Clinical Herbalist Justin Garner, of Sweet Flag Medicinals in Brattleboro, Vermont, joins Becky for a lively discussion of "TONIC HERBS."  We use many plants medicinally for specific purposes, but not on a chronic basis.  What are SOME of the plants containing properties that might benefit us with more regular use?

TONIC HERBS, ROOTS, BERRIES, SEEDS... Traditional Chinese Herbs dreamstime_xs_6680252

Harmony Remedies - An Overview of Adaptogens - David Winston, AHG

Adaptogens.com Classifications

Herbal Medicine - Herbal Adaptogens Fitting into the Modern Age

Adaptogen Herbal Teas


Wondrous Roots LogoSome Wondrous, Wondrous Roots' Tonic Formulas

Wondrous Roots' Super Stress Support

Wondrous Roots' Super Brain Blast

Wondrous Roots' Lymphatic System Support


Kratom dreamstime_xs_70276256KRATOM - I also want to ask Justin about the recent upheaval surrounding the DEA and this very helpful herb for addressing opiate addiction!

The DEA is withdrawing proposal to ban another plant after the Internet got really mad - The Washington Post

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