Digestive health is a favorite topic for herbalists. The path to good health begins right in our own microbiome. After an interview with Nutritional Health Coach, Yaakov Levine, Sue and Candace give their own perspective on supporting digestion with herbs and fermentation.
The microbiome has been a hot topic across our culture over the past couple of years. We've all heard about how important probiotics are to creating a healthy digestive system too. The options for an average consumer who wants to support gut health have expanded past yogurt.
The information on Lyme disease has exploded over the last few decades. It has gone from a rare, mysterious illness to a bacterial infection with an archeological past. As modern medicine has gotten better at diagnosing adverse reactions to Borrelia bacteria species, doctors and herbalists alike are getting better at helping patients move into recovery. Inspired by an interview with Lyme disease expert, Dr. William Rawls, Sue and Candace discuss their own experiences with the history of Lyme disease.
Western medicine has improved their ability to test for and treat Lyme disease in the last few decades but much more progress is needed. Join Dr. William Rawls as he talks about the evolution of this tick-borne illness in human culture. The good doctor has focused on Lyme disease over time in response to his own struggle with the symptoms of the bacterial infection.
Candace, Patrick and Sue pitch listener health questions on herbal medicine to their guests: Rebecca Harburg, LAc and Wendy Hounsel, RN, RH (AHG). Over the years, podcast fans have sent in pages of questions from our Herbal 101 segment of the podcast that the Real Herbalism Radio crew has collected.
Candace, Patrick and Sue celebrate their 100th podcast by looking back at the herbalism field over past 40 months. So much has changed in their lives and in the world of herbal medicine. When Real Herbalism Radio (RHR) started, podcasting was just begin to take hold as an art form. It seemed as easy way to spread the word about their favorite topic. No one foresaw the changes to come.