3 Conifer Cordial Recipes for Winter Wellness | Herbal Academy | Learn about three different types of conifer trees and their wellness benefits, as well as how to use them in three conifer cordial recipes! 
  ON November 15,2019

3 Conifer Cordial Recipes for Winter Wellness

The fresh scent and sight of conifers symbolize winter and the coming of colder months. Conifers have long provided habitat for animals and materials humans use for shelter, clothing, tools, and transportation, and they have also provided food for animals and humans as well. But did you know that they have also been used in…

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3 New Goods Shop Products You’re Going To Love | Herbal Academy | We've just released 3 new Goods Shop products today. Our new Seasonal Foraging Poster, Plant Steward Tote Bag, and Herbal Stickers are available!
  ON November 05,2019

3 New Goods Shop Products You’re Going To Love

We are always busily creating new offerings behind the scenes here at the Herbal Academy, and today, we are so excited to share our new Goods Shop products with you! Each of these unique botanical-themed products will add beauty to your own herbal practice and studies or make a great holiday gift for the herbalist…

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Reviving Horehound: 6 Ways You Can Use This Traditional Herb | Herbal Academy | Horehound is an herb that carries many useful properties but has fallen off the map in recent times. Learn six ways you can use this traditional herb today.
  ON November 01,2019

Reviving Horehound: 6 Ways You Can Use This Traditional Herb

Truly an age-old herb, horehound (Marrubium vulgare) was a staple in ancient Egyptian medicine and traditional Greek medicine for a significant period (Holmes, 1989) and has enjoyed a familiar position in various folk traditions. Eclectic herbalists employed horehound to “increase secretions of the skin” (otherwise known as “sweating”), help support a chronic cough, and even…

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The History, Mythology, and Offerings of Hawthorn | Herbal Academy | Come hear of the myths, benefits, and offerings of hawthorn, and get two easy hawthorn recipes to use throughout the fall season as well. 
  ON October 28,2019

The History, Mythology, and Offerings of Hawthorn

With the arrival of fall, I am excited for the hawthorn trees to begin ripening their fruits to crimson, soon ready for harvesting. Hawthorn (Crataegus spp.) is a member of the Rosaceae family. This botanical family also contains red raspberry (Rubus ideaus) and wild rose (Rosa woodsii), each of which, like hawthorn, protect themselves by…

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Health Benefits & Uses of Cassava Root | Herbal Academy | Cassava root is a versatile and nutritious root that's been used for food and wellness benefits for centuries. Learn how to use cassava root in this post!
  ON October 23,2019

Health Benefits And Uses of Cassava Root

We are lucky to have an abundance of gluten-free and paleo diet options available to us these days, and if you are anything like me, searching out new gluten-free options is a daily adventure. One vegetable getting a lot of recent attention is a versatile and nutritious root called cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz) root. While…

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How To Use Herbs to Care for Pets | Herbal Academy | Learn about our newest Herbarium intensive, Herbs for Animals, and start using herbs to care for pets naturally!
  ON October 10,2019

How To Use Herbs to Care for Pets

Our pets, whether they’re domestic animals like cats and dogs, farm animals such as horses and chickens, or our reptile friends like lizards and snakes, are often a big part of our lives, and as responsible pet owners, caring for our animals is often a top priority in our lives. Caring for our animals is…

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The Best Herbs To Support Active Bodies | Herbal Academy | Whether you are an elite athlete, avid yogi, or casual hiker, learn about some herbs to support active bodies—addressing nourishment, energy, and recovery. 
  ON October 08,2019

The Best Herbs To Support Active Bodies

Whether you are an elite athlete, avid yogi, weekend warrior, or casual hiker, integrating movement into your daily life is essential for good health. An active body supports an active mind, and whatever your level of physical activity, staying physically active will ultimately support a better quality of life. Once you find a fitness program…

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