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

One of my absolute favorite herbs, this flavorful berry has been a lifesaver for me personally, as it excellent for the adrenal glands and the stress response, helping to increase resiliency and stabilizing energy levels. As an herbal “adaptogen,” schisandra berry is in a category dominated mostly by the roots of plants, such as ginseng, […]

When looking at herbal approaches to stress relief, the adrenal glands and the nervous system are the primary systems to support. The adrenal glands are located on top of the kidneys and produce some hormones, including the “fight or flight” hormones epinephrine (adrenaline) and norepinephrine (noradrenaline), and the stress hormone cortisol. The adrenal glands become […]

Red Clover Herb & Blossoms

This common field plant, Trifolium pratense, is a member…
August 7, 2022/by Katya


Marshmallow – a plant that grows well in wet, marshy areas…
March 5, 2022/by Katya

Schisandra berry

One of my absolute favorite herbs, this flavorful berry has been…
February 7, 2022/by Katya

Red Root

It's interesting how in herbal medicine we sometimes refer to…
January 12, 2022/by Katya

Homemade Gift Ideas – for the Holidays and Beyond

Homemade gifts are a thoughtful way to share natural products…
December 8, 2021/by Katya

Herbal Approaches to Stress Relief

When looking at herbal approaches to stress relief, the adrenal…
April 13, 2021/by Katya

Our Favorite Spring Green Herbs Here in the PNW

When wandering through the parks and gardens around Kirkland…
March 8, 2021/by Katya


Cardamom – this herb is possibly a familiar flavor, due to…
December 12, 2020/by Katya


Cinnamon is a very familiar spice/herb to most people.  Often,…
December 9, 2020/by Katya

Astragalus root

Astragalus root

A medicinal plant whose use comes to us from…
October 29, 2020/by Katya

Support for the Kidneys and Urinary Tract

The Kidneys - We have two of these important organs, sitting…
September 6, 2020/by Katya

Herb-Infused Oil Recipe

An effective way to prepare herbs for topical use is to infuse…
June 30, 2020/by Katya

Recipe: Allergy Ease Spring Tonic

It's that time of year, when the flowers are opening all…
April 9, 2020/by Katya

Sweet Medicine: Herbal Glycerite Extracts

Liquid extracts, often called "tinctures," are a convenient…
April 7, 2020/by Katya

Herbs for Our Pets Health

Abby the Shop Dog at Herban Wellness

Many of you know my…
March 6, 2020/by Katya

The Intersection of Sustainability and Herbal Medicine at Herban Wellness

Sustainable. Sustainability. These words have become synonymous…
October 9, 2019/by Katya

Tree Medicine: The Power of Trees for Energy, Strengthening, Clearing, & Respiratory Health

Looking up at Ponderosa Pine and Douglas Fir trees.

I'm sure…
May 8, 2019/by Katya

Why I Love Herbs and Herbal Medicine

You want to know what I love and find unique about herbs and…
March 3, 2019/by Katya