to be, long ago, way in the back of the store, just past the shelf marked "Strange and
Wonderful Items of Unusual Interest" (where you were sure to see
something you never saw before!) was a little space marked Mariaís Corner.
Now, in our bright new superstore, Maria's corner is front and center. Here you will find products selected by our Production Manager, Maria Roderick
which reflect the needs of the season, a special holiday or just Mariaís whim.
The savvy shopper checks this spot on every visit knowing that Maria changes her
own comments about these products are in red below.
current display is called Winter
Defense and includes the following:
SOAP & SHAMPOO Extra nourishing and gentle for dry,
damaged and sensitive conditions.
Contains: Comfrey RootSymphytum officinale, org., Marshmallow
RootAlthaeas officinalis, org., Comfrey LeafSymphytum
officinale, org., Marshmallow Leaf Althaea officinalis,
and the essential oils of Geranium (Bourbon)Pelargonium
asperum, LavenderLavandula angustifolia, wild, and FrankincenseBoswellia carterii, wild, blended into a soap base of the most simple
ingredients: Purified Water, Decyl Polyglucose, Vegetable Glycerin,
Apple Cider Vinegar and Xanthan Gum. "My
current favorite of all the Cheryl's Herbs Soaps & Shampoos. It's wonderful
as a healing & moisturizing body wash. This is the only soap I felt safe
using for a recent allergic skin rash. It is so safe and gentle without
chemicals. I think it makes my hair really soft too."
SKIN SOAP & SHAMPOO
With Acacia flower, Marshmallow RootAlthaeas,
Flower, Chickweed Herb, Benzoin Absolute, and
the essential oils of Lavender Lavandula angustifolia, wild, Patchouli,
(Red), Vetivert, Orange, & Tagette, blended into a soap base of the most simple
ingredients: Purified Water, Decyl Polyglucose, Vegetable Glycerin,
Apple Cider Vinegar and Xanthan Gum "This
is our most popular soap & shampoo for dry skin. This has the best essential
oil combination! I love the scent - sweet & floral but not to feminine.
Great as a hand soap especially this time of year when we are exposed to such
harsh weather and dry air indoors."
SKIN TONIC New Formula! Better than ever!
For face and body. Neroli,
Rose Otto & Helichrysum (Immortelle) in Aloe Gel, Rosa Mosqueta &
Vitamin E Oils
(2 & 4 OZ in amber glass spray bottle). "The
name says it all. This is our classic moisturizing skin product. It has a light
floral scent and a lot of Vitamin E and Rose Hip Seed oil to help repair dry,
cracked skin. I keep a bottle on my desk for use throughout the day. As much as
I wash my hands, this product keeps them feeling soft."
For skin and hair. Neroli Essential Oil,
Marshmallow Root infused into Vegetable Glycerin, Aloe Gel and Jojoba Oil. [Use one drop for hand lotion and small amounts for other skin areas. For tangles
& conditioning, apply small amount to hands and fingers to "comb"
through wet or dry hair. For all uses apply sparingly. Shake well before each
use.] (2 & 4 OZ Size in plastic squeeze bottle, 8 & 16 OZ Size in amber
"This is probably
our most intensive moisturizing product. A little goes a long way. Use just a
drop to moisturize your hands. I love it as a leave-in hair conditioner. Most
traditional creamy conditioners are usually full of chemicals and seem to cause
my skin to break out, but I don't have that problem with Marshmallow Emollient.
I use about a quarter-sized amount on my hair. It's very softening."
SKIN TONIC FOR FACE & BODY
Sandalwood, Palmarosa, Lavender in Aloe Gel &
Native Infused Oil: Echinacea Purpurea Leaf & Flower, Golden Glow Flower,
Jewelweed Herb, Greenbrier Leaf infused into Sunflower & Vitamin E Oils. One of Cheryl's Herbs Native Collection - herbal products designed
to encourage the cultivation and preservation of American native plant species.
(4 OZ). "I
love just about anything with Sandalwood in it. This Skin Tonic is very
special because it contains the infused oils of plants traditionally used for
healing all types of skin problems. It is a strong moisturizer with less of a
feminine scent that men and women both seem to like."
nice for the skin and such a helpful aid to tissue and bones. Great
as a lip balm also! Contains
the essential oils of Yarrow, Lavender and Carrot in a base of Comfrey infused
Sunflower & Vitamin E Oils and unbleached Missouri Beeswax. "This
has always been my favorite Cheryl's Herbs balm. I use it to heal really chapped
and small cuts and cracks on my hands. It works fast."
Rose Absolute Rosa damascena, org. Pure
Essential Oil in a base of Ginseng
Panax quinquefolius Infused Oil, Vitamin E Oil, Rosa Mosqueta Oil &
real treat for your skin. This is the softest Cheryl's Herbs balm, generously
scented with Rose Absolute. It can be used as a lip balm or as a hand, face or
body moisturizer. Some women like to use it as a night cream for mature skin.
Rosa Mosqueta Oil has been found to help with scarring and wrinkles."
MASTER BALM One of Cheryl's Herbs Native Collection
- herbal products designed to encourage the cultivation and preservation of
American native plant species.
Contains the essential oils of Fir (Silver), Cajeput, Frankincense, Nutmeg,
Peppermint, Cedarwood (Atlas), Lavender, wild in a base of Echinacea Purpurea
Leaf & Flower and Rattlesnake Master Root infused into Sunflower &
Vitamin E Oils and unbleached Missouri Beeswax.
Soothing formula of completely natural, historic ingredients. Soothing for
muscles, joints and the respiratory system. Traditionally also applied to
temples or forehead for promoting comfort in head areas. Excellent product for
insect activity, outdoor recreation, sports and traveling. "I
use this at the first sign of muscle or joint aches. Usually I feel fine the
next day. The essential oil combination in this balm has a very pleasing scent
and is extremely useful for respiratory problems. I like it as a chest rub for
really bad congestion."
BALM The famous recipe from
Thailand, where it is used as a chest or head rub, for insect bites and sore
Camphor, Birch (Yellow), Peppermint, Eucalyptus, Cinnamon Leaf, Cajeput &
and Menthol Crystals in a base of Sunflower oil and unbleached Missouri Beeswax.
"This balm is
used for all the things Rattlesnake Master Balm is used for but it's been around
a lot longer. I prefer this one for sinus or tension headaches. I just rub a
little on my temples and neck and relax. It's very cooling."
winter essential. I like to diffuse this mixture at home to fight germs. This
mixture works fast to open up stuffy sinuses. A small bottle is great to keep
with you everywhere you go for quick relief."
Elm Bark, Peppermint Leaf. "This
is a tasty tea. I use it for coughs and congestion. It has a lot of the herbs
famous for their soothing & expectorant properties. I especially like it
with honey. Paw
Gep's St. Louis Exotic Wild Raw Honey, of course!"
Catnip Flower & Leaf, Peppermint Leaf, Hyssop
Herb (Lemon Balm), Lemon Verbena Leaf, Elder Flower, Ginger
Root, Safflower Flower & Yarrow Flower. "I
love this tea on those bone-chilling days. It helps improve circulation and I
keep it on hand in case of a fever. It can help to break the fever."
Marshmallow Root, Mullein Flower, Thyme Leaf, Lavender
Flower, Elder Flower, Peppermint Leaf, Plantain
Leaf & Rosemary Leaf. "This
is one of my favorite teas. It tastes really good, is comforting and helps
relieve a stuffy head."
SKIN BATH HERBS Slippery Elm BarkUlmus fulva,
Acacia FlowerPseudo acacis, Chickweed
HerbStellaria media, Calendula FlowerCalendula
Tree LeafPrunus persica. "During
the winter a warm bath can be really comforting for your mind and body. This
herb mixture is great for dry skin or itchy, irritated skin. Don't forget to use
one of our specially made Bath Bags to put the herbs in. Squeeze the bag a lot
to release the healthy properties of the herbs."
BATH HERBS Catnip Leaf & FlowerNepeta
cataria, Peppermint LeafMentha piperita, Yarrow
FlowerAchillea millefolium, Elder FlowerSambucus
HerbHyssopus officinalis. "This
bath herb combination can be detoxifying and promotes sweating which can help
break a fever"
Some authorities suggest it should not be used in autoimmune diseases and also
recommend a maximum duration of eight weeks for the internal and external use of
fresh juice and galenic preparations thereof of the above-ground parts of this
of Cherylís Herbs Native Collection herbal products designed to
encourage the cultivation and preservation of American native plant species. "This
time of year I always keep echinacea on hand and take it at the first sign of
cold or flu symptoms."
two extract combinations are similar to the teas bearing the same names but are
much easier to use, especially if you don't have time to brew tea. A one-ounce
bottle is easy to take along with you everywhere to help treat sinus and
Dried Extract Powder
(Pau D`Arco) EXTRACT powder Tabebuia avelleneda
of this herb are too many to list! This extract powder is great as a tea. It
dissolves in water. I like it with honey and try to drink a cup a day to boost
my immune system."
for Maria's Spring Display. Appearing here soon!