Incorporating Herbs

REID encourages the use of herbals (culinary and otherwise) to help balance the microbiome and treat sources of underlying inflammation and infection. Immune dysfunction due to underlying infections and imbalances is one of the most prominent reasons for elevated glutamate levels.  Herbs are used to help combat underlying infections, intestinal overgrowth, pathogens, calm microglial activation, and restore proper gut and neurological function. Many REID families start with culinary herbs, slowly work to incorporate healing herbal teas and build up from there (powders, tinctures, etc), based on their individual need. We've personally found the most benefit from herbs [...]