How To Use Chromotherapy And Gemstones For Mind-Body Balance | Herbal Academy | This article will explore chromotherapy and gemstones that are beneficial for your dosha, and ultimately, mind-body balance.
  ON November 13,2018

How To Use Chromotherapy And Gemstones For Mind-Body Balance

A core ayurvedic teaching is that all things in nature are comprised of the five elements: earth, water, fire, air, and ether. The five elements exist in a very real way and also represent qualities or energies within us and within the natural world. When it comes to choosing appropriate foods, herbs, aromas, and other…

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How To Make A DIY Herbal-Infused Broth | Herbal Academy | An herbal-infused broth is a tasty alternative way to enjoy herbs and add a nutritious boost to your meals all year long. Learn how to make it here!
  ON November 08,2018

How To Make A DIY Herbal-Infused Broth

Are herbal-infused broths the new tea?! Although nothing can truly compete with a nourishing cup of herbal tea, an herbal-infused broth is a tasty alternative way to enjoy your herbs and add a nutritious boost to your meals all year long. Herbal-infused broths can be incorporated into soups and other dishes or enjoyed on their…

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Adding Devil’s Club to your Materia Medica | Herbal Academy | Devil's club is a useful plant to have in one's materia medica. In this post, we'll explore and deepen our knowledge and understanding of this herbal ally.
  ON November 06,2018

Adding Devil’s Club to your Materia Medica

When I first saw devil’s club in the wild woods, I had no idea what it was, but I was immediately entranced by it. The thick, yellowish-white stalk, wrapped in huge spines, was taller than me, and at the top, there sprouted several foot-long, alternate, umbrella-shaped leaves that also had numerous spines along the top…

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  ON November 02,2018

How To Make DIY Herbal Soup Rings

Autumn is the season for colored leaves, warm clothes, and hearty comfort foods. And while those things may bring a sense of rest and relaxation, autumn can be a busy time of year. There are sporting events to attend, holiday preparations to make, shorter days to fit everything into, and for many gardeners, food preservation…

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6 Herbal Vision Boards To Inspire Your Herbal Journey | Herbal Academy | If you're struggling to find who you are as an herbalist, here are six herbal vision boards to inspire you in finding your herbal identity and future goals.
  ON October 29,2018

6 Herbal Vision Boards To Inspire Your Herbal Journey

Herbalism speaks to each of us in different ways. When we first venture onto this path, many of us don’t have a clear idea of who we want to become as an herbalist. Even when we’ve been on our individual herbal journey for some time, we may still struggle with identifying who we are as…

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4 Fall Herbal Tea Recipes To Cozy Up With | Herbal Academy | In this article, we're sharing four flavorful fall herbal tea recipes to cozy up with during the cooler months of the year.
  ON October 25,2018

4 Fall Herbal Tea Recipes To Cozy Up With

It’s easy for herbalists to rejoice with the turning of fall since cooler weather invites warm tea back into our daily routine. Whether you love to cozy up with a good book and a warm mug of tea, prepare an entire nourishing quart of tea to sip throughout the day, or enjoy a simple cup…

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How To Make Pickled Burdock Root | Herbal Academy | Here's a simple recipe for pickled burdock root. By following this recipe, you can preserve some of burdock's beneficial properties to enjoy as a yummy snack year-round.
  ON October 22,2018

How To Make Pickled Burdock Root

The first time I tasted a burdock root pickle, I was helping herbalist Rosemary Gladstar prepare for her demonstration at a Mother Earth News Fair. Rosemary had been traveling all day and had quickly purchased a jar of pickled burdock root for an on-the-go, healthy snack. She handed me the jar with a warm smile…

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Herbal Tea or Herbal Infusion: What's the Difference? | Herbal Academy | When should you use an herbal tea or herbal infusion? What's the difference? While the two are mostly similar, there are a couple of differences to note.
  ON October 19,2018

Herbal Tea or Herbal Infusion: What’s the Difference?

It’s finally here: the time of year when there’s not much better than a cozy fire, a snuggly flannel, and a hot cup of herbal tea… or herbal infusion. Fall is the perfect time of year to introduce the healthful practice of enjoying an herbal tea or herbal infusion daily. Not only is this the…

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3 Tips on Managing Vata Dosha During Autumn | Herbal Academy | As fall approaches, here are three tips that those with a predominant vata dosha can follow to maintain balance.
  ON October 15,2018

3 Tips on Managing Vata Dosha During Autumn

Ayurveda teaches that we each have an inherent prakruti, which is our natural, unchanging nature. Our prakruti is our unique balance of vata, pitta, and kapha doshas and is unaffected by phase of life, seasons, or any other external factors. If you’re interested in finding out what your dosha is, read our article, Introduction To…

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3 Calming Herbs to Support ADHD & Cognition | Herbal Academy | Whether it is you struggling with ADHD or you're working with a family member or a client, here's three calming herbs to support ADHD & cognition.
  ON October 11,2018

3 Calming Herbs to Support ADHD & Cognition

Many different herbs can be incorporated into a successful herbal protocol that helps support attention, cognition, and mood in those with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Whether it is you struggling with ADHD or you are working with a child, family member, or a client, approach the topic with compassion and an open mind. In doing so,…

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