17.Balance Your Nervous System with Herbs

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 of Botanical Studies about herbs for the nervous system.

Herbs in the News

We discussed food allergies. The discussion was sparked by this article: “Feeding Babies Foods with Peanuts Appears to Prevent Allergies.

Other Sources

UCLA Food and Drug Allergy Care Center article, “Why Are Allergies Increasing?

Herbal 101

Herbalists use a variety of terms to describe the properties of herbs. We discussed Essential Oils for internal use and testing for purity.

  • Stress
  • Anxiety
  • Frenzied conditions, such as a frenzied day
  • PTSD or Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Clinical Depression
  • Circular Thinking, Repeated Stressful Thought Cycles
  • Grief and Depression
  • The Blues and Hormonal depression

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