The Herbalists Path

The Herbalists Path

Hosted by: Mountain Mel Mutterspaugh

The Herbalist’s Path is on a Mission to Inspire a Movement where there’s a Herbalist in every home, again! Run by your Host Mountain Mel, you’ll hear interviews with fellow herbalists who will talk about their path to...


Elderberry Syrup!! How to Kick the Flu Before You Can Say "Achoo!"

Season #1 Episode #42

It's Autumn here in the Pacific Northwest of the USA-- leaves are changing, rain is starting to fall, the kids are back to school. That also means the petri dish is open for business. And after not spending much time...
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Lemon Balm is for Kids! (But Not Just for Kids)

Season #1 Episode #41

Silly parents, Lemon Balm is for kids!....Well, it’s for you grown-ups out there too. Lemon Balm is on my list of favorite plant friends not just because we share a name (Melissa officinalis is her given name), but...
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SwapCast! Sharing Space & Insight w/ the Plant Cunning Podcast

Season #1 Episode #40

Well, this episode is a mighty special episode! I had the fantastically fun honor of doing a pod swap with my friends over at the Plant Cunning Podcast, herbalist A.C. Stauble and her partner, permaculturist Isaac...
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Stewardship & Sustainability with Author/Herbalist Christa Sinadinos

Season #1 Episode #39

I am so excited to have had this opportunity to sit down with herbalist, educator, & author Christa Sinodinos. In this episode we share with each other philosophies of responsible education, sustainable...
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Healing The Body & The Mind From The Root Cause with Brooke Aichroth

Season #1 Episode #38

This episode finds me in conversation with Brooke Aichroth, an herbalist and healer right down the road from us, here on Mt. Hood. Although not at the same time, Brooke & I share some education history with Vital...
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The Dandy Dandelion and Why She Deserves Better

Season #1 Episode #37

So a little while ago, my podcast editor requested an episode on dandelion (Taraxacum officinale). As an herbalist, I assume everyone knows all about dandelion because it’s such a stand out plant friend thanks to all...
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First Aid Herbs For Summer Time Fun & Adventures

Season #1 Episode #36

Hello, herbalists. The sun is shining, the air is warming, it’s the time of the season for my favorite thing: GETTING OUTSIDE! WOO HOO! So many adventures await us around every corner. If you’re like me & my...
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5 Must Grow Herbs For Your Medicinal Garden

Season #1 Episode #33

Spring is springing! Let’s get those gardens growing! Wouldn’t it be just the best thing ever if the medicine you & your family would like to have on hand is available in a living form in your own yard? You can...
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How Amanda Furbee Found & Followed her Herbalist's Path

Season #1 Episode #32

Hi everyone. I’m so excited for this episode’s guest! Her name is  Amanda Furbee, owner of the Herb Shoppe on Mississippi and Portland, Oregon. In this episode, Amanda and I will talk plants, formulating, our...
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An Herb Day Tribute to Cascade Anderson Geller

Season #1 Episode #31

HAPPY HERB DAY! How lucky I am to be able to live up here on Mt. Hood, a place with so much abundance of life especially in the Spring. In fact, this episode was recorded out in my local forested riverway. And as I...
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Nourishing Nettles: Medicinal Zing Worth the Sting

Season #1 Episode #30

This episode is about Nettles. Yes, “those”nettles. Urtica diotica. The “stinging” ones. But there’s a ton of medicinal zing other than the (still medicinal) sting. How about a nettle tea? Or nettle Pesto?...
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30 Years of Herbalism with Elaine Sheff

Season #1 Episode #29

In this episode, I get to chat with clinical herbalist, author, & teacher Elaine Sheff about her 30 years journeying down the Herbalist’s Path. We discuss favorite books and favorite teachers. I also ask Elaine...
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