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86 Erika Galentin: Aromatherapy for the Whole Family

Conversation with Erika Galentin

 

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Topics covered in this episode

  • Essential Oils that should be avoided or used with caution

  • Safety considerations around essential oil use and which oils are considered generally safe?

  • Aromatherapy for kids

  • Aromatherapy for seniors

  • Aromatherapy blends for the household

About Erika Galentin

ERIKA GALENTIN, MNIMH, RH (AHG), is a clinical herbalist and an ITEC-certified clinical aromatherapist consulting from Sovereignty Herbs in Athens and Columbus, Ohio. She holds a degree in herbal medicine from the University of Wales, Cardiff, UK, and Scottish School of Herbal Medicine, Glasgow, UK. She is a professional member of the National Institute of Medical Herbalists (UK) and the American Herbalists Guild (USA). She is also a proud member of Pi Alpha Xi National Honor Society in Horticulture (USA). Over a decade of clinical practice has provided a platform for a deep and influential understanding of the efficacy of medicinal plants and essential oils within a clinical environment, and it is through this clinical practice that Erika seeks to encourage positive, learned, and respectful relationships between plants and people. She grows and distills aromatic plants for Sovereignty Herbs from her homestead in southeastern Ohio.

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85 Penny Price: Lavender Essential Oil Deep Dive

Conversation with Penny Price

 

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Topics covered in this episode

  • The therapeutic benefits of Lavandula angustifolia essential oil

  • Where are the best lavender varieties sourced?

  • The chemical profiles of Lavandula angustifolia essential oils and what these properties do

  • Safe use of lavender essential oil

  • Blend ideas using lavender essential oil

About Penny Price

Penny founded her company Penny Price Aromatherapy and the Penny Price Academy in 2003 and the company now has 15 distributorships over the world with 15 designated Academies teaching clinical aromatherapy. She was initially trained by her mother, Shirley Price, and then pursued her own studies, being awarded the first research degree from Oxford University, exploring the use of essential oils in behavior management in special needs education. As a lecturer in the therapeutic use of essential oils, Penny has traveled throughout Europe, the Far East and South America. Penny has written 2 books and co-written 2 more. She has contributed substantially to peer-reviewed journals as well as populist articles for magazines, alongside writing and contributing to the academic texts on the medical use of aromatherapy and essential oils.  After 37 years of studying the chemistry and pharmacology of essential oils, Penny is regarded as a world expert.

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84 Leslie Alexander: Herbal Dental Health

Conversation with Leslie Alexander

 

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Topics covered in this episode

  • Leading causes of tooth decay and bad oral health

  • Can herbs make a positive difference in oral health?

  • How to make your own herbal tooth pastes and tooth powders

  • Herbal strategies for avoiding tooth decay and gum related issues

  • Herbal remedies for oral pain relief

  • Herbal oral care related recipes

Herbs covered in this episode

  • Barberry

  • Myrrh

  • Cinnamon

  • St. John’s Wort

  • Arnica

  • Clove

  • Chamomile

About Leslie Alexander

Leslie M. Alexander is a practicing professional Herbalist and the owner of Restoration Herbs in Erie, Pennsylvania. She comes from a laboratory background, having received her B.Sc. in environmental sciences (Fairleigh Dickinson University) and then her Ph.D. from Heriot-Watt University. She completed a diploma course with honors at ACHS in Oregon. She was invited to join the American Herbalists Guild as a professional member in 2009. Presently, she is serving her third term on the AHG Council. Her practice is currently based in Erie, Pennsylvania where she sees clients face-to-face either in her office or at their homes. Additionally, she has a sizable client-base outside of the Greater Erie area and work long distance with many people. She also does a fair amount of teaching, both locally and afar, online and face-to-face.

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83 Danielle Harris: Aromatherapy and Elder Care

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Conversation with Danielle Harris

 

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Topics covered in this episode

  • Common issues seen in the elderly and how aromatherapy can make a difference

  • Using essential oils to aid in pain relief

  • How essential oils can be beneficial to those suffering from COPD and Asthma

  • When might hydrosols be useful in elderly care?

  • Aromatherapy safety when working with the elderly and other sensitive people groups

Essential Oils and Hydrosols covered in this episode

  • Black Pepper Essential Oil

  • Eucalyptus Essential Oil

  • Lavender Hydrosol

  • Rose Hydrosol

  • German Chamomile Hydrosol

  • Tea Tree Hydrosol

About Danielle Harris

Danielle Harris, MSN, BSN, RN, CMC, CDP earned a Master of Science degree in Nursing at Walden University and Bachelors of Science degree in Nursing at USC Upstate. Danielle is a Certified Care Manager, Certified Geriatric Care Manager and a member of the Aging Life Care Association®, Dementia Practitioner, Dementia Specialist, and received Teepa’s (Snow) Positive Approach™ Dementia care training. Danielle is also a Certified Clinical Aromatherapist. For the past 14+ years, Danielle has dedicated her career to health and life sciences. She has a passion and calling for aging adults with and without cognitive (brain) impairment (changes) in all settings. Through Evolve Senior Solutions, LLC she offers services, to all caregivers and seniors, that promote holistic aging, aging well, and aging in place.

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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

Conversation with LEE WELLARD

 

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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

Conversation with JOAN SORITA

 

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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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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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