Greek Herbs

29 Patricia Kyritsi Howell: The Benefits of Cooking with Traditional Greek Herbs

Interview with Patricia Kyritsi Howell




Topics covered in this episode

  • The background and history of the herbal culture of Greece
  • The herbal culinary culture of food as medicine
  • Folk medicine of Greece
  • Greek uses and benefits of Oregano
  • Greek uses and benefits of Sage
  • Greek uses and benefits of Thyme
  • Mountain Tea and Dittany of Greece
  • Sustainable use of herbs
  • Za-Atar spice blend and other recipes

About Patricia Kyritsi Howell

Patricia has more than twenty years’ experience as a clinical herbalist and teacher. Her book, Medicinal Plants of the Southern Appalachians (2006) is one of the foremost resources on the topic of regional native plant medicines. A professional member of the American Herbalists Guild since 1997, she has a clinical practice in Clayton, Georgia. Patricia advises the Atlanta Botanical Garden on medicinal herb programming, served three terms as a member of the Governing Council of the American Herbalists Guild, is currently co-chair of the AHG Symposium Committee, and is the co-founder of the Georgia Herbalists Guild.

Where to find Patricia Kyritsi Howell

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.