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Learn more about our products and why we use the herbs we do. Here you will find recipes, research on different herbs, how to make your own tinctures, and creams.

Ginger Benefits and Uses

Ginger Benefits and Uses

Are you looking for something to take those aches and pains away? Ginger is part of the Zingiberaceae family. Most commonly you will find Chinese ginger or common ginger in your grocery store, you can definitely find wild ginger grown right here in Minnesota. Time to...

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Valerian Root Uses and Benefits

Valerian Root Uses and Benefits

Valerian root is in the Caprifoliaeae (Honeysuckle) family. There are many species of valerian, most medicinal, commonly used as an herbal sleep aid. Roots is the most commonly used but the leaves may also be used for medicine, though they are less potent than the...

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Comfrey Medicinal Uses and Benefits

Comfrey Medicinal Uses and Benefits

Looking for medicinal herbs to aid in wound and pain care? Comfrey can easily be grown in your home garden. This herb grows like a weed in many areas. It is known as a knit bone, boneset and slippery root. Comfrey is a great first aid herb to have on hand. ...

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Mullein Benefits Uses Scrophulariacea Family

Mullein Benefits Uses Scrophulariacea Family

Mullein is part of the Scrophulariacea family. It is commonly known as a great mullein or common mullein. Mullein grows in meadow, by roadsides, on waste ground, especially on gravel, sand or chalky soil. This plants prefers disturbed ground.  Mullein is used for...

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Milk Thistle Benefits , Uses and How To Harvest

Milk Thistle Benefits , Uses and How To Harvest

Milk thistle is an annual or biennial plant and grows from 2-6 feet tall. The shiny green leaves are oblong o lance like and can be with oblong with distinctive white marbling. Hairless with spiny margins and white veins. Its important to get to know the plant you are...

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Plantain Weed Benefits and Uses

Plantain Weed Benefits and Uses

Plantain weed benefits and uses. There is this ‘weed’,  as you’d call it, grows right in your yard. This ‘weed’ is a powerful plant. Plantain is the name. There are serval types of edible plantain weed belonging to the same family as broadleaf plantain (most...

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