Teacher Feature: Ayo Ngozi | Herbal Academy | This month we have an interview with one of our Academy Educators, herbalist Ayo Ngozi. She shares with us her love of herbs and the herbal path that brought her to where she is today.
  ON January 23,2017

Teacher Feature: Ayo Ngozi

The teacher community here at the Herbal Academy thrives alongside our student community, and today we are delighted to share another interview from one of our Academy Educators, herbalist Ayo Ngozi. Ayo is part of the behind the scenes team that developed, coordinated, and edited the Advanced Herbal Course, while also contributing lessons of her…

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All About Wild Cherry Bark (Printable Monograph) | Herbal Academy | Come learn all about wild cherry bark and get your free printable herbal monograph for your herbal materia medica!
  ON January 19,2017

All About Wild Cherry Bark (Printable Monograph)

Wild cherry bark has been used in a variety of ways in years past to support the health of the body. Today, we want to peel back the layers so you can learn all about wild cherry bark and how to use it in your home or your herbal practice. Not only are we going…

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How To Make Herbal Hot Chocolate | Herbal Academy | Support the health and wellness of your family with these herbal hot chocolate recipes!
  ON January 18,2017

How To Make Herbal Hot Chocolate

Growing up in New England, my childhood winters were snowy, cold, and long. But that didn’t stop me from enjoying the season. My brother, friends, and I made snow people and snow angels, went sledding and skiing, skated on the frozen lakes… and then came home to perfect, homemade hot chocolate. I’m not talking the…

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5 Storage Containers Every Herbalist Should Have On Hand | Herbal Academy | Good storage containers are an essential tool for organizing herbs. Let’s take a look at 5 types of storage containers to have on hand!
  ON January 16,2017

5 Storage Containers Every Herbalist Should Have On Hand (And Where To Buy Them)

One of the joys of being an herbalist is making herbal preparations. Whether you are using herbs from your own garden and foraging expeditions or purchasing thoughtfully sourced herbs, the alchemy that transforms these herbs into an herbal infusion, tincture, elixir, or salve is enchanting and tremendously satisfying. Making herbal preparations is not only chemistry…

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Gathering Supplies for your Herbal Materia Medica | Herbal Academy | Learn what supplies you should have on hand when creating your herbal materia medica right here!
  ON January 12,2017

Gathering Supplies for your Herbal Materia Medica

A couple of weeks ago, we told you about our newest course here at the Herbal Academy—the Herbal Materia Medica Course. To quickly recap, we’re offering this course for free during January 2017, and it will focus on teaching you how to create your own herbal materia medica. A “materia medica” is a collection of…

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Top Essential Oils For Winter Wellness | Herbal Academy | Wondering what the best essential oils are for the winter season? Here are our top essential oil recommendations for winter wellness!
  ON January 09,2017

Top Essential Oils for Winter Wellness

Cool crisp air. Snowflakes floating down. Children laughing during a snowball fight. A fire crackling in the fireplace. Salvation Army kettle bell ringers. Door wreaths and garlands. Candles. Reds, blues, yellows, greens, and silver. Hot cocoa and hot tea. Snuggly blankets. Sneezing. Coughing. Stuffy nose. Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). Winter can be a beautiful time…

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Warming Winter Rituals: Herbal Truffles for Good Circulation | Herbal Academy | Looking for ways to integrate more herbs into your diet? Try these delicious warming herbal truffles that are good for circulation!
  ON January 06,2017

Warming Winter Rituals: Herbal Truffles for Good Circulation

One of the charms of integrating herbs into your daily routine is the possibility for pleasure. The smell, textures, and flavors are important and integrated aspects of an herbal approach to balanced health. What’s more, “compliance” with taking one’s herbs becomes all the more likely when in the form and taste of a pleasing ritual….

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18 Herbal Teas To Help You Stay Healthy This Winter | Herbal Academy | It can be a challenge to keep our bodies healthy in the winter season. Here are 18 herbal teas to help you stay healthy and strong!
  ON January 04,2017

18 Herbal Teas To Help You Stay Healthy This Winter

Keeping our bodies healthy and strong during winter can be a challenge! Thankfully, there many wonderful herbs that we can use to provide the support we need. Prepared as tasty teas, these herbs can help support wellness right in your tea cup! Brewing up a cup of tea to enjoy is a wonderful form of…

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The Free Herbal Materia Medica Course by Herbal Academy – You will learn where to look for quality herbal information and how to research. You’ll receive an extensive list of references––from books to online websites and databases––to help get you get started in your journey.
  ON January 02,2017

How To Create An Herbal Materia Medica (Free E-Course)

For those of us in the northern hemisphere, winter has settled over our gardens, over the fields, and over the wild places around us. For some of us, winter means snow. For others, a bleak landscape where nothing stirs. We miss the presence of our garden herbs and wild allies acutely. It’s tempting to pine…

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The Best of The Herbal Academy Blog In 2016 | Herbal Academy | Come check out the top 20 posts from the Herbal Academy blog during 2016!
  ON December 30,2016

The Best of The Herbal Academy Blog In 2016

As 2016 comes to a close, we reflect on the past year and all that’s happened here at the Herbal Academy. We’ve continued to add to our team, launch new courses, and offer physical products in our herbal Goods Shop. We’ve also enjoyed connecting with students in our courses, in The Herbarium, and through our…

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