Podcast 34. An Aztec Herb for Happiness and Fat Loss

Explore the Aztec folktale and modern pharmacology of a staple vegetable. It has the power to help with some of the biggest challenges we face today. Discover how nopales help prevent cancer, regulate blood sugar, and clear away extra fat.

 

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Podcast 32. Bai Shao- Hua Tuo’s Peony Root

Hua Tuo was the most famous doctors in Chinese history. In today’s story the spirit of a peony tries to send him a message in the night and he manages to screw up divine providence. Discover how the simple herb has profound applications depending on its context. Get the skinny on bai shao and how it can help with menstruation, the immune system, and nerve function.

Podcast 31. Lan’s Tibetan Herbal Expedition: Departure

A Ba, Tibetan region where our foot soak herbs grow.

We have some exciting projects underway. Find out about the research team, and the incredible serendipity surrounding this project. Discover how by sharing this podcast you have been part of the herb-to-clinic revolution and how you have helped support a Tibetan orphanage.

Podcast 30. Dang Gui: The Queen Herb For Women’s Health

This fun episode takes you through the folktale of dang gui, as well as revealing the cutting edge pharmacology of herbal formulas that are miraculous for women’s health.

Show Notes:

-Folktale of Dang Gui (Radix Angelicae Sinensis)

-Traditional use of Dang Gui

-Pharmacology of Si Wu Tang

-Pharmacology of Tao Hong Si Wu Tang

-Winner of June, 2017

Podcast 27-29. Dr. Whalen Trilogy

Join Zen Master and Anesthesiologist Tom Whalen MD on a three-part journey from overwork and burnout to thriving in chaos and recharging on the go.

Episode I of Dr Whalen Trilogy. Burnout: From External Brilliance to Neural Decay

Episode II of Dr Whalen Trilogy. Energy: How to Maximize Energy and Prevent Burnout

Episode III of Dr Whalen Trilogy. Integrated Solutions for Depression, Poor Sleep and Burnout

 

Podcast 26. Fecal Transplants: An Unusual, But Highly Effective Solution for Restoring Harmony in the Gut

What if there was an easy way to treat colitis using microscopic flora found living within us? Today we are joined by microbiologist Amy (Bunny) Christie to talk about fecal transplants and their applications.

Podcast 25. Animal Ailments

Does dog diarrhea ever destroy your day? Feel sad seeing your pets limp around with arthritis? Do you hate it when your warhorses are suffering from parasites while defending the Chinese border from blood thirsty Jurchen hordes? Whether you want to enjoy a happier time with your pets, reduce your vet bills, or simply win a war with medicine, this is the podcast episode you will want to download and share with your friends.

 

Show notes:

:05 Intro

1:30 Story of war horses and herbs

6:14 Du Huo Ji Sheng Tang-an arthritis herbal formula for pets and people: pharmacology and usage

9:35 Dog Molly and moxibustion: Book: Moxibustion: The Power of Mugwort Fire by Lorraine Wilcox

10:35 Digestion of dogs: herbal formula Shen Ling Bai Zhu San

13:20 Pharmacology of Shen Ling bai Zhu San

Want to win a trip to China visiting the non-tourist herb-growing region in Sichuan?

Here’s what to do: Just write a review for Botanical Biohacking on iTunes or Stitcher, take a screenshot of your review, and email it to BotanicalBiohacking@gmail.com. Each month, we’ll send one of you an herbal gift (a bag of Enlighten Tea – Xiao Yao San Herbal Tea for June 2017). What’s more, we’ll pick one of the listeners to come with us to visit Sichuan, China later this year (2017) !

 

Podcast 24: Email Answers

You have questions? We have answers. Thank you for reaching out with more great questions. In this episode, we cover pesticides in teas, coffee for fat loss and a single herb claimed to treat cancer. Please keep the questions coming.

Show notes:

:05 Question 1-Tea quality and pesticides

7:43 Question 2-Coffee for fat loss

10:09 Question 3-Pu Gong Ying (Dandelion) for cancer treatment

Want to win a trip to China visiting the non-tourist herb-growing region in Sichuan?

Here’s what to do: Just write a review for Botanical Biohacking on iTunes or Stitcher, take a screenshot of your review, and email it to BotanicalBiohacking@gmail.com. Each month, we’ll send one of you an herbal gift (a bag of Enlighten Tea – Xiao Yao San Herbal Tea for June 2017). What’s more, we’ll pick one of the listeners to come with us to visit Sichuan, China later this year (2017) !

Podcast 23. Bones of Steel

Botanical secrets for increasing bone strength.

Show notes:

  • Folktale of Xu Duan (Radix Dipsaci)
  • Background of Martial Art herbal formulas for bones
  • Folktale of Gu Sui Bu (Drynaria Rhizome)
  • Traditional way and Pharmacology of Xu Duan and Gu Sui Bu

PSST… HERE’S HOW TO WIN A TRIP TO CHINA

Want to win a trip to China visiting the non-tourist herb-growing region in Sichuan?

Here’s what to do: Just write a review for Botanical Biohacking on iTunes or Stitcher, take a screenshot of your review, and email it to BotanicalBiohacking@gmail.com. Each month, we’ll send one of you an herbal gift (a jar of Huang Qi Astragalus Cream for May 2017). What’s more, we’ll pick one of the listeners to come with us to visit Sichuan, China later this year (2017) !