I’m here with Jenny Sansouci, author of The Rebel’s Apothecary and an expert on all things cannabis, CBD, and mushrooms. These may sound like controversial or off-the-wall topics, but they are actually increasingly relevant in the research right now. Now that they are more widely available than ever, I thought they would be important to talk about today.
Jenny is a certified health coach and the creator of the blog Healthy Crush, where she’s been writing since 2008. She’s also a graduate from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition and trained in functional medicine with Dr. Frank Lippmann in New York City.
Jenny takes us through what got her into this in the first place, how these substances helped her dad in a health crisis, daily life, and why they remain part of her daily life.
Episode Highlights With The Rebel’s Apothecary
- The drastic story that led Jenny to research CBD and medicinal mushrooms
- Why following medical research helps cut through the controversy
- How she used different medicinal mushrooms to support her dad through stage 4 pancreatic cancer treatment
- How these substances can help chemotherapy patients
- Seven mushrooms that support the immune system
- The ways she uses these mushrooms in her daily life to stay healthy
- And more!
Resources We Mention
- Jenny’s Healthy Crush blog
- The Rebel’s Apothecary: A Practical Guide to the Healing Magic of Cannabis, CBD, and Mushrooms by Jenny Sansouci
- Fantastic Fungi Movie
- AHCC Supplement
- Ojai CBD Oil
- Four Sigmatic
- The Artist’s Way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity by Julia Cameron
- Paul Stamets video (Turkey Tail Mushrooms)
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- 163: Fascinating Fungi & How to Use Medicinal Mushrooms With Tero Isokauppila
- 332: An Eastern, Ancient Traditional Approach to Health & Longevity With Simon Cheng of Pique Tea
- 132: How to Use Cannabidiol or CBD for Sleep, Hormones, and Health
- 11 Benefits of CBD Oil (Cannabidiol) & Why It’s Not What You Think
- Cordyceps Mushrooms Benefits for Anti-Aging, Endurance & Balance
- Chaga: King of Medicinal Mushrooms
- Lion’s Mane Mushroom Benefits for Cognition, Memory & More
What did you think? Any strong opinions after diving into the research? Please drop a comment below or leave a review on iTunes to let us know. We value knowing what you think and this helps other moms find the podcast as well.
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