Tea, Food and Community

Tea, Food and Community

Bulk Organic Herbs

HERB MENU 


Come visit us in our Herbal Apothecary for a short herbal consultation or ask a Passiflora Goddess to provide you with assistance in choosing from our vast selection of herbs. Our herbs are provided in bulk and can be special ordered if not in stock. Many of our herbs are organic and support sustainable agriculture. 


Alfalfa Leaf: mineral and vitamin rich tonic herb. 
Ashwaganda Root (as well as Ashwaganda Root Powder): reduces anxiety and attention deficit promotes focus: mildly stimulates thyroid function. 
Astragalus Root: traditional Chinese herb used to treat chronic health conditions, chronic inflammation; anti-viral and anti-tumor activity. 
Borage Leaf/Flower: traditionally used to relieve anxiety and stress. 
Brahmi: creates calm focus, heals skin. 
Burdock Root: useful for chronic skin conditions such as eczema and psoriasis. Supports lymphatic circulation and movement. 
Calendula: wound healing, antiseptic, supports lymphatic movement. 
California Poppy: nervine relaxant. 
Catnip Leaf: relaxing, mild sedative, antispasmodic, and reduces fever in children by promoting perspiration with-out raising internal heat.
Chaga Mushroom: immune boosting, and stress-relieving. Good for digestion and full of antioxidants.
Chamomile Flower: antispasmodic, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, nervine specific for restlessness, colic, teeth-ing, and irritability.
Chicory Root: Caffeine replacement without the jitters; liver cleanser. 
Chrysanthemum (When available): benefits eyes that are red and dry: mildly lowers blood pressure. 
Cinnamon Chips: warming carminative spice that aids digestion as a gastrointestinal tonic. Useful during the chilliness of a cold of flu as a warming herb.  
Comfrey Leaf/Root: used externally as a poultice or infused oil to speed healing of wounds, burns, rashes, cuts, inflammatory skin disorders. 
Cramp Bark: antispasmodic nervine traditionally used to ease premenstrual cramping, gastrointestinal and skeletal muscle spasms. 
Damiana: traditional aphrodisiac; great tasting. 
Dandelion Leaf/Root: leaf is used as a diuretic, a bitter to stimulate digestion, and id also used to treat high blood pressure and cholesterol. The root is used as a mild liver tonic. 
Echinacea Root/Herb: antiviral reduces strep infections, heals snake bits (seek allopathic treatment also) 
Elecampane Root: anti-inflammatory expectorant used to treat irritable unproductive cough 
Elder Berry and Flowers: traditional remedy for colds and flu; has anti-viral properties 
Eleuthero Root: helps body to adapt to stressful situations and exhaustion by strengthening adrenals and resistance to disease. 
Fennel Seed: useful antispasmodic for treating colic, indigestion and coughs. Combines wells with cumin and coriander. 
Fenugreek: reduces blood sugar in insulin resistance in type II diabetes; bulk laxative; treats gastric ulcer with pain. 
Ginger Root/Powder: warming and antispasmodic herb to help stimulate circulation, ease digestive complains, and nausea. Powder can be used as culinary seasoning as well. 
Gingko Leaf: used to bring circulation to the extremities, in-creases blood flow to the brain and limbs, antioxidant, de-creases platelet aggression. 
Gotu Kola: creates calm focus, heals skin. 
Hawthorn Berry/Leaf/Flower: slow-acting, nourishing circulatory and cardiac tonic. (Leaf and flower together is best for the heart) 
Hibiscus Flower: cooling, sweetening herb high in vitamin C and bioflavonoid. 
Honeysuckle Flowers: used for influenza and colds; commonly combined with Forsythia, part of Yin Qiao 
Hops Strobile: antispasmodic, sedative nervine used to anxiety, insomnia, and indigestion. 
Horsetail Stems: traditionally used as an astringent diuretic for inflammatory urinary tract problems; contain high con-tent of silica. 
Hyssop Leaf/ Buds: antiviral expectorant used to treat respiratory infections, sore throat.  
Kava Kava Root: muscular skeletal relaxant. Excellent to soothe menstrual cramps (along with ginger and cramp bark). 
Lavender Flowers: calming nervine helps with stress, insomnia, headaches, and anxiety. 
Lemon Balm Leaf: nervine, mild sedative, antiviral, carminative used for digestive complaints. 
Lemongrass: pleasant-tasting culinary herb. 
Lemon Verbena: Pleasant and light lemon flavor. All lemon flavored herbs reduce anger. 
Licorice Root: antibacterial, antiviral, soothing expectorant for inflamed throat, lungs, and gastrointestinal tract also used to treat adrenal fatigue and inflammatory conditions. 
Linden Flower: relaxing remedy for nervous tension, palpitations, and hypertension. 
Marshmallow Root: nutritive, mucilaginous, antispasmodic, and anti-inflammatory; soothes irritated gastrointestinal, urinary and respiratory tracts. 
Milk Thistle Seed: antioxidant, liver protection and regeneration. 
Motherwort Leaf/Bud: bitter, nervine, female tonic sued to treat premenstrual discomforts, delayed Menstruation, nervous palpitations, and tension 
Mugwort: creates pleasant dreams; stimulates menstruation gently in amenorrhea 
Mullein Leaf: demulcent and expectorant properties useful for treating respiratory conditions such as bronchitis, asthma, hay fever 
Nettle Leaf: nutritive herb rich in minerals; used as a urinary tract tonic, and to treat hay fever and chronic conditions 
Oats and Oatstraw: nutritive to the nervous system for treating exhaustion and stress 
Orange Peel: culinary uses and helpful in treating colds 
Oregon Grape Root: strongly antimicrobial. Can be substituted for goldenseal 
Parsley Leaf: culinary herb 
Passionflower: antispasmodic, anti-inflammatory, sedative, calming nervine used to treat stress, sleep disturbances, and anxiety 
Pau D’arco Bark: used as an antifungal and anti parasitic remedy; also used for lymphatic congestion and as an anti-inflammatory for rheumatism 
Peppermint Leaf: antispasmodic, carminative, cooling properties beneficial to treat digestive and repertory distress

Plantain Leaf: anti-inflammatory, beneficial to upper respiratory tract; topical treatment for cuts.
Raspberry Leaf: mild astringent, uterine tonic, preparatory parturient herb 
Red Clover Blossoms: with its sweet, moist qualities, heals dry spasmodic coughs
Rose Petalssoothes the heart. Aphrodisiac, calming, uplifting, cooling properties.  
Rosehips: high in vitamin C and bioflavonoid 
Rosemary Leaf: culinary herb, also used as a circulatory stimulant and carminative 
Sage Leaf/Buds: pungent, aromatic, culinary herb with medicinal properties; used to treat bacterial infections, hot flashes, night sweats, sore throats. 
Schisandra Berries: Calms the heart and quiets the spirit. Offers all 5 tastes of the Chinese elements.
Shatavari Root: Female reproductive tonic. Soothing to digestive tract 
Skullcap Leaf/Bud: nervous system tonic used to treat nervous exhaustion. 
Slippery Elm Bark: nutritive, anti-inflammatory, mucilaginous herb used to soothe gastrointestinal and respiratory tracts. 
Spearmint Leaf: pleasant tasting herb used to treat gastritis. 
St. John’s Wort Flowering Tops: mild antidepressant, anti-anxiety agent, antiviral; used also to treat nerve pain and sciatica. 
Tulsi Holy Basil: adaptogenic; calm-ing, regulates cortisol levels. 
Turmeric (rhizome) Powder: pungent, aromatic culinary herb with anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties to treat arthritis; also lowers blood pressure. 
Uva-ursi Leaf: astringent, antiseptic herb specifically indicated to treat cystitis. 
Valerian Root: sedative, relaxing nervine, and carminative to help treat nervous stomach 
Vitex Berries: reduces menopausal symptoms. 
Wild Cherry Bark: astringent and sedative actions to tone the respiratory and digesting tracts, used traditionally for treating nervous cough, bronchitis, diarrhea. 
Wild Yam Root: antispasmodic and anti-inflammatory herb specific for abdominal, uterine, ovarian, and hepatic pain.  
Yarrow Leaf/Flower: bitter tonic, astringent, styptic, diaphoretic useful for colds and flu; also has anti-inflammatory


We are currently unable to acquire the following herbs from our regular supplier: 
-Ashwagandha
-Brahmi
-Chrysanthemum
-Kava Kava
-Motherwort
-Plantain