Sage Advice Herbs
Sage Advice Herbs

Organic Herbs & Spices

Alfalfa, cut and sifted (Medicago sativa)

Can improve the assimulation of essential nutrients by the organs. A tonic herb. Constituents: beta-carotene and vitamins C, E, and K.  $1.05/oz

Alfalfa, powdered (Medicago sativa)

Can improve the assimulation of essential nutrients by the organs. A tonic herb. Constituents: beta-carotene and vitamins C, E, and K.  $1.35/oz

Asralagus root, sliced (Astragalus membranaceous)

Astralagus is widely used in Traditional Chinese Medicine. It is thought to support the immune system and to support the heart in healthy subjects. $1.75/oz

Astralagus root, powdered (Astralagus membranaceous)

Astralagus is widely used in Traditional Chinese Medicine. It is thought to support the immune system and to support the heart in healthy subjects. $2.25/oz

Calendula flowers, whole (Calendula officinalis)

Traditionally used to support healthy skin, a common ingredient for herbal oils, salves and lip balms. Most commonly used externally for bruises, burns, sores and skin ulcers. Makes a wonderful hair rinse. $1.65/oz

Chamomile, German (Chamaemelum nobile)

As a wash, chamomile is suitable for sensitive skin and is beneficial for those with acne, eczema, boils, superficial abrasions, inflammations, rashes and minor cuts. Taken internally chamomile is sedating, and works to relax the long smooth muscles of the body. 

1 oz of freshly dried organic chamomile flowers. $2.60/oz

Coriander seeds, whole (Coriandrum sativum)

References to coriander can be found in Sanskrit writings as far back as 5000 B.C.E., and the seeds were found in Egyptian tombs as far back as the 21st Dynasty. Most commonly incorporated into food dishes. $.90/oz

Coriander seed, powdered (Coriandrum sativum)

References to coriander can be found in Sanskrit writings as far back as 5000 B.C.E., and the seeds were found in Egyptian tombs as far back as the 21st Dynasty. Most commonly incorporated into food dishes. $1.25/oz

Cramp Bark, cut and sifted (Viburnum oplus)

Most widely used as a uterine anti-spasmodic, cramp bark can also be used externally in a compress to relieve aching muscles and strains. Nervine relaxants like scullcap, lavender and cramp bark can help soften one's physical reactions to stress, and may also reduce elevated blood pressure. Long tradition of use for treating "women's issues" $4.10/oz

Damiana leaves (Tunera diffusa)

Damiana leaves were traditionally used by Central American and Mexican cultures for its calming effects, power to focus sexual energies, and as a ritual incense. Commonly used in herbal smoking blends. Can be beneficial in cases of impotence that originate from mental reasons, rather than pysical ones. Mexican folklore include damiana liqueur in the original margarita. A common ingredient in 19th century patent medicines. If using damiana internally, it's best to do so under the care of a praticing herbalist. Should be avoided during pregnancy and while nursing. We are unable to ship damiana to Kentucky at this time. $2.75/oz

Garlic, minced (Allium sativum)

This deliciously pungent bulb may be used liberally in food as a powder, granule or chopped. For convenience it may also be taken as a capsule. $1.75/oz

Garlic, powdered (Allium sativum)

This deliciously pungent bulb may be used liberally in food as a powder, granule or chopped. Supports heart health. For convenience it may also be taken as a capsule. $2.25/oz

Ginko Leaf (Ginko biloba)

Traditionally, ginko leaves have been used to stimulate blood circulation and as a tonic for the brain, improving memory, combating lethargy and senility. It can also help to alleviate tinnitus, or ringing in the ears, $1.85/oz

Hops Flowers (Humulus lupulus), whole

The "hop" is the green cone around the female flower of the hop plant. The whole flower was traditionally used to aid sleep, and in dream formulations. It is a component of the Peaceful Sleep tincture. Not recommended for those with chronic depression. $4/oz

Lemongrass cut and sifted (Cymbopogon citratum)

With its lemony scent and hint of rose aroma, lemongrass is an essential ingredient in Thai and Indonesian cooking. Universally used within tea blends for its flavor and aroma. Dreid herb should be soaked in water for 3 hours prior to incorporating into food dishes. $1.10/oz

Orange Peel, cut and sifted (Citrus sinensis)

Orange peel is a great addition to stir-fry, and can be used to make jellies and sauces as well. The light flavor of orange is also used to sweeten teas. Constituents: Vitamin C, Vitamin B1, Choline, Folic Acid, over 60 flavonoids, d-limonene, alpha-carotene, beta-carotene, aldehydes, numerous minerals. $1.35/oz

Orange Peel, powdered (Citrus sinensis)

Orange peel is a great addition to stir-fry, and can be used to make jellies and sauces as well. The light flavor of orange is also used to sweeten teas. Constituents: Vitamin C, Vitamin B1, Choline, Folic Acid, over 60 flavonoids, d-limonene, alpha-carotene, beta-carotene, aldehydes, numerous minerals. $1.60/oz

Osha Root (Ligusticum porteri)

Native Americans observed the bears eating this bitter root, and learned a secret Bear Medicine! Traditionally used to break up chest or sinus infection. Limited supply and at risk (use consciously)  $6/oz

Rosehips, crushed (Rosa spp.)

Constituents: Vitamins A, C, D, E, flavonoids, lycopene, iron.
Rosehips have a long tradition of use in herbal medicine. Gives a tart flavor to tes, jellies and soups. The various constituents in rose hips have antioxident and ant-inflammatory actions. $1.70/oz

Soap Nuts, whole (Sapindus mukorossi)

They have recently become a popular environmentally friendly alternative to chemical detergent, and are a gentle option for those with allergies to chemicals in regular detergents. Soap nuts contain saponin, a natural detergent. The soap nut shell absorbs water and releases the saponins which circulate as a natural surfactant in the wash water, freeing dirt, grime, and oils from clothing. Soap nuts can be used for anything that you would normally use detergent for-washing the car, windows, etc. Some people have used them as a base for shampoos and hand lotions, and as an all purpose cleaner for around the home. They can be used as an anti-microbial for septic systems. Jewelers in India and Indonesia have used them to remove tarnish from jewelry and other precious metals for many centuries. $.99/oz

White Willow Bark, cut and sifted (Salix alba)

Willow is an analgesic, due to its high levels of pain-relieving salicin. Traditionally heralded as effective for easing arthritis and rheumatism pain. Today, it is often used for the aches and pains of colds and flus.  $1.50/oz

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