ON July 23,2021

3 Fun Summer Herbal Popsicles

What is better than having a cold, delicious, and healthy treat ready in the freezer, waiting for you when the weather is hot? Herbal iced teas are awesome, but have you tried to make your own herbal popsicles from infusions, adding fruit or coconut cream?  If you have a popsicle mold at home, these are…

Read More

  ON June 29,2021

Lavender-Lemon Balm Lemonade

Summer is here and so is the time for long hours of gardening, hiking, picnics, and other outdoor activities and events! So what better way to stay hydrated during the day than with a homemade herbal lemonade?  The following herbal lemonade recipe is perfect to cool down on a late afternoon, relax the body, and…

Read More

  ON April 16,2021

How and Why To Start an Herb Garden 

As a kid growing up in Ohio, I really looked forward to the growing season. My father always had a love for plants (mainly flowers) and would take us to the local garden centers to grab the flowers for that year’s gardens. However, when our family first moved into our house there were no plants…

Read More

  ON July 15,2019

How To Make A Summer Garden Bath Tea

What’s better than unwinding into a summer garden bath tea? Much like drinking herbal teas, herbal bath teas can also be enjoyed long past the last sip, or in this case, soak. You see, when you soak in a relaxing herbal bath tea, not only does your skin soak in the calming, stress-relieving herbal benefits,…

Read More

Strawberry Basil Infusion: A Last Taste of Summer | Herbal Academy | Enjoy the last taste of summer with this delicious and simple Strawberry Basil Infusion. It's a perfect fit for those final days of summer!
  ON August 15,2018

Strawberry Basil Infusion: A Last Taste of Summer

Who says tea always needs to be sipped hot? Infusions, like the one below, are a great way to rejuvenate your body after a hot day in the sun while also imparting the flavors and benefits of these hydrating summer edibles! August is a busy time of the year! Harvests are gathered and prepared for…

Read More

8 Best Herbs for Seasonal Lethargy & Fatigue | Herbal Academy | Does seasonal lethargy & fatigue have you down? There's no better time than summer to turn to herbs that can cool us down and help re-energize the body.
  ON August 08,2018

8 Best Herbs For Seasonal Lethargy & Fatigue

With the summer heat waves starting to set in, there is no better time to turn to herbs that can cool us down and help re-energize the body for all of our hot weather adventures! During the hot months of summer, we can accumulate excess heat in the body, resulting in symptoms such as hot…

Read More

Turmeric Lemonade: Health Benefits & How To Make It | Herbal Academy | If you’re looking for a refreshing drink for summer, look no further than this turmeric lemonade recipe. It tastes great, and it's good for your health!
  ON July 27,2018

Turmeric Lemonade: Health Benefits & How To Make It

There is something so beautifully simple about using herbs and roots to live a healthy life. The familiar adage, eat the rainbow is apropos –  it is not hard to imagine the health benefits of ground beet root powder with its bright red color or the beautiful blue-green shade of the superfood spirulina. Turmeric is…

Read More

12 At-Risk Plants NOT To Harvest This Year | Herbal Academy | Late spring and summer are ideal times to harvest many plants, but these 12 at-risk plants should be avoided.
  ON July 06,2018

12 At-Risk Plants NOT To Harvest This Year

Late spring and summer are ideal times for harvesting plants. This is because, by this time, most plants have developed to the point where their identifying characteristics are obvious—leaves are often fully grown, flowers have blossomed, and some plants are already forming seeds, each of which makes plant identification easier. While most in the herbal…

Read More