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Acacia Gum Resin

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The Acacia tree grows in a region that stretches from Senegal to Sudan in Africa and cultivated in Arabia and West Asia. Gum arabic, a complex mixture of polysaccharides and glycoproteins, is used primarily in the food industry as a stabilizer.

The Senegal gum acacia is an average sized tree with thorns that grows on the African savanna grassland. Gum arabic fiber is widely used in in many industries as an emulsifier and stabilizer. Commonly used as a thickening agent in icing, fillings, chewing gum and other confectionary treats.

Benefits and Uses Acacia (Gum Resin)

Acacia is a very diverse resin that has a multitude of uses. Although commonly used as an ingredient icing, fillings, chewing gum and other confectionary treats, Gum Arabic may have antioxidant properties and has been known to be a soluble dietary fiber.

Gum Arabic is digested in the intestine and has been known to decreases the pH level, leading to better digestion.

It is also a very commonly used as a base for burning incense because of its light smell.

Note: These statements have not been evaluated by the US Food and Drug Administration, and this product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. We do not recommend internal use of supplements or herbs without prior consultation with your doctor.

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Alpine Tumeric Whole (Curcuma)

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This is authentic Alpine Tumeric. Reportedly, it's not often used alone, but combined with Galanga (Alpinia galanga). According to ancient scriptures, combining the roots with those of Wild Alpine Turmeric (not to be confused with the common spice, Turmeric) may have represented the perfect balance of yin and yang energies.

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Alpine Tumeric Powder (Curcuma)

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This is authentic Alpine Tumeric. Reportedly, it's not often used alone, but combined with Galanga (Alpinia galanga). According to ancient scriptures, combining the roots with those of Wild Alpine Turmeric (not to be confused with the common spice, Turmeric) may have represented the perfect balance of yin and yang energies.

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Alpine Galangal - Root Slices

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This authentic Alpine Galangal Alpinia officinarum, also known as "lesser galangal," is a plant in the ginger family and is cultivated throughout southeast Asia. These are sliced roots or rhizome.

When burned as an incense, the combination of Alpine Galangal and Alpine Tumeric (or Alpinia officinarum by itself) is thought to create a pleasant atmosphere. Many Tibetan incense formulas still use Galanga, especially in formulas to create an atmosphere suitable for contemplation. Our Alpinia officinarum is grown high in the Himalayan mountains, hence the name, Alpine.

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Ashwagandha Powder (Withania somnifera)

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Ashwagandha was used by the Tanganyikans of Tanzania "as a safe sedative, and a tranquilizer." (Exact quote from a scientific journal). Recently, Ashwagandha has been scientifically shown to have the potential to possibly brain cells from oxidative damage caused by exposure to stressors.* Whether or not this is true, Ashwagandha has become one of the most popular herbs to nurture and clarify the mind before entering meditative states. Usually, a big spoonful is stirred into the liquid of your choice with a pinch of honey and cinnamon.

These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

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Ashwagandha Whole Root (Withania somnifera)

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This is simply the whole root version of Ashwahanda. Whole roots preserve more of the volatile oils, but require more time to steep. Usually, a big spoonful is stirred into the liquid of your choice with a pinch of honey and cinnamon, but with the Whole Root, you can put several roots into boiling water, bring to a simmer, and steep for several hours for full effects. You can also put 1 oz at a time into a pot of water, and let it steep all day. Then, you can simply re-heat as you need it throuhgout the day.

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Calamus Root Whole (Americanus)

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We offer this Whole Acorus calamus var. Americanus Root in a form no one else does; as the whole root! This preserves volatile oils that can evaporate with shredded or powdered herbs. This whole root was a favorite of Native American tribes and had many uses. This whole Calamus is the highly sought-after American variety, hand gathered and dried in Oregon, USA.

Calamus is quite common in Manipur and the Naga Hills of India and is found on the edges of lakes and streams. Used universally in herbal medicine, this root is attributed with an intensely aromatic fragrance and a tangy, pungent and bitter taste. In Ayurveda Calamus is considered an aromatic, bitter tonic which stimulates digestion. Similar in looks to ginger, calamus root's sweet smell makes it valuable in perfumes as well.

Benefits and Uses of Calamus Root

Calamus has long been known to have positive effects on your digestive system. Its root can be steeped in boiling water to produce a tonic that can help with digestion. Because of its sweet and aromatic fragrance it has also been a key component in perfumes as well.

Note: These statements have not been evaluated by the US Food and Drug Administration, and this product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. We do not recommend internal use of supplements or herbs without prior consultation with your doctor or herbalist.

The information on this page has not been evaluated by the FDA or any other medical experts. Statements on this Web site are not intended to be a replacement for medical advice from your personal physician.

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Calamus Root Cut & Sifted

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Acorus Calamus Root is a favorite of Native American tribes and had many uses.

Calamus is quite common in Manipur and the Naga Hills of India and is found on the edges of lakes and streams. Used universally in herbal medicine, this root is attributed with an intensely aromatic fragrance and a tangy, pungent and bitter taste. In Ayurveda Calamus is considered an aromatic, bitter tonic which stimulates digestion. Similar in looks to ginger, calamus root's sweet smell makes it valuable in perfumes as well.

Benefits and Uses Calamus Root

Calamus has long been known to have positive effects on your digestive system. Its root can be steeped in boiling water to produce a tonic that can help with digestion. Because of its sweet and aromatic fragrance it has also been a key component in perfumes as well.

Note: These statements have not been evaluated by the US Food and Drug Administration, and this product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. We do not recommend internal use of supplements or herbs without prior consultation with your doctor or herbalist.

The information on this page has not been evaluated by the FDA or any other medical experts. Statements on this Web site are not intended to be a replacement for medical advice from your personal physician.

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Calamus Root Powder

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Acorus Calamus Root is a favorite of Native American tribes and had many uses.

Calamus is quite common in Manipur and the Naga Hills of India and is found on the edges of lakes and streams. Used universally in herbal medicine, this root is attributed with an intensely aromatic fragrance and a tangy, pungent and bitter taste. In Ayurveda Calamus is considered an aromatic, bitter tonic which stimulates digestion. Similar in looks to ginger, calamus root's sweet smell makes it valuable in perfumes as well.

Benefits and Uses Calamus Root

Calamus has long been known to have positive effects on your digestive system. Its root can be steeped in boiling water to produce a tonic that can help with digestion. Because of its sweet and aromatic fragrance it has also been a key component in perfumes as well.

Note: These statements have not been evaluated by the US Food and Drug Administration, and this product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. We do not recommend internal use of supplements or herbs without prior consultation with your doctor or herbalist.

The information on this page has not been evaluated by the FDA or any other medical experts. Statements on this Web site are not intended to be a replacement for medical advice from your personal physician.

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California Poppy (Eschscholzia californica ) Dried Herb

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The California Poppy (Eschscholzia californica) is a calming plant used by Native Americans to promote healthy, restful sleep*. The herb is traditionally steeped into a tea.

Our California poppy is fresh, organically grown and processed cut and sifted herb.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to cure, treat, diagnose, or prevent any disease.

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