Public Events

The content of these public events or classes does not necessarily represent or express the views of CSCH.

Heal Thy Gut

Heal Thy Gut

A Holistic Approach to Leaky Gut Syndrome January 21, 2020 | 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm PRESENTED BY | Lexy Currier, CH, CN, CFEP . . . What is Leaky Gut Syndrome? Our intestinal linings are covered with cells called enterocytes. Enterocytes are epithelial cells that line the inner surface of the small intestine and are meant to monitor what nutrients and proteins go into our bloodstream. When our gut is working properly, our gut will have a tight barrier that controls what is absorbed. When our gut develops an unhealthy lining, more matter...

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Natural Repair of the Human Body

Natural Repair of the Human Body

Ginger! The Ancient Healer January 14th, 2020 | 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm PRESENTED BY | Harry Funk, CH… Ginger and more specifically its rhizome, is an ancient herb whose recorded use dates back almost 5,000 years. First noted as being used by a group called the Austronesian peoples, who resided in modern-day Taiwan, it was used traditionally as a cooking spice and digestive aid, but was also used in specific healing rituals. In time it made its way into south India where it grew in popularity in the spice trade. Today it is used globally...

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Personalized Lotion-Making-Class

Personalized Lotion-Making-Class

December 2, 2019 | 5:30 – 7:30 pm PRESENTED BY | Roni Slavit, CH . . . Medicine making is one of the most exhilarating parts of herbalism. Lotion making feels like we are defying science, blending oil, water and wax to create a product that is light and absorbable, but also firm and concentrated. The individual ingredients you use, as well as in what proportion you use them, give you a great deal of control over the consistency and medicinal properties of your lotion. I like to use coconut oil for its naturally anti-bacterial qualities,...

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Ethically and Sustainably Sourcing Herbs

Ethically and Sustainably Sourcing Herbs

  November 20, 2019 | 5:30 – 7:00 pm   PRESENTED BY | Tara Miller Herbs and herbal products are an ever-growing industry. More people are seeking out the practice of herbal medicine and the use of herbs in healing and herbal supplementation has grown dramatically. As more people are drawn to the healing power of plants, it becomes increasingly necessary to ensure the sourcing of herbs is done in a safe, sustainable, and environmentally responsible way. We should be aware of the products we consume and the impact we have as...

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Metamorphosis of Menopause

Metamorphosis of Menopause

  November 19, 2019 | 5:30 – 7:30 pm   PRESENTED BY | Shelia Gracey, CCH. . . The many phases in a woman’s life are unique, exciting, each leading us to the next juncture. Menopause is a natural part of a woman’s life, a continuation of our journey on this planet. We are entering the Wisdom years. The culture of the USA is not the easiest for a woman during this change. It is often treated as a disease, an illness that needs treatment. Instead of being supported, we are often told that we need “fixing”. Facelifts, hair...

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The Autoimmune Epidemic

The Autoimmune Epidemic

  November 12, 2019 | 5:30 – 7:30 pm   PRESENTED BY | Dana Hutchinson, MA, CH, CN, CRM, CFEP . . .   Common Autoimmune Conditions & Corresponding Herbal Therapeutics What Is The Autoimmune Era? We are living in an invisible health epidemic; a public health crisis slowly gaining attention in a medical world dominated by health conditions like heart disease and cancer. An age where our own cells are mistakenly attacking our own healthy body tissue, thinking that they are toxins. Allow me to introduce you to a rising era...

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Flower Essences + Food Intolerances

Flower Essences + Food Intolerances

  October 29, 2019 | 5:30 – 7:30 pm   PRESENTED BY | Ellianna Sternberg, CCH . . . Eating food is much more than mechanically processing nutrients for our body to absorb. The taste, smell, texture, and nutritional content of food resonate deeply within our psyches, memories, bodies, and emotional centers. The very process of eating is intricately tied to other areas of our lives like family, community, culture, tradition, and visceral emotions like love and grief. The relationship between certain foods and the brain is of...

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Botanicals, Biofilms,& Chronic Infection – Oct. 26-27, 2019

Botanicals, Biofilms,& Chronic Infection – Oct. 26-27, 2019

  Advanced Review of Recent Science in Microbiology and Botanicals for Common Infections The discovery of the human microbiome and the biofilm form of bacterial life has altered our understanding of chronic infection and provided insight into reasons why antimicrobial drugs and host immunity, in general, fail to rid the body of chronic internal or external bacterial or fungal infections. PRESENTED BY | Paul Bergner DATE | October 26-27, 2019 Recent research into the synergistic effects of complex constituents in medicinal plants against...

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