Prickly Pear Cactus (Nopal) is a traditional herb that is native to the Americas. Herbalist and desert eco-system defender, Christina Sanchez, talks about how to use Nopal (Opuntia ficus-indica) medicinally.
As with any healing modality that gains popularity in the main stream, there is always the danger of misinterpretation and misuse. Ashley Leiteky-Ellenbas shares her knowledge of plant dietas and how to include herbal medicine in this potent modality.
Health coach Yaakov Levine returns by popular demand to walk us through the ketogenic diet phenomena. How was this diet originated? Who benefits? How can you change your food choices to fit the keto lifestyle?
Herbal Nerd Society There is a bounty of research that herbalists can learn from that is readily available yet translating the scientific jargon can be daunting. Jakob Slettleland MSc RH(AHG) shares helpful perspectives on reading and interpreting herbal research.
The new buzz words in the health industry are EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) and DHA (docosahexaenoic acid). These popular omega 3 fatty acids are proving to be key to health and disease prevention. Yaakov Levine uses his training as a health couch to explain how they work and what sources are best.