Herbs

Known as an adaptogenic herb, schisandra berries help bring ease to the mind and body as it stabilizes the nervous system and reduces cortisol levels in the body. Nourishing yin energy it has the ability to, “quiet the spirit and calm the heart”. Connecting to...

A flowering herb that grows in cold, high-altitude regions such as Scandinavia, Siberia, Russia, and Iceland, and as far south as northern France and Germany.  Other names for it include arctic root, golden root, king's crown, and rose root. Rhodiola rosea has been used in...

Burdock root comes from burdock, a genus of weeds that are related to sunflowers and part of the daisy family.  Burdock has large heart-shaped leaves and produces purple flowers in the spring and autumn. Native to North Asia and Europe, burdock now grows widely in...

Passiflora, or Passionflower, is a plant native to North, Central, and South America. While primarily tropical, some of its 400 species can grow in colder climates. The name passion flower dates back to the seventeenth century. Spanish explorers learned about passionflower from native Peruvians. They...

(also known as Silybum marianum). Milk thistle gets its name from the milky-white liquid that runs off of the plant’s leaves when they’re crushed. The actual leaves of the plant also have a spotted white pattern that makes them look as if they’ve been dunked...

Reduces symptoms of cough. Reacts with mucous membranes, not only to reduce mucus but help loosen it so that you have the ability to have a more productive cough Reduces symptoms of colds and congestion Is a natural insecticide, known to keep bugs away Carries antibacterial properties to...

Also known as Lycium barbarum. The goji berry is native to Asia, and people in Asia have been using this brightly colored fruit for more than 2,000 years as a medicinal herb and food supplement. Goji berries are often called a superfood because they contain...

An herb that has been used for 4000 years in India to relieve stress, increase energy levels and improve concentration. A native of India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka, Ashwagandha is a very important herb in ayurveda, a traditional Indian medicine. Traditional uses of ashwagandha among...

The first legitimized documentation of herbal remedies begins with the Sumerians who lived more than 5,000 years ago and are the earliest known civilization in the historical region of southern Mesopotamia, which is modern-day southern Iraq, and is described as one of the cradles of...

Turmeric has been used in Asia for thousands of years and is a major part of Ayurveda, Siddha medicine, Unani, and traditional Chinese medicine.  turmeric is a very important herb in Indian ayurvedic medicine. A symbol of prosperity, it was considered a cleansing herb for...