82 Rosalee de la Foret: Herbs to Restore Strength and Alleviate Stress

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Conversation with Rosalee de la Foret

 

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Topics covered in this episode

  • How to change lifestyle and environmental causes of stress

  • What are herbal adaptogens and how are they helpful?

  • Specific herbal adaptogen profiles, uses, dosage examples and benefits

  • Herbal recipes using herbal adaptogens

Herbs covered in this episode

  • Ashwaganda

  • Reishi

  • Astragalus



About Rosalee de la Foret

Rosalee is passionate about helping people discover the world of herbalism and natural health. Her teachings transform complex concepts into simple elements empowering people to use herbs in practical ways that get results. She is a clinical herbalist, herbal educator and author of the book, Alchemy of Herbs: Transform Everyday Ingredients into Foods and Remedies that Heal. She is also the Education Director at LearningHerbs and a Registered Herbalist with the American Herbalist Guild. When she is not immersed in herbs, you can find her taking photos of nature, kayaking with her husband, or curled up in a hammock with a good book.

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81 Rosemary Gladstar: Herbal Healing for Women

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Conversation with Rosemary Gladstar

 

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Topics covered in this episode

  • The role women have played in herbal healing through our history

  • Must have herbs in your herbal pantry and how they are used

  • Common issues for young women and the herbs to consider

  • Common issues for adult women and the herbs to consider

  • Common issues for menopausal women and the herbs to consider

  • Rosemary’s recommended books:

Main Herbs covered in this episode

  • Stinging Nettle

  • Dandelion

  • Raspberry Leaf

  • Schisandra Berry

  • Lady’s Mantle

  • Black Cohosh (cultivated)

  • Chaste Tree (Vitex)

About Rosemary Gladstar

Rosemary Gladstar is, literally, a star figure in the field of modern herbalism, internationally renowned for her technical knowledge and stewardship in the global herbalist community. She has been learning, teaching and writing about herbs for over 40 years and is the author of eleven books. Her work includes Medicinal Herbs, a Beginners Guide, Herbal Healing for Women, Herbal Healing for Men, Rosemary Gladstar’s Herbal Recipes for Vibrant Health, and The Science and Art of Herbalism, an extensive in depth home study course. She is also the Founding President of United Plant Savers, director of The New England Women’s Herbal Conference and founder and past director of the International Herb Symposium.

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80 Lauren Truscott Waddell: Herbal Nutrition and Nutritive Herbs

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Conversation with Lauren Truscott Waddell

 

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Topics covered in this episode

  • What are nutritive herbs and how can they support our health?

  • When are nutritive herbs helpful and needed?

  • What specific body systems are supported by nutritive herbs?

  • Specific nutritive herbs and their herbal profiles, nutritive value and uses

Herbs covered in this episode

  • Stinging Nettle

  • Oats

  • Horsetail

  • Dandelion

About Lauren Truscott Waddell

Lauren Truscott Waddell is a Registered Herbal Therapist with the Canadian Herbalist Association of BC, practicing since 2012. She is passionate about sustainably working with the healing tools nature offers and loves experimenting with food and plants as medicines and beauty tools. Lauren works with clients with a broad range of health and wellness goals using herbal medicine, nutrition and lifestyle guidance. Her intention is to provide a positive, healing space, instilling confidence in every client and working alongside plants to assist the body’s natural healing process. Lauren spends her spare time walking her blind dog, Joe, near the ocean.

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79 Trina Palomarez: Herbal Strategies for Improving Sleep

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Conversation with Trina Palomarez

 

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Topics covered in this episode

  • Why sleep is important and how it benefits our bodies

  • Common factors that can cause insomnia and sleep disorders

  • Specific herbs and herbal approaches to improving sleep

  • The three categories of herbs for sleep and when each is appropriate

  • Real life case study in Trina’s herbal practice

  • Herbal recipes and formulas for improving sleep

  • Lifestyle and dietary choices to help improve sleep

Herbs covered in this episode

  • Skullcap

  • Oats

  • Vervain

  • Lemon Balm

  • Chamomile

  • Passionflower

  • California Poppy

  • Valerian

  • Hopps

About Trina Palomarez

Trina Palomarez is a Board Certified Nutrition Specialist and Clinical Herbalist with a private practice located in the bay area. Her practice embodies a functional medicine perspective on health, utilizing clinical nutritional strategies, along with the foundations of herbal medicine to uncover the underlying cause for disease and health disruption. In addition to her private practice, Trina is the lead staff practitioner at Farmacopia, an herbal apothecary, clinical supplement pharmacy and integrative clinic with one of the largest collection of herbal extracts available in the North Bay. Trina specializes in a functional medicine approach to digestive health, autoimmune disease, allergies, hormone balancing, natural strategies for anxiety and depression and weight loss.

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78 Dawn Combs: Medicinal Herbal Honey Preparations

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Conversation with Dawn Combs

 

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Topics covered in this episode

  • What makes honey such a great medicine making medium?

  • The quality differences in various honeys, and how to source good quality honey

  • Overview of the common herbal honey preparations

  • Herbal honey medicinal recipe ideas

  • Using herbal honey topically

About Dawn Combs

Dawn Combs is the author of Sweet Remedies. She is the co-owner of the herbal health farm Mockingbird Meadows and the master formulator for a variety of the farm’s herb- and honey-based products. Trained in ethnobotany, she travels across the country to speak about botanical wellness and home health proficiency. She writes a column, Roots Rx, for Heirloom Gardener magazine and is a regular contributor to Mother Earth Living, Mother Earth News, and Hobby Farms. She has written two previous books about herbal healing. Combs lives with her family in central Ohio.

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77 Robin Rose Bennett: Effectively Using Herbs as Topical Medicine

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Conversation with Robin Rose Bennett

 

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Topics covered in this episode

  • How effective are herbs when used as topical medicine?

  • Specific situations when the topical use of herbs is directly indicated over internal use

  • The power of touch therapies in combination with herbs

  • Herbal foot and hand baths and specific situations when they are useful

Main Herbs Mentioned in this episode

  • Plantain (Plantago spp.)

  • Coltsfoot

  • Violet

  • Comfrey

  • Yarrow

  • St. John’s Wort

  • Stinging Nettle

  • Sage

  • Elderberry Flowers

  • Basil

  • White Oak Bark

  • Calendula

  • Rose

  • Lavender

  • Rosemary

About Robin Rose Bennett

Robin Rose Bennett, founder of Wisewoman Healing Ways: Herbal Medicine and EarthSpirit Teachings, has been offering classes since 1986 at herb conferences, festivals, clinics, medical and nursing schools, and most joyously, outside with the plants. Robin has a plant medicine video series on You Tube and two meditation CD's available through her website and also from CD Baby. She is the author of two practical, inspiring books available as paperbacks or e-books, Healing Magic- A Green Witch Guidebook to Conscious Living-10th anniversary edition and The Gift of Healing Herbs- Plant Medicines and Home Remedies for a Vibrantly Healthy Life.

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76 Kristina Lefever: Ways to Support our Bees and Other Pollinators

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Conversation with Kristina Lefever

 

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Topics covered in this episode

  • All about the national Bee City USA movement

  • Local pollinator projects and organizations

  • What role do pollinators play in our world and why are they so important

  • What is the current state of our pollinators, and what is effecting them?

  • The good news and how local organizations are making a difference

  • Specific ways to support pollinators in your local area

  • Specific plants to have in your garden to support our pollinators

About Kristina Lefever

Kristina is the president of the Pollinator Project Rogue Valley, chair of Bee City USA Ashland, a board member of Beyond Toxics, and a certified Jackson County Master Gardener. Her dream is that everyone's yard will include a little or a lot of pollinator habitat, even if it's just a pot of nepeta (catmint) on the porch. Kristina and her husband have turned their barren property in Ashland Oregon into a pollinator garden, with many native plants, trees - and dandelions - but of course it's never finished. She loves teaching about our native bees, butterflies, flies, wasps, beetles, and humming- birds, and the plants and habitats that best support them.

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75 Guido Masé: Antibacterial and Antiviral Herbs

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Conversation with Guido Masé

 

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Topics covered in this episode

  • The difference between a bacteria and a virus and how to combat them with herbs

  • Herbs that are considered both antiviral and antibacterial

  • Herbs known for their antiviral properties

  • Herbs known for their antibacterial properties

  • Maintaining a healthy balance of beneficial bacteria

About Guido Masé

Guido Masé RH(AHG) is a clinician and educator in the Western herbal tradition. He spent his childhood in Italy and has been living in Vermont since 1996. His practice interweaves clinical experience, mythology, and science. He is chief herbalist at Urban Moonshine, clinician at the Burlington Herb Clinic, faculty member and clinical supervisor at the Vermont Center for Integrative Herbalism, teacher in herbal medicine at the University of Vermont, and author of The Wild Medicine Solution and DIY Bitters. He is developing the integrative phytotherapy department at Wasso Hospital in Loliondo, Tanzania.

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74 Susan Parker: Unusual Carrier Oils in Aromatherapy

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Conversation with Susan Parker

 

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Topics covered in this episode

  • How fixed oils (carrier oils) are used and their benefits

  • Several common fixed oils and their uses

  • Several unusual fixed oils and their benefits

  • Properties of fixed oils and how they function on the skin

  • Recipes and blend ideas with fixed oils

Unusual FIXED Oils MENTIONED in this episode

  • Coriander Seed Oil

  • Cranberry Seed Oil

  • Raspberry Seed Oil

  • Meadowfoam Seed Oil

  • Coffee Bean Seed Oil

  • Tomato Seed Oil



About Susan Parker

Art school major, herbalist, formulator, now carrier oil researcher, Susan has had a varied career. Twenty two years formulating and creating herbal topical skincare products led her to research and write the book on carrier oils, Power of the Seed; Your Guide to Oils for Health and Beauty, to more fully understand and appreciate these often under appreciated oils. The herbal products business has been put on hold and she now teaches on-line courses and runs a membership site on all aspects of these important oils. She now lives and works in Portland Oregon.

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73 Danielle Sade: Making Natural Perfume

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Conversation with Danielle Sade

 

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Topics covered in this episode

  • The benefits of natural perfume

  • What ingredient are needed for making natural perfume?

  • Essential oil categories for perfume making

  • What is a fixative and how to use it

  • Step by step guide to making your own perfume

  • The aging process of perfume and how the scent changes

  • Sample accord blends for natural perfume

About Danielle Sade

Danielle Sade B.Sc.& CAHP is the founder of Healing Fragrances School of Aromatherapy and the author of The Aromatherapy Beauty Guide.  Using the science of Carrier & Essential oils to create Natural Personal Care Products. Having over 30 years of experience in teaching, practicing, researching plant-based medicine and Aromatherapy internationally, has led Danielle to develop unique approaches to understanding and imparting studies in Aromatherapy and the science behind essential oils that make them unique and useful in their therapeutic properties. Danielle has been President of the Canadian Federation of Aromatherapists (CFA) for three different terms and is an active member of the CFA’s education committee.

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72 Chanchal Cabrera: Herbal Allergy Relief

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Conversation with Chanchal Cabrera

 

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Topics covered in this episode

  • What are allergies and how do the symptoms occur?

  • How can herbs help with allergy relief?

  • Several “Go To” herbs for allergy relief

  • Specific situations in which these herbs are especially useful

  • Some of the best ways to administer or use these herbs

  • Herbal medicines that can provide immediate relief

  • The role of nutrition in allergy management

Herbs Mentioned in this episode

  • Chamomile

  • Stinging Nettle

  • Eyebright

  • Plantain (Plantago)

  • Elderflower

  • Goldenrod

  • Oatstraw

About Chanchal Cabrera

Chanchal lives on Vancouver Island, British Columbia where she and her husband manage Innisfree Farm and Botanic Garden, a 7 acre internationally registered botanic garden specializing in food and medicine plants, and host internships in sustainable food production and herbal medicine. Chanchal runs a private herbal medicine clinic with a specialty in holistic oncology and offers a monthly student training clinic that provides free health services to the community. The farm also hosts Gardens without Borders, a federally registered not-for-profit society established to run the botanic garden and provide horticulture therapy. 

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71 Ann Harman: The Truth about Hydrosols

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Conversation with Ann Harman

 

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Topics covered in this episode

  • What is a hydrosol and how is it produced?

  • Steam distillation vs water distillation

  • How essential oils differ from hydrosols

  • The Chemistry of hydrosols

  • How to read a hydrosol GC-MS report

  • Limitations of GC-MS testing

  • New and current research findings on hydrosols

About Ann Harman

Ann Harman is an organic farmer who has been distilling plants for nearly two decades. Each year she teaches the Art of Distillation workshops, in addition to lecturing on hydrosols both nationally and internationally. Through her organization, Circle H Institute, she conducts research on hydrosols which will one day lead us to a better understanding of these complex waters.

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70 Lee Wellard: Herbal Stress Relief

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Topics covered in this episode

  • How stress influences our bodies and the 3 stages of stress

  • How herbs may help balance our bodies and relieve the negative effects of stress

  • Specific nervine tonics and adaptogenic herbs

  • Herbs that support our Adrenals

  • Long term herbal strategies for stress management

  • Lifestyle and nutritional advice for stress management

Herbs Mentioned in this episode

  • Oatstraw

  • Chasteberry

  • Ashwaganda

  • Rhodiola

  • Kava Kava

  • Frankincense

  • Lavender

  • Cayenne Pepper

  • Eleuthro Root

  • Turmeric

  • Tulsi Basil

  • Passionflower

About LEE WELLARD

Master Herbalist and Naturopath Lee Wellard was a former Physiology and Nutrition teacher, and has had extensive study in the field of Holistic medicine and is currently working as a Master Herbalist and Naturopath.  After his wife developed a serious case of insomnia for 6 years it lead them on a journey towards finding an effective herbal remedy. Lee has had extensive experience in personal health consultations, conducting herbal remedy seminars, and even formulating his own herbal products. If you belong to a group that has an interest in Herbal remedies contact Lee to arrange a seminar.  He offers free seminars in the Mishawaka area. Lee is the President and founder of the American Herb Shoppe and is always willing to answer any questions you may have.

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69 Joan Sorita: Animal Aromatherapy

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Topics covered in this episode

  • What aromatics can be useful for animal therapies?

  • Explanation of the “Self Selection” method of choosing the right aromatics

  • Specific essential oils and herbs that are useful for animal therapies

  • Aromatic for common ailments like: digestion, muscle soreness, trauma and emotional issues

  • Safe use and dilution guidelines

  • Essential oils that should be avoided around pets

  • Which pets should not be around essential oils?

  • Specific aromatic advice for horses

  • Specific aromatic advice for dogs

About JOAN SORITA

Joan Sorita is a certified animal and human aromatherapist, Director and developer of the Animal Aromatic Science course at Northwest school of animal massage on Vashon Island, Wa. Joan also helped co-found the NWSAM in Washington. She is also an educator, author and speaker on animal aromatics and self-selection applications as well as a level two NAHA member.  With over 19 years of field experience with animal aromatics and bodywork work from world qualifying horses to long term layups on her farm in Washington, Joan learned about massage on horses from Olivia Newton John where she worked as a right-hand person managing the animals on the farm. She has spent many hours of volunteer shelter work and still teaches short free community classes on massage and aromas.  Joan Thrives on her 16-acre farm raising flowers that she uses for essences for animals and people.  Classes and events are held seasonally at Bermaga Farm. Joan has been on many radio shows sharing her experiences and is a regular on coffee talk radio with Doug McDowell KBKW 100.5 FM.

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68 Bridgette Shea: Our Microbiome and How to Support it

Conversation with Bridgette Shea

 

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Topics covered in this episode

  • What is our microbiome and why is it important?

  • The individuality of our microbiome

  • How our microbiome influences our health

  • Approaching our microbiome from an Ayurveda and TCM view

  • Herbs and herbal protocols known to support our microbiome

About Bridgette Shea

Bridgette Shea is a licensed acupuncturist, author, and wellness educator specializing in the integration of Chinese and Indian Medicines. She has been studying and teaching energy healing and transformational bodywork for over 20 years. Bridgette lives in Saratoga Springs, NY. When she is not spending quality time with her family, working in her private practice Ageless Acupuncture, or writing, she is teaching workshops on energy medicine, healthy breathing, and the wisdom contained in living traditional medicines.

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67 Kami McBride: Herbal Medicine in the Kitchen

Conversation with Kami McBride

 

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This Podcast is brought to you by AromaCulture Magazine - AromaCulture Magazine is filled with educational articles, case studies and recipes written by practicing herbalists and qualified aromatherapists. Our April issue centers around the topic of the Respiratory System. You can find it at https://www.aromaculture.com/shop/april2019.

Topics covered in this episode

  • Herbal medicine from your spice rack

  • Herbal profile, benefits and uses of Sage

  • Herbal profile, benefits and uses of Paprika

  • Herbal profile, benefits and uses of Thyme

  • How kitchen herbs can be used to help you avoid common ailments like colds and indigestion

  • 2 Herbal Recipes: Cinnamon Ginger Honey & Herbal Sprinkles

  • Practical tips for incorporating more herbs into your food

About Maria Kami McBride

Author and herbalist Kami’s work is focused on sustainable wellness practices and revitalizing our relationship with the plant world. She empowers people to use herbal medicine in their daily lives for home wellness care. Kami has also helped thousands of women to love their menstrual cycle with her menstrual health classes.

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Disclaimer: The information presented in this podcast is for educational purposes only, and is not meant to replace professional medical advice. Please consult your doctor if you are in need of medical care, and before making any changes to your health routine.

66 Maria Noel Groves: Grow Your Own Herbal Remedies

Conversation with Maria Noel Groves

 

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Topics covered in this episode

  • The basics of a “Relax and Restore” and “Brain Boosting” garden

  • Tips and tricks for herbal gardening

  • How to process and make your own herbal remedies

  • 5 herbs that can be grown to create your own herbal allergy and sinus remedies

  • 2 herbal recipes for allergy and sinus relief

  • Read more about herbs for allergies at: https://wintergreenbotanicals.com/2019/03/28/natural-answers-for-allergies/

About Maria Noel Groves

Clinical Herbalist Maria Noel Groves, RH (AHG) runs Wintergreen Botanicals, nestled in the pine forests of New Hampshire. Her business is devoted to education and empowerment via classes, health consultations, and writing with the foundational belief that good health grows in nature. Maria’s a registered professional herbalist with the American Herbalists Guild and has completed studies at the Southwest School of Botanical Medicine and Rosemary Gladstar’s Sage Mountain. She is the author of the bestselling, award-winning Body into Balance: An Herbal Guide to Holistic Self Care and the new Grow Your Own Herbal Remedies

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Disclaimer: The information presented in this podcast is for educational purposes only, and is not meant to replace professional medical advice. Please consult your doctor if you are in need of medical care, and before making any changes to your health routine.

65 Mindy Green: Herbs, Essential Oils and Brain Health

Conversation with MINDY GREEN

 

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Topics covered in this episode

  • How can herbs and essential oils benefit our brains?

  • Methods of essential oil application

  • Specific herbs and essential oils known to support brain health

  • Dealing with common issues like cognitive function, focus and stress relief

  • Preventative care for maintaining a healthy brain

  • Herbal and essential oils recipes and blends for supporting brain health

About MINDY GREEN

Mindy Green is a licensed / certified esthetician, herbalist and aromatherapist with four decades of experience.  She has taught at various schools and universities throughout Arizona and Colorado has authored over 65 published articles on herbs, aromatherapy, skin care, holistic health and integrative care.  She is co-author of several books, and has contributed to numerous books on herbs and healing. Mindy is a founding and professional member of the American Herbalists Guild and an advisory board member to the American Botanical Council. She worked at the Aveda Corporation (2003-2009) as their clinical aromatherapist, and now runs her own consulting company, Green Scentsations, LLC. She has held and currently holds several advisory positions for other large natural and cosmetic companies and is a founding and professional member of the American Herbalists Guild.

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64 Katie Hess: Flower Essences for Entrepreneurs

Conversation with Katie Hess

 

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This Podcast is brought to you by AromaCulture Magazine - AromaCulture Magazine is filled with educational articles, case studies and recipes written by practicing herbalists and qualified aromatherapists. Our March issue centers around the topic of women’s health. You can find it at https://www.aromaculture.com/shop/march2019.

Topics covered in this episode

  • What are flower essences and how are they used?

  • What specific flower essences might be helpful for the challenges entrepreneurs face?

  • Katie’s personal entrepreneurial journey, and how flower essences played a part in her growth

  • Specific flower essences for encouraging a spirit of abundance and generosity

  • Specific flower essences for enhancing creativity

  • Specific flower essences for dealing with stress or pressure

  • Flower essence blends and their synergistic qualities

  • When to use a blend rather than a single flower essence

ABOUT Katie Hess

Katie Hess is author of “Flower Evolution” and founder of LOTUSWEI, the world's leading floral apothecary. Her signature elixirs have been featured in O, The Oprah Magazine, The New York Times, and the LA Times and her flower-powered community is thriving in over 15 countries. Katie’s magic has sparked a fire with leading brands: from Flowerlounges to exclusive scents and products, apothecaries to blending bars, Katie has infused her transformative touch into collaborations with the world’s top spas, beauty stores and more. Whether it’s a retreat in the hot springs of Iceland, her meditations, or her travels to find the planet’s rarest flowers, her work all boils down to bringing people into a whole new world, both outside and in.

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Disclaimer: The information presented in this podcast is for educational purposes only, and is not meant to replace professional medical advice. Please consult your doctor if you are in need of medical care, and before making any changes to your health routine.

63 Holly Bellebuono: Herbal Support for our Brains

Conversation with Holly Bellebuono

 

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This Podcast is brought to you by AromaCulture Magazine - AromaCulture Magazine is filled with educational articles, case studies and recipes written by practicing herbalists and qualified aromatherapists. Our February issue centers around the topic of mental health. You can find it at https://www.aromaculture.com/shop/february2019.

Topics covered in this episode

  • What is a Neuro-degenerative Disease?

  • How a healthy nervous system is supposed to function

  • How St. Johns Wort, Licorice Root and Turmeric can support nervous system health

  • Specific advice and information about Parkinson’s Disease and Alzheimer’s

  • The relationship between blood sugar, Diabetes and Alzheimer’s / Dimentia

  • How Turmeric and Cinnamon can support our mental health

  • Two great herbal recipes (Herbal Chai Tea and Herbal Energy Balls) for supporting our brains

  • Preventative tips to help maintain a healthy nervous system and brain

ABOUT Holly Bellebuono

Holly Bellebuono is an American herbalist, author and speaker on natural health, women’s empowerment, herbal medicine, and visionary thinking. She directs The Bellebuono School of Herbal Medicine on Martha’s Vineyard, providing training and certification courses, and her books include the award-winning documentary Women Healers of the World, The Authentic Herbal Healer, The Essential Herbal for Natural Health, An Herbalist’s Guide to Formulary, and Goal-Setting. As an entrepreneur, Holly is a 2-time Business Owner of the Year Award winner, and her work is featured in Parabola, Sage Woman, Juno, and Taproot magazines. She speaks and leads workshops and retreats internationally.

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Disclaimer: The information presented in this podcast is for educational purposes only, and is not meant to replace professional medical advice. Please consult your doctor if you are in need of medical care, and before making any changes to your health routine.