Video: How To Make Rolled Herb Pills | Herbal Academy | Looking for an easy and tasty way to take herbs? Here's a short video that will walk you through the steps to creating your very own rolled herb pills!
  ON January 18,2018

Video: How To Make Rolled Herb Pills

Rolled herb pills (also known as pastilles) are quick and easy to make. Not only that, but they’re one of the easiest (and tastiest) ways to take herbs! Rolled herb pills only require two things: finely powdered herbs and honey. These ingredients are combined, thoroughly mixed, and then rolled into small balls or pills which…

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A New Year Herbal Tonic Recipe | Herbal Academy | Are you looking for a way to tone and increase vital energy in the body? Try this new year herbal tonic to attain more stamina and feel more alive!
  ON January 16,2018

A New Year Herbal Tonic Recipe

With the dawning of the New Year, many of us seize the occasion to set new intentions, call in new energy, and replace old, stagnant habits with new, refreshed ones. What better way to cultivate new energy in your life than to utilize some of your herbal allies for assistance? We encourage you to give…

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Video: How To Make A Calendula Salve | Herbal Academy | Would you like to learn how to make salve in the comfort of your own home? In this short video we walk you through the steps to creating your very own calendula salve!
  ON January 11,2018

Video: How To Make A Calendula Salve

Calendula (Calendula officinalis) is an herbal staple that many herbalists include in their herbal toolkits. While this herb has a plethora of uses, one of the most common uses is as a topical preparation for the skin. Calendula is a great herbal ally for the skin as a topical application on a wound, a rash,…

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5 Steps To A New Year Skincare Reboot | Herbal Academy | Looking for healthier skin this year? Here are 5 tips to guide you in a New Year Skincare Reboot and demystify what steps a good skincare routine entails.
  ON January 09,2018

5 Steps To A New Year Skincare Reboot

With the new year upon us, it’s customary to consider ways to make this year better than the last. We use the fresh start symbolized by a fresh year as a catalyst to reassess where we’re at and set goals for the future. We make resolutions that are meant to improve quality of life—many of…

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How To Grow Culinary Herbs Indoors During The Winter | Herbal Academy | Would you like a way to grow herbs that you can enjoy all winter long? Here's a step-by-step guide to help you grow culinary herbs indoors!
  ON January 04,2018

How To Grow Culinary Herbs Indoors During Winter

As I look out at the crisp, white blanket covering what once was a thriving patio garden through July and August, I feel fortunate to have my indoor garden to keep the freshness alive in my apartment. When the days grow colder and seem increasingly short and dark, knowing how to grow culinary herbs indoors…

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Sunbutter Cookies: A Tasty Treat | Herbal Academy | Are you looking for a simple and healthy winter treat? We have just the recipe for you! Try these tasty Sunbutter Cookies today!
  ON January 02,2018

Sunbutter Cookies: A Tasty Treat

Full disclosure. This cookie recipe was born out of my own laziness. While living in San Francisco, I was lounging on my couch one foggy afternoon, dreaming of fresh baked cookies. The only problem was that I was feeling too cheap and lackadaisical to go to any great lengths to procure baked goods that required…

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Doctrine of Signatures: An Introduction to Deepening Our Connection With The Beneficial Properties of Plants | Herbal Academy | By learning about the doctrine of signatures in nature, we can gain insight into the properties of plants, and into the more intuitive side of herbs.
  ON December 28,2017

Doctrine of Signatures: An Introduction to Deepening Our Connection with the Beneficial Properties of Plants

Some ancient methods of understanding the natural world relied on symbology and the unique appearances of plants, animals, and other life form’s signatures. By learning about signatures in nature, we can gain insight into the properties of plants, how they may be supportive to humans, and even glimpse an understanding that all things are connected…

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Ancient Lore Surrounding Herbs Of Christmas Past | Herbal Academy | Have you ever wondered about the ancient lore surrounding the herbs of Christmas past? Here are several entertaining short stories for you to enjoy!
  ON December 21,2017

Ancient Lore Surrounding Herbs of Christmas Past

The holiday season is upon us. As we decorate, plan our meals, and decide on gifts―the remnants of ancient traditions linger in many of our celebrations. The shortest day of the year, the Winter Solstice, has been acknowledged by various cultures throughout history. While the actual ceremonies for this day are still practiced by a…

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