DMNAS Apothecary Guide


Des Moines New Age Shop  Apothecary Guide:

This page is a list of the Herbs, Essential oils, and such that we carry at the Shop, we are still filling in the benefits & properties of each item- it is a Work in progress! 

*The turn around time on our herbs is INSANE, so please call ahead if you are interested in a particular herb.

*We are adding new Herbs, Resin incense, Essential Oils constantly, So if you are looking for something and you don’t see it on the list……Just ask us 😀 

*Disclaimer: We are not Doctors, we make NO medical claims. Always check with your health practitioner before taking ANY of these Herbs or Essential oils.



Alfalfa Leaf             $2.00 .5oz

Creates healthy heart circulation and immune system. A good source of amino acids.

Aloe Vera Powder              $5.00 .5oz

Good for detoxification and aids digestion. Helps hair growth, skin dryness, and burns.


Angelica Root (cut/sifted) $2.00 .5oz

Warms and stimulates lungs. Good chest congestion.


Anise Star, Whole              $3.00 .5oz

Rich in antioxidants that help fight free radicals. Boosts immunity and slows aging.


Arcuria Leaves             $2.00. .5oz        ?????


Arrowroot Powder              $2.00 .5oz

Aids digestion and contains some of the most healthy natural starch.


Arnica  flowers                             $3.00 .5oz

Benefits inflammation, swelling, and bruises topically. Helps reduce swelling.

Asafoetida Powder             $3.00 .5oz

Helps relieve stomach issues, acts as an antispasmodic, expectorant, and diuretic.


Ash Bark Powder             $3.00 .5oz

Used to treat pain from arthritis, muscle soreness, or inflammation.


Astralgus Root Powder               $2.00 .5oz

This herb boosts immunity and may protect against heart disease and overall weakness.


Balsam Fir                           $3.00 .5oz

Can treat rheumatism, as well as kidney and bladder inflammations, eases bronchitis.

Basil Leaf                           $2.00 .5oz

Includes many essential nutrients that help improve circulation and lower cancer risk.


Benzoin Powder             $2.00 .5oz

Has properties of an antidepressant, disinfectant, antiseptic, and sedative.


Bittersweet Leaks                        $3.00 .5oz



Black Cohosh Root Powder       $2.00 .5oz

May help lower blood pressure, reduce inflammation, and reduce menstrual discomfort.


Black Walnut Bark            $2.00 .5oz

Often used to treat intestinal disorders and aid digestion, may also treat cancer.


Bladderwrack            $2.00 .5oz

A form of kelp that helps stimulate the thyroid gland and increase metabolism.


Blessed Thistle Herb            $3.00 .5oz

Helps increase appetite and stimulate production of milk while breastfeeding.


Blue Cornflower petals   $18.00 .5oz


Blue Vervain, C/s            $3.00 .5oz

Benefits include detoxifying the body, reduce depression, relieve pain and inflammation.


Buckthorn Bark        $2.00 .5oz

Treats cancer symptoms, helps with constipation and hemorrhoids.


Burdock Root                          $2.00 .5oz

This herb is blood purifier and natural diuretic, it also promotes healthy skin.


Butterbur Root                           $9.00 .5oz


Blood Root                          $30.00 1oz

When applied topically may be used to treat a number of skin conditions.


Calamus Root Powder        $4.00 .5oz

Rich in antioxidants, a good stimulant and digestive aid.


Calendula flowers(Marigolds)        $6.00 .5oz


Carob Bean Pods           $2.00 .5oz

Improves digestion and lowers cholesterol, may also help prevent lung cancer.

Cedar (Green) tips           $3.00 .5oz

Used as an antiseptic, expectorant, and antispasmodic.


Cedar chips, red           $3.00 .5oz

Great disinfectant, insecticide and fungicide.


Chamomile flowers (Egyptian)  $3.00 .5oz

Have been used for centuries to help induce sleep and calm an upset stomach.

Chamomile flowers (German) $3.00 .5oz

Have been used for centuries to help induce sleep and calm an upset stomach.


Chamomile herb powder         $3.00 .5oz

Has been used for centuries to help induce sleep and calm an upset stomach.

Chickweed herb (cut/sifted)  $2.00 .5oz

May help treat constipation, asthma, joint pain, and various skin conditions.


Chicory                  $3.00 .5oz

Helps aid digestion, detoxify the liver and gallbladder, and ease arthritis pain.


Chili de arbol                        $3.00 .5oz

Benefits the production of saliva and helps aid digestion and liver function.

Cinnamon sticks                       $2.00 .5oz

Improves cognitive function, helps control blood sugar level, relieves pain, anticoagulant.


Cloves, Whole                       $3.00 .5oz

Acts as an antiseptic, antibacterial, reduces inflammation, a valuable aphrodisiac.


Comfrey leaf (Cut/sifted)     $3.00 .5oz

Reduces pain, boosts immunity and respiratory health, promotes cell growth.


Coriander seed, powder        $2.00 .5oz

Used to treat anxiety and insomnia, a powerful antioxidant, boosts lactation.


Cumin seed, Blk,Whl (india)     $2.00 .5oz


Cumin seed, ground         $2.00 .5oz

Aids in weight loss and treatment of respiratory disorders, skin disease, and insomnia.


Dandelion leaf          $2.00 .5oz

May be used to treat skin disease and digestive issues, can also increase lactation.


Devil’s shoestring herb    $12.00 .5oz

Echinacea Angustifolia     $4.00 .5oz

Helps boost immunity and cure respiratory issues, may speed up recovery from illness.


Elder flowers, whole          $2.00 .5oz

A good remedy for cough, cold, and even rheumatism, a good source of antioxidants.


Eucalyptus leaf, c/s.          $2.00 .5oz

Has anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, and decongestant properties, a good stimulant.


Fennel seed powder         $2.00 .5oz

Used to ward off infection, cancer, and the negative effects of aging on the body.


Fenugreek seed                        $2.00 .5oz

Increases the availability of various hormones in the body, may increase hair growth.


Feverfew leaf                        $2.00 .5oz

Prevents migraines and helps lower blood pressure and body temperature.


Galangal Root powder        $2.00 .5oz

A good treatment for digestive issues, helps increase appetite and ease stomach aches.


Germander, (cut/sifted)       $3.00 .5oz

May be used to treat infection, increases immunity, has some antidepressant properties.


Ginger root,pieces         $2.00 .5oz

One of the best herbs for digestive issues, helps clear blockages and detox the body.


Goldenseal root, powder      $20.00 .5oz

Often combined with Echinacea, a good antibiotic and immunity booster.


Hawthorn Berries                   $2.00 .5oz


Hawthorn leaf & flower         $2.00 .5oz

Especially good for treating heart disease and irregular heartbeat, improves circulation.


Heather   flower                    $10.00 .5oz

Treats urinary tract issues, prevents prostate enlargement and kidney stones.


Hibiscus flowers        $4.00 .5oz

Helps lower blood pressure and cholesterol levels, boosts immunity.

Horehound Herb                    $3.00 .5oz

Most often used as an immune system supplement, may also prevent some cancers.


Hyssop                              $2.00 .5oz

Acts as an antiseptic, expectorant, carminative, and stimulant, treats parasites.


Jasmine Flower                  $2.00 .5oz

Helps prevent diabetes, increases immunity, and reduces risk of heart attack.


Jezebel Root                              $7.00 .5oz


Juniper Berries (Eye of Newt) $2.00 .5oz

Treats cystitis, arthritis, and rheumatism, a beneficial digestive tonic.

Lavender flowers $5.00 .5oz

Reduces stress, boosts mood, promotes a restful night’s sleep and reduces inflammation


Lemon balm         $2.00 .5oz

Lemon Peel         $3.00 .5oz

Promotes bone health, prevents osteoarthritis and rheumatism.


LemonGrass                       $2.00 .5oz


Licorice Root Powder        $2.00 .5oz

digestive system complaints including stomach ulcers, heartburn, colic, and ongoing inflammation of the lining of the stomach sore throat, bronchitis, cough, and infections caused by bacteria or viruses

Lotus pods (mini)                    $5.00 .5oz

beneficial for hypertension and irritability fight chronic diarrhea beneficial for heart, kidney and spleens


Marjoram leaf                       $2.00 .5oz

nausea, flatulence, stomach cramps, diarrhea or constipation


Mugwort , (c/s)            $3.00 .5oz

hysteria, epilepsy, and convulsions liver tonic; to promote circulation; and as a sedative


Mullein Leaf(c/s)                   $4.00 .5oz

treatment of various inflammatory diseases, diarrhea, asthma, coughs and other lung-related ailments


Mustard seed (yellow,whle) $2.00 .5oz

Relief from Respiratory Disorders Aches and Pains Treatment


Nettle leaf, c/s                      $3.00 .5oz

urination problems related to an enlarged prostate


Oak moss $3.00 .5oz

aromatherapy to treat a headache or sinusitis


Oatstraw herb        $2.00 .5oz

the lowering of cholesterol naturally, increasing of vigor and stamina


Olive leaf powder       $5.00 .5oz

Cardiovascular Health & Brain Function


Orange peel powder       $3.00 .5oz
Treating skin


Orris root pieces       $2.00 .5oz
Used to help with bronchial infections and inflammation


Orris root powder       $2.00 .5oz


Passion flower herb       $3.00 .5oz

sleep problems (insomnia), gastrointestinal (GI) upset related to anxiety or nervousness, generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), and relieving symptoms related to narcotic drug withdrawal


Passion flower powder       $3.00 .5oz
sleep problems (insomnia), gastrointestinal (GI) upset related to anxiety or nervousness, generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), and relieving symptoms related to narcotic drug withdrawal


Patchouli Root      $4.00 .5oz
treat hair problems like dandruff and oily scalp, as well as skin irritations like dryness, acne, and eczema


Peppermint leaf, (c/s)      $3.00 .5oz
Stomach pains bad breath


Pine needles      $3.00 .5oz


Pink rose , petals & buds     $3.00 .5oz
Helps with skin


Poppy seed, (Blue)       $3.00 .5oz
Insomnia, mouth ulcers, blood pressure


Raspberry leaf, c/s       $3.00 .5oz

Cold sores, canker sores, gingivitis


Red rose , petals & buds       $3.00 .5oz
Skin treatment


Rose hips, (seedless)            $2.00 .5oz

Arthritis, inflammation


Rosemary.                              $3.00 .5oz

Memory enhancer, Aids Healthy Digestion, Brain health, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, boosting immune system, blood circulation, neutralizes free radicals, helpful for stroke victim recovery


Rue Herb.                               $7.00 .5oz

Anti-Bacterial, Anti-Inflammatory, Antispasmodic, Anti-Fertility, Antihistamine, Anti-oxidant.


Senna leaf                   $3.00 .5oz
Laxative, weight loss, hemorrhoids


Skullcap root                   $3.00 .5oz

Fever, and cough


Skullcap root powder     $3.00 .5oz

Fever, and cough


Spearmint leaf, powder     $3.00 .5oz

including gas, indigestion, nausea, diarrhea


Spearmint leaf,(C/s)     $3.00 .5oz

including gas, indigestion, nausea, diarrhea


St. johns wort (C/s)     $3.00 .5oz

depression, stomach upset, insomnia, fluid retention, and hemorrhoids


Tansy (c/s)                  $3.00 .5oz

intestinal worms, rheumatism, digestive problems, fevers, sores


Turmeric pwder                  $2.00 .5oz

used for arthritis, heartburn (dyspepsia), joint pain, stomach pain, Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, bypass surgery, hemorrhage, diarrhea, intestinal gas, stomach bloating, loss of appetite


Valerian root (cut/sifted)      $3.00 .5oz

Insomnia, pain relief


Valerian root Powder      $3.00 .5oz

Insomnia, pain relief


Vervain,powder        $3.00 .5oz

sore throats and respiratory tract diseases such as asthma and whooping cough, and for heart conditions such as chest pain (angina) and fluid retention due to heart failure


Vetiver root                      $3.00 .5oz


Wild Cherry Bark       $4.00 .5oz


White willow bark       $3.00 .5oz


White willow leaf       $3.00 .5oz

Aches, and anti inflammatory


Woodruff, whle                  $3.00 .5oz

treating lung, stomach, liver, gallbladder, and urinary disorders


Wormwood, c/s       $3.00 .5oz

various digestion problems such as loss of appetite, upset stomach, gall bladder disease, and intestinal spasms

Yarrow,flowers whle       $2.00 .5oz

fever, common cold, hay fever, absence of menstruation

Yerba mate, powder       $3.00 .5oz

relieve mental and physical tiredness (fatigue), as well as chronic fatigue syndrome



Essential Oils:

Essential Oil, Basil.      $8.00 2 drams

Soothes sore muscles and joints

Assists with clear breathing

Acts as a cooling agent for the skin

Promotes mental alertness and lessens anxious feelings


Essential Oil, Bergamot.      $8.00 2 dram

Calming and soothing aroma

Promotes healthy, clear skin

Frequently used in massage therapy for its calming benefits


Essential Oil, Cassia    $4.00 2 dram

Supports healthy cell function, digestion, arousal


Essential Oil,Cedarwood.    $4.00 2 dram

Repels insects, supports healthy skin, emotional support


Essential Oil, Chamomile* $16.00 2 dram

Calming, immune healthy immune function


Essential Oil, Cinnamon* $4.00 2 dram

Supports metabolic function, oral health, cleaning


Essential Oil, Clary Sage    $8.00 2 dram

Supports healthy hormonal balance, tension, emotions


Essential Oil, Clove Bud    $6.00 2 dram

Promotes cardiovascular health, oral health, immune health


Essential oil, Clove*             $6.00 2 dram


Essential oil,  Copaiba.         $10.00 2 dram


Essential Oil, Coriander*      $8.00 2 dram

Supports digestion, clear skin, sore joints and muscles,


Essential Oil, Cypress         $8.00 2 dram

Soothes muscle tension, energy, skin health

Essential Oil, Eucalyptus  $4.00 2 dram

Supports healthy respiration, skin, cleansing


Essential Oil, Frankincense    $17.00  2 dram

Supports healthy cellular health, skin, emotions


Essential Oil, Geranium $8.00 2 dram

Healthy skin and hair, calming, insect repellant,


Essential oil, Ginger*              $8.00 2 dram


Essential Oil, Grapefruit*           $7.00 2 dram


Essential Oil, Jasmine.          $15.00 2 dram

Skin health, balanced mood


Essential Oil, Lavender  $8.00 2 dram

Universal oil. Calming, skin health and recovery, flavoring


Essential Oil, Lilac*              $25.00 2 dram


Essential Oil, Lemon              $6.00 2 dram

For increasing energy, digestive and respiratory support, cleaning


Essential Oil, Lemongrass    $4.00 2 dram

Healthy digestion, supports muscles and joints, complexion, insects


*Essential oil, Sweet Marjoram   $12.00  2 dram

Calms emotions, Clears the mind, relief from headaches & sinus issues, lowers blood pressure, Aids sleep


Essential Oil, Myrrh* $15.00 2 dram

Cleansing, skin and complexion, emotional balance,


Essential Oil, Neroli*             $16.00 2 dram

antidepressant, aphrodisiac, antiseptic, bactericidal, cordial, carminative, cicatrizant, cytophylactic, disinfectant, antispasmodic, deodorant, digestive, emollient, sedative


Essential Oil, Palo Santo*          $35.00 2 dram

stimulating the immune system and fighting inflammation


Essential Oil, Palo Santo z grade   $18.00 2dram


Essential Oil, Palmarosa*  $6.00 2 dram


Essential Oil, Patchouli*      $15.00 2 dram

Supports skin health/complexion, grounding, tension,


Essential Oil, Peppermint.    $6.00 2 dram

Wonderful for digestive/respiratory function, energy, cooling,


Essential Oil, Pine.         $4.00 2 dram

It can stimulate blood flow and help decrease swelling, tenderness and pain within sore muscles or joints associated with inflammation


Essential Oil, Rosemary.         $4.00 2 dram

Promotes healthy digestion, respiratory function, healthy hair/scalp


Essential Oil, Rose* $12.00 2 dram

Promotes skin health/complexion, emotional balance


Essential Oil, Sage*  $7.00 2 dram

antifungal, antimicrobial, antioxidant, antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, antibacterial


Essential Oil, Sandalwood.        $15.00 2 dram

Skin health, calming, grounding


Essential oil, Spearmint*         $5.00. 2 dram


Essential oil, Sweet Orange   $4.00 2 dram

Emotional balance, overall health, cleansing/purifying, antioxidants


Essential oil, Tea tree(Aus.)  $6.00 2 dram

Cleansing, healthy immune function, skin complexion


Essential oil, Thyme*          $6.00 2 dram


Essential Oil, Vanilla*              $13.00 2 dram


Essential Oil, Vetiver*   $8.00 2 dram

Calming, grounding, healthy immune function


Essential oil, Wintergreen.      $10.00 2 dram

Soothes muscles/joints, skin/complexion, emotional support


Essential Oil, Ylang Ylang*    $12.00 2 dram

Promotes healthy skin and hair, calming


Carrier Oils:

Carrier oil, Jojoba              $4.00 2 dram

The closest match to natural human skin oil, therefore one of the best carrier oils to use to avoid allergic reactions to the carrier oil.


Carrier oil, Rosehips               $7.00 2 dram

For those who are allergic to jojoba oil.



Fragrance oils:


Dragons Blood oil.                    $10.00 2 dram

Protection, adding power to your intentions


Frankincense oil                      $10.00 2 dram

Protection, mood boosting, helps to clear & focus the mind

Jasmine Oil                          $8.00 2 dram


Patchouli Oil                        $10.00 2 dram

Anxiety relieving, Magnetising

Amber Oil                        $25.00 2 dram

Prosperity, Good luck.


Resin Incense:

Dragonsblood, resin                         $15.00 .5 oz

Frankincense tears, resin                    $10.00 .5oz

Myrrh, resin                                     $10.00 .5 oz

White Copal, resin                         $10.00 .5 oz



Black Salt                                             $3.00 .5 oz

Himalayan Pink Salt                        $8.00 Per chunk

Sea Salt                                                 $3.00 .5 oz