Monterey Bay Spice Company for lyme herbs?

by | Jan 9, 2017 | Columns, Healing Lyme, Herbs, miscellaneous | 7 comments

Dear Stephen,
Is the Monterey Bay Spice Company a safe source to order my lyme herbs?

Stephen’s response:
This is not a source I generally recommend. I generally suggest Green Dragon Botanicals and Woodland Essence.

This protocol was incredible. After only a few weeks most of my symptoms were gone. After six months all my symptoms were gone… it has given me my life back.

– Amazon review by Joseph

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  1. Annalisa

    I get all of mine from green dragon and Woodland essence!

  2. Alena Zakinova

    Thank you for your wonderful books, I absolutely admire your knowledge and devotion to the wonderful world of botanical medicine.
    Would you be kind to comment on the whole world botanicals company products?
    i havefollowed them for years, and believe they have truly high quality herbs, besides they help peruvian communities.
    I believe according to their research cat’s claw has been boiled as tea for hundreds of years by indigenous people. Dr Viena Muller strongly emphasizes that this would be the only correct way to use this herb ( besides the tincture). I personally has always been creating my herbal tea combinations, and do the same with cat’s claw for your protocol. What are your thoughts?

  3. Brook Anne Holmberg

    Annalisa, are you taking the premade LB Core Protocol or ordering your herbs ala carte? I am new to this and want to make sure I am taking the most effective route to healing. Thank you so much!

  4. Sebastian Kars

    What kind of herbs would you recommend for speech problems, like trouble finding words or bad pronunciation?

  5. Donne'

    Sabastian, I have the same problem. Have you found an answer to this

  6. Robin Kaye Goodman

    this is a question that i also often have.

  7. Yvonne Hathaway

    I have recently had a tick bite. I’m on doxycycline for two weeks. Is it recommended to take astragalus while on meds?

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