Diatomaceous earth (also called diatomite) is an off-white sedimentary rock that has been granulated into a chalky powder-like substance akin to talcum powder. It derives from fossilized remains of something called diatoms, which are a type of prehistoric tough-shelled, single-celled organisms similar to algae.  These diatoms are ocean based and, over the span of 50 million years, … Continue reading What Is Diatomaceous Earth?
Keeping your body clean on the inside is one of the best things you can do to stay healthy and, as such, many people regularly perform colon cleansing and liver cleansing routines. Harmful organism cleanses and toxic metal cleanses are also common, beneficial, and recommended. But did you know there are measures you can take to keep your … Continue reading 6 Tips for Keeping Your Lungs Clean
Black walnut, or juglans nigra, is a tree that thrives in low, very moist and warm environments along the eastern seaboard from Florida to Texas and north up through the Dakotas to Ontario. Its wood is dark reddish-brown and has a fine grain and luster that made it a popular hardwood in the early 17th … Continue reading The Harmful Organism Cleansing Benefits of Black Walnut Hull
Simarouba amara is a tree found in the wet and rainy areas of the Amazon. Having both functional and therapeutic uses, the wood is used for paper and construction and the compounds within the bark and leaves have a long history of use in herbal medicine.  In Cuba, the leaves and bark are used as a … Continue reading The Benefits of Simarouba amara for Harmful Organism Cleansing
Pau d’arco is an herb found in the rainforests of the Amazon and in South and Latin America. Pau d’arco bark has been used by indigenous Latin populations for centuries to address a spectrum of health problems and today its strong resistance to harmful organisms is still appreciated. Pau d’arco is commonly used to support … Continue reading The Harmful Organism Cleansing Benefits of Pau D’Arco
Curcumin is the primary active ingredient in turmeric. Turmeric is a yellow-orange spice well known as a prominent ingredient in Indian cuisine and yellow mustard, but it also offers potent therapeutic benefits. Curcumin is the pigment responsible for both turmeric’s brilliant golden color and many of its health benefits. Curcumin soothes irritated tissue, is a … Continue reading Curcumin Benefits: Understanding This Powerful Antioxidant
Have you ever heard of epazote (pronounced eh-puh-ZOE-tay)? Epazote is a herb with a long history of use as a spice in Latin American cuisine and as an effective, natural remedy for eliminating harmful organisms from the digestive tract.  With a scientific name Dysphania ambrosioides (formerly chenopodium ambrosioides), this green leafy vegetable is native to Central America, southern Mexico, and South … Continue reading Epazote: Discover its Health Benefits and Uses
Carvacrol may not be a widely recognized household name, but its source — oregano, probably is. As it turns out, oregano offers more than a pleasant taste; research has shown that carvacrol, its active ingredient, offers a wide range of health benefits; including protective effects for the liver, antioxidant, activity against harmful organisms, and more. … Continue reading What is Carvacrol? 8 Facts to Know
Traditionally, yellow dock root has been thought to be a blood purifier and general detoxifier, especially for the liver. The herb, properly known as Rumex crispus, supports detoxification from a few angles. First off, yellow dock root stimulates bile production, which helps digestion, particularly of fats. Yellow dock root can stimulate a bowel movement to … Continue reading What Are the Benefits of Yellow Dock Root?
Chanca piedra, or phyllanthus niruri, is a well known plant from the Amazon rainforest that has given naturopaths a powerful plant ally in supporting bladder, kidney, gallbladder, and liver health. Traditionally, chanca piedra is thought of as a health supplement that promotes the liver’s normal function by aiding the detoxification efforts that purge harmful substances. … Continue reading What are the Benefits of Chanca Piedra?