Our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy have changed. We think you'll like them better this way.

  • 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..



  • 01:59

    Ask Herbal Health Expert Susun Weed & Sacred Purpose Rita Moran

    in Self Help

    Susun Weed answers 90 minutes of herbal health questions followed by a 30 minute interview with Rita Moran. Rita has been a healer for over 25 years. She first became introduced to healing in 1972 at the age of 8 when her mother took her to her first initiation of Transcendental Meditation, closely followed by yoga and the Ayurvedic diet. At different points in her life, she  has also been made deeply aware of a "knowing", where all her senses were heightened and she could see and know the person without them telling her their issues. As a result of thi s she studied energy healing and became a Reiki Master and has studied with different yogic healing traditions over the last 3 decades. 


    this episode Q&A includes:

    • trying to conceive and miscarriage- red clover infusions plus nettle,oatstraw infusion and vitex tincture..

    • Susun's have a Healthy Heart course..

    • taking care preparing for surgery- anti infective herbs, homeopathic remedies, loving kindness and pain killing drugs..

    • harvesting nettle..

    • eating restrictive diets..

    • making tea from calyx of hibiscus..

    • pyrrolizidine alkaloids in comfrey roots and using comfrey leaf to heal bones..

    • alcohol in tictures and religious practices..

    • safety of poke..

    • using artemisia vulgaris for vision and dreaming..

    • anxiety and motherwort or lemonbalm..

  • 01:59

    Ask Herbal Health Expert Susun Weed & Helpguide's Dr. Jeanne Segal

    in Self Help

    Susun Weed answers 90 minutes of herbal health questions followed by a 30 minute interview with Dr. Jeanne Segal. Jeanne Segal, Ph.D., Editorial Director, has been helping individuals and families for over 40 years as an innovator within the fields of emotional intelligence, holistic health, attachment, stress reduction and relationships. She coordinated a series of conferences linking brain development to the emotional relationship between infants and their caretakers. She has written five books, which have been published in 13 languages.

    this episode Q&A- includes:

    • endometrial cancer, chemo and metal taste- slippery elm balls to neutralize poisons..

    • radiation and eating carotene rich foods such as baked sweet potato and carrot juice- after radiation wakame and kombu in soup or infusion..

    • medicated abortion- any time a pregnancy ends we give birth and releasing the spirit from the womb..

    • improving sperm count over time with pumpkin seeds, astragalus, oatstraw infusions, zinc rich foods, avocados, limiting heat exposure and more..

    • vivid dreaming and pillow with artemisia vulgaris..

    • nourishing the thyroid with fucus and changes in thinking..

    •  acid reflux, fruit and dietary changes..

    • oatstraw bath for comforting the grieving spirit..

    • vaginal fluids and yeast infection..

  • 01:58

    Ask Herbal Health Expert Susun Weed

    in Self Help

    Susun Weed answers 2 hours of herbal health questions.

    this episode Q&A- includes:

    • motion sickness, histamines, ginger, oatstraw and cutting out pepper..

    • bipolar disorder, alternative lifestyles, lithium to function within society, NHI's..

    • stinging nettle infusion to nourish and protect kidneys and counter type II diabetes..

    • liver loving herbs- dandelion, chicory, milk thistle,..

    • hawthorn is everything a heart could want and motherwort nourishing and tonifying..

    • severe adema- poke root tincture has a powerful ability to remove excess fluid..

    • why evening primrose oil is not needed in the last trimester of pregnancy.. 

    • chemotherapy protecting herbs..

    • witch hazel and parsley to change odors of the vagina..

    • yogurt to assist the immune system by feeding gut flora..

    • coltsfoot and its pyrrolizidine alkaloids.

    • cronewort and other artemsias..

    • black cohosh for menopause? Susun says no..

  • 01:59

    Ask Herbal Health Expert Susun Weed and Goat Wrangler Tammy Dunakin

    in Self Help

    Susun will answe 90 minutes of health questions followed by a 30 minute interview with Tammy Dunakin. Tammy started Rent-a-Ruminant LLC in 2004. She had no idea how to do this business and there were no "how to" books or programs set up to teach her. She lives in the Pacific Northwest on Vashon Island and service cities and towns throughout. Tammy currently has about 140 goats and 2 herding dogs. They are what she calls Urban Nomads and travel from job to job munching unwanted vegetation as they go.. They live on site. The goats are her friends and are almost all rescues. They are never slaughtered and when they can no longer go on jobs are retired to live out their days on Tammy's farm in peace.

    this episode Q&A- includes:

    • thyroid issues? eat kelp for deep rich mineralization..

    • lymphoma- red clover and burdock infusion, poke root tincture, cleavers tincture..

    • lupus means immune sysytem is exhausted, nourish with fresh echinacea root tincture..

    • polycystic ovarian syndrome? check out Down There at www.wisewomanbookshop.com

    • hot flashes and waking at night- find rest outside of sleeping..

    • arthritis pain? whip with fresh stinging nettle and check out "oh my aching joints" in New Menopausal Years..

    • the real power is in the moon logde not the sweat lodge..

    • jaw pain and clenching the teeth- Have you biten off more than you can chew? tincture of st. joans wort prevents and relives muscle spasms..

    • vaginal dryness- drink oatstraw infusions and acidophilus capsules inserted vaginally..

  • 02:00

    Ask Herbal Health Expert Susun Weed and Storytelling and Myth with Ayn Sullivan

    in Self Help

    Susun Weed answers 90 minutes of health questions followed by a 30 minute interview with award winning author Ayn Cates Sullivan, Ph.D.. Ayn is pioneering a new renaissance of creativity and spiritual expression. She has written many books for adults and children and believes that society blossoms when poetry and stories are shared and honored. She lives in California with her husband, children and many pets.

    this episode Q&A- includes:

    • using primarly olive oil? your blood may show low vitamin D levels..

    • vitamin D found in stinging nettles and shitake mushrooms..

    • antibiotics are not good at preventing infections..

    • yarrow is a good friend of the mouth- astringent, stops bleeding, anti bacterial..

    • menopause does not start and stop- it is eradic..

    • kundalini while having hot flashes! check out New Menopausal Years The Wise Woman Way..

    • toe nail fungus- hysterical hygiene, apple cider vinegar, horsetail infusion..

    • nausea during pregnancy- NHI's, ginger, and if you live in a medical state try marijuana..

    • motherwort for anxiety- made from fresh flowering plant, take dropperful dose..

    • caffine during pregnancy? needs to be used in moderation..

    • chemoterapy? nourish your liver with milk thistle tincture.. 

    • pinworms- the drug is the least invasive..

    • nettle infusion, well cooked greens, sardines all provide plenty of calcium..

    • ambien taper- oatstraw infusion, skullcap, sleep in very dark room..

    • harvesting nettle and parts used..

    • use dried herbs for infusions!!

    • hernia? check out Shouldice Clinic..

    • nuclear contaminationof seaweed? Ryan Drum says no..

    • estrogen and menopause..


  • 01:51

    Ask Herbal Health Expert Susun Weed and Probiotics with Chakra Earthsong Levy

    in Self Help

    Susun Weed answers 90 minutes of herbal health questions followed by a 30 minute interview with Chakra Earthsong Levy. Chakra is Holistic health consultant, teacher, and entrepreneur Chakra Earthsong Levy has a deep love of organic, whole foods and live cultured drinks, which led to the creation of KeVita. After years of perfecting home fermentation, KeVita Sparkling Probiotic Drinks are by far her best ferment! Living high in the Colorado Mountains for many years, she and her family harvested summer?s bounty for winter?s nutrition by culturing locally grown vegetables to preserve the probiotic rich benefits. As the formulator of KeVita she sets the highest quality organic standards, selecting ingredients for KeVita with great care.

    this episode Q&A- includes:

    • pin worms- we are not meant to live alone but hysterical hygiene through two life cycles to help..

    • infant eczema? lacofermented foods and nourishing herbal infusions espeically nettles to reverse allergic reactions..

    • cook kale for at least an hour..

    • three traditions of healing..

    • electrolytes and drinking infusions instead of water..

    • chickweed is a wonderful herb for the eyes.. palming is very restful for the eyes..

    • tooth care- electric toothbrush and astringent herbs such as yarrow tincture, myrth tincture, bloodroot tincture..

    • nourishing herbs, tonifying herbs, stimulating and sedating herbs..

    • fenugreek tea for lactation and infusions of red clover, nettles, oatstraw, red raspberry leaf..

    • and much more....

  • 02:00

    Ask Herbal Health Expert Susun Weed and Future Primative Joanna Harcourt Smith

    in Self Help

    Susun Weed answers 90 minutes of herbal health questions followed by a 30 minute interview with Joanna Harcourt Smith. Joanna was born in 1946 high up in a the Mountains of Switzerland. She grew up in Paris and went to school in France. She speaks five languages, three very well and two well enough to create relationships in that language. Her book "Tripping the Bardo with Timothy Leary" is the love of her life. It took her 30 years to digest and compost the experiences she writes about. She has lived for 40 years in the US and this is where she has learned to love herself and others. Joanna is the producer-interviewer for the weekly podcast she created eight years ago. 

    this episode Q&A- includes:

    • adrenal dysfunction- do not drink water, drink nourishing hebal infusions..

    • the seven medicines- serenity, story, mind, lifestyle, alternative, pharmaceutical and high tech medicine..

    • chaga mushrooms is important medicine in short supply, save for those with cancer who really need it..

    • have lots of questions? need a mentor? www.wisewomanmentor.com

    • gas? bitters- dandelion, chickory, wornwood.. aromatic seeds- caraway, fennel, corriander..

    • ovarian cysts- fresh chickweed tincture- high success..

    • PCOS? animal fat at every meal, 3-4 dropperfuls of vitex ticture daily..

    • gluten sensitivity and oatstraw..

    • vegan diet- you will damage yourself..

    • bladder infections- cedar, juniper berry tincture, sage infusions by the sip, corn silk infusions, uva ursi infusions..


  • 02:00

    Ask Herbal Health Expert Susun Weed

    in Self Help

    Herbal Medicine is People's Medicine: simple, safe, effective. Bring your curiosity and health questions. Susun will enlighten, surprise, and delight you...
    This episode Q&A- includes:
    • breast lumps- anti cancer lifestyle, infusions, compresses, anointment.
    • elective surgery? give yourself time to think it through..
    • how to nourish intestinal issues..
    • ulcerated colitis- restore lining of Colon with slippery elm..
    • how to use golden rod
    • what herbs to make infused oils with
    • what are diuretics?
    • safety of herbs during pregnancy..
    • goats milk formula and b vitamins..
    • milk thistle seed uses and always use it as a tincture or liquid extract..
    • why to pasteurize vinegar before making herbal vinegar..
    • nutritional profile of oatstraw..
    • how to make saw palmetto tincture- always use the berries..

  • 02:01

    Ask Herbal Health Expert Susun Weed and Light Therapy with Larry Lytle

    in Self Help

    Susun Weed answers 90 minutes of herbal health questions followed by a 30 minute interview with Larry Lytle. Larry Lytle is a  light therapy expert and author of “Healing Light – Energy Medicine of the Future”

    Topics covered in this evening Q&A include:

    Trying to conceive with PCOS
    Using Chasteberry
    Horse Chestnut for vein aneurysm
    The health benefits of pine pollen
    Motherwort and hawthorn for heart health
    Uterine fibroids and ovarian cysts
    Oatstraw for panic attacks
    Think you have parasites?
    Violet for the throat

  • 02:00

    Ask Herbal Health Expert Susun Weed

    in Self Help

    Susun Weed shares her herbal medicine secrets. Learn how to use herbs simply and safely. Empower yourself with easy herbal remedies. Herbal Medicine is People's Medicine: simple, safe, effective. Bring your curiosity and health questions. Susun will enlighten, surprise, and delight you...
    Q&A with Susun Weed - this episode includes:
    vegan diet shortens life span. premature ovarian rupture and menopausal symptoms - refuse hormones, nourish with a varied diet and infusions foundations of becoming a teacher of herbal medicine. chicory and dandelion for bile production to process fat. 5 infusions for health - linden, comfrey, red clover, nettles, oatstraw. osteoarthritis and bringing back joint fluidity with comfrey, linden and bone broth soups.. slow to heal wounds? try comfrey leaf poultice. horseradish for sinus problems.. stinging nettles to rebuild adrenals and raise cortisol. environmental radiation? make seaweed a regular part of your diet. birth control - become a lesbian or try wild carrot seed. green smoothies vs infusions - infusions win all the way! how the liver processes alcohol and effective uses of milk thistle. finding the voice of power and nourishing the wholeness of the individual and more... listen in to get all the details..