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Annual Swiss Retreat and Liver Detox

June 24-July 1, 2018, with optional extension weeks
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Come with me to the Swiss Alps! June 24-July 1, 2018, is our annual liver detox and R&R at the beautiful Paracelsus al Ronc in the Italian quarter of Switzerland. You will stay on-site and receive diagnostics and treatments from doctors of biological medicine, plus we're going to have a wonderful time hiking, sightseeing and enjoying one of the most beautiful places in the world.

Connect with our concierge, Margie Stewart

She will send you information on deposit, clinic, accommodations, and travel details

I’ve been to some beautiful places all over the world. I’ve snorkeled and dived, swum and flown and boated and climbed and hiked and skied in some of the world’s most gorgeous scenery.

None are so peaceful, healing, and beautiful as this charming clinic several thousand feet up in Castaneda, Switzerland. It’s my second home. It’s the best-kept secret in the healing world, and I’m about to tell you about it. We WILL fill up for this retreat, so don’t wait to claim your spot.

Paracelsus al Ronc is the perfect place for R&R, but you’re also getting M.D.-supervised European holistic inpatient treatment and an amazing liver detox while eating clean food you’re actually enjoy. You’ll enjoy the company of others of my tribe who want to improve their health, because we eat 3 meals a day together, and hike and see the sights! I’ll teach a class or two, so bring your questions!

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Paracelsus al Ronc is a great place for absolutely anyone to recharge or restore health. The first time we left this paradise on Earth, we were dreaming of returning some day. I made lifelong friends, and we’ve returned over and over again.

During your stay, you’ll enjoy three daily gourmet, multi-course, detoxifying meals. The sunny dining room overlooks a precipitous drop into the river cutting through the valley, with snow-covered peaks in the background.

Let me explain what these three options look like, in the best clinic I found world-wide

One week, two weeks, or three weeks, see which option fits your unique needs:

If you’ve just got a week, come with me in June, to one of the most beautiful places on Earth, for a comprehensive liver detox. Since your liver serves you in over 500 ways, there are at least 500 ways to feel and look better after this reboot.

You’ll eat a detoxifying and nutrient dense diet, and enjoy 20 diagnostic and treatment modalities over the course of a week.

 

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Can you possibly stay a second week? Get $500 off that week, plus a free heavy metals and minerals analysis ($250 value), just because you’re a friend of GreenSmoothieGirl.

In that second week, you’ll receive additional lab tests, personalized care based on your doctor’s findings. You may be prescribed nutrient IV’s, ozone infusions, or hyperthermia to give your immune system a health reset.

You’ll have before-and-after live blood analysis to show you exactly what you’ve accomplished, and you’ll enjoy specialties of European biological medicine, with detailed recommendations by the three MD’s on site as you return home.

For those with significant illnesses, Drs. Petra and Friderike Wiechel, MD’s, and Dr. Petra Rommelfanger, MD have tremendous success with cancer and neurodegenerative disease. Don’t wait for our June one-week liver detox, with the optional personalized second week, if you are suffering with a significant diagnosis.

(Apply here, for the best price worldwide on a 3-week stay, even relative to subpar Tijuana clinics. When you apply, Dr. Friderike Wiechel, MD will schedule a personal Skype call with you. This special invitation, as well as a $2,000 discount, applies only to 3-week stays.)

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Some of the Diagnostics and Treatments You’ll Receive:

  • Liver hyperthermia
  • Darkfield live blood analysis (amazing what your blood can tell you!)
  • Colon hydrotherapy
  • Nutrient IV infusions
  • Analysis of your autonomic nervous system, and other diagnostics
  • Acupuncture
  • Full-body massage and foot reflexology
  • So much more, all under the individualized care of Dr. Petra Wiechel, MD, and Dr. Fredericke Wiechel, MD

Space is Limited, reserve now!

June 24-July 1, 2018,
$4,900 double-occupancy
Single-occupancy, add $500 (if available)

Deposit / Attendance Options

  • June 24-July 1
  • July 2-9 
  • July 9-16 *Note, Robyn may not be in attendance at some of this event.

Optional extensions include concierge medical treatment dictated by your doctor with a free $500 in diagnostics or additional treatments, two more sightseeing excursions and $1,000 off the second week if registered by November 1.

Suggested Travel Plan
Arrive at Milan's MXP airport morning of the first day. Depart late morning the last day.

Participants are responsible for their own flight arrangements. Expect $1,000–$1,500 roundtrip from USA. Transfer from airport is free if you arrive and leave with the group on Sundays, otherwise there is a $270 transfer fee to or from the airport. No additional costs except spending money for shopping, and optional supplements the doc may prescribe you.

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Paracelsus al Ronc is a great place for anyone to recharge or restore health.

You can rest in your onsite room, between treatments, which is part of what makes this whole experience so healing. One side of your bedroom is entirely windows, with a private deck and lounge chairs. Every room has the amazing view, and so do treatment rooms! Daily hikes discover the ranging goatherds, springs of mineral waters, grottoes and tiny towns, and pristine Alpine wilderness.

Dozens of protocols are administered at the clinic by compassionate staff. Your schedule is made each evening before. The clinic is well-organized and non-stressful. (The Swiss invented the clock, after all.)

The therapies assist your body’s processes in purifying and rebuilding. You’ll receive tests of the health and strength of your organs, adaptive and regulatory systems, nutritional status, and other functions.

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Celebrating the end of liver detox with some contraband Prosecco. Marianna, Diana, Jessica, Barbara, Sonia and Robyn.

You don’t have to have to be ill to benefit from a stay here. The Wellness Retreat and Liver Detox includes your room, 3 special meals daily, and daily treatments and consultations. You’ll leave feeling fantastic!

I highly recommend this Liver Detox protocol, a specialty Dr. Wiechel is known for. Everyone can benefit. Food will be low-carb, fairly low-fat, low-protein, high-fiber, and easy to digest, while your body prepares to eliminate crystalline structures before they can do harm. You’ll be gently guided with surprisingly delicious, vegetable-intensive meals towards a “liver flush” at the end of the week. You’ll go home with a significantly rehabilitated liver.

And you need that. Your liver serves you in more than 500 ways!

The clinic owner, good friends of mine, will take our group for sightseeing excursions at some beautiful, fun locations. You will want to take hikes in the morning, right outside the door of the clinic, and enjoy the most amazing scenery you’ve ever seen–and the owner takes us to close-by morning hikes with waterfalls and quaint villages.

It’s easy to spend more than this for a vacation with no health benefit besides the R&R. I am so pleased with the value received at Paracelsus al Ronc—a vacation and health reboot all in one. And, I love getting to spend a lot of time with just 20 GreenSmoothieGirl readers each year. I’ll teach a class or two, and I’ll talk about anything that’s on your mind.

There are only 21 rooms available, so I expect this retreat to fill up. Reserve a spot with a $1,000 transferable, but nonrefundable deposit, since we’ll be turning others away. If you are not accepted for some reason, your deposit will be promptly refunded.

Photos From Our Trips

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    Owner, Ulf Wiechel with Dr. Wiechel’s husband and some 2016 GSG group enjoy a gala dinner
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    Dr. Petra Plays Accordian Dr. Frederike Sings

Now, I promised you SIX SECRETS OF THE SWISS. What I’ve learned, spending months at this clinic and the surrounding area, is that this is why Switzerland has one of the lowest obesity rates in the world (they’re all skinny!), and they’re also the richest nation in the world–we could learn a few things from them:

  1. They eat fresh, whole foods. (Not always. Lots of them are smokers, and they do have their pastries. But even their pastries are made with wheat that hasn’t been hybridized, and Europe closes its doors to GMO foods. And they don’t think of the drive-thru as a meal.)
  2. They work more hours than the French, but they get outside, and they walk. A lot. Sometimes uphill.
  3. They might have coffee, but it’s a small cup or two, in a day. (Not 4 Grande Lattes.)
  4. They tolerate little drama. They’re prompt, efficient, and discreet people.
  5. They don’t think that homeopathic, or natural, medicine, is for weirdos. It’s often their first line of defense.
  6. Nobody around them is fat, so there’s no whole communities of overweight people “normalizing” that epidemic like we have in North America.

Let’s learn together, enjoy each other’s company, and you’ll literally SEE the difference in the health of your blood (using darkfield live blood analysis), from your intake to your final exam. I go home feeling like a million bucks every year–come join me next June!

Connect with our concierge, Margie Stewart

She will send you information on deposit, clinic, accommodations, and travel details

I’ve been to clinics with very competent care before, in a 3 1/2 year, 18-clinic research tour of facilities that treat serious disease holistically. Nothing compares to this amazing place. The treatment price I’ve negotiated here is amazingly low, even compared to subpar Mexican clinics I visited!

And none of them had everything you’d want to find, under one roof, including your room and meals, supervised by medical doctors with holistic training. You don’t pay “a la carte.” Everything is included in your stay. Enjoy a gala dinner and in-house concerts.

What People are Saying About Paracelsus al Ronc

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I have had the privilege of being Guest Faculty at a few 'Detoxification' Centers and/or Health Resorts over the years. They all have their strengths and areas of expertise. Paracelsus al-Ronc in the spectcular Swiss Alps is by far the most comprehensive center to address health concerns in a systemized, effective, stress-free manner that allows you to relax and let your healing energies flow. And surprisingly, every meal was a destination-restaurant-quality meal, irrespective of which food plan you are on.

The Medical Faculty are 'cutting-edge' in their knowledge. And the Support Staff are extremely professional and kind as they take you through the protocols prescribed to address each individuals specific Program. First-Class in every way. We'll be back!
--Tom O'Bryan
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Paracelsus Al Ronc is a great place to go for the liver and gallbladder cleanse or detox program.  Dr Petra, and her staff, are very compassionate and care very much for the health of each patient.  Schedules for each program are well managed and structured but leave time for other activities like sauna, yoga, naps, reading, hiking, etc.  Another great thing about the clinic at Paracelsus is that you are among like minded people that are working to improve their health.
Getting to know Robyn is a bonus to the program.   She is genuinely interested in and engaged in the care of each patient making sure all goes well to the best of her ability. We recommend this retreat for anyone wanting to improve their health.  You will leave feeling revived and much more knowledgeable about your health and how to continue the healing process.
--Lee and Robyn Sowell
Eugenie and Robyn in Beautiful Switzerland!

A year ago I developed not only a serious skin condition, but also food intolerances to food necessary for good health and balanced nutrition. The only option the medical community offered me was drugs, steroids, avoiding the sun, and avoiding healthy food. In my search for alternative ways of healing, my friend, Ella introduced me to Robyn, the Green Smoothie Girl. Through Robyn I learned about her liver detox week at Paracelsus al Ronc in Switzerland. An unanticipated visit to this phenomenal homeopathic medical center became a reality. They were able to pin point the source of my intolerances, provide me with the correct detox and treatment plan, and help me through an intensive medically supervised liver detox.

Paracelsus Al Ronc was a lifesaver for me. I have closely followed the protocol that the Clinic sent me home with. I am today enjoying the local life-giving rays of the sun, allergy free, and able to enjoy healthy nutritious meals. Thank you Paracelsus and thank you, Robyn!

--Eugene Simmons
The Medical Faculty are 'cutting-edge' in their knowledge. And the Support Staff are extremely professional and kind as they take you through the protocols prescribed to address each individuals specific Program. First-Class in every way. We'll be back!

Attending al Ronc was an experience of a lifetime. As my husband attested, he gave up his week of Italian food and wine we’d planned for afterwards in favor of extending our stay at al Ronc. And it was exceptional.

Dr. Weichel not only is a world-class clinician, but she also cares tremendously and compassionately for each patient she sees. This care and compassion is also reflected in her staff as they cared for us through the many different treatment modalities offered.

Al Ronc is the perfect place to unplug and truly find rest. The setting is a serene mountainside nestled between two 13th century villages. Options for scenic walks abound right outside the front door of the clinic. There was a healthy balance of treatments and down time to enjoy the outdoors, go on some great hikes and field trips with Ulf, make use of their sauna, or do nothing at all. All meals are provided and deliciously prepared by a Michelin rated chef right at the clinic and whether you’re sitting on the deck off your bedroom or off the dining room-you are surrounded by breathtaking scenery.

As much as I loved attending, I am deeply grateful for the diagnosis, ongoing care, and motivation to help get us to a healthier place. I can’t wait for the next visit!

(John and Margie Stewart have now gone to Al Ronc three times!)

--Margie Stewart
Happy couple at Paracelsus al Ronc

So take my review with a grain of salt, because I'm the guy that went to put up with a week of detox with my wife in the Swiss mountains so we could "re-tox” in Italy the week after!

We completed the liver detox protocol in the first week and I felt so much better I agreed to cancel the Italian "re-tox” and stay another week at the clinic to start some heavy metal detox.

Dr. Petra and her staff are incredible. She's very knowledgeable, has been working in the field for 25 years, and takes a sincere interest in you as a person. I found her explanations, write ups, and blood work/ testing very thorough. I feel like I got a complete review of my health and the underlying causes in a way I couldn't in America. She was able to diagnose some significant health issues I needed to pay attention to that I was completely unaware of. It really did exceed my expectations.

The view off the balcony is phenomenal! There’s a lot to do--hiking, sightseeing, and you get a local tour guide with Petra's husband, Ulf. The food is good (once you get over giving up the cheeseburger, French fries and a chocolate shake). I wouldn't have thought you could make vegetables taste that good.

There's a beautiful town directly above the clinic that you can walk through and see the church tower and tremendous "the hills are alive" view of the valley.

Robyn does a great job of integrating you with the facility and staff since she's been there frequently in the last few years and understands the procedures. On a personal note, Robyn was also really good about putting up with my "all things in moderation" speech! I really enjoyed my time at al Ronc

--John Stewart
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My time and experience at Paracelsus Al Ronc Clinic was like none other I have had before. All of the staff took such care of me. I felt like a person, not a patient, which was such a wonderful feeling. All of the food was amazing. The kitchen and serving staff do a fabulous job of preparing and presenting all of the food.

The facility and its location are far and away above any I have been to before. The fresh air, the mountains, the clouds, the church bells, and the wild life all helped me to relax and unwind.

The Liver Cleanse has given my body a "reset" to a healthier place. I learned so much both at the Clinic, as well as through the pre-arrival diet. My body is now functioning at a healthier level. I have kept certain liver cleanse foods in my diet as my body craves them.

I will definitely be returning next year.

--Beth Grant
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I have never felt more at peace, grateful, and truly connected and healthy in body, mind and spirit than when I was in Switzerland at Paracelsus Clinica al Ronc.

Although I was far away from home, I felt so at home at al Ronc. Everyone there is so warm and open and welcoming. Everything they do is to help you feel comfortable, safe and happy, be it serving you some of the most delicious meals I've ever eaten or inserting a needle in your vein for an IV mineral infusion or getting a massage or enema or any other amazing type of treatment they have.

Everything is done with love and kindness and with a sincere desire to help you heal in body, mind, and spirit. Everyone is very well trained and works hard to find the right care and solution for you as an individual.

The atmosphere alone, the breathtaking view of the Alps, not to mention the flowers, trees, and gardens so well maintained around the clinic area itself all bring peace and healing just by being there. Although it was fun to go off on excursions into some local towns and do some sightseeing and such, often just being at the clinic and having time to myself to rest and relax to think and feel was by far my most favorite place to be. That and going on some early morning hikes in the area!

Anyone who is looking for an opportunity to find true healing in body, mind and spirit should definitely find a way to go spend time at al Ronc. I'm already planning for when I can return again!

--Sue Squire
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Cheryl and I were very pleasantly surprised from our two weeks with Dr. Petra Wiechel and the Paracelsus al Ronc clinic. Cheryl and I are active, fairly healthy, and 63 years old.

We learned so much about ourselves and our health. What started out as a learning experience to help Cheryl with an autoimmune liver disease, quickly turned into a holistic ("biological") approach to life. Issues dealing with prescription medications, cholesterol, high blood pressure, arthritis, gout, weight, and energy were quickly and often discussed with Dr. Petra and her colleague Dr. Shultze. Rationale, lifestyle changes, and organic supplements were discussed and implemented.

In the three weeks since I started the liver detox at Paracelsus al Ronc, I have lost 15 pounds, eliminated the statin drug, have lower cholesterol and blood pressure (latest reading of 110/70 is the lowest in many years), plus I have more energy than in years.

We loved the clinic. Our experience was greatly enhanced however, by the GreenSmoothieGirl group you assembled, by you sharing your knowledge and experiences, and by biological doctor Jared Nielson from Heber City Utah in attendance. I would recommend this experience to anyone, and suggest the experience is enhanced by having other GSG participants in attendance.

--John and Cheryl Thackeray
GSG group at Lake Maggiori

I arrived at the clinic without hope or a future, with Stage 3C colon cancer. After I spent two weeks there, I felt wonderful and strong. My spirits were high and I was able to cope with my cancer. Going back several months later, I completely trusted Dr. Petra and personal care for me around the clock by all staff, their followup on my wellbeing and my file. I always leave for home feeling strong. I am planning to run a 10-mile race in just a few weeks! Paracelsus al Ronc is a place where you can find peace and tranquility above a beautiful, secluded valley, in the snow-covered mountains. You feel like you are suspended between Earth and Heaven.

--Dagmar S.
Coach Madeline at Lake Maggiori

I went to Paracelsus al Ronc for the Liver Detox program. I do a detox somewhere, every year, so when Robyn organized this trip, I decided to follow. How was my trip? PHENOMENAL.

For one thing, the scenery, OMG! Every morning I woke up to a perfect view of the snow-capped Alps. Breathtaking! I came home in better physical shape thanks to the hikes. Second, the food---no detox program I’ve done before actually had good, let alone delicious, food! Everything was organic, grass-fed, local-farm-produced. I know, because I went in the kitchen and investigated everything!

Each meal was served as though we were at a gourmet restaurant. We had a dozen fruits, and over 30 different vegetables! Sprouts, chestnuts, gluten-free, yeast free breads, goat and sheep organic cheeses.

Forty different treatments! What did I accomplish, going all this distance? The difference here is that they cleanse , and then they REHABILITATE. In the past, I got a cleansed liver, but the 40 treatments will help the healing continue. I highly recommend this program, an amazing value.

--Madeline W.
Denise finds a herd of goats on a hike

I'd been wanting to do a cleanse for some time. I chose the liver cleanse at Paracelsus al Ronc solely based on Robyn's recommendation because for me, that was all I needed. I had been to one of Robyn's talks and knew of her dedication to holistic methods. She saved me from having to do the research on my own. I knew I would not be disappointed. Paracelsus al Ronc was all that I hoped it would be. I do not know that I'd be able to duplicate the experience anywhere else, especially in the areas of food quality and adherence to holistic principles and treatment methods. We all loved and benefited greatly from the expertise and compassion of Dr. Wiechel, Naturopath Anila, and all the therapists.

The facility was beautiful and made the treatments and cleanse so convenient and easy. My room was wonderful and as promised, did not feel at all "clinic-like". The view never disappointed. Best of all, I returned home feeling refreshed, renewed and committed to continuing on the healing path that got a great jump-start while at Paracelsus al Ronc.

--Denise
Heinz and Amanda

Paracelsus al Ronc is a paradigm of healing, love, science, and hope. That’s such strong juxtaposition with a medical establishment pimping orthodoxy, profit, and greed. Dr. Petra Wiechel and her family have created an oasis of peace and health in a superb clinic that spills 7 stories down a steep mountainside, amid the most spectacular scenery and freshest air in the world.Each room is warmly decorated and has an optimal view of the valley. The food is fresh, imaginative, delicious, and customized for your program. The Wiechels have set a tone of love and peace that infuses the staff and guests.

Facilities and housekeeping are first rate, and most of all, Paracelsus al Ronc is reasonably priced compared to most clinics where there is often shameful gouging of frightened terminal patients. I was subjected to comprehensive testing, diagnosis, detoxification, oxygenation, and myriad treatments tailored to my condition and my schedule.

I returned home revitalized and buoyed by my experience, and deeply grateful.

--Heinz Valenta
Rose

Paracelsus al Ronc is a paradigm of healing, love, science, and hope. That’s such strong juxtaposition with a medical establishment pimping orthodoxy, profit, and greed. Dr. Petra Wiechel and her family have created an oasis of peace and health in a superb clinic that spills 7 stories down a steep mountainside, amid the most spectacular scenery and freshest air in the world.Each room is warmly decorated and has an optimal view of the valley. The food is fresh, imaginative, delicious, and customized for your program. The Wiechels have set a tone of love and peace that infuses the staff and guests.

Facilities and housekeeping are first rate, and most of all, Paracelsus al Ronc is reasonably priced compared to most clinics where there is often shameful gouging of frightened terminal patients. I was subjected to comprehensive testing, diagnosis, detoxification, oxygenation, and myriad treatments tailored to my condition and my schedule.

I returned home revitalized and buoyed by my experience, and deeply grateful.

--Rose K.

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