There lots of beautiful parks in New York City, and fall is the perfect season to explore a new green area near you.
PRODUCT: A LA MAISON DE PROVENCE ROSEMARY MINT BODY WASH / HAND SOAP
BASICS: BODYWASH | $23.88 / 16.9 oz x 3 PACK | PALM OIL FREE
HERBS: COCONUT, OLIVE OIL, ROSEMARY, MINT.
PRODUCT: KISS MY FACE – WOODLAND PINE & GINSENG SHOWER GEL
BASICS: BODYWASH | $7.44 / 32 oz | PARABEN-FREE. PLANT-BASED
HERBS: OLIVE OIL, ALOE VERA, GOTU KOLA, FIR, LINDEN, GINSENG
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You wouldn’t know unless you’re looking but there are a ton of places to source herbs in New York City across the five boroughs.
If you know your way around Flushing there are many places to pick up mushrooms and other traditional Chinese herbal medicines. I’ve also heard great things about Sundial Herbs up in the Bronx where you might find all kinds of tropical plant-based remedies.
Still, there are a few places I call my favorite, the ones I keep coming back to. I’ve compiled a list of them below – this list is by no means exhaustive, and if there’s an herb shop in your neighborhood that I missed, I encourage you to check it out as well!
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TYPE: HERBAL TEA.
HERBS: ASTRAGULUS, TULSI, LEMONBALM, ELEUTHERO, CLOVE, SCHISANDRA.
USES: ADAPTATION, ANTI-STRESS, RELAXATION.
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TYPE: FACE & BODY SCRUB.
HERBS: LAVENDER, PEPPERMINT, SUGAR, GRAPESEED OIL.
USES: EXFOLIATION, AROMATHERAPY.
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TYPE: HERBAL TEA.
HERBS: TULSI, NETTLE, LEMONBALM, HIBISCUS.
USES: WARMING, ADAPTATION, RELAXATION.
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