#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

 

 

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#24. Email Answers 2

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

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#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

 

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#22. Timing

Timing is the heart and soul of botanical medicine. It rules our lives and the lives of medicinal plants. Discover how to maximize nature’s rhythms to power up, heal from old injuries, and enjoy the blessings in every season of life.

Show notes:

  • When it comes to the rhythms of life, timing is everything
  • When it comes to botanical medicine, knowing when to take a medicine is often as important as what you are taking.
  • The same substance may be beneficial or harmful depending on the time of day.
  • Ginger in the morning can cure a thousand illnesses and ginger in the night can be poisonous.
  • Take ginger in the summer and daikon in the winter.
  • The time of harvesting can change the properties of the herbs.
  • Adjust your food according to the seasons.

 

 

 

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#21. Discover How a Former Pro Skater Used Natural Medicine to Restore His Knees

Simon & Marc

Simon Lockett

Simon Locket and Marc Mastrandrea let you in on the secret to long-term joint care. From diet and lifestyle to the 18 method exercises (shi ba fa) that allowed them to go from living with knee pain to having healthy, flexible joints again. I’ve followed their advice and I can personally attest to its effect. If you find joint pain hindering your athletic progress, then this is an essential (and fun) episode.

method exercises (shi ba fa) that allowed them to go from living with knee pain to having healthy, flexible joints again. I’ve followed their advice and I can personally attest to its effect. Ifyou find joint pain hindering your athletic progress, then this is an essential (and fun) episode.

Simon Locket and Marc Mastrandrea let you in on the secret to long-term joint care. From diet and lifestyle to the 18 method exercises (shi ba fa) that allowed them to go from living with knee pain to having healthy, flexible joints again. I’ve followed their advice and I can personally attest to its effect. If you find joint pain hindering your athletic progress, then this is an essential (and fun) episode.

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) !