The Elder Tree

The Elder Tree

The elder tree has been used medicinally for centuries. Dating back to the time of Hippocrates, humans have used the flowers, berries, bark and roots to treat various ailments. What we know now that people could only intuit then is that elderberries are packed with beneficial vitamins and minerals, and the flowers are rich in bioflavonoids and triterpenoids.

The Majesty of Sagebrush

The Majesty of Sagebrush

Sagebrush is endemic to the Pacific Northwest – a plant wholly unique to the high desert of the Rocky Mountains. To many, this hearty pale green shrub – which belongs to the Artemisia genus along with mugwort and wormwood – is nothing more than a persistent weed. For those who care to take a closer look at this unassuming shrub, sagebrush is a medicinal powerhouse...

New Local-Infused Botanical Skincare Line Launches from Boise Garden

New Local-Infused Botanical Skincare Line Launches from Boise Garden

With the multi-hued blooms of fragrant roses from her backyard garden steeping in a hand-forged copper distiller, Anna Demetriades comes across as something of a wild alchemist while at work in her Boise bench headquarters. Anthea—her new luxe botanical skincare line now available...