Herbal Information Sheet: Eleuthero

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ELEUTHERO (Eleutherococcus senticosus)                                                                                           2/6/18 Excerpted from: Adaptogens in Medical Herbalism By Donald R. Yance   “Eleuthero is the most well-known, well-researched, and well-suited adaptogen in the world. Often referred to as the ‘king’ adaptogen, there are more published scientific studies on Eleuthero than on any other herb. It blends well with other herbs, […]

Herbal Survival Guide: Winter

Felicia Broeker

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A small collection of recipes, articles, and products to make this winter an easier experience on us all.

 

Maria’s Fall Product Spotlight

Felicia Broeker

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A small collection of products that our Production Manager, Maria Roderick and our employees hold as their must have during the changing of the seasons. Focus Liquid Extract Combo Useful for students getting back in the swing of things at school. This formula is supportive for maintaining excellence in school and work environments. The herbs in […]

Maria’s Summer Showcase

Felicia Broeker

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Here's a collection of herbs, products, and articles that our Production Manager, Maria Roderick and our employees hold as their must have summer items.   Making Tea From Freshly Cut Herbs by Maria Roderick Nothing beats a glass of cold tea during a St. Louis Summer, learn how from the best! Catnip Summer Spray Keep […]

The Other Uses of St. John’s Wort

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by Cheryl Hoard   An ornament of meadows, St. John’s Wort, Hypericum perforatum, is a beautiful, yellow-blooming shrub which doesn’t demand much for its survival. It makes itself available even for those living at an altitude of 10,000 feet where many other plants refuse to live. Often found growing comfortably in woods basking in speckled […]

Essential Oil Profile: Grapefruit

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By Amelia E. Stone, RN   Common Name: Grapefruit Latin Binomial: Citrus paradisi Family: Rutaceae Production Method: Cold Pressed Countries of Origin: USA Typical Constituents: [+]-Limonene (84.8-95.4%), b-Myrcene (1.4-3.6%), α-Pinene (0.2-1.6%), Sabinene (0.4-1.0%), Nootkatone (0.1-0.8%)  NON-VOLATILE COMPOUNDS: Bergapten (0.012-0.19%), Epoxy-bergamottin (0.1126%), Bergamottin (<0.11%) Description of Oil: pale yellow to clear, fresh, sweet, citrus odor Description […]