Podcast 12: Scientifically Supported Teas For Fat Loss

Discover some of the best teas for energy metabolism and fat loss, and how they can allow you bend the rules when it comes to oils, sugars and beer while still maintaining internal balance.

 

Show Notes:

:04 Seven benefits of drinking teas by Lu Tong

:55 Research of teas on fat loss: Oolong, Pu’er

2:24 Senna-based fat loss tea Continue reading

Podcast 11: Ten Ways To Spot Pseudoscience And Natural Medicine

Botanical medicines can be beneficial when used appropriately. When used in an integrated setting its associated with higher levels of longevity. Still, much of the information about alternative medicine on social media is misleading. Here are ten ways to tell the difference between legitimate natural medicine and snake oil salesmen.

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Show Notes

:04 Intro

1:10 Nature fallacy

3:06 Appeal to tradition Continue reading

Podcast 10: When Ginseng Can Kill You And Seven Other Times Not To Use It

Ginseng is a great supplement and medicine when used correctly. We will let you in on a secret. Ginseng can sometimes do more harm than good, and can even result in death when combined with a certain medication. This is a short, fun podcast that can help you understand the best practices for using ginseng.

Rate us on iTunes or Stitcher, email the screenshot of your review to BotanicalBiohacking@gmail.com. We’ll send one of our listeners a canister of ginseng and gouji berry extract. We’ll also pick one of you to go and visit the herb-growing region in Sichuan, China with us later this year.

 

Show notes:

:08 Varieties of ginseng

2:16 Vitamin C, vitamin B3, glutamic acid

3:49 Yellow tongue coating or yellow mucus Continue reading

Podcast 9:Biohacking Opioid Dependence

Join Dr. Thomas Whalen, Dr. Michael Pridham and Dr. Qiu Xuelan to discover what the Chinese opium wars can teach us about how to overcome the modern opioid epidemic.

Show notes:

0:15 What we can learn from the Chinese opium wars

12:48 Dr. Thomas Whalen, MD (albuquerqueketaminclinic.com & http://www.upswingrecovery.com  )

14:37 Dr. Michael Pridham (https://drpridham.com) Continue reading

Podcast 8:How Breathing and Plant Flavors Influence Gasotransmitters

This is what I learned from several lineage Taoist masters and famous doctors in China. This is the nuance that makes plant-based medicine click. After this you will understand the how-and-why of every breathing method and botanical medicine you encounter.

Show notes:

:10 Intro

:25 Understanding pumps in the body

3:26 Four movements of gas Continue reading

Podcast 7.How Gases and Bacteria Can Unlock Extraordinary Abilities

Discover how gases and bacteria can unlock extraordinary abilities.

Show notes:

0:15 Intro

1:00 Microbiota, gases & brain function

1:53 Electricity & gases Continue reading

Podcast 5: Super Foods of Gods

Discover the folk tales and pharmacology of super foods.

Show notes:

:15 Story of Hua Jiao (Sichuan peppercorn)

3:31 Pharmacology of Hua Jiao

6:34 Hua Jiao banned in the US until 2005

7:10 Caution of using Hua Jiao at a big dose

8:11 How to use Hua Jiao ( Recipe 1: Dry-fried green beans ; Recipe 2: Dan Dan Noodle)

8:57 Quality criteria of Hua Jiao

9:34 Where you can find Hua Jiao (get it here)

10:09 Story of artichokes

12:01 History of using artichokes

13:03 Medicinal effects of artichokes

14:29 Quality criteria of artichokes

15:05 Story of chocolate

19:06 Moral of the the story

19:34 Medicinal effects of chocolate/cacao beans

23:14 How you can get quality chocolate

23:40 One recipe of the cacao beans

Podcast 4: Visual Acuity

Discover a simple botanical combination that can brighten your eyes, repair the optic nerve, and strengthen the visual cortex in your brain.

Show notes:

:40 Bright eyes

2:09 Story of Ju Hua (Chinese chrysanthemum)

3:50 Traditional properties of Chinese chrysanthemum Continue reading

Customizing Enlightenweight Concepts to Fit your Lifestyle.

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At the end of Enlightenweight there is the following recap summarizing the key points of the entire book:

“To warm and dry: Pungent, bland and bitter foods combined with sweating and breathing as though you are yawning.

To warm and moisten: Pungent, Salty sweet and oily foods combined with breathing like you are yawning. Continue reading