Frequently Asked Questions

General Quinton Questions

What is Quinton Marine Plasma?

Quinton Marine Plasma is nutrient-rich marine fluid that is harvested from the depths of an oceanic plankton bloom.

Quinton Marine Plasma is not just seawater. Discovered by French physiologist and humanitarian, René Quinton, in 1897, marine Plasma has proven to be an incredibly effective way to restore cellular homeostasis and mineral balance.

Inside the plankton bloom’s protective environment, microscopic sea organisms create Quinton Marine Plasma. It has been speculated that the secret of our biological ancestry lies in these microscopic organisms. It is no small wonder that we still bear an astounding biological relationship to these plankton blooms: amazingly, the constitution of marine Plasma mirrors that of human blood Plasma almost perfectly.*

You might say that when you ingest Quinton Marine Plasma, you’re restoring your body’s marine inheritance.

How does Quinton Marine Plasma work?

A complete spectrum of minerals is necessary to metabolize 100% of the amino acids we consume. When critical minerals are missing or represented in deficient amounts, our bodies fail to optimally metabolize and convert amino acids and enzymes into energy.

The molecular mystery of Quinton Marine Plasma is that, in its isotonic state, each of the minerals is represented in quantities that mirror, almost perfectly, those of human blood Plasma and extra-cellular fluids. Like human blood Plasma, it contains 78 minerals and marine co-factors – all at almost the perfect levels needed by the human body.

As such, Quinton is an ideal solution for restoring balance to the body’s internal fluids, thoroughly replenishing electrolytes and rapidly re-hydrating.

Indeed our immune system is a dynamic network like a secondary brain which is constantly adapting to new information from its environment. Scientists believe  that marine plasma may work to upgrade the immune system similar to how anti-virus programs defend computer from viral attacks.

In fact the relative balance of minerals in Quinton Marine Plasma is really identical to that of human blood plasma
Every cell in the human body gets its good food from its own internal ocean, the extra cellular fluid surrounding our cells. In this surrounding fluid there must be a perfect balance of all major and trace elements in order for our cells to effectively communicate with each other. Quinton Marine Plasma restores balance to our internal fluids.  

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After the results obtained so far in research it is conceivable that Quinton products may be used in many diseases, not only as preventive and palliative treatment , but also complementing other drugs to reduce their adverse effects,” concludes Professor Jose Miguel Sempere

What is the difference between Quinton Marine Plasma and other seawater?

Quinton Marine Plasma differs from other seawaters in several significant ways.

1. Original Quinton has been harvested for the last 110 years from a particular plankton bloom using the same harvesting method developed by René Quinton (a national hero for the lives he saved in France ). No other seawater product available has this level of history, credibility and research behind it. We do not know of any other seawater harvesting from this same bloom and no other company uses the exact same methodology.

2. We have run many tests comparing other seawater to Original Quinton . To date, we have not found any others that are COLD micro-filtered multiple times – as opposed to heat pasteurized or subjected to UV radiation. These less expensive processes destroy the active components in the water. The reductions in activity in other seawater repeatedly show up in third party research. Though we believe there is benefit from most purified seawater, Original Quinton is in a class of efficacy by itself that far exceeds any other in the marketplace due to the fact that René Quinton was the pioneer of the market. Simply said, his method of collection, storage, and packaging are family secrets.

3. Original Quinton is sourced and packaged by our parent company, based in Spain , which is still partially controlled by the Quinton family. Our company, Original Quinton North America , has the exclusive right to distribute and market this product. The parent company in Spain explicitly asked us to distribute Quinton Marine Plasma through health professionals and professional trainers, in order to maintain the reputation and integrity of the product. Our doctors here in North America who educate other health professionals about the product share the same level of integrity as our parent company, Los Laboratorios Quinton Internacional, S.L. Trust in a health product sold for 110 years by the same company is priceless.

ORIGINAL Quinton MARINE PLASMA

HOW IT'S HARVESTED YES NO
1 Anywhere in the ocean X
2 In a non-plankton bloom environment X
3 From deep seawater X
4 From the center of a seasonal vortex plankton bloom, discovered by René Quinton X
René Quinton proved that plankton water is not like other seawater. The plankton bloom is protected, and only one company is authorized to harvest marine plasma from it. That's where Original Quinton comes from.
HOW IT'S PROCESSED YES NO
1 Irradiated X
2 UV treated X
3 Desalinated X
4 Cold sterilized in a pharmaceutical facility X
It's very important to sterilize marine plasma for consumption by humans, but the sterilization process must not destroy the "alive" nature of the plasma. There are many health-restoring constituents in Original Quinton that are destroyed by UV and/or heat sterilization. René Quinton knew this back in 1897, and that's why his protocols for processing are to this day followed very strictly.
HOW IT'S PACKAGED YES NO
1 Standard plastic bottle X
2 Metal bottle X
3 Double-tipped glass vial X
The Original Quinton Plasma glass vial has been designed to preserve the potency and "aliveness" of the marine plasma. We do not see this when Quinton Marine Plasma is packaged in a standard plastic bottle. The glass vial packaging was designed in 1897 by René Quinton himself, and each ampoule contains the appropriate incremental dosage. No measuring. No hassle.
HOW IT'S DISTRIBUTED YES NO
1 Sold without advice from or consultation with a health professional or sports physiologist X
2 Available through your trusted health professional or sports physiologist X
Original Quinton Marine Plasma has been shown to be so effective for supporting optimal health, that the Quinton family, believe that health professionals and sports physiologists must be involved to assure the most effective use of Quinton Marine Plasma in clinical and sports performance environments.
THE COMPANY PROVIDING IT TO YOU YES NO
1 A company unrelated to the Quinton family X
2 The only company manufacturing pure Quinton Marine Plasma, still partially owned by the family of René Quinton. X
Quinton successfully coordinated the administration of Quinton marine plasma in over 16 hospitals throughout France during the 1918 Flu epidemic.

What was René Quinton’s amazing discovery?

René Quinton discovered that our animal “milieu interieur” (biological terrain, extracellular matrix, ground substance, etc.) was literally inherited from the primordial isotonic ocean in which the first unicellular life began and developed. This “original” biological terrain was maintained throughout the zoological chain for nearly 2.5 billion years and is our single most enduring physiological trait.

René Quinton described it so eloquently: “We are truly a living marine aquarium.”

What is the significance of the “milieu interieur” in modern medicine?

The “milieu interieur” or biological terrain was defined by the father of physiology, Claude Bernard, in the mid-1800’s. The terrain comprises the complex network of all of our body fluids and accounts for nearly 70% of our body weight. Modern physiologists acknowledge the terrain as the very foundation of physiology because all physiological processes take place within it. Recent developments in science, medicine and genetics attribute an even greater role of the biological terrain to immune response, cell replication and homeostasis. It appears that Claude Bernard was correct when he proposed: “The terrain is everything”.

What did René Quinton prove about his discovery?

René Quinton was able to duplicate the composition of the primordial sea by diluting his unique ocean extract. Time and time again, he then proved the physiological compatibility of his Plasma de Quinton by replacing both 100% of the blood plasma and 100% of the whole blood of small animals with no adverse effects (You read it correctly!). These experiments were documented in minute-by-minute detail in his scientific treatise of 1904, L’eau de Mer, Milieu Organique. As further proof, the Marine Plasma was subsequently used in both World Wars as a blood plasma replacement and it is still used today in clinics around the world.

In the years following, René Quinton demonstrated something even more incredible to the medical community: He proved that his Plasma de Quinton, when properly introduced into the body, is able to biochemically replenish the human biological terrain and impart a “blueprint” which reestablishes global balance within the extracellular liquid matrix. The effect of this is a shift toward homeostasis so significant that even the most serious illnesses were controlled and overcome.

How extensively was Quinton Marine Plasma used after its value in medical treatment was first demonstrated?

By 1908 Europe was facing some of the greatest epidemics of disease in its history. In the absence of antibiotics, which had not yet been discovered, cholera, typhoid, tuberculosis, syphilis and a myriad of gastrointestinal and skin diseases were causing millions of deaths and suffering. Antibiotics were thirty years away. Based on René Quinton’s success in treating scores of otherwise doomed French patients, the Paris Academy of Medicine elected his Marine Method as the best hope for the worsening epidemics.

Six European countries as well as Egypt and Algeria established 69 free clinics to administer Quinton Marine Plasma to their diseased populations. These Marine Dispensaries, as they were called, were such a legendary success in saving more than a half-million lives that René Quinton was hailed as one of France's most distinguished heroes. Today we are left with an amazing legacy of this accomplishment, Le Dispensaire Marine, which is a six-hundred page clinical summary, of the work of René Quinton and his chief physician, Dr. Jean Jarricot. This masterpiece is considered to be one of the most detailed and extensive clinical studies in medical history.

Is it true that René Quinton and Dr. Jean Jarricot may have performed the first clinical demonstration of epigenetics more than a century ago?

The science of epigenetics was officially born when Randy Jirtle (Duke University) demonstrated that certain genes of laboratory mice could be “turned off” by the addition of extra nutrients in the diet (foliate in this case). Sadly, the scientific world had forgotten (or suppressed?) that Quinton and Jarricot, more than a century before, demonstrated a far more dramatic epigenetic transformation – not on mice but on the fetuses of 2000 pregnant women! Mothers who had a long history of bearing children with congenital disease and serious birth defects were administered Quinton Marine Plasma during pregnancy and their subsequent offspring were nearly 100% free of any physiological or mental adversity. These “Quinton Babies”, as they were called, were tracked for as long as 15 years to prove the long-term efficacy of the Marine Therapeutic Method (Le Dispensaire Marin, 1925)

How does Quinton Marine Plasma serve practitioners and their patients?

One reason why the practice of modern medicine tends to steer clear of addressing health conditions from the perspective of the master regulator of all physiological processes, the biological terrain, is that the subject matter is so complex and involved. For those practitioners who are willing to develop a basic therapeutic skill set anchored in the use of Quinton Marine Plasma, a window of access and influence over this physio-regulatory matrix will open and reveal an important key to achieving homeostasis for their patients – without any known primary contra-indications. Quinton Marine Plasma offers a wealth of modalities that yield numerous comprehensive benefits to both practitioners and patients alike. It is, in effect, a holistic influence using just one or two concentrations, Isotonic and Hypertonic, for both internal and external use. The oral, nasal, dermal, ocular, dental, respiratory and colonic application of René Quinton’s gift have ability to become cornerstones of your successful medical practice.


Common Questions for Athletes and Trainers

Does Quinton Marine Plasma meet doping regulations?

Yes. Quinton Marine Plasma is a pure, organic and naturally-occurring nutrient-rich seawater that is harvested from the depths of an oceanic plankton bloom and cold filtered for oral consumption. There are no synthetic properties to it, and it does not inspire unnatural bodily function. As such, there is nothing in Quinton Marine Plasma that is banned or outlawed in the sporting communities.

Why does Quinton Marine Plasma deliver such a marked advantage to athletes?

A complete spectrum of minerals is necessary to metabolize 100% of the amino acids we consume. When critical minerals are missing or represented in deficient amounts, our bodies fail to optimally metabolize and convert amino acids and enzymes into energy.

The molecular mystery of Quinton Marine Plasma is that, in its isotonic state, each of the minerals is represented in quantities that mirror, almost perfectly, those of human blood Plasma and extra-cellular fluids. Like human blood Plasma, it contains 78 minerals and marine co-factors – all at almost the perfect levels needed by the human body.

For high-level athletes, Quinton is an ideal solution for rapid re-hydration and electrolyte replenishment for increased energy and endurance.

What is the difference between Quinton Marine Plasma and other seawater?

Quinton Marine Plasma differs from other seawaters in several significant ways.

  1. Original Quinton has been harvested for the last 110 years from a particular plankton bloom using the same harvesting method developed by René Quinton (a national hero for the lives he saved in France ). No other seawater product available has this level of history, credibility and research behind it. We do not know of any other seawater harvesting from this same bloom and no other company uses the exact same methodology.
  2. We have run many tests comparing other seawater to Original Quinton . To date, we have not found any others that are COLD micro-filtered multiple times – as opposed to heat pasteurized or subjected to UV radiation. These less expensive processes destroy the active components in the water. The reductions in activity in other seawater repeatedly show up in third party research. Though we believe there is benefit from most purified seawater, Original Quinton is in a class of efficacy by itself that far exceeds any other in the marketplace due to the fact that René Quinton was the pioneer of the market. Simply said, his method of collection, storage, and packaging are family secrets.

 

 

 

Where some minerals function in the body