Posted by|14 November 2014
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.
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.
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 soothing common stress symptoms. Enjoy the herbs in tea decoctions and infusions, take them as capsules or tinctures, and relax in warm baths enhanced by their calming scents.
Formerly known as Herbs for Longevity & Well-Being, this exciting guide outlines the rejuvenating and healing properties of dozens of specific herbs. There are herbs to support heart function, aid your mind and memory, strengthen and soothe your nervous system, activate your metabolism, support your bones and joints, and improve your ability to handle stress. You’ll learn how to choose the right herbs for your needs and how to prepare and use them safely and effectively, improving your vitality and wellbeing, whatever your age!
Visit our website to see all of our favorite books on Herbal Medicine.
Posted by|07 November 2014
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.
Posted by|24 October 2014
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 use of heat, and helps to add moisture into the air in addition to the aroma-therapeutic benefits of essential oils.
Find more information on this wonderful diffuser on our website HERE.
Visit our Essential Oils page for endless diffusing options…
Posted by|10 October 2014
The great folks at Urban Moonshine have added a new formula to their line of Herbal 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!!
Posted by|03 October 2014
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…
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 senses. It is uplifting and energetic!
Contains: organic Holy Basil Rama leaf, organic Dao Ren tea, organic Peppermint leaf, organic Lemongrass, organic Hibiscus flowers, and organic Ginger root.
Posted by|26 September 2014
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.
Posted by|19 September 2014
This almost colorless essential oil is steam distilled from the wood of the sacred Palo Santo tree. It has a tenacious, sweetly woody, citrus aroma with a sharp resinous back note that is both complex and uplifting.
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. This uniquely aromatic oil is quickly gaining popularity in the aromatherapy and perfumery worlds. This grounding oil is prized for its spiritual applications, and adds a lovely rounding note to essential oil blends.
The Palo Santo essential oil offered by Mountain Rose Herbs is distilled from sustainably cultivated wood that comes from a 50 acre farm in Ecuador with both naturally occurring and replanted Palo Santo. They have replanted over 5000 Palo Santo trees on the land so far to ensure adequate supply for the future.
Learn more about the amazing oil HERE!
Posted by|05 September 2014
From the lovely folks at Herbal Revolution, we bring you…
This spicy tonic is based on a traditional cider vinegar recipe that holds deep roots in the herbal community for providing digestive and respiratory support. Every rendition of this classic recipe is a little different, just as every bottle of handcrafted Fire Tonic no. 9 will have a unique flavor. This infused vinegar can be taken straight by the spoonful, added to your favorite veggie juice, or blended into a delicious homemade dressing.
Herbal Revolution’s unique recipe infuses organic apple cider vinegar from the oldest organic apple orchard in Maine with organically homegrown vegetables and herbs. To this spicy blend they add just the right amount of raw Maine honey.
Visit our Bitters, Elixirs, & Syrups page to see our full line of tasty herbal concoctions!
Posted by|22 August 2014
We are super excited about the newest addition to our Fair Trade Certified products!
We have been working closely with our supplier over the past few years to make certification of our unrefined organic Coconut Oil happen. This is the same wonderful Coconut Oil that we’ve always offered, but now it’s both Certified Organic and Fair Trade Certified. This pure, healthy oil is perfect for cooking or as an ingredient in luxurious skin care products!
Visit our website HERE to learn more about this beautiful oil.
Visit our website HERE to learn more about our Fair Trade program.
A few Coconut Oil recipes for inspiration…
Posted by|08 August 2014
This little jar of cradle cap salve is one of the newest formulas from our friends at Wild Carrot Herbals. It contains wild pansy (violet leaf) for its saponins and mucilaginous properties, combined with the calming and soothing properties of calendula and chamomile flowers. Violet is also the color for the crown chakra, making this salve the perfect combination for your little one’s scalp.
Wild Carrot has adopted the American Pika as the face of their Baby Carrot line. They are donating a portion of the proceeds from their entire line of Baby Carrot products to help conserve and maintain the natural habitat of this smallest member of the rabbit family.
Posted by|28 July 2014
White Sage has been used for centuries as incense and in smudge pots for ceremonial use. This flowering perennial is native to the Southwest United States. Its tall woody stems and tiny white flowers love dry, arid slopes with lots of sun, and flourish in the rocky heights of the southwestern canyons.
These smaller bundles are the perfect size for home use and smaller ceremonies. They are approximately 4 inches long and 1 1/2 inches thick at the burning end. They are bundled with the stems together, providing a handle for easy use, and come in a 4 pack.
We’re so excited to offer these convenient bundles!
Posted by|18 July 2014
Our organic Cracked Black Pepper is a little larger in size than the organic Black Pepper Ground that we offer, and measures roughly to a 30-40 US mesh size. This makes it the perfect size for rubs and salad dressings.
Peppercorns are the fruit of Piper nigrum, an evergreen climbing vine. Black, white, and green peppercorns all come from the same plant, but they are harvested at different times and handled in different ways. To make black pepper, the clusters are plucked shortly before they ripen and are left in piles to ferment. After a few days, the berries are spread out on a mat and left to dry in the sun for two or three more days where they shrivel and blacken. This process takes quite a lot of care and precision to produce one of the world’s most treasured spices.
Visit our website to see our full line of whole and ground peppercorns!