113 episodes

Shaping Fire host Shango Los interviews the most knowledgable and insightful people in cannabis and entheogens. With topics ranging from cannabis cultivation, medicine and hashmaking, to healing humans with psychedelics.

Shaping Fire Shango Los

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.8 • 252 Ratings

Shaping Fire host Shango Los interviews the most knowledgable and insightful people in cannabis and entheogens. With topics ranging from cannabis cultivation, medicine and hashmaking, to healing humans with psychedelics.

    EP113 Wood Loving Psilocybin Mushrooms

    EP113 Wood Loving Psilocybin Mushrooms

    Some of the most potent psilocybin mushrooms have proven very difficult to cultivate indoors. These mushrooms love growing on hardwoods. On episode 113 of Shaping Fire, host Shango Los talks with mycologist Christian Kaelin about the attributes and personalities of wood-loving hallucinogenic mushrooms, how to find and wildcraft them, and how to build your own inoculated hardwood chip beds to cultivate them outdoors at home.

    • 1 hr 54 min
    EP112 Super-Charging Soil Microbiology with guest Michael DiLegge

    EP112 Super-Charging Soil Microbiology with guest Michael DiLegge

    Incredible cannabis plants start with soil diversity and thriving microbiology. During this episode of Shaping Fire, host Shango Los talks with microbiologist Michael DiLegge about natural biostimulants, the care and feeding of microbe life in your soil, choosing companion plants to encourage root zone diversity, and an indictment of the 24-hour light cycle theory.

    • 1 hr 45 min
    EP111 Cannabis Landraces in Practice with guest Jade Nectar

    EP111 Cannabis Landraces in Practice with guest Jade Nectar

    Long Live Landraces! In this delightful introduction to cannabis landrace plant varieties, Shaping Fire host Shango Los talks with Santa Cruz landrace specialist Jade Nectar aka Jeff Nordahl about the differences between landrace, wild and feral varieties of cannabis, their unique attributes that attract connoisseurs, and the importance of conscious landrace breeding techniques and preservation.

    • 1 hr 51 min
    EP110 Delta-8 THC: The Troublesome Cannabinoid with guest Dr. Ethan Russo

    EP110 Delta-8 THC: The Troublesome Cannabinoid with guest Dr. Ethan Russo

    Delta-8 THC is everywhere, but the scientific understanding of it is not. On this episode of Shaping Fire, host Shango Los welcomes back neuroscientist and renown cannabis researcher Dr. Ethan Russo to discuss the medicinal benefits of Delta-8 THC, its history, the challenges of synthesizing clean Delta-8 THC, and the negative impacts that synthetic Delta-8 THC is having throughout the cannabis community.

    • 1 hr 23 min
    EP109 Encouraging Neurogenesis with Phytocannabinoids with guest Staton Laws

    EP109 Encouraging Neurogenesis with Phytocannabinoids with guest Staton Laws

    Brain cells die, and our body has the ability to make new ones. But as we age, the ability to make new brain cells slows, and sometimes even slows so much that dementia arises. On this episode of Shaping Fire, host Shango Los, talks with cannabinoid researcher Staton Laws about the mechanics of neurogenesis, how cannabis medicine can stimulate the creation of vital neurons, and specific nootropic dosing protocols for those interested in sustaining their brain health and longevity, as well as cannabis patients who are already facing dementia and Alzheimer's disease.

    • 1 hr 29 min
    EP108 Longevity and the Endocannabinoid System with guest Hunter Land PhD

    EP108 Longevity and the Endocannabinoid System with guest Hunter Land PhD

    While cannabis is most commonly used to relieve symptoms of ongoing illness, the plant’s resin can also be used to keep the human body in balance over decades, creating long-term wellness. During episode #108 of Shaping Fire, host Shango Los talks with neuroscientist Hunter Land PhD about the biological mechanics of aging, how strengthening the endocannabinoid system can increase your healthspan, and how to develop a cannabinoid strategy to meet your health goals.

    • 2 hr 1 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
252 Ratings

252 Ratings

scaredand30 ,

Excellent

A great host with a well curated cast of guests. Covers and expansive range of relevant subject matter

Rajko Šetačović ,

Boots on the ground!!!

Putting in the ground work for all to benefit into the future!

No-Till Flowers ,

Great for any regenerative grower, not just cannabis!

Even though I don’t grow cannabis, I love this podcast!!! I am a flower farmer so many topics translates and the guests are outstanding. Have binged about 10 episodes in 2 days!

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