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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The Best Places to Purchase Herbs and Supplies World-Wide | Herbal Academy | We've pulled together some of the best places to purchase herbs and supplies world-wide to make it easier to find what you need for your herbal studies!
  ON August 22,2019

The Best Places to Purchase Herbs and Supplies World-Wide

Are you new to herbalism and wondering where to find the herbs you need to get going on your craft? Or perhaps you are looking for a new, wonderful place to buy your next batch of botanicals. Regardless of where you are on your herbal path, purchasing herbs and supplies for making botanical creations can…

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4 Everyday Ways To Use Hydrosols | Herbal Academy | Hydrosols are water-based preparations that can be used in everyday ways for wellness, cosmetic, culinary, and cleaning. Learn more about hydrosols here!
  ON August 15,2019

4 Everyday Ways To Use Hydrosols

I studied herbalism for nearly seven years before I stumbled across hydrosols! When I finally started researching how to use hydrosols, I was amazed that this safe and versatile product wasn’t more popular. Aromatherapist and herbalist Cathy Skipper calls hydrosols “the quiet revolution in plant medicine” (AromaGnosis, 2019), and indeed, they’ve started to gain more…

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Essential Oil Myths And FAQs Answered | Herbal Academy | Separate fact from fiction when an aromatherapist addresses common essential oil myths and faqs in this post.
  ON March 01,2018

Essential Oil Myths And FAQs Answered

With all of the information in circulation regarding essential oils, you may find yourself repeatedly running into information that seems too-good-to-be-true or that directly contradicts other information you find. What can you believe? Unfortunately, there is some information out there that is simply incorrect. If you look up “mythbusting essential oil” in a search engine,…

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How To Choose the Right Lavender Essential Oil | Herbal Academy | Lavender essential oil is one of the most popular oils out there. But how do you choose the right one? Let us help you make that choice with confidence!
  ON July 19,2017

How To Choose the Right Lavender Essential Oil

Lavender essential oil is probably the most frequently suggested essential oil, one of the first we purchase, and the one we reach for most often. What we often do not realize until we have been using essential oils for a while is that there are several varieties, and even species, of lavender available as essential…

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  ON June 22,2016

Enhance Your Herbal Education with these Affordable Resources!

Aromatherapy and herbalism are vast subjects, and learning them is a joyous, life-long journey! Many of us are simply impassioned with a desire to learn and we often find ourselves looking for new resources to expand and deepen our knowledge of these subjects. Building a home library is extremely helpful for anyone learning about aromatherapy…

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  ON April 07,2015

Seasonal Allergy Remedies

Spring is finally here and it is so beautiful! Gardens are waking up and bees are searching out all the flowers that have suddenly bloomed. It really is a magical time of year and a great season for outdoor activities such as gardening and foraging. However, many of us deal with seasonal allergies during spring…

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