Q&A with Susun
Archive of Q & A clips from blogtalkradio
Lack of sleep in menopause
A caller on blogtalkradio says she would like to know about herbs to help her sleep. Susun asks her age, and says that this is part of menopause. She explains why this happens and mentions that there is info on this in New Menopausal Years the Wise Woman Way. She also talks about Nourishing herbal infusions.
This audio is just over 5:00 minutes long.
A caller says she has an issue with cysts on her ovaries and would like recommendations.
Susun asks some questions and the caller says the cysts are large and the doctors want to do surgery. Susun talks about chickweed tincture.
Infusions vs Teas
A caller on blogtalk radio says she drinks tea of lemon balm, oatstraw, horsetail, and others for calming. Susun says she should be using simple nourishing herbal infusions instead and explains why.
This audio is almost 4 minutes long.
An email question is read about drinking black tea or coffee and what constitutes abuse or addiction.
Susun suggests not having the tea or coffee and seeing how they feel. If they feel awful then there's a dependancy. She also suggests switching to nourishing herbal infusions.
This audio is almost 3 minutes long.
Comfrey for pain
A caller on blogtalkradio says he had surgery on his neck and back and is still in pain. He asks if Susun has any suggestions.
Susun recommends comfrey leaf infusion works for restoring health, strength and flexibility to bones.
This audio is just over 6:00 minutes long.
Spotting between periods
A caller on blogtalkradio says she has been reading Susun books, Down There and Childbearing year, and she would like to know if there are any herbs to help with spotting. Susun asks her some questions, about timing, and diet. She lists various reasons for spotting and gives some suggestions.
Addictions & Anxiety
Caller on blogtalkradio says she has issues with addictions and balancing herself. She asks what can help.
Susun mentions nourishing herbal infusions. She talks about ways of managing anxiety. She mentions that balance is not possible but flexibility is and that we should find what works for us to gain our own acceptance. They also talk about schisandra.
Herbs for memory
A caller asks about herbs for memory. Susun talks about comfrey. She says comfrey infusion. She talks about menopausal memory storage issues and mentions the memory house technique.
Essential Oils are Drugs
A caller asks about essential oils and why Susun doesn't use them. Susun says her definition of a drug is, it does not grow out of the ground, and cannot be made in your kitchen. The oil is extracted and condensed, which is how drugs are made, therefore essential oils are drugs. She elaborates more.