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 author of numerous books and course on natural healing, including: Coming Clean: Your Guide to Detoxification, Constitutional Iridology, The Endocrine Symphony, The Comprehensive Guide to Nature’s Sunshine Products and his latest release, The Heart’s Key to Health, Happiness and Success.  His Certified Herbal Consultant course consists of eight correspondence courses designed to teach people how to help others improve their health with commercial herbal products and nutritional supplements.  He is currently developing an Advanced Herbal Training program with Thomas Easley, another professional member of the AHG.  Steven has also produced over 50 videos and DVDs on natural healing.

Steven has been a consultant and product formulator for several herb companies, including Nature’s Sunshine Products, Tri-Light, Limited Edition and Cedar Bear Naturals. Steven is the founder Tree of Light Publishing, an educational organization dedicated to helping people to heal themselves on all levels by incorporating physical, mental, and emotional modalities. Tree of Light offers professional courses, charts, books, videos and other educational materials on natural health care. Recently he started the School of Modern Herbal Medicine, which is dedicated to “excellence in herbal education.”  He also offers personal health consultations through ABC Herbs in St. George, UT.

Content Posted by Steven Horne

Overcoming Metabolic Syndrome

One of the biggest health problems we face in modern society is metabolic syndrome. This imbalance in body chemistry ranges from mild insulin resistance to full-blown diabetes. Metabolic syndrome has been called by many names: hyperinsulinemia, syndrome X, cardiometabolic syndrome, diabesity and insulin resistance syndrome. This article discusses what to do to reverse this problem that may involve half of all Americans.

Sample Intake Form

If I could only use one health assessment tool, it would be a good intake form.  Having clients fill out an intake form gives you a lot of information about them, which can help you start asking the right questions to get to the bottom of their he...

Do Your Intestine's Leak?

Colon cleansing is a very popular therapy among people involved in natural health care, but this article isn't about colon cleansing. It's about colon "toning," or in other words healing the inflammation and damage associated with leaky gut.

Making Stock (or Bone Broth)

Bone broth or stock is made by simmering meat, bones and vegetables for many hours.  This process extracts minerals from the bones, amino acids like glutamine that are important for gut and brain health and gelatin, which helps with connective tissue.  Bone broth is very good to help heal a damaged intestinal tract in SIBO and Leaky Gut Syndrome. It is also good for building greater immunity and resistance to disease. Because it extracts nutrients from bones and joints, it also supports the health of teeth, bones, joints and connective tissues, which can help people with arthritis, osteoporosis, tooth decay and other structural problems.

Coconut Oil and Nut Butter Fudge

It's easier to improve your diet if you make healthier versions of your favorite treats. So, for all you fellow choco-holics out there, here's my recipe for a coconut oil and nut butter fudge. It's not low calorie, but it is very satisfying and doesn't have any refined sugars or unnatural ingredients.

The Vital Importance of Good Nutrition

One of the most important keys to maintaining good health is good nutrition. In fact, it’s quite possible that the majority of the disease we face are simply caused by poor nutrition. So, before we start trying to get well by taking herbs or nutritional supplements, we should look at resolving two primary problems. One of these is improving our nutrition, which is the subject of this article.

Nourishing Traditions by Sally Fallon

In the many years I've been involved in natural healing, I've read many books on the subject of nutrition.  I've also tried many different types of diets, including things like juice fasting, eating vegetarian, mild food diets (eating only fruits ...

Asking the Wrong Question Won't Get You the Right Answer

This article explores why modern medicine has failed to come up with reliable remedies for colds and flu.  It presents the idea that if you don't ask the right questions you can't get the right answers. Those of us who are willing to "think outside the box" are often people who ask questions that other people are afraid to ask.

Think Strategies, Not Remedies

My first herb book was Back to Eden by Jethro Kloss. I tried many of the remedies he suggested and sometimes they worked and sometimes they didn’t. I was a bit confused, primarily because he suggested remedies, but gave me no real understanding of...

The Story Behind Our New Book: Modern Herbal Medicine

In 1986, I was working for Nature’s Sunshine Products (NSP).  As an employee, I was very inhibited in what I could say about the company’s products because of the strict government regulations about making disease claims for herbs, vitamins, miner...