We grow many culinary and medicinal herbs. Our selection varies seasonally. Here’s some information about some of our herbs.
ASHWAGANDHA ROOT: The “ginseng” of Ayurvedic medicine, the traditional medicine of India and is considered an “adaptogen,” a term used to describe herbs that improve physical energy and athletic ability, increase immunity to colds and infections and increase sexual capacity and fertility.
CALENDULA: antiviral and anti-inflammatory—good for dermatitis and acne.
CATNIP: a nervine; it helps with sleep, relaxation, and stress reduction.
COMFREY: stimulates cell growth & skin repair while depressing inflammation
HOLY BASIL/TULSI: considered an “adaptogen” that regulates circulatory system and lowers cortisol production from stress; it is rich in antioxidants, which help the body fight free radicals that are responsible for causing various chronic degenerative diseases.
LAVENDER: soothes insect bites, burns, headaches, aids in sleep and relaxation.
LEMON BALM: a nervine, a nervous system tonic, a mood elevator, and good for the liver; antibacterial; calming, reduces anxiety, helps sleep.
LEMON VERBENA: Good for digestive disorders including indigestion, gas, colic, diarrhea, and constipation; good for agitation, joint pain, trouble sleeping (insomnia), asthma, colds, fever, hemorrhoids, varicose veins, skin conditions, and chills.
MUGWORT: cultivates vivid dream life, helps with fatigue & is often used for protection
NETTLE: a tonic for the urinary tract, kidney, gastrointestinal tract, skin, and vascular system; nutritive.
PEPPERMINT: treats upset stomach, IBS, and bloating; enhances memory and alertness.
PURPLE RUFFLES BASIL: Spicey and sweet
ROSEMARY: improves memory.
SAGE: a tonic for the respiratory tract, gastro-intestinal tract; antibiotic, anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal; helps throat infections, dental abscesses, infected gums, and mouth ulcers; the phenolic acids in sage are particularly potent against Staphylococcus aureus.
SPEARMINT: helps to relieve headaches, nervous strain, fatigue, stress, and respiratory problems (asthma, bronchitis, and catarrh).
Herbal Tea Blends
Lemon Balm & Lavender
Lemon Balm & Nettle
Lemon Balm & Rosemary
Lemon Verbena, Calendula, & Lavender
Sage & Calendula – The Cold Tamer: for soar throat and respiratory ailments
Spearmint & Lavender
Spearmint & Nettle