Just 8 oz left from the 2017-2018 Winter Harvest Dried Cottonwood Buds are for sale now and available for shipping (or local pickup in the Seattle or Okanogan Valley areas).
2018-2019 Winter Harvest will begin December 2018.
Botanical Name:Populus balsamifera, P. trichocarpa Common name:Black Cottonwood, Balm of Gilead, Western Balsam Poplar Family:Salicaceae (Willow) Medicinal Parts Used: Leaves, twigs, bark. Harvest: These cottonwood buds are wildcrafted in rural mountainous area in the Pacific Northwest during the winter months (generally December thru March). We concentrate on sustainable harvesting of just the healthy plump resin-filled leaf buds. No pollution. No pesticides. These cottonwood buds are stored immediately in the freezer after picking, and then shipped to Arizona for the air-drying process which usually takes 2-3 weeks depending on the air temperatures. A case sheet is included with each order indicating harvest details (elevation, air temp, harvest location, etc.). Shipping Details:Packages are shipped via USPS Priority (includes tracking & insurance) within 24-48 hours of order. Please contact us for overnight or international shipping estimates.