Rhodiola Rosea, a member of the Crassulaceae family, is native to arctic and subarctic alpine regions throughout the world. It primarily grows in Siberia, Scandinavia, The Alps, and Iceland. [...]


Matricaria chamomilla, also known as German chamomile, a member of the Asteraceae family, is perhaps the most widely used herbal tea in the world along with, perhaps, peppermint. Originally from [...]

Lemon Balm

Melissa officinalis, a member of the Lamiaceae family, is native to Southern Europe and the Mediterranean. It has naturalized throughout the world and is cultivated in many different places for [...]


Rosa Damascena, one of the more than 100 species of Rose in the aptly named Rosaceae family, also known as Damask rose, or Rose of Castille, is thought to be native to the Middle East. You may [...]


Cinnamomum verum, a member of the Lauraceae family, is also known as True or Ceylon cinnamon, referring to its homeland in Sri Lanka. Verum is one of several species of the evergreen tree, whose [...]


Cymbopogon citratus, a member of the Poaceae or Grass family of plants, is native to Asia, Africa, and Australia and now widely cultivated throughout the world. There are dozens of varieties of [...]

Monk Fruit

Why Monk fruit? Unlike most fruits, whose sweetness comes from fructose, Monk Fruit’s sweetness comes from natural mogrosides that are much sweeter than sugar. Monk fruit, a rare fruit prized for [...]

Rose Hips

Rosa Canina, commonly known as Dog-Rose, is a member of the Rosaceae family, native to Europe, Northern Africa, and Asia. The flowers are usually pale-pink in color, and this plant has a habit of [...]


Syzygium aromaticum, a member of the Myrtaceae family, is native to the Molucca Islands of Indonesia, also referred to as the “Spice islands”. This small island chain was the epicenter of the [...]

Lemon Myrtle

Backhousia citriodora, a member of the Myrtaceae family indigenous to the sub-tropical rainforests of Central and Southeastern Australia, has been used by Aboriginal people both as a food and [...]