Herbs for Your Teacup

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Herbs for Your Teacup


In this episode Hannah Kincaid, Senior Editor of MOTHER EARTH NEWS and Managing Editor of Heirloom Gardener, sits down with Joanne Bauman and Dawn Combs to discuss what grows in their tea garden and why they love it! Enjoy learning about the various medicinal properties of these plants and how to use them in your tea.

 Our Podcast Guests Include

Dawn Combs is an ethnobotanist with more than 20 years of experience in her field. She is the owner of the herbal health farm Mockingbird Meadows, is a contributor for Mother Earth Living, and the author of Heal Local: 20 Essential Herbs for Do-it-Yourself Home Health Care and Conceiving Healthy Babies: An Herbal Guide to Support Preconception, Pregnancy, and Lactation.

Joanne Bauman, a Kansas herbalist, shares the gift of the green nations (healing food and medicine plants) in the Wise Woman Tradition of healing. Bauman (of Prairie Magic Herbals) teaches herb classes, grows and wildcrafts medicine plants, creates herbal preparations, and does consultations. Her love of the plants and easygoing teaching style make learning and using your own herbal remedies accessible to everyone. The Prairie Magic Herbals website conveys her thoughts about plants and herbalism. She first learned about plants from her pharmacist father, has a master’s degree in clinical psychology, and applied her personal experiences to counsel others in a physical rehabilitation hospital. Bauman serves as coordinator of the Herbalists Without Borders (HWB) Community Herbal Apothecary Project and as coordinator of the Kansas Chapter of HWB.

Check the links below for topics mentioned in the podcast that may have piqued your interest:

Add Roses to Your Edible Landscape

All About Growing the Stevia Plant

Make Your Own Teas From Garden-Grown Herbs

Garden Sorrel

Growing and Brewing Herbal Teas

Growing and Using Comfrey Leaves

Grow Sage in Your Herb Garden to Symbolize Success

Growing Yarrow in Your Herb Garden

Grow Your Own Marjoram

How to Grow and Enjoy Bergamont

How to Grow and Use Scented Geraniums

How To Grow Hibiscus

How to Make Herbal Teas, Herbal Infusions and Herbal Tinctures

Make Mullein Tea From Your Herb Garden

Make Your Own Teas From Garden-Grown Herbs

Nettle Tea Benefits

Sassafras Uses in Herbal Madicine and Cooking

Thyme Tea: An Herbal Cure for Nightmares

Uses for Mint: The Best Growing Herb

What You Need to Know About Pennyroyal


15 Herbs for Tea E-Handbook

Herbal Tea Gardens

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