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Botanical Biohacking

Discover the tradition and science of plant-based medicine to help you live stronger, smarter, and maximize your genetic potential. by Dr. Andrew Miles & Dr. Xuelan Qiu. http://BotanicalBiohacking.com
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Dec 8, 2018

Matt Gallant is a master of enzymes. His mix gave me metabolism that I really didn't deserve. He is the CEO of BiOptimizers, an enzyme company focussing on gut health. He has a bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology. He’s been a strength and conditioning coach for multiple pro-athletes, a self-defense instructor, and has over 10 years experience formulating supplements. He is a big fan of qigong, Chinese medicine, and is currently exploring mixing botanical herbs with enzyme mixes to further his mission of helping digestion.

Nov 7, 2018

Cellular waste in the brain can decay nerves contributing to brainfog, chronic pain, and even mental illness. Tom Whalen MD, Jeremy Cornish L.Ac and Andrew Miles DOM explore ancient texts, botanical tradition, and cutting edge research to shed light on how to activate the most powerful component for optimizing brain function: The glymphatic system 

Nov 1, 2018

Following in the Jing Fang lineage of Dr. Arnaud Vesluys and Dr. Zeng Rongxiu, Collin Campbell wields botanical formulas thousands of years old to take on a disease which plagues millions and eludes modern medicine: Tinnitus. How is it possible that by using formulas most frequently used for contagious diseases he is able to help reverse the damage and turn down the maddening ringing of tinnitus? Could his work reveal additional links between the gut-brain axis, the lymphatic system, and neural recovery? 

Oct 1, 2018

Dr. Clayton Shiu is a Wu style taiji master and Chinese medicine doctor who has studied with some of the top masters in China including Dr. Shi Xue Min who was featured in Doug Dearth's award winning documentary "9,000 Needles." Clayton's thriving word of mouth clinic in Manhattan serves people from around the world who come to him seeking post stroke rehabilitation. As a teacher he transmits high level skill quickly and without pretense. His beginning students are enjoying incredible success with stroke recovery. His teachers, track record of success, and teaching style are why I'm honored to be his student and recommend his classes to friends. You can find more about his seminars at www.nanopunctureseminars.com

Oct 1, 2018

Dr. Dawn Gifford DOM L.Ac treats women with fertility challenges via footsoaks which support the immune system. Dawn explains the social and health benefits her patients enjoy in her footsoaks room, the unexpected baby boom it has caused, and we explore the overlooked link between the immune system and fertility. 

Sep 2, 2018

Environmental pollution can harm more than your lungs. It can disrupt your entire endocrine system and damage you deeply. Kung fu master and Chinese medicine doctor Clayton Shiu describes his brilliant botanical biohacking strategies for overcoming the unavoidable poisons which surround us in the modern world.

Aug 21, 2018

Based on a traditional Chinese liniment for martial art injuries and bone setting, Mark Brinson's Evil Bone Water has made a splash with the Chinese medical community. With premium herbs ethnically sourced by researchers in Sichuan, the quality upgrade has been a complete game changer. Discover how to use it for martial art conditioning such as iron fist, and how we use it clinically for arthritis and joint pain.

Jul 26, 2018

Could backwoods Chinese witches have something to teach us about modern parasitology? Meg Hodge takes us into an unorthodox and slightly esoteric branch of Chinese medicine to discover new insights into treating Lyme disease.

Jul 23, 2018

10 questions to help you distribute natural health products with efficiency, accuracy, and integrity. 

Jul 16, 2018

Dr. Shani Cooper sheds light on menstrual care, prostaglandins, and gasotransmitters.

Jun 25, 2018

Shi Chang Pu (Acorus Rhizome) grows near waterfalls and has a powerful effect to remove mucus, burn fat, and increase brain growth via the gut-brain axis. Brehan Crawford L.Ac takes us through is personal journey going from 360lbs to 180lbs and what it taught him about "phlegm", biofilms, and their clinical implications.

Jun 11, 2018

Join us on a journey spanning 1800 years from the Su Wen, to Dr. Li Dong Yuan, to yours truly and in the process come to understand how the qi theory of the an ancient Chinese medical text holds up next to modern evidence. We explore the herbs er miao san (Aquada) in depth to better understand why this simple, yet powerful formula works from both traditional and biomedical lenses.

May 27, 2018

 

Z’ev Rosenberg, L. Ac. has lectured widely both to the public and to students of both Chinese medicine and macrobiotics over the last thirty-five years.  He is the former president of the Acupuncture Association of Colorado (1984-1987), where he spearheaded a successful drive to the licensure of acupuncture in that state.  For twenty-three years, he served as Chair of the Department of Herbal Medicine at Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in San Diego, from which he retired in 2013. At present, Z’ev maintains a private practice in herbal medicine and acupuncture/moxabustion with a specialty in chronic autoimmune disorders. He terms what he practices as ‘full-strength Chinese medicine’, designed to manage and treat difficult conditions. He also directs the Alembic Institute, where he teaches advanced seminars in medical classics, pulse diagnosis, and treatment of autoimmune disorders. He is a senior researcher at Xinglin Institute for the Study of Early East Asian Medicine.

Z’ev has written articles for several professional Chinese medical and macrobiotic journals, and is a consultant and product developer for Kan Herb Company in Santa Cruz, Ca.  He continues to write articles for professional journals and is working on two books, Return of the Yellow Emperor: Ecological Medicine for the 21st Century, and Healing the Broken Vessel.

May 21, 2018

Mushroom expert Jeff Chilton of Nammex.com and realmushrooms.com takes us through simple tips you can use to ensure that you are only getting the highest quality mushrooms to boost your immune system and brain power.

May 9, 2018

What makes our faces lopsided or symmetrical? Third generation acupuncturist Stacey Ma, gives us her perspective as an expert in Bells palsy and facial symmetry. 

Apr 16, 2018

Doug Dearth, Director of 9000 Needles (2009), Underdogs (2013) and Grosse Pointe Blank (1997) talks about medical integration and his inspiring new docuseries with the Acupuncture Now Foundation (ANF).

Apr 9, 2018

A woman wakes up with a swollen arm. The pain and swelling inches closer to her neck by the day. Acupuncturist Koji Otsuka takes us through his experiences treating army vets. Then Qiu Xuelan Ph.D and Tom Whalen MD discuss the underlying science of detoxification and nerve recovery

Apr 2, 2018

What can cells teach us about healing? How do emotions interact with epigenetics? Lori Earley L. Ac bridges the gap between the metaphysical and biological in this fascinating episode.

Mar 22, 2018

Drew Pierson of 40 years of Zen discussed consciousness, timelessness, and herbal chocolate. 

Mar 20, 2018

Ro'aa obliterates her science fair rivals by exporing the antibacteria properties of huang qin and hu zhang

Feb 27, 2018

Tony Wrighton is a familiar face on British TV, known to millions as a sports presenter on Sky Sports.

He has written three NLP-related books published by Virgin Books, which have been translated into 12 languages. He is one of the country's foremost experts on NLP (Neuro-Linguistic Programming).

He is the host of top-rated podcast Zestology, where he goes on a journey to find more energy, vitality and motivation.

Tony joined Sky Sports more than a decade ago. Before that, he worked at radio stations around the UK. He is a long-suffering QPR fan.

He's hosted lots of different sports on Sky Sports including football, golf, basketball, hockey, squash, pool, table tennis and even live ten-pin bowling.

Tony trained in NLP (Neuro-Linguistic Programming) back in 2004.

He was given a 3 book deal with Virgin Books, and his NLP-related print books on the subject have been translated into 12 languages including Chinese, Spanish, Japanese, Turkish, Dutch and Croatian.

Tony's podcast Zestology and accompanying blog have interviewed some of the very biggest names in the field worldwide. These include Dr. John Gray, author of the biggest selling hardback non-fiction book of all time - Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus, and NYT bestselling author Dave Asprey.

Tony and Andrew chat about meditation, taiji, Tony's experiences with 40 Years of Zen and how not to get sucked up into a sex cult.

 

Feb 14, 2018

Peripheral neuropathy isn't just annoying, its a crucial early warning sign and taking care of it can help improve your quality of life. If the temperature sensitivity on your cheek the same as on your feet? If not, its may be time to look into it.

Feb 5, 2018

What if you could double check your diagnosis before moving ahead with a treatment? Take the next 20 minutes to understand how all the diagnostic theories in Chinese medicine come to the same root and how seeing the big picture master diagnosis and prognosis with ease Take the anxiety out of your practice and feel confident using higher doses to get faster, more accurate results. 

Feb 5, 2018

Mahuang (herba ephedra) has inspired drugs like pseudofed, fen phen, and meth. Could a traditional antidote provide answers to the meth epidemic?

Feb 5, 2018

Min Jeon takes us to Korea for peek into the botanical medicine of Korea's elite.

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