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How To Create A Nourishing Milk Bath For Self Care | Herbal Academy | Would you like to create your own oasis of self care? Let us show you how with this relaxing and nourishing milk bath recipe!
DIY
  ON September 15,2017

How to Create a Nourishing Milk Bath for Self Care

Water is an essential element for our physical well being and can be an incredible tool for practicing self care. Of course, you maybe thinking of a steamy natural hot spring or ocean waves lapping on the shore. While each are incredibly relaxing, they are not widely available for most of us in our everyday…

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34 Ways To Use Roses | Herbal Academy | If you're planning to harvest rose this season, you may be wondering how to put your bounty to good use. If so, we've gathered 34 DIY rose recipes to help you make the most of your rose harvest!
DIY
  ON August 11,2017

34 Ways To Use Roses

Summer heat means decadently fragrant roses are in riotous bloom! What could be more lovely than the full blossom of a rose? Howev...

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20 Inspiring Ways To Use Marshmallow Root | Herbal Academy | Marshmallow is a versatile root that can be used in teas, tinctures, and hair balms as well as to create delicious marshmallow treats. Here are 20 ways to use marshmallow root!
DIY
  ON July 31,2017

20 Inspiring Ways To Use Marshmallow Root

Did you know that marshmallows, those sweet, fluffy treats that are popular for roasting at bonfires, were originally made from the root of a beautiful plant? Marshmallow is a charming perennial that boasts pale pink-white petals. All parts of the marshmallow plant can be consumed, but the most commonly used portion is the root. The…

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Keep Cool This Summer With a Homemade Floral Body Powder | Herbal Academy | Looking for ways to beat the heat this summer? Homemade floral body powder can go a long way to keep you feeling fresh and dry!
DIY
  ON July 05,2017

Keep Cool This Summer With A Homemade Floral Body Powder

Summertime finds forests, fields, and gardens flushed with the vivaciousness of all the things green and growing. With this life-filled energy comes plenty of sunshine and heat… heat that can make for sticky, sweaty situations which may not be so comfortable and pleasant. Floral body powder filled with the goodness of herbs can go a…

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28 Skin-Friendly Essential Oils for Your Next Salve | Herbal Academy | Here are 28 skin-friendly essential oils to choose from the next time you make homemade salve!
DIY
  ON June 21,2017

28 Skin-Friendly Essential Oils for Your Next Salve

Essential oils are often included in herbal and cosmetic preparations for aromas, their anti-inflammatory or antimicrobial actions, or their effects on our psyches. The problem with using essential oils topically is that many of them are drying or irritating to the skin and can even cause allergic reactions in some people. Which essential oils are…

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Homemade Honeysuckle Syrup & 6 Ways To Use It | Herbal Academy | Homemade honeysuckle syrup with its light, sweet flavor, is so easy to make! Here's a simple recipe to get you started!
DIY
  ON June 14,2017

Homemade Honeysuckle Syrup & 6 Ways To Use It

Honeysuckle. Nothing signifies summer to me like seeing thousands of honeysuckle blossoms along the creek bank here in the South. Honeysuckle not only smells and tastes great, but it can be used to create herbal remedies that are good for your body, too. Honeysuckle flowers are the most commonly used part of the plant. They…

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