Organic & Wildcrafted Herbs
Reishi Mushroom (Ganoderma lucidum) Organic Extract$12.50 – $49.60
Reishi Mushroom (Ganoderma lucidum) High Potency Organic Extract.
Reishi or Lingzhi (Ganoderma lucidum), is one of the best known and most well-studied medicinal mushrooms. It has been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) for at least 5000 years. It is known in China as Lingzhi and is often described as “The Mushroom of Immortality”. Most TCM practitioners agree that Reishi mushroom is one of the best adaptogens available. Adaptogens are natural substance considered to help the body adapt and increase resistance to stress and help maintain optimal health and well-being.
Shaman’s Garden Reishi extract is organically grown and our suppliers are excellent manufacturers who specialize in medicinal mushroom cultivation and extraction, working according to GMP, HACCP, ISO22000, USDA Organic and Kosher standards. In the manufacturing process, the Reishi mushrooms have been concentrated and standardized to contain a minimum of 30% polysaccharides, 15% beta glucan, 2% triterpene and 7% protein which are some of the beneficial constituents of Reishi.
Ashwagandha Organic Root (Withania somnifera)$8.20 – $38.40
Withania / Ashwagandha
Pure Organic Ashwagandha Root Powder.
Pure Organic Ashwagandha Root Powder (Withania somnifera). This herb is one of the most popular Ayurvedic tonics and is said to have been used for over 4000 years. Ashwagandha is regarded as a potent natural adaptogen, a substance which may help support the body’s ability to cope and adapt to emotional, mental and physical stress, and to revitalise after long periods of stress. It has traditionally been used as a calming and rejuvenating herb and is said to support an overall sense of well-being.
Horny Goat Weed (Epimedium)$8.80 – $38.40
Horny Goat Weed / Epimedium
Organic Horny Goat Weed / Epimedium Herb Powder.
Pure, high-quality Horny Goat Weed. Epimedium is a leafy plant species which grows commonly at high altitudes in China. The leaves contain a variety of flavonoids, including icariin, polysaccharides, sterols and an alkaloid called magnaflorine.
It is a valued herbal remedy in Traditional Chinese Medicine, where its use is said to date back at least 2000 years. It is now gaining in popularity around the world as a tonic which may help to support healthy libido, sexual function and energy.
According to folklore, the plants’ reputation as an aphrodisiac was discovered when a Chinese farmer noticed an increase of sexual activity among his goats after they had eaten the plant. Our Epimedium herb is organically grown and has a high icariin content.
Chaga (Inonotus obliquus)$9.60 – $48.00
Chaga (Inonotus obliquus) Organic Mushroom Extract 30% Polysaccharides.
The Chaga mushroom grows primarily on birch trees in the cold northern forests, and it has a long history of use in Chinese medicine. It is considered a rich source of antioxidants with potent immune supporting properties. Chaga may support the body’s inflammatory response, and help support the body’s defense against bacteria.
Slippery Elm (Ulmus rubra)$9.90 – $369.00
Slippery Elm (Ulmus rubra) Organic Powder.
Pure, high-quality Slippery Elm organic powder. Slippery Elm (Ulmus rubra) has been used as a natural remedy which may help to relieve digestive discomfort. Slippery Elm provides mucilage, which is an easily digestible long chain of sugars (polysaccharides) that make a slippery substance when combined with water.
Slippery Elm is one of the best herbs to help support healthy digestion, absorb toxins from the bowel, and soothe the digestive tract. Slippery Elm is very popular for supporting healthy bowels, bloating, constipation, diarrhoea (absorbs and softens stools), heartburn and for soothing the whole digestive tract.
It is a very gentle medicinal herb with virtually no side effects. Slippery Elm is also commonly given to horses and dogs (google for more information).
Balm of Gilead (Cedronella canariensis/triphylla) Plants, Cuttings & Seeds$4.50 – $15.00
Balm of Gilead
Balm of Gilead Plants, Cuttings & Seeds.
This tender perennial is native to the Americas and the Canary Islands. The name ‘Balm of Gilead’ has been given because of its lemon and camphor-like odour and not through any resemblance to the Poplar family or the true Balm of Gilead. The leaves make a pleasant tea, bath, potpourri, insect repellent or a fragrant herb pillow.
Tea preparation: Boil water. Steep 1 tsp. dried herb of Balm of Gilead per cup for 7 minutes. Enjoy!
Aromatherapy: Add 1 to 2 tsp. of dried Balm of Gilead herb into a bowl of freshly boiled water. The essential oils will spread their refreshing aroma quickly throughout the room.
Balm of Gilead is also becoming increasingly popular among hen owners to help keep away mites. Simply add a generous handful of the fresh herb to the straw in their nesting boxes.
Balm of Gilead is easily grown from seed or cutting (simply place the cuttings into fresh tap water until they sprout roots) and can grow into 1-1.5m tall shrubs within the first year.
To read more about the plants potential benefits for hens have a look at the following article on Stuff.co.nz: www.stuff.co.nz/life-style/home-property/nz-gardener/76954393/the-herb-that-keeps-hens-mitefree
Cordyceps Organic (Cordyceps militaris)$10.00 – $46.40
Cordyceps Organic (Cordyceps militaris) Extract 30% Polysaccharides.
The Cordyceps mushrooms have a long history as medicinal fungi in Traditional Chinese Medicine. Cordyceps is found in mountainous regions of India, Nepal and Tibet. It has traditionally been used to help support the immune system, and assist with strength, stamina, endurance and mental acuity. Pure cordyceps organic mushroom extract.
Cat’s Claw (Uncaria tomentosa)$12.00 – $1,194.00
Cat’s Claw (Uncaria tomentosa) Bark Powder.
Pure, high-quality Cat’s Claw inner bark powder. This Cat’s Claw powder is wildcrafted/organic from Peru.
Named after its hook-like thorns, Cat’s Claw is a sacred herb among some Amazonian tribes. The bark and root have been widely used to help support inflammatory conditions such as arthritis and inflammation of the digestive tract. Cat’s Claw is also considered an antioxidant, and decoctions (the extraction of the water soluble substances by boiling) prepared from the bark are widely used in traditional Peruvian medicine for the maintenance of good health and well-being.
Turkey Tail Organic (Trametes versicolor)$9.50 – $48.00
Turkey Tail Organic Mushroom Extract 30% Polysaccharides.
Turkey Tail organic. Turkey Tail, also called Cloud Mushroom, has a very long history in Traditional Chinese Medicine. They are found all over the world, growing on trees, logs and branches. The name comes from the shape and multiple colours of the mushroom which resemble the tail of a wild turkey. Turkey Tail is used to support and strengthen the body’s immune system.
Tulsi / Holy Basil (Ocimum sanctum)$6.50 – $38.40
Tulsi / Holy Basil
Tulsi / Holy Basil Herb Powder.
Holy Basil (Ocimum sanctum / tenuiflorum), also known as Tulsi or Tulasi, is an aromatic plant native to tropical Asia. It is often considered India’s “Queen of Herbs” and is grown in many Indian homes. It is very popular in Ayurvedic medicine and is said to have been used for over 3000 years. Holy Basil has a reputation for its health supporting properties within the body, mind and soul. Holy Basil is considered a powerful antioxidant and adaptogen. It has traditionally been used to support the body’s response to stress and anxiety, to help maintain healthy immune and digestive function, energy, strength and stamina.
Lion’s Mane Mushroom Extract (Organic)$9.20 – $41.60
Lion’s Mane Mushroom Extract (Organic)
Organic Lion’s Mane Mushroom (Hericium erinaceus) Extract Powder and Capsules.
Buy pure Lion’s Mane Mushroom (Hericium erinaceus) Extract. This high-quality mushroom concentrate is extracted from the fruit body of organically grown Hericium erinaceus mushrooms and standardized to contain a minimum of 50% Polysaccharides and 25% Beta-Glucan. This natural mushroom extract powder has been produced by a GMP certified manufacturing company and tested to ensure a top quality, authentic product free from contaminants. This mushroom has already been used in ancient China and is becoming popular around the world for supporting healthy cognitive function and optimal brain and nerve health.
Reishi Mushroom Spore Powder (Ganoderma lucidum)$10.00 – $43.20
Reishi Spore Powder
Reishi Spore Powder (Ganoderma lucidum) – Excellent Quality.
Top quality Reishi Spore Powder. Reishi or Lingzhi (Ganoderma lucidum), is one of the best known and most well-studied medicinal mushrooms. It has been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) for at least 5000 years. It is known in China as Lingzhi and is often described as “The Mushroom of Immortality”. Most TCM practitioners agree that Reishi mushroom is one of the best adaptogens available. Adaptogens are natural substance considered to help the body adapt and increase resistance to stress and help maintain optimal health and well-being.
Hibiscus Petals$6.50 – $18.20
Hibiscus Flowers / Roselle Flowers – Pure and Organic.
High-quality organic Hibiscus flowers / Roselle flowers (dried Hibiscus calyx). This type of Hibiscus, also called Roselle, is a species native to West Africa, used for the production of carcade tea. Hibiscus petals are extensively used as a vegetable in Andhra, Burmese, India and the Philippines. The Hibiscus plant has also been used as a natural remedy and the petals are rich in antioxidants.
Motherwort (Leonurus cardiaca) Plants and Seeds$4.50 – $32.00
Motherwort Plants and Seeds.
Motherwort plants and seeds. Motherwort is an herbaceous perennial plant which belongs to the mint family. It grows upright to over 1m tall, has prickly leaves and small white and pink flowers in the summer. The word cardiaca in the Latin name demonstrates that it has a long history as a heart tonic herb. The translation of Motherwort is “mother herb”, as the tea is believed to support the reproductive system of women by assisting with some of the discomforts that may arise with menses and menopause.
Camu Camu (Myrciaria dubia) Organic$8.00 – $38.00
Vitamin C may help to protect the cells from free radical damage, support the immune system, and nourish healthy skin, eyes and gums.fruit is traditionally made into a juice by people of the Amazonian rainforest to help maintain their health. This fruit is said to be one of the richest natural sources of vitamin C so far discovered. It also contains bioflavonoids, and a combination of phytonutrients unique to the Camu Camu fruit.
Acai Berry (Euterpe oleracea)$8.80 – $35.20
Acai Berry (Euterpe oleracea) Organic Powder.
Acai is a small, dark purple berry that comes from the Açaí palm (Euterpe oleracea). The berries are native to South America and are widely cultivated in the Amazon rainforest. They are often called a “super food” due their high nutrient content. The berries are said to contain powerful antioxidants and are high in essential fatty acids, amino acids, protein, vitamins, dietary fibre and phytosterols. Acai Berry could be a great addition to a healthy anti-aging diet.
Kola Nut (Cola nitida) Pure Powder$6.50 – $32.00
Kola Nut (Cola nitida) Powder.
The Kola Nut is the fruit of the kola tree, native to the tropical rainforests of Africa. Human use of the Kola Nut, like Guarana, Coffee and Tea, appears to have ancient origins. The caffeine containing Kola Nut is commonly chewed in many West African cultures, often in a social setting, to help support vitality and healthy energy. Kola nuts are seen as symbols of kindness and hospitality and are used in some parts of Africa as a medium of exchange.
Kola Nut is an important part of the traditional spiritual practice of culture and religion in West Africa, particularly Niger and Nigeria. In the 1800s, John Pemberton, a pharmacist in Georgia created the first cola soft drink using extracts of Kola Nut and Coca leaf as ingredients. Kola Nut contains the natural colanine (catechine-caffeine), theobromine and theophylline. The seeds are also rich in healthy, flavonoids, antioxidants and other constituents.
Kola Nut may help support energy levels, stamina, endurance, concentration, mental alertness and aid digestion. It should be used with caution by individuals sensitive to caffeine.