Kid-Friendly Body Care (Family Herbal Summer Series: Part 5) | Herbal Academy | Join us for some good, squeaky clean fun making kid-friendly body care!
  ON August 01,2016

Kid-Friendly Body Care (Family Herbal Summer Series: Part 5)

It’s week five for our super fun Family Herbal Summer Series, and I am so glad your family is joining us. This week we get to incorporate all of our learning into good, squeaky-clean fun by making kid-friendly body care! Herbs are great fun to use in body care products, easily lending their beneficial properties…

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Family Wildcrafting (Family Herbal Summer Series: Part 3) | Herbal Academy | Join us on an herbal adventure as we discover the joys of family wildcrafting!
  ON July 06,2016

Family Wildcrafting (Family Herbal Summer Series: Part 3)

Welcome to week 3 of our special Family Herbal Summer Series! This week it is time to get out and explore the world of herbalism in the wild with some family wildcrafting. Many useful and wonderful herbal plants grow in the wild places of the world and herbalists often adore finding their green friends growing…

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Introduction to Herbs for Kids
  ON June 23,2016

Introduction to Herbs for Kids

Welcome to our very special Introduction to Herbs for Kids series! Children are often fascinated by the natural world, learning from simple interactions with a puddle or a bug or a tree. This series of lessons caters to that natural inquisitiveness while introducing children to the world of herbalism in interesting and enjoyable ways. Written towards children,…

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Botany for Herbalists (Family Herbal Summer Series: Part 1) | Herbal Academy | Welcome to our family herbal summer series for kids and parents! Let's explore herbs in an engaging way that will help families learn about herbs together!
  ON June 06,2016

Botany for Herbalists (Family Herbal Summer Series: Part 1)

Welcome to our Family Herbal Summer Series for kids and parents! I am so happy you are here! This week I want to introduce you and your child to my friend “Herb,” and we’ll be covering some basic botany for herbalists, too. Don’t worry, though. Everything is broken down into small sections to make it…

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A Family Herb: Gentle Linden Flower and Leaf | Herbal Academy | Gentle linden flower and leaf provides a cooling calm for every member of the family. Learn about the many benefits of this is beloved herb!
  ON June 01,2016

A Family Herb: Gentle Linden Flower and Leaf

Deliciously fragrant linden trees perfume the air in early summer, beckoning us to come and enjoy their beneficial properties for body, mind, and spirit. This stately tree, a time-tested favorite herbal remedy in Europe, is often found lining city streets and growing in parks. And it may surprise you to know that linden flower and…

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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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A Family Herb: Stinging Nettle Leaf Uses | Herbal Academy | Stinging nettle is known as an overall nourisher and strengthener and is chock full of vitamins and minerals. Learn the many uses of this spring plant!
  ON April 06,2016

A Family Herb: Stinging Nettle Leaf Uses

The first plants to rise up in the spring, gracing the world with green, often include the very herbs we can most successfully use to be healthy and strong. It’s seasonal herbalism at its best with healthful weedy plants such as dandelions, violets, and chickweed expressing their vitality by simply growing all on their own…

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