Tag: Real Herbalism Radio

9.Herbalism is the Medicine of the People

t’s more than a mantra for practicing herbalists focused on native plant species as is today’s guest, Candice Cook. We’ll talk with her about how she found her way into herbalism, the plants and people who’ve inspired her, and we’ll delve into how her philosophy has gained her valuable insights into the world of plants. For more information on Candice or to contact her, read her blog, Roam and Write.

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8.Dude, it’s Legal: Marijuana and Cannibus Laws Open the Door to New Exploration of this Herb

This month, three states plus Washington D.C. asked voters to decide whether or not marijuana should be legalized for recreational use. Only one rejected legalizing it for recreation. Today, we’re going to take a look at the laws that have been passed, focusing on Oregon’s, and medicinal and recreational use of marijuana. Be aware that some of the language and subject matter may be a little colorful and inappropriate for younger listeners.

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7.Medicinal Mushrooms

In the Pacific Northwest, fall means rain, and rain means mushrooms. The fungi family offers us an amazing and colorful array of foods and medicines. Today, we’ll talk about which mushrooms and lichens make good medicine and how you can make use of them at home. Our guest herbalist is “Dandy” Alese Colehour, joins us to guide the conversation about the wonders of medicinal mushrooms and and lichen.

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2.The Summer Harvest

Summer fruits are abundant, especially amidst the dog days of August and into early September. Blackberries and peaches are coming on as are plums, early apples, and pears. All these delicious fruits have medicinal properties a practical herbalist can use through out the year.

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