Ep 06: Plants As Medicine – Healing The Gut And Soothing Anxiety with Herbalist Erin Lovell Verinder

We’re talking to Erin Lovell Verinder, herbalist, nutritionist and author. She’s sharing how to heal and rebalance the mind and body – using plants as medicine in the modern world. Erin has a wealth of knowledge in this field and has been doing this work for over 20 years. Her book coming out in March 2020, Plants for the People serves as a modern guide to plants as medicine.

In this episode, we’re talking about the real mind/body connection, the effects of stress & anxiety and how it manifests in the body, and Erin is giving the run-down on what specific herbs to incorporate into your life.

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In this episode we talk to Erin about:

  • Gut health – what it is and how you know if your gut is out of whack
  • How stress and anxiety can manifest into physical ailments
  • What stomach issues like IBS really is and what can be behind it
  • PCOS and how it’s often misdiagnosed
  • And Erin gives us her recommendations on which specific herbs and adaptogens can help with issues like stress, physical imbalances, digestive health, fertility and more.

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