Being The Gut Detective, I especially like using products that can benefit everyone’s gut health.
Diatomaceous Earth is certainly such a product.
Yes, it does have a weird name I know, but it’s actually a natural product made up of fossilized remains of tiny, aquatic organisms. Sounds strangely disgusting right? Trust me though, this innovative ingredient care of mother nature is very easy to digest and it has many amazing benefits for your gut.
Diatomaceous Earth helps heal and repair the gut, leading to vibrant health. It’s no wonder then that it’s one of my favourite products in my clinic.
Let’s learn more, shall we?
My pharmacy training taught me many things that’s for sure. The importance of vitamins and minerals was certainly emphasized and their lack was strongly linked to many disease states.
The need to ensure adequate calcium levels for good bone health was particularly highlighted.
The dairy industry does a tremendously good job of educating the public to believe that dairy is the only way we can obtain calcium. The pharmaceutical industry does an even better job in suggesting that supplementing with traditional calcium tablets is both beneficial and necessary if dairy intake is low or if bone density tests show signs of osteoporosis.
I’m here to tell you that both these points are lies.
One of my favourite go-to herb for overall health would have to be nettle leaf. In fact, I would even go as far to say that I am obsessed with it. Anyone who knows me, would no doubt agree.
So what is so great about nettle leaf you question? What is getting me so excited after all?
Nettle leaf (also known as stinging nettle or officially Urtica dioica) is a common weed that most people pull and throw out. Yet, it is a wonderful health-boosting herb that should never be dowsed with weed-killer, but plucked and dried to make into an herbal remedy that could make pharmacies go broke.