0844590072 or 0834098309 sales@essentialherbs.co.za Monday to Friday: 8.00am to 5.00pm in Durban North or Pinetown; Saturday: 6.30-12.30am at Shongweni Farmers Market Stall H11; Sunday and Public holidays: Closed

Our pets are an integral parts of our lives… What about herbs in their diet?

Animals in the wild supplement their diet with various grasses and greens. They have the instinctive nature to know what their bodies are lacking and how to remedy that. Our domestic pets are at a distinct disadvantage in that they live mostly in suburban areas with natural nutrients ('weeds') pulled out to make way for lawns and alien … Continue reading Our pets are an integral parts of our lives… What about herbs in their diet?

Does your body need a little help?…Are you feeling run down and jagged?…A mixture of herbs and spices may be just what you need…

Here in South Africa, we have just experienced an extremely cold spell with all 9 provinces experiencing snow at the same time. Our bodies need some help to remain strong and healthy. Herbs and spices are definitely a good way to help ourselves on many levels. Regenerating herbal tea is a carefully selected mixture of … Continue reading Does your body need a little help?…Are you feeling run down and jagged?…A mixture of herbs and spices may be just what you need…

Geranium oil…One of South Africa’s own…

But now there are so many hybrids and they are found throughout the world. There is much information about this wonderful plant, but here I have put together an easy to read assortment of three of the most popular Geranium pure distilled essential oils that Essential Herbal Products has to offer. Pelargonium odorantissimum (Geranium): It is … Continue reading Geranium oil…One of South Africa’s own…

The East Coast Radio House and Garden Homegrown fair…We are going to be there!

We are so excited that we have the opportunity to take part in this event. The fair has a section for small businesses such as ourselves to showcase our work. We will be concentrating on the goods that we make up ourselves, as well as our trusted organically grown herbs, and high quality pure essential … Continue reading The East Coast Radio House and Garden Homegrown fair…We are going to be there!

Inflamed joints?…Arthritis?…Devil’s Claw can help…

Devil's Claw Family Name: Pedaliaceae Botanical Name(s): Harpagophytum Procumbens Popular Name(s): Grapple Plant Parts Used: Dried Roots Habitat: Devil's Claw is a native plant of southern Africa, especially the Kalahari Desert, Namibia, and the island of Madagascar. Description: Devil's claw is a tender trailing perennial with tubers and many round to oval-shaped stems. The leaves … Continue reading Inflamed joints?…Arthritis?…Devil’s Claw can help…

Are you in need of an energy boost?… Do you wake up tired?…

Here is a recipe for a green smoothie. The video is advertising a certain blender, but my dear old faithful does a good job. I have written out the recipe below if you don't have time to view the video. http://youtu.be/nIAtOiNTDnw Green Smoothie for energy (It says for anti-aging as well, but we're not doctor's … Continue reading Are you in need of an energy boost?… Do you wake up tired?…

At Last…The birthday draw has taken place…

A very big thank you to Shaun Standeaven for doing the draw. Congratulations to: Hannah Lee Kaiser who is our winner from the Shongweni Farmers Market. Nayna Mistry from Polokwane who is our winner from ordering via the web.

Are you lactose intolerant?.. Looking for an alternative to dairy milk?…Almond milk can be a delicious alternative…

In the following video, Rick explains how to make a delicious almond milk. I have personally made this milk, adding a little honey and a touch of vanilla and would highly recommend it. Don't throw away the almond fibre left over at the end, store it in the freezer and when you next make some … Continue reading Are you lactose intolerant?.. Looking for an alternative to dairy milk?…Almond milk can be a delicious alternative…