41 min

From Prescription Pills to Plant-Based Healing: Part One Getting Personal with Plant Medicine

    • Alternative Health

This is part one of a two-part episode. Holly Hillyer of Utokia Herb Co shares her transformative journey from relying on prescription pills to embracing plant-based healing through cannabis. Following a severe horse-riding accident that left her with nerve damage and an addiction to painkillers, Holly discovered the therapeutic benefits of cannabis edibles, which played a crucial role in her recovery. The episode delves into the evolution of her family's clandestine cannabis operation to a legal business in Oregon, detailing the challenges they faced amid changing state regulations and the shift from medical to recreational focus in the industry. Holly discusses the stigmatization of cannabis as a pain relief option, its complex history, and the pressing need for advocacy to improve access to this form of treatment. The conversation also touches on the potential benefits of other natural remedies like lion's mane mushrooms. The episode concludes with Holly's insights into the hemp industry and her aspirations for helping people manage various health conditions through natural alternatives.  
This episode is sponsored by Mitragaia.com, a leading online kratom supplier. Use code Plantpod for 10% your next purchase. Edited and produced by Your Highness Media.

This is part one of a two-part episode. Holly Hillyer of Utokia Herb Co shares her transformative journey from relying on prescription pills to embracing plant-based healing through cannabis. Following a severe horse-riding accident that left her with nerve damage and an addiction to painkillers, Holly discovered the therapeutic benefits of cannabis edibles, which played a crucial role in her recovery. The episode delves into the evolution of her family's clandestine cannabis operation to a legal business in Oregon, detailing the challenges they faced amid changing state regulations and the shift from medical to recreational focus in the industry. Holly discusses the stigmatization of cannabis as a pain relief option, its complex history, and the pressing need for advocacy to improve access to this form of treatment. The conversation also touches on the potential benefits of other natural remedies like lion's mane mushrooms. The episode concludes with Holly's insights into the hemp industry and her aspirations for helping people manage various health conditions through natural alternatives.  
This episode is sponsored by Mitragaia.com, a leading online kratom supplier. Use code Plantpod for 10% your next purchase. Edited and produced by Your Highness Media.

41 min