The Rebel's Apothecary: A Practical Guide to the Healing Magic of Cannabis, CBD, and Mushrooms (Paperback)
Learn how to improve your health and wellness with the healing magic of cannabis, CBD and medicinal mushrooms.
When health coach and wellness blogger Jenny Sansouci learned that her father was diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer, her extensive knowledge of the latest alternative therapies was put to the test. Jenny dove into the world of cannabis and mushrooms and their medicinal properties - and she and her dad are now outspoken champions of the healing power of these plants and fungi - not only to tame the side effects of chemotherapy, but to address everyday wellness concerns.
The Rebel's Apothecary is the result of her heartfelt and rigorous quest -- a science-based and supportive guide that will enhance the lives of anyone living with pain, anxiety, depression, a weakened immune system, insomnia, and more. Complete with background information, dosing instructions, and everyday recipes, this is the essential handbook for harnessing the ancient healing powers of cannabis and mushrooms --safely, without confusion, fear, or an unwanted high.
In addition to debunking myths and de-stigmatizing these powerful healing plants and fungi, The Rebel's Apothecary presents:
• Specific protocols and dosage guides for wellness uses (mood, sleep, immunity, focus, energy) and managing common chemotherapy side effects
• Everyday wellness routines
• Recipes for delicious, easy, health-enhancing cannabis and mushroom infused smoothies, coffee drinks, teas, elixirs, gummies, and broths - including recipes from chefs and wellness experts like Dr. Andrew Weil, Kris Carr, Seamus Mullen, Marco Canora and more
• The latest research on CBD, THC, medicinal mushrooms and psilocybin
• Tips for creating a cutting-edge home apothecary of your own
About the Author
Jenny Sansouci is a certified health coach and wellness expert, and the creator of the popular wellness blog Healthy Crush. She's been trained by functional medicine doctor Frank Lipman, MD in New York City, and is a graduate of the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. Jenny has appeared on The Dr. Oz Show and Fox 5 News, and has been featured in Well + Good, Harper's Bazaar, and Women's Health. Jenny has taught at workshops and retreats in the United States and Bali, and is an annual guest teacher at Gabrielle Bernstein's Spirit Junkie Masterclass. She lives in Brooklyn.
"Jenny has been one of the most trusted and valuable health coaches in my functional medicine practice. She's a deep and resourceful researcher, she's always on the cutting edge of new wellness topics, and she really lives the lifestyle she preaches."
-- Dr. Frank Lipman, MD, bestselling author of The New Health Rules
"Jenny is a miracle. The courage she continuously shows to help the world heal is so remarkable."--Vani Hari, bestselling author of Feeding You Lies
“A must-read for anyone on a healing path. I’ve always been in awe of Jenny’s ability to deeply explore new areas of health before they become trends. I’m so proud of her commitment to becoming an expert in an uncharted territory at a time when we need this kind of support more than ever.”-- Gabrielle Bernstein, New York Times–bestselling author of Super Attractor
“Jenny’s courageous and inspiring mission to help her dad through cancer treatments using holistic remedies and plant-based medicine is a topic that’s near and dear to my heart. The guidance she shares is a game-changer for patients and caregivers alike.”-- Kris Carr, New York Times–bestselling author of Crazy Sexy Diet
“Jenny has succeeded in making complex information accessible and practical for self-healing. This book can help pretty much anyone interested in powerful but safe natural approaches to feeling better and living life to its fullest.”-- Dr. Dustin Sulak, integrative physician and founder of Healer.com
“The Rebel’s Apothecary is a delightful, well-informed, user-friendly exploration of the remarkable health benefits of cannabis and medicinal mushrooms. . . . You’ll get a big boost from reading this book!”-- Martin A. Lee, director of Project CBD and author of Smoke Signals
“When her father was diagnosed with cancer, Jenny Sansouci became a citizen scientist. She diligently poured herself into the research of natural medicine, specifically cannabis and medicinal mushrooms, and the result is The Rebel’s Apothecary. While not a substitute for appropriate medical care, this book provides two of the important ingredients we need when a loved one is diagnosed with cancer or a chronic, debilitating, or painful condition: tools to help mitigate their suffering, and possibly improve their immunity, resilience, and health. Help and hope. That’s what this book is all about—and who doesn’t need that?”-- Aviva Romm, MD, author of Botanical Medicine for Women’s Health and coauthor of American Herbal Pharmacopoeia Cannabis Inflorescence Quality Control Monograph
“The Rebel’s Apothecary is very accurate and accessible, written in a clear and folksy style. Many people will benefit from its advice.”-- Dr. Ethan Russo, neurologist, psychopharmacologist, and founder/chairman of CannabisResearch.org
“This very important book is the first in the field to combine both cannabis and medicinal mushrooms. The Rebel’s Apothecary is timely and will be of great interest to a broad readership and also to researchers, mushroom producers, medical doctors, and specialists in alternative medicine. To say this book is unique would be an understatement.”-- Solomon P. Wasser, PhD, Dr. Sci. (Biology); professor of Mycology, editor-in-chief of International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms
“The Rebel’s Apothecary is a fantastic resource and the perfect guide for anyone seeking natural and effective strategies to support everyday wellness or relief from insomnia, anxiety, the side effects of chemotherapy and more. Inspired by her own personal experience, Jenny has transformed her passion into an engaging, step-by-step guide that includes the latest research, protocols and specific dosing guidelines making the powerful healing possibilities of plant medicine accessible to all.”-- Terri Cole, LCSW, licensed psychotherapist