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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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Jun 10, 2020

After a round of antibiotics Cathy felt exhausted and was losing her memory. Her job was suffering as a result. By using herbs to "warm" her gut she recovered. What is behind the thermal nature of herbs? Recent studies have shown that it may have to do with gene expression with regard to metabolism, the immune system, endocrine system, cell proliferation, apoptosis, and blood circulation.

May 1, 2020

Stillness gives birth to movement. We explore a top down and bottom up approach to aligning the major joints of the body (seven stars) for greater tensegrity and then springing into life with white gibbon footwork. I then talk about the fabled "Lightness skill" of martial arts fantasy and explore the truth behind the myth as taught by Daoists near Qing Cheng Mountain in Sichuan.

Apr 18, 2020

Patchouli, aka Huo xiang is great for damp loving pathogens and you can grow it fairly easily. We explore its cultivation, uses, and recipes.

Apr 11, 2020

I learned some amazing Tantric Sex Secrets on Qing Cheng Mountain. If you apply these I guarantee it will improve your entire life. Discover where Tantra, Daoist sexuality, and botanical medicine converge and how you can apply this internal alchemy immediately.

Apr 2, 2020

We can't always reach for medicine. We can't always depend on others for healthcare, but as long as we are breathing, we can adjust our breathing to halt viral transcription. This is knowledge every human should have to keep our global tribe healthy.

Mar 24, 2020

Dr. Sandra Subotich got a call from an old friend. Her partner had just returned from Mardi Gras and was infected. Soon after she fell ill. Discover the three herbal formulas which she used to break the fever and return back to a normal life.

Feb 17, 2020

Dr. Jin Zhao has been working with a team of TCM doctors to successfully treat patients with the Corona virus (Covid-19) both in an integrative setting and using botanical medicine alone. 

Feb 6, 2020

Dr. Ayla Wolf and Dr. Clayton Shiu discuss neurological testing and Chinese Medicine as well as their upcoming classes.

Jan 28, 2020

Epidemics are not new to Chinese society.

Dr. Liu Qingquan (刘清泉),  director of Beijing TCM hospital and Dr. Tong Xiaolin (仝小林), vice director of Guang An Men hospital, were among the first doctors entering SARS infected area and both treated hundreds of SARS patients in 2003. 

Dr. Tong Xiaolin helped formulate the TCM treatment protocols which were used nationally and tremendously helped China to win the battle with SARS. 

16 years later, they arrived in Wuhan, the frontline of fighting the novel coronavirus. They saw patients from both the inpatient departments and ICU.  After carefully checking the patients, they and the expert panel came to the conclusion that the novel coronavirus causing pneumonia fell into the TCM categories of   “疫病”Yi Bing (Plague) and more specifically “湿瘟” Shi Wen (Damp Plague). 

 

Jan 20, 2020

A man becomes possessed during a Lakota ceremony gone wrong. An evil wind causes nightmares in Sichuan. A man wakes up with a sensation of a ghost pressing on him. Could there be a microbial component to our experiences with the supernatural? What can this teach us about consciousness and who we truly are?

Jan 2, 2020

Seeing a kid with a fever can be scary. Understanding how digestion plays a role can help make complex cases simple.

Sep 7, 2019

This simple breathing exercise will help you align, power up, and have a beautiful day.

Aug 20, 2019

In Sichuan I would go to a special clinic whenever I had a cold and this special mixture fixed restored me right away. They also used it to treat chronic pain and had many patients who swore by this formula. Then as I was about to return to the US, the owner let me in on his secret recipe.

Aug 13, 2019

This tinging, pain soothing, mold killing spice has been treasured for over 4,000 years.

Jul 3, 2019

In 1347 Chinese physician Zhu Dan Xi described the pathogenesis of Bipolar disorder as originating from mucus accumulation in his book "Heart Method". Modern research on gasotransmitters and the mucosal biofilm seems to support his theory. Can his botanical formula help those suffering from bipolar disorder today?

Jun 20, 2019

Plastic permeates our food, water, and air making us fat, infertile, and susceptible to hidden pathogens. This is producing strange disease patterns that leave many clinicians at a loss for answers. If we are to protect ourselves then we must learn to adapt to these increasing environmental pressures.

Jun 11, 2019

Lyme disease causes far more than pain and fatigue, it can also lead to adhesions and reduce joint mobility. Discover how Fabrice Piche and Dr. Clayton Shiu worked to improve mobility with a patient suffering from chronic Lyme disease.

Jun 2, 2019

Gegen, (radix pueraria) is an important herb in Chinese medicine. Here we discuss the folktale, pharmacology, clinical use and why we included it in our most popular formula "Microgard Plus".

 

May 20, 2019

Where does Biohacking come from? Silicon valley entrepreneurs didn't invent it in the last decade. Its actually thousands of years old and many of the coolest "new" ideas are in fact very old and based on East Asian methods of nourishing life (Yang sheng). We go strait to the source by looking at the life of Pengzu, the Grandfather of biohacking to see what he and his contemporaries can teach us about living a wonderful life.

May 14, 2019

Eucommia ulmoides known in Chinese as Du Zhong 杜仲. It is a powerful herb said to help with back pain and is even used to guide the effects of other herbs directly to the lower back. To find out more we traveled to Sichuan province to see it growing wild. Join us as we explore the traditional folktales and pharmacology of this powerful plant.

May 1, 2019

Want to beat jet lag, side step culture shock, and travel effortlessly? After ten years and over twenty flights I got it down to an art. 

Apr 7, 2019

What does Taoist acupuncture look like in a back alley in Chengdu? How does it compare with western fantasies of the Orient? 

Apr 4, 2019

Pulse diagnosis has been credited with helping clinicians discover incredible details about patient physiology for the past two thousand years. Can advances in science and technology help us better understand this diagnostic art?

Apr 4, 2019

Discover what sublingual veins and creepy skin tag tentacles may be telling you about your body as a whole.

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