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Dedicated to Developing Responsible Herbal Practice

Established in 2002 by Susan Wynn, DVM, CVA, CVCH, AHG, DACVN

 

VBMA PRACTITIONER EDUCATIONAL WEBINAR PROGRAMS

 

Scheduled Webinar Programs

 

WEDNESDAY February 15th 2017, 8 PM Eastern US Time

 

You asked, we listened! Introducing a new, exciting educational format - WEBINARS! Now you'll be able to use your computer to attend and learn.

 

And we're thrilled to announce that for our second webinar, the amazing Greg Tilford will be our speaker!

 

WEBINAR TOPIC:

 

USING LIVER TONIC HERBS IN CLINICAL PRACTICE

 

Greg will be covering the following:

 

1. Liver tonics – what are they and what do they do?

2. The importance of using tonic herbs in the maintenance of hepatic health

    a. Daily use

    b. Chronic disease

    c. Acute disease

    d. Integrative medicine

3. My favorite liver tonics

    Physical characteristics & primary actives, medicinal actions, metabolic pathways, forms of preparation &          delivery, dosing, toxicity/side effect considerations and absorption issues will be discussed in detail for each:

    a. Milk thistle

    b. Artichoke

    c. Licorice

    d. Dandelion

    e. Burdock

    f. Oregon grape

    g. Turmeric

 

 

 

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REGISTRATION FOR THIS WEBINAR IS

PROGRAM WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE HERE.

 

 

Greg Tilford is a leading force and early pioneer of the pet supplements industry. He is co-founder, formulating herbalist and CEO for Animal Essentials Inc., a company that has been producing a full range of animal supplements for over 20 years.   He is a charter contributor to the Scientific Advisory Committee of the National Animal Supplements Council (NASC), and served for six years on the Board of Trustees of the American Herbal Products Association, where he has also chaired the AHPA Animal Products Committee, whose mission is to promote and protect responsible commerce of herbal products intended for use in animals. A world renowned expert in the field of veterinary botanical medicine, Greg has served on Health Canada’s Expert Advisory Committee for Veterinary Natural Health Products and has taught courses at several veterinary medicine institutions, including Colorado State University Teaching Hospital; the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University; University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine; the annual conference of the American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association; and the nationally accredited Healing Oasis Wellness Center in Sturtevant, Wisconsin.  In Asia, he has presented at Pet Food Forum in Bangkok, Thailand, and is an honorary advisor to the Japan Animal Wellness Association, a model educational institution training international pet care professionals on the science and philosophy behind natural veterinary medicine.

 

Greg is the author of five books, including the acclaimed Herbs for Pets, the Natural Way to Enhance your Pet’s Life (i-5 Publications, second ed. 2009). Other books include Edible & Medicinal Plants of the West, From Earth to Herbalist, and The EcoHerbalist’s Fieldbook. He’s also published numerous articles on herbs in consumer and trade magazines.

 

 

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The VBMA is not affiliated with the American College of Veterinary Botanical Medicine (ACVBM).

 

 

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