The intention of this wiki is to teach the Terrain Model of Health, also referred to as Natural Hygiene or Life Science. The Terrain Model is antithetical to the Germ Theory of disease.
The Germ Theory of disease creation claims that microorganisms invade the body and that this is what causes disease. Despite the passage of more than 150 years, it has still not been scientifically verified. When subjected to credible third-party testing, the evidence supporting The Germ Theory fails to prove that any germ is the direct cause of any disease.
The Terrain Model is a health model which states that the state of the Terrain (the internal conditions of the body) is the cause of dis-ease within the body. The Terrain Model disproves Germ Theory which states that external invading “germs” are the cause of disease. The Terrain Model began out of the Terrain Theory of Antoine Bechamp and his contemporaries, with the discovery of Pleomorphism and the idea that “the germ is nothing, the terrain is everything.”
The Terrain Theory of Disease Creation was expanded and refined over the following 150+ years, through the work of Natural Hygienists and the Study of Life Science. Through extensive clinical research, these scientists observed a correlation between disease creation and the number of toxins a person was exposed to, through diet and environmental factors. These disease conditions were then observed to reverse themselves when the diet and lifestyle conditions were corrected by a return to the natural fruit centered diet.
The Natural Hygienists also observed that there are two forms of disease symptoms, Constructive Symptoms and Malfunction Symptoms.
Constructive Symptoms are symptoms like “Colds” or “Flus”, where the body is expelling toxins/wastes/poisons. Malfunction Symptoms are when the body has moved into a Chronic state where the wastes (toxemia) is affecting the function of an organ or gland.
The Hygienists observed that when a body was returned to the natural fruit centered diet the Malfunction Symptoms would move into the Constructive Symptoms through the healing phase and then if the person remained on the fruit based diet the Constructive Symptoms would also be eliminated and would not return as long as the Terrain remained clean. Thus proving “Le microbe n’est rien, le terrain est tout.” (The microbe is nothing, the terrain is everything) –The last words of Louis Pasteur - the father of The Germ Theory.
The Science of Natural Hygiene/Terrain Model has been drowned out by a profit centered disease industry, creating confusion in marketing and leading the average human into thinking that disease is a mystery and unsure what to do to reverse disease. We hope to clear the confusion by providing the solid foundation of evidence which has been compiled by the Natural Hygienists/Life Scientists/Nutritionists over the last 200+ years.
Adapted from the Terrain Model Refutes Germ Theory Facebook group located at https://www.facebook.com/groups/germtheory.vs.terraintheory/about