adaptogen Archive

  • Reishi mushroom – although not technically an “herb”, we use that term loosely in herbal medicine, reishi is certainly a fantastic medicinal mushroom that I use regularly to support a […]

    Reishi mushroom

    Reishi mushroom – although not technically an “herb”, we use that term loosely in herbal medicine, reishi is certainly a fantastic medicinal mushroom that I use regularly to support a […]

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  • Rhodiola rosea is a plant used for its health-giving properties.  The root is harvested from this low-growing perennial plant that grows throughout the northern hemisphere in high elevations in Asia, […]

    Rhodiola

    Rhodiola rosea is a plant used for its health-giving properties.  The root is harvested from this low-growing perennial plant that grows throughout the northern hemisphere in high elevations in Asia, […]

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  • The upper parts of this creeping, low-growing green plant in the Apiaceae (Carrot/Umbel) family are used as medicine.  The leaves are   simple, ovate, and a medium green and can be […]

    Gotu kola

    The upper parts of this creeping, low-growing green plant in the Apiaceae (Carrot/Umbel) family are used as medicine.  The leaves are   simple, ovate, and a medium green and can be […]

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  • When I say the name of this tea, I have had most people respond “I could use some of that!”  Apparently, most of us could use a bit of mental […]

    Mental Clarity Tea

    When I say the name of this tea, I have had most people respond “I could use some of that!”  Apparently, most of us could use a bit of mental […]

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  • This tea is the original Herban Wellness store blend, combining the healing properties of gunpowder green tea with two stand-out herbs from Ayurveda (an ancient Indian system of medicine) – […]

    Balanced Energy Tea

    This tea is the original Herban Wellness store blend, combining the healing properties of gunpowder green tea with two stand-out herbs from Ayurveda (an ancient Indian system of medicine) – […]

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  • Astragalus root – A medicinal plant whose use comes to us from Chinese medicine, its Latin name is Astragalus membranaceus and it is a member of the Fabaceae family, also […]

    Astragalus root

    Astragalus root – A medicinal plant whose use comes to us from Chinese medicine, its Latin name is Astragalus membranaceus and it is a member of the Fabaceae family, also […]

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  • Holy Basil (also called Tulsi) is in the same genus as our culinary basil, and is in the mint family.  This herbs grows well throughout India and Southeast Asia.  It […]

    Holy Basil

    Holy Basil (also called Tulsi) is in the same genus as our culinary basil, and is in the mint family.  This herbs grows well throughout India and Southeast Asia.  It […]

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  • Devil’s club is a familiar sight in our local woods, and a plant many hikers (or bush-whackers) know only as a nasty plant they may have grabbed once on accident.  […]

    Devil’s club: the Northwest’s Adaptogen

    Devil’s club is a familiar sight in our local woods, and a plant many hikers (or bush-whackers) know only as a nasty plant they may have grabbed once on accident.  […]

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