100 episodes

The WholisticMatters Podcast Series is designed to educate you on how to integrate nutrition into your life and your practice. Hosted by a new health expert each season.

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    • 4.5 • 20 Ratings

The WholisticMatters Podcast Series is designed to educate you on how to integrate nutrition into your life and your practice. Hosted by a new health expert each season.

    Tongkat Ali: Age in a Healthy Way | MH, E26

    Tongkat Ali: Age in a Healthy Way | MH, E26

    In this episode of the Medicinal Herbs podcast, we welcome back Professor Kerry Bone to talk with our host Sara Le Brun Blashka, MS, about andropause and tongkat ali, an herb long known as a traditional tonic for testosterone support to promote healthy sexual interest and vitality.

    • 25 min
    Healthy Children: Herbal Support for Pediatric Patients | MH, E25

    Healthy Children: Herbal Support for Pediatric Patients | MH, E25

    In this episode of the Medicinal Herbs podcast series, naturopath and herbalist Jo Boyd joins us to talk about safe and effective herbal support for children. Pediatric patients struggle with both unique health challenges as well as some of the same issues adults struggle with. Jo importantly points out that for the most part, children are not “mini-adults,” and herbal pediatrics do require a specific approach. 
    More on children's health and nutrition here.

    • 40 min
    Pain Management with Botanicals | MH, E24

    Pain Management with Botanicals | MH, E24

    In this episode, naturopath and medical herbalist Amanda Williams joins our host Sara Le Brun-Blashka, MS, to talk about a common issue in the United States and around the world: pain. Many botanicals serve as agents for pain management, often being categorized into inflammatory pain relievers, analgesics, and smooth muscle spasm relievers.
    More: https://wholisticmatters.com/series/podcast-medicinal-herbs/

    • 47 min
    Superheroes of the Plant Kingdom: Neuro-Endocrine-Immune Botanicals | MH, E23

    Superheroes of the Plant Kingdom: Neuro-Endocrine-Immune Botanicals | MH, E23

    In this episode, naturopath and medical herbalist Amanda Williams joins our host Sara Le Brun-Blashka, MS, to talk about some of her favorite herbs: a group of five botanicals Amanda calls the “superheroes of the plant kingdom.” This is a special subgroup of adaptogens with multi-faceted potential impacts on the human body, including pharmacological effects on the nervous, endocrine, and immune systems as well as body-wide. More: https://wholisticmatters.com/neuro-endocrine-immune-botanicals/ 

    • 59 min
    An Herbalist’s Approach to Anxiety and Depression | MH, E22

    An Herbalist’s Approach to Anxiety and Depression | MH, E22

    There is a good amount of data available to help us understand the prevalence of anxiety and depression in the modern world, but naturopath and medical herbalist Berris Burgoyne stresses that these health conditions are more common than we might think. In this episode of the Medicinal Herbs podcast, Berris joins host Sara Le Brun-Blashka, MS, to discuss anxiety and depression, especially when it comes to her perspective as a clinician and herbalist.

    • 27 min
    Herbs for Weight Loss Resistance | MH, E21

    Herbs for Weight Loss Resistance | MH, E21

    At any given point, as many as half of all Americans are trying to lose weight. In this podcast episode, naturopathic clinician Angela Hywood joins host Sara Le Brun Blashka, MS, to talk about A) why people struggle to lose weight in a healthy way and B) the medicinal herbs that can support the body through this process. Learn more on WM.

    • 34 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
20 Ratings

20 Ratings

EricaBushwell ,

Awesome podcast!

Meghan, host of the WholisticMatters Podcast Series, highlights all aspects of health and more in this can’t miss podcast! The host and expert guests offer insightful advice and information that is helpful to anyone that listens!

DR. KCM ,

Great listen for nutrition and wellness info!

One of my favorite podcasts for nutrition information. Would recommend to anyone!

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