• The health benefits of water fasting The health benefits of water fasting
    by Stephen Harrod Buhner | Fasting is an exceptionally ancient, and powerful, approach to healing many common disease conditions. It allows the body to rest, detoxify, and to heal.
  • Oregon grape root Oregon grape root
    Dear Stephen, I have read that Oregon Grape Root is not to be taken long term. Some say no longer than a few weeks. Am I to be concerned with long term use?
  • Best herb to start with for Sensitives Best herb to start with for Sensitives
    Dear Stephen, I would say the disease has manifested mostly in my GI tract with only some neurological stuff...and my biggest complaint right now is I have severe eczema all over my arms, legs and chest.
  • Herbs causing inflammation? Herbs causing inflammation?
    Dear Stephen, I have had some kind of inflammatory reaction to the herbs in the tendons of my fingers where the joints are with redness, swelling, tenderness and stiffness. I am not sure what to do.
  • Fasting while on protocol Fasting while on protocol
    Dear Stephen, Do you know of any dangers with fasting and taking the herbs for the lyme core protocol, plus eleuthero and red root - is there any danger of the herbs getting too concentrated in some organs?
  • Ejuva Intestinal Cleansing Program Ejuva Intestinal Cleansing Program
    Dear Stephen, Someone recommended the Ejuva Intestinal Cleansing Program herbs to me. Are you familiar with these products, do you find them safe and effective?
  • Fasting for lyme Fasting for lyme
    Dear Stephen, I read that you have some ideas about fasting as a lyme treatment. Could you please expound?
  • Lyme, coinfections, and petechiae Lyme, coinfections, and petechiae
    Dear Stephen, I have a lot of petechiae (red spots under the skin). Does Lyme cause them? Or is it a coinfecion? What can I do to eliminate them from my skin?
  • Sarsaparilla with leaky gut dangerous? Sarsaparilla with leaky gut dangerous?
    Dear Stephen, If one has leaky gut, will saponin-containing sarsaparilla proteins enter the bloodstream and cause havoc?
  • Candida Candida
    Dear Stephen, One question that's come up on the Lyme forums is whether any of the core protocol herbs might be killing 'friendly' bacteria along with other bacteria.
  • Bell's palsy of the gut Bell’s palsy of the gut
    Dear Stephen, Do you have any herbal suggestions for the lyme associated symptom, Bell's Palsy of the Gut? I am having some success with Triphala and Neem.
  • Brain swelling and small intestine help Brain swelling and small intestine help
    Dear Stephen, What else can I take to reduce brain swelling? What helps generate tissue for the small intestine?
  • Heavy metal detox and lyme Heavy metal detox and lyme
    Dear Stephen, As I try to assist my compromised immune system, I want to address the possibility of detoxing heavy metals with herbs. Do you have a protocol for that?