Wise Woman Radio

  • Friday, November 24, 2017 6:45 PM | Wise Woman (Administrator)
    'Unhappiness Syndrome' Mia Tomikawa

    Susun interviews Mia Tomikawa.
    Mia Tomikawa is a translator and editor in chief at IRH Press, an international publisher of spiritual, religious, and self-improvement books by the bestselling author Ryuho Okawa. Mia has been working on the English-translated versions of Okawa's books for nearly a decade to share the spiritual truths that he teaches, which have changed the lives of millions around the world including herself. Mia believes that increasing the awareness and deepening the understanding of these spiritual truths are the keys to finding true happiness on a personal level as well on a global scale. To date, Mia has worked on more than 30 titles by Okawa. In addition to her editing and translation experience, she is a simultaneous interpreter, writer, as well as a U.S. spokesperson for Ryuho Okawa's books.

    this episode Q&A includes:
    • comfrey *leaf* infusion + compress for bones + wounds
    • hiatel hernia
    • Susun spends money on health, free & clear, not insurance
    • constipation: treat colon like a child, be kind + nourish
    • the body believes every word we think & say
    • start eating meat by adding bones/broth to beans, trust animals like being eaten
    • immune support: "guardian disease" self-protection + adaptogens/mushrooms
    • don't watch t.v. when you're stressed, meditate for 10 secs throughout day
    • Pacific Botanicals ships fresh herbs (in season)
    • re-do lab test(s) that would ask you to make any large dietary change
    • studies refer to feedlot meat + dairy, not grassfed
    • motherwort + oatstraw allies for anxiety; dose will change in time
  • Friday, November 17, 2017 11:43 AM | Wise Woman (Administrator)
    Past Apprentice Marcie Goldman

    In this unique episode, Marcie will interview Susun.
    Marcie Goldman is a global Health Coach and nutrition expert with close to 20 years experience coaching women one-on-one in the wise woman tradition. Her blog posts are witty & smart, check there for weekly if not daily encouragement for wholing and healing at

    this episode Q&A includes:
    • aneurysm + brain recovery
    • comfrey leaf, gingko, Vit D, B12 for short term memory
    • Healthy gut flora + stomach acid for B12 absorption
    • herbalists can be generalists
    • dosing Poke Root
    • dream work is evocative
    • weight loss tips
    • cervical mucus
    • the wise woman tradition isn't against root canals + more on root canals

  • Friday, November 10, 2017 3:07 PM | Wise Woman (Administrator)
    TCM Practitioner Angela Warburton

    Susun interviews Angela Warburton.
    Angela Warburton has been treating, educating, and empowering people about their health since 2001. Raised in North America, but trained in Traditional Chinese Medicine, it is Angela's passion to bring this ancient wisdom, combined with the most up-to-date, relevant, and impactful options available for her patients, students, and out into the modern world. Speaker, writer, teacher, and practitioner, she works with people to make this medicine easy to understand and integrate into everyday life with compassion, humor, soul, and as much joy as possible!

    this episode Q&A includes:
    getting ready for Winter... cold air vs ice water plunge
    health choices: what to ask
    Hashimotos, soy, cruciferous, garlic
    mushroom blends prevent metastasis
    diet during chemo
    H.I.V. nourishment
    herb and drug contraindications explained
    low testosterone
    anti-infective herbs for babies
    burn out vs not giving your LIFE all you got

  • Friday, November 03, 2017 8:39 PM | Wise Woman (Administrator)
    'Natural Medicine' Dr. Tieraona Low Dog

    Susun interviews Dr. Tieraona Low Dog.
    Tieraona Low Dog, M.D.’s exploration of natural medicine and its role in modern health care began more than 35 years ago as she studied midwifery, herbal medicine, massage therapy, and martial arts before earning her medical degree from the University of New Mexico School of Medicine. Dr. Low Dog is an internationally recognized expert in the fields of integrative medicine, dietary supplements, herbal medicine and women’s health. She has been an invited speaker to more than 550 scientific/medical conferences, published 40 peer-reviewed articles, written 20 chapters for medical textbooks, and has authored five books, including three National Geographic books, Fortify Your Life, Healthy at Home, and Life is Your Best Medicine. She recently founded her own natural medicine school, Medicine Lodge Ranch, which offers both digital and in-person courses with Dr. Low Dog. Dr. Low Dog lives with her husband, horses, chickens, dogs, and cats on a small ranch in the mountains outside of Santa Fe, New Mexico.
    For more information, see: www.DrLowDog.com/about.html

    this episode Q&A includes:
    • if you're vegan you have to take vitamin B12 that is genetically modified..
    • when you're young, it's time to make bone mass- eat dairy..
    • ulcerative colitis- slippery elm and comfrey leaf infusion..
    • how to prepare rhodiola and adapt..
    • hypericum perferatum..

  • Friday, October 27, 2017 3:32 PM | Wise Woman (Administrator)
    Wise Woman Robin Rose Bennett

    Susun interviews Robin Rose Bennett.
    Robin Rose Bennett, founder of Wisewoman Healing Ways: Herbal Medicine and EarthSpirit Teachings, has been offering classes since 1986 at herb conferences, festivals, clinics, medical and nursing schools, and most joyously, outside with the plants ,She is the author of two meditation CD's available through CD Baby and the books, Healing Magic- A Green Witch Guidebook to Conscious Living-10th anniversary edition and The Gift of Healing Herbs- Plant Medicines and Home Remedies for a vibrantly healthy life.
    Find Robin Rose at her website: http://www.RobinRoseBennett.com

    this episode Q&A includes:
    • Sonoma county wildfires- aggravated ears and sinus- cranial sacral therapy, horse radish, nourishing herbal infusions, seaweed..
    • nettle is nourishment and nourishment is not in a tincture- drink nettle infusion..
    • cataracts- most people see far better after surgery, carotenes..
    • acid reflux- dandelion, slippery elm balls..
    • toe nail fungus- soak of horsetail, golden seal powder, hysterical hygiene with vinegar..
    • energy of the phases of the moon..
    • growing brains needs cholesterol and lots of it..
    • heme carries oxygen and nutrition to every cell of the body- lack of shows up in skin first..
    • seasonal depression..

  • Friday, October 20, 2017 4:13 PM | Wise Woman (Administrator)
    Feminist Witch Zsuzsanna Budapest

    Susun interviews Zsuzsanna Budapest.
    Z has led rituals, lectured, taught classes, given workshops, written articles tirelessly, and published in hundreds of women’s newspapers across the country. She has powerfully influenced many of the future teachers and writers about the Goddess. The California Institute for Integral studies in San Francisco recognized Z’s contribution to Women’s Spirituality Movement. Today Z lives in Santa Cruz, California, giving workshops and lectures but always making time to smell the roses. She is the founder and director of the Women’s Spirituality Forum, a nonprofit organization sponsoring Goddess spirituality retreats and festivals for women and young girls.

    this episode Q&A includes:
    • kava kava preparations..
    • digging medicinal roots..
    • inulin in roots- resistant starches..
    • poke root best dug late November-December..
    • poke root tincture activates the lymphatic system to get rid of infection- very powerful!!!
    • bones heal with comfrey leaf infusion..
    • understanding over heating and over cooling colds and flus..
    • nourishing herbal infusions and why it is important to rotate the five primary herbs..
    • bacterial vaginosis- yogurt, yarrow, garlic..
    • eating meat means we deserve to be alive..
    • put your money where your beliefs are..

  • Friday, October 13, 2017 12:18 PM | Wise Woman (Administrator)
    'Sacred Economics' Eileen Workman

    Susun interviews Eileen Workman.
    Author Eileen Workman graduated from Whittier College with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and minors in economics, history, and biology. She spent 16 years in the financial services industry as a Senior Vice President and financial adviser for Smith Barney. After experiencing a profound spiritual awakening in 2007, Ms. Workman left the financial services industry and dedicated herself to writing Sacred Economics: The Currency of Life as a means for inviting us to question our longstanding assumptions about the nature of capitalism. Her book places particular focus on the more destructive aspects of late-stage corporatism. Raindrops of Love for a Thirsty World is Ms. Workman’s second nonfiction offering, that was released April 20th, 2017. In it, Workman summons the wisdom of the Life Force that flows within us all, and invites it to speak with us in its own words. The book inspires a healthy sense of self-love in the reader in order to propel them beyond suffering and into the fullest, most beautiful expression of themselves.Ms. Workman presently lives in the San Francisco Bay area with her husband, her son and daughter-in-law, and a menagerie of household pets.

    this episode Q&A includes:
    • bone set and Joe Pye Weed..
    • there is no such thing as wasted time...
    • some of the very best adaptogens are mushrooms..
    • success story of healing a salivary gland cyst with chickweed and energy..
    • extra virgin olive oil and pure olive oil...
    • turkey tail preparations..
    • psoriatic arthritis- relieve achiness with hypericum tincture and boneset tincture..

  • Friday, October 06, 2017 3:20 PM | Wise Woman (Administrator)
    Community Herbalist Sean Murnin

    Susun interviews Sean Murnin.
    Sean Murnin is a community herbalist, medicine maker and gardener based out of Kingston, NY. He is the producer and host of The People's Medicine Show which is broadcast at 7:30pm EST on the first Thursday of the month. Sean has had a lifelong interest in natural healing and attended his first talking stick at the Wise Woman Center in Woodstock NY in 2010. He completed a Live Out Apprenticeship in 2013 there and has continued to visit, work and learn occasionally on weekends.

    this episode Q&A includes:
    • lump in throat of 9 year old..
    • energy being powerful or not powerful is a little problematic..
    • different parts of the plant has different constituents..
    • Susun's column in Plant Healer Magazine- Basics of Herbal Medicine..
    • large cyst in one ovary..
    • uncircumcised 5 year with difficulty urinating- surgery and herbal allies..
    • echinacea mobilizes white blood cells and fights infection in a way antibiotics cannot..
    • our bodies get aggravated when we allow them to be cut- it's ok to be angry about it..
    • shoulder impingement- comfrey leaf infusion..
    • cranial sacral work to make the sinus's happy again..
    • elder preparations..
    • flavonoids and vitamin C..

  • Friday, September 29, 2017 3:24 PM | Wise Woman (Administrator)
    'Big Belly Services' Carrie Kenner

    Susun interviews Carrie Kenner.
    Carrie has been helping people have babies since 1980. Her role as mother and grandmother are the most important teachers in her life. But the biggest impact she has on the world is as a birth doula trainer. Carrie has trained over 2000 doulas since 2004, and the ripples of love and support that all those doulas provide in the world help support her mission of "a more peaceful world by promoting healthy birth”. Carrie’s approach to doula training, urban farming, parenting and life is to do what you love, share your passion, and make all your actions lead to racial and social justice.
    Carries website is www.bigbellyservices.com

    this episode Q&A includes:
    • fever with cough- honey, proper dosing of echinacea, licorice, mullein..
    • people that get colds and flus in their younger years have less cancer because their immune systems get a chance to work..
    • elderberry tincture and yarrow tincture to prevent colds and flus..
    • people that are not celiac that avoid gluten have higher incidence of type 2 diabetes..
    • people who avoid dairy are more likely to have hip replacements..
    • most important food for people with skin issues is full fat plain yogurt..
    • soreness in the lymph nodes under the breasts- cleavers tincture or poke root tincture..
    • elderberry kills flu virus's, linden infusion prevents colds and flus..
    • psoriasis- linden infusion and hypericum oil..

  • Friday, September 22, 2017 10:47 AM | Wise Woman (Administrator)
    Children's Advocate Diane Levin

    Susun interviews Diane Levin.
    Diane is internationally recognized expert helping professionals, parents and policymakers understand and respond to the impact of various societal forces-such as violence and sexualization, and media and commercial culture-on children's development, learning and behavior. She is a founder of 3 advocacy organizations:T.R.U.C.E—Teachers Resisting Unhealthy Children's Entertainment, which helps professionals help parents deal with the impact of media and promote quality play;Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood, which works to end the commercial exploitation of children; and, Defending the Early Years, which advocates for appropriate early childhood practice that counteracts inappropriate aspects of many recent school reform mandates. Levin is a Professor of Early Childhood Education at Wheelock College and her 9th book, Beyond Remote-Controlled Childhood: Teaching Young Children in the Media Age.

    this episode Q&A includes:
    • carotene rich foods for eye health must be cooked,frozen, soaked in oil- no consumed raw..
    • poke berries- joint swelling..
    • heat in the liver- chinese 5 element theory..
    • basis of all true spirituality is time spent alone in nature..
    • false positive and false negative test results statistics..
    • modern medicine is made for normal American's eating the standard American diet and watching 3-4 hours of television a day..
    • folic acid added to foods increases chances of colon cancer..

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