You might not realize it but food was the very first medicine used by ancient human ancestors. Over time ancient people learned that certain foods help certain conditions and our ancient ancestors began to build a knowledge base that was soon passed down from one generation to another. The keepers of this healing knowledge were called by many names but I prefer the term “shaman.” As time continued these ancient shamans continued to build on their knowledge base by figuring out which foods and which herbs helped which conditions. And, again, this knowledge was passed down to the next generation of shamans.
Sadly, today we have come to depend on modern medicine which produces chemical drugs for anything and everything that ails us but, often, with some very significant and even dangerous side effects. For example, I don’t know about you but for me I’m not willing to get “perfect skin” at the risk of also developing heart problems or seizure disorders. Frankly, when I see these drug commercials on TV and listen to the side effects it’s rather frightening. What many of us today don’t realize is that there are alternatives and these alternatives don’t have these dangerous side effect BUT they take longer to work as they don’t deliver “instantly.”
I came across a commercial on the Internet last week hosted by an inventor who is also an attorney. I guess he suffered from thinning hair since his early 20s and he had tried on the latest products for his condition including Rogaine among others. During his infomercial he admitted that these products did nothing! He said they were a waste of money and a waste of his time. Continue Reading