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Ask Herbal Health Expert Susun Weed & Herbalist Matthew Wood

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Susun Weed answers 90 minutes of herbal health questions followed by a 30 minute interview with Matthew Wood. Matthew Wood has been a practicing herbalists for almost thirty-five years.  He began as a shop clerk in an herb store – a great way to learn.  He loves to teach and write about herbal medicine and is widely known for these activities.  He particularly likes the history of herbalism, historical uses of plants, energetics, and the interface with shamanism.  Plants can be our teachers, inward and outward.  He lives near the Twin Cities in summer and Lake Co., California, in the winter.    

this episode Q&A includes:

• what conditions makes nettle grow prolifically?

• poke root is very strong medicine- harvested and tinctured in the fall...

• explanation of food born illnesses opposed to parasites- wormwood tincture and slippery elm balls...

• for the eyes- blueberries, well cooked tomato sauce, dandelion leaf vinegar...

• resistance to something you need to do and setting up a reward system and doing it...

• 2 year old with outrageous temper- let it out and then is fine- it's healthy...

• grandparents vow- not to say anything about their children's parenting...

• celandine destroys abnormal cells in skin growths..

• clary sage..

• when to harvest stinging nettle...

• alfalfa and why Susun does not use it...