Tag Archives: Herbal Remedies

A Forest Grown Future for Pennsylvania’s Precious Ginseng

In Pennsylvania’s lush, green Appalachian foothills, our North American ginseng thrives. It’s here in these undulating woodlands that Randy has tended our certified organic and forest grown ginseng for more than 30 years.   “There are very few people who are cultivating the plant in its wild habitat,” said Jennifer, Mountain Rose Herbs’ Chief Operations Officer. “It’s a labor of love that takes

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The Enchanting Hellebore

Latin Name Pronunciation: hel-eh-bor’us These evergreen plants bring an architectural quality to the shady garden. Most bloom in early winter in mild climates and in late winter or very early spring where the ground freezes hard. Resistant to both deer and voles, they are long-lived and provide exquisite blooms at a time when flowers are a scarce delight. Light/Watering Hellebores are at their

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Best Herbs for Women – Traditional Medicinals – Herbal Wellness Teas

  In May we honor mothers, the best herbs for women and share the handicrafts of women working to make a difference in their rural communities. Womanhood means something different for every woman, but one thing is universal: as daughters, mothers, spouses, friends and coworkers, our default mantra is often “give, give, give.” At times, this outward flow of energy

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Spring Greens and Spring Awakening

Spring has arrived in our mountain forest. The emergence from the long cold nights of winter gives way to spring and the eternal reminder of rebirth and renewal. Dandelion flowers are everywhere, basking in the warming of the earth, opening to the sun. I’ve been gathering the young leaves for cooking and adding to smoothies. The grosbeaks have returned and

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Herb Fairies: A Magical Tale of Plants & Their Remedies

Herb Fairies is a children’s herbal learning system that engages kids through stories and encourages them to learn more by providing exciting hands-on activities. Download our Herb Fairies cookbook as our gift to you. Source: Herb Fairies: A Magical Tale of Plants & Their Remedies Herb Fairies will only be open till this coming Tuesday, April 30, but might close

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The Business of Herbalism

Botanical medicine, the art, and science of collecting, preparing, and utilizing plants for healing, is one of the oldest healing methods in human history. The World Health Organization estimates that 80 percent of the world’s population presently uses herbal medicine for some aspect of primary healthcare. There is a wide range, however, in what is marketed as herbal medicine. The

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