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California Poppy Benefits + Recipe | Herbal Academy | Learn a materia medica on the beneficial California poppy benefits, plus a recipe for California Poppy Vinegar.
  ON April 29,2021

California Poppy Benefits + Recipe

California poppy (Eschscholzia californica), the state flower of California, is a beautiful wildflower that has been an ally to western-dwelling Indigenous peoples for long before there was a United States, let alone a United States Pharmacopeia. In this post, I will share with you a materia medica on the beneficial California poppy benefits, which should…

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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 ...

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  ON February 09,2021

Echinacea and Goldenseal: When to Use One Over the Other

Echinacea (Echinacea spp.) and goldenseal (Hydrastis canadensis) are popular herbal allies during cold and flu season. These plants can help cope with cold and flu symptoms and aid the body in its recovery process. Both echinacea and goldenseal have antibacterial properties; however, understanding them in this narrow context doesn’t fully inform their whole range of…

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  ON January 25,2021

Mugwort Benefits & An Herbal Liniment Recipe

Many people think of mugwort as an herb for sleep and dream support, however, there are many mugwort benefits beyond sleeping and dreaming that are worth exploring. A tall, gangly member of the aster family (Asteraceae), mugwort is the name given to several species in the Artemisia genus, including Artemisia vulgaris, common mugwort, and Artemisia argyi,…

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