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Live audio recordings from the Free Herbalism Project in Eugene, Oregon presented by Mountain Rose Herbs.

Live audio recordings from the Free Herbalism Project in Eugene, Oregon presented by Mountain Rose Herbs.
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Live audio recordings from the Free Herbalism Project in Eugene, Oregon presented by Mountain Rose Herbs.

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English


Episodes

5 Tips for a Healthy Lifestyle with Dr. Tieraona Low Dog

12/14/2018
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"For so many of my patients, much of what’s driving their lack of well-being is rooted in the way they live their lives. Contrary to what science used to think—that we are victims of our genetics—we realize today that there are so many ways we can live our lives that can positively (or negatively) impact the expression of our genes. We’ve gone back to the ways of our grandmothers, leaning on ancient wisdom to inform new habits. Nature and nurture are intricately intertwined in the tapestry...

Duration:00:06:03

Botanicals and GI Health: A Holistic Approach with Dr. Tieraona Low Dog

12/11/2018
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A healthy digestive system is absolutely crucial for overall health. From the growing rate of C-sections, to the widespread use of proton pump inhibitors, NSAIDs and antibiotics, to the persistent state of stress many people are living with, there can be little wonder that the gastrointestinal (GI) tract, our foundation, is under siege. This session will explore the powerful role botanicals play in promoting GI health through the appropriate use of bitters, demulcents, nervines, and much...

Duration:00:58:37

Herbal Remedies for Loneliness: The Journey of the Free Tea Bus with Guisepi Spadafora

12/6/2018
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While herbalism is often used to cure physical ailments, Guisepi has found that tea, and especially free tea, can also heal social and emotional ailments. Join us for the story of the Free Tea Party, as well as how we can build sustainability, community, and relationships through the power of sharing. Guisepi Spadafora has been traveling the country for more than a decade with Edna Lu the Free Tea Bus offering free tea as a community-building project. He finds joy in resource reclamation,...

Duration:00:07:48

Juniper: The Berries that Turned Scarecrows into Horses with Guido Masé

10/25/2018
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Juniper, these ground-hugging shrubs are common denizens of the temperate and arctic regions of the northern hemispheres, and are well-respected as practical, helpful trees in the Dolomites. Locals harvest the limbs and berries from high mountain crags, bringing them back to the villages and stables for protection, wealth and prosperity. Sit with Guido Masé as we explore the folklore of this aromatic botanical.

Duration:00:07:04

Mugwort: The Forgettable Tale of Scacciadiavoli with Guido Masé

10/25/2018
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All the members of the genus Artemisia, being moon-related, seem to have an affinity for mind-alteration and fortune-telling, but also banishing, cleansing, and forgetfulness. Sit with Guido Masé for a bit of Mugwort story time!

Duration:00:11:11

Linden: The Upside Down Justice of the Linden Tree with Guido Masé

10/24/2018
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This is a very sacred and important tree in the land of the Ladins, the native inhabitants of the Dolomite region who have been living there, with an intact tradition, since before Roman times. In valleys such as the Val Gardena they still craft beautiful, intricate sculptures from linden wood. But the tree, which we know as a calming, soothing nervine that makes perhaps one of the most delicious teas imaginable, gets the most respect for being a tree of good counsel and calm judgement – as...

Duration:00:07:31

Herbal First Aid for the Home with 7Song

8/17/2017
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Learn to set up and use a practical home first aid kit. Discover some of the useful plant allies to have around the house and how to apply them to common household maladies. Learn about herbs such as Chaparral, Yarrow, Echinacea, and Willow, as well as different ways to prepare and use these botanical friends. The goal of the class is for participants to feel comfortable responding to general first aid needs. Recorded at the Free Herbalism Project event in Eugene, OR. 7Song is an herbalist,...

Duration:01:06:06

The Work of the United Plant Savers: Why Sustainable Herb Sourcing Matters

3/16/2017
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Susan Leopold, PhD The Work of the United Plant Savers: Why Sustainable Herb Sourcing Matters Join us for firsthand stories from the frontlines of the conservation work of the United Plant Savers! From sandalwood in Hawaii and peyote in Texas, to osha in Colorado and the ginseng of Appalachia, this talk will highlight several medicinal plants that need our engagement. The work of UpS is unique as there is no other organization dedicated to the conservation of at-risk native medicinal...

Duration:00:54:13

Aromatics, Bitters, and Tonics: A Simple System to Support Well-being

1/12/2017
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Guido Masé Aromatics, Bitters, and Tonics: A Simple System to Support Well-being There are thousands of plants that are used for health around the world - the sheer number can seem daunting. But there are simple ways to start using these herbs, in safe and effective ways, to maximize wellness for yourself, your friends, and your family. We will explore three classes of botanicals, learn how inextricably tied they are to our own physiologies, and discover the crucial role they play in...

Duration:01:52:37

Wild Plants for Food and Remedy in the Seasonal Cycles

1/4/2017
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Many of us feel lost and long for a way home to a right relationship with the earth and our plant allies. We seek ways to take our medicine and food into our own hands in ways that honor our connection to all beings and empower us as individuals. In this inspiring lecture, Heron Brae discusses seasonal patterns in relationship to plants, and the inner seasonal rhythms that echo within and around us. Calling attention to these patterns can help us deepen our relationship to the changing...

Duration:01:05:58

Traditions Not Trademark: The Fire Cider Controversy

6/21/2016
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Rosemary Gladstar and Nicole Telkes Erin from Mountain Rose Herbs just returned from the International Herb Symposium where she had the chance to sit down with Rosemary Gladstar, Nicole Telkes of the Wildflower School of Botanical Medicine, and Mary Blue of Farmacy Herbs to discuss the trademarking of our herbal traditions and a recent lawsuit against 3 herbalists. Want to support the cause? Donate here! http://freefirecider.com/donate/ Thanks for listening! Mountain Rose...

Duration:00:18:41

Occupy Medical and Street Herbalism

9/10/2015
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Sue Sierralupe Sue is the clinic manager and lead herbalist for Occupy Medical, a free integrated healthcare clinic in Eugene, Oregon where she treats community members and advocates for access to healthcare. In this episode, Sue gives a brief history of the Occupy movement, the clinic itself, and the evolution of the herbal medicine movement in America. Learn how to set up your own clinic and which herbs to start with for successful patient care. Want to support the cause? Donate here! View...

Duration:01:03:06

Energetics of Aphrodisiacs Pt.1

2/2/2015
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Jim McDonald “Aphrodisiac” is a highly problematic term, predominantly because of the popular but mistaken belief that they create "automatic interest" in anyone/everyone who uses them. Products advertised with guarantees for amazing results often fail to deliver, or (not infrequently) are found to be adulterated with drugs. Looking at lists of plants deemed “aphrodisiacs”, we see everything from strong, druglike herbs (yohimbe) to culinary spices (ginger) to adaptogens (ashwangandha) and...

Duration:00:59:30

Energetics of Aphrodisiacs pt.2

2/2/2015
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Jim McDonald “Aphrodisiac” is a highly problematic term, predominantly because of the popular but mistaken belief that they create "automatic interest" in anyone/everyone who uses them. Products advertised with guarantees for amazing results often fail to deliver, or (not infrequently) are found to be adulterated with drugs. Looking at lists of plants deemed “aphrodisiacs”, we see everything from strong, druglike herbs (yohimbe) to culinary spices (ginger) to adaptogens (ashwangandha) and...

Duration:01:20:57

Aromatic Plants + Osha Remedies

1/11/2015
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Howie Brounstein and Steven Yeager Howie and Steven from the Columbines School of Botanical Studies talk about the medicinal properties of aromatic plants on the respiratory, immune, and reproductive systems. They also cover a favorite western medicinal plant, Osha (Ligusticum) and offer practical alternatives to the wild root, like thyme, that are commonly cultivated and found in the kitchen.

Duration:00:26:11

Bitters, Digestion, and Oregon Grape

1/9/2015
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Howie Brounstein and Steven Yeager Here's the first episode from our event with herbalists/botanists Howie and Steven. Learn how bitters can help promote healthy digestion in many situations, sing along to That Bloated Feeling, and enjoy their Oregon Grape tips and expertise!

Duration:00:25:24

Community Herbalism: Cultivating Connections Pt.2

7/14/2013
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Rosemary Gladstar shares inspirations for growing the health freedom movement, building community health resiliency, leading plant stewardship where we live, setting up free herbal clinics and bartering herbal services to expand access where it's needed, and more plant wisdoms not to be missed! This presentation was recorded at the Free Herbalism Project in Eugene, OR in August of 2013. Thanks for listening! Mountain Rose Herbs www.mountainroseherbs.com

Duration:00:29:48

Community Herbalism: Cultivating Connections Pt.1

7/12/2013
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Rosemary Gladstar shares inspirations for growing the health freedom movement, building community health resiliency, leading plant stewardship where we live, setting up free herbal clinics and bartering herbal services to expand access where it's needed, and more plant wisdoms not to be missed! This presentation was recorded at the Free Herbalism Project in Eugene, OR in August of 2013. Thanks for listening! Mountain Rose Herbs www.mountainroseherbs.com

Duration:00:38:03

Under the Oaks

7/10/2013
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Rose Madrone will lead an intimate discussion about the plants around us, ecology, and connectivity. Join us to create a group visualization "plant walk" with specimens to examine. Discover the plants around you and learn their relationship to specific habitats.

Duration:00:43:20