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
As we near the Spring Equinox (the true beginning of our year for Afrakan people), it is a good time to come up with a renewed healing vision for the coming year. This can bring focus to the areas that need work and help find new motivation.
First, if you are not where you want to be with your diet (livity), then vow to make more strides in that direction. This will not necessarily mean "perfection" everyday nor should this be your expectation. But it is always possible to do a fraction more and to do a little bit better. If you are not experiencing a serious health crisis, you can use the step down method. An example would be to initially cut out something for one or two days a week and continue cleaving it away until it is…Continue
Eczema is a chronic skin condition with many causes. Areas of the skin become inflamed, red, itchy and scaly due to food and seasonal allergies, contact with topical irritants or yeast. One of the ways to treat eczema is to reduce the level of inflammation in the body. Patients who prefer alternative medicine may be able to treat their eczema with herbs. Applying herbs directly to the affected area is effective in some people who have high levels of inflammation caused by eczema. Burdock…Continue
WE HAVE MORE PROGRAMS TO OFFER, MORE TOOLS TO HELP YOUR PRACTICE BE MORE EFFECTIVE.
NATURALLY YOU CAN HEAL.
The Body can heal itself with guidance from special ones who are called to the work. The Body Temple Institute is here to equip you with the special tools you need to make a difference in the lives of the people you serve. …Continue
Life is full of changes and fluctuations. It also has a fair amount of challenges for most people. This often leads to a period of "falling off" where the discipline we have had in the past eludes us for a while. Such is life...it happens to the best of us.
The best approach (in my opinion and experience) is to not beat yourself up for too long and to jump back in the driver's seat without guilt. Take time to analyze what distracted you in the first place. Let's face it, we live under a high level of stress dealing with finances, family/children, jobs, etc. We must work on identifying and then avoiding any emotional triggers that cause negative behavior. If you seek them out you will find them. Another way of dealing with this situation is to…Continue