Safety Discussion: Elderberry and COVID-19 – Herbal Academy

For those of you joining in or following along with the discussions here and elsewhere on whether or not elderberry should be used during the current outbreak of COVID-19, we’ve rounded up our clinical herbalists to put together this resource for you. Because elderberry is already a common part of supportive care during cold and flu season, it’s … Continue reading Safety Discussion: Elderberry and COVID-19 – Herbal Academy

Correctly Preparing Immune-Boosting Mushrooms

We are all doing our part to practice social distancing, but that doesn’t include social distancing from nature which just so happens to be bursting with spring goodness. Get your hands in the dirt, practice forest bathing, or plan your garden this weekend. This maybe your best medicine yet! That said, if you find yourself … Continue reading Correctly Preparing Immune-Boosting Mushrooms

How To Make Homemade Fire Cider – Herbal Academy

Fire cider is a traditional immune-supporting remedy with deep roots in folk medicine (but most popularly championed by herbalist Rosemary Gladstar). At its most basic, it’s a zesty infused vinegar, packed with powerful immune-boosting, anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, anti-viral, and circulatory herbs. The addition of hot peppers and a little local honey makes it both spicy and … Continue reading How To Make Homemade Fire Cider – Herbal Academy