Natural Healing Properties of Common Herbs

Our herbal dispensary has changed. Please call (250) 763-2914 and your herbs will be prepared and arrangements for pick up will be made. What amount and in what form do you require -cut and sift as a tea or powder? We measure in ounces as many traditional formulas are built that way.

We stock the herbs listed on this page:

Any information presented here isn't presented with the purpose of diagnosing or prescribing. One may use this information, although brief, in cooperation with a physician in a mutual desire to build and maintain health. In the event that one uses this information without his/her doctor’s approval, he/she is prescribing for him/herself. This is his/her right; no responsibility is assumed on the part of the author, publisher or distributor of this work. It's not the purpose of this publication to replace the services of a physician nor guarantee medical or nutritional preparation or effectiveness thereof.

Not all herbs are suited to everyone.

All prices are listed per ounce, 1 oz min.
c/s = cut and sifted (tea) pwd and p = powder w = whole Lf and lv = leaf
R and rt = root Fl and fls=flowers Bold price = organic

Alfalfa – arthritis, ulcers, liver & pituitary function, asthma, mineral rich. Blood purifier.
Alfalfa Lf pwd 3.10 c/s 6.81
Barberry Bark – corrects liver function and promotes bile flow c/s 6.41
Barberry Root pwd 4.90 c/s 6.84
Barley Grass – high in minerals, essential amino acids, vitamins and enzymes, anti-inflammatory pwd 7.83
Beet Rt – excellent for the bowels as it stimulates through the liver pwd 3.94
Black Cohosh – asthma, high cholesterol, blood pressure, menstrual cramps, hot flushes
Black Cohosh R pwd 11.11 c/s 11.09
Black Walnut - relieves sores of the mouth and throat, cleanses the body of parasites. Black Walnut Lf p 13.81 Bl Wlnt Hull pwd 2.25
Blessed Thistle – increases appetite and circulation, brain food
Blessed Thistle c/s 7.53 pwd 6.87
Blue Vervain – sedative and diaphoretic pwd 8.28
Blue Violet – antiseptic, antispasmodic, anti-inflammatory, diaphoretic, diuretic, emollient, expectorant, and mild laxative c/s 11.03
Buchu – diuretic, urinary antiseptic, acid urine, gravel whole 19.06
Buckthorn – constipation c/s 6.44
Burdock Rt. – skin disorders, boils, gout, restores liver function, stimulates immune system. c/s 6.86 pwd 3.16

Capsicum (Cayenne) – improves circulation, aids digestion, nausea, rheumatism and arthritis. 40k p 1.99 90k p 4.83
Cascara Sagrada – laxative and colon cleanser.
Brk c/s 8.93 pwd 8.09
Chamomile – nerve tonic, sleep aid, appetite and digestive aid, relieves headaches and cramps. whole 5.51
Chaparral – bacterial, viral & parasitic infections. Very bitter. Caution c/s 6.44
Chickweed – fomentation for rashes, very nutritional.
c/s 7.00 pwd 8.47
Comfrey – good source of calcium, builds bone and muscle. Excellent poultice. Caution
c/s 9.71 pwd 5.72
Cornsilk – diuretic, soothes urinary tract c/s 4.54

Dandelion Rt – Cleanses bloodstream and liver, improves bile, age spots & cholesterol. pwd 7.95

Echinacea Ang. & Purp. – immune stimulant, antibiotic, anti viral, cold and flu Echinacea Ang. R c/s 24.16 Prp R c/s 15.31 Prp Rt pwd 15.82
Elder – Expectorant, diaphoretic, blood purifier, mild laxative c/s 8.32 c/s 11.97
False Unicorn – strengthens female reproductive system p 62.50
Fennel – appetite suppressant, flatulence, aids digestion pwd 1.67
Fenugreek Seed – reduces mucus, lowers cholesterol and lubricates intestines.
Fenugreek Seed Whole 1.51 pwd 1.50

Ginger– relieves stomach disorders, morning and motion sickness, hot flushes, menstrual cramps. pwd 5.53
Ginkgo – improves peripheral circulation, hearing, potency, cerebral and coronary blood flow.
Ginseng – immune stimulant, improves stress management, relieves impotence. p 3.58
Goldenseal – nature’s antibiotic, immune stimulant, aids mucus membranes pwd 57.81
Gravel Root –flushes kidney sediment, soothes mucus membranes esp urinary tract powder 12.84
Gymnema –reduces sugar cravings pwd 7.81

Hawthorn – Strong heart tonic, lowers blood pressure whole 4.45 pwd 4.18
Hibiscus – for the stomach and nerves, excellent to add to a pleasure tea. c/s 2.53
Hops – strong muscle relaxant, sedative for anxiety, promotes restful sleep, estrogenic prop. pwd 7.81 W 12.34
Horsetail – diuretic & astringent, high in silica & calcium, strengthens nails, hair & teeth
Also known as shavegrass c/s 6.90
Hydrangea – diuretic, kidney stones Root c/s 8.62

Juniper Berry – diuretic, bladder or kidney conditions whole 4.43 pwd 7.38

Lemon Grass – stimulant, diaphoretic, anti-spasmodic c/s 3.68
Licorice Rt – demulcent and expectorant for coughs, improves adrenal function, laxative c/s 3.51 pwd 2.91
Lobelia – strong bronchial dilator - asthma, nervine, in large doses it is emetic (causes vomiting) c/s 6.69 pwd 9.22

Marshmallow – demulcent for soothing mucus membrane irritation c/s 7.02 pwd 6.12
Mullein – lymph, lung irritation, earaches as an oil pwd 7.56
Myrrh Gum – wound healing, astringent, antiseptic; toxic over long periods pwd 7.92

Nettle – astringent, alkalinizing diuretic, nutritive c/s 5.99

Oat straw – nervine, stimulant and antispasmodic, helpful to break addictions c/s 9.66

Parsley Rt – diuretic, emmenagogue – contraindicated in large doses in pregnancy.
Root c/s 7.53 Parsley Lf c/s 3.40
Passion Flower – antispasmodic and nerve sedative, worry, anxiety or depression, gives restful sleep, hypertension
Peach Bark – demulcent, sedative, diuretic, expectorant c/s 5.30
Peppermint – relieves gas, indigestion, calms nausea c/s 5.30
Periwinkle – reduces the flow of fluid or blood while toning the membranes c/s 6.44
Prickly Ash Bark – stimulates circulation, lymph and mucus c/s 15.63 pwd 17.38

Psyllium – bulking agent for the bowel, softens stool P 3.16

Raspberry – diarrhea, morning sickness, menstrual cramps pwd 8.09
Red Clover – antibiotic, relaxant, blood cleanser, skin disorders c/s 7.47
Rosehips – infections, bladder problems, combats stress pwd 4.23

Sarsaparilla – soothes mucus membranes, relieves gas, digestive tonic, hormonal skin and joints (arthritis) c/s 6.86 pwd 4.81
Senna – laxative, cleans intestines whole c/s 4.25
Sheep Sorrel – tonic to the kidneys, cleans blood c/s 3.47
Skullcap – soothing to the nerves, PMS tension and headache relief pwd 25.78
Slippery Elm Bark – soothes inflamed mucus membranes c/s 14.15 pwd 13.84
Squaw Vine – eases childbirth c/s 22.77
Spirulina p 8.32
Stillingia R – soothes respiratory mucus membranes & bronchial pwd 26.56

Tumeric – aromatic stimulant, anti inflammatory pwd 3.73
Turkey Rhubarb Rt – laxative, astringent p 5.20

Uva Ursi – urinary antiseptic and astringent, tones the bladder whole 4.92
Valerian – nervousness, pain, stress, anxiety, insomnia Root pwd 4.50
Violet – coughs, urinary infection, lymph congestion

White Oak Bark –astringent, excellent for gum irritation, gall stones, varicose veins p 3.90
Witch Hazel –astringent
Wood Betony – tones, relaxes and strengthens the nervous system p 8.28
Wormwood – stimulates digestion, parasites pwd 8.28

Yarrow – tones blood vessels, lowers blood pressure, fevers tincture
Yellow Dock – iron deficiency, skin problems, constipation, bile flow, blood cleanser

We stock and sell herbs by the ounce and custom make tinctures and formulas.

We make herbal formulas and tinctures.

We stock the following tinctures and extracts and retail in 2 oz (minimum) brown glass bottles with eye droppers. $12.00 per ounce

a = alcohol
g = glycerin
a/c = apple cider vinegar

Black Cohosh
Black Walnut
Butcher’s Broom (a or g)
Comfrey extract
Comfrey tincture
Garlic Extract
Garlic honey/vodka
Hawthorn g
Lobelia (a/c or a)
Mullein (g)
Oregon Grape
Pau d’arco
Sea Onion
Uva Ursi
Valerian (a or g)
Yarrow Extract
Formula Tinctures
Catnip & Fennel
Cleansing Formula
H.A.S. - sinus
Lower Bowel Tonic
Tincture #1 heart
Tincture #2 heart
Tincture #3 heart
Tincture #4 heart
Valerian & Lemon Balm

Herbal Formulas

AIR – lungs
Avena – bowels
Bone, Flesh and Cartilage
Cold and Flu caps
Herbatox -bowels
Infection Powder
K B Kidney Bladder
Lower Bowel Tonic
Nerve Capsules
Sinus Caps

Herbal Teas

Black Dogwood
Five week (pregnancy)
Kidney Stone
Sheep Sorrel

We welcome orders placed ahead of time, please phone (250) 763-2914 and to request the number of ounces and if it is powder or cut and sift for teas.

Our goal is to provide a wide variety of fresh, high quality, dried, well stored herbs at reasonable cost in custom quantities.