Steven Horne

Steven Horne is professional member and recent past president of the American Herbalists Guild (AHG) and a professional member of the International Iridology Practitioner’s Association (IIPA).  He has also served on the board of directors of both organizations.

An herbalist, natural health teacher, author, and consultant, his work has taken him all over the United States and Canada and to several foreign countries, including Malaysia, Australia, New Zealand, England and Mainland China to share this wealth of knowledge. He has spoken at HerbFest, Whole Foods Expo, Clayton College’s annual conference, AHG’s annual symposium, and numerous conventions and conferences. He is a popular speaker and students find what he teaches is practical and easy to understand and apply.

Steven is the founder Kether One, Inc. and Tree of Light Publishing. He also offers personal health consultations through ABC Herbs.

Content Posted by Steven Horne

Chinese Spleen Activator

Spleen Activator is a formula for strengthening the earth element by tonifying the spleen chi. It improves the digestion and metabolism of proteins, minerals and other nutrients to enhance muscle tone, improve physical development, enhance energy and increase appetite for healthy foods. It is a valuable formula for people who are thin and weak or overweight with poor muscle tone.

Stomach Comfort

Millions of people at one time or another suffer from problems with excess stomach acid. Stomach Comfort offers the antiacid benefits of calcium carbonate, one of nature’s best antacids, without the chemical ingredients found in many commercial antacids.

Biological Terrain Chart for the Digestive System

This is an article discussing the six imbalances in biological terrain as they manifest themselves in the digestive system. It includes a downloadable color chart.

The Disease Tree™

Anyone who has been studying with me for any length of time has heard me refer to the Disease Tree™. This model comprehensive framework helps a person understand where disease comes from and how to approach it from a holistic perspective rather than a symptom-treatment perspective. It is found in our Comprehensive Guide to Nature's Sunshine Products and many of our coursess. I've decided to post it here because I want as many people as possible to understand this concept, because it gives structure to everything a person learns about disease, health, the body, remedies, and assessment techniques.

The Six Tissue Terrains

The biological terrain is the internal environment of the body and is the common demonimator in the entire disease process. Understanding biological terrain is key to understanding the basic actions of herbs and how to select effective remedies. This article introduces the six tissue states and corresponding basic actions of herbs. It also lists NSP products that can be helpful for balancing each of the six biological terrain imbalances.

The ABC+D System

Creating good health is not really about eliminating disease, it's about working with your body and providing it the tools it needs to maintain its natural, healthy state. There are four main steps we can use to identify problems and help the body achieve good health.  The simple mnemonic "ABC+D" is an easy way to remember these health-building activities. This article explains the ABC+D Approach to health taught in our courses and includes the full color chart giving an overview of the system.

Instructions for a Gall Bladder Flush

The gallbladder flush is a somewhat controversial proceedure. However, I've used it many times and feel it can be beneficial for easing gallbladder attacks and possibly helping with gallstones. This article explains all about it and how to do it.

Super Foods: Proving Food is Your Best Medicine

Many TV shows, internet sites and magazines are calling various nutritionally-dense foods SuperFoods.  The term isn’t just hype. It’s based on the fact that these foods contain nutrients that tend to be lacking in modern diets.  SuperFoods contain large quantities of natural vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, fiber and other compounds that can give us more energy, promote healing and fend of disease. Adding SuperFoods and superfood supplements into one's diet is a wonderful way to improve overall health.

Don't Be Scared, Get Prepared

The mainstream media is at it again. It seems like every year or so we get news of some new disease that threatens to wipe us all out. So far, these dire predictions never seem to come true. I'm cynical enough to believe that it's a great way to prom...

Chinese Mineral-Chi Tonic

An adequate supply of trace minerals is vital to good health.  Unfortunately, modern agricultural practices have led to a steady decline in the trace mineral content of our food over the last 100 years.  Mineral Chi Tonic is a trace mineral supplement that supplies dozens of essential trace minerals in a colloidal form for easier assimilation.  However, Mineral Chi Tonic goes far beyond other colloidal mineral products by combining these minerals with extracts of Chinese tonic herbs that enhance the assimilation and utilization of the minerals.