Ellen Kamhi, PhD, RN, AHG, AHN-BC, The Natural Nurse® has been involved in Natural Medicine since 1973, when she directed a program in Ethnobotany at Cochise College in Douglas, Arizona. Dr. Kamhi attended Rutgers and Cornell Universities, sat on the Panel of Traditional Medicine at Columbia Presbyterian Medical School, and is a Medical School Instructor, teaching Botanical Pharmacology. She was nominated for the March of Dimes, Woman of Distinction 2004. She is a professional member of the American Herbalist Guild (AHG), Vice President of the AHG, Long Island Chapter, and is nationally board certified as an Advanced Holistic Nurse (AHN-BC). Ellen Kamhi is the author of many books, including Cycles of Life, Herbs for Women, The Natural Guide to Great Sex, WEIGHT LOSS-the Alternative Medicine Definitive Guide, The Natural Medicine Chest and Arthritis, The Alternative Medicine Definitive Guide. She hosts radio shows daily, and is regularly quoted in numerous mainstream media .Dr. Kamhi provides online certification educational modules in Herbal Medicine, Essential Oil Therapy, Energy Medicine, Radionics and all aspects of holistic medicine, and provides personal health consultations. Ellen has provided excursions to live with indigenous shamanic healers for over 40 years through www.ecotoursforcures.com. 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. Ellen Kamhi is actively involved as a Professional Nurse Herbalist/Nutritionist and Educator.
Learn more at Ellen’s website.
Ellen’s 2017 Florida Herbal Conference classes:
Herbal Medicine of the Maroons – Jamaican Bush (& South Florida) Medicine Plants
Journeys to remote areas of the world allow herbalists to interact with traditional shamanic leaders of healing communities, such as the Jamaican Maroon Bush doctors and Curanderos in Mexico. Interacting with healers schooled in ancient traditions provides priceless active interactions and explorations of healing modalities used successfully for centuries in other cultures. Herbalists who have participated in these journeys, come away empowered and play an important role in saving the Elder’s oral healing traditions so they continue to live in modern and future times, and can help to transform healthcare in contemporary settings. Lets visit with our local healing plants: Noni, Cerassee, Passionflower,Duppy Holy Basil, Allspice, Leaf of Life and more.
Thyroid+Adrenal+Pituitary – The Sacred Triune & Florida Tropical Herbs
The ancient Chakra System describes energy centers within the body that need to be balanced to maintain health. When we look scientifically at the function of the thyroid , adrenal and pituitary glands, we can understand the mirror between the emotional, spiritual and physical aspects of health, as they are linked by this Sacred Triune. So many people suffer from lack luster energy, digestive disorders and underwhelming vitality which herbalists can assist with to restore health and balance. What is the difference between T 3, T 4, TSH , Cortisol?? We will explore the scientific basis of the disregulation of these glands, and natural remedies and herbs that can happily restore health and balance, including locals: Castor Oil, Duppy Soursop, Native Noni, Magnolia, Bacopa and more.