Our botanical spices and herbs are the highest quality and obtained with the least processing from small, organic (and certified organic) farms. We hand sort for quality in our warehouse in Chicago. We support family farms in the USA by using American sources whenever possible or by buying from organic agriculture, small farmers in 9 other countries. Our products are the best, fair traded, as natural as it gets, pure, organic, earth-, animal-, and people-friendly products! DISCLAIMER: Do not eat or drink tea from any plant you have not fully studied and identified properly. Please consult with your local alternative herbal care specialist before using herbs you are not familiar with.
Anise Star, Star Anise Pods, Organic, Illicium verum A warm-sweet seasoning that imparts a licorice-like flavor to desserts, liquors and meats All-Natural, Non-GMO & Shade Dried Select Grade (minimum 75% whole stars), Non-Irradiated
Apamarga or Prickly Chaff - hand harvested and shade dried. The Sanskrit word apamarga literally means that which keeps away the dhosas.The plant has been mentioned in several ancient manuscripts of Ayurveda as useful against parasites and miscrobes, and as a digestive
Arjun holds a reputed position in Ayurveda. According to Ayurveda it is a tonic, useful in controlling excessive perspiration. It has also been known to help eliminate free radicals, which damage proteins in our bodies..
Arnica Montana, is used sometimes to relieve swelling pains when used as a poultice. may be infused in alcohol or oil and used to make skin care products, including facial washes, soap, salves, lotions and hair and scalp conditioners. Sometimes this herb is used in combination with other herbs with similar skin-loving qualities.
Ashoka Bark, Saracaka Indica, Cooling herb, high in nutrients and minerals. The Ashoka tree has many health benefits and has long been used in traditional Indian medicine as a key ingredient in various therapies. Because of it's array of minerals Ashoka has been know to replenish your body with natural nutrients like iron and potassium.
Ashwagandha root, organic, Withania somnifera , is popular as an adaptogen and aid for people who are stressed and overworked.Ashwaganda is a highly revered medicinal herb used in Ayurveda for millennia and praised as a longevity and vitality tonic. It is often referred to as 'Indian ginseng' due to its similarity to ginseng in its action.
Ashwagandha is popular as an adaptogen and aid for people who are stressed and overworked.
Astragalus, A. membranaceus Historically, has been used usually in combination with other herbs, to support and enhance the immune system. Astragalus root has been used in China for centuries, where it is still commonly used to prepare restorative teas and tonics. The root of the Astragalus plant is typically used in soups, teas.
Baheda, (Terminalia Belerica) is a powerhouse of Ayurveda. Tripahala has Baheda as one of its components. It is astringent, tonic. Ayurveda uses it for coughs and sore throats. Also a tonic for premature graying of hair. It is also used in oxalic acid and preparation of ink. premature graying of hair. It is high in vitamin A and linoleic acids.