Results for Category: Read To Me

  ON February 24,2021

Book Excerpt: Sustainable Herbs Project

This excerpt is from Ann Armbrecht’s new book The Business of Botanicals: Exploring the Healing Promise of Plant Medicines in a Global Industry (Chelsea Green Publishing, February 2021) and is reprinted with permission from the publisher. Globally, some thirty thousand plant species are said to be used for medicinal purposes, and four to six thousand…

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  ON May 06,2019

DIY Firming Wild Rose Undereye Cream 

Book excerpt from The Backyard Herbal Apothecary by Devon Young. My slow evolution into “becoming an herbalist” started with a love of plants and a love of knowledge. My earliest memories are a library of pretty plants and heavenly aroma, diverse textures and pleasing flavors. To say I was a “plant nerd” from an early…

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5 Herbs To Support A Body in Pain | Herbal Academy | Herbalist Maria Noël Groves teaches about herbs for pain and how they can come to our assistance during times of need.
  ON April 05,2019

5 Herbs To Support A Body in Pain

Pain is a common symptom of many acute and chronic conditions—one that often leaves us searching for natural solutions to our problems. Thankfully, herbs can assist us during these times, and with the right mindset, herbs can be an effective piece to the pain puzzle. Herbalist Maria Noël Groves has written a new book, Grow…

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Book Review: Recipes from the Herbalist’s Kitchen by Brittany Wood Nickerson | Herbal Academy | Love food? Love herbs? Love cookbooks? Then you'll love this one! Come check out our review of this brand new herbal cookbook!
  ON August 04,2017

Book Review: Recipes from the Herbalist’s Kitchen

Our food preferences and beliefs and our relationship with the foods we choose to eat are as personal as they are diverse. They form the backbone of the cultural traditions that root and shape us as well as the modern fads that propel us to experiment with new food trends. In traditional holistic healing traditions,…

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5 Foraging Guide Books To Help You Identify & Harvest Plants | Herbal Academy | Would you like to know more about identifying and harvesting plants? Here are 5 foraging guide books to get you started on your journey!
  ON July 07,2017

5 Foraging Guide Books To Help You Identify & Harvest Plants

I will always remember the first time someone pointed out plantain to me. I had been hiking with a friend who had studied herbalism, and after she mentioned plantain a few times, I finally asked if she was talking about the banana plant. After showing me the familiar curbstone sprout and explaining its uses and…

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