- Viola tricolor
- Origin: Bulgaria
Native to Europe but naturalized throughout North America, Viola tricolor is an annual that grows along grasslands, forests floors, and other partially shaded environments. Occasionally referred to as wild pansy or heartsease, violets have a host of folklore surrounding them and were once an ingredient of love potions. For centuries, violet leaves have been used in traditional folk practices for their healthful properties. Violet leaf can be tinctured, used in bath and body creations, steeped as violet tea, or blended into nutritional vinegars and herbal formulations.
This combination of supportive herbs is a must for that season where your immune system is challenged and you struggle to feel your best. Featuring the powerful goldenseal along with other supporting herbs, this blend is crucial for those dark, damp times of year.
- Armoracia rusticana
- Origin: China
A member of the mustard family, horseradish is known for its hot and pungent flavor. The root is typically prepared as a condiment and served alongside proteins, stews, or roasted vegetables. Additionally, horseradish has a history of use in traditional European herbal practices dating back hundreds of years. Our horseradish powder is milled from Armoracia rusticana roots. Horseradish root powder can be added to herbal vinegars, honeys, sauces, and condiments.
- By Rosemary Gladstar, 2014 (softcover, 124 pages)
Herbs for Common Ailments is an informative guide by herbalist Rosemary Gladstar that profiles more than 50 herbs and how they are used in simple to make recipes for a variety of illnesses. These recipes address common ailments such as burns, bruises, headaches, congestion, along with other minor wounds.
This delightful board game is the first of its kind focusing on learning all about the valuable herbs used in wildcrafting. Wildcraft! offers children a superb introduction into the world of herbalism along with teaching the importance and benefits of teamwork. A fun game for budding young herbalists and novices alike, Wildcraft! can be enjoyed by people of all ages. This second edition includes beautiful newly updated illustrations.
- Citrus paradisi
- Origin: Israel
Organic grapefruit essential oil is a citrusy top note cold pressed from the peels of Citrus paradisi. Popular in diffuser and perfume blends for its sweet and uplifting aroma, white grapefruit oil is also lovely used alone. Blends well with clove, neroli, thyme, or ylang ylang.
Prickly Ash Bark
- Zanthoxylum clava-herculis
- Origin: USA
Zanthoxylum clava-herculis is native to the southeastern United States. The tree has distinctive spines along its bark and leathery leaves with panicles of small, white flowers. For centuries, prickly ash bark has been utilized for its beneficial properties by Native Americans and later by Eclectic herbalists. Prickly ash bark can be incorporated into herbal formulas, steeped as tea, or extracted.
This combination of supportive herbs is a must for those times of year where your immune system is not living up to its highest potential. Featuring echinacea, which can support immune health*, and the powerful and revered Oregon grape, along with expectorant and circulatory herbs, this extract is a crucial companion for the damp, dark times of year.
- Brassica alba
- Origin: Canada
Widely cultivated around the world, yellow mustard is also found in the wild where it thrives in fields and along roadsides. The fresh leaves add a piquant bite to salads, and the dried seeds have been employed for their healthful properties and as a seasoning for millennia. Ground mustard from organic Brassica alba seeds, is perfect for incorporating into yellow mustard powder spice blends, salad dressings, and in herbal foot soaks and baths.
- From Mountain Rose Herbs
- 4 oz. bottle
Awaken closeness and connection with our delicious Passion Chocolate Elixir. This sensual elixir has been formulated to promote vitality. Featuring a blend of herbs to support the amorous activities in your life, this elixir is made using organic, fair trade cacao and local honey, and it can be taken alone or in a beverage. Passion Chocolate Elixir is a winner of the 2020 Good Food Awards, an award that honors creators of craft consumables who excel in quality and social responsibility.