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Podcast 009: Year-End Reflections

As 2017 draws to a close, we look back over our year and some of the herbs who helped us get through it. Our theme music is “Wings” by Nicolai Heidlas.

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Podcast 008: Goldenrod for Hanukkah + A Solstice Elixir

Katja draws parallels between the Hanukkah story of unexpected abundance, and the gift of goldenrod for helping us persevere through adversity and exhaustion. Ryn shares this year’s solstice elixir formula and the medicine of captured moments. Our theme music is “Wings” by Nicolai Heidlas.

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Podcast 007: Yaupon + On Being A Boring Herbalist

Ryn talks about the yaupon holly, a caffeine-bearing plant of North America, as well as a few ideas that apply to caffeine herbs in general. Katja is happy to be reading The Wee Free Men again, and tries to come up with a boring formula for everyone, but it turns out to be awesome. Our…

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Podcast 006: Dynamic Desk Work + Crazy for Cranberries

This week, Ryn notices he’s been getting stuck in the same sitting positions too frequently while working on the manuscript, and talks about different ways to avoid getting sedentary at home or in the office. Katja shares her enthusiasm and recipes for working with cranberry, one of our local “superfoods”. Our theme music is “Wings”…

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Podcast 005: Ryn Gets Sick + Katja’s Herbal Introspection

In this episode, Ryn tells you about the herbal strategies he’s been using to cope with a respiratory infection for the last few days. Katja shares some thoughts spurred on by the creation of her Herbal Oracle and Study Cards, about the parallels we find between physiological and psychological effects of herbal remedies. (Katja wanted…

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Podcast 004: Some Favorite Herbal Books

We love books! In this podcast we discuss a few of our absolute favorite herbal books for everyone from beginners to experienced practitioners. Here are the books we mentioned: Practical Herbs & Practical Herbs 2, Henriette Kress – you can also pre-order her Practical Herb Cards! The Herbal Medic, Sam Coffman Icelandic Herbs, Anna Rósa…

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Podcast 003: Small But Mighty + Unconditionals

Katja stands up to proclaim the strength and potency of the “pretty little flowers” chamomile and self-heal, and reminds us that gentle doesn’t mean weak. Ryn muses on the many applications for herbs that have little or nothing to do with “treating” a “condition”, and some of the ways this ties in to our evolutionary…

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Podcast 002: Avoiding Adaptogen Debt + Emotionalymphatics

In our second episode, Katja gives you her take on adaptogens and their propensity for overuse, outlining her preferred way to work with this category of herbs and offering a favorite recipe: notCoffee! Ryn works through some thoughts on the resonance between the physiological activities of herbs and their impacts on mental and emotional patterns,…

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Podcast 001: I’ll Have What They’re Having + Apples & Oranges

Welcome to the inaugural edition of our podcast! In this episode, Katja talks about her new strategy for herbal self-care: taking home a bit of each tea or tincture blend she mixes up for a client (within reason, of course). She describes a current favorite, a formula for building mental & emotional flexibility while lifting…

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Our Book is Now Available on Amazon.com

Our first book is here!

This is the perfect introduction to a powerful yet manageable apothecary of 35 herbs and teach you how to apply them to common ailments.

We keep it simple and practical, and along the way teach you how to think effectively about herbs & herbalism, laying the foundations for deeper study.

The book is available through Amazon.com

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