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Lemon Balm - Jane Herbal Academy
  ON September 12,2016

Lemon Balm: The Immortal Life of Bees

Lemon balm (Melissa officinalis) goes by many names: bee balm, Melissa, heart’s delight, and sweet balm. Whatever we call it, bees adore the plant. Lemon balm has been used enthusiastically by beekeepers and healers since ancient times. And it’s no wonder. This member of the mint family has an irresistible scent—the leaves smell both minty and…

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Tips for Drying and Storing Herbs by Herbal Academy
  ON August 05,2016

6 Tips for Storing Dried Herbs

When putting together an herbal apothecary, dried herbs take center stage. Dried herbs are the first ingredient in so many different herbal preparations like herbal teas, infused oils, and tinctures. As one starts amassing a collection of dried herbs, it becomes increasingly important to be sure that you are storing dried herbs properly to ensure…

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6 of the Best Books For Your Advanced Herbal Studies | Herbal Academy | As an herbalist, it's important to continue to build your herbal library. Here are 6 of the best books for your advanced herbal studies to get started.
  ON June 29,2016

6 Of The Best Books For Your Advanced Herbal Studies

Building a home library is essential for beginning herbalists because it allows you to cross reference different views and glean more information about a topic while you study. Continuing to add to your herbal library is also very important for advanced and career herbalists, but what are the best books for your advanced herbal studies?…

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When Is An Herbalist Prepared To See Clients? | Herbal Academy | When is an herbalist prepared to see clients in an herbal practice? Today we're exploring 7 questions that can help you determine whether you're ready.
  ON June 15,2016

When Is An Herbalist Prepared To See Clients?

Some of the most common questions that we are asked here at the Academy are, “When is an herbalist prepared to see clients,” and “How will I know when I am ready to see my first client?” Unfortunately, there are no easy answers to these questions or questions like them. Because there is no formal licensure or…

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