Candace and Patrick talk about their visit with Leslie Korn, the recipes they tried from Natural Woman, and the wisdom of using herbs daily. They also talked about Oleander in Herbs in the News.
- Cardamom Saffron Coffee, pg. 114-115
- Pineapple Herbal Tepache, pg. 21
- Chocolate Mole Sauce, pg. 106-107
We discussed the use of Oleander as a poison and recent media references to oleandrin, a compound derived from Oleander in the labs at Phoenix Biotechnologies.
Article we refereced: American Botanical Council Warns Consumers about High Toxicity of Oleander
Leslie Korn, Herbalist, Author
Leslie Korn, PhD, MPH, is a licensed clinician specializing in mental health nutrition, herbal medicine, and integrative medicine for mental health and the physical symptoms of traumatic stress. She served as a Fulbright scholar on traditional medicine, a Clinical Fellow at Harvard Medical School, and a National Institutes of Health–funded research scientist in mind/body medicine. She founded the Center for Traditional Medicine, a public health clinic in rural indigenous Mexico that she directed for over twenty-five years. The author of nine books, she teaches and consults internationally for mental health professionals and indigenous communities. Her newest book is Natural Woman: Herbal Remedies for Radiant Health at Every Age and Stage of Life (Shambhala Publications).