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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Herbal Cough Syrup Recipe for a Dry Cough | Herbal Academy | This herbal cough syrup recipe containing demulcent herbs is just wonderful for soothing throat tissues during a dry cough or sore throat.
  ON April 02,2021

Herbal Cough Syrup Recipe for a Dry Cough

A dry unproductive cough can be caused by irritation such as dry air, smoke, allergens, and pollution, or develop during a respiratory infection. Worst of all it can be really uncomfortable, disrupting sleep, work, school, travel, and other activities, and can cause a headache or a sore throat that lasts. A dry cough and sore…

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  ON February 04,2021

5 Herbs That Thrive in a Southwest Garden

The first step to growing a successful Southwest garden is appreciating the environment in which you are growing. Depending on where you live, you will have a different distribution of the resources you need to grow, like sun, water, and quality soil. In the Southwest garden, gardeners have an abundance of sun. In the heat…

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3 Cooling Herbal Teas For Summer | Herbal Academy | Looking for ways to beat the summer heat? Find relief with these 3 cooling herbal teas for summer that your family and friends will love!
  ON July 27,2017

3 Cooling Herbal Teas For Summer

The long, lazy days of summer can be an idyllic respite from the hustle and bustle and routine of the rest of the year—in some ways summer just feels easier. Schedules relax a bit and many of us make more time for play and relaxation. The long hours of daylight invite earlier mornings or late…

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Hibiscus
  ON July 24,2013

Hibiscus: Herbs We Love For Summer

Hibiscus, also known as Jamaica flower, is one of our very favorite herbs for summer because, like spearmint, its flavor is easily infused into cold water—heating up a tea pot is unnecessary! Hibiscus is a showy member of the Malvaceae (mallow) family native to subtropics and tropics around the world and appears in a variety…

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