- Lesson 1 51min
- Lesson 2 50min
Urology with Yarnell: Kidney Stones and Herbs
In this two-lesson presentation, Dr. Eric Yarnell dives into the fascinating topic of kidney stones and acute uretal colic, reviewing the different clinical presentations of each before journeying through the Materia medica of botanical medicines appropriate for their treatment. The body of research he presents is astounding, and includes studies performed on herbs from around the world.
Scattered throughout his presentation are case studies for students to investigate and work through, along with recipes from his own formulations and clinical pearls from his many years of experience in the field.
- Review the etiology of kidney stones and acute uretal colic
- Break down treatment approaches according to specific presentations
- Explore a global Materia media of appropriate herbs
- Examine case studies and highlight clinical pearls
- Review adjunct therapies to assist with healing
Eric Yarnell, ND, RH(AHG) graduated from Bastyr University (Seattle, WA) in 1996, after which he completed a two-year residency with master herbalist and physician Silena Heron, RN, ND in Sedona, AZ. Dr. Yarnell served as chair of the department of botanical medicine at Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine (SCNM; Tempe, AZ) where he also taught gastroenterology, urology/men's health, and pulmonology/sleep medicine. He has served as senior and associate editor of the Journal of Naturopathic Medicine. He has been in private practice or supervising students since 1997. He is chief medical officer at Northwest Naturopathic Urology. He is a founding member and current president of the Botanical Medicine Academy (Seattle, WA), a specialty board for practitioners who use herbs.
Currently Dr. Yarnell is associate professor in the botanical medicine department at Bastyr University and adjunct faculty at SCNM. He is a co-founder and chief financial/operations office of Healing Mountain Publishing, Inc., a publisher of natural medicine textbooks for students and practitioners. He is also president of Heron Botanicals, Inc. an herbal pharmacy providing hand-crafted, whole plant extracts exclusively to health care providers.
Dr. Yarnell is author of numerous texts and articles including Natural Approach to Gastroenterology 2nd ed and the forthcoming Natural Approach to Urology and Men's Health 2nd ed. He is co-author of Clinical Botanical Medicine 2nd ed and the A-Z Guide to Drug-Herb-Vitamin Interactions. He is a contributing author for The Textbook of Natural Medicine 4th ed and Principles and Practice of Phytotherapy: Modern Herbal Medicine 2nd ed. He has lectured widely.