The Elderberry is an herbal emporium specializing in custom formulations.
We offer high quality herbal products and supplements, many made in our store. In addition, consultations by certified herbalists are available by appointment.
Our nurturing staff provides individualized care drawing from knowledge of Western herbalism, traditional Chinese medicine, and Ayurvedic practices. We love supporting our many gifted VA herbalists and showcasing their local herbal products (including bulk herbs, powders, oils, and extracts) here in the shop. When you use plant-based medicine, you’re working toward a healthier, happier lifestyle. Wherever you are on that journey, we’ll be here to offer support, guidance, and empowerment.
We make every effort to source locally and organically as much as possible. Our selection includes many ethically wild crafted herbs.
The cost is $13.00 – $25.00/ounce, depending on the herb. Those marked with an asterisk (*) are $15.00/ounce EXCEPT WHERE NOTED. We make every effort to keep the lists updated. However, at certain times of the year there is a high demand for a particular herb. If you see an herb you are interested in please call the store to confirm it is in stock.
Bacopa* (Herbalist & Alchemist)
Black Haw* (Herbalist & Alchemist)
Black Walnut* (Herb Pharm)
Blue Vervain* (Herbalist & Alchemist)
Butterbur Root* ( (Herbalist & Alchemist)
California Poppy* (Herbalist & Alchemist)
Cat’s Claw Bark
Corn Silk* (Herbalist & Alchemists)
Devil’s Club* (Herbalist & Alchemist)
Echinacea Root & Aerial Parts
Eleuthero* (Herbalist & Alchemist)
False Unicorn* (Herbalists & Alchemists)
Feverfew* (Herbalist & Alchemist)
Figwort* (Herbalist & Alchemist)
Ginko Leaf, Fall Gold
Hawthorn Leaf & Flower
Houthuynia* (Herbalist & Alchemist)
Isatis* (Herbalist & Alchemist)
J Kloss Anti-Spasmodic* (Herbalist & Alchemist)
Juniper Berry* (Herbalist & Alchemist)
Kudzu* (Herbalist & Alchemist)
Linden Leaf &Flower
Mimosa Bark* (Herbalist & Alchemist)
Motherwort* (Herbalist & Alchemist)
Muira Puama* (Herbalist & Alchemist)
Mullein Leaf* (Herbalist & Alchemist)
Muscle/Joint Tonic* (Herbalist & Alchemist)
Osha Root *(Herbalists & Alchemists)
Pancreaid* (Herbalist & Alchemist)
Passion Flower* (Herbalist & Alchemist)
Plantain* (Herbalist & Alchemist)
Propolis Resin* (Herbalist & Alchemist) $18.00/ounce
Pulsatilla* (Herbalist & Alchemist) $25/ounce
Red Clover Blossom* (Herbalist & Alchemist)
Red Sage “Dan Shen”
Rehmannia Root* (Herbalist & Alchemist)
Rose Petal* (Herbalist & Alchemist)
Saw Palmetto Berry
Shepherd’s Purse* (HerbPharm)
Solomon Seal Root* (Herbalist & Alchemist)
Spilanthes* (Herbalists & Alchemists)
St John’s Wort* (Herb Pharm)
Stoneroot* (Herbalist & Alchemist)
Thuja* (Herbalist & Alchemist)
Vitex Berry* (Herbalist & Alchemist)
White Oak Bark
White Peony Root
Wild Indigo Root
Wild Yam* (Herbalist & Alchemist)
Willow Bark* (Herbalist & Alchemist)
Yarrow* (Herbalist & Alchemist)
Yerba Mansa* (Herbalist & Alchemist)
Andrographis (Chuan Xi Lian)
Bugleweed (Ze Lan)
Cats Claw Bark
Chrysanthemum (Ye Ju Hua)
Forsythia Fruit (Lian Qiao)
Gardenia Fruit (Zhi Zi) Ginger (cut & sifted)
Gingko, Fall Gold
Hawthorn Fruit (Chinese)Shan Zha
Hawthorn Leaf and Flower
Hibiscus Flowers, whole
Houttuynia (Yu XingCao)
Kudzu Root (Ge Gen)
Milk Thistle Seeds
Oat Straw + Tops
Oat Tops, Milky
Pau D’arco Bark
Red Raspberry Leaf
Red Sage Root
St John’s Wort
Sweet Annie (Artemisia Annua)
Teasel Root (Xu Duan)
Tumeric Rhizome (Jiang Huang)
White Oak Bark
White Willow Bark
Wild Yam Root
Wild Cherry Bark
Witch Hazel Bark
Baikal Skullcap, cut root
Blue Flag Root
Bupleurum (Chai Hu)
Cacao Beans, whole
Corydalis (Yan Hu Suo)
Echinaicea Root (Augustifolia)
Echinacea Root (Purpura)
Echinacea Tops (Purpura)
Hops (Cascade – local)
Kava Kava Root
Lemon Balm Leaf
Linden, Leaf and Flower
Magnolia Bark (Hou Po)
Magnolia Flower (Xin Yi Hua)
Rose Petal (Red)
Sage, White Ceremonial
Saw Palmetto Berries
White Lotus Seed (Lian Zi-Bai)
White Peony Root
Yarrow Leaf and Flower
Yellow Dock Root
Japanese Knotweed Root
Red Clover Blossoms
Solomon’s Seal Root
Sweet Birch Bark
Wild Carrot Seed
D= Individually Priced
Ginsing, American ($30/oz)
Goldenseal Rhizome ($16/oz)
Osha Root ($30.00/oz)
Vanilla Bean ($16/oz)
Wild Indigo/Baptisia Root ($12.50/oz)
Flower Essences by BE (Mary Michaud)
Agrimony – relaxes tension in the physical body and in the mind. Enhances digestion by relaxing the nervous system – switching us into parasympathetic mode.
Blue Morning Glory – helps bring essential light into your physical and energetic body. Shines a bright light on the path of integration – the path for us humans to best serve the Earth and Universe.
Butterfly Bush – opens our 3rd eye (6th chakra) and reminds our minds to connect to our hearts. This beautiful bush is much beloved by little creatures of all sorts especially bees, bugs and, of course, butterflies.
Catnip – gently opens the heart chakra – the place where Heaven and Earth meet in the human body. Improves communication between spiritual and earthly matters.
Chicory – a sweet song of freedom from worry. This flower is traditionally used to break addictive patterns. Happy explorations!
Clematis – surrounds the entire body with a comforting sense These flowers are true of containment while opening the 6th chakra for greater gifts for each of us. vision. Assists in integrating body work and other physical,emotional, mental and spiritual changes. Perfect to gently calm vata imbalances.
Dalai Lama White Morning Glory – this essence was made with a stunningly clear white morning glory flower while His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama was speaking to a gathering a few hundred yards from my garden. Infused with the energy of His Holiness and the holiness of Nature, this beautiful and powerful combination helps you reside in your true nature. (Limited edition)
Dandelion – an ally to help you see the truth of a situation in your own time. A great essence to have along when you are working through a dilemma or recovering from illness or emotional drama.
Echinacea purpurea – a shot of love to the throat chakra. Speak your authentic truth in a happy tone with heart and voice as one.
Elder – clears the central energy channel (sushumna) opening communication and eliminating blocks between chakras.
Elecampane – drink in light and ground this energy pattern into our body.
Jasmine – opens the upper chakras so we can receive information from the universal consciousness a.k.a. the unified field. Eases flow in the body.
Lamb’s Ear – like being wrapped head to toe in a silky soft blanket of support.
Monarda didyma – Do you have a song in your heart? This fuchsia-colored double headed bee balm is playfulness in a bottle.
Nettles – a energetic scrub down. Like the stimulating karate chop action in massage – this flower brightens the qi and awakens the senses.
Pink Morning Glory – the sun and the moon: the meeting of the lunar and solar energies in the body. The integration of the female and male, the yin and yang, the left and the right sides of the body.
Poke – true breath. Pokes things along. Lovely alone or used in combination with other essences and therapies to enhance results.
Prayers of Gaia – aligns you with the Earth’s prayers. Relaxing, focusing, supportive.
Purple Morning Glory – gentle but direct vibration which allows for vertebral realignment.
Scarlet Runner Bean – allows transmission of information over far distances. Helpful for sending Reiki at a distance.
Sweet Pea – like a hug from an old friend you are always happy to see.
Tomato – come out and play!
Venus Water – this essence of the Motherwort flower made during the Venus return in June 2012: a warm wave of the goddess of love herself. (Limited edition)
Vitex – integration of the nervous and endocrine systems. An overall synchronization.
White Clover – allows for new movement in places that were previously stuck.