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New Ginseng! by Lily Kunning

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Spring has sprung!

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While the weather dithers, the plants in the front demonstration garden have decided it is spring. Can you identify some of these perennial herbs? First one to correctly identify them gets a free half ounce salve of their choice!

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New Formulas on the Horizon!

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New Formulas on the Horizon!

We are always wanting to carry items that people need and want, and Lily (the staff herbalist) has been hard at work formulating. Here is what will be debuted in April:1. (Pan Galactic) Sinus Blaster: Ohio is notorious for causing respiratory issues in its citizens. Upper respiratory issues as well as lower. We already have the fabulous Breathe Easy formula for lower respiratory issues. Now we tackle the upper issues- a tincture combination of Bayberry root bark, Yerba Santa, Loquat Leaves, and Echinacea.2. Cardiovascular Health: a heart and vessel tonic that contributes to steady healthy blood pressure, this tonic for...

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Changes Afoot!

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Changes Afoot!

In the few years that Boline Apothecary has been a brick-and-mortar location, we have become a Clintonville and Columbus landmark. As Columbus' only herb store that is also an apothecary (we formulate and make herbal products ourselves) that does wholesale as well as retail, there is a lot of work that goes into making things happen. The shop has outgrown its current incarnation as a family-owned business.We are looking to set down roots, expand, and do our current mission better. How can we accomplish all this in a sustainable way that meets our ethos of organic, ethical, pronounceable and effective?...

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An herbal trip to the Bay Area!

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An herbal trip to the Bay Area!

Lily, staff herbalist, and Justin, longtime staffer, are on a "working vacation" to the SF Bay Area (where Lily moved from). While there, she is scouting new product lines, packaging ideas, and networking with other businesses and herbalists. This post is by Lily.No herbal journey to the Bay Area would be complete without going to Chinatown- so we went there first. The herb shop I went to was huge and impressive.This was a mere fraction of the jars. They did not want picture taking, so I was sneaky. There were also tables of bagged items that I ultimately bought quite a...

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