Hashimoto’s is the most common autoimmune disease in the world, about 28 million Americans, so a big, big issue and the rate of Hashimoto’s is significantly growing. Strain the tea and pour it … Lymphocytes are then broken down even further into B- and T-cells. I’m going to be opening it up for questions at the end of the webinar. Chlorella. Any of the good companies out there that make Nettles, capsule or tincture is going to be fine. It looks like we already have questions here. Lemon Balm. They say A Underactive Thyriod is a Disease, I disagree. Lemon balm is used to mildly reduce thyroid hormone levels and symptoms associated with hyperthyroidism. They carry a variety of brands that we use. It’s also anti-viral specifically a lot of the research has been done on its anti-viral properties against herpes and it also reduces anxiety. It’s also good for prostate issues but it also works well with Hashimoto’s. If you would like to try those supplements you would need to discuss it with your doctor who prescribed the medication to be sure there aren’t any interactions. Dry, brittle hair and nails, depression, so a lot of things related to hypothyroidism. Lemon balm slows pituitary function, lowering TSH levels, which, in turn, reduces thyroid hormone levels. Usually one dropper full, one squeeze is about 30 drops and so if you’re 100 pounds you take about 30, if you’re 150 pounds you take about 60 drops, if you’re 200 pounds about 90 and so you kind of adjust it from there. In the Nettles, the roots and the leaf are the most commonly used. Used as an essential plant oil, as a tincture, or as a tea composed of dry leaves, lemon balm is used to treat anxiety, depression, palpitations, respiratory congestion, allergic reactions, menstrual pain, and nervousness. Lemon balm: Kills EBV cells in the thyroid and dampens nodule growth. It upsets our stomachs. As soon as you do that I can answer the question. In Graves’ you have a massive amount of T3 floating around, L-Carnitine inhibits the T3 from getting into the cell and binding to the receptor. Lemon balm promotes immune system health by fighting bacteria and viruses, which is demonstrated by its ability to reduce fever, spasms, flatulence and cramps. Another way is by taking selenium. About the Author. ♦, © 10 Jul 2006 Copyrighted by Elaine Moore. That really has been the best way to do questions because it allows the questions to be concise and I can answer them very quickly so I’ll let you know when that is going to happen. For Epstein-Barr virus we do a blood test and we’re looking at a few different things. The herb lemon balm or balm (Melissa officianales), a member of the mint family, originated in the Near East and was later transplanted to Europe by Benedictine missionaries who recognized its beneficial effects on health. And for those of you who don’t know the Epstein-Barr virus is the virus that causes what we call mono or mononucleosis or the kissing disease. These herbs can really help with energy levels and all of the symptoms related to hypothyroidism. Dr. Hedberg is the founder of the Immune Restoration Center in Asheville, NC where he consults with patients worldwide. Kind of a modern day plague that a lot of people don’t know they have because they think they have a gut infection or a stomach virus, things like that, they have a lot of diarrhea and digestive issues. The Indians have all the best herbs & Chinese to cure . Thankyou very much all theses herbs I have read about & I am sure they have been around for years . Each of these supplements plays a specific role in restoring normal thyroid function. It’s an anti-histamine, an anti-inflammatory and it really helps to balance the immune system. It’s really important that you’re under the supervision of an Endocrinologist if you have Graves’ disease. People say I am pregnant, which is embarrassing. So that’s an individual question. Paradoxically, lemon balm is also used to raise thyroid hormone levels in patients with hypothyroidism. The reason why there’s so many people who have a thyroid issue and they still have symptoms is because they have Hashimoto’s and conventional medicine really doesn’t treat Hashimoto’s any differently than they do non-autoimmune hypothyroidism. It’s important to identify Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism because you then know it is the immune system you must address, although thyroid hormone medication may still be necessary. Whether it’s an iodine deficiency, nutrient deficiency, whether it’s the adrenals that are shutting down the thyroid or mercury, environmental toxins, all these thing can affect the thyroid. Lemon-balm also works well when what we call catecholamines which are adrenalin epinephrine and nor-epinephrine. Lemon-balm also works well when what we call catecholamines which are adrenalin epinephrine and nor-epinephrine. Aromatherapy Guide Companion to The Complete Guide To Natural Healing, 1996. So Lemon-balm is another great herb. The use of these combinations of supplements should restore thyroid hormone … Does Hashimoto’s have these symptoms as well? Another way is with what we call N-acetyl-cysteine or NAC. I also enjoy drinking herbal teas, and most herbal teas are fine to consume for those with thyroid and autoimmune thyroid conditions. I also lost a lot of muscle mass. About 90 percent of people with hypothyroidism have Hashimoto’s. It is in the Ginseng family just like Ashwagandha but Eleuthero will support thyroid function across the board. If you’re on my e-mail list, I will be sending out notices of when I’ll be doing more webinars. Those will be very helpful. What can I do? This brings up a discussion about using the whole herb versus certain parts of the herb. Request permission to re-publish. All writing and images copyrighted. About 90 percent of hypothyroidism cases in the United States are due to Hashimoto’s, an autoimmune disease that attacks and destroys the thyroid gland. ... rutabaga and rapini.) Approximately 28 million Americans have a thyroid issue so it’s something that we need to know about. Lemon balm, a member of the mint family, is used to relieve symptoms and promote immune system health in patients with autoimmune disease. Has sent me for a ultravsound as to tomorrow. A lot of the herbs out there are just garbage so you need to be sure that you’re getting something of high quality and everything that Moss has is going to be excellent. Dr. Hedberg is the author of “The Complete Thyroid Health and Diet Guide.”. Hashimoto’s Disease Improves by Eradicating Blastocystis Hominis, Human herpesvirus 6 and Hashimoto’s Disease. Too much of it can be toxic to the liver so you need to be careful but a good solid dose of Larrea works really well for herpes viruses as well. We talked a little bit about the Epstein-Barr virus and H. Pylori.