DIY Tummy-Soothing Glycerite for the Whole Family | Herbal Academy | If you find yourself suffering from stomach cramps, gas, pain, bloating, and general unease this tummy-soothing glycerite can come to your assistance!
  ON April 25,2019

A Delicious Tummy Tamer Glycerite for the Whole Family

Like me, you may periodically experience trouble with digestion after a big meal with symptoms including stomach cramps, gas, pain, bloating, and general unease. For many years, I searched unsuccessfully for a formula to ease my stomach and gastrointestinal issues. I found that over-the-counter formulas were too harsh and contained unwanted side effects. Unfortunately, some…

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An Herbal Approach to Children with ADHD | Herbal Academy | Ever wondered how to take an herbal approach to children with ADHD? This post will explain how herbs can support you or your loved ones.
  ON October 02,2018

An Herbal Approach to Children with ADHD

Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is an increasingly common condition in the United States with nearly 10% of American children (more than 6 million) having been diagnosed with ADHD (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2018). In addition, children with ADHD often experience coexisting mental health conditions like anxiety, depression, substance abuse, behavior, or conduct disorders…

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Family Wildcrafting (Family Herbal Summer Series: Part 3) | Herbal Academy | Join us on an herbal adventure as we discover the joys of family wildcrafting!
  ON July 06,2016

Family Wildcrafting (Family Herbal Summer Series: Part 3)

Welcome to week 3 of our special Family Herbal Summer Series! This week it is time to get out and explore the world of herbalism in the wild with some family wildcrafting. Many useful and wonderful herbal plants grow in the wild places of the world and herbalists often adore finding their green friends growing…

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10 Ways To Inspire Herbal Curiosity In Children | Herbal Academy | Here are 10 ways you can inspire herbal curiosity in children by using nature.
  ON March 07,2016

10 Ways To Inspire Herbal Curiosity In Children

Spending time with children in the natural world is enjoyable and enlightening. Children notice far more than we do because they are newer to all of creation and much more curious. But, as adults, where does curiosity go? We adults tend to exchange our curiosity for a more pragmatic acceptance of the way things are….

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  ON October 22,2015

Homemade Pumpkin Playdough With Sweet Spices

A big warm batch of freshly homemade spiced pumpkin playdough is perfect for playtime on an autumn day. The warmth of the playdough combined with sweet spices like cinnamon and cardamom creates a lovely aromatic experience. Plus this recipe offers color from herbs and spices, no food coloring here! Be sure to provide cinnamon sticks,…

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  ON September 24,2015

Harvest Time Apple Recipes

Each autumn I look forward to crisp days filled with riotously colored leaves and the richness of harvest time, especially the coming of apple season. Apples have always been a favorite fruit in our house. And as a family, we love to get cooking in the kitchen and enjoy the bounty of the season with…

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  ON September 10,2015

7 Herbal Preparations For Kids

Delightful herbal preparations make using herbs pleasant and fun. Every parent knows that it can be difficult to get kids to try new things let alone to consume something that may be less than enjoyable. We are lucky indeed that there are many wonderful herbal preparations that will leave your kiddos asking for more while inspiring…

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  ON September 03,2015

Choosing Safe Herbs for Your Kids

Herbs and kids go together like two peas in a pod, with many lovely, gentle herbs that children readily respond to. These botanicals can be used to not only bring aid to little ones during times of illness but also to inspire children with the wonders of nature and the plant world. Yet, if we…

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  ON June 02,2015

Summertime Foot Care Tips For Kids (+ 3 Recipes)

As a kid, I  believed it was officially summer when I no longer had to wear shoes. Injuries may have been par for the course, but a stubbed toe or a splinter meant I was out enjoying nature, right down to my bare feet, usually while running as fast as I could! As I learned then, summertime–with…

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