Working With Water With Herbalist Amanda Furbee

As I grow with my connection to the Elements my understanding broadens and my consciousness shifts. I continually am amazed at the different ways that learning and listening, watching and observing nature is one of the biggest ways that we learn to reconnect to ourselves, our communities and what is …

Tea Blend of the Month: Better Than Coffee

All natural energy, none of the jitters Better Than Coffee is an herbal coffee substitute reminiscent of our favorite morning beverage but caffeine (and caffeine-crash) free. Power packed herbs like Ashwagandha and Maca are paired with roasted Chicory and Dandelion root to provide all natural energy with the flavor profile …

Radical Cacao with Nicole Worthington

Hi Friends! Happy February and happy unofficial month of chocolate! For those of you who don’t know me, my name is Nicole and I teach culinary classes, create culinary blends for the shop, and have my own a plant based food and beverage company here in Portland, Radical Foods. I …

Herb of the Month: Rose Petals

In this month, dedicated to our intimate loves, lovers, and friends, our herb is Rose. Roses are red….or yellow, pink, white, or black. The layered silky smooth petals radiate a scent that is known for opening our hearts and bringing intimacy into our senses. Rose petals, or Rosa canina, are …

Make Your Own: Massage Candle

Creating candles is a simple and fun way to bring light and scents into your space. Many of the candles on the market are polluted with unnatural scents and harmful gassing agents that can pollute our airways without us even knowing. Another benefit of making your own candles is you …

Rose and Cacao Bean Infused Lotion Bar Recipe

Lotion bars are easy to whip up and fantastic for chilly winters, when our skin feels drier and could use some loving. A general recipe would be equal parts oil, cocoa or shea butter and beeswax. This recipe creates a slightly softer bar that melts right into your skin. Infused …

Cordial of the Month: Blue Flame

A Toast to Love and Passion! Succulent berries, smoky Cacao, sweet Vanilla, and other aphrodisiac herbs are combined in this enchanting red wine cordial. Sip to kindle your libido, enhance sexual vitality, and celebrate love and sensuality. We start the Blue Flame Cordial with the Moon’s energy, infusing herbs and berries into red wine, which is then sweetened with raw local honey.The result is a delicious elixir intended to boost …

Working With Wind with Herbalist Amanda Furbee

As I grow with my connection to the Elements my understanding broadens and my consciousness shifts. I continually am amazed at the different ways that learning and listening, watching and observing nature is one of the biggest ways that we learn to reconnect to ourselves, our communities and what is …

Tea Blend of the Month: Ignite!

Spark your Libido & Celebrate Passion! Deepen your connection to your sexual being with this aromatic tea. This blend of nervines, adaptogens and sensual aphrodisiacs was crafted to ignite passion, enhance sexual sensation, and nurture your emotional presence in the moment. Love your body and embrace your desires! This blend …

Make your Own: Kombucha – Mood Enhancing

We bring back Kombucha at the first of the year to chat about the benefits of good gut health. Many of you may be working on your New Years Resolutions, they may include, Detoxing and better body perception or a more ground emotional outlook. Lucky for you, we are here …

Herb of the Month: Cinnamon

The herb for January is Cinnamon! This tasty spice is native to Indonesia, China, and Sri Lanka. The two common types of cinnamon used for herbal medicine are ceylon and cassia. Cassia cinnamon, or Cinnamomum cassia in it’s latin name, comes from the bark of the tree found in Indonesia and …

Chaga Gingerbread Cookie Recipe

  Chaga Gingerbread Cookies These moist and soft cookies will melt in your mouth. Made with Gluten Free flour and coconut sugar these cookies are sure to please. Filled with deliciously warming plants like ginger, clove and cinnamon. For an extra kick these chocolate dipped fantasies are spiked with our …

Tincture Blend of the Month: Nutritive Beginnings

  Everyday nutrients for whole body health. This nutrient dense tincture blend is packed with vitamins and minerals to support our entire body’s everyday functions. Overall health starts with nourishing our bodies well. Nutritive Beginnings tea blend brings together the high vitamin and mineral contents of Nettle Leaf and Alfalfa …

Welcoming in the New Year with Herbalist Amanda Furbee

  Here we are with a brand new year calling us in! 2019 in Chinese astrology is the year of the Earth Pig. It is asking us to enjoy life and the successes we have worked so hard for. The Pig is begging us to indulge a bit more than …

Tea Blend of the Month: Nutritive Beginnings

Everyday nutrients for whole body health. This nutrient dense tea is packed with vitamins and minerals that support everyday vitality. Overall health starts with nourishing the body, and Nutritive Beginnings Tea brings together our most nutritious herbs. Vitamin and mineral-rich Nettle Leaf and Alfalfa are paired with calcium and vitamin …

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 …

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