Herbs Plus was featured in the September/October issue of Modesto Living Magazine, which is distributed throughout Stanislaus County. You can read the article online or download the PDF version.
Earthing or Grounding: Are you Electron Deficient?
Illnesses do not come upon us out of the blue. They are developed from small daily sins against Nature. When enough sins have accumulated, illnesses will suddenly appear.
The terms “earthing” and “grounding” are interchangeable, and refer to the act of walking barefoot on the earth, this in turn allows for the transfer of free electrons from the earth into our body, through the soles of our feet.Continue Reading
Curcumin, a compound found in the cooking spice turmeric, can cause a modest but measurable increase in levels of a protein that’s known to be important in the “innate” immune system, helping to prevent infection in humans and other animals. This cathelicidin antimicrobial peptide, or CAMP, is part of what helps the immune system fight off various bacteria, viruses or fungi.Continue Reading
Cholesterol, Not The Enemy
Cholesterol is an essential molecule without which there would be no life, so important that virtually every cell in the body is capable of synthesizing it.
-Michael R. Eades, M.D.
Cholesterol is not a deadly substance, but a substance essential to the cells of all mammals. 25% of the entire cholesterol content of the human body is found in the brain. Cholesterol is vital for mental health and studies have shown that those who lower their cholesterol too much can become aggressive or suicidal and have a higher than normal chance of getting Alzheimers or Parkinsons’ disease.Continue Reading
From an article written by: Kurt W. Donsbach, Ph.D.
What if someone told you that your case of severe hardening of the arteries need not lead to coronary bypass surgery or heart attack?
What if someone told you a safe, effective, tested, legal, non-surgical treatment exists which seems to be able to remove agents blocking blood flow in your arteries without side-effects?
And what if someone told you your heart specialist may not have even heard of the treatment and would be reluctant to prescribe it even if he had?
More than one million people die annually, in this country, from heart attacks. Fifty-five percent of all Americans who die of disease each year have an underlying case of atherosclerosis or hardening of the arteries.Continue Reading
Our Circulatory System: The Body’s Super Highway
We can not understate the importance of our circulatory system – and not just because it transports blood. Untreated, circulatory ailments lead to chronic illness, and in the worst case, death. Understanding its functions and health symptoms are part of managing your health.
The circulatory system not only delivers a continuous supply of food and oxygen to the cells. Simultaneously, carbon dioxide and other waste materials produced by the cells must be picked up for removal from the body. The three primary components – the heart, the blood, and the blood vessels – work together to make this amazing system function at is optimum levels.Continue Reading
Do you know how to love your liver?
Get to know your liver
The liver is the body’s largest internal organ, weighing about three and a half pounds. It manufactures, processes, stores many chemicals and produces bile. The liver has over 250 individual functions, the most important ones being the storing and releasing of blood sugar (glucose) for energy, sorting and processing vitamins and minerals, breaking down toxins into less harmful substances and recycling old blood cells.
Like the heart the liver also has a dual blood supply: the hepatic artery brings freshly oxygenated blood from the heart and the portal vein brings blood from the stomach and intestines laden with nutrients from your food.Continue Reading
Your blood type and how it can affect your health
Can your blood type be linked to disease caused by diet that is not right for you?
Can your blood type be linked to your longevity, even your compatibility with others?
Your blood type has everything to do with how you respond to stress, the strength of your immune system, how you digest food and more.
Did you know in Japan certain businesses use the blood type of a person when placing them in positions, legend is “A’s” are calm and trustworthy, “B’s” are creative and excitable, “AB’s” are thoughtful and emotional and “O’s” are confident leaders.Continue Reading
Do you have Candida?
If you say yes to any questions or symptoms you may have Candida
- Do you crave sugar?
- Do you crave breads?
- Do you crave alcoholic beverages?
- Do you crave cheese or mushrooms?
- Do you have any of the following symptoms?
- Fatigue or lethargy
- Poor memory
- Inability to concentrate
- Frequent mood swings
- Feeling “spacey” or “unreal”
- Numbness, burning, or tingling
- Muscle aches
- Pain and or swelling in joins
- Abdominal pain
- Persistent vaginal itch or burning
- “Jock Itch”
- Athlete’s foot
- Loss of sexual desire
- Itching or other rashes
- Coated Tongue
- Thrush in throat
- Belching and intestinal gas
- Postnasal drip
- Wheezing or shortness of breath
- Urinary urgency or frequency
- Burning on urination
- Cramps and or other menstrual irregularities
A good Alternative Treatment for what ails you?
I am sure you have heard people talk about having a reflexology treatment and wondered if they were just wasting there money, did it really have any benefit to there health and should I give it a try. So what is Reflexology?
More people than ever are looking for alternatives to chemical treatments including Reflexology. Nearly 75 percent of disorders and diseases are brought about by external influences, stress and lifestyle factors, most all are treated with some form of medication.Continue Reading