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Complementary Plant Medicines and Protocols for Working with Cancer

  • When: This is 5 weeks long with some weeks off- runs on Sat. morning or Thurs. morning

Saturday morning class: January 27, Feb. 3, 24 March 3rd and 10th

Sat morning class times: 10:30-1:30 (3 hour class)

Thurs. morning class: January 25, Feb. 1, 22 March 1, 8th

Thurs. morning class times: 10:30-1:30 pm (3 hour class)

  • Times: 10:30-1:30 (3 hour class)
  • Where: my house

    Cost: $300 early registration before Jan 10; $335 after Jan 10

The term cancer comes from the Greek, karkinos, which translates as crab, and was first coined by Hippocrates in the 400 BC’s. He felt tumors appeared to have legs. And tumors do seem to have a life of their own. But cancer is human cells run amuck. These cells have forgotten how to behave as human cells should. When when mutations accumulate, and a breakdown in checkpoints during cell replication occurs, and our immune system is disabled in it’s ability to eliminate rogue cells, human cells  break the rules that they’re supposed to follow. Cancer results.

Seeing people with cancer was not something that I set out to do. But over the years, I have had many clients come with the disease who wanted alternative protocols to manage their symptoms and bodies while going through conventional treatments. This course is a cumulation of what I have learned and done.

  • This course will illustrate a Materia medica of plants that are appropriate for use with allopathic treatments.
  • We will layout strategies for using our Materia medica whether your client comes to you before, during or after treatment.
  • While I am not a big user of supplements, we will outline some supplements that are beneficial for use during treatment.
  • We will talk about general protocols for all, and protocols for specific types of cancer.
  • And lastly, how to use plants medicines in hospice care.

Click “More” below to see what each class will contain. And if you are interested in this course, please email me at kathyweeds@gmail.com. Thank you!

Class 1 and 2Materia medica (cancer and symptom focused)

– Herbs that will be formerly presented on: Andrographis, Ashwaganda, Astragalus, Atractylodes,Chaga, Chaparral, Cleavers, Codonopsis, Figwort, Fringe tree, Reishi, Maitake, Shiitake, Celendine

-Herbs that will be mentioned in the context of formulation and touched on- Dandelion root, Burdock root, Red root, Raspberry leaf, Plantain, Milk thistle, Peony root, Violet leaf, Siberian ginseng, Saw palmetto, White willow, Violet leaf, Yellowdock root, Yarrow…and more

-Supplements that may be helpful, and when to use them.

Class 3- We will cover:

  • Why cancer proliferates
  • Protocol expectations
  • Sample plans and protocols for general use (with all types of cancer)
  • Symptoms for those on chemotherapy and radiation
  • How to work with the client whether they come before treatment begins, during or after their treatment has completed.
  • The Goal-Protocols must fit with allopathic treatments
  • Some of the rules- Never say cure, know when to say no, and be flexible!

Class 4– Herbal Strategies for Reproductive Cancers- Prostate, Breast and Ovarian

Class 5– Herbal Strategies for Lymphatic Cancers (Hodgkins Disease and Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma)  and Herbs for Hospice



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