Southern Appalachian Herbs

Southern Appalachian Herbs

The Southern Appalachian Herbal Podcast is about Medicinal Herbalism, Wildcrafting, Growing Herbs, Making Herbal Medicine, life in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Homesteading and living off the land, by a traditional Southern man. Blog: southernappalachianherbs.blogspot.com Email: southernappalachianherbs@gmail.com

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June 26, 2022 43 min
In this episode, I discuss what happens when you leave a home alone in the Blue Ridge Mountains for a few weeks.... it is wild! Then, I talk about the medicinal uses of Jewelweed, bears, a new series of plant walks I am starting, artichokes and the many medicinal uses of Carline Thistle, Blessed Thistle and Milk Thistle.

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In this episode, I discuss the really fascinating herb, Calamus. Calamus has a rich history and many very surprising uses.

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In this episode, I discuss my new book, The Medicinal Shrubs and Vines of the America Southeast. You will be amazed at the medicinal plants all around you!

Read about my new book, Medicinal Shrubs and Woody Vines of The American Southeast an Herbalist's Guide
https://southernappalachianherbs.blogspot.com/2022/06/medicinal-shrubs-and-woody-vines-of.html

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In this episode, I discuss the seasonal wild edibles to look for this month, give the formula for my herbal anti-allergy tincture and dive deep into Boneset. Boneset is helps with fevers, colds, flus and other viruses and supports the immune system. The pic though is of Wild Lettuce, because I promised.

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In this episode, I remember a D-Day veteran, discuss the breakdown of societal institutions and why you need to begin leaning everything you can about herbal medicine and growing food.

Read about my new book, Growing Your Survival Herb Garden for Preppers, Homesteaders and Everyone Else: https://southernappalachianherbs.blogspot.com/2022/04/growing-your-survival-herb-garden-for.html

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In this episode, I explain a practical way to learn hundreds of herbs and their uses even if you don't have a teacher or the financial resources for expensive programs. This is a simple, common-sense method for anyone at any level.

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May 15, 2022 47 min
In this episode, I discuss the fascinating and even mythical properties of the Bay Laurel. This plant is powerfully medicinal and also an excellent culinary herb. I also make the point that folks shouldn't lie about Hippocrates or act like gurus.

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In this episode, I announce my new collaboration with prepperbroadcasting.com, give some social media updates, mention that I dislocated my shoulder recently and discuss how I treat such injuries with herbs and get into the medicinal and culinary properties of the Artichoke.

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In this episode, I discuss the Weston A. Price Foundation, Sally Fallon and her excellent cookbook, Nourishing Traditions, and the surprising truths about the food we eat. Then, I talk about Anise, an herb that was once so valued it could be used to pay taxes.

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In this episode, I explain that not all herbal traditions work for everyone. I give some advice on finding the practitioner or herbalist that can help you best. I also discuss Native American and Appalachian Herbalism, some Lumbee history and the fascinating herb, Angelica... legend has it, Angelica was presented to humanity by an Archangel as a cure for viral plagues.

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April 17, 2022 42 min
In this episode, I discuss several topics - Herbs, Easter, spring foraging, tenkara fishing, my new book, gardening, politics, religion and Aloe vera. Well, mostly Aloe.... it is an herb with a fascinating history and far more herbal uses and virtues than most realize. It actually has a strong Easter connection, too.

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In this episode, I discuss my new book, Growing Your Survival Herb Garden, for Preppers, Homesteaders and Everyone Else. This book tells you how to grow all the herbs you need for common ailments in your garden, easily and in a commonsense way.

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In this episode, I discuss early spring foraging, the health benefits of fermented foods and some recipes, and Green Chiretta, which is a strongly antiviral bitter herb.

Read about my new book, The Encyclopedia of Medicinal Bitter Herbs: https://southernappalachianherbs.blogspot.com/2022/03/the-encyclopedia-of-bitter-medicina.html

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In this episode, I discuss an ideal and inexpensive way to include herbs in your breakfast, Eggs Cocotte, and the amazing history and use of Agrimony.

Read about my new book, The Encyclopedia of Medicinal Bitter Herbs: https://southernappalachianherbs.blogspot.com/2022/03/the-encyclopedia-of-bitter-medicina.html

Available for purchase on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B09V3WCJM5

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March 20, 2022 63 min
In this episode, I discuss the first spring herbs and wild foods.

Read about my new book, The Encyclopedia of Medicinal Bitter Herbs: https://southernappalachianherbs.blogspot.com/2022/03/the-encyclopedia-of-bitter-medicina.html

Available for purchase on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B09V3WCJM5

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March 16, 2022 25 min
This is a special edition of the Southern Appalachian Herbs Podcast. The Herbal Entrepreneur Conference will begin March 20. This event will be free to watch from March 20-26. More than 30 herbalists will discuss how to start and run a successful herbal related business. I will be presenting on how to make a living as an author (herbal or otherwise), and especially self-publishing. For more information go to https://judsoncarr...
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In this episode, I introduce my new book, The Encyclopedia of Medicinal Bitter Herbs. I also discuss Jethro Kloss, who was very important to American herbalism.

Read about my new book, The Encyclopedia of Medicinal Bitter Herbs: https://southernappalachianherbs.blogspot.com/2022/03/the-encyclopedia-of-bitter-medicina.html

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In this episode, I discuss Herbal Medicine in the Protestant era, from the Reformation through colonial America, German Folk Medicine, French Herbalism, Eull Gibbons and hippies.

Read about my new book, Christian Medicine, History and Practice: https://southernappalachianherbs.blogspot.com/2022/01/christian-herbal-medicine-history-and.html

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In this episode, I discuss the legendary doctor and alchemist, Paracesus Theophrastus Bombastus von Hohenheim. He was a figure of great controversy, who turned the world on its head and revolutionized medicine. He was also a devout Christian, trained in Monastic Medicine and German Folk Medicine. I also discuss the war in Ukraine and moral relativism.

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In this episode, I discuss the fascinating and colorful history of pre-and early Christian Herbal Medicine... from Ancient Egypt to the Ashkenazi Jews, the Greeks and Romans, Monastic Medicine, the Benedictines and development of European herbalism in the Middle Ages.

Read about my new book, Christian Medicine, History and Practice: https://southernappalachianherbs.blogspot.com/2022/01/christian-herbal-medicine-history-and.html

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