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Product Details

  • Paperback: 559 pages
  • Publisher: EWorld Inc.; 7 Rev Exp edition (June 17, 2004)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1881316823
  • ISBN-13: 978-1881316824
  • Product Dimensions: 8.9 x 6 x 1.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.8 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (48 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #680,964 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

Editorial Reviews

About the Author

Dr. Llaila Afrika is a nutrition consultant, massge therapist, historian, writer and a Doctor of Naturopathy. He has studied in Africa, Europe and America. Llaila believes that each of his clients (from the children to the elderly) have been among his teachers and is fully indebted to them all. He contends that good health does not belong exclusively to any culture or race, but is a human right and a product of nature. Llaila's background includes serving in the Medical Core in the military and several years experience as a psychotherapist. He has used herbal and other holistic treatments exclusively since the early 1970's.

Customer Reviews

This book changed my life.
LivingLifeOnTheRanch
I am a proud owner of this book, this book is my bible on holistic healthcare for anyone serious about taking care of their health this book is a must.
Priestess Auset Ra Amen
This is one of the most powerful books I've ever read.
Winford

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

61 of 64 people found the following review helpful By EAGLE EYE on March 26, 2009
Format: Paperback
This is addressed to all of the reviewers who didnt give this a 5 star.
I'm not going to bash or anything. Because that is not the type of person that i represent myself as.
However i must express certain truth rather if its liked or not.
Afterall,for some to give Dr Afrika bad reviews and try to criticize what he knows "which is far beyond any of us". Due to somes very limited perception in which they've of him
I'd then be foolish to waist precious energy correcting the misguided ignorant comments!
The truth is this: What we currently hold to have always been normal throughout current generations. Well after a little in depth research is employed.It becomes apparent then that we're interpreting things from a totally unhealthy abnormal perspective now.

Particular authors such as "Queen Afua" is addressing conditions and how to balance and treat them accordingly to our current conditions and circumstances.
Her information on "Menstruation" should already be understood that she is purely addressing the here and now perspective on things.
On the other hand: Dr.Afrika is addressing the "historical causes" in which took place throughout time. Which made the current condition manifest.
After "hollistically" reading "both authors" then putting them in their deserving perspectives.
A people then does not see any contradiction nor conflict in subject matter within the two of their writings whatsoever.

Its about "knowing" how to "discern" the important things spoken about in the past, and how those things've affected our way of living in the present. Example:When a family has a "Hereditary condition" in which started way back in their past. It can "Potentially" affect all current family offspring.
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13 of 13 people found the following review helpful By consumer on February 22, 2012
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African Holistic Health is a must have for Any home. The information contained in this book is like having a PDR, Physicians Desk Reference, Back To Eden, and a Medical Encyclopedia. The Bonus is: African Holistic Health includes information unknown and unused in the medical community; it fills in significant gaps.

I recommend this book for any person who in interested in improving and maintaining health.
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Best Medical Reference I have EVER seen or owned that caters to the genetic makeup and needs of Afrikan descendants. Period. I recommend it to all members of the Afrikan Diaspora who are trying to obtain knowledge of self and use natural medicines and methods that have in turn been used successfully for TENS OF THOUSANDS of years across the world.
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10 of 11 people found the following review helpful By K. Salmon on September 25, 2006
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This book lead me in the right direction towards enlightenment. It is ideal for the black aspirant of complete health (wholistic), while good for people of all races. It covers a wide variety of material concerning holistic health, human existance, psychology, behaviour, and also differnces between races. One might read this book and think that L.Afrika is racist, but the concept of racism is an illusion of the mind imposed unto us by our own ignorance of Self, and backed by a corrupt system of injustice.

Re. the previous reviewer:

1-2 cups of salt??????? Are you insane??? That had to have been a miss-print. For you to judge the book off of that miss-information shows your complete lack of judgement and common sense.
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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful By Kate on November 10, 2006
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Once you purchase the African Holistic Health Book you would never have a need to purchase another Health book. The book is very educational and the remedies work! I thank the Universe for Llaila O. Afrika for sharing this precious information and knowledge.
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61 of 83 people found the following review helpful By C. Crockett on October 11, 2005
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I borrowed this book from a friend. Read it thoroughly. Some of the information is valid (vitamins to take, foods to eat or avoid). Other opinions are old world wive's tales i,e., menstruation is not natural. OK, I can ignore the stupid stuff (although there shouldn't be stupid stuff in a book for Black people who already suffer as medical guinea pigs). What I found and EXPERIENCED as very dangerous is one recipe in particular - on page 72 (of the revised and expanded 7th edition) under the heading "Anthelmentic Enemas (gets rid of worms)." It calls for 1-2 CUPS of salt mixed with lemon or lime juice (no amt given), with warm water (no amt given). I used 1 cup of salt with a 1/4 cup of lemon juice in a hot water bottle of warm water. I administered the enema and within 15 minutes my body went into shock. Severe pain in legs and feet, lower back and stomach with vomiting and bleeding from the rectum. I drove myself to the emergency room. I was immediately admitted. A colonoscoopy revealed that the salt and lemon juice mixture had caused perforations in my colon! Had the perforations penetrated the outer wall of my colon I could have died from peritonitis (they told me). Here I am in the hospital 3 days later and the bleeding is still an issue. I am on a bland diet awaiting a follow-up colonoscopy (in 30 days) to see if the damage has healed or left scarring. My "new" gasteroenterologist said, "Throw that @#%*@*! book away!" I will give it back to the party who loaned it to me with red X's across the enema recipes whether they like it or not. This book has BAD INFORMATION. And in my opinion, if you only crash your car once a month, you still aren't considered a good driver on the other 29 days!
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