THE BODY TEMPLE INSTITUTE

OF WHOLISTIC HEALTH AND HERBAL STUDIES

The Body Temple Institute of Wholistic Health and Herbal studies, for right health, right knowledge and sound community.

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THE BODY TEMPLE INSTITUTE

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!

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Mama Mawusi  and Baba Montu  Ashshakir 

Blog Posts

THE DANGERS OF COMMERCIAL SOAPS

Posted by Baba Montu on October 9, 2017 at 3:00pm 0 Comments

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By now most people have heard about the advertisement drama surrounding the  Dove soap brand. But what is most amazing to us is how people hold on to old programming that keeps them using products that contain questionable ingredients that were exposed long ago.

For those who have never done any research on the subject, here are a few quick facts about common components found in most commercial soaps:

  1. Sodium Lauryl Sulfate: This is the lathering agent in soap. It can be very irritating to the eyes (especially in small children). It is also a skin irritant. I guess that would make other products necessary after you are "clean" to soothe your irritated skin. Cha-ching! But besides being an irritant, Sodium Lauryl Sulfate is also known as a "moderate hazzard" even though it has been linked to cancer, neurotoxicity and endocrine disruption in…
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GET BACK IN THE GAME

Posted by Baba Montu on September 30, 2017 at 5:30pm 0 Comments

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 create a challenge…

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RE-INVENTING OUR WEB PORTAL

Posted by Baba Montu on September 30, 2017 at 5:14pm 0 Comments

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We wanted to reach out to site members and those who visit The Body Temple Institute to let you all know that we are re-inventing our site and approach, and re-structuring the information we share. So stay tuned for more profound conversations and videos, links to books we are publishing, etc. We have suspended a lot of site members due to inactivity and to get to the source of some spamming that certain members have been experiencing. We apologize for not catching this sooner. With that said, we will be very insistent upon participation of our site members because we have limited membership space ad our site is now open to the public anyway. So if we have suspended your membership and you would like to return (and are committed to posting and commenting/sharing) please…

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MAKING THE LEAP TO NO MEAT

Posted by Baba Montu on May 9, 2017 at 11:00am 1 Comment

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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…

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