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    Scott Stuart /  
    Feb 25, 2017 9:00:00 AM
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    What’s in a Name? Why Latin Binomials are Important

    What’s in a Name? Why Latin Binomials are Important

    As every ACHS student of herbalism quickly learns, the use of Latin terminology in herbalism is essential. Common names for an herb may be used for several quite different herbs. The only way...

    Erika Yigzaw /  
    Feb 16, 2017 12:30:42 PM
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    How to Become an AHG Registered Herbalist

    How to Become an AHG Registered Herbalist

    How do you become an herbalist or even a Registered Herbalist? As the CSO and a Professor at ACHS, I get a lot of questions about how to become a Registered Herbalist with the American Herbalists Guild...

    Valerie Lull /  
    Jan 4, 2017 8:00:00 AM
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    Rosemary is for Remembrance: Plus 4 Other Herbs that Boost Memory

    Have you had this happen…You are all ready to go somewhere and you can’t find your car keys. Maybe you’ve walked into a room and suddenly your mind goes blank. What am I here for? The problem is so common that people see it as a “senior moment”...

    Pam Snyder /  
    Nov 5, 2016 9:00:00 AM
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    The True Roots of Herbalism: Recapping the 2016 American Herbalists Guild (AHG) Symposium

    In the beautiful setting of the Seven Springs Mountain Resort in Seven Springs, Pennsylvania, hundreds of herbalists converged to re-connect with their true roots of herbalism at the 2016 American Herbalists Guild (AHG) Symposium. As a lucky...

    Mary Gleason /  
    Sep 29, 2016 3:05:24 PM
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    Why I Love the American Herbalists Guild Symposium (and You Should, Too!)

    My first American Herbalists Guild Symposium (AHG) was in Calloway Gardens, Georgia. I figured since it was only a few hours away from my home, I would check it out and see if it was worth the time and money. I wanted to see what it was all...

    Tiffany Stout /  
    Aug 6, 2016 9:00:00 AM
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    Plant Mama 101: A Beginner’s Guide to Indoor Gardening

    When you live in a city full of blooms and the luscious scents of summer, but no outdoor garden space, it’s likely you’ve considered creating an indoor garden. I definitely did. 

    I moved into a 300-square-foot studio last year, and in six months...

    Renee Long /  
    Jul 4, 2016 7:00:00 AM
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    Fruity Herbal Ice Pop Recipes [Video]

    By Renee Long and Tiffany Stout 

    As the temperature spikes and the sun stays out late into the evening, our herbal gardens ripen and we know summer has made its long-awaited return.

    With the heat of summer comes the temptation for icy sweet...

    Dorene Petersen /  
    Dec 18, 2013 5:22:00 PM
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    Top 9 Reasons to Study Abroad in Indonesia

    We’re very excited to announce that our Aromatic Indonesia 2014 study abroad tour will be casting off on May 12th until the 25th. Interested in joining us on our herbal excursions? I’ve compiled the top 9 reasons why you shouldn’t miss out on...

    Erika Yigzaw /  
    Nov 28, 2013 5:30:00 PM
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    Top 6 Tips to Survive Black Friday for the Holistic Holiday Shopper

    Happy Thanksgiving!!!! Tomorrow is Black Friday, and that means folks all over the U.S. will be lining up outside the doors of shopping centers, malls, and department stores for the Black Friday sales rush. Part of me wants to stay home, drink a...

    Dorene Petersen /  
    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...

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