Welcome to the Herb Shop at Useful Weeds!
"A weed is a plant that has mastered every survival skill except for learning how to grow in rows."
- Doug Larson
Astragalus is used in Traditional Chinese Medicine as an adaptogen to help increase energy and resistance to stress. Astragalus supports immune health to help you stay feeling your best and supports the body’s immune defenses to stay feeling healthy.
Burdock is used widely as an alterative and blood purifier. This herb is highly effective, gentle, and multipurpose. It promotes the flow of bile and also increases circulation to the skin. Further, it is a mild diuretic and lymphatic. The leaves can be made into a fresh poultice to soothe poison oak and poison ivy and a leaf decoction makes a therapeutic wash for the skin.
Calendula is a highly versatile medicinal plant. It has been used for centuries, both internally and topically, to heal wounds, burns, and rashes. The sunshiny flowers are a traditional remedy for supporting the immune system and lifting the spirits. The edible ray florets of the flower heads are bursting with antioxidant compounds.
So as you poke around the shops you’ll see things like “by the cup” or “by the ounce.” I can understand that this can lead to a bit of confusion at times. So to help out here are some of the standards that we have developed over the years at UsefulWeeds. All of our herbal…
More Herby Goodness to come!
We are growing, weeding, building, and blending new items to add to our shop all the time. If you are looking for something you had purchased here before or have a suggestion for something that you would like to see, drop us a line and we'd be glad to talk to you about it!