Wise Woman Radio

  • 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..

  • Friday, September 15, 2017 6:59 PM | Wise Woman (Administrator)
    Goddess Inc Priestess Anne Key

    Susun interviews Anne Key.
    Anne’s first memoir Desert Priestess recounts her time as the Priestess of the Temple of Goddess Spirituality Dedicated to Sekhmet in Nevada. She co-edited Heart of the Sun: An Anthology in Exaltation of Sekhmet and Stepping Into Ourselves: An Anthology of Writings on Priestesses. Her latest book— Burlesque, Yoga, Sex and Love: A memoir of Life under the Albuquerque Sun —explores the wonders of mid-life. She performs with the nationally recognized troupe Burlesque Noir in Albuquerque, New Mexico under the stage name Annie O’Roar.

    this episode Q&A includes:
    • scarring in the airway of the throat- what has not worked? second brew of infusions, classic homeopath, metaphoric way of expressing blockage..
    • blotchy skin- fungal rash- vinegar bath with visualization..
    • stress- ways to accommodate stress that make you healthier, adaptogens and mint family plants..
    • magical plants- does cannabis interfer with memory..
    • clogged arteries- cholesterol? activated charcoal..
    • holistic medicine works much better as a preventative than a cure..
    • motherwort tincture to lower blood pressure..
    • concussions and increasing blood flow with ginkgo biloba, exercise..
    • mushrooms are queen of immune response..
    • musculoskeletal and nerve pain- hypericum perforatum tincture..
    • children's skin is much much more sensitive than adult skin..

  • Friday, September 08, 2017 2:25 PM | Wise Woman (Administrator)
    Nonduality Institutes Judith Blackstone

    Susun interviews Judith Blackstone.
    Judith Blackstone, PhD, is a spiritual teacher, psychotherapist, and founding director of Nonduality Institute. She developed the Realization Process, an embodied approach to nondual spiritual awakening and psychological healing. She is the author of Belonging Here, The Enlightenment Process, The Intimate Life, The Empathic Ground, and an audiobook: The Realization Process.
    Judith's website is www.realizationcenter.com

    this episode Q&A includes:
    • tinctures made from dried plants are more drug like, less safe and can be less effective..
    • child with possible bronchial infection- mullein, echinacea..
    • soy milk used as a medicine is effective at removing radiation up to 3 days after exposure..
    • motherwort, lemonbalm or lavendar tinctures to relieve anxiety..
    • elecampane is the disinfectant of the lungs..
    • knee replacement surgery...
    • help healing the bones after a motorcycle accident- comfrey infusion..
    • medicinal mushrooms work better when combined- reishi, maitake, shitake, polypores, turkeytail, lionsmane...
    • homeopathic remedies are not typically suited for healing infections..
    • whole food supplements- NO- eat real food!

  • Thursday, August 31, 2017 12:08 PM | Wise Woman (Administrator)
    My University of Light Jennifer Henry

    Susun interviews Jennifer Henry.
    Jennifer is a natural born psychic medium, and has offered spiritual readings professionally since 1989, helping people all over the world. She is certified in Meduimship and Medical Intuition, holds degrees in Liberal Arts and Spanish, and is a licensed nondenominational minister. Jennifer is the founder of My University of Light, offering readings, mentorships and classes that facilitate psychic development.

    this episode Q&A includes:
    • planters warts- cutting off oxygen, sap from various plants, acid from drugstore, have it frozen off at doctors office..
    • fungal rash- essential oils will make it a whole lot worse..
    • epstein-barr virus- nourishing herbal infusions and hypericum perforatum tincture and oil..
    • Hypericum is very safe made as a tincture or oil from fresh plant material- not safe from dried plant preparations and capsules..
    • vaginal and oral HPV- hypericum perforatum- Saint Joan's Wort..
    • making japanese knotweed tincture and elderberry tincture..
    • nourishing liver with cooling burdock or chicory or energizing dandelion..
    • acid reflux- slowly dissolved slippery elm balls..

  • Friday, August 25, 2017 11:15 AM | Wise Woman (Administrator)
    Goddess Wisdom Rev. Judith Laxer

    Susun interviews Rev. Judith Laxer.
    Originally from New York, Judith Laxer moved west in 1989. She took her lifelong interest and study in psychic phenomena and metaphysics and began the professional transition from a career in the Performing Arts to one in Spirituality.
    On the Summer Solstice in 1992, Judith became a licensed, Ordained SHES (Spiritual Healers and Earth Stewards) Minister. Since then, she has created and officiated at countless ceremonies and rituals as a Minister and Priestess.
    As a teacher, Judith has been creating and leading classes, workshops and programs in spiritual development, Goddess consciousness, and psychic awareness since 1993, as part of her private practice and at spirituality conferences and gatherings nationally.

    this episode Q&A includes:
    • one quart infusion for single person, two quart for pregnant woman, three quarts for lactating woman..
    • comfrey leaf infusion made with a pinch of mint drunk either iced or hot with honey..
    • sinus headaches- clothes pins on toe tips, ice technique..
    • propagating skullcap and lobelia..
    • why is fasting a BAD idea?
    • olive olive oil or coconut treatment for dry hair..
    • crones wort and high CBD :)

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