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Garlic: Does It Eat Up The Brain?

A few herbalists have caused a great stir amongst many people in regards to the use and consumption of garlic, stating that garlic eats up the brain. It has numerous benefits if taken under the proper circumstances, healing from a disorder. On a long- term basis, used for cooking, I would be very cautious. http://dherbs.com/images/dherbs400x400.jpg

A few herbalists have caused a great stir amongst many people in regards to the use and consumption of garlic, stating that garlic eats up the brain. Despite the numerous health benefits of garlic, scientific research showed that garlic shockingly impaired brain activity.

Well, these particular herbalists are correct, but the facts need some clarification. EXCESSIVE use of garlic over long period of times can damage brain tissue. In high doses, garlic can be toxic and destroy brain synchronization.

Garlic is a member of the Allium family of plants, the same class of plants that contain the chemical "mustard" which is used to manufacture MUSTARD GAS. So while alliaceous plants possess a plethora of beneficial health properties, they also have a downside or downfall.

In its natural (raw) state, garlic can transmit botulism, a neurotoxin that can cause paralysis of the muscles.

Common Alliaceous plants include:
  • Garlic (Allium sativum)
  • Onion (Allium fistulosum)
  • Leek (Allium odorum)
  • Shallot (Allium ascalonicum)
  • Chive (Allium scordoprasum)

Many people simply like cooking with garlic and onion (for taste purposes, of course) and this is understandable, and if you're hooked on garlic, then it would be wise to compensate, for the sake of your brain, with the use of certain herbs that have an affinity for the brain such as Gingko Biloba, Gotu Kola, Holy (or Blessed) Thistle, Lady's Slipper, etc.

Medicinally, garlic is a potent and effective antiviral, antimicrobial, antifungal, and antibacterial agent. Is it okay to consume capsules of pure garlic (perhaps with standardized allium)? I say sure, if you're attempting to overcome a sickness or illness, i.e. so-called cold, so-called viral infection, weakened immune (defense) system, etc.

Sparse consumption of garlic and other alliaceous plants is of no big concern in my opinion. Just simply don't consume great deals of them and often. If you do, then you're in jeopardy of damaging your own brain and impairing your cognition. The research has been done and is convincing.

However, simply put, all things in moderation!

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    Patience is required in healing, Beloved! Let nature take her natural course! Also, there may be underlying metaphysical causative factors for the seizures. I would suggest adding Ethereal Bliss with Brain Tuner, and she should also drink the Brain Tuner Tea along with taking the capsules. These are optional, but I do recommend them, at least to experiment with in hopes of facilitating elimination of the seizures. Have her perform deep breathing exercises on a daily basis too! A raw foods/vegan diet is BEST for her too! Undoubtedly so! Those restaurants are using some very dangerous chemicals. Drive this point home to her!

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    MS is easy to heal, but it will take more than changing one's diet and lifestyle. Thoughts, thinking, attitude, and outlook on life must also change!

    In re herbs, I don't have to deal with the potency or quality of Dherbs formulas. We use the BEST herbs available and we really do get our herbs from the countries we say they come from unlike other herbalists who are very convincing and charming when they speak, but which personal research will lead you to discover the truth that herbs allegedly coming from Africa are in fact coming from East Los Angeles, California.

    Ask for proof that herbs allegedly coming from Africa really are coming from Africa.

    I list every herb, essential oil, and crystal I use in my formulas; now inquire of Usha Research (Dr. Sebi) of what herbs he/they are using, not in the botanical language, but in their common names so the little man can understand what herbs he is taking and why he is paying the amount of money he is paying.

    Quality of herbs? I use divination in addition to the fact of knowing where the herb comes from and color, smell, and texture of herb for purposes of potency. Herbs coming from the East are the most potent; however, all herbs work and will work and that's a fact. Grafted plants? Any plant that has cultivated on Earth within 10,000 years is unnatural, to be technical!

    Honduras for healing? Planet Earth is a free will zone. We have choice. If you choose to go to Honduras and spend mucho dollars, have a good time. May you find the healing retreat you desire.

    I give Sebi props, because when it comes to herbs and biochemistry, the man is a giant, and very common sensical -- makes a lot of sense!

    These days it seems that people are contrasting Dherbs.com with Usha Research Institute (Dr. Sebi), but we are really on the same page; though there are a few differences. However, we are both doing the same thing; Dherbs is just doing it far cheaper while simultaneously providing the best herbs and more herbs in individual formulas.

    We are the BEST! New Body Products (Dr. Paul Goss), Fig Tree (Dr. Sebi), Nature's Sunshine, et al., are all good, but Dherbs is the best! We are more than an herb company. We help enlighten people the world over.

    In all due honesty, I would tell you to go Dr. Sebi's route since that's where your energy is. If you don't get the results you desire and/or your money runs short in dealing with him, Dherbs will be here for you offering a plethora of products no other herb company is offering. Plus, you'll be able to afford them!

    The Intra-cellular cleanser ($250) cannot come close to the world famous Full Body Detox ($120) and I stake my life on that claim and you can quote me on this!

    The proof is in the pudding! Read our testimonials!

    I apologize if I come off as arrogant. I really do! It's not arrogance, just SELF-CONFIDENCE!

    I applaud you for taking the path you have decided to take and I'm glad you have arrived at the herbs, the true physical medicine of man. Regardless of who's herbs you take, just take them (instead of man-made drugs/medicine).

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    I highly recommend that you first read the article on the Dherbs.com website written about the so-called swine flu. Here is a link below that you can follow to go directly to read the article. "Vitamin D", is a term for the collective group of fat-soluble prohormones which includes that of D3. There has been research stating that vitamin D serves as an important regulator of immune system responses. That being said, I also recommend that you check out the following all natural, plant-based formulas that you can purchase from DHERBS.com, Vitamin D Formula, Immune Support, and Vitamin C Formula. These can all be beneficial to building a strong immune system so as to be proactive in your maintaining your health!

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