Author: Raven

Fall Soups for your Instant Pot!

I purchased an instant pot about 3 years ago on advice of a co-worker.  While just having an instant pot did not make me an amazing chef like her, at…
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Yerba Mate: The best health booster you never heard of!

Being from Brazil, I grew up around Yerba Mate.  It is one of the most popular natural drinks in my home country.  However, it wasn't until I move to the…
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Curry Leaf – An Indian Cooking Gem!

The curry tree (Murraya koenigii) or curry leaf tree is a tropical to sub-tropical tree in the family Rutaceae (the rue family, which includes rue, citrus, and satinwood), and is…
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We love you, Feldspars!

What is a Feldspar, and why do we love them? “Feldspar” is the name of a large group of rock-forming silicate minerals that make up over 50% of Earth’s crust.…
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Osha Root, Bear Root, What Root?

You have probably heard of Osha Root - and depending on where you live, you may know it by different names: osha root, Porter's lovage, Porter's licorice-root, lovage, wild lovage,…
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Five Things you didn’t know about Hibiscus

What is Hibiscus? Hibiscus is a genus of flowering plants in the mallow family, Malvaceae. The genus is quite large, comprising several hundred species that are native to warm temperate,…
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All the Hype About Senna Leaf …

Considering the climate today, with everyone looking for a natural way to beat COVID-19, we have surely seen our share of claims being made by different people and websites about…
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Product Showcase: Calcites & More!

If you missed our live product showcase, you can watch it here and we have conveniently put together links to all products we featured! Please let us know if you…
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Precautions we are Taking for COVID-19

During this difficult time we are taking steps to keep our customers and staff safe.  ALL CUSTOMERS MUST WEAR A MASK TO COME IN THE SHOP!  You can place orders…
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Staying Calm during this stressful time!

If we didn't have a crisis, we would all probably have toilet paper.  So my question is, does toilet paper and purell keep you saife or is that just panic? …
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