ON September 03,2021

Nerve Tea with Oatstraw and Skullcap

This herbal nerve tea recipe combines skullcap (Scutellaria lateriflora), a superior relaxing nervine, oatstraw (Avena sativa), a nervous system trophorestorative, and violet (Viola odorata), an overall nerve restorative, to simultaneously soothe agitation and strengthen the overall function of the nervous system (Holmes, 1989a; Holmes, 1989b).  Tulsi (Ocimum tenuiflorum) is another go-to herb for nerve support…

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Homemade Nipple Balm with Marshmallow and Calendula | Herbal Academy | bees wax and flowers on table
  ON December 20,2020

Homemade Nipple Balm with Calendula and Marshmallow

None can know the pain of cracked nipples from nursing, and the overwhelming relief of good nipple balm unless they’ve been there. We’ve been there, and this herb-infused homemade nipple balm uses rich ingredients and soothing botanicals to help the new mother.  Marshmallow (Althaea officinalis) root is one of the main ingredients in this herb-infused…

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