Ki, Life Energy, Mana, Prana, Qi, Vital Force

God (as defined at the top of the Purpose of Life page, i.e. the One, our true Self, who we really are, the universal spirit, the Heart, the essence of all things, the source of life energy, intuition, and conscience, the infinite, etc.) is perfect and infinite life, happiness, and health. A uniting, harmonizing, loving, healing, positive, balancing, natural, pure God-united being is free from and immune to problems, whose root cause is forgetting and straying and separating from God and God's ways, and whose ultimate solution is remembering, returning to, and reuniting with God and God's ways.

Oneness, unity, harmony, synergy, peace, love, freedom, life, happiness, and health have the potential to be perfect and infinite. The more we receive and give uniting, harmonious, love-based, healing, positive, constructive, natural, clean energy, the more our life, happiness, and health improves.

Our life, happiness, and health are largely determined by our inner state, our degree of connection to the source of life energy, intuition, and conscience, and the condition of our spirit, mind, and emotions, and our energy bodies, which are related to our auras, that they compose, which affects the condition of our physical bodies.

The fundamental qualities of life, happiness, and health, are cleanliness and nourishment, beauty and strength (yin and yang, zero amplitude and infinity frequency, peace and love, light and sound, as the Purpose of Life page explains), balancing the two being the key.

Humans, and individual beings in general, are part of nature, and very much like fruits. The healthiest, most attractive fruits are the ones that are most closely connected to source energy, and both crisp, i.e. cleansing, and flavorful, i.e. nourishing. This applies to humans too.

To summarize, our life, happiness, and health are largely determined by the purity and strength of our hearts, minds, energy bodies, and auras, which is largely determined by the quality and quantity of our interconnection with others.

Just as health is a state of harmony (oneness), illness is a state of disharmony, with different illnesses reflecting different kinds of disharmony, for example diabetes seems to relate to overindulgence, cancer malignancy, and heart disease violence. One's state is strongly influenced by the energies one connects with, the surrounding environment and culture and those who determine it, this is one understanding of the macrocosm-microcosm correlation, “as above, so below”, and original sin. The concept of group culture too relates to shared energies. Also, inheritance of predispositions towards certain illnesses can be understood in terms of not only unmodifiable genes, but also modifiable energies, beliefs, perspectives, behavioral patterns, and lifestyles, which affect gene expression as shown in epigenetics. By restoring harmony (oneness), in both the ecosystem and individual, life, happiness, and health can be regained.

Books About Energy Medicine
Energetic Anatomy: An Illustrated Guide to Understanding and Using the Human Energy System by Mark Rich
Energy Medicine: Balancing Your Body's Energies for Optimal Health, Joy, and Vitality by Donna Eden
Hands of Light: A Guide to Healing Through the Human Energy Field by Barbara Brennan and Jos. A. Smith
The Subtle Body: An Encyclopedia of Your Energetic Anatomy by Cyndi Dale
Vibrational Medicine: The #1 Handbook of Subtle-Energy Therapies by Richard Gerber

The Elements and Theory of Evolution

The spiritual-chemical-biological elements of life are:

Here "spirit" is pure spirit, the essence of all things. These elements correlate with other phenomena:

Spirit Light Air Water Minerals
Spiritual plane/body Mental (causal) plane/body Emotional (astral) plane/body Physical life energy (etheric) plane/body Physical material (physical) plane/body1, 2 
SpiritThoughtsEmotionsPhysical energetic feelingsPhysical material feelings2
Crown Chakra and above (e.g. Universal Chakra) Crown - Throat Chakras Throat - Solar Plexus Chakras Solar Plexus - Root Chakras Root Chakra and below (e.g. Earth Star Chakra)2
Soul, spiritMind, brain, headHeart, chestGutSexual organs2
 Meditation, prayer, worshipScholarship, academics, educationThe arts, art, musicAthletics, sports, exerciseEating, sex2, 3
White-violet Violet-blue Blue-yellow Yellow-red Red-black2, 4
 Soprano AltoTenor Baritone Bass2
Spiritual Suns5Stars (Sun)Atmospheres (Sky)Bodies of water (Sea)Geological bodies (Earth)
Spirit Light beings5 Air-breathing life Underwater life Minerals
BeingAbsorbing light5BreathingDrinkingEating
BeingLiving on light5BreatharianismWater fastingEating
 Spiritual powerSolar powerWind powerHydropowerFossil fuels, nuclear power, etc.

1. Different sources categorize these planes differently, the main idea here is that just as we often say we're composed of spirit, mind, and body and have auras, we have energy/subtle bodies of varying degrees of spiritual, mental, emotional, and physical energy that correlate with these five elements. Some spiritual philosophies that discuss these planes/bodies are Sant Mat and Theosophy.

2. These rows are personal estimates.

3. Spirit, light, air, water, and minerals and the phenomena they represent provide a definitive basis for organizing society, for which purpose various models have been proposed across the world throughout history.

4. Rainbows are great examples of this concentric circle formation, if you view violet as their innermost layer, and red as their outermost.

5. These exist in heavens, higher-dimensional light realities. For evidence of heavens, higher-dimensional light realities, see the end of the "Enlightenment, Liberation, Theory of Everything" section on the Purpose of Life page.

The natural order is key. Spirit is the freest, lightest element, then light (plasma), air (gas), water (liquid), and minerals (solid).

Spirit, light, air, water, and minerals are the essential elemental requirements for life, for example for plants to grow these are the essential elemental substances they need.

Spirit, light, air, water, and minerals also compose the structure of the universe with regards to living planetary environments. All-encompassing spirit contains and emanates light, as in the light of God, Heaven, halos, auras, and divine beings, the biblical phrase, "Let there be light", the concepts of “enlightenment” and “illumination”, the New Age phrase, "light and love", and the sun, which many ancient peoples deified. Light contains and emanates air, the photochemical interactions between sunlight and atmospheres which absorb and are encompassed by it are essential to the formation of air. Air contains and emanates water, it contains water vapor which can form clouds and rain, and encompasses lakes, rivers, and oceans. And water contains and emanates minerals, it contains dissolved minerals, and lakes, rivers, and oceans encompass the geological bodies of planets, the cores of which are condensed heavy metals.

Conversely, minerals dissolve into water, which dissolves into air, which dissolves into light, which dissolves into spirit.

The interconnection between spirit, light, air, water, and minerals, the structure of the universe, and the organization of the spiritual planes/bodies and chakras of the individual is an example of how the macrocosmic universe and microcosmic individual reflect each other.

Spirit, light, air, water, and minerals provide a spiritual explanation of evolution, too. Pure spirit is the essence and source of all things. Next on the spiritual, evolutionary scale are heavenly, higher-dimensional light beings such as the Creator, beings to whom worlds are thoughtforms, solar systems like atoms, and humans like cells, goddesses and gods, angels, celestial, legendary, magical, and other supernatural beings, extraterrestrials, and spirits. After them comes air-breathing life that can live on land above water, including humans. The difference between light beings and us is on a level similar to that of the difference between us and the following group, underwater life that has yet to evolve the ability to respire air, science tells us that the earliest lifeforms on Earth depended on water to respire. Finally are minerals, as many ancient peoples knew, even minerals, especially crystals and gems, have some degree of consciousness, there’s a line in the song “Colors of the Wind” by Pocohantas that says, “every rock and tree and creature. Has a life, has a spirit, has a name.”

Conversely, evolution can be seen as, in addition to a blending process, a progression from the mineral element to the spirit one, spanning across lifetimes through reincarnation.  

The evolution of planets such as Earth (Gaia) too follows this order, planets start as rock (minerals), then develop oceans and underwater life (water), then life-sustaining atmospheres and air-breathing life that can live on land above water (air), then they evolve further towards light and spirit. This Wikipedia image conveys this concept.

For more on these ideas, see the "Enlightenment, Liberation, Theory of Everything" and "The Alpha and the Omega" sections on the Purpose of Life page.

Today, humans worldwide are awakening to a greater spiritual reality that involves subjects such as environmental sustainability, natural healing practices, ancient civilizations, reincarnation, ascension, spiritual abilities and planes, higher-dimensional beings such as extraterrestrials, angels, gods and goddesses, and the Creator, and universal oneness. All things considered, including the previously mentioned relationship between light and spirit, and the order of the elements, it makes sense to think that this greater spiritual reality signifies an approaching light stage of evolution that transcends the present air stage just as the present air stage transcends the past water stage, that an even more advanced spirit stage exists as well, and that biological, chemical, and spiritual evolution are one and the same. For evidence of a light stage of evolution, see the end of the "Enlightenment, Liberation, Theory of Everything" section on the Purpose of Life page.

Spirit, light, air, water, and minerals furthermore form the organization of individual, separate entities such as celestial, heavenly, higher-dimensional kingdoms and their starship worlds. Pure spirit exists at the heart of their inner circles, just as monarchs and healers have traditionally been associated with divine powers, and the four subsequent elements are layered accordingly. One function of minerals, the outer layer, is to provide protection, as the shells of turtles, armor, shields, and swords of knights, military equipment, and walls of castles do:

Here's a video about starship worlds (starting at 6:11).

Spirit, light, air, water, and minerals suggest a definitive meaning to the classical elements as well. The classical elements, commonly identified as aether, fire, air, water, and earth, are a universal spiritual theme, they’re emphasized in the spiritual philosophies of ancient peoples worldwide, including the Africans, Babylonians, Celts, Chinese, Egyptians, Greeks, Indians, Japanese, Native Americans, Norse, Persians, and Tibetans, and appear often in fantasy stories, such as those of Captain Planet, DC and Marvel Comics, Magic the Gathering, Naruto, and Pokemon. One explanation of their meaning is that they’re the basic materials that compose all matter. However, there are many substances that don’t seem to qualify as aether, fire, air, water, or earth, some examples are the hydrogen and helium conglomerates that make up gas giants like Jupiter, liquid nitrogen, and dry ice. Another explanation is that they’re the elements of nature. However, this doesn’t explain the special significance of the usual five that are selected out of the many possible natural elements it seems could be identified. Also, it's not clear what the true identities of the classical elements are, as they vary between traditions, for instance, instead of aether and air, the Chinese elements consist of wood and metal. However, if you interpret aether as spirit as is often done, substitute sunlight for fire, which is sensible considering that the elements are supposed to correspond to the phases of matter, plasma, gas, liquid, and solid, and the sun is a plasma like fire, and interpret Earth as minerals, a definitive meaning emerges, spirit, light, air, water, and minerals are significant for the reasons mentioned earlier.

Life, happiness, and health involve being in alignment with God, oneness, and Truth, and having a balanced, proportionate composition of all the elements and the phenomena they represent.

Here are estimated examples of sound tracks that correspond to the different spiritual planes, chakras, densities of matter, and elements:
Many pop songs like this one too remind me of the water element

Note: Though some deep sea organisms may be able to live without direct exposure to sunlight for example, all life does seem to depend on ecological, biogeochemical cycles that require all the discussed elements, and more advanced lifeforms do depend on light more directly.

The Elements and Theory of Evolution Video

365 Golden Keys to a Completely Free Life"Five Bodies of Man", pp. 26-28, by Masaharu Taniguchi Ph.D.
The Science of Homeopathy, Chapters 2-3, by George Vithoulkas

Ideal Diet

Guiding Principles

Balancing cleansing and nourishing/building foods: as the "Yin and Yang, Zero Amplitude and Infinity Frequency, Peace and Love" section on the Purpose of Life page and "Ki, Life Energy, Mana, Prana, Qi, Vital Force" section above explain, the state of life, happiness, and health balances two qualities, cleanliness and nourishment. Cleansing foods include raw fruits and vegetables, and nourishing/building foods include cooked, fat, and protein foods.

Vegetarianism and humane foods: there are many spiritual, ethical, health, social, environmental, and economic reasons to choose vegetarianism and humane foods. To evolve towards greater oneness, peace and love, we must purify ourselves as much as possible, and be free from violence. Also, if we want to receive grace from more powerful beings, we must give the same to less powerful beings such as animals. It's reasonable to think that all humans can thrive on a vegetarian diet after adapting.

Natural and live foods: foods in the diet are fresh and if appropriate, raw, seeds including grains, legumes, nuts, and seeds are sprouted or soaked, and cooked food is cooked gently, e.g. steamed or boiled. Local and organic foods, too, are preferred.

Whole foods: the whole foods principle is why I prefer whole milk products, such as kefir, yogurt, and milk, to cheese, which is milk without whey, the proteins of which are the major ones in human milk and have been linked to health benefits, leaving curds, the casein proteins of which have been linked to disease. It’s also partly why I prefer whole fat milk.

Grains and legumes: grains and legumes and the protein they provide are valuable for vegetarian diets long-term. Sticking to gluten-free grains and sprouting, soaking, and/or culturing them helps to resolve their issues.

Salt: the body requires adequate, balanced sodium intake.

Herbs and spices: these plant substances have medicinal properties and their flavor completes meals. Basil, cultured vegetables, cumin, garlic, ginger, horseradish, mustard, nori, onions, paprika, parsley, peppers such as black pepper, cayenne pepper, crushed red pepper, and jalapenos, radishes, sage, turmeric, wasabi, and many other herbs and spices have powerful healing properties.

Food combining: some food combinations digest more efficiently than others.

Sequential eating: eating foods one at a time in order of lightest to heaviest is another way to improve digestion. It also helps to maintain inner peace and order.

Limiting the number of foods per meal: another way to simplify meals and improve digestion.

Vegetarian and humane animal foods (e.g. dairy and eggs): there exists the potential of developing nutritional deficiencies on diets that limit animal foods. From what I understand, many who try veganism eventually become malnourished. Even Ghandi was impelled to include milk in his diet. More information can be found in articles about veganism on:

Raw, non-homogenized, whole milk: clean milk is best natural and unprocessed. Including quality cultured milk products such as kefir and yogurt in vegetarian diets can be worthwhile, even if milk has its pros and cons.

About the Diet

This diet was created by putting together messages from the body and dietary principles like puzzle pieces in order to end up with an as ideal as possible a diet. The content and order are essential, but the quantities and times are adjustable, this adjustability would enable the diet to work for many. The quantities listed are estimates of what an average, balanced, fully-grown person living in the tropics would require, warmer temperatures call for more carbohydrates, saturated fat such as the fat in coconuts, and cooling foods, while cooler temperatures call for more fat, unsaturated fat such as the fat in avocados and olives, and warming foods.

The Diet

Breakfast (≈ 8 am)
Fruits (≈ 1 serving)

Lunch (≈ 12 pm)
Vegetables (≈ 6 servings)
Sprouted or soaked grains and legumes (≈ 36 oz.)
Fatty fruits (e.g. avocados, coconutsolivespalm fruits) (≈ 6 oz.)

Dinner (≈ 6 pm)
Culturedraw if possiblenon-homogenized whole milk product (e.g. kefir, yogurt) (≈ 12 oz.)
Or unfertilized, free-range eggs (≈ 3)

Snack (≈ 8 pm)
Sprouted or soaked nuts and seeds (≈ 3 oz.)

As desired
Herbs, spices, unrefined salt, water


- An amazing cleansing tonic is created by mixing water, raw apple cider vinegar, fresh lemon/lime juice, baking soda, ginger, cayenne pepper, and optional natural sweeteners such as blackstrap molasses, maple syrup, and honey. This combines the traditional apple cider vinegar and honey recipe, Stanley Burroughs' lemon juice, cayenne pepper, and maple syrup recipe from The Master Cleanser, baking soda, which in addition to having health benefits neutralizes the acidic taste of the apple cider vinegar and lemon/lime juice, and ginger.

- Substitute minimally processed foods, such as sprouted grain and sourdough bread and sprouted grain cereal as compared to grains and legumes, olive oil as compared to olives, coconut butter and oil as compared to coconuts, and nut and seed butters as compared to nuts and seeds, can be helpful.

- For an additional snack, one possibility is starches and fatty fruits between lunch and dinner.

- In addition to things not mentioned, I limit the following, too:
Sugars, including from natural sources such as fruits, natural sweeteners, and vegetables
Gluten: unsprouted/unfermented barley, rye, wheat, etc.
Addictive stimulants, e.g. caffeine: coffee, etc.
Unfermented soy


- The diet doesn't follow the recommendation to eat vegetables with fat to increase carotenoid absorption. Fruits, too, are carotenoid-rich, and it seems unlikely that they should be eaten with fat, they especially seem complete in themselves. Additionally, it seems unlikely that this principle would apply only to humans, and that when animals eat carotenoid-rich food, such as when cows eat grass, they too should be eating them with fat. Perhaps in this case more absorption isn’t important, I've read that fat-soluble vitamins like carotenoids are more likely to be involved in overdose.

- In my experience, both legumes and fatty fruits combine well with starch, and though there's conflicting information about this out there, much if not most of it supports this.

Example Day

Cocktail (cleansing tonic) (≈ 7 am)
Baking soda, cayenne pepper, fresh lemon/lime juice, ginger, raw apple cider vinegar, water (≈ 8 oz.)

Breakfast (≈ 8 am)
Apples (≈ 1/4), cinnamon

Lunch (≈ 12 pm)
Cabbage, celery, cucumbers, daikon, lettuce, tomatoes (≈ 12 oz.)
Vegetable stew (≈ 12 oz.)
Sprouted lentils, mung beans, steamed sprouted brown rice, maize, millet, pinto beans (≈ 36 oz.)
Avocados, coconuts, olives, palm fruits (≈ 6 oz.)

Dinner (≈ 6 pm)
Raw if possible, non-homogenized, whole milk kefir (≈ 12 oz.)

Snack (≈ 8 pm)
Sprouted almonds, cashews, pumpkin seeds, sesame seeds, sunflower seeds, walnuts (≈ 3 oz.)

As desired
Herbs, spices, unrefined salt, water


- Since adopting the diet, I’ve felt physically content, even sleep has been deeper with vivider dreams. Each meal feels complete, while also inducing appetite for the next.

- The diet consists of carbohydrate foods until the end of lunch, then switches to fat/protein foods. This accords with the fact that carbohydrates burn faster and are the more appropriate fuel for higher metabolic activity, for instance during the day, while fat and protein burn slower and are the more appropriate fuels for lower metabolic activity, for instance during the late afternoon and evening. By providing the appropriate types of fuel at the appropriate times of day, the diet helps to regulate energy levels throughout the day, prevent the issues with sugar, and induce restful sleep.

The diet follows the pattern:

Breakfast: simple/light carbohydrate →
Lunch: complex/heavy carbohydrate →
Dinner: complex/heavy fat/protein →
Snack: simple/light fat/protein →

Lunch is the largest, heaviest meal, and the simpler, lighter carbohydrates and fats and proteins, fruits and nuts and seeds, are eaten in the morning and evening, and in smaller quantities as is often recommended. This accords with the fact that nature's cycles, including the digestive cycle, follow the pattern rise→peak→fall→valley→, for example, the life cycle peaks in early adulthood, the yearly cycle peaks at the summer solstice, the lunar cycle peaks at the full moon, and the daily cycle peaks at noon. This pattern is even embedded in the yin yang symbol, though the cycle isn't centered at the peak:

The digestive cycle closely mirrors the daily cycle, with digestion being stronger in the middle of the day, such as around moon, and weaker in the morning and evening. By synchronizing with the digestive cycle, the diet helps to optimize metabolic functioning throughout the day.

- The diet includes all the major food groups available to the vegetarian diet in every daily cycle, which helps to maintain regularity.

- In the end, this way of putting together the vegetarian diet is the best one for me, and may be helpful for many others too. Everything about the diet is the way it is for a reason, for example, for me at least, grains and legumes without fat leads to hunger soon after and fatty fruits combine well with grains and legumes while other fat foods don't, and omitting nuts and seeds in the evening leads to feeling incomplete and late evening hunger. It clicks like the solution to a complex math problem.


- The diet harmonizes with principles that apply to everyone and is worth using as a starting point, at the same time everyone is unique and no one exact same diet is best for everyone.

- It can be challenging to follow the diet while also participating in meals with others and maintaining a busy life.

- There are many who seem to thrive on vegan diets, which are ideologically preferable if they can be sustained long-term, even over generations.

Ideal Diet Video

Bragg Healthy Lifestyle: Vital Living to 120! by Patricia Bragg and Paul C. Bragg
Can We Live 150 Years?: Your Body Maintenance Handbook by Mikhail Tombak, Ph.D.
Healing With Whole Foods: Asian Traditions and Modern Nutrition by Paul Pitchford
Nourishing Traditions: The Cookbook that Challenges Politically Correct Nutrition and the Diet Dictocrats by Sally Fallon with Mary G. Enig, Ph.D.
Staying Health With the Seasons by Elson M. Haas, M.D.
The Hippocrates Diet and Health Program by Ann Wigmore

Crystals, Gems, and Precious Metals

Throughout history, people have treasured minerals such as crystals, gems, and precious metals, for instance crystals in the legendary civilizations of Atlantis and Lemuria, lapis lazuli in Ancient Egypt, jade in China, and diamonds and gold in modern day society. These materials are often integrated into temples, cathedrals, chapels, palaces, castles, mansions, and other renowned architecture. Crown Jewels such as crowns, coronets, diadems, tiaras, sceptres, orbs, robes, and swords, are prized possessions of monarchs and royalty worldwide, and powerful characters are often associated with these objects in stories. Among the aristocracy and general public too, jewelry such as necklaces, pendants, rings, earrings, and bracelets are highly valued, crystals, gems, and precious metals are a hallmark of luxurious lifestyles. Awards such as decorations, medals, badges, plaques, and trophies have traditionally been made with special metals. Special minerals have traditionally been linked with birth months and anniversary years. Magical minerals are a common theme in folklore, books, movies, TV shows, and video games, for instance in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, and The Lord of the Rings series. Mining for diamonds, emeralds, gold, pearls, rubies, sapphires, and other minerals, is highly lucrative.

Considering people's widespread, strong affinity for these substances, it makes sense that they have objective healing and other metaphysical properties independent of people’s subjective psychological attraction to them.
Some amazing minerals:


Anandalite, Apophyllite, Azeztulite, Beryllonite, Calcites, Clear Quartz, Creedite, Cryolite, Danburite, Datolite, Diamond, Elestial Angel Calcite, Elestial Quartz, Fulgurite, Herderite, Herkimer Diamond, Heulandite, Kyanites, Lemurian Light Crystal, Lemurian Seed Quartz, Lodestone, Merkabite Calcite, Natrolite, Nirvana Quartz, Optical Calcite, Pearl, Petalite, Phenacite, Rainbow Moonstone, Rhodizite, Satyaloka Quartz, Scolecite, Selenite, Star Hollandite Quartz, Stellar Beam Calcite, Tourmalated Quartz, Tremolite


Amethyst, Auralite 23, Charoite, Sugilite, Super Seven Stone, Tanzanite, Tiffany Stone, Yttrium Flourite


Ajoite, Aquamarine, Blue Lace Agate, Celestite, Lapis Lazuli, Turquoise


Bloodstone, Emerald, Green Aventurine, Malachite, Moldavite, Moss Agate, Peridot


Chalcopyrite, Citrine, Golden Labradorite, Golden Rutilated Quartz, Libyan Gold Tektite, Pyrite


Carnelian, Orange Calcite, Orange Elestial Quartz, Sunstone, Tangerine Quartz


Rhodocrosite, Rose Quartz


Almandine Garnet, Cinnabar, Fire Agate, Lithium Quartz, Red Jasper, Rhodolite Garnet, Ruby


Aegirine, Apache Tears, Black Andradite (Melanite) Garnet, Black Obsidian, Black Tourmaline, Brookite, Dravite, Hematite, Jet, Nuummite, Shungite, Smokey Quartz, Tibetan Tektite


copper, gold, platinum, silver

The minerals are often much more affordable when they're still in their natural state, before they're turned into jewelry. Wrapping them in wire creates beneficial effects. Some places they can be found online are ebay and Etsy.

Note: when using crystals, gems, and precious metals, please be sure to stay grounded, such as by balancing high vibration stones with brown and black stones.

Crystal Enlightenment: The Transforming Properties of Crystals and Healing Stones (Crystal Trilogy, Vol. 1) by Katrina Raphaell
Crystal Power, Crystal Healing: The Complete Handbook by Michael Gienger
LOVE IS IN THE EARTH: The Crystal & Mineral Encyclopedia--The LIITE Fantastic, The Last Testament by Melody
The Book of Stones: Who They Are and What They Teach by Robert Simmons and Naisha Ahsian
The Crystal Bible by Judy Hall

Spirituality and Science

The information on this site is consistent with and would be confirmed by true science, and we can also discern the value and truth of much of it ourselves, as experience shows that a healthy (clean and nourished) spirit, living in harmony with the laws of nature, positive, pure energy, intuition, life (nature), and values such as oneness, peace, love, and freedom hold keys to happiness, health, and healing. While our current science has accomplished amazing things, there are others outside of our scientific community whose understanding of life and the universe is more advanced in many ways, as many spiritual beliefs, and those who held them, were right before they were understood by mainstream science, for instance this was the case regarding the health benefits of meditation, and the value of environmental stewardship. This suggests that true spiritual knowledge exists, even if much spiritual knowledge is incomplete in modern times, many spirituality-related claims aren't true, and spirituality and natural medicine are often derided as pseudoscience.

Nature-based (universal) spirituality

Books About Herbs
Remedies for Common Ailments by Penelope Ody
Rosemary Gladstar's Medicinal Herbs: A Beginner's Guide: 33 Healing Herbs to Know, Grow, and Use by Rosemary Gladstar
School of Natural Healing by Dr. John R. Christopher
The Complete Book of Herbs: A Practical Guide to Growing and Using Herbs by Lesley Bremness
The Complete Medicinal Herbal: A Practical Guide to the Healing Properties of Herbs, with More Than 250 
The Herb Book by John Lust
The New Age Herbalist: How to Use Herbs for Healing, Nutrition, Body Care, and Relaxation by Richard Mabey