Updated: Jan 6
Nourish your body and mind with food, herbs, and when necessary supplements.
Detoxify the tissues of your body by nourishing and supporting your digestive organs, liver, and kidneys.
Decrease systemic inflammation by rebuilding a healthy neurological system, digestive system, and microbiome.
This protocol is a great start for healing your body no matter what illness you are suffering from! For a personalized prevention and detox protocol please reach out to us at Mosaic Wellness, we offer in-person and digital health consultations. You may reach us at:
3 To 4 Weeks Before Vaccination:
Start developing a healthy sleep cycle. Sleep is ESSENTIAL to a healthy functioning body! Begin working on the following:
Set your sleep schedule:
Have a fixed wake-up time. Regardless of whether it is the weekend or weekday, make a habit of getting up at the same time each day to help your body reset and maintain a healthy sleep/wake cycle (circadian rhythm).
It may seem at times that working, studying, socializing, or exercising is more important but I assure you all of these areas of your life will improve by prioritizing sleep every night. When you are adequately rested, you improve:
Your body will require less food to perform its daily functions as it will have had time to detox and repair while you slept. You will be in a better mood and your emotions will be in better balance. Finally, your musculoskeletal-nervous system will have better coordination, communication, and strength.
Make gradual adjustments:
Scale back your bedtime by10-minute increments each evening. If your usual bedtime is 11 or midnight, try going to bed 10 minutes earlier each night until you are in bed at 10.
If you find yourself lying in bed at night unable to sleep, practice deep breathing exercises or relaxation exercises to help your nervous system relax and your mind to calm. I recommend the Full Body Relaxation Exercise or Diaphragmatic Breathing Exercise on:
YouTube channel: Mosaic Wellness: https://youtube.com/channel/UC-WB_VPrlHHfnyG0JKIYaYw
Work on improving your diet:
Week one: Start by improving one meal each day
Week two: Begin improving 2 meals a day
Week three: Begin improving 3 meals a day
Week four: Start changing your snacks and drinks
Remove processed foods, excess sugar, and minimize gluten and dairy. Decrease alcohol and remove all sodas including diet sodas or “diet” drinks of any kind.
These actions will decrease inflammation and toxicity within your body, enabling your gut to heal and your immune system to strengthen. This will also improve sugar metabolism and weight management!
Increase fresh, organic veggies in every meal. For specific diets to follow look into Whole30, GAPs, AIP, Paleo or implement the following guidelines:
75% of the veggies you eat should be lightly to fully cooked. Cooking your veggies breakdowns their cellular membranes, making their nutrients more bioavailable to your body. Cooking your veggies also makes them easier to digest resulting in less work for your body!
25% of the veggies you eat should be raw.
Many veggies contain insoluble fiber which is considered a prebiotic.
Prebiotics are used by our microbial system as ‘homes’ (flotilla) in which to live on and eat. In order to have a healthy microbiome, we must provide them with food and ‘housing’. Insoluble fiber is also used to bulk your stool resulting in healthier bowel movements and making it easier to expel waste.
Common foods that contain insoluble fiber are broccoli, kale, cauliflower, green peas, chard, nuts: almond, pistachio, pine, and peanut, potato (mainly in the skin), sweet potato (mainly in the skin), artichoke, brussels sprouts.
Add probiotic foods to heal your gut and improve biodiversity. These little critters help support a healthy immune and endocrine system resulting in healthy metabolism, hormone balance, and neurological functioning. When purchasing fermented foods make sure the ingredient list does NOT include preservatives such as: sodium benzoate or potassium metabisulfite. The presence of these preservatives indicates that the product has been pasteurized and no longer contains probiotics. These preservatives are added to kill microbes this includes all probiotics. Typically, properly fermented products can be found at health food stores and specialty markets such as German, Polish, and Asian markets. Even better make your own! Here are some recipes to check out:
Probiotic foods include Braggs apple cider vinegar (every morning sip on1tbsp apple cider vinegar mixed with 1 tsp honey in 8oz warm water), other options include miso, sauerkraut, kimchi, or a high-quality probiotic supplement.
For a high-quality probiotic supplement, I recommend:
Increase fresh air and activity: Every organ system in your body responds positively to regular movement. Like a clean diet, an increase in activity helps to decrease inflammation and strengthen your immune and neurological systems. An increase in movement, combined with a cleansing diet, will allow your tissues to move stagnant fluids, blood, and toxic waste out of the body.
I recommend getting up and walking as often as you can throughout your day, especially if you are stuck at a desk.
Once a day elevate your heart rate for 5-20 minutes. It’s not about overexerting yourself but rather about getting a tiny sweat on and feeling an increase in your energy levels. It is ideal to do this before noon because our bodies are hardwired to conserve energy as the day winds down. Getting a good burst of exercise in the morning has also been shown to improve focus and concentration as well as boosting your mood and balancing your emotions.
For more information check out:
The Brain’s Way of Healing by Norman Doidge, M.D.
Spark by John Ratey
Make sure to balance your activity with rest. Ideally, we should be active, both mentally and physically, for 12 hours a day and restful and still for 12 hours a day. Resting should not only equate to sleep but also include moments of restful stillness throughout your day.
Some restful practices to include in your day:
Take 5-minutes once every other hour to practice deep breathing.
Check out our YouTube channel: Mosaic Wellness or Our Instagram: mosaicofwellness for many different deep breathing practices
After lunch and snack time, lean back in your chair (if you can), kick your feet up on your desk, and close your eyes for 2-5 minutes while breathing slowly and deeply. This position has been shown to reduce pressure on the heart and regulate the nervous system. By taking a small restful break after eating of any kind, you allow your body to focus on digesting your food without competing with your brain or other systems. This break will allow you to digest and assimilate your food more fully and completely.
After work or before bed, sit on the ground and stretch out your legs or do a gentle yoga or qi gong practice for 10-20 minutes. This practice should be gentle and calming not vigorous or exerting.
Check out Yoga with Adriene or Holden qigong on YouTube for destressing practices.
Enjoy a 15-minute foot bath after work or before bed. Add 1-2 cups of Epsom salt to warm-hot water and soak your feet for 15 minutes. For a full bath use 3 cups of Epsom salt and soak for 15 minutes.
Make sure to purchase Epsom salts without added fragrances or essential oils.
I recommend: https://mountainroseherbs.com/
1 Week Before Vaccination
Add immune-strengthening herbs such as Elderberry (Sambuca Negra) and Echinacea (Echinacea Purpurea) These herbs are traditionally used to strengthen the immune system and therefore used preventively. They help to support the body’s ability to respond to toxins and disease-causing microorganisms. Enjoy a cup of tea each day this week.
Echinacea should NOT be used by individuals suffering from autoimmune conditions as it will exacerbate their symptoms.
I recommend Traditional Medicinals: Echinacea Plus* Elderberry tea bags.
Add bone broth to your diet: Bone broth heals and seals your gut, protecting your body and brain from toxins, allergens, and immune irritants, while providing deeply healing nourishment. You can sip on this broth or use it as a broth base for soups and stews, I also use it as a water replacement in my oatmeal with a little brown sugar. Consume a minimum of one cup every day (feel free to enjoy more if you like it!).
I recommend that you can make your own bone broth and can find a simple recipe and more information about this health nourishing food at: http://nourishingtraditions.com/update-on-broth/
You can find a vegan version for vegetarians and vegans at https://www.mittenswellness.com/blog/vegan-bone-broth
Increase essential fatty acids: Our nervous system is comprised of lipids (fats) and requires sufficient healthy fats to protect nervous system tissue such as your brain tissue.
Cod liver oil is a great option as it is high in Vitamins A and D.
I recommend: Nordic Naturals Arctic Cod Liver Oil
Begin Vaccishield supplementation: The creator of this supplement, Dr. Clinton, was concerned about over-toxification from vaccines and wanted to support her son's immune and detox systems during vaccinations. VacciShield was designed from nutritional research focused on supporting healthy brain, immune, gastrointestinal, and detoxification functions during vaccination. This product contains:
Vitamins C, D3, E, Zinc, and Selenium and minerals Choline and Inositol all of which are necessary for healthy immune response.
L-Glutamine, Lactobacillus, and Bifidobacterium to improve digestive health and therefore appropriate immune response.
Recommended Dosage: There are 45 servings per bottle/1 scoop equals one serving.
14 months and under: 1 scoop daily
15 months to 3 years: 2 scoops daily
4 years and up: 3 scoops daily
For infants: mix with 3 to 8 ounces of liquid. Dr. Clinton recommends adding the daily serving to a bottle of breast milk, formula, or soft food. Some infants and children have certain preferences so you can adjust the amount of liquid or food added. It can also be added to a small amount of liquid and served through a dropper. In addition, it can be applied directly to a finger or nipple and suckled off.
For older children and adults: mix with any soft food or with 8 or more ounces of any liquid. I prefer Naked Juice: Berry Veggie or a comparable fruit smoothie soup.
Find it at: https://wellfuture.com/vaccishield
Continue improving your sleep hygiene: Sleep is one of the most underestimated and often dismissed components for a healthy immune system and a balanced neurological system. Make sure to get between 7-10 hours per night. Each of us will need a different amount based on our own biological needs. If you feel you need more sleep then give that to yourself.
Try to get into bed around 10pm when your body releases melatonin and rise before 9am.
If you are getting enough sleep, you will wake up naturally in the morning without struggle or an alarm.
If you have trouble falling asleep, practice deep breathing or focus on how comfortable you feel just lying there weightless all snuggled up in your blankets.
I also recommend the Full Body Relaxation Exercise found on:
YouTube: Mosaic Wellness
1 Hour Before Vaccination
Take a moderate to preventive dose of your fish oil supplement or Cod liver oil. EPA, found in Cod liver oil and fish oil supplements is a potent immune-suppressant. Meaning, it will help to keep your immune system from overreacting to the toxic adjuvants found within vaccines.
Studies show that if you take EPA oil one hour before injecting a very powerful adjuvant called lipopolysaccharide (LPS), it can block the ability of the LPS from creating brain inflammation.
A moderate dose is 150mg and more
A preventative dose is 300mg to 450mg
Caution: If you take high dose EPA you will be more susceptible to infections because it is a powerful immune suppressant.
Bring a cold pack with you and place it on the site of the injection as soon as you can, as this will block an immune overreaction. Once you get home, continue using a cold pack throughout the day.
After Vaccination: For Current or Past Vaccines
If you experience moderate to severe reactions to the vaccine or microbe injected, begin taking Liddell Vac Detox Homeopathic Drops: This homeopathic remedy relieves the symptoms and counters the side effects of oral or injected vaccines.
Used to temporarily alleviate signs and symptoms such as:
Lack of energy
Redness and swelling
This remedy works for recent or past vaccines. For recent vaccines, you can use it daily for 14 days. For past vaccines, use it for 30 days.
Consult with a homeopathic practitioner for use in children under 12
Adults and children over 12: Place 15 drops under the tongue 3 times per day
Continue supplementing with Vaccishield for another 7 to 10 days post-vaccination.
Continue eating a healthy diet: A clean, deeply nourishing diet will support the body during the detoxification process.
Add chlorella and spirulina to the diet.
Chlorella binds to heavy metals allowing the body to expel them through your bowel movements.
Chlorella has a distinct taste so you may have to mix it in with soups or a small smoothie to mask the taste.
Spirulina is deeply nourishing and mineralizing, it is considered by some to be nature’s multivitamin
I recommend purchasing these in powder form from Terra Soul
Enjoy daily Epsom salt baths: These baths are an effective way to detoxify your blood and tissues as well as being a soothing way to relax after a long day as magnesium (Epsom salt) is a major component in regulating stress levels in the body and relaxing tense muscles.
It is ideal to start these baths immediately before toxins settle into tissues.
Use 2-4 cups of Epsom salt per bath.
Make sure to purchase Epsom salts without added fragrances or essential oils. If you prefer, you may add a few drops of organic essential oils such as lavender or sweet orange to the salts and mix thoroughly before adding the salts to your bathwater.
Purchase only organic essential oils. I recommend the following distributos:r
For children 12 years and older: Drink a cup of Red Clover flower and leaf to support the detoxification process. Red clover is a blood cleansing herb. This herb works especially well for hyperactive children. It should be avoided in individuals that are pregnant, have liver issues, or are on contraceptive pills or blood thinners.
I recommend Traditional Medicinals: Organic Red Clover Tea
Important Notes and Additions:
You may notice your child (or yourself) being extra tired or grumpy while you are detoxing. This is a good thing; it means the detox process is working! This process requires a lot of work from your body and can result in these effects. Do not worry, this will pass, and you will feel better soon.
I have been told by other health practitioners that TRS Detox works quickly and without side effects when added to the preceding protocol. It should be used specifically in serious vaccine reactions and injuries resulting from heavy metal toxicity.
It is a detox product containing zeolite a natural substance that is used in water purification for its ability to attract and bind to heavy metals such as mercury. The body then excretes these substances through your bowel movements.
This supplement will attract iron and other necessary metals in the process so please be mindful of this should you choose to use this product.
In the event that you have severe metal toxicity, I recommend that you consult with a qualified health practitioner to help guide you through this process.
Licensed Acupuncturists, Certified Functional Medical Practitioners, Naturopaths, and Homeopaths are educated to look at your body as a whole and can help guide you through the process of this type of healing. Keep in mind that severe toxicity is often linked to other system dysfunctions and will most likely take at least 8 months (up to 2 or 3 years) to correct.
The backbone of this protocol was provided by https://www.mittenswellness.com/blog/vaccine-preparation-and-detox-protocol a protocol I have used and found beneficial for several years. Additions to this protocol have come from the countless teachers I have been blessed to learn from at Pacific College of Health and Science in my Master and Doctoral Programs