A Family Herb: Helpful Calendula Blossoms | Herbal Academy | Calendula has an extensive history of use and is best known for its benefit to the skin. Learn all about the many uses of this herb!
  ON May 11,2016

A Family Herb: Helpful Calendula Blossoms

Vivacious, happy Calendula blossoms are a delight to grow and use in herbal remedies for everyone in the family.  As a member of the Asteraceae family, Calendula (Calendula officinalis) is a relative of other helpful plants such as chamomile, yarrow, dandelion, Echinacea, and Arnica. And just like its family members, Calendula has a plethora of…

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benefits of lavender
  ON July 16,2015

The Benefits Of Lavender In The Family Home

At our house, lavender is a constant friend, helping to keep our home and its occupants safe, clean, and comfortable. Rich with antimicrobial essential oil, lavender helps to naturally clean and refresh the home. Lavender has a relaxing, yet refreshing action, so it is wonderful to have around the house to welcome home weary souls…

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Remedies For Sunburn and Summer Heat | Herbal Academy | Simple and easy remedies for sunburn and summer heat for the whole family. Many of these remedies are probably in your kitchen right now!
  ON July 02,2015

Remedies For Sunburn and Summer Heat

Ouch! Most of us know the tight, red-hot feeling of a sunburn. When the sun gets the best of you, count on these easy and effective remedies for quick relief. Remedies For Sunburn Apple Cider Vinegar Believe it or not, apple cider vinegar is an effective remedy for soothing sunburned skin. Herbalist Kiva Rose speeds healing after…

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  ON June 29,2015

Basic Herbal Remedies For Pets

Most of us have a first-aid kit in our homes to treat minor scrapes and burns. But what about our four-legged friends? What happens when Fido gets a cut while trying to jump the fence? Or when Mittens steps a little too close to the wood stove? These basic herbal remedies for pets can make…

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Must Haves For Your Family First Aid Kit | Herbal Academy | Learn how to make a family first aid kit that fits easily into a purse or even a pocket! With all the essentials you need to take care of minor injuries.
  ON June 11,2015

Must Haves For Your Family First Aid Kit

Every parent knows the drill – you are out on a hike or playing at the park when your child takes a tumble and is injured. Caught unprepared, you may have no easy way to clean up and comfort your child. A travel-size family first aid kit can come to the rescue when dealing with…

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