The Body Temple Institute of Wholistic Health and Herbal studies, for right health, right knowledge and sound community.
The Body Temple is an organization of health revolutionaries who are seeking to create a total and complete change in our lives in order to defy the process of genocide that has been enacted against us as Afrikan People. This is a health-information resource and education site. Feel free to check out the Blogs in the Articles tab and to contribute to the discussions in the forums section- your questions and input are important to us. We also hold collective live discussions, workshops and an have an Herbalist Certification curriculum for in- depth learning.
The Body Temple Institute Of Wholistic Health And Herbal Studies exist to address the overwhelming need of Afrikan people to become more self-sufficient as it relates to health and growing food and to make self-preservation our main priority.
The health information that you find on this site should support the information that you find on your own along with the advise that you get from your Natural Health Care provider. It is your obligation to research these topics for yourself . It is a powerful act to take full responsibility for your own health. So get started today on your path to Afrakan Self Preservation!
Together We Will Win ~ Abibifahodie! Black Liberation
Mama Mawusi and Baba Montu Ashshakir
MAKING THE LEAP TO NO MEAT
We get questions from our Afrakan people all the time. One of the questions we get is how do we suggest they quit eating meat. If we were to sum up our answer to this question in a simple statement it would be “It depends”. Someone who is a teenager or in their twenties will have a very different experience than someone in their fifties or sixties. But we definitely advocate a gradual transition wherever possible to lessen the shock to the body.
The very first question someone needs to ask themselves about changing their diet is WHY they want to do it. The reasons vary from thinking that meat is unhealthy to ethical desire to not kill animals to you just recently heard about it on Oprah and thought it was interesting. The reason you have…Continue
WHAT DOES HEALTH LOOK LIKE?
This topic could be a book in and of itself. But a simple question deserves a simple answer: IT JUST DEPENDS. Okay, I apologize, that was deceptive. But in truth there is no simple answer to that question because some healthy (looking) people sometimes meet an early demise where others who don't appear as well may be on their way to a long life. Our organs are our lifeline and what they look like will have more of a bearing on our health than outward appearance.
What must be understood is that the body is ever-changing throughout your life. The only constant we know is change. This lends to the idea of the ebb and flow of the Universe. Teenagers with terrible diets and sleep habits can look healthy and be athletic. But they are actually…Continue
by Baba Montu Ashshakir
When you think of circulation you probably think about cholesterol and your arteries and cutting out fried food. This is correct thinking and a wise choice. But you must realize that your blood flows through all your tissues and organs as well as your arteries. This blood flow has just as much to do with the lungs as it does your heart because they work together. Air is needed to oxygenate the blood that travels through the body. So approach improving your circulation holistically as your circulation travels everywhere in your body.…Continue
The practice of colon cleansing dates back to the Ebris Papyrus which is over 6000 years old. Our bowels were considered a gateway and were housed in the canoptic jar of Hapi after transition. In addition our Great Grand Parents made a ritual of cleaning the colon at least 4 times a year with castor oil and daily with cod liver oil.
Is colon cleansing necessary?
Absolutely, colon cleansing is necessary while taking in…Continue