The Pineal Gland

Written By: Gage Gorman

What is it?  

In my option, the Pineal gland is the central station of the connection of our Earth Soul incarnation to our other Souls and to the Universe.   It links us to Spirit, it allows us to see clearly and authentically, and it translates other density information between our multiple selfs in multiple densities.  

The Pineal gland is our personal stargate, meaning we can travel to other places on this planet and to other places in the universe.  Most of us are far from being able to travel with our Pineal glad at this time, but it is possible and will be possible in our future.  

Definition:  

A pea-sized conical mass of tissue behind the third ventricle of the brain, secreting a hormone like substance in some mammals.

The brain is comprised of two distinct hemispheres connected by fibers.
The pineal gland is located in the middle of the brain, in between the two hemispheres.

The pineal gland contains mainly pinealocytes, which are cells that produce the hormone melatonin; and glial cells, which are a particular type of brain cells that support neurons (the cells that transmit information to other cells).
The pineal gland is key to the body's internal clock because it regulates the body's circadian rhythms. Circadian rhythms are the daily rhythms of the body, including signals that make someone feel tired, sleep, wake up, and feel alert around the same time each day.

The pineal gland secretes melatonin, which is a hormone that helps regulate circadian rhythms. Melatonin is produced according to the amount of light a person is exposed to.
The pineal gland releases greater amounts of melatonin when it is dark, which points to melatonin's role in sleep. Many supplement manufacturers offer melatonin as a "natural" sleep aid.
Some research, however, suggests that the link between melatonin and sleep might not be as simple as it seems. These researchers found that removing the pineal gland did not affect the activity levels of rats that had normal access to light and dark. They concluded that the function of the pineal gland may be more complicated than initially thought and that its role may vary widely between different animals.

The pineal gland has been linked to a range of other functions. These include:

Bone metabolism

Research on mice suggests that changes in the function of the pineal gland might affect bone metabolism. Postmenopausal women are significantly more vulnerable to osteoporosis than other groups.
Pineal gland function tends to decline with age. The study concluded that oral melatonin supplements might help increase bone mass, which could be used in the future to protect against postmenopausal osteoporosis.

Mental health

Sleep and mental health are inextricably linked. Sleep deprivation can cause or worsen some mental health conditions. Some mental health disorders may also make it more difficult to sleep.
Some mental health conditions have been linked to access to light. Seasonal affective disorder, for instance, is a form of depression that affects a person's mood and tends to occur when light levels are low. This may be due to changes in melatonin secretion.

Pituitary gland function


The pituitary gland is a gland that protrudes from a part of the brain called the hypothalamus. The hypothalamus is linked to a wide range of hormonal functions, including growth and thyroid function. Older research suggests that the pineal gland can alter the behavior of the pituitary gland.
Melatonin may block the pituitary gland from secreting hormones that play essential roles in the development of the ovaries and testes and regulate functions such as the menstrual cycle.

Drug metabolism

Some drugs, including both recreational and prescription drugs, appear to alter the function of the pineal gland and change melatonin secretion patterns.
One study concluded that the pineal gland could play a significant role in addiction to cocaine and other psychostimulants.
One Study = https://www.nature.com/articles/1300254

Aging

As people age, the pineal gland tends to secrete less melatonin. It is unlikely that melatonin is the sole culprit for age-related changes, but reduced levels of melatonin may help explain the aging process.
Older adults tend to sleep less and may have trouble falling asleep. Changes in melatonin might explain this phenomenon.

Sense of direction

An older study of people with impaired pineal glands found that damage to this gland is associated with declines in the sense of direction.
This suggests that the pineal gland may play a largely unrecognized role in spatial navigation.

The connecting link between the physical and spiritual worlds. Considered the most powerful and highest source of ethereal energy available to humans, the pineal gland has always been important in initiating supernatural powers. Development of psychic talents has been closely associated with this organ of higher vision.

The third eye controls the various bio-rhythms of the body. It works in harmony with the hypothalamus gland which directs the body's thirst, hunger, sexual desire and the biological clock that determines our aging process. When it "awakens", one feels a pressure at the base of the brain.

The pineal gland's location deep in the brain seems to intimate hidden importance. In the days before its function as a physical eye that could see beyond space-time was discovered, it was considered a mystery linked to superstition and mysticism. Today it is associated with the sixth chakra. 

INDIGO
6th Chakra: Third Eye Pineal Gland:
Often connected to the forehead.  
Is a physical eye at the base of the brain
with the capabilities of looking upward. The Pineal Gland.
Clairvoyance, psychic abilities, imagination, dreaming

More on the Chakras by clicking here.

 

5 Ways to Activate the Pineal Gland

Activating your pineal gland may be helpful for regulating mood, sleep, and energy levels. Here are 4 ways to get started:

1. Get Out and Into the Sun

Sun exposure kick starts the pineal gland to produce serotonin and stimulates the mind. Any type of light exposure, either directly or indirectly, activates the pineal gland, prompting it to produce serotonin. 

This neurotransmitter is responsible for mood and improves energy levels. This is why it’s crucial to avoid light after the sun goes down, because you need your pineal gland to produce melatonin and suppress serotonin. 

This process can only be accomplished by reducing light from electronics and light bulbs as much as possible.


2. Sleep in Complete Darkness

A dark environment ensures your pineal gland produces enough melatonin to ensure good, restful sleep. 

Make sure you avoid backlit devices like phones, tablets, computer monitors, or TV right before bed. The lighting of these devices stimulates serotonin production, tricking your pineal gland into thinking it’s daytime, confusing your wake/ sleep cycle.

3. Sun Gazing

Sun Gazing.  The Benefits And How To Get Started.

Sun gazing is perhaps one of the most controversial exercises you can do to activate the pineal gland, simply because there’s no scientific evidence to prove its effectiveness or safety. 

Here’s the basics of the practice: within the first 15 minutes of sunlight at the beginning of the day and then the final 15 minutes of sunlight at the end of the day, you gaze into the sun for a couple of seconds, but only a couple of seconds. 

Again, sun gazing has its risks. Simply getting out in the sun and having your eyes exposed to light indirectly can help stimulate the pineal gland without having to stare directly into the sun’s rays.


4. Meditation

The pineal gland responds to the bioelectric signals of light and dark, and meditation activates this bioelectric energy. With practice, you can learn to direct this energy to this highly-sensitive organ.

 

 

5. 100% Pure Gum Spirits of Turpentine

The PINE tree essential oil cleanses out the PINEal gland. It takes about 4 to 6 weeks then after that...watch out...Better dreams, better visions, heightened intuition. There is a sect of Buddhist that as an initiation, the soon to be monks live in the forest and eat nothing but parts of the pine tree, they do this for 1000 days. Pine oil is a miracle substance that needs to be tried to be appreciated. 

Modern Problems with the Pineal Gland


Calcification is the biggest problem for the pineal gland. Fluoride accumulates in the pineal gland more than any other organ and leads to the formation of phosphate crystals. As your pineal gland hardens due to the crystal production, less melatonin is produced and regulation of your wake-sleep cycle gets disturbed.


Research also reports fluoride hardening accelerates sexual development in children, particularly in girls. And this is a serious problem as a study from 30 years ago reported 40% of American children under 17 were found to have pineal calcification in process. Since then, we’ve see children, especially girls, experience the early onset of puberty.

In addition to fluoride, halides like chlorine and bromine also accumulate and damage the pineal gland. Calcium supplements can also cause problems. Without enough vitamin D–64% of Americans are vitamin D deficient–calcium does not become bioavailable and calcifies human tissue, including the pineal gland.

Eliminating fluoride may be the best first step for reducing health concerns. Use fluoride-free toothpaste, avoid tap water, and drink filtered water. For the best filtered water, use a reverse osmosis water filter. Eat calcium-rich foods rather than taking calcium supplements if you can get plenty of vitamin D.

How to Decalcify Your Pineal Gland


If you’ve been exposed to fluoride, your pineal gland has some degree of calcification preventing it from working well. Here are a few ways you can decalcify:
 

Tamarind Fruit

The fruit from the African tamarind tree is extremely effective at removing fluoride from the body. One study found children given tamarind excreted significantly more fluoride in their urine compared to the control group and may halt or even reverse the effects of skeletal fluorosis. 


Borax

Mix one teaspoon of borax (or boron) in a liter of water and take it in small quantities over the course of a day or two. Consult your doctor before using this method.


Zeolites

These volcanically-produced crystals have recently been discovered as a powerful way to detoxify your body. They break down hardened calcium that forms around heavy metals in tissue and removes these heavy metals from the body.
 

Cleanses

Regular cleansing enables the body to naturally remove toxins and heavy metals from the body, including fluoride.

Iodine

Halides like fluoride, chlorine, and bromine accumulate in your tissue if you’re iodine deficient, which is an increasing problem around the world. If you’ve cut back on salt and don’t eat a lot of seafood, there’s a good chance you may be deficient.

Symptoms of iodine deficiency include chronic fatigue, thyroid disease, feeling cold or a low body temperature, and hormone imbalance. To get more iodine, eat foods rich in iodine, [link to article on sources of iodine] or take a colloidal iodine supplement for the best result. - Dr. Edward F. Group III, DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM


Written & Prepared By: Gage Gorman