Christopher Vasey is a naturopath and author specializing in detoxification and rejuvenation living in Switzerland. He studied naturopathy in Paris and started his own practice in 1979. In 1981, he organized his own introductory courses to naturopathy and started teaching in various health-oriented associations. Christopher has written several books on natural medicine as well as spiritual themes and lectures regularly in Europe, the USA and Canada. Mr. Vasey joins us to speak primarily on the subject of his latest book, Natural Remedies for Inflammation. He gives us a broad overview of the inflammation syndrome, the differences between natural and chemical treatments, and the main reasons why inflammation occurs. He explains how allergies are on the rise and why people tend to suffer more in modern times. Then, Christopher describes the mechanisms of herbal remedies and gives us many examples of herbs that are most beneficial for treating different organs and tissues in the body. He goes on to tell us how fasting works to rid the body of toxins and the many reasons why toxins accumulate. We also discuss eating habits, environmental toxins and the various maladies that are caused by lifestyle. In the second hour, Christopher talks about the stress factor and the importance of de-stressing. He then outlines the topics of some of his latest books, including The Water Prescription, The Acid Alkaline Diet, The Detox Mono Diet, Optimal Detox, and The Secret of The Blood. We finish with some thoughts on the problems society faces with industry created foods and the overuse of prescription drugs.