In this latest installment, herbalists Mindy and Marc discuss winter preparation and homesteading updates; a successful shiitake mushroom grow kit, one crocheted mitten, and a failed soap making experiment. They respond to a listener email, and more…
Marc’s “Herb Nugget” is a silly herbal rhyme. Need I say more?
The “Herb of the Podcast” is Eupatorium perfoliatum or Boneset. This beautiful herb has been utilized throughout the ages as a cold and flu agent!
Mindy’s “Backed by Science” article is: Andrea Derksen, et al. Antiviral activity of hydroalcoholic extract from Eupatorium perfoliatum L. against the attachment of influenza A virus. Journal of Ethnopharmacolgy, Volume 188, Pages 144-152.
Enjoy the show!