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Natural Tattoo Care

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. 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 some excellent products to ensure that your sensitive new body art stays vibrant for years to come.

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Using Treatment Pumps

We are loving these sleek treatment pump sets! Ideal for facial oils, massage oils, infused herbal oils, and other oily, and herbal preparations. Available as a set in both 1 oz. and 2 oz. sizes in either cobalt or amber glass,we also sell the  pumps individually.

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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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New: Organic Kumaon Tea


We’ve got a fantastic new tea that we’re very excited to share! Our organic Kumaon Black Tea has a story that’s as intriguing as its delicious floral notes and earthy, vegetal finish.

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New Book: Growing At-Risk Medicinal Herbs

Here at Mountain Rose Herbs, we are extremely passionate about protecting our wildlands and seeing that our valuable botanical allies are preserved for future generations. For the past few years we’ve been participating in the Forest Grown Verified program in partnership with our friends at United Plant Savers.

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New: Pipsissewa Extract

Today is Beltane, an ancient Gaelic festival that celebrates the halfway point between spring equinox and summer solstice. It is a time to celebrate fertility and optimism as the days continue to get longer. One of our favorite things to do at this time of year is to head up to the Cascades and celebrate the fertility of our old growth forests. As we get above 4000’ in the mountains, the primary ground cover changes from Oregon grape, our state flower, to pipsissewa.

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New: Couchgrass Extract

We’ve added a new variety to our line of single herbal extracts, commonly referred to as tinctures, and we are very excited to introduce our certified organic Couchgrass Extract.

Also known as dog grass, this plant is an invasive grass that thrives in regions with warm summers and cool, wet winters, like here in the Willamette Valley.

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New: Organic Litsea Cubeba Essential Oil

We often find that aromatherapy can be very beneficial to awakening our senses after a long, dark winter. Couple that with our passion for supporting organic agriculture, and you can see how delighted we are to offer certified organic Litsea Cubeba essential oil!

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New: Making Tinctures with Fresh Turmeric

One of the most exciting recent happenings at Mountain Rose Herbs was the arrival of fresh turmeric straight from our organic grower in Hawaii! For decades, we have regularly welcomed dried herbs and spices to our loading docks from growers across the globe, but we’ve never processed fresh herbs in-house until now.

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Organic Ceremonial Grade Matcha Tea

Spring is in full swing, and that means all the first leaves and shoots of tea plants around the world are just beginning to emerge. We are excited to add a certified organic ceremonial grade Matcha Tea to our selection of green teas.

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