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Show 127: Herb Lab – Jason Scott – Mushroom Alchemy

Show 127: Herb Lab – Jason Scott – Mushroom Alchemy

Podcast Show 127: Herb Lab – Jason Scott – Mushroom Alchemy

After talking with spagyricist and mycologist Jason Scott of Feral Fungi and AlcheMycology about the synergy of mushrooms, medicine and alchemy, Sue and Candace have donned their wizard hats and are reporting on their own alchemy. For Sue, it was a simple mushroom hunt but Candace went much deeper down the rabbit hole.

Candace stuck a fire under her magic cauldron and brewed up some oil of egg. This is a topical oil extracted from, not infused by, eggs. The process was fairly simple and yielded a highly absorbent oil noted for healing burns, wounds and dry skin.

Be sure to visit the Practical Herbalist website for recipes and further information on the herbs discussed in this podcast. Real Herbalism Radio podcast show notes always include a list of links or go to www.thepracticalherbalist.com and use the handy search engine at the top of the page.

Herbs in the News

The American Botanical Society alerted us to a Time magazine article published on January 24, 2018 by Amanda MacMillan titled Herbal Supplements may be Dangerous When You Take Certain Prescription Drugs.

Apparently, Time magazine has never heard of herb/drug interactions before.

Jason Scott

Jason Scottt is a Mycologist, Ethnobotanist and Spagyricist who has studied traditional Hermetic Alchemy, Ethnobotany and Plant Medicine. Born and raised in Oregon, Jason has an intrinsic interest in the Fungal Queendom and all of its aspects: from cultivation and mycoremediation, to historical and cultural relationships. Most specifically their medicinal application. Jason has studied various different healing modalities including Ayurveda in Nepal and Western Herbalism all over Oregon and Washington. He is the owner and operator of Feral Fungi and curator of AlcheMycology.

Herbs We Mentioned

Oil of Egg video

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Sue Sierralupe

Sue Sierralupé is a Certified Master Herbalist, Master Gardener and Sustainable Landscape Specialist. She is the clinic manager and lead herbalist at Occupy Medical clinic. Sue is author of The Pocket Herbal: Medicinal Plants that Changed the World and co-author of The Practical Herbalist Herbal Folios series. Follow her blog at Herbalism Manifesto for commentary on herbs, parenting, nutrition and a whole lot more.


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