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Herb hunting in the COVID age – podcast

There is no cure for the novel coronavirus. Still, consumers are searching for natural supplements that optimize immune function. Is there anything new under the sun?

Chris Kilham is the renowned Medicine Hunter. He travels the world in search of botanicals that could help with first world problems. We caught up with him during the pandemic shut-down when he was grounded at home here in the States, to get a view to the world beyond our borders. In this Healthy Insider Podcast, senior editor Todd Runestad and Kilham dig up some dirt on topics such as:

  • Humanitarian issues around the world when subsistence cultures are dealt an economic calamity.
  • Elderberries—perhaps the leading supplement ingredient consumers are buying to support healthy immunity—and issues around potential adulteration and the infamous cytokine storm.
  • Ashwagandha’s utility against stress, anxiety and sexual health—all notable topics when sheltering-in-place with a loved one.
  • Hemp CBD, because no post-modern discussion about herbs would be complete without it.
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