The 12 MUST-READ Health Books That Taught Me Everything & More
- Published on: 18 March, 2014
- Last update: 31 January, 2016
Books, books, and more books. I LOVE BOOKS. I always have. When I was in 4th grade I won Grand Prize at the science fair but couldn’t be there to accept it because I was at home “sick” reading a 500 page Dean Koontz murder mystery. Why was I reading a murder mystery in 4th grade? ‘Cause I was a rebel who knew no bounds. And I stole it from my mom (just like I pretended to “sleep” while Law & Order was on).
ANYWAY. A lot of you ask me where I get all of my information on cleansing, herbs, and nutrition in general. As I said before in this post, a lot of my research is done online where I observe what works for real people who post in CureZone forums. I take notes of different protocols and research further before trying them out for myself. I talk to master herbalists and alternative medicine doctors that are very active in the forums and ask all the questions I have. You can learn so much from the people around you thanks to the Internet.
The next bout of my knowledge comes from books. Some of these books I have read cover to cover, some I have read parts of (such as the herb books for reference) and some I haven’t read yet and plan to conquer this summer. They have all come highly recommended and have given me the power to teach and help others.
I tried to put this list in order and have the best first but they are all invaluable! Take the BEST things you learn from each book and create your OWN ideal of health. Some books, for example Dr. Christopher’s books, say that veganism is the best diet. I do not eat a vegan diet and have learned from other books a lot about the role of fermented foods such as fermented raw grass-fed milk (keifer) in preventing disease. I also eat raw grass-fed butter which contains Vitamin K2 and has actually healed a decaying tooth (cavity) of mine. I would however NEVER consume PASTEURIZED dairy and would not consume dairy AT ALL if I did not have access to a farm that sells RAW products. I think a lot of what Dr. Christopher is referring to as “mucus forming” is pasteurized dairy products that have no beneficial enzymes. My ancestors were Mediterranean and ate a diet of meat, fish, healthy fats and vegetables – although I have tried, I do not thrive on a vegan diet. For some it is absolutely amazing. Do what works for you!
Take the greatest advice from these books, write it all down, and create your OWN health handbook.
This is my everything. NAET is the treatment that is FINALLY healing me after years of having absolutely no answers. It is an ALLERGY treatment system. You may be thinking “but I’m only allergic to pollen.” That’s what you’ve been told, but allergies are NOT just sneezing, coughing, headaches, and anaphylaxis. They present themselves in hundreds of ways: depression, insomnia, bloating, muscle aches, weakness, soreness, fatigue, eczema, etc. Basically, every object has an electromagnetic field of energy around it. So do we. If an object’s energy (such as gluten for example) REPELS your energy and doesn’t match with it well, you will have an allergy! You can correct this by opening up your energy pathways/meridians through acupuncture or acupressure and holding the object you are allergic to at the same time. The treatment combines Western Medicine, chiropractic medicine, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Ayurveda, and kinesiology. This has been the most eye-opening read of my life.From an Amazon review: “I am a patient suffering from allergies all my life and for the past 10 years they got much worse. I was diagnosed with autoimmune hepatitis and finally lupus. The pain and suffering was unbearable, to the point where I thought I’d rather be dead than going through all the pain. Finally I found “NAET” read the book and with much happiness I can say I’m pain free! The book “Say Goodbye to Illness” gave me confidence I needed to go through the treatment. I can’t believe it took me so long to find the cure to my problem. Thanks to Dr. Nambrudipad’s Allergy Elimination technique, I’m a whole new person. I can’t ever thank her for all she’s done for me. She is giving me back my life and a good understanding of it too.”
2. The Cure for All Diseases: With Many Case Histories by Dr. Hulda Clark
Dr. Hulda Clark was one of the greatest women to ever live. I wish I could have met her. This book taught me the most valuable thing I have ever done in my life. It taught me how to PARASITE CLEANSE. Hulda Clark was NEVER in this for the money, she allowed reproductions and copies of this book for free. She just wanted the information out there to save lives. She is the reason Nick is finally getting his mercury fillings out, why I parasite/colon cleanse, and why I am finally going to do a liver cleanse. The book also tells you what household chemicals/plastic to avoid and gives you tons of recipes for homemade products.
Dr. Clark had a clinic in Mexico where she cured cancer because the FDA and USA would NOT allow her to practice.
From an Amazon review: “This book has helped to increase my daughter’s abilities beyond where medical doctors (who expected her to die) said they could go. While in her clinic, I met a lot of people who had before-and-after test results for cancer and AIDS [showing it was cured], and many, many people who had come to her after their MD had written them off.
“The results are amazing and remarkable! The biggest gift we were given is a 35-year-old case of psoriasis are going away before our eyes! It is incredible because medical doctors have never managed such excellent results. So far, two adults did the kidney and liver cleanses with EXCELLENT results including relief from indigestion, psoriasis improved quicker, weight loss amongst other improvements. In addition, migraines have disappeared”
3. The Cure and Prevention of All Cancers by Dr. Hulda Clark
You CAN cure cancer inexpensively. You CAN cure it in the first place. The information in this book is absolutely astounding, it’s exactly what Western Medicine does NOT want you to know about cleaning your body. Everyone should have a copy of this to enlighten the people and spread the message that cancer IS curable.
My friend from school’s mom bought this book when she had breast cancer. She changed her house products, diet, and began liver cleansing and parasite cleansing as the protocols say and BEAT HER BREAST CANCER after passing tons of parasites.
This book has a 3-week curing protocol and even what you can do if your PET HAS CANCER. It will be passed down in my family for years.
4. Natural Healing with Herbs: The Complete Reference Book for the Use of Herbs
This is the best Herbal Bible you can possible get for under 10 bucks (the other one I will recommend below is a huge textbook, very comprehensive and around $60). I will NEVER ever lose or lend this out. I love it so much. It has taught me lifetimes of knowledge. Every time I’m sick I simply look up a disorder (such as stye, toothache, even endometriosis!) and I get a simple herbal protocol to use. The book even has protocols to cure herpes!! Not that I have it, but it’s just amazing that a simple herb can heal it. It tells you EVERY single plant and what it does. It gives you EVERY ailment and how to heal it. It gives you categories of herbs (antibiotics, herbs to kill parasites) and a list for each. I LOVE THIS BOOK!!
5. Survival in the 21st Century: Planetary Healers Manual
This is a BURIED TREASURE. You will immediately feel the power and knowledge within this book. It was written by a man in the 70s far beyond his time. He knew coming into the 21st century we would be facing illness, ailments, negative energy, and tons of issues. He was actually a computer programmer who got sick and healed himself with health foods! This book is my MOST PRIZED possession. Nick and I were at a yard sale one day and it caught our eye.. as soon as I touched it I almost cried. It was meant for me and has given me knowledge I can never thank the author enough for. It gives you spiritual, mental, physical, herbal, and nutrition guidance. It nourishes your soul and answers all of your questions. I can’t wait to give it to my kids one day.
6. The Complete Encyclopedia of Natural Healing
Dr. Gary Null wrote this book of alternative therapies for 71 different conditions, including carpal tunnel, digestive disorders, high cholesterol, osteoporosis, parasites, skin problems, etc. The therapies include herbs, supplements, vitamins, aromatherapy, chelation therapy, enzyme therapy, Alexander therapy, oxygen therapy, and Ayurvedic medicine. It has taught me about healing of ALL kinds. Dr. Null gets down to the root of the problem and tells you exactly what to do.
7. School of Natural Healing by Dr. Christopher
Dr. Christopher was an amazing pioneer in herbal medicine. This is a thick, lengthy book that will never leave your mind hungry, delving deeply into a variety of herbs with insightful personal usage, history, and formulas. The book begins with paragraphs under different conditions, but the heart of the book is the herbal details, where Christopher clearly expresses his love, admiration, and faith in natural medicine. This book goes DEEP and has HUNDREDS of references. So many herbs are covered in such rich detail it’s impossible not to use this as a guide when learning a new herb. There’s an amazing chapter on collecting herbs, preparing them in several ways from tinctures to compounds to suppositories to pills to capsules to washes and baths, and much more.
8. Herbal Home Health Care by Dr. Christopher
This is an essential for any parent who cares to treat their children naturally. It gives formulas and recipes on how to help with common colds and uncommon diseases. He offers information on cause of disease and how to avoid it, wonderful information on nutrition, and an alphabetical list of common childhood aliments with herbal remedies. Something amazing to have in your home!!!
9. 3 Day Cleanse & Mucusless Diet Book
Incredibly short, sweet, and SIMPLE pamphlet on how to get pounds of mucus and gunk out of your colon. You juice fast for 3 days while drinking prune juice. You can also take herbs. He basically teaches you how to completely wash your clogged colon, which we all have. He asks you to pick just ONE type of juice (apple, citrus, grape) and explains exactly why. There are different benefits to picking each juice. This is one of the most interesting books I have ever read and also contains really interesting tidbits about things such as earthing:
10. Dr. Christopher’s Guide to Colon Health
Body parts were arguing why each of them should be the boss. “I should be in charge” said the bowel, “because I’m responsible for waste removal.” All the other body parts laughed at the bowel and insulted him so in a huff, he shut down tight. Within a few days, the brain had a terrible headache, the stomach was bloated, the legs wobbly. The eyes got watery and the blood became toxic. All the organs decided the bowel should be the boss.
An Amazon review said it best: Why does our society put the total responsibility for personal health care in the hands of the doctor?? We pop a pill with our can of sugar soda pop and expect a miracle. My favorite Dr. Christopher story is about the husband with the constant severe heartburn who made fun of the Dr’s natural advice though his wife was a believer. She threw out all of his prescription antacids and left only hot chili powder in the medicine cabinet. He was desperate for relief after dinner one evening when the wife was out of the house so he decided to commit suicide by using the hot chili powder. He closed tightly all of the windows and doors to save the neighbors from hearing his screams as he lay in bed with the awful pain he expected to come. The next thing he remembered after eating the chili powder in a glass of water and going to bed was his wife shaking him awake after the best night of sleep he had gotten in years. He greeted Dr. Christopher in town with more respect after that.