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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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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Lemon Balm Benefits
  ON June 25,2015

A Family Herb: Lemon Balm Benefits

Delightfully fragrant lemon balm (Melissa officinalis) is a wonderful herb for the entire family. In fact, it is one of my family’s favorite herbs! A beloved medicinal herb and a delicious food that has been enjoyed for thousands of years, lemon balm has a wide array of time-tested applications. Lemon Balm Benefits  As a gentle nervine,…

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  ON April 16,2014

Herbal Remedies for Headaches

Headaches, especially migraines, are no joke. They can strike out of nowhere, rendering a functioning person into a weak, whimpering puddle of misery in no time at all. I should know – I have suffered from them for a good deal of my life! Using these simple herbal remedies for headaches, I’ve finally gotten a hold…

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