Herbal Remedies & Tinctures



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Truman Berst has been a master herbalist for over 50 years, and is the founder of ALTERNATIVE Health & Herbs REMEDIES, a Christian nonprofit, small, family-run herbal manufacturer  in Albany, Oregon, USA

Truman Berst began his training as an herbalist with Dr. Norma Myers, Dean of Green Shores Herbal College in Vancouver, B.C. in 1961. Dr. Myers was an herbalist with teaching degrees in Psychology, Biology, Philosophy, History, Chemistry, Botany, Literature, Mathematics, Languages, Zoology, Phytotherapy, Ecology, and Physics.

Truman is a graduate with Credentials of Ministry, Christian Heritage Institute, Florence, Oregon; Bachelor of Science; Masters of Science; and Doctor of Science in both Ethnobotany and Phytotherapy at Green Shores Herbal College, Vancouver, B.C. He continued research with Dr. Myers in the nutritional and medicinal uses of plants and supplements, until her death in 1988, when she gave him Power of Attorney to carry on her Christian ministry of natural health research and education.

Truman is a graduate Chartered Herbalist from Dominion Herbal College, Vancouver, B.C.; Master Herbalist from Wild Rose College of Natural Healing, Calgary, B.C. and Master Herbologist Sequoyah College of Herbology, Little Rock, AR.

In the last 44 years Dr. Berst has researched and studied with many of the world’s greatest advocates of natural healing and has been a consultant with many of the major herb companies. He has written many papers and taught many classes on the preparation and use of herbs and other health products. And has created 12,000 natural remedies of tincture/extracts, teas, powders, salves, creams, lotions, capsules and tablets.

Truman has appeared on local, national and international TV and radio broadcasts. He is the host of “Discoveries In Health” Live on the Internet for 12 years – 11AM to 12PM PST Monday–Friday.

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Not sure what you need?  Truman is available to guide you via the link above – try the product search at bottom of page on his website or his email is just below that if you need further guidance

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50% OFF


We would like to invite you to take advantage of our sale. Each item below is marked down 50% off of our retail price…

Peppermint leaf (3694) 8 oz
– Is used for the common cold, cough, inflammation of the mouth and throat, sinus infections, and respiratory infections. It is also used for digestive problems including heartburn, nausea, vomiting, morning sickness, irritable bowel syndrome (ibs), cramps of the upper gastrointestinal (gi) tract and bile ducts, upset stomach, diarrhea, bacterial overgrowth of the small intestine, and gas. Some people also use peppermint for menstrual problems, liver and gallbladder complaints, preventing spasms during endoscopy procedures, and as a stimulant.

Juniper berries (3508) 2 oz
is used for digestion problems including upset stomach, intestinal gas (flatulence), heartburn, bloating, and loss of appetite, as well as gastrointestinal (GI) infections and intestinal worms. It is also used for urinary tract infections (UTIs) and kidney and bladder stones. Other uses include treating snakebite, diabetes, and cancer.

Mustard seed (3624) 2 oz
is used for the common cold, painful joints and muscles (rheumatism), and arthritis. Mustard seed is used for causing vomiting, relieving water retention (edema) by increasing urine production, and increasing appetite.

Mexican wild yam root (3948) 2 oz
is often promoted as a “natural alterative” to estrogen therapy, so you will see it used for estrogen replacement therapy, vaginal dryness in older women, PMS (premenstrual syndrome), menstrual cramps, weak bones (osteoporosis), increasing energy and sexual drive in men and women, and breast enlargement.

Marjoram (3582) 2 oz
uses include treating diabetes, sleep problems, muscle spasms, headaches, sprains, bruises and back pain. It is also used as a “nerve tonic” and a “heart tonic”, and to promote better blood circulation.

Lemon peel (3540) 2 oz
is used to treat scurvy, a condition caused by not having enough vitamin C. Lemon is also used for the common cold and flu, H1N1 (swine) flu, ringing in the ears (tinnitus), Meniere’s disease, and kidney stones. It is also used to aid digestion, reduce pain and swelling (inflammation), improve the function of blood vessels, and increase urination to reduce fluid retention.

Wolfberry (3960) 2 oz
is an antioxidant-rich fruit produced by the Lycium barbarum shrub. Wolfberry is a traditional Chinese medicine used to support a long, healthy life. The use of wolfberry supplements is also supposed to enhance sexual function in men and women. Wolfberry may play in improving eye health.

Wormwood (3966) 2 oz
is used for various digestion problems such as loss of appetite, upset stomach, gall bladder disease, and intestinal spasms. Wormwood is also used to treat fever, liver disease, and worm infections; to increase sexual desire; as a tonic; and to stimulate sweating.

Wheat grass (3920) 2 oz
is used for increasing production of hemoglobin, the chemical in red blood cells that carries oxygen; improving blood sugar disorders, such as diabetes; preventing tooth decay; improving wound healing; and preventing bacterial infections. It is also used for removing deposits of drugs, heavy metals, and cancer-causing agents from the body; and for removing toxins from the liver and blood.

Yohimbe Bark (3978) 8 oz
– Is used to arouse sexual excitement, for erectile dysfunction (ed), sexual problems caused by medications for depression called selective-serotonin reuptake inhibitors (ssris), and general sexual problems in both men and women. It is also used for athletic performance, weight loss, exhaustion, chest pain, high blood pressure, low blood pressure that occurs when standing up, diabetic nerve pain, and for depression along with certain other medications.

DTXFR (Detoxifier) (1150) 8 oz
-combination of Echinacea Root, Yellow Dock Root, Garlic Root, Lobelia, Cayenne Pepper for a natural detox.

Progesterone balance (1351) 8 oz
combination of Black Cohosh, Licorice Root, Sarsaparilla Root, Eleuthrococcus Senticosus, Goldenseal Root to help balance progesterone naturally.

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