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  • 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..

  • 02:00

    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.

  • 01:59

    Ask Herbal Health Expert Susun Weed & Elsbeth Meuth & Freddy Zental Weaver

    in Self Help

    Susun Weed answers 90 minutes of herbal health questions followed by a 30 minute interview with Elsbeth Meuth and Freddy Zental Weaver. Dr. Elsbeth Meuth, Ed.D., was born and raised in Germany and has been developing her career over the past 40 years in the United States and Europe. Elsbeth holds a doctorate in education and a master’s degree in music. Her academic career includes associate professorships at Musikhochschule Nordrhein-Westfalen in Germany, and Berklee School of Music in Boston.She is trained as an ontological design coach employing the principles of the “Philosophy of Language” and is a certified Tantra Yoga teacher.

    Freddy Zental Weaver co-led creative self-discovery seminars at the Institute for Creative Living in Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, and Hawaii. He employs the creative self-discovery approach as developed and pioneered by his father, psychiatrist and author Fred Weaver, MD. Freddy Zental has served as a teacher and district-wide human relationship counselor in the Los Angeles Unified School District and is a performing artist with a one-man show called Sexual Enlightenment currently touring the United States. 

    this episode - Q&A includes:

    • chickweed contains saponins that break open membranes around things we don't want like cysts..

    • gingko contains gingkolides that kill ovarian cancer cells..

    • if you're going to take something- take ownership of your decisions..

    • making rose elixir..

    • if you hold out for perfection you wont ever be able to do anything at all..

    • egg tubes blocked and castor oil packs, red clover blossom infusion for fertility and vitex to bring down high FSH levels..

    • osteoporosis and a vegan diet- infusions, eating meat and full fat yogurt..

  • 02:01

    Ask Herbal Health Expert Susun Weed & 'Daring: My Passages' Gail Sheehy

    in Self Help

    Susun Weed answers 90 minutes of herbal health questions followed by a 30 minute interview with Gail Sheehy. Gail Sheehy is the author of sixteen books, including the classic New York Times bestseller Passages, named one of the ten most influential books of our times by the Library of Congress. A multiple award-winning literary journalist, she was one of the original contributors to New York magazine and has been a contributing editor to Vanity Fair since 1984. She returns with her inspiring memoir — a chronicle of her trials and triumphs as a groundbreaking “girl” journalist in the 1960s, to iconic guide for women and men seeking to have it all, to one of the premier political profilers of modern times. A popular lecturer, Sheehy was named AARP's Ambassador of Caregiving in 2009. She lives in New York City.

    this episode Q&A includes:

    • chickweed and comfrey for opening up oil glands in eyes..

    • removing skin cancer with Mohs and calendula oil around stiched area...

    • PCOS and wanting to conceive..

    • praise for violet infusions and eczema..

    • HPV- 90% of cases clear up on their own without any treatment..

    • lingering nerve pain and tingling from viral meningitis- hypericum perforatum..

    • preparation of seeds and meats..

    • marijuana is the specific herb for glaucoma..

    • reacurring vaginal yeast infection- check out Down There Sexual and Reproductive Health The Wise Woman Way

    • and much more...

  • 01:58

    Ask Herbal Health Expert Susun Weed & Learning Rights David Flink

    in Self Help

    Susun Weed answers 90 minutes of herbal health questions followed by a 30 minute interview with David Flink. David Flink was diagnosed with dyslexia and ADHD at the age of 9. He was a member of the first generation of students to receive special education services and accommodations. In 1998, he co-founded Eye to Eye, a national mentoring organization for students with learning disabilities, where he holds the title of CEO (Chief Empowerment Officer). In his new book, THINKING DIFFERENTLY: An Inspiring Guide for Parents of Children with Learning Disabilities. Website:  http://www.davidflink.com/

    this week Q&A includes:

    • pregnant nursing mother wanting to abort using tansy- herbs are not safe or effective to terminate a pregnancy- go to an abortion clinic..
    • gallbladder problems- it's the fats you're eating not the sugar..
    • mucous keeps us free from infection- slippery elm, comfrey leaf and linden infusions, plantain seed, purslane..
    • desire to keep eating for since of security? try taking a walk after meal or chewing xylitol gum..
    • wanting a stronger connection with spirit guide? try taking time to connect with yourself..
    • praise is free criticism is expensive..
    • long term lichen sclerosus- topical estrogen cream and discutient herbs- red clover oil and violet oil..
    • 3 year old thrush pain in mouth- yogurt, comfrey, linden and oatstraw infusions..
    • small heart attack- A Healthy Hear The Wise Woman Way
    • hawthorne helps heart to function better..
    • scar tissue from c-section? chickweed oil..



  • 02:00

    Ask Herbal Health Expert Susun Weed & Shamanic Journeys Nicki Scully

    in Self Help

    Susun Weed answers 90 minutes of herbal health questions followed by a 30 minute interview with  Nicki Scully.Nicki Scully has been teaching healing, shamanic arts, and the Egyptian Mysteries since 1983. During her first visit to Egypt with the Grateful Dead in 1978, Nicki experienced an epiphany that transformed her life. She deepened her focus on healing and began delving into the hidden shamanic arts of Egypt. She is now a lineage holder in the Hermetic tradition of Thoth, her teacher and mentor. With Thoth she developed Alchemical Healing, a comprehensive healing form that is practiced by thousands of practitioners internationally.Nicki lives in Eugene, OR, where she maintains a healing and shamanic consulting practice. She is the author of numerous books.

    this episode Q&A- includes:

    • toothpaste? use yarrow, echinacea or blood root tincture and brush for 2 minutes..

    • bad breath? try tongue scrapping..

    • upcoming hysterectomy- call HERF- more than 90% of women that call do not need a hysterectomy. keep your ovaries!!

    • hypericum perforatum is the only medicinal hypericum variety- tincture and oil turn bright red..

    • ingrown hair- discutient herbs to soften skin- red clover oil or chickweed oil..

    • deep wound- want it to heal from inside out..yarrow or plantain..

    • facial hair- New Menopausal Years- Hairy Problems..

    • how much nourishing herbal infusion to drink? Susun's goal is to drink 1 quart per day..

    • no nutrition available from raw foods..

    • acne in teenage boy- remove keloid scarring with calendula oil..

    • partially ruptured ovarian cyst..

  • 00:33

    Susun Weed Green Magic Green Medicine

    in Spirituality

    Join master herbalist Susun Weed for this very educational half hour discussing herbal medicine, womens health issues and psychology of healing.

    For more on Susun go here: http://www.susunweed.com/welcome.htm

    This series is meant to inspire and educate join us in our circle!!!

  • 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:

    • chickweed is a great healer of the eyes- softening and cooling and freshly boiled comfrey leaf poultice heals sores of any size..

    • problems sleeping and alternatives to melatonin- skullcap, hops and california poppy..

    • vast majority of indigenous peoples have broken sleep patterns- artifact of industrial revolution to sleep in one long stretch..

    • appendectomy and laparoscopic surgery- nourishing herbal infusions, massage, calendula oil..

    • edible marijuana- not a huge issue..

    • Juliette de Bairacli Levy and animal healing.. any of things Susun writes about for people can be used for animals as well.

    • transgender, being two spirited and dangers of taking hormones your body is not creating..

    • possible stomach ulcer- Russian ulcer cure recipe of cabbage and potato juice to kill the bacteria that causes ulcer.. 

    • 6 year old with shingles in eyes and hypericum tincture dosage..

    • clicking in the back- animal fats, massage and ma roller..

    • do not compare yourself with anyone but yourself..

    • bartholin gland cysts- goes through steps of healing found in Down There..

    • growth in breast- 6 steps of healing found in Breast Cancer? Breast Health!

    • safety of ground ivy..

    • eating hibiscus..

    • red clover infusion and menopause..

  • 01:59

    Ask Herbal Health Expert Susun Weed & Cat Channeler Mary Elizabeth Hoffman

    in Self Help

    Susun Weed answers 90 minutes of herbal health questions followed by a 30 minute interview with Mary Elizabeth Hoffman. Mary gives fast paced direct readings focusing on creative, empowering solutions to life's challenges. She uses astrology, tarot and psychic intuition.  Mary has led workshops and trips to sacred sites around the world since 1986 on such subjects as astrology, personal growth, earth energies, earth changes, lost civilizations, prophecy, sacred geometry and alternative healing. 

    this episode Q&A- includes:

    • poke root salve is a escharotic which erodes the skin allowing cancer and other infections to come out.. chickweed helps to dissolve cysts..

    • nettle infusion rebuilds veins so they are like those as a teenager, legs up the wall massaged with herbal oils also relieves veins..

    • persistent vaginal infection, possible undiagnosed chlamydia and lots of information talked about and found in Down There: Sexual and ReproductiveHealth the Wise Woman Way

    • poison ivy and witch hazel..

    • alternatives to valerian- skullcap tincture better at bringing on sleep and hops..

    • when we wake up and cannot fall back to sleep- usually adrenal stress, nourish with nettle infusion..

    • 47 and would like to get pregnant- risks and options..

    • brandy has too much other stuff in it to absorb other plant constituents- use 100 proof vodka..

    • rosacea and burdock root..

    • phytoestrogens, phytosterols, precursors to hormones, intestinal flora, tamoxifen and breast cancer prevention..

    •  you have to be able to get sick to get healthy..

  • 02:00

    Ask Herbal Health Expert Susun Weed & Goddess Calling with Karen Tate

    in Self Help

    Susun Weed answers 90 minutes of herbal health questions followed by a 30 minute interview with Karen Tate. Considered a trail blazer and visionary in her community, Karen Tate is an independent scholar of the Sacred Feminine, published author, lecturer, radio show host and sacred tour leader. Her weekly radio show, Voices of the Sacred Feminine, airs every Wednesday evening. As a sacred tour leader, she has had her passport stamped on five continents as she chased down sacred sites circling the globe.

    this episode Q&A- includes:

    • kidney infection in cat and using nettle infusion ..

    • drugs have a direct action, whereas herbs are plants with 1000's of actions, a globe of actions..

    • using yarrow orally and echinacea angustifolia internally to counter infection from root canal..

    • using chickweed for sore eye socket from prosthetic eye ..

    • changing things with nutrition works quickly..

    • type II diabetes and polyphenols..

    • breast tumor- mushrooms, the immune system and surgery as possible best option..

    • how to prepare usnea as a tincture..

    • go to the drug store as the best option for lice trearment as opposed to using dangerous and ineffective essential oils..

    • and much more..


  • 02:00

    Ask Herbal Health Expert Susun Weed & Women's Mysteries Zsuzsanna Budapest

    in Self Help

    Susun Weed answers 90 minutes of herbal health questions followed by a 30 minute interview with Zsuzsanna Budapest. Z Budapest is author of the acclaimed The Holy Book of Women's Mysteries (1989) originally published in 1975 as The Feminist Book of Lights and Shadows. This book served as the first hands-on guide to lead women into their own spiritual/Goddess heritage. 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.

    this episode Q&A- includes:

    • calcium in herbs, food and supplements..

    • make your diet as broad as possible..

    • hypericum to prevent muscle soreness, also a powerful nervine, and to treat sciatica..

    • nettle root properties and more on nettle can be found in Healing Wise..

    • when there's a victim there is also a woman of power..

    • estrogens- what they are and why red clover infusion and other phyto estrogen rich foods are better than estrogenic drugs..

    • chickweed oil, full fat yogurt, nourishing foods and sexual activity to restore vaginal lubrication..

    • Down There: Sexual and Reprodutive Health the Wise Woman Way for so much information on hemorrhoids..

    • bed wetting in childhood..

    • cranberry in any form can have an effect on bladder infections...

    • ask yourself- can this be made at home or is it refined and concentrated?

    • the broader our diets, the healthier our children! 


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