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Herbs used in our products

Many different herbs can be used for various purposes, including healing, nutrition, body care, and relaxation. Some of the most popular herbs for these purposes include chamomile, lavender, peppermint, and Echinacea. Chamomile is often used to help with anxiety and insomnia, while lavender can help to promote relaxation and ease stress. Peppermint is known for its digestive benefits, and Echinacea is often used to help boost the immune system. Other herbs commonly used for healing and nutrition include ginger, turmeric, and garlic. In body care, herbs like aloe vera and tea tree oil can help soothe and heal the skin. Overall, many different herbs can promote health and well-being in various ways.

As with any herbal remedy, it’s essential to exercise caution when trying a tea for the first time. Start with a small amount to ensure you do not have adverse reactions or allergies to the plant(s). Pregnant or breastfeeding women should consult a healthcare professional before using herbal tea for medicinal purposes. If you have underlying medical conditions or are taking medications, seek advice from a healthcare provider before incorporating herbal tea into your routine.

This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These descriptions are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. For educational purposes only.

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Blue Mallow Flower (Malva sylvestris)

Blue Mallow Flower is a flowering plant with blue to purple petals. Like calendula, blue mallow flowers are often used for both culinary and medicinal purposes, including making herbal teas. The blue mallow flower contains a mucus-like substance that can protect and sooth.

Chamomile Flower (Chamomilla recutita)

bitter, pungent and sweet

Chamomile is a popular flowering herb that has been used for centuries for its various health benefits. The flower is a mild relaxant that supports balanced mood; hence a cup of tea made with chamomile is a time-honored herb used to promote sleep. Chamomile tea is generally considered safe for most people when consumed in moderation. However, if you have allergies to plants in the Asteraceae family (Such as ragweed, marigolds, or daisies), you may be sensitive to chamomile and should exercise caution. Additionally, pregnant or breastfeeding women should consult with a healthcare professional before using chamomile tea for medicinal purposes.

Persons with allergies to other members of the Asteraceae family should exercise caution with chamomile.

Comfrey (Symphytum officinale)

bitter and sweet

Comfrey is one of the most famed healing plants. Both fresh and dried roots or leaves are used. It is sometimes referred to as “knitbone” because of it traditional use in promoting the healing of bones and wounds. Avoid excessive consumption of comfrey.

Caution should be exercised when using comfrey. Pregnant, breastfeeding and individuals with liver conditions should avoid comfrey. Only use comfrey preparations for short-term.

Elder (Sambucus canadensis)

flower--sweet, berry--sour

The Elder is one our most widely useful plants. It has been used for various purposes, including for culinary, medicinal, and ornamental purposes. Both flowers and berries can be used but the leaves, roots and bark should not be used internally.

It’s important to note that while elderberries and elderflowers have numerous potential benefits, there are also safety concerns. Raw elderberries contain substances that can cause nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea if not properly prepared. Cooking or processing elderberries eliminated these toxins.

Lemon Balm (Melissa officinalis)

slightly bitter and sour

Lemon Balm has been traditionally used to soothe the nerves and to reduce everyday stress. It acts as a very mild sedative, is anti-spasmodic and traditionally used in teas to promote restful sleep. In addition, it provides a bright, pleasant lemon flavor and aroma.

Marshmallow (Althea officinalis)

sweet and salty

Both the roots and leaves are used from the Marshmallow plant. Due to its high mucilage content, marshmallow is a soothing healing plant.

Best to take prescription medicine and hour before or several hours after drinking marshmallow tea, because it may slow absorption of the drugs by the digestive system.

Calendula Flower (Calendula officinalis)


Calendula Flower is a bright and cheerful flowering plant that is often used for its medicinal and culinary properties. It is commonly used topically to speed tissue healing after injuries, burns and bruises. While calendula tea is generally considered safe, some people may be allergic to it, so it’s essential to start a small amount if you’ve never consumed it before. Additionally, pregnant and breastfeeding women should consult with a healthcare professional before using calendula tea for medicinal purposes.

Avoid in an herbal tea blend if pregnant or breastfeeding.

Chickweed(Stellaria media)

sweet and salty

Chickweed is a common and versatile herb that has been used for various purposes, including culinary, medicinal, and cosmetic applications. Chickweed is a small, low-growing plant with delicate leaves and tiny white flowers. It is great in salads and due to its mucilage constituent, it can provide relief for various skin irritations.

Safe for general consumption

Dandelion Root and Leaf (Taraxacum officinale)

bitter and sweet

Dandelion is a common flowering plant known for its distinctive yellow flowers and fluffy seed head. The root of a plant that many see as a pesky yard weed is a celebrated liver cleanser in the world of herbal medicine. Dandelion root has been traditionally used to support the liver, which in turn can support the skin. The leaves are a powerful diuretic and a lovely addition to a salad during the springtime. However, if you have allergies to plants in the Asteraceae family (Such as ragweed, marigolds, or daisies), you may be sensitive to chamomile and should exercise caution. Additionally, pregnant or breastfeeding women should consult with a healthcare professional before using for medicinal purposes.

Do no use in cases of heartburn

Lavender Flower (Lavandula angustifolio)


Lavender flower is a favorite for its sweet, relaxing, floral aroma. Dried flowers are used in body care recipes and teas. Lavender has been traditionally used to support balanced mood, as well as to help soothe occasional stress and support sleep.

Licorice Root (Glycyrrhiza glabra)

very sweet

Licorice root is a flavorful, sweet herb that has been used for thousands of years and is still one of the most widely used herbs in all herbal systems. Licorice has been used traditionally to support the skin and the liver. It also is thought by herbalists to help soothe indigestion and the throat.

One of the key components of licorice root, glycyrrhizin, can lead to an increase in blood pressure and lower potassium levels when consumed in excessive amounts over an extended period. This is known as licorice-induced hypertension.

Mullein (Verbascum thapsus)

leaf--sweet and salty; flower--astringent and sweet; root--astringent, sweet and bitter

A common wildflower native to Europe and Asia, mullein has a long history of use in herbal medicine as a soothing herb. It is well-known for its distinctive tall flower spike covered in yellow flowers and it broad fuzzy leaves. Known as natures ‘toilet paper”. Herbalists have traditionally used mullein to support the immune and respiratory systems.

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