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    Aug 6, 2014 3:00:00 PM
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    How to Make a Luscious Herbal Moisturizer | achs.edu

    By Kelly Johnson and Renee Long

    Skin, being the largest organ in the body, protects you, insulates you, and connects you to the world. With harsh, cold weather in the winter and exposure to damaging UVA/UVB rays in the summer, your skin takes a...

    Erika Yigzaw /  
    May 2, 2014 10:19:00 AM
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    20 Herbal Medicine Terms You Should Know | achs.edu

    20 Herbal Medicine Terms You Should Know

    Tomorrow is HerbDay, and we’re celebrating all things herbs with our friends at the American Herbalist Guild, the American Botanical Council, United Plant Savers, and all the other wonderful herbal...

    Dorene Petersen, ACHS Founding President /  
    Nov 16, 2013 1:07:00 PM
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    The eWriting Herbalist: An Interview with Author Lori Bell

    “I want to try natural remedies for healing and holistic health, but I don’t know where to start.” Lori Bell (an American College of Healthcare Sciences alumna) often heard this lament at farmer’s markets while selling natural products through...

    Erika Yigzaw /  
    Oct 25, 2013 11:12:00 AM
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    Top 10 Tips for a Good Night's Sleep: How to Avoid the Zombie Life

    I knew I'd been feeling tired. But when I saw the data [boom. Sexy data!] from my first night with my new Jawbone UP a couple of weeks ago, I was truly shocked. “Sweetie… You’re tired because you got 4 1/2 hours sleep!” said the voice in my...

    Dorene Petersen, ACHS Founding President /  
    Sep 19, 2013 1:50:00 PM
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    Holistic Health: Healing Power of Basil

    Portland radio personality Mike Darcy recently interviewed me about the health benefits of basil for his showIn the Garden! Basil has been prolific in Portland, Oregon, gardens this year. Hopefully you were able to harvest your basil or perhaps...

    Dorene Petersen, ACHS Founding President /  
    Aug 17, 2013 7:30:00 AM
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    Zombies Turn to Holistic Health for Relief from Sleepless Nights

    Tanja Kaneshiro /  
    May 7, 2013 5:47:00 PM
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    Pursuing a Master of Science: ACHS Adds Four New Accredited Programs

    Lauren Torchia /  
    Dec 6, 2012 9:53:00 AM
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    Holistic Health at Home: 7 Simple Steps to Make Herbal Cough Drops

    By ACHS Instructor Jerry Cronin, BS, DC

    Lauren Torchia /  
    Nov 29, 2012 10:16:00 AM
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    Holistic Health at Home: DIY Herbal Teas for Health (and Gifts!)

     Herbal teas, as well as being delicious to drink, can help tone, soothe, and balance the body with regular use. But, be sure to distinguish herbal teas from black tea. Tannin or black tea is from the plant Camellia sinensis, a medicinal herb...

    Tanja Kaneshiro /  
    Oct 17, 2012 5:20:00 PM
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