Guest Herbalist: Erika Galantin Evaluating Herbal Medicine Research

$25.00

Livestream Dec 4 6:30PM-8:00PM! Recording Available for a fee.

Title: Incorporating Scientific Research into Herbal Practice and Clinical Rationale: An Introduction

Description: Join Erika Galentin, MNIMH, RH (AHG) for an introduction to how practicing herbalists can use scientific research to clarify and bolster their clinical rationale. Using a real case history to provide a clinical context, Erika will be covering the following topics:

  • The importance of evaluating journals for legitimacy
  • How to search PubMed and other credible indexing sites for scientific research
  • Understanding both the ‘hierarchy of research’ and ‘levels of evidence’ in evaluating clinical relevance of research
  • Different study types the practicing herbalist will come across and their pros and cons

Bio: Erika is a Clinical Herbalist and an ITEC certified Clinical Aromatherapist consulting from Sovereignty Herbs in Athens & Columbus, OH. She holds a degree in Herbal Medicine from the University of Wales, Cardiff, UK and Scottish School of Herbal Medicine, Glasgow, UK. She is a professional member of the National Institute of Medical Herbalists (UK) and the American Herbalists Guild (USA). She is also a proud member of Pi Alpha Xi National Honor Society in Horticulture (USA). With her dedication to medicinal plants native to Ohio and the Greater Appalachian region, Erika teaches, lectures and writes on native medicinal plant conservation and applied ecology, propagation, herbalism, and clinical efficacy. She also participates as a member of the Education Committee of the American Herbalists Guild as well as the Stewardship Committee of Appalachia Ohio Alliance, a non-profit organization dedicated to the conservation of land and water in Southeast Ohio. She is the author of The Family Guide to Aromatherapy: A Safe Approach to Essential Oils for a Holistic Home

 

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Livestream! Recording Available for a fee. Join Erika Galentin, MNIMH, RH (AHG) for an introduction to how practicing herbalists can use scientific research to clarify and bolster their clinical rationale.

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