Wise Woman Radio

  • 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..

  • Friday, March 02, 2018 1:12 PM | Wise Woman (Administrator)
    'Invoking Animal Magic' Hearth Moon Rising

    Susun interviews Hearth Moon Rising.
    Hearth lives in the Adirondack Mountains of upstate New York, where she practices a nature-based craft. She is an ordained priestess in two traditions (Dianic and Fellowship of Isis) and has taught magic for over twenty-five years. She is the author of Divining with Animal Guides: Answers from the world at hand and Invoking Animal Magic: A guide for the pagan priestess.

    this episode Q&A includes:
    • routine pap smears- do you need them?
    • uterine polyps- ultrasound and biopsy- do we need to appease others out of fear?
    • yarrow as a dentifrice, why not to use glycerides, what part of the plant to use and why..
    • middle ear infections in 4 year old- antibiotics are not working, how to use echinacea, and why tubes are a good idea..
    • over 200 cold viruses- your child is not unhealthy for getting sick, teaching the immune system how to work..
    • tincture of licorice or powdered preparation in water is highly antiviral..
    • compound fracture in vertebrae- comfrey to heal the bone, hypericum to heal nerve damage..

  • Friday, February 23, 2018 12:15 PM | Wise Woman (Administrator)
    'The Loving Bitch' Rythea Lee

    Susun interviews Rythea Lee.
    Rythea is a professional dancer and multi-disciplinary artist giving voice to personal and global stories of healing. She produces and directs performances that activate intensity with humor, highly physical dance with spoken word, and social commentary with personal story. She is a trauma and abuse counselor for 23 years and is devoted to helping people recover and thrive after surviving unspeakable atrocities. She published a book called Trauma into Truth: Gutsy Healing and Why It's Worth it, an upbeat and practical book about what the journey of healing looks like, where it leads, and why it's worth it. Her aim to both heal and entertain combines at the deepest level in her on-line Youtube show called Advice from a Loving Bitch. The show uses zany humor, therapeutic monologues, compelling interviews, and dance parties to teach people how to transform crippling self-hatred into lasting self-love. It speaks to people from all walks of life.
    Her show can be found at www.rythea.com/advice

    this episode Q&A includes:
    • herbs don't treat diseases- they treat people..
    • environmental allergies- are you allergic to life?
    • do not make infusions from aromatic plants.
    • eating milkweed flowers after cooking and discarding water twice.
    • kidney stones..
    • symptoms from endometriosis..
    • echinacea, yarrow and cornsilk for the bladder..

  • Friday, February 16, 2018 2:11 PM | Wise Woman (Administrator)
    ShamanWeaver Shiela Baker

    Susun interviews Shiela Baker.
    ShamanWeaver Shiela Baker helps people find passion, purpose & prosperity & feel better than they ever have!She is an author of two books on Shamanic journeying. With Soul retrieval and After-Care, opening the Akashic Records or shamanic counseling she assists people with PTSD depression and anxiety. Shiela facilitates profound life changes in her 6 months Cedar or her year-long Sage shamanic programs. By utilizing powerful spirit guides you have access to the realm of non-ordinary reality in which all healing is possible. Her insights, humor, and compassion create an atmosphere for empowered growth and healing. Join Shiela in Shamanic Spirit School or a seasonal retreat.

    this episode Q&A includes:
    • philosophy of cancer- supplements vs food and why you get more nutrition from nourishing herbal infusions as opposed to supplements..
    • plantain is a miracle healer..
    • motherwort tincture can be taken as often as needed, it is totally safe..
    • what herbs to use against bacteria in the bladder..
    • dilute tinctures in water to protect the tissues of the mouth..
    • root allies to the rescue!
    • lactuca genus- making potent medicine..
    • eating seaweed..

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