By now, you’ve almost certainly heard of CBD Oil, it’s a trend in the wellness in the industry. CBD stands for cannabidiol, and is a compound extract from the hemp plant and contains no THC, the alkaloid that leads to getting “high”. Therefore, it’s legal in every state. CBD oil has been linked to pain reduction, improved sleep, lowered stress and many other benefits–and in this segment, Tony and I discuss everything you need to know about this interesting plant compound!

In the second segment, I interview renowned Ayurvedic professor and physician, Parla Jayagopal, B.A.M.S—or Dr. Jay as many know him here on the podcastand dive into the amazing, 5,000-year-old tradition of Ayurvedic Medicine as we discuss the best fall practices and how to boost your immunity.


  • Tony and I share what CBD oil is and where it comes from…
  • The difference between CBD and cannabidiol…
  • How CBD can help with anxiety and relaxation…
  • When CBD should be taken in helping to reduce stress…
  • Dr. Jay shares what happens to our bodies during the fall season…
  • Why it’s important to take care of our skin during the colder months and how to help with food…
  • Which healthy fats we should be incorporating into our daily lives to keep our body hydrated…
  • Which seasonal spices are best for keeping hydrated during fall…
  • How to boost your immunity during fall…
  • Other foods to incorporate into our daily routines during seasonal changes…


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About Parla Jayagopal, B.A.M.S.

Dr. Parla S Jayagopal BAMS, MD (Ayurveda), MAOM (C)—or Doctor Jay as we affectionately call him—received his Bachelors degree in Ayurvedic medicine and surgery (BAMS) after completing five and a half years of training from Bangalore University. He also pursued three years of education to receive Masters degree in Ayurvedic herbology from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences. Bangalore.

In addition to his twelve years of clinical experience, Dr. Jayagopal has traveled to Europe and Japan to propagate the science of Ayurveda. Currently he is teaching as chair and associate Prof. dept. of Ayurveda at American University of Complementary Medicine.

About Anthony Flores, or “T” as Kimberly affectionately refers to him: He is a long-time friend of hers who, after graduating from Stanford University, began researching and writing professionally in the health space full-time. He has a passion for natural health, especially Beauty Detox, and loves to share exciting new studies and insights he learns with Kimberly and the community! He can be found writing spiritual/inspirational words on Instagram @poetrybyanthony.


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