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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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New in the Shop: Certified Organic Bug Spray

Spring is upon us here in Western Oregon, and that means it’s time to head up into the Cascades to see how our treasured stands of Oregon grape and pipsissewa fared after a long, cold winter. The only problem at this time of year is the clouds of mosquitoes and other biting insects that stand between us and our treasured plants. Luckily, we have a new certified organic Bug Spray to help keep these buggers at bay.

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New Herbal Books

Though we have been spending some time prepping our garden beds, the reality is that it will still be fairly cold at night for the next few weeks. And what better way to pass the cold early spring nights than reading one of the new herbal books that we’ve added to our botanical library?

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New In The Shop: Garcinia Fruit Powder

We are pleased to introduce a certified organic, fair trade Garcinia Fruit Powder to our expansive roster of herbs and spices.

Garcinia comes from a fruit-bearing tree that also is the source of kokum butter. Native to India and parts of Asia, garcinia fruit has been used for thousands of years for the distinct sour taste that it lends to foods.

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New Urban Moonshine Tonics

It’s been only a few months since Urban Moonshine’s Guido Masé gave a riveting presentation at our Free Herbalism Project event here in Eugene. Guido and crew have been busy concocting, decocting, and infusing roots, berries, and herbs into exciting new formulations, and we are happy to now offer two new Urban Moonshine tonics: Hit the Hay and Simmer Down.

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New Botanical Buttons & Magnets

 We’ve got a great new way that you can literally wear your love for plants on your sleeve -- our lovely and whimsical Botanical button and magnet sets. Featuring some of our favorite inflorescences including: bee balm, borage, chamomile, comfrey, echinacea, lavender, mullein, plantain, rosemary, and sage, these buttons are lovingly made by local Oregon artist Sarah Bast. 

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New Seeds Available in the Shop

Though it is still mostly cold and dark here in the Willamette Valley, we often close our eyes at this time of year and dream of our bountiful summer gardens. And our dreams got much bigger this year, as we have added several new varieties of seeds.

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New in the Shop: Watershed Bath Salts

It has been a cold winter here in the Willamette Valley, and one of our favorite rituals during these dark days is a candlelit, rejuvenating bath. Our friends at Wild Carrot Herbals have been making these scented botanical bath salts, and we are grateful that their handiwork is helping to soothe our weary bodies!

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