EPISODE 06: WEEDS AS MEDICINE + FOOD, KITCHEN REMEDIES, AND NATURAL FIRST AID KITS WITH BRIGITTE MARS

November 21, 2017

Episode 06
Weeds As Medicine + Food, Kitchen Remedies, and Natural First Aid Kits 
with Brigitte Mars

Brigitte’s favorite childhood flower + 3 words she used to describe it:
Dandelion: Bright, Yellow, Energy.

Brigitte Mars is an herbalist and nutritional consultant of Natural Health with almost fifty years of experience. She teaches Herbal Medicine at Naropa University, and The School of Health Mastery in Iceland. She has taught at Omega Institute, Esalen, Kripalu, Sivananda Yoga Ashram, Arise, Envision and Unify Festivals, and The Mayo Clinic. She blogs for the Huffington Post and Care2. She is a professional member of the American Herbalist Guild.

Brigitte is the author of many books and DVDs, including  The Natural First Aid Handbook, The Home Reference to Holistic Health and Healing, The Country Almanac of Home Remedies, The Desktop Guide to Herbal Medicine, Beauty by Nature, Addiction Free Naturally, The Sexual Herbal, Healing Herbal TeasRawsome! and co-author of The HempNut Cookbook. DVDs include Sacred Psychoactive, Herbal Wizardry for Kids of all Ages, Natural Remedies for Childhood Ailments, Overcoming Addictions, and Natural Remedies for Emotional Health. Her latest project is a phone app called IPlant.

What you’ll hear in this episode:

  • Rethinking the American lawn: bringing conservation efforts to your front door
    *Bonus:Read Brigitte’s Huffington Post article mentioned in this episode!  Get Off Your Grass and Create An Edible Lawn! 
  • What you should put into your home First Aid Kit
  • How to look at your body, mind + spirit as one whole system to improve your health
  • The realities of living in a primitive way (yes, Brigitte lived in a tipi!)
  • Sustainability and giving back to Mother Earth
  • Plants for emotional health and well-being

Contact Brigitte Mars:
Instagram: @Brigitte.Mars
Visit her website!

 

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Which flower are you most attracted to?

Which ritual would you love so much you'd enjoy it 5 times each day?

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Flower Elixir

Enjoy nectar-like drops sublingually or in your water bottle.

Energy Mist

Mist yourself and let it rain down around your face and shoulders.

Balancing Serum

Luscious oil serum applied to your face and the back of your neck.

Transformative Perfume

Spritz your wrists, heart, hair, neck. Blend together and inhale.

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