How To Harvest Bark From Trees and Shrubs Correctly | Herbal Academy | Ever wanted to harvest bark from trees or shrubs? In this post, we'll teach you four bark harvesting rules to follow so you can harvest bark correctly.
  ON April 19,2018

How To Harvest Bark From Trees and Shrubs Correctly

If you’ve ever wanted to learn how to harvest bark from trees or shrubs, you’re not alone. Bark is commonly used in herbal preparations, but the idea of harvesting barks can be rather confusing. How exactly does one go about harvesting barks from trees or shrubs in an ethical and sustainable manner? In the article…

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Herbal Aphrodisiacs: What They Are & How to Use Them | Herbal Academy | Herbal aphrodisiacs have been sought after, admired, and rumored for their effects on libido — but do they work? Learn what they are and how to use them!
  ON April 10,2018

Herbal Aphrodisiacs: What They Are & How to Use Them

Have you ever heard of eating oysters, birds nest soup, iguana, or the many other bizarre foods that people believe to be arousing? Aphrodisiacs have been long sought after, admired, and rumored for their effects on libido — but do they actually work? An aphrodisiac, named after the Goddess Aphrodite, is a substance that, when…

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Free Botanical Thank You Card Downloads | Herbal Academy | Happy Herbalist Day! We have compiled a list of free resources to help you make this Herbalist Day (April 17th) special for the herbalists in your life!
  ON April 07,2018

Free Botanical Thank You Card Downloads!

Happy Herbalist Day, friends and community! Today we are putting together a complete list of free botanical thank you cards, herbalist day cards, botanical banners, herbal gift cards, plant-illustrated wrapping paper, and more to equip you with all the intentional gift giving resources you need to celebrate the friends, mentors, and loved ones in your…

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Nourishing the Blood: TCM and Ayurvedic Perspectives | Herbal Academy | Do you know that deficient and/or stagnant blood is behind so many maladies? Learn how nourishing the blood can amend and prevent so many problems.
  ON April 03,2018

Nourishing the Blood: TCM and Ayurvedic Perspectives

Blood isn’t just platelets and plasma; it is our vitality. Blood carries the story of our ancestry. It is essential, and it is everywhere! Both Traditional Chinese Medicine and Ayurveda share a recognition that blood operates within the larger and deeper context of our being. Both these ancient systems know that blood is vital and…

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The Ultimate Essential Oils Guide | Herbal Academy | We have designed this Ultimate Essential Oils Guide to help you navigate through some of the very important topics and issues in aromatherapy that we've written about on the Herbal Academy blog. Our goal is to continually update this post with new articles and information so it can be a valuable resource for you.
  ON March 29,2018

The Ultimate Essential Oils Guide

Here at the Herbal Academy, essential oils are an important and beloved component of our herbal toolkits. You’ll find essential oils peppered amongst the tinctures, infused oils, salves, and jars of dried herbs that line our shelves, and we turn to them often to support our health and well-being. Just like any remedy, essential oils…

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