Results for Category: Essential Oils

DIY Natural Citronella Candles | Herbal Academy | Learn how to make citronella candles from beeswax, essential oils, and dried herbs to repel mosquitoes, flies, and other insects.
  ON June 26,2020

DIY Natural Citronella Candles

We have finally started to feel the warmth of summer. It was 80 degrees Fahrenheit here in the Midwest yesterday, and you can bet we spent the better half of the day outdoors. We welcomed summer with a playful game of baseball, refreshing strawberry lemonade, and s’mores roasted over a bonfire. All the while, our…

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An Aromatherapy Guide for Infants to Elders | Herbal Academy | Aromatherapist Erika Galentin shares how to use essential oils safely and effectively through all stages of life in her new aromatherapy guide book!
  ON September 09,2019

An Aromatherapy Guide for Infants to Elders

Aromatherapy is a topic that is easily romanticized and often lends itself to fluffy writing and dreamy concepts, such as “a drop of this for that” thinking, or even more concerning, using too much, applying inappropriately, or treating essential oils as a panacea. Aromatherapy is a complex subject that requires quite a bit of know-how,…

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Essential Oil Bath Safety: What To Do & Not Do | Herbal Academy | If a warm bath with essential oils helps you destress at the end of the day, here are some essential oil bath safety tips to keep you safe while you relax.
  ON February 13,2019

Essential Oil Bath Safety: What To Do & Not Do

We are all well aware that the modern American lifestyle is very stressful. When you look up stress management techniques, you will find that a soothing evening bath is frequently on the list. As herbal practitioners, we may use a full, soaking bath, or we may use a smaller version of the bath such as…

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What Research Says About Essential Oils and Alzheimer’s and Dementia | Herbal Academy | Do you have a loved one that suffers from a neurodegenerative disease? Learn what research says about essential oils and Alzheimer's and dementia.
  ON November 23,2017

What Research Says About Essential Oils For Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Watching a friend or family member suffer from a neurodegenerative disease, such as Alzheimer’s or dementia, creates powerful feelings of helplessness, grief, frustration, and even anger. Although our knowledge of the brain is currently growing by leaps and bounds, we still know so little about how our brain creates and processes memories. Since medical research…

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