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How To Strengthen Bones With Herbal Infusions | Herbal Academy | Here's a bone building protocol as well as a mineral-rich recipe to help you strengthen bones with herbal infusions while they are on the mend!
DIY
  ON May 10,2017

How To Strengthen Bones With Herbal Infusions

Six months ago, my then six-year-old son fell off a set of monkey bars at the park and broke his elbow. As soon as I saw it, my nursing instinct said to get him to the emergency room fast as his arm was either dislocated or broken, and we’d need X-rays to tell. It was,…

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DIY
  ON May 05,2017

DIY Mother’s Day Tea Bags

Mother’s Day is right around the corner, and what says “I love you” better than a handmade gift of herbal goodness? Maybe th...

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How To Make Fresh Dandelion Blossom Oil | Herbal Academy | Learn how to properly infuse fresh herbs with this fresh dandelion blossom oil tutorial!
DIY
  ON May 03,2017

How To Make Fresh Dandelion Blossom Oil

I have many favorite things about spring—one of them being the fresh, sunny faces of dandelion blossoms popping up everywhere. Dandelions are one of my favorite herbs. Not only are they readily available, but they have so many uses such as dandelion fritters, roasted dandelion root coffee, dandelion kombucha, dandelion syrup, floral crowns… even freshly…

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How To Make Pine Resin Salve | Herbal Academy | Did you know pine resin has been used historically for topical wound care? Learn how to make pine resin salve for your first aid kit!
DIY
  ON April 28,2017

How To Make Pine Resin Salve

One of the thrills of exploring the plants in my local materia medica is stocking my first aid kit with locally sourced herbal preparations. Here in New England we are blessed with more than our fair share of evergreen trees, and in particular an abundant helping of white pine (Pinus strobus). The bark, leaves, and…

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A DIY Herbal Grief Tea For Loss | Herbal Academy | Do you know someone who is going through the grieving process? Show them some support by offering them a beautiful jar of this DIY Herbal Grief Tea.
DIY
  ON April 21,2017

A DIY Herbal Grief Tea For Loss

I can honestly say that I have never experienced raw, breath-taking, life-halting grief as some people have. Yes, I’ve lost friends and family, and while some of these losses have taken time to heal, they have healed. Sure, the memories and the feelings of loss are still there, but the grief itself is not. Over…

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How To Grind Herbs In A Coffee Grinder | Herbal Academy | Do you know grinding herbs makes it easier for the medicinal properties to be extracted when making herbal preparations? Here's how to easily grind herbs in a coffee grinder!
DIY
  ON April 14,2017

How To Grind Herbs In A Coffee Grinder

As a beginner to herbalism, you will most likely start by learning about common herbs, making basic herbal preparations, and learning how herbs can be used to support or bring balance to the body. However, as you continue on in your herbal journey, you will come across pieces of information that will change how you…

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