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Milk Thistle Seed & The New Year Detox

With the start of a new year, and a new decade at that, many folks may be starting new or focusing back on healthy habits. During the holidays, and frankly throughout our lives, it is completely normal and healthy to enjoy the emotional nourishment of comfort foods and focusing on …

Make Your Own: Immune Boosting Thai Coconut Soup

Our Immune Boosting Soup Blend is perfect for the cold season, and anytime to help ward off infections and viruses! Dropped into a pot of soup for a powerful immune boosting kick, our blend is another way to build up the immune system this season. Our Immune Boosting Soup Blend …

Altar Building for the New Year

Welcome in 2020, a year to become more fully aligned with our true selves. Take the time to be in ceremony with yourself this year. A great way to do that is to build an altar space in your home. Altars provide a space for connection to spirit. Altars can …

Tincture of the Month: Liver Love Glycerite

“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 …

Welcoming in the New Year with Herbalist Amanda Furbee

Here we are again with a brand new year calling us in! 2020 in Chinese astrology is the year of the Metal Rat.  The Rat is also the first of 12 in the Chinese zodiac and represents renewal, a fresh start and delivers new experiences. The element of Metal is …

Tea of the Month: Squeaky Cleaner

“Clear your squeaks away to a brighter day.” The Squeaky Cleaner has been specially designed to target deep internal cleaning of the liver. In turn, this cleaning is reflected with clearer and brighter skin! Enjoy this delicious cleansing tea with caramel and maple undertones, to asset you on your way …

Herb of the Month: Peppermint

The holidays are upon us, and with them, eyes full of glittering lights and stomachs full of delicious meals and sweets shared with loved ones. During this time, it can be helpful to call on our plant allies to aid our digestive system and keep us uplifted. One such herb …

Children’s Herbal Remedies: Dosages

While we may know how to treat ourselves with herbal medicines, a dropperful of tincture twice daily or a cup of herbal infusion with every meal, how do we figure the dosage or even the type of administration for our tiny ones? Here are some simple recipes and guidelines from …

Make Your Own: Botanical Bartending

Everywhere we turn we see herbal blends emerging in craft cocktails across major cities all over the world. These age-old remedies are putting a new spin on the craft cocktail market.  So what are these fancy cocktails? More often than not, I see traditional herbal remedies and elixirs being used …

Simple Ceremony Bath Recipe

Simple Ceremony Bath  Make space for ceremony during these dark times. Settle into sacred space by taking time for self care and plant communications. One great way to initiate conversations with the plants is through a divine bath. Soak amongst your favorite plant allies and commune. Allow the water to …

Tincture of the Month: Here and Now

Take it down a notch. Here and Now blend is balanced and uplifting to relieve the symptoms associated with stress and anxiety. Calming nervines like Passionflower and Skullcap are combined with heart-opening Albizia to offer you relief that isn’t overly sedating. Kava is a renowned herb from the South Pacific …

Giving Back with Herbalist Amanda Furbee

‘Tis the Season to be Jolly! All of us here at The Herb Shoppe 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 …

Tea Blend of the Month: Orb of Night

Add a Little Sunshine to Your Day! High in delicious vitamin C, our Orb of Night blend will tantalize your taste buds and bring a burst of direction to your day. Crafted to bring balance to your Moon constitution when it feels a little too elusive and unproductive. A cup …

Herb of the Month: Fennel Seed

November has come, and with it, ever darkening days, and more time spent within the home, either in the home of our bodies, as we nurture our inner worlds, or our physical homes, where we are likely to dedicate more time to craft, cooking, and general coziness. This time of …

DIY Herbal Jello

Botanica wigglus, family Gelatanaceae… HERBAL JELLO! Sometimes parents have trouble getting their kids to take well-intended herbal medicines. Welcome to 21st century herbalism, where the post-modern world meets old-world apothecary! Herbalist James Green accidentally discovered this herbal administration method in an Oregon Grape vegetable gelatin encapsulation project gone wrong. However, …

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 …

Going Inward Tea Blend Recipe

Fall is in full swing and winter is beginning to settle in to the PNW. It’s a time to dive into the inner workings of our consciousness. A time for creativity, crafting, homemaking, and settling. We move a little slower this time of year, which gives us more time to …

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 …

Herb of the Month: Marshmallow Root

As we begin to settle into autumn, and the veil begins to thin, one may find themselves going inward. Going deeper. Down to the root. We’ve spent our summer months in an outward expression. The body of our being all colorful flowers and broad leaves. The time has come to …

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