Do The 3-Day Herbal Detox Programme

Excerpt of an article that appeared in Essentials Magazine – October 2002 Herbal expert and grower, Di-Di Hoffman of Bouquet Garni, recommends following a gentle three-day herbal detox programme. ‘Some people go to extremes with fasting, laxatives, enemas, colonics, diuretics and even exercise. Most of these rigid detoxes do more harm than good, as they […]

How the “Green People” Came to Our Aid (a Cherokee Tale)

In the foreword to her wonderful little book “Herbal Medicine”, herbalist Vicky Pitman relates the beautiful story by the Cherokee of how the green people came to the aid of human beings. “In the beginning of this world, all creatures could speak a common language, and respected and understood one another, taking only what they needed […]

Types of Healing

“Healing” means to cure or make whole. Healing can include relief from spiritual, physical, emotional, mental, and demonic conditions. It is not immunity from sickness. Our bodies are in the “process of decay” and open to Satanic attacks as long as we are in this world. In chapter 2 of Battle for the Body (see […]

The Battle for the Body

“Man is a product of his thoughts, what he believes, he becomes” – Mahatma Gandhi. In our experience most people who invest in a herb course like this have an underlying belief in the effectiveness of herbalism as a healing modality. And that, as Mahatma Gandhi hints, is critical to what you’ll get from such a course. Few people […]

The 5-Day Healthy Eating Plan

Your skin – how it looks, feels and behaves – is a good indicator of your total wellbeing. The 5-Day Healthy Eating Plan, also known as the 5-Day Facelift Diet, can trigger a major turnaround in how your skin looks, feels and behaves. What’s more, it can enhance your overall health and beauty and begin […]

The Stop Your Cold Diet

“Let food be your medicine, and medicine your food.” – Hippocrates The above age old advice from Hippocrates, the father of medicine, still holds true today. Contemporary nutritional therapists believe that most states of ill-health, barring accidents and trauma, can be treated effectively with diet. In the case of the common cold they suggest a […]

14 General Recommendations to Stop Your Cold

Since there is no quick cure for the common cold, the best approach is prevention. You can, in a sense, catch a cold from yourself. When your immune system weakens from factors such as stress and/or poor diet, viruses can take hold. Once a cold has a firm grip on you it is hard to stop. […]

How to Prevent the Common Cold

Maintaining a healthy immune system is the best protection against the common cold. If you have a history of recurrent colds every year it may be indicative of a weakened immune system Basically you can experience 3 types of immune failure. Infections The first is infection, and for many of us, this is the most […]

Common Cold Causes – Two Conflicting Views

When you know what causes your common cold it becomes relatively easy to treat it effectively. But there are conflicting points of view. In this post we examine the causes of your cold from the perspective of your MD and from the perspective of the herbalist or traditional healer. How you prevent and treat your […]

Are You Sure That’s a Cold You Have?

Your cold symptoms usually begin two to three days after you’ve acquired the infection. The common cold is one of the simplest maladies with which man suffers. It is also one of the most common of his affections. It has been one of his most frequent difficulties throughout recorded history. Yet only within the last few […]

The 1-Day Detox

This is a wonderful introduction to the idea of detoxing. It will also give you an idea of how you will feel on a pure-food 1 day diet. And it will give you the confidence to tackle longer programs such as the popular weekend or 3-day detox.The program is simple: you just eat one type […]

Do You Need a Detox?

How would you like to wake up every morning raring to go? When did you last burst with energy all day long? Wouldn’t it be great if your clothes didn’t feel tight and uncomfortable? Max Tomlinson in “Clean Up Your Diet” says that we are in the middle of a chemical war with the vast […]