The Appalachian trail offers beauty, challenge, and for the practical herbalist deep and herbal healing. Today, we’ll talk with our guest hiker and herbalist, Candice Cook, about her experience hiking this amazing trail often called The People’s Trail and the many plant medicines she encountered on her journey.
For more information on Candice’s hike or to contact her, read her blog, Roam and Write.
Herbs We Discussed:
Herbs in the News
We discussed the article “High Levels of Toxic Molds Identified in Herbal Medicines” by Honor Whiteman published in October 2014 on Medical News Today online. We conversed about the importance of reading such articles carefully and looked at the many biases with which this article was written.
Herbalists use a variety of terms to describe the properties of herbs. We discussed Liniment what is it and how is it used?
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