The New York Herb School - Institute of Herbal Medicine & Nutrition founded by Professor Drew DiVittorio, offers professional certification programs in Classical Chinese Herbology (The Art of Healing with Herbs), and Oriental Dietetics (The Art of Healing with Food). You can join the full programs or just take individual classes. We also offer an online herb shop, a student clinic, cooking classes, wellness retreats, individual and group wellness programs.
This class will teach us how to use herbs, whole foods and medicinal mushrooms to build and balance our life-force energy, regenerate our internal organs, strengthen our immune system, and prevent disease. The topics covered will include: food cures for common ailments such as digestive and immune system disorders, respiratory and cardiovascular problems, allergies, pain management, etc.; the effects of food on mood and emotional well-being; the extraordinary health benefits of mushrooms such as Reishi, Shitake and Maitake (and recipes to prepare and use them); the importance of seasonal eating in Asian medical traditions; healthy weight loss; and longevity-promoting foods and detoxification. Drew will assess participants individually to help each of us design a personalized diet and herbal program. Free intro on Thursday, July 17, at 8pm.A WEEKLY COURSE (3 sessions) Thursdays, July 24–August 7, 8–10pm 14SHN58T Members: $105 / Nonmembers: $115 Early Bird rate $95/$105 by May 29Location …
Professor Drew's Classroom - Inflammation The Silent Killer Inflammation is a Secret
or Silent Killer. As we know from the research over the past several
years, there is a surprising link between Inflammation and heart disease,
cancer, Alzheimer’s and many other diseases. This was the cover of
Time Magazine back in February 2004. The article explains the link
between chronic illness and inflammation as follows: Most of the time
inflammation is a life saving procedure that allows the body to fight off
infection from bacteria, virus and parasites. (Yes even in the industrial world
we are constantly being bombarded by pathogens). The instant any of these
potentially deadly microbes slip into the body, inflammation marshals a defense
attack that lays waste to both the invader and any tissue it may have
infected. Then just as quickly, the process subsides and healing
begins. Every once in a while, the whole feverish process doesn’t shut
down on cue. In any event, the inflammation b…
Hello Everybody, This is a great daily health practice. Something I have been doing for the last 2 years. Why You Should Start Oil Pulling Today. By Morgan Potts (see bio below) Oil pulling is an ancient Ayurvedic method for detox and rejuvenation. It’s a simple practice, with quite remarkable results. Many have heard of it, but never actually dove in to try it. It definitely has a mystical and exciting vibe around it, which made me eager to try. But what exactly is it? What does it do?
In a (coco)nut shell: To oil pull, simply swish your choice of unrefined, high quality oil in your mouth; similar to the way you would use a mouthwash. My favorite is coconut oil. This can be done anywhere from five to 20 minutes. The process attracts and removes bacteria, toxins, and parasites that live in your mouth or lymph system, and also pulls congestion and mucus from your throat and loosens up your sinuses, which is amazing! With the help of your saliva, all these scary undesirables bind with the …
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