Podcast Show 197: Herbalist on the Front Lines of Activism – Herb Lab
Last week, we had a special guest: Jimmy Betts, herbalist, activist,adventurer, solidarity and disaster medicine specialist. He spoke about blending herbal healing with social activism. We know that as important as activism is for a healthy democracy, it can take its toll on the body and spirit. Sue and Candace offer their favorite recovery options.
Jimmy Betts describes himself as a Roving Ecological Justice Activated Earther. He teaches de-escalation and effective protest techniques to groups that have bonded together to make a positive change for our collective future. Jimmy can be found on the front lines of political actions and disasters offering a blend of Eastern and Western herbal medicine/first aid. He has served as the Program Director, Program Facilitator and Coordinator for The Great March for Climate Action. He is dedicated to passionate, purposeful living with natural medicine in integrated settings, martial arts, personal cultivation through life arts, and off-beat humor.