Synthetic vitamins and minerals supplements

Synthetic vitamins and minerals ‘kills’ friendly bacteria

One of the main reasons why I am not a fan of synthetic vitamins and minerals supplements is that they ‘kill’ friendly bacteria and overload the liver’s capacity to detoxify toxins. Good  bowel flora is necessary for good immune, absorption of nutrients and prevention of many diseases especially cancer and autoimmune diseases.

Therefore I don’t take calcium carbonate or whatever name you called it for my bones but rather herbs such as nettle and foods high in minerals; not vitamin C but the herb Phyllanthus emblica as in Phytolec for my immune and foods high in vitamin C. Of course, I need to live as best as I can based on the 7 Sacred Letters of wellness (refer to my book From Leaf to Life).

Never mind! Take a probiotic supplement?  To date, nobody has discovered all the friendly bacteria necessary for our body and put them in a capsule. And this is why I advocate the St Hildegard mew spice recipe. The recipe stimulates your body to produce its own friendly bacteria known only to your body. Your body is the real doctor. He knows what you need.


About Sebastian Liew

Matthew Wood, the renowned American herbalist described Sebastian as ‘one of the most unique and talented practitioners of natural healing and herbalism.’ The New Paper (Singapore) called Sebastian Liew 'The Medicine Man'. Indeed, Sebastian is a qualified and registered Medical Herbalist (accredited by the National Herbalists Association of Australia), with a Master's degree in Herbal Medicine from the University of New England, Australia. He is the first medical herbalist in Singapore and is known to popularize phytotherapy (Western herbal medicine), European traditional medicine, and St Hildegard medicine (Germany) in Singapore and probably in Asia. Sebastian has 20 years clinical work experiences and treated numerous patients with different medical conditions from all age groups in his Singapore clinic. Sebastian authored the book, Leaf to Life: The Natural Approach to Slow Down Aging and Living a Healing Life, which set the fundamentals for healthy aging and the prevention or treatment for almost all diseases. Please visit website
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