Bee Mohamed - Plant Medicine Perspectives
In this episode we speak with Bee Mohamed, head of patient advocacy at Astrid Dispensary.
Astrid is a specialty pharmacy, pioneering in cannabinoid medicine and plant-based therapies, located at the heart of South Yarra in Melbourne.
With a focus on patient centred care, Astrid is the first female-led dispensary in Australia, founded by a clinical pharmacist with extensive experience in the medicinal cannabis industry.
Bee was also the first CEO of ScriptWise, a non-profit patient advocacy organisation dedicated to prevent the harms associated with prescription medication overdose and addiction, so she has a long history in the field of harm minimisation.
Please be advised that we do talk about mental health and addiction in our conversation, so just wanted to give you a content warning for those topics.
As a couple who genuinely believe in the benefits of plant medicine, and reducing the stigma that is sometimes attached to it, Jo and I were super excited to speak with Bee for this episode.
Astrid Dispensary Website: https://astrid.health/
Astrid Dispensary Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/astrid.dispensary/
Scriptwise website: https://www.scriptwise.org.au/
Bee’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/beebeegun85/
The endocannabinoid system explained: https://honahlee.com.au/articles/endocannabinoid-system-explained/
The Australian Greens Party: https://greens.org.au/
The Makarlu: https://gardenofyoga.com.au/learn/makarlu-stretch-strengthen-and-massage/
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