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  • 01:00

    Kombucha

    in Self Help

    It's been called a mushroom but is it really? Kombucha history dates back to the Qin Dynasty in China (around 250 BC). It has been used for healing, is a probiotic, is good for cleansing the liver... The list goes on.... And it is YUMMY! Join us for this segment as Suzi Croes tells us about this delicious, healthy product.

  • 00:43

    Kombucha and Beyond: Exploring Ferments with Hannah Crum, the Kombucha Mamma

    in Health

    Kombucha and fermented foods are exploding back into our diets.  If your are curious if the benefits are really 'all that,' or if you'd like to get started on making your own fermented food or drinks, come listen to today's expert, Hannah Crum of Kombucha Kamp.


    Hannah has been making kombucha for many years, and began teaching others to do the same.  She offers guidance and starter kits for at-home brewing at her website, plus helps professionals get their kombucha operations off the ground.


    She is also knowledgeable and curious about other types of ferments.


    Today we'll pick her brain to learn more about benefits of fermented foods.  These are some systems they influence:



    Immunity
    Blood sugar
    Gut health
    Brain heath
    Hormone health


    Please join us! And see Hannah's video on how to make kombucha when you join the free Digestions Sessions online event here.

  • 00:58

    Kombucha Kamp with Hannah Crum

    in Health

    Hannah Crum -- aka The Kombucha Mamma -- stops by to discuss the many health benefits of kombucha as well as the controversies surrounding it.


    Topics will include:


    * Is kombucha just another passing fad?
    * Why commercial kombucha is so darn expensive.
    * The REAL reason kombucha was taken off the shelves a few years ago.
    * How to make it at home for cheap -- and safely.
    * The scoop on the alcohol and sugar content.
    * How to become a “master brewer.”


    Learn more about Hannah at www.kombuchakamp.com


    Hosted by Sean Croxton of Underground Wellness.

  • 01:03

    The Health, Detoxification And Cosmetic Value Of Kombucha With Hannah Crum

    in Health

    Hannah Crum is The Kombucha Mamma, industry journalist, commercial brewing consultant, founder of Kombucha Kamp and mentor to thousands of homebrewers around the world. Over the last 5 years, she and partner Alex LaGory have documented the dramatic growth of the bottled Kombucha business, on pace to become a $500 million dollar segment by 2015, while helping shepherd companies of all sizes through the commercial Kombucha process. They recently founded Kombucha Brewers International, the first non-profit trade association dedicated to promoting Kombucha worldwide. Their writings and workshops have been featured on the Veria Network as well as in Bev Net, Beverage Spectrum Magazine, Whole Life Times Magazine, Los Angeles Times Best Bets, Elephant Journal, Vital Juice and many more. Learn to brew healthful, delicious Kombucha, find out more about Continuous Brewing (“The Ancient Method”), keep up on Kombucha industry news and enjoy videos, podcasts & brewing secrets at the #1 Kombucha site in the world KombuchaKamp.com!


    Thanks for tuning in, 


    - David Benjamin 


    HealthyWildAndFree.com 

  • 00:26

    Healthy Beverages: Kombucha recap and Fire Cider

    in Health

     


    We recap the kombucha making that was discussed last episode plus we also will discuss what Fire Cider is and the ongoing saga in the herbal community regarding the trademarking of Fire Cider.



    Disclaimers:  Statements made during this podcast have not been evaluated by the FDA.  This is meant as health education only and is not intended to diagnose or treat any medical condition.  Before taking any herb or supplement, consult with your primary care professional about possible contraindications or interactions with any medications.



    Music during this episode is:


    Sleep and Then Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)


    Winter Reflections Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)


    The Snow Queen Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)


    Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

  • 01:23

    Live Interview With Dr.Chris Saltpaw-Naturopathic Physician,Master Acupuncturist

    in Health

    Dr. Christopher SaltPaw received his Bachelor of Science in Material Science Engineering from RutgersUniversity,his Doctorate ofNaturopathic Medicinefrom Bastyr University.and his Masters inAcupuncture fromthe New York Collegeof Traditional ChineseMedicine.He has a lifelong dedication to healing and has worked with patients sufferingfrom manydifferent health conditionssuch as obesity,diabetes,hypertension,HIV/AIDS,and cancer.hile in Seatle.Prior to medicalschool,Dr.SaltPaw helped found amentoring programfor adolescents struggling to become conscious and positive adults.


    He also worked forseveralyears in thefoster care system withtroubledyouth and inthe pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.He has worked forsix years asthe Director of Nutrition at InVite HealthSince opening uphis practice in NYCin 2005,DrSaltPaw has worked extensively in helping individuals managetheir blood pressureand bloodsugar,with diet,nutrition, and exercise.Dr SaltPaw,joined a team of alternative healthpractitioners at the PEACE Health Center in Brooklyn to helpcombat the growing healthcrisis inthe innercity nd particularly inthe African American community.Completed training in Naturopathic Cardiology,He has conducted detoxification programs,managed sliding scale acupuncture clinic,and has used acupuncture to help numerous individuals with musculoskeletal pain as a resultof traumatic injury,attrition,orsome inflammatory process.Dr.SaltPaw has received Acupuncture Oncology training from the renowned Sloan Kettering Cancer Center


    Contact: Dr. Chris Saltpaw - 917-837-6722-


    www dot grassrootsnaturalmedicine dot com


    Contract: Baba Wesley Gray - 888-338-2508


    www dot drumsofchange dot com

  • 00:29

    Kombucha, the fermented tea drink and how to make it

    in Health

    This evening we discuss the health benefits of Kombucha, the fermented drink.  Also, how to make it at home. 



    Disclaimers:  Statements made during this podcast have not been evaluated by the FDA.  This is meant as health education only and is not intended to diagnose or treat any medical condition.  Before taking any herb or supplement, consult with your primary care professional about possible contraindications or interactions with any medications.



    Music during this episode is:


    Sleep and Then Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)


    Winter Reflections Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)


    The Snow Queen Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)


    Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

  • 00:31

    Kombucha...Booch Hooch

    in Blogs

    Recently Whole Foods Market took Kombucha off the shelves because the government was "concerned".  Then a young boy was almost expelled from government day care...I mean Public School because he had kombucha in his lunch pail.  Do you drink kombucha?

  • 01:08

    Kombucha Natural Probiotic and Immune remedies

    in Spirituality

    Do you know what Kombucha is?
    Do know the potential it has for your body?
    Have you ever heard of Kefir
    Do know what they can do for your body?
    Let talk about our immune system
    What are some remedies that can help our bodies?
    Let take the bull by the hands sort of speak....

  • 01:00

    #164: Guest Co-Host Diana Rodgers, Coconut Oil, Kombucha, Cast Iron Care

    in Health

    1. What’s new for you from Liz & Diana [4:39]
    2. Shout Out: Real Food RN [16:13]
    3. This week in the Paleosphere: the American gut project [16:49]
    4. Listener Questions:
    How can I best help someone who does not want to be helped? [21:27]
    Thoughts on using coconut oil to reduce appetite [35:18]
    Kombucha during pregnancy [44:23]
    An interview from our sponsor, Vital Choice’s Randy Hartnell [50:45]
    5. Liz’s skin care tip of the week: combating winter skin [52:29]
    6. Diana’s Kitchen tip: cast iron care [53:57]

  • 02:01

    Ask Herbal Health Expert Susun Weed & Cannabis Kitchen Robyn Griggs Lawrence

    in Health

    Susun Weed answers 90 minutes of your health questions followed by an 30 minute informative interview with Robyn Griggs Lawrence. Robyn Griggs Lawrence, a writer/editor, yoga instructor and single mother, first helped introduce sustainable lifestyles and healthy homes to mainstream America with Natural Home magazine and explored the Japanese art of finding beauty in imperfection with The Wabi-Sabi House (2004), and Simply Imperfect: Revisiting the Wabi-Sabi House (2011). Her new mission is to educate people about how to safely prepare and imbibe organic, sustainably grown cannabis for health and wellbeing through The Cannabis Kitchen Cookbook, a collection of know-how, advice and recipes from America’s top cannabis chefs.


    this episode Q&A includes:


    • preparations for ground ivy- water, alcohol, vinegar, honey, oil...


    • fermenting herbs? any herb with tannins can be fermented with kombucha


    • tell your body what to do and it will listen...


    •  herbal support for long term traveling and choosing herbs with multiple uses- yarrow, hypericum, skullcap, wormwood, motherwort, slippery elm balls, arnica gel..


    • slippery elm or marshmallow root? bark from limb of tree or root from perennial plant..


    • what to eat raw and what to cook...


    • women who cook their salad with oil slash their breast cancer risk by 78%...


    • read about testicles in Susun's book 'Down There'...