our mission of hope
We're Growing Opportunity in the Mountain State
We grow lavender on reclaimed coal mine land, and we provide second-chance employment to area residents. Learn more about how we're bringing economic opportunity and growth to Southern West Virginia.
Pure and Natural
We can tell you exactly where our lavender and honey come from. Our specially formulated products use only flowers, stems, leaves and buds from lavender harvested at our Ashford farm. Our honey and pollen are produced exclusively by the bees that forage in our lavender fields.
Finding Opportunity in Reclaimed Mining Land
Learn more about Appalachian Botanical's efforts to increase economic opportunity and diversity in Southern West Virginia.
Lavender is so deliciously calming we just want to wrap ourselves up in it. Thankfully there are so many ways to incorporate this beautiful, sweet plant into all aspects of life, from meditation to daily cleaning. Looking for ideas on how to fill your days with lavender? Explore some of our thoughts in the articles below.
Everyday Lavender Therapy
When I get a tension headache, one of my reliable solutions is to place a little lavender essential oil on my neck and breathe in the smell of lavender. My favorite part of yoga is Savasana (corpse position) where I spend 5 minutes in meditation with a lavender-scented eye pillow....
Introducing Lavender into Kids’ Lives: Back to School tips
September is here and kids are back in school! Hurrah! Time to pack up the swimsuits and bust out the turtlenecks. Temps and leaves will drop, you’ll switch from iced to warm beverages, and soon enough, it'll be time to go trick or treating (as evidenced by all the stores...
Yoga and Aromatherapy: Support Your Body and Clear Your Mind
The ancient practice of yoga has been around for centuries but has only become popularized in the Western world for the past few decades. Most likely, if you’ve tried yoga, you were seeking relaxation or a way to eliminate some stress in your life, whether mental or physical. Even if...
Protect Our Pollinators: National Honeybee Day
Here at Appalachian Botanical, we are buzzing with excitement as we get ready to celebrate National Honeybee Day on August 21! We love our bees! Bees are typically thought of as annoying, “bugging” us by hovering over our picnic plates, or they are considered threatening because of their ability to...