Podcasts

jim mcdonald

What You Need to Know about Herbal Energetics and Fevers

jim mcdonald joins HerbMentor Radio for a special episode on herbal energetics and fevers. What is a fever, why do they happen, and what are the popular myths? You’ll also learn about diaphoretics, which are herbs that direct circulation, open pores, ventilate the body, and allow perspiration. Discover the difference between stimulating and relaxing diaphoretics. jim also shares detailed…

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…

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…

Robert Rogers: The Fungal Pharmacy

Robert Rogers has been a student of native plants and fungi from the Canadian prairies for over 40 years. He teaches plant medicine at Grant McEwan University and the Northern Star College of Mystical Studies in Edmonton, Canada. Robert is a professional member of the American Herbalist Guild. He has been a chair of the medicinal mushroom…

Sandor Ellix Katz

Sandor Ellix Katz: The Art of Fermentation

Sandor Ellix Katz wrote the book, The Art of Fermentation: An In-Depth Exploration of Essential Concepts and Processes from Around the World. This nearly 500 page volume gives practical information on fermenting vegetables, fruits, grains, milk, beans, meats and more. It has a forward by Michael Pollan and is published by Chelsea Green. Sandor is…