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Safe Essential Oils For Pregnancy | Herbal Academy | What makes an essential oil safe during pregnancy? In this article we will explore important aspects of safe essential oils for pregnancy.
  ON April 27,2021

Safe Essential Oils For Pregnancy

What makes an essential oil safe to use during pregnancy? Essential oils are potent extractions of the most volatile components found in plant matter. Thus, each botanical species should be carefully considered before use. Furthermore, essential oils should be more heavily diluted during this time—one important aspect of safe essential oils for pregnancy.   Plants containing…

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  ON March 02,2021

Nourishing Herbs for Optimal Wellness

As mentioned in my previous article, How to Boost Immunity from the Inside Out, one of the best ways to take care of your vitality, longevity, and immunity is with nourishing herbs. These herbs for deep nourishment are not a quick fix, but rather are most effective if taken over long periods of time. The…

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Community Herbalism: 3 Ways to Make it More Accessible | Herbal Academy | You’re ready to put community herbalism back into your practice but don’t know where to start? Here are 3 ways to make it more accessible.
  ON February 17,2021

Community Herbalism: 3 Ways to Make it More Accessible

Awhile back, I was sitting outside and thoughts tinged by panic began to pop up, seemingly out of nowhere. A voice inside asked, “isn’t your business just participating in capitalism? Is there any community in your community herbalism practice? Do your personal values match your business values? Upon considering this message, I had to admit…

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  ON January 26,2021

Herbs and Lifestyle Tips for Work-Life Balance

We live in challenging times; for many, balancing work, childcare, parental caretaking, and overseeing children’s education requirements is exhausting. Over the past decade, we have continued to experience the erosion of boundaries between work and home life. Yet, today, the impact of a worldwide pandemic has compounded the challenges of maintaining this work-life balance as…

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Mugwort Dream Pillow | Herbal Academy | butterfly by moonlight
  ON January 18,2021

Mugwort Dream Pillow for Natural Sleep Aid

Everybody wants to have good dreams, so what about combining good dreams with a natural sleep aid? Mugwort (Artemisia vulgaris) has been classified as an herbal oneirogen, which is a plant that produces or enhances dream-like states of consciousness (Barrett & McNamara, 2012). Unfortunately, most of the oneirogenic benefits of mugwort have not been scientifically…

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