Best Portable Dry Herb Vaporizers [2020 Update] – Riverfront Times

click to enlarge Most people who vape – for recreation or medicinal purposes – usually choose to do so with vape pens filled with e-liquids or concentrated oils. It could…

Best CBD Vape Pen: Top Brands of 2020 – EcoWatch

There are many different ways to get CBD into your body. While some prefer oils, others love gummies, topicals, edibles, and other methods. But what most cannabidiol enthusiasts are quickly…

Herbal Arnold Palmer Recipe: Just What You Need! 

In the late 1960s, Arnold Palmer, a famous American golfer and humanitarian, was known to request a drink mixture of mostly tea with a splash of lemonade, which was later…

Student Feature: Stephanie Mary Pavelko (@MyTinyLagunaKitchen)

In the third installment of our Student Feature Series, we chatted with herbal blogger, recipe developer, photographer, and videographer Stephanie Mary Pavelko (@MyTinyLagunaKitchen). Stephanie has completed a number of Herbal…

Vata Massage Oil Recipe (Fall and Early Winter)

Greta Kent-Stoll Greta Kent-Stoll’s mission as an Ayurvedic practitioner is to inspire, educate and heal through the wisdom of Ayurveda. Her practice, Asheville Ayurveda, is located in downtown Asheville, North…

Homemade Massage Oil for Each Season

Massage oil, especially when infused with herbs, can be more than just a feel-good skin moisturizer. Ayurveda teaches that fat is closely connected to love, satisfaction, and protection (Svoboda, 1999).…

Pitta Massage Oil Recipe (Summer and Late Spring)

Massage oil, especially when infused with herbs, can be more than just a feel-good skin moisturizer. Ayurveda teaches that fat is closely connected to love, satisfaction, and protection (Svoboda, 1999).…

Kapha Massage Oil Recipe (Late Winter and Early Spring)

Greta Kent-Stoll Greta Kent-Stoll’s mission as an Ayurvedic practitioner is to inspire, educate and heal through the wisdom of Ayurveda. Her practice, Asheville Ayurveda, is located in downtown Asheville, North…

Student Feature: Ashley York (@whimsyandwhile)

In the second installment of our Student Feature Series, we chatted with Ashley York (@whimsyandwhile) who has completed a number of Herbal Academy’s short courses, including the Botanical Skin Care…

Study Snack! Nut Butter Recipe with Herbs for Memory and Focus (+Video)

As back to school season begins and a new year of learning stretches before us, many of us are wondering about herbs for memory and focus. After all, we certainly…

Student Feature: Cat Seixas (@ The Olive Trees And The Moon)

In the first installment of our Student Feature Series, we chatted with Cat Seixas (@TheOliveTreesAndTheMoon) about how herbalism has impacted her life for the better and empowered her to more…

Roots of African American Herbalism: Herbal Use by Enslaved Africans

This article cannot possibly cover more than 400 years of herbal use and knowledge by enslaved Africans and their descendants. This is just the beginning of my journey as a…

Practices and Herbs for Happiness

Given the drastic upheaval that has touched all of our lives in 2020, feeling a bit more stressed or run ragged than normal is to be expected. We are living…

A Foraged Feast: Nutritional Value of Edible Wild Food

Since we launched our foraging course, we’ve been fascinated by the nutritional density of edible wild food varieties compared to their cultivated counterparts. As a sneak peek into The Foraging…

Anise Monograph: Pimpinella Anisum

The following anise monograph is an example of the type of thorough, well-researched monographs available on our membership site, The Herbarium. Common Name: Anise burnet saxifrage, aniseed, anise, anise seed,…

7 Best Plants for a Beginner’s Herb Garden

Growing your own herbs is a time-tested way to deepen your relationship with the plants in your apothecary. I’ll never forget the first time I brushed against sage (Salvia officinalis)…

Homemade Sunburn Spray for After-Sun Care (With Video!)

Many a fun summer day has ended with the sting of a sunburn. Maybe you could have seen it coming, but now what can you do? The tight, hot, burning…

Handmade Floral Paper: A Family-Friendly Project

Herbal craft projects help fuel our creativity and reinvigorate our connection with the natural word. Like all plant lovers, our hearts skip a beat whenever we’re presented with just-for-fun herbal…