In this episode we speak with Richo Cech of Strictly Medicinal Seeds about how he first started germinating seeds as a young lad, how he visited East Africa as an older, but still young lad, and came back with seeds! We dive deep into Tulsi, talk about direct seeding, how to thin plants, and how you shouldn't always listen to Mandrake! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/plantcunning/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/plantcunning/support
Interview With Richo Cech at Strictly Medicinal Seeds
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Owner of Strictly Medicinal Seeds, Richard Cech shares his knowledge, passion about the Earth and helping people, and his Vedic perspective on it all. The ensuing interview explores facets of sustainability, natural medicine, and spirituality.
35 | Richo Cech: Laying on Leaves - The Science and Art of Herbal Poulticing
Today we get to listen in on a class that Richo Cech taught at the 2017 Medicines From the Earth Symposium in Black Mountain, NC. He discusses the science and art of poulticing and demonstrates the making and application of a spontaneous herbal poultice. You can also see this class on YouTube! CLICK HERE FOR VIDEO one Thanks to BotanicalMedicine.Org for sharing this class with us! Be sure to check out their two annual conferences, as well as their recordings for purchase on their website. BotanicalMedicine.Org is an amazing resource for herbalists. Richo Cech started his professional work as an archaeologist and ethnobotanist in East Africa. Upon his return to the U.S. in 1978, he began cultivating and saving the seed of medicinal plants. Over the years, his gardens have become the basis for Strictly Medicinal Seeds, growers of organic, open-pollinated, and GMO-free seed and plants of medicinal herbs, culinary herbs, succulents, trees and garden vegetables. Richo is author of “Making Plant Medicine,” “Growing At-Risk Medicinal Herbs,” and “The Medicinal Herb Grower.” For more from Richo and his company, please visit StrictlyMedicinalSeeds.com. Thanks for listening to the HerbRally Podcast! Please leave a comment and let us know what you thought of the show.
RIcho Cech is a village herbalist, conservationist, and expert on making herbal extracts. For many years he was a developer at HerbPharm. He and his wife Mayche are owners of Horizon Herbs, an organic medicinal herb seed company based in Williams, Oregon. Their mission is to sow seeds worldwide for the benefit of people plants and the planet. Richo is author of the books Making Plant Medicine and Growing At-Risk Medicinal Herbs. His Horizon Herbs catalog is well known not only for its variety of hard to find extracts and seeds, but also as a treasure trove of information.In this interview we discuss not only the basics of herb gardening, but also answer some excellent questions from HerbMentor.com members. Of course, Richo infuses his amazing insights on working with herbs. Also, Richo and I talk a bit about comfrey. And as you might expect, another knowledgeable and wise herbalist with yet another varying opinion. :)