106: How To Mix a Herbal Remedy

In this episode Angela gives us an insight into how to build an individual herbal remedy from scratch. She discusses the purpose and benefits of using a herbal remedy, how to pick the herbs, how many herbs to put in each formula and much more!

This is an excellent episode for all the budding herbalists and Naturopath's out there, as well as for anyone who is interested in improving their health through the use of herbs.

91: Herb Highlight - Astragalus The Immune Booster

This herb is one of Angela's favourite herbs which has been on her dispensary since day one! Angela explains how this herb is fantastic for chronic lowered immunity and ongoing infections and immune problems, it's also great for stress, lowering blood pressure, heart function and much more!

Listen in today to learn how you could use this herb to boost your immunity, give you energy and help keep you cool, calm and collected through times of stress.

Shownotes

  • Common Name: Astragalus
  • Botanical Name: Astragalus membranaceus
  • Main Actions: Immune enhancing, tonic, adaptogen, cardiotonic, hypotensive, diuretic.
  • Main Safety Considerations: Not advisable in acute infections. Best not used with immunosuppressant drugs. If you are on any medication best to notify your doctor before starting any new supplements or herbs.

86: Herb Highlight - Houttuynia The Powerful Antiviral

This is an eye opening episode where Angela gives us a sneak peak into the world of viruses, mycoplasma and anti-biotic resistant bacteria. We are seeing that drugs are becoming less effective and more and more people are carrying these latent infections which are suppressing our immunes and causing symptoms. Angela shows us how we can use herbs like Houttuynia to start to flush these out of our body and start supporting our immune to bring us back to health.

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9: Decoding Hypothyroidism (Part 1)

This two part series takes an in depth look at hypothyroidism, including common causes for reduced thyroid function along with natural treatments to start restoring thyroid function and hormone levels today. 

Angela discusses how fatigue, unexplained weight gain, mood fluctuations, high cholesterol, infertility and more can be associated with lowered thyroid function. She explains how to interpret thyroid test results and shares with you additional functional testing your doctor may not be telling you about.

In these compelling episodes Angela outlines for us the nutrients needed by the thyroid to create the essential thyroid hormones and manage metabolism in the body as well as a number of herbal therapies that have proved very effective. She explains the role of autoimmunity in thyroid conditions, how to identify this from sub-clinical hypothyroidism and additional testing required when auto-immunity is suspected so you can treat the underlying cause.

This is a must-listen for anyone wanting to find the keys to why they may have lowered metabolism, unexplained weight gain, fatigue, mood swings and low thyroid function, providing empowering tools for your journey to recovery.

Show Notes & Resources:

Listen to Part 2 next week for 3 not to be missed Take Away Keys!

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