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January 2008

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I love your website, it is so helpful. I have been using the stinging nettle, clover and oatstraw infusions and am beginning to feel more energetic and healthy.

Thanks so much for all you do for us.



Dear Susun

Hi. I would like to do your "plant ally" correspondence course. I am living in Italy … A midwife in the UK recommended your book "For the childbearing year", which I used with great success throughout my pregnancy. My son was born, with the help of a little motherwort and maryjane.

Thank you for your book

Many blessings and wishes of bliss




Thank you so much for sending this newsletter to me. I often do not get the chance to read the newsletters all the way through, including all links, etc. because there is so much information I want to digest, memorize, share! I wanted to let you know that I really appreciate the tips you give in this mid-Nov to Dec '07 newsletter. All the best to you!!




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Dear Susun,

I found your website while researching nutrition and herbs. I learned to
make friends with my "green ally" Red Clover. I live on a five-acre organic
fruit farm in the Similkameen Valley, about ten minutes from Washington
State, (moved from Toronto one year ago). I first made a painting of the
brightest, biggest flower in the orchard, and loved sharing its beauty with
the honeybees hovering around. I painted their energy in my art. When I
pick a handful of the delicate dried flowers now, I remember that sunny
afternoon, and I absorb that energy from my infusion.

This summer I will begin to wildcraft comfrey, mint, dandelion,
skullcap and other herbs. The world of herbs is fascinating. I
look forward to each e-zine I receive. I watched a video of you describing
how the herbs laughed at you, and then the patch of nettle told you to move
it. Two weeks later the nettle patch had been
cleared. ..

I really get excited thinking about the wonderful world of herbs, and I feel
blessed that you have brought all this great info to me via your web-site!





I would love to be able to send your article about the dangers of soy to all my friends and family who think soy is good and healthful.

By the way?....I ordered your wonderful book Breast Cancer. I am a candidate for NHD at Clayton College of Natural Health and have just recently finished my paper on Cancer Prevention. How I wish I could have had your book prior to doing my research.
It is absolutely amazing to me how much there is to learn and how wonderfully invigorating it is to share new found knowledge with those who are willing sponges.

Best regards




To whom it may concern:

I grew up with a father who had herbal cures from long ago. Recently I wanted to see if I could find them on the net and was so pleased to find your site. It is funny to see something on the net from my kitchen as a child long ago. I have ordered the book "A City Herbal". Thank you for making the herbal products available.




Wonderful info on herbs & women's holistic health.

Big Hugs, dd



Dear Susun,

I came upon your website through a friend who lives in Holland. We reach
out to each other online (with the occasional phone call) and she sent me
your URL as I was exploring menopause rituals…




I have your wise woman book since before my first son was born, and have
trusted and made other remedies of yours for things like pink eye, menstrual
issues, etc....





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Susun's Biography

Susun S. Weed has no official diplomas of any kind; she left high school in her junior year to pursue studies in mathematics and artificial intelligence at UCLA and she left college in her junior year to pursue life.

Susun began studying herbal medicine in 1965 when she was living in Manhattan while pregnant with her daughter, Justine Adelaide Swede.

She wrote her first book -- Wise Woman Herbal for the Childbearing Year (now in its 29th printing)-- in 1985 and published it as the first title of Ash Tree Publishing in 1986.

It was followed by Healing Wise (1989), New Menopausal Years the Wise Woman Way (1992 and revised in 2002), and Breast Cancer? Breast Health! The Wise Woman Way (1996).

In addition to her writing, Ms Weed trains apprentices, oversees the work of more than 300 correspondence course students, coordinates the activities of the Wise Woman Center, and is a High Priestess of Dianic Wicca, a member of the Sisterhood of the Shields, and a Peace Elder.

Susun Weed is a contributor to the Routledge International Encyclopedia of Women's Studies, peer- reviewed journals, and popular magazines, including a regular column in Sagewoman.

Her worldwide teaching schedule encompasses herbal medicine, ethnobotany, pharmacognosy, psychology of healing, ecoherbalism, nutrition, and women's health issues and her venues include medical schools, hospital wellness centers, breast cancer centers, midwifery schools, naturopathic colleges, and shamanic training centers, as well as many conferences.

Susun appears on many television and radio shows, including National Public Radio and NBC News.


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