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Irene

Irene, Chief Marketing & Customer Officer, supervises the daily operations of all our customer-facing activities at Mountain Rose Herbs. Her extensive experience with herbal products and DIY recipes goes back to 1997, and since 2012 she’s owned her own skincare business where she specializes in botanical-based facial care products. Irene’s recipes have been featured in local and national publications including the National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy (NAHA) Journal, Amaze Magazine, Willow and Sage magazine, MaryJanesFarm Magazine and Newsletter, Earth First Journal, Farming Magazine, Eugene Magazine, and the Eugene Weekly. Irene also served as a member of the Board of Directors for nonprofit Cascadia Wildands from 2013-2016. When she isn’t ensuring your experience aligns with the goals and mission of our company, she can be found taking care of her adorable twin boys, harvesting wild plants, and gardening.

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Making Botanical Perfumes & Colognes

Did you know that many perfumes and colognes are manufactured using synthetic chemicals, even petroleum? Many of these ingredients have never been studied for cosmetic use, a scary thought. But the good news is that we can easily create our own perfumes and colognes from natural ingredients.

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Dandelion Fritters

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Springtime Formulas

Spring is the classic time for deep-cleaning your home, but it is also a perfect time to cleanse and nurture the body.  These herbals gently cleanse, nourish, and are perfect for providing energy and warmth after the cold, winter months and before the busy summer months begin.

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Photo Thursday!

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Herbal Liniments

Simple to make, herbal liniments are a great element for any home first aid cabinet!  

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Herbal Harvest Projects

September is traditionally a harvest month, an ideal time to finish gathering goodies from your garden and transform them into provisions that will provide nourishment and enjoyment all winter long.  Here are some simple herbal products that you can create and enjoy throughout the winter months.  Make extra and you’ll have a head start on the holiday season, they make wonderful gifts!

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5 Simple Skin Care Recipes with Green Tea

Did you know that you can harness the rejuvenating benefits of Green Tea externally? Green Tea helps reduce skin redness, protects and rejuvenates skin, and can assist with refreshing skin after a long day in the sun.  

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Photo Thursday!

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Queen of Hungary’s Water

There is something so intriguing about recipes that have been used for centuries and passed down by oral tradition and folktales. Below is one of my favorite herbal recipes with legend deeply rooted in folklore. 

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Love Inspired Cacao Recipes

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Bottles of organic colorful herbs and spices.

 

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