Main topic:

Strawberry is an uncommon herb, even though it’s a common garden plant and favorite fruit of millions. We discussed the virtues of this humble berry and delved into how strawberries and strawberry leaves can be used in dental care for mild to serious cases.

Some herbs that pair well with Strawberry leaf for dental care discussed include:

For more information on Strawberry, buy Strawberry: A Wealth of Healing in One Sweet Tasty Package.

News:

This spring, Men’s Health published an article on How to Make Your Coffee Truly Healthy in which they assert that Black is the only truly nutritious way to take your coffee. We discussed the validity for this statement, offered ideas for herbs that add healthful properties to coffee, and some ideas for sound anti-oxidant alternatives to coffee.

For more information on this topic, see Coffee: Slow Roasted Medicine and listen to Real Herbalism Radio show 86 and show 87.

Herbal 101:

Herbalists use a variety of terms to describe the properties of herbs. We discussed the term “Antimicrobial.” Some antimicrobial herbs mentioned include:

For Recipes mentioned in this podcast, see The Practical Herbalist website.