Managing the Effects of Endocrine Disruptors with Botanical Medicine

Calendula

December’s Featured Recording:
Panel: Managing the Effects of Endocrine Disruptors with Botanical Medicine with Jason Miller, DACM, LAc, Kenneth Proefrock, NMD and Mary Rondeau, ND, RH (AHG)

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2023 Herbal Conferences

We’re excited to announce the dates and locations for next year’s conferences! We look forward to seeing you all online or in person again in 2023.


Southwest Conference on Botanical MedicineSonoran Desert Plants
Dates: March 24 – 26, 2023
Location: Streaming online, with extended video access
Registration: Now open!

Pre-Conference Intensive: Reclaiming Self: Herbs to Correct Autoimmunity with Eric Yarnell, ND

Speakers: Dee Atkinson, Paul Bergner, Chanchal Cabrera, Deborah Frances, Lillea Hartwell, Jack Lambert, Brianna Piche, Kenneth Proefrock, Katie Stage, Jillian Stansbury, Jen Stovall, David Winston, and Eric Yarnell

Continuing Education for health professionals.

Registration is now open for the online Southwest Conference!



UNC Asheville
UNC Asheville by Blue Bullfrog / Flickr

Medicines from the Earth Herb Symposium
Dates: June 2 – 4, 2023
Location: University of North Carolina, Asheville

We’re excited to share the beautiful UNC Asheville area with you. Tucked away in a beautiful location with on-site lodging next to the local botanical garden, attendees have the option of spending quiet time in nature or exploring downtown Asheville just minutes away while attending the 2023 symposium.

Speakers: Lise Alschuler, Rebecca Beyer, Teresa Boardwine, Mary Bove, Doug and Todd Elliott, Joe Hollis, Chris Kilham, Kat Maier, Jason Miller, Kenneth Proefrock, Katie Stage, Jillian Stansbury, Marc Williams, David Winston and Donald Yance

Continuing education for health professionals.

Registration will open soon!


At Herbal Educational Services, we Cultivate Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
We recognize the need for increased diversity in the fields of clinical herbalism and natural medicine and are committed to creating a welcoming environment at our events that affords dignity to all.


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Laying on Leaves: The Science and Art of Herbal Poulticing

Comfrey leaves

November’s Featured Recording:
Laying on Leaves: The Science and Art of Herbal Poulticing with Richo Cech

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Keeping Kids Healthy

Fruits and Vegetables

 

October’s Featured Recording:
Keeping Kids Healthy with Mary Rondeau, ND, RH (AHG)

Mary Rondeau, ND, RH (AHG)
Mary Rondeau, ND, RH (AHG)

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Resilience: The Role of Botanicals in Depression and Adaptation

September’s Featured Recording:
Resilience: The Role of Botanicals in Depression and Adaptation with Tori Hudson, ND

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Aromatherapy and Mental Health: Perspectives from Traditional Chinese and Ayurvedic Medicine

Clary sage

August’s Featured Recording:
Aromatherapy and Mental Health: Perspectives from Traditional Chinese and Ayurvedic Medicine with David Crow, LAc

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Constitutional Herbal Approach to Anxiety

St. John's Wort

In an ever-changing world it can become a challenge to find our center. Each of us engages with our innate stress response differently, therefore creating many versions of what we term collectively as ‘anxiety’. Anxiety disorders are classified by DSM-V criteria, and categorized by experiencing excessive worry more days than not, restlessness, easy fatigue, difficulty with concentration, irritability, muscle tension and sleep disturbance all with difficulty in controlling any of these symptoms9. Anxiety disorders are often experienced uniquely by the individual with some symptoms remaining constant, others transient and some not present at all. Collectively containing the experience of anxiety into a single set of symptoms is limiting and does not offer a true reflection of the individual process. Ultimately, this may lead to ineffective treatment or improper use of SSRI’s, benzodiazepines and other conventional medications used to treat anxiety disorders simply from a viewpoint of central nervous system sedation. Continue reading

Botanical Strategies for Pelvic Pain and Endometriosis

July’s Featured Recording:
Botanical Strategies for Pelvic Pain and Endometriosis with Katie Stage, ND, RH (AHG)

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Herbal Tea Apothecary

Herbal tea with Melissa

May’s Featured Recording:
Herbal Tea Apothecary with Teresa Boardwine, RH (AHG)

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