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Natural Herbs for Pain Relief

When I was in medical school, doctors only wrote prescriptions for opioid painkillers for terminal cancer patients, surgical patients and critical emergencies. That's because they knew these drugs were lethal. Opioids come from the same poppy plant used to make opium and heroin. And just like those addictive street drugs, the risk of getting hooked on them is extremely high. …

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The Healing Power Of Stem Cells

A 71-year-old woman who could only move her left thumb after suffering a devastating stroke is now walking again after undergoing a stem cell procedure.  The woman was part of a stem cell study done on stroke victims at Stanford University — and she wasn’t the only one whose life was completely changed by the treatment… Two other patients also …

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Turmeric: Nature’s Miracle Root for Disease

My friends Lelir and Westi in Bali don’t like to go to doctors. Nature is their pharmacy. You see, Lelir is a Balian. That means “herbal healer.” And Westi’s plantation is bursting with healing plants.  But one plant stands out above all the others. Lelir uses it to make a daily immune-boosting elixir as well as an anti-aging facial scrub. …

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Lower Blood Pressure Naturally With This Herb From Bali

My latest book, Healing Herbs of Paradise, has been a great success! Readers from all around the globe have written to tell me how much they love it — and how they’re already using what they’ve learned from the book to improve their health. If you’re a regular reader, you know I’ve been traveling the world for more than 20 …

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Bali Natural Herbs and Their Uses

It’s here, and it’s beautiful! The first printing of my newest book, Healing Herbs of Paradise, just arrived. I haven’t felt this proud since I opened my Sears Institute for Anti-Aging Medicine. The vibrant colors and authentic photography set this book apart. How can a book measure up to an entire wellness clinic, you ask? Well, it’s the end result …

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Why Is The Butterfly Pea Flower Effective?

If you have been following my story, you know I love traveling. One reason is I love to explore. Another reason? I love to eat! One of the great things about traveling the world is getting to sample the local cuisine. When I was living with the Guarani tribe in Peru, I drank beer made of yucca root that the …

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Rooibos: Better Than Green Tea For Many Reasons

When I hiked Table Mountain on my last trip to South Africa, the locals told me about an herb that is better than green tea that kept them disease-free. African Bushmen have used this herb since before recorded history, but it’s still pretty rare here in America. Studies on this plant are being done all over the world. But not …

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3 of My Favorite Natural Sex Boosters

Let’s talk about the “S” word. New research shows that sex can help keep your mind sharp as tack as you grow older — and I’m not surprised. Sex can be a great tool for protecting or improving your health Researchers in the U.K. recently tested more than 6,800 people between the ages of 50 and 89. Those with active sex …

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Tropical Fruit For Natural Yeast Infection Treatment

I’ve seen the health benefits of coconut among numerous traditional cultures in Bali, India, Peru, Jamaica and various parts of Africa. They use it for almost everything — from lip balm and skin moisturizer to cooking oil and a remedy for stomach complaints. For years, coconut fat was demonized as the enemy of heart health — until multiple studies revealed …

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Antibiotics Side Effects on the Mitochondria

Science is just beginning to understand how important your mitochondria are to warding off the diseases of aging. And, as usual, mainstream medicine is lagging way behind. Along with your telomeres, the cellular time keepers at the ends of your chromosomes, your mitochondria are another key component of the anti-aging equation. You see, these tiny organelles in your cells are …