Botanical Library

Herbs and botanicals have been staples in the natural apothecary and the kitchen for thousands of years. Our botanical library is a collection of botanical art and information that can be used to understand these amazing plants that we use in many of our herbal blends.

Licorice Root

Licorice Root

Licorice Root sweet, earthy, pungent camphor notes with a smooth mouthfeelOrigin: Uzbekistan Used as a pairing herb in Traditional Chinese Medicine, licorice root, or Gan cao 甘草, is considered to be neutral in nature and is used in almost two-thirds of classical...

Hibiscus

Hibiscus

Hibiscus juicy, tart, crimson colored infusionOrigin: Burkina Faso, West Africa Historically, hibiscus has been brewed as both a hot and cold beverage, and the plant holds symbolic value in many cultures, including Malaysia, Hawaii, and in Hindu worship. Hibiscus is...

Rooibos

Rooibos

Rooibos Naturally sweet and refreshing pure African rooibos with a deep red, nectar-like infusionOrigin: Cederberg Mountains, South Africa Rooibos, or Aspalathus linearis, prized for its attractive red infusion color is a caffeine-free alternative to black and green...

Kapoor Tulsi

Kapoor Tulsi

Kapoor Tulsi floral and spicy aromatic complexity, refreshing and calming adaptogenic functionOrigin: New England Region, United States Tulsi, or Holy Basil, is one of the cornerstone adaptogens of Ayurvedic herbology. Tulsi is renowned for its calming effect, known...

Chamomile

Chamomile

Chamomile Golden liquoring infusion with a fragrance reminiscent of honey and fruit blossomsOrigin: Croatia Chamomile tea is widely documented in herbal traditions and has been regarded as a tranquilizer and sleep-inducer. Chamomile blossoms have a lovely, sweet...

Artemisia

Artemisia

Artemisia aromas of spring meadows, elegant green teas and a unique herbal sweetnessOrigin: New England Region, United States Artemisia is an herb that has had many names over thousands of years of use, including Qinghai 青蒿, sweet wormwood and Artemisia annua....

Red Shiso

Red Shiso

Red Shiso warming, bright, red wine-like qualityOrigin: New England Region, United States Shiso, also known as Japanese mint, wild sesame or Perilla, is a primary culinary herb of Asia. Scientists have studied shiso tea’s ability to restore health with its high...

Green Shiso

Green Shiso

Green Shiso Notes of ume wine, wild oregano and tarragonOrigin: New England Region, United States Shiso, also known as Japanese mint, wild sesame or Perilla, is a key culinary herb of Asia. Scientists have studied shiso tea’s ability to restore health with its high...

Schisandra Berry

Schisandra Berry

Schisandra Berry Refreshingly tart and fruity with a uniquely quenching balance of five flavors: sweet, sour, salty, bitter, pungent.Origin: Jilin Provence, China Schisandra is native to Siberia and North Asia where it is collected in the wild.  It only grows...

Recipes & Articles

The Wild Maqui and Murta Harvest in Chilean Patagonia

We source two main components of many blends from the Chilean Patagonia territory: Murta and Maqui Berries. We work with collectors, who in turn work with regional landowners to pinpoint where these fruits are growing.

Blackberry Shiso Sangria

Blackberry Shiso Sangria Blackberries Blood orange Honey or agave Pomegranate juice Brandy Blackberry Shiso Iced Tea Malbec Red Wine Prepare Makes about 1 Liter. Serve in punch or cocktail glasses. 1 pint Blackberries 1 Blood orange 26g honey or agave 95 mL...

Dandelion Health Benefits: a Prolific Powerhouse

Dandelion: Health Benefits A Prolific PowerhousePopping up in the most inhospitable crevices and overtaking unattended lawns Dandelion is a powerhouse of nutrients, with each part from the root to the flower having a potential health benefit.   Dandelion: a...

Herb Lab Spring & Summer 2020

New summer blends for enjoyment and purpose. Cardamom Lime. Bergamot Sarsaparilla and more…