Big Sur Biological Balm

“Oh, to live on Sugar Mountain with the barkers and the colored balloons. You can’t be twenty on Sugar Mountain, though you’re thinking that you’re leaving there too soon; You’re leaving there too soon.”

(Lyrics by Neil Young)

Introduction to Brody’s Sad Plight & Happy Recovery

Subject (Brody) symptoms:  18 year old neutered male tabby cat in extremis, with severe arthritis in multiple painful joints, including shoulders, wrists, hips, and spine, despite age-appropriate nutrition and otherwise good health. The “weak energy” of a pain-full dying process was sadly evident.

Fortunately, Brody’s owners consulted with a lettered yet very reclusive Emersonian Biochemist (exceedingly self-reliant) who often haunts the rarified environs of Big Sur, California, advancing sophisticated natural and alternative treatments for chronic suffering in a purposeful yet entirely non-commercial manner of caring.

Introduction to Brody’s Sad Plight & Happy Recovery

His recommendation was daily Hemp Extract drops to control the withering pain; with an immediate dietary “Induction” of radical joint complex nutrition, including Furan fatty acids—which the Biochemist refers to as a fragile and fleeting “Jewel in the Lotus”—an elusive biochemical jewel that was nearly lost in a sea of fish oils.

Following recovery, Brody was moved from Induction to a Maintenance diet.

Introduction to Brody’s Sad Plight & Happy Recovery

Good News from Vet Med / Science: Age-related Poly-Arthritis in Horses, Dogs, and Cats has been “cured” by diet alone — as long as the joint-supportive diet has enough bioactive Furan Fatty Acids included in the mix.


An Allegorical Jewel in the Lotus: Biochemists identified reactive (unstable) Furan Fatty Acids as the primary health-promoting ingredients previously attributed to fish oils per se. Furan-FAs are potent anti-oxidants synthesized by marine algae to protect their membranes from free-radicals generated by sunlight, only to be eaten by hungry Green-Lipped Mussel (filter-feeders), which then concentrate the protective algal lipids, along with their own “chondrogenic components” (cartilage supporting nutrients), within the tissues of the marine shellfish. Furan-FAs are 200-times more potent, in terms of anti-inflammatory bioactivity, than the prized fish oil (EPA). Wakimoto et al., 2011 PNAS 108:17533-7.

The Topical Delivery of Furan-FAs and complementary biomolecules to arthritic joints represents a challenge in terms of harvesting the Perna properly, preserving the lipid fractions, and formulating a multiplex transdermal delivery vehicle that can transit the 1. skin, 2. connective tissues & 3. Inflamed joint capsules; extending waves of BioActive Molecules* as a LOCALIZED form of FIRST AID.

(*Natural biomolecules with defined,   evidence-based mol. mechanisms-of-action)

Penetrating Multiplex Balm

Select Penetrating Oils in a Binding Matrix of Carrier Oils, Waxes, Extracts, GAGs, and BioActive Molecules* For Transdermal Delivery


Coming Soon, currently in testing


Artemisinin, a rare biomolecule isolated from Artemisia annua L. is used for the treatment of malaria. Recent studies demonstrate anti-inflammation and anti-autoimmune bioactivity. 

  •  Nobel prize for Chinese Professor
  • Potent AntiInflammatory Fx
  • Potent ImmunoRegulatory Action
  • Regulates T-cells & Chondrocytes


Brody Boy & Monique in Monterey, December 8, 2019

Brody’s Sunlight

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Brody’s Sunlight

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