On the Air: Ask Herbal Health Expert Susun Weed & Sacred Stream’s Isa Gucciardi
Susun Weed answers 90 minutes of health questions followed by a 30 minute interview with Isa Gucciardi.
Topics Discussed In This Episode
• Low blood cell count – low compared to whom?
• Red meat
• Difficulties losing weight
• If by virtue of us wanting something, is it adding to my health?
• Addiction to Diet Coke – how to wean yourself off using natural sweeteners
• Life is not about order, it is about chaos
• Reinventing Eve
• When your heart is grieving it is in the process of expanding
• Releasing tension in the body causing digestive upset
• Realization process to fully inhabit the body
• Subtle and nourishing practices
About Susun Weed
Susun began studying herbal medicine in 1965 when she was living in Manhattan while pregnant with her daughter, Justine Adelaide Swede. She wrote her first book, Wise Woman Herbal for the Childbearing Year, in 1985 and published it as the first title of Ash Tree Publishing in 1986.
In addition to her writing, Ms. Weed trains apprentices, oversees the work of more than 300 correspondence course students, coordinates the activities of the Wise Woman Center, and is a High Priestess of Dianic Wicca, a member of the Sisterhood of the Shields, and a Peace Elder.
Susun Weed is a contributor to the Routledge International Encyclopedia of Women’s Studies, peer-reviewed journals, and popular magazines, including a regular column in Sagewoman.Her worldwide teaching schedule encompasses herbal medicine, ethnobotany, pharmacognosy, psychology of healing, ecoherbalism, nutrition, and women’s health issues, and her venues include medical schools, hospital wellness centers, breast cancer centers, midwifery schools, naturopathic colleges, and shamanic training centers, as well as many conferences.
About Isa Gucciardi
Isa Gucciardi is the Founding Director and lead teacher of the Foundation of the Sacred Stream, a school for consciousness studies dedicated to bringing the wisdom of ancient spiritual and healing traditions to contemporary society.
She is the creator of the groundbreaking therapeutic model, Depth Hypnosis, which was born from her studies in transpersonal psychology, cultural and linguistic anthropology, comparative religion, hypnotherapy, and transformational healing.
In her counseling practice, Isa combines depth hypnosis and other elements from shamanism, Buddhism, and transpersonal psychology to guide people in process of conflict resolution.