• 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..


     

  • 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..

  • 02:00

    Ask Herbal Health Expert Susun Weed & Speech Pathologist Renee Mollan-Masters

    in Self Help

    Susun Weed answers 90 minutes of herbal health questions followed by a 30 minute interview with Renee Mollan-Masters. Renee worked as a speech pathologist in the Fountain Valley School District and in her own private practice for 10 years. During this time she created with other teachers a reading remediation program which was later used statewide. While teaching a College Success Class at Orange Coast College in Southern California she developed the You Are Smarter Than You Think program. For 10 years during the 90’s she surveyed nursing students all over the country.


    this episode Q&A includes:


    • man on flomax wanting herb to help prostate- saw palmetto tincture..


    • interstitial cystitis- comfrey leaf infusion..


    • psoriasis- autoimmune disease- work with immun system, no processed foods, no essential oils- hypericum oil internally, tincture internally, astragalus and linden infusions..


    • night shade family plants are some of the healthiest in the world..


    • immune system is two armed- one to deal with bacterial infections and one to deal with viral infections..


    • infused oil is not essential oils..


    • do not make infused oils from dried herbs..


    • honey is a humectant- keeps skin moist..


    • swollen lymph nodes- cleavers infusion or tincture and poke root tincture..


    • on antidepressants with heart palpitations and anxiety- meditation practice and motherwort tincture


    • genital herpes- infusions of burdock and echinacea angustifolia..


    • reflux, hernia and anxiety- slippery elm balls dissolved slowly in the cheek..


    • breast cancer- check out Susun's book 'Breast Cancer? Breast Health!'


    • comfrey for cyst on labia..

  • Stop Taking Echinacea & Goldenseal for Colds!

    in Education

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  • 01:59

    Ask Herbal Health Expert Susun Weed & Love Your Life Dr. Shaelyn Pham

    in Self Help

    Susun Weed answers 90 minutes of herbal health questions followed by a 30 minute interview Dr. Shaelyn Pham. Shaelyn Pham is a psychologist, author, speaker and coach, she reveals why the world needs more selfish people in THE JOY OF ME: Uncover Your Loving Self Through the Art of Being Selfish.  Dr. Pham is about to challenge everything you think you know about selflessness and happiness. The Los Angeles-based psychologist declares that despite what your parents probably taught you about the values of sharing and compromising, adults who take care of their own needs first have more self-confidence and may make better parents and spouses. 


    this episode Q&A includes:


    • eczema treatment- yarrow tincture, honey and aloe..


    • 3 year old with inflamed  uncircumcised penis red and inflamed- anti infective such as echinacea internally and topically..


    • autoimmune disease is an exhausted immune system..


    • nourishing herbal infusions, bone broth, elderberry infusion and sauerkraut for the flu..


    • if you want something out of the kidneys- nourish the liver- milk thistle seed and dandelion..


    • the 7 medicines and hepatitis C and ovarian cancer


    • edema and moving lymphatic fluid with cleavers and poke..


    • giving death..


    • and much more..

  • 02:01

    Ask Herbal Health Expert Susun Weed & Terra Gifts Steve Shaft

    in Self Help

    Susun Weed answers 90 minutes of herbal health questions followed by a 30 minute interview with her brother Steve Shaft. Steve Shaft is the creator of Terra Gifts  and is the owner of LS Shaft's Farm. He is a farmer, gardening consultant,  silversmith, duck herder, dog lover, & accomplished culinary artist.Terra Gifts are made from  resources found in nature. Our skin care products contain no petroleum products, no synthetics, no alcohol & no added water. Find Steve's Rejuvenation cream at the Wise Woman Bookshop.


    this episode Q&A includes:


    • what does imbalance mean?
    • using milk thistle seed tincture as a protective and dandelion as a consistent nourisher of the liver..
    • gathering your own generous dandelion relieves anxiety of not having enough..
    • dangers of drinking raw green drinks..
    • making a tincture of cannabis for pain may be ineffective- try passionflower, california poppy and skullcap tinctures..
    • just in case potting may weaken pelvic floor and one may try squatting over a toilet..
    • thrush in mouth, yeast infections and candida..
    • is sugar disruptive to gut flora? Susun says no!
    • anti infective herbs- yarrow, echinacea and usnea..
    • herbs are western medicine!
    • learn to tell yourself the truth!
    • trying is lying- you either do or you don't!
    • rib muscle pain- detailed explanation of inadequate exhalation- meditation, pranayama, playing wind instruments, singing lessons..
    • breathing in magnifies emotion, breathing out changes emotion..
    • tinctures are not nourishing- nourishing, tonifying, sedating, poisonous herbs..


     

  • 01:59

    Ask Herbal Health Expert Susun Weed & Breast Health Expert MD Judy C. Dean

    in Self Help

    Susun Weed answers 90 minutes of herbal health questions followed by a 30 minute interview with Judy Dean. Judy Dean is a board certified diagnostic radiologist who has specialized in women’s imaging for over 25 years.   She was a fellow in ultrasound and body imaging at Stanford University, and subsequently a faculty radiologist at Stanford.  Dr. Dean has been in private practice since 1987. Because of her interest in ultrasound she joined a research project in 2005 for ultrasound detection of breast cancer, and has co-authored peer-reviewed publications on the results of that trial. To date Dr. Dean has interpreted over 10,000 Automated Whole Breast Ultrasound studies, and detected dozens of small occult invasive breast cancers using ultrasound. She has three daughters and lives with her husband, who is also a physician. WEBSITES: www.sonocine.com, www.eachonetellone.com


    this episode Q&A includes:


    • omega 6 and omega 3 fatty acids..


    • having a relationship with a plant and understanding if it is natural by being in touch with it..


    • biggest users of minerals in the body- nervous system, immune system and hormonal system


    • preparing and eating pears and other rose family fruits..


    • cooked foods and raw foods- enzymes and vitamins.


    • bloodroot can only be used when it's fresh and is rare and dangerous..


    • uses for powdered nettle..


    • gingivitis- one drop of bloodroot twice a week on toothbrush and yarrow or echinacea in between..


    • simples and working with one herb at a time..


    • adding oil to salad to break cell walls of leaves..


     

  • 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 & 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..

  • 01:59

    Ask Herbal Health Expert Susun Weed & Motivational Speaker Lynnie Vessels

    in Self Help

    Susun Weed answers 90 minutes of herbal health Questions followed by a 30 minute interview with Lynnie Vessels. Lynnie has a master's degree in Secondary Education and has been teaching English in the public school system more than twenty years.  She has taught over forty graduate education courses in the areas of communication and discipline, including Teacher Effectiveness Training, Self-esteem for Educators, Resolving Conflicts in Classrooms and Schools, Stress Management for Teachers, and Researching Today's Students.  She appeared as a guest on the Oprah Winfrey Show and has traveled the country as a surprisingly candid motivational speaker and is the author of the book, To Soften the Blow  She lives in Virginia with her Maltese, Okie.  Visit www.lynnievessels.com for more information.


    this episode Q&A- includes:


    • honey is a soverign healer for wounds that wont heal..


    • herbs to heal the immune system- astragalus and echinacea


    • herpes like wounds with the possibility of being cancer..


    root canal and using yarrow in the mouth..


    • dropperful of St. Joan's Wort to prevent soreness


    • if you wish to become a mother you must consume the gift of the mother- milk and grains..


    • bacterial vaginosis..


    • tick bite with head left in..


    • burdock root vinegar..

  • 02:00

    Ask Herbal Health Expert Susun Weed & Life Bridge Solutions Sheri Samotin

    in Self Help

    Susun Weed answers 90 minutes of herbal health questions followed by a 30 minute interview with Sheri Samotin. Sheri is the founder of LifeBridge Solutions, LLC. She has worked with hundreds of families, helping Older Adults and their Adult Children deal with the challenges of aging. Sheri is a life transition coach, certified National Guardian, and certified Professional Daily Money Manager. She earned a degree in economics from Wesleyan University and went on to gain a master of business administration (MBA) from the Amos Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. Sheri is a prolific writer and sought-after speaker on topics related to navigating life's transitions.


    this episode Q&A- includes:


    • miscarriage/ retained tissue- make sure tou have support, go through the 7 medicines..


    • genital herpes- St. Joans Wort, burdock root and echinacea root infusions and avoid raw foods and essentail oils..


    • hydrogen peroxide kills cells and prevents healing- use yarrow tincture instead..


    • puncture wounds can be soaked and echinacea tincture is always a good idea..


    • uterine fibroids are so common! what causes them?


    • high cholesterol..


    • massage and alternatives to essentail oils- natural scent therapy..


    • comfrey leaf infusion to heal bones..


    • anxiety and stress- motherwort tincture made from fresh flowering plant, meditation, NHI's..


    • yellow dock tincture to aid regularity..


    • anxiety not just caused by the brain, but gut flora- eat at least a quart of full fat yogurt a week..


    • and much more..

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