Q: During my phone consultation, I inquired about shaving creams other than the magic shave that I had been using for years. I tried the Dr. Bronner's Magic Soap as well as the Alba shaving cream. I have tried them both, and I use the hydrogen peroxide after I shave. But after a couple of days of smooth butter skin, my face becomes slightly irritated and small bumps form around the area where a goatee would grow. I know that I have some skin issues as of late, but don't know what. I even put a good amount of the OZ OIL on my face after I use the hydrogen peroxide. Should I not expect any constant smooth shaves until I go through the FULL BODY DETOX (FBD)?
Whether you know it not but you answered your own question and correctly so. Yes, give the FULL BODY DETOX a try!
Q: I saw that you said carbon was good for whitening teeth. Where would you purchase this item in Atlanta, Ga. Also I shave with Magic shave every 3rd day Is this good? Shaving with a razor breaks me out real bad.
If Magic Shave has harmful chemicals, it is no good. I wouldn't use it! You can purchase ACTIVATED CHARCOAL from us, not sure who sells it in ATL.
Q: I always send you a question with concerns, but amidst my continued questions and understanding, I must say thank you...for my shaving concerns (switching from magic shave to natural shaving). I'm seeing small but powerful improvements and I hadn't even detoxed yet...Moving on, any products for fingernail fungus/nail biting. I read your article on toenail fungus, but wanted something for healthier looking, no-biting nails. Thanks again. I appreciate your brother.
From time to time soak your hands in warm water and sea salt and afterwards apply olive oil to the cuticles.
Q: I have notice in the last couple of days that my nails are getting dark. It has started from the cuticles and now half way up my nails except for the pinky finger. Can you advise me what to do and what is going on.
Q: I read many of your articles, they are so true. I enjoyed reading them so much. Thank you for all your help and support. I have a question, what do you think of red marine algae as an inhibitor of HPV? What do you think of acupuncture if used in combination with the herbal treatment? My friend is a doctor but not satisfied with the way disease is managed. She is not happy at work and her wishes are to learn about natural cures so she can really help patients. How can she continue her path to learn about herbs? Please any advise.
Thank you for your words, Beloved!
Glad you enjoy the articles! We write them for the people.
In re Red Marine Algae, it is a powerful sea vegetation. For HPV, we view it entirely different from the medical world. It is only toxicity. We don't want to only address one problem (disease), but the entire body. The body is wholistic. So we don't want to inhibit HPV. We want to purify the body.
Accupuncture and herbology work wonders together! Great combination!
Your doctor friend may have become a doctor because her life purpose is in the area of service via healing, but natural healing. Western medicine may have been her springboard to get her involved. Now it seems it's time for her to get out of unnatural health and into natural health and healing.
To learn about herbs, she should buy great herbal books, study herbs, experiment with herbs, etc. She can become whatever she desires to become. She should follow her heart!
Q: I have a question, my daughter (who is 2 yrs old) has had fevers which went up to 101-104. She has had 3 febrile seizures due to the fevers. Her doctor explained to me that it is not actually how high her temp is, but how quickly it went up that sent her into the seizure. So, what do I do in that case. I don't want the fever to go up so quickly that she begins to seize, and I obviously can't wait until it goes up to 104 for fear of her having a seizure. What do you suggest? I do have the ginger extract from you. Thank goodness she has not had any fevers at all recently. I pray that she has grown out of it but, just in case....what do you suggest?
Keep the child cool (cool bath, cold towel on head, etc.)! But more importantly, have the child to cleanse periodically with the Children's Full Body Detox. Fever's occur when one is toxic. Fever causes sweat of toxins via the skin.
Q: I have a daughter that had a sporadic and spontaneous breast discharge in 2006. I took her to a breast specialist and he explained what he thought it might be. Now 2 yrs later she had blood coming from the other breast I took her back to the doctor and he had her go for a sonogram. The results came back and the report said it didn't show any inflammation or infection, however I'm not satisfied. Cancer runs in the family and I'm alarmed. Can you please recommend what I can give her???
Being alarmed is not good. Focus on the positive! Good reading: MENTAL SCIENCE MANUAL e-book (see E-Book section in our on-line store). Have the daughter start detoxing seasonally. FULL BODY DETOX and TOTAL WOMAN CLEANSE would be ideal. There's also FEMALE BREAST FORMULA (a good daily maintenance formula) and the FEMALE BREAST OIL.
Q: I have been off the full body cleanse for about a month, what I have noticed, when I haven't drank the amount of water needed, my anus begins to hurt as if I have heroics, I cannot wipe without having pain. I drink water, it seems all is fine. I ate fried chicken for the first time, in 3 months, and agin notice pain. So, I need the water, but what I explained, does it sounds right. I have been eating more veggies and fruit, in the last couple days, as well.
Q: Truth indeed. I just finished watching this youtube video, on mass control, fluoridation, and mercury poisoning. (http://www.youtube.com/watch?Feature=player_embedded). I wondered if there were any herbs, or natural rememdies that can counteract this? I am in my mid 30s, and feel as though I am going through alziehmers (growing forgetfulness, absent-mindedness, foggy thinking, ADHD, hypersensetivity to noises so as to find it almost impossible to concentrate). I have my "Back to Eden" Book, I will continue digging for answers there too.
Don't look for answers or solutions primarily from sources outside of the body. There are herbs, but first use your mind. Mental healing! will your healing into fruition. Good herbs that will assist include Gingko Biloba, Ginseng (all types), and Gotu Kola. Dherbs.com Brain Tuner, CNS, and Ethereal Bliss are also helpful for your condition.
Q: I am a thirty-year-old female who recently went to the doctor. While at the doctor I told them that I had a fever and white pulse on the sides of my throat. They did not swab the doctor just looked at my throat and explained to me that my symptoms looked like that of strap throat. I am on amoxicillin 500mg 1pill every 8hrs. Is there something else natural that I can take instead of the drugs they have given me?
We strongly suggest you perform our 20 day Full Body Cleanse for your health issue. This kit can work wonders for you.
Q: I started bleeding heavily last month & it was a week after my normal cycle had come & gone. My ob/gyn dr. performed a DNC & a procedure called Novasure Ablation. It slowed/lessened the bleeding but it did not halt it. I am still bleeding. I don't have fibroids. The polyp that they found during the procedure was benign. The bleeding cannot be explained as all of my organs appear healthy. My dr. has advised me to remove my uterus. Right now I can't afford a consultation plus herbs but I would like to know if you have any suggestions. I wasn't sure if the female cleanse would be enough. I had been on the lemonade cleanse for 9 days when the bleeding started but of course the doctors said there wasn't a relationship. I came off of the diet a few days after the bleeding started & changed my diet to fish/seafood only, eating a raw salad at least once a day. Some days I eat no meat at all. My mother has osteoporosis due to her hysterectomy at a young age & she has been diagnosed with lupus as well. She's open to a consultation with you & trying to control her health with herbs & diet change vs. traditional medicine. Unfortunately money is an issue with her as well so she won't be able to use your services until sometime in January. Having said all of that I basically just want a recommendation for what you think might help my situation so that I don't have to succumb to this surgery. Your assistance is greatly appreciated. Thanks
Change your diet (go raw foods/vegan: no meat, no dairy products, and no refined grains). 2. Perform TOTAL WOMAN CLEANSE (TWC) If you can afford it. 3. If can't afford TWC, take MOON CYCLE FORMULA (6-9 capsules daily) and drink 1 cup of MOON CYCLE TEA.
Q: Its been a couple of months, but I got around to ordering the Mental Science Manual, and some Activated Carbon. However I have a question and I figured you would be the best person to ask. I wanted to learn more about different herbs and what they do. I plan on going to the library and just getting a book on herbs, but before I did, I just wanted to see if you had a book you could recommend. Maybe that could be a future ebook (I would order it too).
Great books that explain the function and properties of herbs include: The Herb Bible by John Lust, The Natural Pharmacy, and The Way of Herbs to name a few. There are hundreds of books on herbs. Just keep searching and you will find all that you desire to find.
Q: I love your site, it is a wonderful resource, I just ordered some herbs too. I want to learn more about this, do you have classes or apprenticeships in healing herbs?
Unfortunately at this time, we do not offer any courses.
Q: I am interested in learning more about natural medicine and health. I'm also interested in your opinion on where I can learn more on, herbs for a natural healthy lifestyle?
I'd suggest the University of Kemetian Sciences @ www.kemetaphysics.org (Phil Valentine). Also check out Clayton College of Health.
Q: I'm sooo excited right now. Today was my first time visiting the local herb shop. The sister there gave me an eye reading, that was sooo amazing. I asked her how could I learn and she said that I would need to go to california. So I plan to come and visit your shop too if the FATHER is willing... Oh yes, another thing, have you heared of a herb called "Silver Shield" She recommended it for my daughters ezcema. She said that it will cure it!!!!
Great to hear, Beloved! I feel your excitement. Iridology is an awesome science. California is also an awesome place to visit, especially if you are health conscious. Silver Shield may be a common name of a particular plant so I would need to know the botanical name. Peace and Love!
Q: Hi, I'm a 36 year old African/American woman with 4 children whose been trying to lose weight off and on for the past 16 years. I lose the weight but then I gain it right back after I go off of my diet. I know that I need a good body/colon cleanse, but what I need to learn how to do is to eat the right food's to keep my body healthy. I've been conditioned to eat the foods that I do eat, I need to know how do I go about "de-programming" myself from the bad food's and program myself to want and crave the healthy one's? I'm open to any suggestion's you have, even using crystals and meditation. Thank you.
Time is limited here in "Ask the Herbalist" so I humbly request you consider a full length health consultation. However, I can tell you that you'd greatly benefit from a FULL BODY DETOX Cleanse.
Q: I am interested in all the lessons you have tabled in the article section of Dherbs. On reading one article, I learned that pepper is a mucus irritant. I am concern because I have about read on some other blog about a doctor that cure cancer using pepper and garlic (credits to KELLY EIDEM). So, I have been eating raw hot pepper and garlic. So sir, I would like to learn if there is any side effects in eating hot pepper as you have mentioned that it's mucus irritant. Thanks. Your reader.
Eating hot peppers has its benefits but excess consumption may eventually cause harm. It boils down to how often and how much of them you are eating. Organic doesn't make a thing necessarily good to eat. Organic peanut butter is better than regular or inorganic peanut butter but peanut butter is peanut butter and thus hard on the digestive process.
Q: I was told by doctors that I have to go to surgery to replace severe valve leaking, eventually could damage lungs. Immediately when I left hospital I ordered the Full Body Detox, and started a juice diet, and almost raw fruits and vegetables. My question is, can this damage be reversed with a healthy lifestyle, and food? I am very anti doctors, and hospitals. I am not sure this can be reversed to avoid surgery. I know doctors, and hospitals they want insurance benefits. I will really appreciete your advice. Thank you so much, for all I had learn with you herbs, and advice really you changed my concept of living and my family as well.
I would suggest you perform the Full Body Detox and eat raw foods and drink vegetable juice. After the detox take Cardiovascular Formula, and Circul-aid Formula.
Q: I TRULY LOVE YOUR SITE! I am a health seeker by holistic means and am suffering from Uterine fibroids as well as cysts in my breast. My Naturopathic doctor told me that the fibroids wont totally go away with any and all treatment. However, I believe differently. I know that I will get rid of the fibroids, and I believe that I will also learn how to keep them driven away with the helpful information that I have found on your site. Thank you for also expounding on natural birth control. I have also been doing some research on this topic (being that the synthetic birth control, tampons, sanitary napkins and food microwaved in plasticware has created an estrogen dominance that has fed these insatiable tumors). I will be trying your natural birth control soon, and wanted to ask if you have also heard of another form of natural birth control called, "Neem Oil". It has been widely used in India with a 98% effective rate. I am just wondering what your take is on this?
A: The Fibroid Cleanse & Regimen can greatly benefit you. It is a 20 Day Cleanse and Regimen that naturally works to strengthen and purify the female reproductive system, while helping with the reduction of fibroids.