“Man can never excel Nature in medicine manufacture, for she makes the best ones. There is an herb or several herbs to cure or relieve every ailment of man and animal, bird and insect; and herbs applied in agriculture practice will even cure crops of their diseases.” ~ Juliette de Bairacli Levy
Our next batch of herbal offerings are ready! This photo was taken of the first step of the preparation of Queen of Hungary water facial toner. The color of the liquid was simply beautiful!
Herbal creations available on May 1st (sold out items are marked):
SOLD OUT Queen of Hungary Water (12 oz reused bottle) for $20 – This beautiful Gypsy creation is a must have for your cosmetic needs. It’s most known for it’s astringent and toning properties for the face as well as its ability to keep acne at bay. It can be used in a variety of cosmetic applications. Our recipe includes a beautiful array of herbs to delight your skin: rose petals, orange peel, lavender, sage, rosemary, apple cider vinegar & rose water. Indulge your skin!
SOLD OUT Lavender Truffles (8) for $9 – Tantalize your taste buds with these decadent, aromatic truffles! Combining lavender and dark chocolate can never be wrong, right? We used local, pastured Jersey cow cream in these lovely treats! Sorry, we won’t be able to ship these truffles!
SOLD OUT Nutrient-Rich Infusion (4 oz loose leaf tea) for $13 – This herbal tea blend is perfect for boosting your nutrient intake and nourishing your whole body. We’ve combined Red Raspberry Leaf, Linden flowers, Oatstraw, Nettle root, Meadowsweet, Red Clover, and a dash of Licorice Root and Peppermint for an all over body tonic and nourishing infusion. Drink to your health and power up with nature’s multi-vitamin herbs!
SOLD OUT The Balm (First Aid Salve, 4 oz) for $22 – This salve is a doozy! Green goodness straight from our gardens to help whatever ails the skin. From bug bites & stings, to rashes, burn, cuts and everything in between… so many uses and soooo effective, too! That is why we call it “The Balm”.
Cinnamint Remineralizing Tooth Powder (2 oz jar) for $10 – Another popular request at Sweet Gum! Rosemary Gladstar jokes that clay was the original tooth paste and brushing our teeth with sweetened gunk is a modern trend! In fact, most all commercial brand toothpastes have a base of bentonite clay (they just trick the consumer with the labeling!). Remineralize with bentonite clay, refresh & cleanse your mouth with cinnamon and peppermint, while white oak bark tightens the gums. A little goes a long way…
SOLD OUT Rose-mint Jelly (8 oz) for $8 –Try our herb infused jelly for a alternative to standard jellies. Add it to your favorite shortbread cookies or top off a piece of buttered toast. We won’t be surprised when you feel the urge to sneak a spoonful while sipping on your favorite tea! Rose petals and mint will surely be a delight!
SOLD OUT Immunobooster Tincture (1 oz) for $12 – This Powerhouse combination of herbs will stimulate your immune system to treat what ails you. It is not for long term use, but more appropriately to use at the onset of an infection until the infection has cleared. You can also use it when flying, or when you expect to be exposed to potential viral infections. Black walnut, propolis, cottonwood buds, cleavers, and usnea.
SOLD OUT Nerve Nourishment Tincture (1 oz) for $12 – Relax and uplift your body, mind & soul with this beautiful nervine nourishing tonic. Just envisioning these beautiful herbs nourishes my psyche! Mimosa, lemon balm, motherwort, passionflower, tulsi, and chamomile flower essence will balance, support, relax and renew you!