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Herbs A-Z

This Blog Post provides basic information including alternative names, benefits, and uses for each herb offered in our Apothecary. Herbs will be added to this list as they are added to the Apothecary. Feel free to email us if your favorite herb is missing from our store. Please view our Herbal Preparation Guide for different extraction methods. _____________________________________________________________ Alfalfa COMMON NAME  Standardized: AlfalfaOther: Lucerne  BOTANICAL NAME  Medicago sativa L.Plant Family: Fabaceae  OVERVIEW  Well known as a feed plant for livestock, alfalfa has a rich tradition of other uses. In traditional American folk medicine, it has been administered as a nutritive tonic. The dried alfalfa leaf is widely available in herbal shops and health food stores as an herbal tea, tablet, or powder. The...

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11 Reasons we Love Tea!!

"Tea Love: A Haiku" My favorite drink. Not much more satisfies me. Here's why I love Tea; 1. Teas and tisanes (tea accompanied by herbs and roots) promote overall health and longevity and are used by many people as an anti-bacterial agent. In history, they have been used as medicine to treat numerous forms of dis-ease. Similarly, tonics (roots/herb blends steeped for several days) are consumed daily for preventative healthcare, are naturally antibiotic, antiviral, and/or antiseptic, and possess a long shelf life. 2. Energy- Caffeine levels in tea are released gradually throughout the day for sustained energy; unlike coffee which gives a quick burst of energy that makes you crash midway through the day. 3. Digestion- Essential Oils and polyphenols in...

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Letter From the Owner

Greetings! My name is Mollie Beavers and I am the Founder/CEO of Southern Bohème, a wholistic lifestyle brand specializing in everyday solutions for everyday health using art, herbs, and yoga. We remind ourselves that we can each heal our mind, body, and spirits by using the gifts from our Earth.

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