A perennial grass that is dimorphic, having a fertile stem in the spring which dies back and is replaced by a sterile stem in early summer. The fertile stem is brownish in color, shorter and unbranched. The sterile stem is green with whorls of needle-like leaves and jointed stems. Also known as scouring rush, shavegrass, bottlebrush or pewter wort. Our horsetail consists of the sterile, aerial parts harvested in the summer months between June and August.
To prepare as a tea, pour 8 oz. boiling water over 1-2 teaspoons of herb. Cover and steep for 5-10 minutes, strain and serve immediately.
Description Hibiscus, also known as rosemallow, is a flowering plant belonging to the same family as cocoa and cotton. Origin Egypt
Description Marshmallow root is valued for its soothing and protecting mucilage and is used in teas, syrups, poultices, ointments and lozenges. Marshmallow root has a faint, starchy aroma and a...
Description The intense, sweet, fruity aroma and flavor of this blend comes from a spritz of 100 percent pure lemon oil which is expressed from the peel of the fresh...
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