Make Your Own: Sipping Vinegar

Drinking Vinegars are not only delicious, but an excellent way of getting herbs into your diet. Like alcohol and water, vinegars are also a perfect way to extract herbs. Apple Cider Vinegar can be beneficial in many ways to the body, whether its used internally or externally, as an aid …

Tincture of the Month: Calm Bowels

A simple blend to soothe symptoms associated with indigestion. Distress in the bowels is never fun. Use our Calm Bowels tincture to help soothe some of the symptoms associated with indigestion. Astringent herbs are paired with calming herbs to help with spasms and leaky bowels. Simple support for uncomfortable situations. …

Connecting to Your Higher Self with Herbalist Amanda Furbee

Stuck with a hard question? Not sure what direction to go next? Pondering your future? Sometimes these answers can be hard to find in the immediate context to our day-to-day lives. Lucky for us, we always have our higher selves to help with resolving the difficult questions in life.  What …

Tea Blend 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 combat …

Make Your Own: Dream Elixir

Fly through the sky to our outer galaxies, swim in the depths of the ocean with ancient and unknown sea creatures, or go back in time to walk with the prehistoric dinosaurs. In our dreams, we can live many thoughts and perceptions. We can work through things that feel too …

Tincture of the Month: Ursa Major Elixir

Invite your intuition to guide you to empowerment. Let Mama Bear soothe your throat and free your voice! A few tablespoons of Ursa Major, a tasty herbal syrup blend, will soothe a sore throat, loosen chest congestion, and boost your immune system. The blend stars Osha Root, a soothing, antibacterial, …

Exploring Dreams with Herbalist Amanda Furbee

There are many questions that revolve around dreams. Why do we dream? What do our dreams mean? Why are they so detailed, vivid or wild? What does Lucid Dreaming mean? The list can go on ’til the end of time. Maybe that’s why we find dreams so interesting. We know …

Tea Blend of the Month: Luminary

Let Moon Mama spark your intuitive side. This 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: Natural Deodorant

Let’s talk about body odor! It’s a stinky subject, but one that we all have our concerns with. Everyone’s body pH is different and can react with scents differently, but ultimately we are off-gassing what we eat. It can be beneficial to pay attention to what goes into the body …

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’s Shoppe’s Liver Love is a simple liver-protective formula that supports liver function and your body’s innate detox processes. This formula …

Boundaries with Herbalist Amanda Furbee

Boundaries! They are everywhere in our communities, in our work, in our culture. They are passed on to us from our parents and grandparents, friends and partners, to list a few. Boundaries can stop us in our tracks, or create growth in our lives. What about your own personal boundaries? …

Make Your Own: Herbal Infused Honey

One of the signs of summer is the buzz-buzz of the bees!  Diligently, they make their sweet nectar that we know as honey. They work long hard days to collect pollen and bring it back to their queen. This gift to us from the bees is medicinal in many ways, …

Glycerite of the Month: Children’s Wind Down

Winding down from a day full of play.  A day of play and excitement can create an endless supply of energy for kids. Our Children’s Wind Down Glycerite is formulated with kid-friendly herbs to help bring calm to that excess supply of fiery energy. Catnip, although activating for cats, is …

Saving the Bees with Herbalist Amanda Furbee

You ask what’s all the buzz about these bees?  Bees are one of the largest groups of pollinators that we have in this world. One of their major jobs is in helping many plants and trees to reproduce. From the collection of pollen, bees make delicious, nutritious and medicinal honeys …

Tea Blend of the Month: Hibiscus Delight

Summer in a Cup Relish in the cooling sweetness of this uplifting Hibiscus and Citrus blend. Delicious brewed hot or cold, enjoy Hibiscus Delight all summer long. Instructions: Brew by the cup: 1-3 teaspoons per cup. Enjoy hot or cold. Ingredients: Hibiscus, Elderberry, Orange Peel, Lemongrass, Cinnamon. THS recommends that you consult …

Make Your Own: Pet Paw Balm

Our four-legged fur babies need lots of love all the time. They are often our best buddies. Just as we do, they have all kinds of health concerns, internal and external. When it comes to working with plants and pets together, it is always best to consult an expert. There …

Tincture Blend of the Month: Soul Shine

Rise Above Exhaustion and Burnout Feeling run-down and burnt-out? This restorative blend is formulated to help recharge the nervous system and recalibrate the body’s stress response. Soul Shine Tincture stars the legendary adaptogens ashwagandha, eleuthero, and rhodiola. These herbs, like others in their class, are traditionally used for ailments associated …

Ethical Harvesting with Herbalist Amanda Furbee

Ethical Harvesting Everywhere we look all the plants and trees are budding and fruiting with the abundance of summer. It is still amazing to me that the Pacific Northwest has so much to offer as far as food and medicine goes. This makes many new and old herbalist and product …

Make your Own: Beard and Hair Wax

Beards and facial hair are the hottest trends with folks these days. Here in the Pacific Northwest fancy beard clubs are being formed all over to see who has the wildest facial hair in the west. If you are looking for your next style check out the top 10 most …

Tincture of the Month: Male Nourishment

For better self care and longevity Nourish and tonify the body with the Male Nourishment tincture to support men’s vitality and prostate health. In traditional remedies, Nettle Root and Saw Palmetto have been a strong ally for supporting men’s health. Turmeric is an incredible support to Nettle Leaf in decreasing …

Herbs and Astrology with Herbalist Amanda Furbee

  June’s Post – Herbs and Astrology Throughout the ages, plants have been associated with Astrology, medicine, magic and food. In Astrology, each plant is linked up to a planet. The more we learn about the placement of each of our planets, the more we can understand how a plant …

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