2021 Herb Seminar – Schedule

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Day One

Time (PDT) Speaker Presentation/Event CME Credits
9:00-9:45 Decker Weiss, NMD Cardiology Pt 1 - An Effective Botanical Model for Hypertension .75
9:45-10:30 Decker Weiss, NMD & Mary Bove, ND Break -- Sponsored by Restorative Formulations Non-CME
10:30-11:30 Decker Weiss, NMD Cardiology Pt 2 - Botanical and Nutritional Models for Preventing Heart Attacks & Reversing Heart Disease 1.0
11:30-1:00 Decker Weiss, NMD Lunch and Zoom - Roundtable Discussion Non-CME
1:00-1:45 Decker Weiss, NMD Cardiology Pt 3 - Cardiology Clinical Cases .75
1:45-2:30 Decker Weiss, NMD CCardiology Pt 4 - The 3 C's of Cardiology Botanicals: Crataegus, Cactus & Convalaria .75
2:30-3:15  Denis Wilson, MD Break -- Sponsored by Restorative Formulations Non-CME
3:15-4:00 Decker Weiss, NMD Immunology, Autoimmune, Allergies: Botanical Approaches to Autoimmune Conditions .75
4:00-5:00 Decker Weiss, NMD Clinical Neurology 1.0

Day Two

Time (PDT) Speaker Presentation/Event CME Credits
8:00-9:00 Chris Hobbs, PhD CVS Herbs 1.0
9:00-9:45 Chris Hobbs, PhD CVS Herbs .75
9:45-10:30 Denis Wilson, MD Break -- Sponsored by Restorative Formulations  Non-CME
10:30-11:30 Chris Hobbs, PhD Immunology Herbs: Immunomodulators from Herbs and Fungi 1.0
11:30-1:00 Chris Hobbs, PhD Lunch and Zoom - Roundtable Discussion Non-CME
1:00-1:45 Chris Hobbs, PhD Immunology Herbs: Immunomodulators from Herbs and Fungi .75
1:45-2:30 Mary Bove, ND Herbs for Immunology Conditions: Application of Botanicals for Acute Disease .75
2:30-3:15 Decker Weiss, NMD & Mary Bove, ND Break -- Sponsored by Restorative Formulations Non-CME
3:15-4:00 Mary Bove, ND Herbs for Neurological Conditions: Keep your Synapses Firing with Brain Boosting Nootrophic Herbs .75
4:00-5:00 Mary Bove, ND Herbs for Neurological Conditions: Keep your Synapses Firing with Brain Boosting Nootrophic Herbs 1.0

Day Three

Time (PDT) Speaker Presentation/Event CME Credits
8:00-9:00 Mary Bove, ND Botanical Therapeutics for Dyspepsia, Digestive Enzyme Dysfunction, GERD, Gastritis & GI Ulcers 1.0
9:00-9:45 Mary Bove, ND Botanical Therapeutics for Dyspepsia, Digestive Enzyme Dysfunction, GERD, Gastritis & GI Ulcers .75
9:45-10:30 Decker Weiss, NMD & Mary Bove, ND Break -- Sponsored by Restorative Formulations Non-CME
10:30-11:30 Mary Bove, ND Botanical Therapeutics for Liver Health, Constipation & Irritable Bowel Syndrome 1.0
11:30-1:00 Mary Bove, ND Lunch and Zoom - Roundtable Discussion Non-CME
1:00-1:45 Mary Bove, ND Botanical Therapies for Liver Health, Constipation & Irritable Bowel Syndrome .75
1:45-2:30 Mary Bove, ND Botanical Therapeutics for Gut Health - Microbiome, SIBO, Dysbiosis and more .75
2:30-3:15 Denis Wilson, MD Break -- Sponsored by Restorative Formulations Non-CME
3:15-4:00 Mary Bove, ND GBotanical Therapeutics for Gut Health - Microbiome, SIBO, Dysbiosis and more .75
4:00-5:00 Mary Bove, ND Botanical Therapeutics for Gut Health - Microbiome, SIBO, Dysbiosis and more 1.0

All schedule times are Pacific Time

Presentations

Restorative Medicine Herbal Program Topics: Herbal Medicine for Cardiology, Neurology, Gastroenterology and Autoimmune Conditions/

Restorative Medicine Herbal Program will present topics related to four modules from the program: Cardiology; Neurology and Neurotransmitters; Gastroenterology; and Immunology.

Goals and Objectives:

  1. Review clinical conditions including hypertension, arrythmias, congestive heart failure, coronary heart disease, stroke, and hypercholesterolemia.
  2. Provide a review of herbs known to support cardiovascular conditions.
  3. Evidence based review of herbal medicine research.
  4. Evaluate herb safety and drug interaction concerns.
  5. Review clinical conditions including insulin resistance, diabetes, hypoglycemia, and related conditions of metabolic syndrome and obesity.
  6. Provide a review of herbs thought to help control blood glucose.
  7. Overview of immune function, allergies, inflammation, and autoimmune conditions.
  8. Review clinical conditions including gastrointestinal disorders, including inflammatory bowel diseases, gut microbiome, GI infections, SIBO, digestive enzyme deficiency and constipation.

Course Objectives:

Cardiology

Dr. Weiss will review the underlying mechanisms of cardiovascular disease and associated complications. Evidence based herbal medicine treatments and lifestyle changes will be reviewed. Dr. Weiss will present common obstacles to effective hypertension management and recommendations to overcome them. Dr. Weiss will present case studies in cardiology.

 Goals and Objectives:

  • Weiss will review the underlying mechanisms for cardiovascular disease as found in scientific literature.
  • Evidence-based review of the natural modalities for managing cardiovascular disease, including herbal medicine and lifestyle factors such as diet and stress reduction.
  • Weiss will share case studies in naturopathic cardiology.

Immunology, Autoimmune, Allergies: Botanical Approaches to Autoimmune Conditions

Dr. Decker Weiss will discuss clinical approaches to immunology, allergies, autoimmune diseases. Herbal medicine and natural treatments will be reviewed based on published literature. The attendee will gain confidence in the safety and interactions of nutrients, herbs and pharmaceutical options based on a review of published science.

Goals and Objectives:

  • Evidence-based review of science related to nutritional and botanical approaches to clinical immunology.
  • Evidence based review of herbal and natural treatments for autoimmune diseases and allergies.
  • Evaluate the safety and efficacy of pharmaceutical, nutritional and botanical approaches.

Clinical Neurology

Dr. Weiss will provide a brief overview of neurological conditions, neurotransmitters, and the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis. He will review the appropriate labs neurological status and he will present an evidence-based review of herbal medicine treatments.

 Goals and Objectives:

  1. Review clinical conditions including neurodegenerative diseases, chronic neurological conditions, neurotransmitter imbalances, and the HPA axis.
  2. Provide a review of herbs known to treat or prevent neurological conditions.
  3. Evidence based review of herbal medicine research.
  4. Evaluate herb safety and drug interaction concerns.

CVS Herbs

Dr. Hobbs will provide a brief overview of cardiovascular conditions, including hypertension, arrythmias, congestive heart failure, coronary heart disease, stroke, varicosities, clotting disorders and hypercholesterolemia. He will provide a review of evidence-based herbs for treatment and prevention of the listed cardiovascular conditions. He will explain the herbal mechanism of action, active constituents, dosage, contraindications, and review of safety issues for each herb. Relevant research studies will be reviewed and critically evaluated. Clinical applications for reviewed herbs will be presented, along with relevant lifestyle and diet recommendations.

Goals and Objectives:

  1. Review clinical conditions including hypertension, arrythmias, congestive heart failure, coronary heart disease, stroke, and hypercholesterolemia.
  2. Provide a review of herbs known to support cardiovascular conditions.
  3. Evidence based review of herbal medicine research.
  4. Evaluate herb safety and drug interaction concerns.
  5. Herbs reviewed will include (but not limited to): hawthorne, garlic, onions, hops, white willow bark, lemon balm, motherwort, natto, horse chestnut, witch hazel.

Immunology Herbs: Immunomodulators from Herbs and Fungi

The immune system is valuable for protecting from disease, but when overactive it can lead to allergies and inflammation, and when it fails to recognize self, autoimmunity can occur. This module will address allergies, inflammation, autoimmune conditions and neuroautoimmunity. Dr. Hobbs will provide a review of evidence based herbs for treatment and prevention of these immune-related conditions. She will explain the herbal mechanism of action, active constituents, dosage, contraindications, and review of safety issues for each herb. Relevant research studies will be reviewed and critically evaluated. Clinical applications for reviewed herbs will be presented, along with specific lifestyle and diet recommendations which should be implemented.

Goals and Objectives:

  1. Overview of immune function, allergies, inflammation, and autoimmune conditions.
  2. Evidence based review of herbs to modulation the immune system.
  3. Evaluate herb safety and drug interaction concerns.

Herbs for Immunology Conditions: Application of Botanicals for Acute Disease

Goals and Objectives:

  1. Gain an understanding of the basic pharmacological strengths of specific phytochemicals in the management of acute illness
  2. Understand the aspects of seasonal variation on active compounds and the medicinal activity of the certain immune botanicals.
  3. Understanding the use of immune botanicals as rapid response agents for application in acute situations such as colds, flu, and childhood infections such as acute ear infection.
  4. Gain skill in application, dosing formulation and post infection strategies when using these plants
  5. Botanicals covered include: Andrographis paniculata, Black Elderberry, Echinacea angustifolia, Echinacea purpurea, Pelargonium sidoides, Propolis extract, Thymus vulgaris, Garlic — Allium sativa

Herbs for Neurological Conditions: Keep your Synapses Firing with Brain Boosting Nootrophic Herbs

Nootropics are a specific group of plants which current science has discovered enlightening information for cognition enhancement, mental performance, mental alertness, focus, memory, and aid in reducing mental fatigue and exhaustion. Botanical nervines influence the CNS, are often used in stress management, relaxation, mood management, and sleep disorders.

Goals and Objectives

  • Gain an understanding of nervine and nootrophic herbs and the science that guides use and application.
  • Apply Herbal Brain tonics and actions, how to use them, and simple ways to use nootropic herbs in daily life and everyday cooking.
  • Gain criteria for combining herbal nootropic plants for mental clarity and sharpness
  • Gain an understanding of the science of memory enhancing plants, how they interact in the brain physiology and the benefits they offer memory health.
  • Understanding of the application of botanical nervines in the management of sleep disorder, relaxation, and stress reduction.
  • Understand the aspects of brain aging which maybe influenced by herbs, lifestyle activities, brain fitness and resilience with ideas and hints for regular use in healthy living.
  • Specific application of nervine and nootropic botanicals, dose, and safety along with hints for daily use as super foods, beverages, aromas, and extracts.
  • Discussion on Nootrophic herbs such as saffron, spearmint, Lion’s Mane, and bacopa along with the science that guides their use and application.
  • Other herbs discussed include gingko, gotu kola, rosemary, holy basil, and lemon balm.
  • Learn simple ways to use nootropic herbs in daily life and hints for combining herbal nootropic plants for mental clarity and sharpness, in both long and short-term formulations.
  • Wrap Up and Review of Nervine, Nootropic and Memory Enhancing Botanicals
  • Learn herbal brain foods that nourish and restore the brain cells, the benefits of using mint tea as a brain booster, and other patient friendly recipes.

Restorative Botanical Medicine for Gastroenterology - Botanical Therapies for Dyspepsia, Digestive Enzyme Dysfunction, GERD, Gastritis, GI Ulcers, Liver Health, Constipation, Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Gut Health

Dr. Bove will provide a brief overview of gastrointestinal disorders, including inflammatory bowel diseases, gut microbiome, GI infections, SIBO, digestive enzyme deficiency, the gut-brain axis, constipation and liver health. She will provide a review of evidence-based herbs for treatment and prevention of the listed gastrointestinal conditions. She will explain the herbal mechanism of action, active constituents, dosage, contraindications, and review of safety issues for each herb. Relevant research studies will be reviewed and critically evaluated. Clinical applications for reviewed herbs will be presented, along with specific lifestyle and diet recommendations which should be implemented.

Goals and Objectives:

  1. Review clinical conditions including gastrointestinal disorders, including inflammatory bowel diseases, gut microbiome, GI infections, SIBO, digestive enzyme deficiency and constipation.
  2. Provide a review of herbs known to treat or prevent chronic and acute gastrointestinal conditions.
  3. Evidence based review of herbal medicine research.
  4. Evaluate herb safety and drug interaction concerns.
  5. Herbs reviewed will include (but not limited to): oregano, berberine, garlic, licorice, ginger, bitters, aloe, senna, cascara, peppermint, and lemon balm.

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