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Shop with and Plant Trees

Our hearts go out to all those impacted by the ongoing horrific wildfire season we've been experiencing on the west coast. Thankfully, we've found a way to contribute to the reforestation efforts by partnering with One Tree Planted. One Tree Planted is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to global reforestation. They plant trees to restore nature [...]

October 20th, 2020|

Meet Maia!

With a background as a holistic esthetician, Maia has always had always had an interest in all forms of natural medicine and healing, so naturally working at Rainbow resonated with her and has helped open her up to learn more about health and wellness. When Maia's not at Rainbow she enjoys making different skincare products [...]

January 3rd, 2020|

Meet Chris!

I've been working at Rainbow for 3 years, and I love being a part of this community. Prior to working here I was a sales rep for Health Force Nutritionals, traveling to stores around the state, offering product education and demos. Before that I worked for a number of years at Super Supplements. I really [...]

December 5th, 2019|

The Magical Power of Mushrooms

With winter on the rise, many of us may fall vulnerable to weaker immune systems, low energy, aches, pains, and challenges with mental clarity. Look no further; mushrooms can help! In the 1960’s mushrooms were known as “magical," and people would take them for their hallucinogenic properties, as well as the belief that mushrooms could [...]

December 4th, 2019|

Meet Margot!

Meet our health and beauty buyer, Margot! Margot is our amazingly talented health and beauty buyer and has been with the store for the last year and a half! They studied at an Ayurvedic esthetician's school and have a certificate from Bastyr University on the foundations of essential oils. Margot also has experience working with [...]

November 7th, 2019|

Friends of the Forest: Immunity Allies

As cooler weather approaches and we transition our gaze from bustling summer days into the sweet mystery of autumn, use this time to look into what the forest has to offer us. Many plants that reside right here all around us have more healing powers than what initially meets the eye. Local plants have an [...]

October 2nd, 2019|

Meet Dylan!

Meet Dylan! Dylan has worked at Rainbow for over 4 years! They are also an acupuncturist in addition to the western and Chinese herb knowledge they bring to Rainbow. When Dylan is not at Rainbow they make lots of different tinctures, elixirs, and oxymels. If you want to check out some of their potions you [...]

October 1st, 2019|

Meet Rebecca, our bulk herbalist!

Rebecca is a passionate individualist who loves all things creative! Her expertise includes: herbalism, medicine making, visual arts, movement, blogging, photography, cooking, and wellness. She has degrees in both botany and herbal medicine and has studied plant medicine for the last five years. What’s your basic astrology like? My main signs fall into the elements [...]

September 1st, 2019|

Introducing my friend Avena sativa.

Hello friends, A quick introduction to me;  Some call me Natalie, and I go by Willow. I've been the bulk herbs buyer at Rainbow Remedies a little over half a year and delight in the position. I have been enthusiastic and bewildered with earth medicine since I was crawling around in the dirt, eating chive [...]

February 2nd, 2018|

Berry Spicy Immune Boosters

This time of year in Seattle feels dark and wet and a bit dreary. Thankfully, I have several herbs I go to to support my body staying healthy and vibrant through this time. Here are two of my favorites: Ginger […]

February 9th, 2017|