“Ch-ch-ch-ch-changesTurn and face the strangeCh-ch-changes…” - David Bowie Change is constant and it’s happening now, whether we like it or not. Like the rest of the world, I am feeling sad about the abrupt changes we’ve had to face since mid March. I am grateful for what I have, but I also feel the collective grief. It is real and it is heavy. This COVID-19 pandemic has affected all of us, no matter who or where we are. With Virginia being on lockdown until June 10, 2020, and "non-essential" businesses closed until then, it’s time to adapt and think...

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Apothecary News

We’ve been busy in the Apothecary making medicine, cremes, Aromatherapy body oils and more. Summer is here and we want to welcome you to shop online here or if you're in Virginia, come by and visit me in person at Soothing Herbals Apothecary. Summer Hours are Wednesdays from 9am-3pm and every other day by appointment only. Call me at 540.460.2722 to book an appointment.  

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Our New Look!

In The Shop

Welcome to the new and improved redesign of Soothing Herbals! We've created a new logo, website layout, navigation and blog. After 11 years, we've grown, expanded our product line and services, and wanted to reflect these new changes online. We are still in the process of transitioning our product packaging and web photos, so please check back periodically for updates. We'll continue to refine, de-bug and improve the site as we go, so if you see any glitches or have any problems, please contact us at We thank you for your patience.

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chickens Cuckoo Maran eggs In The Shop

Last week we got 6 chickens. My husband built a deluxe hen-house for them, putting the finishing touches on it on our son's birthday. We brought them home in the evening, showed them their new digs, and the very next day they each laid an egg! We were so excited. We have 3 Aruca Ameracauna hens and 3 Cuckoo Marans. The Arucas lay blue eggs, which were perfect for Easter, and the Marans lay big brown eggs. It is satisfying knowing that we will not have to go to town to buy eggs anymore. The kids are thrilled and our dog,...

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2011 Farmer's Market Schedule

farmer's markets In The Shop lexington

Mark your calendars! Find our Soothing Herbals booth on Wednesdays and Saturdays, once a month at the following: Lexington Farmers Market- Wednesdays, 8am-noon, April-November Jefferson Street Parking Lot, Lexington, VA 24450 April 20 May 18- CSA pick up day June 8 July 20 August 24- CSA pick up day September 28 October 19 November23- CSA pick up day Staunton-Augusta Farmers Market- Saturdays, 7am-noon, April- November Wharf Parking Lot, Staunton, VA 24401 April 16 May 7- CSA pick up day June 4 July 16 August 13- CSA pick up day September 17 October 8 November 5- CSA pick up day I...

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