- Creating Herbal Formulas: Dermatologic System 2h 30min
Creating Herbal Formulas: Dermatologic System
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Skin conditions are among the most common complaints in general family practice from adolescent acne, to dermatitis, to fungal and bacterial infections of the skin, to pigmentation disorders. This presentation will review the of most useful materia medica options categorized by their main categories of action, as well as their unique, specific niche indications. The presentation will also offer a variety of formulation ideas to treat wounds, atopic conditions, skin infections, vitiligo, and various types of acne.
- Appreciate how to craft herbal formulas based on the specific niche indications of herbal materia medica options
- List herbs according to the best skin antimicrobials, the best anti-allergy, the best vulnerary, and the best microcirculatory enhancers
- Create herbal formulas to treat traumatic, infectious, and atopic situations
- Describe why and in what situations the inclusion of alterative herbs would be indicated in formulas to treat skin conditions
- Craft sophisticated herbal formulas to best address individual presentations
Dr Jillian Stansbury is a licensed naturopathic physician with 30 years experience, specializing in women’s health, fertility, PCOS, adrenal and thyroid disorders, and endocrine imbalances. She also treats immune and allergic disorders, and chronic disease including diabetes, osteoporosis, metabolic syndrome, and heart disease, as well mental health disorders including anxiety and depression.
Dr Stansbury served as the Chair of the Botanical Medicine department at the National College of Naturopathic Medicine in Portland, Oregon and remains on the faculty. Dr Stansbury enjoys keeping up with the latest research in natural products chemistry and sharing the developments with other health professionals, as well as delving deeply into traditional and folkloric wisdom on the uses of plants as foods and medicines. Dr Stansbury compiles her research and presents some 10-20 original research papers at medical conferences each year, and has published numerous scholarly articles and several books, including Herbs for Health and Healing, and PCOS Health and Nutritional Guide. She is the author of Herbal Formularies for Health Professionals - a comprehensive herbal formulary text based on her decades of research and clinical experience (published by Chelsea Green).
Dr Stansbury is also an ethnobotanist and has conducted field studies in the Peruvian Amazon for over a decade, living and studying with the Wachiperi, Matstigenka, Bora, and Yagua communities for many years, as well as studying Andean plants. She has created photo, video, and herbarium archives of the plants that she has learned and has published several books on this material as well, including Stung by the Rainbow, and the Mystical and Medicinal Plants of the Andes and Amazon. She leads ethnobotany field courses for nature, adventure, and plant enthusiasts in the Iquitos and Manu regions of the Peruvian Amazon each July 20-30, and winter holiday. Email Dr Stansbury for more information at [email protected]
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