ON November 26,2021

Herbal Academy Student Interview: Shiang-ling Bissonnette (@halfbakedbarelymeasured)

For this Student Feature, we sat down with Herbal Academy graduate, Shiang-ling Bissonnette of Half Baked Barely Measured. We enjoyed hearing more about her path into herbalism and how she manages herbalism in a self-converted school bus. You can also follow her journey on TikTok and Instagram as @halfbakedbarelymeasured. Shiang-ling has taken Herbal Academy’s Natural…

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  ON November 24,2021

DIY Aromatic Fire Starter Basket

One of the coziest traditions of this season is welcoming the winter days with a warm, crackling fire. How about putting some creativity to that fire with an aromatic fire starter basket? Aromatic fire starters not only help start the fire, but also fill the home with a wonderful aroma. This aromatic fire starter basket…

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  ON November 18,2021

Homemade Hot Toddy for Cold and Flu

My first memories of a hot toddy are from childhood. One of my family’s home remedies for cold and flu, hot toddies were something my mother prepared for me and my sister when the seasonal sniffles got the better of us, and something her grandmother, my mamaw, had made for her family in similar situations….

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  ON November 16,2021

Plant Allies to Prepare Your Immune System for Winter

Winter stirs up nostalgic thoughts of evergreen trees and warm, cozy fires, but it can also cause increased stress and anxiety, with concerns of the approaching cold and flu season coupled with navigating a pandemic. Luckily, plants are available to us to help support the immune system, soothe the nervous system, and promote balance to…

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  ON November 13,2021

How to Make Apple Spiced Liqueur

It is November. A cold chill has settled, blanketing the days with lower temperatures. It is time for cozy fires, warm food, and spiced drinks. This homemade apple spiced liqueur recipe gives your taste buds a welcome dose of sweet and spice, with a little bit of heat. The sweet taste of apples with cinnamon…

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  ON November 09,2021

15 Heartwarming Herbal Gifts for Plant Lovers

It’s the season of gift giving once more! If you are preparing your gift list and in need of ideas for the herbalists in your life, we’ve got quite the list for you. Deliver heaps of herbal joy this year with these heartwarming herbal gifts for plant lovers, from the botanically curious beginner to the…

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  ON November 01,2021

Herbal Academy Student Feature: Liz Witter (@backcountry_botanicals)

We sat down with Herbal Academy graduate, Liz Witter (@backcountrybotanicals), to hear more about her path into herbalism and her herbal business. She currently owns and operates Backcountry Botanicals out of her home in Kanab, UT, where she distills essential oils from desert plants, and makes wildcrafted personal care products. Liz has taken Herbal Academy’s…

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