Make Your Own: Kombucha

  If you have ever tried Kombucha your first response may have been, “What the heck was that!” This sour, but sweet bubbly concoction that is good for you often sends a look of confusion to people’s faces with the first sip.  Kombucha is a fermented bubbly beverage that has …

Rose Silk Soak Recipe

  Rose Silk Soak Recipe -1 cup Epsom Salts -2 tbsp Arrowroot Powder -2 tbsp Red Clay -2 tbsp Baking Soda -2 handfuls of crushed rose petals fresh or dry -2 tsp of Rose Absolute -4 drops of Thuja Cedar Essential Oil -2 drops Ylang Ylang Essential Oil   Dip into a silky …

Oil Blend of the Month: Immune Boosting

Keep Yourself Well Our Immune Boosting Oil Blend is inspired by Thieves Oil, a blend traditionally used by Gypsies to avoid the plague. A potent combination of essential oils provides immune support through their antimicrobial and protective qualities. This age old remedy can be used topically, or added to a …

Giving Back with Herbalist Amanda Furbee

  Tis the season to be Jolly! At The Herb Shoppe we are grateful for you! It is truly a blessing to get to do this work and provide a healing service to the community. Our goal at THS has always been to create a safe space and to honor …

Tea Blend of the Month: Winter Solstice

Warm the Winter Our Winter Solstice tea blend is a combination of herbs that help support the Immune System and soothe the Winter Heart! Also packed with Vitamin C, this cozy blend is great at your Solstice Celebrations or any time of year! Let these ingredients wrap you in a …

Tincture Blend of the Month: Stomach Soother

  Ease and soothe your tummy troubles Stomach Soother Tincture Blend 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 …

Make Your Own: Digestive Bitters

  There are many herbs that are considered bitter in nature that makes being creative with your recipe accessible. Most digestive herbs are considered to be a cooling herb and to balance an herbal digestive recipe adding herbs that are warming like cinnamon, clove, cardamom and ginger provide a good …

Spot Treatment Dust Recipe

From time to time we all find unruly acne spots we were rather we didn’t. Take care of those spots with this herbal powder to speed up recovery time.   1 Tablespoon Kaolin Clay 1/2 Tablespoon Bentonite Clay 1 Tablespoon Baking soda 1 tsp Lavender Powder 3 drops Lavender Essential …

Digestive Health with Herbalist Amanda Furbee

  In the craft cocktail world, cocktail bitters are all the rage.  What most folks don’t realize is that bitters are also excellent for a healthy digestive track. Bitters are one of the 5 basic tastes. In our current culture bitters, as a taste profile on our pallet, have almost …

Tea of the Month: Stomach Soother

  Ease and soothe your tummy troubles Stomach Soother Tea Blend 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 oatstraw and ginger to provide you some ease, tenderness, and assistance to …

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 …

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