60 episodes

Inspired discussions with physicians, healers & teachers on all topics related to holistic medicine, spirituality, psychology, alternative therapy and natural health.The future is inspired by ancient wisdom rooted in nature, blossoming into modern times.

Herbal Hour: Natural Health Podcast Bogdan Makartchuk (@Holistic_Psyche)

    • Alternative Health

Inspired discussions with physicians, healers & teachers on all topics related to holistic medicine, spirituality, psychology, alternative therapy and natural health.The future is inspired by ancient wisdom rooted in nature, blossoming into modern times.

    Holistic Mental Health: Trauma, Mindfulness and Dreams with Dr. Laura Gouge

    Holistic Mental Health: Trauma, Mindfulness and Dreams with Dr. Laura Gouge

    In this episode we dive deep into the mysterious waters of the mind with Dr. Laura Gouge. We discuss the holistic perspective towards mental health, the roots of trauma, speak on the significance of dreams and the medicine for the mind, mindfulness. Towards the end we share some of our favorite herbs specific for mental health conditions such as anxiety and depression. Tune in for the naturopathic approach to mental health, so very needed during these times. WATCH FULL VIDEO PODCAST HERE: https://youtu.be/Gh9R2hGLuZ0Dr. Laura Gouge is a Licensed Naturopathic physician and medical director currently practicing with Wolf Pack Consulting and Therapeutic Services in Beaverton, Oregon. Her clinical focus is on mental health disorders and she serves on the board of the Psychiatric Association of Naturopathic physicians. Podcast Links:Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcfa_K7p45fRgAGHrK6Bz6QiTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/herbal-hour/id1479250761Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/0uQ07IELQ3bm2QTM5fpdtT?si=ewkBPmnxSZW6AF_iuPyyhQ If you love supporting your health naturally check out these organic herbal products, specially formulated by a Naturopathic Doctor for helping stress, sleep, pain, hormones, mood and more! >>https://www.ktherbs.com/shop

    • 1 hr 21 min
    Cognitive Enhancement: Nootropics, Nutrients and Plants for a Better Brain with Dr. Grady Nesbitt

    Cognitive Enhancement: Nootropics, Nutrients and Plants for a Better Brain with Dr. Grady Nesbitt

    This episode is all about hacking your brain, nootropics and cognitive enhancement through a variety of "smart drugs" and natural substances. BUT FIRST-Exciting News: The Herbal Hour Podcast has reached over 10K downloads so a big thank you to all of our listeners! In the next few months I will continue bringing in experts in the fields of natural health and alternative medicine to share the knowledge of natural living to all those who walk this path. So grateful to be part of this with you all.In this week's episode I have on Dr. Grady Nesbitt, a graduate of the Naturopathic Medicine program at NUNM, and a licensed acupuncturist to talk about the wide world of Nootropics. Nootropics are the class of herbs, drugs, nutrients and supplements that are used to boost memory, attention and cognitive function. Join us this week as myself and Dr. Nesbitt explain how Nootropics work, personal experiences and the science behind brain hacking through nootropic agents.In particular we speak on the "racetams", modafinil, creatine, as well as several other herbs and nutrients that can boost brain function naturally. Tune in this week to get a glimpse into the world of cognitive enhancement through altering neurochemistry. Podcast Links:Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcfa_K7p45fRgAGHrK6Bz6QiTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/herbal-hour/id1479250761Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/0uQ07IELQ3bm2QTM5fpdtT?si=ewkBPmnxSZW6AF_iuPyyhQ 

    • 1 hr 22 min
    Sacred Medicines: The Healing Power of the Psychedelic Experience with Frank Piccirillo

    Sacred Medicines: The Healing Power of the Psychedelic Experience with Frank Piccirillo

    Plant medicines that induce visions have been used for millennia by sacred traditions throughout the world, and have in the last decade been experiencing what has been called a "psychedelic renaissance". In this weeks episode of the Herbal Hour Podcast I have on psychonaut Frank Piccirillo to discuss the healing potentials of psychedelics. We talk about the research behind psychedelic therapies using MDMA & Psilocybin, share experiences and insights on psychoactive plant medicines, address the current state of the psychedelic revolution, and more! FULL VIDEO PODCAST HERE: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s05OILgThOIFrank Piccirillo is a current student in the Naturopathic medical program at NUNM with a degree in Chemical Engineering.  Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcfa_K7p45fRgAGHrK6Bz6QiTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/herbal-hour/id1479250761Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/0uQ07IELQ3bm2QTM5fpdtT?si=ewkBPmnxSZW6AF_iuPyyhQ

    • 1 hr 12 min
    Meaningful Connection: Social Media, Mental Health and Conscious Community with Clayton Leaders

    Meaningful Connection: Social Media, Mental Health and Conscious Community with Clayton Leaders

    Social media has become one of the essential ways to communicate, network and express oneself: especially during these times of increased solitude. In this weeks episode I have on naturopathic medical student with a masters in public health, Clayton Leaders, to discuss the impact of social media on our lives. We discuss the effects of social media & electronics on mental health, loneliness in a time of electronic connection, and how to use social media in a more conscious way. Clayton Leaders is currently in his clinical studies at my Alma Mater National University of Natural Medicine in Portland, Oregon. WATCH VIDEO PODCAST HERE: https://youtu.be/NDOiVkfaEz0Podcast Links:Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcfa_K7p45fRgAGHrK6Bz6QiTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/herbal-hour/id1479250761Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/0uQ07IELQ3bm2QTM5fpdtT?si=ewkBPmnxSZW6AF_iuPyyhQ

    • 1 hr 28 min
    Yoga Philosophy: Karma, Devotion and Spiritual Insights with Eric Anderson

    Yoga Philosophy: Karma, Devotion and Spiritual Insights with Eric Anderson

    Happy Independence Day Weekend! Yoga is a practice that can heal not only our bodies but also reconnect us with our spirit. This week on the Herbal Hour Podcast my good friend and fellow philosopher returns for a discussion on the philosophy of yoga and how to apply it to our everyday lives. We speak on the meaning of yoga, the path of karma yoga, how devotional practices can enrich our hearts and the various spiritual insights gleamed from the ancient way of the yogi. Full Video Episode Live on Youtube: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=aPCDPIZlv-EEric Anderson is a history professor, practicing yogi and fellow graduate with a degree in philosophy. Our previous episodes focused on mythology, archetypes and how understanding history can heal the collective human psyche.Podcast Links:Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcfa_K7p45fRgAGHrK6Bz6QiTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/herbal-hour/id1479250761Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/0uQ07IELQ3bm2QTM5fpdtT?si=ewkBPmnxSZW6AF_iuPyyhQ

    • 1 hr 27 min
    Energetic Boundaries: Empaths, Energy Vampires and Healthy Relationships with Dr. Angela Hardin, ND

    Energetic Boundaries: Empaths, Energy Vampires and Healthy Relationships with Dr. Angela Hardin, ND

    Dr. Angela Hardin returns to the show this week to discuss a topic near and dear to our hearts, relationships. In this episode of the herbal hour podcast we discuss how to set healthy boundaries, the struggles & strengths of being an empath, how to deal with "energy vampires", the therapeutic relationship between doctor & patient, and personality disorders! We also discuss our experiences of the past few months of the pandemic and recent movements, and I share fascinating dreams related to them.Dr. Angela Hardin is a licensed naturopathic physician completing her first year of residency at NUNM. Her clinical interests include integrative primary care, mental health and IV therapy. She also has a passion for the energetic aspects of medicine such as homeopathy, astrology and the spiritual.Watch Full Video Episode Here (Youtube): https://youtu.be/596B4Jo-TiY Podcast Links:Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcfa_K7p45fRgAGHrK6Bz6QiTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/herbal-hour/id1479250761Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/0uQ07IELQ3bm2QTM5fpdtT?si=ewkBPmnxSZW6AF_iuPyyhQ

    • 2 hrs 24 min

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