May 6, 2020
I’m diving into herbal actions in today's episode! I break down what herbal actions are, discuss some of the most common herbal actions like adaptogens, nervines, and alternatives, and give you examples for the different herbal actions I discussed. I also discuss why understanding herbal actions are important, and how we can use them to pick the right herbs to take or formulate with.
Nothing in this episode should be taken as medical advice, always consult your doctor or holistic practitioner to ensure you find the right herbs for you!
In this episode, I discuss:
What are herbal actions?
An overview of some of the most common herbal actions we work with, and relevant hers
Why herbal actions are an integral part of herbalism
How you can use herbal actions to pick the right herbs for you
Mentioned in this episode:
Medical Herbalism by David Hoffman (my current herbalism textbook)
My newsletter, Sara… lately. Subscribe to keep up to date with new program launches.
Rasa BOLD, new caffeine-free adaptogen-powered energy tonic from one of my favorite herbal brands, Rasa (discount MEDIUMWELL)
Episode 16 with Lopa van der Mersch, founder of Rasa, where we talk a lot about herbal medicine and adaptogens!
All the deets: