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HerbMentor Radio: Anna Rósa Grasalæknir, Herbalism for Refugees

When Anna Rósa Grasalæknir decided to travel to the Kurdistan Region of Iraq to teach herbal classes to refugee women, she didn’t know exactly what to expect. Now, she has taught over 500 women and started an organization to continue this vital work. Learn how Anna Rósa founded Helping Herbs and how you can also make a difference in your own community with herbs.

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HerbMentor Radio: Sajah Popham, How Astrology Can Help You Become a Better Herbalist

Astrology has exploded in popularity in recent years. What does this have to do with herbalism? Well, understanding astrology can help you become a better herbalist. Herbalist and astrologer Sajah Popham is here to teach us how understanding astrology and spagyrics can take our herbal practice to the next level.

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HerbMentor Radio: Elise & Jeff Higley, From Home Garden to Major Herb Farm

Whether you already grow lots of herbs or are itching to start an herb garden, Elise and Jeff Higley of Oshala Farm are here to help. Together they draw on years of experience as herbalists and farmers to offer simple steps for growing herbs, scaling up to a commercial herb farm, and running a profitable herbal business.

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HerbMentor Radio: Chanchal Cabrera, On Holistic Cancer Care

Chanchal Cabrera has drawn on over 35 years of clinical experience and her expertise in holistic oncology to write her new book Holistic Cancer Care: An Herbal Approach to Preventing Cancer, Helping Patients Thrive during Treatment, and Minimizing the Risk of Recurrence. In this episode she shares about her #1 herb for cancer prevention, lifestyle recommendations for cancer prevention and during treatment, herbs for stress management, and more.

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HerbMentor Radio: Nadine Joseph, From Burnout to Herbal Adaptogen Entrepreneur

Nadine Joseph used to work as a chronically stressed neuroscience researcher. Faced with intense burnout, she turned to herbs and fell in love with adaptogens. Now she runs a successful herbal products company with national distribution. Listen as Nadine shares her journey and how you can take your own herbal business to the next level…

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HerbMentor Radio: Shereel Washington, On Black North American Herbalism Recipes & Story Medicine

In this episode of HerbMentor Radio we remember that story is medicine as Shereel Washington shares her wisdom on Black North American Herbalism. Shereel also dives into Black North American Herbalism recipes and shares stories about her experience with herbs like asafoetida and feverfew.

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HerbMentor Radio: Nada Beydoun & Fatima Matar, the Life-Changing Magic of Milkweed for Monarch Butterflies

Nada Beydoun and Fatima Matar remind us that herbalism isn’t just about the plants — it’s also about the pollinators. As stewards of milkweed for endangered monarch butterflies, they dive into just how important it is to support both our plant and pollinator friends.

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HerbMentor Radio: Rosemary Gladstar & Susan Leopold, Come for the Plants, Stay for the Party

Come for the plants, stay for the party — this is the slogan for the International Herb Symposium, and organizers Rosemary Gladstar and Susan Leopold certainly brought the party to HerbMentor Radio. In this episode, they answer questions like “How do I find my herbal community?” and “What does every beginning herbalist need to know about the plants?”

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HerbMentor Radio: Dr. Keren Dolan, Functional Nutrition Meets Herbalism

From falling in love with essential oils at the mall as a teenager to studying probiotic strains as a Functional Nutritionist, Dr. Keren Dolan\’s holistic herbal path weaves the joy, community care, and science of herbalism all into one. In this episode Dr. Dolan draws on her Functional approach to answer questions like \”How do probiotics work?\” and \”What exactly is an essential oil?\”

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HerbMentor Radio: Corinna Wood, Transforming Fall Roots into Healing Remedies 

Most people think of poke and burdock as pesky weeds, but herbalists like Corinna Wood know that these prolific plants are full of healing gifts. Corinna shares how we can create home remedies with these herbs that will nourish our bodies this fall and beyond. Listen as she draws on her years of experience as an educator and herbalist to share the key to seasonal self-care.

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HerbMentor Radio: Mimi Prunella Hernandez, Kitchen Herbalism

The phrase “food is medicine” gets casually tossed around a lot these days, but herbalist Mimi Prunella Hernandez really lives by this principle. Mimi draws on the influence of her Granny healers and her background in biochemistry to weave herbs into her everyday life. She works with the herbs that grow all around her — including sunflowers and prickly pear cactus — to make vinegars, honey, wine, tea, and even frosting. Listen as Mimi shares her simple tips for bringing common herbs into your own kitchen…

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HerbMentor Radio: Tasha & Devon Greenwood, How an Herbal Love Story is Creating a Hub for Queer Community

Tasha and Devon Greenwood are the founders of MXED GREENS, an herb shop that uplifts queer community and prioritizes accessibility through a sliding scale model. In this episode we discuss queer and trans inclusive healthcare, key advise for new business owners, how to work with seaweeds, and more.

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HerbMentor Radio: jim mcdonald, Why There’s No “Best Way” to Learn About Herbs

When you start studying herbs it can feel like you need to find the best herb school, the best herb books, and the best way to study herbs. But after studying and teaching herbalism for the last few decades, jim mcdonald can definitively say that there’s no one “right way” to learn about herbs. Here’s what to do instead…

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