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Three Ways to Win Over an Herbal Skeptic
Episode 12217th January 2024 • Herbs with Rosalee • Rosalee de la Forêt
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In this episode, I’m sharing three ways to win over the herbal naysayers in your life.

Here’s the backstory. Last fall, I sent a survey to my newsletter subscribers to ask them what was on their herbal minds. One of the responses I saw most often went something like this: “Help! I love herbs but my (spouse, partner, friend, etc.) doesn’t think they work. How do I get them to see how powerful herbs really are?”

You asked. I listened… and here are my three best tips, compiled just for you.

After listening in, you’ll know:

► Why cultural beliefs about herbs changed dramatically in the first half of the 20th century in the U.S.

► Why there’s no single approach to dealing with herbal skeptics (and how to increase the odds of reaching the skeptics in your life)

► The one way to almost guarantee you won’t influence your skeptic’s opinion of herbs (and what to do instead)

► The power of the pleasure principle and how you can use it with your skeptic

► and more…


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Rosalee is an herbalist and author of the bestselling book Alchemy of Herbs: Transform Everyday Ingredients Into Foods & Remedies That Heal and co-author of the bestselling book Wild Remedies: How to Forage Healing Foods and Craft Your Own Herbal Medicine. She's a registered herbalist with the American Herbalists Guild and teaches many popular online courses. Read about how Rosalee went from having a terminal illness to being a bestselling author in her full story here