03 Katja Swift & Ryn Midura: Herbs for Mental and Emotional Health

Interview with Katja Swift and Ryn Midura




Topics covered in this episode

  • the four pillars of health – a framework to approach health and wellness
  • food and its relation to emotional health
  • herbal support for emotional and mental health
  • physical movement strategies for managing stress
  • mental movement strategies for managing stress
  • sleep and it’s relation to emotional health
  • the glymphatic system and how it effects mental & emotional health
  • insight on herbal PTSD support

About Ryn and Katja

Katja & Ryn co-founded the CommonWealth Center for Holistic Herbalism in 2010. They see clients for individual consultations, and together they offer Foundational, Advanced, and Clinical herbalism programs both in-person and online. They also teach at national herbal conferences, including the American Herbalists Guild Symposium, the Traditions in Western Herbalism Conference, IM4US, and Boston's own Herbstalk. Articles by Ryn and Katja have appeared in the AHG Journal, the Journal of the Northeast Herbal Association, and Plant Healer Magazine. They are trained as street medics and Wilderness First Responders, and collaborate with peers from around the country to bring herbalism to communities impacted by natural and man-made disasters.

Where to find them

    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.