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How To Dilute High-Proof Alcohol To Use In Herbal Tinctures | Herbal Academy | If you find yourself out of your favorite variety of alcohol and you want to make an herbal tincture, here's how to dilute high-proof alcohol in its place!
  ON December 12,2017

How To Dilute High-Proof Alcohol To Use In Herbal Tinctures

Have you ever prepared to make an herbal tincture and found you were out of your favorite variety of 80-proof or 100-proof tincture-making alcohol? Did you drive to the nearest liquor store to purchase your tincture-making alcohol of choice so you could make your tincture as planned? If so, let me save you a trip…

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5 Storage Containers Every Herbalist Should Have On Hand | Herbal Academy | Good storage containers are an essential tool for organizing herbs. Let’s take a look at 5 types of storage containers to have on hand!
  ON January 16,2017

5 Storage Containers Every Herbalist Should Have On Hand (And Where To Buy Them)

One of the joys of being an herbalist is making herbal preparations. Whether you are using herbs from your own garden and foraging expeditions or purchasing thoughtfully sourced herbs, the alchemy that transforms these herbs into an herbal infusion, tincture, elixir, or salve is enchanting and tremendously satisfying. Making herbal preparations is not only chemistry…

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Demystifying Weight-to-Volume Tinctures | Herbal Academy | It's important to understand what weight-to-volume tinctures are, and how to use this understanding to formulate our own tinctures.
  ON October 10,2016

Demystifying Weight-to-Volume Tinctures

Many of us begin our exploration of herbalism by making tinctures using what is often called the Folk Method. And there’s nothing wrong with this method—tinctures made this way can be absolutely effective. They are made and used by the most experienced of practitioners as well as those of us who make tinctures for home…

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  ON July 29,2016

Herbalism and Acute Pain

The topic of herbs and acute pain is an important one for many herbalists- family herbalists and advanced herbalists alike! After all, everyone gets aches and pains or bumps and bruises occasionally. Generally, it’s much simpler to unravel the threads that lead to acute pain than it is to address chronic pain. Acute pains will…

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How to Begin Your Herbalist Training - tinctures
  ON July 15,2016

An Herbal Perspective On Managing Pain Using Herbs

How does an herbalist use herbal theory when managing pain using herbs? Most of the time, people tend to think of pain as a simple experience, one that is isolated within itself. We think to ourselves that “the problem is that I am in pain,” rather than “pain is a signal of something else.” Over…

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