Miami Herb Seminar

Overview

Topics: Herbal Medicine for Cardiology, Neurology, Immunology and Autoimmune Conditions, and Gastroenterology

Miami, FL , May 14-16, 2019 at the Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

If you can’t attend in person, you will be able to still participate via livestream. You will need to watch sessions live to receive CME credits. You can watch recordings of the seminar later at your convenience, but you will not be able to receive CME credits for watching recordings.

The Restorative Medicine Herbal Certification Program will present topics related to four modules from the program: Cardiology; Neurology and Neurotransmitters; Gastroenterology; and Immunology and Autoimmune. Attendees will earn up to 17 CME credits towards their Restorative Medicine Herbal Certificate.

What you will learn:

  • Herbs for the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular conditions, including hypertension, arrythmia, and coronary heart disease.
  • Herbs to treat metabolic syndrome and control blood sugar levels, to prevent cardiovascular disease and obesity.
  • Review of the sympathomedullary pathways (SAM) and the hypothalamic- pituitary- adrenal (HPA) axis.
  • Herbal strategies to reduce neuroinflammation, neurodegeneration and balance the neuroimmune system.
  • Herb applications for enhancing the gut microbiome, repair leaky gut, and enhance the gut-brain axis.
  • Case studies will be presented for all modules.

Modules Covered: Cardiology Module, Gastroenterology Module, Neurology and Neurotransmitters Module, and Immunology and Autoimmune Conditions

Schedule

Day One

Time Speaker Presentation
9:00-10:00 Lindrooth Restorative Medicine Herbs for the Immune Modulation and Autoimmune Conditions
10:00-11:00 Lindrooth Restorative Medicine Herbs for the Immune Modulation and Autoimmune Conditions
11:00-11:30 Break and Exhibits
11:30-12:30 Lindrooth Restorative Medicine Herbs for the Immune Modulation and Autoimmune Conditions
12:30-2:00 Lunch
2:00-3:00 Lindrooth Restorative Medicine Herbs for Neurodegenerative Diseases and Neurotransmitters
3:00-4:00 Lindrooth Restorative Medicine Herbs for Neurodegenerative Diseases and Neurotransmitters
4:00-4:30 Break and Exhibits
4:30-5:30 Lindrooth Restorative Medicine Herbs for Neurodegenerative Diseases and Neurotransmitters

Day Two

Time Speaker Presentation
9:00-10:00 Lindrooth Restorative Medicine Herbs for Neurodegenerative Diseases and Neurotransmitters
10:00-11:00 Hobbs Restorative Medicine Herbs for Cardiovascular Conditions
11:00-11:30 Break and Exhibits
11:30-12:30 Hobbs Restorative Medicine Herbs for Cardiovascular Conditions
12:30-2:00 Lunch
2:00-3:00 Hobbs Restorative Medicine Herbs for Cardiovascular Conditions
3:00-4:00 Hobbs Restorative Medicine Herbs for Metabolic Syndrome and Blood Glucose Control
4:00-4:30 Break and Exhibits
4:30-5:30 Hobbs Restorative Medicine Herbs for Metabolic Syndrome and Blood Glucose Control

Day Three

Time Speaker Presentation
9:00-10:00 Bove Restorative Medicine Herbs for Gastroenterology
10:00-11:00 Bove Restorative Medicine Herbs for Gastroenterology
11:00-11:30 Break and Exhibits
11:30-12:30 Bove Restorative Medicine Herbs for Gastroenterology
12:30-2:00 Lunch
2:00-3:00 Bove Restorative Medicine Herbs for Gastroenterology
3:00-3:30 Break and Exhibits
4:00-4:30 Bove Restorative Medicine Herbs for Gastroenterology

Presentations

Restorative Medicine Herbs for Cardiovascular Conditions
Chris Hobbs, PhD
3 hours

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.

Restorative Medicine Herbs for Metabolic Syndrome and Blood Glucose Control
Chris Hobbs, PhD
2 hours

Dr. Hobbs will provide a brief overview of blood glucose control issues, including insulin resistance, diabetes, hypoglycemia, and related conditions of metabolic syndrome and obesity. He will provide a review of evidence- based herbs for treatment and prevention of the above listed 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 specific lifestyle and diet recommendations which should be implemented.

Restorative Medicine Herbs for Neurodegenerative Diseases and Neurotransmitters
Charis Lindrooth, DC
4 hours

Dr. Lindrooth will provide a brief overview of neurodegenerative diseases, chronic neurological conditions, neuroinflammation, neurotransmitter imbalances, and the neuroimmune system. The sympathomedullary pathways (SAM) and the hypothalamic- pituitary- adrenal axis will be reviewed, as well as strategies to reduce neuroinflammation triggered by the stress response system. She will provide a review of evidence- based herbs for treatment and prevention of the listed neurological 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.

Restorative Medicine Herbs for the Immune Modulation and Autoimmune Conditions
Charis Lindrooth, DC
3 hours

The immune system is an asset for disease prevention, but when it is 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 neuro-autoimmunity. Dr. Lindrooth 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.

Restorative Medicine Herbs for Gastroenterology
Mary Bove, ND
5 hours

Dr. Bove will provide a brief overview of gastrointestinal disorders, including inflammatory bowel diseases, gut microbiome imbalances, GI infections, SIBO, digestive enzyme deficiency, the gut-brain axis, and constipation. 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.

CME

Earn up to 17 CME. CME credit approval through AAFP (American Academy of Family Physicians) and PACE (Providers of Approved Continuing Education) for chiropractors.

This Live activity, 2019 Spring Herb Conference, from 05/14/2019 – 05/16/2019, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 17.00 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Location

May 14-16, 2019
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

Established in 1938, the 83-acre Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden is one of the premier conservation and education-based gardens in the world and a recognized international leader in both Florida and international conservation. Currently, Fairchild has field programs in over 20 countries including support to protected areas in Madagascar and Africa and botanic garden development and renovation projects in South and Central America, the Caribbean and the Middle East. Fairchild also has one of the world’s greatest living collection of palms and cycads. With 45,000 members and over 1,200 volunteers, Fairchild plays many roles, including museum, laboratory, learning center and conservation research facility, but its greatest role is preserving biodiversity, which the garden’s scientists, staff and volunteers all contribute to on a daily basis. In 2012, Fairchild also became the home of the American Orchid Society.

Airport: The Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden is 8 miles south of Miami International Airport, about a 25-minute drive (depending on traffic).

Hotel: Enrollees can stay at the hotel of their choice. A discount rate at a nearby hotel will be posted here soon.