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Fresh Clips: Does Pohnpei Cinnamon Redeem Sassafras?

By Steven Foster

Researches recently documented a species of cinnamon (Cinnamomum carolinense), known locally as madeu, that is found only on Pohnpei. They found that islanders commonly drink tea made from the tree’s bark to relieve pain.


Fresh Clips: Peruvian Mystery Herb

By Steven Foster

Ulluchu has remained an unidentified plant until now. Learn more about this Peruvian mystery herb here.


List of Likes: 12 Herbalicious Products

By The Herb Companion staff

Check out our favorite products for September 2009.


Herbal Spa: Oregon Garden Resort's Moonstone Spa

By Kris Wetherbee

Get ready to experience an all-encompassing botanical encounter at the Oregon Garden Resort’s Moonstone Spa.


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Herbal Escape: Fredericksburg Herb Farm in Texas

By Kris Wetherbee

If you’re looking for an herbal escape that goes beyond beautiful gardens, Fredericksburg Herb Farm in Texas is a wonderful place to relax, rejuvenate and be inspired.


Fresh Clips: Bitter Truths from Chicago Mixologists

By Veronica Hinke

Three Chicago mixologists are using herbs to make bitters, potent taste accents for cocktails such as Manhattans, Tom Collins and Pisco Sours.


In Basket: September 2009

The Herb Companion staff

Our readers are always writing to us and asking us questions about herbs. Read some of our favorite letters regarding the July 2009 issue.


In Basket: July 2009

By The Herb Companioin staff

Our readers are always writing to us and asking us questions about herbs. Read some of our favorite letters regarding the May 2009 issue.