Reviving Horehound: 6 Ways You Can Use This Traditional Herb | Herbal Academy | Horehound is an herb that carries many useful properties but has fallen off the map in recent times. Learn six ways you can use this traditional herb today.
  ON November 01,2019

Reviving Horehound: 6 Ways You Can Use This Traditional Herb

Truly an age-old herb, horehound (Marrubium vulgare) was a staple in ancient Egyptian medicine and traditional Greek medicine for a significant period (Holmes, 1989) and has enjoyed a familiar position in various folk traditions. Eclectic herbalists employed horehound to “increase secretions of the skin” (otherwise known as “sweating”), help support a chronic cough, and even…

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DIY Ginger Juice Tea: A Potent Antiviral | Herbal Academy | Learn how ginger can have a very potent antiviral effect on the body when used at the first sign of a viral illness in this DIY ginger juice tea!
  ON October 01,2019

DIY Ginger Juice Tea: A Potent Antiviral

Have you ever heard of ginger juice? If not, listen up because we want to tell you about an herb that we turn to early on when cold and flu season shows up in our homes.  In this article, we’re going to share a bit of information about the ginger rhizome and how it can…

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DIY Fever-Cooling Tea for Uncomfortably Hot Bodies | Herbal Academy | Learn about 4 herbs that are useful in cooling the body when a fever is present and get a recipe for a DIY fever-cooling tea blend as well!
  ON September 26,2019

DIY Fever-Cooling Tea for Uncomfortably Hot Bodies

When cold and flu season arrives, herbs can help to support the body in a number of ways. One way herbs offer support is through strengthening the immune system so it can better defend the body against viruses. Another way they can offer support to the body as it deals with common symptoms is to…

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DIY Garlic Honey for For Cold & Flu Season Preparation | Herbal Academy | It’s easy to feel defenseless against unseen pathogens during cold and flu season, but having some garlic honey on hand will help you to be better prepared!
  ON September 21,2019

DIY Garlic Honey for Cold & Flu Season Preparation

We all know cold and flu season is coming when the temperature begins to steadily decrease and we start to hear sniffly noses, scratchy throats, and coughing all around us.  Cold and flu season can come on rather quickly, affecting significant portions of the community at once. However, this time of year tends to be…

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6 Ways To Use Ginger Every Day | Herbal Academy | Ginger root is most commonly used when cooking in the kitchen, but there are many ways you can use ginger every day for health and wellness.
  ON December 24,2018

6 Ways To Use Ginger Every Day

Ginger (Zingiber officinale) rhizome is most commonly used in the kitchen given its slightly sweet, spicy, and strong aromatic flavors. However, there are many ways you can use ginger every day in your herbal practice, too! From helping soothe muscle pain, enhancing overall circulation, and nipping colds in the bud, ginger has many uses on…

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