The RHR team explores psychedelic herbs, how they have been used and abused, and their effect on the modern world.
The snow-covered landscape may look barren to the inexperienced herbalist but seasoned plant hunters are busy wildcrafting in winter.
Topical application tincture of Spilanthes acmella (Toothache Plant) is the fastest acting dental application for inflamed gums. It's pain numbing (analgesic) properties can be used on other areas of the body as well.
The RHR team talks with Nick Polizzi, author of books like The Sacred Science, documentary filmmaker and explorer of ancient medicines about our culture's fascination in hallucinogenic herbal traditions.
Spilanthes, aka Toothache Plant or Buzz Button Plant, has long-documented painkilling or analgesic properties that often take center stage in modern herbal remedies for not just tooth, mouth, and gum ailments. Spilanthes is antimicrobial (antibacterial and antifungal), too.
When Forest Bathing turns into Snowpocalypse 2019, Sue and Candace brew up syrups, tinctures and topical medicine within the confines of their ice fortresses with the heart of Oregon.