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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Easy DIY Bee Sting Poultice | Herbal Academy | As beautiful as it is to be outdoors in nature with the bees—sometimes you get stung! Learn how to make an herbal DIY bee sting poultice in this article.
  ON June 13,2019

Easy DIY Bee Sting Poultice

Let’s face it: as beautiful and amazing as it is to be outdoors in nature with the birds and the bees—sometimes you get stung! Whether you are hard at work gardening, on a hike, or even just wandering around your city, bee stings can happen anywhere. Luckily for us, once you learn how to prepare…

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8 Herbs That Calm The Anxious Mind | Herbal Academy | Looking for some herbal support for your mind? If so, here are eight herbs you need to know about that help to calm the anxious mind.
  ON May 23,2019

8 Herbs That Calm The Anxious Mind

It may feel like today’s world is in a state of upheaval with social, political, and economic issues stirring up emotions inside of each of us. These emotions are often generically labeled as stress, and while that may be the case, acute stress has a tendency to become chronic stress if not properly addressed, and…

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DIY Tummy-Soothing Glycerite for the Whole Family | Herbal Academy | If you find yourself suffering from stomach cramps, gas, pain, bloating, and general unease this tummy-soothing glycerite can come to your assistance!
  ON April 25,2019

A Delicious Tummy Tamer Glycerite for the Whole Family

Like me, you may periodically experience trouble with digestion after a big meal with symptoms including stomach cramps, gas, pain, bloating, and general unease. For many years, I searched unsuccessfully for a formula to ease my stomach and gastrointestinal issues. I found that over-the-counter formulas were too harsh and contained unwanted side effects. Unfortunately, some…

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3 Calming Herbs to Support ADHD & Cognition | Herbal Academy | Whether it is you struggling with ADHD or you're working with a family member or a client, here's three calming herbs to support ADHD & cognition.
  ON October 11,2018

3 Calming Herbs to Support ADHD & Cognition

Many different herbs can be incorporated into a successful herbal protocol that helps support attention, cognition, and mood in those with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Whether it is you struggling with ADHD or you are working with a child, family member, or a client, approach the topic with compassion and an open mind. In doing so,…

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3 Nervine Herbs to Help Soothe Stress | Herbal Academy | Did you know there is a group of herbs that can help you manage your stress? They're called nervines. Come all about them and how you can use them to manage daily stress!
  ON October 20,2017

3 Nervine Herbs to Help Soothe Stress

This article is excerpted from the Herbal Self-Care for Stress Management Course at the Herbal Academy. It is no secret that modern day life is rife with stress. While many of us have become experts at adapting to and performing under stressful conditions, the truth is that chronic stress takes its toll on all aspects…

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11 Herbs of King Arthur's England | Herbal Academy | Do you know herbs were used everyday during the time of King Arthur? Here are 11 Arthurian herbs still found today in the garden of Glastonbury, England!
  ON August 24,2017

11 Herbs of King Arthur’s England

In southwest England, in Somerset, sits the town of Glastonbury, a quaint historical town that has been inhabited since 7th millennium BCE (Glastonbury, n.d.). This area has always felt magical to many people as it’s thought by some to be the location of the magical island of Avalon from the famous King Arthur tale that…

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  ON September 12,2016

Lemon Balm: The Immortal Life of Bees

Lemon balm (Melissa officinalis) goes by many names: bee balm, Melissa, heart’s delight, and sweet balm. Whatever we call it, bees adore the plant. Lemon balm has been used enthusiastically by beekeepers and healers since ancient times. And it’s no wonder. This member of the mint family has an irresistible scent—the leaves smell both minty and…

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  ON August 03,2015

7 Herbal Remedies for Better Sleep

I used to be a chronic insomniac. I spent many years experimenting with various herbal remedies – the following 7 herbs were what I found to be the most effective. Using Herbs for Better Sleep Lavender The healing effects of lavender have been documented to help everything from hair loss (alopecia) to skin irritation. However, it’s…

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