Mind Meanderings: Poetry by Kelsey Bostwick

.::: equine quintessence :::. a string of strong stallions tirelessly tread a timeless truth through an empathic thread. a thread of life’s knowledge imbedded in auyruvedic altruism. with heightened qualities of hot, bitter, & astringent, withania somnifera, alchemically weaves worldly wisdom within her dendritic roots to send supportive strands into …

Balancing Chaste Berry: No Salt Seasoning Blend

Balance When You Need it Most Chaste berries shine in this tangy all purpose culinary blend designed to bring a sense of balance when you need it most. Chaste berries have been widely used to help support hormones and reduce common symptoms associated with hormone imbalance. Combined with mineral rich …

Sweet Slumber Tincture

For a Restful Night of Sleep   This delightful blend of nerviness will help support you on those restless nights. Take a dropperful before bed and let the ease of these herbal allies guide you toward sweet slumber. These herbs help calm the nervous system and relax the mind. Inducing …

Turning Down the Candle: Inflammation with Herbalist Amanda Furbee

  What an incredible year we have had at The Herb Shoppe! We thank you all for staying tuned with us in the shop and through social media. Thank you for coming in to learn about herbs with us and sharing your own inspirations and journeys with plant medicine! We …

Tea Blend of the Month: Sweet Slumber

For a Restful Night of Sleep   This delightful blend of nerviness will help support you on those restless nights. Brew a cup before bed and let the ease of these herbal allies guide you toward sweet slumber. These herbs help calm the nervous system and relax the mind. Inducing …

Stress Relief Salve for the Holidays

This time of year tends to trigger all sorts of stress, for families, parents, kids and our community. The be-bopping of bouncing from Holiday gatherings, traveling to far away places, and purchasing of gifts. Learning to balance out all of the external stressors with herbs has shifted my life to …

Minds Meanderings : Poetry by Kelsey Bostwick

.:::red age, so grand:::.   one taste of her blood, so bittersweet, leaves you yearning for just one more drop. a drop to heal wounds within the sheath. outside in … inside out … sanguine heat … she curiously cures like aesop.   raised by amazonian essence, croton lechleri, reaches …

Body Care Blend: Immune Boosting Oil

As the fall approaches us the thought of boosting the immune system is a hot topic for many folks. Most of us tend to play super hard in the summer time and slow down in the fall. Our bodies want to do the same. Rest is such a powerful tool …

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Unplug from Digesting the World

“Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for a few minutes…including you.” -Anne Lamott   Halootjes! Everyday the technological world is charging at us with stories and updates and the happenings around the globe. The more “advanced” we become the greater the pressure to achieve something more than …

Stomach Soother Tincture

Ease and soothe your tummy troubles   Stomach Soother Tincture is formulated to bring you relief from nervous stomach, nausea, and general gastro-intestinal unrest.  Soothing marshmallow is combined with calming passionflower, and nourishing ginger to provide you some ease, tenderness, and assistance to combat common stomach complaints. Ginger is one of …

Herbal How to: Best Prevent a Cold or Flu

November’s Herbal How To focuses on preventing the pesky cold’s and flu’s headed our way! Here are some tried and true tips on how to keep your immune system strengthened and ready to fight the germs and bugs. Eat Mushrooms! Incorporate maitake, shiitake, turkey tail or reishi mushrooms into soups, stews or …

Gut Health with Herbalist Amanda Furbee

One thing that seems to be a reoccurring theme while working with folks on the regular is digestion and gut health. The question seems to be on the rise and raising curious eyebrows with folks about their health. Learning about my own personal digestion concerns opened my eyes to fully …

Tea Blend of the Month: Stomach Soother

Stomach Soother is formulated to bring you relief from nervous stomach, nausea, and general gastro intestinal unrest.  Soothing marshmallow and Slippery elm are combined with calming passionflower, and nourishing Oatsraw and ginger to provide you some ease, tenderness, and assistance to combat common stomach complaints. Ginger is one of the …

The Witch is Always Home: Poetry by Amelia Weesies

The Witch is Always Home   Who is the woman in the willow tree? I hear her whispers in the shadows of my cage A name once worn of Courage The sashay of movement was a home once lived   Where did I learn to refuse her songs? For now …

Culinary Recipes with Chef Nige: Open Heart Mulling Spice

Hi folks! with the Equinox behind us, it is time to dive right into fall and I am ready to get cozy.  It’s time for long pants, comfy sweaters, falling leaves and hot beverages. I have helped formulate a brand new Shoppe blend to help arm you during these cooler …

Body Care Blend: Water Retention Herbal Soak

Water retention is something that most of us will experience at some point in time in our lives. Whether it is from poor diet, lymphatic system not being able to filter properly, monthly reproductive cycles or infection having excess of water in the body can be painful and put unnecessary …

Return to Restoration: Words and Flower Essences for Libra Season

A year ago I heard a man on the radio remark: “there’s a devil in this country and it’s looking for a home”. Well it found one. And even though the devil is as old as this nation itself, a lot of us are experiencing a renewed sense of urgency …

Urinary Acute Tincture: Fast Relief from Urinary Pain

This antimicrobial and diuretic tincture is a great remedy for soothing irritation and fighting infection in the urinary tract. With anti-inflammatory herbs to soothe the inflamed and irritated tissue you will be feeling relief fast. Use this tincture for acute urinary infections or severe water retention. Instructions: 2-3 dropperfuls every 3 …

Herbal How To: Use Fire to Invoke Ceremony or Spells

The use of fire or of lighting virgin candles is a basic element in the binding of spells, the concocting of potions or the setting of ceremony. Considered sympathetic magic, candle magic which doesn’t require a lot of fancy ritual or expensive ceremonial artifacts. Remember when you were a child …

Kidney and Urinary Health with Herbalist Amanda Furbee

The kidneys in Traditional Chinese Medicine are known as the powerhouse of the body. When another part of the body is low on energy or Qi the kidneys send additional life force support to that part. As fast-paced as todays world is, it’s nice to take a moment to thank …

Tea Blend of the Month: Gladder Bladder

This tea is a wonderful support for the kidneys and bladder. It’s diuretic herbs help to eliminate excess water and waste from the body. Cornsilk is anti-inflammatory and calms the urinary tract during infection, it can also help to prevent kidney stones and is loaded with Vitamin- C to support …

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