Introduction to Ayurveda: What's My Dosha? | Herbal Academy | Are you mystified by Ayurveda concepts, or perhaps this is the very first time you are learning about them? Here's an introduction to Ayurveda to help you!
  ON December 14,2017

Introduction to Ayurveda: What’s My Dosha?

Ayurveda and the terms vata, pitta, and kapha are slowing making their way into alternative health lexicons. However, many readers may still be mystified by these concepts, or perhaps this is the very first time you are learning about these terms. This post is intended to provide you with a basic overview. However, it is…

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How To Dilute High-Proof Alcohol To Use In Herbal Tinctures | Herbal Academy | If you find yourself out of your favorite variety of alcohol and you want to make an herbal tincture, here's how to dilute high-proof alcohol in its place!
  ON December 12,2017

How To Dilute High-Proof Alcohol To Use In Herbal Tinctures

Have you ever prepared to make an herbal tincture and found you were out of your favorite variety of 80-proof or 100-proof tincture-making alcohol? Did you drive to the nearest liquor store to purchase your tincture-making alcohol of choice so you could make your tincture as planned? If so, let me save you a trip…

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DIY Hand Poured Herbal Academy | Herbal Academy | Are you looking for a simple way to enjoy the ambiance of candlelight without all the chemicals? Try making your own hand poured herbal candles instead!
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  ON December 08,2017

DIY Hand Poured Herbal Candles

As the winter months draw near, we find ourselves spending more time indoors than outdoors. This lack of time outdoors can create a feeling of disconnect, especially for those of us who love to cook and create with the seasons.  Marketing companies have obviously recognized this need. When you turn down the aisles of any…

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Coloring to Learn: An Herbal Coloring Book Review | Herbal Academy | Have you considered learning herbalism through coloring? Here's a collection of coloring books to help any herbalist get to know herbs on a new level!
  ON December 05,2017

Coloring to Learn: An Herbal Coloring Book Review

Herbalism is a truly beautiful endeavor. The plants speak to us through our senses with a combination of aroma, taste, color, and form—coming together to create a picture of each plant as a whole. When really learning about a plant, we as herbalists benefit from understanding form of the plant at a deep level. It…

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8 DIY Herbal Face Mask Recipes for Holiday Gift Giving | Herbal Academy | Looking for gift ideas for this holiday season? Check out these 8 DIY herbal face mask recipes that friends and family are sure to love!
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  ON November 27,2017

8 DIY Herbal Face Mask Recipes for Holiday Gift Giving

The holiday season is a fast approaching, and with it the desire to create unique and beautiful gifts for loved ones. If you’re a budding herbalist, combining your herbal passion with holiday gift giving is a great way to make recipients feel special while sharing the gifts of herbs at the same time. Creating herbal…

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What Research Says About Essential Oils and Alzheimer’s and Dementia | Herbal Academy | Do you have a loved one that suffers from a neurodegenerative disease? Learn what research says about essential oils and Alzheimer's and dementia.
  ON November 23,2017

What Research Says About Essential Oils For Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Watching a friend or family member suffer from a neurodegenerative disease, such as Alzheimer’s or dementia, creates powerful feelings of helplessness, grief, frustration, and even anger. Although our knowledge of the brain is currently growing by leaps and bounds, we still know so little about how our brain creates and processes memories. Since medical research…

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10 Botanical Gifts To Give This Year | Herbal Academy | Looking for botanically inspired gifts to give to friends and families during the holidays? We’re sharing 10 ideas in this post!
  ON November 18,2017

10 Botanical Gifts To Give This Year

The gift giving season is here! If you’re stuck for ideas on what to give your botanical-loving friends and family members, we’ve got some ideas for you. We’re sharing ten botanical gifts that are perfect for holiday gift giving this year. 10 Botanical Gifts To Give In 2017 1. Herb Kits by Herbal Academy Our…

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