There is a medicinal spice so timelessly interwoven with the origins of human culture and metabolism, so thoroughly supported by modern scientific inquiry, as to be unparalleled in its proven value to human health and well-being. Indeed, turmeric turns the entire drug-based medical model on its head. Instead of causing far more side effects than therapeutic ones, as is the …
Emily Fritchey is the founder, developer and driving force behind Sunshine Botanicals. A clinical aesthetician with for more than 30 years, she began developing her own unique and highly effective botanical formulations for her own clientele that quickly came to fill a void in the skin care and medi-spa industry. Emily is both a visionary and a maverick….she quickly recognized …
Evita Ochel is a consciousness expansion teacher, author, speaker, natural health expert, yoga and meditation teacher, and web TV host, who lives by being the change she wishes to see, and helps others live out the highest potential of their being by offering guidance and resources in the areas of spiritual evolution, veganism, simplicity, sustainability, holistic health, and optimal wellbeing. …
The long-awaited revision of FDA guidance rules for new supplements is finally here. It is very bad news. Highest-level Action Alert! We normally publish our newsletter on Tuesday, but are sending out this issue today because of its urgency. What we are dealing with here is whether the supplement industry is allowed to innovate and create new supplements. The FDA, working …
Host Dr. Eugene Zampieron, ND, AHG, www.drznaturally.com, interviews Ellen Evert Hopman. Ellen has been a teacher of herbalism since 1983 and is a professional member of the American Herbalists Guild. A member of the Grey Council of Mages and Sages, she has presented at schools and workshops across the United States and Europe. A Druidic initiate since 1984, she is a founding member of The Order of the White Oak (Ord Na Darach Gile), a Bard of the Gorsedd of Caer Abiri, and a Druidess of the Druid Clan of Dana. She is the author of many books, including A Druid’s Herbal of Sacred Tree Medicine.
Weaving together ancient wisdom, mystical folklore, and modern plant research, master herbalist Ellen Evert Hopman explores the many uses of flowers, trees, common weeds, and ornamental plants for food, medicine, spiritual growth, and magical rituals. She reveals the herbal lore surrounding each plant, drawing on traditional knowledge and remedies from around the world, including Native American, Celtic, and Egyptian traditions. She includes recipes throughout so you can make medicines from wild and domesticated plants easily found in yards, forests, meadows, and hedgerows, and she discusses what to plant to ensure you have leaves, berries, and flowers all year.
More should be done to stop the use of endangered species in traditional Chinese medicines, with snow leopard, tiger and rhinoceros DNA still being found in remedies, according to a leading University of Adelaide pathologist. In an article published in the journal Forensic Science Medicine and Pathology, Professor Roger Byard, from the University’s School of Medicine, has shown that traditional Chinese …
Today Show: Meridians
Guest Speaker: Jason Elias http://fiveelementhealing.net/
Jason Elias, has been in private practice since the 1970’s, treating thousands of patients by integrating the modalities of acupuncture, herbal medicine, and nutrition. Over a period of forty years, my professional training has included work in the U.S. with acknowledged leaders in the fields of psychology, the Alexander technique, massage therapy, bioenergetic therapy, Traditional Chinese Medicine, and herbal medicine; in Japan with masters of Aikido; in Hong Kong with a prominent Chinese acupuncturist and herbalist; and in India, with an Ayurvedic master
What is the Meridian System?
Chinese medicine believes there is a distribution network for the fundamental substances of Qi, Blood and Body Fluids throughout the body. These fundamental substances are different from the common western understandings of these terms, and their concepts are important for maintaining health using Chinese medicine.) This distribution network called the Meridian System looks like a giant web, linking different areas of our body together. Its pathways make up a comprehensive yet complex body map that supplies vital energy to every part of the body. Philosophically, the Meridian System explains how we live, and why we become sick.
Expanding interest in traditional Chinese medicine in the United States is fostering a potentially lucrative new niche market for farmers who plant the varieties of herbs, flowers and trees sought by practitioners. While almost all practitioners still rely on imports from China, dwindling wild stands there, as well as quality and safety concerns, could drive up demand for herbs grown …
Ellen Kamhi, PhD, RN, www.naturalnurse.com, interviews Richard Mandelbaum. Richard has been an avid student of our native flora for over twenty five years. He has been practicing as an herbalist since 1997, blending use of native medicinal plants with Chinese and Western herbal traditions. He is a graduate of David Winston’s School of Herbal Therapeutics as well as having studied at Rosemary Gladstar’s Sage Mountain Retreat Center, and in New York City with herbalist William LeSassier. He is a professional member of the American Herbalists Guild and sits on AHG Council (board of directors). He currently serves as Secretary and chairs the AHG Policy Committee and the Committee for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Richard is also active in issues related to fair trade, sustainability, and social justice. Richard Mandelbaum RH is a clinical herbalist with a private practice in Brooklyn, NY. In addition to seeing clients he teaches classes in clinical herbal medicine, medicine making, and field botany, wild edible plants and mushrooms. He offers individual consultations about the use of herbal medicine, and is a founding partner, director, and teacher at the ArborVitae School of Traditional Herbalism . Contact: (646) 942-7825 www.richardmandelbaum.com
Leading research has discovered that there are specific nutrients that can talk directly to your genes to reduce oxidative stress and inflammation, the major causes of chronic illness and aging. Learn which nutrients are recommended to be part of everyone’s core optimal health program.
Christopher Neville’s company BioPhotonix Innovations is involved with ongoing research and product development, focused on the latest scientific findings for longevity and regeneration along with supporting the emergence of ‘green’ energy technologies. Chris has over 25 years of experience in wellness, advertising and marketing. He is VP Product Development for an innovative wellness company based in LA. Over the course of his career, Chris has worked with numerous well-known supplement, whole-food and bioenergetics technology-based companies in a wide-range of roles, including: Vice President, Asian Pacific, and Director, Australia and New Zealand. He has been actively involved with innovative formulation development, strategic marketing, and setting up a million dollar production-line facility for the manufacture and global distribution of health products.
Chris is an advocate for the wisdom and practices from ancient traditions, with a deep respect for the Aborigines of Australia and other First Nations. He also has a great appreciation for the principles and practices of Ayurvedic and Traditional Chinese Medicine.
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