Caffeine is a way of life in modern western culture. The philosopher Terence McKenna once jokingly quipped that if caffeine were to disappear from the western diet the economy might collapse due to no one getting any work done! Here at Mountain Rose Herbs, we certainly enjoy our organic black and green teas, organic yerba mate, and even organic, fairly traded coffee. Some of us like to get creative with our caffeine intake, and guarana seed offers an excellent alternative.Read More
With the nights getting a bit cooler, many of our friends and colleagues are starting to turn their attention towards growing luxurious beards for the autumn and winter seasons. Maintaining a beard using only natural ingredients can be daunting, but we’ve found that keeping your beard clean is a great first step towards maintaining a soft, healthy feeling beard.Read More
Taking good care of your mouth does more than just preserve your bright smile. A healthy mouth and healthy body go hand and hand. More and more studies are showing that good oral hygiene and oral health can improve your overall wellness, yet most mainstream oral care products contain a slew of hard-to-pronounce, synthetic ingredients. Lately, we’ve enjoyed using our Oral Care Extract.Read More
Summer is in full swing, and one of the things we here at Mountain Rose Herbs love to do on the weekends is take our families into the Cascadia backcountry. To start our weekend off right, we like to pack in delicious fresh food to prepare on the first evening of the trip. This allows us to enjoy the flavors of the season and get everyone excited about the wilderness adventure that lies ahead.Read More
Here in Eugene, Oregon, summer is in full swing. One of our favorite things to do after spending long days in the sun is to pamper our skin using a body scrub.
Why Body Scrubs?
Body scrubs are an excellent way to exfoliate and moisturize your skin. They can leave you feeling vibrant, refreshed, and oh-so-soft.Read More
Here at Mountain Rose Herbs, we love to make our own natural body care. These fun do-it-yourself projects allow us to ensure that we are using only the highest quality organic and natural ingredients. The finished products reflect our commitment to sustainability and our desire to provide friends and family with safe and beautiful goodies. One of our favorite guides to the world of DIY cosmetic creations is the wonderful book Hello Glow by Stephanie Gerber.Read More
Tattooing is a very old art form and has been practiced by indigenous cultures for over 3000 years. Modern tattooing began in the United States in the mid-1800s, and here in Oregon, we are fortunate to be exposed to a wealth of beautiful body art. Any good tattoo artist will tell you that the aftercare for your new tattoo is the most important part of the process. Gone are the days when petroleum-based products are applied liberally. We have excellent solutions to ensure your sensitive new body art stays vibrant for years to come.Read More
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.Read More