Handcrafted Herbalism CSA

 

You are invited to join a quarterly CSA focusing on organic, homegrown and wild crafted herbal medicine and natural body care.  All products are handcrafted from the highest quality ingredients.  Each season I offer a unique combination of tinctures, teas, lotions, elixirs, glycerites, salves, soaps, herbal vinegars, and other enchanting creations.

 

Shares

 

I offer two different size shares, the individual and family shares.  The individual share is meant for the household

of one-two people while the family share is a generous size accommodating a household of four-six.

 

Pricing

 

Individual share- $120 per season

Family share-$160 per season

 

Orders

 

To order a share please email me at soulflowerfarm@gmail.com

 

 

Winter

 

The cold and darkness of winter urges us to slow down.  This is the time of year to reflect on our health,

replenish our energy, and conserve our strength.  Eating warm hearty soups, whole grains,

and roasted nuts help to warm the body's core and to keep us nourished.

 

Advice for winter wellness...

 

-Sleep early

-Rest well

-Stay warm

-Expend a minimum quantity of energy

 

Qualities of Winter

 

age- old age

region- north

element- water

quality- cold and wet

tendency- drooping

sense- taste

mental state- submission, affection

organs- kidneys, urinary bladder,

adrenal glands, ears, and hair

 

ADAPTOGEN ELIXIR

 

Immunity boosting formula with astragalus, echinacea and Siberian ginseng,

helps you adapt to seasonal changes and stressors.

Individual 4oz.  Family 8oz.

 

GREEN FOREST SALT SOAK and SCRUB

 

Soothing sea salt bath soak with a blend of forest herbs

including pine, cedar and eucalyptus.

Individual 16oz. Family 32oz.

 

HERBAL VAPOR RUB

 

Rosemary, lavender and eucalyptus help deep breathing, opening the sinuses while essential oil of spikenard brings you deep into your body, rooting and grounding the flighty spirit.  Individual 4oz. Family 8oz.

 

REDWOOD CHAI

 

A deeply warming chai tea blend of carob, ginger, fennel, cinnamon, orange peel, clove, chicory  licorice, and cardamom increases circulation, improves digestion, and keeps you uplifted all winter long.

Individual 16oz. Family 32 oz.

 

FIRE CIDER

 

A hot and spicy blend to either use as a prophylactic to ward off infection or at the first signs of illness.

The anti-bacterial, anti-microbial action offers excellent cold and flu prevention.

Individual 8oz. Family 16oz.

 

OSHA BLACK SEED HONEY

 

The anti-viral properties of osha root, immunity boosting effects of echinacea and the anti inflammatory/anti spasmodic actions of black seed are infused into raw honey for a powerful medicine to be taken at the onset of cold or flu symptoms.  Individual 8oz. Family 16oz.

 

 

Spring

 

The long- awaited change, seeds sprout, flowers bloom, the sun warms the earth,

there is a sense of renewal and new life all around...While winter was a time to conserve

energy and reduceactivity, spring is a time of regeneration,

new beginnings, and a renewal of spirit.

Advice for spring wellness...

 

-Stretch

-Eye exercises

-Eat greens

-Taste sour

-Enjoy more outdoor activities

-Drink milk thistle tea

 

Qualities of spring

 

age- childhood

region- east

element- air, wood

quality- hot and wet

tendency- to and fro

sense- hearing

mental state- humor

organs- liver, blood, gall bladder

 

SPRING CLEANSING GLYCERITE

 

Rich in iron, calcium and trace minerals,  nettle, burdock, dandelion, and fresh cleavers are combined to tone the liver, gallbladder, and cleanse the blood boosting energy while nourishing deeply.  Individual 4oz. Family 8oz.

 

BALANCING and VITALITY TEA BLEND

 

Alfalfa, red clover, dandelion leaf, raspberry leaf, oat straw, rose petals, chamomile flowers, and nettle leaf cleanse blood and liver while soothing and toning body systems.  Rich in chlorophyll, iron and minerals, this is a great tea to drink everyday for rejuvenation and wellness.  Individual 16oz. Family 32oz.

 

WHITE SAGE, LAVENDER, CALIFORNIA BAY SEA SALT SCRUB and SOAK

 

Purifies, cleanses and opens the sinuses while uplifting the spirit.  Perfect staying balanced physically and emotionally and easing tension during the winter spring transition.

Individual 16oz. Family 32oz.

 

SPRING BITTERS HERBAL VINEGAR

 

Infused herbal vinegar full of all the minerals young spring greens have to offer.  Packed with vitamin C and highly nutritious, this vinegar tincture can be taken straight as a spring tonic or used in salad dressings or other culinary dishes.  Individual 4oz. Family 8oz.

 

HEALING COMFREY CALENDULA ALL PURPOSE SALVE

 

Use for wounds, dry skin, or rough gardener's hands this vivid green salve is healing, moisturizing and has a delicious herbal scent.  Useful on the whole body including the hair as a hot oil treatment.

Individual 4oz. Family 8oz.

 

CLEANSING PEARLY WHITE TOOTH POWDER

 

Spearmint and myrrh in a clay base thoroughly cleanses teeth leaving a fresh polished mouth without artificial ingredients.

Individual 4oz. Family 8oz.

 

 

 

‚ÄčSummer

 

Light clothing, soaking in the sunlight, enjoying picnics at waterfalls and deep forests, playing by the sea side...

Summer is filled with abundant energy, long days and sunshine.  This is the most yang time of year.  Summer is about expansion, growth, activity, and creativity.  To prevent summer ills and remain in harmony with the environment of summer...

 

-Awaken earlier in the morning

-Go to be later in the evening

-Rest at midday

-Drink plenty of fluids

-Add pungent flavors to your diet

-Refrain from anger; keep calm and even tempered

 

Qualities of summer

 

age- youth

region- south

element- fire

quality- hot and dry

tendency- rising

sense- smell

mental state- weeping, anger

 

HYPERICUM ALOE SUNSCREEN

 

Also known as St. John's wort, hypericum is an amazing natural sunscreen.  This combination of infused

herbal oil, cooling aloe vera and luscious shea butter will help keep you skin

healthy and moisturized through all your summer adventures.

Individual 4oz. Family 8oz.

 

VITAMIN C ELIXIR SUN TEA

 

Amalaki berries, rose hips, sweet orange peel and hibiscus

make this crimson tea a nutritious and delicious way to boost up on your vitamin C either warm or over ice.

Try making as a sun tea!  Individual 16oz. Family 32oz.

 

GERANIUM AND CLARY SAGE DEODORANT

 

This simple herbal formula may well be the best deodorant you have ever tried!  Made with infused herbal oil, natural clay, arrowroot,  and essential oils.  Clary sage is calming to the nervous system while geranium helps to relieve feelings of stress and anxiety and has a balancing effect on the hormone system.  This is a must have for the warm months of summer.  Individual 4oz. Family 8oz.

 

NERVE TRAUMA and SLEEP COMPOUND

 

Skullcap, chamomile, California poppy, wild oats, St. John's wort, and Valerian root combine to restore and repair irritated nerves, soothe nervous agitation, and exert a mild sedative action helping to promote sleep.  Specifically useful for treatment of anxiety, insomnia, hyper-excitability, and tension.  Individual 4oz. Family 8oz.

 

KNA SEA SALT MIX

 

Kelp, nettle, alfalfa finely ground, mixed with sesame seeds, and Himalayan sea salt is packed with trace minerals, calcium, iron, iodine, and vitamin C and A.  Sprinkle on any food where you would regularly use sea salt and feel your taste buds sing.

Individual 4oz. Family 8oz.

 

LAVENDER SAGE YARROW LOTION

 

Luscious hydrating cream to protect summer skin, coconut oil and shea butter hydrate skin, lavender and sage soothe while yarrow aids in healing summer sunburns and wounds.

Individual 8oz. Family 16oz.

 

 

Autumn

 

Walking in dew, crisp air, leaves changing colors, chai tea by the fire, evening storytelling.

Moistening, softening, and nurturing foods for this time include white rice, white beans, pears, radishes,

sea vegetables, potatoes, cabbage, turnips and parsnips.

 

Qualities of autumn

 

age- maturity

region- west

element- earth

quality- cold and dry

tendency- spreading

sense- touch

mental state- obstinacy, fearfulness

organ- lungs

 

WILD CHERRY BARK COUGH SYRUP

 

Wild cherry bark, slippery elm bark, marshmallow root, white horehound, and licorice root combine to offer a superb cough suppressant with expectorant, demulcent, emollient, and mild diuretic properties.

Individual 8oz. Family 16oz.

 

ELDERBERRY WELLNESS ELIXIR

 

Wild crafted elderberry, echinacea, and cinnamon bark partner to offer anti-viral, anti-bacterial, and immune boosting function, while also improving heart health.  This elixir is useful  for the respiratory system, colds, flus, coughs, and tonsillitis.  Great for children due to sweet mild taste. Individual 8 oz. Family 16oz.

 

SCHIZANDRA HAWTHORN POMEGRANATE HEART TONIC

 

Heart tonic hawthorn berries merge with the adaptogenic qualities of schizandra; helping you adapt to your environment by allowing you to better handle stress, whether mental or physical.  Combined with the seasonal antioxidant properties of pomegranate give you a magnificent heart opening, strengthening elixir.

Individual 8oz. Family 16oz.

 

VANILLA COCONUT BROWN SUGAR BODY SCRUB

 

Sweet indulgence, a delicious blend of brown sugar exfoliates while coconut oil softens the  skin. Your bathroom becomes a heavenly retreat with the fragrance of pure vanilla bean, a very special treat.

Individual 16oz. Family 32oz.

 

WARMING DIGESTIVE EXTRACT

 

Carminative herbs such as ginger, cardamom, and cinnamon, aid digestion and add a

comforting flavor to warm teas and ciders.  Individual 8 oz. Family 16oz.

 

MULLEIN THYME LUNG FORMULA

 

A strong respiratory aid for autumn as the seasons change and the first signs of cold are in the air.

Green myrtle is added to fight sinus infection and break up mucus.

Individual 8oz. Family 16oz.

 

 

*Recipes and combinations are subject to change depending on seasonal availability of ingredients, as well as what we are inspired to create and offer!  Quantities are also estimates and subject to change.

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