Cannabis has been touted as a panacea–good for just about anything that ails you. Although that claim seems far fetched, the truth is Cannabis is a versatile and potent herbal medicine.
Midsummer is a few days away…Now’s the time for harvesting Saint John’s Wort. This sunny weed is well known for its muscle healing power, but it’s protective nature extends well beyond the muscular-skeletal system. In today’s show, we’re talking about the how-tos of making and using medicine from this summer favorite.
Beers brewed and flavored with herbs and fruits beyond hops are one of the largest growing branches of the Craft Brewing industry, an industry that fast beating out the big brewers so many of us grew up with. For herbalists, that's a whole new avenue into practical, holistic medicine. Today, we'll be tasting a small selection of Herbal Craft Brews and talking about how herbs factor into their character.
Cinco de Mayo is a Big Deal here in North America. On this day each year, we like to think that Mexico’s win in the face of great odds was one of their greatest contributions to our culture. The truth is, their plant medicine has had a bigger and more lasting impact on our daily lives.
For thousands of years, Herbalists have been developing recipes using plants, foods, and other ingredients. Today, we're talking about ancient remedies that have proven effective and often popular in our modern age.
In today's fast-paced world, many of us rely on herbs to regain balance. Herbal Nervines offer herbalists a natural path to just that. Today we're talking with Howie Brounstein of Columbines school if Botanical Studies about herbs for the nervous system.