Safe Essential Oils For Pregnancy | Herbal Academy | What makes an essential oil safe during pregnancy? In this article we will explore important aspects of safe essential oils for pregnancy.
  ON April 27,2021

Safe Essential Oils For Pregnancy

What makes an essential oil safe to use during pregnancy? Essential oils are potent extractions of the most volatile components found in plant matter. Thus, each botanical species should be carefully considered before use. Furthermore, essential oils should be more heavily diluted during this time—one important aspect of safe essential oils for pregnancy.   Plants containing…

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  ON October 30,2020

Citrus and Spice: DIY All-Purpose Cleaner

Crisp cool air and tree colors turning to auburn and golden hues welcome the arrival of autumn and winter months. Tis the season to enjoy the comforts of home, like a crackling fireplace, a cozy couch, or a clean kitchen that’s ready for cooking up hearty recipes. And speaking of recipes, have you ever tried…

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  ON October 23,2020

Floral Mist: DIY Room Spray

A few spritzes of our DIY Room Spray will transport your mind and spirit to bright and colorful gardens bursting with flowers and light. This floral mist is a sneak peek into our Natural Perfumery Course, and it combines the fragrant aroma of jasmine and rose with the citrusy cheerfulness of bergamot. The end result…

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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 Ultimate Essential Oils Guide | Herbal Academy | We have designed this Ultimate Essential Oils Guide to help you navigate through some of the very important topics and issues in aromatherapy that we've written about on the Herbal Academy blog. Our goal is to continually update this post with new articles and information so it can be a valuable resource for you.
  ON March 29,2018

The Ultimate Essential Oils Guide

Here at the Herbal Academy, essential oils are an important and beloved component of our herbal toolkits. You’ll find essential oils peppered amongst the tinctures, infused oils, salves, and jars of dried herbs that line our shelves, and we turn to them often to support our health and wellbeing. Just like any remedy, essential oils…

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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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What Research Says About Essential Oils and Alzheimer’s and Dementia | Herbal Academy | Do you have a loved one that suffers from a neurodegenerative disease? Learn what research says about essential oils and Alzheimer's and dementia.
  ON November 23,2017

What Research Says About Essential Oils For Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Watching a friend or family member suffer from a neurodegenerative disease, such as Alzheimer’s or dementia, creates powerful feelings of helplessness, grief, frustration, and even anger. Although our knowledge of the brain is currently growing by leaps and bounds, we still know so little about how our brain creates and processes memories. Since medical research…

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28 Skin-Friendly Essential Oils for Your Next Salve | Herbal Academy | Here are 28 skin-friendly essential oils to choose from the next time you make homemade salve!
  ON June 21,2017

28 Skin-Friendly Essential Oils for Your Next Salve

Essential oils are often included in herbal and cosmetic preparations for aromas, their anti-inflammatory or antimicrobial actions, or their effects on our psyches. The problem with using essential oils topically is that many of them are drying or irritating to the skin and can even cause allergic reactions in some people. Which essential oils are…

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