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.
Our new AromaMist Ultrasonic Diffuser is a must have for the home or office! Create a tranquil, fragrant environment in any room with this simple to use ultrasonic diffuser. The AromaMist diffuser uses half a cup of tap or bottled water and a few drops of your favorite essential oil to create a continuous fragrant mist for up to three hours. This nearly silent unit has a built-in shut off for when the water level gets low. This pearl white diffuser also has an optional light setting that glows in blue, pink, or a revolving rainbow of colors. Ultrasonic diffusion creates a fine mist by using ultrasonic vibrations to dispense essential oils into the air using water as a carrier. This mist is created without the […]
The great folks at Urban Moonshine have added a new formula to their line of Herbal Bitters… CHAMOMILE BITTERS This super tasty formula has a higher ginger content than the original formula and is made without essential oils. It is available in three different sizes: 1/2 oz. personal glass spray bottle for your on-the-go bitters. 2 oz. glass dropper bottle for office or home use. 8.4 oz. glass refill bottle for economical filling of your smaller size. Each batch is made with botanical herbal bitter goodness: organic Dandelion root and leaf, organic Chamomile, organic Burdock root, organic Yellow Dock root, and organic Ginger root. Contains alcohol. Find out more about the full line of Urban Moonshine Herbal Bitters on our website HERE!!
We looked to all of the wonderful employees here at Mountain Rose Herbs to help us name our newest tea blend. With over 130 submissions, the perfect name was actually submitted by two different people! Great minds think alike… Tulsi Delight Tea! Congratulations to Halsey in Customer Service and Peggy our Purchasing Manager for coming up with a great name for our favorite new tea. This delightful blend is lightly caffeinated and filled with Ayurvedic inspiration. The Ayurvedic name for Holy Basil is Tulsi, meaning The Incomparable One. It is considered a hot herb with pungent bitter tastes. This infusion combines these flavors with cooling mint and hibiscus. The lightly astringent taste from the Dao Ren green tea and pungent ginger flavors combine wonderfully to touch all of your […]
One of our favorite spice grinders is now available in a new mini size! Standing about 4 3/4″ tall, these grinders have a smaller diameter than their original counterparts, which makes them a little more comfortable for petite hands to utilize. You can enjoy fresh ground spices, salt, peppercorns, flax seeds, herbs, blends, gomasio, and more with one easy twist of these stylish glass vase shaped spice grinders. Each grinder comes equipped with an easy to clean adjustable ceramic grinding mechanism and is designed with the grinder on top to keep your counters clean. These grinders are now available in both the original and mini sizes in black or red. Find them on our website HERE!!