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  • Conversation with Nicolette Perry about her book, “Your Brain on Plants”.

    Topics covered in this episode

    Summary of her book “Your Brain on Plants”

    Herbs and herbal recipes that are considered to be Calming Balms

    Sleep promoting herbs

    Plant Panaceas

    Herbal recipes from the book

    About Nicolette Perry

    Nicolette is a pharmacognosist – who studies plants and their chemicals for health and medicine. As director of science and education at Dilston Physic Garden (a garden overgrown and brimming with medicinal plants and a charity for education) in the wilds of Northumberland UK, she has a particular interest in the science behind how plants work in the brain, having completed a Ph.D. in Salvia for Alzheimer’s disease, recently completed a book on plants for memory, mood and mind and currently running a second clinical trial testing plants for memory.

    Connect with Nicolette Perry

    Website: www.dilstonphysicgarden.com

    Event: https://www.chelseaphysicgarden.co.uk/event/botanical-brain-balms-with-nicolette-perry

    Buy her book “Your Brain on Plants” on Amazon here: https://amzn.to/2zeTU71

    This Podcast is brought to you by AromaCulture Magazine - AromaCulture Magazine is filled with educational articles, case studies and recipes written by practicing herbalists and qualified aromatherapists. Our August 2019 issue centers around the topic of Men’s Health. You can find it at https://www.aromaculture.com/shop/august2019.

    Disclaimer: The information presented in this podcast is for educational purposes only, and is not meant to replace professional medical advice. Please consult your doctor if you are in need of medical care, and before making any changes to your health routine.

  • Conversation with Sarah Kucera about Ayurvedic Self Care.

    Topics covered in this episode

    Summary of her book “The Ayurvedic Self-Care handbook”

    What is the Ayurvedic view of health and healing?

    What role do rituals have in maintaining wellness according to Ayurveda?

    The 6-tastes and their significance in Ayurveda

    Discussion about “Your Pranic Budget” and what that means for you

    Common herbs used in Ayurveda and recipes from the book

    About Sarah Kucera

    Sarah Kucera, DC, CAP is a licensed chiropractor, certified Ayurvedic practitioner and registered yoga teacher and yoga therapist. She is also the founder of Sage, a healing arts center and herbal apothecary in Kansas City, Missouri.

    Connect with Sarah Kucera

    Website: https://sarahkucera.com/

    Sage Center: https://www.experiencesage.com/

    Buy her book “The Ayurvedic Self-Care Handbook” on Amazon here: https://amzn.to/33OTK4f

    This Podcast is brought to you by AromaCulture Magazine - AromaCulture Magazine is filled with educational articles, case studies and recipes written by practicing herbalists and qualified aromatherapists. Our August 2019 issue centers around the topic of Men’s Health. You can find it at https://www.aromaculture.com/shop/august2019.

    Disclaimer: The information presented in this podcast is for educational purposes only, and is not meant to replace professional medical advice. Please consult your doctor if you are in need of medical care, and before making any changes to your health routine.

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  • Conversation with Erika Galentin about Aromatherapy for the entire family.

    Topics covered in this episode

    Essential Oils that should be avoided or used with caution

    Safety considerations around essential oil use and which oils are considered generally safe?

    Aromatherapy for kids

    Aromatherapy for seniors

    Aromatherapy blends for the household

    About Erika Galentin

    ERIKA GALENTIN, MNIMH, RH (AHG), is a clinical herbalist and an ITEC-certified clinical aromatherapist consulting from Sovereignty Herbs in Athens and Columbus, Ohio. She holds a degree in herbal medicine from the University of Wales, Cardiff, UK, and Scottish School of Herbal Medicine, Glasgow, UK. She is a professional member of the National Institute of Medical Herbalists (UK) and the American Herbalists Guild (USA). She is also a proud member of Pi Alpha Xi National Honor Society in Horticulture (USA). Over a decade of clinical practice has provided a platform for a deep and influential understanding of the efficacy of medicinal plants and essential oils within a clinical environment, and it is through this clinical practice that Erika seeks to encourage positive, learned, and respectful relationships between plants and people. She grows and distills aromatic plants for Sovereignty Herbs from her homestead in southeastern Ohio.

    Connect with Erika Galentin

    Website: http://www.themedicinegardener.com/

    Sovereignty Herbs: https://www.sovereigntyherbs.com/

    Buy her book “The Family Guide to Aromatherapy” on Amazon here: https://amzn.to/2TxddSg

    This Podcast is brought to you by AromaCulture Magazine - AromaCulture Magazine is filled with educational articles, case studies and recipes written by practicing herbalists and qualified aromatherapists. Our August 2019 issue centers around the topic of Men’s Health. You can find it at https://www.aromaculture.com/shop/august2019.

    Disclaimer: The information presented in this podcast is for educational purposes only, and is not meant to replace professional medical advice. Please consult your doctor if you are in need of medical care, and before making any changes to your health routine.

  • Conversation with Penny Price about Lavender Essential Oil

    Topics covered in this episode

    The therapeutic benefits of Lavandula angustifolia essential oil

    Where are the best lavender varieties sourced?

    The chemical profiles of Lavandula angustifolia essential oils and what these properties do

    Safe use of lavender essential oil

    Blend ideas using lavender essential oil

    About Penny Price

    Penny founded her company Penny Price Aromatherapy and the Penny Price Academy in 2003 and the company now has 15 distributorships over the world with 15 designated Academies teaching clinical aromatherapy. She was initially trained by her mother, Shirley Price, and then pursued her own studies, being awarded the first research degree from Oxford University, exploring the use of essential oils in behavior management in special needs education. As a lecturer in the therapeutic use of essential oils, Penny has travelled throughout Europe, the Far East and South America. Penny has written 2 books and co-written 2 more. She has contributed substantially to peer-reviewed journals as well as populist articles for magazines, alongside writing and contributing to the academic texts on the medical use of aromatherapy and essential oils. After 37 years of studying the chemistry and pharmacology of essential oils, Penny is regarded as a world expert.

    Connect with Penny Price

    Website: https://penny-price.com/

    Email: penny@penny-price.com

    This Podcast is brought to you by AromaCulture Magazine - AromaCulture Magazine is filled with educational articles, case studies and recipes written by practicing herbalists and qualified aromatherapists. Our August 2019 issue centers around the topic of Men’s Health. You can find it at https://www.aromaculture.com/shop/august2019.

    Disclaimer: The information presented in this podcast is for educational purposes only, and is not meant to replace professional medical advice. Please consult your doctor if you are in need of medical care, and before making any changes to your health routine.

  • Conversation with Leslie Alexander about herbal dental health

    Topics covered in this episode

    Leading causes of tooth decay and bad oral health

    Can herbs make a positive difference in oral health?

    How to make your own herbal tooth pastes and tooth powders

    Herbal strategies for avoiding tooth decay and gum related issues

    Herbal remedies for oral pain relief

    Herbal oral care related recipes

    Herbs covered in this episode

    Barberry

    Myrrh

    Cinnamon

    St. John’s Wort

    Arnica

    Clove

    Chamomile

    About Leslie Alexander

    Leslie M. Alexander is a practicing professional Herbalist and the owner of Restoration Herbs in Erie, Pennsylvania. She comes from a laboratory background, having received her B.Sc. in environmental sciences (Fairleigh Dickinson University) and then her Ph.D. from Heriot-Watt University. She completed a diploma course with honors at ACHS in Oregon. She was invited to join the American Herbalists Guild as a professional member in 2009. Presently, she is serving her third term on the AHG Council. Her practice is currently based in Erie, Pennsylvania where she sees clients face-to-face either in her office or at their homes. Additionally, she has a sizable client-base outside of the Greater Erie area and work long distance with many people. She also does a fair amount of teaching, both locally and afar, online and face-to-face.

    Connect with Leslie Alexander

    Website: http://www.restorationherbs.com/

    Buy the Book “Dental Herbalism” on Amazon here: https://amzn.to/2YuqeOk

    This Podcast is brought to you by AromaCulture Magazine - AromaCulture Magazine is filled with educational articles, case studies and recipes written by practicing herbalists and qualified aromatherapists. Our August 2019 issue centers around the topic of Men’s Health. You can find it at https://www.aromaculture.com/shop/august2019.

    Disclaimer: The information presented in this podcast is for educational purposes only, and is not meant to replace professional medical advice. Please consult your doctor if you are in need of medical care, and before making any changes to your health routine.

  • Conversation with Danielle Harris about Aromatherapy and Caring for the Elderly

    THIS PODCAST IS SPONSORED BY: AROMATICS INTERNATIONAL

    We provide 100% pure essential oils and natural aromatherapy products, sourced in-house, from small-scale producers located in over 60 different countries. Find out more: https://www.aromatics.com/

    Topics covered in this episode

    Common issues seen in the elderly and how aromatherapy can make a difference

    Using essential oils to aid in pain relief

    How essential oils can be beneficial to those suffering from COPD and Asthma

    When might hydrosols be useful in elderly care?

    Aromatherapy safety when working with the elderly and other sensitive people groups

    Essential Oils and Hydrosols covered in this episode

    Black Pepper Essential Oil

    Eucalyptus Essential Oil

    Lavender Hydrosol

    Rose Hydrosol

    German Chamomile Hydrosol

    Tea Tree Hydrosol

    About Danielle Harris

    Danielle Harris, MSN, BSN, RN, CMC, CDP earned a Master of Science degree in Nursing at Walden University and Bachelors of Science degree in Nursing at USC Upstate. Danielle is a Certified Care Manager, Certified Geriatric Care Manager and a member of the Aging Life Care Association®, Dementia Practitioner, Dementia Specialist, and received Teepa’s (Snow) Positive Approach™ Dementia care training. Danielle is also a Certified Clinical Aromatherapist. For the past 14+ years, Danielle has dedicated her career to health and life sciences. She has a passion and calling for aging adults with and without cognitive (brain) impairment (changes) in all settings. Through Evolve Senior Solutions, LLC she offers services, to all caregivers and seniors, that promote holistic aging, aging well, and aging in place.

    Connect with Danielle Harris

    Website: https://www.evolveseniorsolutionsllc.com/

    This Podcast is brought to you by AromaCulture Magazine - AromaCulture Magazine is filled with educational articles, case studies and recipes written by practicing herbalists and qualified aromatherapists. Our July 2019 issue centers around the topic of the Integumentary System. You can find it at https://www.aromaculture.com/shop/july2019.

    Disclaimer: The information presented in this podcast is for educational purposes only, and is not meant to replace professional medical advice. Please consult your doctor if you are in need of medical care, and before making any changes to your health routine.

  • Conversation with Rosalee de la Foret about Herbal Adaptogens

    THIS PODCAST IS SPONSORED BY: AROMATICS INTERNATIONAL

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    Topics covered in this episode

    How to change lifestyle and environmental causes of stress

    What are herbal adaptogens and how are they helpful?

    Specific herbal adaptogen profiles, uses, dosage examples and benefits

    Herbal recipes using herbal adaptogens: DOWNLOAD HERBAL RECIPE PDF HERE: http://bit.ly/TASTEOFHERBS

    Herbs covered in this episode

    Ashwaganda

    Reishi

    Astragalus

    About Rosalee de la Foret

    Rosalee is passionate about helping people discover the world of herbalism and natural health. Her teachings transform complex concepts into simple elements empowering people to use herbs in practical ways that get results. She is a clinical herbalist, herbal educator and author of the book, Alchemy of Herbs: Transform Everyday Ingredients into Foods and Remedies that Heal. She is also the Education Director at LearningHerbs and a Registered Herbalist with the American Herbalist Guild. When she is not immersed in herbs, you can find her taking photos of nature, kayaking with her husband, or curled up in a hammock with a good book.

    Connect with Rosalee de la Foret

    Website: https://www.herbalremediesadvice.org/

    Buy her Book of Amazon: https://amzn.to/2pJwfaw

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/rosaleedelaforet/

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HerbalRemediesAdvice

    This Podcast is brought to you by AromaCulture Magazine - AromaCulture Magazine is filled with educational articles, case studies and recipes written by practicing herbalists and qualified aromatherapists. Our July 2019 issue centers around the topic of the Integumentary System. You can find it at https://www.aromaculture.com/shop/july2019.

    Disclaimer: The information presented in this podcast is for educational purposes only, and is not meant to replace professional medical advice. Please consult your doctor if you are in need of medical care, and before making any changes to your health routine.

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    We provide 100% pure essential oils and natural aromatherapy products, sourced in-house, from small-scale producers located in over 60 different countries. Find out more: https://www.aromatics.com/

    Topics covered in this episode

    The role women have played in herbal healing through our history

    Must have herbs in your herbal pantry and how they are used

    Common issues for young women and the herbs to consider

    Common issues for adult women and the herbs to consider

    Common issues for menopausal women and the herbs to consider

    Rosemary’s recommended books:

    Herbal Healing for Women: https://amzn.to/2LDQJ0b

    Herbal Remedies for Women: https://amzn.to/2LKbHdG

    The Woman’s Herbal Apothecary: https://amzn.to/2JvcVYZ

    The Woman’s Handbook of Healing Herbs: https://amzn.to/2XERJIA

    Main Herbs covered in this episode

    Stinging Nettle

    Dandelion

    Raspberry Leaf

    Schisandra Berry

    Lady’s Mantle

    Black Cohosh (cultivated)

    Chaste Tree (Vitex)

    About Rosemary Gladstar

    Rosemary Gladstar is, literally, a star figure in the field of modern herbalism, internationally renowned for her technical knowledge and stewardship in the global herbalist community. She has been learning, teaching and writing about herbs for over 40 years and is the author of eleven books. Her work includes Medicinal Herbs, a Beginners Guide, Herbal Healing for Women, Herbal Healing for Men, Rosemary Gladstar’s Herbal Recipes for Vibrant Health, and The Science and Art of Herbalism, an extensive in depth home study course. She is also the Founding President of United Plant Savers, director of The New England Women’s Herbal Conference and founder and past director of the International Herb Symposium.

    Connect with Rosemary Gladstar

    Website: https://scienceandartofherbalism.com/

    Buy her Book "Herbal Healing for Women" on Amazon: https://amzn.to/2LDQJ0b

    Science and Art of Herbalism Course: https://scienceandartofherbalism.com/product/the-classic-printed-plus-online-course/ (SAVE $75 off with coupon code: AromaCulture2019)

    Sage Mountian: https://www.sagemountain.com/

    This Podcast is brought to you by AromaCulture Magazine - AromaCulture Magazine is filled with educational articles, case studies and recipes written by practicing herbalists and qualified aromatherapists. Our July 2019 issue centers around the topic of the Integumentary System. You can find it at https://www.aromaculture.com/shop/july2019.

    Disclaimer: The information presented in this podcast is for educational purposes only, and is not meant to replace professional medical advice. Please consult your doctor if you are in need of medical care, and before making any changes to your health routine.

  • THIS PODCAST IS SPONSORED BY: AROMATICS INTERNATIONAL

    We provide 100% pure essential oils and natural aromatherapy products, sourced in-house, from small-scale producers located in over 60 different countries. Find out more: https://www.aromatics.com/

    Topics covered in this episode

    What are nutritive herbs and how can they support our health?

    When are nutritive herbs helpful and needed?

    What specific body systems are supported by nutritive herbs?

    Specific nutritive herbs and their herbal profiles, nutritive value and uses

    Herbs covered in this episode

    Stinging Nettle

    Oats

    Horsetail

    Dandelion

    About Lauren Truscott Waddell

    Lauren Truscott Waddell is a Registered Herbal Therapist with the Canadian Herbalist Association of BC, practicing since 2012. She is passionate about sustainably working with the healing tools nature offers and loves experimenting with food and plants as medicines and beauty tools. Lauren works with clients with a broad range of health and wellness goals using herbal medicine, nutrition and lifestyle guidance. Her intention is to provide a positive, healing space, instilling confidence in every client and working alongside plants to assist the body’s natural healing process. Lauren spends her spare time walking her blind dog, Joe, near the ocean.

    Connect with Lauren Truscott Waddell

    Website: http://www.littleisland.ca

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/laurenherbalist

    This Podcast is brought to you by AromaCulture Magazine - AromaCulture Magazine is filled with educational articles, case studies and recipes written by practicing herbalists and qualified aromatherapists. Our July 2019 issue centers around the topic of the Integumentary System. You can find it at https://www.aromaculture.com/shop/july2019.

    Disclaimer: The information presented in this podcast is for educational purposes only, and is not meant to replace professional medical advice. Please consult your doctor if you are in need of medical care, and before making any changes to your health routine.

  • THIS PODCAST IS SPONSORED BY: AROMATICS INTERNATIONAL

    We provide 100% pure essential oils and natural aromatherapy products, sourced in-house, from small-scale producers located in over 60 different countries. Find out more: https://www.aromatics.com/

    Topics covered in this episode

    Why sleep is important and how it benefits our bodies

    Common factors that can cause insomnia and sleep disorders

    Specific herbs and herbal approaches to improving sleep

    The three categories of herbs for sleep and when each is appropriate

    Real life case study in Trina’s herbal practice

    Herbal recipes and formulas for improving sleep

    Lifestyle and dietary choices to help improve sleep

    Herbs covered in this episode

    Skullcap

    Oats

    Vervain

    Lemon Balm

    Chamomile

    Passionflower

    California Poppy

    Valerian

    Hopps

    About Trina Palomarez

    Trina Palomarez is a Board Certified Nutrition Specialist and Clinical Herbalist with a private practice located in the bay area. Her practice embodies a functional medicine perspective on health, utilizing clinical nutritional strategies, along with the foundations of herbal medicine to uncover the underlying cause for disease and health disruption. In addition to her private practice, Trina is the lead staff practitioner at Farmacopia, an herbal apothecary, clinical supplement pharmacy and integrative clinic with one of the largest collection of herbal extracts available in the North Bay. Trina specializes in a functional medicine approach to digestive health, autoimmune disease, allergies, hormone balancing, natural strategies for anxiety and depression and weight loss.

    Connect with Trina Palomarez

    Website: https://www.trinapalomarez.com/

    Farmacopia: https://www.farmacopia.net/

    This Podcast is brought to you by AromaCulture Magazine - AromaCulture Magazine is filled with educational articles, case studies and recipes written by practicing herbalists and qualified aromatherapists. Our June 2019 issue centers around the topic of the Endocrine System. You can find it at https://www.aromaculture.com/shop/june2019.

    Disclaimer: The information presented in this podcast is for educational purposes only, and is not meant to replace professional medical advice. Please consult your doctor if you are in need of medical care, and before making any changes to your health routine.

  • THIS PODCAST IS SPONSORED BY: AROMATICS INTERNATIONAL

    We provide 100% pure essential oils and natural aromatherapy products, sourced in-house, from small-scale producers located in over 60 different countries. Find out more: https://www.aromatics.com/

    Topics covered in this episode

    What makes honey such a great medicine making medium?

    The quality differences in various honeys, and how to source good quality honey

    Overview of the common herbal honey preparations

    Herbal honey medicinal recipe ideas

    Using herbal honey topically

    About Dawn Combs

    Dawn Combs is the author of Sweet Remedies. She is the co-owner of the herbal health farm Mockingbird Meadows and the master formulator for a variety of the farm’s herb- and honey-based products. Trained in ethnobotany, she travels across the country to speak about botanical wellness and home health proficiency. She writes a column, Roots Rx, for Heirloom Gardener magazine and is a regular contributor to Mother Earth Living, Mother Earth News, and Hobby Farms. She has written two previous books about herbal healing. Combs lives with her family in central Ohio.

    Connect with Dawn Combs

    Website: https://mockingbirdmeadows.com/

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mockingbirdmeadows/

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MockingbirdMeadows/

    Purchase “Sweet Remedies” on Amazon here: https://amzn.to/2MX6SjC

    This Podcast is brought to you by AromaCulture Magazine - AromaCulture Magazine is filled with educational articles, case studies and recipes written by practicing herbalists and qualified aromatherapists. Our June 2019 issue centers around the topic of the Endocrine System. You can find it at https://www.aromaculture.com/shop/june2019.

    Disclaimer: The information presented in this podcast is for educational purposes only, and is not meant to replace professional medical advice. Please consult your doctor if you are in need of medical care, and before making any changes to your health routine.

  • THIS PODCAST IS SPONSORED BY: AROMATICS INTERNATIONAL

    We provide 100% pure essential oils and natural aromatherapy products, sourced in-house, from small-scale producers located in over 60 different countries. Find out more: https://www.aromatics.com/

    Topics covered in this episode

    How effective are herbs when used as topical medicine?

    Specific situations when topical use of herbs is directly indicated over internal use

    The power of touch therapies in combination with herbs

    Herbal foot and hand baths and specific situations when they are useful

    Main Herbs Mentioned in this episode

    Plantain (Plantago spp.)

    Coltsfoot

    Violet

    Comfrey

    Yarrow

    St. John’s Wort

    Stinging Nettle

    Sage

    Elderberry Flowers

    Basil

    White Oak Bark

    Calendula

    Rose

    Lavender

    Rosemary

    About Robin Rose Bennett

    Robin Rose Bennett, founder of Wisewoman Healing Ways: Herbal Medicine and EarthSpirit Teachings, has been offering classes since 1986 at herb conferences, festivals, clinics, medical and nursing schools, and most joyously, outside with the plants. Robin has a plant medicine video series on You Tube and two meditation CD's available through her website and also from CD Baby. She is the author of two practical, inspiring books available as paperbacks or e-books, Healing Magic- A Green Witch Guidebook to Conscious Living-10th anniversary edition and The Gift of Healing Herbs- Plant Medicines and Home Remedies for a Vibrantly Healthy Life.

    Connect with Robin Rose Bennett

    Website: www.robinrosebennett.com

    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCN5w_tVx1yN7p5kktEyGwRg

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/wisewomanhealingways/

    Purchase Robin’s books on Amazon here: https://amzn.to/2MKTSgD

    This Podcast is brought to you by AromaCulture Magazine - AromaCulture Magazine is filled with educational articles, case studies and recipes written by practicing herbalists and qualified aromatherapists. Our June 2019 issue centers around the topic of the Endocrine System. You can find it at https://www.aromaculture.com/shop/june2019.

    Disclaimer: The information presented in this podcast is for educational purposes only, and is not meant to replace professional medical advice. Please consult your doctor if you are in need of medical care, and before making any changes to your health routine.

  • THIS PODCAST IS SPONSORED BY: AROMATICS INTERNATIONAL

    We provide 100% pure essential oils and natural aromatherapy products, sourced in-house, from small-scale producers located in over 60 different countries. Find out more: https://www.aromatics.com/

    Topics covered in this episode

    All about the national Bee City USA movement

    Local pollinator projects and organizations

    What role do pollinators play in our world and why are they so important

    What is the current state of our pollinators, and what is effecting them?

    The good news and how local organizations are making a difference

    Specific ways to support pollinators in your local area

    Specific plants to have in your garden to support our pollinators

    About Kristina Lefever

    Kristina is the president of the Pollinator Project Rogue Valley, chair of Bee City USA Ashland, a board member of Beyond Toxics, and a certified Jackson County Master Gardener. Her dream is that everyone's yard will include a little or a lot of pollinator habitat, even if it's just a pot of nepeta (catmint) on the porch. Kristina and her husband have turned their barren property in Ashland Oregon into a pollinator garden, with many native plants, trees - and dandelions - but of course it's never finished. She loves teaching about our native bees, butterflies, flies, wasps, beetles, and humming- birds, and the plants and habitats that best support them.

    Connect with Kristina Lefever

    Pollinator Project RV: https://www.pollinatorprojectroguevalley.org

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PollinatorProject/

    Bee City USA: https://www.beecityusa.org/

    Beyond Toxics: https://www.beyondtoxics.org/

    This Podcast is brought to you by AromaCulture Magazine - AromaCulture Magazine is filled with educational articles, case studies and recipes written by practicing herbalists and qualified aromatherapists. Our June 2019 issue centers around the topic of the Endocrine System. You can find it at https://www.aromaculture.com/shop/june2019.

    Disclaimer: The information presented in this podcast is for educational purposes only, and is not meant to replace professional medical advice. Please consult your doctor if you are in need of medical care, and before making any changes to your health routine.

  • THIS PODCAST IS SPONSORED BY: AROMATICS INTERNATIONAL

    We provide 100% pure essential oils and natural aromatherapy products, sourced in-house, from small-scale producers located in over 60 different countries. Find out more: https://www.aromatics.com/

    Topics covered in this episode

    The difference between a bacteria and virus and how to combat them with herbs

    Herbs that are considered both antiviral and antibacterial

    Herbs known for their antiviral properties

    Herbs known for their antibacterial properties

    Maintaining a healthy balance of beneficial bacteria

    About Guido Masé

    Guido Masé RH(AHG) is a clinician and educator in the Western herbal tradition. He spent his childhood in Italy and has been living in Vermont since 1996. His practice interweaves clinical experience, mythology, and science. He is chief herbalist at Urban Moonshine, clinician at the Burlington Herb Clinic, faculty member and clinical supervisor at the Vermont Center for Integrative Herbalism, teacher in herbal medicine at the University of Vermont, and author of The Wild Medicine Solution and DIY Bitters. He is developing the integrative phytotherapy department at Wasso Hospital in Loliondo, Tanzania.

    Connect with Guido Masé

    Website: https://www.urbanmoonshine.com/

    Burlington Herb Clinic: https://www.burlingtonherbclinic.com/

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/herbalist

    Vermont Herb Center: https://vtherbcenter.org/

    This Podcast is brought to you by AromaCulture Magazine - AromaCulture Magazine is filled with educational articles, case studies and recipes written by practicing herbalists and qualified aromatherapists. Our February issue centers around the topic of mental health. You can find it at https://www.aromaculture.com/shop/february2019.

    Disclaimer: The information presented in this podcast is for educational purposes only, and is not meant to replace professional medical advice. Please consult your doctor if you are in need of medical care, and before making any changes to your health routine.

  • THIS PODCAST IS SPONSORED BY: AROMATICS INTERNATIONAL

    We provide 100% pure essential oils and natural aromatherapy products, sourced in-house, from small-scale producers located in over 60 different countries. Find out more: https://www.aromatics.com/

    Topics covered in this episode

    How fixed oils (carrier oils) are used and their benefits

    Several common fixed oils and their uses

    Several unusual fixed oils and their benefits

    Properties of fixed oils and how they function on the skin

    Recipes and blend ideas with fixed oils

    Unusual FIXED Oils MENTIONED in this episode

    Coriander Seed Oil

    Cranberry Seed Oil

    Raspberry Seed Oil

    Meadowfoam Seed Oil

    Coffee Bean Seed Oil

    Tomato Seed Oil

    About Susan Parker

    Art school major, herbalist, formulator, now carrier oil researcher, Susan has had a varied career. Twenty two years formulating and creating herbal topical skincare products led her to research and write the book on carrier oils, Power of the Seed; Your Guide to Oils for Health and Beauty, to more fully understand and appreciate these often under appreciated oils. The herbal products business has been put on hold and she now teaches on-line courses and runs a membership site on all aspects of these important oils. She now lives and works in Portland Oregon.

    Connect with Susan Parker

    Website: https://susanmparker.com

    Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/lipidlove/

    This Podcast is brought to you by AromaCulture Magazine - AromaCulture Magazine is filled with educational articles, case studies and recipes written by practicing herbalists and qualified aromatherapists. Our February issue centers around the topic of mental health. You can find it at https://www.aromaculture.com/shop/february2019.

    Disclaimer: The information presented in this podcast is for educational purposes only, and is not meant to replace professional medical advice. Please consult your doctor if you are in need of medical care, and before making any changes to your health routine.

  • THIS PODCAST IS SPONSORED BY: AROMATICS INTERNATIONAL

    We provide 100% pure essential oils and natural aromatherapy products, sourced in-house, from small-scale producers located in over 60 different countries. Find out more: https://www.aromatics.com/

    Topics covered in this episode

    The benefits of natural perfume

    What ingredient are needed for making natural perfume?

    Essential oil categories for perfume making

    What is a fixative and how to use it

    Step by step guide to making your own perfume

    The aging process of perfume and how the scent changes

    Sample accord blends for natural perfume

    About Danielle Sade

    Danielle Sade B.Sc.& CAHP is the founder of Healing Fragrances School of Aromatherapy and the author of The Aromatherapy Beauty Guide. Using the science of Carrier & Essential oils to create Natural Personal Care Products. Having over 30 years of experience in teaching, practicing, researching plant-based medicine and Aromatherapy internationally, has led Danielle to develop unique approaches to understanding and imparting studies in Aromatherapy and the science behind essential oils that make them unique and useful in their therapeutic properties. Danielle has been President of the Canadian Federation of Aromatherapists (CFA) for three different terms and is an active member of the CFA’s education committee.

    Connect with Danielle Sade

    Website: http://healingfragrances.net/

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HealingFragrancesSchoolOfAromatherapy/

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    Topics covered in this episode

    What are allergies and how do the symptoms occur?

    How can herbs help with allergy relief?

    Several “Go To” herbs for allergy relief

    Specific situations in which these herbs are especially useful

    Some of the best ways to administer or use these herbs

    Herbal medicines that can provide immediate relief

    The role of nutrition in allergy management

    Herbs Mentioned in this episode

    Chamomile

    Stinging Nettle

    Eyebright

    Plantain (Plantago)

    Elderflower

    Goldenrod

    Oatstraw

    About Chanchal Cabrera

    Chanchal lives on Vancouver Island, British Columbia where she and her husband manage Innisfree Farm and Botanic Garden, a 7 acre internationally registered botanic garden specializing in food and medicine plants, and host internships in sustainable food production and herbal medicine. Chanchal runs a private herbal medicine clinic with a specialty in holistic oncology and offers a monthly student training clinic that provides free health services to the community. The farm also hosts Gardens without Borders, a federally registered not-for-profit society established to run the botanic garden and provide horticulture therapy.

    Connect with Chanchal Cabrera

    Website: http://www.chanchalcabrera.com/

    Herb Gathering: https://herbgathering.org/

    Innisfree Farm: https://www.innisfreefarm.ca/

    This Podcast is brought to you by AromaCulture Magazine - AromaCulture Magazine is filled with educational articles, case studies and recipes written by practicing herbalists and qualified aromatherapists. Our February issue centers around the topic of mental health. You can find it at https://www.aromaculture.com/shop/february2019.

    Disclaimer: The information presented in this podcast is for educational purposes only, and is not meant to replace professional medical advice. Please consult your doctor if you are in need of medical care, and before making any changes to your health routine.

  • THIS PODCAST IS SPONSORED BY: AROMATICS INTERNATIONAL

    We provide 100% pure essential oils and natural aromatherapy products, sourced in-house, from small-scale producers located in over 60 different countries. Find out more: https://www.aromatics.com/

    Topics covered in this episode

    What is a hydrosol and how is it produced?

    Steam distillation vs water distillation

    How essential oils differ from hydrosols

    The Chemistry of hydrosols

    How to read a hydrosol GC-MS report

    Limitations of GC-MS testing

    New and current research findings on hydrosols

    About Ann Harman

    Ann Harman is an organic farmer who has been distilling plants for nearly two decades. Each year she teaches the Art of Distillation workshops, in addition to lecturing on hydrosols both nationally and internationally. Through her organization, Circle H Institute, she conducts research on hydrosols which will one day lead us to a better understanding of these complex waters.

    Connect with Ann Harman

    Website: https://botannicals.com/

    Circle H Institute: https://circlehinstitute.com/

    This Podcast is brought to you by AromaCulture Magazine - AromaCulture Magazine is filled with educational articles, case studies and recipes written by practicing herbalists and qualified aromatherapists. Our February issue centers around the topic of mental health. You can find it at https://www.aromaculture.com/shop/february2019.

    Disclaimer: The information presented in this podcast is for educational purposes only, and is not meant to replace professional medical advice. Please consult your doctor if you are in need of medical care, and before making any changes to your health routine.

  • This Podcast is brought to you by AromaCulture Magazine - AromaCulture Magazine is filled with educational articles, case studies and recipes written by practicing herbalists and qualified aromatherapists. Our April issue centers around the topic of the Respiratory System. You can find it at https://www.aromaculture.com/shop/april2019.

    Topics covered in this episode

    How stress influences our bodies and the 3 stages of stress

    How herbs may help balance our bodies and relieve the negative effects of stress

    Specific nervine tonics and adaptogenic herbs

    Herbs that support our Adrenals

    Long term herbal strategies for stress management

    Lifestyle and nutritional advice for stress management

    Herbs Mentioned in this episode

    Oatstraw

    Chasteberry

    Ashwaganda

    Rhodiola

    Kava Kava

    Frankincense

    Lavender

    Cayenne Pepper

    Eleuthro Root

    Turmeric

    Tulsi Basil

    Passionflower

    About LEE WELLARD

    Master Herbalist and Naturopath Lee Wellard was a former Physiology and Nutrition teacher, and has had extensive study in the field of Holistic medicine and is currently working as a Master Herbalist and Naturopath. After his wife developed a serious case of insomnia for 6 years it lead them on a journey towards finding an effective herbal remedy. Lee has had extensive experience in personal health consultations, conducting herbal remedy seminars, and even formulating his own herbal products. If you belong to a group that has an interest in Herbal remedies contact Lee to arrange a seminar. He offers free seminars in the Mishawaka area. Lee is the President and founder of the American Herb Shoppe and is always willing to answer any questions you may have.

    Connect with LEE WELLARD

    Website: https://americanherbshoppe.com/

    Disclaimer: The information presented in this podcast is for educational purposes only, and is not meant to replace professional medical advice. Please consult your doctor if you are in need of medical care, and before making any changes to your health routine.

  • This Podcast is brought to you by AromaCulture Magazine - AromaCulture Magazine is filled with educational articles, case studies and recipes written by practicing herbalists and qualified aromatherapists. Our April issue centers around the topic of the Respiratory System. You can find it at https://www.aromaculture.com/shop/april2019.

    Topics covered in this episode

    What aromatics can be useful for animal therapies?

    Explanation of the “Self Selection” method of choosing the right aromatics

    Specific essential oils and herbs that are useful for animal therapies

    Aromatic for common ailments like: digestion, muscle soreness, trauma and emotional issues

    Safe use and dilution guidelines

    Essential oils that should be avoided around pets

    Which pets should not be around essential oils?

    Specific aromatic advice for horses

    Specific aromatic advice for dogs

    About JOAN SORITA

    Joan Sorita is a certified animal and human aromatherapist, Director and developer of the Animal Aromatic Science course at Northwest school of animal massage on Vashon Island, Wa. Joan also helped co-found the NWSAM in Washington. She is also an educator, author and speaker on animal aromatics and self-selection applications as well as a level two NAHA member. With over 19 years of field experience with animal aromatics and bodywork work from world qualifying horses to long term layups on her farm in Washington, Joan learned about massage on horses from Olivia Newton John where she worked as a right-hand person managing the animals on the farm. She has spent many hours of volunteer shelter work and still teaches short free community classes on massage and aromas. Joan Thrives on her 16-acre farm raising flowers that she uses for essences for animals and people. Classes and events are held seasonally at Bermaga Farm. Joan has been on many radio shows sharing her experiences and is a regular on coffee talk radio with Doug McDowell KBKW 100.5 FM.

    Connect with JOAN SORITA

    Website: www.bermagafarm.com

    Northwest School of Animal Massage: www.nwsam.com

    Disclaimer: The information presented in this podcast is for educational purposes only, and is not meant to replace professional medical advice. Please consult your doctor if you are in need of medical care, and before making any changes to your health routine.