Q & A archives.

Grapefruit seed extract (GSE) – toxic or not?

Dear Stephen, Do we know for certain that grapefruit seed extract does not have systemic absorption, or is there just not enough research about that? Do you think that grapefruit seed extract really has toxic quarternary ammonium compounds?

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Sleep and weight loss problems

Dear Stephen, I weight 320 pounds, and I’m trying to lose weight. When I work to resolve my blood sugar problems, my sleep problems and all the rest of my symptoms get worse; if I ignore the weight issue, then I can sleep. Any ideas on what I can do?

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A thank you from a recovered reader

Dear Stephen, It took time for your herbs to bring me back to normal, but they did. Thank you so much for researching and writing the book. My life (and family’s life) has been made better because of your contribution to it!

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Treating brucella

Dear Stephen, I have been treating lyme for two years now with some progress. Currently I am on the core protocol. My last blood test came back positive for brucella. Are there any herbs recomended for brucella?

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Numbness in face – cheeks, mouth, jaw and neck area

Dear Stephen, I have had lyme for 1 year and 4 months now. One of my symptoms is that I get an numb sensation that is sometimes bad, other times not so noticeable, in my face akin to the feeling of having had anesthesia from the dentist.

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Cat’s claw worsening tendonitis pain

Dear Stephen, Since a most recent tick bite, I have tendonitis pain in both of my arms. I find that now when I take cat’s claw, the pain worsens. So I have stopped using it, and my immune system is worse now. Any idea why this is happening?

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Turkey tail and cordyceps mushrooms

Dear Stephen, I’d like to know your opinion on Coriolus versicolor (turkey tail mushroom) extract, and Cordyceps sinensis, in the treatment of late-stage lyme.

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