2.The Summer Harvest



Summer fruits are abundant, especially amidst the dog days of August and into early September. Blackberries and peaches are coming on as are plums, early apples, and pears. All these delicious fruits have medicinal properties a practical herbalist can use through out the year.

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Herbal 101

We discussed flavonoids: How to recognize them, and why they’re important. Some plants we discussed were:

Herbs in the News

We discussed an article on Dr. Oz’s weight-loss claims published by CNN news in June 2014. We talked about the responsibility herbalists have for talking accurately about the affects plants may have or not have on health.

The Practical Herbalist Team

Candace, Sue, Patrick and Chicken

Candace Hunter, Sue Sierralupe and Patrick Hunter have been working together as the Practical Herbalist/Real Herbalism Radio team for many years. They have published 10 books which are available in Kindle form.

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