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How To Make Homemade Fire Cider | Herbal Academy | Learn how to make your own homemade fire cider for winter wellness!
DIY
  ON December 21,2016

How To Make Homemade Fire Cider

While some think of this time of year as holiday season, I tend to think of it as the season to make homemade fire cider! Fire cider is a traditional immune-supporting remedy with deep roots in folk medicine (but most popularly championed by herbalist Rosemary Gladstar). At its most basic, it’s a zesty infused vinegar,…

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Gifts For the Soul | Herbal Academy | Are you searching for that special homemade herbal gift to give your friends and relatives? Here are herbal gifts for the soul they are sure to love!
DIY
  ON November 30,2016

Gifts For The Soul

This article is reprinted with permission from the Nov/Dec ’03 issue of The Essential Herbal magazine. Herbal Gifts That Are...

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How to Make Herbal Ear Drops | Herbal Academy | Do earaches ever sneak up on you without warning? Learn how to make herbal ear drops in your own kitchen to have on hand for soothing those ear infections!
DIY
  ON November 11,2016

How to Make Herbal Ear Drops

Earaches never seem to happen at a convenient time. They often sneak up on you in the middle of the night causing pain and misery....

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How To Craft Your Own Herbal Smoking Blends | Herbal Academy | Learn how to create your own herbal smoking blend for health or pleasure.
DIY
  ON October 24,2016

How To Craft Your Own Herbal Smoking Blends

There’s something fascinating about the alchemy of herbs and smoke. Part of it is visual. We can see the plants undergoing a violent physical change as they are transformed into smoke and ash. It’s also something that we can experience as we breathe in. The smoke has a taste and a texture, and it resonates…

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DIY
  ON October 14,2016

Safe & Powerful Alternative “Thieves” Blends For The 1%

One of the most famous and best-known essential oil blends is the “Thieves” blend and all of its variants. This blend is named for thieves during the Black Plague, who, reportedly, robbed the dead bodies, yet avoided catching the plague themselves because of the herbs they wore. This blend is designed as a powerful antimicrobial…

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How To Make An Herbal Syrup | Herbal Academy | Enjoy learning the basics of how to make an herbal syrup and then let your intuition guide you to creating your own tasty blends!
DIY
  ON October 05,2016

How to Make an Herbal Syrup

The cold days of autumn and winter bring to mind cozy socks, warm cups of tea, good books, and for many herbalists, pots of simmer...

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How To Make A Medicinal Mushroom Double-Extraction Tincture | Herbal Academy | Medicinal mushroom has a long history in traditional medicine. Learn how to make your own medicinal mushroom double-extraction tincture.
DIY
  ON September 19,2016

How To Make A Medicinal Mushroom Double-Extraction Tincture

Although the art and science of making plant medicine can seem to grow ever more complicated the longer an herbalist maintains a practice, the accessibility of making full-spectrum medicinal plant extracts frequently remains within the grasp of do-it-yourself home medicine makers. Today I’m going to share with you how to make a medicinal mushroom double-extraction…

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How To Make An Herbal Decoction | Herbal Academy | Learn how to make an herbal decoction, what herbs are used for this type of herbal preparation, and how to use them in today's informative post!
DIY
  ON September 14,2016

How to Make an Herbal Decoction

That simple, tasty cup of tea is only one way of extracting the many virtues of herbs into water. Other ways include the making of infusions and decoctions. Today I am going to share how to make an herbal decoction and which herbs are used for this type of herbal preparation. Infusions are used with…

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