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Ayurveda with Herbalist Amanda Furbee

It is key for us here at THS, to research and understand the many beautifully varying methods and modalities of plant medicine. This allows us the opportunity of opening ourselves to each Culture which has utilized herbs for purposes both alike and variant. Elemental principles of earth, water, air & …

Body Care Recipe: Make your own After Sun Soothing Spritzer!

As with all Spritzer blends, they are super fun, quick and easy to make! This natural blend will soothe your skin when you have had just a little too much fun in the sun. Make a batch and give them to all your friends.   After Sun Soothing Spritzer:   …

Herbalism and the Stars with Herbalist Amanda Furbee

Have you ever stood under a sky when there is no visible man-made light? The vibrancy of visible stars is breath taking. It appears as if the stars are so bright and so close that you can reach out and touch one. The stars are another gift of Mother Nature …

Tea Blend of the Month: Orb of Night

Orb of Night is a tea blend created to balance your Moon Constitution. When our Moon self is off-kilter, things might feel a little foggy. Clarity on projects and staying grounded and on task may become extra challenging. The array of brightly colorful flowers in this blend balance out the …

Flea Relief Spray for Dogs!

This very simple blend of essential oils is great for tackling FLEAS! You know all about those little boogers and how hard they are to get rid of once your pup has them. I suggest starting to apply this spray a few weeks before flea season hits your area. Apply …

Pets and Animal Health with Herbalist Amanda Furbee

The big dreamy eyes, perked up ears, and undeniable love we receive from our animals simply does not compare to any other. As pet owners, we want our animals to have the best quality of life, food, and care around. Whether it’s your favorite shaggy tail dog, Berkeley James (pictured above) …

Skin Healing and Scar Reducing Salve

Making a salve can be fun and rewarding. Its really so simple to make! This is my favorite recipe for creating a simple skin healing and scar reducing salve.   Choose what herbs you would like to infuse. Do your research because you may find some that are better suited …

Gender and Hormones with Herbalist Amanda Furbee

As humanity evolves and grows so do our ideas of gender. If you take a moment and observe all around the world, each culture has its own traditions and roles regarding gender. Traditions are passed down from older generations within the social system, and become the standard for what is …

Tea Blend of the Month: Soul Shine Adrenal Blend

Bring balance to body & spirit with this sunny, citrusy blend! Adaptogens balance stress response and combat fatigue, while tangy citrus and tart hibiscus add a powerful boost of vitamin C. The Soul Shine Adrenal Tea Blend contains Lemonbalm, Eleuthero, Rhodiola, Rose, Oatstraw, Rosehips, Holy Basil, Orange Peel, Ginger, Hibiscus, …

Auto-Immune Health with Herbalist Amanda Furbee

With more than 50 million Americans being diagnosed with an autoimmune condition, it is time to take a deeper look into what Auto-Immune conditions represent. Autoimmunity is defined as the body attacking its own healthy tissues. There are over 80 named illnesses that fall into the category. Some of the …

Mental Health with Herbalist Amanda Furbee

What is mental health anyway? By definition it is, “Psychological well-being and satisfactory adjustment to society and to the ordinary demands of life” –www.dictionary.com   We are accustomed to categorizing things, places, people and conditions. We organize the ideas in our brains in order to match normal societal means of …

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Tea Blend of the Month: Brain Boost

Brain Boost Tea was crafted by The Herb Shoppe in collaboration with Jon Keyes (pictured above), a leader and innovator in the fields of herbalism and mental health (http://www.hearthsidehealing.com). Gotu Kola, Ginkgo, Bacopa, and Rosemary work in harmony to support memory, focus and learning. , Lemon balm and Skullcap offer  calming and …

Drop Dosing with Herbalist Amanda Furbee

Among herbalists, homeopathy practitioners & healers you will hear the discussion about drop dosing verses a typical dosing (1-5 drops vs 1-2 dropperful(s)). What are drop dosages used for? Are they as strong as a full dosage?   In my experience, a dosage can vary depending on what and whom you …

New Beginnings with Herbalist Amanda Furbee

Welcome 2017! What are your New Years Resolutions?  Will you be trying to stay in a better work out routine, or perhaps have more concrete eating habits? How about tackling the structure of your finances and building stability? Maybe you want to practice relaxing regularly? Whatever your goals may be, …

Tea Blend of The Month: Nourishing Balancer

Our Nourishing Balancer tea blend brings balance to your body and to your cleanse. This herbal ballerina will tonify while gently refining your system. A great side kick for any detox!   Ingredients: Nettle Leaf, Dandelion Leaf, Burdock Root, White Oak Bark, Red Clover Leaf, Calendula, Rosehips, Alfalfa Leaf, Fennel Seeds, Raspberry …

Stress with Herbalist Amanda Furbee

December 2016: Stress   Over the past few months we have experienced tensions, fears and even chaos rise. Masses of people have been divided for many reasons. We see it in the news broadcast, across social media and in our very own streets. People are confused, afraid and vulnerable.  As …

Digestion With Herbalist Amanda Furbee

November 2016: Digestion   With the harvest of her abundant gardens and vibrancy of red, orange & yellow falling leaves, Fall has peaked her brilliant face all around us. This time of year is a time for winding down from the summer, and reminding ourselves to slow down, to take a few …

Tea Blend of The Month: Smooth Operator

Smooth Operator-“Listen to your Gut” Ever heard the phrase, “Listen to your Gut”? The Gut is known as the 1st brain in our body. It tells us so much about how we are functioning, our mental state of mind, energy levels and much more. Pour yourself a cup of Smooth …

Energy and Metabolism with Head Herbalist Amanda Furbee

For most of us, the struggle with energy and metabolism is a constant battle, and it’s REAL! It is often misunderstood, and for good reason–each person has a different speed at which their body metabolizes. This can be a real frustration for many!   Our bodies need energy ALL the …

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