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About Natural Know How

Natural is defined as existing in a natural state, caused by nature, and is not man-made.   Know-how is defined as an individual or group of individuals gaining knowledge to accomplish something. Taking those definitions in mind, many people are going back to a simpler way of thinking. Natural and untainted by human processes is a driver for many people to change their perspective around health and wellness.  This includes changing to positive, holistic ideals about supplementation, herbal medicine, food as medicine, food processing techniques, pharmaceuticals, and conventional medicine practices.

Founder and Operator of ‘Natural Know How’ Shannon Hobson

Educational Background

Shannon Hobson studied Naturopathy in Melbourne Australia for 2 years, excelling in physiology, anatomy, pharmacology, nutrition, and biochemistry. Now, Shannon is Certified in Planetary Herbology (East West herbalism), Traditional Chinese herbal medicine/diagnostics, Ayurvedic (Indian) herbs, and Western herbalism. She went to the School of Planetary Herbology in Santa Cruz California with a specialization in pharmaceutical and herbal medicine interactions.

Completed Educational Upgrade Courses: recognized by the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of British Columbia (CTCMA)  and the British Columbia Naturopathic Association (BCNA) 
•    Safety & Ethics: Herb-Drug Interactions, Pt. 1 – HealthCMi, Healthcare Medicine Institute 
•    Safety & Ethics: Herb-Drug Interactions, Pt. 2 – HealthCMi, Healthcare Medicine Institute
•    Safety in Herb-Drug Combinations #1 – HealthCMi, Healthcare Medicine Institute
•    Safety in Herb-Drug Combinations #2 – HealthCMi, Healthcare Medicine Institute
•    Safety in Herb-Drug Combinations #3 – HealthCMi, Healthcare Medicine Institute
•    Safety in Herb-Drug Combinations #4 – HealthCMi, Healthcare Medicine Institute

Throughout her studies in Planetary Herbology, Shannon has learned, not only, traditional and modern herbal healing through the use of tinctures, salves, liniments, teas, fomentations, and many more, but she has also learned many traditional bodywork techniques such as cupping, moxibustion, and Korean Hand Therapy.