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 different medicinal properties of these plants and how to use them in your tea.
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. 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
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
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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