Latest Past Events

Online Canadian Herb Conference


It’s time for the annual online Canadian Herb Conference - with over 30 presenters, 4 days of live and pre-recorded video classes, and the opportunity to chat with and learn from herbalists all over the world, if you want to learn more about herbal medicine you won’t want to miss this! Chanchal will be presenting and you can use her coupon code CC23 to save $25 off of your ticket price

Building Resilience: The Essential Guide to Holistic Cancer Care


According to the American Cancer Society, a little over 1.9 million new cancer cases are expected to be diagnosed in the US in 2023 with an estimated 609,820 cases resulting in death in the US in 2023. Cancer is expected to surpass cardiovascular disease as the leading cause of death worldwide in the coming years. The likelihood of any one of us developing cancer in our lifetime is over 39%, but there is good news here… A holistic approach to cancer keeps the patient at the center of the equation, bringing a nature-based perspective to the table. It considers all health, social, and interpersonal influences that have a bearing on outcomes, with high regard for the wishes of the individual. Are you interested in proactive preventative medicine to reduce the risk of cancer and to delay its progression? Do you want to know more about how a holistic approach to cancer can collaborate with conventional care for the best possible outcomes? If your answer to any of these questions is yes, then this is the program for you. Building Resilience will show you how holistic cancer protocols work, why they matter, and how to use them safely and effectively. Through […]

Finding Clarity: How to Read and Understand Research Papers as a Herbalist


Learning how to discern quality scientific research is an essential skill for herbalists who want to stay abreast of cutting-edge developments and provide better care. Plant remedies have a long tradition of healing uses. Recently, the scientific community has taken an interest in the efficacy, safety, and constituent profiles of herbal products, creating a wonderful opportunity for herbalists to deepen their understanding of the plants they use for medicine. How do you… 📌 Find, sort, and access appropriate studies? 📌 Assess the value and relevance of specific papers? 📌 Identify red flags that undermine research outcomes? 📌 Balance scientific and traditional resources for clinical applications? 📌 Apply what you have learned to everyday practice? In this webinar, medical herbalist Chanchal Cabrera demonstrates the art of reading scientific papers. Chanchal will highlight red flags that obscure a clear understanding of the research and illustrate how to identify quality science applicable to herbal medicine. In this webinar, you will learn… 🌿 Key hallmarks of “good” science vs “bad” science 🌿 Questions to ask when reviewing research papers 🌿 How to access studies and information 🌿 How to apply research findings in a clinical setting