of enemas. Use the other pain suggestions mentioned earlier in this section. May signal a flare-up, starting 48-72 hours beforehand; lasting up to 72 hours afterward.

Chills and fever: Bed rest for both. Warm baths for chills; cool water rubdown and damp cloth on forehead for fever. If the fever continues to rise, use chamomile enemas, pain triad. Do not let the fever go above 103o F. A partial fever actually helps burn out—kill—the cancer; but, of course, it does not eliminate the toxic remains. May last 24-48 hours.

Foul odors (breath, body odor, smelly en- emas): No special precautions need be taken. Eat garlic, drink extra juice or tea, bathe, change clothes more often, and increase the number of enemas. This generally occurs after a reaction for up to 24- 48 hours.