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1 Mom’s 30 Favorite Herbs Dr. Steve Doughty

2 Goals Have a deep conviction of herbs. Be warned about pharmaceuticals. Understand the theory of herbs Have practical herbal systems

3 Systems Immune GI Tract Eliminatory Tract Cardiovascular Health Hormone balance Brain health

4 Credentials Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine American Herbalist Guild American Academy of Anti-Aging Gentle Healing Center

5 Excited to share the moral high road of healing! Testimonial: Our Story Theory: 6 Naturopathic Principles Drug Warnings: Swine Flu Vaccine Book Review: Lick the Sugar Habit Systems: What to do with Infection!!!

6 Great men and health…

7 6 Principles of Naturopathic Medicine Vis Medicatrix Naturae Primum Non Nocere Tolle Causam Docere Prevenir Tolle Totum

8 Swine Flu Symptoms Fever Aching muscles Sick…

9 Vaccines fix one problem

10 But they cause another one.

11 Politics of N1H1 Vaccines $50 billion in profits breeds corruption. Senator Obama bought large amounts of stock on vaccinations, promoted legislation for vaccines and made 28% interest. Disagree with Jacobson vs. Massachusetts

12 Safety N1H1 Vaccines A trial of 200 people is not sufficient safety. NIH is avoiding research. FDA did very little research Nobody is testing for allergies and genetic defects. Ingredient list is scary: aborted fetal tissue?

13 Tools 1. Fasting / sugar avoidance 2. Vitamin A or Comfrey 3. Vitamin C, E, Zinc, Flavonoids, GSE 4. Echinacea, Goldenseal, Garlic

14 What Trumps Herbs? Junk food Stress Bad sleep Lack of exercise Immorality

15 Sugar The average American get 40 lbs of sugar per year in soda pop. Pg 23 “ingesting sugar increases the rate we excrete calcium.”

16 Sugar increases infections Pg 51 “The sugars… caused the phagocytic activity to decrease greatly. The index was lowest 2 hrs after digestion.

17 I recommend Kim’s Cooking Class Order either book on the website.

18 Herbal Infusions Ratio of Herbs to Water is 1:8 1/4 cup herbs to 2 cups water Steep for 1 hr.

19 Anti-oxidants - flavonoids & C Grapefruit Seed Citrus paradisi GSE, according to published sources, is effective against more than 800 bacterial and viral strains, 100 strains of fungus, as well as a large number of single- cell and multi-celled parasites 1 quart $75 Staphylococcus aureus Streptococcus pyrogenes Streptococcus fecalis Streptococcus pneumonia Klebsiella pheumonia Proteus vulgaris Pseudomonas aeruginosa Salmonella choleraesuis Escherichia coli Candida albicans Trichophyton mentagrophytes Herpes simplex virus type 1 Influenza virus type A2

20 Dosing 15 drops 15 drops 3x/day. 15 drops / gallon of water.

21 Echinacea Proven Ingredients caffeic acid chicoric acid echinacin. 50% less flu and shortened duration by 1.4 days. Top selling herb in America Lymphatic drainage Increases macrophage, interferon, interlukens, and fibroblast.

22 Goldenseal Not easily absorbed. Kills most microbes Helps with ulcers Bitter Estringent

23 Dosing Infusion:½ - 1 tsp/C. H2O TID Decoction:1-2 tsp/C. H2O X 15 min TID Tincture (1:5):½ - 1 tsp. BID-QID Tincture (1:1):10-75 drops QD-QID

24 Good Example of a Formula Coptis chinensis extract 10:1 100 mg Forsythia suspensa extract 20:1 50 mg Lonicera japonica extract 7:1 150 mg Garlic (allicin yield 12,000 mcg/g) 200 mg Myrrh powder 200 mg Echinacea extract 4% phenolics 250 mg Citrus bioflavonoid complex 60% 200 mg Zinc (citrate) 10 mg Vitamin A (acetate) 10,000 Vitamin C 500 mg $35 10 caps per day for 12 days.

25 Tools 1. Fasting / sugar avoidance 2. Vitamin A or Comfrey 3. Vitamin C, E, Zinc, Flavonoids, GSE 4. Echinacea, Goldenseal, Garlic

26 Homework Tell someone about vaccinations. Fast for more than 24 hrs. Go off sugar for a week. Read about herbal medicine Buy Herbal Biotic or Echinacea Make an herbal tea of comfrey or an oxymel. Eat raw garlic

27 1.Hawthorne Berry Crataegus Oxycantha Cholesterol lowering medications are bringing in $16 billion in US sales

28 2. Artichoke Cynara scolymus Antacids like Nexium bring in $13 billion. Represents the class of bitter herbs

29 3. Cabbage Brassica oleracea Colon cancer drugs bring in $1 billion Best cancer prevention food

30 4. Milky Oats Avena Sativa CYMBALTA Treats: Depression Eli Lilly $667 million

31 5. Burdock Arctium lappa Mobic medicine for arthritis pain sells $1.1 billion

32 7. Comphrey Symphytum officinale Advair $4.3 billion for asthma. Lobelia is nicotinic.

33 8. Urtica dioica Nettles Enbrel Anti- inflammatory 3.4 billion

34 9. Ginseng Panax ginseng Aranesp $3.2 billion for anemia.

35 10. Yellow Vetch Astragalus membranaceus Aranesp $3.2 billion for anemia.

36 11. Alfalfa Medicago sativa Aranesp $3.2 billion for anemia.

37 12. Peppermint Mentha piperita Classic cooling herb. Tastes good. Ties other herbs together.

38 13. Ginger Zingiber officinale Classic warming herb. Ginger baths, ginger teas.

39 14. Licorice Glycyrrhiza glabra Sweet herb. It mixes well with other herbs. It’s one of the most versatile herbs.

40 15. Garlic Allium sativum “The stinker” An anti-microbial. Hippocrates favorite herbal remedy was an oxymel. (Honey, Vinegar, and Garlic)

41 Cayenne Pepper Capsicum annuum First aid drug Stops bleeding Stops pain.

42 Chaste Tree Vitex agnus-castus Progesterone Cream

43 Black Cohosh Actaea racemosa

44 Saw Palmetto Serenoa repens DHT blocker

45 Purple coneflowers Echinacea purpurea Most popular American herb one of the best anti-virals when taken in the right dosage.

46 Bear berry Arctostaphylos uva-ursi Bladder tonic Bladder infections

47 Cloves Syzygium aromaticum Streptococcus mutans ( gum disease)

48 Yarrow Achillea filipendulina Versatile herb that works well to reduce fevers and heal GI issues. It’s a classic astringent herb and stops bleeding.

49 Golden Seal Hydrastis canadensis Antimicrobial in the GI tract.

50 Eucalyptus Winter chest rubs

51 Turmeric Curcuma longa

52 Chapparal Larrea tridentata Very strong anti- oxidant. Works will for skin preservation. Wonderful in salves

53 Catnip Nepeta cataria Psychogenic herb for the GI tract. Enemas.

54 St. John’s Wort Hypericum perforatum Liver cleanser

55 Reishi Ganoderma lucidum Great antiviral

56 Marshmellow Nutritive herbs Demulcent herb

57 Kelp Fucus

58 Olive Leaf

59 Tastes Bitter – Golden Seal Aromatic - Chapparrel Sweet Salty - Kelp Mineral – Alfalfa Astringent – Yarrow Pungent, Spicy – Cayenne Demulcent -

60 Purchase Items Capsules and capsule maker Strainer Alcohol, Vial, and Droppers Bees wax, Olive Oil, Jars, and Lids

61 Wildcrafting Be intuitive. Meditate what the plant may do. Talk to plants. Find the grand-parent plant. Tell what you are doing and needing Ask permission Leave fertilizer Use sissors Be careful with endangered species Smell the plants

62 Garbling Drying herbs

63 Homework Gather some herbs in nature. Make a new tea. Buy any missing equipment. Buy herbs and containers.

64 Allergies and AutoImmune Dr. Steve Doughty

65 Today’s Schedule Principles: “Taste Tells Use” Drug Warnings Dealing with Allergies

66 Confidence Stick to the 6 Naturopathic Principles Trust your inspiration. Trust your taste.

67 The 4 Taste Tests Sweet vs. Bitter Salt vs. Mineral Hot vs. Cool (Pungent, Spicy, Acrid) Thin vs. Think (Astringent/Sour vs. Demulcent)

68 Sweet vs. Bitter Sweet foods turn off digestion. Bitter foods turn on digestion. Artichoke leaf tea before every meal greatly improves digestion and sleep Fragrant ( nasty) bitters Chapparal and Wormwood for amoebas.

69 Salt vs. Mineral Salt causes renal damage and electrolyte imbalance. Minerals improve bone, nails, skin and hair.


71 Winners for nutrition Red Raspberry – Women’s herb – has lots of iron. Oatstraw – Winner for general mineral. Kelp – Winner for trace minerals Alfalfa – My personal favorite (Follow your intuition!)

72 Hot / Pungent For people with pale tongues Ginger, Mustard Tries to get things out of the body Cleanser

73 Cool /Acrid For people with red tongues Echinacea, Mint Anti-inflammatory

74 Thin (astringent / sour) Boggy (mucus), atonic, prolapsed, allergic Sour shuts down mucus. Eyebright for head. Raspberry leaf for uterus. BEWARE OF TANNINS (i.e. unripe fruit) Witch Hazel externally for bleeding

75 Thick / Demulcent Ulcerated dry inflammation.

76 Summary of Tastes: Bitter tea before meal Mineral capsules Fragrant Bitters for Amoebas Follow the quadrant

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