Calendula Petals Great moisturizer for dry skin and for severely chapped or split skin; soothe the area of sprained muscles or bruises and reduce the pain; anti-inflammatory action helps lessen swelling from injury; improves appearance of skin; excellent for baby’s tender tushie! Organic
Chamomile We carry only German Chamomile NOT the unregulated, substandard Egyptian Chamomile. Organic
Dandelion Root cut & sifted - acts as a mild laxative that promotes digestion, stimulates appetite, and balances the natural and beneficial bacteria in the intestines. Kidney. Liver. Antioxidants. Cancer. Diabetes. High Blood Pressure. Cholesterol. Breast Cancer.Organic
Directions for dandelion root tea/decoction: Add 2 cups of water, to 2 tsp of herb. Simmer for 15 minutes. Shut off the heat. Allow the mixture to settle in the pan. Stain and pour into a cup. If you make extra, store the remainder in the fridge and consume it within 24 hours. Studies at the University of Windsor show dandelion root tea effective against several drug resistant cancers, including melanoma and leukemia. Clinical trials are in phase 1 at the University of Winsor with patients showing remission with just 3 cups of dandelion tea per day.
Elderberries Whole Dried Wildcrafted Elderberry is used for the common cold, "the flu" (influenza), and H1N1 "swine" flu. It is also used for HIV/AIDS and boosting the immune system. Elderberry is also used for sinus pain, back and leg pain (sciatica), nerve pain (neuralgia), and chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS).
Hibiscus Contains naturally occurring acids which help to purify your skin by breaking down dead skin and increasing cell turnover, can even help to control acne breakouts; astringent and anti-inflammatory properties that help treat redness and inflammation from eczema and other skin conditions (not for sensitive skin); increases skin elasticity; anti-aging by firming and lifting your skin; rich in antioxidants and free radicals. Organic
Lavender Buds Topical application can soothe the body and mind, relieving anxious thoughts and balancing out mood; important health benefits of lavender include its ability to relieve stress, improve mood, promote restful sleep, reduce inflammation, lower skin irritation, prevent infections, eliminate dandruff, and soothe stomach bloating; used in healing sachets to restore emotional balance and a sense of tranquility. As a culinary element, lavender is used in salad dressings, honey, sauces, beverages, various teas, and as a flavoring spice for a number of other cultural dishes. I put a few bud in my simple syrup for making homemade teas and lemonade. Organic & Food Grade
Lemon balm is a great anti-viral with relaxing properties that are helpful for soothing frayed nerves and calming hyper children. Traditionally, it's been used to gently treat colic and upset stomach in everyone from infants to elders. Organic
Marshmallow root are used for pain and swelling (inflammation) of the mucous membranes that line the respiratory tract. They are also used for dry cough, inflammation of the lining of the stomach, diarrhea, stomach ulcers, constipation, urinary tract inflammation, and stones in the urinary tract. Organic c/s & powder available
To try this herb, simply add 2-3 tablespoons to one cup of boiling water. Once you’ve boiled the mixture for about 15 minutes on low/medium use a strainer to separate the liquid. You should be left with a substance that feels slick to the touch.
Moringa Powder Certified Organicbenefits include providing antioxidants and anti-inflammatory compounds, balancing hormones and slowing the effects of aging, improving digestive health, balancing blood sugar levels and helping fight diabetes, protecting and nourishing the skin, and helping stabilize mood and protect brain health.Moringa is used for “tired blood” (anemia); arthritis and other joint pain (rheumatism); asthma; cancer; constipation; diabetes; diarrhea; epilepsy; stomach pain; stomach and intestinal ulcers; intestinal spasms; headache; heart problems; high blood pressure; kidney stones; fluid retention; thyroid disorders. High in Vitamin A to promotes the collagen formation and enhances the firmness of our skin, so that we can fight against premature aging; Make your own oil from the Moringa to be used as natural moisturizer; keeps your face free from acne, pimples, blackheads, black spots, etc.; Clearer and brighter skin as it nourishes your skin and makes it healthy as well as glowing; widely used to make skin care products; takes care of our scalp and hair tissues by nourishing, repairing and maintaining them; and keeps the sebaceous (oil) glands on scalp unclogged; Can accelerate the growth of hair.Organic
Nettle c/s Organic nourishing, diuretic, and anti-inflammatory properties, nettle tea is a natural beautifier to skin and hair. Shown to clear acne and eczema as well as encourage thicker, shinier hair and new hair growth, especially African American hair. Heighten the effect, you can rinse your hair with the tea as well. Promote lactation; Stimulate hair growth; Help control blood sugar in patients with diabetes; Reduce bleeding connected to gingivitis; Treat disorders of the kidneys and urinary tract; Provide relief from water retention; Prevent or treat diarrhea.
Passion Flower Certified Organic c/s - The tea brewed may Help Reduce the Effects of Menopause, Including Hot Flashes & Depression; can lower blood pressure; helps reduce anxiety; addresses ADHD symptoms; helps reduce insulin levels; improves sleep; reduces inflammation.
Pau d'Arco In North American herbal medicine, pau d'arco is considered to be analgesic, antioxidant, antiparasitic, antimicrobial, antifungal, antiviral, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, and laxative, as well as to have anticancerous properties. Wildharvested/Wildcrafted
Scientists have identified two active chemicals in pau d'arco. These chemicals are called naphthoquinones: lapachol and beta-lapachone. In lab tests, these chemicals killed some bacteria, fungi, viruses, and parasites. They also have anti-inflammatory properties, and may be effective against diseases such as osteoarthritis. University of Maryland Med Center
Peppermint Leaf Organic Far from just a flavoring for candies, the therapeutic effects of fresh peppermint leaves and peppermint essential oil have been known since ancient times, and its aromatic aroma has come to symbolize hospitality in many cultures. According to GreenMedInfo:1"Dried peppermint leaves have even been found in several Egyptian pyramids carbon dating back to 1,000 BC."
Today, modern research has continued to prove what these ancient cultures already know, which is that peppermint is one of nature's most valuable herbal remedies.
Rosehip c/s Organic used together to make medicine. It contains a lot of vitamin C, so it shares many uses with vitamin C including preventing and treating colds, flu, and vitamin C deficiencies. I add to honey and tea when we have colds for a boost of vitamin C.
Rosehip Powder contain high levels of vitamin C, in addition to vitamins E, A, and D. Rosehips are used in skincare for its high level of antioxidants and anti-aging properties; can be used in natural bath tea recipes, used in the formulation of natural herbal waters, added to facial mask recipes, infused in massage oils. We add a spoonful to smoothies! Organic
Rose Buds & Petals Cleanse skin; make facial toner; soothing moisturizer; fades blemishes; oil control action; gently exfoliates skin; relives skin inflammation; sunburn soother; promotes glowing skin; prevents acne. Organic
Spearmint tea helps alleviate symptoms of nausea, indigestion, gas, headache, toothache, cramps, and sore throat; Research published in Phytotherapy Research suggests that drinking two cups of spearmint tea a day, for 5 days could reduce the level of androgens in women with hirsutism further helping you to lose weight excellent when mixed with fruit for a refreshing cold drink.
Slippery Elm promotes healthy strands and helps manage tangles. To try this herb, simply add 2-3 tablespoons to one cup of boiling water. Once you’ve boiled the mixture for about 15 minutes on low/medium use a strainer to separate the liquid. You should be left with a substance that feels slick to the touch. Organic
Slippery elm is a tree. The inner bark (not the whole bark) is used as medicine. People take slippery elm for coughs, sore throat, colic, diarrhea, constipation, hemorrhoids, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), bladder and urinary tract infections, syphilis, herpes, and for expelling tapeworms.
St John's Wort used in the treatment of anxiety, mild to moderate depression, stomach upset, insomnia, fluid retention, and hemorrhoids; also been used topically in the treatment of nerve and muscle pain, skin inflammation, skin wounds, and burns. Certified Organic
Stevia Leaf c/s Organic Make a syrup for sweetening beverages, sauces or other syrups. Add one cup of warm water to one-quarter cup of fresh, finely crushed stevia leaves. Put the mixture in an airtight container and allow it to set for 24 hours before straining the leaves from the mixture. Stevia is sweeter than sugar, but the “licorice-y” aftertaste is stronger than that of the pure white processed powder extract.
We do NOT carry Yerba Mate the Mayo Clinic says: Yerba mate isn't likely to pose a risk for healthy adults who occasionally drink it. However, some studies indicate that people who drink large amounts of yerba mate over prolonged periods may be at increased risk of some types of cancer, such as cancer of the mouth, esophagus and lungs. Smoking in combination with yerba mate seems to greatly increase the cancer risk.
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