Results for Category: Ancient Wisdom

Ancient Lore Surrounding Herbs Of Christmas Past | Herbal Academy | Have you ever wondered about the ancient lore surrounding the herbs of Christmas past? Here are several entertaining short stories for you to enjoy!
  ON December 21,2017

Ancient Lore Surrounding Herbs of Christmas Past

The holiday season is upon us. As we decorate, plan our meals, and decide on gifts―the remnants of ancient traditions linger in many of our celebrations. The shortest day of the year, the Winter Solstice, has been acknowledged by various cultures throughout history. While the actual ceremonies for this day are still practiced by a…

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11 Herbs of King Arthur's England | Herbal Academy | Do you know herbs were used everyday during the time of King Arthur? Here are 11 Arthurian herbs still found today in the garden of Glastonbury, England!
  ON August 24,2017

11 Herbs of King Arthur’s England

In southwest England, in Somerset, sits the town of Glastonbury, a quaint historical town that has been inhabited since 7th millennium BCE (Glastonbury, n.d.). This area has always felt magical to many people as it’s thought by some to be the location of the magical island of Avalon from the famous King Arthur tale that…

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The History of Chocolate - Food of the Gods | Herbal Academy | Chocolate is a delightful, delicious, and delectable treat! Learn about the history of chocolate including its health benefits and which kind to look for!
  ON February 27,2017

The History of Chocolate – Food of the Gods

Delightful, delicious, delectable, decadent. How we describe chocolate varies depending on how much we’re thinking about it! What is the number one food craved by woman? Chocolate!   Did you realize that chocolate has only been enjoyed outside of the Americas for about 500 years?   The History of Chocolate The cacao (chocolate) tree, or…

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How To Celebrate The Winter Solstice Like The Ancients | Herbal Academy | The winter solstice is an astronomical event that has been celebrated since ancient times. We have several great ideas to help you celebrate!
  ON December 14,2016

How To Celebrate The Winter Solstice Like The Ancients

The winter solstice is approaching. This year it will be on Wednesday, 21 December 2016 at 4:44 a.m. central time. What is the solstice? It is an astronomical event caused by the tilt of the earth on its axis and its orbit around the sun. The result in the Northern Hemisphere is the longest night…

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