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Haven is making a whole lotta tea!

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Haven is making a whole lotta tea!

If you are familiar with Haven's products, you know we have lots of medicinal tisanes. We wanted to make more blends, including some for pleasure. So we are expanding our offerings this fall!Currently, we make:Aller-Tea (for seasonal allergy symptoms)Comfort & Joy (Emotional Support)Firefighter's Friend (Lung Support)The Good Cuppa (Nutrition & Whole Body Support)/Headache (for... you guessed it)Milky Mama (Lactation Support)Moontime (Menses Support)Preggers (Pregnancy Support)Sick Kid (for sick kids of all ages- even safe for infants!)Tummy Tamer (Digestive Issues)Under the Weather (Cold and Flu Season)Wise Woman (Menopause Support)We even make a Turmeric Tea Paste to help you make delicious Golden Milk.But...

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Product Profile: Brain Juice

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Product Profile: Brain Juice

As someone who was in a tough grad school program (I studied traditional Chinese Medicine in a Master's program), I needed all the help I could get memorizing both eastern (TCM terms, meridians, points, syndromes, and pathogens) as well as all the western information (anatomy, physiology, pathology, and medical terminology). It was enough to give one a semester-long headache!So I created a study tonic for myself, and now Haven Herbs also sells it to others. It's called Brain Juice and it would also be good for folks with memory loss for reasons other than grad school, too. When I used it,...

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The Coming Plagues: Head Lice

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The Coming Plagues: Head Lice

Back-to-School brings comfort, routine, and a much needed rest for most parents. Until your child comes home with head lice, that is. Anyone who has had to do the litany of excess laundry, toxic treatments, and endless louse combing knows this is a plague best avoided. But how? The way to avoid them is to know a little about them: Lice crawl onto the body. They can’t fly or jump. Head lice can survive on a human host for approximately 30 days. They generally cannot survive longer than 24 hours off the host. A female louse lays 3-5 eggs a...

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Plant Ally for Back-to-School Time: Elderberry

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Plant Ally for Back-to-School Time: Elderberry

Elder is an herb with a long history of medicinal, magical, and folkloric use. There are some wonderful stories that surround the plant, as it is sacred to the Queen of the Fairies (and other mythic beings) and it is considered a plant that is a portal to the underworld. But which Elder should you use? The Elder plant is from the genus Sambucus with more than 2 dozen identified species around the world. Identification of species and common names often refers to the region in which these plants or found or the color of their berries. A few elder...

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A new kids line!

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A new kids line!

Haven Herbs knows that a large part of our fanbase have kids at home. While herbalism is generally safe for kids, many remedies and tonics do not specifically appeal to kids. We aim to change that!In addition to our much beloved remedies that kids love (like Berry Blast Elixir), we are creating a kid-specific line of tinctures, syrups, lollipops, and electuaries that appeal to a kid's sweet tooth, all the while treating maladies and helping little bodies heal.We aim to launch the line in the fall, right as kids go back to school (and start spreading the plague again). Everything...

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