Today's discussion is with Lauren Haynes, founder of Wooden Spoon Herbs, a company providing products and education to help you build your routine of herbal support. Lauren's goal is to make earth-grown, time-tested herbal formulas accessible for the health of ourselves and our planet. In this conversation, we discuss Lauren's background in Appalachia and her education as an herbalist, the challenges of regulations around herbal products, educating consumers about product use, and the role of herbalism in healing the broken relationship between humans and earth.
- Lauren's journey to Wooden Spoon Herbs
- How Lauren was first drawn to herbalism
- The issue of compliance in the utilization of herbalism
- The Appalachian Center for Natural Health
- Phyllis D. Light
- Green Comfort School of Herbal Medicine
- Candice Pert, Your Body is Your Subconscious Mind
- Molecules of Emotion
- Herbalism is NOT a replacement for professional health care, but it can be a compliment
- What is unique about Wooden Spoon Herbs
- The challenge of regulations around herbal products and education
- The DSHEA Act Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act
- Wooden Spoon Herbs sourcing
- Lauren's background growing up in Appalachia
- Isaias Hernandez @queerbrownvegan
- The role of herbalism in healing the broken relationship between humans and earth
- How can slow living be accessible to everyone?
- Stephanie O'Dea
- Jessie Inchauspe @theglucosegoddess
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Original music by John Kingsley. Our technical partner for this series is CitizenRacecar, Post-Production by Alex Brouwer and José Miguel Baez, Coordinated by Gabriela Montequin and Mary Ball. The Good Dirt is a part of the Connectd Podcasts Network.
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