Flu Shot or Herbal Teas?
BY ACHS Founding President Dorene Petersen Flu shot or herbal tea? It’s up to you, but for me, my flu shot resides in my herbal teapot! You have probably noticed it yourself, more adverts for flu shots in both the daily newspapers and on TV. They arrive on my media radar screen as soon as […]
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 cup of herbal tea, and wait for the ravaging hordes to dissipate… […]
Excuse Me…is that your Phone that Smells like Roses?
Technology moves fast. We now have 3-D televisions and printers, video games that read your body, and smart phones that can track your REM cycles while you sleep. But what if you could smell a bouquet of roses every time you receive a text from a loved one? Or how would you like the aroma […]
7 Practical College Tips for Students
In the last blog of the series you may recall I interviewed Angie Jackson. Angie offered this excellent tip for students struggling in their studies: My advice on studying, in general, is to slow down! It’s not a race to get through the chapter. Read each chapter like it’s something to be enjoyed. Meditate on […]
Exploring the Indonesian Herbal Tradition of Jamu
By Dorene Petersen, President, American College of Healthcare Sciences This past May, I was invited to speak at the Asian Aroma Ingredients Congress & Expo on the beautiful Indonesian island of Bali. This biannual conference brings together producers, processors, exporters, scientists, and educators (like me!) to discuss essential oils, essential oil products, and the future […]
Congratulations Recent ACHS Graduates! We can’t wait to hear about all your future successes!
Congratulations, American College graduates! Hats off to you! We are very proud of your accomplishments and look forward to hearing all about your future successes. Join us in celebrating our latest ACHS grads, including:
How to Grow Valerian in Your Botanical Garden
It’s June and our valerian (Valeriana officinalis) is in full bloom! Here’s a picture of our valerian taken in the American College Botanical Teaching Garden in Portland, Oregon. The ACHS Botanical Teaching Garden is part of the ACHS campus and is open to visitors year-round. Stop by! Bring your friends and family for a self-guided […]