Herb Talk



Sit by the fire and listen to Stephan and Eliza talk herbs in Cape Cod, Ma. Enchanting and humorous you are bound to learn something you didn't know you needed to know. Do you hear the bells? Schools in.


  • Gardening

    19/07/2007 Duración: 31min

    Herb Talk Hosts Stephan Brown & Eliza Travisano www.greatcape.com Herbs are weeds and easy to grow in your own back yard Lemon Balm Valerian Black Cohosh Wood Betony Catnip (yes, it is good for fevers) Angelica Butterfly Weed/Pleurisy Root Echinacea purpurea Goldenseal Blue Cohosh Bloodroot Comfrey Scullcap Wild Yam Calendula Hops "Learn the Plants" Come out to the farm and experience for yourself :)

  • Arthritis

    19/07/2007 Duración: 30min

    Herb Talk Hosts Stephan Brown & Eliza Travisano www.greatcape.com What can contribute to arthritis?' cold weather, leaky gut syndrome use of pharmaceutical can lead to leaky gut Repair of the gut: Flax seed, acidophilis, Slippery Elm, Marshmallow, Comfrey, Meadowsweet Get the toxins out of the body/ support & stimulate the liver: Dandelion, Burdock, Turmeric, Sarsaparilla, Rheumatoid Arthritis: Devil's Claw Other great herbs: Feverfew, Oats, Ginger, Cayenne "Bone Tone" "Better Bitters" Improve Digestion....Improve Arthritis Seaweed Soaks Topicals: St Johnswort, Arnica, essential oils of Birch & Basil "Super Joint Anoint" BCQ for anti-inflammatory( contains Turmeric) Inflammation in the body leads to problems.....itis Back to digestion

  • Winter Health II

    11/04/2007 Duración: 31min

    greatcape.com Hosts Stephan Brown & Eliza Travisano Vata Season- Nervous System Herbs to calm & nourish the nerves...Oats, Scullcap, Passionflower, Valerian, Wood Betony Osha Root- great for sore throats (antiviral, antibacterial) Michael Moore the Herbalist swsbm.com Ginger- antibacterial, circulatory stimulant Cayenne- circulatory stimulant (infused oil) Winter is the time to eat heavy food. Need good fatty oils...lipids for your brain:) Coconut oil...great for cooking Eat fish that swim in cold, salt water Kelp..great for the thyroid Ghee- clarified butter...wonderful for cooking Throat- Marshmallow, Licorice, Red Root, Sage 3 T tea Ear Infections- Garlic /Mullein flower infused oil Dry Air- Eczema & Psoriasis....need fatty acids Comfrey/Calendula salve for dry conditions Tea with Licorice, Witchhazel for wet conditions Itchy Bitchy Check your liver....maybe Detox Skin Aliment Assailment Check you diet....maybe allergies connected to skin issues Depression- St. Johnswort tincture (mild to moderate),

  • Winter Health I

    05/04/2007 Duración: 30min

    Hosts Stephan Brown & Eliza Travisano www.greatcape.com Seasonal Ailments: Allergies, Cold, Flu, Brochitis... "wind pollinated" vs. "insect pollinated" plants Plant Energy and Harvest Times Echinacea- immune stimulant; 1st sign of cold- loading dose (1tsp) & frequency in very important. Goldenseal & other Berberines (Oregon Grape & Barberry) only if mucous membranes involved. Immunity Soup/ Stew- Astragalus, Codonopsis, Squashes, Garlic, Onions, Aromatic Spices (thyme, rosemary, oregano), Mushrooms (shiitake, maitake, reishi, chaga), Umeboshi Plum paste... Eating Herbs Cold Hold Snuffle Muffle Optimum Lung Cleaning with Essential Oils (lavender, eucalyptus, pine, peppermint) Fall Detox- Dandelion, Burdock, Sarsaparilla... Juicing Fast- Carrots, Beets, Ginger... Try Dandy Blend:) great substitute for coffee...really!!!