Make your Own: Fire Cider

  If you’ve ever had Fire Cider, then you will not forget it! This warming and tasty blend is a great addition to all kitchens and medicine cabinets. I love adding it as a salad dressing, topping off soups and using it as a marinade. The age-old question is, is …

Embodying Ceremony

  This time of year our energy is going back into our roots. The plants and ecosystems around us are dropping back into the soil and gathering energy from the depths of the earth. Autumn brings a cozy feeling of connecting with family and turning towards sustaining our hearth. Cooking …

Luminous Face Serum Recipe

Luminous Face Serum (makes 1 oz) Ingredients: Almond Oil Calendula Horsetail Lavender Rosehip Seed Oil 3 drops each Frankincense, Lavender, and Chamomile Essential oils   Infuse Almond Oil with calendula, horsetail, and lavender. Fill jar ¾ of the way with herbs, pour oil over herbs until filled about 1 inch …

Elixir of the Month: Fire Elixir

Add a little fire to your day! A folk tonic for the body, this infused apple cider vinegar is a potent immune booster, gut healer and spirit lifter. Fire Elixir is great by the shot or as an addition to soup, salad and more. Ingredients: Garlic, Horseradish, Jalapeno, Rosemary, Onion, …

Creating Ceremony with Herbalist Amanda Furbee

  What does it mean to have a ceremony? There are many definitions of what a ceremony can be. We see it within religious practices, wedding’s, and in ritual traditions. The word ceremony is used fluidly across cultures. In essence, any time we take part in a sacred act with …

Tea of the Month: Luminary

Let Moon Mama spark your intuitive side. Luminary Tea Blend is for those who have a strong solar constitution. This means that you have a tendency toward burn out, and are overly active. As a constitutionally solar person you may have a million projects going on at once, a tendency …

Make your Own: Sugar Scrub

  Everyone loves when their skin feels smooth and radiant. Exfoliating the skin is a healthy and simple way to recharge and nourish after a summer full of great outdoor adventures. Many natural ingredients can be used to scrub, hydrate and nourish your skin. Get crafty with these skin loving …

Culinary Recipes with Chef Nige: Perfect Popcorn

  Perfect Popcorn!   We’ve completed our tasty popcorn seasoning just in time for everyone’s favorite after school snack break! (Or for your next binge-watching session??).  Our Perfect Popcorn Seasoning is loaded with all-natural flavor and some herbal allies like nettle and parsley! Savory, cheezy, and ready to be devoured- …

Tincture of the Month: Liver Love

  Your liver is hard at work for you–show it some love! Your liver is a hard working organ that’s easily bogged down by the stressors of everyday life. The Herb Shoppe’s Liver Love is a simple liver-protective formula that supports liver function and your body’s innate detox processes. This …

Golden Hour Bath Soak Recipe

With the season shifting—and Virgo calling us in to get organized—baths are in order to recenter, get grounded, and shift the ethos. It is also a perfect excuse to use all those lovely freshly dried flowers you grew all summer long. In this recipe I’ve included the dried flowers i’ve …

Skin and Liver Health with Herbalist Amanda Furbee

  Using herbs to cleanse your liver and blood has been used traditionally all over the world for many eons. And once you cleanse your liver you begin to cleanse your skin! Our skin is our largest organ of the body and the liver is the body’s filtration system. The …

Tea of the Month: Squeaky Cleaner

  “Clear your squeaks away to a brighter day” The Squeaky Cleaner has been specially designed to target deep internal cleaning of the liver. In turn, this cleaning is reflected with clearer and brighter skin! Enjoy this delicious cleansing tea with caramel and maple undertones, to asset you on your …

Make Your Own: Immune Boosting Candies for Kids

Another delicious way to boost your immune system is with natural and tasty herbal candies. You can swap out the herbs to make any herbal candy. This is a great project to do in advance and have on hand for when you or your little ones are feeling under the …

New Children’s Herbal Products

  This month at the shoppe we have a whole line of herbal products focused on children’s health. Smaller growing bodies can mean more sensitives to herbs, so we have crafted some herbal remedies that are safe for your kiddo’s and you! Here is a taste of some of the …

Syrup of the Month: Elderberry Blast

  Give your immune system a delicious boost! Make yourself a batch of Elderberry Blast Syrup. A delicious combination of flavor and vitamin C. Give your body a little extra boost to stay well this season. Creating syrups are fun and delicious, make a batch for yourself and all your …

Calendula After Sun Cooling Spray Recipe

  Calendula is renowned for its skin healing capabilities. Boasting with properties such as anti-inflammatory, astringent, and anti-fungal. This herb is ideal for the treatment of minor burns when used topically. It may also be used for external bleeding or wounds, bruising or strains (Hoffman). Combine this skin healing herb …

Children’s Immune Health with Herbalist Amanda Furbee

  As the summer begins to wind down, thoughts of “back to school” are quickly approaching parent’s minds. Time to enroll in class, pick up school supplies and start preparing your children for the coming year. Keeping your child well throughout the year is always challenging!  Everyday your child is …

Tea of the Month: Children’s Tea Time

  A tea party favorite for your little one’s health and well-being! Children’s Tea Time was created by Brynn Anderson at the Herb Shoppe; herbalist, mother, and preschool teacher. Lemon Balm promotes immune system function, calms the nervous system and balances mood, as well as soothes stomach discomforts in children. …

Herbal Blend Recipe: Herbal Energy Balls

  Incorporating herbs into your food is always a fun surprise. It’s a great way to take your herbs to a new level. One of my favorite ways of doing this is with other healthy and delicious ingredients like chocolate, tahini and almond butter. I encourage you can be as …

July Astro Weather Forecast

  As we enter July we are well into Cancer season, the cardinal water sign of the crab which, simultaneous  with the solstice, marks our transition into summer. Cancer is ruled by the emotional and watery moon. The Cancer crab has a soft and tender inside and is protected by …

Roll-On Bug Bite Relief Recipe

Summer is all about spending time outdoors. With that comes the fight with the mosquitoes. When mosquitoes bite, try this roll on blend to calm the itch and to heal the bite within a few hours. Aloe vera is a powerful anti inflammatory which will work to calm and cool …

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