6,000-year-old track record for healing leaky gut
When I was traveling in India, I had the privilege of studying Ayurvedic medicine with traditional Master Healers. Surrounded by lakes, oceans and mountains, Kerala, India, is the birthplace of Ayurveda medicine. My plane landed in Mumbai. From there, I made the 800-mile trip to Kerala down on the southwestern-most tip of the Indian peninsula. With origins dating back 6,000 years, Kerala is the birthplace of Ayurvedic medicine. I spent a lot of time at the AyurMana or “ancient healing house.” This is the oldest existing school of Ayurvedic medicine in the world. It was there that I observed how quickly Ayurvedic doctors brought the conversations with their patients around to the gut. In fact, the most common Ayurvedic prescription in India today is a gentle but powerful herbal gut-healer called triphala — although few people in the West have ever even heard of it. I’m going to tell you all about the astonishing healing power of triphala in a minute. Ancient healers have always understood the importance of the gut. And they’re right. Most medical disorders can be traced back to your gut. If you don’t keep your gut healthy, you could end up with a condition called Leaky Gut Syndrome, which can cause many chronic diseases. I’m talking about serious health issues, like celiac disease, diabetes, multiple sclerosis, cancer, schizophrenia, depression, anxiety, arthritis, fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue. Sadly, western doctors stil...
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