ARTICLES & RESOURCES

Our mission at Herban Wellness is clearly rooted in being an anchor inn the community for health and wellness empowerment—and these articles and linked resources are a great place to start your journey.

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Loose Herbs at Herban Wellness

Written by guest writer and herbalist Taylor Jeffers for Herban Wellness. We are taught in grade school the basics of health – nutrition, exercise, and hygiene, but what about having health goals specific to the world we live in? Nowadays we are exposed to more toxins on a daily basis, have high-stress lifestyles, and are […]

Cinnamon

Cinnamon is a very familiar spice/herb to most people.  Often,…
December 9, 2010/by Katya

Holiday Joy Tea – December's Tea of the Month

This tea is a blend of flavors many people associate with the…
December 9, 2010/by Katya

Elecampane

This tall plant which produces yellow flowers, is a member of…
November 9, 2010/by Katya

Cardamom

Cardamom – this herb is possibly a familiar flavor, due to…
October 9, 2010/by Katya

Meadowsweet

Meadowsweet – a meadow plant that prefers moist areas, this…
October 7, 2010/by Katya

Marshmallow

Marshmallow – a plant that grows well in wet, marshy areas…
October 5, 2010/by Katya

Lemon balm

Lemon balm – a member of the mint family, this plant grows…
September 30, 2010/by Katya

Immune Power Ball Recipe – with Astragalus root

Immune Power Balls
Adapted from “Herbal Recipes for Vibrant…
September 29, 2010/by Katya

Dandelion root & leaf

Dandelion – a very common plant most people know for its sunny…
September 29, 2010/by Katya

Astragalus root

Astragalus root – A medicinal plant whose use comes to us from…
September 27, 2010/by Katya

Refreshing Mineral Tea: August Tea of the Month

 

Nettle (Urtica dioica) may well be my favorite herb,…
August 11, 2010/by Katya

Nettle

A plant that grows abundantly and well in the Pacific Northwest,…
August 11, 2010/by Katya

Why and who uses herbs?

Herbs are plants, and contain many compounds, so unlike most…
August 9, 2010/by Katya

Herbal Preparations: some helpful terminology

I often get puzzled looks when I use the word “tincture”…
July 8, 2010/by Katya

Devil’s club: the Northwest’s Adaptogen

Devil's club is a familiar sight in our local woods, and a plant…
June 11, 2010/by Katya

Stress Adaptation Tea

Stress is unavoidable at points in our lives.  The goal is to…
June 10, 2010/by Katya

Hawthorn: The Heart Tree

The beautiful hawthorn tree, with its leaves that look like mini…
May 7, 2010/by Katya

Tea of the month for April: Spring Tea

A tea designed with the fresh green growth of Spring in mind. …
April 8, 2010/by Katya