Conversation with John Slattery
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Topics covered in this episode
Why Bio-Regional herbalism?
Mexican Palo Verde (Parkinsonia aculeata) profile and uses
Bermuda Grass (Cynodon dactylon) profile and uses
Wild Harvesting Cholla root
Wild Harvesting Ocotillo (fouquieria splendens)
Making Medicine from Cholla & Ocotillo
Tips for sustainable harvesting of medicinal herbs
About John Slattery
John is a bio-regional herbalist helping people develop relationship with wild plants. He founded Desert Tortoise Botanicals, a bioregional herbal product company, in Tucson, AZ in 2005 in order to bring his wild harvested plant medicines to the people of the Southwest. He maintains his Vitalist clinical practice in Tucson, AZ and offers plant walks, foraging expeditions, field trips into Sonora, Mexico, and his annual Sonoran Herbalist Apprenticeship Program featuring multi-day field study excursions into the mountains of Arizona and Sonora. John received training with herbalist Michael Moore at his Southwest School of Botanical Medicine, and at the North American Institute of Medical Herbalism.
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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.