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LET'S TALK PLANT MEDICINE: Cannabis, Psychedelics & Pharmaceutics with Dr. O

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This show is for educational purposes and should not be taken as medical advice, Dr. O is a clinical pharmacist certified in medical cannabis. In this podcast, you will learn about alternative ways to improve your health and well-being using the healing power of medicinal herbs such as cannabinoids, psychedelics, and conventional therapy.

This show is for educational purposes and should not be taken as medical advice, Dr. O is a clinical pharmacist certified in medical cannabis. In this podcast, you will learn about alternative ways to improve your health and well-being using the healing power of medicinal herbs such as cannabinoids, psychedelics, and conventional therapy.

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United States

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This show is for educational purposes and should not be taken as medical advice, Dr. O is a clinical pharmacist certified in medical cannabis. In this podcast, you will learn about alternative ways to improve your health and well-being using the healing power of medicinal herbs such as cannabinoids, psychedelics, and conventional therapy.

Language:

English


Episodes

#37 Cannabis, Epigenetics & Beyond

11/24/2021
Plant medicine is nothing new to mankind. How do environmental factors affect human’s response to plant medicine like cannabis? To help answer the above questions is today’s guest; Arleen Crider, chair of the diversity-inclusion of the American Cannabis Nurse Association (ACNA). Arleen aka #1 dope nurse, is a Licensed practical nurse for over 15 years. She is a curriculum developer, makeup artist & creator of Indotherapies. Dr. O and Arleen dived deep into all things plant medicine;...

Duration:01:15:47

#36 Ethics in Psychedelics with Dr. Sandra Dreisbach

11/10/2021
Psychedelic therapy is not without its controversy. Issues of abusive practices are valid concerns. On today's show; bioethicist Dr. Sandra Dreisbach walks us thru the best practices in the space. Dr. Sandra is an ethics advisor, facilitator, and a Reiki master; active in integration, education, and advocacy. She is also a professor of Bioethics at the University of California, Sant Cruz. Dr. O and Dr. Sandra dived deep into all things ethics, especially as it relates to the indigenous...

Duration:01:02:57

#35 How to Advertise-Market Cannabis & Psychedelic Medicines

11/3/2021
For most plant medicine-based businesses, having their products and services in front of ideal clients is not a “walk at the park”. This week, we spoke with Gina Vensel and Elizabeth Sheldon of Plant Media Project (PMP) on how to solve these problems. Gina is a media professional, CEO of Easy Street Promotions; LiveMusicPGH; and a TEDx director from Pittsburgh. Elizabeth is a DC insider with history in Capitol Hill. She is the former publisher of The New Republic and Washington Technology...

Duration:00:58:11

#34 Plant Medicine Talk with Jamaican Herbalist Oskii Chevanier

10/27/2021
Plant medicine is nothing new to mankind. Indigenous people learned how to use herbs way back. Are these plants in danger of extinction as a result of increased usage? What happens to people that rely on them for food and religion? To help answer the above questions is today’s guest; a 4th generation Jamaican herbalist, Oskii Chevanier. He is a plant-based nutritionist with a foundation rooted in the techniques passed down by his grandfather who passed at 103 years in 2010. Dr. O and Oskii...

Duration:01:00:02

#33 Let’s Talk Cannabis in Retail Market with Adam Wick

10/13/2021
The retail market is been shown to be indispensable in the world today. The importance of the retail market, especially when it comes to cannabis was revealed during the peak of the pandemic. This week; Adam Wick, a frontline cannabis retailer gave his perspectives on the challenges of working in a highly regulated market and how he’s been able to use creativity to meet the needs of clients. Adam is the founder and CEO of Healthy Hemp Outlet, a retail health and wellness company with one of...

Duration:00:59:44

#32 Psychedelic Talk with Alchemist Ankhara Akeru

10/6/2021
The “Green and the Psychedelic Renaissance” is here at last to stay. To deny its inevitability can be likened to denying one’s next breath of fresh air. Studies show that depression is the #1 mental illness and the most debilitating worldwide. Psilocybin (aka Magic Mushroom) has been shown to be effective in the management of treatment-resistant depression. Our guest today, Ankh Ankhara Akeru is a psilocybin specialist with a focus on the indigenous practices and the mysticism surrounding...

Duration:00:56:44

#31 American Hero Talks: Veterans, BIPOC & Cannabis for Wellness

9/29/2021
The injustices experienced daily in the Black Indigenous People of Color (BIPOC) communities in the United States is nothing new. These injustices are even more heartbreaking if you happen to be a minority veteran. Our guest today, Staff Sargent, Sabrina “Charli” Smith is no stranger to both scenarios. Charli is the founder/CEO of Krown Level Enterprises, DBA Genie’ Healing Elements with a focus on helping working families explore holistic wellness using plant medicine like cannabis. She is...

Duration:01:01:58

#30 How to Cook with Cannabis 101

9/22/2021
Cooking with plants can be challenging. In order to break up their starchy walls into digestible forms, some plants require high temperatures, while some don't. Our guest today, Necole Hines has perfected the acts of cooking, not just with any plants, but the "king of plants" itself. Necole is a Canadian cannabis chef, educator, and advocate who loves to add cannabis to her life. She’s the founder of “Faded Living”, an educational and event company that set out to break down the stigma...

Duration:00:47:06

#29 Mushroom Talk with "The King of SHROOMS"

9/18/2021
The whole world is in the psychedelic renaissance. Psilocybin is one of the plants that come to mind when psychedelics are mentioned. But, thousands of other non-hallucinogenic mushrooms such as Reishi, Cordyceps, Lion’s Mane, and Chaga have been in existence for over 4,000 years and are used as medicines especially in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). Our guest today, Jeff Chilton, has been working with these fungi before it became the “New Woke.” Jeff is an ethno-mycologist that has...

Duration:00:55:34

#28 Psychedelic Plants: Magical Healers or Unknown Science?

9/8/2021
Not many people can say that they’ve experienced grid living, tending to nature, learning about its beauty, especially the healing that can come from fellowshipping with it. Our guest today is one of those very few. Patrick Ironwood is the creator of “Nature of Reaction”, a futuristic anthropology museum showcasing what some of the objects found underwater would look like in years to come due to climate change and its impact on our world. He is a bio evolutionary, transmedia artist, an...

Duration:00:55:59

#27 Is Iboga the New Cannabis?

9/1/2021
We all agreed that the opioid epidemic is gone out of control, especially here in the US. Over 81,000 Americans overdosed (OD) on opioids between 2019 and 2020. According to CDC, at least 100,000 people are estimated to OD on an opioid in 2021 (especially with the trauma from the pandemic). Our guest today, Levi Barker is a Bwiti Iboga Provider at Iboga Wellness Center in Costa Rica. The Bwitian, from west-central Africa, have worked with Iboga root for generations in the management of...

Duration:00:58:15

#26 What’s Cannabis got with Crystals, Oracle & Mindfulness?

8/25/2021
What’s cannabis got to do with patience, self-care, and your Heart’s Oracle Deck? Today’s guest, mindfulness guide Tori Rerick, Pharm.D. answers all that questions. Tori is a doctor of pharmacy that dispenses mindfulness and self-care for self-healing. She is an advocate for cannabis as medicine, who traded traditional pharmaceutics for holistic wellness shortly after becoming a mother. Dr. O and Tori dived deep into all things Chakra, Crystals, and how prioritizing your mental health,...

Duration:00:44:05

#25 Cannabis, Sex & Menopause with Laura Hamilton

8/16/2021
Not many people know that human’s reproductive organs (ovaries, uterus, prostates & testes), are rich in CB1 receptors where cannabinoids like THC binds to exact their effects. Today’s guest Laura Hamilton is on a mission to change that. Laura is the founder of “Women, Sex and Cannabis.” She is a Certified Cannabis Educator that helps people understand how cannabis can help alleviate symptoms of menopause, erectile dysfunction, and other hormone-related issues that makes life unbearable for...

Duration:00:49:15

#24 Is Cannabis Safe as Medicine?

8/9/2021
Cannabis has been around for many generations and has been used as medicine not just by regular people, but also by healthcare professionals. Today’s guest, Julie Battel CNM, MPH is a seasoned healthcare professional with expertise in women’s health, plant medicine, and more. Dr. O and nurse Julie dived deep into various topics including Cannabis, the endocannabinoid system, racial justice in cannabis space, and how to better help patients get access to all their medicine including...

Duration:00:37:07

#23 Cannabis, Sports & Diversity with Chief Skillz

7/31/2021
Can cannabis help with the stress of contact sports like football, basketball, and boxing? Today’s guest, Darryl Howard II (aka Chief Skillz) of Chief Skillz’s tribe is a leader and NAACP award recipient. Darryl shared his experience as an athlete and the role he thinks cannabis can play in athletes’ post-game recovery. Dr. O and Chief Skillz also dive deep into the issue of diversity, the recent controversy involving Sha’carri Richardson, and the Olympic federation. This conversation is...

Duration:00:46:06

Cannabis and ADHD – Ray of Light

7/21/2021
Can cannabis improve the symptoms of those suffering from ADHD? Cannabis has been demonized for many generations but there are so many positive and useful properties to the plant. In this episode, Dr. O explores the role cannabis, particularly CBD, can play in those individuals with ADHD. To sign up to Dr. O’s incredible masterclass go to https://wci-health.com those who register will also receive a free signed copy of Dr. O’s book “A Pharmacists Guide to Cannabis”! KEY TAKEAWAYS · Dr. O...

Duration:00:46:12

Let's Talk Terpene - Sabinene

7/5/2021
We know that Terpenes are used as protection for plants, we also now know that plants use their healing properties too. So, the more we can find and utilise safely, the better! In this episode, Dr O explores a Terpene not outline in her book, Sabinene! KEY TAKEAWAYS BEST MOMENTS “Most of the smells around us are from terpene” “Inflammation itself isn’t a bad thing, it’s our bodies way of telling us that somethings not right and trying to heal itself” "We are just talking about using...

Duration:00:35:33

Let's Talk Terpenes - Geraniol

6/22/2021
In this episode, Dr O speaks about terpenes, specifically Geraniol. What is it, what uses does it have and what are the benefits of using it? Lola’s book delves deep into many other terpenes and their uses and much more in her book ‘A pharmacists Guide to Cannabis’ You can buy her book here: https://www.amazon.com/Dr.-Lola-Ohonba/e/B08K85HXR4%3Fref=dbs_a_mng_rwt_scns_share KEY TAKEAWAYS Geraniol belongs to the alcohol family of terpenes, generally alcohol is a good solvent which means its...

Duration:00:34:21

Cannabis Route Of Administration: INFUSED EDIBLE

4/14/2021
This episode is all about another route of administration for cannabis called infused edibles. Dr O, talks all about the different varieties of edibles available and when patients should opt for edibles over other methods. Dr O helps plant medicine enthusiasts succeed in their wellness journey using the healing power of botanicals like cannabis and psychedelics. This podcast is to help plant professionals and plant curious people get the benefits of plant medicines for themselves and/ or...

Duration:00:42:58

Cannabis Route Of Administration (Smoking Vs Vaping)

3/31/2021
Dr. O helps plant medicine enthusiasts succeed in their wellness journey using the healing power of botanicals like cannabis and psychedelics. This podcast is to help plant professionals and plant curious people get the benefits of plant medicines for themselves and/ or their patients. In this episode, Dr. O takes the time to explain the difference between smoking and vaping cannabis, the reasons you would opt for one over the other, and the benefits and disadvantages of each option. Are...

Duration:00:37:49