28: Nikki Lawley - Traumatic Brain Injury to Cannabis Advocacy - Plants Saved My Life

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20th Oct 2023

28: Nikki Lawley - Traumatic Brain Injury to Cannabis Advocacy

28: Nikki Lawley - Traumatic Brain Injury to Cannabis Advocacy

Plants Saved My Life

In this episode, we sit down with Nikki Lawley, a remarkable individual whose life took an unexpected turn, leading her to become a passionate advocate for medicinal plant medicine. Nikki's journey from a pediatric nurse to a patient to a fervent advocate is a powerful story of resilience, healing, and the transformative potential of plant medicine.

Nikki's story serves as a beacon of hope for those seeking alternative treatments. When traditional medicine failed her, she found solace in medical cannabis during a fateful trip to Las Vegas. Her experience highlights the transformative potential of plant medicine, especially in treating head injuries.

As we explore Nikki's path, we'll also uncover the importance of patient stories and advocacy in raising awareness about the healing power of medicinal plants. Join us as we delve into Nikki Lawley's inspiring journey of transformation and resilience. Her story is a testament to the healing power of plant medicine and the importance of sharing patient stories to raise awareness about the potential of medicinal plants in healthcare.



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Plants Saved My Life is a weekly podcast blending education, scientific research, compassion, and storytelling. Featuring real stories from patients who have overcome chronic conditions with the help of plant medicine and specialized medical practitioners, therapists, shamans, and other neotraditional healers exploring non-pharmacological means of medical intervention. Join us weekly for fascinating conversations with people whose lives were saved by plants. Let's demystify and destigmatize entheogens, naturopathy, plant-based medicines, holistic therapies, psychedelics, and functional nutrition. Join us as we pay homage to the plants and fungi we owe our health and happiness.



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Plants Saved My Life
Uncover the healing potential of plant medicine with the "Plants Saved My Life" podcast. Join us weekly for real stories from patients who have overcome chronic conditions with the help of plant-based treatments and insights from specialized medical practitioners, therapists, shamans, and other experts in non-pharmacological forms of healing.

Learn about the latest advancements in patient-focused, holistic medicine and the potential of plant medicine in healing various disorders. Discover the benefits of entheogens, naturopathy, psychedelics, and functional nutrition.

Get a glimpse into the regulatory landscape of plant medicine in America and the end of the War on Drugs. Hear about the therapeutic benefits of psychedelic mushrooms, ayahuasca, iboga, medical marijuana/cannabis, kratom, and other non-traditional methods of healing.

Join host Raven Ariola, a scientific advisor, consultant, and educator in the medical cannabis space and founder of Entheo Wellness, for inspiring conversations and an exploration of the plants and fungi we owe our health and happiness to. "Plants Saved My Life" - demystifying and destigmatizing alternative forms of healing
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Raven Ariola

Passionate about plants. Raven is a medical cannabis scientist, consultant, and educator based in Pittsburgh, PA. Through his experience in the plant medicine industry, Raven has learned that real patient stories can often get lost in the static. A dedicated lifelong learner, he aims to bridge educational gaps and inspire compassion while providing these voices a platform.