2016-06-28 Health Matters Yerba Santa and Violets

This is Health Matters, continuing our medicinal plants series. “Today we’re looking at Yerba Santa, a local herb with powerful decongestant properties. Native tribes in North America rapidly discovered the healing properties of medicinal plants brought by the Europeans. Violets are one example.”


Health Matters is a production of KIDE Hoopa CA.  Produced and written by Cynthia Poten. Engineered by Joseph Orozco. Our readers were Kristen Marshall, Emilee Marshall and Joseph Orozco.  For this audio and more information, visit our download area at  www.kidefm.org. Thank you for listening. Your health adds to the health of our community.



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Sources and Links

Medicinal Plants of the Pacific West by Michael Moore, Red Crane Books, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 1993

Indian Herbalogy of North American by Almar Hutchens, Shambhala, Boston & London, 1991

Healing Wise by Susun S. Weed, Ash Tree Publishing, Woodstock, NY 1989