A Floral Craft Project to Celebrate Herbalist Day | Herbal Academy | Herbalist Day is the perfect opportunity to thank the herbalists in your life. This floral craft project is sure to bring a spark of joy to your local herbal friends.
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  ON April 08,2021

A Floral Craft Project to Celebrate Herbalist Day

Herbalist Day is right around the corner (April 17!), and it’s the perfect opportunity to thank the herbalists in your life for the positive impact they’ve made on you.  Whether they crafted a nourishing recipe just for you, shared their herbal know-how, helped you find greater wellness, inspired you to connect with the plants around…

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Herbal Academy Student Feature: Eduardo Yunen (@eyunen) | Herbal Academy | This tenth installment of our Student Feature Series features herbalist Eduardo Yunén, who enjoys permaculture practices and wild foraging.
  ON April 06,2021

Herbal Academy Student Feature: Eduardo Yunen (@eyunen)

For the tenth installment of our Student Feature Series, we spoke with herbalist Eduardo Yunén (@edyunen). Eduardo completed the Herbal Academy’s Clinical Herbalist Path, as well as the Herbal Aphrodisiacs Intensive. He has traveled to various countries learning all about organic farming, permaculture practices, and wild foraging, plus some practices to better impact our environment….

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Herbal Cough Syrup Recipe for a Dry Cough | Herbal Academy | This herbal cough syrup recipe containing demulcent herbs is just wonderful for soothing throat tissues during a dry cough or sore throat.
  ON April 02,2021

Herbal Cough Syrup Recipe for a Dry Cough

A dry unproductive cough can be caused by irritation such as dry air, smoke, allergens, and pollution, or develop during a respiratory infection. Worst of all it can be really uncomfortable, disrupting sleep, work, school, travel, and other activities, and can cause a headache or a sore throat that lasts. A dry cough and sore…

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Bioregional Herbalism | Herbal Academy | Bioregional herbalism isn’t about restricting herbal practice, but about opening up to the full possibility of our relationship with plants.
  ON April 01,2021

Bioregional Herbalism

Bioregional herbalism is the oldest form of herbal practice. Before global trade people used what was close at hand. This taught herbal practitioners to develop relationships with the plants in their region on a much deeper level—beyond clinical knowledge and using herbs to address specific problems. This deep, experiential knowledge gave people a profound sense…

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Herbal Trees | Herbal Academy | Add herbal trees to your landscape to not only beautify your environment, but also to aid in the nourishment and health of your body.
  ON March 30,2021

Herbal Trees

Trees are a lovely way to decorate and enhance the landscape in a multitude of ways. Some trees are large with dense canopies and these make for excellent shade trees. Smaller trees, often cross-classified as shrubs, can be great for landscaping or placement closer to a building. There are many flowering trees that add a…

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4 Options for Herbal Ground Cover | Herbal Academy | If you need to fill a space in your garden bed or where grass has a difficult time growing, we have 4 great ideas for herbal ground cover!
  ON March 23,2021

4 Options for Herbal Ground Cover

An herbal ground cover is a great option for gardeners looking to fill empty space in their garden beds or fill patches in the yard where grass has a difficult time growing. Some people even grow ground covers as an alternative to traditional grass lawns, which require heavy watering and feeding to maintain.  Ground covers…

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Meadowsweet Tea with Rose | Herbal Academy | dried herbs on wood board
  ON March 19,2021

Meadowsweet Tea with Rose

This meadowsweet tea recipe offers a chance to calm the mind and gently soothe aches and pains while hydrating the body. A great way to practice self-care, this cup of herbal tea contains ingredients known to quiet a busy mind.  Also known as Queen of the Meadow, meadowsweet (Filipendula ulmaria) flower appears to have analgesic…

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Teenage Skin Care: Herbal Recipes & Simple Routines | Herbal Academy | When it comes to teenage skin care, it's best to keep it simple. Check out these herbal recipes and simple routines for better skin!
  ON March 17,2021

Teenage Skin Care: Herbal Recipes & Simple Routines

When it comes to teenage skin care less is more, despite parental urges to fix, research, and monitor. This is especially true when working with oily skin, which is usually part of the picture for teen skin troubles. The less is more approach has even more merit in hot or humid weather, and when stress…

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Homemade Vanilla Extract | Herbal Academy | vanilla pods on table with jars
  ON March 14,2021

Homemade Vanilla Extract

Homemade vanilla extract is worlds apart from the generic imitation vanilla typically found at big box stores (Thomson, 2017). Mmm…vanilla. Its sweet, perfumed aroma and flavor are known and loved around the world. No wonder it has been celebrated and used for hundreds of years, first cultivated by the Totonac Indians in eastern Mexico. While…

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