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Reviving Horehound: 6 Ways You Can Use This Traditional Herb | Herbal Academy | Horehound is an herb that carries many useful properties but has fallen off the map in recent times. Learn six ways you can use this traditional herb today.
  ON November 01,2019

Reviving Horehound: 6 Ways You Can Use This Traditional Herb

Truly an age-old herb, horehound (Marrubium vulgare) was a staple in ancient Egyptian medicine and traditional Greek medicine for a significant period (Holmes, 1989) and has enjoyed a familiar position in various folk traditions. Eclectic herbalists employed horehound to “increase secretions of the skin” (otherwise known as “sweating”), help support a chronic cough, and even…

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3 Ways To Use Self Heal In Your Materia Medica | Herbal Academy | Self heal is an herb who's many wellness-supporting virtues have been forgotten. Here are 3 ways to add this traditional herb back into your materia medica.
  ON July 29,2019

3 Ways To Use Self Heal In Your Materia Medica

Although self heal (Prunella vulgaris) is an herb that commonly grows across the world and has been used traditionally for ages, its wellness-supporting virtues are often forgotten about in many modern herbal practices! Roughly 400 years ago, self heal was considered one of the top herbs in its class and was highly sought after by…

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How To Use Rose for Grief Support | Herbal Academy | Rose has many uses during states of grief. Learn how rose can soothe the human spirit during grief as well as some simple recipes for use in this post.
  ON March 11,2019

How To Use Rose for Grief Support

I believe that the world was created and approved by love, that it subsists, coheres, and endures by love, and that insofar as it is redeemable, it can be redeemed only by love. –Wendell Berry I’ve been thinking a lot about the briar lately—or more specifically, the rose. I see a need for the actions…

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6 Ways To Use Ginger Every Day | Herbal Academy | Ginger root is most commonly used when cooking in the kitchen, but there are many ways you can use ginger every day for health and wellness.
  ON December 24,2018

6 Ways To Use Ginger Every Day

Ginger (Zingiber officinale) rhizome is most commonly used in the kitchen given its slightly sweet, spicy, and strong aromatic flavors. However, there are many ways you can use ginger every day in your herbal practice, too! From helping soothe muscle pain, enhancing overall circulation, and nipping colds in the bud, ginger has many uses on…

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