We are excited to share that our handcrafted Organic Skin Creams have a beautiful new look. Don't worry though, none of these classic formulas have changed! Each jar is still made with organic oils that are now Certified Organic by Oregon Tilth. These luscious creams have been a Mountain Rose Herbs favorite for decades. Our talented staff in the herb kitchen have been handcrafting these creams in small batches to create the freshest cream available, all completely free of synthetics, chemicals, and preservatives, but filled with pure botanical goodness. Your skin will feel the difference! Rich and nourishing, these were formulated as facial creams, but why stop there! They also make a wonderful body lotion and moisturizer for dry spots. The scented options will lightly perfume your skin while the the beneficial properties of […]
Certified Organic & Fair Trade Turmeric Root Curcuma longa The newest addition to our extensive line of organic herbs and spices is cut and sift Turmeric Root that is both certified organic and fair trade certified. These little pieces of turmeric goodness are roughly 1/8 – 1/4 inch in size, and have a vibrant orange brown color with a characteristic turmeric aroma. They are perfect for tea blends, tincturing, or using in your favorite culinary creations. Turmeric has been used for thousands of years in India and southeast Asia for its medicinal, culinary, and cosmetic virtues. It has been admired as a natural dye due to the quality of its vibrant yellow-orange colored rhizome and has been an herb used in magical and religious ceremonies. Further, the active constituent curcumin, has been […]
Organic Pink Pepper Essential Oil Schinus molle Distilled from pink pepper fruits, this lovely oil has a sweet and spicy yet fruity aroma, with a dry balsamic peppery back note. Pink pepper is botanically unrelated to black pepper, but is used in many of the same ways as both a spice and essential oil. The essential oil has a sweeter note to it than the more traditional black pepper essential oil, and can be used interchangeably in most aromatherapy and perfumery blends. In aromatherapy, pepper essential oils are used for a variety of digestive and circulatory issues. There are two species of Schinus that are found on the market. Both are often referred to as Pink Pepper. Schinus molle, also known as Peruvian pepper, is mostly used […]
Fresh, spicy, and floral – yet grounding – this aroma blend is just lovely with pleasingly complex layers. You can make up a batch in no time and spritz around the house or office for a little aromatic bliss. Of course, you can also play around with the formula to create a scent that's just right for you. Rosy Ginger Mist Room Spray Ingredients 3oz bottle of organic Rose Hydrosol with mister 14 drops organic Fresh Ginger essentail oil (NEW in the shop!) 12 drops Cedarwood Virginia essentail oil 8 drops Frankincense essentail oil 8 drops organic Geranium essentail oil Directions Remove mister top from the 3oz rose hydrosol bottle, add essential oils, and replace mister. Shake before use and spray as needed. Variations – If the Rose Hydrosol is too rosy smelling for you, replace the organic […]
Moringa Leaf Moringa oleifera Moringa is a tree that has been used for thousands of years in India for everything from food, to building materials, to medicine. This 'wonder tree' truly is wondrous in that each part of the tree is useful. The roots, stems, leaves, seed pods, resin, and flowers are considered to be healing herbs in Ayurvedic (traditional Indian healing system) and Unani (traditional Middle Eastern healing system) folk medicine. In modern times, the leaves and seed pods are utilized extensively due to their nutrient content. The generic name is derived from the Tamil (language spoken in southern India and northeast Sri Lanka) word 'murungai' meaning twisted pod, and 'oleifera' is Latin meaning 'oil-bearing' due to the seeds high oil content. There are several terms for […]
We are excited to offer these two new Certified Organic Hydrosols! Organic Helichrysum Hydrosol This divine hydrosol smells much like a diluted version of its essential oil counterpart. It has a dry-green floral aroma with earthy tea-like back notes, which some consider to be an acquired odor. If you enjoy the aroma of Helichrysum essential oil, you will appreciate this lovely hydrosol. The similarity to the essential oil make this hydrosol a cost effective alternative for incorporating the healing power of this little flower into skin care formulations and perfume blends. Organic Neroli (Orange Blossom) Hydrosol This delightful hydrosol has an uplifting, bitter-sweet, citrusy, floral aroma that is quite complex. It is a very mild version of its essential oil counterpart, making it a beautiful addition to formulations. It has a gender neutral […]
Organic Job's Tears Coix lacryma-jobi Job’s Tears is a tall grain-bearing tropical plant of the Poaceae (grass family) native to Southeast Asia. It has been naturalized in the southern United States and the New World tropics. In its native environment, it is grown in higher areas where rice and corn do not grow well. Job’s Tears is harvested as a cereal crop, has a soft shell, and is used medicinally in parts of Asia. Job’s Tears is used alongside other herbs in Traditional Chinese Medicine to invigorate the spleen function and to support healthy urinary function. In both the Eastern Band of indigenous Cherokee and the Cherokee Nation in Oklahoma, the beads of Job’s Tears are called “corn beads” or “Cherokee corn beads” and have been used […]
Introducing our new Holy Basil Chai! This spicy, caffeine-free herbal chai has a robust floral note. Much of the diverse character is derived from one of our favorite herbs – holy basil! An important Ayurvedic herb also known as tulsi, holy basil brings sweet floral flavor to this blend. In addition to the traditional warming chai herbs, we've added long peppers and fennel seed to impart a distinctive flavor that is surprising and delightfully good. Sip a cup of this delicious herbal chai when you want to warm up and chill out! Contains: organic Holy Basil Rama, organic Cinnamon chips, organic Ginger root, organic Cardamom pods and seeds, organic Cloves, organic Fennel seeds, organic Vanilla beans, and organic Long Pepper. Visit our Chai & Mate page to see all of our flavorful options.
Sustainably Grown Palo Santo Smudge Sticks! These aromatic sticks are roughly 3 1/2" long and come packaged in a 6 pack. Palo Santo, literally meaning “holy wood” in Spanish, is a tree that is widely distributed throughout Central and South America. Palo Santo is used in South America in much the same way as White Ceremonial Sage is used in North America – to combat negative energy and to cleanse the space. Palo Santo is often burned by Amazonian shamans in sacred plant spirit ceremonies. Rising smoke from a lit stick is believed to enter the energy field of ritual participants to clear misfortune, negative thoughts, and to chase away evil spirits. This use in ritual dates back to the Inca era. The Palo Santo offered by Mountain Rose Herbs comes […]
These are the cat's meow! We have two brand new herbal treats for your furry purring friends. Both are made from certified organic catnip buds grown and hand-harvested in Washington State. Safe, natural, and healthy toys for your favorite feline! Catnip Buds with Refillable Muslin Bag These organically grown catnip buds are cut straight from the plant and dried on the stem. Each 1/2oz bag comes with a 3×4 inch refillable muslin bag to keep your favorite feline happy. Catnip Toys These catnip filled muslin bags are the perfect stocking stuffer for your feisty kitty. Each 2×3 inch bag is stamped with playful cat and mouse images! So cute!
These classic texts from the herbal community’s beloved Rosemary Gladstar are hot off the press. This collection of new 2014 editions have a wealth of herbal knowledge and how-to information with updated looks. Herbs for Common Ailments Previously sold under the title Herbs for the Home Medicine Chest, this informative guide profiles more than 50 herbs that are safe and effective for treating common ailments and injuries. Discover recipes for salves, teas, tinctures, and more, along with instructions for making an herbal first aid kit. Herbs for Stress & Anxiety This new edition was previously titled Herbs for Reducing Stress & Anxiety. Throughout this text, Rosemary Gladstar shows you simple herbal remedies that strengthen and build a healthy nervous system. She profiles 21 herbs proven to be effective at […]
Our Winter Care Extract is now available! This harmonious blend of organic Echinacea root and organic Goldenseal root is a traditional combination of health supportive herbs and the perfect ally for winter. This blend can be taken when needed to help you feel your best and delight in the joys of the season. Find out more HERE. Visit our Combination Herbal Extract page to see all of our supportive blends.