Being a better herbalist requires constant education about the changing face of herbalism. There are many resources available to learn about new studies on herbs and much of it reaches into areas which tools of science and technology are exposing all the time. The trick is to be sure you are checking reputable sources and asking questions.
This topic is a favorite for both Sue and Candace as it is one of the foundations of their website, books and podcast. Checking these resources have helped them expand into more professional and well-rounded healers. They discuss some of their valued botanical allies including licorice – the subject of April 2018 Herbal Nerd Society Herb of the Month focus.
Resources we mentioned:
- Territorial Seed
- Journal of Phytochemistry and Biochemistry
- National Center for Biotechnology Information
- Dr. Bill Rawls website
- Dr. Bill Rawls webinar with transcript
Herbs we mentioned:
- Dong quai
- Dandelion root
- Marshmallow root/leaf
- Yellow dock
- Red Clover
Join podcast cohost Sue Sierralupe at the Traditional Roots Herbal Conference in Portland, OR May 18-20th, 2018.
You can hear both Candace and Sue speak at the Herb Day Celebration in Veneta, Oregon on May 5th, 2018.
Bill Rawls, MD, who holds his medical license in North Carolina, has written extensively on health topics, including Lyme disease, fibromyalgia, and Chronic Immune Dysfunction. He’s the author of Suffered Long Enough and Unlocking Lyme. Dr. Rawls serves as Medical Director for Vital Plan, an herbal supplement and wellness company he co-founded with his daughter, Braden.