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Sperb’s Herbs Ep. 12 – Melaleuca Cajuputi (Paperbark)

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Melaleuca Cajuputi, commonly known as Paperbark, is an herb used by many Aboriginal people in Australia. Generally used for pain and congestion in respiratory infections, we will be looking at the traditional uses and modern science of this interesting herb as well as something fascinating about the cultures that use it. Dr. Sperber lived in […]

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Sperb’s Herbs Ep.10 – Da Suan (Garlic)

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This episode covers a Chinese herb and one of the most widely used culinary powerhouses: da suan or garlic. We will be exploring the healing properties as well as some of the cautions of the “stinky rose.” There may be a mention of vampires, though we will be spending some time on how to make […]