• 02:00

    Ask Herbal Health Expert Susun Weed & Sports Doctor Bob Weil

    in Self Help

    Susun Weed answers 90 minutes of herbal health questions followed by a 30 minute interview with Dr. Robert Weil. Dr. Bob discusses all aspects of sports medicine, shoes, youth safety, health, wellness, and sports performance for both adults and children.This includes injury prevention, current sports news, plus information in all areas of Sports Medicine - mental and physical - with an emphasis on the role of the foot and the use of orthotics. Dr. Bob is the host of The Sports Doctor, heard on http://www.healthylife.net, Wednesdays at 3 pm CT.  He was also formerly on WDCB 90.9 FM in Chicago for more than 20 years. His Sports Doctor newspaper column is also published in The Aurora Beacon News and the Naperville Sun.


    this episode Q&A includes:


    • cyst on breast or infected hair follicle?


    • 5 year old taking poisonous herbs with h pyrlori- important bacteria- can be present with no problems..


    • keep in your heart and mind that your children are perfect- a gift every parent can give..


    • effects of sauerkraut and yogurt are different- yogurt soothes digestive tissues- sauerkraut increases intestinal bacteria..


    • motherwort tincture to ease children's fears..


    • digestive upset arises from nervous system disruption that takes place while sleeping..


    • estrogens and how they work throughout a woman's life..


    • the liver is the guardian of the skin in oriental medicine- dandelion and burdock..


    • comfrey for the skin..


    • possible abscess on tooth- herbal anti infective- echinacea and poke tinctures..


    • ongoing bladder infection and other possibilities..


    • poke is the kind of thing to have in an emergency- benign thing- cleavers or chickweed..


    • juicing throws away all food value and drink the sugar..

  • 01:45

    Ask Herbal Health Expert Susun Weed

    in Self Help

    Susun Weed answers 75 minutes of herbal health questions.


    this episode Q&A includes:


    • birth control and birth control pills..


    • making tinctures from fresh and dry plant material of usnea, osha and echinacea..


    • during menopause- unless you have a problem that is going to kill you, stay away from doctors..


    • syndrome- collection of symptoms- not a disease..


    • PCOS is genetic, you are born with it..


    • sabal palm- medicinal?


    • poke root can damage your kidneys- not to be taken in large doses..


    • 'Down There' for information on herpes..


    • Barrett's Esophagus- slippery elm and dandelion..


    • rheumatoid arthritis- movement, pain management and astragalus..


    •  sugar in the diet..


    • acne, yarrow and koalin clay..


    • and much more..


     

  • No Show Ask Herbal Health Expert Susun Weed

    in Self Help

    Ask Your Health Questions here....Susun Weed will enlighten, shock, and delight you...Join us each Tuesday evening for Q&A with health expert Susun Weed...

  • 02:00

    Ask Herbal Health Expert Susun Weed

    in Self Help

    Susun Weed answers 120 minutes of herbal health questions.


    this episode Q&A includes:


    • dehydrated sick baby- NHI's and elderberry or elderflower..


    • menopause and heart palpatations- motherwort and be gentle with yourself..


    • mineral supplements are incredibly detrimental to our health..


    • addicted to laxatives- yellow dock, fiber, fluid..


    • difference between stomach and intestinal pain..


    • if you do not have celiac disease, avoiding gluten in shooting yourself in the foot..


    • yogurt is the most impotant thing for a person with digestive issues to consume..


    • don't waste your money on probiotic pills or enzymes..


    • herpes simplex 1- hypericum tincture and oil..


    • DCIS is not breast cancer..


    • back pain and knee pain- comfrey leaf infusion strengthening to ligaments and tendons..


    • low iron levels- eat red meat, liver and yellow dock tincture..


    • hydrogen peroxide kills cells..


     

  • No Show Ask Herbal Health Expert Susun Weed

    in Self Help

    Ask Your Health Questions here....Susun Weed will enlighten, shock, and delight you...Join us each Tuesday evening for Q&A with health expert Susun Weed...

  • 02:00

    Ask Herbal Health Expert Susun Weed & Living with MS Robin Fre

    in Self Help

    Susun Weed answers 90 minutes of herbal health questions and 30 minute interview with Robin Fre.


    this Q&A includes:


    • spiraea is aspirin containing salicylic acid- Susun is more likely to reach for hypericum or skullcap..


    • rudbeckia- interchanegable with echinacea- harvest as late in fall as possible..


    • 33 years old and trying to conceive for 4 years..


    • foot fungus- hysterical hygiene, soak in white vinegar, horsetail, goldenseal powder..


    • making tincture with dried and fresh plant material..


    • lead in soil and harvesting plants..


    • being in menopause- no such thing as perimenopause..


    • phytosterols in food- red clover is safe..


    • nourishment through story medicine..


    • taking care of your ovaries- gingko..

  • 01:59

    Ask Herbal Health Expert Susun Weed & End of Life Care Angelo E. Volandes

    in Self Help

    Susun Weed answers 90 minutes of herbal health questions followed by a 30 minute interview with Angelo E. Volandes. Angelo is a physician and researcher at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital. He is also the founder of Advance Care Planning Decisions, a nonprofit organization devoted to encouraging The Conversation through the use of videos. He lives outside Boston, Massachusetts. Through his vocation as a physician and the work of his nonprofit, Advanced Care Planning Decisions—which encourages The Conversation through patient videos—Volandes has dedicated his life to establishing a new standard of care. THE CONVERSATION is the essential guide that has long been missing from American medicine. It will embolden patients and inspire doctors to advocate for the choices that promote peace of mind and improve quality of life, because a life well lived deserves a good ending.


    this episode Q&A includes:


    • sleepless nights and menopause- nourishing adrenals with nettle infusion, stay in bed..


    • distracted and emotional in menopause? ask family not to depend on you for 1 year..


    • NHI's are a simple and deep way of nourishing yourself..


    • successfully conceived with vitex, NHI's and animal fats at every meal..


    • herbs for surgery and looking at other options..


    • side effects from NHI's? drink less, rotate through all of them..


    • chickweed slight blood thinner..


    • poison ivy reaction or gingko reaction- osha root tincture seems to stop histamine reaction..


    • clitoral tissue is non aging- calendula ointment..


    • stroke victim and self care..


    • eliminate heavy metals with seaweed..


    • dream pillows- lavender, hops, cronewort..

  • 02:01

    Ask Herbal Health Expert Susun Weed & Frugal Goddess Annabel Ascher

    in Self Help

    Susun Weed answers 90 minutes of herbal health questions followed by a 30 minute interview with Annabel Ascher. Annabel Ascher is known as the Frugal Goddess. She specializes in simple and practical advice on saving money in an unsure world. Annabel started The Frugal Goddess blog in 2010 at the height of the great recession, to help regular folks realize that a good life is still possible even in tough circumstances. Annabel started cooking at the age of eight and often made meals for her large family. This led to a lifetime passion for cooking from scratch and for food in general. More recently she has been exploring the environmental impact of agriculture and the economic effects of the need for food on the middle class and the new poor. She is the author of “Whole Food at Half Price—30 Days to Healthy Eating Without Breaking the Bank”.


    this episode Q&A includes:


    • lichen sclerosus- autoimmune disorder- exhausted immune system on overdrive-astragalus, mushrooms and well cooked foods..


    • acid reflux- slippery elm balls..


    • 7 medicines..


    • ginkgo biloba every day for 6 months reduces your chances of ovarian cancer by half..


    • heartburn from medication- dandelion before meals..


    • bladderwrack and nourishing seaweeds..


    • HPV for twenty years- DES daughter?

  • 01:01

    Ask Herbal Health Expert Susun Weed - Natural Healing and Herbal Medicine

    in Self Help

    this is a replay of Q&A session with women's health expert Susun Weed. Natural Healing topics covered include herbal medicine remedies: nettle lashing for anti-imflammatory relief of joint pain due to tendonitis or arthritis; yellow dock root tincture acts fast to relieve severe constipation, plain yogurt and whole foods for better regularity; cleavers infusion for prevention of lymphodemia, poke root tincture in case of emergency; prevention of osteoporosis  whole milk organic yogurt in your daily diet, and nourishing herbal infusions to include simples of Nettle leaf, red clover blossom, and oatstraw; help for thyroid problems with seaweed as a food and bladderwrack tea; get rid of post nasal drip with echinacea root tincture and horseradish root....enjoy and call in on Tuesday to ask your own health question.

  • 02:00

    Ask Herbal Health Expert Susun Weed & EagleSong Evans Gardener

    in Self Help

    Susun Weed answers 90 minutes of herbal health questions followed by a 30 minute interview with EagleSong Evans Gardener . 


    EagleSong Evans Gardener dances her mischief in the hedge, the veld, that luminous place between wild and tended. She is a 3rd generation northwesterner raised on salmon and cedar long enough to find a root and love for a place she calls Home. EagleSong is a practicing herbalist in the wise woman tradition and a lifelong gardener. She is most at home cultivating life and watching things grow. Working with apprentices for over 25 years, her “Healing From the Ground Up” community centered herbal apprenticeship is a 9 month journey for the rigorous adventurer. EagleSong is known for her wit and kitchen table wisdom and her incessant need to go outside and play! She stays busy these days weaving the Pacific Women's Herbal Conference back into being and teaching at her home place, RavenCroft Garden and the flumdiddley kitchen school. Learning opportunities with EagleSong can be found online at:  www.ravencroftgarden.blogspot.com


    this episode Q&A includes:


    • sciatica pain relief- St. Joans Wort..


    • insomnia..


    • suffering? what's wrong with you, why have you chosen suffering?


    • anxiety- stop telling yourself these stories..


    • hormones are not continually pumped into the body but are more like a sound wave..


    lingering dry cough- sage tea with honey..


    • you are not everybody- why are you trying to make yourself everybody- you are a unique human being..


    • former smoker- mullein infusion and pranayama..


    • nothing wrong with gluten- if you quit eating wheat you need to replace it with other grains..


    • cysts in breasts- chickweed tincture made from fresh herb..


    • and much more.

  • Ask Herbal Health Expert Susun Weed 90 Minute Show- No Guest

    in Self Help

    Susun Weed answers 90 minutes of herbal health questions with no guest interview this week.


    this week Q&A includes:


    • infusions- drinking and making..


    • trusting your body..


    • dermatitis- nourish your liver with herbs like dandelion and burdock


    • don't pay so much attention or you will freak out!


    • why Susun does not eat soaked and sprouted seeds and nuts..


    • susun has a strong adversion to alfalfa..


    • be brave enough to see disaster is on the way and take steps to prevent it..


    • very dry skin can be a sign of diabetes- get a home test to see if sugar is in the urine..


    • garcinia indica- the weight loss herb- no food or herb has been proven to have a direct effect on weight loss..


    • fungal skin infection- horsetail infusion applied topically..


    • and much more!

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