Archive for March 2012

Host Ellen Kamhi, PhD RN, interviews Medicine Hunter, Chris Kilham. Chris Kilham is a medicine hunter, author and educator. The founder of Medicine Hunter Inc., Chris has conducted medicinal research in over 20 countries. Currently, global health care is in crisis, the natural environment is undergoing widespread devastation, and indigenous people and their knowledge are disappearing at a rapid rate.  Chris works to focus on traditional plant-based medicines and their sustainable trade as a way to contribute to a better world.  The three-fold purpose of Medicine Hunter, Inc. is to promote natural, plant-based medicines, to protect the natural environment, and to support indigenous cultures.  The New York Times calls Chris, “Part David Attenborough, part Indiana Jones, Mr. Kilham, an ethnobotanist from Massachusetts… scoured remote jungles and highlands for three decades for plants, oils and extracts that can heal. Chris Kilham is also the author of several books,  ranging from stories about medicine hunting to practical advice on Yoga practice and sexual health, including  The 5 Tibetans, and Hot Plants.  Contact:

Host Ellen Kamhi, PhD RN,, interviews Harvey Diamond. Harvey Diamond is a Health & Wellness Advocate and New York Times #1 Bestselling Author who has been studying and teaching the principles of healthful living for over 40 years. In a stunning validation of his healing methods, Harvey has triumphed over a devastating condition called Peripheral Neuropathy, brought on by Agent Orange poisoning while serving his country in Vietnam. Although he has significant lingering damage to his musculature, thanks to his considerable understanding of the human body and its proper care, he is one of the longest known survivors of this condition. Harvey has helped millions of people worldwide to dramatically improve their health and overcome serious, catastrophic disease. His FIT FOR LIFE books have sold nearly 14 million copies in 33 languages and are read in over 80 countries, and held the #1 position on the prestigious New York Times Bestseller list for an unprecedented 40 consecutive weeks. It was the fastest selling book of its kind in history. Harvey has made multiple appearances on Oprah Winfrey, Larry King, Nightline with Ted Koppel, Merv Griffin, Live with Regis Philbin, Good Morning America, The Today Show, QVC, Pat Robertson’s 700 Club and is our guest today on The Natural Nurse and Dr Z. Contact:

Host Dr. Eugene Zampieron, ND, continues his interview with Master Herbalist David Winston, RH, AHG. David Winston is an herbalist and ethnobotanist with almost 40 years of training in Cherokee, Chinese and Western herbal traditions. He has had a clinical practice for over 30 years and is a herbal consultant to physicians throughout the USA and Canada. President of Herbalist & Alchemist, herbal manufacturing company, he is also founder/director of David Winston's Center for Herbal Studies which features his highly respected Two-Year Clinical Herbalist Training Program.  He is an internationally known lecturer and teaches frequently at medical schools, symposia and herb conferences. David is the co-author of Winston & Kuhn's Herbal Therapies and Supplements: A Scientific and Traditional Approach,  author of Saw Palmetto for Men & Women, Herbal Therapeutics, Specific Indications For Herbs and Herbal Formulas, and a contributing author to American Herbalism. In addition, he is a founding/professional member of the American Herbalist Guild, and he has served four terms on the Board of Directors. On today’s show, David continues his discussion of his latest book, Adaptogens: Herbs for Strength, Stamina, and Stress Relief. Contact: and

Host Ellen Kamhi, PhD RN,, interviews  Helayne Waldman. Helayne practices holistic nutrition in Oakland, California.  She has a doctorate from the University of San Francisco, and is a graduate of Bauman College of Holistic Nutrition in Berkeley, CA.  After losing dear family and friends to cancer, she decided to devote herself to understanding how to help prevent this dreaded disease and how to improve quality of life with it.  The result was three years of research into best practices in risk assessment and nutritional support for breast cancer, the subject of the book she has co-authored with Ed Bauman – THE WHOLE FOOD GUIDE FOR BREAST CANCER SURVIVORS. Contact:

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