Monthly Archives: March 2011

Oil of Oregano and Vocal Health Care Oil of oregano is one of natures most potent and powerful healing substances on the planet. It has been tested against a variety of infections and has been found to exert a high degree of anti-fungal, anti-parasitic, anti-viral, and anti-bacterial actions. It is also one of the most important tools a voice professional can have in their vocal health tool box. 
In his book, The Cure is in the Cupboard: How to use...

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Mucus producing foods to avoid for Vocal Health Singing, speaking, and presenting is all about producing sounds and energy and moving them freely up and out of the body to reach our listeners. We use our voices constantly. The energy needed to produce sound comes primarily from our own body’s ability to produce the energy. If we are eating foods that are not providing us with enough quality energy, then our singing and speaking will be lackluster, and our cords,...

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Almost every singer, speaker, actor or fellow clergy with whom I have worked, has on more than one occasion had to perform with a tired or over-used voice, some level of mucus and low energy. It seems to be part of our job description. Whether it’s an audition, presentation, performance or sermon, we need to be in top vocal form. However, life’s responsibilities simply don’t disappear when we need to be “on.” For a myriad of reasons, our voice may...

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