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Discussions about Alternative Health | Herbalism | Ayurveda | Detox | Rejuvenation | Spirituality with Monica Tomasi Herbalist, Ayurvedic Practitioner and Herb Nerd from TheHerbNerdPodcast.com. Empowering folks all around the world to feel empower to start an Herbal Revolution by revealing how to create and sustain a balanced life by sharing simple tips and inspiration. Interviews with grassroots vibrant and diverse Herbalists, Teachers, Gardeners and Authors talk about a variety of topics such as self healing, herbalism, health, flower essences, pregnancy, emotional healing, herbal home remedies, shamanic healing, lifestyle support, herbal gardening, herbal folk medicine and spirituality. The Herb Nerd Podcast is an educational resource, so stay tuned for a new discovery about the many musing of the herbal and spiritual world.

Discussions about Alternative Health | Herbalism | Ayurveda | Detox | Rejuvenation | Spirituality with Monica Tomasi Herbalist, Ayurvedic Practitioner and Herb Nerd from TheHerbNerdPodcast.com. Empowering folks all around the world to feel empower to start an Herbal Revolution by revealing how to create and sustain a balanced life by sharing simple tips and inspiration. Interviews with grassroots vibrant and diverse Herbalists, Teachers, Gardeners and Authors talk about a variety of topics such as self healing, herbalism, health, flower essences, pregnancy, emotional healing, herbal home remedies, shamanic healing, lifestyle support, herbal gardening, herbal folk medicine and spirituality. The Herb Nerd Podcast is an educational resource, so stay tuned for a new discovery about the many musing of the herbal and spiritual world.
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Discussions about Alternative Health | Herbalism | Ayurveda | Detox | Rejuvenation | Spirituality with Monica Tomasi Herbalist, Ayurvedic Practitioner and Herb Nerd from TheHerbNerdPodcast.com. Empowering folks all around the world to feel empower to start an Herbal Revolution by revealing how to create and sustain a balanced life by sharing simple tips and inspiration. Interviews with grassroots vibrant and diverse Herbalists, Teachers, Gardeners and Authors talk about a variety of topics such as self healing, herbalism, health, flower essences, pregnancy, emotional healing, herbal home remedies, shamanic healing, lifestyle support, herbal gardening, herbal folk medicine and spirituality. The Herb Nerd Podcast is an educational resource, so stay tuned for a new discovery about the many musing of the herbal and spiritual world.

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Episodes

[021] Menstrual Activism - Janeen Singer and Daniela Fernadez

5/31/2016
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Today you are in for an absolute treat! We are incredibly fortunate to have Janeen Singer and Daniela Fernadez, founders of the vaginal sea sponge company called Holy Sponge, on the podcast to talk about Menstrual Activism! What You'll Learn By Listening... What are vaginal sea sponges and how can you use them?Why are tampons so harmful to yourself and the environment?How can vaginal sea sponges improve cramps and excessive bleeding?How can you use herbal teas in your sea sponge to...

Duration:00:48:57

[020] Herbal Cacao, A Chocolate Ceremonial Drink - Liam Blackmon

4/28/2016
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Today you are in for an absolute treat! We are incredibly fortunate to have Liam Blackmon, Co-founder of the herbal chocolate company called CaCoCo, on the podcast to talk about the wonderful bean pod, Cacao! What You'll Learn By Listening... Learn about the nutritial and medicinal actions of cacao and the herbs found in Cacoco's chocolate drink formulas.Want to know more about the taste profile of heirloom verses hybrid?Let's also get into esoteric experiences of cacao and talk about...

Duration:00:57:42

[019] Herbal Honey Elixirs- Catie Pazandak

3/31/2016
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Today you are in for an absolute treat! We are incredibly fortunate to have Herbalist Catie Pazandak, from Harvesting Vitality on the podcast to talk about Herbal Honey Elizirs! What You'll Learn By Listening... How can you learn how to make herbal honey?Why herbal honey? What are the benefits?What types of herbal honeys can you make? Don't forget to Subscribe!

Duration:00:51:45

[018] Making Tinctures-Percolation Method- MJ Beaupre

2/29/2016
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Today you are in for an absolute treat! We are incredibly fortunate to have Herbalist MJ Beaupre, from Elixirmixir on the podcast to talk about Percolations! What You'll Learn By Listening... The what and the how behind percolationsPercolated vinegars, tinctures and resinsHow to make a percolator Don't forget to Subscribe!

Duration:00:58:08

[017] Herbal Kombucha- Claire Dunlap & Sean Nash

1/27/2016
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Today you are in for an absolute treat! We are incredibly fortunate to have the owners and brewers, Claire Dunlap & Sean Nash, from Nash's Natural Brewing Company on the podcast to talk about Herbal Kombucha! What You'll Learn By Listening... What are the benefits of Herbal Kombucha?What is it like to have an Herbal Kombucha business, and what is the inspiration behind it?What does kombucha taste, smell and look like? And...to eat the SCOPY or to not eat the SCOPY. We also talk about...

Duration:00:54:50

[016] Radical Sexual Embodiment and Essential Oils for Winter- Magdalena Curtis

12/27/2015
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Today you are in for an absolute treat! We are incredibly fortunate to have Magdalena Curtis on the podcast to talk about Radical Sexual Embodiment! What You'll Learn By Listening... What is radical sexual embodiment?How can we learn to connect deeper to our true self and explore our deepest desires?How can we cultivate more creativity into our lives?We also talk about establishing deep connections with other women and cultivating strength and power within each other. Don't forget to...

Duration:01:26:20

[015] Earth Wisdom and Vibrational Essences - Marza Millar

11/29/2015
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Today you are in for an absolute treat! We are incredibly fortunate to have Marza Millar on the p-cast to talk about Earth Wisdom Medicine. Marza has worked with the Wind Creek Yavapai, Elders of Naapoopoo Village, Big Island, Hawaii. She has gone to the Andes to work with the Inca Elders, into the Arctic Circle to work with the Siberian Yupick, and to the tops of the Hopi Mesa's. She has studied with Dr. Emoto, Bruce Lipton, Teresita Espinoza, Lynn Tagart and the Heartmath...

Duration:01:05:21

[014] Reishi Mushroom Magic part 2 - Dr. Phil Garrison

10/28/2015
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Today you are in for an absolute treat! We are incredibly fortunate to have Dr. Phil Garrison DAOM on the show today. Dr. Phil is a former Herbal Consultant at K’an Herb Company (Santa Cruz, CA) and a former Instructor of Chinese Herbalism at Five Branches University (Santa Cruz, CA). He currently practices Chinese herbalism in the San Diego area, is the Chief Science Officer at Immortality Alchemy, LLC, and teaches Chinese medical classics in the doctoral program at the Pacific College...

Duration:00:50:12

[013] Reishi Mushroom Magic part 1 - Dr. Phil Garrison

9/28/2015
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Today you are in for an absolute treat! We are incredibly fortunate to have Dr. Phil Garrison DAOM on the show today. Dr. Phil is a former Herbal Consultant at K’an Herb Company (Santa Cruz, CA) and a former Instructor of Chinese Herbalism at Five Branches University (Santa Cruz, CA). He currently practices Chinese herbalism in the San Diego area, is the Chief Science Officer at Immortality Alchemy, LLC, and teaches Chinese medical classics in the doctoral program at the Pacific College...

Duration:00:43:10

[012] The Tantra of Herbs- Brooke Sullivan

8/22/2015
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Today you are in for an absolute treat! We are incredibly fortunate to have Brooke Sullivan on the show today. Brooke is a practitioner and educator of Tantric Hatha Yoga, Tantra Herbalism, Doula and Flower Essence Therapist. She is also a Certified Practitioner of ParaYoga® and an initiate of Sri Vidya Tantra of the Himalayan Institute of Yoga Science. What You'll Learn By Listening... How to bring yourself from disconnection to connection and learn to open yourself up to to speak the...

Duration:01:08:17

[011] Wild Crafting Herbs- Ju Ju Urcis

7/13/2015
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Today you are in for an absolute treat… We’re incredibly fortunate to have Ju Ju Urcis on from HAALo in Nevada City, CA. Ju Ju is a lover of Chinese medicine and plants and attended the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine and studied acupuncture and herbology. JuJu did an internship with Peggy Schafer, a reputable farmer who supplies numerous herbalists with high-quality Chinese herbs from her Farm in Petaluma, CA. Ju Ju is like a weaver of a web and connects herb farmers...

Duration:00:46:42

[010] Conscious Menopause, an Herbal Guide- Judy Lieblein

6/14/2015
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Today you are in for an absolute treat… We’re incredibly fortunate to have Judy Lieblein from Gathering Thyme. In this episode I welcome Judy, a Clinical Herbalist, Shamanic Practitioner and Reiki Master. Her work is centered towards cultivating health & well-being, personal responsibility, and empowerment through using Herbs, Flower Essences, Energy work and Self Awareness and she also holds a degree in clinical Psychology. Her specialties are in Shamanic Herbalism and Plant Spirit...

Duration:01:09:55

[009] Andean Meditation-Mariscela Alvarez

5/19/2015
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Today you are in for an absolute treat… As a gift for your support of, “The Herb Nerd Podcast. We’re incredibly fortunate to have Mariscela Alvarez back on the show from Free Your Spirit. In this short episode, Mariscela Alvarez, a Shamanic practitioner, Hypnotherapist and Reiki healer and leads us in a meditation. This is such a deep and powerfully clearing meditation, that I know you are going to love! The Herb Nerd Podcast is a podcast where you can learn more about herbal healing. DO...

Duration:00:22:51

[008] Shamanism in the Andean Tradition- Mariscela Alvarez

5/12/2015
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Today you are in for an absolute treat… We’re incredibly fortunate to have Mariscela Alvarez on the show from Free Your Spirit. In this episode I welcome Mariscela Alvarez, a Shamanic practitioner, Hypnotherapist and Reiki healer and we discuss the topics of animal helpers and Andean medicine. This is such a wonderful in depth interview that I know you are going to love! As a gift for your support of, “The Herb Nerd Podcast,” Mariscela and I will be putting out another podcast, which is an...

Duration:00:57:36

[007] The Heart and Science of Plant Communication- Teacher Sally Mark

4/11/2015
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The Heart and Science of Plant Communication- Teacher Sally Mark Monica Tomasi begins by talking about estrogen excess and estrogen deficiency and the signs and symptoms and then we get into talking about supporting HERBS! We all have the capacity to connect and communicate with plants and the natural world, but few of us in modern society have had teachers who could guide us on this path. Whether you are an experienced herbalist, new to herbal medicine, or simply a lover of plants, we...

Duration:01:10:22

[006] Listening to the Heart | Herbal business- Herbalist Shea Smith

3/24/2015
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What does it take to listen to the heart? Today Monica Tomasi interviews Shea Smith about what it takes to run a heart based herbal business and we talk about what it takes to listen with the heart, let go and take a chance. Shea is the owner of an herb shop in Nevada City, CA known as HAALo, which is designed to support herbalists to find their footing, and it supports community herbal agriculture and ethical wildcrafting practices. We talk about creative methods of how to start a heart...

Duration:01:10:22

[005] Butter Makes the Body Better Nutrition: Victoria La Font

2/18/2015
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By popular demand, an entire episode dedicated to exploring nutrition and lipids with Victoria La Font! In this session, Monica Tomasi interviews Victoria La Font about the importance of fat in the diet and what can happen if you are deficient of this healing nutrient. Maybe the baby that sneaks into the fridge and devours the cube of butter is really onto some thing! Victoria breaks down the types of fats and has great informative advice about how to increase healthy lipids in your diet.

Duration:01:27:27

[004] Nutrition and Functional Blood Testing: Victoria La Font

1/18/2015
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In this session, Monica Tomasi interviews Victoria La Font about Nutrition and Functional Blood Testing. What Does Your Blood Really Say About Your Health? Everything! What Do Your Lab Results Really Mean About Your Health? Does Normal Mean Healthy? Victoria La Font breaks it down by empowering and educating the public on their health rights.

Duration:01:14:46

[003] Anna Werderitsch- Vaginal Healing

12/9/2014
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In this session Monica Tomasi interviews Anna Werderitsch about vaginal herbal steam healing. This therapy has been used for thousands of years and has its history in South America, Korea, China and India. This is a therapy that you can do in the comfort of your own home.

Duration:01:10:30

[002) Ancestral Healing: Amanda Lyon

11/13/2014
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Monica Tomasi begins this session by introducing her guest Amanda Lyon. We talk about Ancestral Healing involves healing your ancestors' unresolved emotional issues and traumas, releasing you from energetic patterns that might link you to them. Amanda is a Clinical Ayurveda Specialist, who graduated from the California College of Ayurveda and is also a certified Sivananda yoga instructor and massage therapist. She has received national acclaim, and has been a featured speaker at many...

Duration:00:53:02