ON June 18,2021

Summer Solstice Sun Tea Recipes

The clouds make way, the night lessens, and the sun shines brightly as ever. It is the summer solstice—the longest day of the year!  On this day, the sunbeams high in the sky, proudly providing warmth and light. A new season is ushered in, with the hope of a successful harvest to follow. The summer…

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Meadowsweet Tea with Rose | Herbal Academy | dried herbs on wood board
  ON March 19,2021

Meadowsweet Tea With Rose

This meadowsweet tea recipe offers a chance to calm the mind and gently soothe aches and pains while hydrating the body. A great way to practice self-care, this cup of herbal tea contains ingredients known to quiet a busy mind.  Also known as Queen of the Meadow, meadowsweet (Filipendula ulmaria) flower appears to have analgesic…

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  ON December 12,2020

Mom’s Chamomile Tea Recipe with Lemon Balm and Linden Flower

Chamomile tea made from chamomile (Matricaria chamomilla) flower with lemon balm (Melissa officinalis) leaf and linden (Tilia cordata) flower and bract is a relaxing blend for any new mother. Gentle herbs known for their stress-relieving tendencies and nerve-soothing effects are the perfect ingredients for this hand-blended chamomile tea recipe, which can be enjoyed daily.  Chamomile…

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  ON November 16,2020

French Apple Cinnamon Tea

This French Apple Cinnamon Tea recipe calls for cinnamon, apples, and honey, providing a little crispness with a dash of sweetness and a splash of warmth. Sure sounds like autumn in a cup to me! The wholesome nutrients in apples include beta-carotene, vitamins C and B, calcium, phosphorus, boron, polyphenols, and pectin (Mars, 2004). Because…

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  ON December 31,2019

How to Ring in the New Year with Herbs

Happy New Year! As we say goodbye to another decade, many of us have our eyes lifted toward the future with dreams of vitality and peace. As herbalists, we are always looking to live our lives from a holistic perspective, and we are excited to celebrate and embrace wellness during the new year with herbs…

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