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  • 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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  • Turmeric root – A medicinal and culinary plant that comes to us from Southeast Asia, its Latin name is Curcuma longa and it is a member of the Zingiberaceae family, […]

    Turmeric root

    Turmeric root – A medicinal and culinary plant that comes to us from Southeast Asia, its Latin name is Curcuma longa and it is a member of the Zingiberaceae family, […]

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  • The dried bark of the Wild Cherry tree (Prunus serotina) is used medicinally, and is best known for its ability to sedate the cough reflex.  Found in herbal cough syrups […]

    Cherry bark (Wild Cherry bark)

    The dried bark of the Wild Cherry tree (Prunus serotina) is used medicinally, and is best known for its ability to sedate the cough reflex.  Found in herbal cough syrups […]

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  • This herb is probably one of the most familiar to people based on its name alone, but it is also one of the most misunderstood.  It’s fame is due to […]

    St. John’s wort

    This herb is probably one of the most familiar to people based on its name alone, but it is also one of the most misunderstood.  It’s fame is due to […]

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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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  • A general pain-relieving and antispasmodic blend of herbs, this tea is designed to help relieve mild inflammation and cramping or spasm of muscles and/or nerves.  Headaches have complex origins and […]

    Head Ease Tea

    A general pain-relieving and antispasmodic blend of herbs, this tea is designed to help relieve mild inflammation and cramping or spasm of muscles and/or nerves.  Headaches have complex origins and […]

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  • A classic and familiar herb in many culinary and medicinal traditions, ginger is a good example of the confluence of medicine and food.  The benefits of ginger have long been […]

    Ginger root

    A classic and familiar herb in many culinary and medicinal traditions, ginger is a good example of the confluence of medicine and food.  The benefits of ginger have long been […]

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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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  • Pu-erh (pronounced poo-air) is a uniquely fermented tea, made using an old, broad-leafed variety of the tea plant (Camellia sinensis), withered and then pan-fried to remove excess moisture like the […]

    Pu-erh Tea

    Pu-erh (pronounced poo-air) is a uniquely fermented tea, made using an old, broad-leafed variety of the tea plant (Camellia sinensis), withered and then pan-fried to remove excess moisture like the […]

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