CAN OLIVE OIL HELP ACID REFLUX?
The Cayce readings often extolled the healing properties of olive oil. The following story illustrates an unusual application involving very small amounts taken orally for acid reflux: “Seven years ago I had my gallbladder removed because of gallstones, and within a few months I began to have acid reflux or heartburn. TUMS relieved it, but within a couple years I was up to four of the largest size TUMS a day. Preferring to interfere with my digestive physiology as little as possible, I didn’t want to take any of the acid blocker medicines that are now available. Instead, I recalled that the Cayce readings had said that olive oil taken in very small doses would be soothing and healing to the digestive system, along its entire length. For example, reading 5422-2, given for ulcers, said to take a half teaspoonful every few hours. Another reading, 760-7, for impacted colon, explained that, “This character of oil, as seen, is food value for tissue that is deadened by inactivity through the