Growing up, I had the unique opportunity to embrace herbal wisdom through the ancient Indian philosophy of Ayurveda. For a number of years, my family hosted Ayurvedic physicians who traveled around the world to spread this beautiful knowledge of wellness and balance. It was through this incredible learning experience that I began to understand that the best tools for facial care came from the herbal pantry. Triphala, one of the most common and versatile Ayurvedic herbal formulations, was used for this refreshing facial mask.Read More
Adoration for cacao can be traced back to ancient cultures in Mesoamerica. Bitter beverages made from the crushed seeds of this voluptuous fruit were enjoyed with a belief that these pods had magical properties. Mildly stimulating with a pronounced twinkle of euphoria, cacao was reserved for sacred rituals and royalty.Read More
This sweet, syrupy liquid often comes with a negative connotation, but not all vegetable glycerine is the same. It’s true that most vegetable glycerine on the market is a by-product of the soap-making and biodiesel industries, but safe, high quality glycerine does exist. Here at Mountain Rose Herbs, we carry pure organic vegetable glycerine and find it to be a wonderfully versatile ingredient for herbal preparations.Read More
This blog was originally published in 2014. Because it's so popular, we decided to update it for you. Enjoy!
One of our favorite ways to enjoy the benefits of aromatherapy is to craft our own massage oils. Whether you're enjoying a relaxing evening with your partner, blending for your professional practice, or doing some self-care massage after a long day on your feet, a good massage blend is a must-have! The best part about making your own massage oil is that you get to craft something truly unique and just right for you or your loved ones!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