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Monday, November 23, 2009



Resources (PDF):
- Manager Flyer
- Member Flyer
- Rules

Sunshine 500 Program - Do you Qualify?

* Autumn Advancement Opportunity

Limited Time to Break Out as a New Managers with Only 500 QV

Sunshine 500
Sunshine 500 allows Members to achieve Manager status earlier by Teaming two Members together and combining their QV. If both Members earn at least 500 QV in any given month AND sponsor two or more new Members, they are considered Managers for that month. To learn how you and your Managers and Members may earn additional bonuses please review the following PDF flyer for details.

Manager Flyer (PDF)
Sunshine 500 Rules (PDF)

Inform your Members about this unique opportunity to become Managers with only 500 QV today. Print and distribute copies of our special Member flyer (PDF). Hold meetings and review our Sunshine 500 presentation as a group, and then register your Member pairs and get started! It's that easy!


  • How close to 500 QV are you? You need to Achieve at least 500 Group QV (with 100 personal QV points) each month.
  • Have you signed up two new members this month? Personally sponsor at least 2 new Members each month.
I have so many members who are so close to achieving manager under this program this month. I will pair you up on a first come basis, so I'll call it not just a challenge but a race. I can pair up a team every time I have two members who qualify. So ready, set, GOOOOO.

Good Luck to all. We still have 7 days in this month! You can all do it!!!! Please let me know how I can help you.

How Long Does the Program Last?
September 2009–June 2010
Managers may register Member teams beginning Sept. 10,
2009. Registration will close Dec. 31, 2009. As long as a
Member team is registered AND has at least one month of
qualification by the end of December, you may continue to
participate in the program through June 2010.
Note: Each Member's Group QV requirement will increase
from 500 QV to 750 QV in January 2010.


This opportunity is only available to Nature's Sunshine Members.
Not yet a Member? Sign up first HERE
All NSP Memberships free with a $40 product order.
Please let me know how I can help you best.
Share the Health,
From your NSP Upline Manager
Karen Herrmann-Doolan, NSP District Manager
Nature's Sunshine Herb Specialist
Natural Health Educator
O: 704-966-6645
H: 704-588-7638
Visit my Nature's Sunshine Online Store:
Learn about the Body Systems
Check out my Health & Nutrition Blog!

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How to Prevent & Cure the Flue Naturally without a Vaccine

How to Prevent and Cure the Flu Naturally without a Vaccine
Friday, November 20, 2009 by: Allison Biggar, citizen journalist
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(NaturalNews) "If a doctor treats your flu, it will go away in fourteen days. If you leave it alone, it will go away in two weeks," said Gloria Silverstein. Drinking water, washing your hands, and getting enough sleep are important, but the most effective thing you can do to prevent any sort of flu is to boost your immune system. When your immune system is functioning properly your risk of contracting the flu is severely reduced.

Immune system boosters include green tea, garlic, green vegetables, and regular exercise and avoid- or at least reduce- sugar, dairy and meat products. Additionally adding vitamin D to your diet can give you the extra boost your body needs to prevent
the flu.

Part 1: Preventing the Flu with Vitamin D

Vitamin D deficiency is a widespread and common problem that causes chronic conditions, debilitating diseases and, in some cases, death. Over one million people die each year from
vitamin D deficiency most likely due to not getting enough sun exposure because of skin cancer fears. The irony is that Vitamin D actually prevents cancer and other diseases including the swine flu!

Doctors recommend taking Vitamin D regularly to boost your
immune system. "Vitamin D is produced in the body during exposure to sunlight," says Dr. Oz, host of the Dr. Oz Show. "During the winter we tend to get less exposure so vitamin D supplements are recommended. People who take vitamin D supplements have better luck avoiding the seasonal flu; there is no reason to think that it won't do the same for H1N1 virus. Flu outbreaks tend to occur in places where solar radiation is low."

Experts agree, "If you take vitamin D, you don't need a vaccine!" says Mike Adams, editor of Natural News. The swine
flu vaccine is experimental and risky. With vaccine side effects ranging from headaches to severe life-threatening allergic reactions, take some Vitamin D please!

Part 2: Curing the Flu with Homeopathy

Throughout history,
homeopathic remedies have been used to treat many different strains of flu. Now many believe that homeopathy will treat this latest H1N1 strain of swine flu. "Based on the symptoms, homeopathy can offer an effective cure to swine flu," says Harcharanjeet Kaur, a homeopath at Bakson's Homeopathy Clinic. "Moreover, it does not have any side effects."

In 1918,
homeopathic remedies were used to treat many victims of the Spanish flu, which killed over 50 million people. 28% of the people treated by western medicine died while only 1% of those treated with homeopathy did. "Gelsemium and Bryonia were the two homeopathic remedies that proved to be effective against the H1N1 strain back then," says Mukesh Batra, acclaimed homeopath in India. "These could be of great use even today."

Homeopathic Doctors in Mexico City studied the records from 1918 and determined the many similarities between the two pandemics. They successfully treated patients with swine flu in May of 2009.

This news comes at a time when the government is rolling out the latest H1N1 swine flu vaccine, touting the reasons to get the injection, and the media is using its typical scare tactics to get people to line up for the shot- which appears to be not only unnecessary, but also harmful. According to the
CDC, "A vaccine, like any medicine, could possibly cause serious problems, such as severe allergic reactions."

Homeopaths agree that the vaccine is not the cure that the media makes it out to be. "The current vaccine against the seasonal
influenza strain H1N1 is highly unlikely to provide protection against this variant," says homeopath Dr. Sulaikha Hamza. "In case preventive measures do not work or you are already dealing with swine influenza, homeopathic remedies can serve as an appropriate solution."

www.cdc.gov "Possible Side-effects from Vaccines" http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/vac-gen...

www.naturalnews.com Adams, Mike, "Sixty million years of evolution says vitamin D may save your life from swine flu" http://www.naturalnews.com/027231_V...

"Swine Flu Catches Fire - Homeopathy at Rescue" http://www.pr.com/press-release/149912

About the author

Allison Biggar is a writer and filmmaker who believes in using the media to empower people to make a difference.
After losing both her parents to cancer at a young age, Allison became passionate about natural, organic
health issues and learned that every disease is curable by natural methods.
Also an award winning filmmaker Allison is in pre-production of a
natural health documentary dedicated to showing people how to cure themselves of diseases and ailments using natural methods.
You can visit her Natural Health web site at

Aspirin kills 400% more people than H1N1 swine flu

Aspirin kills 400% more people than H1N1 swine flu

Friday, November 20, 2009
by Mike Adams, the Health Ranger
Editor of NaturalNews.com
(NaturalNews) The CDC now reports that nearly 4,000 Americans have been killed by H1N1 swine flu. This number is supposed to sound big and scary, motivating millions of people to go out and pay good money to be injected with untested, unproven H1N1 vaccines. But let's put the number in perspective: Did you know that more than four times as many people are killed each year by common NSAID painkillers like aspirin?

The July 1998 issue of The American Journal of Medicine explains it as follows:

"Conservative calculations estimate that approximately 107,000 patients are hospitalized annually for nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID)-related gastrointestinal (GI) complications and at least 16,500 NSAID-related deaths occur each year among arthritis patients alone." (Singh Gurkirpal, MD, "Recent Considerations in Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug Gastropathy", The American Journal of Medicine, July 27, 1998, p. 31S)

So for every person the CDC claims was killed by H1N1 swine flu this year, common painkillers like aspirin have killed four! Yet you don't see the CDC, FDA, WHO or mainstream media running around screaming about the extreme dangers of aspirin, do you? All those deaths apparently don't matter. Only swine flu deaths lead to hysteria.

Understanding risk

According to death statistics tables available on the 'net, you are ten times more likely to die in a car accident this year than be killed by swine flu.

Nearly 100,000 Americans die every year from adverse reactions to FDA-approved prescription drugs. That's twenty-five times the number of people killed by H1N1 swine flu (even if you believe the CDC's numbers). So where's the big warning about the dangers of prescription drugs? Why isn't the CDC warning Americans about an "epidemic of dangerous drugs" that poses a far greater threat to your health?

The answer, of course, is that health authorities want to push people to buy vaccines that are about to become worthless (they're only good before swine flu fizzles out). And the only way to sell more vaccines to people who don't need them is to hype up a bunch of scare stories by citing bold statistics that make H1N1 swine flu seem really, really dangerous.

But the flu is no more dangerous than aspirin. In fact, H1N1 swine flu may be safer than aspirin.

Here's another quote from the New England Journal of Medicine:

"It has been estimated conservatively that 16,500 NSAID-related deaths occur among patients with rheumatoid arthritis or osteoarthritis every year in the United States. This figure is similar to the number of deaths from the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome and considerably greater than the number of deaths from multiple myeloma, asthma, cervical cancer, or Hodgkin's disease. If deaths from gastrointestinal toxic effects from NSAIDs were tabulated separately in the National Vital Statistics reports, these effects would constitute the 15th most common cause of death in the United States. Yet these toxic effects remain mainly a "silent epidemic," with many physicians and most patients unaware of the magnitude of the problem. Furthermore the mortality statistics do not include deaths ascribed to the use of over-the-counter NSAIDS." (Wolfe M. MD, Lichtenstein D. MD, and Singh Gurkirpal, MD, "Gastrointestinal Toxicity of Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs", The New England Journal of Medicine, June 17, 1999, Vol. 340, No. 24, pp. 1888-1889.)

Did you catch that? The 16,500 figure for deaths each year doesn't even include over-the-counter painkiller drugs! If you add in those numbers, you're probably looking at something closer to 40,000 Americans kills each year by these drugs. And that makes these drugs 1000% more deadly than swine flu (because 40,000 is ten times greater than 4,000).



Education Week: November 16-23, 2009


Download the Education Week Flyer (PDF).

November Education Week Webinars

Return between Nov. 16-23 for Webinar Links and phone numbers.

Christine Brinker

Winter Wellness: Bolster Your Body's Defenses

Christine Brinker, ND
Regional Manager, PA

Webinar: Last name: A-I Last Name: J-R Last Name: S-Z
PDF PDF w/ Notes PowerPoint

What did you think of this Webinar? Take our Survey

Phone only: Access Code: 338496

Jennifer Hochell Pressimone

Ailments and Their Emotional Connection

Jennifer Hochell Pressimone
Regional Manager, FL

Webinar: Last name: A-I Last Name: J-R Last Name: S-Z
Presentation: PDF PDF w/ Notes PowerPoint

What did you think of this Webinar? Take our Survey

Phone only: Access Code: 1447483

Joan Vandergriff, ND

Winning the pH Numbers Game: Finding Your Ideal Balance

Joan Vandergriff, ND
Sr. National Manager, TX

Webinar: Last name: A-I Last Name: J-R Last Name: S-Z
Presentation: PDF PDF w/ Notes PowerPoint

What did you think of this Webinar? Take our Survey

Phone only: Access Code: 5889256

Judith Cobb

From Adolescence to Menopause: Achieving Hormonal Harmony

Judith Cobb, Master Herbalist

Webinar: Last name: A-I Last Name: J-R Last Name: S-Z
Presentation: PDF PDF w/ Notes PowerPoint

What did you think of this Webinar? Take our Survey

Phone only: Access Code: 8067844

Dr. Jay Mahoney, DO

Cellular Abnormalities: Conquer the Enemy Within

Dr. Jay Mahoney, DO
Ft. Worth, TX

Webinar: Last name: A-I Last Name: J-R Last Name: S-Z
Presentation: PDF PDF w/ Notes PowerPoint

What did you think of this Webinar? Take our Survey

Phone only: Access Code: 1544987

General Information

All webinars, phone recordings and product promotions will be available from November 16 thru November 23. Watch or listen at your convenience all week long!

Get Special Discounts & Rewards - Use the promo codes given during the Webinars/Conference call to save. All product discounts or promotions are available November 16-23. Plus earn up to $100 in NSP product credit!

Product Credit Rules and Guidelines

Earn Product Credit during Education Week!

Education Week Promo Purchased

Product Credit Earned









  • All product credit certificates will be posted by Wednesday November 25, 2009.
  • All unused product credit certificates will expire on Sunday January 31, 2010.
  • To receive product credit, you must use the Education Week promotion numbers to order highlighted products, NOT the regular product stock numbers. Join the calls to find out which product sales are being promoted and qualify you to earn product credit. Return during Education Week to learn more about the exclusive promotions!
  • The entire product credit certificate must be used on a single order. Any amount remaining after using the certificate on an order will be forfeited.
  • Product credit cannot be used on product promotions or other select items.

General Downloads

Promote Education Week - Download the Education Week Flyer
(if needed you can
Download the Free Adobe Reader)

Can't see the webinar? Download one the following:

Still having problems viewing the webinar? Call Go to Webinar Technical Support at 1-800-263-6317.

To participate by phone only, call 1-712-432-0453* and use the access codes listed below by each class description. Listen anytime all week long! *Not a toll-free call, long distance charges may apply.

The Education Week Certificate of Completion will be available by download only. Certificates will not be mailed out. Download the Free Adobe Reader

  1. Download the certificate (coming soon)
  2. Open the file and enter your name
  3. Print and/or save the certificate

Join me at our Free Education Week Webinars, November 16th - 23rd to earn a Free Herbal Education.
Just visit www.NSPwebinars.com during Education week and click on the topic you'd like to watch. Then watch the Webinars of your choice. Attend anytime, all week long!
Not a Nature's Sunshine Member? Not a problem. Any questions after the call just email me or call me and I would be happy to personally help you find the answers to your questions.
If you are interested in purchasing products, please make sure to make your first Nature's Sunshine order on my web site www.mynsp.com/herbsplus.
Not interested in purchasing products. That is fine... just enjoy the free Education!
Share the Health,
Karen Herrmann-Doolan, NSP District Manager
Nature's Sunshine Herb Specialist
Natural Health Educator
O: 704-966-6645
H: 704-588-7638
Visit my Nature's Sunshine Online Store:
Learn about the Body Systems
Check out my Health & Nutrition Blog!

Thursday, November 19, 2009


Celebrate Education Week  

 with our $5 Product Pep Rally 

 November 18 & 19 only! Education Week 2009

Don't miss out on this fantastic opportunity to get some of NSP's most popular products for only $5!!  These exciting promotions are only available on Wednesday November 18th and Thursday November 19th!



Promo No. Product Direct Cost QV Points Retail


Liquid Chlorophyll (16 oz)

$5.00 5.00 $15.70


LBS II (100 caps)

$5.00 5.00 $17.40


Cascara Sagrada (100 caps)

$5.00 5.00 $14.35


Pau D' Arco (100 caps)

$5.00 5.00 $16.15

In addition, enjoy all of our other great Education Week  promotions available through Monday November 23rd.

Download the flyer with all the Education Week promotion numbers
- Click here to access the Education Week webinars 


Save on the following products throughout Education Week and earn EXTRA (product) CREDIT. 

BUY 4, GET 1 FREE or BUY 9, GET 3 FREE or $$$ off on each of the following products NOVEMBER 16TH - 23RD:


PLUS TWO BOOMERANG SPECIALS - November 16th-23rd Only:
Purchase & Save:
  • $50 Off
  • Your Cost $445.00
  • Free Air Quality Test Kit
  • Promo #14740-9
  • Potential Savings Value of $250. (when adding up $50 svgs., $20 free kit, member bonus, extra boomerang bonus and $100 product credit for ordering during Education Week)
Or Boomerang Financing:
  • $150 Down
  • $88. per/month (for 4 months)
  • No Quality Test kit
  • Phone orders Only - call 1-800-223-8225
  • Not an NSP member yet, give Sponsor #983219-3 (Karen Doolan)  when ordering so you can take advantage of this financing via my referral
  • Stock #7030-5


Visit http://www.mynsp.com/herbsplus/Products/Specials.aspx for these Education Week Specials November 16-23, 2009


Enjoy Education Week's FREE Webinars  and all the wonderful Product Specials!

Please call or email me anytime for more information or help with your Nature's Sunshine account, product knowledge and purchases or however you need help with your Natural Health Education.
Share the Health,
Karen Herrmann-Doolan, NSP District Manager 
Nature's Sunshine Herb Specialist 
Natural Health Educator
O: 704-966-6645
H: 704-588-7638
Visit my Nature's Sunshine Online Store:
Learn about the Body Systems 
Check out my Health & Nutrition Blog!