Clearwater Apothecary has provided premium bulk herbs and some spices to the industry since 1988. Because we source the majority of our herbs and spices directly from select growers around the world our prices remain very competitive. Our growers strict pratice of only providing the best herbs and spices ensure year aroung quality.
CW Apothecary is one of the leading suppliers of alfalfa Leaf. Alfalfa is a flowering member of the pea family that resembles clover. Dried alfalfa leaf lends a bright, slightly sweet flavor to tea blends. It is highly nutritious delivering vitamins C and K, manganese, and folate, and is used to make infusions, herbal oils and salves.
CW Apothecary is one of the leading suppliers of Arnica Flower. Mexican arnica may be infused in alcohol or oil and used to make skin care products, including facial washes, soap, salves, lotions and hair and scalp conditioners. Sometimes this herb is used in combination with other herbs with similar skin-loving qualities.
CW Apothecary is one of the leading suppliers of Chamomile (Egyption). Although grown in Egypt, this is the same species of chamomile commonly referred to as German chamomile. These are whole flowers used alone and in combination with other herbs and spices to make teas, infusions, tinctures, soaps, and has a mild scent, apple like flavor, and best known as a relaxing tea.
CW Apothecary is one of the leading suppliers of Hops. Hops are the female flowers with papery, cone-like flower heads of a climbing plant that is related to cannabis, or Hemp and has a bitter yet pleasant taste. Hops is most widely used in making beer, tisanes and teas. Hops are also added to herb pillows and it is said that it promotes relaxation.
CW Apothecary is one of the leading suppliers of Horsetail (Shavegrass). Horsetail, is known as a living fossil because it is the only surviving species in its genus. The plant gets its common name from the fact that the erect stems resemble a horse's tail. The fresh aerial parts of the herb are eaten as a spring vegetable, while the dried herb is used for teas and as a bath herb.
CW Apothecary is one of the leading suppliers of Lavender Flower (Ultra). Grown in the Provence region of France, blue lavender, also known as lavandin, is a hybrid species between English lavender and Portuguese lavender. The scent is just as impressive, very fragrant, bright blue-purple buds are more medicinal than other lavenders because of the presence of camphor.
CW Apothecary is one of the leading suppliers of Marigold (Calendula). The bright Wispy, canary yellow petals are Citrus-like with a peppery or bitter finish, were once used as a coloring agent for textiles and food, most notably cheese. Today, calendula petals are added to tea blends, and tinctured or infused in oil for use in creams, lotions, salves, lip balms and other cosmetic items.
CW Apothecary is one of the leading suppliers of Mullein Leaf. Great Mullein is a member of the figwort family, it is Leafy with a pleasant scent. The Mullein plant is noted for its velvety leaves, it is often called Velvet Dock or Velvet Plant. The dried Mullein leaf is used to make tea and, in combination with other herbs and spices, is also used to make incense.