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No Time to Wait? Fill Out an Order Form!

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No Time to Wait?  Fill Out an Order Form!

Although we love the empowerment of self-serve herbs, for the time being we are serving you herbs to increase safety for you and us!  We know it's a big change and that sometimes the wait times are longer than expected.  If you drop by and are unable to get your herbs right away but don't have time to wait, we invite you to fill out our order form and we can give you a call when your order is ready! We are also online and can do phone and mail orders as well if those options suit your needs better....

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Gifts for Fathers & Father figures inspired by the herbs!

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Gifts for Fathers & Father figures inspired by the herbs!

If you've been stumped while looking for a unique or special gift for Dad this weekend, we have a few fun and personal ideas to help you out! 1) Make a botanical gift card from scratch.  This great idea from Mother Earth living really lets you personalize this memento and best of all it's bio-degradable! 2) Make him a personalized scent with essential oils.  Here is the base recipe for an oil and a spritz with just one example of a recipe to try (You can find tons out there on the 'net or ask us here at Moonrise!) Fresh...

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Licorice Root - Herbal Wisdom Wednesday

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Licorice Root - Herbal Wisdom Wednesday

Known as the Great Harmonizer or Soothing Harmonizer, Licorice root is quite singular in getting the herbs in numerous formulas to play nicely together.  It's flavor can be loved or loathed but it is definitely distinctive.  Let's learn more about lovely licorice! The Blurb: Licorice root is a demulcent, as it’s soothing and relieves inflammation and adds aid to mucous membranes. Licorice is a great herb to use for relieving heart burn or stomach ulcers. It is also used commonly for immune support and lung health. Licorice root helps improve production of healthy mucous while helping your body get rid...

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Just Learning about Herbs & their Medicinal Properties?

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Just Learning about Herbs & their Medicinal Properties?

Perhaps one positive thing we can say has come out of this pandemic situation is a growing mainstream interest in knowing more about herbal medicines.  We have seen and heard from many and sundry people who have only recently discovered the wonders of using medicinal herbs and plants to support their health. It's been amazing!   It reminds us, though, that although the internet is a great resource, it's really important with herbal medicine to be able to access trustworthy and knowledgeable resources and we wanted to share some of those with you today. 1) Books by reputable sources with great beginner...

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Garlic - Herbal Wisdom Wednesday

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Garlic - Herbal Wisdom Wednesday

Garlic might just be the most beloved flavoring herb in the world.  Diverse cultures have used its delicious flavor to enhance cuisine since time immemorial!  As possibly the world’s most popular culinary herb, let’s see what garlic offers in a medicinal way in this week’s #herbalwisdomwednesday  “The Blurb: Garlic is an amazing herb because it’s very easy to access and use without looking too far. There are many great options to introduce more of it into your diet…fresh, granulated, powdered, pickled...the list goes on! Garlic is a great herb to use for combating the common cold, or to raise your...

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