Wise Woman Radio

  • Friday, May 11, 2018 8:57 PM | Wise Woman (Administrator)
    'Hado Bear's Secret' Kathleen Caputo

    Susun interviews Kathleen Caputo.
    Kathleen Caputo is an ordained interfaith minister who focuses on providing positive and life affirming resources to children of all cultures, religions and backgrounds. Following a 30-year career as a business executive, she founded Hado Bear, Inc. and a nonprofit organization, Source of Guidance, Inc., both dedicated to helping children and families to have happy, healthy and fulfilling lives and to better respond to life’s challenges including those facing crises and serious illness. Kathleen is a staff minister at The Center For Spiritual Living in Hicksville, New York and has led more than 100 programs for children. She also taught workshops on creativity and guided imagery for the New York City School System, the Fashion Institute of Technology, and City University of New York.
    Kathleen’s children’s book, Hado Bear’s Secret, is the first in a series of books she is authoring to teach children that we are all perfect just the way we are, and that our thoughts, beliefs and words have the power to change our life energy and transform experiences from negative to positive.

    this episode Q&A includes:
    • age is unlikely to effect your fertility , but does effect your genetic material..
    • success story of what to do when you are bit by a tick and prevention..
    • ex anorexic and bulimic that has followed Susun's advice and now loves her body, food and nourishing herbal infusions..
    • japanese knot weed has taken over property- get pigs, make remedies..
    • massage technique to relieve headaches that start in the neck and connection to the liver..
    • you do not need to hurt yourself to heal.

  • Thursday, May 03, 2018 3:30 PM | Wise Woman (Administrator)
    Medicine Woman Beata Alfoldi

    Susun interviews Beata Alfoldi.
    Beáta is a medicine woman, workshop facilitator, shamanic practitioner, healer, ceremonial leader, seer and speaker with a gift for assisting individuals through deep transformation. She facilitates private sessions, classes, workshops and international retreats in Australia, Bali, Thailand and Mexico.

    this episode Q&A includes:
    • emotional differences between men and women - women need health relationships with women for a healthy living..
    • the power of competitiveness between women used to lift each other up..
    • gender studies is not women's studies- women's studies makes it out that we have not been living in the patriarchy..
    • HPV can live on a toilet seat for several days..
    • transitioning off a vegan diet- the difference between fixing and nourishing..
    • endometriosis caused by environmental toxin dioxin from things like bleached tampons, sanitary pads, plastics, burning garbage..
    • plantain oil heals the skin..
    • what does low estrogen mean? meaningless...
    • acid reflux- slippery elm balls..
    • appetite suppression- drinking something warm or hot at the beginning of meals such as green tea, bone broth, warmed infusion..

  • Friday, April 27, 2018 1:26 PM | Wise Woman (Administrator)
    Second Nature Project Jody Dunphy

    Susun interviews Jody Dunphy.
    Jody is an artist, designer and the creator of the Second Nature Project; an endeavor that resides at the intersection of art and activism. The project was born while she was earning her MFA in Applied Craft and Design at the Oregon College of Art and Craft + Pacific Northwest College of Art. Her practice is driven by a desire to share her fascination with plant life and inspire people to think about their relationship with the natural world. She makes jewelry and sculpture for holding plants and seeds that are dispersed via diverse channels: in galleries, on the street and through retail. Collaboration, engagement, ephemerality, labor and craft are underlying themes in the work she creates.

    this episode Q&A includes:
    • carotenes found in things like nettles, sweet potatoes, tomatoes- help prevent damage from radiation..
    • bacteria contamination on kratom and other issues from consumption of kratom..
    • 42 year old wanting to conceive a baby- genetic material, miscarriage, infusions, animal fats and red meat..
    • nutrients needed from red meat..
    • AMA said over 15 years ago not to use hydrogen peroxide - destroys tissue, make wounds more likely to get infected.
    • yarrow tincture stops pain, stops bleeding, powerfully antibacterial..
    • antibiotics do not prevent infections..

  • Friday, April 20, 2018 8:12 PM | Wise Woman (Administrator)
    Visionary Women Entrepreneurs Kaya Singer

    Susun interviews Kaya Singer.
    Since 1973, Kaya Singer Has been a potter, therapist, life coach, author, business mentor, and now a painter. Kaya started Awakening Business in 1997 when she was still living in New Zealand and felt called to support visionary women who needed mentors and help to grow a business the Wise Woman Way. After helping thousands of women and creating her own success, and entering her Crone years she is integrating all her work together and still helping women to be more empowered, while working less. Kaya's recent book, "Wiser and Wilder, A Soulful path for Visionary women Entrepreneurs," is the book she wished she would have had thirty-five years ago when she was just starting. Kaya's paintings carry a similar energy and are channeled wise and wild women who appear on the canvas. They all have a deep message and a purpose to share with the viewer. Kaya is now working on a set up oracle cards to go with the book.

    this episode Q&A includes:
    • papilloma in the nostril- melissa officinalis in a oil base is a strong anti-viral
    • options to keep ticks off dogs and people..
    • hanging and drying nettle..
    • using colloidal silver as a last option..
    • cold sore- hypericum oil..
    • hypertension- hawthorn..
    • rheumatoid arthritis and options for relieving joint pain..

  • Friday, April 13, 2018 11:00 AM | Wise Woman (Administrator)
    'Hallucinogens and Culture' Jerry Brown

    Susun interviews Jerry B. Brown, Ph.D.
    Jerry is an anthropologist, author, and activist. From 1972 to 2014, he served as founding professor of anthropology at Florida International University in Miami, where he taught a course on “Hallucinogens and Culture.” Julie M. Brown, M.A., LMHC, is an integrative psychotherapist, who conducts research on the role of sacred plants in religion.

  • Tuesday, April 10, 2018 2:32 PM | Wise Woman (Administrator)
    Marguerite Uhlmann-Bower & Lacy Johnson

    Susun interviews Marguerite Uhlmann-Bower & Lacy Johnson
    Marguerite is an RN, Clinical Herbalist, Wild Crafter and, is also a cautious wild foods forager. She is co-founder and director of Plant Pioneers, a Human-Plant Relations Movement, where her work invites the beginner to the experienced to become interested in plants, through hands-on, outdoor Nature experiences, that bridges wild crafting, traditional herbal medicines, plant intelligence science and phenomena. In recent years, her outdoor explorations have additional tools that connect humans to plants: Music of the Plants and Cymatics.
    Lacy Johnson - co-founding Plant Pioneers member; she was born and raised in Texas and moved to the Catskill area in 2015. The move led her to her current studies in herbalism with Marguerite Uhlmann-Bower, where she is now entering her 2nd year. Additionally, Lacy plans on adding to her studies as an ecology major in the near future.

  • Friday, March 30, 2018 1:07 PM | Wise Woman (Administrator)
    Crow's Daughter Julie Charette Nunn

    Susun interviews Julie Charette Nunn.
    Julie, Crow's Daughter is a shamanic herbalist and long-time teacher, herbal crafter, organic gardener/farmer, goat herd and successful business owner from Whidbey Island in Washington State. She teaches listening as a way to gain access to the abundant wisdom in nature, and supports people to open themselves to greater possibility by sharing their gifts. She offers shamanic herbal apprenticeships, wisdom circles, home study courses and individual mentorships sessions in the shamanic herbal tradition of the wise woman. She also offers hand-crafted, nourishing herbal products. Julie's specialty is connecting people in nature to learn more deeply who they are.

    this episode Q&A includes:
    • vitamin supplements are made by large petrochemical companies that sell these drugs to smaller suppliers that make their own products from them..
    • smoking is a very shamanic act, humans are the only species that inhale fire..
    • eyesight- the very best thing for eyes is egg yolk.
    • bacterial infection- echinacea- pupurea and augustifolia- how to take, make and buy..
    • whenever we hear advice to eliminate a whole food from our diets, we know it's bad advice..
    • long term hacking cough- mullein..
    • visualize the end result- not the process getting there..

  • Friday, March 23, 2018 6:55 PM | Wise Woman (Administrator)
    'Fountain of Life' Seren and Azra Bertrand

    Susun interviews Seren and Azra Bertrand.
    Azra Bertrand, MD and Seren Bertrand are founders of The Fountain of Life Grail Mystery School, and authors of the groundbreaking new book “Womb Awakening: Initiatory Wisdom from the Creatrix of All Life” that has been described by New York Times bestselling authors as a “masterwork of beauty, power and mystical truth”, a “magical sacred feminine transmission” and a “mystery school in a book.”

    this episode Q&A includes:
    • the royal road to learning about plants is to learn about plant families..
    • all B vitamins are sensitive to temperature- available in whole grains, beans, eggs, dairy, fish...
    • check out 'New Menopausal Years' appendix on specific nutrients and what to find them in..
    • geographic tongue- mucilage in second brew of comfrey infusion, plantain seed, slippery elm, marshmallow root..
    • keeping your pet healthy and why worm medication is the best option for deworming.
    • PTSD- panic attacks- motherwort and cannabis- skullcap to rebuild the nervous system for restful sleep..
    • energy medicine- the less specific it is, the better it works- energy does not like to be bossed around..
    • dyslexia and ADHD in child- medicate or allow your child to be creative? screw school!
    • ring worm- blue kote destroys fungus..
    • making double extraction mushroom tinctures..

  • Friday, March 16, 2018 12:18 PM | Wise Woman (Administrator)
    Herbalist Linda Conroy

    Susun interviews Linda Conroy.
    Linda Conroy dedicates her life to connecting with the green world. She is a practicing herbalist, providing herbal education, workshops and apprenticeships, as well as individual consultations. Linda also holds two masters degrees: MSS (Master of Social Service) and MLSP (Master of Law and Social Policy). Linda is a community organizer and the founder of the Midwest Women's Herbal Conference. http://www.midwestwomensherbal.com

    Her primary mentors are the plants who never cease to instill a sense of awe in her daily life. Linda's primary human mentors are Susun Weed, Isla Burgess and Marshall Rosenberg. She has taken classes with a whole host of other herbalists and personal growth activists, from far and wide. She always appreciates new perspectives.

  • Friday, March 09, 2018 3:13 PM | Wise Woman (Administrator)
    'Sacred Iboga Medicine' Elizabeth Bast

    Susun interviews Elizabeth Bast.
    Elizabeth serves as a yoga & dance teacher, holistic lifestyle mentor, healing artist, and musician. Bast is the author HEART MEDICINE: A True Love Story, an intimate memoir about a healing experience with the sacred Iboga medicine. She has experienced the Missoko Bwiti initiation and Rite of Passage in Gabon, Africa, and is currently in an iboga facilitator training with the Bwiti tradition. Her blog highlights her adventures with yoga, art, sacred dance, eco-conscious designers, travel, unique subcultures, conscious lifestyles, natural health, whole-foods. Since 2007, Bast has co-created with notable spray paint artist, Chor Boogie, producing numerous collaborative works of visual and performance art at galleries, museums, and special events.

    this episode Q&A includes:
    • compulsively cold - warming adaptogen American ginseng..
    • menopausal anxiety- motherwort tincture taken as often as every 15 minutes..
    • resentment kills whatever it touches- having patience and love for your life as a daily householder..
    • in order to get nutrition from plants, the cell wall of the plant needs to be broken..
    • over 4000 types of minerals on the planet earth, each plant chooses what it likes- reason for eating a broad diet..
    • not that it is not healthy to drink tea- it healthier to drink nourishing herbal infusions..
    • plantain ointment/ salve/ spit poultice stops itching..
    • don't change your diet, let your diet change you..

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