Results for Category: Live Well

  ON March 30,2020

Why We Need To Care About Animal Adoption and Rescue

It is important to remember that human beings share the planet with countless other inhabitants. As one part of a larger whole, we have a responsibility to respect and care for our fellow earth-dwellers, including plants and animals. When it comes to animals, people especially love their pets. There is so much we can do…

Read More

  ON February 25,2020

10 Herbal Crafts for Long Winter Days

There’s nothing better than a hot cup of tea and a winter herbal craft project to help brighten long, cold days in the Northern Hemisphere. These 10 herbal craft projects are inspired by plants, and a few of them even involve taking a walk to find materials in nature, which is therapeutic in and of…

Read More

  ON February 18,2020

5 Tips to Becoming a Zero Waste Herbalist

As herbalists, we love and respect the wisdom and wellness benefits of plants. Naturally, we care deeply for the earth and the ecosystems from which herbs come. Learning, practicing, and sharing herbal wisdom is something we do in our efforts to make our lives and the world better. Still, it is often unclear how our…

Read More

herbal tonics displayed on a table
  ON January 22,2020

Ask An Herbalist: Herbal Tonics 101

Herbal tonics, while seemingly simple on the surface, are a more nuanced topic than just “herbs for what ails you!”.  In this video, Herbal Academy educator and herbalist Heather Irvine, will be shedding some light on some common misconceptions surrounding herbal tonics. First, she’ll explain what an herbal tonic is and some safety factors to…

Read More

4 Common Types of Tea To Know & How To Use Them | Herbal Academy | Learn about four different but common teas, including black, green, white, and herbal teas, as well as various ways to use and enjoy these types of tea.
  ON January 16,2020

4 Common Types of Tea To Know And How to Enjoy Them

I can’t recall the exact moment when I first began to enjoy tea. However, I do know that even as a child I was drinking strong, unsweetened iced tea. I actually enjoyed (and still do!) the tannin-rich, astringent and slightly bitter taste of the ice-cold drink. However, it wasn’t until adulthood that I started delving…

Read More