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  • New and exciting research on nutrients and botanicals

    in Health

    Dana Laake and her special guest Alan Miller, ND, will discuss new and exciting research on nutrients and botanicals.


    Dr. Miller is a 1989 graduate of Bastyr University and a well-known clinician and educator who has lectured at medical conferences nationally and internationally. He has been a member of Thorne Research’s Medical Affairs team since 1994. As an author and researcher, Alan has published over 20 articles in the peer-reviewed journal Alternative Medicine Review. He is Chief Medical Editor of the book Alternative Medicine Review Monogrophs, Volume One and is a contributing author to the Textbook of Natural Medicine.

  • 01:00

    Women of A Certain Age and the Importance of Pelvic Health for Healthy Sex Life

    in Women

    MoonMaid Botanicals and Cynthia, the #menopause herbalist, presents Women of a Certain Age and......   This is our opportunity to offer you information on a variety of topics that relate to the aging process.  This evening's topic is The Importance of Pelvic Health for a Healthy Sex Life with special guest, Dr. Sandy Bevacqua.


    Dr. Sandra Bevacqua, a Ph.D. in Molecular and Cellular Biology, has worked as a research scientist at both the university and government levels. She has lectured as a scientist throughout the Americas, Canada, Europe, and Japan for medical professionals and has led hundreds of lectures and teleconferences for the public since 1986. Her work includes the completion of numerous publications for the University of Arizona Cancer Center, Temple University Center for Thrombotic Disorders and Los Alamos National Laboratory. She started her practice in 1998, where she educates her clients and their healthcare providers to understand how one’s diet, nutrition and lifestyle may be used effectively to balance blood chemistry thereby addressing many health concerns. She works closely with each client to create an individualized program which meets their specific needs and uses a natural approach to gently bring the body back into balance.


    Most recently, Dr. Bevacqua has focused on developing educational programs in the field of Holistic Women’s Health. Frustrated by the lack of options available to women faced with pelvic health concerns she developed The Pelvic Health Transformation Program, Pregnancy and The Pelvic Floor, and The Mystery is Over! Understanding Female Sexual Health in which women of all ages receive the complete education and the techniques needed to naturally recover from pelvic floor discomfort, pain and loss of function due to organ prolapse, incontinence, pelvic pain syndrome, as well as sexual misunderstanding or dysfunction. Learn more about her work at: www.wish4life.com

  • 01:00

    History and Uses of Botanicals with Dr. Engard

    in Health

    The trend is towards a plant based diet but we are yet to fully embrace the medicine of the plants that are around us for our health.  What are we waiting for?  A health crisis that slams us into the wall, that brings us to our knees or that raises the white flag of surrender.  Before you get to the point, plants work their best to keep you in top form.
    My guest today is Dr. Kim Engard, a Naturopathic Physician who also has been an herbalist for more than 30 years.  Dr. Kim's expertise is Botanicals and she works to educate others how to connect to the Natural World of Plants.  Her company Wildwoods Botanicals LLC also has workshops, herbal products and information to improve your overall health.
    As prescription medications are ever changing and presenting with increased side effects, natural therapies have a very safe track record for centuries.
    Dr. Kim Engard's website is here and her company is here. 
    If you need further support, contact me, Dr. Jeanette Gallagher here and my website is www.outoftheboxhealthcare.com

  • 00:26

    Women of A Certain Age and...Camping, Hiking and MotherNature

    in Women

    Join Cynthia of MoonMaid Botanicals, Vesna Plakanis of A Walk in the Woods and Elaine Miller who has a long history with the National Park Service, as they discuss the benefits of getting out in the woods.  All are avid hikers and know a lot about the Smoky Mountains.  This area is very diverse and world renowned for it's plant diversity.  From wildflowers famous in the Spring, to the wide array of disiduous trees, traditional medicinal species, and wild herbs, the Smoky Mountains is a wonderland of plants of all kinds.  Cynthia's land, MoonMaid's Medicinal Botanical Sanctuary, is a 5 acre gem dedicated to preserving, protecting and propagating native medicinal species, many of which are endangered.  A member of United Plant Savers Native Plant Sanctuary network, the land is in the planning stages of expansion to include hiking trails, programs for children and building an Herb Cottage to further our teaching capabilities.

  • 01:15

    Women of A Certain Age and....Preventing Hysterectomies

    in Women

    Hysterectomy, removing the uterus, and sometimes the ovaries happen far too often.  Join my guest Dr. Tirso del Junco, Jr . as we discuss his unique approach to saving the uterus.  His alternative surgery is fascinating even with the worst cases of fibroids, cysts and endometriosis.In practice for 17 years, performing over 1000 surgeries, I think this approach is fascinating.  Dr. del Junco, Jr. explains why it is important to keep the uterus when possible, clearly explains how his surgery is perfomed and discusses other important lifestyle choices.


     Find out more about Dr. del Junco, Jr @ www.alternativesurgery.com  His facility in Los Angeles is a great resource for information!!  Get his video Hysterectomy Myths.  This video and his site have a lot of invaluable information.


    Find out more about MoonMaid Botanicals' herbal alternatives to commonly prescribed prescriptions for menopause symptoms @ http://www.moonmaidbotanicals.com/Wild-Yam-Cream.html

  • 00:58

    Women of A Certain Age and.......SheaNetics with Shea Vaughn

    in Women

    MoonMaid Botanicals and Cynthia, the #menopause herbalist, present Women of a Certain Age and......   My opportunity to offer you information on a variety of topics that relate to the aging process, menopause and hormone imbalance.  Lifestyle, nutrition, herbs, drugs, surgery, addiction, and breast health are just some of the topics we present in this program.


    My guest today, Shea Vaughn has built a reputation as America’s Queen of Wellness and one of the nation’s leading wellness and fitness experts having trained and consulted with corporate leaders, celebrities and innovative entrepreneurs around the country. She is considered a pioneer in this field having transitioned wellness & fitness principles from personal performance to include business performance, and is a recognized spokeswoman for creating well-being in all areas of one’s life. 


    Shea is the creator of SheaNetics®;  a transformational doctor-endorsed lifestyle formula that enhances the quality of one’s physical, nutritional, mental and emotional intelligence through the power of her programs and SheaNetics® 5 Principles of Wellness - Commitment, Perseverance, Self-Control, Integrity and Love.  She is also the visionary behind “Healthy Initiative,” a philanthropic effort to champion disease prevention with awareness, education and wellness solutions that help our nation’s children and adults build healthy and joyful lives.  Her work has won the endorsement of the City of Chicago and the Chicago Department of Public Health.


    Find Shea @ www.sheanetics.com     and www.healthyliving.org


     

  • 00:52

    Women of A Certain Age and the Plant Devas with Thea Summer Deer

    in Women

    Tonight,, my guest Thea Summer Deer,  herbalist, intuitive, educator, licensed minister, singer-songwriter and author. She began practicing midwifery and teaching Holistic Childbirth Preparation in 1978 and was a founding mother of the South Florida School of Midwifery. Her involvement in Alternative Medicine spans 35 years as owner of Mindbody and Evolutionary Press, and as the Executive Director of Resources for World Health. She is a graduate of the Botanologos School for Herbal Studies and received her doctorate from Venus Rising University in Shamanic Psychospiritual Studies. Thea lives near Asheville, NC surrounded by ancestral Cherokee land with her husband and musical partner, Chuck, aka ‘The GreenMan’ Willhide. Ordained in the Madonna Ministry she is a public speaker and New Thought minister. 


    Follow her on Facebook for updates, or subscribe to her Kitchen Blog or Book Blog and quarterly ezine, Hoof Tracks.


     

  • 01:07

    Following Your Dreams: Botanicals, Being the Change

    in Relationships

    Kim Stokely is Our Guest Tonight!!! There is FOCUS needed to follow through on what you initiated and dreamed up during your time of breakthroughs and expansion. Even if you can’t quite determine what happened for you in July, everyone was affected by an expansive energy and it just may take time for the understanding to settle in. But that is what August is all about. The support for Following Through gives you an opportunity to participate in what is unfolding in your life and to actually enjoy the more organized and solidly grounded energy.
    Kim spent 20 years as a nonprofit leader coaching emerging nonprofits and community groups as they’ve formed, developed, and taken action. She co-founded Leading From Within and the Courage to Lead program for nonprofit leaders to nurture other nonprofit leaders in their professional and personal lives so that they can bring the gifts of leadership to whole-hearted service for others and the world. Kim also facilitates the Healing Circle Community and on-line communications for Ancient Ways Botanicals. Kim brings with her 25 years of managing non-profit businesses and supporting non-profit leaders. She is an experienced educator and facilitator, having been trained as a life and professional coach and prepared by the Center for Courage and Renewal as a Circle of Trust facilitator. Kim provides life coaching for those who are on a journey toward greater wholeness and connection in their lives, helping individuals rise to their highest potential and bring their greatest gifts to the world. She is a graduate of the University of California, Santa Cruz and holds a teaching credential from California State University, Chico.Kim also fulfills orders. http://ancientwaysbotanicals.com/

  • 01:41

    Ceremonial Herbs, History & Summer Fun in Yuma, Arizona

    in Fun

    Join Nancy J. Reid & Lisa D. Smith – publishers of Big Blend Radio & TV Magazine, for Big Blend Radio’s Happy Hour variety show, airing live online from the historic Coronado Motor Hotel in Yuma, Arizona.
    On This Episode:
    - Ceremonial Herbs – Herbalist Cynthia Johnston, owner of MoonMaid Botanicals, discusses the different herbs used for various ceremonial and spiritual practices.
    - Casa De Coronado Museum – Yvonne Peach nostalgic travel and household artifacts featured in the Casa de Coronado Museum in Yuma, Arizona
    - Yuma Events & Activities – Hear about upcoming summer events and activities in Yuma with Rex Ijams – Yuma Art Center & Historic Yuma Theatre, Chuck Heeman – Yuma Civic Center, Oscar Chavez – City of Yuma Recreation Program Specialist, and Ronnie Ridgers – Desert Hills Golf Course.
    - The Peanut Patch – Hear about the Fabulous Fan Fudge Club presented by The Peanut Patch in Yuma, AZ
    - Medjool Dates – Summer Medjool Date treats with Debbie Mansheim of Basket Creations & More in Yuma, AZ

  • 00:30

    SOAPING METHODS FOR FUN GALATIA BOTANICALS

    in Spirituality

    Soaping Secrets and Entreprenurship for women. Learn the skills necessary to made homemade soaps, lotions, scrubs and herbal remedies. How to start a business in the arts and crafts.

  • 00:30

    SOAPING METHODS FOR FUN GALATIA BOTANICALS

    in Spirituality

    Soaping Secrets and Entreprenurship for women. Learn the skills necessary to made homemade soaps, lotions, scrubs and herbal remedies. How to start a business in the arts and crafts.