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Gegen in Microgard Plus

Botanical Biohacking

Release Date: 06/02/2019

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Botanical Biohacking

Just ...listen to this one. Its a little over an hr and well worth it. 

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Modern Medicine still rests on the old biology. This has been a tremendous gift, but its only part of the picture. It leaves a lot of diagnostic noise which makes treating chronic disease challenging. The new biology looks at the body as a series of ecosystems and seeks to cultivate them like a garden.

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Anxiety and Depression are linked with inflammation. Key regulator of the cellular antioxidant response NRF2 may play a role. Discover how an ancient herbal formula may help us better understand the relationship between depression and inflammation as well as the role of metabolites as possible biological markers for more objective diagnosis of major depression.

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Corydalis has been used for pain and was a major herb in formula for opiate addiction following the Chinese opiate wars. Discover how its use as a topic can relieve pain and enhance quality of life for those suffering from sharp or throbbing pain associated with blood stasis.

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Wade has lived in ashrams, competed at the Mr. Universe as a drug free vegetarian, written several books, and co-founded a nutrition company. He's also served as an advisor to the American Anti-Cancer Institute. Why is this good for you? Because you get to discover how enzymes can help you look better, think clearer, and fix your tummy.

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This is our filter for tradition and science in natural medicine. This is a huge time saver that can save you from wasting time and energy. It helps keep you focussed on the time tested, evidence backed natural health practices that actually work.

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Jin Zhao on The One True School of Classical Chinese Medicine. show art Jin Zhao on The One True School of Classical Chinese Medicine.

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With his Ph.D in the various schools of Chinese Medicine, Dr. Jin Zhao is uniquely positioned to reveal the one true school of Classical Chinese Medicine.

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Is idealizing ancient Chinese Medicine holding you back? Jin Zhao weighs in. show art Is idealizing ancient Chinese Medicine holding you back? Jin Zhao weighs in.

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Dr. Jin Zhao is a 5th generation doctor with his Ph.D in the history and development of schools of thought in Chinese Medicine. He is a professor and a very busy clinician who sees over 200 patients a day. He holds that mastery is not about esoteric knowledge or secret techniques, but better organizing what you already know in a more efficient way.

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In this whiskey fueled discussion kilt clad Herbalist Brehan Crawford discusses The Tiger King, Horny cat ladies, and a dangerous parasite linked to behavioral changes. Discover the herbs shown to kill this parasite. 

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After a round of antibiotics Cathy felt exhausted and was losing her memory. Her job was suffering as a result. By using herbs to "warm" her gut she recovered. What is behind the thermal nature of herbs? Recent studies have shown that it may have to do with gene expression with regard to metabolism, the immune system, endocrine system, cell proliferation, apoptosis, and blood circulation.

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Gegen, (radix pueraria) is an important herb in Chinese medicine. Here we discuss the folktale, pharmacology, clinical use and why we included it in our most popular formula "Microgard Plus".