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 …

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 …

Muscle Maximizer Pumpkin Pancakes Recipe

Muscle Maximizer Pancakes! Build muscle and enhance endurance! Looking to increase your stamina and endurance without jittery side effects? Working to build muscle? Try this Oatmeal Pumpkin Pancake recipe with The Herb Shoppe’s Muscle Maximizer Powder. This powder includes ashwagandha powder, maca powder, vanilla bean powder (sucrose, vanilla bean), & …

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 …

Herb of the Month: Hawthorne

While the midday sun clings to summer’s warmth, the sweater I reach for in the early morning chill speaks to a change in the seasons, and we begin to wade into autumn’s waters. As the days shorten and the Earth turns, we, too, continue our rotation on our energetic axes, …

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