Butter Makes the Body Better Nutrition- Victoria La Font

Butter Makes the Body Better Nutrition- Victoria La Font

Can fat really make the body better? Nutritional hacking. By popular demand, an entire episode dedicated to exploring nutrition and lipids with Victoria La Font! Victoria La Font is a hands on functional nutritionist who uses in office and lab testing to find the perfect diet and lifestyle for you. Victoria has obtained a degree […]

Bone Broths Demystified

Bone Broths Demystified

From ancient times until present, physicians and healers alike would recommend nourishing soup stocks for a plethora of aliments. One example is found in the Charaka Samhita, which is one of the oldest books about Ayurvedic healing, there is a recipe for chicken soup which is used for emaciation and vata imbalance. Our ancestors made […]

Nutrition & Functional Blood Testing- Victoria La Font

Nutrition & Functional Blood Testing- Victoria La Font

Can functional blood testing open your mind on your true state of health? By popular demand, an entire episode dedicated to exploring nutrition and functional blood testing with Victoria La Font! Victoria La Font is a hands on functional nutritionist who uses in office and lab testing to find the perfect diet and lifestyle for […]

Milk Thistle Gomashio

Milk Thistle Gomashio

Eating Milk Thistle Gomashio (ごま塩) is a simple and delicious way to get the many benefits of herbal healing while satisfying your taste buds. I love to add gomashio to meals such as rice, salads, sushi, soups and veggie dishes to add a burst of nutty crunch to it. Gomashio is a macrobiotic condiment that […]

Anna Werderitsch- Vaginal Healing

Anna Werderitsch- Vaginal Healing

Has Vaginal Steam Therapy Really Been Around for Over 2,000 Years? By popular demand, an entire episode dedicated to exploring the yoni (vaginal) herbal v steam healing with Anna Werderitsch. Anna Werderitsch who is a mother, acupuncturist, folk herbalist, kitchen witch, medicine maker, wild plant forager, recipe writer, teacher and forever a student who has […]

DIY Elderberry Syrup

DIY Elderberry Syrup

  Elderberry Syrup Contest: Elderberries have been used in European and Native American herbal folk medicine and is still a novelty to many people. Five Herb Nerds will win a free bottle of my homemade Elderberry Syrup in a raffle if you leave a review about, “The Herb Nerd Podcast,” in iTunes before January 01, 2015. Here […]

Ancestral Healing- Amanda Lyon

Ancestral Healing- Amanda Lyon

Can you heal the present by confronting the past? By popular demand, an entire episode dedicated to exploring ancestral healing. In this session Monica Tomasi interviews Amanda Lyon about ancestral healing. Ancestral Healing involves healing your ancestor’s unresolved emotional issues and traumas, releasing you from energetic patterns that might link you to them. LISTEN TO IT […]

Ayurvedic Postpartum Care

Ayurvedic Postpartum Care

In this session Monica Tomasi begins the session by pulling a card from the Herbal Tarot deck and talks about kelp. The guest is Ashlee Sakaishi-Griffiths who is an AyurDoula which is an Ayurvedic Postpartum Doula. She talks about providing in home Ayurvedic massage, cooking, and consulting to support mama’s after delivery. Check out this episode! […]

A Silent Epidemic & Herbal Vitality

A Silent Epidemic & Herbal Vitality

Did you know that there is a silent epidemic happening to women all over the world; leading to fertility issues, PMS, ovarian cysts, obesity, decreased sex drive and painful periods just to name a few?  Most of the factors that contribute to hormonal imbalance are due to an imbalance of the endocrine system. The endocrine […]

A Woman’s Worth

A Woman’s Worth

In this post, I am going to ask you to reflect upon how you view yourself. If you find yourself having negative opinions about your body, then I want to let you know that you are not alone in your thinking, and I urge you to read on. Glamor magazine conducted a survey of 300 […]