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Herbs for a Vibrant Life – with Herbalist Rosalee de la Foret :075

Herbalist Rosalee de la Foret shares ways to re-immerse ourselves in herbs.

Rosalee de la Foret, RH (AHG), is a clinical herbalist, herbal mentor, and herbal educator who has dedicated her life to making herbal education available to everyone to spread the reconnection with herbs around the world.  Rosalee has a gift for making traditional herbal medicine simple and practical and is incredibly inspirational in her message of how to re-immerse ourselves in herbs.  She is the author of the book Alchemy of Herbs, where she shares deliciously created herbal recipes that titillate the taste buds while reconnected them with the diverse taste of herbs.  This inspirational, educational, and fun interview will compel and teach you how to make herbs a daily part of your life, not just part of your medicine chest.

 

Listen to the podcast to hear:

  • How herbs aren’t just for acute health issues, but historically played a much larger role in our ancestors’ lives.
  • How the simplification of the food system and taste profiles have created a nutrient and herb deficit in our culture.
  • How the phytonutrient diversity “herb deficit” has affected the health and spiritual well-being of the more recent generations.
  • How our herb deficit doesn’t just come from a lack of consuming herbs, but also from a lack of being in a relationship with plants outdoors.
  • How to cultivate an outdoor relationship with plants.
  • Practical tips on increasing your use of herbs in your foods.
  • How to take her “phytonutrient” challenge during your meals.
  • How to create nourishing infusions to use nutrient-dense herbs throughout your day.
  • The side effects of using nettles every day.
  • How lack of bitters has affected our health as a culture, and how to incorporate the bitter flavor into your daily life.
  • How to use rituals around herbal teas and bitters to elevate your experience with herbs.
  • What the different tastes of herbs are, and how to sense them for yourself.
  • How the different tastes of herbs can indicate the uses of those herbs.
  • Why we should include all 5 flavors of herbs into our meals and our daily lives.
  • Why it’s important to approach herbal learning (and life in general) from a state of joy instead of stress, pressure, and dread.
  • How to change our perception from moving towards a vibrant life instead of away from an early death.

 

About Rosalee

Herbalist Rosalee de la ForetRosalee de la Foret is a clinical herbalist, herbal educator and author of the book, Alchemy of Herbs: Transforming Everyday Ingredients Into Foods and Remedies that Heal. She is also the Education Director at Learning Herbs with Herb Mentor and a Registered Herbalist with the American Herbalist Guild. Rosalee’s teachings make herbs simple and practical for everyone. You can explore herbs and herbal remedies with Rosalee at HerbsWithRosalee.com and LearningHerbs.com . Learn about her healing story here.

 

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