ON March 19,2020

Safety Discussion: Elderberry and Immune Stimulation Concerns

There has been a great deal of discussion here and elsewhere on whether or not elderberry should be used during the current outbreak of viral illness. For many of us, elderberry is already a common part of supportive care during cold and flu season. Naturally, we’re curious about whether it’s appropriate for use now, and…

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Tips For Staying Healthy This Cold And Flu Season | Herbal Academy | Have you thought about what you will do to support your body's health this winter? Here are some tips for staying healthy this cold and flu season!
  ON November 07,2017

Tips For Staying Healthy This Cold And Flu Season

As cold weather arrives, cold and flu virus infections begin to increase in number. Have you thought about what you will do to support your body during cold and flu season? Will you get a flu shot? Will you incorporate herbs into your daily health regimen?   Cold and flu viruses are infections spread by…

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  ON August 14,2015

The Benefits of Elderberries Sambucus nigra and Sambucus canadensis

Across the country, the elderberries are turning dark purple or black and herbies everywhere are harvesting them, drying them, and formulating their favorite elderberry preparations for the seasons ahead. In my blog in June, we talked about the plant, the flowers, and some of the wonderful lore and magic that surround the elder. The flowers…

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