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 Australia for four years and lived and worked with the Aboriginal peoples. He brings personal stories and insights into this culture. So join us for this fascinating journey to the herbs of Down Under…
Every two weeks, an exciting new episode of the Sperb’s Herbs podcast is recorded. Each episode covers another traditional herb from somewhere in the world and will go into great depth about it. Besides covering the basics of the herb including its traditional use and functions, we will explore the history, quality, science, pharmacology, evidence, and any potential interactions of each herb. And then there is always something a little quirky about an episode. Whether that is a unique story or an interesting perspective, there will always be something different to learn about episode’s herb.
A listener will be able to:
- Comprehend basic, traditional, and bio- medical information about Melaleuca Cajuputi
- Converse about the current scientific evidence about the uses, dangers, and effectiveness of Melaleuca Cajuputi
- Understand the history of Melaleuca Cajuputi, especially in the context of its tradition and its modern discovery
- Understand and prevent any potential drug-herb interactions