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What is Mercury Retrograde?

The quick answer: Mercury Retrograde is when the planet Mercury appears to be moving backwards in its orbit.  It is a kind of optical illusion when Mercury passes by Earth during its orbit.  The next Mercury Retrograde period kicks off August 13, 2017, wrapping up September 3, 2017. If it's that simple, why do people … Continue reading What is Mercury Retrograde?

Summer 2017 Limited Batch Products Have Arrived!

Every season offers us something special.  This summer, wild roses (Rosa rugosa) have been calling out to us.  Their wonderful scent and gentle, loving energy makes them ideal for summer self-care. There's nothing quite like the scent of wild roses; light, fresh, uplifting. When this year's wild roses began to bloom and fill the air, … Continue reading Summer 2017 Limited Batch Products Have Arrived!

Product Spotlight: Everyday Smudge Spray

Nor'Eastern Herb Company’s signature Everyday Smudge Spray is a delicate blend of herbs and flowers to welcome new energy and promote positivity.  Ideal for your sacred space, yoga practice, divination work, meditation session, and throughout your home. Common Questions: Do you really make your products in small batches? Yes!  In fact, our Everyday Smudge Spray … Continue reading Product Spotlight: Everyday Smudge Spray

Product Spotlight: Smudging Incense

Nor'Eastern Herb Company’s Smudging Incense is a cleansing blend of herbs and flowers to release negativity and welcome love and light.  Ideal for your sacred space, yoga practice, divination work, meditation session, and throughout your home.  This loose blend of herbs and flowers is handmade in small batches and is often made to order. Common … Continue reading Product Spotlight: Smudging Incense

Common Questions: How can I dry dandelion flowers without them going to seed?

This is a great question!  Let’s first clarify what it means for dandelions to “go to seed”.  You probably recognize dandelions as the bright yellow flower that appears in lawns and along the road every Spring.  You’re probably also familiar with the “wish flowers” that come a bit later.  These “wish flowers” are the puff balls that when … Continue reading Common Questions: How can I dry dandelion flowers without them going to seed?

Product Spotlight: Antheia Facial Oil

As the Greek goddess of flowers, Antheia is the perfect namesake for our floral facial oil. Ideal for all skin types, our gentle oil moisturizes, softens, and soothes skin. Delicate and light for everyday use yet hearty enough to protect against dry, winter weather, Nor'Eastern Herb Company’s Antheia Facial Oil is a perfect part of … Continue reading Product Spotlight: Antheia Facial Oil

Annual or Perennial?

With Spring in full swing, it’s time for us to get back out into our gardens!  Whether your garden is on your property, in a community garden space, in pots on your porch, or in containers on your windowsill, it’s important to know what your plant is going to do over the season.  One of … Continue reading Annual or Perennial?