The Forager's Path - School of Botanical Studies

Community Herb Store

Due to the current health situation in our community, we are making our small batch, hand-made herbal products available through our website.
They are the result of my 25 years experience in wild crafting, teaching, creating herbal pharmacy and clinical work.
These are usually only available to students at our school or clients during herbal consultations.

This is a No-Frills Herb Store.
It is meant to provide a service to our community for herbal products that are especially needed or difficult to find on the general retail market.

To Order:
1. Send an email to
2. Include your name, phone number, mailing address and specifics of your order (the product and price)
3. Shipping is $15 per order
Orders $65 and over qualify for free shipping
4. If you live in the Flagstaff area, we may be able to meet in person and waive the postage fee. Contact us for details.
5. A Paypal link is provided once the order is received.

What is Available
Many people are currently placing a strong emphasis on the viral challenges facing our communities.
It is important to remember that during stressful times, it is just as important to ensure quality sleep, nutrition, digestion and relaxation.
These herbal offerings are created with these various needs in mind.

Herbal Syrups
These syrups are a blend of fresh herb macerated for months in honey + an alcohol-based extract of the same herb.
The final product is delicious, easy to use and smoothly therapeutic.
They can be taken by the (small) spoonful, added to mug of hot water for a quick cup of tea or used in a formula with other tinctures or teas for a wide range of therapeutic possibilities.
Shelf stable – needs no refrigeration.
Limited availability
4 oz – $20
8 oz – $35

Syrups Currently in Stock
Lemon Balm Leaf (Melissa officinalis)
Tulsi Leaf and Flower (Ocimum sanctum)
Rose Flower (Rosa damascena)
Osha Root (Ligusticum porterii)

Mike’s Cough Syrup
8 oz $18
This is a tried and true formula that has received rave reviews from 200+ clients and students over the years. Use as needed for lung support during the winter cold and flu season.
Contains: Osha Root, Mullein Leaf, Licorice Root, Wild Cherry Bark, Honey, Alcohol, Water

Nerve Support
2 oz $18
4 oz $34
This formula brings together plants from various cultures that have traditionally been used to feed, nourish and strengthen an exhausted Nervous System. This non-sedative herbal combination is the perfect remedy for people who are underslept, overworked, stressed and exhausted. This formula is most effective if used daily for several weeks.
Contains: Fresh Milky Oats, Ashwagandha Root, Tulsi Leaves, Licorice Root, Alcohol, Water, Honey

Peaceful Mind
2 oz $18
4 oz $34
A formula to use during acute stressful situations.
Take ½ dropper every 10 minutes.
Do not take more than 2 full droppers.
This formula can have a sedating effect.
It should not be used while driving or doing other activities when safety is an issue.
Contains: Motherwort, Lavender, Milky Oats, Bacopa, Licorice, Pulsatilla, Alcohol, Water

2 oz $18
4 oz $34
A proprietary blend of plants that have traditionally been used to calm the nervous system, quiet the mind and relax the body. This combination is most effective if taken one hour and again ½ hour before bedtime to initiate a gradual relaxation, then use once more right at bedtime.
Contains: Passionflower, California Poppy, Pedicularis, Alcohol, Water

2 oz $18
4 oz $34
This is a long time favorite we use during cold and flu season. It is more effective if used frequently – ½ dropper every hour and used early – at the first sign of discomfort – within minutes or an hour of feeling bad vs waiting a few days.
Contains: Elderberry, Osha, Yerba Manza, Red Root, Alcohol, Water

Digestive Bitters
2 oz $18
4 oz $34
Bitters have a long tradition of improving a wide range of digestive functions when taken shortly before a meal. In fact, many digestive issues people have are regarded as signs of a deficiency of bitters in the diet.
The most effective way to use this herbal formula is to take a dropper full of extract on the tongue about 15 minutes before eating. It is important to actually taste the bitter flavor in the mouth and not try to cover it up with sweets or other flavors.
This particular combination of herbs has been used successfully in my clinical work for 20+ years.
Contains: Dandelion Root, Artichoke Leaf, Angelica archangelica Root, Bitter Orange Peel, Alcohol, Water

8 oz $15
Ghee  is one of the most revered foods/medicines in the Ayurvedic tradition. Its cooling and moistening energies make it ideal for balancing Pitta and Vata.
Our ghee is made the traditional Indian way as taught by Vasant Lad at the Ayurvedic Institute.
It is prepared during the full moon in small handmade batches, using cultured salt-free butter from grass-fed cows.

Single Tinctures and Blends are available in these sizes:
2 oz $18
4 oz $34
8 oz $65

Singles Herbs Currently In Stock and Available
Baikal Skullcap Root (Scutellaria baicalensis)
Pleurisy Root (Asclepias tuberosa)
Dan Shen Root (Salvia miltiorrhiza)
Boneset Aerial (Eupatorium perfoliatum)
Rhodiola Root (Rhodiola rosea)
Fresh Osha Root (Ligusticum porterii)

Blends Currently In Stock and Available
Fresh Hawthorn (Crataegus erythropoda) Berries, Leaves, Flowers
Tulsi (Ocimum sanctum) varieties: Krishna, Rama, Vana

Our apothecary has 100+ tinctures in stock.
If you are looking for a specific extract or formula, let us know.
Chances are we have it.

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