Protect your family simply and safely the Wise Woman Way with natural health remedies that are inexpensive and easy to make.
Explore the foundations of creating good health in the Wise Woman Tradition with herbalist and women's health expert Susun Weed.
This course covers some of the basic concepts of the Wise Woman Tradition of Healing. Instead of spending money on supplements, learn about simple but powerful remedies that can be created from plants found outside your door. Build up your energy and create optimal health in a supportive, gentle and nourishing way.
In this course you will learn:
* How to make and use nourishing herbal infusions.
* About the healing properties of herbs used in the Wise Woman Tradition.
* Simple steps to increase your health and vitality.
* How to build a relationship with the plants and use them safely.
* How herbs and food can keep your bones healthy and your body flexible.
Summary of Lessons:
Lesson 1: Understand the difference between teas and infusions and why infusions are superior in their medicinal qualities. Step by step instructions on how to make nourishing herbal infusions and medicinal value of nourishing herbs.
Lesson 2: Learn about various life-style choices that you can easily incorporate into your routine to increase your overall health and vitality.
Lesson 3: Build a cooperative relationship with the plants you use. Study the difference between nourishing, tonifying, sedating/stimulating and toxic herbs.
Lesson 4: Enjoy health and longevity with wise nutritional choices and regular use of nourishing herbal infusions and vinegars.
ABOUT THE MENTOR
Susun Weed is loved and honored for her work in women’s health and herbal medicine. She is the author of the Wise Woman Herbal Series, offering simple, safe alternative, complementary medicines. She directs the working of the Wise Woman Center, is a High Priestess of Dianic Wicca, and has been inducted as a Peace Elder. Her uses of her encyclopedic knowledge of herbs and health is in the service of all women.
Ms. Weed is the author of the Wise Woman Herbal Series, with five books in print (Wise Woman Herbal for the Childbearing Year; Healing Wise; New Menopausal Years, the Wise Woman Way; Breast Cancer? Breast Health! the Wise Woman Way, and Down There Sexual and Reproductive Health the Wise Woman Way) in English, French, and German, is published in peer-reviewed journals ( Journal of Nurse-Midwifery), Find her books at www.wisewomanbookshop.com or at your favorite bookseller...Susun offers mentorship opportunities at www.wisewomanmentor.com and hosts a weekly radio show at http://www.blogtalkradio.com/susunweed where you can call in and ask her health questions.
She sits on many advisory boards: Oregon Menopause Project, CIIS, Above & Beyond Hope Sanctuary, and Weston A. Price Wise Traditions Foundation. The Routledge Encyclopedia of Women's Studies includes her entries on herbalism, menopause, and nutrition. She's been on numerous radio and TV shows including Fresh Air Radio, National Public Radio, NBC News, Prescription for Health, Ask the Family Doctor, Wisdom Channel, and America's Talking.
Susun S. Weed has instructed students at venues such as: Yale Nurse Midwifery School, State University of New York (Scholar-in-residence), Kripalu Yoga Center, Benedictine Hospital, Vassar Brothers Hospital, Northern Dachas Hospital, Conn. Inst. for Herbal Studies,California School of Herbal Studies, New York Open Center, Rocky Mountain Center for Botanical Studies, Florida School of Midwifery, American College of Nurse Midwives, University of Rhode Island, Uni. of Medicine and Dentistry in New Jersey, Rowe Conference Center, Interface Institute, Sufi Order Healing School, Heart of the Goddess Center, John Bastyr Naturopathic College, Reeves-Reed Arboretum, Hawkwind Earth Uni, and Self Heal Herbal Center.
She has also trained health-care professionals abroad at such prestigious schools as: The Kosmos/Amsterdam, Waikato College of Herbal Studies/New Zealand, Weg der Mitte/Berlin, Brustgesundheit Centrum/Germany, Arkuna/Munich, Frankfurter Ring/Germany, Australasian College of Herbal Studies/Australia, and Elfenbank/Holland.
During the past three decade she has been a featured teacher at: Green Nations Herbal Gathering, International Herb Symposium, Women's Herbal Conference, Women's Spirituality Forum, HerbFest, Pacific Northwest Herbal Symposium, Midwifery Today Conference, Alaskan Midwives Conference, and Midwives Association of North America (MANA) conferences, among many more venues....
Susun S Weed has received the Twentieth Century Award for Achievement, is included in Who's Who of Intellectuals, was recognized as an Outstanding Person of the 20th Century, and was nominated as International Woman of the Year. Her books and appearances have helped millions of women attain better health and become more powerful in themselves.
Ms. Weed has no diplomas of any kind, having left high school in her junior year to pursue mathematics and artificial intelligence at UCLA, and having left there in her junior year to pursue life. She began studying her study of herbal medicine in 1965. Her areas of focus are: folkloric herbalism, eco-herbalism, ethnobotany, pharmacognosy, philosophy and psychology of healing, comparative religion, and women's health/spirituality. She is especially interested in altered states of consciousness as they pertain to learning, healing, birthing, and dying; and the role of plants in these states.
Susun S Weed is an initiated member of the Wolf Clan and the Sisterhood of the Shields; she is a Peace Elder. Her adopted Native American grandmothers are Twylah Nitsch and Keywaydinoquay. She is the founder of the Wise Woman Center and Ash Tree Publishing and the voice of the Wise Woman Tradition. Learn more at www.susunweed.com or find where she is teaching this year http://www.susunweed.com/EventsCalendar.htm interested in going deeper? consider live-in apprenticeship (only for the most serious students) http://www.susunweed.com/Weed_Wise_Apprentice.htm
In addition to online video courses here at teachable.com, Susun also offers traditional by mail and telephone correspondence courses, talk time, books and audios included http://www.herbshealing.com/Correspondence-Course....