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Show 143: Herb Lab - Desert Herbs and Myth Busting Echinacea

6/19/2018
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Desert herbs are potent medicine. Even though the environment is harsh with it's extremes in temperature and hidden water; these same attributes encourage the desert herbs to concentrate their constituents. Just a small amount of some herbs are more than enough. Sue and Candace work with the guidance that herbalist Christina Sanchez gave them in podcast show 142 to incorporate ethically harvested desert herbs into their lives.

Duration:00:33:18

Show 142: Wildcrafting in the Desert with Christina Sanchez

6/12/2018
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Desert herbs have begun to call to more and more of us. These powerful plant allies, however, have been a well-kept secret of the Southwest...which makes them a challenge to try out. They beckon us to get out and wildcraft for the privilege of using of them. Today, we are talking with Christina Sanchez, cosmologist, desert wildcrafting expert, herbalist, and founder of Every Leaf Speaks about gathering and using desert herbs with the care and respect they deserve.

Duration:00:56:39

Show 141: Herb Lab – Plants for Healing Grief

6/5/2018
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Podcast Show 141: Herb Lab – Plants for Healing Grief Grief is part of the human condition. The way that we handle grief can make a significant difference in later life. After last week’s conversation with Ashley Litecky-Ellenbas, registered herbalist, yoga teacher, and owner of Sky House Yoga about the natural approaches to grief, Sue and Candace share their own ideas. There are a bounty of herbs and supplements that can help us heal. Our hosts discuss their favorites. Be sure to visit...

Duration:00:42:10

Show 140: Plants for Protection and Grief with Ashley Litecky-Ellenbas

5/29/2018
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Podcast Show 140: Plants for Protection and Grief with Ashley Litecky-Ellenbas Grief and Trauma are a natural and truly healthy part of the human experience but not when they get stuck in our lives or in our bodies. As herbalists, we are often called on to help the grieving process to move forward naturally to help heal body, mind and spirit. Today, we're talking with Ashley Litecky-Ellenbas, registered herbalist, yoga teacher, and owner of Sky House Yoga about the natural approaches to...

Duration:00:41:34

Show 139: Herb Lab – Greens and Beets as Superfoods

5/22/2018
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Superfoods are waiting for us in the produce aisle and their effect on our bodies is impressive. After talking with Yaakov Levine, Therapy practitioner and Nutritional Health Coach at Natural Grocers in Eugene, Oregon, Sue and Candace have been experimenting with other ways to bring more greens into their lives. From hydroponics to a simple sprout jar, indoor gardening is a key part of a nutritional supplement approach for the health conscience gardener. Herbs in the News – Romaine...

Duration:00:43:00

Show 138: Greens and Beets as Superfoods With Yaakov Levine

5/15/2018
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Podcast Show 138: Greens and Beets as Superfoods With Yaakov Levine Beets and Greens are the neglected superfoods which are key to getting right nutrition all year round. Do you get enough fruits and veggies in your daily diet? Whether you’re an herbalist, nutritionist, a health-minded individual or not, chances are, the answer is “probably not”. Even vegan herbalists can struggle to get enough veggies every day. Today, we’re talking with Yaakov Levine, Therapy practitioner and...

Duration:00:38:34

Show 137: Herb Lab - Plaedo - Down the Garden Path and Into Activism

5/8/2018
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Podcast Show 137: Herb Lab - Plaedo - Down the Garden Path and into Activism The garden is where transformation happens. That is why we love them. They can offer solace and healing to the body and soul. Last week we talked to Plaedo, co-founder of Eugene Avant Gardeners, poet, musician, activist, and peace officer for the Downtown You Initiative about transforming, creating and connecting with plants. This week, podcast hosts Sue, Candace and Patrick talk about the changes that want to...

Duration:00:43:40

Show 136: Plaedo - Down the Garden Path and Into Gardening

5/2/2018
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Podcast Show 136: Down the Garden Path and into Activism Some of us jump into gardening as kids but far more of us find the garden much later along the way. Amid getting an education, building a career, falling in love, raising a family and building a life, plants sometimes need to shout to get our attention. Once they do ... This week, we're talking to Plaedo, co-founder of Eugene Avant Gardeners, poet, musician, activist, and peace officer for the Downtown You Initiative about...

Duration:00:53:46

Show 135: Herb Lab – Amanda Dilday – Self Care for Herbalists

4/24/2018
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As Sue and Candace reflect on the interview with Amanda Dilday, they sort through the under-rated step of healing which involves letting the healer breathe. Self care can take many forms. After healing others, it is important for future patient care to take a minute for collecting yourself. Amanda’s focus on trauma healing provided a strong backbone for the discussion of self care. Amanda Dilday is the author of Flowers for a Girl : Plant Medicine for Sexual Trauma which unites poetry and...

Duration:00:43:37

Show 134: Amanda Dilday – Poetry as a Path Into Herbalism

4/17/2018
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Podcast Show 134: Amanda Dilday – Poetry as a Path Into Herbalism Fabian Fredrckson said, “The things you are passionate about are not random; they are your calling.” This, we herbalists know to be true through and through. Today, we’re talking about following that passion with Amanda Dilday. She is the author of Flowers for a Girl : Plant Medicine for Sexual Trauma which unites poetry and energetic herbalism. She is also the founder and a teacher at the Alchemilla’s School of Embodied...

Duration:00:40:16

Show 133: Herb Lab - Dr. Bill Rawls - Perspectives on Modern Herbalism

4/10/2018
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Being a better herbalist requires constant education about the changing face of herbalism. There are many resources available to learn about new studies on herbs and much of it reaches into areas which tools of science and technology are exposing all the time. The trick is to be sure you are checking reputable sources and asking questions. This topic is a favorite for both Sue and Candace as it is one of the foundations of their website, books and podcast. Checking these resources have...

Duration:00:33:52

Show 132: Dr. Bill Rawls - Perspectives on Modern Herbalism

4/4/2018
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Podcast Show 132: Dr. Bill Rawls – Perspectives on Modern Herbalism Herbalism is evolving, just like the plants we love. With the modern era’s unprecedented access to information, we’re learning, adapting and changing our approach at an incredible pace. Today. we’re talking with Dr. William (Bill) Rawls, Author of Unlocking Lyme and a specialist in herbal and natural treatment plans for helping people overcome chronic illness, about his perspective on modern herbalism. Dr. Rawls also...

Duration:00:36:19

Show 131: Herb Lab - Dr. Michael Tierra - Kratom on Trial

3/27/2018
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Real Herbalism Radio Show 131: Herb Lab – Dr. Michael Tierra – Kratom on Trial Kratom is making headlines as both a natural and safe pain reliever AND as a targeted and dangerous herb. After centuries of use in Asia, kratom is just one more herb to join the ranks of analgesic herbs to draw the government’s scrutiny. Those that use this plant as an alternative to addictive prescription pain killers are growing increasingly worried that it will become banned by the FDA and DEA leaving...

Duration:00:36:20

Show 130: Dr. Michael Tierra – Kratom on Trial - Real Herbalism Radio

3/20/2018
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Today, we're talking with Michael Tierra D.O.M., L.A.c., founder of the American Herbalist Guild, and owner/founder of East/West School of Planetary Herbalogy about how plants like kratom have fared in the American legal system of the past fifty years.

Duration:00:48:58

Show 130: Dr. Michael Tierra – Kratom on Trial - Real Herbalism Radio

3/20/2018
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Today, we're talking with Michael Tierra D.O.M., L.A.c., founder of the American Herbalist Guild, and owner/founder of East/West School of Planetary Herbalogy about how plants like kratom have fared in the American legal system of the past fifty years.

Duration:00:48:58

Show 129: Herb Lab – 7Song – Herbal First Aid for Large Groups - Real Herbalism Radio

3/13/2018
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After an intriguing interview with Herbalist 7Song about the vast scale of emergency care he has brought to our global community over the last few decades, Sue and Candace explore their own herbal first aid for the week.

Duration:00:49:51

Show 128: 7Song – Herbal First Aid for Large Groups - Real Herbalism Radio

3/6/2018
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First aid is vital to the survival of our species. Our guest, 7Song, herbalist at the Ithaca Free Clinic and education specialist at the Northeast School of Botanical Medicine has been leading the way in the herbal first aid movement.

Duration:00:28:27

Show 127: Herb Lab – Jason Scott – Mushroom Alchemy - Real Herbalism Radio

2/27/2018
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After talking with spagyricist and mycologist Jason Scott of Feral Fungi and AlcheMycology about the synergy of mushrooms, medicine and alchemy, Sue and Candace have donned their wizard hats and are reporting on their own alchemy. For Sue, was a simple mushroom hunt but Candace went much deeper down the rabbit hole.

Duration:00:39:19

Show 126: Jason Scott – Mushrooms, Medicine, and Alchemy - Real Herbalism Radio

2/20/2018
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Today, we're talking with spagyricist and mycologist Jason Scott, owner and operator of Feral Fungi curator of AlcheMycology about the synergy of mushrooms, medicine and alchemy. He focuses on making double extract spagyric tinctures from fungi.

Duration:00:45:10

Show 125: Herb Lab – Ashley Litecky Elenbaas – Nervine Herbs and Education - Real Herbalism Radio

2/13/2018
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After an interview with registered herbalist, yoga instructor and owner of Sky House Yoga, Ashley Litecky Elenbaas, Sue and Candace talk about their own favorite nervine herbs. Nervines are a class of medicine used to calm the nerves. This is an instrumental part of caring for patients who are struggling with stress from illness or trauma. It is no wonder that herbalists need a cabinet full of nervine options.

Duration:00:36:22