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Herbal Radio

Feb 9, 2024

*Disclaimer - This episode explores themes of sexual nature and may not be suitable for all audiences.*

Herbal Aphrodisiacs | Tea Talks Roundtable

In this “Tea Talks Roundtable,” Jiling discusses Herbal Aphrodisiacs with herbalists Kimberly Gallagher, Lucretia Vandyke, Marie White, and jim mcdonald.

We explore:

  • Defining “aphrodisiac”
  • “Aphrodisiac” herbal actions and examples
  • How we can make space for pleasure as a culture
  • Delicious aphrodisiac recipes
  • Botanical lubricants
  • Topical kava preparations
  • Some beautiful sensual poetry

Learn more about these herbalists below:

🌿KIMBERLY GALLAGHER, author of Aphrodisiac, co-founded She created the Wildcraft! board game and wrote the Herb Fairies book series. Kimberly is an ordained minister at her Trail of Beauty ministry, where sacred sensuality is at the heart of her work.

🌿LUCRETIA VANDYKE, author of “African American Herbalism” has been in the wellness industry for over 25 years, and is a Holistic Educator, Herbalist, Sacred Sexologist, Ceremonialist, and world traveler. Visit Lucretia at and on Instagram @Lucretia.Vandyke

🌿MARIE WHITE is an herbalist and author. A lover of nature and humans, Marie is passionate about community building and climate care. She is the author of The Intimate Herbal ('22) and the upcoming The Herbal Doula ('24). Follow Marie on Instagram @marie___white

🌿JIM MCDONALD is a community herbalist, wildcrafter, medicine maker, writer, and teacher. Visit jim at and for Michigan herb classes, workshops, weed walks, and other opportunities to infuse oneself in the medicine of plants.

🌿JILING LIN is a Licensed Acupuncturist (L.Ac) and herbalist in Ventura, CA. A clinician and teacher, Jiling is also a passionate traveler, artist, and adventurer. Visit Jiling at, Instagram @LinJiling, and Facebook @JilingLAc. Sign up for her newsletter here.



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