It’s been a long time since I have heard mention of Nobel Laureate, Dr. Linus Pauling and his groundbreaking work on vitamin C therapy, Vitamin C and the Common Cold.
It seems the foundations of most nutritional therapies had evolved from Dr. Paulings’ research into the nature of chemical bonds and nutrition, but as I have discovered, his vitamin C research was inspired by Frederick Klenner, M.D.
Dr. Klenner was one of the first MD scientists, who believed vitamin C attenuated most viral infections by aiding in the production of interferon. He published his first paper on the use of high doses of vitamin C in the treatment of viral diseases in 1948.
The Clinical Guide to the Use of Vitamin C, describes in detail, how to use vitamin therapy to treat a multitude of conditions.
This guide was written for medical professionals, therefore many of the recommended treatments are not practical for use at home, but consider this…in the face of all of our modern technology and world class drugs, isn’t it amazing to have time tested evidence of the benefits of vitamin therapy in the treatment of disease?
My own Neurologist laughed at me when I suggested my MS like neurologic condition was worse on days after I had eaten a lot of wheat or more sugar than I am accustomed to eating and unfortunately his attitude is prevalent in medicine.
Perhaps they should read the old research huh?
Dr. Pauling is the only person in history to be awarded two, unshared Nobel prizes. His first was the 1954, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, for his groundbreaking research into the nature of the chemical bond, then in 1962, Dr. Pauling was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his courageous work speaking out against the dangers of nuclear weapons proliferation, radiation fallout and the cultural effects of War hysteria. Definitely an inspiration to us all.
You can learn more about his work at The Linus Pauling Institute at Oregon State University.