Calming Canine Herbs for Your Four-Legged Friends | The Herbal Academy | Calming canine herbs like chamomile, catnip, skullcap, and valerian can help soothe and nourish your pet’s nervous system.
  ON May 26,2020

Calming Canine Herbs for Your Four-Legged Friends

There are a number of things that can cause stress and anxiety for our beloved pets, from separation anxiety to loud noises. Whenever my dog hears a loud bang that resembles a gunshot sound, his ears fold back, he gets as close to the ground as he can, and he frantically scrambles to hide. This…

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7 Reasons to Forage Wild Food and Herbs | The Herbal Academy | Foraging is a way to re-learn that nature provides an abundance of wild food and herbs that can be consumed for sustenance or wellness—or both! 
  ON May 20,2020

7 Reasons to Forage Wild Food and Herbs

Before the advent of agriculture, our ancestors were hunter-gatherers, relying on the wild food and herbs they brought home in their baskets to keep them alive and well. Foraging is a way to return to those ancestral roots and re-learn what our ancestors knew: that nature provides an abundance of botanicals that can be consumed…

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  ON May 17,2020

Purple Dead Nettle: Nutrition and Recipes

If you enjoy foraging and using plants that grow naturally around you, then purple dead nettle (Lamium purpureum) is a wonderful plant to become acquainted with. Available across most of the United States, this common “weed” is easy to find and its mild flavor blends well with a wide variety of recipes—from salads and smoothies…

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Herbal Allergy Support Using Ayurvedic Herbs | The Herbal Academy | Allergies can manifest in many ways. Learn about ayurvedic herbal allergy support to take steps toward greater balance and optimum wellness.
  ON May 05,2020

Herbal Allergy Support Using Ayurvedic Herbs

Allergies manifest in many ways. There are food allergies, seasonal allergies, skin allergies, and allergic reactions to fragrances. As is the case with any health imbalance, it’s easy to get distracted by symptoms and acute discomfort. However, Ayurveda has a holistic approach to wellness—and allergy management follows that approach. In this article, you will learn…

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New Intensive! Identify and Manage Estrogen Excess  | The Herbal Academy | We’ve partnered with Sara Rooney, a medical herbalist specializing in hormonal imbalance, to release our newest Herbarium intensive about estrogen excess.
  ON May 01,2020

New Intensive! Identify and Manage Estrogen Excess 

Estrogen. It’s a well-known hormone, but how many of us truly understand the many ways it affects our bodies? As one could guess, estrogen is a key player in reproductive and sexual development, but it also affects cholesterol, metabolism, bone formation, cognition, and more. When estrogen levels are balanced, we hope to operate within a…

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Lion's Mane Mushroom: What You Should Know | Herbal Academy | Lion's mane (Hericium erinaceus) mushroom is most recognized for its important work in supporting brain function, memory, and mood.
  ON April 29,2020

Lion’s Mane Mushroom: What You Should Know

For many years, mushrooms have received most of their attention as a popular pizza topping. But recently, these members of the fungi kingdom are getting a lot of spotlight as a “superfood” and functional mushrooms, like lion’s mane (Hericium erinaceus), are becoming increasingly popular.  These days mushrooms are being studied for their wellness properties and…

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