New Product Development

We’ve been working on two new herbals to expand our product line: A hand sanitizer and a liniment. Ingredients for one arrived just this week and others are on their way. I can hardly wait to get back into the studio to start experimenting again! I want to design a […]

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Testimonials Needed

At every turn, we’ve had inspiration and support from our community. We’ve worked hard to rise to meet your expectations every step of the way, too. Over the past few months, our community has spoke loudly and clearly; We’ve heard so many terrific stories about the success people have had […]


Tournament Success

The January 26, 2013 Duer’s ATA Martial Arts Tournament in Eugene, Oregon, was a success. Our goal was to get noticed and to gain experience. Our booth looked fantastic. Patrick did a beautiful job designing a professional display that was super easy to set-up and take-down. We got several compliments […]

Patrick and Candace at Duer's ATA Tournament Jan 2013. Thanks to Julie Hynes for the shot.

Buy Our Herbals Online

Today, we launched our online store. The Buy Now buttons work. I bought a Dragon’s Kiss salve and a Gear Defender online to test the process this very afternoon. Success! So, as of today, you can buy Dragon’s Kiss Salve in 1 oz. or 1/2 oz. tins and Gear Defender […]


Arnica Montana

Arnica, or Arnica Montana, has a long-standing and well-deserved reputation for helping to heal bruised and strained muscles, especially on the battle field. We love Arnica Montana’s ability to increase circulation to damaged tissues. You can find Arnica Montanna’s power in Dragon’s Kiss.

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Beeswax

Beeswax is renowned for penetrating the skin deeply. In addition, it has mild antibacterial and antimicrobial properties, which make it an excellent vehicle for any healing salve. We love beeswax for its ability to carry essential oils deep into tissues without leaving behind a waxy, greasy residue on the skin’s […]


Borage

Borage, or Borago officinalis, has traditionally been used in herbal formulas designed to help warriors, both before and after battle. Herbalists of old recognized Borage as the herb that supports courage, the courage to face battle and the courage to repair the resulting damage. We love Borage seed oil because […]

Borage heals skin and reduces inflammation.

Cajeput

Cajeput, or Melaleuca minor, is an Australian shrub and a relative of the renowned tea tree plant. For centuries, its leaves have been used for pain relief. We love Cajeput because it reduces pain while drawing healing energy into injured tissues. You can find cajeput’s power in Dragon’s Kiss.


Cedarwood

Cedarwood, or Cedrus atlantica, has been used since the times of the pharohs as a protective and purifying agent. It was an important ingredient in the embalming process most likely due to its ability to repel insects and to destroy fungus. We love cedarwood for its fungus-killing, flea and louse […]

Cedar naturally kills fungus and repels insects, including fleas and lice.

Cinnamon eases joint pain and soothes sore muscles.

Cinnamon

Cinnamon, or Cinnamomum zeylanicum, has long been coveted for its ability to stimulate and warm. It helps muscles relax while reducing inflammation and blood clotting. We love cinnamon for its ability to increase circulation to an area while opening the routes by which the body’s healing energies travel, making it […]


Citronella

Citronella, or Cympopogon winterianus, is a popular and distinctive ingredient in natural bug repellants, repelling a variety of insects including lice. Since 1948, it’s been considered a non-toxic insect repellent by the United States Federal Drug Association (US FDA). We love citronella for its powerful anti-fungal and anti-bacterial powers as […]

Citronella is a non-toxic insect repellant..

The Eugenol in clove helps reduce pain.

Clove

Cloves are the buds of the Indonesian clove, or Syzygium aromaticum, tree, an evergreen long prized by herbalists for its ability to numb an area. Clove buds contain eugenol, which helps to reduce swelling and provide pain relief. We love clove both for its power to ease topical pain in […]


Eucalyptus

Eucalyptus, or Eucalyptus globulus, is native to Australia and has been used by Australian Aborigines for centuries to treat wounds and funguses. Its anti-bacterial properties are well-documented, making it a popular ingredient in both medicine and cleansing solutions. We love Eucalyptus for its ability to relieve muscle and joint pain. […]

Eucalyptus fights bacteria and helps heal wounds.

Lavender kills germs and bacteria while being safe for children and adults alike.

Lavender

Lavender, or Lavandula augustifolia, one of the ingredients in Four Thieves Vinegar, has long been used to fight infectious diseases powerfully yet gently; it’s safe for adults and children alike. We love Lavender for its potent anti-bacterial properties as well as its amazing ability to soothe the nervous system and […]


Lemongrass

Lemongrass, or Cymbopogon flexuosus, is an outstanding disinfectant used in many cleaning solutions as well as natural bug repellents and deodorants. It’s tough on fungus and bacteria as it deoderizes. We love Lemongrass for its powerful germ-fighting skills as well as for its gentle nature with adults and children alike. […]

Lemongrass deodorizes and repels insects.

Nutmeg helps ease muscle spasm and reduce pain.

Nutmeg

Nutmeg’s reputation has mainly been as a digestive aid, possibly due in part to its antispasmodic and analgesic properties. What works on the stomach so well works on other muscles too! We love the warm nutty scent or nutmeg, or Myristica fragrans, almost as much as we love its ability […]


Peppermint

Peppermint, or Mentha peperita, is renowned for its ability to simulate. It provides topical pain relief and increases circulation, activating and supporting the body’s healing energies. We love peppermint for its ability to move the body into action, healing strained or sprained muscles and getting stiff joints working again. You […]

Peppermint eases sore muscle

Red thyme helps improve circulation..

Red Thyme

Red Thyme, or Thymus vulgaris, was used by the ancient Greeks to drive illness and pests out of the body and household. We love Red Thyme’s ability to bring fresh energy to an area, making it a powerful partner in eliminating bruises and inflammation. You can find red thyme’s power […]


Rosemary

Rosemary, or Rosemarinus officinalis, contains antioxidants that help build and protect skin cells and strengthen capillaries. It’s been used for centuries as protection against illness of all kinds, having been included in a multitude of flu and cold remedies as well as in household cleaning solutions. We love rosemary for […]

Rosemary soothes sore muscles and eases tension.

St. John's Wort helps reduce. Swollen muscles.

St. John’s Wort

St. John’s Wort, or Hypericum perforatum, has a long-standing and well-deserved reputation for helping to heal damaged tissues and strained muscles with a special affinity for helping heal areas that have been crimped, crushed, or bruised. It helps the body open the pathways for healing to begin. We love St. […]


Tea Tree

Tea Tree, or Melaleuca alternifolia, is known for its powerful anti-bacterial and anti-microbial properties, including the ability to destroy the MRSA-Staph bacteria without harmful side effects. We love Tea Tree for its power, but also for its ability to provide safe and gentle protection to adults and children alike. You […]

Tea Tree disinfects safely, killing Staph bacteria (MRSA).

Turmeric helps strained muscles and overworked joints feel better.

Turmeric

Turmeric, or Curcuma longa, is an ancient Indian medicine used to help reduce inflammation and ease pain. It has a reputation for helping to ease the pain of arthritis as well as other joint complaints. We love Turmeric for its spicy, woody scent as well as its ability to ease […]


White Camphor

White Camphor, or Cinnamomum camphora, has traditionally been used through out Asia to prevent infectious diseases. Its anti-inflamatory properties help it to increase circulation while decreasing muscle tension. We love it for its ability to help bring balance to healing muscles while easing muscle spasms. You can find white camphor’s […]

White Camphor increases circulation and helps reduce muscle spasms.