Herbalism

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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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.

43 Suzanne Tabert: Herbal Wildcrafting

Conversation with Suzanne Tabert

 

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Topics covered in this episode

  • Bio-regional herbalism and wild-crafting

  • The joys of wild-crafting

  • Tips for sustainable and ethical herbal harvesting

  • Plant identification tips and wild-crafting safety

  • Willow herbal profile and uses

  • Hawthorn herbal profile and uses

About Suzanne Tabert

Suzanne Tabert is a bio-regional herbalist, wildcrafter, founder and director of herbal education at the Cedar Mountain Herb School, teaching from a lifetime of personal and academic studies of plants and their environments. She is a member of the American Herbalists Guild, the American Herb Association, and is practicum supervisor and adjunct faculty at Bastyr University. She has been teaching herbal medicine for 30 years, with plans to continue throughout her lifetime.

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Enrollment for the Foraging Workshop is now open at www.floranella.com. Be confident that you can properly identify 12 common edible and medicinal plants that are harvested in the summertime and their lookalikes so that you can safely forage for them in the wild areas near you.


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.

12 Seven Song: Herbalism in Free Clinics

Interview with Seven Song

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Topics covered in this episode

  • An inside view of Herbalism in the Ithaca Free Clinic
  • How Herbalism can co-oexist and compliment conventional medicine
  • The challenges associated with running a free clinic
  • Advice for herbalists and natural practitioners interested in starting a free clinic

About Seven song

7Song is an herbalist, teacher and naturalist who lives in Ithaca, NY. He is the director and main instructor at the Northeast School of Botanical Medicine and is also a founding member and practitioner at the Ithaca Free Clinic. Some of his focuses in herbal medicine include herbal practice, free clinic work, first aid, wildcrafting and botany. He also spends a lot of taking photographs of things that run, crawl, fly or photosynthesize.

 

Where to find Seven song

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.