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4 Ways To Help Pollinators!

Here at Mountain Rose Herbs, we are so grateful for all of the pollinators in our lives, globally and locally. Our business literally exists on the backs of the bees and other lesser-known pollinators. And as suppliers of herbs, spices, and other botanical goods, we intimately understand that 75% of the world’s agricultural products depend on at least one pollinator, which is one reason why we're passionately committed to organic agriculture. June is Pollinator Month, and we’re honored to celebrate and raise awareness about the plight of the pollinators.

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3 Summer Solstice Rituals

This solar holiday, also known to some as "Midsummer," marks the longest day and shortest night of the year. There is much folklore and myth associated with this holiday, and some traditions consider Midsummer’s Night to be a night where the veil between the human world and the world of the Faerie Folk is at its thinnest—a night the denizens of Faerie might be seen frolicking, making mischief, and dancing in merriment! Shakespeare’s play A Midsummer Night’s Dream is a good illustration of this mythical thread. 

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5 Iced Teas For Summer

Well, it seems as if summer is finally here in the northwest! The weather has been absolutely stunning, and it’s been such a joy to get out and enjoy the sunshine. I’ve been hitting the hiking trail, the outdoor basketball courts, and the river a lot these days.

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How To Use Lemon Eucalyptus Essential Oil


Lemon Eucalyptus
is one of the many Eucalyptus species that has a prized essential oil. Its fresh scent is both uplifting and grounding and is sure to brighten your day! It's also found on the market as lemon-scented eucalyptus or lemon-scented gum oil. 

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Posted by Christine

Eco-Friendly Father's Day


Many of us here at Mountain Rose Herbs are the products of great dads, and we always look forward to honoring them as Father’s Day draws near. If the important father figure in your life is hard to shop for, we have a few suggestions to make the search a bit easier ... and more sustainable! 

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Homemade Shaving Cream

For all of us who shave, what if we could look forward to this ritual as an invigorating act of self-care? I am the first to admit that shaving can feel more like a chore. But making this rich homemade organic shaving cream recipe has definitely brightened my mood and helped me embrace this task as a little extra pampering.

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Posted by Nicole

How To Use Shea Nut Oil

While most folks are quite familiar with shea butter, we've found that organic shea nut oil often gets overlooked. Much like shea butter, it makes an absolutely lovely addition to many body care products.

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How To Make Nourishing Herbal Infusions

Call me frugal, but I love to save money. Nourishing herbal infusions are a great way to add a bit of extra botanical sustenance into your life without spending a lot of cash. Drinking herbal infusions has been a regular practice of mine for years now. I first learned about it from herbalist Susun Weed (who else?) on HerbMentor Radio.

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Posted by Mason

Pacific Northwest Farms

At Mountain Rose Herbs, roughly 75% of our US-grown organic herbs are rooted in the soils of the Pacific Northwest, the bioregion we call home.

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Posted by Rachel

What Are Grains Of Paradise?



We’ve recently been experimenting with our certified organic grains of paradise, and we’ve found that they have a multitude of uses in the kitchen and beyond.

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