Lion’s Mane Roars! Magic, Mystery & Medicine with Ellen Kamhi
Lion’s Mane (Hericeum erinaeus) is an edible mushroom found growing in the eastern woodlands of North America. Its name reflects its resemblance to the shaggy fur of a lion’s mane. It’s also commonly known as bearded hedgehog and pom pom mushroom. Due to its recent popularity for its health support, we invite you to learn from The Natural Nurse® Dr. Ellen Kamhi about the science behind Lion’s Mane’s magical, medicinal and mysterious wonders.
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Location: Online through student portal
Level: All Levels
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In this presentation we will delve into the abundant aspects of Hericeum erinaeus—Lion’s Mane Mushroom. The name Hericium, derived from the Latin word hirtus for rough or shaggy, is clearly reflected in the unique appearance of this white fungus that can be found growing in eastern woodlands. It has been called bearded hedgehog, pom pom mushroom and a host of other names.
Modern science has uncovered multitudes of health promoting properties including neuroprotective agents, enhancement to nerve growth factor (NGF) release, and reducing the formation of proteins that accompany diseases. We’ll review the mechanisms of action from these studied active constituents, including a comparison to the intersecting roles they play in Lion’s Mane health supportive effects.
We will also visit fungus companions of Lions Mane: Chaga, Reishi, Maitake and Cordyceps.
Open to all levels from beginner to advanced.
Ellen Kamhi, Ph.D., RN, AHG, AHN-BC is a wildcrafting intuitive herbalist and is adept at radionics and dowsing. She is a mentor with AHG (American Herbalist Guild) and takes herbalists through the process of becoming AHG(RH) certified. Ellen teaches in conventional educational settings, mainstream medical schools, and universities, as well as with master traditional healers from a variety of cultures. “It has been my honor to have studied with indigenous and master herbalists, such as JAMBA of the MAROONS in Jamaica, Michael Moore, and Mimi Kemp in Bisbee Arizona, SONIA in Santa Cruz Mexico, Dr. Bernard Jensen, and a vast array of advanced herbalists.”
As a leader in the herbal nutraceutical industry, Dr. Kamhi is recognized as a consultant specializing in regulatory issues, formulation, and product education. She is a professional member of the American Herbalist Guild (AHG(RH)), nationally board certified as a holistic nurse (AHN-BC), and is a medical school instructor in botanical pharmacology, and author of many books, including The Natural Medicine Chest. She offers online/on-ground CE-approved Herbal Certification Programs and leads www.EcotoursForCures.com to experience shamanic healing traditions in indigenous areas of the world. She is on the Peer Review Editorial Board of several journals/organizations, including Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine, Natural Medicine Journal, Natural Standard Database.
Dr. Kamhi educates professionals and consumers about how to care for themselves Naturally! Her blog is recognized by Newsmax among the Top 100 Health Blogs in the country. http://www.newsmax.com/
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