herbal first aid

62 Ryn and Katja: Herbal First Aid

Conversation with Ryn and Katja

 

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Topics covered in this episode

  • How to properly bandage wounds

  • Herbal washes and wound care

  • Psychological first aid

  • How to deal with minor first aid situations

  • How to deal with more serious first aid situations

  • Practical disaster relief advice

  • First aid kit must haves - see their blog post describing three types of kits here: https://commonwealthherbs.com/first-aid-kits-for-everyone/

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


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01 Brigitte Mars: Essentials for the Herbal First Aid Kit

Interview with Brigitte Mars

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Topics covered in this episode

  •       The basic first aid skills everyone needs to know.
  •       Basic remedies for headaches, sore joints, poison ivy and food poisoning.
  •       Rescue Remedy: What is it, how and when to use it & how does it work?
  •       What should you include in your herbal first aid kit?
  •       Natural remedies growing all around you.
  •       Basics for making your own herbal remedies.

About Brigitte

Brigitte Mars is an herbalist and nutritional consultant of Natural Health with almost fifty years of experience. She teaches Herbal Medicine at Naropa University, and The School of Health Mastery in Iceland. She has taught at Omega Institute, Esalen, Kripalu, Sivananda Yoga Ashram, Arise, Envision and Unify Festivals, and The Mayo Clinic. She blogs for the Huffington Post and Care2. She is a professional member of the American Herbalist Guild. Brigitte is the author of many books and DVDs, including The Natural First Aid Handbook. Her latest project is a phone app called IPlant. Brigitte and her daughter, Sunflower Sparkle Mars run Herb Camp for Kids in Boulder, Colorado. Brigitte's other daughter is world famous activist/yogini-actress/ international model, Rainbeau Mars.

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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.