Learning the identity and uses for common plants growing wild in North America.
In This Podcast: Sharing her knowledge about wild herbs and plants is exactly what Brigitte Mars wants to do and she used modern technology to reach this goal. After an inspiring walk with a couple of Navy Seals, she focused on making a new mobile app specifically to help identify wild plants and educate on their uses and dangers if any. She shares with us some common plant and what they are useful for along with a few suggestions on how to protect plants in your areas.
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Brigitte is an herbalist and nutritional consultant of Natural Health with almost fifty years of experience. She is also the author of more than a dozen books and DVDs. However, today we are most interested in her mobile app for wild plant reference called iPlant.
She teaches Herbal Medicine at Naropa University, and The School of Health Mastery in Iceland and has taught at Esalen, Kripalu, the Arise Festival and Mayo Clinic.
Brigitte is the author of more than a dozen books and DVDs, including - The Home Reference to Holistic Health and Healing, The Country Almanac of Home Remedies, and her most recent book through Storey Publishing called Natural First Aid.
Go to www.urbanfarm.org/iplant for more information and links on this podcast, and to find our other great guests.