wisewomanherbals

Wise Woman Herbals

Ohio, United States · 141 Sales

wisewomanherbals

Wise Woman Herbals

Ohio, United States 141 Sales On Etsy since 2009

5 out of 5 stars
(95)
Shop owner

Linda Ash

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Announcement   Welcome! Thank you for your interest in Wise Woman Herbals.

A small portion of my profits goes to financing micro-loans to women in other countries through Kiva.org. So far I've helped a woman in Kyrgizstan buy sheep, a woman in Uganda buy chickens and build a chicken coop, and another woman in Kyrgizstan buy fertilizers, calves, and build a barn - all $25 at a time, and all with profits from my Etsy shop.

My shop started out selling herbal products made with my home-grown and wild harvested herbs. I have since branched out mainly into handspun, hand-dyed yarns. Many of my yarns start out as raw fleeces (wool straight from the sheep) and are dyed with natural dyes grown in my garden or wild-harvested. I also use commercial dyes. For more a about my products, keep reading:

I carefully research the herbs I use so that only safe, gentle, but effective, plants go into my products.

I grow what herbs I can in my garden, wild harvest what's around me, and obtain the rest from organic sources.

If you're interested, please see my blogpost about comfrey, and why I'll never use it:
http://inconsequentialblogger.blogspot.com/2009/04/comfrey-cautionary-tale.html

As for my handspun yarns, the majority are spun on my spinning wheel, although I sometimes use my drop spindles. I dye a lot of the fiber myself, often using natural dyes grown in my garden or wild-harvested.

Both my herbal products and my fiber products are conscientiously created with you, the customer, in mind.

Browse through my listings - I hope you find something you like!

Announcement

Welcome! Thank you for your interest in Wise Woman Herbals.

A small portion of my profits goes to financing micro-loans to women in other countries through Kiva.org. So far I've helped a woman in Kyrgizstan buy sheep, a woman in Uganda buy chickens and build a chicken coop, and another woman in Kyrgizstan buy fertilizers, calves, and build a barn - all $25 at a time, and all with profits from my Etsy shop.

My shop started out selling herbal products made with my home-grown and wild harvested herbs. I have since branched out mainly into handspun, hand-dyed yarns. Many of my yarns start out as raw fleeces (wool straight from the sheep) and are dyed with natural dyes grown in my garden or wild-harvested. I also use commercial dyes. For more a about my products, keep reading:

I carefully research the herbs I use so that only safe, gentle, but effective, plants go into my products.

I grow what herbs I can in my garden, wild harvest what's around me, and obtain the rest from organic sources.

If you're interested, please see my blogpost about comfrey, and why I'll never use it:
http://inconsequentialblogger.blogspot.com/2009/04/comfrey-cautionary-tale.html

As for my handspun yarns, the majority are spun on my spinning wheel, although I sometimes use my drop spindles. I dye a lot of the fiber myself, often using natural dyes grown in my garden or wild-harvested.

Both my herbal products and my fiber products are conscientiously created with you, the customer, in mind.

Browse through my listings - I hope you find something you like!

Linda Ash

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Linda Ash

Handspun, Hand-Dyed Merino Wool Yarn, 232 yds.
US$22.55
Handspun, Hand-Dyed Merino Wool Yarn, 286 yds.
US$23.00
Natural color Finn x BFL Wool Yarn, 246 yds.
US$20.65
Handspun Silk, 121 yds.
US$12.50

Reviews

Average item review
5 out of 5 stars
(95)
Penny Johnson

Penny Johnson on Apr 22, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

Fast shipping, can't wait to plant them and harvest the indigo.

Eva Berg

Eva Berg on Apr 21, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

The seeds arrived fast and I planted Immediately and here they are sprouting😀

2dogs5acres

2dogs5acres on Apr 19, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

Can't wait to get these started ! Thank so much

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About

The Way Things Used To Be Done

I have always had an interest in the way things used to be done way back when. I also have always had in interest in the natural world. My shop began as an herbal shop selling salves, teas and tinctures I made with herbs that I grew or wildharvested. I have since branched out into handspinning, and dyeing the yarns that I make with natural dyes sourced from my garden or the wild, and also commercial dyes.

A lot of time and effort has been put into the things that I make, but it is all a labor of love. It is sometimes hard for me to part with the yarns that I make, and I always wonder what they will eventually become.

In the future, I may list items made with the technique of needlebinding, and handspun silk cord made with a lucet. I'm still learning these techniques and hope to become proficient in the near future.

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  • Linda Ash

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    I currently live in Ohio where I spin yarn and keep a garden in which I grow herbs and dye-plants.

Shop policies

Last updated on February 9, 2011
Welcome! I research my herbs to make sure I use only safe, gentle, but effective, plants. I hope you will be very satisfied with your purchase.

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  • Accepts Etsy gift cards
Refunds and Exchanges
I hope you will love your purchase. If for some reason you don't, please contact me. I will make it right or refund your money.