Herbaceous Conversations

Herbaceous Conversations

By Gloria of Asili Apothecary
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Grab your cup of tea and let's get this conversation started! In an effort to bring awareness to the practicality of herbal medicine and African Folk Medicine, Gloria, a health coach & self-taught herbalist for five years, explores various topics such as traditional medicinal practices, medical astrology, DIY tips, and so much more! Currently, Gloria is serving the community in North Carolina through her business, Asili Apothecary
More places to listen
Grab your cup of tea and let's get this conversation started! In an effort to bring awareness to the practicality of herbal medicine and African Folk Medicine, Gloria, a health coach & self-taught herbalist for five years, explores various topics such as traditional medicinal practices, medical astrology, DIY tips, and so much more! Currently, Gloria is serving the community in North Carolina through her business, Asili Apothecary
www.backtoasili.com

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Herbalism on the Go // Episode 13
Traveling in itself can be a hassle sometimes.  When carrying botanical and plant allies with you, you don't want to carry too much or too little.  In this episode, I break it down into three tiers you need to consider before carrying plant essences with you.  A S I L I   T R I B E Join the Asili Tribe! Website Instagram Facebook Have an herbaceous day!!
06:13
December 12, 2019
Beard Care is More than Skin Deep: Tips for an Herbaceous Lifestyle for Men // Episode 12
During the month of November, thousands of men grow out their beards to compete amongst fellow men and to raise awareness of issues pertaining to men's health.  May this episode motivate you to have open discussions about men's health and provide ways to implement a healthy lifestyle for men of all ages.  H O N O R A B L E   R E S E A R C H   M E N T I O N S Learn more about the Movember Foundation A S I L I   T R I B E Grow lustrous facial hair Join the Asili Tribe! Website Instagram Facebook Have an herbaceous day!!
15:10
November 22, 2019
Herbal Overlay of Our Energetic and Physical Bodies // Episode 11
Is there truth to illness being present in other forms of our bodies before it becomes physical? In this episode, we discuss the crossover of the energetic world with the physical in regards to the chakras and endocrine system.  H O N O R A B L E   R E S E A R C H   M E N T I O N S Chakra / Endocrine Graph A S I L I   T R I B E Join the Community! https://www.backtoasili.com/tribe Site - https://www.backtoasili.com/ Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/asiliapothecary/ Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/asiliapothecaryy/ Have an herbaceous day!!
23:41
November 19, 2019
Wellness According to the Stars: A Simple Guide to View Your Natal Chart with a Medical Astrological Lense // Episode 10
At the end of the monthly medical astro readings, I always guide the viewers to apply the information to their birth chart.  But...how exactly do you apply such information? Medical astrology can be a bit complex, as I've learned in the last two years of studying it.  Regardless of western or eastern astrology applications, we discuss basic guidelines you can take to apply medical astrology to your birth chart. H O N O R A B L E   R E S E A R C H   M E N T I O N S Collective Monthly Medical Astro Readings Chiron book reference A S I L I   T R I B E Site - https://www.backtoasili.com/ Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/asiliapothecary/ Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/asiliapothecaryy/ Have an herbaceous day!!
10:15
November 7, 2019
5 Ways Herbs Nourish the Nerves // Episode 9
Feeling as though you're out of control can be unnerving (pun intended). Applying body awareness, we dive into how you can understand how the nervous system works and impacts your life by detecting weaknesses and dominance of certain nervous systems.  The nervous system is responsible for three main functions, which are divided into 8 subsystems. These subsystems can be combined into three nervous system categories: sympathetic, central, and parasympathetic systems.  Being able to accurately communicate indications of system dominance or weakness to your health care provider will enable them to guide your further to understand your physiology and formulate the best options for you. As an herbalist and health coach, I'd love to guide you further in a consultation. H O N O R A B L E   R E S E A R C H   M E N T I O N S Herbs for Adrenals + 5 Recipes A S I L I   T R I B E Site - https://www.backtoasili.com/ Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/asiliapothecary/ Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/asiliapothecaryy/ Have an herbaceous day!!
16:33
October 31, 2019
Be Free of Bra Bondage: Move the Lymph and Other Tips for Breast Health // Episode 8
A significant factor in the spread of carcinoma: lymphatic drainage.  We'll explore: breast anatomy tips for improving lymphatic movement to improve breast health H O N O R A B L E   R E S E A R C H   M E N T I O N S TNM Classification of Malignant Tumours Lymph Anatomy A S I L I   T R I B E Site - https://www.backtoasili.com/ Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/asiliapothecary/ Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/asiliapothecaryy/ Have an herbaceous day!!
11:15
October 24, 2019
Botanical Meditation // Episode 7
Lately, scientists have been discovering all the ways meditation rewires the brain and fundamentally impacts our lives. This is no news to those who practice, as those who meditate live these amazing implications of meditation. Essentially, there are five ways to incorporate plants and botanicals into your meditation space. Tune in, and apply these methods to enrich your practice. H O N O R A B L E   R E S E A R C H   M E N T I O N S Forever Young(er): potential age-defying effects of long-term meditation on gray matter atrophy Meditation Programs for Psychological Stress and Well-being Mindfulness practice leads to increases in regional brain gray matter density Mindfulness Training Improves Working Memory Capacity and GRE Performance While Reducing Mind Wandering A S I L I   T R I B E Site - https://www.backtoasili.com/ Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/asiliapothecary/ Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/asiliapothecaryy/ Have an herbaceous day!!
07:38
September 12, 2019
Medicinal Uses of Everyday Spices // Episode 6
What's in your spice stash? Spices add value to a meal, and they can also add value to your health! There are over 36 world cuisines, and India is the top caterer to the world's spice demand. You can be your own producer, consumer, and exporter by growing your own spices. This cuts into the grocery bill and adds sentiment and respect in your spice usage.  Episode 3 will help you further understand today's topic. Combining the four humours and four elements of cooking and incorporating the top common spices world wide, we're going to formulate a few medicinal applications of these spices, which include: Turmeric  Ginger Garlic Basil Cinnamon Cumin Bay Leaf Cayenne Coriander Rosemary. Head over to Asili's Facebook page for the recipes discussed in this episode. H O N O R A B L E   R E S E A R C H   M E N T I O N S https://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2017/12/26/572100613/americans-love-spices-so-why-don-t-we-grow-them https://www.forbes.com/sites/richardkestenbaum/2019/02/17/food-flavors-trends-mccormick-spice-jacobsen-salt-sweet/#253de5c4a425 https://www.npr.org/2017/05/25/529977231/chef-calls-salt-fat-acid-heat-the-4-elements-of-good-cooking A S I L I   T R I B E Site - https://www.backtoasili.com/ Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/asiliapothecary/ Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/asiliapothecaryy/ Have an herbaceous day!!
10:29
September 12, 2019
Cosmic-Infused Formulations & How They're Beneficial for Your Well-being // Episode 5
Why in the world would you leave your beautiful plant medicine concoction under the sun, moon, etc?! As outlandish as it may sound, this is not a new practice to the wellness community.  Our ancestors practiced this long before the separation of science and spirituality, as medicine and spirit were regarded as one in the same.  What's the science behind this ancestral practice? And how does it impact you and your well-being?  We'll review: The giant inverted atom (Earth) Discovery of Schumann's resonance and how it's implemented today 5 top ways to cosmically infuse herbal formulations Of course, other cosmic objects are welcome to be infused. As always, meditation and communication with a cosmic being is recommended always for respect and to build a strong relationship. H O N O R A B L E   R E S E A R C H   M E N T I O N S https://www.bibliotecapleyades.net/esp_ondas_shumman_10.htm A S I L I   T R I B E Site - https://www.backtoasili.com/ Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/asiliapothecary/ Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/asiliapothecaryy/ Have an herbaceous day!!
17:14
August 24, 2019
8 Herbs to Build Your ImmuniTEA // Episode 4
Back to school, back to work, back to reality season is fully commencing and so are viruses and bacteria. When people come together, so do these bodily invaders. It's an ample time for them as we gather in crowds and seasons change, making our bodies even more susceptible to contraction. But this doesn't have to be the case for your loved ones or yourself. I'm sure you have a few herbs in your cabinet right now that you can utilize as a defense mechanism against viruses and bacteria. Herbs are a great medicine staple for prevention and treatment. Why? They are cost efficient and effective. In this episode I review eight herbs for this season.  H O N O R A B L E   R E S E A R C H   M E N T I O N S Elderberry - https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4848651/ Cancer bush - http://www.botanicalsociety.org.za/ProjectsAndActivities/Useful%20Plants/02%20Cancer%20Bush%20Dec.%202007.pdf A S I L I   T R I B E Site - https://www.backtoasili.com/ Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/asiliapothecary/ Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/asiliapothecaryy/ Have an herbaceous day!!
15:05
August 24, 2019
Analysis of How to Ingest Herbs // Episode 3
You have your herbs in tow but you're confused as to how to take them. A good herb dealer always breaks it down to the user, and in this episode I'm sharing with you how to decipher the best ways to partake of the herb(s) so they may be optimized for your health. Essentially there are two factors you need to take into consideration: 1) Botanical part being utilized and 2) Bio-availability. H O N O R A B L E   R E S E A R C H   M E N T I O N S  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4837971/ A S I L I   T R I B E  Site - https://www.backtoasili.com/ Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/asiliapothecary/ Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/asiliapothecaryy/ Have an herbaceous day!!
10:19
August 24, 2019
History & Modern Applications of Plant Energetics // Episode 2
Plant ener-who? Master Herbalist, Astrologer, and Holistic Health Educator David Osborn articulated it perfectly: "The four humors are the metabolic agents of the four elements in the human body." Two years into studying herbalism, I integrated these mechanics into the curriculum unaware there was a term for it. The process of herbal concoction making cannot be discussed without plant energetics, the base of all medicine making. In this episode, you'll uncover: History of plant energetics Concentric circle of the Four Elements, explained Current applications of plant energetics today for practicing holistic practitioners and consumers alike  Items mentioned in this episode: Tangerine Oil Become a member and save 25%! Thank you so much for listening to this episode of Herbaceous Conversations. If you haven't already, please leave a quick review of the show on your podcast platform of choice. This will contribute towards many great podcasts in the future so we can make herbal education accessible and applicable for everyone!   Subscribe via Spotify Subscribe via Google Podcasts Subscribe via Apple Podcasts Subscribe via Anchor -     -     -     -     -     -     -     -     -     -     -     -     -     -     -     -     -     -     -     -     -     -     -     -     - Consultations | Blog | Apothecary : www.backtoasili.com Creative Inspiration | Education | Events : Instagram, Facebook
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July 3, 2019
Intro & The Missing Component in Herbalism // Episode 1
Welcome lovely people!  In this Snippet, Gloria explains the purpose of this podcast space and what it means for you. -     -     -     -     -     -     -     -     -     -     -     -     -     -     -     -     -     -     -     -     -     -     -     -     - Consultations | Blog | Apothecary : www.backtoasili.com Creative Inspiration | Education | Events : Instagram, Facebook
06:48
June 11, 2019
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