Real Herbalism Radio is the weekly podcast created by The Practical Herbalist team to dish up the saucy bits of the herb world in a format that's easy to listen to on the go or relaxing at home. Your hosts, Sue and Candace, offer you their insights into the world of herbs along with a variety of easy, practical ideas for making herbalism a part of your daily life. They'll help you understand some of the complex and often perplexing aspects of herbalism, decode the language of herbalists, and give you the tools you'll need to make sound, pratical choices for yourself and your family regarding herbal care. They'll take time, too, to examine the latest herbal news topics so you can feel informed as you encounter the places where herbs and herbalism have hit the mainstream media. Read more about us at ThePracticalHerbalist.com
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283.Perspectives on the Herbal Path with Matthew Wood-Herb Chat
29:51Candace and Patrick reflected on their conversation with Matthew Wood last week. They talked about how the Herbal field has changed and how different some of the challenges young herbalists face today are from those Matthew and others like him faced. They also talked about changing perspectives and the benefits of seeing The Plants from many different angles. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
282.Perspectives on the Herbal Path with Matthew Wood
56:23No matter where we start our journey on the Herbal Path, The Plants are guaranteed to offer us a few perspective shifts as they show us where healing is most needed.Today, we're talking with Matthew Wood, Herbalist with a Masters of Science and Herbal Medicine from the Scottish School of Herbalism accredited by the University of Wales, author of many books on herbalism, Herbal Educator and Practitioner at the Matthew Wood Institute of Herbalism about wrapping your mind around Plant Medicine. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
281.Growing an Herbalist with Dawn Laska-Tommerdahl-Herb Chat
31:09Candace and Patrick talked about the future of medicine and what it takes to be healthy in today's world, all inspired by their conversation with Dawn Laska-Tommerdahl last week. The also talked about the importance of being educated and asking your healthcare providers to be educated on plant-based medicines and lifestyles and on the power of asking for what you really want. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
280.Growing an Herbalist with Dawn Laska-Tommerdahl
51:10You don't know what you want to be when you grow up?Not to worry! The Plants will lead you in the right direction no matter where you've gotten your start. They have a knack for merging disparate paths.Today, we're talking with Dawn Laska-Tomkerdahl, RN, Master Herbalist, Registered Herbalist with the American Herbalist Guild (RH, AHG), and owner of Dawn's Enchanted Garden about finding an herbal path. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
279.Natural Approach to Cold and Flu Season with KP Khalsa-Herb Chat
19:35Candace and Patrick talk about how they're preparing for cold and flu season, reflect on the herbal home remedies KP Khalsa suggested in last week's show, and talk about how they're building immunity as the cold months draw near. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
278.Natural Approach to Cold and Flu Season with KP Khalsa
42:00As days grow long, we herbalists get busy in field and the kitchen preparing for the cold months ahead. What are we whipping up?Today, we're talking with K.P. Khalsa, Ayurvedic Doctor and State Licenced Nutritionist, about the Best Natural Approach to Flu and Cold Season. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
277.Saving Seeds Successfully with Elise and Jeff of Oshala Farm-Herb Chat
20:15Candace and Patrick chatted about GMO seeds and whether that technology is a thing of the past...or will be soon. They ruminated on climate change and how genetic modifications may or may not have an intregal relationship. Plus, they answered an Herbal 101 question on mugwort substitutes. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
276.Saving Seeds Successfully with Elise and Jeff of Oshala Farm
42:50The idea of saving seed has the ring of romance and old-timey nostalgia about it. For many herbalists, it's a neat idea we may or may not implement...and when we do, we're often not super thoughtful at it.Today, we're talking with Elise and Jeff Higley of Oshala Farm about the art of salving seeds for healthy, bio-regionally adapted herbal success. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
275.Burnout-How to ID and Fix it Naturally-Herb Chat
37:02Candace and Patrick discuss some of the challenges of re-integrating into regular life after recovering from Burnout. Challenges in changing lifestyle and attitudes were at the core of their chat. They covered a few herbs that're useful for sticking to the choices that'll help you avoid burnout again. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
274.Burnout-How to ID and Fix it Naturally
1:08:38Exhaustion, Collapse, Nervous Exhaustion, Breakdown, Adrenal fatigue, Mental breakdown, Fried, Drained, Weary, Worn out, Stale, Devoured, Beat, Mental…Burnout has a thousand names. All of them spell trouble.Today, we’re talking about what it means to be utterly exhausted and how to lean into herbal medicine and natural approaches to fix it. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.