Ginger and Pineapple Anti-Inflammatory Smoothie  | Herbal Academy | This all-purpose, anti-inflammatory smoothie featuring pineapple, ginger, and turmeric is both tasty and beneficial.
  ON September 22,2020

Ginger and Pineapple Anti-Inflammatory Smoothie

The following excerpt is from Jill Stansbury’s new book Herbal Formularies for Health Professionals, Volume 4 (Chelsea Green Publishing, July 2020) and is reprinted with permission from the publisher. This all-purpose anti-inflammatory smoothie is both tasty and beneficial. It can be used after trauma, to help recover from surgery, or to accompany a tea or tincture…

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As a Black Herbalist, These are my 3 Favorite Herbalism Books | Herbal Academy | Herbalist and blogger Kendra Payne shares and summarizes her three favorite herbalism books written by black authors.
  ON September 15,2020

As a Black Herbalist, These are my 3 Favorite Herbalism Books

As a child, I remember going out into nature, pulling weeds, putting them in jars, and making what I called “science projects” to hide in the cupboards of my parents’ house. In my way, I was practicing herbalism, even though I didn’t know it at the time and hadn’t encountered any herbalism books or resources….

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Student Feature: Stephanie Mary Pavelko (@MyTinyLagunaKitchen) | Herbal Academy | In the third installment of our Student Feature Series, we chatted with herbal blogger and photographer Stephanie Mary Pavelko.
  ON September 08,2020

Student Feature: Stephanie Mary Pavelko (@My Tiny Laguna Kitchen)

In the third installment of our Student Feature Series, we chatted with herbal blogger, recipe developer, photographer, and videographer Stephanie Mary Pavelko (@MyTinyLagunaKitchen). Stephanie has completed a number of Herbal Academy’s courses, including our Botanical Skin Care Course, The Foraging Course, and both the Introductory and Intermediate Courses—all while enjoying her membership to The Herbarium. …

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Vata Massage Oil Recipe (Fall and Early Winter) | Herbal Academy | This vata massage oil recipe features a sesame oil base and herbs with a warming, grounding energy, making it great for fall and winter.
  ON September 02,2020

Vata Massage Oil Recipe (Fall and Early Winter)

Massage oil, especially when infused with herbs, can be more than just a feel-good skin moisturizer. Ayurveda teaches that fat is closely connected to love, satisfaction, and protection (Svoboda, 1999). In addition to nourishing and nurturing the skin, using herbally infused homemade massage oils produces a grounding, supportive, and protective effect on the body and…

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Homemade Massage Oil for Each Season | Herbal Academy | Herbal-infused homemade massage oils produce a grounding, supportive, and protective effect on the body and mind.
  ON September 02,2020

Homemade Massage Oil for Each Season

Massage oil, especially when infused with herbs, can be more than just a feel-good skin moisturizer. Ayurveda teaches that fat is closely connected to love, satisfaction, and protection (Svoboda, 1999). In addition to nourishing and nurturing the skin, using herbally infused homemade massage oils produces a grounding, supportive, and protective effect on the body and…

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Pitta Massage Oil Recipe (Summer and Late Spring) | Herbal Academy | This pitta massage oil recipe is great for summer and late spring because it uses herbs with a cooling energy.
  ON September 02,2020

Pitta Massage Oil Recipe (Summer and Late Spring)

Massage oil, especially when infused with herbs, can be more than just a feel-good skin moisturizer. Ayurveda teaches that fat is closely connected to love, satisfaction, and protection (Svoboda, 1999). In addition to nourishing and nurturing the skin, using herbally infused homemade massage oils produces a grounding, supportive, and protective effect on the body and…

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Kapha Massage Oil Recipe (Late Winter and Early Spring) | Herbal Academy | This kapha massage oil recipe features herbs and spices with a warming and invigorating energy, which makes it great for cold weather.
  ON September 02,2020

Kapha Massage Oil Recipe (Late Winter and Early Spring)

Massage oil, especially when infused with herbs, can be more than just a feel-good skin moisturizer. Ayurveda teaches that fat is closely connected to love, satisfaction, and protection (Svoboda, 1999). In addition to nourishing and nurturing the skin, using herbally infused homemade massage oils produces a grounding, supportive, and protective effect on the body and…

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HA Student Feature: Ashley York (@whimsyandwhile) | Herbal Academy | In the second installment of our Student Feature Series, we chatted with Ashley York (@whimsyandwhile) about her herbalism journey.
  ON August 27,2020

Student Feature: Ashley York (@whimsyandwhile)

In the second installment of our Student Feature Series, we chatted with Ashley York (@whimsyandwhile) who has completed a number of Herbal Academy’s short courses, including the Botanical Skin Care Course, the Foraging Course, the Herbal Self-Care for Stress Management Course, and others. Ashley’s beautiful photography and seasonal approach to homemaking has caught our eye…

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