david winston adaptogens

What Are Adaptogens and How Do They Work?

In this episode of HerbMentor Radio, David Winston explores adaptogens and their importance in this day and age. Adaptogens help the body adapt to stress and increase health. David Winston, RH (AHG), is an herbalist and ethnobotanist with over 40 years of training in Cherokee, Chinese and Western herbal traditions. He has had a clinical…

healthy thanksgiving recipes

5 Healthy Thanksgiving Recipes (& How to Beat Belly Bloat)

“Let food be thy medicine,” said Hippocrates, and as herbalists we enjoy every opportunity to infuse herbs into our meals. Using herbs as nourishment is easy, delicious, and can even help with our digestion. And what better occasion than Thanksgiving to share the gift of health with our loved ones! Celebrate with these five fabulous and healthy Thanksgiving recipes… 1. Rosemary…

8 Things You Need to Know about Essential Oils

8 Things You Need to Know about Essential Oils

It may be an understatement to say that the internet is a bottomless well of misinformation, exaggerated claims, and outright falsehoods. In an age of social media and viral posts, such misleading tidbits get tossed around as truths and become accepted as viable material on which to base a decision. A popular topic entangled in this…

Natural Home Remedies for Cold and Flu

7 Natural Home Remedies for Cold and Flu

Are you looking for natural home remedies for cold and flu? Here are seven of our favorite, simple remedies to support the immune system and soothe a sore throat, cough, or congestion. They’re quite yummy, too! 1. Herbal Vitamin C Pills Vitamin C is commonly used as a supplement to support immune system health. However, while supplementation is sometimes…

Healthy Pumpkin Recipes

5 Healthy Pumpkin Recipes to Make This Fall

It’s pumpkin season! From sweet pie to savory soup, pumpkins provide that cozy autumn flavor and they’re super nutritious, too. Pumpkins are packed with nutrients like vitamin A, which aids vision, and carotenoids, which protect the skin. They’re also high in fiber and nutrients like iron, zinc, and potassium. Here are five delicious and healthy pumpkin recipes to enjoy this fall……

Susun Weed

Susun Weed: 7 Simple Ways to Get More from Herbs

Susun Weed returns to HerbMentor Radio. For those who want to use herbal remedies, it can be confusing as to exactly how to incorporate them into our lives. It’s really not as simple as “take this herb for that ailment.” Herbalism is an art and science that enhances not just your health, but way of…

Five Flavors Herbal Cough Syrup Recipe

This recipe is an all-purpose cough syrup remedy. Elecampane, plantain, and honey are expectorants with the latter two helping to soothe irritated tissues in the lungs and throat. Elderberries are famous for their ability to shorten the duration of a cold or flu. Store this in the fridge and use within one month. This recipe can be made with either dried or fresh herbs.

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