Weeds As Medicine + Food, Kitchen Remedies, and Natural First Aid Kits

November 21, 2017

EP 06: Weeds As Medicine + Food, Kitchen Remedies, and Natural First Aid Kits with Brigitte Mars

In this episode of the Flowerlounge Podcast, I talk with Brigitte Mars, an herbalist and nutritional consultant with almost 50 years experience!



  • Rethinking the American lawn: bringing conservation efforts to your front door
  • What you should put into your home First Aid Kit
  • How to look at your body, mind + spirit as one whole system to improve your health
  • The realities of living in a primitive way (yes, Brigitte lived in a tipi!)
  • Sustainability and giving back to Mother Earth
  • Plants for emotional health and well-being

Brigitte Mars is an herbalist and nutritional consultant of Natural Health with almost fifty years of experience. She teaches Herbal Medicine at Naropa University, and The School of Health Mastery in Iceland. She has taught at Omega Institute, Esalen, Kripalu, Sivananda Yoga Ashram, Arise, Envision and Unify Festivals, and The Mayo Clinic. She blogs for the Huffington Post and Care2.

She is a professional member of the American Herbalist Guild. Brigitte is the author of many books and DVDs, including  The Natural First Aid Handbook, The Home Reference to Holistic Health and Healing, The Country Almanac of Home Remedies, The Desktop Guide to Herbal Medicine, Beauty by Nature, Addiction Free Naturally, The Sexual Herbal, Healing Herbal TeasRawsome! and co-author of The HempNut Cookbook. DVDs include Sacred Psychoactive, Herbal Wizardry for Kids of all Ages, Natural Remedies for Childhood Ailments, Overcoming Addictions, and Natural Remedies for Emotional Health. Her latest project is a phone app called IPlant

Connect with Brigitte:

Follow her on Instagram: @Brigitte.Mars
Visit her website: brigittemars.com
Read Brigitte's Huffington Post article mentioned in this episode: Get Off Your Grass and Create An Edible Lawn! 


Follow her on Instagram: @iamkatiehess @lotuswei
LinkedIn: Katie Hess
Media Kit: Katie Hess, International

Happy listening, 

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