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Herbs are a valuable addition to your daily diet - you can use them in a variety of ways.

They smell delicious, taste delicious and have many cosmetic and medicinal uses.

Herbalist Courses for all levels

You can try a sample lesson to help you decide if the Herbal Academy of New England is the right choice for you - click the link below.

Preview Lesson from the Introductory Herbal Course

Herb Academy Herbalism Courses

The Herb Academy Herbalism Courses are the very best online herbal medicine courses you can take. This is a review of the Body Care Module in the Introductory Herbalism Course

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Herb Guide News Holiday Issue

The holiday issue of Herb Guide News covers homemade stuffing, thyme cough syrup and homemade herbal gifts.

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Honey Lavender Ice Cream

A two ingredient no churn, no cook ice cream base flavoured with honey and lavender. So easy a child could make it.

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Basil Herb Guide Ezine

Beautiful basil is the herb featured in this edition of The Herb Guide eZine. Fabulous recipes, growing tips and projects

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Chocolate Mint Cookie Recipe

This chocolate mint cookie recipe is so simple and combines chocolate with the refreshing taste of mint. Just pop a mint thin on to melt after cooking - delicious.

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Herb Guide News Using Herbs

Herb Guide News Issue #9 has great tips, techniques and inside information about using herbs - cooking, freezing, drying, remedies, cosmetics and lots more

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Basa Fish

This basa fish with mint sauce is an unusual blend of herb. You would normally expect mint to go with lamb but this sauce is quite different.

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Lavender Issue

In the language of love, lavender means devotion and undying love. This issue of The Herb Guide eZine gives some great ways of using lavender as gifts for your beloved..

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Nasi Ulam

Nasi Ulam is a traditional Malay herb recipe. This one is sent from Nazlina who runs a cookery school in Penang.

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December 2013

The Herb Guide eZine December 2013

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Seafood with Herbs Recipe Book

A unique book concentrating on the best herbs to compliment fish and seafood. Fabulous easy to follow recipes with photos and suggestions of sides to go with it.

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Herb Medicinal Use

12 of the most popular herbs used in herbal remedies. Herb Medicinal Use - which herbs to grow in your garden for medicinal purposes.

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Herbal Remedy for Prostate

A herbal remedy for prostate can be most effective for mild to moderate BHP. Infections and cancer of the prostate need medical intervention.

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Mint The Herb Guide

Issue one of The Herb Guide's new format ezine features mint. Articles about making playdoh, a mint mojito, a pallet garden and loads more.

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Propagation by Cuttings

Propagation by Cuttings. Step by step instructions on how to grow plants and herbs from cuttings. Five simple steps to multiply your plant stock.

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Garlic Bread Recipe

Garlic bread recipe using garlic butter. Straightforward step by step instructions with photos how to make garlic bread

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Cheesy Garlic Bread Recipe

Easy step by step with photos cheesy garlic bread recipe. So tasty. A good side dish for pasta, fish or just as a snack or starter.

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Using Garlic

Issue #10 of Herb Guide News has great ways of using garlic. Fabulous tips, recipes, garden projects and more.

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Sage Herb

Herb Guide News is covering the sage herb this issue. Sage and onion stuffing for the Holiday turkey, great remedies and recipes using sage with more exciting articles

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Basil is such a versatile herb - great taste, insect repellant, health benefits and so rewarding to grow with all those lush green leaves. Read how you can use it every day.

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Why Do Supermarket Herbs Die

Why do supermarket herbs die? They've been grown in perfect conditions and then they're moved out of those conditions - watch this short video which explains it all.

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Parsley is an essential in the herb garden for using in cooking. You can have it all year round if you sow at the right time. Simple instructions here to have it to harvest fresh all year.

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Lavender Herb

The lavender herb has many uses. It aids sleep, flavors food, useful in pot pourri, great as a body scrub and looks and smells gorgeous

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Parsley Plant

The parsley plant is reputed to be difficult to grow from seed. Lovely photo of perfect healthy parsley seedlings plus tips on how to grow successfully.

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Herb Butter

How to use herb butter in your cooking. Quick herb bread and which herbs go best with which meat, fish or vegetable.

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How to Grow Lavender

Step by step tutorial on how to grow lavender. Illustrated with photos and easy tips. Get herb plants for free.

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Garlic Mushroom Recipe

Step by step with photos garlic mushroom recipe. Easy to make - hundreds of herb recipes and remedies

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January 2014

Don't buy new seeds until you've tested your old ones for viability - how to test germination

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Health Benefits of Mint

Here are five great health benefits of mint. It is such a versatile herb - you can use it for recipes, cosmetics and remedies. It is also a great pollen source for bees.

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Cooking With Basil

Cooking with basil is so rewarding. It goes beautifully with tomatoes and smells divine. There are amazing health benefits of basil too.

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From how to remove the 'smell' to making garlic mashed potato, find out some of the many uses of gorgeous garlic.

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How to Make Garlic Butter

How to make garlic butter in simple easy photographed steps. Very simple and versatile. The basis of a lot of garlic recipes

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Sage Plant

The sage plant is a good value herb. It's evergreen, highly aromatic and has culinary, medicinal and cosmetic uses.

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Uses of Thyme

There are so many uses of thyme. It has such powerful properties and can be used in cooking, remedies, cleaners and cosmetics.

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Planting Rosemary

When planting rosemary, you need to consider that it is a mediterranean herb. It needs a sheltered, sunny spot. Planting it against a wall is ideal.

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Baked Figs & Thyme Honey

Gorgeous baked figs with thyme and honey. Great dessert for a dinner party - follow the recipe or watch the short video showing you how to make

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Growing Garlic Indoors

Growing garlic indoors is really simple. Follow the step by step instructions or watch the video to have fresh garlic growing even if you live in an apartment

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Herbal Cough Syrup

This herbal cough syrup is quick to make and you can use either sugar or honey. It will keep for months in a dark cupboard or the refrigerator. It can be part of your home First Aid kit

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Tomato Relish

A tasty tomato relish flavored with thyme. Great with cheese or meats and very simple to make in small quantities

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Vinegar Cleaner

How to make a homemade citrus vinegar cleaner. Vinegar is a great disinfectant, but it smells quite strong. Add some citrus and thyme to get a good all round cleaner.

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Simmering Potpourri

Take the risk out of simmering potpourri by using your crockpot instead of a pan on the stove top. Find out how to make your house smell gorgeous with some of these combinations of herbs and spices

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Rosemary Tree

A Rosemary Tree looks and smells great. It's the ideal miniature indoor Tree and would make a great centerpiece for

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How to Grow Herbs Indoors

How to grow herbs indoors - whether it's because you have no outdoor space, it's the middle of winter of you just love to have a few pots of herbs in the kitchen, how to grow herbs indoors will give you many options of the best way for you.

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How to Dry Herbs

How to dry herbs - five main methods, all have their pros and cons. Herb Guide News compares the different methods and gives you step by step instructions for each.

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Strawberry Basil Jam

This healthy strawberry basil jam is sweetened with honey and thickened with chia seeds and ready to eat in about 20 minutes. No need for long cooking times or sugar thermometers. Video to show you step by step how to make it.

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Fresh Herbs

Now you have your fresh herbs, find out how to use them. You can use them straight away or preserve them for out of season.

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How to Not Waste Fresh Herbs

How to not waste fresh herbs - whether you've bought them or grown them here's the 'how to' you've all been waiting for.

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How to set up an Areogrow Aerogarden. Follow these step by step photos to set up your fabulous indoor herb garden

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Herbal Cough Remedy

This herbal cough remedy is easy to prepare and very soothing. It blends healing herbs with the natural goodness of honey. It's very effective in relieving irritating coughs.

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