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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...

    Chelsey Baranczyk /  
    Jan 24, 2017 11:35:31 AM
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    Winter Wildcrafting: 5 Pro Tips for Off-Season Foraging

    There’s something so rewarding about gathering your own medicinal plants. It’s exciting to actually have a hand in your medicines, seeing where the plants grow, their natural surroundings, and deeply connecting with the plants on a personal...

    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...

    Meiwa Chen /  
    Sep 1, 2016 3:55:28 PM
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    21 Must-Have Natural Travel Kit Basics

    For many families, warmer weather means play time! But when kids are out running around for the summer and fall, bumps and bruises are bound to occur. That’s why you need a natural first aid kit. There are many different ways to make them, but...

    Valerie Lull /  
    Aug 20, 2016 10:00:00 AM
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    Herbs for Women: Coping with Women’s Health Issues

    Are you familiar with this scenario? You go to the doctor’s office with a health issue unique to women. You get prescribed a synthetic hormone or some other pill only to find it has undesirable side effects. You are concerned, but you’re not...

    American College of Healthcare Sciences /  
    May 7, 2016 8:53:35 AM
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    Happy HerbDay! 5 Fun Facts About Capsicum (Chili Peppers) You Probably Don’t Know

    Happy HerbDay! May 7 is the 11th annual HerbDay, a day dedicated to celebrating all things herbs and herbal products. HerbDay is aimed at educating and sharing ideas about how these wonderful botanicals enrich our lives and benefit our...

    Amanda Lattin /  
    Mar 25, 2016 2:40:06 PM
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    Top 5 Tips for Reviving Your Holistic Health Habits

    Spring season is centered around growth and change. Life has been in its dormant winter season phase, building potential energy. And now is the time to start using it. Did you craft plans and dreams for the new year during the cold months, but...

    Amy Jirsa /  
    Dec 4, 2015 11:57:07 AM
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    All About Adaptogenic Herbs

    Stress, it seems, is our constant, contemporaneous companion. We’ve become so accustomed to it that (many times) it no longer keeps us from sleeping, from eating, from getting on with our days. A good thing, right? Adaptability!

    I’m not so sure...

    Valerie Lull /  
    Sep 16, 2015 4:22:49 PM
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    5 Soothing Herbs for Peace and Calm

    Feeling overwhelmed lately? Perhaps you feel stressed out and frustrated. Stress is a natural side effect of life. Some stress is good for us; it can relieve boredom and keep us on our toes. But it can easily get out of control. Everyday life...

    Dorene Petersen /  
    Jun 8, 2015 1:07:00 PM
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    Memories Matter: 6 Easy Tips for a Healthy Brain

    Have you thought about the health of your hippocampus lately? Probably not, and you may not even know what or where it is!

    The hippocampus is a seahorse-shaped (hence the name) area of the brain located just above the left and right ear, and...

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