ON June 25,2021

Garlic and Thyme Oxymel

Some of the best herbal preparations are the simplest—made with the ingredients you likely have sitting in your kitchen right now. This Garlic and Thyme Oxymel is one such preparation: easy to make, delicious, and perfect to tuck in the cupboard for just those times you need a little extra respiratory or immune support. What’s…

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Herb Stuffing Recipe with Sage and Thyme | Herbal Academy | Here's how to make herb stuffing with sage and thyme in a way that maximizes the herbal properties and enhances their main dish.
  ON November 25,2020

Herb Stuffing Recipe with Sage and Thyme

A lot of folks wonder how to make stuffing with sage (Salvia officinalis) and thyme (Thymus vulgaris) in a way that maximizes the herbal properties of these two related plants and enhances the proteins in their main dish. Both sage and thyme belong to the Lamiaceae, or mint family (Ware, 2018), making them complimentary flavors…

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Sage Throughout the Ages | Herbal Academy | Come learn about sage throughout the ages including how modern day herbalists and herbalists of the past used it for health and healing.
  ON September 26,2016

Sage Throughout The Ages

  What is the first thing that comes to your mind when you think of sage? Food? Medicine? For many, sage is known as a medicinal herb that elicits feelings of warmth and comfort. Its medicinal properties can also lower cholesterol, rebuild vitality and strength that has been lost during an illness, and is a…

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  ON September 21,2015

An Introduction into Canine Herbalism

If you have dogs, you probably cannot count the times you’ve seen them run to a patch of something green and begin to consume it ravenously. You might wonder when, and more importantly where, the consumed forage will represent itself again – which always seems to be in the middle of your dinner party on…

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Health Benefits of Popular Autumn Spices
  ON September 10,2015

Health Benefits of Popular Autumn Spices

Soon the air will turn crisp and the leaves will begin to change colors. And along with these wonders of fall come the smells of apple and pumpkins as well as cinnamon, nutmeg, sage, and other popular autumn spices. In addition to the fact that these spices are delicious and autumnal, they also boast some…

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  ON May 28,2015

Allergy Home Remedies For Families

Springtime brings the waking of green things from the Earth. The air is fresh and wild, and we feel called to the out-of-doors, to nature. Yet for some of us warmer weather  is also the harbinger of, well, misery. If you suffer from seasonal allergies or someone in your family does, you know that the…

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  ON October 30,2014

Making Sage Honey

Sage. One of my favorite culinary herbs and one of the herbs people have easy access to no matter where they are. Salvia officinalis – even the Latin name gives us an idea of the respect this Mediterranean beauty has earned. Salvia in Latin derives from the word salvere which means, “to save.” Historically, it…

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  ON September 10,2014

Pear Crisp with Blackberry-Sage Sauce

It’s nearly fall here in New England and as the land starts to cool and settle after an active, busy summer, many of us are shifting ever so slightly away from light and airy summer foods like salads and raw veggies to warmer, cooked dishes like soups and fruit crisps. Every turn of the year brings opportunities to experiment with locally available…

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