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The Plant Path

Aug 13, 2019

The revolution begins at the hearth and in the kitchen through reclaiming ancestral healing arts & making medicine together to take care of our families and communities. 

In this episode, herbalist Kami McBride shares how we can participate in reviving and inspiring an Earth-based culture that lives in reciprocity & sustainability.

Kami shares "the Herbalist's best kept secret" - herbal infused oils - an easy to make, affordable and yet super powerful herbal remedy that you can make in our own kitchen.

ABOUT OUR GUEST: Kami McBride is the author of The Herbal Kitchen and the popular online course: Handcrafted Healing Herbal Oils. She is a 1992 Clinical Herbalist graduate of the Southwest School of Botanical Medicine and has taught herbal medicine at UCSF School of Nursing.
Suffering from a life-threatening medication side-effect when she was a teenager propelled her into the world of herbs at a young age when herbal remedies were not popular. She has since helped thousands of families learn to use herbs for self-care. She is dedicated to fueling the home herbalism movement to revitalize our relationship with the plant world and create family culture steeped in using herbal medicine for home wellness care. 

and can follow her on Instagram at:@kamimcbride


ABOUT YOUR HOST: Whitney Popham is an herbal practitioner and educator, pollinating the medicine of the plants to bring healing & beauty into the world. She has devoted her life to being a humble vessel for the plants to touch people's lives and do their healing work through her. In her clinical practice she facilitates healing on the emotional, spiritual, and physical levels of health through the multifaceted lens of herbalism, nutrition and Ayurvedic lifestyle coaching.

She lives in the foothills of Mount Baker on unceded Nooksack territory with her husband Sajah Popham, where they live, farm and work together on their 40 acre homestead. Together they founded The School of Evolutionary Herbalism, where they teach clinical and transformational plant medicine to heal people, culture and planet through their online programs they offer year-round and workshops they have on the land.

She prepares traditional Spagyric herbal remedies from the lineage of Hermetic Alchemy through their product line, Organic Unity, which are used by doctors & practitioners around the world. She’s also co-founded The Plant Path podcast, where she and her husband share insights and inspiration into plant medicine for the herbal healer.

 For more free resources in herbalism and to find out more about Whitney & Sajah's offerings & programs through their school, head to

You can also follow her on Instagram at @evolutionary_herbalism for daily inspiration & information on herbalism and for a glimpse into their life on the farm.