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  • Friday, May 27, 2016 11:37 AM | Wise Woman (Administrator)
    Wise Woman Herbalist Sarah Elisabeth

    Susun interviews Sarah Elisabeth.
    Sarah is an Herbalist in the Wise Woman Tradition. She manages three gardens which total about a half acre. She teaches, consults, writes articles and sells herbal products. She is featured on Susun Weed's blogtalkradio program. She has her own radio show, Sarah Radio at www.theground.town. She has taught at Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture and New York Botanical Garden. She currently teaches at the Green Thumb GrowTogether and Beacon Institute. She has been featured in an article in Rural Intelligence online magazine and written articles for Reconnections online magazine.



    this episode Q&A includes:
    • turmeric contains anti-inflammatory constituents that are very poorly absorbed by the body.
    • cooking greens, nutralizing oxilates..
    • we're plagued not only by an abundance of food, but also by an abundance of information...
    • ovarian cysts...
    • worry notebook- for every worry, write a hope so that you change...
    • worry isn't love, it never will be..
    • the herb considered best at removing mold from the body is horsetail...
    • uterine fibroids...
    • get more information into the hands of more women...
    • chronic eczema/dermatitis- nourishing herbal infusions, spray yarrow tincture...
  • Friday, May 20, 2016 3:00 PM | Wise Woman (Administrator)
    Mind Painter Judy Mastrangelo

    Susun interviews Judy Mastrangelo.
    Judy has painted all of her life, and has explored many genres. She portrays a wide variety of subjects in her Art. Being a great lover of Nature, she loves to portray it in her art. Judy’s Art has been licensed in many fields, such as for prints and posters, wall coverings, puzzles, calendars, greeting cards, figurines, Inspirational Card Decks etc. She has also written and illustrated several children's books.



    this episode Q&A includes:
    • why diets make us fat! people that lose weight do not improve their health.
    • yeast diaper rash- yogurt, plantain oil, vinegar and oxygen.
    • can we eat and use crimson clover for medicine? experiment in small amounts..
    • are herbs safe to take for parasites? get a laboratory test- drugs work better..
    • irregular menstrual cycle, heavy bleeding, menopause- shepherd's purse, lady's mantle- metamorphosis..
    • maiden, mother, crone- 3 distinctively different parts of a woman's life..
    • uterine prolapse- whole chapter in Susun's book 'Down There', pessaries..
    • linden is a powerful anti-inflammatory- inflammation can show up a tiredness..
    • skin issues- stop using essential oils, eat more healthy fats, shower 2x's a week, apply coconut oil or olive oil..
    • vegetarianism- making a restricted dietary choice will restrict your health..
    • inflammatory bowel problems- linden infusions and other infusions, slippery elm balls..
    • chlorophyll is not usable by the human body and excreted in the feces..
    • nourishing herbal infusions don't require digestion- they are taken directly from the stomach into the bloodstream

  • Friday, May 13, 2016 12:16 PM | Wise Woman (Administrator)
    Wise Woman Herbalist Robin Rose Bennett


    Susun interviews Robin Rose Bennett.
    Robin Rose Bennett, founder of Wisewoman Healing Ways - Herbal Medicine and EarthSpirit Teachings, is a gifted herbalist, writer, and spiritual teacher. The focus of her healing work is to share the loving generosity of the earth and the magic, mystery, and beauty of the web of life while using herbal medicine to help people to heal and to birth their true selves in this time of profound transformation. Since 1986 she has taught at schools, clinics, hospitals, progressive and holistic organizations, and most joyously, outside with the plants.
    Her website is www.RobinRoseBennett.com



    This episode Q&A includes:
    • burdock oil preparations and safety of oil preparations...
    • making california poppy tincture and uses...
    • hematoma- plain witch hazel from drug store- one of the world's best
    • burdock oil preparations and safety of oil preparations...
    • making california poppy tincture and uses...
    • hematoma- plain witch hazel from drug store- one of the world's best astringents.
    • plantain- superb vulnerary...
    • no more chaga! too rare, overused and is going extinct- once harvested no more spores for new growth..
    • scoliosis does not cause pain- feldenkrais or rolfing...
    • hops as a calmative from symptoms of PTSD? catnip, lemon balm, skullcap or california poppy...
    • a woman's liver can process one ounce of alcohol in one hour...
    • alopecia, scalp inflammation, dandruff- honey and rosemary...
    • nettle infusion is renowned for making hair grow...

  • Friday, May 06, 2016 4:27 PM | Wise Woman (Administrator)
    Druid Herbalist Ellen Evert Hopman

    Susun interviews with Ellen Evert Hopman.
    Ellen lives and works in New England. She teaches a six month Herbal intensive every year near Amherst, MA, October to April. She also teaches and initiates Druids online and in her area of Western MA. She is the author of a number of Celtic herbals including A Druids Herbal for the Sacred Earth Year and A Druids Herbal of Sacred Tree Medicine and of a trilogy of Iron Age novels (The Priestess of the Forest series). See all her books (and order signed copies) at www.elleneverthopman.com Visit her on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/Ellen



    this episode Q&A includes:
    • energetic ties to people- go through each chakra to release each energy tie. Check out the book 'Herbs of the Spiritual Heart'
    • plantain gone to flower can still be made into oil.
    • reduce recurrence of breast cancer with herbs and foods- keep your immune system healthy.
    • tincture of ginkgo biloba taken on daily basis strongly reduces the occurrence of ovarian cancer.
    • lentils and red clover actually contain constituents that change the way genes are expressed in the cell.
    • nicotine is a power plant- 3 ways to gain power from a power plant- any power plant can be used to magnify health.
    • we build compassion when we love ourselves even we we see ourselves going back to old behaviors.
    • make your own homeopathic remedy against the tobacco you consume.
    • antibiotics are not to be used for colds and flus.
  • Friday, April 29, 2016 11:52 AM | Wise Woman (Administrator)
    Energetic Healing with Suzy Meszoly

    Susun interviews Suzy Meszoly.
    Suzy is an energetic healer and professional homeopath and has practices in NYC and Kingston. She also works with an international client base by phoneand skype. She practices classical homeopathy addressing physical, mental and emotional illness in both acute and chronic conditions.
    Suzy's website is www.energyhealingschoolny.com



  • Thursday, April 21, 2016 2:02 PM | Wise Woman (Administrator)
    Moontime Harmony Donna Wolper

    Susun interviews Donna Wolper. The natural world was her mentor and eventually she realized that her moontime cycle harmonized with the phases of the moon and that the wisdom of the Blood Mysteries were her moontime guideposts. When she heard Brook Medicine Eagle's tape The Moonlodge, she was inspired to write her book The Moontime Harmony Workbook so that other women could find their path to the Sacred and discover the gift of the menstrual cycle.
    Donna's website www.moontimeharmony.com



    this episode Q&A includes:
    • hypericum perforatum and other species as medicine- red oil glands make it medicinal, taking with SSRI's, internal and external applications...
    • Maca has been turned into a wonder food- it's not- people in Peru cannot afford it- ethical issues with maca- maca is basically a turnip- eat turnips and rutabagas..
    • vitex makes hormones of ovulation become stronger- use in quantity day after day for best results...
    • chickweed infusion softens tissue if eggs are impenetrable penetrable...
    • getting in touch with the spirit of your unborn child and setting up an enticing alter...
    • does feverfew tincture increase melatonin? stop aging process? safe? no, no, no...
    • mild diverticulitis- make sure colon is not irritated- wild yam, marshmallow tea or infusion..
    • turmeric is an anti-inflammatory if you eat it several times a day eaten in oil- not the way most people use it..
    • honey's 3 proven effects- heals wounds, stops coughs better than drugs, kills dandruff...

  • Friday, April 15, 2016 1:06 PM | Wise Woman (Administrator)
    Get Your Mojo Back with Marcie Goldman

    Susun interviews Marcie Goldman.
    Marcie Goldman started her nutrition journey as a child growing up with a compulsive over-eater and dieter (her father went from morbidly obese to the "Biggest Loser"). Losing over 100lbs, he went from "food-addict" to "fit & healthy" before her eyes. At age 8, food meant LIFE or a constant battle.
    Most recently her passion for mental health led her to a certification as an Addiction Recovery Nutrition Coach through the Alliance for Addiction Solutions. She helps people recover from food, alcohol and drug addiction using nutrition therapy.



    this episode Q&A includes:
    • natural birth control- wild carrot seed or cotton root bark tincture for women, heat for men...
    • you get more nutrition- minerals, vitamins, proteins, polyphenols from nourishing herbal infusions than from multivitamins and supplements...
    • pregnant and lactating women thrive on including animal fat in every meal in addition to infusions...
    • cystic acne and violet infusion...
    • existential anxiety- oatstraw infusion and passionflower tincture...
    • nettle infusion improves everything in our health and our life...
    • fenugreek tea to help moderate blood sugar...
    • epstein barr- hypericum perforatum tincture and Stephen Buhner's book 'Herbal Antivirals'
    • cat with asthma- mullein milk
    • scientific tradition measures and fixes, heroic tradition cleanses and purges, wise woman tradition nourishes the whole...

  • Friday, February 26, 2016 4:56 PM | Wise Woman (Administrator)
    Naughty Nutritionalist Kaayla T. Daniel


    Susun interviews Kaayla T. Daniel. Kaayla T. Daniel, PhD is known as The Naughty Nutritionist®because she “tells the truth that’s too hot to handle.” Kaayla is coauthor of the bestselling book Nourishing Broth: An Old-Fashioned Remedy for the Modern World (2014) and the author of The Whole Soy Story:The Dark Side of America's Favorite Health Food (2005). She received the Integrity in Science Award from the Weston A. Price Foundation in 2005, the Health Freedom Fighter Award from Freedom Law School in 2009, and the BadAss Award from the Paleo-Primal-Price Foundation in 2015.



    this episode Q&A includes:
    • our idea of detoxing is to damage and destroy...
    • nettle contains calcium salts which is calcium in many forms providing your body with what it needs...
    • enzymes in foods can be killed at temperatures over 110°- so does the hydrochloric acid in you stomach...
    • seborrheic dermatitis on 11 year old- do you want to be in charge? oil infused with one of these herbs- hypericum, plantain, calendula...
    • diarrhea- eat applesauce- pectin normalizes that bowels...
    • edema- cleavers tincture or poke root tincture in 1/2-1 Drop doses...
    • essential oils in toothpaste- use anti-infective herbs to brush with such as yarrow tincture...
    • osteoporosis- lifestyle medicine- yogurt, increase physical activity, drink nourishing herbal infusions...
    • ashwagandha- there are herbs that are cheaper, easier to get and taste better..
    • abnormal cells on the cervix- be really clear and really specific with you doctor about issues 'Down There'- they will cut, steal, grab and take and you will not be able to get it back
  • Friday, February 19, 2016 4:53 PM | Wise Woman (Administrator)
    Live Well with Chronic Pain Dr. Liza Leal

    Susun interviews with Dr. Liza Leal. Dr. Leal knows first-hand the devastation of chronic pain and that restoration IS possible. While in medical school she developed Rheumatoid Arthritis causing her to be wheel chair bound, potentially derailing her medical career. Today, Dr. Leal is a national speaker, author, motivator and Chief Medical Officer and Co-Founder of Meridian Medical Dental Healthcare in Sugar Land, Texas. Her medical expertise and personal experience enables her to treat her patients with unique insight into their needs and struggles. As a result, she challenges, educates and motivates her patients, readers and audience to enthusiastically take action. As an avid aviator, she combines her series of teachings as a flight plan to help healthcare professionals keep interest and motivation throughout their journey.
    Liza's website is www.livewellwithchronicpain.com.



    this week Q&A includes:
    • lipomas may come about to store persistent organic pollutants- whatever you do to get rid of them, they will come back worse..
    • colon cancer that has spread- cancer does not make you feel bad- cancer treatment does...
    • the wise woman never asks why- voice of the victim and voice of the empowered victim...
    • the tiniest parts of ourselves can highjack the show- when we can take care of them, we can make lasting change...
    • holographic healing...
    • bladder incontinence and relaxation...
    • gallbladder removed, experiencing reflux and hiatal hernia- comfrey, slippery elm...
    • canker sores and bone loss in mouth- hypericum oil and yarrow tincture
  • Friday, February 12, 2016 1:30 PM | Wise Woman (Administrator)
    The Pocket Midwife Susan Fekety

    Susun Interviews Susan Fekety.
    Susan Fekety, RN, MSN, CNM is a Yale-educated nurse-midwife, now retired after 30 years of practice. In the Portland, Maine area since 1995, she wrote “The Pocket Midwife: Affirmations and Thoughts for Healthy Pregnancy and Normal Birthing” in 2003, which has been enthusiastically welcomed by women and birth professionals alike. Susan holds a deep confidence in the power of every woman’s body/spirit to signal its wishes, desires, and dreams.
    www.pocketmidwife.com



    this weeks Q&A includes:
    • alcohol is very extractive of poisons- water is extractive of nutrients and volatiles..
    • carrying a dead fetus and wanting to miscarry- you do not need to do anything. There is nothing wrong with you and you can conceive again...
    • you do not need a practitioner to help you through menopause- drink your nourishing herbal infusions...
    • during menopause sort through the holdings of a lifetime and decide what to bring with you for the next 50 years...
    • why are you drinking water? 2 quarts of water a day- 1 from food- the other from infusion...
    • motherwort rebuilds the capillary bed around the heart, keeping heart in perfect shape...
    • urinary tract infection- Arctostaphylos uva-ursi...
    • scarring and discutient herbal oils..
    • vaginal itch- acidophilus capsules inserted up to cervix and red clover infusion and oatstraw infusion..
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